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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 179

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Le Derby de L'Eriador are organizing their first edition of the Eriador Derby on November 28th! More information about this horse race through Eriador can be found on their kinship web site. Sign up for one of only 30 slots! They also have a video on YouTube and a Discord server.

Vote for the winners of the 10th annual D&CoduMilieu Housing Week in Middle-earth Contest starting on October 26th! More information about this player-run event can be found on their web site.

PrimePlugin is a newly-updated organizational interface to help you with raiding, timers, wipe counters, and more! You can find more information about this player-created tool on lotrointerface.com.

The Minstrel Guild of Bree present Pumpkin Jam IV on Brandywine this Saturday! More information can be found on LOTROartists.com.

The Purple Pipeweed Parlor Band and Telimektar present Bad Side of Towne on Gwaihir this Saturday inside of the Mud Gate! More information is available here.

The 4th Kite-Walk in the Shire takes place on October 30th on Gwaihir! You can read more information on the forums or see the flyer below.

To nominate something for a Community Spotlight, email contact@standingstonegames.com
with the subject line "COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT"

Kin Hall

The Dutch Pride is a Dutch-speaking kinship that welcomes all Dutch and Belgian players ono Evernight! The kinship describes themselves as a bunch of leveling players, helpful crafters, and dedicated endgamers. Find Bergandt or Tojndarin to learn more!

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

Come up with an imaginary LOTRO-themed carved pumpkin. What does it look like?

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

Fansite News

Fibro Jedi has created a new guide to make LOTRO outfits with and without a Wardrobe! Read more on his blog.

LOTRO Players News reviews Update 27! You can listen to the show on their web site.

LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week, Glyn and Ory champion bardicly, Druidsfire slays some orcs in Rohan, and The Tolkien Professor travels in Wildermore!

Also on Twitch, PantheistHeathen goes on a Burglar journey, Strimtom brings the pun, and Keepsmeiling heads into Moria!

Over on YouTube, GamerPenny adventures in Ost Forod, Benubis finds the top five views in LOTRO, and Gnarlo the Gnaked Gnome plays slow!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • Update 28: War of Three Peaks is now available! Click here to purchase our newest expansion. 
  • The Release Notes for Update 28 can be found on LOTRO.com.
  • The new LOTRO Market is being used to offer War of Three Peaks. More information on how it works can be found on LOTRO.com.
  • Cordovan checks out Durin's Day and answers your questions! Find Cord of the Rings on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook!

Screenshot of the Week!

Berelainn celebrates Durin's Day in style in this week's Screenshot of the Week! Thank you, Berelainn, for sending this in. Send in your screenshots by emailing them to lotro@standingstonegames.com!

In the News!

  • Friends of Radagast! Get 20% off:
    • Select Pets and Kites
    • Select Housing Items
    • Select Mounts
    • Now through October 29th!
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free +5 Hope Boost (90 Minutes) x5 with the Coupon Code 5HOPEBOOST, now through October 29th!


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