The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 204
Green Dragon Friday is a weekly hobbit-focused in-character role play event that will soon celebrate its 13th anniversary! Congratulations to everyone who's been involved over the years, and learn about their May 21st party on Laurelin over on the Lost Mathom blog.
Radagast's Pipe returns on Saturday! Read more about the concert on Landroval over on LOTROartists.com.
The Spring Fling V hits Brandywine on May 22nd! Learn more about this large multi-band concert on LOTROartists.com.
Shirefest 2021 band sign ups are now underway! Read more over on the Crickhollow Music blog.
The next Housing Week in Middle-earth contest by D&CoduMilieu begins next week! Read more over on their web site.
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LOTRO Players News says hello to Lalia! Listen to their latest podcast over on LOTROplayers.com.
The seventh Forest of OAKS took place recently on Laurelin, and you can read more about the event over on the blog A Smallpiece of LOTRO.
Occasional Hero blogs about returning to a life of burglary! Read more about returning to the game over on the blog.
Wandering Around Arda puts together an angry Stone-carver! See screenshots of the outfit over on the blog.
LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week Wicked Eye Gaming goes without a guide, Lady Fae levels a Loremaster, and Heart of a Hobbit says goodbye to the anniversary event!
Also on Twitch, white50 delves into history, Captain_fenhu goes on an adventure, and Stine has a happy Sunday!
Over on YouTube, Space Game Junkie gets bardy, Mad Matt deeds off a cliff, and Aubreytheweirdone says festival!
Let's Talk Shop!
- We have reset the passwords of dormant game accounts to help keep people's information safe. You can read more about this change on the forums.
- LOTRO has had Windows 7 in its Minimum Recommended Specs for a while, but support for Windows XP is coming to an end. Read more in our announcement.
- The "Stay Logged in for 8 Hours" launcher check box has been temporarily removed. Read more over on the forums.
- Scenario takes a stroll through The Shire! Watch the latest Casual Stroll Through on YouTube.
Screenshot of the Week!
Eruliste sends in this pretty night shot from Bag End for this week's Screenshot of the Week! Email your screenshot submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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