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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 211

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Shadowfax and Treebeard have opened! Read more about our new Legendary Worlds on LOTRO.com!

Deco du Milieu's latest Housing Week in Middle-earth contest is ready for your vote! Vote through July 4th over on their blog.

PAW-some CATastrophe has created a guide to getting LOTRO's festival dances! Get the video over on YouTube

Mister Hobbit's Adventures has written a guide for Midsummer Festival alternative dailies! Read more over on the blog!

The Happy Pukelman are hosting a party this Saturday starting at 3:00pm Eastern (-4 GMT) on Gwaihir! Read more about it on LOTROartists.com.

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

Kin Hall

Looking for a Kinship on Shadowfax or Treebeard? The Kinships forum is a great place to post about your interest or find a kinship!

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

Who would you rather hang out with, Shadowfax or Treebeard, and why?

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

Fansite News

Louey7 interviews Raninia in a wide-ranging Q&A! Watch or listen over on YouTube.

LOTRO Players News reviews Update 29! Get their latest podcast over on LOTROplayers.com.

LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week, B4 teaches about plugins, Lady Faelloryn heads to the vinyard, and Big Ed fights orcs and more!

Also on Twitch, Mr Deriv hangs with Gandalf, Glamshatterskull looks for Armolas, and Zogog upgrades!

Over on YouTube, Dragonfly Mage has Lothlorien ambiance, TheOneZepphyr runs T3 Fall of Khazad-dûm, and Andang gets an explosive job!

Les Daft Pigs recently celebrated their fifth anniversary! See screenshots over on the A Smallpiece of LOTRO blog.

Let's Talk Shop!

  • The Midsummer Festival continues through July 11th! 
  • Update 30.1 was released this week! Read the Release Notes on LOTRO.com.
  • Tier 4 of The Fall of Khazad-dûm is now underway! Tier 5 opens on July 15th starting at Noon Eastern. The Leading the Charge deeds are available through August 25th!
  • Cordovan has the latest news about Legendary worlds and more in the latest +Cord of the Rings! Watch the video over on Twitch.

Screenshot of the Week!

Wytze wears his gift to Arwen and Aragorn on his head in this week's screenshot! Submit your screenshot for consideration for publication in the LOTRO Beacon by emailing it to lotro@standingstonegames.com!

In the News!

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a VIP Event, now through July 5th! NOTE: On TREEBEARD ONLY, the VIP Weekend has been replaced with a +25% Crafting XP weekend.
  • This is your final weekend to get Double Bonus Points! Get twice the Bonus Points in the LOTRO Store in-game through July 5th!
  • Make Your Piece of Middle-earth Shine! Get 20% off:
    • Select Housing Decorations
    • Select Housing Sets
    • Housing Property Writs
    • Select Cloaks
    • Now through July 8th!
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Tome of Defence (90 minutes) with the Coupon Code DEFENDING, now through July 8th!
  • NOTE: The LOTRO Beacon will be on a brief summer break, and will return on Friday, July 23rd. See you soon! 


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