DDO Players News Episode 68 Strahd’s Revenge



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On the show this week, we cover the producer’s letter and the release notes for Update 29 Patch 1. And the day that Drac has been waiting for has finally gotten here! Ravensloft is coming officially to 5E and we have the details!


Game News

DDO Producer’s Letter

Update 29 Patch 1 Release Notes

Applications for the 2015 DDO Players Council Open Now

2015 Player Council Redux Thread

Massively OP Article About Gnomes/10th Anniversary

The DDO Chronicle: Issue 174
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DDO Players News

DDO Players Poll – What Fantasy Book Or Movie Would You LIke See Converted Into A Quest Chain?


Bonnie Bew


Discworld is winning!!! All the votes for Discworld! Oh, wait, I was the first to vote. Nevermind.




The Shining.


Curtis Lusk


The Chronicles of the Black Company


Francis Wright




Brac Barefeet


The Malloreon series, By David Eddings




“The Black Cauldron” and “Fire and Ice” cartoons.


From The Dungeon

Ravenloft Returns! Curse Of Strahd Coming In March

Wizards of the Coast launches Dungeon Masters Guild

Adventurers League Adventures Now Available To All

Fantasy Grounds Updated To Include DND 5E SRD

Green Ronin’s 2016 Plans


On The Table Top


Week in DDO


Drac Week




Rogue Lvl 21


Menace of the Underdark: The Darkening (With Bonnie Bew) *On Hard*

  • Impossible Demands
  • The Unquiet Graves
  • The Lost Thread (Boss Bugged Out, Could Not Finish)


The Mask of Deception (On Hard)


Shadar-Kai Lvl 18


The Devil’s Gambit (On Hard) (No Drops)


  • Tavern Brawl
  • Grim and Barett
  • Subversion
  • Multitude of Menace


Warlock Lvl 9


Ranger 15 (Deepwoods Stalker)


Warlock Lvl 7 (Great Old One/Tainted Scholar) (Lessah’s The Fanservice Experiment)


The Seal of Shan-To-Kor

  • The Cloven-jaw Scourge: Blockade     (On Elite)
  • The Cloven-jaw Scourge: The Caverns of Shaagh (On Hard)
  • Halls of Shan-To-Kor (On Hard)

My first death! Ah Ah Ah! 12 more to go! Fire Trap got me.


Ranger/Rogue Lvl 19  With Pineleaf

The Shroud With Bonnie Bew

Could Not Fill Out LFM, So we decided to 3 man it. Video is on my YouTube Page!



WolfLock Lvl 18


Outside Of DDO


Sword Coast Legends Continued On With The Main Story



  • Ranger To Lvl
  • Created  Tiefling Warlock Reached Lvl 6


Pineleaf Week


On Artificer 19 with Drac and Bonnie

The Vale of Twilight

  •         Took a guided tour through The Shroud

Ranger – Level 2-3

Korthos Island

  • Misery’s Peak
  • Gained enough Xp to level but I chose to postpone leveling


The Harbor

  • Information is Key (Stayed at 2 to run this at level)
  • Leveled to 3 at this point
  • Garrison’s Missing Pack
  • An Explosive Situation
  • The Butcher’s Path
  • The Smuggler’s Warehouse



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Featured Comments


FuzzyDuck 81 Left a comment on our last episode

Good luck with building your greensteel crossbow – heroic greensteel is a beloved old crafting system that lets you make some really nice gear – not necessarily phenomenal on your 1st life due to the time needed to gather everything to craft it, but it’s only very recently that some of the new named items have caught up, and being able to pull the greensteel out of the bank is one of those “ohh yes” moments when you’re levelling a TR.

I recommend looking into working on either rad2 (radiance) since that has a no-save blindness effect on critical hits (incidentally better than the new legendary greensteel which is a flat 5% chance on any hit), or ooze2 since that has a chance (2% or soi think) on any hit to spawn a black pudding – great for repeater-users due to the firing rate & particularly for artificers if you use your dog since augment summoning & similar effects will boost those too & it’s just fun being able to dispatch the dog & the squelchy horde against your foes, even if they aren’t doing much damage at higher levels, at the very least they gunk the place up pretty effectively to stop enemies from getting to you while you pewpew them safely from range.




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