Who is MikeTheEmperor?
The mastermind behind WOME. Just a simple game developer trying to create an awesome roleplay game to pay his studies from donations (Keep in mind that donations will be purely volunteer.The game will be free for everyone! ) .
What is World of Middle Earth - WOME?
WOME is the legacy of Middle Earth RP - MERP ! After playing it for a long while, and not being able to accept the fact that the project is over, I decided to continue their work from zero on an entire new engine: Unity. Sadly, because of the limitations, the map will not be as big as I would like it to be, but it will include all major locations with marvelous graphics. There will hopefully be a variety of races ( Gondor, Rohan, Dale and Eriador Humans, Blue Mountains and Erebor Dwarves and Rivendell,Mirkwood and Lothlorien Elves) alongside the battles of the War of the Ring in-game as scenarios.
When will WOME be released?
I'm not sure yet but I estimate around the autumn of 2020. Meanwhile alpha and beta versions may be released depending on whether I feel they are playable enough or not.
What won't WOME include from LOTR?
It really hurts me to do this, but there won't be any character names or maps of Middle Earth in-game.The NPCs will not have their names displayed but they will be resembling their movie/book characters as closely as possible.The map will not be in-game ( but the in-game zones will resemble it) .This is a drastic measure to allow us to have the high ground in-case of a C&D letter from WB or any other company seeking to undo our work.
What platform will WOME be on?
Do you plan to keep doing updates after the release?
Yes. Bug fixes, zone revamps, graphical updates, new questlines. Also ... Harad and Rhun won't spawn by themselves :D.
Will you keep us updated with screenshots and articles?
Yes. I will try to post an update atleast once a week if it's possible, and if something interferes I will try and let you guys know.
Thank you for reading and I hope one day everyone will be able to RP in the World of Middle Earth!