Originally Posted by Forster46
I applied for the beta like three times
I always wanted to try Lotr online but never had a good enough computer. Now I want to, but I'm not sure if it's worth it or not.
I applied once. A friend of mine got one but of course he is bound by the NDA so he can't talk about it.
LoTRO was some of the funnest times I've ever personally had in a game. I played with a solid group of people from America, Canada, and all the way in Australia. The game at one time was amazing and had arguably one of the best "raids" in any MMO made. From start to finish if you were good and no wipes would still take you 6-7 hours. Raid locks reset every Thursday night so we would have our raid nights on Friday and Sunday nights to break it in half. Once Moria came out the game started going downhill and then when Warner Bros. took over it went FTP that was the death nail for me. The community suffered because of all the WoW kids coming over to try it out for free and it was never the same after that.
Most of us moved to Star Wars the Old Republic but it just never held our attention like LoTRO. PvP was fun but that was about it. I've been playing WoW on and off and it is still a good time sink but I basically play it by myself and random groups in the dungeon finder.
Anyway, I hope ES O is a good game. I look forward to it.