Antipodean Writer: The One Ring

Antipodean Writer: The One Ring

Jan 15, 2017

  Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die One for the Dark Lord on his throne In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows...

Mûmak in Middle-earth

Mûmak in Middle-earth

Jan 15, 2017

Heya Friends! Warning: This is a Lilikate article, in this series there will be no helpful news about content or raiding. Or anything useful at all really. I am still producing “Trees of Middle-earth” screen shot series over on my blog Theninny, however I wanted to begin something fun exclusively for LOTRO Players. As another year has past and...

Exploring Lord of the Rings: The G.L.O.B.E.

Exploring Lord of the Rings: The G.L.O.B.E.

Jan 14, 2017

Chapter 1: A Long Expected Party (Part 2) A fine gathering assembled on Crickhollow for this installment of “LOTRO meets LotR”. We explored the character differences in Bilbo Baggins when we first meet him in Ch 1. of The Hobbit and again in Ch 1. Of The Fellowship of the Ring. Looking at how Bilbo has developed and how Bilbo has caused other folk...

Community Events: January 13th-19th

Community Events: January 13th-19th

Jan 13, 2017

This week’s featured event: Winterstock takes over the frozen lake northeast of Frerin’s Court at Thorin’s Gate from Friday through Monday on Landroval.  The festival starts at 1pm today and runs through midnight, 12pm-1am on Saturday, 11am-11pm on Sunday, and 12pm through the end of Ales & Tales on Monday (all times EST/server time)....

LOTRO Store Sales 1/13/17 – 1/19/17

LOTRO Store Sales 1/13/17 – 1/19/17

Jan 13, 2017

  Free Sample Of The Week January 13th – 19th Regeneration Food x1 Use Coupon Code MORALEEATS 1/Account   Select Shared Storage Drac Says – YES!!! YES!!! ALWAYS good to see this on sale! Select Vault Upgrades Drac Says – YES!!! YES!!! ALWAYS good to see this on sale! Inventory Slots Drac Says – YES!!! YES!!! ALWAYS good to see this on sale!...

The Family Line Part 117 – Hope Goes Forth

The Family Line Part 117 – Hope Goes Forth

Jan 12, 2017

Part 117 – Hope Goes Forth The sky, which was clear, blue, and beautiful, began to cloud in the north while Theomin watched. Around him thatched rooftops covered large stone walls of huts that were placed in a gaggle along thin dirt roads that stretched this way and that from hut to hut up the and down the hills which were laden with green grasses. Everywhere,...

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...

LOTRO YouTubers, Streamers, Podcasts and Websites

LOTRO YouTubers, Streamers, Podcasts and Websites

Jan 11, 2017

LOTRO Players has had the goal since its creation to bring the LOTRO community together.  That goal continues with this article.  This is a list of as many active LOTRO content creators as we can muster.  If you know of an active LOTRO content creator that is not on this list, feel free to mention and link to them in the comments section below.  Also, feel free...

LOTRO Players News Episode 184: Evil Hot Chocolate

LOTRO Players News Episode 184: Evil Hot Chocolate

Jan 9, 2017

This week we had Cordovan on to answer questions about Mordor and Standing Stone Games. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN184.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (30.6MB) Game News Update 20 currently targeted for February Bree Town’s New Lore Hall   Q&A Q. If not much is really changing in the development of LOTRO, why did you make the...

Bree Town’s New Lore Hall

Bree Town’s New Lore Hall

Jan 6, 2017

Hello There! I bring happy news… Yay The new lore hall in Bree is live and it is divine! I can’t stress how much I love it. A wonderous venue for Exploring Lord of The Rings with Prof. Corey Olsen. Also another wonderful aspect of this venue is the stage! The Buggins’s Bands, which are The Ninny Hammers (2.00pm EST Saturdays) and the all new...

Community Events: January 6th-12th

Community Events: January 6th-12th

Jan 6, 2017

This week’s featured events: There will be two more special Yule concerts over the next few days.  Les Daft Pigs will perform songs in Frostbluff on Saturday at 3pm EST/21:00 CET on the Sirannon server.  On Laurelin, the Brandy Badgers will wassail around the farms of the Shire on Monday at 2:30pm EST/7:30pm GMT.  They start at Longo Burrow’s Farm...

LOTRO Store Sales 1/6/17 – 1/12/17

LOTRO Store Sales 1/6/17 – 1/12/17

Jan 6, 2017

  Free Sample Of The Week January 6th – 12th Summon Skirmish Soldier x5 Use Coupon Code SUMSKIRM 1/Account     Virtues Drac Says – I’m torn on these, it skips the grind, but hate to spend TP/money for these         Virtue Bundles Drac Says – I’m torn on these, it skips the grind, but hate to spend TP/money for these...

Exploring Lord of the Rings: A New Tolkien Learning Experience

Exploring Lord of the Rings: A New Tolkien Learning Experience

Jan 5, 2017

Return to The Shire And we begin at the beginning: Chapter 1: A Long Expected Party (Part 1) A great deal of interest was shown by the LOTRO community when it was announced that an interactive lecture series was going to commence on the 3rd Jan 2017. I have been in awe of Professor Corey Olsen’s “gift-of-the-gab” since I first heard him talk a...

The Family Line Part 116 – To Stem the Black Tide

The Family Line Part 116 – To Stem the Black Tide

Jan 5, 2017

Part 116 – To Stem the Black Tide “I know I have asked much of you as of late, but I must ask you one more time, ‘Who is with me?” Theomin said as he stood and looked out from his fellow Warriors of Eriador for a rise to arms. “Please,” he pleaded, “we must stem the tide of black that will be flooding over our lands.” They sat, each...

LOTRO Players News Episode 183: Across from the Cat Lady

LOTRO Players News Episode 183: Across from the Cat Lady

Jan 2, 2017

This week we talk about events in the coming new year. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN183.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.4MB) Game News   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week December 30th – January 5th +100% Mark Acquisition (90 min) x1 Use Coupon Code marques 1/Account 20% Off Stat Tomes Regeneration Food Run Speed Boosts +5%...

“Exploring The Lord of the Rings” Begins Tuesday January 3rd

“Exploring The Lord of the Rings” Begins Tuesday January 3rd

Dec 31, 2016

Explore The Lord of the Rings – On Location! On January 3, 2017, Professor Tolkien’s 125th birthday, Signum University is launching a major and innovative new program called “Exploring The Lord of the Rings.”, Signum founder and president Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor, will teach a detailed, chapter-by-chapter course on The Lord of the Rings…in...

Community Events: December 30th-January 5th

Community Events: December 30th-January 5th

Dec 30, 2016

This week’s featured events: This is the final week for Operation Hardi Clause, the bi-annual community event that Arkenstone’s Roxxi Manor has held ever since the first LOTRO Yule.  They’ve given out crafted crit weapons, class items and food stuffs to lower level players several nights a week since December 12th.  The last two days of...

The Family Line Part 115 – Forthcoming Doom

The Family Line Part 115 – Forthcoming Doom

Dec 29, 2016

Part 115 – Forthcoming Doom Just outside the Bree Prison, Theomin had gathered Eleswith, Sergee, Eotheron, Estonethiel and Magla. They all stood there as they waited for Theomin to tell them what he had gathered them there for. Theomin looked around at the men and women practicing their strokes on the combat dummies and their bow and arrow skills. He tried to...

LOTRO Players News Episode 182: What What Whaaaaat??

LOTRO Players News Episode 182: What What Whaaaaat??

Dec 29, 2016

This week we talk about the huge news involving Standing Stone Games. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN182.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.3MB) Game News LOTRO Leaves Turbine/WB And Forms New Studio Standing Stone Games LOTRO License Renewed, Now Stop Worrying About It Character Revamp Upcoming With Mordor? Store Sales Free Sample Of The...

Poems of the Pine: The Waters of Isengard

Poems of the Pine: The Waters of Isengard

Dec 28, 2016

What will we find in Isengard now that that Saruman’s army has been defeated? Book 14 – The Waters of Isengard With the battle won We wondered how The traitor Saruman Would take the loss. With the king we headed To the keep of the wizard Where Galdalf would carry The council’s judgement.   Along the road The rangers we met So at last the Grey...