At any time a coder may decide to start a special event that all players may participate in. What that event entails or what you get out of it is up to whomever coded the event.
Some events allow participants to receive event points (EVP) which can be exchange for experience, gold or even training % at a later time. More events and exchange options may be available in the future.
More EXP anyone?
Description: For this event, you can get double, triple, quadrupal, or more experience. How much and for how long is subject to the whim of the event starter.
Want to train faster?
Description: For this event, you can get double, triple, quadrupal, or more skill points when training. How much and for how long is subject to the whim of the event starter.
Can you survive the Zombie Apocalypse?
Description: There are rumors of a zombie apocalypse circulating. When it will start and how long it will last is unknown.
Will you run and hide or will you try to kill as many zombies as you can?
Be prepared for it to happen at any time.