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LOTRO Legendarium is a Lord of the Rings Online column by Justin Olivetti. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

LOTRO Legendarium: Six suggestions to improve LOTRO’s business model

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First of all, I want to give praise where it's due: Lord of the Rings Online has done a great job in 2021 shedding...

LOTRO Legendarium: What returning to LOTRO feels like

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I don't think that I have ever rage-quit Lord of the Rings Online, but I certainly have put it down often enough. That's pretty...

LOTRO Legendarium: A tale of two progression servers

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Truly, this is a momentous week in the history of Lord of the Rings Online, if for nothing else than the addition of two...

The Daily Grind: Do promotional server rulesets hurt or help MMO communities?

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I was reading some interesting chatter on the Lord of the Rings Online forums following last week's announcement that SSG is rolling out two...

LOTRO Legendarium: How the landscape difficulty slider is changing the rules of the game

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For a long time now, one of the chief complaints about Lord of the Rings Online has been that... it's too easy. Players have...

LOTRO Legendarium: Six essential LOTRO store purchases for new characters

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In my Lord of the Rings Online career, I have started way, way too many brand-new characters. It's just something I do every so...

LOTRO Legendarium: Bilbo’s further adventures are anything but adventurous

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It is certainly not a quiet week around Lord of the Rings Online, as we got both a mid-tier content update and the 14th...

LOTRO Legendarium: Finding purpose in Lord of the Rings Online’s Wildwood

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In what promises to be quite the busy year for Lord of the Rings Online, the game's first content update -- Wildwood -- arrived...

LOTRO Legendarium: Analyzing the 2021 LOTRO producer letter

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Despite the title of the "February 2021" producer's letter, Standing Stone Games' official annual roadmap was welcomed when it arrived last week. In March....

LOTRO Legendarium: How much value does a VIP subscription offer these days?

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Probably the biggest question any Lord of the Rings Online player has to ask him or herself is whether to go subscription or free-to-play...

LOTRO Legendarium: How can LOTRO become more alt-friendly?

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Lord of the Rings Online has so much to offer players, from an expansive world to thousands of quests to, um, chicken soccer. But...

LOTRO Legendarium: Ranking Lord of the Rings Online’s Eriador zones from worst to best

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Probably like many of you, I have gone through the initial zones in Lord of the Rings Online more times than I can count...

LOTRO Legendarium: It’s long past time to delete legendary items from Lord of the Rings Online

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Mines of Moria was easily the most ambitious expansion that Lord of the Rings Online created. Not only did it implement the largest underground...

LOTRO Legendarium: LOTRO’s history in 2020 and hopes for 2021

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Just as how Sam and Frodo experienced depths of despair and heights of hope in their journey to Mount Doom, Lord of the Rings...

LOTRO Legendarium: What Daybreak’s sale revealed about LOTRO

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Just when I thought we were getting to a quieter point in the year where I could engage in a leisurely wrap-up of the...

LOTRO Legendarium: Getting a glimpse of LOTRO’s 2021 plans

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For a good long while now -- years, really -- I've joined the chorus of voices that have been asking Standing Stone Games to...

LOTRO Legendarium: Was LOTRO’s lifetime sub the best deal ever?

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When Lord of the Rings Online ramped up to its launch in early 2007, Turbine offered a tantalizing deal to potential players. If they...

LOTRO Legendarium: How to make Lord of the Rings Online Classic work

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Twice now this year we have heard from Standing Stone Games' Jeff Libby that, no, a hypothetical LOTRO Classic isn't in the works, nor...

LOTRO Legendarium: Is LOTRO at war with Orcs – or with its playerbase?

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Normally, I would be opening this column with my enthusiastic explorations of the brand-new content update for Lord of the Rings Online. After all,...

LOTRO Legendarium: Speculating on the Brawler class

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You have to imagine that there's some frustration over at Standing Stone Games this past week. The studio wants us all to be focused...

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