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As a huge Tolkien fan, and having read all of his books over the years... basically all of the LOTR games have disappointed me. There is so much to build off of for truly immense and awesome games, but they went a different direction and it just doesn't feel "right". Might be just me, but no thanks. I'll watch videos and munch on popcorn while I read their version of the story.
Honestly though, the origin story presented by Tolkien is thoroughly fleshed out with a lot of great potential to build a game or series off of. Mad Gods offer a lot of fantasy real estate... too bad Tolkien ends it pretty definitely after the 'Rings' series.

I have to disagree




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Battle for middle earth (the first one) was also really good. Really enjoyed the campaign mode back in the day.
 
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I guess I should restate, they aren't all non-canon, but I also don't feel they were that good. I just haven't liked them.
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What Lord of the Rings games are non canon?

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Looks awesome, I think my PC will be just fine.
Starting to worry about my i5 though, seeing as more and more games are recommending i7s and other CPUs with more cores and hyperthreading. Oh well, my 3670k performs admirably at 4.4GHz.
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Battle for middle earth (the first one) was also really good. Really enjoyed the campaign mode back in the day.

This. That has so far been the only LOTR game I can pick up to this day and still have a ton of fun. The campaign was just awesome. Good and evil sides biggrin.gif
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What Lord of the Rings games are non canon?

I know right?

Also I doubt the recommended specs. I know my problems will hardly be my 7970 and 4.6GHz 3570k. Especially for a game like this.

So yeah not buying it.
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I know right?

Also I doubt the recommended specs. I know my problems will hardly be my 7970 and 4.6GHz 3570k. Especially for a game like this.

So yeah not buying it.

huh blinksmiley.gif

You doubt their recommendation on what you should have to run the game?

I love ice cream, I really love chocolate fudge brownie. Now if I were to suggest an ice cream for someone to try I would suggest it. This would be a recommendation, it is not the only ice cream capable of being good, but in my opinion it has the greatest chance to be the best.

If anything you should be taking issue with the minimum requirements.
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Nice to see them not being scared to cater to the high end crowd.
 
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I'm excited about this. Can't wait to see people modding this.
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