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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 201

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Happy 14th Anniversary LOTRO! We're celebrating all day and night on LOTROstream today, so find us here: Twitch.tv/LOTROstream!

Meet a hobbit who leveled to 130 over eight months just by cooking pie! Read the tale of Cookingwithsim on the LOTRO Reddit!

A Day on the Greenfields takes place this weekend and next! Find out more about this multi-server concert event on LOTROartists.com.

The Roving Threat Grand Tour of Middle-earth takes place on Sunday on Crickhollow! Read more about this player-run event on the LOTRO forums.

The 2nd Battle of the Greenfields takes place on May 2nd on Laurelin! Read more about this hobbit-themed event over on the LostMathom blog. 

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

What is the biggest thing you do different for your characters today than you did when you first started playing the game?

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

Fansite News

Fibro Jedi has updated his extensive Anniversary Event Guide! Check it out on his blog

Further Adventures rewards are now visible on D&CoduMilieu! See the screenshots on the blog.

Wandering Around Arda shows off new outfits! See the new Anniversary rewards on the blog.

LOTRO Players News is not wanted in Harwick! Find out why on their podcast.

Also on TwitchJayTheDwarf begins anew on Legendary, MapleCreature plays with friends, and BusyBeth is a tricksy hobbit!

Over on YouTube, Louey7 delves into a "class viability tier list", GamerPenny heads to New Baradbeam, 

Laurelinarien returns with a new LOTRO webcomic! Find it on Twitter.

Let's Talk Shop!

Screenshot of the Week!

This beautiful shot was submitted by William this week who describes it thusly: "This is the great alduin from the great heights on a cold, foggy morning." Lovely!

In the News!

  • The Anniversary Event has arrived! Available in-game through May 11th.
  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a +20% Virtue XP Boost, now through April 25th!
  • Store, Carry, and Share! Get 25% off:
    • Vault Storage and Shared Storage
    • Inventory Slots
    • Currency Cap
    • Now through April 29th!
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you Regeneration Food x5 with the Coupon Code SHOULDBEPIE, now through April 29th!


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