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Could This Be The Ravenloft Pricing?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017

  Today over on the Lord Of The Rings Online (LOTRO) side of SSG, they announced the pricing for Pre-Orders for the upcoming Mordor expansion. Our sister site LOTRO Players...

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DDO Players News Episode 141 – The RNG STILL Hates Drac!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017

  We talk about the update 1 to U36 and our plans for Gen Con!   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN141.mp3Podcast:...

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D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017

  A 20% increase in game sales over the same quarter last year drove growth for Hasbro in its Q2 report. Dungeons & Dragons got a special shout-out from CEO Brian Goldner...

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D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017

  A 20% increase in game sales over the same quarter last year drove growth for Hasbro in its Q2 report. Dungeons & Dragons got a special shout-out from CEO Brian Goldner...

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DDO Players News Episode 140 – I Want A Mini Strahd

DDO Players News Episode 140 – I Want A Mini Strahd

Jul 19, 2017

  We talk about Update 36, Ravenloft and Gen Con   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN140.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (80.4MB)   YouTube Watch Links   Game News Update 36:Duel for the Underdark Release Notes Update 36 Named Item Information The DDO Chronicle: Issue 242...

Gen Con 50 Sells Out Of Saturday Badges

Gen Con 50 Sells Out Of Saturday Badges

Jul 18, 2017

  Well, your chances of attending Gen Con 2017 is now down by another day. We all ready told you that the 4 day badges SOLD OUT.  And Saturday was the next to go, well that time is now here.     So that means “The Best Four Days In Gaming” is now down to “The Best 3 Days In Gaming” if you have not bought your badges yet, as the only...

Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting D&D 5E Pre-Order Now Available

Critical Role: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting D&D 5E Pre-Order Now Available

Jul 17, 2017

  We told you it was coming out at Gen Con 50. And that you could pre-order soon, well soon is now! As the Pre-Orders for the book went LIVE today     How do I pre-order the Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting  from Green Ronin? Visit the Green Ronin Publishing Online Store. We have three options for pre-ordering from us, so there are three different...

Spiel And Kennerspiel des Jahres Winners Announced

Spiel And Kennerspiel des Jahres Winners Announced

Jul 17, 2017

  The winner for the Spiel des Jahres, game of the year, is the tile laying game, Kingdomino by Bruno Cathala.     The game is available now at your  FLGS or Amazon so you can add this to your gaming library today.   and last but not least, is the the winner of the Kennerspiel des Jahres, connoisseur/expert game of the year, which is EXIT...

New Doctor Who Teased By The BBC, And Something Is Different

New Doctor Who Teased By The BBC, And Something Is Different

Jul 16, 2017

  So, let me get this out of the way right now, I know this news is all over the interwebs, but if you want to wait for the Christmas episode to find out the identity of the new doctor, then I suggest you stop reading this post right here and now. Because as River Song says :     This is your last chance to bail out before I tell you.  ...

Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West

Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West

Jul 15, 2017

  President Dracula, that has a nice ring to it, I’d vote for him. Well you know Vampires and all that 🙂     It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America. In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count’s thralls assassinated President Lincoln and...

Tunnels & Trolls Adventures to Launch on August 17th

Tunnels & Trolls Adventures to Launch on August 17th

Jul 14, 2017

  MetaArcade will be launching Tunnels & Trolls on August 17th to coincide with its presence at Gen Con 50 in Indianapolis. It will be launched on the App Store and Google Play on the 17th and later for PC / Mac / Steam. Tunnels & Trolls Adventures is a dungeon crawling RPG experience that brings new and classic quests to life from Tunnels &...

Could This Be The Ravenloft Pricing?

Could This Be The Ravenloft Pricing?

Jul 12, 2017

  Today over on the Lord Of The Rings Online (LOTRO) side of SSG, they announced the pricing for Pre-Orders for the upcoming Mordor expansion. Our sister site LOTRO Players has all the juicy details on that. You might asking yourself, Drac why are you posting about LOTRO over here on DDO Players! Simple, we have Ravenloft coming, we know that it’s...

DDO Players News Episode 139 – Crickets & Tumbleweeds

DDO Players News Episode 139 – Crickets & Tumbleweeds

Jul 12, 2017

  This week we are joined by Patrick from DDOCast.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN139.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (56.8MB)   YouTube Watch Links   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week NOW – July 13th Light Spell Point Potion x10 with the Coupon Code MOREPOW...

Wild West Online Shows Off First Gameplay Video

Wild West Online Shows Off First Gameplay Video

Jul 11, 2017

  We have finally got our  very first game play video from the game that shows off a pretty sweet looking  old west world. The video features 6 minutes of game play action from the earliest moments in the world. The video shows off quite a few things you will see in the game. Some of the features you’ll see include: Reading the newspaper where player...

Stranger Things Season 2 Is Coming Sooner Then We Thought

Stranger Things Season 2 Is Coming Sooner Then We Thought

Jul 11, 2017

Netflix is returning to Hawkins, Indiana, a little sooner than expected. The streaming service has unveiled a new teaser poster and 25-seccond teaser trailer for the second season of Stranger Things that, in addition to offering another chilling glimpse of the enormous monster, announce a new release date: Oct. 27. The previous date was Oct. 31.    ...

D&D Icons of the Realms: Classic Creatures Box Set

D&D Icons of the Realms:  Classic Creatures Box Set

Jul 7, 2017

  WizKids is doubling down with there Pre-Painted Minis, they are offering and going back to the roots of D&D  with the D&D Icons of the Realms:  Classic Creatures Box Set, releasing in November.     The Classic Creatures Box Set features an assortment of monsters from the very early days of Dungeons & Dragons, with nine creatures...

A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch

A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch

Jul 7, 2017

  Brace yourself, winter is coming!   Fantasy Flight Games announces a new game set in the bountiful world of Westeros; A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch. This will be a standalone game of resource gathering and trading that is familiar to those that know the classic game Catan, but will offer many differences inspired and adapted...

Adventures in Middle-earth 5E – Rhovanion Region Guide Now Available

Adventures in Middle-earth 5E – Rhovanion Region Guide Now Available

Jul 7, 2017

  If your a fan of the Cubicle 7’s Adventures In Middle-earth for D&D 5E, you have a great new source book for you to use in your games.   Follow the Anduin river down from the chill springs of the Misty Mountains to the southern edge of the Wild! Explore the dread forest of Mirkwood, running from the lonely thickets of the north to the very...

Gen Con 50 Sells Out of 4-Day Badges

Gen Con 50 Sells Out of 4-Day Badges

Jul 6, 2017

  We told you it was going to happen! Today Gen Con sent word that it has officially sold out of 4 day badges for Gen Con 50.     Sales of single-day badges (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Family Fun) will continue at gencon.com, though supplies are limited. The company urges those interested in attending to purchase these badges soon, as...

Elder Scrolls Online “ESO Plus” Free Event

Elder Scrolls Online “ESO Plus” Free Event

Jul 5, 2017

  From NOW- July 10th, The Elder Scrolls Online will be hosting an ESO Plus bonus event that will offer special rewards for current ESO Plus members, as well as a free trial of the optional service to all ESO players.  The event started today at 10 a.m. ET and ends on July 10th at 11:59 p.m. ET.     ESO Plus is an optional subscription for The...

Assassin’s Creed Anime In The Works

Assassin’s Creed Anime In The Works

Jul 5, 2017

  The same producer behind Netflix’s upcoming new Castlevania animated series, Adi Shankar, has announced that he is also developing an Assassin’s Creed anime series with Ubisoft.     Here’s the announcement that Shankar made on Facebook: “I’m happy to let you guys know that I’ve selected my next project! I...

DDO Players Episode 138 – It’s Pineleaf’s Fault

DDO Players Episode 138 – It’s Pineleaf’s Fault

Jul 5, 2017

  We talk about Update 36 on Lamannia, And the gathering for buffs event at Gen Con 2017! Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN138.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (57.7MB)     YouTube Watch Links       Game News U36 Lamannia Release Notes   Community News Lessah:...

Albion Online Beta Winding Down

Albion Online Beta Winding Down

Jul 3, 2017

  Today the producers of Albion Online sent word that the beta is coming to end, and the launch of the game is incoming soon.     Two weeks from today on July 17, Sandbox Interactive’s fantasy MMORPG ‘Albion Online’ will officially launch on PC, Mac, Linux, and Android giving users the chance to kick off their journeys in earnest. In preparation...

Live Action Death Note Trailer

Live Action Death Note Trailer

Jul 2, 2017

  Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Death Note now has a full-length trailer, giving fans of the original anime and manga a sense of what is in store, after a teaser trailer was released last month. The trailer focuses on Light Turner, a high school student who comes across a notebook that gives him the ability to kill whomever he wishes without leaving...