As for the endgame, it always matters who you play with. That is where, I think, the LoTRO community shines. Which server you are on is also an important choice, and, like you, I play both on my 2008 iMac, and my i7 laptop. A good indicator of population size is the chart on the Bounders token thread (sorry, I don't have the link...
Originally Posted by TheoryOfQuanta
Welcome to LoTRO, and if there is anything we can do to help, just ask!