Free Course on Tolkien, LOTRO, and Online Gaming

Free Course on Tolkien, LOTRO, and Online Gaming   Studying Tolkien at the university level continues with Vanderbuilt Universtiy’s new offering, “Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative“. Focusing particularly on Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and Turbine’s Lord of the Rings Online, students are invited to...
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Lord of the Rings Online EVENT: 2014 Spring Racing Carnival

Lord of the Rings Online EVENT: 2014 Spring Racing Carnival From the official event organizer announcement: This year’s Spring Racing Carnival will be held on Saturday, May 17th on the Landroval server. Events begin at 10:00am EDT (servertime) and continue until 10pm. There are numerous races, contests, and shows for you to attend. For more details and schedule,...
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The Lonely Mountain Band WINS 2013 DragonSlayer Award!

The Lonely Mountain Band WINS 2013 DragonSlayer Award! The votes have been tallied and The Lonely Mountain Band has won the award for “Best Gaming Team/Guild or Clan” of 2013! “We know that in elder days before the fall, the world was fair and mountains tall. Melkor and his minions including the newly risen ‘Witch-king of Angmar’...
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Interview with LOTRO Composer Chance Thomas

Chance Thomas is well known to those of us who spend some time in the Turbine’s Lord of the Rings Online trouncing across the Greenfields of the Shire, exploring the dark places of Moria, or most recently, charging across the plains of Hytbolt. Mr. Thomas is responsible for the merry melodies of the...
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Announcing LOTRO Quest – Episode #2: Tolkien and Tinnudir

  Announcing LOTRO Quest – Episode #02  From Tolkien to Tinnudir LOTRO Quest is back for another epic adventure! We’ve been to Rivendell and followed Frodo to the Prancing Pony, and now we’re off on another majestic journey! This time, we’ll be setting off from the the Rabbit...
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LOTRO Quest, Episode 00 – Taking the Arwen to Rivendell

So, those of you who are regular listeners to our wonderful The Founder’s Inkling podcast know that the beloved news leader Arwen Kester has a less than spectacular computer upon which she attempts to play LOTRO. Her frame rate skips and she has difficulty accomplishing even the most basic of quests....
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LOTRO – Update 5.1

Lord of the Rings Online brought its servers down yesterday to apply Update 5.1 across the system. While it’s certainly not a content patch like the previous update, it does have a tasty number of fixes and tweaks Draigoch won’t be braindead so hopefully that should improve quality of game life...
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Ten Ton Hammer on LOTRO’s Update 5

Ten Ton Hammer has released an interview with Adam Meresky and Aaron Campbell concerning Update 5 and news of other upcoming features in 2012 and there is a lot to discuss!  A Casual Stroll to Mordor has a summary up on the Interview, or you can go to Ten Ton Hammer’s site to see the full interview....
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LOTRO Goes Mithril.

LOTRO Goes Mithril. Turbine will be re-releasing their MMO Lord of the Rings Online to stores. They’re preparing a Mithril Edition of the game with bonus content including a Keyboard Map, extra quests for the Trollshaws, Eregion and everyones fave Moria, also included is a Horse Lords steed and 2000 extra Turbine Points...
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Middle Earth Role Playing – MERP

The setting for MERP is obviously an expanded version of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Most campaign sourcebooks are usually set either around the year 1600 of the Third Age, or just after the War of the Ring though it is usable for any age and is easily manipulated to suit your Game theme or time...
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LOTRO Rise of Isengard – Price Range.

Here we are with latest information on when the Rise of Isengard Expansion (ROI) will be available in the LOTRO Shop and what the cost price will be (Turbine point – cash equivalent). We are pleased to announce that you will be able to purchase and play ROI from day one by purchasing its components...
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Rise of Isengard – More Screenshots

Well here I am with more Shots of the long awaited add on to Lord of the Rings Online – The Rise of Isengard. With only a Month to go we have the latest screenshots to tantalise your tastebuds and get you ready to fight in the latest Quest to aid Middle Earth and its inhabitants. Draigoch the Great...
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