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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 180

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

The Sauron Defeated Museum is a player-created house available to look at this weekend! Read more about it on the LOTRO Forums. 

The Rolling Kegs present Monsters of Middle-earth this Sunday on Laurelin! Get more information about this new concert.

October OAKS is joined by the Monsters of Mondbarden this Saturday on Laurelin! LOTROartists.com has concert information.

Band signups start next week for Winterfest on Crickhollow! More information about this annual player-run concert can be found on the LOTRO Forums.

The Minstrels of Middle-earth have announced an all-day all-bagpipe concert at the end of November for Scotland's national day! Organizers have event details on the LOTRO Forums.

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

Kin Hall

Order of Osiris is a madcap raiding kinship on Crickhollow that is looking for like-minded lunatics to join them! The kinship raids casually, has an island resort, an active discord, and fully guilded members ready to help get you geared. Find Faxs, Drexs, or Ciriyel on Crickhollow to learn more!

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

What is the scariest monster in Middle-earth?

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

Fansite News

Fibro Jedi has updated his guide for the Harvestmath Festival! Find the guide on his web site. Also, check out this guide to Wistmead specifically!

LOTRO Players News discusses Update 28 and more! Find Episode 380 on their web site.

LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week, Skymanic journeys against evil, Wayward Plane flies, and Big Ed Mustafa goes on an adventure!

Also on Twitch, Faeryisms gets into the season, SauceFN gets casual, and Layriena lounges!

Over on YouTube, Sharon Fuller quests in Gondamon, Duillond, and Celondim, Louey7 delves into the Update 28.1 notes, and Renfail gets questing overload!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • War of Three Peaks is now available! Read more in our new LOTRO Market!
  • The Harvestmath Festival is now underway! Available through November 23rd.
  • Update 28.1 has been released! You can read the release notes on LOTRO.com.
  • +Cordovan begins the new Legacy of Durin story and more in the latest +Cord of the Rings! You can find the video on Twitch or YouTube

Screenshot of the Week!

Ollurin on Gladden grabs this appropriately spooky screenshot for the weekend! Thanks for sending it in. Email your screenshots to us through lotro@standingstonegames.com!

In the News!

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a +25% Crafting XP Boost, now through November 1st!
  • The Curator is back! Get limited time items with The Curator through November 8th.
  • Bombur's Bounty has returned! Available through November 8th.
  • Be Virtuous Like Samwise! Get 25% off:
    • Virtue Acceleration Tomes
    • Trait Slots
    • Skill and Slayer Deed Boosts
    • Now through November 5th!
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Tome of Defence (90 minutes) with the Coupon Code CANTHURTTHIS, now through November 5th!


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