[CC] 99 instances – An epic big battle

[CC] 99 instances – An epic big battle

Jan 16, 2018

How do you write a story when you know you will be mostly defeated? Such is the meeting that happened at Turbine when they came to the moment of the Attack on Helms Deep. The players can’t really play a role where they will fail by default. This article will follow the players as they fight the battles of Helms deep, Pelagrir and defend Minas Tirith A new...

LOTRO Players News Episode 236: Reclaim Moria… After Lunch!

LOTRO Players News Episode 236: Reclaim Moria… After Lunch!

Jan 15, 2018

This week we discussed the LOTRO Beacon and entering Moria. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN236.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.2MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 20% off: Quest Packs Max Morale and Power Scrolls 100% XP Boosts Mithril Coins   Free Sample Of The Week Now – January 18th Slayer and Skill Deed Boost x1 with the...

LOTRO Players News Episode 235: Love That Stupid Little Goblin!

LOTRO Players News Episode 235: Love That Stupid Little Goblin!

Jan 8, 2018

This week we continued our review of the Mordor expansion by reviewing Agarnaith. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN235.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.4MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 25% off: Stat Tomes Regeneration Food Run Speed Boosts Attack Damage Boosts   Free Sample Of The Week Simple Rally Horn x1 with the Coupon Code RALLY...

LOTRO Players News Episode 234: Shing! Shing! Squish!

LOTRO Players News Episode 234: Shing! Shing! Squish!

Jan 1, 2018

This week we discussed skirmishing, naming cosmetic pets, and more. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN234.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.6MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Yule Savings Event! (December 28 through January 4th) 75% off Beorning and Character Slot Bundle and Cosmetic Bundles 50% off Relics and Crafting Boosts 50% off...

The task to build a Lotro (classic)

The task to build a Lotro (classic)

Dec 28, 2017

Lotro was better when [insert time], because [insert patch] destroyed the game. No Angmar article is complete without a comment like this. But at what time was it better, what has destroyed the game and are there these things? What is a Classic or Vanilla Lotro? If there wasn’t any objection what moment in time would be the best choice to roll back lotro...

LOTRO Players News Episode 233: The Best Time in the Bloody Gore

LOTRO Players News Episode 233: The Best Time in the Bloody Gore

Dec 18, 2017

This week we discussed the release of update 21.3, the Yule Festival, and our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN233.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (17.1MB) Game News Update 21.3 Yule Festival LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales   Free Sample Of The Week Now – December 21st 1 Crimson Dye with the Coupon Code CRIMSON   Yule Savings...

Update 21.3. Almost.

Update 21.3. Almost.

Dec 11, 2017

  Missed me?   As you possibly know, I usually cover the Bullroarer, but this time I wanted to try a different approach and see how that works out instead of writing critique after critique to some issues that might get changed and it seems like this was a good decision this time. For example, a nice feature was introduced to raid loot at first, but it...

LOTRO Players News Episode 232: Sanswinda’s a Spider!

LOTRO Players News Episode 232: Sanswinda’s a Spider!

Dec 11, 2017

This week we discussed the release notes for Monday’s update and our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN232.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (16.8MB) Game News Monday Downtime for Update 21.3 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 25% off: Milestone Skills Hurried Traveller and Returning Traveller Advanced Riding Traits Rally Horns   Free...

Downtime Notice: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern (-5 GMT) Monday, December 11th

Downtime Notice: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern (-5 GMT) Monday, December 11th

Dec 8, 2017

    Community Manager Cordovan posted on the forums about some upcoming downtime The LOTRO Game Servers will be brought down on Monday, December 11th from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern (-5 GMT) for an update to the game. He also kindly posted the release notes Click here to read about changes. Thanks for your patience, and we’ll see you back in the game...

LOTRO Players News Episode 231: Conga Lines of Orcs

LOTRO Players News Episode 231: Conga Lines of Orcs

Dec 4, 2017

This week we continued our review of the Mordor expansion by reviewing Talath Urui. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN231.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (42.7MB) Game News Bullroarer Build #5 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 20% off: Select Housing Decorations Select Housing Sets Housing Property Writs Select Cloaks   Free Sample Of The Week Now...

LOTRO Players News Episode 230: Pineleaf’s Bedtime

LOTRO Players News Episode 230: Pineleaf’s Bedtime

Nov 27, 2017

This week we discussed the producer’s letter and Pineleaf’s bedtime. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN230.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (14.4MB) Game News Executive Producer’s Letter LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Enhanced XP Supply x1 with the Coupon Code XPFORME, now through November 30th!   Sale to...

The 25 Days of XPACS

The 25 Days of XPACS

Nov 25, 2017

This week, LOTRO Players received an email from Bludborn about a community event he is hosting through the month of December on his Twitch channel: What: The 25 Days of XPACS Where: http://twitch.tv/bludborn When: Monday-Thursday and Saturdays in December Streams start at 10p EST I have been playing The Lord of the Rings Online for 10 years and streaming on...

Sale to the west – expansion sails

Sale to the west – expansion sails

Nov 23, 2017

Black friday isn’t saurons version of where the orcs can leave their ties at home before going to work. It’s the time a lot of shops go on a sales bonanza. Including digital sales. Standing stone games isn’t that different. So without further ado. Lotromarket – 85% off – $ sales  Mines of Moria™ – Digital Download...

Executive Producer’s Letter for November 2017

Executive Producer’s Letter for November 2017

Nov 22, 2017

  Executive Producer Severlin posted the latest producer’s letter looking forward to what’s ahead for next year. The full text of the letter is at the LOTRO forums. Much of the letter discusses what is coming in Update 22: The continuation of the Black Book of Mordor. Lands featured in The Hobbit: Northern Mirkwood, Laketown, Dale, and Erebor. A new...

LOTRO Players News Episode 229: The Floor is Lava

LOTRO Players News Episode 229: The Floor is Lava

Nov 20, 2017

This week we discussed the newest build on Bullroarer and Tolkien news beyond LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN229.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.1MB) Game News Bullroarer Build 4 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales   20% Off Shared Wardrobe Cosmetic Outfit Slots The Mounted Combat Trait spec, Cosmetic Slots Select Cosmetics   Free Sample of...

LOTRO Players News Episode 228: Dragging Their Kites

LOTRO Players News Episode 228: Dragging Their Kites

Nov 13, 2017

This week we discussed the newest Bullroarer build for Update 21.3. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN228.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.3MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon Bullroarer Build 3   Store Sales 30% off: Quest Packs 100% XP Boosts Mithril Coins Max Morale and Power Scrolls   Free Sample Of The Week Universal Solvent x1 with the Coupon...

LOTRO Players News Episode 227: I Got a Rock!

LOTRO Players News Episode 227: I Got a Rock!

Nov 6, 2017

This week we discussed Update 21.2.3, the new soundtrack, and Teri getting a rock. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN227.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.4MB) Game News Update 21.2.3 Mordor Soundtrack Available Now LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 25% off: Select Warsteeds Riding Skills Select Mounts Movement Speed Buffs   Free Sample Of The Week...

Mordor Soundtrack Available Now

Mordor Soundtrack Available Now

Nov 2, 2017

  You might recall that we told you that, the Mordor soundtrack was coming, and the time is neigh, you can download it enjoy the dark and brooding music anytime you wish, not just when you’re battling the forces of the dark lord.     You can watch a great interview with Chance Thomas and two of the musicians that play  on the soundtrack below, this was...

LOTRO Players News Episode 226: Getting Lost Can Be Deadly

LOTRO Players News Episode 226: Getting Lost Can Be Deadly

Oct 30, 2017

This week we discussed the new build on Bullroarer and our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN226.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.6MB) Game News Isengard and Treebeard Dev Diary Mordor Soundtrack Releasing November 1st LOTRO Beacon Bullroarer 21.3 Build 1   Store Sales 30% off: Legendary Level Cap Increases Legendary Stat...

Mordor Soundtrack Releasing November 1st

Mordor Soundtrack Releasing November 1st

Oct 27, 2017

  HUGEsound Records will release LOTRO Mordor original video game soundtrack through all major digital music outlets worldwide on November 1, 2017. The soundtrack album features the game’s new original score, composed and produced by Chance Thomas, an avid lifelong fan of The Lord of the Rings. Each music track can be previewed for free at the HUGEsound Records...