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DDO Digital Sales Suspended Until June 1st *Updated With A Response From Turbine*

Posted by on May 20, 2016

  UPDATE- I reached out to turbine for some a statement on this, and received this response  “This is being done so that we can import our key redemption process into the...

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Podcast

DDO Players News Episode 84 Drac’s Bucket List

Posted by on May 18, 2016

We chat Update 31 Release Notes, Named Loot, Proposed Crafting Changes. And Talk The Latest Role Playing And Tabletop News.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link...

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Seeing DDO

DDO Players Screen Shot Of The Week #50

Posted by on May 21, 2016

If you have a screenshot that you would like to see on the site, send it along with a caption and your character name to podcast@ddoplayers.com   Drac mourns the loss of a...

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Beyond DDO

Vikings Gone Wild The Board Game

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Vikings Gone Wild, a new deck-building/resource management board game up on Kickstarter from Lucky Duck Games. In the game, players are the heads of viking clans looking to show...

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Vikings Gone Wild The Board Game

Vikings Gone Wild The Board Game

May 24, 2016

Vikings Gone Wild, a new deck-building/resource management board game up on Kickstarter from Lucky Duck Games. In the game, players are the heads of viking clans looking to show that theirs is the most-worthy to the Norse gods. To do this, they’ll attack other players, build magnificent town halls and other buildings (used for both offense and defense), and...

DDO Players Poll – What Is Your Favorite Part Of Update 31: Gnomework

DDO Players Poll – What Is Your Favorite Part Of Update 31: Gnomework

May 21, 2016

  We would like to know what your favorite part of Update 31 is. You may vote for 2 choices in this poll, and you have until Monday May 23rd at 8:15 PM EST to vote!   What Is Your Favotire Part Of Update 31: Gnomework New Quest - Search and Rescue (46%, 21 Votes) Lag Fixes/Improvments (28%, 13 Votes) Fighter Kensei (17%, 8 Votes) Nothing! (17%, 8...

DDO Players Screen Shot Of The Week #50

DDO Players Screen Shot Of The Week #50

May 21, 2016

If you have a screenshot that you would like to see on the site, send it along with a caption and your character name to podcast@ddoplayers.com   Drac mourns the loss of a good coffin *Click For Full Size*...

How Are Board Games Made?

How Are Board Games Made?

May 20, 2016

  Have you ever wondered how all the board game we play are made? What goes into making all those pieces? Mayday games has posted a nice peek behind the curtain, in a video on YouTube, they take us inside the factory and we can see the secrets of manufacturing.         I found it amazing at fast they worked! What did you think about the...

DDO Digital Sales Suspended Until June 1st *Updated With A Response From Turbine*

DDO Digital Sales Suspended Until June 1st *Updated With A Response From Turbine*

May 20, 2016

  UPDATE- I reached out to turbine for some a statement on this, and received this response  “This is being done so that we can import our key redemption process into the in-game stores.”   In a post over on the official forums QuartermasterU posted yesterday evening that all online sales of DDO and DLC are suspended until June 1st We want to announce...

DDO Store Sales May 20th – 26th

DDO Store Sales May 20th – 26th

May 20, 2016

Free Sample Of The Week May 20th – 26th Lesser Slayer Count Boost Use Coupon Code SLYRBST 1/Account       True Hearts of Wood Drac Says – Reincarnation in your future? You need these Lesser Hearts Of Wood Drac Says – Reincarnation in your future? You need these Quest XP Elixirs Drac Says – Comes in handy Healing Items Drac Says – Comes in...

52% of Gen Con’s Industry Insiders this year are female.

52% of Gen Con’s Industry Insiders this year are female.

May 19, 2016

  We tend to not to get to “political” here at DDO Players, but sometimes something happens in our hobby that we need to talk about.     Each year Gen Con features 25 guests as their most important showcases, called the  Industry Insider Feature Presenters. These are the industry insiders that have been deemed important enough to put...

One Deck Dungeon: A First Look

One Deck Dungeon: A First Look

May 19, 2016

  Were you even in the mood for a dungeon crawl board game but not in the mood for the long setup time? One Deck Dungeon may be the answer. In this game, setup is simple: Choose your character (rogue, mage, warrior, or archer) Choose your dungeon (one of four) Shuffle the game’s single deck which contains the obstacles you will face. Wait, what about...

“Rage Of Demons” Free DLC Comes To Sword Coast Legends

“Rage Of Demons” Free DLC Comes To Sword Coast Legends

May 18, 2016

  Digital Extremes announced today that the Rage Of Demons Free DLC is now available for Sword Coast Legends. This update includes a new Drizzt-themed campaign, the new tiefling race, and the warlock class. “Dungeon Masters can also look forward to fresh and exciting campaigns, as the world of Sword Coast Legends just got larger, New dungeon and town...

DDO Players News Episode 84 Drac’s Bucket List

DDO Players News Episode 84 Drac’s Bucket List

May 18, 2016

We chat Update 31 Release Notes, Named Loot, Proposed Crafting Changes. And Talk The Latest Role Playing And Tabletop News.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN84.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (57.2MB)     YouTube Watch Links   Show Notes Game News Hotfix Release Notes Official...

Is Hasbro Planning Its Own Convention?

Is Hasbro Planning Its Own Convention?

May 17, 2016

  We normally don’t post or report on anything that is the rumor mill, but this is too interesting not to post!   Hasbro has filed for a new Trademark this week at the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Titled as HASBROCON, the trademark is described as : “Organizing and conducting conventions, exhibitions, fan clubs and gatherings for...

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Cooperative Deck-Building Game Coming From USAopoly

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Cooperative Deck-Building Game Coming From USAopoly

May 14, 2016

The forces of evil are threatening to overrun HOGWARTS’ castle in this new cooperative game! It’s up to four students to ensure the safety of the school by defeating villains and consolidating their defenses. Players take on the role of a HOGWARTS student; Harry, Ron, Hermione or Neville, each with his or her own personal deck of cards which is used to acquire...

DDO Players Interview With Game Designer Mark Rein-Hagen Of Make Believe Games

DDO Players Interview With Game Designer Mark Rein-Hagen Of Make Believe Games

May 13, 2016

  Mark Rein-Hagen is a role-playing, card, video and board game designer best known as the creator of Vampire: The Masquerade and its associated World of Darkness games. Along with Jonathan Tweet, he is also one of the original two designers of Ars Magica. A Short lived TV show Kindred: The Embraced based on V:TM was on for only 9 episodes, with Mark...

DDO Store Sales: May 13th – 19th

DDO Store Sales: May 13th – 19th

May 13, 2016

  Shared Bank Storage (First 20 slots)Drac Says – If your Not VIP, I recommend this! Character Bank Upgrades Drac Says – MAKE sure to get as many in game as you can FIRST Select Storage Bags Drac Says – MAKE sure to get as many in game as you can FIRST Shared Bank: Platinum Vault (First 20 slots)Drac Says – Free and Premium this is a good thing, as you can...

Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game Kickstarter Ending Soon

Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game Kickstarter Ending Soon

May 12, 2016

    We have been telling you about the Bloc by Bloc: The Insurrection Game kickstarter. We wanted to give you a update on the progress of the campaign. It’s at 5 days left (As of this posting) and they are setting at 596 backers With $34,142 pledged of $35,000 goal! They are less then 858. *Cue Europe’s Final Countdown*     If...

We Come in Peace Coming From Rather Dashing Games

We Come in Peace Coming From Rather Dashing Games

May 12, 2016

Rather Dashing Games will release a dice game called We Come in Peace at Gen Con this August. Ready your blasters and scramble your missiles in this game of exponential chaos! The Alliance of Six Planets has come to an end – and now you must do what it takes to defend your home world from the hordes of flying saucers that darken the skies and lay waste to your...

DDO Player News Episode 83 – Welcome To The Mushroom Grind

DDO Player News Episode 83 – Welcome To The Mushroom Grind

May 11, 2016

Update 31 is coming This week! (will be out by the time you hear this) We talk about what’s coming. We also talk about the Update 31 preview video and some news nuggets we gleamed from that. And of course, cover the latest Tabletop RPG and Board Gaming News!   Audio Only Listen And Download Link...

New Dungeons And Dragons Storyline To Be Reveled On June 1st

New Dungeons And Dragons Storyline To Be Reveled On June 1st

May 10, 2016

  On June 1, WOTC plans to stream  D&D Live from Meltdown featuring comedians playing through a brand new story with characters they’ve created with the D&D story team.   Alison Haislip (G4, Comedy Central) will serve as host for D&D Live from Meltdown, unveiling new D&D products and corralling the shenanigans on stage including...

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Mummy’s Mask Coming This Fall

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Mummy’s Mask Coming This Fall

May 10, 2016

Paizo Inc., publisher of the wildly popular Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, announces today the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Mummy’s Mask, the latest edition of the award-winning strategy card game, has been scheduled for an October 2016 release. Heroes will brave terrible guardians, foul cults, and the burning sands of the desert to stop the rebirth of an...

Update 31 Release Notes

Update 31 Release Notes

May 10, 2016

  The Release Notes For Update 31 Gnomework are now available Some the of highlights are:   Free Quests! Search and Rescue – An adventurer in Eveningstar learns the hard way to “never split the party!” While exploring an ancient tomb, her group get separated, and she needs your help to find them. However, it turns out the tomb is...