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...

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...

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...

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...

LOTRO Players News Episode 225: Totally Not Suspicious

LOTRO Players News Episode 225: Totally Not Suspicious

Oct 23, 2017

This week we continued our review of the Mordor expansion by reviewing Lhingris, and we had Camuril back as a guest. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN225.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (30.0MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a VIP Event Boost! Now through October 23rd!   20% off: Virtues and Virtue...

LOTRO Players News Episode 224 – A Spider for Sans

LOTRO Players News Episode 224 – A Spider for Sans

Oct 16, 2017

This week we discussed cosmetic pets and Update 21.2. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN224.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (15.0MB) Game News Downtime Sunday LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 25% off: Vault Storage and Shared Storage Inventory Slots Currency Cap   Free Sample Of The Week – Fall Injury Immunity x5 with the Coupon Code...

Downtime Notice: Sunday, October 15th 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern (-4 GMT)

Downtime Notice: Sunday, October 15th 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern (-4 GMT)

Oct 14, 2017

    Community Manager Cordovan posted on the forums about some upcoming downtime The LOTRO game worlds will be unavailable from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern (-4 GMT) on Sunday, October 15th for a hotfix. Thank you for your patience, and we will see you in the game soon. And the notes on what’s being fixed are as follows: This update...

50 Mithril Coins For Everyone!

50 Mithril Coins For Everyone!

Oct 13, 2017

  So Standing Stone Games is pulling and Oprah on all of us     Use the following code to receive 50 Mithril Coins from the LOTRO Store: MORDORMITHRIL Now through October 22nd, 1/Account. I would suggest that you LOG IN to a character first, and DO NOT do this from the character select screen, just to save some headache, in case your delivery...

Mordor 21.2.1.b?

Mordor 21.2.1.b?

Oct 13, 2017

  It has been a busy few days in SSG and here on our website. The instance update has taken care of this. First, we reacted to Cordovans first announcement to the mistake that has happened. Then, with a great community effort, we announced the different solution that SSG has come up with. And ultimately, we announced the update they released today. Sadly,...

Downtime Notice – Friday Friday, October 13th 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern (-4 GMT)

Downtime Notice – Friday Friday, October 13th 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern (-4 GMT)

Oct 12, 2017

    Community Manager Cordovan posted on the forums about some upcoming downtime   The LOTRO game worlds will be brought down on Friday, October 13th from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern (-4 GMT) to release Update 21.2.1.   As you can see he also, kindly posted the release notes as well News and Notes: Crafting Housing decoration crafting...

LOTRO Players News Episode 223: Moria Goat Waste Janitor

LOTRO Players News Episode 223: Moria Goat Waste Janitor

Oct 9, 2017

This week we had Druidsfire as our guest and discussed Extra Life and our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN223.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.6MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 30% off:   Crafting Guild access Ingredient packs Crafting Accelerators Rapid Craft, Crafting Tiers, and Recipe Books   Free...

LOTRO Mordor Soundtrack On The Way

LOTRO Mordor Soundtrack On The Way

Oct 5, 2017

  Over on Chance Thomas facebook page, he announced that the soundtrack to Mordor will soon be releasing, we don’t have many details yet, other than the release date will be Nov 1st Some happy news for my LOTRO friends. The powers that be have approved a Mordor soundtrack release. November 1 is the big day. Stay tuned for more details…! Posted...

Mordor 21.2 Beta 3: Shields and other news

Mordor 21.2 Beta 3: Shields and other news

Oct 3, 2017

  If you thought that we are getting shields for Metalsmiths, then you will be disappointed. There will be shields we can get by playing the new instances. The purple version of the shields we will be able to barter for a Silver Signet of the Armsmaster and the teal version for a Gold Signet of the Armsmaster. But I do have some remarks about the shields....

[CC] The scale of scaling

[CC] The scale of scaling

Oct 3, 2017

In the beginning, there was Bree. Your first place you found your party members for your venture in the Great Barrows. One massive subterranean infested area full of wights and keys to having a chance at an audience with Sambrog. That is at least the story if you were around level 20 in 2007. Each instance had his own level range. You could still run it at a...

LOTRO Players News Episode 222: Tastes Like Evil Chicken

LOTRO Players News Episode 222: Tastes Like Evil Chicken

Oct 2, 2017

This week we continued our review of the Mordor expansion by reviewing Dor Amarth. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN222.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (36.6MB) Game News Bullroarer Update 21.2 Round 3 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales   20% off: Stat Tomes Regeneration Food Run Speed Boosts Attack Damage Boosts    Free Sample Of The Week...

The tale of the stale pretzels in Mordor Beta 2

The tale of the stale pretzels in Mordor Beta 2

Sep 25, 2017

  I can’t say that the Mordor 21.2 Beta 2 gave anything much to talk about. There were some minor changes, some others were also made, but too late to implement in build 2. In regard to instances, the change they made from Beta 1 was that the instances now require you to have the Light of Earendil stat. The T2C content will have 200 shadow most of...

LOTRO Players News Episode 221: Great Pants

LOTRO Players News Episode 221: Great Pants

Sep 25, 2017

This week we began our review of the Mordor expansion by reviewing Udûn. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN221.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (36.7MB) Game News Update 21.2 Build #2 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 25% off: Virtues and Virtue Bundles Trait Slots Skill and Slayer Deed Boosts   Free Max Morale and Power Scroll with the Coupon...

LOTRO Players News Episode 220: Third Age Valley Girl

LOTRO Players News Episode 220: Third Age Valley Girl

Sep 18, 2017

This week we discussed the new builds on Bullroarer this weekend. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN220.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (22.4MB) Game News The Battle of the Five Armies and the Dwarves of Erebor Update 21.2 on Bullroarer LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales 20% off: Monster Classes Monster Traits and Skills 100% Infamy/Renown Gain...

Mordor 21.2: FINALLY!

Mordor 21.2: FINALLY!

Sep 14, 2017

FINALLY!!!   You may be guessing why the excitement. Finally we are getting not a ‘Destroy all’ button we have been asking for a long time, but a filter to use on items, sounds and quests. FINALLY!!! You access the panel by pressing Alt+R. Now, this will be great to filter out those Eorlingas recipes dropping in Mordor, third age legendary...