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  • There's a Tavern in the Town



    Where's the fluff in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach? Well, it's practically non-existent. Shayalyn went in search of non-leveling content and found very little in DDO, so she chose to hang out in taverns...er, write about taverns. Are taverns non-leveling content? Eh...maybe?



    Click here to barhop Stormreach at DDO - TenTonHammer! (Alas, we can't promise beer and pizza...but virtual stew and brown froth... can do!)

    Mon, Feb 20, 2006
    Ethec
  • What's in a Server Name?

    With his tongue just slightly wedged in his cheek, Ralsu takes a look at the newly announced Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach North American server names and reveals a bit about the meanings behind them and, in the style of sports and news analysts, his predictions about server population and the agenda and mentality of the potential player base.

    Read What's in a Server Name at DDO @ TenTonHammer!

    Sat, Feb 18, 2006
    Ethec
  • Exclusive Dungeons & Dragons Online Video

    Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach will launch on February 28, 2006. Can't wait that long? We've got the next best thing to being in Stormreach--some exclusive video footage of one of the newbie quests from the harbor area.
    Check out the video at DDO @ TenTonHammer, and see the newest MMORPG in action!

    Fri, Feb 17, 2006
    Ethec
  • Explore DDO's Versatile Fighter

    Ralsu of our DDO @ TenTonHammer community brings us a basic guide to the fighter in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. If combat is your thing, and you like to dish it out as well as you take it, then the versatile fighter may be the class for you.

    Adventuring parties welcome fighters for their ability to withstand hits while providing solid damage. When the party’s scout bumps into a gargoyle around the corner or spiders besiege the cleric, it will be the fighter who rushes in to “clean house.” Players who choose to create a fighter will enjoy the ability to join any fracas and the specialization possible because of the numerous bonus feats fighters receive.

    Which abilities, skills, feats and enhancements are important when creating a fighter? Read the fighter class guide at DDO - TenTonHammer to find out!

    Thu, Feb 16, 2006
    Ethec
  • Warriors of Light: Cleric Tactics in DDO

    Darkgolem offers up his guide to playing the cleric class in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach (DDO) to its fullest advantage. Do you know when to hurt, and when to heal? Or when it's appropriate to use damage spells? Find out as DDO Ten Ton Hammer's resident power-gamer shares his secrets.

    Don’t forget the benefits of using your shield in combat. A cleric out of spell points and support abilities can draw the attention of foes scattered from a melee by hitting them then backing off, raising his shield, and keeping them centered on himself until his melee friends can deal with them. You’d be surprised at how effecting the damage reduction of a raised shield can make you a defensive bulwark.

    Thu, Feb 16, 2006
    Ethec
  • No need to patronize a creepy voodoo shop for your DDO spellbook...

    Darkgolem brings us the second in his series of spell descriptions for Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. He breaks down the effects and benefits of each Level 2 spell for the caster's repertoire. Dargolem also provides us with extra knowledge gained from his extensive research:

    Much like Hypnotism, [Hypnotic Pattern] is very useful for causing your foes to hold still and do nothing while you defeat them one at a time. Of note is that the hypnotism effect does not have a duration, lasting until broken, even if you should leave and come back later, as long as the instance does not reset.

    Check out Darkgolem's Sorceror and Wizard Spell Guide at DDO - TenTonHammer to further your magical training!

    Wed, Feb 15, 2006
    Ethec
  • Samantha Russel is the community manager for European DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™. She was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about not only her preferences in DDO, but also about Codemasters in general.

    Am I keeping my fingers crossed for Dragon Empires? You bet I am. With any luck with the direction that Codemasters is heading, we may even see this great game again. What is her favorite things about DDO? Read on to find out!
    We also have 3 exclusive Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach Screenshots! See them here!

    See What's New on our Dungeons & Dragons Online Site!

    Features, Interviews
    Mon, Feb 13, 2006
    Awenyddion
  • Will You be Feelin' the Love in DDO?

    Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, and in lieu of chocolates in a heart-shaped box, Ralsu gives us a look at love and romance in online gaming. How will those of us lookin' for love fare in Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO)? Put down that trashy romance novel and prepare yourself by reading our editorial.

    Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and despite the stereotype that all gamers are overweight males who live in their parents’ basements, many Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO) fans will need to think of the perfect gift* to give that special someone. The “holiday” has mutated in recent years with the advent of advanced technology: FTD will let you order flowers online, or you could send an e-card to your love. Cute. But technology—and massively-multiplayer online games (MMOGs)—also changes how we fall in love in the first place.

    Read on for more pixelated passion at DDO - TenTonHammer!

    Mon, Feb 13, 2006
    Ethec
  • The DDO beta quest journals continues...

    Aloyce, Ralsu, and Shayalyn battle undead in an attempt to rescue a missing woman from the clutches of a necromancer in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. Follow the party on a new adventure filled with monsters, magic, and intrigue:

    I heard the same moaning a man makes as the life force flees his body and two shadowy figures shambled from behind nearby pillars. As the red light fell across their forms, I could see the exposed bones showing from some parts of their bodies and the decaying flesh all over.

    Read Ralsu's Quest Journal at DDO - TenTonHammer and relive the adventure from his point of view!

    Mon, Feb 13, 2006
    Ethec
  • We are seriously right around the corner to this long anticipated game. Will it live up to our hopes? Only time will tell.

    WESTWOOD, MA, February 13, 2006 - Turbine, Inc. announced today that DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINETM: StormreachTM has gone gold and is in final production. The world's first online roleplaying game based on the legendary pen and paper DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® game, and voted the "most-anticipated MMO," by IGN.com readers, is currently scheduled to ship on February 28, 2006. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is under license from the Hasbro Properties Group, the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS).

    Customers who preorder DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE: Stormreach will receive exclusive access to the game days ahead of the official release and a free Beta pass for up to 10 days to try the game (the Beta will be officially ending February 20, 2006). Customers will also be given a +1 in-game amulet for added defense during combat and a special limited-edition poster featuring the red dragon.

    Our Dungeons & Dragons Online team has been doing alot of hard work prepping the site. Go check it out and find out how to play the game!

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    Mon, Feb 13, 2006
    Awenyddion
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