Ten Ton Hammer Exclusives: The Week in Review

Another fine week in April zips past, and the Ten Ton Tinkerers Union is at it again! Our highly skilled team of gadgeteers has ratcheted together a fine collection of exclusive MMO content...


Another fine week in April zips past, and the Ten Ton Tinkerers Union
is at it again! Our highly skilled team of gadgeteers has ratcheted
together a fine collection of exclusive MMO content that’s
sure to send shivers down your cybernetic spine! So strap on your
rocket boots, grab your +2 Goggles of the Luminescent href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/voon" target="_blank">Voon
and get ready to experience the best MMO guides and features the
‘net has to offer!



Exclusive
Content
: style="font-style: italic;">Editorials, interviews
and more!


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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Comics: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66685" target="_blank">Geeked
- "Shiver His Timbers"
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66800" target="_blank">Geeked
- "Raise the Sails"
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66919" target="_blank">Geeked
- "Another Day At Work"
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Dev
Diary:
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66646" target="_blank">Ether
Saga Dev Diary #4 - Reputation and Crafting
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Features: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66705" target="_blank">Pioneer
Spirit
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66726" target="_blank">Fallen
Earth: Surviving an MMO Apocalypse
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66726" target="_blank">WoW
Weekly Report - The Overpull for 4.13.09
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66859" target="_blank">From
the Page to Your PC
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66837" target="_blank">Should
DC Universe Online Have Levels?
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66890" target="_blank">WAR
Update 1.2 - Mythic Keeps on Patching
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66909" target="_blank">Champions
Online PvP - Keep on Fighting Till the End
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Interviews: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66688" target="_blank">Atlantica
Online State of the Game Interview
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Images: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66802" target="_blank">Exclusive
Free Realms TGC Art
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Reviews: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66848" target="_blank">Joana's
World of Warcraft Leveling Guide Review



This
Week’s Hot Feature
:




The Rigors of Beta Testing: The Past, Present and Future - Since the
earliest days of MMO gaming, beta testing has played a pivotal role in
the success or failure of our persistent worlds. We've come a long way
since the initial tests of href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/taxonomy/term/154"
target="_blank"> style="font-style: italic;">Ultima Online
and The
Realm
, but what role do our
current beta tests play in the potential outcomes of unreleased titles?
To answer this question, Ten Ton Hammer turned to current and former
beta decision makers at Cryptic Studios, NetDevil, Sony Online
Entertainment, Funcom, and Mythic Entertainment. Some of their answers
- and the information they reveal - will surprise and shock you.



On top of that selection, we also asked our Ten Ton Hammer premium
members for their thoughts on beta testing as well! As the first of our
Ten Ton Hammer Premium Articles, we've allowed our premium members to
take the first crack at reading this content, but everyone will be
granted access this coming Monday (April 20, 2009).



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66885" target="_blank">Click
here to read the full feature!



Not a Ten Ton Hammer Premium Member yet? href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/membership" target="_blank">Sign
up here!



Exclusive
Guides
: style="font-style: italic;">The latest and greatest
MMO guides on the ‘net!


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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">EVE: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66701" target="_blank">Constructing
a Space-Holding Alliance
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">LotRO: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66815" target="_blank">Your
Guide to Playing Sauron's Minion - The Defiler
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">Mabinogi: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66740" target="_blank">Guide
to Mabinogi's Giants
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">TCoS: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66703" target="_blank">The
Chronicles of Spellborn Guide to Warrior Disciplines
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align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined">WoW: align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/general/raiding101/warrior"
target="_blank">Getting Ready to Raid, Warrior Style
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/reputation/northrend/priest"
target="_blank">Northrend Reputation Guide for the
Priest
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/hunter/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Hunters
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/node/66674" target="_blank">PvP
Basics for Death Knights
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/paladin/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Paladins
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/priest/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Priests
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/mage/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Mages
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/shaman/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Shamans
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/rogue/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Rogues
align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> align="left" nowrap="nowrap" valign="undefined"> href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/classes/warrior/pvp"
target="_blank">PvP Basics for Warriors



This
Week’s Hot Guide
:



WoW:
The Ultimate Guide to Utgarde Keep

- Ten Ton Hammer is pleased to bring you the Ultimate Guide to Utgarde
Keep. This guide has it all; it's seventeen guides in one. We've got
the lore, a map, an achievement guide, a loot guide to help you sort
out which loot benefits whom, a complete bestiary, a detailed boss
strategy guide, a walkthrough video, and even tailored class guides for
all ten classes. You won't find a guide of this size and detail
anywhere else. Everything you could possibly want to know about Utgarde
Keep is within these pages.



href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/wow/guides/instances/utgardekeep"
target="_blank">Click here to check out Ten Ton
Hammer’s Ultimate Guide to Utgarde Keep!



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About The Author

Reuben "Sardu" Waters has been writing professionally about the MMOG industry for eight years, and is the current Editor-in-Chief and Director of Development for Ten Ton Hammer.

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