New cloak and what to do when U20 hits live

New cloak and what to do when U20 hits live

Mar 7, 2017

What to do when U20 hits live? Honestly, it looks like there isn’t much to talk about when we say “What to do when U20 hits live”, do just what you usually do – pick up a quest and go finish it. But then again, some updates do bring some other changes with them, so let’s see what would be the way to deal with this. Obviously, if...

LOTRO Update 20: Fellowship crafting instances

LOTRO Update 20: Fellowship crafting instances

Mar 5, 2017

This may be a little bit too soon for a 2nd part of the article, but this will just maybe clarify some other things. I have wrote in the first article about the items you can get, the differences and what you need to get those. You can check out that article here. You can also watch videos on the new areas here. In the meantime I was able to complete the...

LOTRO Update 20: The Wastes is coming

LOTRO Update 20: The Wastes is coming

Mar 4, 2017

  So, the long awaited U20 is on BR and… Well, I’d say that some have expected more, but let’s see what is going on. The preliminary release notes you can read here. The whole landscape questing part is very similar to some other regions. It looks very much like a West Gondor + Brown Lands combination, then a little bit of Rohan and...

Interview(s) with SSG and other news

Interview(s) with SSG and other news

Feb 7, 2017

The long awaited Producer’s Letter came out on the 27th of January, so some time ago, and we spoke a little about it here too. If by some very unlikely chance you did not read it, you can do that here. To be fair, after such tension about this letter we have had on the forums and everything that is happening this year (10th anniversary, Mordor, High...

Find the funny in Middle-Earth

Find the funny in Middle-Earth

Jan 22, 2017

Some doe with an identity crisis. A framed Dwarf, the Steward Riding in the water Reach me if you can Tell Neo the code has been changed. A talking head It’s a bunny An outer body experience Some issues with the graphics Leaning on your imaginary friend. A bear hug. And ent riding a horse with an LM. A pretty lively looking corpse. Godnorian? Where?...

Thinking out loud or How moral is this morale

Thinking out loud  or How moral is this morale

Jan 17, 2017

The new essence grind is certainly a topic and a part of this game that gets everyone’s blood running and not in a good way. There’s usually some harsh verbs involved when speaking of those. Since the flowers hit the game I’ve been thinking, to myself mostly, what do these updates give us? Armour upgrade was barely noticeable, 9 main stat, some armour (which...

Tur-B or not Tur-B or where do we go from here

Tur-B or not Tur-B or where do we go from here

Jan 11, 2017

Lord of the Rings Online is closing in on its 10th anniversary and its player base has been surprised with news about it breaking off from WB and Turbine. An interesting twist for a game as old as LOTRO and for something some might say has peaked a few years ago. But Lord of the Rings Online has fought against the odds and either won or drew a tie in its...