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  • RPG Vault takes a look at the status of Sigil's persistent state title currently progressing through beta toward a winter launch target

    RPG Vault has posted a second preview of the upcoming Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. Find out what they think...

    Brad McQuaid and his Sigil Games Online team will soon share their vision for massively multiplayer online role-playing, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, now in beta, with launch currently projected for sometime this winter. Groups of players will face testing but rewarding challenges as they explore a high fantasy world, the look of which was created by the late Keith Parkinson.

    Get clicking to see what they have to say about this upcoming game. Let us know what you think in our new Ten Ton Hammer Forums! Head over to Vanguard Ten Ton Hammer for all the latest news and information.

    Features, Previews
    Mon, Oct 09, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Ten Ton Hammer Blog Update for Monday October 9, 2006

    • Ganked! - The Prince of Civ4 - Ethec shares his late night encounters and frustrations with Civilization 4.
    • WTF? - Computer in Customs, 10 Hours of Sleep and I’m Getting Sick - Phil brings us up to speed on his adventures in life.
    • Not Funny…Ever - I’m Playing An MMORPG You Artard - Coyote is at it again! Today he is blown away by the South Park Episode that spoofs MMOs.

    Blogs
    Mon, Oct 09, 2006
    LadySirse
  • New Ten Ton Hammer Forums Released!

    The forums that service the internet's premier gold ad-free MMOG news and community network have a new home! We've corraled the separate forums from each of our community sites - World of Warcraft, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, Dungeons & Dragons Online, EverQuest II, EVE Online, Warhammer Online, and Gods & Heroes (with Lord of the Rings Online coming soon!) - and brought each of these forums under one vBulletin-powered roof with a single logon. Register today and join the excitement!

    News
    Mon, Oct 09, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Another 30 Minutes on Module 3 with Turbine

    In the wake of Ralsu's first Interview with DDO Lead Game Systems Designer David Eckelberry, the forums were ablaze with concerns about warforged and the changes coming in Module 3: Demon Sands. David visited with Ralsu again, and he had some big news.

    "You know, we were going to leak this to you today, so we may as well go ahead and tell you now. We're getting ready to upload to our Risia test server some special warforged changes for Module 3."

    Get clicking to read more! Do you have a need to share your thoughts with us? Head over to our new Ten Ton Hammer forums and speak up! DDO Ten Ton Hammer is your one stop site for all the latest news and information on all things DDO stop by today.

    Features, Interviews
    Mon, Oct 09, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Another 30 Minutes on Module 3 with Turbine

    In the wake of Ten Ton Hammer's first Interview with DDO Lead Game Systems Designer David Eckelberry, the forums were ablaze with concerns about warforged and the changes coming in Module 3: Demon Sands. David visited with our very own Ralsu again, and he had some BIG news.

    "You know, we were going to leak this to you today, so we may as well go ahead and tell you now. We're getting ready to upload to our Risia test server some special warforged changes for Module 3..."

    Want to know what revolutionary changes are coming to DDO's most misunderstood class? See Ralsu's interview at the DDO - Ten Ton Hammer Community Site to find out!

    Features, Interviews
    Sat, Oct 07, 2006
    Ethec
  • R.A. Salvatore keynote and Labyrinth of the Minotaur details highlight the Roundtable

    MMORPG.com has posted this preview of the latest Dark Age of Camelot's upcoming expansion, Labyrinth of the Minotaur. Find out what R.A Salvatore had to say...

    Last week, EA Mythic held their annual Dark Age of Camelot Roundtable event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event doubled as the official debut of Dark Age of Camelot: Labyrinth of the Minotaur, the first commercial product released since Electronic Arts acquired Mythic earlier this year.

    "The Cows Cometh", Labyrinth of the Minotaur Details

    The big news out of Las Vegas was the first in-depth details of Labyrinth of the Minotaur. The new features include one new race and class for all three realms, champion levels 6 through 10, mythical slots, a Minotaur relic system and the epic Labyrinth dungeon.

    Get clicking to read more. Are you looking forward to playing Lanyrinth of the Minotaur? Share your thoughts with us in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    News
    Fri, Oct 06, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Exclusive Interview: Dungeon Delving with Bill Fisher

    Remember back in the day when you used to feel a genuine tingle of fear when you entered a dungeon in your favorite MMO? Sigil, the developers of Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, has promised to bring back dungeon crawling, as well as the dungeon fear factor, in a big way. We interviewed Sigil Senior Game Designer, Bill Fisher, and came up with some intriguing details on dungeon delving.

    [Bill Fisher]: To put the fun, challenge, and scare-factor back [into dungeon crawls], we are making our NPCs a bit harder than some people today may be used to. Areas that cause you to bite it if you do not control your situation will be more common in Vanguard.

    We will continue to tweak the power of certain types of epic NPC spells that require you to counter or suffer horribly, melee stances that maim and debilitate the players that must be reacted to, the frequency of runners, early runners, and other situations that the players will actually need to pay attention to in the group settings.

    Keep reading to see what else Bill Fisher had to say. Head over to Vanguard Ten Ton Hammer for more news and information on all things Vanguard.

    Features, Interviews
    Fri, Oct 06, 2006
    LadySirse
  • News and Screenshots!

    Just in from the makers of Saga of Ryzom who just launched their newest expansion, Ryzom Ring, a new server has been added. A big thank you to the powers that be as well for this stunning new screenshot.

    Nevrax announced the opening today of an additional server for the massively-multiplayer online science fantasy role playing game (MMORPG) Ryzom and its groundbreaking expansion Ryzom Ring.
    This new server named “Cho” will offer to all the Ryzom new players a new virgin territory to conquer and control. It is international with English speaking customer support.

    Read the full press release for more details. Don't forget to share your thoughts with us on this and all your favorite MMOs in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Images, Media
    Thu, Oct 05, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Guild Wars Nightfall Debuts to Mass Acclaim and Record-Breaking Numbers in Weekend Global Event

    Hot off the wire is a press release from the makers of Guild Wars Nightfall. This announcement talks about their record breaking weekened event and how you can be a part of the upcoming Nightfall launch.

    "We knew we had struck a chord with our players as soon as the Nightfall World Preview Event got underway," said Mike O'Brien, co-founder of ArenaNet. "Their response has been amazingly positive to everything in the game; especially the Heroes." Heroes are a new feature of Guild Wars Nightfall. They are non-player characters integral to the storyline that players can customize and control throughout the game. "Heroes gain experience, follow player direction in battle, and can be equipped with skills, weapons, and even secondary professions of the player's choice, said O'Brien. "They are a wildly popular component to this game that we've spent significant time developing, and we're thrilled our fans have responded to it the way they have."

    Read the full press release to learn more details. Have you stopped by our Guild Wars Ten Ton Hammer Community site lately? Share your thoughts with us in the forums about the upcooming expansion.

    News
    Thu, Oct 05, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Find Out What The Players Think

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has been updated with a new batch of Beta Journals written by the players testing it. This batch of journals talk about the Hobbit experience.

    For today's batch of LOTRO Beta Journals, we asked our Beta participants to talk about the experience of playing as a Hobbit. Below are some of their impressions.

    Sign up for the LOTRO Beta Program, and a chance to start forming your own impressions! European players, sign up for the Codemasters Beta at http://www.lotro-europe.com.

    News
    Thu, Oct 05, 2006
    LadySirse
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