View Full Version : Stormreach Chronicle 2-21-09

02-21-2009, 12:19 PM
A weekly look at what's happening around the forums! Tips, community spotlights, Turbine info, and more!


These players have gone above and beyond the call with a great contribution to the community!

Community member eyepuppy (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=77949) has created a character page template (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Template:Character) for the Compendium! It's both easy on the eyes, and to use, thanks to a simple seven-step guide on the bottom of the page. Thank you eyepuppy for your excellent contribution to the community. We're excited to see the character page (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:All_Characters) and character builds (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Character_Builds) continue to fill up, and great user templates make it a little bit easier for wiki-shy players to give it a shot!

Looking for a guild? Try one of our featured guilds today!

Guild: 13th Circle
Server: Sarlona
Recruitment Thread: http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173419

About The Guild: Small in quantity, large in quality. We remember this is a game. Give a shout out to a 13th member if interested in joining us for our endless pursuit of glory and treasures.

We have been here since day one. No drama, just gaming.

Over 500 guilds have pages in the Compendium guild listings (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Guild_and_Character_listings_by_server), and yours can too! Try a template (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Guild_Page_Templates) today!
Looking for a guild? Stop by the Compendium (http://compendium.ddo.com/wiki/Category:Guild_and_Character_listings_by_server) and Guild Matchup Forums (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=39)!
Would you like your guild to be featured in the Chronicle? Send a PM to the Community Team!


Join other aspiring builders as we take a look at this week's user-created character builds!

Featured Build: Big Freaking Stick (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=158960)
Featured Build: The Jerk (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173207)

Looking for a character design? Unsure which feat you should take next? Seeking build feedback? Be sure to stop by the Character Build Forum (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=175)


Helping new or returning players, one topic at a time!

DDO Dictionary: Zerg
Definition: To rush to complete a quest as quickly as possible. It often involves skipping optional objectives, chests, and even some combat encounters in order to arrive at the end of the dungeon in a shorter amount of time. Party members don't necessarily stick together during the quest. More experienced players have an easier time doing this, and inexperienced players may not be able to keep up as well.

DDO Dictionary: No Rush
Definition: To complete the quest at a slower pace. It often involves doing optional objectives, finding chests, and working to complete combat encounters at a casual pace. Party members tend to stick together during the quest and help each other with objectives. Players who've never done the quest before or who are new to the game have an easier time doing this play style.

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

Every Friday!: Qwijilack GreenMart Friday Night Arena Fights! (Khyber Server) (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173165)

About The Event: Arena fights, with an excellent incentive to win. Money! Be a contestant, or bet on them. Check out the event itself for rules and other information!

Want your player-run event listed in the calendars? Be sure to check out our guide to posting events (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=124887)!


In a world where threads are tasty and posts are food, one Cube has chosen a question.
Now he's looking for answers...

This Week's Question, Aspenor (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=29672) asked: "Eladrin vs Tolero vs FlimsyFirewood CAGE MATCH!!! Who would win? Inquiring minds need to know..."

This week's answers:
Turial (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=34232) answers: I would go for Eladrin. He seems to have the appropriate greater banes as well as special dev powers that no one fully understands. That and /immortal will give him a leg up.

DoctorWhofan (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=32330) answers: My money is on Tolero. She's got connections with the massive underground RP community... and the huge, mutant, red-named, Xoriat bane butterflies that she has privately been breeding for their grand return to Thelanis can whupp anyone. Even Legion.

Maxwell1380 (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=119101) answers: I believe its irrelevant who would win because Tarrant would just come along and sniper em anyway

Cage match between who? It doesn't matter: ALL HAIL THE CUBE!

-Your friend, The Cube

Next Week's Question, Tolero (http://forums.ddo.com/member.php?u=100240) asks:
DDO will be celebrating its three year anniversary! What is one thing in DDO that has changed since launch that you're happy about?

Think you have a good question for the community? Let The Cube judge!
Send your question for the Community to DDO@turbine.com - your questions/answers could make it past The Cube's belly, and into the next Chronicle!


The forums have a new structure! The Development forum has evolved from a single cell organism to a higher life form in the Official Discussion (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=166) and Gameplay (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=179) forums! Each server now features its own Guild sub-forum. The new Character Builds (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=175) forum is available in classes, and includes a rating system like the user-created guides forum! Be sure to click here (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173155) for a full list of forum changes.
Another Enhancement preview is now available, click here (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173516)!
Congratulations to the winners (http://www.ddo.com/article/1019)of our Valentines Day Screenshot Contest! Be on the look out next week for the DDO 3rd Anniversary Video Contest!
Don't forget about Monday maintenance (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=173553)!

You can follow along with the latest Turbine talk right here on the forums!
Visit: The Dev Tracker (http://forums.ddo.com/turbine_tracker.php?tracker=devtracker), News & Announcements (http://forums.ddo.com/forumdisplay.php?f=2), and The QA Lodge (http://forums.ddo.com/showthread.php?t=151924)

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