Release date and pre-order: The story behind the disappointment

Release date and pre-order: The story behind the disappointment

Jul 17, 2017

For three weeks now I have been reporting on the news from Mordor Beta builds, mentioned some bugs and posted a few videos and screenshots. This fourth week I have started with an announcement of the pre-order and the possible (not likely) date that the expansion will be released – July 31st. And that article was very mild if you have followed any of my other...

Mordor: We have a date and you can pre-purchase

Mordor: We have a date and you can pre-purchase

Jul 12, 2017

We didn’t expect to see this so soon. I guess we were expecting a little bit later release date of the expansion, so this news was a bit of a surprise to some of us at least. We have the usual three pre-purchase options: standard, as the lowest; collectors edition and an ultimate fan bundle. The date of the release of the expansion in July 31st, but in...

Mordor Beta 3 testing: I reached 115 and shot +Loft

Mordor Beta 3 testing: I reached 115 and shot +Loft

Jul 10, 2017

Welcome to LOTRO Players News, your source of Sleeping Beauty lore. I am never too happy when there is a server wipe and I have to do everything all over again, but I understand that it must be done when some changes need to get implemented and it’s always nice to see the game move forward and develop in front of your eyes. They did fix some things from...

Mordor Beta 2: High Elf and more

Mordor Beta 2: High Elf and more

Jul 2, 2017

Beware of the spoilers So, as you can see we at LOTRO Players have been running the BR and testing the game to bring you what is new and SSG what is broken. So far, so good. We’re keeping up. Some of the bugs and kinks have been noted in the following video. For your convenience you can use the time links in the description. Other than the ones in the...

What’s behind Mordoor 4 -The flamingo – A high-elf short review

What’s behind Mordoor 4 -The flamingo – A high-elf short review

Jul 1, 2017

The high-elfs are here in their own unique zone. I say zone as in it’s not a classical starting zone. You won’t fight any level 1 boars or carry pies. It more of an interactive movie where you see plenty of big names from lotr and a lot of probably big names i’d have to get the Silmarillion out for. No major spoilers included I don’t...

Bullroarer: No wipe this week

Bullroarer: No wipe this week

Jun 30, 2017

While we are waiting on the test server to open I can give you two pieces of information. There will be no wipe this week, so we can continue testing where we left off, but there will most likely be one next week, as per Tybur. The server is still closed, but you can update your client. And second piece of information is that it seems there are no plans to...

What’s behind Mordoor number 2 – Rating system update

What’s behind Mordoor number 2 – Rating system update

Jun 21, 2017

Stop hitting yourself! No worries i’ve my mits capped.  Only for tier 1 ratings though. Now it’s time for some serious talk, cause this change in the Mordor update is what could impact you’re gameplay the most (hopefully). What does “Rating” do? Rating is the math the game does to connect all your stats and gear to actually how...

What’s behind Mordoor number 1

What’s behind Mordoor number 1

Jun 19, 2017

With the first bullroarer build for Update 21  aka Mordor on the shiny slag coloured horizon it’s time to run the gauntlet of what will be in it. This first article will focus on what is expected and a short comment on each regarding new information or rumours we’ve been teased with.  In this series we’ll keep you updated with new information...

How Would You Rank LOTRO’s Expansions?

How Would You Rank LOTRO’s Expansions?

Feb 22, 2017

How would you rank LOTRO’s expansions? Join the discussion here.  Watch more Ask You...

What Would You Like With Mordor?

What Would You Like With Mordor?

Feb 10, 2017

What would you like to see with the Mordor expansion? Join the discussion here.  Watch more Ask You...

LOTRO’s Something ‘Big’ Is An Expansion

Dadi’s LOTRO Guides recently had an interview with some of the developers for LOTRO. In the interview Severlin, LOTRO’s Executive Producer, says the previously hinted something ‘big’ is a new expansion for LOTRO.  Severlin does not want to say too much yet though as plans may change. “Right now we have a two and a half year plan...

75% off the LOTRO Market and the Turbine Market

In their weekly players email, Turbine announced a 75% off sale for the LOTRO Market (http://store.lotro.com), the cash shop built into the LOTRO website which allows you to make in-game purchases using real cash rather than Turbine points. What most people don’t know it that there is a second cash shop which sell slightly different items: the Turbine...

75% Off LOTRO Content on Steam

As part of its annual Summer Sale, LOTRO content on Steam is currently 75% off. The sale includes: Expansion Quad Park (Moria, Mirkwood, Isengard and Rohan) Helm’s Deep Expansion Steely Dawn Starter Pack The sale ends on June 22, so head over to the Steam Store to grab these bargains!...

Poll: Do You Want To See Another LOTRO Expansion?

In 2014 we did not have an expansion for LOTRO.  Do you want to see this trend continue?  Would you rather see another expansion or would you prefer the update model? Do you want to see another LOTRO expansion? Yes No View Results  Loading...

A Walk Into Mordor

There was a post on the official forums where a player was bemoaning on the current state of the game. A few pages into the thread, it was brought up why are we not in Mordor yet? Produktion Malphunktion chimed in with this statement : Exactly. The MMO landscape has changed drastically over the past 6 years. All I can say right now is we are very aware of this...

Poll: What is your favorite LOTRO expansion?

We are interested which expansion players consider as their favorite. So, What is your favorite LOTRO expansion? Did you like the Bingo Boffin storyline? Yes No Other View Results  Loading...

Riders of Rohan Giveaway

Hail and well met friends!  Thanks to supporters on Patreon, my channel is having a Riders of Rohan giveaway right now until July 18th.  All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on the video (not here on this article). Leave a comment here Help my channel have more giveaways by supporting me on...

LOTRO Market Deals!

Now Through June 15th the LOTRO Market (The OUT OF GAME) Store has some wonderful deals going on.     Helm’s Deep Premium $59.99 $29.99 Helm’s Deep Base $39.99 $19.99 Rider’s Of Rohan Base $19.99 $9.99 Rise Of Isengard $19.99 $9.99 Mines Of Moria $19.99 $9.99 Siege Of Mirkwood $9.99 $4.99 $25.99 $12.99 $19.99 $9.99 $19.99 $9.99 $9.99...

Scheduled Server Downtime

Sapience took the forums to announce some upcoming Server Downtime…   Scheduled Server Downtime: 7:00AM – 12:00PM Eastern (-4 GMT) Monday, April 14     The LOTRO Game Servers will be brought down on Monday, April 14 from 7:00AM – 12:00PM Eastern (-4 GMT) to launch Update 13: The Breaking of Isengard. Patch notes will be available during...

Update 13 Landscape Videos

Bullroarer is up with the content for Update 13. Bullroarer Patch notes can found here Andang and Ethelros were kind enough to take on us a quick journey of the new zones. The first zone is a fairly small zone called Entwood. To reach this zone you will have to do a few quests to open it up.  Something of note with this zone, is we get to see some updated...