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About DDOCentral

DDOCentral compiles all of the blogs, websites, and other online resources available for the MMORPG video game Dungeons and Dragons Online (DDO).

Do Launch Games Really Matter?

Originally posted on Uncle Chaws:
By now, we’ve all heard the news – Halo is delayed and will not release alongside the Xbox Series X. Following the announcement were many articles about why it’s damaging for the brand and what…

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My 100 Favourite Games of All Time (30-21)

Originally posted on The Strong Style Smark:
Welcome back to my 100 favourite games of all time series! Today, I’ll be covering entries 30 through 21. If you haven’t read the previous instalment in this series, please do so here, and here’s…

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Sanvinesh’s Delve

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Along the northern border of Mu’ugalavyá is the empty husk of one of the domed cities of the Shunned Ones. The buildings within are stone husks half-covered with desert sand and nothing of the…

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Old Friends and New Adventures: COVID-19 and Comfort Gaming

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
2020 has been a long century, hasn’t it? Don’t get me wrong; as a fairly introverted person, I’ve acclimated well to the social distancing that we’ve been practicing, and I’ve happily settled in to writing fiction…

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Project Xcloud

Originally posted on Between The Pads:
Soaring for the skies… “Project xCloud was the name of our public technology preview for cloud gaming that began in September 2019. After gathering feedback from players from around the world during the preview,…

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The Inevitable sequels to games that never needed them

Originally posted on A Richard Wood Text Adventure:
Franchising is both a miraculous gift and huge crutch when it comes to media. Without it, we wouldn’t have the Marvel Cinematic Universe or the continuation of Star Wars. Which is great,…

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How-To Listen to Your Console Game Audio and Streaming Alerts at the Same Time While Streaming on Twitch or YouTube

Originally posted on In Third Person:
Ever since I started streaming years ago, I’ve struggled with an inability to hear my console game sound and streaming alerts at the same time. This is a relatively easy task if  you have…

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“I’m going to turn my campaign into a novel!”

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
When we play RPGs, we tell stories. For some it’s a fun consequence of the characters’ exploits, while for others it’s the whole point of the game. These stories can often have great power…

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Video Game Hype and Oversaturation

Originally posted on Uncle Chaws:
Making money in the gaming industry is a grimy business. Like the music industry, gaming has become a hit based business, and a company will live or die on its latest release. A flop can…

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Xbox’s E3 2013 Conference Was The Best Thing to Happen to Gaming in Years.

By John Wahl Failure breeds success. WD-40 is called WD-40 because they failed at what they were trying to do 39 times. Viagra was a failed treatment for hypertension before discovering a rather unexpected (but profitable) side effect. And the…

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