How am I wrong? And your link didn't work.
Progression servers are no good because they will eventually be like modern EQ which sucks. PEQ is sort of ok because although they keep adding new expansions, it goes slow enough that you can enjoy EQ as it was. And also you can multibox with macroquest as many characters as you want.What is wrong with one of the progression servers?
Cuz EQ EMU is pretty half assed.
Official EQ time locked servers would be awesome!
But I was talking about privately run emulated ones. I think all of them get their data from the same place, and all accounts are made in the same place.
So whether its P99, Titan, PEQ, TAKP, or whatever else, they start with EQ Emulators game database and the account is made there too.
Some of the servers take things into their own hands and start updating and modifying the database for their own server, and some servers have their own account creation.
But mostly it is all done from EQ Emu, and the whole project is pretty half baked.
People seem to take their database and make their own server, and then players give feedback of things that are wrong/missing etc, but it only gets fixed on that one server and doesn't go back to the main database.
And the way accounts are made is really bad. They don't have the ability to request a password change so if you lose the password for an account, you lose all those characters. There is also bugs with the accounts, I have one account that is unverified because it is supposed to send you an SMS message but the message never showed up, so it now can't be verified by any means, and there is no support from anywhere, so basically that account is inaccessible. And each account has sub accounts on it so losing one main account like that could mean you lose 50+ characters.
It also seems like there is no easy package to create your own servers.
So why would you think that one server's custom change is EVERYONE'S custom change? Every single server has custom things that all other servers also have different. It's not the same because everyone wants it different.
There are some custom content servers but they are mostly dead
I don't mean custom content though, just real EQ. And all the servers I've seen have missing spawns. It's not a big deal but it could be better if people worked together more and everyone didn't splinter off into their own little cliquey server.
No, real eq is what everyone played on SOE's servers. TAKP, P99, PEQ, Titan, etc, are all real EQ or close enough. Not real EQ is stuff The Hidden Forest with custom content.there is no "real eq." it doesnt exist dawg. "real eq" is something you make up in your head.
Why should PEQ mob locations be any different to P99? The only things that should change between 'legit' servers like that, is stuff that changed from later eras of EQ like when they revamped an old zone or added some quest NPC's or something. But mob locations in Crushbone should be the same on P99 as they are in PEQ, and TAKP for that matter, and many others. But this is not the case.you dont "mean" custom content, but dont understand that everyone's server is custom.
loot being ingame? custom
drop rates? custom
Work is being shared, but not all of it is adopted. (actually several TAKP devs are PEQ devs)
TAKP is an exception to all this though isn't it? It is the only server with a big team of people working regularly, and it is the one little group of people who can actually get shit done, the same people who work on P99 and various other places. Without that one small team, most of the servers on the EQ Emu list wouldn't exist.
Also TAKP is different because it is locked at a very specific time
No, real eq is what everyone played on SOE's servers. TAKP, P99, PEQ, Titan, etc, are all real EQ or close enough. Not real EQ is stuff The Hidden Forest with custom content.
Why should PEQ mob locations be any different to P99?
The only things that should change between 'legit' servers like that, is stuff that changed from later eras of EQ like when they revamped an old zone or added some quest NPC's or something.
All I'm saying is it isn't enough. Also how come TAKP has its own swanky account creation tools but P99 or whatever has to use the crappy old EQ Emu thing which is total junk? Also the whole thing between you guys and p2002 was idiotic.
All I'm saying is it isn't enough