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Throw Snowballs And Become A Theatre Performer In LotRO's "Yuletide Festival" Today For New Rewards

Throw Snowballs And Become A Theatre Performer In LotRO's "Yuletide Festival" Today For New Rewards

Before the event's launch, the devs patched in adjustments to the Guardian class, quests, and more.

By Anthony Jones - 1 month ago
PREVIEW: LotRO's "Before The Shadow" Mini-Expansion Revitalizes The Early And Endgame For Longtime Players

💣 Feature | PREVIEW: LotRO's "Before The Shadow" Mini-Expansion Revitalizes The Early And Endgame For Longtime Players

So many aspects of this expansion refresh integral parts of LotRO to maintain player retention.

By Anthony Jones - 2 months ago
LotRO Delays "Before The Shadow" Expansion To November 15, Preview Stream Pushed To Next Friday

LotRO Delays "Before The Shadow" Expansion To November 15, Preview Stream Pushed To Next Friday

It seems Standing Stone Games needs a little more time.

By Anthony Jones - 3 months ago
LotRO Lead World Builder Previewed New Swanfleet Zone Ahead Of "Before The Shadow" Expansion

LotRO Lead World Builder Previewed New Swanfleet Zone Ahead Of "Before The Shadow" Expansion

The upcoming map is an area of gorgeous wetlands that has seen many historic events.

By Anthony Jones - 4 months ago
Game Design Spotlight #8: LotRO's Subtle Approach To Quest Design Immerses Players Willing To Read

💣 Feature | Game Design Spotlight #8: LotRO's Subtle Approach To Quest Design Immerses Players Willing To Read

MMORPG players are used to hopping from quest to quest, but LotRO shines best in its quest logs.

By Anthony Jones - 4 months ago
It’s Hobbit Day! Celebrate Frodo And Bilbo’s Birthday In Lord Of The Rings Online

It’s Hobbit Day! Celebrate Frodo And Bilbo’s Birthday In Lord Of The Rings Online

Celebrate all weekend in the Shire and beyond.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 months ago
LotRO: "Before The Shadow" Mini-Expansion Is Now Available For Pre-Purchase, But Still No Release Date

LotRO: "Before The Shadow" Mini-Expansion Is Now Available For Pre-Purchase, But Still No Release Date

Fans can purchase three different versions, ranging from $19.99 to a high roller version for $99.99.

By Anthony Jones - 4 months ago
LotRO Devs Say Next Housing Neighborhood Won't Be Human Or Dwarf In Interview, Plans To Make System "More Robust"

LotRO Devs Say Next Housing Neighborhood Won't Be Human Or Dwarf In Interview, Plans To Make System "More Robust"

Housing will see some big improvements soon.

By Anthony Jones - 5 months ago
The Lord Of Rings Online Gets A Further Adventures Questline And A List Of Changes To PvMP In Latest Patch

The Lord Of Rings Online Gets A Further Adventures Questline And A List Of Changes To PvMP In Latest Patch

Join the twins Elladan and Elrohir as they venture from Rivendell to Lothlórien.

By Anthony Jones - 6 months ago
Standing Stone Games To Make First Five LotRO Expansions Free To All Players

Standing Stone Games To Make First Five LotRO Expansions Free To All Players

Also free: High Elf race, three premium classes, and -- for VIPs -- last three expansions.

By Jason Winter - 10 months ago
EG7 Reports Best Quarter Ever in Q4 2021, Has "New Products With Core-owned IPs" In The Pipeline

EG7 Reports Best Quarter Ever in Q4 2021, Has "New Products With Core-owned IPs" In The Pipeline

Expects "LOTRO boost from Amazon show" in 2022.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
LotRO's Rangers And Ruins Update Adds New Zone, Erebor Housing, And Legendary Item Track

LotRO's Rangers And Ruins Update Adds New Zone, Erebor Housing, And Legendary Item Track

Hiddenhoard of Abnankâra raid coming next week.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
(UPDATED) Proposed LotRO Changes Bring Out Pay-To-Win Accusations

(UPDATED) Proposed LotRO Changes Bring Out Pay-To-Win Accusations

But currency earnings from the cash shop are dwarfed by other means of acquisition.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO's February Update Includes New Zone, 12-Player Instance, Erebor Housing, Legendary Item Track

LotRO's February Update Includes New Zone, 12-Player Instance, Erebor Housing, Legendary Item Track

Legendary realms advance in January and March.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Enad Global 7 Confirms Marvel MMO From Daybreak Studio Dimensional Ink Is In The Works

Enad Global 7 Confirms Marvel MMO From Daybreak Studio Dimensional Ink Is In The Works

Daybreak accounted for 75% of game revenue in Q3 2021.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO's Fate Of Gundabad Expansion Launches, Adds Brawler Class And New Level Cap

LotRO's Fate Of Gundabad Expansion Launches, Adds Brawler Class And New Level Cap

Finally, we can talk about Middle-earth fight club.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Standing Stone Offers Dozens Of DDO Quests For Free

Standing Stone Offers Dozens Of DDO Quests For Free

LotRO quests are also free.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO Details Exactly How You'll Get Your New Legendary Item Parts

LotRO Details Exactly How You'll Get Your New Legendary Item Parts

Old LIs can be converted into items needed for new ones.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO's Fate Of Gundabad Expansion Now Available For Purchase

LotRO's Fate Of Gundabad Expansion Now Available For Purchase

Includes new Brawler class, level cap increase, and instances.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Standing Stone Games Making Big Changes To DDO's Epic Destinies

Standing Stone Games Making Big Changes To DDO's Epic Destinies

Also, you can get a load of free quests in LotRO!

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO Unveils New Brawler Class And Legendary Item Revamp On Test Server

LotRO Unveils New Brawler Class And Legendary Item Revamp On Test Server

Become a lord of the boxing ring.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO Producer "Hopeful" About Monetization Changes For Next Year

LotRO Producer "Hopeful" About Monetization Changes For Next Year

The first rule when talking about monetization for a free-to-play game is: "Don't talk about monetization, unless you're really, really, really ready to talk about monetization." If you give out vague information or leave out ...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Standing Stone Games Is Testing Replacement For LotRO's Legendary Item System

Standing Stone Games Is Testing Replacement For LotRO's Legendary Item System

Over a decade after their introduction, and a year after Standing Stone Games announced that they would be changed -- for what seemed like the eighth time -- The Lord of the Rings Online's legendary items might finally be gett...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Vote For Your Favorite F2P Games In Round 2, Wizard Division Of The “Best In Quarantine” Poll!

💣 Feature | Vote For Your Favorite F2P Games In Round 2, Wizard Division Of The “Best In Quarantine” Poll!

Here's the latest group of polls for you to vote on to decide what was your favorite game of the last year -- or of all time!...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO's Slower And Faster Progression Servers Are Now Open

LotRO's Slower And Faster Progression Servers Are Now Open

Standing Stone Games has opened up a new pair of legendary progression servers for The Lord of the Rings Online.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Vote For Your Favorite F2P Games In Round 1, Group H Of The “Best In Quarantine” Poll!

💣 Feature | Vote For Your Favorite F2P Games In Round 1, Group H Of The “Best In Quarantine” Poll!

Here's the latest group of polls for you to vote on to decide what was your favorite game of the last year -- or of all time!...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO Closes One Server Tomorrow, Opens Up Two With Different Progression Speeds Soon

LotRO Closes One Server Tomorrow, Opens Up Two With Different Progression Speeds Soon

We already knew about The Lord of the Rings Online's legendary server, Ithil, closing down tomorrow (though you'll have until the end of the year to transfer characters off it).

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Today's Blood Of Azog Update For LotRO Adds Raid Against The Balrog Of Moria

Today's Blood Of Azog Update For LotRO Adds Raid Against The Balrog Of Moria

The Lord of the Rings Online keeps on keeping on, with Update 30 going live later today.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
EG7 Financials Mention Daybreak Titles Coming To 4Game And "Unannounced AAA-MMO"

EG7 Financials Mention Daybreak Titles Coming To 4Game And "Unannounced AAA-MMO"

Daybreak daddy Enad Global 7 released its Q1 2021 financial results today, and everything is coming up roses.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
LotRO Player Took A Hobbit To Max Level Just By Baking Pies

LotRO Player Took A Hobbit To Max Level Just By Baking Pies

If Middle-earth was real, hobbits would be less likely to go on adventures -- as they do in the Lord of the Rings books and movies -- and more likely to stay at home for their entire lives.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
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