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Hey just a friendly reminder for our European readers, Codemasters Online is running a welcome back week for Lord of the Rings Online starting on Monday. All former subscribers are welcome to come back for a great week of bonus experience and free gameplay. Who can turn down leveling faster and le...

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Massively Speaking Episode 58 returns this week as Shawn is joined once again by Contributing Editor Colin Brennan and they discuss everything from LotRO Book 8 to Aion and Cities XL beta impressions, and more! Have a comment for the podcasters? Shoot us an email to podcast AT massively DOT com. May...

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Massively has been following the latest content update for Lord of the Rings Online, which is Volume II Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-Dûm. We've now learned via MMeOw that Scourge of Khazad-Dûm will release on June 23 (US/Oceanic)! As a bonus, players can already download the patch; the upd...

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In a recent dev journal from Turbine's Jared "Amlug" Hall-Dugas, we get an inside look at some of the new changes to raiding and instances coming with Lord of the Rings Online's Book 8. As we first announced late last month through our Book 8 dev tour, these new instances are quite the focus in th...

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One of the features of the next Lord of the Rings Online update, Volume 2: Book 8, is a revamping of some of the game's low to mid-level quests. The latest developer diary on the official site elaborates on the methods through which this will be achieved. A great deal of the overhauling will focus...

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Turbine has posted another developer diary for Lord of the Rings Online, which details changes coming to crafting in the upcoming Book 8 update. The major changes are to the levels of crafted items that can be equipped to smooth out the progression of items through the first 50 levels. All affecte...

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Once again, Turbine has been kind enough to offer us a sneak peek look at the newest Book update to Lord of the Rings Online. This newest one, Volume 2, Book 8, introduces two new 3-man instances, a 6-man space and their largest instance to date: an enormous 12-man instance with six bosses! In add...

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Massively Speaking Episode 55 is back this week as Shawn is joined by new(ish) blogger Lesley Smith. They discuss everything from WoW's newest patch 3.2 announcement to LotRO's Book 8 patch notes. There's also some great discussion on the sad state of mounts and inventory in MMOs these days. Ironica...

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The very first screens from Lord of the Rings Online's upcoming free update are some of the best yet, featuring the Water Wheels and a new -- and enormous -- enemy fighting various player characters. We're really digging the monster design here, and highly recommend that you check it our for yours...

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Turbine continues developing and publishing their content updates at a pace unmatched by pretty much any other developer. They've announced today via Twitter that Volume II, Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-dum will be coming this June -- just about three months since the last update back in March. Serio...

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As our LotRO 2nd anniversary coverage continues, we're pleased to bring you some of the latest news from a recent conference call we had with Turbine. This call involved Jeffrey Steefel, Executive Producer of LotRO, Harry Teasley, Art Director for LotRO and Adam Mersky, Director of Communications ...

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