These few write ups are intended to help new players starting out in Lord of the Rings Online, but I’m also hoping a few older players will find it helpful as well.
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February 26, 2013
February 20, 2013
I am finding myself very jealous of the Rohan women (and now the Bree ladies after update 9) and their very polished hairstyles.
January 30, 2013
One year ago today, my first article for CSTM was released. When I started writing for CSTM I had no idea that it would change what I enjoyed to do in my free time.
January 18, 2013
I frequently hear people explain in disbelief about how much something costs in the LOTRO store. Usually the exasperation is followed by a conversation of how much this is worth in US dollars, as if Turbine Points is a currency that can be found traded on the foreign exchange market.
January 11, 2013
The past few months I have been completely boggled by the path Turbine has been taking with the LOTRO Store.
December 28, 2012
Vræden applies a highly subjective–and highly questionable–set of criteria to rate the dwarves in the Company of Thorin Oakenshield
December 21, 2012
What do you think of getting character XP for crafting? Ketani, Goldenstar, Merric and Vraeden have a conversation about this part of update 9.
December 4, 2012
Are you a casual player who’s interested in getting into running group instances and raids? These are my experiences in doing just that.
November 24, 2012
A Challenge Accepted I am Harperella, leader of the Lonely Mountain Band, and longtime LOTRO Event planner and Community builder. Many of you know me from Weatherstock, some from Ales and Tales, and a few even remember me from Harperella’s Harrowing Tales or Welby’s brilliant machinima based on the tale. Recently, I received an invitation [...]
October 23, 2012
Cosmetics have long been one of my favorite aspects of playing LOTRO. Upgrades to my wardrobe and outfit slots were purchased almost as soon as they became available. I figured dressing up my horses would be no different.
October 17, 2012
I was a bit nervous about the first day of Riders of Rohan. I made the decision to go against my better judgment and take the day off from work to see if I would be lucky enough to find myself able to log in.
August 29, 2012
If there’s one class that’s seen a lot of changes this year, it’s the Warden. Whether you think the class is overpowered or not, there is one thing that most people agree on: it’s one of the more complex classes in LOTRO.
August 23, 2012
Some of you may not know this, but the Lore-master was my first serious alt. I chose the Lore-master class because it seemed to be the polar opposite of the Guardian class.
August 22, 2012
In our kinchat, we’ve had a couple of lively discussions about legendary items, and I’ve been converted to the view that in some cases, a level 60 First Age legendary item is better to have than a level 75 Second Age legendary item.