Never thought I'd see another update, hope it's not just a hardcore update. The last one allowed level 50 to 52, but it was a total shit grind. You really needed a group of at least four good players to get in the new area, iirc.
Too bad there isn't an free and easy way for soe to upgrade the gamecode to Unreal 3. The main reason, I'm hopeful EQ3 will be more like Vanguard, than EQ2.
The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.That is easy.All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.It works the same way in any country.