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A must-stop on the Lord of the Rings Online tour is the former home of one of Middle-earth's most infamous inhabitants. In a recent journey, One Shots submitter Carolina stopped to take a picture of the finger-painting Gollum left behind:
Here is a warning picture I encountered while exploring Goblin Town in Lord of the Rings Online. Proceeding deep into the cave shows you this sign that something terrible lies ahead.
Personally, I think Gollum could have had a great career doing his own portraits. Check out this and several other terrific entries after the break.

One Shots My preciousss
Reader Connor has amassed over a thousand hours of play-time in the original Guild Wars and wanted to preserve his journey by sending in a few of his favorite shots. Here's one of the Shiverpeak Mountains that wouldn't look too out of place in Guild Wars 2 -- if you squinted a bit, perhaps:

One Shots My preciousss
Joey was in love with Star Wars Galaxies' space game, seen here in the next One Shot: "I took a friend who was on the trial of the game with me into space on my YT-1300. We ran a few missions, with me as pilot and him in the top gunner seat, and had a blast. I can just look back at this screenshot and remember all the great times I had in the MMO."

One Shots My preciousss
Do you like incredibly hairy feet? Have a fetish for giants? Then very-disturbing-you, you're in for a treat. Niieh from Belgium took this picture of the Grand Prankster in EverQuest II, an event NPC who apparently appears only around April Fools' Day.

One Shots My preciousss
That's it for now! We've got the new LotRO expansion coming out next week, so I expect to see more than a few pictures from it by the time we meet again.

Want to be featured in a future edition of One Shots? Send your favorite MMO screenshots to, and don't forget to include your name, the name of the game, and a description of the scene. Large, colorful, UI-free shots that tell a story and really show off the game make for the best images. Look ma, we brought back One Shots!

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