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The Daily Grind: How should MMOs handle character names?

Names are a big deal in MMOs. I've struggled through many a horrible launch to score a good name and camp names for friends until they can log in because only rarely does a game allow unlimited copies of a name. Ultima Online is one such game, as is Champions Online, though your global handle the...

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RIFT team updates RP server naming policy

The fine folks at Trion Worlds have finally answered a pressing question that's been on the tongues of RIFT roleplayers since launch: What are the roleplaying server naming rules, and how are they being enforced? Scott Hartsman stepped into the forums recently to offer clarification on the topic,...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your Monster Character

While playing one of the Free Peoples (elves, dwarves, hobbits, and men) is usually what comes to mind when one wants to role-play in The Lord of the Rings Online, there is another part of the game that is sometimes overlooked - Monster Play. Once you reach level 10 on a server you are able to play...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your "special" character

So far I have explained the common naming conventions for the Race of Men, the Hobbits, the Elves, the Dwarves, and Monster Characters. But what if you are planning to role-play a character in the Lord of the Rings Online that doesn't fit within the boundaries of creation set by Turbine? For instan...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your Dwarf

Have you decided to roll a burly dwarf in the Lord of the Rings Online and need a name to match? Not keen on making yet another "Thorinn", "Duurin" or "Gihmli"? Have you already chosen one of these unfortunate names and are looking for a change? This guide will walk you through choosing the perfect ...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your Elf

Looking to create an elf in the Lord of the Rings Online but not sure what to name it? Want to avoid naming it "Legolazs" or "Elronde"? Have you unfortunately already used one of these names but are looking to change it? You're in luck! This article will show you how to find a decent, lore-appropri...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your Man (or Woman)

Having the most available classes and arguably the best racial abilities in The Lord of the Rings Online, the Race of Man is also the most popular. So it can be hard to find a decent name for your human. Everyone wants to be a hero, for their character to be great and achieve fame and glory. But ca...

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Blogging into Mordor: Finding the perfect name for your Hobbit.

Looking for a name for your little halfling? Unwilling to settle for "Frodow" "Samwizze" or "Bihlbo"? Have you already named your character one of these but are looking to change it to something decent and lore-abiding? This guide will help you to find the perfect name for your hobbit and avoid the...

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Jesus Christ spotted in Tabula Rasa

Razor over at Razorwire experienced a surprising theophany in the world of Tabula Rasa. "I was playing Tabula Rasa last night," he said, "when a figure wearing battle armor and carrying a chain gun ran past me and my avatar provided the appropriate double-take for me. The character's name was Jesus ...

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