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It's been one full year since Turbine released The Lord of the Rings Online to the public. The game has seen four large content updates since April 24, 2007 which have increased the amount in land available in the game by over 50% and added everything from new raid instances to the ability to play...

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In releasing Book 13 on its one-year anniversary, the Lord of the Rings Online finishes off its first year with five large content updates, known as Books. In addition to new epic storylines, the lore progressed significantly this past year as new Books were added. Let's take a look at all the chang...

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The revamp of Angmar that was featured in Lord of the Rings Online's Book 12 patch brought about a number of new armour sets that were obtained from quests in the area. However, some of the pieces of these sets were made available through quests that were already in the game prior to Book 12, whic...

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The Lord of the Rings Online test server has been patched, and the notes have been made available for viewing. The patch should end up on live servers after a testing period on Roheryn, so it's a good heads up for what is ahead. Highlights of the patch include some Guardian-specific updates, Book ...

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At the end of every month the Lord of the Rings Online Europe team sits down for a dev chat. February's happened last night at Stratics and this time we got some juice on the upcoming Book 13 content patch. Here are the highlights: Book 13 will contain a new area to explore that is bigger than...

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Several quick -- but arguably important -- fixes went out today for Lord of the Rings Online. A couple Book 12 quest fixes were implemented, one of them addressing a potentially annoying respawn issue. In Book 12, Chapter 5, Lozudurkh will now show up if a player in need of a key is nearby. Also, t...

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Do anything fun for V-day yesterday? Living the single bachelor life that I do, I spent most of the evening blogging last night, although WoW got a little playing time, and boy, wasn't that new Lost just completely confusing? Now that we're in the romantic aftermath, it's time once again to ask What...

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Don't worry too much, there's nothing wrong with Book 12 that could break your computer or the game. However, there are a couple known issues that are good to know about, in case you happen to encounter them. For instance, one such issue deals with the newly implemented cosmetic systems. If you hap...

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After extended maintenance yesterday, the Lord of the Rings Online servers are finally up with the Book 12 The Ashen Wastes content patch locked and loaded. We've already drooled over all the new features in our earlier post, so we'll spare you the rehash here. Instead, you can watch a trailer for...

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As of 12:35pm Eastern, Turbine is having some troubles with all of their services. This includes not only Lord of the Rings Online, but all Turbine games as far as we know. It's not such a good time to be having issues since plenty of players are sitting at their computers awaiting the Book 12 upda...

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The servers are down. Middle-earth is quiet. That can mean only one thing: Book 12 is upon us! If you haven't already gotten the update via torrent, the next time you log in you should start streaming in the biggest patch to Lord of the Rings Online yet. If you're a LOTRO player of any stripe or af...

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Last Monday there was a scheduled Lord of the Rings Online developer chat over at Stratics. Quite a lot was discussed, but there are some key things we took away from the Q&A session. The mention of a "Month of the Kinship" has us most excited, as that means that sometime in the (hopefully nea...

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Those looking to download and patch their Lord of the Rings Online client ahead of time look no further. A torrent (available here) made by Turbine allows those with the Book 11 patch to pre-patch themselves and thus log in right away after server maintenance is over this Wednesday. New players can...

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Crack open your favorite book, rent a few movies or just go for a six hour stroll through the park -- scheduled server downtime is coming. Lord of the Rings Online servers are going down on Wednesday, February 13th from 6am to 12pm Eastern time. During this time, however Roheryn will remain active....

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If you're a Lord of the Rings Online player interested in asking the developers as many questions as you can think up, then this should interest you greatly. An open topic developer chat is scheduled for this coming Monday, February 11th at 5pm Pacific (or 8pm Eastern). We're sure that there are pl...

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It could be said that a lot of us here at Massively have a certain affinity for talking and dressing like pirates when given the chance. With this knowledge, you probably think the news that Book 12 reintroduces quests from "Talk Like a Pirate Day" is very exciting for some of us -- well, it is! Th...

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Recently I was taken on a tour of the Lord of the Rings Online upcoming content patch, Book 12 "The Ashen Wastes." And I came back with exclusive screenshots, lewt info and more video than you can shake a Balrog at. Joined by LotRO developer Aaron Campbell and Executive Producer Jeffrey Steefel, I...

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German Lord of the RIngs Online site Lotro-welten hosted its monthly dev chat with LotRO devs and community managers. Many of the questions for this dev chat focused on the new public PvMP dungeon, the Delving of Frór and the changes to the Creeps system. But most were requests for features t...

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As people who spend a lot of time in massively games, we always appreciate it when developers give us more customization options. Turbine went even further by giving players both a barbershop and two different sets of clothing for when they don't feel like hanging around taverns in their armor. As...

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Along with everything else we've talked about to be expected with Book 12, the official Lord of the Rings Online website has now confirmed that a brand new PvMP dungeon will also be introduced with The Ashen Wastes. It will be called the Delving of Frór, and is reached by going through the ...

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