Here are some screenshots of the new cosmetic armor. As far as anyone can tell, the cosmetics are based upon the armor type and varies by race...so dragontouched plate armor will look the same as starter fullplate, icy raiment will look the same as outfit of stability, and so on.
In case you didn't know, Update 8 is currently being previewed on the Lamannia test server. We may not be able to get over there and test them on our mains thanks to the problems with Character Copy pointed out by Isilmerel.
Here are the release notes posted by Tolero:
Welcome to the preview Release Notes for Dungeons & Dragons Online! These release notes were posted Friday, November 12th, 2010. These release notes are subject to additions and changes.
Fall Bonus Days are here! Enjoy a 30% bonus to all guild renown in DDO until Thursday, November 18th! This bonus stacks with DDO Store Guild Renown Elixirs!
The DDO Game Servers will be brought down on Wednesday, November 10th from 6:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern (-5 GMT) for an update to the game. Lamannia will remain up and available during the downtime. Release notes will be available Wednesday.
The Order of Cygnus finally have their own forums! All thanks and credit go to Isilmerel/techwench. Now go on and introduce youself.
New guild rule: Forum participation is mandatory! ;-)
Apparently, the 2010 Broctober Video Contest didn't yield as many entries as Turbine had hoped for. The contest deadline has been extended to November 22.
View the official rules and prize info here.
The Order of Cygnus finally has its airship, The Ugly Duckling. Thank you to all who helped get us there!
Ghallanda Machinima Studio has posted a video preview of the upcoming live event in Delera's Graveyard to be featured in Update 7. This video contains spoilers so don't view it if you want to be surprised when the event occurs on the live servers.
This week Samius and Lessah welcome Jerry Snook back the show! The team talks a lot about shameful moments in gaming as well as the life-cycle of the MMO player! Samius and Jerry have a rant fest and the team comes up with a way for Turbine to make even more fast cash! Listen to find out how Jerry reacts when formally asked to go behind the rock! LINK.