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Spotlight On Rune-Keepers

Posted by Suzie Ford on Nov 05, 2010  | Comments

Spotlight On Rune-Keepers - Lord of the Rings Online - MMORPG.com

The official Lord of the Rings Online site has been updated with a new developer diary by Brian 'Zombie Columbus' Aloisio. The diary goes into great detail about why the team chose to look at and overhaul the Rune-keeper class. Aloisio and team wanted to enhance underused skills, nerfed a few 'overpowered' skills, and to make pathways to power more interesting and varied.

Four Trait set Bonuses

Confession time: the four Trait Set Bonuses were bugged and don’t work. Some people knew this, but now everyone who reads this diary will. Fixing them was a high priority for this update, but in the end, we decided that remaking them was the best option. This allowed us to give out a bonus that was more appropriate and (in the case of fire) needed, while avoiding giving a buff that would likely throw balance out the window (in the case of light-ing). The individual buffs we’ve added are listed below. Remember, these are 100% additions; the bonuses you’ve seen written in the live tooltips were not having any effect in game.

Read more here.

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom