Whether you were introduced to Tolkien by Orlando Bloom’s shield-surfing antics, or if you have read The Lord of the Rings every summer since the 3rd grade (guilty), there is always more you can do to become the Tolkien superfan you have always aspired to be.
Here are ten suggestions…
CDC Games, which operates a number of Massively-Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs), including EVE Online, in the People’s Republic of China, has completed a successful closed beta test for The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar.
Shanghai, China’s CDC Games will launch a local version of Turbine’s The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (aka LOTRO) by the end of the year. LOTRO, a massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) based on Tolkien’s novel, was launched in North America in April 2007 by the developer, Westwood, Massachusetts-based Turbine. As of February of this year, the game had 300,000 subscribers.