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The Road to Mordor: Riders of Rohan pre-launch guide

The other night in kin chat, I said how I'm just not mentally ready for Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan. My Captain may be prepared to saddle up and venture forth, but the notion that we're on the verge of one of the most significant expansions this game has ever seen is taking me a...

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Newest LotRO screenshots tempt us with Rohan's offerings

As if waiting until Monday to run through the fields of Rohan isn't hard enough for Lord of the Rings Online fans, Turbine has released new screenshots of the landscapes found in Riders of Rohan. Filled with vibrant vistas, quaint villages, and even a fight or two, these images show a variety of...

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LotRO dev diary spotlights roving warbands

Travel through the lands of Rohan will be no ride in the park according to the latest Lord of the Rings Online dev diary. Developers outlined the addition of warbands to Riders of Rohan, describing the roving mobs of mobs as replacements for world bosses. With no restrictions on size or type of...

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Juicy new LOTRO images released

The days until the release of the Riders of Rohan expansion for Lord of the Rings Online are speeding by. With less than two weeks left before the expansion goes live, Turbine has released a whole bushel of eye candy in the form of screenshots. Riders of Rohan will allow plays to...

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From warhorses to hobby horses: A ride through LotRO's Rohan

I have to admit, every bit of news for Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan that has come out has been a little stab in my heart. Is the news that bad? On the contrary, it is too good! But because of my notorious uber-casual gaming style, I had little hope of seeing the content anytime...

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The Road to Mordor: Why LotRO's classes need a shakeup

In a recent post about the Riders of Rohan beta, blogger Doc Holiday wrote a criticism of LotRO's lackluster class development: "Think about it, what have our characters actually gotten since Moria? Outside of revamps (which are always needed as games age and don't really count) there's been...

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LotRO explains history of mounted combat

As the core feature for Lord of the Rings Online's upcoming Riders of Rohan expansion, mounted combat is understandably the focus of many player concerns and questions. To hopefully answer a few, Turbine's unleashed a horse-sized developer diary about how mounted combat came to be and how it...

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Turbine releases new LotRO video dev diary and Harvestmath Festival screens

A major component of the Riders of Rohan expansion for Lord of the Rings Online is the epic journey of the fellowship. In the latest video dev diary, developers discuss the game's return to the core of the Lord of the Rings story. It is during this part of the adventure that the war in...

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LotRO's Habitat for Hobbanity is its new endgame [Updated]

Lord of the Rings Online has a brand-new endgame activity coming with next month's Riders of Rohan, and it's called "Hytbold." Senior Designer Joe Barry penned a dev diary to explain just how and why Hytbold won't be like anything players have seen before. Hytbold is the name of a burned-out...

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LotRO hands over war-steed reins in dev diary

The Lord of the Rings Online team is hard at work putting the final touches on next month's Riders of Rohan, and a new dev diary shines a spotlight on the expansion's star attraction: trainable war-steeds. The article gives a brief overview of the types of mounts -- light, medium, and heavy --...

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