standing stone games

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

LOTRO Legendarium: 10 fashion tips to make your LOTRO character pop

Forget raids or the epic books or even Bingo Boffin; we all know that the true endgame in Lord of the Rings Online is...

LOTRO’s Update 39 arrives with three dungeons, raid, and the spring festival

After an extended period of testing, Lord of the Rings Online's first big drop of 2024 is finally almost here. Update 39: Arenas of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 461: Dune Awakening rises from its slumber

Justin and Bree discuss Camelot Unchained, Final Stand Ragnarok, WoW Cataclysm Classic, Dune Awakening, New World, and Albion Online, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on BitCraft and our thoughts on the merits of early access.

Working As Intended: 10 more City of Heroes Homecoming base builds you need to see

Back in February, I revived Working As Intended to run a flurry of City of Heroes articles on the heels of Homecoming's formal license,...

LOTRO’s dungeon drop and spring festival arrive this week with the cutest snail ever

Last year the Lord of the Rings Online community lost its collective mind over a rock. In 2024, it may be for a snail. The...

The Daily Grind: What’s the hardest MMORPG to return to after a long time away?

When I returned to Lord of the Rings Online several years ago, I'd been away for a very, very long time - so long...

The MOP Up: Myth of Empires pumps out even more servers

The freshly released Myth of Empires rolled out yet another batch of New Era servers this past weekend with realms in Oceania, Asia, Europe,...
Of all time.

LOTRO Legendarium: Untangling LOTRO’s complicated travel system

Considering how absolutely huge Lord of the Rings Online's Middle-earth has become, I'd say finding efficient ways to traverse its landscape is paramount to...

Vague Patch Notes: Sort your own MMO community, guy

One of the things I note is that every so often - not all the time, but every so often - something will just...

Aww, the LOTRO and DDO dev meet-and-greet at PAX East is limited to 300 people

Lord of the Rings Online is on the cusp of bringing Update 39: Arenas of Conflict to players, although the release date has yet...

One Shots: Slice me a chunk of that moon cheese, would ya

You have to love the absolute hubris of Jedi in Star Wars because there's no object that they don't think they can levitate, smash,...

LOTRO Legendarium: Three key problems LOTRO can’t seem to solve

There's a special agony reserved for faithful fans of a franchise when they see said franchise make unforced errors, decline in quality, or fail...

The Stream Team: Paws and Peril and DDO’s 18th anniversary

One thing Massively OP's MJ has been very interested in since its release last December is DDO's Paws and Peril. How could she not...

Dungeons and Dragons Online celebrates 18th anniversary with free Dragon Lord archetype

The 18th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons Online hath arrived, and Standing Stone Games isn't taking this lightly -- especially during the Year of...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with interesting Guinness World Records

I never quite know how much stock to put in Guinness World Records. I guess it's somewhere between "for amusement value" and "stone cold...

LOTRO goes into a fourth round of Update 39 testing

Extensive testing of Lord of the Rings Online's Update 39 continues, as a fourth round of the beta activated this week. The promising news...
Sit the eff down.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 459: A Gigantic return

Justin and Bree discuss Nightingale's launch, Gigantic's return, Guild Wars 2's Realm of Dreams, and Last Epoch's launch, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on Wagadu Chronicles and TTRPG-MMO crossovers.

LOTRO and DDO’s Standing Stone Games invites fans to a meetup during PAX East

If you're heading out to PAX East next month and have any affinity for Lord of the Rings Online or Dungeons and Dragons Online,...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever ruined an MMO character to the point of deletion?

I was hanging out in City of Heroes a few weeks back when someone in chat mentioned that back in the day, he had...

One Shots: What am I looking at here?

Sometimes a screenshot ends up in my lap that I stare at for a long time and still have no idea what's going on...