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#1 May 16 2010 at 11:04 PM Rating: Decent
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Hey everyone i currently play WOW and have an 80 pally tank and i'm pretty much bored i just started playing wow 5 months ago and i've been looking into this game it looks amazing but the key things i'm interested in is TONS of content. IS there alot of end game raiding content and if so how does gear look cause i dont want to be top lvl and look like every other class and i read about the appearance tab well eh i prob wouldnt use that so much. IS there tier armor like in wow where each class gets there own AWSOME looking sets of armor and how are weapons end game are there a ton of awsome looking weapons etc. i want to try this game so bad hehe looks amazing. oh and how are spells are there a ton of amazing looking spells i just want something really unique where end game i can chase after super epic rare items/Weapons/Armor ETC that look amazing etc etc please toss me some info guys i would love to go buy the game tommrow!! thank you so much!! hehehehe.
#2 May 16 2010 at 11:06 PM Rating: Decent
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oh and is there Alot of end game raids ETC and dungeons.
#3 May 17 2010 at 11:12 AM Rating: Excellent
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Yes to raid content and tier armor. The dungeons are different than WoW instances - anyone can come in to most of them and share the space with you (which can be good, if you're struggling through, or bad, if you're both going after named mobs).

Yes to tons of content, and an appearance tab lets you personalize your look somewhat. There are also items in game that let you add a particle effect, if you want.

Lots and lots of heritage quests that you can do for status (a meta-currency), rewards, and gold. Some are soloable, some require a group, most are mixed - you can solo everything until the last fight or two.

You can also mentor down to do gray quests for status and rewards. If the rewards are useless to you, you can sometimes sell them or transmute (think disenchant) for attunement mats.

As to graphics, I think they're a bit less cartoonish than WoW, but the appearance is really a matter of personal taste. I like both, so I'll let others speak to that.

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#4 May 17 2010 at 5:29 PM Rating: Good
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My friend, let me first say this: Punctuation is your friend.

Now, that said, EQ2 is, IMHO much better than WoW.

Yes, there is quite a bit of end-game raid content, as well as an even larger amount along the way to end-game.

As far as class-specific end-game armor, the answer is: Sort of. lol. Very little of the armor is class-specific. Usually 2 or more classes can wear it. There are the low-level armor quests which are class specific, and a new quest line in the Kingdom of Sky which gives class specific armor, but neither of these are end-game.

As far as weapons, each class gets their epic, which is very different for each class. Plan on raiding for them, though. These are no longer end-game, however. You must be level 80 to get them, and end-game is now 90. There is supposed to be better weapons out there now. I haven't seen anything even approaching my epic yet, however.

Did I miss anything?
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#5 May 17 2010 at 8:25 PM Rating: Decent
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sounds goood
#6 May 18 2010 at 5:31 AM Rating: Decent
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If you're interested in how the armour looks, check the EQ2 fashion page on EQTraders, which has images of a lot of the player-crafted and faction-based armour.

Edit: As regards weapons, this is not WOW - your sword will not be three times a big as you are :D

Edit #2: Ooh! 300th post!

Edited, May 18th 2010 7:33am by HubertKerfuffle

Edited, May 18th 2010 7:34am by HubertKerfuffle
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