39th round table video
is now live, and in it, SOE
Senior Brand Manager Omeed Dariani
and Senior Game Designer Bill Trost
pair up to discuss the EverQuest
franchise's nemesis characters and which ones players want to see in EverQuest Next
. Ambassador D'Vinn, the Dark Elf NPC who terrorized newbs as the deadly caboose of pretty much every train to the Crushbone zone line in classic EverQuest
, won the player poll and will be featured in the upcoming MMO.
As to Fippy Darkpaw, Trost promises he, too, will be present in EQN
. "I believe in his mission, and I hope someday he succeeds!" Trost joked.
The devs also highlighted the alignment of the Dark Elves and the curious nature of NPCs who have agendas independent of the players. Enjoy the full video on YouTube