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I sincerely hope WB don't succeed.

Olessan
Bree


Oct 5 2012, 7:58pm


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I sincerely hope WB don't succeed. [In reply to] Can't Post

I've been following MERP for a time now...
Such a pig-headed move this is. The team has been working on MERP for almost a decade, now -- far longer than any of the LotR-related games WB have worked on, and already of substantially higher quality (than any WB LotR games) in its unfinished state -- and it looks amazing. Doing this will put off thousands of fans and lose Warner millions of dollars... They seem to be very aggressive in protecting their rights, and they're WAY out of line here.
I'm pretty sure it has to do that they're not exactly friendly with Bethesda. :/
Here's hoping the dev team pull through this with their project relatively unscathed, even if it means a name-change etc.

Also keep in mind that they're only now just starting to work on Rohan, and at the same time LotRO's got the Rohan expansion pack releasing.

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Warner Bros. shut down free Skyrim Lord of the Rings mod News from Bree Send a private message to News from Bree Oct 5 2012, 10:01am
    Sad face . . . Beren0nehanded Send a private message to Beren0nehanded Oct 5 2012, 4:14pm
        That's an interesting comment considering this old TORn news article I just happened upon Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Oct 5 2012, 5:29pm
    WB is at it again! Carne Send a private message to Carne Oct 5 2012, 4:27pm
    I sincerely hope WB don't succeed. Olessan Send a private message to Olessan Oct 5 2012, 7:58pm
    Silly and greedy... Mooseboy018 Send a private message to Mooseboy018 Oct 5 2012, 10:06pm
    Well that's a shame. hobbit N.Z Send a private message to hobbit N.Z Oct 12 2012, 6:42am

 
 
 

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