Lifetime subscriptions get a lot of flak in MMO comment threads (likely including this one), but they do occasionally feature fringe benefits. In Cryptic's
case, one of those fringe benefits is a beta invite for its upcoming Neverwinter
If you're a lifer for either Champions Online
or Star Trek Online
(or both!), look for an invite via the email address associated with your account, as Cryptic will be doling them out "over the course of the test."
is a new MMORPG set in the Forgotten Realms. It features traditional fantasy combat as well as Cryptic's Foundry player-generated content tool suite.