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The LOTRO Beacon: Issue 231

By Cordovan


Community Spotlights

Stargazerlilly spent four days making a new video featuring music written specifically for the tour of Middle-earth! Get more information in the LOTRO Forums!

Tralfazz has created a new guide to installing WINE on your Mojave Mac! Read more about this tech project in the LOTRO Forums.

The Real Housewives of Belfalas have announced that Rivendell Green is the 2022 Color of the Year! Find out why in the LOTRO Forums.

The Bounders of the Shire are holding a series of monthly chats aimed at helping people play different classes! Read more about the Classy Discussions effort in the LOTRO Forums.

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

Concert Calendar

The Twelvth Night Ball takes place on Sunday, January 9th on Landroval! Read more about this music and dancing event in the LOTRO Forums!

Winterstock begins January 14th! Read more about this massive four day concert on Landroval in the LOTRO Forums.

Monsters of The Rock is looking for bands on Crickhollow! Read more about this unique musical event in the LOTRO forums!

Kin Hall

Situational Awareness is a returning kinship playing on Treebeard that is looking for more members! This kinship started as a progression raiding kin on Arkenstone and the group is looking to recruit end-game-minded players. Read more in the LOTRO Forums!

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

You open a geode not to find your expected secondary geological formation but rather ______.

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

Fansite News

Telimektar presents the epic video series called "Long Winter II - The Legend of Helm Hammerhand!" Read more and watch the videos in the LOTRO Forums.

Fibro Jedi offers his own thoughts on how to improve the Yuletide Festival in a new post! Read more in his blog.

Deco du Milieu looks back at 2021 and ahead to 2022 in a new letter! Read more about it in the Deco du Milieu blog!

Wandering Arda finds Lorien gold! Get a new outfit for a new year over in this cosmetic blog!

Cosmetic LOTRO also gets fresh for 2022 with a snow-themed outfit! See it in the Cosmetic LOTRO blog.

YamdeAragon is looking for your seasonal housing screenshots! Read more and check out the Twitter feed in the LOTRO Forums.

The Laurelin Hobbit Yule Video took more than 40 volunteers to make! See this year's video over on YouTube.

LOTROstream is your first stop to find LOTRO on Twitch! This week Wynnie Adventures in Dunland, B4 works on a Soliloquy of Spirit, and Redberen kicks off the new year!

Also on Twitch, catheyco quests in a Russian language stream, GussyMarie spreads love not hate, and Stine adventures in Gundabad!

Over on YouTube, Windsbraut runs Gundabad in a German language stream, Andang takes a look at Erebor housing, and Hollyberye presents the Hooh and Whye 2020 Collection!

LOTRO Players News finds a Heffalump! Listen to their most recent podcast on the LOTRO Players web site.

Bio Break plans for the year! Read more in the blog.

Let's Talk Shop!

Screenshot of the Week!

LOTROscreens kicks off 2022 with this amazing shot of The Lost Temple in the Trollshaws! Find LOTROscreens on Twitter. Submit your screenshot for consideration by emailing it to lotro@standingstonegames.com!

In the News!

  • LOTRO Bonus Days bring you a Geode Boost! Find more Geodes in Gundabad through January 9th!
  • Make Your Piece of Middle-earth Shine! Get 30% off:
    • Select Housing Decorations
    • Select Housing Sets
    • Housing Property Writs
    • Select Cloaks
    • Now through January 13th!
  • The Weekly Coupon gets you a free Battle Potion of Restoration x5 with the Coupon Code BATTLEREST, now through January 13th!


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