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Synopsis: EverQuest 2 Senior Producer Bruce Ferguson joins the twelfth episode of Loading... Live for April 9th, 2009. After our weekly MMO news update, Bruce shares the latest on EverQuest 2 and Game Update 51. We'll learn about how the latest content to hit EverQuest 2, Game Update 51, affected adventuring, crafting, raiding, and gear and get a glimpse of what we can expect with this year's upcoming FanFaire in June.


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  • Jeff "Ethec" Woleslagle
    Ten Ton Hammer Editor-in-Chief
  • Ben "Machail" de la Durantaye
    Managing Editor - Ten Ton Hammer Network


  • Cody Bye
    Ten Ton Hammer Executive Editor
  • Tony "RadarX" Jones
    Ten Ton Hammer Writer


  • Bruce "Froech" Ferguson
    Senior Producer, EverQuest 2
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    Join us next week on Voon in room: Ten Ton Events.

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  • 0:23 Introductions

We introduce our team and special guest, then move straight to the news so we have plenty of time for questions.


  • Loading... - Ten Ton Hammer's daily newsletter and column

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News and Events
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  • 0:56 The Machail Report
  • 0:56 - PETA Takes On Northrend
  • 3:28 - Big Huge Layoffs, Will 38 Buy Them Up?
  • 5:55 - Gazillion on the hook for 2012 for Marvel MMO

In this week's Machail Report, we discuss PETA's p.i.t.a. protest of baby seal slaughtering in Northrend, whether it would be a wise bargain if there's any truth to the rumors that 38 Studios is purchasing .


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Featured Q&A Session
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  • 8:20 Meet Bruce Ferguson
  • 8:30 GU 51 questions
  • 15:07 Audience questions, solo content
  • 16:16 Itemization and instances
  • 19:16 More daily quests?
  • 29:20 How games will be made in the future
  • 21:20 SOE FanFaire 2009
  • 22:25 What's the team working on now?
  • 26:24 Station Cash
  • 31:38 Wrap-up

Bruce Ferguson tells us why Game Update 51 is a game-changing update for many players of EverQuest 2, with huge changes to the 45-55 zone of Lavastorm, a new duo instance, a promised 4x zone for level 80s, and plenty of content for crafters. Later in the Q&A session, we'll learn about plans for more solo content and zone revamps as well as a few hints about what we can expect from this year's FanFest in June.




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Last Updated: Mar 13, 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.