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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue #7

By Cordovan


Community Spotlight

Auenländer Wochenblatt is a weekly LOTRO online German language newspaper that publishes every Sunday! Click here to find their web site!

Massively Overpowered runs the Spring Festival! Click here for MJ's stream archive.

The Great Race approaches! This race from Michael Delving to The Black Gate takes place on April 23rd. Click here for info on the event!

The Eriador Philharmonic Orchestra recently played their first classical music concert in-game! Click here to watch and listen to the archive of the event.

The Hope take a magical mystery tour through Middle-earth in a concert set for Saturday on Landroval. Click here for more!

Muddy Foot Day is back with music and a celebration of pipe-weed in Middle-earth. Click here for details!

Wisdom of the Valar are organizing a 10th Anniversary Kin celebration. Click here for more information!

The Gala Du Lierre Touffu is a weekly music, poetry, and entertainment event that takes place every Tuesday on Sirannon! Click here to learn more!

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

Kin Hall

The Legion of the Silent River has been around for longer than six years, and provides a stable social and support network for players on Crickhollow! Click here for their Facebook page, and click here for their recruitment thread on the LOTRO Forums!

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

What is a little-known contest between Pelargir and Umbar that only its residents are aware of?

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

Fansite News

LOTRO Players News has the most up-to-date info in Episode 197. Click here for the show! 

Material Middle-earth has a new outfit! Click here to check out the fashion blog.

Critters Journey travels to Critter Tirith. Click here for the latest comic.

Zogog starts Book 3! Click here to watch it.

GRM Adrian reviews the Battle of the Black Gate. Click here for his thoughts!

Louey7 plays a Beorning. Click here to see it!

Andang falls a long way down in a new video. Click here to find out why.

If you haven't yet subscribed to Dadi's LOTRO Guides channel on YouTube, click here and watch some videos!

Let's Talk Shop!

  • Our 10th Anniversary Celebration kicks off later this month! Click here for a full list of events and other happenings surrounding our 10th Anniversary!
  • The Events Schedule gets you prepared for our next bonus, festival, or event. Click here to bookmark it!
  • +Cord of the Rings looks for elves and tweens in the Spring Festival. Click here to check it out! 

Screenshot of the Week!

For this week's screenshot we take you over to Europe and all the way back to 2007! Koen sent us this screenshot of the final moments of the LOTRO Beta for the EU servers, and it's a 4:3 blast from the past!   

In the News!

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a VIP Event Boost, now through April 16th!
  • The LOTRO Store suggests that you Be Virtuous Like Samwise Gamgee! Get 25% off:
    • Virtues and Virtue Bundles
    • Trait Slots
    • Skill and Slayer Deed Boosts
    • and more! Now through April 20th.
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Max Morale and Power Scroll x1 with the Coupon Code EXTRAEXTRA, now through April 20th!


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