Welcome to your Thursday Loading... You can read previously enjoyed editions of Loading... in the blog archive. (For the navigation impaired that means you click the link and then look in the right menu.)

The 475th edition of Loading... is brought to you by Dungeons and Dragons Online: Receive your FREE 10 DAY TRIAL and experience the REAL EXCITEMENT and REAL DANGER of REAL D&D®.

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming.

The new mailing software appeared to dole out the goodies yesterday without any hitches.
I solved an incredibly obscure problem that was keeping me from giving the latest EverQuest 2 expansion a go. I hadn't logged into EQ2 in well over year. I had heard the rumblings that the game was a "completely different game" than what I had experienced, but I didn't really believe it to be true. I mean, how different could it be?

The answer, very different. I fired up a Gnome in Kelethin to see the latest expansion first-hand and I was impressed! I've only put a few hours into it, but so far I have been entertained and enjoyed every minute of play. Well, there was this one minute, when I went into a cave and the textures didn't load, leaving me in a matrix-like world where little goblin folk floated in the blackness awaiting my wrath. It was a lot like the dreams I have every night or the places that that voices in my head describe to me. Surreal! I did the same thing I do with the voices, I logged out and back in. That fixed it straight up.

It's too bad that Everquest 2 didn't come out of the gate resembling what I've seen so far in the expansion. It may have given World of Warcraft a run.

Have you tried EverQuest 2 recently? What is your opinion of it? Do tell, either in the comments section of the blog or in our forums!

Exclusive TenTonHammer.com Content!

12.07.2006

  • Dungeons and Dragons Online: Guide To Barbarian Feats
    "Dungeons & Dragons Online barbarians get very few Feats and suffer from low armor class. This means players must make the most of their Feats. Lucky for us, Nuitaran has compiled a guide to all 58 Feats for the DDO Barbarian!"
  • EverQuest 2: Casualties Of The War Of The Fay
    "If you are a scout class, you know you want this. If you are a quester, you want it just as bad, and Ten Ton Hammer has your walkthrough to get it! So get ready to see adventure, betrayal, and combat as you begin your Rain Caller heritage quest!"
  • Gods and Heroes: Over And Under
    "Instances and large overland zones are par for the course in any MMO these days. What will Gods and Heroes do differently if anything? RadarX takes a look at what the trend is, and does some guessing about the future."
  • Gods and Heroes: Medusa
    "Medusa is one of the all time classic villians in mythology. While her claymation avatar will always have a special place in my heart, Kiara takes a look at Medusa and gives some insight into the history of this amazing creature."
  • World of Warcraft: Instance Discussion
    "I decided to blog my take on the new instances, in quick notes. What I like, what I don't, and why. Quick, fast and dirty.... oh, that came out wrong, didn't it...."
  • World of Warcraft: Consumables - A Beginners Guide
    "Many players muddle through the World of Warcraft without ever touching a consumable, and they manage to make good progress despite hindering themselves. Are you one of these players? Do you know what consumables are? Which ones you should carry? Which to use when?"

Hot Content

Real World News - You Can't Make This Up

Vin Diesel Fact: Sticks and stones can't break his bones. Names can't hurt him.

As always, thank you for visiting TenTonHammer.com.
- John "Boomjack" Hoskin

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

About The Author

Hoskin 0
Dissecting and distilling the game industry since 1994. Lover of family time, youth hockey, eSports, and the game industry in general.

Comments