- Come for the X, Stay for the Y: Most players join just to adopt a few pretty pixel creatures, but end up staying because they got hooked by the plot.
- Ensemble Darkhorse: Sagarthay Felld was the most popular NPC in the Book I Enxiryixx invasion storyline, despite having only a very brief appearance. He later returned with a much larger role in Books III and V.
- Germans Love David Hasselhoff: A significant number of the site's users are from Continental Europe and Russia.
- Moral Event Horizon: Valdren Flarion passes this point at the beginning of Book III, by killing both Aqk and his own father.