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The vanguard of the free-to-play MMO movement is bearing down on the industry this spring, as Dungeons and Dragons Online prepares for its sixth birthday, its 13th update, and its first expansion. We sat down with Turbine Executive Producer Fernando Paiz and Senior Producer Eric Boyer to talk abo...

February 23rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a few weeks since Dungeons and Dragons Online came out with Update 12 and its newfangled Challenge system. No new system is perfect, of course, which is why Turbine has a slew of changes and fixes in testing as it prepares the first post-Update 12 patch for release. There's no one spec...

November 28th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Dungeons and Dragons Online's free-to-play model has been the belle of the F2P ball since it was released in 2009, but that doesn't mean that Turbine's given up on luring players into subscribing. Today, the studio announced a "summer gift" to those who sign up for VIP status: double bonus points...

July 11th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming on the 19th, and Turbine is getting into the spirit of things with pirate-themed sales in both Dungeons and Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online. LotRO fans can stock up on pirate eyepatches, hats, and outfits, all brand-new items in the store. DDO players...

September 16th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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This week Waging WAR rides the double rainbow of gameplay customization via downloadable content and takes a cursory glance at the RvR packs being teased by the folks behind the development of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. Let's follow along and see what Greg can unleash this time. It is dif...

August 28th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Today I was hoping to open up my full purchase history at the Dungeons and Dragons Online store and do an analysis of everything I've bought since the store was put into the game. Unfortunately, I've since discovered that -- short of saving each and every confirmation email that Turbine sends me --...

August 20th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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While fans of Dungeons & Dragons Online in North America have had good reason to celebrate the game's transition to a free-to-play model and its subsequent revival, European players have had to make do with the regular (i.e. subscription-based) version of the game under Codemaster's rule. Like...

July 20th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Who are you whippersnappers? Get off my lawn or I'll blast ye into kingdom come! Shoo! I mean, howdy! Sorry, I got a little startled there. We just found out this morning that Rubi, your faithful DDO columnist, was captured by a beholder and locked away in a level 20 dungeon. While the Massively...

July 16th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to another installment of Captain's Log, in which we explore -- and sometimes complain about -- the uncharted depths of Star Trek Online. This is your captain speaking from behind a rickety card table in a basement somewhere in the murky New Jersey Nebula. Isn't moving the worst? Last week...

July 15th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Update 4 for Dungeons and Dragons Online launched today, and most of the attention has been on Sentinels, the newest Adventure Pack. Everyone loves new content, especially the kind that comes with an extra shot of awesome in the form of zombie pirates. If you've taken a look at the patch notes,...

April 7th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments