lord of the rings online

Official Site: Lord of the Rings Online
Studio: Standing Stone Games, formerly Turbine/WB Interactive Entertainment; published by Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: April 24, 2007
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Lord of the Rings Online announces ‘legendary’ progression server

With all of the expansions and zones added to Lord of the Rings Online over the last 11 years, it's hard to remember...

The MOP Up: Mutant Year Zero breaks down the barriers

I think a lot of us unfamiliar with the IP might be giving Funcom's upcoming Mutant Year Zero a wary look and a...

One Shots: Waifu dreams

Make no bones about it, MapleStory 2 is as anime as they come. Need proof beyond the huge eyes, overdone expressions, and ultra-saturated...

LOTRO Legendarium: Wait a minute, LOTRO, you lost me

If WildStar will go down in gaming history as the MMO with the consistently shortest quest text, then Lord of the Rings...

The Daily Grind: Why don’t players use emotes more in MMOs?

The other day I was reading up on Fallout 76's emote wheel -- brought to you by Bethesda's console tunnel vision -- and...

Lord of the Rings Online had to disable more content for fixes – this time it’s Harvestmath Festival quests

It just has not been Standing Stone's week, at least where Lord of the Rings Online is concerned. First it had to fully

The Stream Team: Haunted Burrow and other LOTRO Halloween fun

Tricks and troves and haunted burrows -- that's what LOTRO's Harvest Festival is made of! And this year adds in even more items, more...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Festival is live

Lord of the Rings Online's Harvestmath Festival was briefly delayed, but now it's live in Middle-earth, a Halloweeny capstone for last...
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The Daily Grind: What were your favorite MMO quality-of-life improvements?

Automatic loot pickup. That right there is my all-time favorite quality-of-life improvement that Lord of the Rings Online added, and it is a...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 191: It’s looking a little patchy around here

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, SWTOR, New World, and Black Desert, with reader mail about forging social connections in MMOs.

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Fest delayed ‘by a day or so’

Some mildly unfortunate news for Lord of the Rings Online players, as Standing Stone Games has announced that the game's Autumn celebration,...

Players argue LOTRO’s latest update ruined the pristine beauty of the Shire

Don't let scary dragons distract you from the real threat of Lord of the Rings Online's newest patch. This past week's Update...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Update 23 Where Dragons Dwell is live today

Lord of the Rings Online's Update 23 is rolling out today - apparently, it's even taking some folks who don't frequent social...

Lord of the Rings Online’s update 23 is coming tomorrow; here’s what to expect

Hear that buzz in the air? That electric crackle? It's the sound of Lord of the Rings Online's next big thing dropping tomorrow....

The MOP Up: Sony’s PlayStation 3 sunset apocalypse

Sony's decision to shut down several online servers for some past PlayStation 3 games on October 25th is shaping up to be a sunset...

Global Chat: Does Guild Wars 2’s newest episode reach for the stars?

Guild Wars 2's newest living world episode seems to be grabbing the MMO community's attention in a way that the season so far...

One Shots: Concept art showcase

In last week's edition of One Shots, I issued perhaps my most peculiar challenge yet. I asked readers (for once) not to submit any...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 188: Classic-flavored Lineage II

Tina, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Red Dead Online, Lineage II Classic, Secret World Legends, Bless Online, World of Warcraft, and LOTRO, with a mailbag discussion on feeling unwelcome in MMORPGs and a rundown on site bugs we've smooshed.

The Stream Team: A happy Baggins birthday week in LOTRO

Frodo and Bilbo Baggins celebrate their birthday  on September 22nd, and that means LOTRO does too! And like any good Hobbit party, it goes...

Global Chat: Why level in MMOs if you don’t grow?

Using World of Warcraft's latest expansion as an example, many bloggers recently pontificated on the uselessness of adding new levels to MMORPGs if...

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