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Posts tagged ‘Menace of the Underdark’

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Part 1 Interview with Fernando Piaz @ PAX East 2012 (Raw)

Many thanks to Steiner-D, our PAX East Contact! This interview took place on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The recording is very rough and no edits were made. We’ll try and do transcripts soon.

You can download the full MP3 HERE just right-click and save as!

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DDOcast 251

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online.

Episode  251 is ready! Here’s a LINK  to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

Hi Everyone! Join Sig & Anne as they discuss the latest news on MotU, U13 Patch 1, the latest Hotfix, some news from PAX East 2012, and announce the winner of our MOTU Giveaway!  We also have a Top Ten from Rheebus the Rogue.  No interviews with Turbine yet, but stay tuned!  We’ll update this feed with additional notes later!

DDOcast 251 - A DDO Podcast

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Dungeons & Dragons Online Underdark Tour


Read more at GameSpot >>

Here’s what we know from the video:

  • Traverse the Demon Web along The Weave, Lolth’s Domain
  • Head to Forgotten Realms and the land of Ferun
  • New Monsters: Driders, Swarm Hoard Spiders,  green dragons, and maybe even werewolves.
  • Druids have the following wild shape forms: wolf, winter wolf, dire bear, fire elemental, and water elemental
  • New spawn mechanic ensures “random” encounters; keeping combat interesting like a DM in a table top game
  • Visit the village of Evening Star
  • Work with a new faction called The Purple Knights
  • New Area called Kings Forest with random encounters

Here’s the full intro Video unadulterated:

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DDOcast 250 Part 2 Epic Celebration Continued!

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online.

Episode  250 PART 2 is ready! Here’s a LINK and ALTERNATE LINK to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

Hooray! 250 Episodes of DDOcast! Sig & Anne are joined by special guest, Jerry Snook. In this is our recording of our Livecast on Ustream on Sat, March 31, 2012. In this second part, we have the latest DDO Community News, plus interviews with Alex Haddox from Inside the Monastery, Skaggy of DDO Poetry Corner, Stiener-D, Ryz from OCD Gamer, Lifting the Viel’s Littlewind, Strype of Back to the Lab, Epic Ed’s Shamgar, and Premium Perspective’s Ecgric.

Thanks and Enjoy!
Anne & Sig

DDOcast Episode 250 Part 2 (03-30-2012)

0:00:16 Interview with Alex Haddox
0:13:09 More DDOcast Trivia
0:16:53 DDO Community News
0:24:48 DDO Poetry & Interview with Skaggy
0:35:57 DDOcast Commentary
0:36:51 Interview with Stiener-D
0:48:42 Interview with Ryz
1:01:59 Trivia Break
1:05:22 Interview with Littlewind
1:18:12 Interview with Strype’s Back to the Lab
1:31:26 Comentary Break: Challenge Quests
1:34:43 Interview with Shamgar
1:47:33 Interview with Ecgric
2:01:06 Honorable Mentions to more DDOcast Friends!
2:07:46 Closing

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TOTAL TIME: 2:10:26

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DDOcast 249

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online.

Episode 249 is ready! Here’s a LINK to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

This week Sig & Anne talk about the latest DDO news, answer some listener mail, and discuss tips to prepare for the comming changes to DDO. We also have another great segment from Shamgar in his latest Epic Education!

This episode’s music is…THE DEMI-HUMAN DRINKING SONG! By Dan Marcotte from his 2009 album MANTICORES AND OWLBEARS. You can purchase this album and more of Dan’s work on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby.

WIN A FREE COPY OF COLLECTOR’S EDITION OF MENACE OF THE UNDERDARK!

Just listen to this episode of DDOcast! But do it soon, your chance to win will end APRIL 6, 2012 @ 11:59PM PDT!

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DDOcast Episode 249 (03-17-12)

0:01:03 Intro
0:01:47 DDO News
0:10:30 Sponsor Break
0:12:28 Round Table: Prepare for Change!
0:23:30 Shamgar’s Epic Ed: TOD part 2
0:34:44 DDOcast news
0:37:53 Whatcha been doing in DDO?
0:43:38 DDO Community News
0:48:35 Lightning Post
0:54:44 General Gaming News
1:02:24 Closing

END

TOTAL TIME: 1:03:40

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DDOcast 248

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online – Eberron Unlimited.

Episode 248 is ready! Here’s a LINK to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

This week Sig and Anne talk DDO talk about U13, the Menace of the Underdark Pre-order Packs, and a Crunchy Bits TR Build. We’ve also got the latest from our segments crew: Ecgric’s Premium Perspective, Shamgar’s Epic Education, Rheebus’ DDO Top 10, and Strife’s Back to the Lab.

Today’s Music is…ROLL A D6…which is the brain child of Colorado filmmaker Connor Anderson wrote this song as a parody of Far East Movement’s LIKE A G6. For more info visit theirFacebook page of the same title. You can buy the single of ROLL A D6 on iTunes.

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DDOcast Episode 248 (03-05-12)

0:00:31 Intro
0:01:33 DDO News
0:12:15 Sponsor Break
0:13:42 Pre-Order MotU FAQ
0:36:10 Ecgric Premium Perspective
0:43:24 Shamgar’s Epic Ed
0:53:39 Rheebus’ Top 10
1:02:30 Lich Line Caller: Best PM Spells
1:11:31 Back to the LAB
1:16:18 What’s up in DDO?
1:21:21 Round Table: Update 13
1:30:25 DDO Community News
1:34:39 Lightning Post
1:41:50 Crunchy Bits: TR Elf Ranger/Fighter/Rog
1:56:20 General Gaming News
2:02:04 Closing

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TOTAL TIME: 02:03:40

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LINK for Update 13 Now Live as of Monday, Feb 27th

LINK for Pre-Order Menace of the Underdark

LINK for DDO’s Executive Producer Fernando Birthday Announcement

LINK for Thursday on March 1st Hot-Fix for Update 13

LINK for Hotix FAQ: Broken Six Year Old B-day Cakes & MotU Pre-Order Tickets

LINK for BUG: Epic Scrolls not Dropping

LINK for Official MotU FAQ

LINK for Eberron Chronicle

LINK for Ecgric’s MotU Cost Analyzer

LINK for Shamgar’s (PJS-Techie) MotU Pre-Order & Number Crunching (TP/$)

LINK for DDM’s Realm Now Updated with U13 Items & Quests

LINK for DDOcast gets a shout out in this week’s emailler from DDO/Turbine!

LINK for Order of the Stick Kickstarter

LINK for PAX East 2012 is a month away!

LINK for GenCon 2012 Passes and Tickets now on Sale!

LINK for Video games sales down, hobby games up in 2011

LINK for Dungeons and Dragons 1st Edition Reprint Covers Revealed

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DDO Update 13 + Menace of the Underdark Pre-orders!

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Menace of the UnderdarkDungeons & Dragons Online – Update 13: Web of Chaos

Serving as the prequel to DDO’s upcoming expansion, Menace of the Underdark, Update 13: Web of Chaos brings:

3 New Free Quests

  • The Lords of Dust: The Silver Flame must now contend with an uprising cult! Controlled by the Rakshasas, the cult of the Lords of Dust have one priority – free the ancient demons trapped in Khyber.
  • Servants of the Overlord: Venture deep down into Khyber and fight resistance as you attempt to thwart the Rakshasas from freeing the imprisoned “Spinner of Shadows”!
  • The Spinner of Shadows: Engage in an ambitious battle as you fight to hold off the release of the Spinner of Shadows! Though beware of thinking your task is over, for a menacing journey awaits.

Veteran Status (7)

  • Now start your new character at level 7 and gain a head start! Earn through favor or purchase in the DDO Store.

New to the DDO Store

  • Cloak of Resistance – Aid yourself in the defense of magic attacks and traps
  • Necklace of Protection – Increase your armor class by 1
  • +1 Elemental Touch Weapons – A full suite of level 1 weapons are now available
  • Use the Omnispell Dust and Omnispell Stone in place of the material component of any magic spell. Free up inventory space!

Official Update 13 Release Notes can be found here!

Menace of the Underdark Pre-orders!

Now through June 24th you can Pre-Order the latest Dungeons and Dragons Expansion, Menace of the Underdark:

$79.99 – Collector’s Edition – You will receive the Menace of the Underdark Expansion Adventure Packs, the Druid Class, Epic Destinies, and the Eveningstar Challenge Pack at launch, plus access to the following items that you can begin using immediately:

  • Greater Tome of Learning
  • Lesser Tome of Learning
  • 2,000 Turbine points
  • Veteran Status (Level 7)
  • Veteran Status (Level 4)
  • DDO Epic Classics Adventure Pack bundle
  • DDO Classics Adventure Pack bundle
  • Pre-Purchase Bonus Items!
  • Demonweb Spiderling Creature Companion
  • Druid’s Wolf Pup Creature Companion
  • Onyx Panther Cub Creature Companion
  • Elite Spider Cult mask cosmetic helmet
  • Figurine of Wonderous Power: Onyx Panther

$49.99 – Standard Edition – Menace of the Underdark Expansion Adventure Packs, the Druid Class, Epic Destinies, and the Eveningstar Challenge Pack at launch, plus access to the following items that you can begin using immediately:

  • Greater Tome of Learning
  • 1,000 Turbine Points
  • Veteran Status (Level 4)
  • DDO Classics Adventure Pack bundle
  • Pre-Purchase Bonus Items!
  • Demonweb Spiderling Creature Companion
  • Druid’s Wolf Pup Creature Companion
  • Spider Cult mask cosmetic helmet

$29.99 – Base Edition – You will receive the Menace of the Underdark Expansion Adventure Packs and Epic Destinies at launch, plus access to the following items that you can begin using immediately:

  • Lesser Tome of Learning
  • Pre-Purchase Bonus Items!
  • Demonweb Spiderling Creature Companion

Visit the following links for more info:

Menace of the Under Dark Pre-Order Pictures

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DDOcast 246

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online – Eberron Unlimited.

Episode 246 is ready! Here’s a LINK to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

We’re back and on the mend from illness and injury! And we also sound like we’re in a cave! (we moved our recording to a different room, and are in the middle of working on sound quality, so thanks for bearing with us.)

This week Sig and Anne talk about the latest DDO news as well as chat about the latest release notes on Update 13 form Lamannia. We also have a special interview on Marcy Rockwell’s latest DDO novel, Skein of Shadows, the prequel for Update 13 and Menace of the Underdark. We then answer a few emails from our listeners!

This Episode’s music is QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN FROG by Professor Elemental from his 2010 album THE INDIFFERENCE ENGINE. Professor Elemental is a steampunk and chap hop musical artist. You can buy his albums at http://www.professorelemental.com/

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DDOcast Episode 246 (02-11-12)

0:00:35 Intro
0:01:33 DDO News
0:08:34 Sponsor Break
0:09:26 U13 on Lamannia
0:35:52 Interview with Marcy Rockwell on Skein of Shadows
0:43:36 Whatcha been Doing?
0:47:07 DDO Community News
0:50:03 Lighting Post
1:00:52 General Gaming News
1:05:49 Closing

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TOTAL TIME: 1:07:53

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LINK for Update 13 now on Lamannia (for about two weeks now)

LINK for The Art of Lolth: Interview with Fred Fries

LINK for BUG: Cannot Repeat VON 5 + Work-Around Solution

LINK for BUG: Abbot 20th Raid End Reward Not Giving a Full Named Reward list

LINK for Omnispell Dust & Omnispell Stones

LINK for DDO Store Sales

LINK for Update 13 Release notes on Lamannia

LINK for Eberron Chronicle

LINK for Congratulations to Star on Argonessen for gaining Uber Completionist!

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LINK Marcy Rockwell’s Books on Amazon.com

DDOcast 246 - A DDO Podcast

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DDOcast 245

DDOcast is a weekly DDO podcast created by fans for fans! We discuss nearly everything related to Dungeons and Dragons Online – Eberron Unlimited.

Episode 245 is ready! Here’s a LINK to the episode – just left-click to play, right-click and ‘save as’ to download as an mp3. You can find DDOcast on iTunes, the Zune Marketplace and Cyberears.com.

What a news week! Druids, Pets, Underdark, Forgotten Realms! Join us for some talk on the latest DDO news! We also have a quick Year in Review of DDO in 2011. Ecgric’s also got a new Premium Perspective. And an all new Crunchy Bits, this time on the Basics of Base Attack Bonuses.

This episode’s music is CITY OF PHLAN composed by Seiji Toda for the 1988 Commodore64 8-bit video game, AD&D: POOL OF RADIANCE (developed by Strategic Simulations, Inc. — who was eaten by Ubisoft!) You may be able to find a copy of the game on an NES ROM or download a C64 simulator…somewhere.

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DDOcast Episode 245 (01-21-12)

0:00:41 Intro
0:01:58 DDO News
0:43:05 DDO 2011 Review
0:52:29 Sponsor Break
0:54:55 Premium Perpsective with Ecgric
1:04:45 More Expantion Talk
1:10:38 Whatcha been doing in DDO?
1:14:53 DDO Community News
1:21:37 Lighting Post
1:28:23 Crunchy Bits Live: Basics of BAB
1:44:34 Closing

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TOTAL TIME: 1:47:10

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LINK for Sign up for Mornlands (maybe for DDO:MOTU?!)

LINK for Update 13

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LINK for More Info on Update 13 & DDO Expantion

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LINK for Theris has put together a Windows 7 Theme Pack featuring DDO screenshots!

LINK for Tobril is organizing his latest in a series of new player raid training sessions for folks on Sarlona!

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LINK for Korthos Cast Episode 5

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We <3 Minsc & Boo!

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DDO Update 13 + DDO: Menace of the Underdark

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Menace of the UnderdarkBreaking news today for DDO! We’ve got Update 13 and a new DDO Expansion featuring the Forgotten Realms Setting and the Underdark! Looks like our www.ddo-motu.com speculation in episode 244 wasn’t too far off the mark!

Summary of New Features for DDO Sixth Birthday Update #13:

  • Release date is February 22nd!
  • New cosmetic pets!  – Like last year’s crafting system introduction, the cosmetic pet system will be rolled out over time.  Gotta collect them all!
  • A new  adventure pack that opens the door to the new storyline, Menace of the Underdark. This will serve as the beginning  of how Eberron and Forgotten Realms (Faerun) are connected.

DDO: Menace of the Underdark (DDO:MotU) Features:

  • DDO in a new campaign setting, Forgotten Realms! – You start in the village of Eveningstar and adventure through the surrounding King’s Forest wilderness in the nation of Cormyr
  • New Encounters with Drow and Lolth – But do they have Umber Hulks?
  • Finally, The Druid Class – you’ve been wanting it, now you get it! DRUIDS are HERE!
  • Level Cap Increased to 25 – True Epic Levels with character customization options to match your EpicWin-ness!
  • MotD is a premium expansion – The first actual paid for expansion for DDO. No word on cost yet.
  • Release date is This Summer – no exact day just yet!

Exciting news for DDO, especially in light of Wizards of the Coast’s D&D Next announcements!  Of course we’ll be talking about this on DDOcast 245!  Call us at 1-650-DDO-LICH or a message if you got questions or comments you’d like to share!

Also, starting today through Jan 22nd everyone gets 20% XP Bonus and 20% off on all XP Bonus Pots in game!

If you’d like more details here are some links:

And oh, here are those URL’s we found from last Podcast:

Lolth of the Drow