What is wrong with Update 20?

What is wrong with Update 20?

Mar 28, 2017

U20 is the 2nd jubilee of some kind for LOTRO – a twentieth update. Yet the team has never announced it as being significant as such, other than saying we are getting to a very important part in the story. The first one, the more important one for LOTRO, is the tenth anniversary and we are impatiently waiting to see what it brings. Before I set out on a...

LOTRO Players News Episode 195: We’ll Talk Later

LOTRO Players News Episode 195: We’ll Talk Later

Mar 27, 2017

This week we discuss update 20 in vague terms to avoid spoilers and talk about our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN195.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.2MB) Game News Update 20 to be released on Tuesday, March 21st   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week March 24th – 30th +5% Attack Damage (90 min) x1 Use Coupon Code...

New steed: Steed of Elessar Host

New steed: Steed of Elessar Host

Mar 24, 2017

There were some pictures of an alleged new reputation steed, which didn’t look at all like a steed of a king. More a steed of  a princes. So since I haven’t seen any of these yet I am bringing you some pictures of it. There are also some random flying items in the new area. And to quote Cordovan You will no longer see any mobs above level 105 (until...

Update 20 to be released on Tuesday, March 21st

Update 20 to be released on Tuesday, March 21st

Mar 20, 2017

Hear ye, hear ye! In last weeks Twitch stream Cordovan did say that since they had a release candidate version of the build this weekend will probably not see the build. Also, the update was, for some difficulties they encountered, moved to not-Monday. Now the update is announced to release tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21st. You can read the downtime announcement...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 Players News Episode 190: Sanswinda’s Time-out

LOTRO Players News Episode 190: Sanswinda’s Time-out

Feb 20, 2017

This week we add a new member to the LPN team and hear part of a poem. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN190.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.4MB) Game News Downtime Wednesday, February 15 for a Hotfix   Store Sales Sample of the Week February 17th – 23rd Simple Rally Horn x1 Use Coupon Code TOGETHER 1/Account   20% Off Stat...

LOTRO Players News Episode 189: Will Accessorize for Mumaks

LOTRO Players News Episode 189: Will Accessorize for Mumaks

Feb 14, 2017

This week Teriadwyn has some alternate suggestions for purchases with LOTRO Points. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN189.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Game News Interview(s) with SSG and other news   Store Sales   Free Sample Of The Week  February 9th-16th Skill and Slayer Deed Boost x1  Use Coupon Code SKILLITUP 1/Account...

Interview(s) with SSG and other news

Interview(s) with SSG and other news

Feb 7, 2017

The long awaited Producer’s Letter came out on the 27th of January, so some time ago, and we spoke a little about it here too. If by some very unlikely chance you did not read it, you can do that here. To be fair, after such tension about this letter we have had on the forums and everything that is happening this year (10th anniversary, Mordor, High...

LOTRO Players News Episode 188: Chalice of Tea

LOTRO Players News Episode 188: Chalice of Tea

Feb 6, 2017

This week we talked about Uupdate 19.3, had some fun discussing the frustrations of the LI system and learned just how hard it can be remember Pineleaf. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN188.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.2MB) Game News Update 19.3 Release Notes   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week  February 3rd -9th +5% Attack Damage...

LOTRO Players News Episode 187: Mordor Express

LOTRO Players News Episode 187: Mordor Express

Jan 30, 2017

This week we talked about the producer’s letter and said goodbye to Andang. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN187.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.7MB) Game News 2017 Producer’s Letter   Store Sales No sale, BUT FREE gift to VIPs from February 6 – March 13   LOTRO Players News Players Alliance Changes/Andang’s Last Show...

LOTRO Players News Episode 186: Even Snootier Elves

LOTRO Players News Episode 186: Even Snootier Elves

Jan 23, 2017

This week we talk about adjustable housing hooks and High Elves. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN186.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (29.9MB) Game News Adjustable Housing Hooks – Update 19.3 Beta High Elves – New Playable Race With Mordor Expansion Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week January 19th – 26th Universal Solvent Use Coupon Code...

LOTRO Players News Episode 185: Update 19 Review

LOTRO Players News Episode 185: Update 19 Review

Jan 20, 2017

This week we review Update 19: March of the King. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN185.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (36.7MB) Game News Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week January 13th – 19th Regeneration Food x1 Use Coupon Code MORALEEATS 1/Account 20% Off Select Shared Storage Select Vault Upgrades Inventory Slots Currency Cap  ...