standing stone games

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

Massively OP Podcast Episode 102: Sailing into the future

Justin and Larry discuss LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, Star Trek Online, Asheron's Call, H1Z1, Black Desert, and Guild Wars 2, with a special Bree monologue about the new comment system.

LOTRO’s Mordor expansion will take place after the destruction of the One Ring

When Lord of the Rings Online players finally step foot into the dreaded land of Mordor this summer, they will make one shocking discovery: The...

Global Chat: Interior decorating in MMORPGs

With Elder Scrolls Online's new housing system coming early next month and LOTRO testing out some much-needed housing improvements, homemaking seems to be a...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG has the best music system?

In Andrew's retrospective of Asheron's Call 2 last week, he mentioned that the game had a music system, something I'd long since forgotten, if...

LOTRO saddles a free horse for VIP members

To both reward current subscribers and encourage new ones to hop on board, Lord of the Rings Online is gifting VIP accounts with a...

One Shots: A purrrfect sunset

What makes a good sunset even better? When you get to curl up with your favorite pet and share a Hallmark moment together. UpayaCrow kicks...

Lord of the Rings Online lays out its 2017 roadmap

Get ready to assail the foundations of Mordor, Lord of the Rings Online players, because it's going to happen this year. Standing Stone Games published...

The Daily Grind: Will Turbine announce something big for Asheron’s Call next week?

Asheron's Call is sunsetting next week -- that much we know. But beyond that, we don't know a whole lot about the rushed circumstances...

LOTRO preps the bleak Wastes for Update 20

In an interview with, Standing Stone opened up some more about the pre-expansion update that's coming to Lord of the Rings Online in...

Choose My Adventure: Nice things about Lord of the Rings Online

The thing about the level of Lord of the Rings Online that I'm playing at is that they are not exactly replete with choices....

Jukebox Heroes: Live performances of MMO scores

I am of the opinion that there is something special and magical about getting to experience music in person, especially so when it is...

The Daily Grind: Is there MMO content you dread repeating on alts?

As a habitual and lifelong altoholic, I am quite used to walking a new generation of characters in the footsteps of their forefathers and foremothers....

Turbine clarifies Asheron’s Call sunset times

Turbine has clarified on the official forums the precise moment when Asheron's Call and its sister game, Asheron's Call 2, as well as the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 101: Marvelous heroes

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Marvel Heroes, Trove, Elder Scrolls Online, WoW, Wizards of the Coast, and Path of Exile, with mailbag questions on Standing Stone/Daybreak and MOP's allies.

One Shots: Healin’ skellies in Shards Online

When the NDA is away, the cats will play -- and take screenshots! Bless our dear community for documenting upcoming MMOs as they venture...

Massively OP Interview: Exploring LOTRO with the Tolkien Professor

If you are looking for a bridge between you and the sometimes dense (but quite popular) works of J.R.R. Tolkien, then you could do...

LOTRO starts testing player housing improvements

One of the most requested and most delayed requests by the Lord of the Rings Online community over the years is a revamp to...
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The Daily Grind: What is your favorite MMO magic system?

While there are plenty of similarities among magic systems in MMOs (hey, how about you cast another fireball? There you go, champ!), there is...

Dungeons and Dragons Online hypes Dragonborn race, Ravenloft expansion, and sentient weapons

In 2017, Dungeons and Dragons Online will officially add its third campaign setting to its melting pot with Ravenloft. Executive Producer Rob Ciccolini wrote...

Massively OP Interview: Standing Stone on LOTRO, DDO, and Daybreak

It's been quite a month since Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons and Dragons Online announced that they were breaking off from Turbine as part...