Last night the Wizard Ardlen reach 3rd level, a first for me. This occurred over on the Khyber server, with some help from a couple of the guys from our regular Tuesday night DDO excursion.
The mechanics behind DDO are bluntly deeper than those of most other MMOs, due in part to being based fairly closely on the tabletop rules. Almost every time I play, at least with our group, I discover that some new and interesting tidbit has crossed the tabletop barrier and landed in the MMO. Last night, for example, I found that all those scrolls I’d been collecting are not worthless unless I’m out of spell points: Wizards can buy scribing materials from certain vendors and inscribe a spell from a scroll directly into their spellbooks, thus adding to their own spell repertoire. Just so I’m being clear, this is awesome.
Alas that there still aren’t points cards available for DDO from retailers – I’m sitting on a Best Buy gift cards that I would love to turn into DDO content.