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Update 15 News – Beorning Price and System Delays

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

Turbine recently had an Update 15 preview stream that had a few new pieces of information. New Beorning class will cost 1000 Turbine Points There will be Beorning-only raiding gear...

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Podcasts

No LOTRO Players News & Adventures This Week For Extra Life

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014

This weekend is the main time for the Extra Life Marathon and so several members from Team LOTRO Players will be streaming their marathons instead of doing LOTRO Players News and...

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Seeing LOTRO

ALTerations: Rejected LOTRO Movie Posters

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

On my last visit to the Elrond’s Last Homely House in Rivendell, I noticed that our favorite stationary elf was standing on a rather disheveled floor tile. After applying a...

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Beyond LOTRO

LOTRO Players RPG Now Available!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014

Have you ever wanted to rescue Merric and Goldenstar? Enter a skirmish camp with Pineleaf? Walk into Mordor? Well, now you can join the LOTRO Players News gang on a quest of...

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Update 15 News – Beorning Price and System Delays

Update 15 News – Beorning Price and System Delays

Oct 31, 2014

Turbine recently had an Update 15 preview stream that had a few new pieces of information. New Beorning class will cost 1000 Turbine Points There will be Beorning-only raiding gear spaced throughout all levels New Epic Battle 6-Man size delayed until later with no definitive date given (solo and duo still will release with Update 15) Update to the music system...

LOTRO Store Sales 10/31/14 – 11/6/14

LOTRO Store Sales 10/31/14 – 11/6/14

Oct 31, 2014

Free Sample Of The Week Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th Random Relic Pack x1 Use Coupon Code RELL9 1/Account Milestone Skills 20% Off 350 280 Drac Says – Yes! Yes! ALWAYS good to see these go on sale! Hurried & Returning Traveller 20% Off 495 396 Drac Says – Yes! Yes! ALWAYS good to see these go on sale! Riding Traits 20% Off 995-2995 796-2396 Drac Says – Yes! Yes!...

The Family Line Part 16 – The Hunters Three

The Family Line Part 16 – The Hunters Three

Oct 30, 2014

Part 16 – The Hunters Three Theomin, Keymel, and Eashae reached the gate of Helm’s Dike. As they approached it they could already see the deep black smoke of the razed town of Marton. The ominous look was more frightening than Theomin had remembered. It was not but one day he passed safely around the ruined town and there he was, riding with all speed toward it...

ALTerations: Rejected LOTRO Movie Posters

ALTerations: Rejected LOTRO Movie Posters

Oct 30, 2014

On my last visit to the Elrond’s Last Homely House in Rivendell, I noticed that our favorite stationary elf was standing on a rather disheveled floor tile. After applying a blowtorch to Elrond’s soles and prying his immobile body from the locked position (he’s fine, other than experiencing some movement sickness), I removed the tile and made a...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Feel the Sun

LOTRO Video Highlights: Feel the Sun

Oct 30, 2014

This week’s video highlight takes us on a craftsman’s journey to become a hero. “Feel the Sun – LOTRO / HDRO Music Video” was released in 2012 on ArkanaYragael’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a link to the video and...

Beorning Level 73 Combat Overview

Beorning Level 73 Combat Overview

Oct 30, 2014

Update 15 is right around the corner with a planned release of November 5th.  With the update’s release so close, I decided to head on to the test server and test the new Beorning class at higher levels.  My main goal was to discover the capstone skills for each of the lines. To achieve this goal I leveled to level 68 and decided since I was so close, I...

Skirmisher of Middle-earth

Skirmisher of Middle-earth

Oct 29, 2014

This year, I embarked on a quest to complete Skirmisher of Middle-earth on my 12 primary characters (4 wardens and one of each other class). After spending more hours skirmishing about middle-earth than I could count, I have finally completed this quest. The following video is a tribute to the fulfillment of this quest. The main part of the video features my...

Is Update 15 Releasing Too Soon?

Is Update 15 Releasing Too Soon?

Oct 29, 2014

Yesterday the release date for Update 15 was announced to be November 5th.  Considering all the features coming with Update 15, it is surprising that there have only been three builds so close to release.  Since auto-leveling has been disabled beyond level 50 for the new Beorning class, that means the class will have very limited testing in the last half of its...

Forgotten LOTRO Lore: The Summer of War

Forgotten LOTRO Lore: The Summer of War

Oct 29, 2014

In the summer of 2012, while the North America servers were fishing and betting on drunken dwarf races, players in Europe were enjoying a very different summer experience. While both regions were partaking in the Summer Festival, the EU servers were given an additional special event: the Summer of War.(1) During the Summer of War, Codemasters, who ran the EU...

Lilikate’s Screenshots: Bree Stage.

Lilikate’s Screenshots: Bree Stage.

Oct 28, 2014

/say no to griefing!

Update 15 To Launch 5th November

Update 15 To Launch 5th November

Oct 28, 2014

Today Massively posted an article stating that from a developer call Update 15 was revealed to release onto the Live severs on Wednesday, 5th November. This is unusual, since most major LOTRO updates launch on Mondays(presumably to allow for any possible problems). For those unsure of what is coming with Update 15, here are the main features: New Epic Book;...

Pineleaf Previews the Beorning

Pineleaf Previews the Beorning

Oct 28, 2014

My primary goal of the Extra Life marathon was to see how far I can level a Beorning in 24 hours of game play. My secondary goal was to either live stream or record this event. At least the first first goal was successful (the attempt at a live stream proved to be a fiasco). I do have a video from the final moments in the playthrough, where I run a skirmish...

LOTRO Players RPG Now Available!

LOTRO Players RPG Now Available!

Oct 27, 2014

Have you ever wanted to rescue Merric and Goldenstar? Enter a skirmish camp with Pineleaf? Walk into Mordor? Well, now you can join the LOTRO Players News gang on a quest of semi-epic proportions as we battle our way through a somewhat immersive world to save the CSTM crew! Download Link The LOTRO Players RPG is being made available for free for a limited time...

LOTRO Players Extra Life Team Results

LOTRO Players Extra Life Team Results

Oct 27, 2014

We wanted to update everyone on the results of the Extra Life fundraising that LOTRO Players has been participating in. First off, we wanted to send out a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated, donated, showed up for streams, re-tweeted and shared. Every contribution makes a difference! Next, we wanted to point out that our pages will remain open and...

Community Events: 27th Oct. – 2nd Nov.

Community Events: 27th Oct. – 2nd Nov.

Oct 27, 2014

Welcome to another Community Events post.   This post is a list of all known player run events planned for this week. If  you have an event and would like to have it included in this list please email Lilikatebuggins@gmail.com or leave a comment, or you can always send me an in game letter to Lilikate on Landroval. Every effort is made to ensure the details...

Poll: Do You Like The Hobbit Films So Far?

Poll: Do You Like The Hobbit Films So Far?

Oct 27, 2014

With the third hobbit film right around the corner, we are wondering what you think of the hobbit films so far. Do You Like The Hobbit Films So Far? They are both great They are both bad The first was great, second was bad The first was bad, the second was great Meh I haven't seen them View Results  Loading...

I Once Was A Hobbit – Part Two

I Once Was A Hobbit – Part Two

Oct 24, 2014

In a Desperate Search for Precious Gollum eventually left the Misty Mountains and pursued Bilbo a few years later, but the trail was cold. He made his way south into Mordor where all evil was being drawn at the time, discovering the secret stair located near Minas Morgul and surviving an encounter with Shelob.  He was captured on his return and taken to the...

LOTRO Store Sales 10/24/14 – 10/30/14

LOTRO Store Sales 10/24/14 – 10/30/14

Oct 23, 2014

Free Sample Of The Week October 24th – 30th +100% Infamy/Renown Gain x1 Use Coupon Code FAME8 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 not to love Warden Class 25% Off  795 596 Drac Says – Be Like Pineleaf! Character Slots 25% Off 595 446 Drac Says – Beorning Is...

The Family Line Part 15 – For the Family

The Family Line Part 15 – For the Family

Oct 23, 2014

The Family Line Part 15 – For the Family Theomin fell to his back. As he looked back up at the man who punched him as chaos erupted in the crowd. Keymel took the man and dragged him away. The little girl followed her father, grabbing at the guards and crying, “Stop! Stop!” Her tears were streaming down her dirty face, leaving trails of her clean face...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Inception Trailer

LOTRO Video Highlights: Inception Trailer

Oct 23, 2014

This week’s video highlight takes us across Middle-earth as if it were all a dream. “The Lord of the Rings Online – Inception Trailer” was originally released in 2011 and re-uploaded in 2013 on Delos Amoual’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email...