It can be scary and intimidating to enter an MMO for the first time, especially if that game's been out for a number of years. So many possibilities, so many unknown factors, so much to learn -- we wouldn't blame you if liquid started pouring from your ocular sockets. With so many new players giving Lord of the Rings Online
a test drive these past few weeks, it stands to reason that there are a few who feel utterly, completely lost.
Who will ever save us from this lack of knowledge? Look! Up in the sky! It's a new LotRO
In the eloquently titled "New Player Tips and Hints," Turbine
provides four pages of need-to-know info about how to survive and succeed in Middle-earth. While some of the tips are common knowledge to any MMO player, there's still enough here to recommend to an experienced MMO vet who might be new to LotRO
. The article covers how to gather information, basic tips and hints, integrated system tips and combat tips. You can read the whole shebang over at LotRO's site