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  • Release Date: 2007
  • Developer: Standing Stone Games
  • Platform: PC

LOTRO Previews the Before the Shadow Delving System

The new Delving system is designed to increase the risk but also reward players undertaking “Before the Shadow” missions. In a recent developer blog post, we get a peek at this new system and how it will work, and what benefits it will bring to players. Delvings are a new mechanic debuting with Before the …

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Update 32: Rangers and Ruins Released for Lord of the Rings Online

Today, Lord of the Rings Online released Update 32: Rangers and Ruins. This update includes a new zone called Angle of Mitheithel for 40-45 level players, as well as new challenges for players to complete. In addition, there are also updates and changes to the Brawler class, with some minor changes as well to the …

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LOTRO’s Shadowfax and Treebeard Progression Servers Open Up New Content and Increase Level Cap

The two Lord of the Rings Online progression servers is opening up new content today. Treebeard is opening up the first of the LOTRO expansions, Mines of Moria, and will see the level cap increased to level 60, while Shadowfax’s faster content schedule means that it is time for Rise of Isengard and a level …

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LOTRO’s Update 32 Will Be Released In February and Introduce a New Raid and Housing in Erebor

LOTRO has just released their newest Producer’s Letter, with Producer Raninia taking over the reins from Severlin The letter sheds some light on what is on the horizon this coming year for LOTRO which is turning 15-years in 2022. The 15th-anniversary celebrations will begin in mid-February with Update 32 which will introduce a new 12-player …

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Patch 30.3 is Live in LOTRO Bringing With it the Brawler & Legendary Item Revamp

The pre-patch for the Lord of the Rings Online’s next expansion is now live. The actual expansion Fate of Gundabad will release next month on November 10th, but players who have pre-purchased the expansion can already now play the new Brawler class. Players can now create Brawler characters and play them! The Brawler is a …

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The Lord of the Rings Online Previews the Brawler Class Ahead of Oct. 13 Release

It’s just a couple of days now until the Brawler is released upon Middle-earth on October 13th, and Standing Stone Games have just given us a short teaser for the new LOTRO class. LOTRO’s next expansion Fate of Gundabad is set to release next month on November 10th.

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LOTRO’s Fate of Gundabad is Available for Pre-Purchase

Fate of Gundabad is set to release in LOTRO on November 10th, but LOTRO players can now pre-purchase the new expansion, bringing the fight to the Dwarven homelands of Gundabad. Following the grueling battles and heavy tolls of the initial assault, Prince Durin and his allies now regroup and prepare their final offensive on the …

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The Lord of the Rings Online is Handing Out a Bunch of Free Content

Standing Stone Games is preparing for the release of Fate of Gundabad, and to get the players prepared they are giving away 26 Quest Packs for free. All you have to do is use the code LOTROQUESTS2021 before November 30th and you are good. In addition, selected Expansion Quests and Instance Clusters can also be …

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The Lord of The Rings Online: Fate of Gundabad Will Be Out This Fall

The title for the next Lord of the Rings Online expansion has been revealed on the LOTRO Twitter account. The expansion will be titled Fate of Gundabad. No official release date was posted but it will arrive in the fall of 2021, meaning soon. LOTRO also recently opened the test server up for players who …

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LotRO’s New Brawler Class And Legendary Item Revamp Is Live On The Test Server

The Lord of the Rings Online developers has now opened the Bullroarer Public Test Server, giving LotRO players the opportunity to test the all-new Brawlers class, along with the changes to Legendary items. “The Brawler is a melee class conceptually based on the legend of Helm Hammerhand, who fought bare-handed at one of the greatest …

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LOTRO’s Shadowfax Progression Server Opens Up Moria on September 1st

The Shadowfax server opened up just a couple of months ago, but players are already ready to unlock the Mines of Moria expansion on September 1st. The server launched at the same time as the Treebeard server on June 30th, but the two servers have very different rules. Shadowfax features an increased XP rate and …

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LOTRO Wants You To Find BIlbo + 14 Year Anniversary Event

Bilbo Baggins has gone missing and you can help find him in the story-based Missions quest “The Further Adventures of Bilbo Baggins” by using the Coupon Code SAVEBILBO in the in-game store before May 9th. LotRO’s 14th anniversary is also kicking off today, lasting until May 11th. The anniversary festival will let players earn cosmetic …

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