LOTRO Developer Diary – Evendim Revamp

We’ve been hearing about the Evendim revamp for a while now, and JWBarry delivers the diary today to help walkthrough all the upcoming changes.  There have been a few tweaks since its release but this latest update is quite substantial.  The two main goals were to tighten up the leveling …

LOTRO Developer Diary on Crafting Changes

Another diary up today walking through the various Crafting Changes coming with Echoes of the Dead. This diary walks through the 4 main areas of the update: New Crafting Tutorials Revamping the Crafting Quests Updates for Tailor and Metalsmith New Recipes For the tutorials, I really appreciate this for the …

LOTRO Developer Diary on Legendary Item Changes

Today Zombie Columbus (ZC) and Graalx2 give us an overview on the hotly discusses changes to the Legendary Item system. Graalx2 starts off by addressing one of the major issues with the system, that being the total randomness of it.  With the addition of the Legacy Replacement Scrolls, you will …

Hunter Dev Diary posted!

From ZC through Sapience and now right to you: http://www.lotro.com/gameinfo/devdiaries/1031-update-2-hunter-developer-diary Definitely a must-read for hunters; changes to all three lines, AoE purge poison for traiting Trapper of Foes, Fleet Stance becoming a skill, off-hands added to all melee skills (cya Bow and Blade!).  A very interesting update that changes hunters …

PvMP Update Included in LOTRO Echoes of the Dead Update

As if there weren’t enough goodies coming with this update, Sapience dropped another one on us yesterday noting that not only would there be changes coming for PvMP but that there will also be enough updates for a full Developer Diary as well!  And Sapience does clarify that all the …

LOTRO Developer Diary – Burglar Update

In the second of our highly anticipated Developer Diaries Ken “Graalx2” Burd walks through the changes for the Burglar class.  I’m going to do a VERY high level summary here as honestly I don’t know much about Burglars, so check out the post and the feedback thread for more of …

LOTRO Minstrel Class Developer Diary

Tim “Raskolnikov” Lang has posted the first of the highly anticipated Developer Diaries for the upcoming content focusing on the Minstrel Class. Tim starts with his gameplay for tackling this upgrade by looking at the massive feedback thread, coupled with his thoughts playing his minstrel on live, and finally talking …

More Class Revamp News

Earlier yesterday we learned about the Minstrel revamp and later last night Sapience confirmed that the second class would be the Burglar.  We should be seeing the Minstrel diary later today with the Burglar diary tomorrow. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for my Minnie, not that I’m unhappy …

Minstrel Confirmed as One of the LOTRO Class Revamps

We’ve known for a while now that 3 classes are being revamped in this upcoming patch, and today Sapience confirmed that not only is the first one the Minstrel but that the dev diary will be coming out for it tomorrow. We’ll probably see the second diary up on Friday, …

LOTRO Developer Diary: Vault 2.0

Following up from yesterday’s announcement, Turbine released the Dev Diary on the upcoming Vault Changes. I actually didn’t have that many issues with the new vault, but I know many of you absolutely hated it, so I’m sure this is quite welcome.  It certainly looks like this is a great …