In a post wishing Dungeons & Dragons Online
a happy anniversary, Senior Producer Erik Boyer
did more than just reminisce on how far the game has come in the last seven years. He touched on a new enhancement system and incoming changes to astral diamond shards before slipping in the announcement of DDO's
second expansion, which will launch this summer.
Named Shadowfall Conspiracy
, the expansion turns attention back toward the Forgotten Realms and will feature new regions, new quests, and an increased level cap (28). Players will also have faster access to the Forgotten Realms thanks to a new prestige character feature called Iconic Heroes that gets you into the action starting at level 15. More information on this feature will be available in the coming months.
Boyer concludes his remarks with a hint about the true reincarnation system that will be focused on later in the year and a promise that "this year is going to be another great year for DDO
-- with a big, cool new storyline, new D&D monster varieties, and powerful new character abilities."