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Community Spotlights

Jean "Druidsfire" Prior wrote up an interview she had with Executive Producer Rob ‘Severlin’ Ciccolini at GenCon last week! Click here to read about it.

Fibro Jedi continues his fan fiction with Beyond the Brandywine Bridge! Click here to read it.

StarShadow is a blog that documents the adventures of Eldaeriel in LOTRO! You can click here to check it out.

Fansite News

Click here to listen to LOTRO Players News Episode 265: Dwarven Engineering Feats!

Click here to watch Adventures After Dark with Big Ed Mustafa!

Click here to watch Gussymoose level her Rune Keeper!

Click here to watch PositivelyEvil complete the new Stolen Sweets quest!

Click here to watch Andang continue his adventures through Mordor with Part 65 The Fate of the Stonemaiden!

Click here to watch Louey7 start a new adventure in the Trollshaws in episode 39 of their series!

Click here to watch GameolioDan in Part 126 of his Let's Play Series!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you A Summer Festival Encore now through August 19th!
  • Unlock Your Potential! Get 20% off now through August 16th:
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  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a Ehanced XP Supply x1 with coupon code XPBOOST now through August 16th!

GenCon 2018 Interview with LotRO’s Executive Producer Rob ‘Severlin’ Ciccolini

Standing Stone Games hosted an official player meetup this past weekend at GenCon in Indianapolis and the place was pretty full. Present from SSG were Executive Producer Rob ‘Severlin’ Ciccolini, Jerry ‘Cordovan’ Snook, and Amanda ‘Tolero’ Grow.

He reiterated some previously-known information that the Grey Mountains update coming later this year will include a level cap increase, will be more instance-heavy than previous updates, and will include dragons. He got very animated when discussing them, saying they were really cool-looking. He added that Minas Morgul is going to be the next big thing. We speculate that since Minas Morgul is due next year and it will be almost two years since the release of Mordor, it might be a full-on expansion. When a player asked about Harad, he replied, “Eventually,” making it the first time someone from SSG properly acknowledged it was in the works versus something along the lines of ‘we’d like to go there’. The room gave a collective, “ooooh!” when he answered another player question and confirmed that they would also eventually do a Scouring of the Shire, which we already knew.

Executive Producer Interview

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Rev ao posted Aug 3, 18

Community Spotlights

Click here to watch a performace by the Andune Ensemble from July 29th!

Fibro Jedi has a new episode of his Warden series up! Click here to watch episode 20.

Click here to read Episode 74.1 of the Adventures of Elladan's Outriders!

Click here to listen to LOTRO Players News Episode 264: Why the Rock?

Fansite News

Click here to watch Andang continues his adventures in Part 62 of his Mordor expansion series!

Click here to watch GameolioDan visit the Bruinen Gorges in episode 124 of their Let's play series!

Click here to watch The Road Goes Ever on with Gravidy as they start The Lay of Rust and Rime!

Click here to join Druidsfire for Gondor Has No Druids as she continues the Book of Mordor!

Click here to watch Easily Lost with McVeganPants as they quest in Ost Rimmon!

Click here to follow Corey Olsen in their lore intensive adventures in Middle-earth!

In the News!

  • Click here to watch the newest +Cord of the Rings!
  • Click here to read the release notes for Update 22.4.1!
  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you Hobnanigans now through August 5th!
  • Vacation in Frostbluff is active now through August 7th!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • Find your Shadowfax 25% off now through August 9th:
    • Select Warsteeds  
    • Riding Skills
    • Select Mounts
    • Movement Speed Buffs
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a Universal Solvent x1 with coupon code UNIVERSAL now through August 9th!

Stolen Sweet's In Frostbluff

Rev ao posted Jul 31, 18

   A new quest has arrived in Frostbluff called Stolen Sweets! Visit snowy locations throughout Middle-earth to recover stolen treats for the poor children of Winter-home, and earn the rewards of a white Yule Rabbit and the title "Bringer of Sweets"! The quest is bestowed by the Frostbluff Stable-master. This new quest can be completed once during the run of the Vacation on Frostbluff event, and does not require visiting regions above level 50.
Additionally, the other activities available during the Yuletide Festival are now available! Vacation in Frostbluff begins at 10:00 AM Eastern on July 31st, and runs through August 7th!

Happy Anniversary

Rev ao posted Jul 8, 18

  Thank You for being a part of our communitie's success over the years.  We greatly appreciate and value your contributions and success.  Happy 1 year Lord Of The Rings anniversary. 

Angel a Thanks for joining us as we celebrated our first year!
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