dungeons and dragons online

Official Site: Dungeons and Dragons Online
Studio: Standing Stone Games, formerly Turbine/WB Interactive Entertainment; published by Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: February 28, 2006
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Massively OP Podcast Episode 238: Ten years of free-to-play

Justin and Bree discuss DDO, Bless, Book of Travels, Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, WoW Classic & Retail, Guild Wars 2, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on static endgames and genre labels.

Dungeons and Dragons Online dishes out anniversary gifts

While we usually convene here at Massively OP to discuss game launch anniversaries, today we have something slightly different: the launch of a business...

Dungeons and Dragon Online pumps out a Sharn-themed adventure pack

It's Patch Day for Dungeons and Dragons Online. So what does the GM have planned for adventurers in Eberron? Why, it's a...

The Stream Team: Beginning Dungeons and Dragons Online on Korthos

As Massively OP's MJ starts regular Dungeons and Dragons nights on OPTV, she felt it was a perfect time to start DDO from the...

The Daily Grind: Which class would you just love to port from one MMO to another?

Earlier this summer, Standing Stone Game announced a brand-new and unique class for Dungeons and Dragons Online: the Alchemist. No, it's not just...
Oh, this... keeps my feelings where they were before, really.

Global Chat: MMO roleplaying explained for the rest of us

Game designer Brian Green has been on a writing streak as of late with a whole series of blog posts about roleplaying in...

Desert Oasis: First impressions of Black Desert on the PlayStation 4 (and the PS Vita too!)

I needed a break from Black Desert after that disappointing enchant session I recounted in the last edition of the Desert Oasis column....

One Shots: My other car is a ravenous dragon

Sure, in your normal, mundane life you drive a Prius hatchback, but in your virtual existence, you enjoy a ride that's a bit more...

Massively Overthinking: Problematic faves in MMOs

A while back, a reader suggested that it was impossible for a fan who loves something to recognize its shortcomings, and I was taken...
This took some work.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that flirted with permadeath

This month, Dungeons and Dragons Online will be venturing where many MMORPGs have feared to tread: into the realm of officially supported...
It's official, I can't tell the difference between this and TERA now.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 234: ArcheAge’s game changer

Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge Unchained, WoW Classic, No Man's Sky, DDO, Neverwinter, and Elder Scrolls Online, with mailbag topics on the future of MMOs and the silent majority MMO playerbase.

The Game Archaeologist: Dungeons & Dragons

Part of the holy mission of the Game Archaeologist is to ferret out the roots of history that ultimately led to MMORPGs as...

Dungeon and Dragons Online’s permadeath server opens its grisly doors

Prepare to die. That's the mentality that Dungeons and Dragons Online players should be in should they dare step foot onto today's new

Massively OP Podcast Episode 232: Girl Dwarves rock our world

Justin and Bree discuss WoW, LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, Star Trek Online, Skyforge, City of Heroes, SWG Legends, and Marvel Heroes.

DDO starts testing permadeath server, LOTRO’s Stout Axe Dwarves will be included in fall expansion

With the debut of Dungeons and Dragons Online's 90-day permadeath server heading our way on August 16th, it is fairly imperative that...
Still crazy after all these years.

Dungeons and Dragons Online devs talk up the Alchemist and the permadeath server

Ready to embrace a permadeath lifestyle? While that normally scares off MMO players, the Dungeons and Dragons Online community has fostered this kind...

LOTRO announces Stout Axe Dwarves, DDO reveals Alchemist class and permadeath server

Standing Stone Games showed up to Indy's GenCon this week -- and dropped some huge announcements for both Lord of the Rings Online...

Dungeons and Dragons Online opens the Project Nemesis raid

Today's patch notes for Dungeons and Dragons Online may be only a mere paragraph, but within that paragraph lies a big challenge indeed....

LOTRO Legendarium: The first year of LOTRO’s operation

It was April 24th, 2007. World of Warcraft players were deep into The Burning Crusade, SOE had just launched Vanguard, and the...

The Stream Team: Bounty hunting in Dungeons and Dragons Online

A hideout for thieves, smugglers, and ne'er-do-wells of all stripes, you say? That sounds like the perfect place for Massively OP's MJ to visit...