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Bullroarer

On to Rohan

So no that the NDA is over on Rohan beta I am going to talk about it a bit.

I don’t want to prattle on about the issues because it is a beta and thats what your here to help with. The issues are the reason that any developer has consumer testing. Much easier and cheaper to have hundreds and thousands of people test the product than to have a QA department the size of a small city.

That being said the downside is you really can get what you pay for. People asking debs for an instant jump to level cap. Wanting to talk to the community manager like he has time to be there every waking minute. And then acting like he is the one coding the whole thing. Give me a break your there to test not be a nuisance.

Then unavoidably you have the people that are complaining about the lag and rubber banding. Let face it this is a single test server that most likely has the population of two or more servers. Of course there are going to be through put issues, bug it and get over it. Don’t harp on it for twenty minutes in global chat and act like your the only person it happened to. Your main function as a beta tester is to point out issues with game-play and other such items. An npc in the wrong spot or one floating in the air. A quest that won’t let you complete. Those are the types of things that need reported first off.

I mean for some reason everyone seems to forget that it is beta not a preview event. If it were then perhaps there would be something to complain about. So get over yourselves and hunker down try to break everything so they can fix it right. Comment below, email me or find me on Twitter @gondorawaits and @Bor_Jason. Until next time I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor

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Episode 9 : Isengard………is go?


In Episode I talk to Song of War from Elendilmir about the Rise of Isengard beta. So have a listen and let me know what you think in writing, or email me an MP3 at bor.nimrodel@gmail.com, or leave a voicemail at +1(304)534-9BOR (9267). You can also contact me through twitter @Bor_Jason and @GondorAwaits or join my chat in game /joinchannel GondorAwaits WhiteTree on Silverlode, Landroval, Gilrain, Eldar, Nimrodel, Brandywine, Imladris, Crickhollow, Riddermark, or Dwarrowdelf

[audio http://gondorawaits.podbean.com/mf/web/vfv8ya/Episode_9.mp3]

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Captain Visual Changes

So I won’t go into this too far I’ll just give you the visual comparison of the quickslot bars before and after Rise of Isengard proposed changes. These pictures are the same character the first from the live servers and the others from Bullroarer.

 

Now changing “Stances” changes your brother skills.

 

 

As you can see there are a few changes both visually and also with consolidation it is much more different on some of the other characters those I will show you later. Like I said not too in-depth I just want to give you a general idea of what you’ll be seeing when ROI goes live. Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor


Hunter Visual Changes

So I won’t go into this too far I’ll just give you the visual comparison of the quickslot bars before and after Rise of Isengard proposed changes. These pictures are the same character the first from the live servers and the others from Bullroarer.

 

 

As you can see there are a few changes both visually and also with consolidation it is much more different on some of the other characters those I will show you later. Like I said not too in-depth I just want to give you a general idea of what you’ll be seeing when ROI goes live. Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor


Minstrel Visual Changes

So I won’t go into this too far I’ll just give you the visual comparison of the quickslot bars before and after Rise of Isengard proposed changes. These pictures are the same character the first from the live servers and the others from Bullroarer.

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Warspeech active

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Warspeech off

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As you can see there are a few changes both visually and also with consolidation it is much more different on some of the other characters those I will show you later. Like I said not too in-depth I just want to give you a general idea of what you’ll be seeing when ROI goes live. Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor


Rise of Isengard : Tusks of the Boar

This is a battleground type instance that we tested during the closed beta remember this is in the beta and may be very subject to change or even removal.

Remember this is Beta and subject to Change.

Any comments or questions leave them below or email me at bor.nimrodel@gmail.com until next time I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor


LOTRO Character Panel

Hey guys just a quick video showing the new character panel coming in the Echoes of the Dead update on the Bullroarer server coming “soon” to the live servers. Hope you enjoy it thanks for watching and I’ll see you in Middle-earth ~ Bor

LOTRO Character Panel

 

You can read Tim “Raskolnikov” Lang’s new Developer diary here.