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Everybody has worries, even Turbine's executive producer Jefferey Steefel. While we don't know what worries him, we do know what doesn't: World of Warcraft. In an interview with MTV Multiplayer, Steefel revealed that Lord of the Rings Online didn't see much of a dent from Age of Conan or Warhammer...

November 25th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Alright, it's time for that gaming industry tradition of speculation based on vague quotes from developers! In an interview with Ten Ton Hammer, The Lord of the Rings Online executive producer Jeffrey Steefel spoke about future updates to the game, saying that the best is yet to come because now th...

November 24th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Executive Producer for Lord of the Rings Online Jeffrey Steefel is one of the most convivial MMO-makers in the industry. Sitting down to talk to him always ends up with some useful information, a friendly conversation about a game and an industry that can be a little hard to approach. It was a plea...

November 18th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We've all known about Turbine's plans for a console MMO for a few months now, but in a recent interview with videogaming247.com, Lord of the Rings Online's Executive Producer Jeffrey Steefel mentioned the fact that an announcement will be coming early next year on what type of "products" Turbine ai...

November 7th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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In previous interviews with Turbine, we've heard about their interest in developing an MMO on the console. There was speculation of a Harry Potter MMO, following some venture funding by Warner Bros, but now we have a piece of information that might put the console spotlight back on Lord of the Ring...

September 29th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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By now, we all should know quite a bit about Lord of the Rings Online's newest expansion, Mines of Moria, slated for release later this year. We know about the two new classes and the new area to explore, but what about the future after Moria? This has only been touched-on previously, but in two re...

September 26th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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On September 23rd, Turbine and Codemasters Online set up an exclusive private press event in London, England for predominant fansites to get a hands-on presentation of the newest expansion for Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria. This event was hosted and narrated by Executive Producer Jeffrey...

September 25th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Often times, players want to know why there's no open or "proper" PvP in Lord of the Rings Online. The system they have in place now is very unlike what most other games consider a player vs player environment. To many, this is a good thing, but to others, it detracts from the game. To fully unders...

September 8th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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This weekend at PAX 2008, Massively had the opportunity to be a part of the first-ever public preview of Mines of Moria with Lord of the Rings Online Executive Producer Jeffrey Steefel. During this showing, Steefel showed us many of the main features of this first expansion for LotRO, including the...

September 2nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Day three is now behind us, marking the end of PAX 2008. Sunday showed a crowd of gamers just as strong as the first two days, and there is no doubt that the attendance numbers from this year blew away last year's figures. As far as panels for this last day, there was an interesting mix of MMO deve...

September 1st 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The first expansion to Lord of the Rings Online, the Mines of Moria, is quickly approaching a launch-ready state. For fans of the world of Tolkien, Turbine is offering a few final chances to enter into the Moria beta test. Interested players just need to navigate to the official Moria website, to en...

August 29th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments