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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Critters Journey [47] Balrog? Must be critters

Critters Journey [47] Balrog? Must be critters

Nov 12, 2016

After the metropolis of evil that was goblin town. Everwhite ventured even deeper and south until he came across an underground forest. Thinking it might be home to some distant relatives he searched for as long as he could stand this evil dread that kept creeping up on him. Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a comment?  Follow...

Critters Journey [46] Down, down in gollum town

Critters Journey [46] Down, down in gollum town

Nov 5, 2016

After Everwhite left the chieftain behind in the cold tunnel the snow began to dissipate. Guessing he made it to Fangorn he popped his head out of the tunnel system. Only to be greeted by a snowstorm. Down below he saw a camp. But in the tunnel he heard rumblings of goblins. What creatures would stay so close to the mountain in this cold? Critters feed Don’t...

Critters Journey [45] Speed buffs and evade bonus for Forodwaith

Critters Journey [45] Speed buffs and evade bonus for Forodwaith

Oct 29, 2016

Everwhite was as much suprised by someone to talk to as Squirle about a Huorn this far up north. Everwhite tells of tales about the great Forochel forest. But with the Big winter incoming most of them seemed to have moved further south. All the tall huorns have slowly fallen into a a deep slumber trying to preserve energy leaving Everwhite and friends to fend...

Critters Journey [44] Overqualified by a mile as the eagles fly

Critters Journey [44] Overqualified by a mile as the eagles fly

Oct 21, 2016

After they captured the corsair captain and bearly ferocious impersonation of a rabid squirrel he quickly gave up all of their battle plans. In the end Aragorn dispatched him with his reforged first age. And in the end bearly forgave Aragorn for his mistakes. *Book spoiler,  After the battle Aragorn gave his best scribes the job to write down the annals of the...

Critters Journey [43] Mistaken identities

Critters Journey [43] Mistaken identities

Oct 15, 2016

Not being recognized for your hard work is a depressing situation, but if they can’t even spell your name right. Well aragorn can handle it hemself then. Bearly will just focus on the soldiers. That is until even he doesn’t know what’s happening with those corsairs anymore. Bearly has never been to umbar before. Critters feed Don’t want to...

Critters Journey [42] All the wrong focus

Critters Journey [42] All the wrong focus

Oct 8, 2016

Bearly is finding out why he got warned for the elf brothers. They seem to forget not everyone is immortal. Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a comment?  Follow the critters on Critter twitter Facebook YouTube...

North Ithilien – A Preview in Pictures

North Ithilien – A Preview in Pictures

Oct 6, 2016

Greetings LOTRO Players! In this article, we will be taking a look at some of the new sights that are coming soon when Update 19 goes live later this month. I’ll give my thoughts on the new region below, and also be warned that you should not continue past this point if you want to experience these wonderful new views firsthand!   Ithilien, the Land...

Critters Journey [41] Corsair comedy train

Critters Journey [41] Corsair comedy train

Oct 1, 2016

Critters journey is back again. We’ll continue with the normal programming. No XL, but a few more normal comics. With squeaks being held up at the Food fight skirmish Bearly has no choice to go find Aragorn himself. When he made it back to his camp he had already left for some kind of battle of pelagrir. The remaining horses told him to look for a weird...

Critters journey [40] Due to graphic content

Critters journey [40] Due to graphic content

Sep 17, 2016

Due to the graphical nature of this battle. Thise panel can’t be shown on lotroplayers. We hope you keep with us while we consider the poor impressionable hobbits visiting this site. But what is this snowy huorn doing so far from his home? And oh yeah squeaks completely forgot about Bearly in Pelagrir. Ah well. He’s just looking for some help for...

Critters Journey [39] Food Fight

Critters Journey [39] Food Fight

Sep 10, 2016

The Food fight skirmish is an unknown battle in the grand scale of the pelenor battles But like most skirmishes the results could have changed the outcome of the entire war. By this time it was clear that the corsairs we’re making their move. But even more undeadly enemies are moving forward to the east. Bearly went to make a final warning to the people...

Critters Journey [38] A main dish of corsairs and lembas

Critters Journey [38] A main dish of corsairs and lembas

Sep 3, 2016

Finding no help from the “heroes” of middle earth since they are to busy with their photoshoots. The critters took it upon themself to get all the baskets stocked with food ready for the travel to pelagrir. But it seems some trouble might be brewing and it’s not the yeast. Critters feed Don’t want to miss an episode, have a suggestion or a...

Critters Journey [37] A river of stories and forest tails

Critters Journey [37] A river of stories and forest tails

Aug 27, 2016

Friendly corsairs?! What was that rat thinking? Mermaids?! What is the rat thinking? Mingy rats telling their basket food offerings are no good, what will the humans be thinking? Plenty of people won’t recognize it or came across this quest/deed. But the food baskets mentioned in this comic are a weird little quest that has some deeper ties with some...