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The Biggest RPG Game Never made

daventry
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Dec 31 2012, 10:06am


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Will a Lord of the Rings RPG like the TES Series ever be made, since there was almost one, but it got Cancelled where the Company decided to change the Game to a Flop of a Quest Style.

Brilliant Idea: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lord_of_the_Rings:_The_White_Council
Worse Idea: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lord_of_the_Rings:_Conquest

Now why did WB Cease and Desist a Mod for Oblivion/Skyrim, does WB have any business with the LOTR Franchise or Tolkien.
http://www.moddb.com/mods/merp-middle-earth-roleplaying-project/news/merp-cd

Ive seen many times in RPG Games, Especially The Elder Scroll Games where People Choose the Class and Character He/She wants to become, but they arent happy with the fact that they are Forced to become a Wizard so the Quest can advance even though they Specifically build a Warrior Class Character.

Many Years ago in the 80's There were these Games called http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quest_for_Glory where you could set up your Characters to Exactly that (Only 3 type of Male Characters sadly), then you play the Game where at a point you Cant enter the Wizard of Institute, because you dont know any Magic, so you have to find other means to traverse in the Game.
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Every episode in the Quest for Glory series starts by giving the player a choice of three character classes: Fighter, Mage, and Thief. (From episode 3 onward, thereís a fourth character class, Paladin, but you canít choose it at the beginning of the game. Paladinhood must be earned.) You choice of class affects not only how you deal with monsters, but how you can solve certain puzzles. Thereís also class-specific content: guilds with their own tests, houses for the Thief to burglarize. All in all, itís one of the most effective replay-value mechanisms Iíve seen. And yes, I have played through episodes 1 through 5 with every class


I have a Great Story and Imagination for a LOTR RPG Game, So here is my Idea of how to start the Game with Character Creation.

You can be part of 4 Characters (Maybe 5): Elf/Man/Dwarf/Hobbit/Orc where you set your Character up (Male/Female) and then you start a New Game as a Prisoner in that Region of your Selected Character, no more One City Prison for your Selected Character.

Elf: Noble Class
Dwarf: Warrior Class
Man: Paladin/Wizard Class
Hobbit: Sneak/Stealth Class
New Race: Orc

The Story for the Lord of the Rings RPG Game would set One Year after the Trilogy Books/Movies, then there would be No MQ and you could just get Quests while doing your Own Thing at anytime and go anywhere, we could even go through the Secret Entrance by Shelob's Lair and wallah, Mordor. Heck we could even walk right up to the Tower of the Eye.

There could be a New Orc Race that are Peaceful with a Backstory that they were Elves once and were Cursed to be Saurons Minions, but now thy are Free and are trying to form a Home and a Dwelling for themselves. We could see them in Some Cities or Towns, but obviously they will not be Trusted by Most People. They could have 2 Cities of their own. (Helms Deep and Osgiliath)

For our type of Character Class, we can get 2 Essential Companions and tell them to do this or that to advance further if we cant get over a chasm or we cant open that Lock.


(This post was edited by Silverlode on Dec 31 2012, 9:35pm)

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The Biggest RPG Game Never made daventry Send a private message to daventry Dec 31 2012, 10:06am
    I had an idea too ... Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Dec 31 2012, 11:34pm
    Your talking about Merp Recoveryanonymous Send a private message to Recoveryanonymous Jan 6 2013, 7:11pm

 
 
 

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