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MMO Blender: Jeremy's unholy MMO concoction

Have you ever wished MMO developers could put away their checkbooks, pluck out the best bits of their respective MMOs, and weld them together to construct the megalopolis of MMOs? We do too! So today, we're launching a brand-new opinion column, MMO Blender, in which the Massively writers will mix...

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Turbine to bring back LotRO's Fellowship Maneuvers to boss fights

It's a long-running in-joke in the Lord of the Rings Online community that no matter how often Turbine tries to call its group combo-maker "Fellowship Maneuvers," players can't stop referring to them as "Conjunctions" (the name for the system from beta). In a new dev diary covering the resurgence...

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Lost Pages of Taborea: What could have been

We always face changes in our favorite MMOs. A new patch comes along and changes multi-click gathering to single-click, a cool pet system gets added or our main class gets nerfed. Sometimes changes happen before the game ever sees them, though. Runes of Magic had some different features planne...

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LotRO ramps up to Echoes of the Dead with new dev diaries

Speculation is on a head-on collision with fact, as Turbine has started to roll out information about the next Lord of the Rings Online update, titled "Echoes of the Dead." As players wonder whether the mysterious runes of a couple weeks ago indicate a new raid hub, or whether Echoes of the Dead is...

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It's all in the hips: LotRO Fellowship Maneuvers

Anyone who's played Final Fantasy XI will be familiar with Fellowship Maneuvers in Lord of the Rings Online. For those of you who aren't, however, it's easiest to think of them like battle recipes where the ingredients are different player's attacks and the outcome are powerful spell-like effects....

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Massively hands-on LotRO Book 12 tour

Recently I was taken on a tour of the Lord of the Rings Online upcoming content patch, Book 12 "The Ashen Wastes." And I came back with exclusive screenshots, lewt info and more video than you can shake a Balrog at. Joined by LotRO developer Aaron Campbell and Executive Producer Jeffrey Steefel, I...

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Let the Month of the Burglar begin

The Burglars of Middle-earth should be happy about Book 12 -- of this we can all be sure. We had the months of the Minstrel and the Hunter, and so on, but it's Burglars' turn for some lovin'! Turbine has finally all-out announced the Month of the Burglar, and laid out Book 12's changes to the class ...

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LotRO dev chat is silent on new info

Stratics hosted another developer chat, this time with the Lord of the Rings Online staffers. The topic was Book 12, but unfortunately not much was revealed that we didn't already learn in the LotRO German dev chat earlier this month. Without the class developer on hand, all Guardian and Burglar re...

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LotRO dev video diary: Raids

A new Lord of the Rings Online developer diary has been posted on IGN.com, under the title of Raids. Upon watching it, however, it seems that it is more about explaining the basics of Fellowships and Kinships, only touching on raids briefly. If you're an experienced LotRO player, this video won't c...

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Book 12 details revealed in new LotRO dev chat

The German Lord of the Rings Online fansite LotRO-Welten held its regular end of the month chat with LotRO devs, community managers and players. Today they posted the transcripts and, boy howdy, it's a treasure trove of Book 12 goodness. The Burglar and Guardian revamp revelations weren't too extens...

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