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LOTRO Store Sales 08/01/14 – 08/7/14

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014

It’s time once again for us to take a look at what the LOTRO Store has for us on sale this week. Let’s start with the Free Sample Of The Week August 1st – 7th Random...

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Podcasts

LOTRO Academy: 97 – LOTRO Players (Reprise)

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

Branick, Pineleaf, and Draculetta are joined again by the founder of LOTRO Players, Andang, to discuss the growth of the premier LOTRO community website. Thanks for listening....

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Seeing LOTRO

LOTRO Video Highlights: Skyrim Music

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014

This week’s highlight is awesome for anyone who loves LOTRO music and Skyrim songs!  “Lotro Music – Skyrim/Sons of Skyrim”  was released in 2012 on...

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Beyond LOTRO

Entire Hobbit Panel Video – SDCC 2014 – Battle of the Five Armies

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014

A few days ago at San Diego Comic Con, Stephen Colbert hosted The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies panel. The panel included several characters from the film as well as its...

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LOTRO Store Sales 08/01/14 – 08/7/14

LOTRO Store Sales 08/01/14 – 08/7/14

Jul 31, 2014

It’s time once again for us to take a look at what the LOTRO Store has for us on sale this week. Let’s start with the Free Sample Of The Week August 1st – 7th Random Relic Pack x1 Use Coupon Code RRP67 1/Account Rune-keeper Class 25% Off 795 596 Drac Says – Fun class to play. and you get to shoot thing with Lighting or Fire.. so what’s...

The Family Line Part 3 – Refugees

The Family Line Part 3 – Refugees

Jul 31, 2014

  Part 3 – Refugees Theomin rode fast to Harwich filled with anticipation. Thoughts were racing through his head as to who his parents really were. Most likely his mother was the lady from Langhold. Or perhaps he was really a Gondorian. He then thought the worst. “I hope I am not a Dunlanding,” he said under his breath. Approaching the gate of Harwick felt...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Skyrim Music

LOTRO Video Highlights: Skyrim Music

Jul 31, 2014

This week’s highlight is awesome for anyone who loves LOTRO music and Skyrim songs!  “Lotro Music – Skyrim/Sons of Skyrim”  was released in 2012 on reinjp’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to lotroplayers.mymiddleearth@gmail.com with a link to the video and...

Entire Hobbit Panel Video – SDCC 2014 – Battle of the Five Armies

Entire Hobbit Panel Video – SDCC 2014 – Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 30, 2014

A few days ago at San Diego Comic Con, Stephen Colbert hosted The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies panel. The panel included several characters from the film as well as its director, Peter Jackson.  There are a lot of great questions and answers in this panel and it also had the first public viewing of the teaser trailer that was officially released on Monday....

LOTRO Academy: 97 – LOTRO Players (Reprise)

LOTRO Academy: 97 – LOTRO Players (Reprise)

Jul 29, 2014

Branick, Pineleaf, and Draculetta are joined again by the founder of LOTRO Players, Andang, to discuss the growth of the premier LOTRO community website. Thanks for listening. LOTRO Academy: 97 [ 1:17:13 | 27.55 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup |...

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 25: Orc Craftsmanship

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 25: Orc Craftsmanship

Jul 29, 2014

This week we continue our adventure through Moria as we take on The Grand Stair instance. Donations A big thanks to Scott for a $10 or more donation to LOTRO Players! To help support LOTRO Players simply go to the donation page where you can help support the podcasts on LOTRO Players and also help support the site.  We have $5 and $10 mentions where you can...

Dress to Impress – The Wash Day Dress.

Dress to Impress – The Wash Day Dress.

Jul 28, 2014

Welcome to the second instalment of Dress to Impress. A series of articles which take a very close look at the cosmetic dress options in LOTRO. In this series I will be assisted by a pair of lovely daughters, who will be offering their own opinion of the dresses. Today we look at the Wash Day Dress. Available at the cosmetic item trader in Skirmish Camps. The...

New Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

New Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 28, 2014

Not only did we get a new teaser trailer today, but we also got a new poster as...

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer

Jul 28, 2014

As promised the new teaser trailer was released today! It's finally here. Watch the exclusive new teaser trailer for #TheHobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies! https://t.co/oZXt3k98Nz — The Hobbit (@TheHobbitMovie) July 28, 2014 There is so much to talk about in this trailer! it looks to be quite the action packed movie.. and we see a quick...

LOTRO Players News Episode 57: Team Treebeard

LOTRO Players News Episode 57: Team Treebeard

Jul 28, 2014

This week we give our best wishes to Sapience as he will soon be leaving LOTRO and we also talk about the rather large amount of news that came out this week within and beyond LOTRO. Blooper video here. LOTRO Players News Episode 57 [ 1:13:40 | 18.79 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download Game News Community Manager Rick Heaton Leaving LOTRO Voting Opens for...

Community Events – 28th July to 3rd August.

Community Events – 28th July to 3rd August.

Jul 27, 2014

Monday 28th July Name: Maidens of Vanimore – Rock the Rock! Server: Landroval Time: 8.00pm-9.15pm Location: The Rock, Prancing Pony Inn, Bree. - Name: Nibbles and Nobs  Server: Landroval Time: 8.30pm-9.30pm Location: Nar’s Peak. - Name: Ales and Tales Server: Landroval Time: 9.30pm-11.30pm Location: Nar’s Peak - Name: Elevenses Server: Crickhollow...

New “Teaser” Trailer Monday 12pmPT/3pmET

New “Teaser” Trailer Monday 12pmPT/3pmET

Jul 27, 2014

This has been a pretty bust weekend for Hobbit news with Comic Con in full swing. Warner Brothers just teased this via the official Hobbit Twitter. l This is the same trailer that was shown at Comic Con (Only those at the con could see it). Are you looking forward to seeing what the new trailer has in store?  ...

LEGO Smaug-Centric ‘Hobbit’ Set

LEGO Smaug-Centric ‘Hobbit’ Set

Jul 27, 2014

Warner Brothers is unleashing alot of news at Comic Con this year. If your a fan or collector of LEGO Sets, then this is wonderful news to you. A brand new set, titled “LEGO: The Hobbit – The Lonely Mountain,” will mark  the first time the iconic dragon from the world of JRR Tolkien will be available as a Lego toy. We know a few things about...

Poll: What is your favorite volume of the Epic Story?

Poll: What is your favorite volume of the Epic Story?

Jul 27, 2014

LOTRO has a focus on the story which is not common in MMOs.  For a lot of players this sets the game apart from other MMOs but what is your favorite part of the story? What is your favorite volume of the Epic Story? What is your favorite volume of the Epic Story? Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 I don't like the Epic Story View Results  Loading...

LOTRO Poems #3

LOTRO Poems #3

Jul 27, 2014

Hello Friends! Welcome to the third edition of LOTRO Poems! Hope you all are having a wonderful weekend and enjoying putting ‘Essences’ on your new slotted gear in LOTRO. This week we will change gears again and switch back to a more serious poem I wrote. It’s titled ‘Forever Alone’ and it’s about our favourite villan in Lord...

The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

Jul 26, 2014

Today on his Facebook page, Peter Jackson announced a new contest to bring a group of “ultimate fans” from around the world to New Zealand to tour the country and then watch the final Hobbit film with Peter Jackson himself. There aren’t a whole lot of details yet, but it seems there will be some kind of “challenge” to determine who...

LOTRO Outfits: Swan-knight In-Training

LOTRO Outfits: Swan-knight In-Training

Jul 26, 2014

Continuing with the Gondor theme for Update 14, this week’s outfit is for a Swan-knight in-training! Not a whole lot to say about this outfit that isn’t included in the video. I really wanted to make a swan-knight inspired outfit but I don’t have the full heavy Dol Amroth armour that looks like the swan-knight outfits. So instead I opted for...

Scheduled Server Downtime

Scheduled Server Downtime

Jul 26, 2014

Frelorn took the official forums to announce some upcoming downtime for Monday July 28th. The LOTRO Game Servers will be brought down on Monday, July 28 from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern (-4 GMT) for an update to the game. Thanks for your patience, and we’ll see you back in the game soon! Andy “Frelorn” Cataldo - Senior Community Manager...

Update 14.1 Release notes

Update 14.1 Release notes

Jul 26, 2014

The release notes for Monday’s Update 14.1 are now available on the official fourms. Here are some highlights : Fangorn changes Based on player feedback we have made the following changes to the Fangorn dailies and barter costs. It no longer takes Quickbeam 18 hours to ponder events. It is now a few seconds. He is a very hasty Ent. Cosmetic Pet Huorns are...

Celebrimbor is the Wraith in Shadow of Mordor

Celebrimbor is the Wraith in Shadow of Mordor

Jul 25, 2014

A new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor reveals the wraith alligned with the main character, Talion, is Celebrimbor. The trailer features an amazing scene between Celebrimbor and Gollum; the forger of the rings and possibly the biggest victim from them.  While the plot is not lore appropriate at all, if you get passed that fact, I think the story could...