OnRPG Shotgun News 3/12: Everquest, Everlight, TERA, and Defiance
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Elder Scribe
Everquest Vet Returns 12 Years Later
One of the original designers of Everquest has come back after a 12 year absence. Brad McQuaid left SOE 12 years ago and in that time founded Sigil Games Online, the developers of Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. Now, Sigil Games Online is owned by SOE and when Brad McQuaid had the opportunity to go back to the Everquest team he jumped on it. Welcome back Brad!
Tera Challenges Players in “No Sleep ‘til 60”
A new challenge has been issued to TERA players. Anyone who gets to levels 30, 40, 50, or 60 between today and March 25th will receive items for their highest level character. It ranges from 5 strong box keys, a 7 day 50% XP Boost, and mirrored shades for level 30s. Level 60 gets 5 strongbox keys, 10 semi-enigmatic scrolls, and mirrored shades. These all will be rewarded at the end of the event.
GAME Offers Early Hands-on with Defiance
Trion, Namco Bandai, and GAME have teamed up in the UKto bring a sneak peek of Defiance which is due for release on April 2nd. March 17-21 several GAME shops around the UK will have lock-in events for over 18s to try out the game. To take part in the events which are being held in Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Peterborough, and London head in to your local store or send them a tweet.
Everlight Open Beta Announced
After a closed beta with over 10,000 participants KoramGame has announced that the first open beta server for Everlight will go live on March 14th. The official facebook page will have giveaways and more information as open beta progresses.