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Will this graphic card work?

11:19 am, January 12, 2018 I have an AMD 7800 a10, 12g RAM, windows 8, but it's integrated graphics and keeps crashing after a few minutes when I get into the game. Ddo is the only game I play, so will the geforce GT 710 allow [..] View

could not initialize direct3d and Direct X 9 grayed out.

11:19 pm, January 11, 2018 I just ran into this issue on a brand new build. I upgraded my system and installed windows 10 pro fresh. Did all the updates then installed DDO. It wouldn't let me make any changes to the graphics wi [..] View

Random Freezes / lock ups

11:19 am, December 8, 2017 So whilst playing the game I get random freezes of anywhere between 2-8secs. This happens mainly on entering new areas, or whenever im below 30% health and there are enemies around :D Joke, its comp [..] View

Ravenloft Crashing

11:19 pm, December 6, 2017 So along with most of the community, I was waiting eagerly for the new expansion to come out.. and Weds updating the client. So logged in, jumped onto my level 30 farm character and after spending so [..] View

Constant crashes since Ravenloft (not in new content)

11:19 pm, December 6, 2017 So finally downloaded all the update, and TR'd my fighter to warlock. Played for a couple of hours on the starting island, but crashed when entering a dungeon (Game froze, and became unresponsive, ev [..] View

Windows 10 with directx 12 installed, can't change any vid settings or game crashes

11:19 pm, November 18, 2017 with an error about not finding directx 9. I'm running a Geoforce GTX 960m vid card on a Dell Inspiron with core i7. Any ideas? I've tried updating the video driver but it's current. Game will run, bu [..] View

FPS Stuttering

11:19 pm, November 1, 2017 I've been experiencing quite a lot of FPS issues since I've started playing again in the past 2 weeks. Using a Nvidia GTX 970, I was getting around 40 FPS max, on low graphic settings, but a consisten [..] View

U36 Patch 2 graphical changes?

11:19 am, October 3, 2017 I read through the release notes for U36P2 and there was no mention of any changes to the game graphic settings, but clearly they made some changes. Changes which, unfortunately, have damaged my exper [..] View

U36 Patch 2 caused shrinking UI elements

11:19 pm, September 28, 2017 This Wednesday, minutes before the server was brought down for the patch, I logged on to check auctions and such. Everything was normal. Later in the day I downloaded the update and logged in. Initial [..] View

Can't go past the Launcher in Windows 10

11:19 pm, September 21, 2017 Hello, as the title says I can't go past the Launcher screen. I've just acquired a new laptop, an HP Envy m6-aq105dx (hardware listed further down), downloaded and installed the game from the official [..] View

Seeking Advice for New Graphics Card

11:19 pm, August 30, 2017 Good Morning~ My graphics card is not optimal for gaming, and I'd like to upgrade it without making any expensive mistakes! I'm aware it has to be compatible with other parts of my system in certain [..] View

One experienced player's thoughts on how to group with new people.

11:19 pm, August 15, 2017 I look at all my group mates, examining them. I can target them and press the 'z' key on my key board. You will not run as fast as I. I slow down. You'll need a guide through non-linier maps. I'l [..] View

Laptop specs

11:19 pm, July 29, 2017 My work are sending me away to work from hotels for a few weeks and I'm thinking about getting a cheap laptop so I can still get my DDO fix. I was hoping someone could tell me if this machine would d [..] View

DirectX3d failed to Initialize

11:19 pm, July 21, 2017 I'm getting this message fairly often - not sure if it was due to a game update or a Windows 10 update. There are actually 3 pop up messages. That's the first one. The game truncates after clicking [..] View

Newb Player from EQ2 Here :)

11:19 pm, July 19, 2017 Just installed this game last night. I did not have much time to play it last night, so I just barely made it out of the 1st cave in the starter area. After I adjusted my graphic settings- I am thinki [..] View

Annoying micro stutters after patch update!!!

11:19 am, May 6, 2017 Since the last update, the game is for now almost unplayable!!! :mad: I was trying to do the slayers at Orchard of the Macabre and when there are more than 5 mobs attacking me the game goes very very [..] View

my ui is making me double click to activate items/actions and game eventually freezes

11:19 pm, April 24, 2017 After getting Win10 creators update my game is nearly unplayable. I now am having a problem where it is stitching and makes me double click to activate some things. The problem starts out minor, the [..] View

The DDO Players Council is now accepting applications!

11:19 am, April 20, 2017 We are once again taking applications for the DDO Players Council! Please fill out the application completely, and email it to ddo@standingstonegames.com before 11:59pm Eastern on Thursday, April 27th [..] View

Introducing friend to ddo tomorrow

11:19 pm, April 3, 2017 Hello Tomorrow i am gonna introduce a friend to ddo. If we are lucky we will get past korthos in one evening. He ones said that DDO was too "square" for him and the graphics wasn't good eno [..] View

Props to anyone who can work this out! Devs, I'm looking at you here!

11:19 am, March 22, 2017 So! One of my favorite quests was the Temple of Elemental Evil- Loved it. Was great. Farmed it. Made a nice Crossbow, success. Took some time away from the game, came back. Started playing again, ma [..] View

Tech help w video card

11:19 am, March 21, 2017 Ok so when I use my video card the login screen closes after choosing a server. I DL directx and have reinstalled both the card and DDO 2 times. When I use ONBOARD graphics... it works fine. Whats th [..] View


11:19 am, March 20, 2017 Ok so when I use my video card the login screen closes after choosing a server. I DL directx and have reinstalled both the card and DDO 2 times. When I use ONBOARD graphics... it works fine. Whats th [..] View

Druid's Healing Spring Graphic Bug

11:19 pm, March 5, 2017 So, every time a druid cast healing spring on me, that spell animation goes on and on, untill I relog. This happens since druid class came up years ago, and DDO have never cared about. Then I noticed [..] View

Game freezes computer

11:19 am, March 3, 2017 I don't even know if this is a ddo specific issue, but it's been happening more than normally the last few days. Once in a while when I'm playing ddo, the game lags for half a second and my computer f [..] View

Game won't stay in the forefront after?*U34

11:19 am, February 3, 2017 Got windows 10, and logged in a week ago fine, however now it minimizes and any time I try to switch to it, it minimizes again. When I try a different server, it has the 'you have too many characters [..] View

Pipe Error 109

11:19 am, December 22, 2016 So for the past few days, I've tried to start up DDO. It comes up with the launcher correctly and everything, but when I hit "connect" on the launcher, it closes the launcher (as usual) but [..] View

Which graphics features cause the most GPU load? I need to cool down the laptop

11:19 am, December 20, 2016 Hello, I just got a new MacBook Air and my other PC failed, so this is the only one I have right now. I played a quest the other day and the laptop was hotter than I'd like. It has been cool except [..] View

Please help me optimize my graphics

11:19 pm, November 21, 2016 My husband's computer is pretty high end but he thinks that my computer can do the same with DDO and so far neither I nor him can prove his statement correct. Somehow his computer beautifies the game [..] View

New glitch - heavy UI flicker

11:19 pm, November 13, 2016 Today I logged into DDO only to find new graphics glitch: UI flickers and flashes badly. So badly that I cannot look at it more then few seconds. It happens all the time if: you are in the building [..] View

Public Notice Board

11:19 am, September 13, 2016 Below is a list of some of the Known Issues that we are aware of, and below that are features that are Working as Intended but may cause confusion. Should you come across any of these issues, there is [..] View

Another new Windows 10 install - DDO banned from using graphics driver

11:19 pm, July 28, 2016 So this DDO has had troubles with the NVIDIA graphics card crashing since I got the computer. I had to downgrade to some lower version of DirectX to make it work at all. Then it periodically ( once ev [..] View

Loads everything perfectly until after character selection

11:19 am, July 23, 2016 Does anybody know why I can't get Dungeons and Dragons Online to work on Dell Inspiron 3451 on windows 10? It has intel graphics. I downloaded it perfectly fine, it selects each world perfectly and y [..] View

Cant get directx higher than 9 in graphic?

11:19 am, July 15, 2016 Hello! Got my new computer today. And what i have done first thing ofcourse is to install ddo. It has windows 10 fully updated. So i really Think it has DirectX 12 already? But when i try do the graph [..] View

"Old" games on new setup...

11:19 pm, June 8, 2016 Well... I hate writing these, moslty because very few read it, and most seem not to be bothered with this particular conundrum. And this is not just for DDO, but most games I play theese days. I boug [..] View

Ingame store Black screen "loading..." Forever

11:19 pm, May 28, 2016 Everything was fine yesterday morning. I came home from work and loaded the game and the ingame store wont load at all. I tryed various things and looked at the troubleshooting and none of it is worki [..] View

Directx box wont let me select between 9 10 or 11 with Windows 10

11:19 am, May 10, 2016 I have a fresh build of Windows 10 along with a fresh install of DDO, I am running an AMD Radeon R390x 8 gig GDDR5 graphics card capable of directx12, dxdiag shows backward compatible with dx 11.1 11 [..] View

windows issue

11:19 am, April 29, 2016 So, I just bought a new laptop. It is the latest in good graphics, etc. Has a touchscreen, but I use a mouse. I'm having an issue. When I log into the game, everything works great.... until.... I [..] View

Loooong time away ... computer requirements links/recommendations?

11:19 pm, March 29, 2016 Hi, I've been away at least a year. Probably more like multiple years since I have anniversary goodies just sitting there on my toons. I've jumped on but no serious playing for a long time. I have a m [..] View

Windows 8 issue with laptop usig AMD APU

11:19 pm, March 23, 2016 Trying to help a person who installed the game on his laptop with an AMD E300 APU, 4 GB RAM, and Windows 8.1. He gets the game installed and can get to the login screen/character creation but he has [..] View

Screen goes all black after entering login credentials

11:19 am, March 4, 2016 So after update 30, I can no longer get in the game. The launcher shows up as normal, but after I enter my login credentials and select my server the screen goes to full screen and remains all black a [..] View

The reason behind this latest patch game freezes.

11:19 am, March 3, 2016 It's video graphic driver failing that causes it. Currently with this latest update, there seem to be a bug in their coding that causes GPU to overheat dramatically. Mine goes up to 83 celcius and the [..] View

Cannot roll character, constant DC

11:19 am, February 19, 2016 I used to play DDO and recently decided to pick it up again to play with a friend. We've decided to roll on Argonnessen. For the last 4 hours I have been trying to roll a character. First off, just lo [..] View

DDO does not run on Windows 10 Insider builds 11102+

11:19 pm, February 4, 2016 3 weeks ago, Windows 10 updated the Insider fast track to flight 11102, introducing a bug in the graphics stack that prevented many DirectX games from running. Last week, flight 14251 said to resolve [..] View

Graphics problem

11:19 pm, February 4, 2016 Hi, I hope someone can help, I normally play DDO in windowed mode. I haven't been able to play for quite some times as I have had issue after issue with the game. Anyway, my latest issue is this. I ca [..] View

Crashing DDO client after login and server/world selection

11:19 pm, February 2, 2016 Hi everyone, Maybe has a solution for this, but each time I login, choose a server/world, and actually the world should start to load, my system (Windows 7 now Win 10) just freezes and nothing can be [..] View

Running DDO ruins out-of-game contrast

11:19 pm, January 22, 2016 When I run DDO, the game looks fine, but everything else on my computer suddenly looks faded and washed out. This persists until I close DDO. I've had this problem in the past (probably back on Wind [..] View

Need help with graphics issue

11:19 pm, January 8, 2016 Hi, I am stumped. I have a graphics issue. About a week ago, my DDO game went from operating perfectly to jerky movements. I can't solve it, the game is unplayable. Any help is greatly appreciated at [..] View

Unable to log in on one character.

11:19 am, November 10, 2015 Just made a cleric on Argonnessen today, returning after a lengthy break.. Went to Korthos as per usual, entering the first dungeon where you meet Cellimas the loading screen broke and refused to, wel [..] View

current system requirements and windows 10

11:19 am, November 6, 2015 I'm going to have to get a laptop for school, I'd like to know what are the specs currently needed to play the game - how much memory/graphic/processing speed is really needed. If this has been pos [..] View

Looking for help - out of ideas

11:19 pm, October 2, 2015 Hey guys, I've been experiencing so much lag and I've already tried so many things to fix this issue that I'm already getting despaired about all this nonsense. Wish someone have any clue about someth [..] View

Weird noises when logging in (win7 and 10)

11:19 am, September 25, 2015 I get weird noises. It wouldn't let me post the info, so I will just say since getting a new machine, I get weird noises on the initial loading screens, to the character select screen. After selecti [..] View

Some issues with Windows 10 & DDO

11:19 am, September 25, 2015 Firstly, the game works fine - I just have the following issues: * Game wont save any keybindings or other account settings. They need to be reset every time I login. * Many graphics options depende [..] View

DDO Visual Error/No Clip Mode

11:19 am, September 14, 2015 Everyone that has been in a group with me lately has probably heard me complaining about an extremely annoying visual glitch that has been plaguing me for the last six months, it used to occur maybe o [..] View


11:19 am, August 24, 2015 Hey, I've been experiencing low fps since I switched from my Radeon 5970 to my newer (and considerably faster) R9 290. In public places like the harbor and marketplace I'm sitting at around 15-20 fps [..] View

Crash to Desktop (CTD)

11:19 pm, August 18, 2015 So I recently got a new laptop and was having issues during the install of the game. The first two times I did the normal install then play option and both times when it said the install had been comp [..] View

Odd Graphical Issues with DDO

11:19 am, August 3, 2015 So I tried to use nvidia shadowplay to record some video of ddo gameplay, now all of a sudden when ddo is running it looks as if I should be wearing 3d glasses to play the game, this only occurs IN ga [..] View

GlovePie + Controller + DDO - Problems...anyone experience with that?

11:19 pm, August 1, 2015 Hello there, I love to play with controller and my mini-keyboard. I use a written GlovePie-Script for button-layout and it works fine with every game...except DDO !!! As soon as I start GlovePie the [..] View

New graphics card, DDO does not recognize for dx10/11, Win 10

11:19 pm, July 29, 2015 Just upgraded to Windows 10 as well as upgrading my graphics card to an AMD R9 380, DX12 compatible. It seems to be running great, but DDO no longer thinks that I'm capable of running DX10/11 graphics [..] View

New issues since U26

11:19 pm, June 30, 2015 Ok guys, neither I nor my hubby are particularly comp savvy so lets all try our best here, and I personally don't mind if you break down the steps as if you were giving instructions to a child because [..] View

System freezing for 8-10 seconds

11:19 pm, June 28, 2015 I have an i7 980 CPU - i.e. 12 cores. If I close down everything that I can, when I run DDO I always get one core (the specific one varies each time I run DDO) running at close to 100%. Every so often [..] View

Game Locks Up

11:19 pm, June 10, 2015 Below is my dxdiag. I am able to load up, log in, play the game all just fine. I turn on my fans (built in my laptop and I have it sitting on 3 fans), and play. I am able to play for about an hour or [..] View

Need help in choosing new laptop (DDO-capable)

11:19 am, June 5, 2015 Hi guys, my current Lenovo Thinkpad T400s have been failing DDO for almost a year (over heat every 30-60 min of play), and so I have missed the game for many months. Now finally I am making up my mind [..] View

I got in! Victory! Assistance Please-

11:19 pm, May 9, 2015 The 201 error was by using the 3 gig graphics option, had to delete from registry to get the choice to install without it. So - I am on Sardona? And I am at the quest with the Rogue - but I remember [..] View

Not crashing more getting stuck to the ground

11:19 am, May 6, 2015 Since update 25 (it seems) it seems like I'm getting a lag issue where I can't move, but really I am stuck to the ground can't move. I can chat and have voice for a time, then that goes as well. I'v [..] View

Game Freeze in Win8

11:19 pm, May 2, 2015 I've had this 3 times now. I can play four between 5-10 minutes before it freezes up (screen freezes, music does the skipping record routine). Not sure what's going on. It may be important that all [..] View

need help with graphics settings. no brightness or contrast control

11:19 pm, May 2, 2015 I am running windows 8.1 on an NVIDIA GEFORCE 860M. Since update 25 i have been unable to adjust contrast, brightness or gamma in full screen. I can move the slider but it has no effect. The pictur [..] View

Help! freezing up

11:19 am, April 12, 2015 I have a newer PC with windows 8.1 that I just recently got back from a warranty repair. Ever since I got it back, every so often DDO locks up completely and the computer completely freezes. The onl [..] View

Launcher closes after server selection on Win 7

11:19 am, March 25, 2015 Win 7 64 bit, newly downloaded client (not the play-as-you-download kind; the wait-and-wait-and-wait-then-play kind). This worked last Thursday; then I upgraded to 8GB and an SSD. I've tried reinsta [..] View

Computer crashes every 1-2 hours

11:19 pm, March 22, 2015 While playing the game, my computer crashes (and restarts itself) every 1-2 hours. There are no obvious triggers, in-game or otherwise. Graphics wise i've tried downgrading from Very High (which was [..] View

Problem: missing graphic effects of dying enemies

11:19 am, March 1, 2015 Here is my problem: You know the animation when enemies ****** by ice damage are turning white and shatter? I remember that I *REALLY* enjoyed it back in the game when I was using cold damage. Now, af [..] View

New Player Videos

11:19 am, February 3, 2015 I created some videos for new players, but have not gotten the whole series posted yet. So far there are just two ready, but I have more that haven't yet been uploaded. I'll add them as they are finis [..] View

How can a small update cmpletely screw the game?

11:19 pm, February 1, 2015 Ok, so Friday morning before the update, all is fine, smashing Stormcleave and most other lvl 8 quests. I was afk when the server booted everyone, so was auto disconnected, but ever since the update, [..] View

FPS tweaks.

11:19 am, January 30, 2015 hi im not new to ddo but its been a long time and thought ide get back into it. Got a laptop can run skyrim smooth as silk but when it comes to DDO I get maybe 30fps any help would be nice. --------- [..] View

New Players - Watch This Video

11:19 pm, December 30, 2014 I spent some time recently creating a video on my DDO youtube channel explaining DDO basics new players need to know that the game doesn't necessarily explain. See the video below. I'm hoping this hel [..] View

Game won't load!!

11:19 pm, December 1, 2014 I'm not sure what happened here but the last thing I did before not being able to play was reinstall a graphics driver. Now I get to the point that I click on my server and then I get a blue swirly a [..] View

Getting rekt when loading up ddo.

11:19 am, November 3, 2014 Today, I tried loading up DDO, with and without the preloader, only for something to crash. Log in, slecet server, select character, the sit at loading screen with two outcomes. With Preloader, DDO [..] View

We're looking for livestreamers to join our Community Stream Team!

11:19 pm, October 21, 2014 Do you like to livestream yourself playing DDO regularly? Are you looking to grow your audience? Would you be interested in streaming on our official DDOstream Twitch channel? If the answer is "y [..] View

Loading DDO Issue

11:19 pm, October 16, 2014 I have started getting a a regular issue loading DDO. The launcher starts fine, world selection is fine, and then the problem occurs either during the loading screen or on character selection screen. [..] View

Help Please

11:19 am, October 2, 2014 Returning to the game after almost a two year break. After a fresh install .. This is what i'm getting. Image kinda small but DirectX 9 is checked. also The armor he is wearing is the Black Dragonscal [..] View

Game Crashes at Random Times, With Graphics Card Error.... Please read!

11:19 am, August 20, 2014 I usually play on my desktop which uses an Nvidia Geforce GTX 260, 3Gb Ram, DX10, Intel Core i7 running at 3.20ghz and running Windows Vista Home Premium 64Bit and the game seems to run fine on that [..] View

Game starts in wrong resolution.when windowed

11:19 pm, July 10, 2014 So I recently picked up a notebook with a GTX760M and of course DDO played fine on it, but the game started doing something pretty annoying yesterday that isn't occuring on my other systems, after I r [..] View

I kind of need my big bars

11:19 pm, July 3, 2014 Hi, I recently got a new laptop and put DDO one it. However, i'm getting the problem of my IU elements being tiny. I've encountered the issue before on my old system, and was able to correct it and ge [..] View

Static framerate

7:21 am, July 1, 2014 I just fully installed DDO yesterday. For some reason my framerate is limited to 32.1 in towns and explorable instances like the first one, Korthos Island. In dungeons like the Heyton Crypt or the Can [..] View


Problem: missing graphic effects of dying enemies

Mar 2, 2015, 1:06 am Here is my problem:<br><br> You know the animation when enemies killed by ice damage are turning white and shatter?<br> I remember that I *REALLY* enjoyed it back in the game when I was using cold dam[..] View

Game Crashes at Random Times, With Graphics Card Error.... Please read!

Jan 16, 2015, 5:10 pm I usually play on my desktop which uses an <b>Nvidia Geforce GTX 260, 3Gb Ram, DX10, Intel Core i7 running at 3.20ghz and running Windows Vista Home Premium 64Bit</b> and the game seems to run fine [..] View

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