Mûmak in Middle-earth

Mûmak in Middle-earth

Jan 15, 2017

Heya Friends! Warning: This is a Lilikate article, in this series there will be no helpful news about content or raiding. Or anything useful at all really. I am still producing “Trees of Middle-earth” screen shot series over on my blog Theninny, however I wanted to begin something fun exclusively for LOTRO Players. As another year has past and...

Exploring Lord of the Rings: The G.L.O.B.E.

Exploring Lord of the Rings: The G.L.O.B.E.

Jan 14, 2017

Chapter 1: A Long Expected Party (Part 2) A fine gathering assembled on Crickhollow for this installment of “LOTRO meets LotR”. We explored the character differences in Bilbo Baggins when we first meet him in Ch 1. of The Hobbit and again in Ch 1. Of The Fellowship of the Ring. Looking at how Bilbo has developed and how Bilbo has caused other folk...

LOTRO YouTubers, Streamers, Podcasts and Websites

LOTRO YouTubers, Streamers, Podcasts and Websites

Jan 11, 2017

LOTRO Players has had the goal since its creation to bring the LOTRO community together.  That goal continues with this article.  This is a list of as many active LOTRO content creators as we can muster.  If you know of an active LOTRO content creator that is not on this list, feel free to mention and link to them in the comments section below.  Also, feel free...

LOTRO Players News Episode 184: Evil Hot Chocolate

LOTRO Players News Episode 184: Evil Hot Chocolate

Jan 9, 2017

This week we had Cordovan on to answer questions about Mordor and Standing Stone Games. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN184.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (30.6MB) Game News Update 20 currently targeted for February Bree Town’s New Lore Hall   Q&A Q. If not much is really changing in the development of LOTRO, why did you make the...

Bree Town’s New Lore Hall

Bree Town’s New Lore Hall

Jan 6, 2017

Hello There! I bring happy news… Yay The new lore hall in Bree is live and it is divine! I can’t stress how much I love it. A wonderous venue for Exploring Lord of The Rings with Prof. Corey Olsen. Also another wonderful aspect of this venue is the stage! The Buggins’s Bands, which are The Ninny Hammers (2.00pm EST Saturdays) and the all new...

Exploring Lord of the Rings: A New Tolkien Learning Experience

Exploring Lord of the Rings: A New Tolkien Learning Experience

Jan 5, 2017

Return to The Shire And we begin at the beginning: Chapter 1: A Long Expected Party (Part 1) A great deal of interest was shown by the LOTRO community when it was announced that an interactive lecture series was going to commence on the 3rd Jan 2017. I have been in awe of Professor Corey Olsen’s “gift-of-the-gab” since I first heard him talk a...

LOTRO Players News Episode 183: Across from the Cat Lady

LOTRO Players News Episode 183: Across from the Cat Lady

Jan 2, 2017

This week we talk about events in the coming new year. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN183.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.4MB) Game News   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week December 30th – January 5th +100% Mark Acquisition (90 min) x1 Use Coupon Code marques 1/Account 20% Off Stat Tomes Regeneration Food Run Speed Boosts +5%...

Critters Journey [50] Not all tales are yours

Critters Journey [50] Not all tales are yours

Jan 2, 2017

In the absence of treebeard Everwhite became stunned. It wasn’t the flash of white light which would soon follow. His friend which he thought had died appeared before his little twiggs. Two squirrels? What is happening? And this would be not the least of the stories that would unfold that day in Fangorn and its surroundings. Explore middle earth critters...

LOTRO Players News Episode 182: What What Whaaaaat??

LOTRO Players News Episode 182: What What Whaaaaat??

Dec 29, 2016

This week we talk about the huge news involving Standing Stone Games. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN182.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.3MB) Game News LOTRO Leaves Turbine/WB And Forms New Studio Standing Stone Games LOTRO License Renewed, Now Stop Worrying About It Character Revamp Upcoming With Mordor? Store Sales Free Sample Of The...

Critters Journey anniversary + Happy holiday

Critters Journey anniversary + Happy holiday

Dec 27, 2016

Critters journey celebrates it’s 1 year anniversary and christmas around the same time. The critter family grow to a whole menagerie with the new updates and Bingo boffins. As did the series itself. And we’re not quitting. On the background we’ve been working on several things which delayed the normal episodes (i always have difficulty ending...

Volume 3 Fully Voiced Video Series

Volume 3 Fully Voiced Video Series

Dec 23, 2016

Volume 1 – 89 episodes.  Volume 2 – 50 episodes.  Volume 3 – 126 episodes.  Seeing Saruman’s face when all he had created was flooded and destroyed – Priceless. I have now recorded and released 265 episodes of the Epic Story.  It has been a long road from essentially the start of my channel until now.  When I started this series...

LOTRO Players News Episode 181: Eriador on Six Coppers a Day

LOTRO Players News Episode 181: Eriador on Six Coppers a Day

Dec 19, 2016

This week we talk about the Yule festival update coming up and news from the site. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN181.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.0MB) Game News Update 19.2 will go live on Monday The Yule festival will go live when the servers come back up after the update   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week December 16th...

LOTRO Players News Episode 180: Ranger Party Pool

LOTRO Players News Episode 180: Ranger Party Pool

Dec 12, 2016

This week we talk about community events and the rangers. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN180.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.8MB) Game News Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week December 9th – 15th +10% Run Speed Boost x5 (90 min) Use Coupon Code MUCHFAST 1/Account   25% Off Quest Packs Mithril Coins 100% XP Boost (1hr) Max...

Critters Journey [49] Returning tailspins

Critters Journey [49] Returning tailspins

Dec 10, 2016

Everwhite came across a clearing with a large number of ents talking. But it took a while before he could get a word in. Eventually they send him of to a cave where Treebeard lived. He had more experience dealing with fast speakers and outsiders. And with that he sets of again. Back into the foresty world he came from. He knew from tales that the ents were only...

LOTRO Players News Episode 179: Some Terisplaining

LOTRO Players News Episode 179: Some Terisplaining

Dec 5, 2016

This week we talk about a new PvMP controversy and housing news. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN179.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.5MB) Game News Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week December 2nd – 8th Simple Rally Horn x1 Use Coupon Code GETTOGETHER 1/Account 20% Off Select Shared Storage Select Vault Upgrades Inventory Slots...

LOTRO Players News Episode 178: Designated Hobbit Slapper

LOTRO Players News Episode 178: Designated Hobbit Slapper

Nov 28, 2016

This week we talk about civil engineering in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN178.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.8MB) Game News LOTRO Market Black Friday Deals Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week November 24th – December 1st Max Morale & Power Scroll x1 Use Coupon Code MORPOW 1/Account 30% Off Legendary Level Cap Increase...

Critters Journey [48] Scorched black tree down

Critters Journey [48] Scorched black tree down

Nov 26, 2016

Emerging from the depths of Middle-Earth Everwhite was strucken by the sight of a scarred and scorched landscape. This can’t be the great green Fangorn forest. Will he find the critters and Ents he was told would be here. Or have they moved on as well? Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a comment?  Follow the critters on...

LOTRO Players News Episode 177: Middle-earth Linguistics Merit Badge

LOTRO Players News Episode 177: Middle-earth Linguistics Merit Badge

Nov 23, 2016

This week we talk about LOTRO lore and our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN177.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.6MB) Game News LOTRO Lore Talk with Tolkien Scholars Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week November 18th – 24th Rejuvenation Potion x1 Use Coupon Code FEELFRESH 1/Account 25% Off Virtues Virtue Bundles Trait...

Pelennor Fields Fully Voiced

Pelennor Fields Fully Voiced

Nov 19, 2016

Earlier this year I began a fully-voiced video series through Pelennor Fields.  43 episodes later, I finished the series. The Battle of Pelennor Fields is by far the most epic thing in LOTRO!  The focused story along with the sheer loss created an experience wholly original to LOTRO.  While there were many annoying side quests, the experience at Pelennor Fields...

LOTRO Lore Talk with Tolkien Scholars

LOTRO Lore Talk with Tolkien Scholars

Nov 19, 2016

This week LOTRO streamed a lore discussion on their official YouTube channel.  Senior World Builder Chris Pierson and Tolkien scholars Dr. Corey Olsen and Dr. Michael Drout talked about Gondor, Mordor and various other topics. Watch the previous lore talk...