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LOTRO Store Sales 10/24/14 – 10/30/14

Posted by on 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...

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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

LOTRO Video Highlights: Inception Trailer

Posted by on 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...

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Beyond LOTRO

I Once Was A Hobbit – Part Two

Posted by on 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...

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Recent Posts

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

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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...

No LOTRO Players News & Adventures This Week For Extra Life

No LOTRO Players News & Adventures This Week For Extra Life

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 Adventures this week.  Since so many are streaming and doing the marathon, we decided it would be good to not have the shows this week. Instead we will be trying our hardest to help...

Fantastic Flight Safety Video For Third Hobbit Film

Fantastic Flight Safety Video For Third Hobbit Film

Oct 22, 2014

Air New Zealand is at it again with another great flight safety video for the third hobbit film. “As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” Air New Zealand has released two other safety videos for the...

Bundle Stars One Bundle To Rule Them All!

Bundle Stars One Bundle To Rule Them All!

Oct 22, 2014

And here we thought we had to wait for Steam winter sale or the Black Friday deals… But it looks like Bundle Stars is at it again.   This time is a bundle of 4 (with DLC) Hobbit/Lord Of The Rings games..   For only $9.99 you get : LEGO The Hobbit LEGO The Hobbit – Complete DLC Pack Lord of the Rings: War in the North Guardians of Middle-earth...

Rohirrim Rambler: The Wold

Rohirrim Rambler: The Wold

Oct 22, 2014

Having wrapped up questing in the East Wall, your next port of call is The Wold. While the previous East Rohan zone was quite similar to other areas we’ve seen in Middle-earth, The Wold features wide open plains and sweeping vistas, allowing you to see for miles. Such long lines of sight are new to LOTRO, and perfectly suit the new Mounted Combat game mechanic,...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Flash Sale

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Flash Sale

Oct 21, 2014

The folks over at Bundle Stars have a great deal going on right now (for 48 hours) on Middle-Earth: Shadows Of Mordor. for $33.33! So far that’s the best price that I have seen on this. So if you were on the fence about it, or just want to see what all the fuss is about head over to Bundle Stars and pick it up. Pick me one up while your at it! Hurry fast...

LOTRO Fall Festival 2014 Is Live

LOTRO Fall Festival 2014 Is Live

Oct 21, 2014

It’s time once again to run through the haunted Burrow! and open the chest to see if that elusive white painted skeleton steed is in it! The 2014 version of the festival is now active on all servers. This years festival is running this year from October 21 – November 2, 2014.   Not a lot has changed from last year. Here is a run down of what’s...

Shadow of Mordor Lore: Episodes 1-3

Shadow of Mordor Lore: Episodes 1-3

Oct 21, 2014

Explore the world of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and discover whether or not the world Monolith has created stays true to the vision of JRR Tolkien’s vast Legendarium. New episodes post every Tuesday. Below you’ll find Episodes 1-3! Episode 1: The Introduction – Join Bradford as he dissects the intro sequence to Middle-earth: Shadow of...

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 35: Warg Podiatrist, M. D.

LOTRO Players Adventures Episode 35: Warg Podiatrist, M. D.

Oct 21, 2014

This week we start and complete the Mirkwood skirmishes. Donations A big thanks to DJPimpDaddy for a $10 or more donation to LOTRO Players! “Make sure everyone donates this week to the Lotro Players Extra Life campaign.  All donators to my charity will become in-game NPCs in the upcoming Lotro Players RPG that I will be making live on a 24 hour stream...

Community Events 20th -26th Oct.

Community Events 20th -26th Oct.

Oct 20, 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...

LOTRO Players News Episode 69: To Mordor and Beyond

LOTRO Players News Episode 69: To Mordor and Beyond

Oct 20, 2014

This week we discuss and guess the future of LOTRO. Blooper video here. LOTRO Players News Episode 69 [ 1:22:02 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download Game News Another Round Of Layoffs No Impact To Current LOTRO Plans Due To Layoffs Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week October 17th – 23rd Simple Rally Horn x1 Use Coupon Code RALLY5 5/Account 20% Off Shared...

Poll: Do You Raid In LOTRO?

Poll: Do You Raid In LOTRO?

Oct 19, 2014

Bludborn’s great raiding article this week made me curious how many of our readers have been/are raiders in LOTRO. Do You Raid In LOTRO? Yes, still at least once a week Yes, but not often Yes, I used to No No, but I have wanted to try Other View Results  Loading...

LOTRO Store Sales 10/17/14 – 10/23/14

LOTRO Store Sales 10/17/14 – 10/23/14

Oct 17, 2014

Free Sample Of The Week October 17th – 23rd Simple Rally Horn x1 Use Coupon Code RALLY5 5/Account     Shared Storage   20% Off 595-995 476-796 Drac Says – YES!!! YES!!! ALWAYS good to see this on sale! Vault Upgrades 20% Off 195-995 156-796 Drac Says – YES!!! YES!!! ALWAYS good to see this on sale! Inventory Slots 20% Off 325 260 Drac Says – You can...

Thoughts About Raiding

Thoughts About Raiding

Oct 17, 2014

First off let me introduce myself. My name is Bludborn. I typically play on the Elendilmir Server and I am member of the kinship, Into the West. I have been playing since November of 2007 and have had an active subscription the entire time. The last time I checked, I had over 8000 hours logged. I have also played other MMOs such as World of Warcraft, Age of...

No Impact to Current LOTRO Plans Due to Layoffs

No Impact to Current LOTRO Plans Due to Layoffs

Oct 16, 2014

Fresh off the heels of the latest round of Turbine layoffs, LOTRO community manager Andy Cataldo (Frelorn) took to Twitch today to level his hobbit minstrel and answer community questions. One of the first questions answered got an open and candid response from Frelorn: I’ll answer this question once, since I knew it was going to be asked. It’s the...

The Hobbit in 72 LEGO Seconds

The Hobbit in 72 LEGO Seconds

Oct 16, 2014

Brotherhood Workshop is at it again with another great LEGO stop-motion video.  This time they cover The Hobbit in 72 seconds in a surprisingly comprehensive way, especially considering the length of the three hobbit...

I Once Was A Hobbit

I Once Was A Hobbit

Oct 16, 2014

Hail friends! This week we continue in our lore series of villains in Middle Earth.  We are taking a look at a very mysterious creature.  I hope you enjoy the story!   The Corruption Takes Place Once a predecessor of the Stoorish Hobbits, Smeagol spent the early years of his life living with his family under the Matriarch, which was his grandmother....