A Tour of Lore – Part 1.1 – Bree-land | Archet Dale

A Tour of Lore – Part 1.1 – Bree-land | Archet Dale

Feb 1, 2017

One question we might ask ourselves when embarking on a critical study of Tolkien’s work and the LOTRO world is “are we just reading too much into a story & graphics of a game? ” Christopher Tolkien argued for the authenticity of such analysis: “Such inquiries are in no way illegitimate in principle; they arise from an acceptance of the...

Hobnanigans Chicken League – July Tournements

Hobnanigans Chicken League – July Tournements

Jun 26, 2016

The HOBNANIGANS Chicken game is a pass time enjoyed greatly by players of The Lord of the Rings which comes around every first part of each month. Now Launching the Hobnanigans Chicken League, where teams of 3 and 6 compete for their place on the Ranking Ladder. Join the Ranking Ladder to become the best team out there! June Landroval Tournament Results 1st...

Spring Racing Carnaval Today

Spring Racing Carnaval Today

May 14, 2016

The rodeo takes place at Hobnanigan’s Field #1. The horse parade and Championship Cup take place at Hobnanigan’s Field #2. Check out our thread in the LOTRO Player Events forum: https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthread.php?602357-Landroval-2016-Spring-Racing-Carnival-Saturday-May-14 Check out our thread in the Landroval server forum:...

Hobnanigans Chicken League Tournament Launches Today

Hobnanigans Chicken League Tournament Launches Today

May 7, 2016

Now Launching the Hobnanigans Chicken League, where teams of 3 and 6 compete for their place on the Ranking Ladder. Join the league to become the best team out there! Double Elimination 3-Man Team Tournament May 7th, 4pm @ the Hobnanigans Field 3 Team Signup: 3:30pm /servertime First Place: 700 gold Second Place: 300 gold See more at:...

Spring Racing Carnival 2016 — May 14

Spring Racing Carnival 2016 — May 14

May 6, 2016

The rodeo takes place at Hobnanigan’s Field #1. The horse parade and Championship Cup take place at Hobnanigan’s Field #2. Check out our thread in the LOTRO Player Events forum: https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthread.php?602357-Landroval-2016-Spring-Racing-Carnival-Saturday-May-14 Check out our thread in the Landroval server forum:...

Hobnanigans Chicken League starts Saturday!

Hobnanigans Chicken League starts Saturday!

May 3, 2016

The HOBNANIGANS Chicken game is a pass time enjoyed greatly by players of The Lord of the Rings which comes around every few months. Now Launching the Hobnanigans Chicken League! Where teams of 3 and 6 compete for their place on the Ranking Ladder. Join the Ranking Ladder to become the best team out there! First server for the League will be on Landroval. If it...

Time to FIX the LOTRO /say bug

Time to FIX the LOTRO /say bug

May 1, 2016

As you surely know, we had the opportunities to catch some of the Turbine DEVs team in LIVE for the anniversary about the ./say bug. The LIVE stream : https://www.twitch.tv/lotrostream/v/63137842 Turbine did briefly touch upon the bug in the anniversary stream, in a chat between Baccata, Arbor and Frelorn starting at around 4:23:15 and lasting for about 3...

Courtly Ayres Spring Formal Masquerade Ball

Courtly Ayres Spring Formal Masquerade Ball

Apr 30, 2016

  Saturday April 30th Landroval server 4:00-5:30pm /severtime 9 Chestnut Rd, Middleham, Bree-land Homesteads Celebrate the coming of spring, with an elegant masquerade ball with Elizabethan courtly style music performed by Students of the Academy of Music.Come dressed in your finest, as you gather with your friends and family, for a night of splendor and...

The ARDAMAN 2016: Challenging Middle-Earth’s Greatest Athletes

The ARDAMAN 2016: Challenging Middle-Earth’s Greatest Athletes

Apr 21, 2016

Calling all elite athletes across the vast lands of Arda! The great race of endurance and distance is coming! It aims to test the skills, prowess, and hardiness of the Best of the Best in long distance Swimming, Riding, and Running across Middle-Earth. Do you have the tenacity? Do you have the fine tuned finesse? As LOTRO’s answer to the IRONMAN...

New Instruments/Revamp for U19

New Instruments/Revamp for U19

Apr 1, 2016

Please note: The following post was an April Fool’s joke and is not real. Yes folks! It is true! I have recently been putting out polls on what people have on their wishlist for new additional instruments. Well, looks like a number of them are coming true! It has been quite some time since we acquired the new Lute of Ages and Misty Mountain Harp. Due to public...

The Soloist: Praeradio

As the Prancing Pony stirred during a slow early Autumn morning, soothing sounds lofted through the ethereal with an airy delight. With the gentle strums of a fine Lute of Ages, a minstrel Hunter crafted delightful ballads, to keep the morning mood lightened. He can be found often playing music at the Prancing Pony. Praeradio is our Solist pick for the week....

Gotta Move’it Move’it with Madaelin

Some years ago, I had previously published an article about the coordinated dance lessons the faire lady Madaelin had instructed attendees at an Animal House concert on Landroval. With the new influx of players to more condense servers I wanted to share this great information once again, as it can never age. Perhaps with this information, it will help ease...

The Soloist: Caranelanor

There I was, visiting the ole Prancing Pony for a bit of ale, and came upon quite a talented solo musician playing upon the worn carpet afront the warm fire of the entrance way. Listening to her, Caranelanor played a mix of different music as the tavern folk and heroes chatted and danced away. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce another musician to...

1st Annual Pirate Palooza! Sept 19th

Yar! Mateys! Let it be known, that on the day to which we celebrate the “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th, that the Landroval server will be holding the 1st Annual Pirate Palooza! Now, ye ask what does that men?! Treasure, Music, and Fun! It will take place next to where the “Shipwrecked Mariners” seem to like to...

Far Away Bree-Town – debuting an original composition

What has often drawn many of us to the world of Lord of the Rings, is the great music system we have grown to love. It has drawn is together as a community, far greater then any MMO out to-date. Many have gained a satisfaction with the art of transcribing music in to the ABC song system that governs the music with in the game. But, there are a few who endeavor...

6th Annual Month of the Chicken on Landroval

Every year, the “Bounders of the Shire” hosts a most pecular month of activities. August signifies an curious event on the Landroval server called, “Month of the Chicken”, celebrating all things Chickens, which also means Hobnanigans, albeit controversial for chicken lovers. Such events celebrated during this year included “Quals...

1st Annual Piratepalooza! Yar! Sept 19, 2015

Yar! Mateys! Let it be known, that on the day to which we celebrate the “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” that the Landroval server will be holding the 1st Annual Pirate Palooza! Now, ye ask what does that men?! Treasure, Music, and Fun! It will take place next to where the “Shipwrecked Mariners” seem to like to take up camp each...

A Life…Concerning Hobbits

We all know that hobbits love pies, jolly making, and a simple life. But, is that all? This is a story of what makes a Hobbit, a hobbit. It explores what a life is… Concerning Hobbits. I would like to thank everyone involved in the making of this movie, whether you performed, were an extra, or assisted with the production itself. I hope this gives an...

Requiem for a Chicken – a LOTRO Music Story

Much of the world many find themselves within the LOTRO community  is centered around the music we are so fortunate to have available. But, music does more for a Hobbit’s soul then to feed it invisible pies and cakes, it brings about images. Stories can be told with music. That, is what this new series is about. LOTRO Music Stories, are stories told...

Band Stand: Les Beaux Chapeaux – 2 Years Later

Two years ago, on July 2015 on a calm and sunny day in Bree walked a hap-hazzard crew upon the stage. Adorned in quite blusterous hats, stood 6 hobbits, and yes folks, a deft Dwarf. I had the honor of announcing and introducing the debut of Les Beaux Chapeaux. Time has past, and I again approach those who have become a fixture in the music community. I had the...