Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Rescue at Nûrz Ghâshu

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Rescue at Nûrz Ghâshu

Oct 8, 2016

Pineleaf Needles Welcome to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this final installment, we will conduct a Rescue at Nûrz Ghâshu. This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18.2. You can download the PDF here. Now...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: The Battle in the Tower

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: The Battle in the Tower

Sep 3, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will complete our venture in Dol Guldor, as we fight in The Battle in the Tower This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18.2. You can download...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Assault on the Ringwraiths’ Lair

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Assault on the Ringwraiths’ Lair

Jul 30, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we return to Dol Guldor, for we are Assault the Ringwraiths’_Lair This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18.2. You can download the PDF here....

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Breaching the Necromancer’s Gate

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Breaching the Necromancer’s Gate

Jun 30, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we enter Dol Guldor, for we are Breaching the Necromancers Gate This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18.1. You can download the PDF here. Now...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Protectors of Thangúlhad

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Protectors of Thangúlhad

May 28, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we head closer to Dol Guldor as we become the Protectors of Thangúlhad This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18.1. You can download the PDF here....

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Strike against Dannenglor

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Strike against Dannenglor

Apr 30, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we head into Mirkwood to Strike against Dannenglor This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 18. You can download the PDF here.   Now go out...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the 21st Hall

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the 21st Hall

Mar 29, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we complete our defense of the Iron Garrison in the Battle of the Twenty-first Hall This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 17.2. Some information...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the Way of Smiths

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the Way of Smiths

Feb 29, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we continue to defend the Iron Garrison in the Battle of the Way of Smiths This information in this guide is up-to-date as of Update 17.2. You can download the PDF...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the Deep-way

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Battle of the Deep-way

Jan 26, 2016

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we head into Moria to help the Iron Garrison in the Battle of the Deep-way. Note that there are a couple changes in the Update 19.2 guides. First, I am using a finer...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Storm on Methedras

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will climb one of the peaks of the Misties to begin a Storm on Methedras This is the only skirmish that was not included in the first edition of this series. You...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Survival: Barrow Downs

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will attempt to survive a night in the Barrow Downs This edition updates the information up to Update 17.1 (the original version was posted on CSTM back when the...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: The Icy Crevasse

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will don our winter gear and brave The Icy Crevasse This edition updates the information up to Update 17 (the original version was posted on CSTM back when the...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Ford of Bruinen

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will make a stand at the Ford of Bruinen     This edition updates the information up to Update 17 (the original version was posted on CSTM back when the...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Defence of the Prancing Pony

Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will participate in Defence of the Prancing Pony     This edition updates the information up to Update 16.5 (the original version was posted on CSTM back...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Attack at Dawn

  Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we will initiate an Attack at Dawn   This edition updates the information up to Update 16.5 (the original version was posted on CSTM back when the level...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Thievery and Mischief

  Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we attempt to break up some Thievery and Mischief.   This edition updates the information up to Update 16.5 (the original version was posted on CSTM back...

Poems of the Pine: Ode to Tuckborough

Before we head deeper into Angmar, let’s take a little break and look at the troubles in the Shire. Interlude – Ode to Tuckborough Trouble takes our Tuckborough folk, As brigands bring a blight of woe. We gore the goblins and gut the wolves To save the Shire with spear of oak.   Trouble tears our Tuckborough home As hobbits hide in holes so...

Ask Pineleaf: What is the Best Skirmish for Earning Gold?

Andrew Ferguson asks: If I want to get as much gold as possible out of Skirmishes, what is the best Skirmish to do this? I must admit that I don’t worry too much about gold I earn during skirmishes but I presume that there are a few like Andrew who do. Before we decide on a best skirmish, we need to know whether you are are running a single skirmish or a...

Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing: Stand at Amon Sûl

  Welcome back to the second edition of Pineleaf’s Pictorial Primer to Skirmishing. In this series, we will look at each of the skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. In this installment, we attempt to survive a Stand at Amon Sûl.   This edition updates the information up to Update 16.2 (the original version was posted on CSTM back when the...

75% off the LOTRO Market and the Turbine Market

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...