Yule Festival/ Seasonal Looks
First I'll address the Yule Festival. And just for all you new-to-Yule Festival players...
You know that little corner of the town where the poor people are located? That we "aren't" supposed to see? You know, the place where Gareth Rust and Daley Utteridge are? And do you remember the Yule Festival Intro Quest (http://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Ques...of_Winter-home)? I believe you could build on that part of the town and the feeling there and give Frostbluff its own (possibly) repeatable Quest Arc, though not related to the Epic Story. Put what I've heard about in Wildermore (I believe it was called "phasing or thereabouts.) to good use and "phase" Frostbluff, but don't disable the regular repeatables, though.
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And now, for the Seasonal Looks. Anyway, we celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, etc. in Frostbluff, so why not celebrate winter elsewhere. Maybe not with quests (That would be stealing Frostbluff's job.), but with looks. For example, Bree could look sort of like a less harsh version (more of just regular snowfall than a snowstorm) of what it looks like in (*minor spoiler*) (ex.) the Skirmish "Thievery and Mischief." I understand some places like the Trollshaws just getting a dusting of snow or something, but maybe just a snow graphic, like there is with the rain.
That's just my slightly large two cents. Please post feedback on this. If you do criticize, please try to make it constructive criticism.
Dare I say it....fellowship festival quests? *runs away and hides*
I think it would be fun to have a few group/fellowship quests in some of the festivals. After all, festivals are about everyone gathering together to enjoy the season and all it offers, right? If the quests were done well enough where they offer a nice reward and a fun goal, but weren't necessary in completing the story-line or earning all the barter rewards, it would be nice. You could actually enjoy the festival with other people instead of constantly soloing and grinding out quests. It could mix things up a bit and offer a different festival experience.