Tolkien's World Online

Lord of the Rings Online takes the Hobbit craze virtual with a massive adventure containing all the familiar characters and locations

Middle Earth Online, or MEO, has several strong selling points to its credit, the most obvious being the amazing name recognition, but even players who have somehow missed the craze over all things Tolkien may find good reason to get involved. MEO will have features never before tried in a massive-scale game, such as a system for advancing characters over time despite being offline. Another interesting touch is the morality system: all characters will be judged by NPCs based on their previous exploits. Not to be left out, MEO also has features that other games currently in development are working on, like instanced quests and dungeons, as well as player houses in or near many recognizable cities and towns.

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