We have detected that cookies are not enabled on your browser. Please enable cookies to ensure the proper experience.
Results 1 to 24 of 24
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    17

    "My Characters" Issue(s)

    None of my characters are displayed
    If the lottery page shows no characters, you may need to switch to a different subscription. At the top of the page, look to the right of the "Logged in as "; if you see a drop-down arrow there, mouse over it and select the other subscription listed. This will switch you to that subscription and should have your characters listed and allow them to enter any running lotteries they are eligible for.

    I have been a VIP player on Brandywine for 3 months now. I only have this one account with a subscription (I use the exact same username/password to log in to the website here as I do in-game). I have never been able to view any of my 6 of 7 characters from the server on the website here (Main toon is 85). I was hoping the new revamp of the site would fix this, but apparently it didn't. I have no "drop-down arrow" next to "Logged in as" in the top right of the page, so what do I need to do in order to have my character information(s) populated to the website? I would really like to participate in Lotteries when they become available.

  2. #2
    Sapience is offline Former Community Manager & Harbinger of Soon
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    9,518
    You will notice the new lottery page now tells you explicitly whether there are lotteries running or not. NOT whether or not you have character eligible. So when it says "No active lotteries" it's because there are no active lotteries.

    When we do start lotteries again, maybe tomorrow, you will notice you will be able to see any lottery, whether you have eligible characters or not. You simply won't be able to enter lotteries you aren't eligible for. Instead of a list of eligible characters it will show the lottery and the comment "no eligible characters" next to it.

    No more guessing if there are or aren't active lotteries. The message is extremely literal now. No lotteries, means no lotteries.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    17
    Thanks for the reply.
    So disregarding the whole Lottery thing, is there a way for me to view my active in-game characters somewhere on the website?

  4. #4
    Sapience is offline Former Community Manager & Harbinger of Soon
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    9,518
    Quote Originally Posted by Traevius View Post
    Thanks for the reply.
    So disregarding the whole Lottery thing, is there a way for me to view my active in-game characters somewhere on the website?
    No. The my.lotro.com functionality has been discontinued.

  5. #5

    My Characters

    I must say, I regularly used that feature - being able to click on my characters and view them all at the click of a mouse button. I'm not enjoying this new forum setup - so now I have to view my characters actually in game?? Do they not realise how annoying that is when you have characters on more than one server???? ~shakes my head~ Epic FAIL.

  6. #6
    Well, today the apps I've downloaded still show my toons (and I was able to add more to LOTRO Herald, for example). Not sure if the back end taps that the apps (I'm using iPad) use are still there, or if the forum revamp means that LOTRO Herald just has its last frozen update available, with no further updates coming (I presume they synced daily or so).

    Crossing my furry-footed toes,

    Tumeric

  7. #7
    Sapience is offline Former Community Manager & Harbinger of Soon
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    9,518
    Quote Originally Posted by tumeric View Post
    Well, today the apps I've downloaded still show my toons (and I was able to add more to LOTRO Herald, for example). Not sure if the back end taps that the apps (I'm using iPad) use are still there, or if the forum revamp means that LOTRO Herald just has its last frozen update available, with no further updates coming (I presume they synced daily or so).

    Crossing my furry-footed toes,

    Tumeric
    It took quite a bit of wrangling, but the community team managed to convince the powers that be to keep the feed for LOTROHerald live. It may not be the most up to date info all the time, but it is still functional.
    Last edited by Sapience; Aug 01 2013 at 11:14 PM.

  8. #8

    forum fail

    The LOTRO Lorebook
    Player Blogs
    PvMP leaderboards
    Skirmish Leaderboards
    Character and Kinship Data and Pages
    Referrals
    Signup Rewards
    Item Icons / Tooltips
    Signature System <---------------------- So basically all the usefull stuff is gone??? Nice one ~shakes my head~

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    7,583
    Quote Originally Posted by Sapience View Post
    It took quite a bit of wrangling, but the community team manage to convince the powers that be to keep the feed for LOTROHerald live. It may not be the most up to date info all the time, but it is still functional.
    I guess my question is, are you just leaving up the rest of the character API feeds but turning off some of the data exports? (Notably the leaderboard exports).

    There's a lot that we could still do with that data.
    Crell-L85-Champion - Riddermark ; Swego-L85-Burglar ; Kotvi-L95-Runekeeper
    Delego-L85 Hunter ; Stodden-L51-Captain ; Edhul-L61-Loremaster
    Deglorion - SoA XP Disabler

  10. #10
    Sapience is offline Former Community Manager & Harbinger of Soon
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    9,518
    Quote Originally Posted by Crell_1 View Post
    I guess my question is, are you just leaving up the rest of the character API feeds but turning off some of the data exports? (Notably the leaderboard exports).

    There's a lot that we could still do with that data.
    Because I fought for what I could get. It won't be improved upon, new items won't be added, and it will eventually be turned off. For now, it's what I could save.

  11. #11
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Spokane Valley, WA
    Posts
    105

    Thumbs up

    Quote Originally Posted by Sapience View Post
    It took quite a bit of wrangling, but the community team manage to convince the powers that be to keep the feed for LOTROHerald live. It may not be the most up to date info all the time, but it is still functional.
    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you !

    I really appreciate your team's effort to save this small part of the LOTRO experience.

    Question for clarification, do you mean that the equipment item information query will not receive any updates ? If thats the case I can still work with that hurdle, it just means it's time to get creative to fill in the gaps.
    --
    Howard Griffith
    Creator of the LOTROHerald and DDOHerald iPhone apps.

  12. #12
    Sapience is offline Former Community Manager & Harbinger of Soon
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    9,518
    Quote Originally Posted by HowardMac View Post
    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you !

    I really appreciate your team's effort to save this small part of the LOTRO experience.

    Question for clarification, do you mean that the equipment item information query will not receive any updates ? If thats the case I can still work with that hurdle, it just means it's time to get creative to fill in the gaps.
    Yes, that's correct. And if we add a new stat or something similar it won't get updated in the feed. I do know that some enterprising DDO players managed to play 'fill in the blanks' with some of the data still available from their feed.

    As for leader boards, I believe the dark appendage leader boards should still work if they were taking their data from our feed. Again, not sure how complete the feed is and I'm pretty sure parts of it will fail to be updated as we move forward, but I think things like renown/infamy gains should be mostly intact for them. At least I think so.

  13. #13

    Hurray for LOTRO Herald API still working

    Quote Originally Posted by Sapience View Post
    It took quite a bit of wrangling, but the community team managed to convince the powers that be to keep the feed for LOTROHerald live. It may not be the most up to date info all the time, but it is still functional.
    Thanks, Sapience! This is super-helpful when you want one crafting toon to make updated armor, etc. for several other toons in a monster crafting session. Logging back and forth and taking notes is no fun.

    --Tum

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    1,155
    Quote Originally Posted by tumeric View Post
    Thanks, Sapience! This is super-helpful when you want one crafting toon to make updated armor, etc. for several other toons in a monster crafting session. Logging back and forth and taking notes is no fun.

    --Tum
    The AltViewer plugin would fix that if only the lazy developer would stop playing with maps and get back to what's really... ooh, look, a shiny!

    (the Equipped Items panel should be ported from the old AltInventory sometime "Soon" now that TerrainMap is more or less fully functional)

    EDIT: A bit of testing exposed a client crash bug in the GetEquipment() API call. Since equipped items can not be accessed without making the client unstable the panel won't be ported to AltViewer until the bug gets fixed - probably months if ever
    Last edited by Garan; Aug 18 2013 at 12:41 AM.

  15. #15
    Quote Originally Posted by Sapience View Post
    Yes, that's correct. And if we add a new stat or something similar it won't get updated in the feed. I do know that some enterprising DDO players managed to play 'fill in the blanks' with some of the data still available from their feed.

    As for leader boards, I believe the dark appendage leader boards should still work if they were taking their data from our feed. Again, not sure how complete the feed is and I'm pretty sure parts of it will fail to be updated as we move forward, but I think things like renown/infamy gains should be mostly intact for them. At least I think so.
    @Sapience: Is it possible to get the documentation for http://data.lotro.com/ again? The link on the site isn't supported.

  16. #16

    Question

    So exactly what is still available from the old forum modules/features, and, how can we get to it to use them again (if it is even possible anymore)?

    I've been looking through here (the new forums) for a while now and can't find any information about how to get any of it to work with again.

    I saw that their was mention of "data.lotro.com" in this thread but,
    1: the "Documentation" link on the resulting page goes to a page that doesn't exist anymore, and,
    2: Being a non-dev makes it look like I'd have to take a class or two on programing to make use of what is there even if the "Documentation" page had... well whatever it had to offer.

    I understand that most people may not have used many of those features but, I did regularly for myself and my kinnies and now... well frankly I'm a lot lost as to where to go from here to continue helping them as well as I used to be able to with those old forum features.

    Like, are their any external and/or support features of this forum that serve to provide any of those features still?

    Please help!

  17. #17
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,016
    Quote Originally Posted by Arathilion View Post
    @Sapience: Is it possible to get the documentation for http://data.lotro.com/ again? The link on the site isn't supported.
    The link was broken long ago. Documentation was in the Lorebook instead.

    Quote Originally Posted by NightShadow1 View Post
    1: the "Documentation" link on the resulting page goes to a page that doesn't exist anymore,
    All the "documentation" is at the data.lotro.com site.

    The lorebook-entry had just a bit text around it. See here.

  18. #18
    Quote Originally Posted by Amrundir View Post
    The link was broken long ago. Documentation was in the Lorebook instead.


    All the "documentation" is at the data.lotro.com site.

    The lorebook-entry had just a bit text around it. See here.
    Is their a version of that page that is in English?, and,

    How do I make use of it to have access to any and/or all of the old forum features?

  19. #19
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,016
    Quote Originally Posted by NightShadow1 View Post
    Is their a version of that page that is in English?, and,

    How do I make use of it to have access to any and/or all of the old forum features?
    I don't understand. This page *is* in english.


    There is no access to the old features. My link just goes to the google cache of the old lorebook page. (as long as it's there. Because the lorebook no longer exists, these pages will be removed from google cache eventually)

  20. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by Amrundir View Post
    I don't understand. This page *is* in english.
    When I click on the link you posted it goes to a German version of the page.

  21. #21
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,016
    You're talking about the head of the page, wich comes from google. Ignore it or change the "hl=de" to "hl=en" near the end of the link address.

    The content of the page is english...

  22. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by Amrundir View Post
    You're talking about the head of the page, wich comes from google. Ignore it or change the "hl=de" to "hl=en" near the end of the link address.

    The content of the page is english...
    Thank you very much Amrundir.

    So how can/does this help to provide me any of the old forum features?

  23. #23
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,016
    If you are a programmer, you can write your own app or webpage.
    There is an app called LOTROHerald for iPhone, and one for Android.


    I started programming a website a while ago when mylotro was broken for european characters (but their data was already in da.ta.lotro.com). I stopped, when mylotro was fixed and because our kinship data (like other old kinships on the Ex-EU servers) is not available.

    So send me some stacks of time and I will start thinking of making something like "myLotro Charactersheet".

  24. #24
    Quote Originally Posted by Amrundir View Post
    If you are a programmer, you can write your own app or webpage.
    There is an app called LOTROHerald for iPhone, and one for Android.
    I'm just looking for that content in a normal browser format on my home/laptop computer. Would be nice if those features were available where the new account page is (Ex: "https://www.lotro.com/en/account"). Seems like a perfect place for our character sheets, stats, game contacts, etc. pages to be displayed?

    Just saying, its kind of a real big waste of a page, and time to navigate through, just to have 4 links in a little box shown on that page if that's all that's going to go there.

    Also -even if its not something we can have hosted/displayed on the lotro website, it would be nice to have links to the module interfaces to use/have hosted elsewhere online so we can still use them. Maybe the devs from lotro can work with the guys n gals over at lotro-wiki (or some other fan-based lotro dedicated website) to help them provide those modules. Would be doubly cool for the devs to also transfer the Lorebook data over to lotro-wiki (instead of just junking it completely) so they can still provide those player support features for lotro's players with that info still included as we/they used to.

    I'm one of the editors for lotro-wiki and I can tell you that the loss of the Lorebook has really hurt a lot of the work we'd done up until the Lorebook interfacing capabilities were lost.

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

This form's session has expired. You need to reload the page.

Reload