Access denied? Some Lord of the Rings Online
players have felt as though they were being kept out of the Middle-earth club lately as connectivity issues plagued the game. Turbine
has been investigating log-in issues and came back to report that the problem is outside of the studio's direct control.
"This morning we have received word that one of our affiliated connection providers is taking steps to re-route services around certain areas of the internet that are experiencing issues we believe are the root cause of the reported issues," CM Rick Heaton posted
Turbine says that the issue should be resolved shortly, but in the meantime the studio encourages players to try many of the workarounds that the community has come up with.