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...

LOTRO Players News Episode 207: A Well-Dressed Killing Machine

LOTRO Players News Episode 207: A Well-Dressed Killing Machine

Jun 19, 2017

This week we discussed the relative value of the Beorning and described how we use our skills. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN207.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.7MB) Game News Bullroarer to Open June 23rd for Update 21 Beta LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week June 16 – June 22 +100% Mark Acquisition (90 min) x1...

Where Do You Want New Housing?

Where Do You Want New Housing?

Jun 18, 2017

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LOTRO Players News Episode 206: Update 20 Review

LOTRO Players News Episode 206: Update 20 Review

Jun 12, 2017

This week we review Update 20: The Battle of the Black Gate. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN206.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (37.6MB) Game News LOTRO Hox Fix to reduce most instance mobs to 105 max Note that Cordovan recommends that you save those scraps of paper LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample of the Week Free Crimson Dye x1...

What Is Your Favorite Skirmish?

What Is Your Favorite Skirmish?

Jun 11, 2017

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Critters Journey [61] Everswim

Critters Journey [61] Everswim

Jun 8, 2017

Lobel the little frog from Evendim goes around the lake reminiscing about blue skies, trains of people swimming by while he sunbaths on the rock. The city of yonder has been in rubble for as long as he remembers, but there used to be a nice statue on the island. Now it’s Lobels spot, the copper still radiates a nice warm glow at the sunset when he’s...

Why Do You Craft?

Why Do You Craft?

Jun 6, 2017

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LOTRO Players News Episode 205: The Orcs Ate Their Wheaties

LOTRO Players News Episode 205: The Orcs Ate Their Wheaties

Jun 5, 2017

This week we discussed update 20.1.2 and destiny points. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN205.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.7MB) Game News Update 20.1.2 LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week Skill and Slayer Deed Boost x1 with the Coupon Code SKILLDOR   30% off: Crafting Guild Access Ingredient Packs Crafting...

LOTRO Players News Episode 204: Carn Dûm Day Spa

LOTRO Players News Episode 204: Carn Dûm Day Spa

May 29, 2017

This week we talked about Chance Thomas and reflects. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN204.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.8MB) Game News Composer Chance Thomas Returns For Mordor   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week May 26th – June 1st Sturdy Steel Key x1: Use Coupon Code morlootbox 1/Account   25% off Legendary Slot...

Critters Journey [60] Critters arn’t Oathbreakers

Critters Journey [60] Critters arn’t Oathbreakers

May 25, 2017

With the mumakill being dispatched by the Rohirrim the orcs whip their tail between their legs and are dashing towards Mordor. Afraid of being routed they scatter in every direction. But with the forest alive and the swamp being treacherous with all kind of bad puns they make for the last path they know is safe. Atleast that what they remember. In his own...

Critters Journey [58][59] A team with a dash of plan B

Critters Journey [58][59] A team with a dash of plan B

May 23, 2017

The battle drew on. Some orcs proved more willing to fight to their last lives breath. But suddenly a large school of mumakill broke formation. What happened? Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a comment?  Follow the critters on Critter twitter Facebook Explore middle critter earth              ...

LOTRO Players News Episode 203: Pineleaf Finds His Marbles

LOTRO Players News Episode 203: Pineleaf Finds His Marbles

May 22, 2017

This week we discuss skirmish soldiers and enjoy poetry. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN203.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.0MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon Note that there will be no Beacon next week as Cordovan will be on vacation.   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week May 19th-25th Rapid Crafting Boost (1 minute) x1 with the Coupon...

LOTRO Players News Episode 202: Oliphaunt Guard

LOTRO Players News Episode 202: Oliphaunt Guard

May 15, 2017

This week we discussed hobbit gifts and housing hooks. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN202.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (15.0MB) Game News Made of Lions posts the text for Articles and Implements LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week Terebinthe x1 with the Coupon Code HAPPYTREE   20 % OFF Stat Tomes Regeneration Food...

How Would You Revamp PvMP?

How Would You Revamp PvMP?

May 11, 2017

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LOTRO Players News Episode 201: Face Plant in a Pool of Acid

LOTRO Players News Episode 201: Face Plant in a Pool of Acid

May 8, 2017

This week we were regaled with poems and shared stories of our week in LOTRO. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN201.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (17.8MB) Game News LOTRO Beacon   Store SalesFree Sample Of The Week Black Dye  x1 with the Coupon Code PAINTEDBLACK   20 % OFF Vault Storage and Shared Storage Inventory Slots Currency Cap...

LOTRO Players News Episode 200: 55 Lockboxes, Still No Skeleton Steed

LOTRO Players News Episode 200: 55 Lockboxes, Still No Skeleton Steed

May 1, 2017

This week we are joined by Cordovan, Arred, and many former LPN hosts in a celebration of 200 episodes of LOTRO Players News. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN200.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.2MB) Game News Downtime Notice: Tuesday April 25th for Update 20.1.1. 7:00am-11:00am Eastern LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The...

Critters Journey [57] Who let the horses out?

Critters Journey [57] Who let the horses out?

Apr 28, 2017

On our last episode Gandalf was charging his beam attack and the sky was full of chickens. What will happen next? The Minas tirith kids have gathered to hear more stories from Belgir about the forgotten tales from their hazardous nights in the midst of the Battle of critter tirith. Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a comment?...

What Are Your Favorite Memories From LOTRO?

What Are Your Favorite Memories From LOTRO?

Apr 24, 2017

What are some of your favorite memories and moments from LOTRO? Join the discussion here.  Watch more Ask You...

LOTRO Players News Episode 199: Free the Cosmetics!

LOTRO Players News Episode 199: Free the Cosmetics!

Apr 24, 2017

This week we discuss the 10th Anniversary Celebration. http://lotroacademy.com/lotroplayers/LPN199.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (21.6MB)   Game News Update 20.1 Release Notes Anniversary Event Controversy And Word From The Dev’s LOTRO Beacon   Store Sales Free Sample Of The Week  April 21st – 27th Regeneration Food x1 Use Coupon...

Community Events: April 21st-27th

Community Events: April 21st-27th

Apr 21, 2017

Community Calendar: The Alefords and Struck by Moonlight are hosting a beer festival, The Moonshine Party, Saturday on Laurelin.  The lineup of musicians, poets, and storytellers is impressive.  Sirannon’s 4th Blades and Needles (De Lames et d’Aiguittes) fashion show will also be held on Saturday.  Sunday is the Great Race from Michel Delving to the...