Return to EverQuest

Anthony Joyce

Best friends discuss and play the classic game of EverQuest. Each episode we discuss what our current characters are doing in the classic zones of EverQuest, the lore of those zones, and reminisce on our past play experiences with EverQuest.

All Episodes

Join Anthony, Derek, and Carlos in their holiday special as they travel from Ak'Anon to Erudin while discussing all the things they love about EverQuest.

Nov 29

2 hr 30 min

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss Nagafen's Lair and Lower Guk, two of the most famous zones in classic EverQuest!

Nov 15

39 min 28 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss video games from the era of 1999—the games they'd play when they weren't playing EverQuest on a daily basis. Listen along as they talk about Age of Empires II, Half-Life, Sim City 3000, and more!

Nov 1

40 min 38 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the incredible zones of Kedge Keep and Karnor's Castle! We also discuss some Veeshan lore! 

Oct 18

32 min 50 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the Gnome Crew's exploration of the famed City of Mist! They detail the lore behind the city, the loot and mobs that are found there, and more!

Oct 4

22 min 55 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss real-world burnout and the impacts it has on EverQuest gaming. Also, they discuss their thoughts on the Bard, Cleric, and Druid classes.

Sep 20

31 min 28 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the Gnome Crew's recent adventures in the Mines of Nurga and the Temple of Droga. They also delve into 1990's movies a bit and have some fun discussing who designed these zones.

Sep 6

32 min 18 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos sit down for an informal chat with the allies of the Gnome Crew, "WalkDontRun" and "Keefer." They discuss how they started playing EverQuest, where the game is at today, and fun times playing with each other.

Aug 23

33 min 25 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos dive into the lore of Kaesora and discuss their favorite zones, old PvP stories, and more!

Aug 16

42 min 32 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos interview Yueyenie, the Guild Leader of Ascending Dawn, the #1 PvP Guild on the Zek server. They discuss what it is like playing on a PvP server, Yueyenie's first-hand account of killing the Sleeper on Zek, and much more!Ascending Dawn Guild Site: https://ascending-dawn.com/ Ascending Dawn vs. Pandemonium Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPLP9zUTVro

Aug 2

51 min 20 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the historic Splitpaw Lair and their first expedition to the continent of Velious where they explored the Crystal Caverns!

Jul 19

29 min 27 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the Gnome Crews vacation in Kunark after killing Meldrath the Malignant. The Gnome Crew and their allies find themselves deep in the Crypt of Dalnir fighting against the Kly Overseer, a vile foe capable of charming and killing adventurers in a single attack! Two poor ogres meet their demise when things go awry.

Jul 5

35 min 37 sec

In this special episode, Anthony, Derek, and Carlos use Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition ruleset to play through their climactic encounter with Meldrath the Malignant. Join the Gnome Crew as they face off with their rival once and for all!

Jun 21

36 min 1 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss their adventure in Castle Mistmoore, lore about Mayong Mistmoore, PvP tactics from the Zek PvP servers, and more! Thank you all for leaving ratings and reviews, we really appreciate it! Find us on Twitter @Return2EQ!

Jun 7

43 min 3 sec

Anthony and Carlos sit down with ZaideGod to discuss his record-breaking race to level 50 and his defeat of Phinny on the Mischief TLP server. Follow ZaideGod on Twitch and watch ZaideGod kill Phinny on YouTube.

May 31

28 min 40 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss their adventures in Sol A and tell funny stories of their group mates falling to their death in the lava!

May 23

33 min 47 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos chat with ZaideGod about the new Mischief TLP server and his plans for his guild "Faceless Virtue." We also chat about his Mandolorian type gameplay and EverQuest lore! Check out ZaideGod at https://www.twitch.tv/zaidegod. 

May 17

48 min 58 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss how communication in EverQuest has changed and chat about their harrowing adventures inside the Estate of Unrest. This time they face off against Garanel Rucksif himself with the aid of a newfound friend, Keefer the High Elf Wizard!

May 10

28 min 52 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the EverQuest community and their hunt for the mysterious and powerful mage, Najena! 

Apr 26

43 min 8 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos sit down to interview Jeff and Shawn, the hosts of the Forever Quest: An EverQuest Podcast. They discuss classic EverQuest, Project 1999, Jeff and Shawn's future plans for Forever Quest, and more! Visit https://www.purpleelfproductions.com/ to listen to Forever Quest.

Apr 19

49 min 9 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss the adventures of Nurfenpurf, Evernerd, and Ticklewinks in the Gorge of King Xorbb and Runnyeye Citadel. The first attempt, led by Ticklewinks is met with defeat but Nurfenpurf leads the gnomes back one last time to finish the job!

Apr 5

35 min 32 sec

Anthony, Carlos, and Derek sit down with Mike Shea to discuss the early days of EverQuest, its game development, and the EverQuest community. You can find more from Mike Shea at https://slyflourish.com/.

Mar 29

51 min 40 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss their adventures to Odus and the Warrens to kill the Kobold King and hunt the legendary Muglwump! Things don't go according to plan and chaos ensues! Innkeep Redthorn details the lore of the Kolbok Kobolds in the Warrens and Meldrath the Malignant invites you to join Malignant Enterprises to help them stop the pesky Gnome Crew!

Mar 22

25 min 31 sec

Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss their thoughts on the Aradune TLP server, reminisce on the adventures of Nurfenpurf, Ticklewinks, and Evernerd in Unrest and Befallen, and dive into the lore of Unrest, Antonica, and Befallen.

Mar 15

46 min 15 sec

In this episode, Anthony, Derek, and Carlos discuss something they each liked about classic EverQuest and talk about their recent adventures in Crushbone. Derek provides lore on the creation of Norrath and Carlos dives into the war between the Crushbone Orcs and Wood Elves.

Mar 1

34 min 7 sec

Anthony, Steven, Carlos, and Derek (four best friends), revisit and discuss the classic game of EverQuest. In this episode, they introduce their gnome characters they are using to play through the classic zones of EverQuest on the time-locked progression server Aradune. Carlos provides some lore on Ak'Anon, the gnomes, Steamfont Mountains, Faydwer, and the Crushbone Orcs.

Feb 14

28 min 15 sec