When you get a little bored of the normal questing flow or dungeon hopping in Lord of the Rings Online, there are plenty of side activities for you to enjoy. You can engage in some roleplay with the community, go on a crafting spree, play freeze tag in the Bree-land ruins, explore the excellent Bingo Boffin storyline, give your house an interior makeover, fish to your heart’s content, grind out a few deeds, and see if you can unlock some of the more interesting titles and emotes in the game. Or you could become a chicken. LOTRO’s chicken play sessions have delighted and fascinated the game’s community ever since their inclusion. By thrusting players into the shoes (er, talons) of a defenseless chicken and giving them a goal to navigate the world, Middle-earth transforms into a completely different place indeed. So how do you go on a poultry journey and survive to tell the tale? And why is chicken play so addictive? I’m here to help you strange folk out. Getting … [Read more...] about LOTRO Legendarium: The bold life of a player chicken
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If there is one consistent inconsistency among MMORPG studios, it is that teams keep swinging back and forth on pursuing the expansion model. How many times have we seen an MMO go from releasing regular expansions to attempting a monthly or quarterly content update schedule… and then abandon that after a while for more expansions? It is almost as if teams keep discovering how exciting and wonderful (and even profitable) expansions can be for the first time. Believe it or not, right now we are in the middle of a major expansion boom in the MMO genre. Already this year we have enjoyed several expansion drops, including Destiny: Rise of Iron, EVE Online: Citadel, Trove: Mantle of Power, Star Trek Online: Agents of Yesterday, and of course, World of Warcraft: Legion. We have even more on the horizon: More than a dozen MMOs and online ARPGs have expansions in the works, with five coming out this November alone. To help you keep all of these expansion projects straight, we’ve … [Read more...] about Massively OP’s guide to upcoming MMORPG expansions
It’s been a pretty good week for MMORPG games and here’s a recap of all the biggest news happening this week alone! The Lord of the Rings Online: New Expansion Pre-orders LOTRO is a classic MMORPG that’s still rocking it and to prove it, they’ve just opened up the pre-orders for its latest expansion dropping next month. The Minas Morgul expansion will introduce a new playable race, the Stout-axe Dwarves. In addition to that, there’s two new regions – Morgul Vale and Mordor Besieged, on top of 7 new instances for players to run. Elsewhere, the level cap will be increasing from 120 to 130, and guild crafting has gotten some love so crafters can get some rare items. Check out the pre-orders here. Astellia Launches Officially Korean MMORPG Astellia has finally arrived in the West! The game begin its headstart last week and there are already players at the cap of 50. Today, the game will open its doors to everyone. You can jump in with a buy-to play pack … [Read more...] about Top 5 MMORPG News And Highlights This Week!