The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 196
Instagram Spotlight! LOTRO players are posting great screenshots and more, including Valkarielle, LOTRO_shot, the_fashionable_adventurer, and freepscreeps!
Bludborn has you covered ahead of next week's release of Update 29! Watch the video on his YouTube channel.
Announcing: The Roving Threat Grand Tour of Middle-earth! Learn more about this Crickhollow event on the LOTRO Forums.
The Minstrel Guild of Bree and friends present a round robin concert on Brandywine this Saturday! Read more about the concert on LOTROartists.com.
The Bounders of the Shire are conducting a "PI(e) Day Bake Sale" on Sunday on Landroval! Learn more about this event on LOTROartists.com.
Lindamar presents Coirear - Days of the Stirring next weekend on Laurelin! Read about the event featuring songs and poems on LOTROartists.com.
HUGEsound Records is looking for your LOTRO character screenshots! Read more about it on their web site.
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Did Boromir travel in comfortable shoes, and if so, what made them so?
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LOTRO Players News reviews Update 28! Listen to their latest podcast on LOTROplayers.com.
LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week Wayward Plane has a flight of fancy, Balviel visits Radagast, and French Girl Gaming visits Angmar!
Also on Twitch, JaytheDwarf heads to Isengard, HadoVebeap conducts a German language stream, and K1XE gives the game "first stream" honors!
Over on YouTube, Louey7 goes over the Producer's Letter, Happy Dwarf heads to Thorin's Gate, and Ghynghyn has his first Joke of the Week!
MageSentron celebrates a month of streaming LOTRO! Head over to their Twitch channel to see it.
Laurelinarien has been posting new web comics of the Epic Story on Twitter! Check them out on the MinstrelbyNight feed.
Let's Talk Shop!
- This is the final weekend of the Ill Omens Skirmish Event! Available through March 14th.
- Update 29 releases next week! Get the latest information from our most recent preview on the Bullroarer forums.
- Scenario recently toured Angmar and offered some thoughts on making it! Check out the most recent Casual Stroll on YouTube!
- Cordovan wraps up in Sundergrot and leaves something behind in the latest +Cord of the Rings! Watch the video on Twitch.
Screenshot of the Week!
The SonsOfAnarchy kinship on Evernight recently organized a spontaneous chicken run from Sandson's farm, and reached this point above Rivendell before one fell to a heroic death. Thanks for sending it in Glawaldir! Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the News!
- LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a +25% XP boost through March 14th!
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Now through March 18th!
The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Tome of Defence (90 minutes) with the Coupon Code: DEFENDME, now through March 18th!