News

CSTM’s 2014 Anniversary Festival Guide

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

Goldenstar from Casually Strolling Through MMOs is once again doing what she does best; creating festival guides for the masses.  The festival is planned to run from April 15-29...

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Podcasts

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 11: Frigid Fight in Forochel

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014

This week we succeeded in Evendim, assaulted Angmar and failed the Icy Crevasse. Donations This week we did not receive any donations but would love your support! To help support...

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Seeing LOTRO

Where’s Tinki? – Duillond

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

Hail Tinki Fans,   Another week brings Tinki to Duillond. Last week you all managed to find Tinki fairly easily so I have made Where’s Tinki? –  Duillond a little...

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The Academy

LOTRO Academy: 92 – Regarding Bullroarer

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014

Branick, Draculetta, and Pineleaf discuss the many upcoming changes expected with Update 13 of The Lord of the Rings Online™. Thanks for listening. LOTRO Academy: 92 [ 1:20:44 |...

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Recent Posts

Where’s Tinki? – Duillond

Where’s Tinki? – Duillond

Apr 18, 2014

Hail Tinki Fans,   Another week brings Tinki to Duillond. Last week you all managed to find Tinki fairly easily so I have made Where’s Tinki? –  Duillond a little more tricky. Answers from Where’s Tinki? – The Prancing Pony. Easy – Giving the thumbs up to Slufo. Medium – At the back of the seating of the stage area,...

CSTM’s 2014 Anniversary Festival Guide

CSTM’s 2014 Anniversary Festival Guide

Apr 18, 2014

Goldenstar from Casually Strolling Through MMOs is once again doing what she does best; creating festival guides for the masses.  The festival is planned to run from April 15-29 which is plenty of time to use the wonderful guide....

How the Sacking of Isengard Really Happened

How the Sacking of Isengard Really Happened

Apr 18, 2014

Another issue in my crazy videos called Machinimas.

LOTRO Store Sales 04/18/14 – 04/24/14

LOTRO Store Sales 04/18/14 – 04/24/14

Apr 17, 2014

Free Sample Of The Week April 18th – 24th Relic Removal Scroll x1 Use Coupon Code SAVE65 1/Account Lootbox Weekend Increase drop rates on lootboxes, throughout Middle-earth! April 15th – 20th Milestone Skills    20% Off  350 280 Drac Says – If you have the extra TP I do like these Hurried & Returning Traveller    20% Off 495 396 Drac Says –...

LOTRO Video Highlights: In Love in Middle-earth

LOTRO Video Highlights: In Love in Middle-earth

Apr 17, 2014

This week’s video highlight showcases married life in LOTRO.  This video is a parody of the song ”Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows” by Lesley Gore.  ”In Love In Middle Earth, LotRO Machinima” was released in 2009 on LunnaTheBurg’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series?...

Dev Diary – Update 13 Quests and Volume IV Details

Dev Diary – Update 13 Quests and Volume IV Details

Apr 15, 2014

Yesterday in the flurry of news, Made Of Lions released a developer diary on the quests of Update 13 and beyond.  The article starts of by giving interesting facts about Vol III now that it is coming to a close. Here are some that stood out: Time Spent in the Real World: Forty-four months; March 2010 – November 2013 Time Spent in Middle-earth: Eighteen days;...

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 11: Frigid Fight in Forochel

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 11: Frigid Fight in Forochel

Apr 15, 2014

This week we succeeded in Evendim, assaulted Angmar and failed the Icy Crevasse. Donations This week we did not receive any donations but would love your support! 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 donate...

LOTRO Outfits: Archer of Mirkwood

LOTRO Outfits: Archer of Mirkwood

Apr 14, 2014

This outfit idea was suggested to me by Eryniell on the official LOTRO forums. She wanted me to make an outfit using the Leggings of the Shadow-walker for her female elf hunter. The leggings are almost entirely black with a little bit of silver/grey detailing. The trick was to find other items that also had dark undertones or could be dyed dark. I settled on a...

LOTRO Players News Episode 42: Custody of Rangers

LOTRO Players News Episode 42: Custody of Rangers

Apr 14, 2014

This week we prepare for Update 13 giving our thoughts on the features to come. Blooper video here. LOTRO Players News Episode 42 [ 55:04 | 29.97 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download Game News LOTRO 7th Year Anniversary Reward Details Scheduled Server Downtime LOTRO Screen Shot Competition News Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week April 11th – 17th Sturdy...

Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard Release Notes

Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard Release Notes

Apr 14, 2014

Well here we are. After five rounds of Beta testing notes, the final set for Update 13 are here. For the most part they are unchanged from Bullroarer, but it could be worth a look see just to refresh some of the details. Regardless, I will paste the bigger titbits below: Of Special Note Epic Book 14 The conclusion of Volume three is here! Please note, you will...

Executive Producer’s Letter – April 2014

Executive Producer’s Letter – April 2014

Apr 14, 2014

Well there’s a great deal of things announced with this Letter, far more than I think anyone expected. Not only do we get information on the new class, but we also get details of future content for this year and the next. I’ll list the important stuff below in bullet points, but be sure to check out the full article! 2014 Update 14 will contain the...

Community Events – 14th April

Community Events – 14th April

Apr 13, 2014

Hello There! Another selection of events for you all to enjoy. If you would like your event included in this post, please contact Lilikate. You can reach me by leaving a comment below, emailing me at Lilikatebuggins@gmail.com or send me a tweet @lilikatebuggins.   Event of the week: Poetry on Laurelin! (See Saturday)  and Day (s) on the Greenfields! Fincin...

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 41

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 41

Apr 13, 2014

Pashbo Proudfeet is sitting comfortably and listening to the sounds of music from the nearby party tree.  It is Brandywine and Biscuits playing live.  Meanwhile Pashrandir the Poet treats us to an ode to the least dwarven dwarf he knows. We would also love to include work from the LOTRO community within this vidcast.  If  you would like your LOTRO band to...

A Hoarwell Horror Story – Episode 1

A Hoarwell Horror Story –  Episode 1

Apr 12, 2014

On a rocky beach somewhere along the Hoarwell River an unexpected story began to unfurl. A seemingly harmless Hobbit began to fish, attracting the local wildlife. Many a fierce-some monster did appear and often interrupt his exploits until an epiphany struck violently in this little lad’s mind… He thought to dine with the darkness. Late on into the...

Meet The Starlight Orchestra – The Strings.

Meet The Starlight Orchestra – The Strings.

Apr 11, 2014

Hello Everyone, Only one day to go before the big Spring Concert. I would like to take a moment and introduce you all to the largest section of the Orchestra, The Strings. In a normal  Starlight Orchestra performace we have three Lutes, three Harps and three Theorbo’s. Although for special arrangements we do switch things up and change things around. The...

Scheduled Server Downtime

Scheduled Server Downtime

Apr 11, 2014

Sapience took the forums to announce some upcoming Server Downtime…   Scheduled Server Downtime: 7:00AM – 12:00PM Eastern (-4 GMT) Monday, April 14     The LOTRO Game Servers will be brought down on Monday, April 14 from 7:00AM – 12:00PM Eastern (-4 GMT) to launch Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard. Patch notes will be available during...

The Tale of the Red Maid ~ 6

The Tale of the Red Maid ~ 6

Apr 11, 2014

*SPOILER WARNING* If you have not completed Volume I, Book II of the epic story, stop reading!  (unless you don’t mind spoilers of course ;)) NB. The text is partly quoted directly from the quests themselves, partly adapted text from the quests and some original dialogue.  The questline is from the epic questline,The Tale of the Red Maid and is concluded...

LOTRO Academy: 92 – Regarding Bullroarer

LOTRO Academy: 92 – Regarding Bullroarer

Apr 10, 2014

Branick, Draculetta, and Pineleaf discuss the many upcoming changes expected with Update 13 of The Lord of the Rings Online™. Thanks for listening. LOTRO Academy: 92 [ 1:20:44 | 29.31 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download...

LOTRO Screen Shot of the Week – April 11th.

LOTRO Screen Shot of the Week – April 11th.

Apr 10, 2014

Finally the winners of this weeks competition have been announced. Over in the Buggins Burrow it is now Friday, they must have had a long, tough job sorting through the entries and picking winners. We have three winners this week! The winning entries are not displayed in the facebook offerpop page that the competition is hosted on. You can view one winner on...

LOTRO Store Sales 04/11/14 – 04/17/14

LOTRO Store Sales 04/11/14 – 04/17/14

Apr 10, 2014

Limited Time Sale: 50% off Helm’s Deep™ April 11th – 17th       Ingredient Packs   30% Off  25-175 18-122 Drac Says – DO NOT BUY THESE.. It’s a waste of TP! Take some time and go farm for the your mats.. or look on the AH. Or ask a Kinmate!    Crafting Guild Access 30% Off  295 206 Drac Says – If you want to get to the higher levels of...