jdotmi: (Ruann)
So, not many people really know who the character in this icon is. Well, if you look you'll see the name, and several of my gaming friends on here have seen variations of her in other games. This is a drawing that was done of my Halfling Druid (Ruann E`Paul) in the original EverQuest by a guildmate of mine in the Fourth Wall. Sometime in the past few weeks (prolly the launch of Age of Conan), Sony decided to reactivate every EverQuest and EverQuest 2 account out there. Including mine.

I'm downloading EQ Classic now. It'll be done in about 10 minutes or so.

I'm patching EQ2 now. It'll be done in a couple hours. :p

So, yeah. Ruann of Tarew Marr will be getting logged in. And I'll get to see which of my other characters survived. She's all of 32, so she's got some cool toys to play with. Hell, she's got some massively epic toys she was twinked with by guild mates, but still. Granted, the Tarew Marr server long ago merged with another server (Drinal), but that's ok. I know at least 4 of my characters survived the process. Ruann, Kalleesta, Letalli, and Vesla.

Nostalgia is a weird weird thing. Heh. My account for EQ was created in 1999. Ruann was last logged in on November 16th, 2005. This will be interesting.

So, for those who are curious, here's the progression of the Ruann characters in various games:

Original Version: Ruanne Paul, specialist wizard in the school of Cosmetology (2nd Edition AD&D, Forgotten Realms campaign based somewhat on Highlander the summer after my freshman year of college, humorous character. Do the math.)

EverQuest Version: Ruann E`Paul, Hallfing Druid of Karana (Tarew Marr server, Fourth Wall guild)

Dark Age of Camelot Version: Ruann Epaul, Briton Friar (Palomides server, Fourth Wall guild)

Anarchy Online Version: Karyl "Ruann" Silvestrini, Solitus Martial Artist (Rubi Ka 1, or whatever it's named now, Omni-Tech side, Fourth Wall)

Final Fantasy XI Version: I don't even remember. I'm repressing. Don't make me cut you.

City of Heroes Version: Kung Ru, Martial Arts/Regeneration Scrapper (Once on Pinnacle in the Fourth Wall supergroup, now on Virtue in Terra Incognito). Silvestrini, Martial Arts/Willpower Stalker (Virtue, Luna Incognito. The Praetorian version of Kung Ru).

World of Warcraft Version: Ruann, Halfling Warrior (Aggramar server, Signum Incognitus)

D&D Online Version: Human Warrior (I don't remember what server, I'm not repressing quite as bad as FFXI, at least)

EverQuest 2 Version: Ruann, Halfling Warden (Unrest server)
Apr. 27th, 2005 01:32 pm

D&D Online

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I just applied for the Alpha of D&D Online.

I am so not getting in. :-p

(Okay, I've done one closed beta, one open beta, played D&D for 14+ years now, and I've worked tech support for 7+ years. This gives me some chance. :-p)

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