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LotRO Announces Changes To Raid Tests In Time For The Fall Of Khazad-dûm

LotRO Announces Changes To Raid Tests In Time For The Fall Of Khazad-dûm

When Lord of the Rings Online drops Update 30, it will add a new 12-player raid to the mix -- The Fall of Khazad-dûm.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 months ago
Millions Apparently Still Use Windows XP...But They Won't Be Able To Play LOTRO Anymore

Millions Apparently Still Use Windows XP...But They Won't Be Able To Play LOTRO Anymore

So, yeah...according to TechRadar last year, with an estimated 2 billion computers in circulation, about 1.26% (about a little over 25 million) of them still use Windows XP.

By Michael Byrne - 4 months ago
You Can Now Change Your Race In The Lord of the Rings Online

You Can Now Change Your Race In The Lord of the Rings Online

When the rune-keeper class was introduced to The Lord of the Rings Online back in 2008, I remember there being much hand-wringing and anguish from players who thought it violated official Tolkien lore.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
LotRO Update Brings Yule Festival, New Instance Tiers, And PvMP Revisions

LotRO Update Brings Yule Festival, New Instance Tiers, And PvMP Revisions

Don't be fooled by the lackluster name of today's "Update 28.2" for The Lord of the Rings Online.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
You Can Now Attend The Wedding Of Aragorn And Arwen In The Lord Of The Rings Online

You Can Now Attend The Wedding Of Aragorn And Arwen In The Lord Of The Rings Online

If you think people are getting married later in life these days, The Lord of the Rings Online has a doozy for you.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Fight For The Glory Of Elladan Or Elrohir On LotRO's Latest Limited Time PvP Server

Fight For The Glory Of Elladan Or Elrohir On LotRO's Latest Limited Time PvP Server

The Lord of the Rings Online team have announced a new limited time server will be made available to players soon.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 year ago
LotRO Has A New Raid Today That Pits Players Against Shelob

LotRO Has A New Raid Today That Pits Players Against Shelob

The last update for The Lord of the Rings Online gave adventurers in Middle-earth three new instances but no raid to serve as a capstone to the experience.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO's First Expansion, Mines Of Moria, Coming To Legendary Server In March

LotRO's First Expansion, Mines Of Moria, Coming To Legendary Server In March

Players on The Lord of the Rings Online's Legendary server will soon be partying like it's 2008.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
LotRO Producer's Letter Details Plans For The Rest Of 2019, Including Next Expansion

LotRO Producer's Letter Details Plans For The Rest Of 2019, Including Next Expansion

The Lord of the Rings Online team has dropped its February Producer's Letter and it offers a look at plans for the rest of the year.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 years ago
Return To The Mines Of Moria On LotRO's Legendary Server In March

Return To The Mines Of Moria On LotRO's Legendary Server In March

Come March, Lord of the Rings Online players on the Legendary server will have the chance to return to the Mines of Moria.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 years ago
Daybreak Games Offers Black Friday Deals On DCUO, EverQuest, LotRO, And More

Daybreak Games Offers Black Friday Deals On DCUO, EverQuest, LotRO, And More

It's the end of November, and that means game companies everywhere are hoping you'll be happy to break out your wallets and take advantage of some Black Friday discounts.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 years ago
LotRO's Legendary Server Has A Name And Will Go Live Thursday

LotRO's Legendary Server Has A Name And Will Go Live Thursday

Just about every MMORPG is getting in on the "classic" server bandwagon these days, and The Lord of the Rings Online is no exception.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
LotRO "Legendary Server" Will Arrive This Fall, Offering Scaled-back, Launch-day Experience

LotRO "Legendary Server" Will Arrive This Fall, Offering Scaled-back, Launch-day Experience

Add The Lord of the Rings Online to the growing list of older MMORPGs seeking to recapture that launch magic with a "classic" server.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Harvestmath Festival Returns To LOTRO, With New Quests And Events

Harvestmath Festival Returns To LOTRO, With New Quests And Events

The Lord of the Rings Online's version of Halloween, the Harvestmath Festival is back in today's patch update.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Where Dragons Dwell Is The Newest LotRO Update, Bringing Adventures In The Lands Of The Dwarves

Where Dragons Dwell Is The Newest LotRO Update, Bringing Adventures In The Lands Of The Dwarves

The Lord of the Rings Online has at its disposal the vast landscapes of Middle-earth for players to explore, full of breathtaking views and dangerous creatures.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
LOTRO Fans Get Preview Of Upcoming Zones From Update 22

LOTRO Fans Get Preview Of Upcoming Zones From Update 22

We've already taken the hobbits to Isengard, so the next step for The Lord of the Rings Online is to take the players to hobbits -- or, more accurately, The Hobbit, as in the locations featured in the first Lord of the Rings b...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LotRO Updates: New Update, New Raid, And Old Festival (With New Mount)

LotRO Updates: New Update, New Raid, And Old Festival (With New Mount)

It's been a busy week for Standing Stone Games.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LOTRO's Future Includes New Raid, Mirkwood, And Erebor (And You Can Now Buy Mordor And High Elves With Points!)

LOTRO's Future Includes New Raid, Mirkwood, And Erebor (And You Can Now Buy Mordor And High Elves With Points!)

The Lord of the Rings Online Executive Producer Dan "Severlin" Ciccolini has written a new producer's letter to fans, detailing the game's future plans and the fabulous Middle-earth destinations players will be traveling to in...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Top 5 Tracks From LOTRO's Mordor Soundtrack

💣 Feature | Top 5 Tracks From LOTRO's Mordor Soundtrack

I'm a little sad that I haven't delved into The Lord of the Rings Online's Mordor expansion yet.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Lord Of The Rings Online's Mordor Soundtrack Will Be Available To Purchase November 1

Lord Of The Rings Online's Mordor Soundtrack Will Be Available To Purchase November 1

The latest Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Mordor, has been available to play for some time now, but it's taken a bit longer for the accompanying soundtrack to become available for purchase.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 years ago
LOTRO Reveals Mordor's New Baddie, Dulgabeth

LOTRO Reveals Mordor's New Baddie, Dulgabeth

Today's trailer for The Lord of the Rings Online introduces the game's new (and toothy) villain, Dulgabeth.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Ten Years Making Middle-earth Music: Our Interview With LotRO Composer Chance Thomas

💣 Feature | Ten Years Making Middle-earth Music: Our Interview With LotRO Composer Chance Thomas

Talk with any Lord of the Rings Online player for any length of time and he or she will inevitably bring up the music at some point.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Mordor Is Now Live For The Lord of the Rings Online

Mordor Is Now Live For The Lord of the Rings Online

From the time Frodo and Sam about five months to leave their homes in the Shire and reach Mordor.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Update: LOTRO's Mordor Expansion Will Launch Wednesday

Update: LOTRO's Mordor Expansion Will Launch Wednesday

It appears that one does not simply launch a Mordor expansion.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Pledge Your Allegiance In LotRO's Post-Sauron Mordor

Pledge Your Allegiance In LotRO's Post-Sauron Mordor

"Yay, another reputation grind" might be your first thought upon hearing about the Allegiance System, coming in The Lord of the Rings Online's Mordor expansion.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Mordor's Coming To The Lord of the Rings Online, And There's Video Proof!

Mordor's Coming To The Lord of the Rings Online, And There's Video Proof!

MMO developers are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to details about their upcoming content, especially when it's a big expansion.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Happy 10th Birthday To Lord Of The Rings Online

Happy 10th Birthday To Lord Of The Rings Online

Lord of the Rings Online is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 years ago
LotRO Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With Several Trips Down Memory Lane

LotRO Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With Several Trips Down Memory Lane

The Lord of the Rings Online turns 10 years old this month -- and Standing Stone Games is throwing one heckuva bash to celebrate. It starts on April 15, when SSG will start posting a video to the LotRO YouTube channel every...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Knock on Sauron's Front Door In LotRO's New Update

Knock on Sauron's Front Door In LotRO's New Update

Update 20 for The Lord of the Rings Online is now live, and it takes players this close to Mordor.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Can You Go Home Again After Leaving A Game?

💣 Feature | Can You Go Home Again After Leaving A Game?

Here's a simple question for you: Can you ever “go back” to an online game you once loved, but drifted away from?...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
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