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  • Images, Media
    Fri, Dec 16, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • Oh what would you do for a klondike bar? Would ya.. would ya shoot someone?

    Wait! We're talking about the 100 Grand Cash Prize for the Guild Wars World Championship Games! NcSoft posted the official rules on the official website today.

    The Guild Wars 2006 World Championship series is an international event that culminates in a tournament that features $100,000 in cash, earned trips, and other great prizes for the top 6 finishers.

    Schedule

    The ladder season begins at 08:00 (a.m.) GMT on October 1, 2005 and ends at 08:00 (a.m.) GMT on January 1, 2006.

    Regional Playoff matches will take place from Saturday, January 7 through Saturday, January 14, 2006 in the time zone of each region.

    Matches will take place on weekends and on weekday evenings, during the time slots designated by ArenaNet.

    The World Championship will take place at the Taipei Game Show in Taipei, Taiwan, February 16 through 19, 2006.

    Be sure to read the rules and etc etc. What would you do with $100,000? I'd buy that life-size Peter Griffin doll I've had my eye on!

    The Coolest Guild Wars Site On The Net!

    Other Pertinent News and Stuff For Guild Wars

    News
    Fri, Dec 16, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • Happy Hour With NCsoft!
    And it wouldn't be happy hour without Auto Assault! Wait, why wasn't I invited?
    Oh, well... Sounds like GamerGod
    had a grand time!

    We had the distinct pleasure of attending the 2nd edition of the Roadhouse
    Happy Hour, hosted by NCsoft’s Valerie "Pann" Massey, the
    Auto Assault Community Coordinator. In attendance were several members of
    the press and Content Leads from the NetDevil offices, Adam “Snipehunter”
    Maxwell (Mutant), Chris “Ombwah” Holtorf (Human) and Hal “maRaider”
    Hanlin (Biomek).
    As we joined them on Margarita Monday, they appeared in a very decent mood
    and quite full of humor. The topics of the day were centered on two themes:
    How did the apocalypse begin and what would bring a player to side with a
    particular faction?. Little time was wasted as they launched into a tumultuous
    rendition of history from each perspective. They all agreed on the beginning
    and little else following. They told us that humanity had been living contentedly
    on earth prior to the meteor shower, which was not a meteor shower at all,
    but in fact pieces of alien space craft coming apart around the earth.

    Major props to Pann! She's my home girl!

    News
    Thu, Dec 15, 2005
    LadySirse
  • Get into the game that started it all! DDO is having an open stress test! Regsiter Here!

    The Dungeons & Dragons™ Online: Stormreach™ Stress Test Event is going very well and there are still registration keys available! Remember, you don’t have to be a paying subscriber to Fileplanet to get in the Stress Test Event. Just visit FilePlanet to sign up and download the Stress Test client. Players in the Stress Test will also have three opportunities to win spots in the regular DDO Beta during our nightly events. The events are detailed below:

    Wednesday, December 14 – 8pm until 10pm EST
    Let’s party! Turbine admins will be logged on during this event and giving out loot and spawning the occasional Beholder! We’ll also be giving away Beta spots at random to some players who are logged on during the event. We may even run some D&D trivia contests with Beta spots as prizes too. Beta spot winners will be contacted during the event in game and receive their Beta invitations next week. So log in, hang out with your friends, and be careful not to attract the attention of any Fire Giants you happen to see!

    Thursday, December 15 – 8pm until 10pm EST
    Help us help you! On this night we’re going to be stressing our in-game help system. Details for this event will be posted on the stress test forums and the stress test launcher on Thursday evening so be sure to keep an eye out for more information. Winners will be contacted via e-mail next week.

    Friday, December 16 – 6pm until 10pm EST
    The big event! During this event players will be asked to adventure in the many dungeons throughout Xen’drik. Turbine admins will be randomly teleporting to players who are in dungeons and giving away even more Beta spots! Winners will be contacted in-game and receive their invitation next week.

    So register now and don’t miss your chance to experience what PC Gamer calls “The MMO that changes everything!”

    Check Out the Best DDO Fansite in the Universe! Shayalyn's running this one now and it's filled with tons of great info!
    More News and Info on Dungeons and Dragons Online

    Beta, Official Announcements
    Thu, Dec 15, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • Blizzard has announced that they have opened the new PVP server Gul'dan! Yay! Maybe I'll get PK'd less! Heh probably not I'm the worst PVP'er ever.

    But more exciting that even that is A New Contest Announcement!

    Are you an aspiring filmmaker? If so, you're in the right place! The World of Warcraft Movie Contest sponsored by Xfire is a great way for up-and-coming directors to show off their moviemaking skills. We're looking for players to create movies, set in Azeroth, in three main categories: Dance, Comedy, and Drama. The content requirements for the movies are open-ended, as long as they're created in game.

    This contest runs from December 14, 2005 to January 21, 2006. Five prizes, such as Xbox 360 Premium game consoles, XFX GeForce 7800 GTX video cards (PCI-Express), and Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum sound cards, will be awarded for each of the three categories listed above. In addition, 10 prizes will be awarded for special categories, including: Best Picture, Best Dialog, Best Editing, and Best Music.

    You'll have to click on that picture below the dialogue for rules and prizes. Good Luck!

    No Need To Travel Any Further! Our TTH WoW Site Has Everything You Need!

    Other News and Info On WoW!

    News
    Thu, Dec 15, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • And without a "Thanks for all the fish!" even! I would say how rude but I fired it up and then promptly quit myself. Wired has a fabulous article on the mass exodus of players within the SWG Universe. No longer is it the complex challenging game that it used to be.

    You should read it, it's good.

    Get your Star Wars Galaxy Info and News Right Here!

    News
    Thu, Dec 15, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • A Short Q&A For Your Short Attention Span

    MMORPGDot.com
    has a short and sweet bit on Lord of the Rings Online from LotroSource.

    KhazadDum081389: Will any race or profession be able to tame a pet (like
    a ranger or an elf)? If so, what will be the kinds of pets you can tame?
    Chris Foster: Pets are definitely going to play a part in LOTRO. For specifics,
    you'll have to wait for more information on classes.

    News
    Thu, Dec 15, 2005
    LadySirse
  • Marvel Entertainment, Inc., NCsoft Corporation, NC Interactive, Inc., Cryptic Studios, Inc. Settle All Litigation

    AUSTIN, Texas, December 12, 2005—Marvel Entertainment, Inc., NCsoft® Corporation, NC Interactive, Inc. and Cryptic Studios™, Inc. are pleased to announce today that they have amicably settled all claims brought by Marvel and all claims brought by NCsoft, NC Interactive, Inc. and Cryptic Studios, Inc. The parties' settlement allows them all to continue to develop and sell exciting and innovative products, but does not reduce the players' ability to express their creativity in making and playing original and exciting characters. Therefore, no changes to City of Heroes® or City of Villains'™ character creation engine are part of the settlement. The parties have agreed that protecting intellectual property rights is critically important and each will continue aggressively to protect such rights in accordance with all applicable laws. While the terms of the settlement were not disclosed, all parties agree that this case was never about monetary issues and that the fans of their respective products and characters are the winners in this settlement.

    It's never about the money...

    All Your City of Heroes News and Info This Way

    News
    Wed, Dec 14, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • You know this game really NEEDED a new review. I tried playing it again recently and what I experienced went beyond confusion. *whisper* It was easier the other way *end whisper*

    Anyhoo, IGN does a marvelous job of explaining, critiquing and whatnot. They end up giving the game a 7.7/ 10. Not too shabby although nothing of supersonic stardom. For a game that's over it's prime it's a good score.

    Feel The Force This Way For SWG Info and News

    Reviews
    Wed, Dec 14, 2005
    Awenyddion
  • Stress Therapy With DnD Online: Stormreach?
    Now, close your eyes and picture yourself with your power animal. Good, now
    kill it and take its gold and buy some new armor! Blue's
    News Reports:

    D&D Online Stress Test

    Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach Stress Test is entering a second
    phase, a paid FilePlanet subscription will no longer be required to help ready
    the upcoming MMORPG for prime time. Word is: "The Dungeons & Dragons™
    Online: Stormreach™ Stress Test is available to all registered FilePlanet
    members, with or without a paid subscription on Tuesday, December 13 through
    Saturday, December 17. FilePlanet members with a paid subscription will have
    access to the exclusive high-resolution client. Members without a paid subscription
    will have access to the standard client." Sign ups are being accepted
    on 3D Gamers and FilePlanet.

    News
    Tue, Dec 13, 2005
    LadySirse
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