standing stone games

American studio known primarily for Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons and Dragons Online.

The Stream Team: Retrieving magical vineyard gems in Dungeons & Dragons Online

Even after Massively OP's MJ cleared the dangers in the DDO winery, she still can't get any wine from the Martikov family because they...

LOTRO activates two weeks of free gold Hobbit presents for subbers as it reshuffles spring schedule

Are you subscribed to LOTRO or coasting on a lifetime sub these days? Then consider this a friendly prompt to log into the game...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Update 39 contains a whole lot of class changes

Lord of the Rings Online's winter instance update went into a third round of testing this week with one of its four dungeons --...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 458: PlanetSide 2 in limbo

Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak selling PlanetSide, Nightingale's early access, Islands of Insight's launch, and NCsoft's financials with Guild Wars 2 and Throne & Liberty, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on features we want to see in features for Amazon's LOTR and ZeniMax's Star Wars MMOs.

Dungeons & Dragons Online begins taking applications for its next player council

The time for opinionated yet active fans of Dungeons & Dragons Online to perhaps gain the direct ear of Standing Stone Games is nigh,...
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The MOP Up: Undecember creates one-player raids

Just because you're a social pariah doesn't mean that you can't raid in Undecember! The hack-and-slash multiplayer RPG pumped out a new patch that...

One Shots: The mosh pit of friendship

I don't know about you, but when I get together with 75 of my closest friends, I like to crowd right up on them...

LOTRO Legendarium: Rethinking LOTRO’s landscape soldiers

In December 2009, Lord of the Rings Online added one of its most unique side systems with skirmishes. Not only were these instances flexible...

The Stream Team: The Final Vintage of Dungeons & Dragons Online

In true "run there, get that" MMO fashion, the next Dungeons and Dragons Online adventure in the Mists of Ravenloft saga is a chain...
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Lord of the Rings Online pushes closer to Update 39’s release as it tests more dungeons

Could Lord of the Rings Online's Update 39 be coming very soon? It's starting to feel that way, especially as the instance-heavy patch goes...
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The Daily Grind: What are the most recent three MMO classes you’ve been playing?

Take a deep breath and let go of the fear that we were going to fling some overly obtuse topic your way. Today is...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 457: Sailing into February with cannons blazing

Justin and Bree discuss Skull & Bones, FFXIV on Xbox, WoW Classic, New World, and Nightingale, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on day and night cycles and getting out of MMO gaming ruts.

EG7 Q4 2023: DCUO’s delayed latest-gen console launch hurt Daybreak’s revenues last quarter

While bigger games companies continue to flail, EG7 actually managed to grow last year, as its latest investor report demonstrates, with overall revenues up...

Dungeons and Dragons Online’s latest U66 test includes tumbling and two more dungeons

The next round of testing for Dungeons and Dragons Online's Update 66 is underway and features two new dungeons and a fun "experimental feature." The...

You can now buy River Hobbits in Lord of the Rings Online with store currency

Even with Update 39 undergoing testing on Lord of the Rings Online's Bullroarer server, things are pretty quiet for our favorite Middle-earth MMO right...

LOTRO Legendarium: How to walk away from LOTRO (for a while)

Even when you love an MMORPG a whole lot, it's rarely feasible to play it as steadily and at the same intensity over the...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever lost a house in an MMO?

Last week, fellow MMO blogger Belghast wrote a blog post that sent a shot of panic through my own heart: He tells the tale...

The Stream Team: Solving Dungeons & Dragons Online’s Sealed in Amber

In DDO, Ravenloft's Strahd has no dearth of enemies. A dusk elf named Kasimir Velikov has followed the guidance of his treacherous dead sister,...

Dungeons & Dragons Online is giving away archetypes, mounts, and more for the Year of the Dragon

Dungeons & Dragons Online teased its Year of the Dragon promotion last weekend, but now it's here: The D&D MMORPG will be following along...

Working As Intended: City of Heroes macros and popmenus for noobs

In my first braindump on City of Heroes for this column, I tried to ease superhero fans into the world of modding the 20-year-old...