GDC, Turbine's switch to free-to-play on Lord of the Rings Online has proved to be a monumental success. While Turbine's profits are swelling, players benefit too, as they now have an easier time finding groups since there are lots more people adventuring in Middle-earth than before. Many players are returning from long absences, such as today's One Shots contributor, Eellia, a rune keeper on the Elendilmir server. She writes in: "I've been away from Lord of the Rings Online for quite a while, and jumped back in when the F2P started. I saw Lake Evendim when it first came out, and it's still as pretty as ever. I thought my character Eellia needed a quick dip in the early morning rays."
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