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What to do in Limsa Lominsa when you're in the Final Fantasy XIV beta

If you're one of the lucky souls in Final Fantasy XIV's recently expanded beta testing, you might well be a new arrival. And even though the beta build isn't the final release of the game, there's still a lot of different things to do. So where do you begin? Thankfully, there's a new guide...

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Jess Lebow asks, What's in a name?

What's in a name? That's an interesting question. For some players, there's obviously not much in a name. For instance, how many VanHellsings, Grandalfs, or RougeKillas have you come across in your MMO travels? We're not quite sure if these people are trying to be clever, innocently paying homage to...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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Anarchy Online dev makes every NPC feel special

Content Designer/Writer for Anarchy Online -- Nina "Aythem" Sund -- has a new developer journal post up, covering NPCs within the world of Rubi-Ka. We really like that NPCs have personalized names taken mostly from the people working on AO, but also from other interesting places. One recent NPC was...

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Got a bad reputation in World of Warcraft? Change your name for 10 bucks

Blizzard is issuing new World of Warcraft character I.D. name tags for a whopping 10 dollars on select servers. If it's bad, you know really bad -- your named drag through the mud sort of deal over random guild's cyber scandal -- you can transfer right away and get a name change! Behind every name...

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