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My wife and I will have been married 10 years in a week, and we met in EverQuest. Unfortunately, I don't keep in contact with anyone else we hung out with back then.

I've tried to go back, to EQ or other MMOs, and they're much harder to get a group of friends from now. You used to see the same people in your server, sometimes meeting them multiple times as you leveled through the game. They became known to you and even friends. The changes to make the game more open to solo players and with more instancing you just don't run into the same people more than once anymore.




Depends. WoW Classic brought a fair bit of that feeling back. The server I play on has a lower population and that helps I'm sure.




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