Welcome to the world of EverQuest®, a real 3D massively multiplayer fantasy roleplaying game. Prepare to enter an enormous virtual environment-an entire world with its own diverse species, economic systems, alliances, and politics. Choose from a variety of races and classes, customize your character, and begin your quest in any number of cities or villages throughout multiple continents. Equip yourself for adventure, seek allies and knowledge, and experience a rich world of dungeons, towers, crypts, evil abbeys-anything is possible-even planes and realities beyond your imagination. Meet new friends from around the world to face epic challenges. Make yourself a noble human knight, a vicious dark elf thief, a greedy dwarven merchant, or whatever suits your desire.
* An online Roleplaying Game designed from the ground up to support over 2,000 players simultaneously per server.
* Choose from 15 races and 15 classes, including dwarves, ogres, trolls, rangers, wizards, and rogues.
* Seven expansion packs to date: The Ruins of Kunark®, The Scars of Velious®, The Shadows of Luclin™,The Planes of Power™, The Legacy of Ykesha™ and The Lost Dungeons of Norrath™, and Gates of Discord™, each unlocking new adventures, features and excitement.
* Adventure alone or find safety in parties to complete quests and take on powerful monsters.
* Over 40 unique skills and innate abilities.
* Thousands of items to discover and collect, both magical and mundane, including artifacts of great power.
* Five enormous continents to explore, as well as other dimensions and planes of existence.
* Dozens of powerful deities whose activities influence the ongoing history of the world.
* Hundreds of spells to learn, with seven separate magic-using classes.
* Controlled player versus player combat for those who wish to engage in it, but immunity for those who do not.
* Specialized gameplay servers with unique rule sets that accommodate varied play styles, such as full player vs. player, team PvP action, and roleplaying preferred.
* Real 3D environment with multiple camera views. Switch from exploring in first person to any number of top-down views to facilitate tactical combat.
* Support for multiple resolutions up to 1024x768 with beautiful 16 bit color scenery, featuring many different adventure environments, including indoor dungeons, arctic tundra, blistering deserts, and zones completely underwater.
* Truly polygonal characters, both players and NPC's - no sprites here.
* Optimized for the latest graphic accelerator technology with Direct 3D support.