is celebrating its twelfth anniversary, and Ten Ton Hammer is dancing
in the streets of Freeport along with the other fans of all things EverQuest.
Several members of the staff have taken to playing on the progression
locked servers to recapture the magic of entering the world of Norrath
for the first time once again, and they began to wonder about what lies
ahead for the EverQuest
franchise and of the journey taken over the last 12 years. To that end,
our own Benjamin J. de la Durantaye sat down with other interest
players at a roundtable discussion with EverQuest’s
John Smedley (President of SOE), Alan VanCouvering (Assistant Lead
Designer), and Harvey Burgess (Associate Producer).