5/10/2006

Turbine Announces Beta Program for The Lord of the Rings Online(TM): Shadows of Angmar(TM): Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

Turbine Announces Beta Program for The Lord of the Rings Online(TM): Shadows of Angmar(TM): Financial News - Yahoo! Finance: "Turbine Announces Beta Program for The Lord of the Rings Online(TM): Shadows of Angmar(TM)
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Players have an Opportunity to Win Coveted Beta Slots at E3 2006

WESTWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2006--Turbine, Inc. has officially started taking Beta player registrations for the highly-anticipated The Lord of the Rings Online(TM): Shadows of Angmar(TM), the first and only massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based on the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien. To sign up for their chance to be selected for The Lord of the Rings Online(TM) Beta, players should head to http://beta.turbine.com/signup. The Beta Program will launch later this summer."

5/09/2006

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach | Game Reviews | SCI FI Weekly

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach | Game Reviews | SCI FI Weekly:


Thirty years ago, Dungeons & Dragons was radical stuff. Geek or chic, its character sheet and graph paper scribblers were combining algebra, cordiality and prose (if purple) by the pound in what amounted to composite narrative jams. Huddled in small dorm rooms and musty basements, these egghead dice slingers might expound on the most arcane minutiae: Does a barbarian's naturally tough exterior benefit his +3 adamantine armor? What's the precise angle of attack for a green slime lurking one hex "around the corner"? Or my favorite: Why cast a "Time Stop" spell if it stops you, too?