Originally Posted by egbtmagus
As for locked zones, only a few are locked, but you can go to Nektulos or Thundersteeps right away... nothing is stoping you except the big bad mobs. I know for a fact you can since I just started my Betrayel quest for my Shaman...
Those zones alone arent enough to keep someone interested. One of the best things about MMORPGs is exploring new zones. You cant really do that in EQ 2. By design it does not allow you to see what lies ahead of you.