Post Thumbnail

Lore is something that can engross a person anywhere from several minutes to several hours. In the case of Lord of the Rings fans, it probably leans towards hours and hours. The core books written by Tolkien alone are quite exhaustive in detail.With Mines of Moria's release well behind us on the ca...

March 16th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

With Lord of the Rings Online's Volume II: Book 7 content releasing this month, it would only be fitting to spend this week's Know Your LotRO Lore catching you up on the land of Lothlórien. As discussed in our Turbine dev tour earlier this week, Lothlórien plays a key role in the Elve...

March 10th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online."I am not going to tell you my name, not yet at any rate. For one thing it would take a long while: my name is growing all th...

February 24th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.In this week's Know Your LotRO Lore, we're exploring the life of our favorite quirky dwarf, Gimli. You know and love him from...

February 17th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.We're at a point in Know Your LotRO Lore where you may have developed a decent understanding of Middle-earth, if you've been...

February 3rd 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.Probably the most predominant evil race in Middle-earth, the Orcs come in many shapes and sizes. Their origins are often deba...

January 27th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.If you've been following along with Know Your LotRO Lore for the last few weeks, you're probably caught up with a basic under...

January 20th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.In last week's Know Your LotRO Lore, we discussed the Elves and their origins in Tolkien's Middle-earth. This week we're goin...

January 13th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.The Elf is possibly the most intricately-detailed race in all of J.R.R. Tolkien's works. He created their histories, bloodlin...

January 6th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.In this week's installment of Know Your LotRO Lore, we're going to cover one of the most popular non-Fellowship characters th...

December 23rd 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.Known as essentially the main characters of Tolkien's books, Hobbits are an interesting bunch that have been admired and copi...

December 16th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Know Your LotRO Lore, a new weekly column here at Massively showcasing the lore of J.R.R. Tolkien's world as it intersects with Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online.Chasing the four Hobbits through The Shire, Bree-land and eventually confronted on Weathertop for the first time, the Black R...

December 9th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments