LOTRO adds space combat!


And yeah, apparently this is really in the game.  The button, at least.

Update: Aha, this isn’t quite new — what brought it to my attention was mention of it due to the “feature” being removed in today’s patch.  Boo!


14 thoughts on “LOTRO adds space combat!

  1. Murren January 23, 2013 / 11:38 am

    That’s just … ow my brain.

  2. DocHoliday January 23, 2013 / 11:40 am

    I want my space eagle with freakin laser beams 😉

    But sadly they removed this with today’s patch. No space for you!

  3. 00james January 23, 2013 / 11:48 am

    I hope they announce it just like the Muppets:


  4. jef January 23, 2013 / 11:55 am

    Hey, they added Runekeepers so why not, lol. In all seriousness, though, can we use this to start a Turbine-is-working-on-a-space-MMO rumor?

  5. Syp January 23, 2013 / 12:12 pm

    Oh boo!

  6. Tobasco da Gama (@tobascodagama) January 23, 2013 / 12:22 pm

    Did anybody actually press the button while it was live? I don’t recall whether anyone mentioned doing so in the forum thread about it.

  7. Wilhelm Arcturus January 23, 2013 / 12:39 pm

    Must be for the “Voyages with Eärendil” expansion.

  8. Green Armadillo January 23, 2013 / 1:30 pm

    My theory for the mystery project at Turbine is still Asheron’s Call 3, but it would be funny if it’s actually something Sci-Fi and they accidentally dropped in a reference to the live LOTRO client.

  9. couillon January 23, 2013 / 1:31 pm

    They also got rid of the BG 1st boss farm fest….no more 2nd age symbols from Durchy!

  10. DocHoliday January 23, 2013 / 1:33 pm

    Unless you do him in challenge mode -those chests are unchanged. I’m actually surprised they went that route and didn’t just revert back to raid-locks.

  11. saucelah January 24, 2013 / 2:08 pm

    I should add, it’s not bad at all, and definitely an amusing read for Tolkein fans.

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