Come relive the excitement of the good old days spent playing these well-past-their-prime MMOGs, or simply find out what the old-timers in your guild are talking about!

TTH Main Site's newest series of articles focuses on the history and development of the first-person-perspective 3DMMOG genre, beginning with our favorite MMOG's granddaddy, EQLive!

"Over six years after its initial release (and, almost as impressively, almost a year after the release of its sequel, EverQuest II), EQLive continues to have a large, steady subscriber base. A record-setting six boxed expansions and four "digital downloads" have kept the content fresh, the system requirements ever-escalating, and the players interested. According to, EQLives numbers have quietly hovered around the 400,000 active subscribers mark since 2001, still capturing roughly 5.0% of the total MMOG subscriber market and holding its ground against heavy compeition from Asia-friendly, top-down perspective MMOGs such as Lineage and next-generation MMOGs such as World of Warcraft."

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016

About The Author

Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game he could since.