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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue #3

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Lina Willowwood previews the new emote animations coming in Update 20! Click here to watch them.

Ravalation delves into recent housing changes with pics and tips! Click here to read more.

Herr der Ringe Online Community is a German language Facebook page run by LOTRO fans for LOTRO fans! Click here to give them a Like.

Thaliruth has run the Reiter-von-Rohan.com online community since 2010. He also offers a newsletter via Whatsapp and Telegram! Click here to check out the web site.

To nominate something for a Community Spotlight, email contact@standingstonegames.com


Celebrate Linnad am-Meleth with Lindamar on Laurelin! Click here to learn more about this March 11th event.

A Day On The Greenfields is a multi-genre music celebration hosted by Les Beaux Chapeaux on Landroval on March 18th! Find it at the field north of Brokenborings from 11:00am to 10:00pm Eastern.

The Kinship Riders of Middle-earth host a Player versus Monster Player on the Brandywine server every Friday at 8:00pm-11:00pm Eastern and every Saturday from 8:00am-2:00pm Eastern! The Kin would love to get LOTRO players interested in PvMP, and is willing to help.

Kin Hall

The Kinship of Durin's Folk on Laurelin have been around for almost seven years! This role-play-focused guild offers lessons in Dwarvish, has an active forum, and schedules numerous activities. Includes the all-dwarf band The Rolling Kegs! Click here to find out more about them.

Email contact@standingstonegames.com with the subject line "KIN HALL" to get your Kin featured

What is the name of the best Elvish musical group in Middle-earth?

Comment on the LOTRO Forums here and you could win LOTRO Points!

Fansite News

Andang travels to the Black Gate in an Update 20 Preview! Click here to watch it.

LOTRO Players News has the latest happenings in the game in Episode 192. Click here to watch or listen.

Light the Beacons has a Top 10 and more in Episode 62. Click here to hear it!

The Moose Lodge Book Club continues to travel through the literature and lore of both the books and LOTRO! Click here to see an episode.

Renaissance Gaming continues to travel through Middle-earth. Click here to watch the journey in Angmar!

Syp travels through picturesque countrysides and lives to write about it! Click here to read them.

Tom Kalmar brings a movie scene to life through LOTRO! Click here to see "Concerning Hobbits".

Let's Talk Shop!

  • We are previewing Update 20 on our Bullroarer preview server. Click here to read our first pass on the Release Notes, and stay tuned for further previews!
  • Time is running out to get your Steed of the Eldar! Click here to learn how to get this special VIP Gift before March 13th!
  • Cordovan continues his way through the Epic Story in +Cord of the Rings. Join us on Twitch every Thursday starting at Noon Eastern! Click here for the latest video.
  • Check out our Events Calendar to find out what bonuses will be happening in the coming weeks. Click here to read it.

Screenshot of the Week!

Meorrn of the Vales on Twitter arrives at the Eaves of Fanghorn in this week's screenshot! Click here to follow Meorrn on Twitter.

In the News!

  • Massively Overpowered's LOTRO Legendarium writes about getting started in Lord of the Rings Online. Click here to read about it!
  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a Buried Treasure Event, now through March 12!
  • The LOTRO Store wants you to Forge Your Own Ring! 
    • Get 30% off Crafting Guild access
    • 30% off Ingredient Packs
    • 30% off Crafting Accelerators
    • 30% off Rapid Craft, Crafting Tiers, Recipes Books, and more!
  • ​The Weekly Coupon gets you an Evendim Blue Dye x1 with the code IMBLUE 1/Account


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