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Old 03-21-2011, 07:03 PM
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Default Kunark Launch Day

Kunark Launch is upon us. Friday, March 25th, Kunark will officially be opened.

What to expect.
We plan to have a live dynamic scavenger hunt type quest as the kick off leading towards the unlock of Kunark. This event will begin some time between 6-7 PM Eastern. Depending on how quickly people complete the necessary steps of this quest and completing each phase will determine exactly when Kunark will become available, but I suspect it will last 2 to 3 hours.

There will be serverwide messages throughout the evening keeping everyone up to date on the progression of the live quest, as well as when Kunark does open. The opening of the zones will coincide with the level cap being raised to 60 as well as the ability to create Iksars. This will all happen without a server patch.

Serverwide Rares
Beginning with the unlock of Kunark and lasting only throughout that night, every mob on the server will have a very rare chance to drop high value classic items, such as the Guise of Deceiver and others. To promote fairness for all levels, and to prevent high level characters from slaughtering low level zones, these items will only have a chance to drop if experience was awarded for the kill (aka, the "Trivial" loot system). We may turn this feature off after enough items have dropped, so don't miss your opportunity!

Achievements
As players obtain certain server first goals, they will be broadcasted to the server. Currently the system will only congratulate players for level achievements, but other type achievements such as mob kills or quests may be added. For example, a broadcast will automatically congratulate the first players to levels 51 to 60. It will also congratulate each individual class to level 60, and it will also announce various Iksar levels, including pre-50, and also the first of each Iksar class to 60.

Play Nice!
We expect the population of the server to be considerably higher on Friday. The server will be cramped. Remember to be courteous to your fellow players and not create a headache for the server staff. Do not attract the wrath of Uthgaard!
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:07 PM
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Yay! Iksar armies incoming!
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:08 PM
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Wtf, this just makes me want to play non stop until i get some good shit. Damn you Rogean.
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Seriously, every time I see a fucking thread like this OH MYGOD THEY HAD 14 PEOPLE ITS OUR MOB LOL OURS OURS OURS YESSS I just want to fucking deathtouch the entire guild and despawn the mob.
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:08 PM
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I love you guys so much.
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:10 PM
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only item my toon is missing from live is a guise ty for even a chance at getting it <3
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Old 03-21-2011, 07:38 PM
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I hope everybody gets some lustrous russet! Even int casters!
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Old 03-21-2011, 08:56 PM
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I would love to get a guise for my troll warr even though cobalt bracer and shrink should be easier obtained [You must be logged in to view images. Log in or Register.]
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:05 PM
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incoming "10k for guise loot rights" auctions [You must be logged in to view images. Log in or Register.]

looking forward to the launch, thanks nilbog, Rogean, and the entire dev staff and everyone who helped get us here!
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:22 PM
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I am confused. Will the scavenger hunt lead up to the unlocking of Kunark, or will it begin with the unlocking of Kunark?
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:25 PM
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just read it carefully. the quest will UNLOCK kunark and have several parts to it. the day is finally on the horizon [You must be logged in to view images. Log in or Register.] nice touch with the classic super rares man thanks!
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