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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 168

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Weatherstock takes place on Saturday on Landroval! Click here for event details about one of LOTRO's longest-running and largest concerts of the year! Will be streamed on Twitch.tv/LOTROstream.

Belegaer is getting ready for a Pool Party on July 25th! Click here for the flyer. ​

Metal Dome brings the metal to Gwaihir next week! Click here for event details.

Gladden will be getting a sparring tournament in mid-August! Click here to read more about King Aragorn's Name Day Tournament!

Fibro Jedi's Midsummer Festival Guides have arrived! Click here for the Midsummer guide, and click here for a guide to quests outside of Minas Tirith!

Brandie has released a Midsummer Festival Guide for German language readers! Click here to check it out.

Laurel has created a check list to make sure you don't miss Quest Bestower NPCs during the Midsummer Event! Click here for the guide. 

To nominate something for a Community Spotlight, email contact@standingstonegames.com
with the subject line "COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT"

Kin Hall

The Warriors of Camelot is a rank 10 kinship on Gladden that likes to keep it fun and casual! The kin has an island with a complete crafting center, vaults, vendors, and more! Click here to check out their web site!

Email contact@standingstonegames.com with the subject line "KIN HALL" to get your Kin featured

What is your favorite part of the Midsummer Festival?

Comment on the LOTRO Forums here and you could win LOTRO Points!

Fansite News

LOTRO Players News goes cliffdiving in episode 365! Click here for their newest show.

Light the Beacons has returned with a new show! Click here for Episode 105. 

Learning LOTRO has a new discussion on Player Music! Click here for information.

Reharl2 is a new player to both LOTRO and Twitch and is running French language streams! Check the channel out here

LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week, check out LOTRO, the Balviel Edition, Skymanic's Great Journeys Against the Evil, and Gondor Has No Druids!

Also on Twitch, Emperor13tv starts playing, Caleelyt streams to French language players, and Druidsfire brings you the Weatherstock Concert Series!

Over on YouTube, Can Sungur streams the game for Turkish language players, TH3K1NG5 shows off a kinship house, and Dragonfly Mage brings you Angmar abience!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • The Great Wedding is now available! Click here to learn about this special event. 
  • Update 27 has been released! Click here for the Release Notes. 
  • Tera Catallo has released a video of her singing for The Great Wedding! Click here to support her work!
  • Through the end of July, silver 'Boosts' presents and gold 'Advanced Supplies' Hobbit Presents will include an extra cosmetic gift in celebration of this Midsummer wedding.

Screenshot of the Week!

Lunedhelm captures an important moment in The Great Wedding in this week's screenshot of the week! Thank you, Lunedhelm, for sending this image in. 



  • The Midsummer Festival runs through July 26th! 

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you +25% Crafting XP, now through July 19th!

  • Summer Sales Continue! Week 3 brings you:

    • 35% off Account Wide Mounts

    • 50% off High Elf and Beorning

    • 75% off Premium Wallet

    • Now through July 23rd! 

  • Prepare for Battle! Get 25% off:

    • Stat Tomes

    • Regeneration Food

    • Run Speed Boosts

    • Attack Damage Boosts

    • Now through July 23rd!

  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Tactical Mitigation Tome x25 (90min) with the Coupon Code TACTMIT25, now through July 23rd!


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