Poems of the Pine: The Black Gate

Poems of the Pine: The Black Gate

Jun 27, 2017

What will we find at the Black Gate? Book 8 – The Black Gate At the edge of the Waste Our wandering mind Drifted to Frodo And the fateful ring. Our march was small Next to Mordor’s horde But perhaps the hobbits Would be helped by our show.   We marched to the gate And gathered our strength Then demanded that Sauron Surrender at once. In response, the...

Poems of the Pine: March of the King

Poems of the Pine: March of the King

Jun 22, 2017

It is time to March towards Mordor. Book 7 – March of the King Our rest was brief When the battle was done As the hale must heal The hurts of the wounded. The captains took council On the course to take And chose to march And challenge our foe.   We sounded the trumpets As our troops set forth Into Gondor’s glorious Garden – Ithilien. There we...

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 Players News Episode 201: Face Plant in a Pool of Acid

LOTRO Players News Episode 201: Face Plant in a Pool of Acid

May 8, 2017

This week we were regaled with poems and shared stories of our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN201.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (17.8MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store SalesFree Sample Of The Week Black Dye  x1 with the Coupon Code PAINTEDBLACK   20 % OFF Vault Storage and Shared Storage Inventory Slots Currency Cap...

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 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:...

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...

LOTRO Poems #14

Hello Friends! Welcome to the 14th edition of LOTRO Poems! Woohoo!  Last week my short hiatus from LOTRO ended and I am back full time. Yay! The Casual Raiders have been raiding everyday ever since. Guess I still love raiding, han? We did Tower of Orthanc one night and Draigoch another. The most amazing part was that we took along some folks who had never done...

LOTRO Poems #13

Hail Friends! Welcome to the 13th edition of LOTRO Poems and a Happy -18 days late- New Year!!! Hope you all had a great start to this year. It is going to be an interesting year for LOTRO and lets hope we all get what we desire.  This week Casual Raiders were able to complete Ost Dunhoth Disease Tier 2 Challenge. It was the first time we were able to finish it...

LOTRO Poems #12

Hello friends and welcome to the 12th edition of LOTRO Poems. Yes I am back after a little break. I was busy with studies and work and volunteering, so just didn’t have enough time to write much. However I did hop into the game every now and then to play my new bearman. I love the concept but my only complain is that I want my beorning to be taller in man...

LOTRO Poems #11

Hail Friends! Welcome to the 11th edition of LOTRO Players on our very own brand new site domain! Woohoo! That was the next logical step in the evolution on this amazing site.  This week Casual Raiders did Helms Dike allot. I believe its the most easiest of all the Epic Battles and our best chance to get those rare golden jewelry items.  This week we return to...

LOTRO Poems #10

Hail Friends! Welcome to the 10th edition of LOTRO Poems!!! Casual Raiders did a lot of raiding this week. We did Ost Dunhoth a bunch of times and also Battle for Erebor and Fires of Smaug. It was fun and challenging and we had a blast. And speaking of Casual Raiders, this week’s poem is called ‘Casual Raiders’. About a year ago I transferred...

LOTRO Poems #9

Hail Friends!  Welcome to the 9th edition of LOTRO Poems. This was one busy week for Casual Raiders as we raided alot. Many of our kin who had just gotten to lvl 100 got their FA symbols. Also I experimented some more on the yellow traits of a burglar, it’s full of tricks and so much fun. This week I am featuring a beautiful poem sent by Amenhir of Rohan....

LOTRO Poems # 8

Hello Friends!  Welcome to the 8th edition of LOTRO Poem! How awesome was this welcome back week end? I levelled so many alts of mine that in the end my arms starting hurting. Casual Raiders didn’t do much raiding this week since everyone was so busy leveling but we did do a Draigoch run which was fun. i am so glad that we get to slay a dragon in game....

LOTRO Poems #7

Hello Friends! Welcome to the 7th edition of LOTRO Poems! This week the Casual Raiders did Barad Guldur raid. It was awesome to do it again after a long time. So the Treasure Hunt started, did you guys get any cave-claws yet? I haven’t checked it out yet but I am planning on doing it tonight. I have just been so busy levelling up my alts and playing with...

LOTRO Poems #6

Hello Friends! Welcome to the sixth edition of LOTRO Poems. This week’s poem is called ‘Casual Stroll’ and its a very special poem to me. It’s inspired by Tolkien’s poem ‘Errantry’. Casual Stroll When I was bored of playing, and slaying, the deeds became boring, Like everything in life, if you do something over and over...

LOTRO Poems #5

Hello Friends! Welcome to the fifth edition of LOTRO Poems.. Five awesome weeks of writing for you all has been a great experience. I didn’t think the poems would be read on the LOTRO Players News podcast as well but it’s been a hoot listening to Pineleaf read them all with passion. If I had some more musical editing skills, I would definitely make...

LOTRO Poems #4

Hello Friends! Welcome to the fourth edition of LOTRO Poems! This week was one busy week for me. This week I led some raids and also made kin rules for my kin on Brandywine. I am loving the new sockeded armour. Its a wonderful concept and I hope Turbine invests more time on it. This week I wanted to continue the theme of one serious poem and one light fun poem....

LOTRO Poems #3

Hello Friends! Welcome to the third edition of LOTRO Poems! Hope you all are having a wonderful weekend and enjoying putting ‘Essences’ on your new slotted gear in LOTRO. This week we will change gears again and switch back to a more serious poem I wrote. It’s titled ‘Forever Alone’ and it’s about our favourite villan in Lord...

LOTRO Poems #2

Hello Friends! Welcome to the second edition of LOTRO Poems. First of all I want to thank you all for the feedback and support. It’s a pleasure being part of this wonderful site and be among awesome bloggers and sub-creators like Lilikate, Braxwolf and Cithryth. So the new update came out Monday and I am sure you all are enjoying Western Gondor as much as...