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Lord of the Rings Online highlights Before the Shadow’s Cardolan region lore and landscape

Lord of the Rings Online is once again following up on its earlier tour of the Cardolan region with a separate post that offers...

Lord of the Rings Online’s latest stream delves into Before the Shadow’s story

If Lord of the Rings Online has been demure about some of its past content releases, no one will be able to lob that...

LOTRO Legendarium: Four options for character leveling in LOTRO

One of the unsung benefits of maturing MMORPGs is that they generally offer far more options for leveling and adventuring than what was present...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath has officially arrived for spooky season

One of the very best Halloween festivals in the MMO genre is live now, as Harvestmath has launched for Lord of the Rings Online...
Everybody good over here? Everybody harvesting? Great.

Lord of the Rings Online outlines the Harvestmath Festival starting October 12

The last crops are being harvested across Middle-earth, and that means it's time for everyone to celebrate some concluding harvests with some spooks and...

Lord of the Rings Online tours through Before the Shadow’s Cardolan

Now that Lord of the Rings Online has properly introduced its upcoming Swanfleet zone, the studio's shifting its focus to promoting the other member...
Have a thing.

LOTRO Legendarium: Are LOTRO’s missions a little too good?

When Before the Shadow arrives in Lord of the Rings Online next month, it will bring both an additional set of missions and a...

Lord of the Rings Online offers new pictures and lore context for Before the Shadow’s Swanfleet region

Did you miss out on the dev-led preview livestream of the Swanfleet region that's coming to Lord of the Rings Online in its Before...

One Shots: Hey Hobbit, what’s ursine?

Lord of the Rings Online's recent loosening of class/race restrictions is either the greatest or the worst thing that's happened to the game, depending...

Lord of the Rings Online delivers a tour of its upcoming Swanfleet zone

A whole new beginner experience is heading to Lord of the Rings Online next month thanks to the upcoming Before the Shadow content update....
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PSA: Lord of the Rings Online is once again handing out free permanent quest packs until October 31

The wheel of the year turns. Seasons change. The weather grows colder. And Lord of the Rings Online hands out bundles of free quest...

LOTRO Legendarium: 23 LOTRO facts I learned from Scenario’s Casual Stroll video series

Your mileage may vary, but as both a journalist and a gamer, I absolutely love hearing about how my favorite titles were made. It...

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs have had the most successful monetization turnarounds?

Up until the last couple of years, I would've said Lord of the Rings Online's monetization was... not good. In fact, even though plenty...

Lord of the Rings Online solicits feedback on Guardian revamp and studio communication

With Minstrels on the receiving end of a huge revamp in Lord of the Rings Online's latest update, Standing Stone Games may be turning...

Global Chat: Warming up to story-driven MMORPGs

Do you play MMOs for the narrative or ignore the story altogether? There's a sharp line dividing the community on this issue, but MMO...

Lord of the Rings Online details Before the Shadow’s challenge-raising delving system

High risk, high reward, or to paraphrase the IP, delving too greedily and too deeply. That's the line players will have to toe when...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most unloved class in your favorite MMO, and how would you fix it?

I was trundling around playing on my Lord of the Rings Online server the other night when someone advertised for a Burglar for some...

Lord of the Rings Online opens preorders for the Before the Shadow mini-expansion

If you're not still grumpy about the whole "mini-expansion" thing, then heads-up because Standing Stone Games has just opened up preorders for Lord of...

Perfect Ten: 10 strategies to avoid getting fleeced in F2P MMOs

"Nothing is ever truly free," my grizzled Uncle Trigger once told me. "So you got to pay for that there air! Pony up, boy!" While...

Lord of the Rings Online patch adds nine new class/race combos and sings a new Minstrel tune

While it's not the big Before the Shadow mini-expansion that Lord of the Rings Online players are anticipating for later this year, today's Update...