EverQuest: House of Thule

Don't Google it: What number EverQuest expansion do you think we're now on?

EverQuest holds a special place in my memory. I was 16 when it came out. I didn't have computer but my mate Rupert did, and I'd outstay my welcome at his house playing it - hardly a sustainable arrangement and it didn't last. But it sparked in me a longing to become a proper part of a 3D online fantasy world (and on my own computer) - a plan I would carry out with Dark Age of Camelot - and it wasn't long after that Rupert (Loman) and his brother created Eurogamer.

All that seems like a lifetime ago, which is why it's weird writing about EverQuest now, 16 years later and on Eurogamer, and about how the game has launched a new expansion - its 22nd, called The Broken Mirror.

Broken Mirror is a proper $34.99 expansion with new and revamped zones, and all the new quests and loot and things that go with them. There are new spells, new alternate advancements, and there's a strange new toy called an Illusion Key Ring.

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SOE unveils 17th EverQuest expansion

SOE unveils 17th EverQuest expansion

House of Thule due out in October.

Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled the 17th (!) expansion for EverQuest, House of Thule, and said it will be out on 12th October.

House of Thule increases the level cap to 90 and introduces player housing and hundreds of related items.

For your money you also get 18 new Raids, 13 Zones, more than 450 new spells, 17 missions, more than 120 quests and an inventory increase.

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