Originally Posted by DarthParametric
Try it from the other end of the earth and get back to me.
If it's an MMO worth it's salt, they'll have local (same continent
said, DDO has real-time combat and it's actually a pretty sweet deal. Hotkey hell, but sweet. Gives you a sense you're actually playing a game rather than watching a sequence of animations while the AI number crunches results.
Of course, Turbine also has US & Australian servers so connection has never been a factor by the player/fan base (quick content updates however are a different story.. hehe)
MUCH better than clicking a button and "hoping for the best" imo