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Sticky: DDOCast 391 – DDO Debates: U27 & XP Changes

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Its another DDO Debates hosted by Turbine’s Community Manager Cordovan with DDOCentral, Kantouch & Shamgar debating U27 & the XP changes! We also hit the game news and give a snapshot into the DDO community!

NOTE: these answers are before the changes went live and are our perceptions leading up to launch.

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DDO Debates – 1:40
-Do we like the XP changes? Will it encourage grouping/raiding? – 4:34
-Should we be allowed to turn off bravery streak? – 16:20
-What U27 feature is the best change/addition to the game? – 23:09
-Which U27 item is the best item? – 30:19
-What kind of warlock should be your first? – 37:14
-What damaging or enemy-debuffing on-hit weapon proc or special effect do you feel is the most useful in DDO? – 44:30
-What monster do we want to see added to DDO? – 52:32
News -1:02:19
Lightning Post – 1:36:19
Closing – 1:36:57

U27 Lammania Release Notes
DDO Chronicle 151
U27 Preview Video
DDO Gamer:Close Look at Charisma Skills
Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge
Lessah’s Challenge Tutorials: Moving Targets
Pax Prime 2015 Gather for Buffs

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DDOCast 390 – Raid Ready

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Voodu, Steiner-Davion and Kantouch join Shamgar for a discussion about how to prepare yourself for the raiding scene by getting Raid Ready! We also cover the latest game news, U27 info, & community news!

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Raid Ready – 2:43
News – 1:05:02
Lightning Post – 1:31:42
Closing – 1:37:32

Tactilicious & Craftilicious: Understanding Warlocks
Tactilicious & Craftilicious: U27 Raid Loot
DDO Gamer: Jack Jibbers Blade
Axel DDO: New Raid Thoughts
Challenge Tutorial: Short Cuts
Geek Mom: Cleric’s Thoughts on Death XP Changes
DDO Player’s Poll: Favorite Race
Shamgar’s Epic Education

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DDOCaSplat! 33 – How to Split the Party

The Splat Pack finishes off level 10 with adventures into Stormcleave, Stromvauld’s Mine & the Caverns of Korromar! Along the way we learn the proper way to split a party! — Watch live at http://www.twitch.tv/ddocast

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DDOCast 389 – Conventional Survival

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Damsel & Cocktail Hour co-host Lessah & DDO Player’s News co-host Draculetta Chat about how to survive at conventions with host Shamgar.

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Conventional Survival – 3:34
Kids & Conventions – 49:35
News – 1:26:55
Post & Closing – 1:45:02

Update 27 Release Notes
DDO Chronicle 150
Seattle Times: Battling Ticket Bots
DDOGamer: The Battle of the Character Planners
Geek Mom: Teaching Kids MMOs
Dan Kimber: House C Challenge Weapons

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DDOCaSplat! 32 – Traps, Puzzles & Champions Oh My!

The Splat pack finishes Cult of the Six & Xorian Cipher dodging traps, solving puzzles and dying to champions along the way!

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DDOCaSplat! 31 – Mikar’s 10 Week Challenge: Week 10 Devil’s Assault

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 10: Devil’s Assault Elite (level 18) – At the time of completion the lowest level of completion was 7.  I gave 6 a few tries but decided to jump up to 8 to flesh out my particular build better.  It means giving up 2 points or more, but I’m already far enough back its not really a big deal. And I wanted to not be in there all night.  I completed my first real attempt (i forgot ship resists the first time and went suicidal).

The first wave proved to be a little challenging depending on the run. It consistently had the highest number of champions. Luckily they didnt get any dangerous buffs.

Wave 2 was when i learned that the archers are a priority target as they were doing more damage – presumably they were doing evil damage. The bezekiras were also dangerous but I was able to handle a few trips.

Wave 3 introduced fire elementals.  They ultimately proved to be less dangerous than the archers except the champion.

Wave 4 introduced some casters, but they proved to be a non issue.  I prioritized them and kited the orthons and devils.  The orthons did a little damage with their repeaters but not too much.

Wave 5 was when things started getting sporting. I ran into some extra challenges.  First, the casters were now real casters with disintegrate and magic missile – which my warlock shield didn’t block and was an unexpected problem. Second, my ship resists wore off and I had forgotten resist energy potions.  I was able to compensate for the fire elementals with cold shield potions.  I chose not to kill them in fear of a champion fire elemental which I think was a solid choice.  Thirdly, gear started breaking including my lifeshield docent!  Ultimately my dwindling stash of healing potions carried the day.

My build was 3 warlock (with the aura and cleavish blast), 3 paladin (defender), and 2 arty using repeaters and rune arms. It proved an effective combo.

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DDOCaSplat! 30 – Necromancer’s Doom

The Splat pack finishes Delera’s Tomb and Greymoon and starts on Cult of the Six!

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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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