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MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 02/28/06)  | Pub:Atari
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download,Retail | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Hybrid | Monthly Fee:Free
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Dungeons & Dragons Online

Dungeons & Dragons Online is the premier MMORPG based on the original Dungeons & Dragons tabletop RPG created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson and first published in 1974, which has been an inspiration for almost every fantasy game since then. Using the D&D 3.5 ruleset as its base, DDO puts players into the Eberron story setting, onto the land of Xen’drik, where magic drives technology, political factions constantly struggle for power, and where action, adventure, and dangerous creatures lurk around every corner of this wild, untamed land.


DDO lets players choose to roll characters from the usual list of fantasy races, such as Elves, Dwarves, and Halflings, but also introduces some new playable races to the MMORPG genre, such as the Warforged, Half-Orc, and Drow. Many familiar classes are also included, such as Fighter, Ranger, Rogue, and Wizard, and DDO also allows multiclass characters, and for Prestige characters, such as Warchanter (Bard), Kensai (Fighter), Knight of the Chalice (Paladin), and many others.


Most everything else you expect in an MMORPG can also be found in DDO, and Turbine is constantly updating the game with new material, fixes, and upgrades. Menace of the Underdark will be the next expansion pack launching 25 June 2012, and will add 3 Forgotten Realms adventure packs to the game, along with the Druid class and increased level cap (25). What’s more, DDO is and will remain free-to-play!


FEATURES

  • Dungeons & Dragons | Eliminating the need for hours of DM and player character prep time, players can adventure in the famed D&D world almost anytime they want!
  • Classes | Artificer, Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Favoured Soul, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Wizard.
  • Races | Drow, Dwarf, Elf, Half-Elf, Half-Orc, Halfling, Human, Warforged.
  • Active Combat System | Combat is skill-based and tactical through the use of collision mechanics, where players may dodge, tumble, block, and aim for proper fighting success.
  • Adventure Packs | Also known as modules, these are additional content packs added regularly to the game, giving players more quests, adventure areas, and loot.
  • Dungeon Master | For more immersion into the D&D world, quests come with a narrator, including the voices of Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson!

 

Latest Features

  • Diving into the Heart of Madness
  • Preview created on 12/4/14
  • The Heart of Madness, Update 24, is Dungeon and Dragons Online's most recent addition. There will be three Xoriat themed dungeons in Eberron, and one new free Wizards of the Coast dungeon based on the Tyranny of Dragons story line....
  • Not Quite Two Dozen
  • Preview created on 9/15/14
  • This past week, Turbine invited us to preview Update 23 for Dungeons and Dragons Online, an MMO that launched in early 2006. During the event, we were shown the return of a high-end villain from raids long past and new...
  • The Legendary Halls Preview
  • Preview created on 2/13/14
  • The 40th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons is just around the corner and Turbine's Dungeons & Dragons Online is celebrating with Update 21: The Legendary Halls. They will be adding two huge new wilderness areas, two very challenging raids, and...
  • Update 20 Renovates Reincarnation
  • Preview created on 11/12/13
  • Dungeons & Dragons' Update 20 went live earlier today. We recently had the chance to check out just what players might encounter. See what we discovered before heading to the comments.
More Dungeons & Dragons Online Features...
ends 11/30 - can get an additional 30% discount on rpg books 11/30/14 @ 12:01PM by Nadia in Pen & Paper Discussion
D&D basic rules released 11/23/14 @ 1:58PM by chronoss2015 in Pen & Paper Discussion
Update 23 been live for months 10/9/14 @ 12:55PM by Agnostic42 in The Rusty Nail (General)
Solo & Group Play 9/5/14 @ 11:22PM by MightyUnclean in The Rusty Nail (General)
How Group Based is DDO ? 8/14/14 @ 3:47AM by earphone in The Rusty Nail (General)
[Audio Book] The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories - FREE 8/13/14 @ 9:21AM by Nadia in Pen & Paper Discussion
Does it get more difficult? 8/8/14 @ 10:55PM by Holophonist in The Rusty Nail (General)
Cosmology of RPGs poster 8/5/14 @ 9:20AM by Nadia in Pen & Paper Discussion
How do I add DDO to turbine account 7/4/14 @ 4:12AM by velexie in The Rusty Nail (General)
Anyone still play this; worth starting? 6/19/14 @ 3:29AM by Lord.Bachus in The Rusty Nail (General)