One of the things that I feel sets MMORPGs apart fromt he rest of gamedom is the interactivity, not only on a daily basis with the other players, but also with the game itself in the form of Live Events. EverQuest II recently released a look back at some of their own Live Events:
EverQuest II is a constantly evolving world. Many of you already know that we regularly run Live Events that are often dynamic in nature and can permanently alter the world of Norrath. We thought we would compile some information on the many Live Events we've had so far in EQII. So, without further ado, we give you EverQuest II Live Events!
Erollisi Day (February 2005)
The festival that honors the Queen of Love, Erollisi Marr, is nearly upon us! Seek out members of the Swornlove family, who need your help to celebrate this day of love and friendship. Aaronolis is found on the bridge outside the North Qeynos gates, and Annalisa is found outside the West Freeport gates near the towers. Lend them a hand and you will have a charming holiday!
The Plague (April 2005)
Reports indicate that a mysterious ailment has begun infecting Norrath's citizens. According to our sources, both the Overlord and Antonia Bayle believe finding a cure for this plague to be the top priority of every citizen. Although the source of this disease remains unknown, it is believed that only the joint efforts of adventurers and artisans will be able to cure the people of Norrath. Opportunistic individuals may be trying to take advantage of the sick by offering supposed cures for sale at high prices.
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