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Sticky: DDOCast 388 – Questions with Samius

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Samius Gurobo joins Shamgar as we tackle some listener questions, update 26.1 news & community news!

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Have you checked out our Summer Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza? We are giving away 11,000 Turbine Points, 2 Otto Boxes, & more prizes!

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How do you get your spouse to play with you – 3:54
Avoiding TR fatigue – 12:12
Caster Levels – 23:55
Spell DCs – 29:25
How to approach Puzzles – 35:41
If we started over what would we do different – 46:08
Fighter vs Paladin Defenders – 54:15
Why Epic Reincarnated – 1:01:52
News – 1:07:22
Lightning Post – 1:30:18
Closing – 1:33:47

Update 26 patch 1
DDO Chronicle 148
DDO Chronicle 149
DDO Gamer: Geoff Builds a Warlock
Dungeonraider: Tyrnie Journal #3
Dan Kimber: Heroic Elite LoB & MA
Axel DDO: Increasing Survivability
Axel DDO: DDO Needs a Mythic Difficulty
Tactalicious & Craftalicious: Why I like Cannith Crafting
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DDOCaSplat! 29 – Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge: Week 9 What Goes Up

MikarDDO has set forth a 10 week challenge to complete dungeons on as low a level as possible in both groups and solo play. In this DDOCaSplat! special, you can watch Shamgar attempt to complete these challenges.

Week 9: What Goes Up Heroic Elite at level 15 – This challenge wasn’t as difficult as it sounds.  Lots of running and shooting took care of most of the quest.  Once I moved outside I did fall through the glacier leading me to run to certain working areas to kite/kill.

I did run into a little trouble with a pack of Orc battle clerics in that they were healing each other faster than I could kill them.  Archer’s focus turned out to be the key to overcoming that hurdle.

The end fight was mostly a matter of finding the non respawning mobs that needed to die and pulling them with as few extra guys as possible.  The shadovars were dangerous but ultimately turned out to be a non-issue.  They did use disintegrate but i mostly dodged it and saved the rest.  I was also able to get a lot of shots into the main boss before the final phase so when a mob of orcs came I was able to single him out and finish him off without dealing with the orcs…a nice bonus since I was already up to 2.75 hours…

And yes I totally cheeseballed the flight pillars.

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DDOCaSplat! 28 – Dear Diary

The Splat Pack takes on the Pit and parts 2 & 3 of Delera’s Tomb! Along the way we discuss the right way to go in the Pit, Lessah’s poor puppy, and numerous dear diary references!

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Sticky: DDOCast 387 – Weapon Styles

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Steiner-Davion & Shamgar give a rundown of the various weapon styles in DDO and give some tips and ideas for being more effective with them.  We also cover the release of Update 26: Warlock’s Legacy!

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Weapon Styles – 3:30
News – 1:05:56
Lightning Post – 1:30:48
Closing – 1:34:25

Update 26: Warlock’s Legacy Release Notes
DDO Chronicle 147
DDOCast Summer Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza
Updated Character Planner
DDO Players: Have you pulled a named from ToEE?

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DDOCaSplat! 27 – Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge: Week 8 Eveningstar Challenges

MikarDDO has set forth a 10 week challenge to complete dungeons on as low a level as possible in both groups and solo play. In this DDOCaSplat! special, you can watch Shamgar attempt to complete these challenges.

Week 8: Eveningstar Challenges – This week’s challenge is to run The Great Tree, Daybreak Ritual, and Fight to the Finish challenges – 1 of each of the Eveningstar Challenge maps.  Scoring this round is (Challenge Level + stars)*100 + score – which turns out to be a pretty darn good metric.  It clearly favors running as high a level as possible but that’s kind of the point of the challenge.

I am already far enough behind in points to be out of serious running.  I’ve also sunk more time in these than I was intending, so its all for personal enjoyment and satisfaction at this point.  The goal this week was to hit 8 points for each, which was GT 7200, DR 3200, FttF 3000.

00:06 – Daybreak Ritual – Official Score: 3494 – Level 30 @ 3 stars – Again the primary goal here is to keep aggro on me not the people/ward I’m trying to protect.  It proved to be simple enough that I was able to sneak away periodically and upgrade the ballistas for a bonus star. With the scoring method, I really only needed to get the 1 star for completion at level 30, but I got 2 more and moved on after a successful first run.

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11:56 – Fight to the Finish – Official Score: 3092 – Level 25 @ 2 stars – This was the most difficult of the 3 since again, my build is not exactly a killing machine.  I moved some enhancements around for additional offense but it proved to be not enough to get even the 1 star at level 30. I downgraded to level 25 and was just able to pull in 2 stars which when combined with my points was enough to put me over the 8 point mark.

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24:32 – Great Tree: Official Score: 7128 – Level 30 @ 3 Stars – This Challenge is relatively easy, even on level 30.  Its more about keeping aggro off the trees, particularly the life trees, and getting the 3 life trees upgraded as soon as possible. You can upgrade the trees at 50 energy (as opposed to 80 like it says).  Ultimate the only real difficutly came in killing the bosses, which my build is short of being able to achieve being built more for surviving than offense. Since the 7200 required killing more than I could achieve on level 30 I moved on.

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DDOCast 386 – Challenges

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Cordovan, Lessah, & Geoff join Shamgar for some tips, tricks and an overview of challenges! We also cover the week in news and give a shout out to several other DDO community endeavours!

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Challenges: Overview – 2:38
Challenges: House C – 21:24
Challenges: EStar – 1:02:16
News – 1:20:02
Lightning Post – 1:44:36
Closing – 1:49:33

DDO Chronicle 146
DDO CTH 86
Edrique: Usefulness of Cannith Crafting
Gingerspyce: Guide to SP Regen Items
Guild Feud 2 Results

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DDOCaSplat! 26 – House P Sports Radio

The Splat pack (minus Lessah) heads to House Phiarlan including Tear of Dhakaan & Gwylan’s Stand. Along the way we get side tracked and talk about sports ball!

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DDOCaSplat! 25 – Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge: Week 7 In the Demon’s Den

MikarDDO has set forth a 10 week challenge to complete dungeons on as low a level as possible in both groups and solo play. In this DDOCaSplat! special, you can watch Shamgar attempt to complete these challenges.

Week 7: In the Demon’s Den – Another Marilith.  Well at least this one isnt accompanied by crippling archers and I’m a little better prepared build wise & I have more levels to play with.  As expected the speed boost from defender largely kept me out of range of the marilith and she doesnt do near the damage that the DQ did.  This was largely an affair spent clearing trash in all 3 paths then painstakingly pulling the 3 ritualists back to the center since they had to all die together.  That was really the only painful part, well besides the constant dispelling.  I did a fantastic job of prepping them and once they were dead it was just a matter of time til victory.  There were a few sporting moments (4 casters all of whom can cast disintegrate makes for an interesting game of tag).  In the end though, the most harrowing point was making sure all the efretti died together.

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DDOCast 385 – DDO Debates: Warlock Preview

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We ask our panel of guests several questions about the upcoming warlock class and then ask them a few more questions to debate! Featuring from Damsels of DDO: Mythery, Vooduspyce, & Chai!

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DDO Debates – 1:32
-Are we excited about warlocks? – 3:07
-What warlock ability are we most looking forward to? – 6:18
-What warlock pact do you like on paper the best? – 12:14
-Should warlocks have alignment restrictions? – 15:28
-Do we really need warlocks? Should they have chosen a different class? – 18:28
-Should Hirelings be allowed in raids? – 22:07
-Should you stay with a slow inactive higher level guild or join a more active lower level guild? – 22:38
-What would we like to see for a 3rd Druid tree? – 32:42
-Are we concerned that infinite crisis is shutting down so quickly? – 45:14
-What group of movie/tv characters would you want to watch play DnD? – 54:00
News – 1:00:53
Closing – 1:27:42

DDO Chronicle 145
DDO Gamer: Warlock Preview
DDO Gamer: Eldritch Blast Preview
DDO Gamer: Fire Peaks
Tactilicious & Craftilicious: Warlock Preview
Warlock Legacy Preview Video
Ironblaze: Raging & Runearms
Vooduspyce: Von 4 Puzzle Solution
Axel Warforged Enhancement Tree Review
Massively OP: Why Care About Infinite Crisis Shutting Down

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DDOCaSplat! 24 – Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge: Week 6 Madstone Crater

MikarDDO has set forth a 10 week challenge to complete dungeons on as low a level as possible in both groups and solo play. In this DDOCaSplat! special, you can watch Shamgar attempt to complete these challenges.

Week 6: Madstone Crater – This was by far one of the easier challenges yet set forth.  Guarding the giants isnt really that tough, you just need to keep everything off them.  That is far easier to achieve by kiting instead of killing since you dont need to get their aggro multiple times.  I had a little trouble at the 3rd seer, but not much.  Even the final boss proved to be surprisingly easy.

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