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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 not every MMO that is honored with a published novel set in its world, but when it happens, it's a cause for celebration. Today Dungeons and Dragons Online joins the ranks of other novelized MMOs by being immortalized in book form, as Wizards of the Coast has released The Shard Axe by Marshe...

September 7th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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One of the scariest games I ever played has to be the original Silent Hill. A nearly empty town shrouded with fog and featuring one of the most terrifying elementary schools ever devised? Yes, this is why I didn't sleep much in 1999. So when I started to get flashbacks as Fernando Paiz took me th...

March 14th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Excited about Dungeons and Dragons Online's Update 8? Do you feel a jolt race up your arm when you contemplate its glory and find yourself breathless? That may be a heart condition -- perhaps you should get it checked out? Or it could be the weighty dose of content that's about to descend on your c...

November 30th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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By the time you read this, I'll be scampering about GenCon in Indianapolis, thick in the middle of four days of gaming and geekery. Don't weep for me, for I am already gone! One of my hopes for this weekend is to reconnect with pen-and-paper RPGs, a part of my gaming life that has almost withered i...

August 6th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Join me as I brave my way through lands unknown in an adventure dictated entirely by you, the Massively readers! Vote for everything from game played to character creation to ultimate goal and watch it unfold in a series of journals and galleries here on the site. Then, as the ultimate goal is rea...

October 21st 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Dungeons and Dragons Online going free to play is undoubtedly an awesome announcement. But exactly how awesome of an announcement is it?Yesterday we were all over the announcement, covering the basics of what can be expected with this changeover from subscription based to free to play. But now, I'd...

June 10th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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7:41pm Tuesday, April 7thI just spent my first night with Dungeons and Dragons Online since it first launched in 2006, and came away from the experience pleasantly surprised. The trial client download was snappy, at around 45 minutes. The graphics have definitely seen an upgrade and overall my init...

April 11th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Each week, the Dungeon and Dragons Online forums play host to the Stormreach Chronicle: a lomg-running look at the best and brightest in the DDO community. There's a player and guild spotlight, a featured build, the Turbine Town Crier and a light-hearted Q&A called the Curious Cube.In this week...

February 16th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments