View Full Version : Stormreach Chronicle 01-09-09

01-09-2009, 09:49 AM
Welcome to the Chronicle - a weekly look at what's happening around the forums! Read on for tips, community spotlights, Turbine info, and more!


The following guilds are looking for more adventurers. Learn more about them here!

Windscar Elite, of the Argonnessen server

Compendium Page: http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Windscar
"Windscar Elite welcomes newbies, but as time goes on, we expect them to help others as current members help them. No item trading between guildies, we're a family and just help each other out with items expecting nothing in return. The main thing about windscar though, we're here to have fun! "Legion of the Pheonix, of the Ghallanda server

Compendium Page: http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Legion_of_the_Phoenix
"We are a free natured group, who love the game and live to play.

We are those who feel reborn in the game. Hence the name. I encourage you all to enjoy, and please, feel free to join us in the merriment. "Loreseekers, of the Khyber server

Compendium Page: http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Loreseekers
"There is really no limit to what type of play you can do in Loreseekers. We have static groups, some are very much into roleplay, others are dabbling with permadeath. There are enough toons of each level to allow several groups every night doing nearly every level of the game. We are always looking to find new players to group with, and will quest with anyone just for the experience. Please, feel free to check us out on our website, or look any of us up in-game! "Lost Legions, of the Sarlona server

Compendium Page: http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Lost_Legions
"We are a Dungeons & Dragons Online Guild on the Sarlona Server. A fun, friends and family crew, Lost Legions is a gathering of mature, yet silly, individuals playing our favorite video game. Just enough structure to raid regularly, we also try to blend many of the other aspects of the game, including: favor runs, working on alts, loot runs and perhaps the occasional weird event."Heaven's Fury, of the Thelanis server

Compendium Page: http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Heaven%27s_Fury
"Our core officers have been around since nearly the creation of DDO. Ask around, No matter the odds we will conquer, no matter the challenge we will overcome. And may i add that we have a hell of alot of fun doing it. You must have a weird sense of humour to be in this guild, lol. We are mainly aussies and Kiwis, but we have a few americans who can survive the hours. Do you dare to investigate the Fury!! The first to draw blood the Last to Fall. Contact: Deval (leader) "
Over 500 guilds have pages available in the Compendium! Read more about guilds in the Compendium by clicking here (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Guild_and_Character_listings_by_server)!
Looking for a guild? Looking for recruits? Be sure to visit the Guild Matchup forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=39)!
Have a guild you want featured? Send Tolero (http://forums.ddo.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=100240) and Tarrant (http://forums.ddo.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=200415) a PM with a short description of your guild and a link to your recruitment thread or Compendium page!


Looking for a character design? Unsure which feat you should take next? Seeking build feedback? Join other aspiring builders as we take a look at this week's user-created character builds!

Featured Build: Blue Badger Bard (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=137690)
Featured Build: The Spectress (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=168825)
Featured Build: Unbreakable (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=155697)

For more character builds, Be sure to stop by the Class Discussion forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=21)

Are you a new or returning player seeking help? The Academy highlights community efforts to assist incoming and returning players!

Did you know that on Korthos island, there are many helpful rewards for beginning players? If you can't decide which piece of loot you want, you can re-run a dungeon* and receive access to the end-rewards as many times as you want!

*Re-running dungeons at a higher difficulty will also get you extra XP!

Do you have tips for new or returning players? Be sure to visit the Newbie Q&A forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=42), Guest General Discussion forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=79) or Newbie Harbor (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=81), where you'll find new and returning players who might have questions, and your tips can help!

For more help be sure to visit the Newbie Q&A forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=42) and Game Play Guides (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Game_Play_Guides)

Game Tip of the Week

"Having recent login troubles? Make sure you check your computer's system time! If your system time accidentally says that it's "January 08" rather than "January 09" it can cause an error when you try to log in!"

Looking for a player-run event to attend? Hosting an event? Be sure to visit the Forum Calendars (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=124) to learn about upcoming activities on your server!

Wednesday, January 28th: Lunar New Year Special (http://forums.ddo.com/calendar.php?do=getinfo&e=94&day=2009-1-28&c=4)
Aranticus from the Khyber server is hosting a gathering to celebrate the Lunar New Year, better known as the Chinese New Year! The event will be held in the Pheonix Tavern, where prizes and plat will be gambled away!
Hosting an event and want it listed in the calendars? Be sure to check out our guide to posting events (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=124887)!


We have released two new Module 8: Prisoners of Prophecy wallpapers (http://www.ddo.com/index.php?page_id=84&siid=27) to liven up your desktop!
Ranger: Tempest (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?&postid=1996060#post1996060) capstone preview is here!
The devs have made "significant changes" to the Abbot for Mod 9. Read through the conversation (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=168786)!

Looking for updates and information from Turbine?
You can follow along with the latest Turbine talk right here on the forums! Be sure to visit:

The Dev Tracker (http://forums.ddo.com/turbine_tracker.php?tracker=devtracker)
News & Announcements Forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=2)
The QA Lodge (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=151924)

Tune in next week for the Stormreach Chronicle! Also visit the Compendium for an archive of previous issues (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Stormreach_Chronicle_Archive) of the Stormreach Chronicle!

01-09-2009, 03:06 PM

But is there anything new? I mean other than those old wallpapers? :/

01-09-2009, 03:08 PM
this really isnt very interesting at all. sigh...i really miss the WDA's

01-09-2009, 03:15 PM
useless information...carry on

01-09-2009, 03:17 PM

Say what?

01-09-2009, 03:30 PM

I always click on them in hopes something important will be said, and am always disappointed. They really should stop wasting their time with this garbage and focus the time that they spend compiling this on making posts in the forums, even if they are not even relevant to the game. They may not advance our knowledge of the future of the game, but it will bring us closer knit as a community. It would be nice if the Devs created a policy that if a thread gets over X replies, for every increment of X, the devs have to comment at least once in a matter pertaining to the topic(explaining why it is WAI, explaining developmental analysis, etc.) Once again, they don't have to play their hand face-up, just talking to us on a regular basis would be great.

01-09-2009, 04:23 PM
I like all the builds in the blueprint section :) Very nice choices

01-09-2009, 04:44 PM
old wallpapers?

Old? *digs around* we haven't put those ones out before now. Those are the quarterly calendars that Clover makes.

01-09-2009, 05:35 PM
BTW Tolero.... any chance we could get a Mod 9 splash screen instead of the giant's foot we currently have?

You can even just say Coming in Q1 or Coming to a DDO Anniversary near you...

Level 20
Abbot Housecleaning
An expansive set of new PrE's and Capstone Enhancements

Plus a pretty picture of some demon/devil brawl?

-Tired of the foot

01-09-2009, 10:03 PM
I like all the builds in the blueprint section :) Very nice choices

me too! :rolleyes: :cool:

01-09-2009, 10:16 PM
I like the 1st wallpaper alot, though thought they would put out a wallpaper of Barrage the best hireling ever!

01-10-2009, 12:07 AM
I wish they'd actually make wallpaper-size wallpapers, not those tiny little sorry excuses that are smaller than a browser window.

01-11-2009, 01:29 AM
screw the wall paper we need t shirts

01-11-2009, 09:43 AM
I like all the builds in the blueprint section :) Very nice choices

Thank you, that's probably my favorite part of the Chronicle. I love seeing what you all come up with. If any builds ever catch your eye, feel free to shoot me a PM with the name and I might put it in the Chronicle. Who says we don't listen to player feedback?