First suggestion: I believe that all classes should available to all races. However i think that the developers of LOTRO would think that, that this is a crazy idea. What is this guy thinking?!? We can't have hobbit captains or loremasters running around middle earth! thats absurd!!
For my second suggestion..
I believe that the people of LOTRO should be sweating with the release of SWTOR. Rushing and Releasing expansions on LOTRO with bugs then trying to fix the bugs down the road. Is that how you really wanna treat your LOTRO community?
anyways.. Here is one way to make SWTOR sweat a lil and honour your LOTRO players and make LOTRO the ultimate MMO on the market. Just like almost all MMO's out there. I think "you" the devlopers of LOTRO should launch the darkside campaign for LOTRO and i don't mean just the Ettenmoors. Who, what why and where?? Mordor?? Those are my suggestions.
Second Suggestion: Would require fleshing out virtually every zone in middle earth (and there are a LOT missing so far), as well as building a lot of new classes, quests (for both sides), higher level skills (76+) & new level caps, balancing issues, the list goes on and on and on...... Ultimately the idea is ok, it's just unrealistic, especially since LOTRO hasn't even reached Rohan yet!
Suggestion 1 : It is already unrealstic enough to have hobbit wardens running around, but imagine a dwarf burglar! Or a Hobbit with a staff? (although they can pull off walking sticks pretty good)
Im assuming you favor playing one specific race for this suggestion, but if turbine did such a thing, they would be underfire in all directions.
Sueestion 2: Darkside campaign? The whole story of lord of the rings is about the struggle against evil, if something like that is appealing to you, then SWTOR or WoW would be the better choice. Aswell, they would have to create as many regions for creeps as they did for freeps, which would take a few years. for something like this to be done it would have to be done in the original release.
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