Community News - August 2014
Your Guide for EverQuest Events at SOE Live 201408-07-2014
By: Ry “Roshen” Schueller
EverQuest is celebrating 15 wonderful years in 2014! Are you coming to SOE Live to get all of the most up to date EQ news? If so, you’ll want to check out everything the team has planned for you during the weekend of August 14-17 in Las Vegas!
If you’re tuning in from home, please note that all times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time. The full SOE Live 2014 Lineup can be viewed here.
Thursday, August 14
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Welcome Reception and Keynote Address
Get a brief overview of all of the neat things planned for ALL SOE games during the first presentation of SOE Live. Portions of this event are part of our livestream schedule.
Friday, August 15
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Guide Program: Quests and Cookies and Milk, Oh My!
Learn more about the Guide Program. Find out what it’s like to run quests and experience EverQuest in a completely different way.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: EverQuest Player Designed Missions 1
Come to our mission creation workshop and work together with a small group, led by an EverQuest developer, to design a mission for the game. Seating for this panel is limited, so come early!
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: EverQuest Keynote: The Upcoming Expansion
Join us and learn about the 21st expansion to EverQuest! This event is part of our livestream schedule.
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM: EverQuest Tournament
Death, Death, Death is a progression-based event where teams of six players have forty minutes to defeat as many boss mobs as possible. Portions of this event are part of our livestream schedule.
Saturday, August 16
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: EverQuest Live Quest
A special Year of EverQuest themed adventure in celebration of the 15th Anniversary of EQ! Players will form teams of up to 10 players, and complete puzzles, quests, and other challenges.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: EverQuest Q&A
Have you always wanted to ask the EverQuest developers something? During this panel players will bring their questions, concerns, and comments directly to the EQ dev team!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: EverQuest Art
Take a look at how things are built for EverQuest and get a sneak peek at some upcoming creatures and environments.
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Player Panel: Improving Your EverQuest
Members of EverQuest's top guild, Realm of Insanity, outline strategies and tactics to improve your EQ skills at the personal, group and raid levels.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: EverQuest Trivia
Think you know EverQuest? Come to our Trivia Panel! Win prizes and amaze your friends by solving perplexing puzzlers posed by the EverQuest designers.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Year of EverQuest: Development Team Autographs
Bring your favorite pieces of EverQuest swag and get it signed by your favorite EverQuest Franchise Development Team members!
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Year of EverQuest Stream
Join Jeff Butler, Rosie Rappaport, Thom Terrazas and Ry Schueller as they tell their stories from Norrath, and read stories submitted by fans live on the air! This event is part of our livestream schedule
Sunday, August 17
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Brunch with the Dev Team
No one could have guessed it, but Devs love bacon! Join the devs for a very special brunch, and chat it up with the team about your favorite games! Must have a Premium Pass with the Dev Brunch Upgrade to Attend.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: EverQuest Player Designed Missions 2
Attendees have another chance to come to our mission creation workshop and work together with a small group, led by an EverQuest developer, to design a mission for the game. Seating for this panel is limited, so come early!
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: EverQuest Q&A 2
Still want to ask the EverQuest developers something? Here’s your last chance to do it during SOE Live!
If you haven’t reserved a spot for yourself for SOE Live yet, it’s not too late! Head over to the SOE Live site to do that now, and then check the full event lineup for a complete list of all the weekend’s activities.
We will see you in Vegas, August 14-17!