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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

More from the Bestiary

The Eberron Bestiary has updated its archive with two more monsters. The first is the Phiarlan Echo, a remnant of the lost work of the Houses of Shadow. As both undead and a record of prized ancient tradition, the existance of Phiarlan Echoes is a taboo topic among the Deathguard of Aerenal.
The second is the 'Reach Wrat, a relative of the dire rat that has adapted to an aquatic life in the maze-like sewers of Stormreach. These critters are a great way to add a spin to the otherwise cliche 'clean out the sewer rats' mini-adventure.

Saturday, February 25, 2006

DDO Preorder Update

Preorder Access Extended Through March 5th

We have extended preorder access to Dungeons & Dragons Online™: Stormreach™ (DDO) through March 5th in order to help address the concerns of players who have told us they may not be able to get a copy of the retail box for DDO right away. Players who have created an account using their preorder bonus key will continue to have access to DDO through Sunday, March 5th. We expect most retail stores to have DDO boxes available on or before this time.

Starting on Monday, March 6th, players will need to redeem a retail key at https://billing.turbine.com in order to continue playing. Players who are unable to obtain a retail key before March 6th won’t lose their account information or characters and will be able to play those characters once they enter a retail key.

As a reminder, the opportunity to earn the Head Start Event founders helmet and founder status ends at 8:00am EST on February 28th. So be sure to log in and get your guilds set up!

DDO Updates

The main DDO site has updated and changed. It now features an encyclopedia and map amongst other things.

The Head Start Event has begun. Download instructions can be found here.

The European site has information on the European Subscription Pricing and the European Head Start Event

Friday, February 17, 2006

DDO Update

In our latest Developer Diary, Games Systems Engineer Andy "Denour" Gillis describes working on two very important aspects of DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™: the Voice Chat System and dice.

"Hello there, my name is Andy Gillis, though you may know me better as "Denour". I am a Game Systems Engineer (that’s fancy talk for well caffeinated coder) here at Turbine. I was asked to write a dev diary about something interesting - yikes! So bear with me and I’ll try my best!"

Click here to read the full Dev Diary:


DDO Head Start Event

Turbine is having a Head Start Event that begins on February 24. It's a special event with various benefits for those who participate.

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

More Etherclaws at the Bestiary

The Eberron Bestiary has uploaded two more of the extraplanar abominations known as etherclaws to its archives.
The first is the Etherclaw Warrior. This template transforms humanoids and similar creatures into the minions of the colony. As the soldiers of the etherclaws, these creatures are fast, strong and extremely deadly.
Second is the Etherclaw Clairvoyant. The clairvoyants are the leaders of the etherclaw colonies, ruling where the queen no longer can. As masters of clairsentience, there is little these ethereal horrors don't know.

Gone Gold

DDO has gone Gold and this means the release is just days ahead (February 28th).

Gamespot also has a new Developer Diary

Friday, February 10, 2006

Eberron Vitality and Wounds System

Jonathan Drain's D20 Source has posted a Vitality and Wounds System for Eberron.

Those of you who have read Unearthed Arcana may already be familiar with the Vitality and Wound Points System, a variant hit points system which is now freely available online. If you’re running a game in Eberron, you’d be hard pressed to find a hit point system better suited to your game. Read on to find out why.

Continue reading Vitality and Wounds System in Eberron…

Thursday, February 09, 2006

DDO: Subscription fee and European preorder info

DDO: Stormreach is just a few weeks away in North America (February 28) and information on subscription fees has been released. 14.99$ is the monthly fee but purchase of multiple months comes with a discount.

Information on the European pre-order can be seen on Codemaster's DDO page.

Monday, February 06, 2006

Official Site Updates

Sharn Inquisitive, News for Sul, Olarune 1st, 998: Karrnath Decries New Elf Fortress in Talenta

*Editor's Note*: Look at a date closley. It is 8 days before the anniversarry of the Day of Mourning. This particular Eberron fan hopes something special is planned for next weeks site updates, perhaps a longer Sharn Inquisitve revealing something more on the Mournland or anything else. Lets hope!

Friday, February 03, 2006

DDO Headstart Event and Free Test

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ Head Start Event

The Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach preorder has taken off to great success and we are well on our way to an exciting and successful game launch! To say thank you to all of the players who have preordered the game and to encourage even more preorders, join the DDO Team in celebrating throughout the Head Start Event.

To say thank you to all of the players who have preordered the game and to encourage even more preorders, join the DDO Team in celebrating throughout the Head Start Event. With special bonuses and commemorations to our community in addition to the benefits already included in the preorder program this is an event you won't want to miss!

Try DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ for Free!


Turbine and FilePlanet are pleased to announce the latest DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ Stress Test event. This is your chance to try one of the most anticipated games of 2006. Create your character and prepare for battle within the great walls of Stormreach™!

Click here for more information and a full list of prizes!

Thursday, February 02, 2006

DDO Previews

Some previews and reviews for DDO

Game-boyz.com review
Actiontrip.com preview
GameAmp review

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

DDO.com Update

The DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ Beta community just passed another major milestone! There are now more than 300,000 fans who have signed up for a position in the Beta program. The response has just been incredible! Unfortunately we are not planning to invite many more people into the general Beta, so the best way to get access is to preorder the game which comes with up to 10 days of Beta play*. Preorders are available in many retail and online stores. Visit http://www.ddo.com/?page_id=118 for details about the preorder program.

* 10-day Beta pass entitles holder to free admission into the preorder Beta program for up to 10 days, subject to continuation of the program (scheduled to close February 19, 2006) and network and server availability.