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15 November, 2006

Custom UIs and patch day woes
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 1:49 AM

EverQuest 2 just released its latest expansion Echoes of Faydwer. Congrats to the team!

Of course, if I’m blogging about it then there’s something to complain about. Oh, yes, there will be complaining.

Online game developers got really clever and figured out that players could make better user interfaces than they could. It started with the venerable EverQuest, then spread to WoW and EQ2. In fact, the player-made interfaces are generally superior.

Until it comes to patch day….
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