A new update to the Bullroarer test server in Lord of the Rings Online brings changes to the rep accelerators which will now bind to characters once acquired, and will feature a max usage level of 100. The community reacts.
One of the issues that Bradford has with many MMOs, especially older ones, is the economy. Money in those games doesn't seem to matter as much as it should. It's a part of these games that drives down the quality of the experience. However, for some, it might not be a huge deal. How do you feel about MMO economies and how they relate to your enjoyment?
From the ashes of last week's sale of Daybreak Game Company to EG7 for $300 million, we learned quite a few things from the company now that the information was made public. One tidbit caught Bradford's eye: updating The Lord of the Rings for PCs and "nextgen consoles." Bradford takes a look at whether he thinks the MMO could even succeed in its current state on the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.
If you're looking to check out some monster play balance changes in Lord of the Rings Online, you have till tomorrow to preview Update 28.2 in the Bullroarer test server.
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The Lord of the Rings Online's self-styled "mini-expansion" has definitely been controversial, so much so that it's giving Bradford, our resident LOTRO expert, mixed feelings. Is it truly something that should be called a "mini-expansion"or does it feel like a cash grab from what many feel is an inattentive studio?
Server issues appear to be plaguing Lord of the Rings Online today as Update 28.1 releases.
The controversial mini-expansion for The Lord of the Rings Online, War of Three Peaks, has finally been detailed by Standing Stone Games. On the expansions page, you can see what separates the different varied costs of War of Three Peaks, as well as check out a new trailer for the content update, which goes live today.
In case this flew under your radar, Lord of the Rings Online Community Manager, Cordovan, confirmed the Brawler class, though we won't see it in War of the Three Peaks.
Standing Stone Games has provide notes for LOTRO's Update 28 including new details for War of the Three Peaks.
In a recent conversation on the forums, LOTRO's Community Manager Cordovan appeared a bit vague in providing details regarding mini-expansions.
You are all invited to celebrate Bilbo Baggins(es) birthday in Lord of the Rings Online through September 23.
Music that accompanies games, especially MMOs, go a long way to set the mood and feel of a world. Bradford takes a look at his favorite MMO's music - what's yours?