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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 209

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Laurel's Den has an excellent guide to get going with Update 30: Blood of Azog! Read the update guide over on the blog.

SSG composer Bill Champagne recently held a listening party for the Update 28 soundtrack! Get music and commentary over on his FinalEffect6 Twitch channel!

Dadi's LOTRO Guides has updated his Fall of Khazad-dûm guide for Tier 2! Get the guide over on Dadi's LOTRO Guides.

Historical LOTRO composer Chance Thomas will be conducting a live Zoom seminar to discuss...anything! Chance Thomas plan to talk LOTRO and more on June 24, and you can learn more about it over on the Huge Sound Records web site.

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

Kinship News

The Knights of the White Lady celebrate 14 years in LOTRO with a Pride Parade on June 27th! Read more about it on Twitter.

Losing a kin mate in real life is a difficult experience, and the Mellyn Anann kinship recently gathered together to honor a friend. You can watch their video on YouTube to see the touching ceremony.

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

Which of the newer regions we've released do you enjoy the most?

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

Fansite News

Fibro Jedi has you covered for the new Midsummer Festival! Read the guide over on his blog.

LOTRO Players News decides the Balrog doesn't like the radio! Get Episode 413 of this long-running LOTRO podcast on LOTROplayers.com.

Elgaladwyn is the newest streamer on LOTROstream! Also this week, Eldalleth celebrates her five year stream anniversary and Druidsfire has a special Saturday stream!

Also on Twitch, AndangFire runs the new raid, GlamShatterskull ventures into the game for the first time, and MapleKitty has a lady-focused fellowship!

Over on YouTube, The Hope perform recently from Shirefest, The Nathan Napalm goes through old forests, and Louey7 goes through Update 30's class changes!

Let's Talk Shop!

Screenshot of the Week!

Laurel sent in this screenshot this week from a run with the Gladden kin Ramble On this week! Thanks for sending it in. Submit your screenshot for consideration by emaling it to lotro@standingstonegames.com!

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