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.

What Would You Like With Mordor?

What Would You Like With Mordor?

Feb 10, 2017

What would you like to see with the Mordor expansion? Join the discussion here.

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...

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...

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

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...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Swanships of Alqualondë

LOTRO Video Highlights: Swanships of Alqualondë

Nov 3, 2016

This week’s video highlight takes a great song and applies it to the new housing area.  “Swanships of Alqualondë – Bay of Belfalas – LOTRO” was released in 2016 on LonelyMountainBand’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a...

March of the King – First Impressions

March of the King – First Impressions

Oct 29, 2016

Update 19 starts right where Pelennor Fields left off.  Players have to deal with the immense loss that is fully realized after the battle’s end.  One item players have to clean up in particular creates a pretty eerie quest. While the cleanup is still going on, players take part in assembling The Council of the Captains.  I found that throughout the new...

10 Reasons To Play LOTRO – LOTRO Video Highlights

This week’s video highlight gives us 10 great reasons to play LOTRO.  “10 Reasons To Play The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) 2016” was released in 2016 on Game Reviews Malaysia’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a link to the...

The Black Gate Revealed – Update 19 Beta

The Black Gate Revealed – Update 19 Beta

Oct 8, 2016

At the end of the Epic Story coming with Update 19, players go to The Black Gate at the border of Mordor. More Update 19 preview...

Minas Tirith Fully Voiced

Minas Tirith Fully Voiced

Oct 5, 2016

Last year I began a fully-voiced video series through Minas Tirith.  57 episodes later, I finished the series. The Epic Story with Minas Tirith has quickly become one of my favorite books of all time.  The story has some of the most fun and suprising moments in all of the Epic Story.  While I found some of the side quests to be annoying, some of the newer side...

Mithril Upkeep No Longer Required for Premium Housing

Mithril Upkeep No Longer Required for Premium Housing

Oct 1, 2016

Turbine released a new test build this weekend.  In the release notes, the developers talk about the updated upkeep costs for Premium Housing. “Players may now pay gold upkeep for Premium Houses. 1g for Stately and Luxurious, 5g for Deluxe Kinship” “Mithril Upkeep for houses has been reduced globally. The cost is now 2 Mithril Coins for...

North Ithilien – Update 19 Beta Videos

North Ithilien – Update 19 Beta Videos

Sep 24, 2016

Yesterday Turbine released the first build of the Update 19 Beta. The Update adds the after-the-battle versions of Pelennor Fields and Osgiliath as well as the new zone of North Ithilien. Update 19 also brings premium housing to the game in a new Cape of Belfalas housing area. Update: Mithril upkeep is no longer required for a Premium House. The update also...

Update 19 Title Revealed

Earlier this week QuatermasterU guested on Bludborn’s ‘Echoes in the Dark’ stream and revealed the title for Update 19 will be ‘March of the...

Middle-earth Lore Chapter 4 – Rivendell

Middle-earth Lore Chapter 4 – Rivendell

Sep 12, 2016

The fourth episode of Middle-earth Lore is here! Episode 1          Episode 2          Episode 3 Help this series live on by supporting it on Patreon and gain access to new episodes...

Minas Tirith – After the Battle – Update 18.2.1

Minas Tirith – After the Battle – Update 18.2.1

Aug 24, 2016

With Update 18.2.1, Turbine added an ‘After the Battle’ version of Minas Tirith.  I decided to take a look around. *Update 18 Spoiler Alert*

LOTRO Video Highlights: Return to the Shadows

LOTRO Video Highlights: Return to the Shadows

Aug 5, 2016

This week’s video highlight is packed full of nostalgia.  “LOTRO – Return to the Shadows of Angmar” was released in 2016 on MMO Bludborn’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good LOTRO video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a link to the video and it might end up in a future...

Weatherstock VIII LOTRO Stream

Weatherstock is today!  Join the official LOTRO Twitch channel in their broadcast of Weatherstock VIII. Watch live video from LOTROstream on www.twitch.tv Weathertop, the largest hill in all of the Lone lands, provides large panoramic views for miles and miles. It was here where the kingdoms of old built a great watchtower and 8 years ago where The Lonely...

Bingo Boffin Fully Voiced

A year long ballad?  Man those minstrels must be tired. The Ballad of Bingo Boffin stands apart from other content in LOTRO.  From its storytelling style to the actual weekly release structure, the Bingo Boffin questline has been an adventure of its own. The most comparable content is the Epic Story for a few reasons; the stories are written by the same...

Full Raid Run – Update 18.2 Beta Preview

Full Raid Run – Update 18.2 Beta Preview

Jun 16, 2016

Yesterday LOTRO players were given access to test the new raid coming with Update 18.2. Arathaert, a popular LOTRO streamer and a co-host on LOTRO Players News, said the following on the raid: “I had an absolute blast. It was hard with a pug, but we got through it. Some immensely satisfying fights and fun mechanics reminiscent of the Rift … this is...