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A gaggle of Turbine developers sat down this afternoon to field scores of Lord of the Rings Online questions from the community in a live dev chat. Among the topics discussed were mounted combat, earlier zone revamps, class updates, and PvMP options. One of the burning topics concerned possible...

December 20th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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A riddle for the Lord of the Rings Online players in the audience: If you have every hobbit in Bywater gathered around tables and eating relentlessly, what do you have? Why, the Farmer's Faire, of course. (Or an average hobbit meal-time.) For those of you not familiar with this combination farmer...

July 18th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Since the word came down recently that Turbine is revamping much of Lord of the Rings Online's Moria, players have been buzzing about the merits and scope of such a project. Content Developer Lauren Salk posted an article on the official site explaining the reasoning behind the decision as well a...

May 4th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When it comes to MMO development studios, Turbine has always been on the ball. Using a hybrid subscription model, Turbine has managed to triple revenues from its popular fantasy MMO Lord of the Rings Online. With the possibility of playing LotRO free of charge, more players than ever have been grac...

January 25th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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'Tis the season for scary jack-o-lanterns, Harvestmath, and hobbits that go bump in the night. Turbine is kicking off its annual Halloween-themed Fall Festival celebration in Lord of the Rings Online, and we've got the new screenshots to prove it. Whether you're looking for new quests, new deeds,...

October 19th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When we first got a peek at the new Haunted Burrow that is coming with next week's fall festival in Lord of the Rings Online, we knew our purpose in Middle-earth: to abandon our quest for Mordor and spend the rest of our days zipping around Bilbo's cellar in a sheet going "WOOOO!" to everyone else....

October 15th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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"Festivals are surprisingly brutal to make!" confesses Turbine's Lauren Salk. It turns out that she loves doing them anyway, and in a recent Lord of the Rings Online dev diary, she opens up on the process of creating and adding on to one of the game's landmark holidays. Ever since 2008, LotRO's S...

March 19th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments