Community Events: January 8th-14th

Community Events: January 8th-14th

Jan 8, 2016

This week’s featured events: Elevenses began on Crickhollow the day that the server opened, filling up Michel Delving’s Bird & Baby Inn with light hobbity RP and plenty of music.  More than five years later it is still being served twice a week, on Sundays at 11am and Mondays at 11pm (both EST/server time).  2012 saw the addition of a third...

Community Events December 11th-17th

Community Events December 11th-17th

Dec 11, 2015

This week’s highlight events: This week we feature three Yule events from three different servers.  The great news is that the schedule works out perfectly–the most intrepid travelers won’t have to miss a moment! Crickhollow hosts Winterfest, a 2 day music event featuring a dozen bands playing their best Yuletide songs plus a few surprises.  ...

LOTRO Video Highlights: Horse Racing

LOTRO Video Highlights: Horse Racing

Oct 8, 2015

This week’s video highlight shows just how epic horse racing can be in LOTRO.  “Windy Acres Ranch Horse Racing” was released in 2014 on Xina’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...

75% off the LOTRO Market and the Turbine Market

75% off the LOTRO Market and the Turbine Market

Jul 2, 2015

In their weekly players email, Turbine announced a 75% off sale for the LOTRO Market (http://store.lotro.com), the cash shop built into the LOTRO website which allows you to make in-game purchases using real cash rather than Turbine points. What most people don’t know it that there is a second cash shop which sell slightly different items: the Turbine...

Poll: What Kind Of War-steed Do You Use?

Poll: What Kind Of War-steed Do You Use?

Jun 21, 2015

What kind of War-steed do you use? What kind of War-steed do you use? Light Medium Heavy Not there yet but I can't wait! War-steeds are the scourge of Middle-earth and I refuse to endorse their existence! I use light, medium and heavy equally View Results  Loading...

Community Events 30th March to 5th April

Community Events 30th March to 5th April

Mar 29, 2015

Greetings LOTRO Players, I am back after exploring the northern wastes, happy to be home with my music and decent pie. April is upon us and as the weather gets warmer people venture out to enjoy the sunshine. A big series of events on Landroval this month is the Spring Racing Carnival. Starting this week with Thorin’s Cup. Here is a video from Windy Acres...

LOTRO Store Sales 10/10/14 – 10/16/14

LOTRO Store Sales 10/10/14 – 10/16/14

Oct 9, 2014

Free Sample Of The Week Oct 10th-Oct 16th Universal Morale Potion x5 Use Coupon Code HUP88 1/Account Select Cosmetics 30% Off 295 207 Drac – Not Much For Buying These With TP, But To each There Own! Shared Wardrobe 30% Off 595 417 Drac – Always Good To See This On Sale! Cosmetic Outfit Slots 30% Off 495 347 Drac – Always Good To See This On...

CSTM LOTRO Summer Festival Guide 2014

CSTM LOTRO Summer Festival Guide 2014

Jul 21, 2014

The Summer-festival is upon us once again. Goldenstar of CSTM is on top her game once again this year with her fabulous festival guide! So if you looking to see what’s new and how to do head over to CSTM and view the Summer festival 2014...

LOTRO Outfits: Rambler

LOTRO Outfits: Rambler

Jul 16, 2014

On YouTube it was requested that I make a non-combat kind of outfit and this is the result! I decided to make an outfit for someone who has been doing a lot of traveling and sight-seeing throughout Middle-earth. The clothes are a bit ragged and the colors are all muted greys and browns. In the video I also mention that you can change out the backpack. I...

LOTRO Outfits: Shield-maiden of Eastern Rohan

LOTRO Outfits: Shield-maiden of Eastern Rohan

Apr 10, 2014

Rohan is definitely my favorite place in Middle-earth – lore-wise, questing, the landscape – everything about it! Because of this I end up creating a lot of cosmetic outfits based on different aspects of Rohan and Rohirrim culture. This outfit was made for my Warden of Rohan and utilizes the muted golds, olives, greys and browns of the Wold in...

Introducing: Warhobbits!

Introducing: Warhobbits!

Apr 1, 2014

Please note: The following post is a 2014 April Fool’s joke and is not real. Ladies, gentlemen, and orc-kin – I am humbled to share the next upcoming form of combative transportation to Lord of the Rings Online. All behold, the warhobbit! The warhobbit began as a simple idea way back when Turbine was creating the Shire. Remember those mail and pie...

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 38

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 38

Mar 23, 2014

Pashbo Proudfeet presents the most horse heavy of vidcasts this week, with two poems written for Kiralynn and Windyacres Ranch ( http://windyacres.mymiddleearth.com/ ) .  The poets this week are Balimpo the hobbit and Pashrandir the elven poet of Landroval. We would also love to include work from the LOTRO community within this vidcast.  If  you would like your...

Lilikate’s Creatures – Horsing Around at the Carnival.

Lilikate’s Creatures – Horsing Around at the Carnival.

Mar 4, 2014

  Hullo Everybody!  This weeks Lilikate’s Creatures comes from the Carnival Ride Mounted Parade. Such Wonderful Steeds ! So many Steeds! Ponies, Horses and I think I saw a big huge Goat being ridden! Thanks to Kiralynn for a wonderful...

Carnival Ride (Landroval): This Saturday!

Carnival Ride (Landroval): This Saturday!

Feb 26, 2014

  Dear LOTRO Players, Here is a message from our good friends at the Windy Acres Ranch: Carnival Ride – Saturday, March 1st at 2:30pm EST/server Carnival music will be provided by The Remediators. Discover the latest in equestrian fashion at the war steed parade. Enjoy fireworks, ale and pipe weed. Learn about horses. Best of all, cheer the formation...

22nd Feb: The Shadowfax Sprint, a War Steed Race.

  Hold onto your hats folks! Here is a message from those fine folks at Windy Acres Ranch. Join us for the Shadowfax Sprint, a challenging war steed race at Minas Eriol! Meet at the Forsaken Inn at 2:30pm EST/servertime on Saturday, February 22. This is a race for all war steeds. Choose the best combination of attributes, equip your best tack, train your...

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 11

An Unexpected Vidcast – Episode 11

Sep 15, 2013

Pashbo Proudfeet and Rubyrae introduce another episode of An Unexpected Vidcast.   Who will be the next person evicted out of the Big Burrow?  What clothes has Lilyiel managed to find down at the Farmers Faire and from Helms Deep?  And whats all this about Old Man Wuddle – it sounds like a hobbit tale around a campfire!  Plus there is just about time to...

WARSTEEDS Moves to LOTRO Players

WARSTEEDS Moves to LOTRO Players

Aug 29, 2013

Hail and well met folks! After a lengthy and somewhat exciting negotiation (Andang and myself may or may not have been armed to the teeth, with things such as axes, flails, hobbit legs and petrified elf ears) we have decided to move the WARSTEEDS.COM content to LOTRO Players. Over the course of the next few days the old content will be moved here and when...

Midsummer Steed

  Sent in by Cotho of Dwarrowdelf Here’s the new Caparison of the Midsummer with Spring Lissuin Halter and Leggings (all 3 dyed with forest green) and Spring Lissuin...

So you want to ride a horse…

All players, upon reaching level 5, may opt to purchase the riding skill from the LotRO store for 95 Turbine Points (TP).  Riding bundles are offered, however all the horses in the bundles are available from Hengstacer Farms for in-game currency.  Turbine Points (TP) equates to real money. VIP members (those you pay a subscription fee), upon reaching level 20,...

A guide to Festival Mounts

Celebrating festivals is a very fun aspect to LotRO.  Horses are given as rewards for participating in the four different festivals. In order to obtain a festival horse one must obtain the festival items required and exchange them for the mount from the festival trader. Previously you had to earn race tokens by running the races at either Bree Festival Grounds...