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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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Podcast

DDO Players News Special Table Of Ultimate Gaming Interview

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017

  We have a chat with co-founder Patrick Meyer, of Wood Robot, about their upcoming Kickstarter for the “Table Of Ultimate Gaming”   Audio Only Listen And...

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Dungeons & Dragons 5E

Lost Tales of Myth Drannor D&D Adventures League Book Coming

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

  Adventures League Admin Greg Marks has been “teasing’ someting on Twitter for awhile now.   What's that? Could it be MANY copies of Super Secret Project...

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Tabletop Games

Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars Legion

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017

  Games announcements tend to leak Before Gen Con, but Fantasy Flight always seems to keep 1 big thing under wraps, and this year was no exception.     Star Wars™:...

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Stranger Things Season 2 Full Trailer

Stranger Things Season 2 Full Trailer

Jul 22, 2017

  Today at San Diego Comic Con, Netflix premiered a new trailer for its highly anticipated second season of its supernatural show Stranger Things. And from what we’ve seen, there’s plenty more ‘80s nostalgia. Dragon’s Lair! Oh, how many quarters did I spend on that game. And whoever’s idea it was the use Michael Jackons Thriller with the...

Game of Thrones’ Comic-Con Trailer Teases What Is Coming

Game of Thrones’ Comic-Con Trailer Teases What Is Coming

Jul 22, 2017

  San Diego Comic is in full swing, and we keep getting teasers and news from all our favorite shows and movies, Game Of Thrones held a panel and got to show off a teaser of what’s coming up this season. This is the first time the show is running at the same time as Comic Con, it normally works out that the show is over and on hiatus, so we get a...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shelob Makes Her Debut

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shelob Makes Her Debut

Jul 21, 2017

  San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and with that comes all the panels, and the news that comes with them.  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have released a new trailer for the upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War online revealing that the infamous spider Shelob will appear in the game. Developed by Monolith Productions,...

The Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer Is Here

The Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer Is Here

Jul 21, 2017

  We have all waited and now we get our first looks at what it’s store for us, in Season 8 of the AMC show. And there is a head scratching ending, I mean a serious WTF is going here ending. First shown to the audience in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con.   An all-out war between the Saviors and Rick and his crew are teased in the trailer,...

Netflix Gives Us A Trailer For “Bright”

Netflix Gives Us A Trailer For “Bright”

Jul 21, 2017

  We have had some teasers and some hints of what was to come, but we are now getting our first look a the Netflix original movie Bright.   “Humans, Orcs, Elves… everybody is just trying to get along.”   Bright is set in a world where fantasy creatures, like orcs and fairies, live side by side with humans. Scott Ward (Will Smith) is partnered up...

Doctor Who RPG at Humble Bundle

Doctor Who RPG at Humble Bundle

Jul 21, 2017

  Some more Doctor Who news, this time on the gaming front, with a great bundle up for grabs over at Humble Bundle.     Starting at just $1.00 you can get a great collection of books     If you want even more books for $8.00   Or you can go for the full collection for just $15.00   That’s a ton of Doctor Who RPG Goodness...

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Jul 21, 2017

  Mayfair Games has a pair of animal-themed, family-friendly budget priced games coming, this September: Run Bunny Run and Food Chain. A limited supply of the games will debut at Gen Con. If you’re planning to attend Gen Con In August, there will be a limited supply of the games at the Mayfair booth, with wider distribution coming in Sept.  ...

Games Workshop Steam Sale

Games Workshop Steam Sale

Jul 20, 2017

  If you have wanted to jump on some of the Games Workshop video games, then now is your chance, as they holding what they are calling the “Skulls For The Skull Throne” Sale on steam.     The full catalog of Games Workshop will be up for grabs on sale, from Blood Bowl to Warhammer Quest     The sale runs NOW – Monday,...

Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Jul 20, 2017

  Cthulhu Wars is one of the most popular Cthulhu-based games out there. Petersen Games is looking to expand the game with a new faction, the Ancients, as well as a new map to fight over, plus extras for all the existing factions. As such, there’s a new Kickstarter campaign up to fund it. You can also pick up previous Cthulhu Wars items as part of the...

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 UPDATE – The Pre-Order period is now over direct from Green Ronin Publishing, but it’s still up on as an PDF only. or via Amazon (Hard Copy Only) or Drive Through RPG (PDF Only)     How do...

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.    ...