LOTRO Poems #18

LOTRO Poems #18

May 18, 2017

Hail Friends! Hope you are all doing well! The sun is shinning bright, spring has said goodbye but weather-man says the unexpected winds of winter are about to make a come back here in northern Italy. Casual Raiders had a slow week, with some players taking a break from gaming to tend to real life, we have decided to take this time to go back to the basis and...

LOTRO Poems #17

LOTRO Poems #17

May 2, 2017

  Hail Friends! Guess who is back! Did you guys miss me?  Life has been busy, with work and my Kinship and 3 million other hobbies, it was very hard to keep up with the weekly Tolkien inspired poetry. So many times I wanted to publish what little poetry I wrote but I just didnt want to publish something which wouldn’t have done justice to the...

LOTRO Players News Episode 195: We’ll Talk Later

LOTRO Players News Episode 195: We’ll Talk Later

Mar 27, 2017

This week we discuss update 20 in vague terms to avoid spoilers and talk about our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN195.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.2MB) Game News Update 20 to be released on Tuesday, March 21st   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week March 24th – 30th +5% Attack Damage (90 min) x1 Use Coupon Code...

The Road Goes Ever On For Adventures in Middle-earth

The Road Goes Ever On For  Adventures in Middle-earth

Mar 23, 2017

  The Road Goes Ever On™ is a beautiful collection of 4 large format journey maps for Adventures in Middle-earth, along with a 32 page supplement packed with setting information, rules and guidance on making the most of your journeys     The Road Goes Ever On is anticipated as a 2017 release. It contains information first seen in Journeys and...

How Will the New Ring Work? – Shadow of War Theory

How Will the New Ring Work? – Shadow of War Theory

Feb 28, 2017

How will the new ring of power in Middle-earth: Shadow of War work? Join the discussion here.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Announcement Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Announcement Trailer

Feb 27, 2017

Over the weekend, there were some rumors and leaks that took over the internet. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Studios have officially revealed Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the sequel to the successful 2014 release, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The newly revealed press release confirms that the story will continue to follow the fallen...

Adventures in Middle-Earth: Loremaster’s Guide Cover Revealed

Adventures in Middle-Earth: Loremaster’s Guide Cover Revealed

Dec 7, 2016

  Cubicle 7 has teased us about the upcoming Adventures in Middle-Earth: Loremaster’s Guide (DM Book) for awhile now. The have now shown off what the cover will look like.     Packed full of advice and ideas to help make your Adventures in Middle-earth 5e games awesome, the Loremaster’s Guide brings you: swathes of invaluable setting...

Fantasy Flight Games Holiday Sale

Fantasy Flight Games Holiday Sale

Nov 17, 2016

  It’s scary that I’m even having to talk about “Holiday Sales” The fine folks over at Fantasy Flight Games, have started there annual holiday sale on wide selection of tabletop board games. They did not leave out the Lord Of The Rings Fan!     Work together to confront the ultimate evil! Your task is to stop the Dark Lord...

The One Ring Bundle Of Holding

The One Ring Bundle Of Holding

Nov 12, 2016

  The fine folks over at Bundle Of Holding, have teamed up with Cubicle 7 for an “One Ring Bundle”     There are a couple of ways to get in on this amazing bundle. Firstly, for $14.95 you get the STARTER COLLECTION which comprises: The One Ring Roleplaying Game (usually priced $30) and The Loremaster’s Screen and Lake-town Guide...

Middle-earth Video Highlights: A Simple Walk Into Mordor

Middle-earth Video Highlights: A Simple Walk Into Mordor

Nov 8, 2016

This week’s video highlight takes us on a simple walk into Mordor.  “A Simple Walk Into Mordor” was released in 2016 on Minecraft Middle Earth’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good Middle-earth themed video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a link to the video and it might end up...

Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Review

Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Review

Sep 20, 2016

  Smaug has been defeated, the Battle of Five Armies has been won, and Bilbo has returned to the Shire. But much danger still remains, and from the Orc-holds of the mountains to the dark and corrupt depths of Mirkwood a darkness waits, recovering its strength, laying its plans, and slowly extending its shadow… In Dale, King Bard sends out a call for brave...

Cubicle 7’s Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Now Available

Cubicle 7’s Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Now Available

Sep 7, 2016

  You may recall we let you know the Adventures In Middle-earth Player’s Guide for D&D 5E was coming from Cubicle 7. Well the day is now here; at least for the PDF.     For those that have pre-ordered, you should have an email from Cubicle 7 with your code for the PDF. If you did not Pre Order, you can head over to Drive Thru RPG and pick up...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Bundle on Bundle Stars

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Bundle on Bundle Stars

Aug 15, 2016

If you have been on the fence about picking up Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor because of price, you have NO EXCUSE at all, not to jump in. The fine folks over at Bundle Stars have a great deal right now. Yes you read that correct. $5.99. But that’s not JUST for the base game, oh no. Save a massive 80% with a Steam key for the GDC 2015 Game of the Year,...

Cubicle 7’s Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Coming to D&D 5E

Cubicle 7’s Adventures in Middle-earth Player’s Guide Coming to D&D 5E

Jul 28, 2016

Awhile back, we told you that Cubicle 7 Entertainment and Sophisticated Games were bringing J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth to Dungeons & Dragons 5E.   We now, have a bit more information on what we will be seeing. Dominic McDowall, Cubicle 7 CEO says: “When the OGL was announced for 5th Edition, we knew we had to embark on a new quest. We have so...

Tolkien’s Middle-earth Comes To Dungeon And Dragons 5e

Tolkien’s Middle-earth Comes To Dungeon And Dragons 5e

Mar 18, 2016

Cubicle 7 Entertainment and Sophisticated Games are bringing J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth to Dungeons & Dragons via the updated Open Gaming License (OGL) and The One Ring Roleplaying Game  this summer. The new OGL for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition was announced in January Which is what opened the door for this project to come about. The One Ring...

Minecraft Middle-earth – 5 Year Trailer

Over the last 5 years a team of Minecraft players have been fleshing out Middle-earth in the form of Minecraft. They have built most of the famous locations and even some of the more obscure ones. “Minecraft Middle Earth is more about just building a project, it is a living community.” You can learn more about Minecraft Middle-earth and even help...

LOTRO Poems #16

Hello Friends! Welcome to the long awaited 16th edition of LOTRO Poems! Woohoo! Exams and work kept me from doing justice to Tolkien inspired poetry so I waited till I could do it justice before publishing more. Also I am involved in writing this amazing new video lore series , so check it out if you haven’t done so already, Middle-earth Lore chapter 1:...

Adapting Tolkien

Earlier this week I got together with fellow Tolkien fans to discuss how we are each adapting Tolkien in very different ways.

LOTRO Poems #15

Hello Friends! Welcome to the 15th edition of LOTRO Poems! Woohoo! These last few weeks have been awesome..If you guys didn’t know already, I was guest on LOTRO Players News #92. It was an awesome experience and the first one of its kind for me. Casual Raiders had some amazing weeks as well. We as a kin were able to finish Ost Dunhoth Tier 2 as well as...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 50% Off At Bundle Stars

If you have been wanting for a sale to pick up Shadow Of Mordor, here is your chance. Bundle stars has a great sale right now  for 50% off, which will put the price at 24.99. You will get a Steam key.  As of this posting you have 3 days left to take advantage of this sale. With the new DLC just coming out, now would be a great time to jump on this. Also on...