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For all that the Penny Arcade guys may have made a joke about the old Dungeons and Dragons Online format, there's no disputing that the change to a hybrid free-to-play model has given the game a new lease on life. Groups aren't hard to find; the cities are bustling; and players have great things to...

February 26th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Recently, we posted information about the current release notes for Dungeons and Dragons Online Update 3, the latest in a series of updates from Turbine since Dungeons and Dragons Online went free-to-play last summer. The update is scheduled to go live on February 3rd, and is only the tip of the ic...

January 28th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in October, the kind folks at Turbine invited us along on a tour of Dungeons and Dragons Online's Update One, where we enjoyed an introduction to the newest Adventure Pack: "The Path of Inspiration." This month, we got the same treatment for the Update Two, which is scheduled to arrive later t...

December 5th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Good times seem to be here for Dungeons and Dragons Online -- the game has been enjoying a huge surge in popularity from its new free-to-play model, not to mention making quite a bit of money as a result. The game's executive producer, Fernando Paiz, mentioned the game's surge of popularity in the o...

October 25th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The Virtual Goods Summit has been an annual event since 2007, and features speakers from organizations all over the world, all focused on virtual goods, and virtual economies. This year's summit in San Francisco features quite a lineup, including the delicious Steve Meretzky, Turbine's accomplished...

September 24th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in June, we first got word that the new free-to-play version of Dungeons and Dragons Online was going to launch on August 4th. But the folks at Turbine recently pushed that date back another month to throw on another coat of polish. Executive Producer Fernando Paiz made an official statement o...

August 1st 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As the news hit yesterday concerning Dungeons and Dragons Online going free-to-play, many MMO gamers collectively rejoiced, while others didn't. The idea of this hybrid business model is wonderful for those who have yet to experience DDO, as it now gives them a chance to play the game as long as th...

June 10th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments