LOTRO Players News Episode 194: Nazgul Repellant Spray

LOTRO Players News Episode 194: Nazgul Repellant Spray

Mar 20, 2017

This week we discuss mitigations and LOTRO news. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN194.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (16.4MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week March 17th – 23rd Regeneration Food x1 Use Coupon Code NOMNOM 1/Account 20 % OFF Expansions & Expansion Quests Skirmishes & Instances...

Community Events: March 17th-23rd

Community Events: March 17th-23rd

Mar 17, 2017

Community Calendar: Happy Bullroarer Took Day to you all!  We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a LOTRO spin this weekend.  Friday is a Green Bullroarer Took Friday on Laurelin, a special edition of the weekly Green Dragon Friday.  Saturday is Landroval’s A Day at the Greenfields, with genre-themed music from 11 bands from 11am to 10pm.  Sunday...

LOTRO Store Sales 3/17/17 – 3/23/17

LOTRO Store Sales 3/17/17 – 3/23/17

Mar 16, 2017

  Free Sample Of The Week March 17th – 23rd Regeneration Food x1 Use Coupon Code NOMNOM 1/Account     Expansions & Expansion Quests Drac Says – Always good to see these on sale! Skirmishes & Instances Drac Says – Just Remember To Skirmish Responsibly Enhanced XP Supply Drac Says – Very Good If Your Working On Alt’s Token of the...

LOTRO Players News Episode 193: Pineleaf’s Angels

LOTRO Players News Episode 193: Pineleaf’s Angels

Mar 13, 2017

This week we add a new member to the LOTRO Players News team. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN193.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (10.3MB) Game News Update 20 beta 2: Recent Changes, Cosmetics and Pets LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week  March 10th – 16th Dye: Evendim Blue x1 Use Coupon Code IMBLUE 1/Account  ...

Update 20 beta 2: recent changes, cosmetics and pets

Update 20 beta 2: recent changes, cosmetics and pets

Mar 11, 2017

A second beta version is out on Bullroarer now and we have received some changes based on player feedback on the forums. Some positive, some a little bit less, depending on the player. The changes since U20 Beta 1 Tybur: Notable Changes Since U20 Beta 1: Minor adjustment to Chat UI so that text doesn’t get cut-off at the bottom. In response to feedback,...

Community Events: March 10th-16th

Community Events: March 10th-16th

Mar 10, 2017

Community Calendar: We’ve now reached this event planner’s least favourite time of year: the US, Canada, and a few other places in North America will go on Daylight Saving Time on Sunday while most of Europe will go on DST on March 26th.  This means that some events on the European servers will generally take place at a different time than Americans...

LOTRO Store Sales 3/10/17 – 3/16/17

LOTRO Store Sales 3/10/17 – 3/16/17

Mar 10, 2017

  Free Sample Of The Week March 10th – 16th Dye: Evendim Blue x1 Use Coupon Code IMBLUE 1/Account         Ingredient Packs Drac Says – No.. never ever buy these EVER Crafting Guild Access Drac Says – For the F2P/Premium that want to join your crafting guild Craft Experience Boosts Drac Says – Helps the grind but Rapid Crafting...

Screenshots from U20

Screenshots from U20

Mar 8, 2017

If you’re a person dreading spoilers and want to be surprised and amazed, this is probably the point where you don’t click here and instead go read What to do when U20 hits live. And I am pretty sure that this story and reflection on what has happened by Eladan and Elrohir will amaze you as much as it did me. But I also seen something else in this....

New cloak and what to do when U20 hits live

New cloak and what to do when U20 hits live

Mar 7, 2017

What to do when U20 hits live? Honestly, it looks like there isn’t much to talk about when we say “What to do when U20 hits live”, do just what you usually do – pick up a quest and go finish it. But then again, some updates do bring some other changes with them, so let’s see what would be the way to deal with this. Obviously, if...

A New Book for Musical Ninnies.

A New Book for Musical Ninnies.

Mar 7, 2017

Hello Musical and Non Musical LOTRO Players, After declaring I would update the sheet music for The Ninny Hammers way back in December 2016 I can finally confirm that it is complete. I took the decision to split the classical music from the other genres as well as checking each file in the current system. Now I may be blowing my trumpet far too soon. As the...

LOTRO Players News Episode 192: Rivendell Bridges

LOTRO Players News Episode 192: Rivendell Bridges

Mar 6, 2017

This week we discuss the preview of update 20 and have a guest. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN192.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.9MB) Game News Bullroarer Update 20 Patch Notes Dagorlad, Noman-lands & The Slag-hills – Update 20 Beta Videos LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week 3/3/17 – 3/9/17 +100% Mark...

LOTRO Update 20: Fellowship crafting instances

LOTRO Update 20: Fellowship crafting instances

Mar 5, 2017

This may be a little bit too soon for a 2nd part of the article, but this will just maybe clarify some other things. I have wrote in the first article about the items you can get, the differences and what you need to get those. You can check out that article here. You can also watch videos on the new areas here. In the meantime I was able to complete the...

LOTRO Update 20: The Wastes is coming

LOTRO Update 20: The Wastes is coming

Mar 4, 2017

  So, the long awaited U20 is on BR and… Well, I’d say that some have expected more, but let’s see what is going on. The preliminary release notes you can read here. The whole landscape questing part is very similar to some other regions. It looks very much like a West Gondor + Brown Lands combination, then a little bit of Rohan and...

Dagorlad, Noman-lands & The Slag-hills – Update 20 Beta Videos

Dagorlad, Noman-lands & The Slag-hills – Update 20 Beta Videos

Mar 4, 2017

Yesterday, Standing Stone Games released the first build of the Update 20 Beta. The update adds The Wastes, which includes Dagorlad, Noman-lands and the...

Community Events: March 3rd-9th

Community Events: March 3rd-9th

Mar 3, 2017

Community Calendar: Major special events are taking place on Sirannon, Laurelin, and Belegaer this weekend.  Please check below for more details about Grand Charivari, The Shire to Fornost: A hobbit historical field trip, and 2. Bree’er Schnulzenabend.  On Sunday, the Department of Harmony and Song will continue their server tour on Brandywine and trivia...

LOTRO Store Sales 3/3/17 – 3/9/17

LOTRO Store Sales 3/3/17 – 3/9/17

Mar 3, 2017

    Free Sample Of The Week 3/3/17 – 3/9/17 +100% Mark Acquisition (90 min) x1 Use Coupon Code SKIRMISHUP 1/Account       Milestone Skills Drac Says –One can never have too many milestones!         Hurried, Returning and Expedient Traveler Drac Says – When you want to get around faster!!  Riding Traits Drac...

LOTRO Players News Episode 191: Things That Should Never Be Seen

LOTRO Players News Episode 191: Things That Should Never Be Seen

Feb 27, 2017

This week we say farewell to Karvett and discuss the first issue of The LOTRO Beacon. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN191.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.4MB) Game News The LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Sample of the Week February 23rd – March 2nd Rejuvenation Potion x5 Use Coupon Code DRINKME 1/Account   20% Off Select...

LOTRO Store Sales February 23rd – March 2nd

LOTRO Store Sales February 23rd – March 2nd

Feb 24, 2017

Free Sample Of The Week February 23rd – March 2nd Rejuvenation Potion x5 Use Coupon Code DRINKME 1/Account Select Cosmetics Teri Says – Best way to get Store Exclusives!  Shared Wardrobe Teri Says – Yes, yes, yes!!! Cosmetic Outfit Slots Teri Says – Yes, yes, yes!!! Mounted Combat Trait Slots Teri Says – Now’s the time to buy! War-steed Cosmetic...

Community Events: February 24th-March 2nd

Community Events: February 24th-March 2nd

Feb 24, 2017

Community Calendar: This week Mardi Gras comes to Middle-earth with a couple of events on Landroval.  The night after Ales & Tales visits their kin house, the Mardi Gras Party Band present their weekly concert in front of the Prancing Pony Inn at 8pm EST on Fat Tuesday.  The Bounders of the Shire present Fat Hobbit Tuesday at 8:45pm EST/ST with music from...

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.