Resolute

posted this on May 9th, 2012.
Categorized as - Fight & Battle, champion, Gwir-Palvais, Hauberk of the Greenwood, Race of Man female, Red and Burgundy, Urdhol-helm, White and Grey.

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Hauberk alert!! Yes, Hauberks seem to be an either hate or love cosmetic item. I have mixed feelings about Hauberks as they are not equally flattering to each race and gender. On top of that, even though all Hauberks share … Continue reading

Battle of the Five Armies: Swordsman of Bard

posted this on May 9th, 2012.
Categorized as Battle of the Five Armies, cloak, Collections, cosmetic, crafted, culture, grey, heavy armour, light armour, Man, medium armour, onesie, outfits, quest, reputation, shield, vendor, warrior, world drop.

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Full link: http://starrymantle.wordpress.com/2012/05/09/battle-of-the-five-armies-swordsman-of-bard/

In late November, IIIA 2941, the dragon Smaug the Golden was slain by Bard the Bowman of Esgaroth. Smaug had been occupying the dwarf-halls of the Lonely Mountain for nearly two hundred years, and with his death his vast hoard of treasure was left unguarded. Thorin, the rightful heir to the throne of Erebor, claimed the treasure, but the Men of Esgaroth, with Bard conducting negotiations for the Master of Lake-town, also claimed a portion of the treasure as reparations for the destruction of their town and stocks and as were-gild for the townsfolk who were killed by the dragon. The Elvenking of the Woodland Realm, Thranduil, also set out to seize the treasure, believing there was no one left alive with a claim to it; but when he heard of the plight of the Lake-men, his army turned aside to aid them. When negotiations failed and an army of dwarves from the Iron Hills under the command of Dáin Ironfoot arrived to reinforce Thorin, it appeared that battle would erupt with the dwarves on one side and the men and elves on the other. Yet these three Free Peoples remembered their friendship and united once again when two further armies arrived to seize the treasure: the goblins and wargs of the Misty Mountains.

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Pineleaf Ponders Update 7

posted this on May 9th, 2012.
Categorized as Bullroarer, shades of the past, Skirmish Guides, Skirmishes, Storm on Methedras, Update 7.

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Introduction

Update 7 brings us the first new skirmish in a year. This time, we head into Dunland where Gwyllion, the Old Woman of the Mountain is concocting some nefarious scheme against the free peoples of Middle-earth.

Storm on Methedras is a new skirmish that will be available through the LOTRO store. As with other store skirmishes, VIP players can access Storm on Methedras without purchasing it.

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Episode 15: Buckland

posted this on May 9th, 2012.
Categorized as lotro.

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There’s queer folk in Buckland, or so the saying goes.

Arwen Kester joins me for a look at this odd and wonderful colony of the Shire.

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weekly screenshot: first lotro screenshot

posted this on May 9th, 2012.
Categorized as games, lord of the rings online, lotro, MMO, rpg, weekly screenshot.

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I’ve been finding lots of new blogs lately (thanks to the Newbie Blogger Initiative) and I found a post by Lothirieth of Wandering Through Middle Earth where she shared her first ever lotro screenshot.  There is a thread on the official forums but I thought I’d join in and share my first screenshot on my blog too ;)

This is my screenshot labelled 00000, and it looks like my failed journey to Rivendell (killed by a deer in the Trollshaws iirc).  It is Eldaeriel my hunter, around level 10 (I think…!)  I actually posted my first set of screenshots up at the time and it seems like I went on a little screenshot trip ;) .   I remember just running around amazed at the scenery and being really excited at being in Middle Earth :)

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