Gay Marriage not allowed in Lord of the Rings Online

Nik Davidson a game designer for the company producing the massively multiplayer online version of Lord of the Rings has said that there was heated discussion amongst the design team over the restrictions that should be placed on in game marriage.

They debated not only gay marriage but also marriage between members of different species. Finally, the game's executive producer settled the matter by pulling the entire marriage feature.

The full article, by Katherine Glover of, takes a very in depth look at the whole debate around same sex marriage in gaming and at games such as World of Warcraft, Fable and Second Life.

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Inasid4193d ago

That's so funny. I thought that Sam and Frodo were pretty happy with one another, but what would the other hobbits think?

Robotz Rule4193d ago (Edited 4193d ago )

Good one Inasid!

Edit:Good one snoop!

snoop_dizzle4193d ago

well gandalf will be quite lonely.

I still remember him carrying those hobbits so gently up that mountain.

Keep it secret, keep it safe!

MySwordIsHeavenly4193d ago

I have nothing to say about's just too funny...

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