Grew up with PSO Episodes 1 & 2 local play on my GameCube.
Found Ephinea years later and within minutes of creating my first character and logging into the lobby, @Harborer of Hope (and others) ran me through the game and I fell in love with this server and it's community.
Go to http://wiki.pioneer2.net/index.php?title=Main_Page it's better than what's in this thread
[Notes]All the data presented in these spreadsheets were taken from server files and presented in a much more pallatable manner.
I do not claim this info to be 100 % exact, there might be some...