everquest next

Official Site: EverQuest Next
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Sandbox
Business Model: N/A
Platform: PC

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Yes, this assuages my nervousness, you bet.

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Yes, yes it is.

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I'm going to write that MMO about the snarky robot I always wanted to!

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This guy, though... he didn't get it.

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Landless.

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