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Introduce Yourself

[Pinned] Welcome!

Welcome to the Coursera Course and to our kinship!We are eager to find out who you are and why you are here.Please take a few minutes to create a thread and type a few words about yourself. Who are you? Where are you from? What is your character i...
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[Pinned] Online Resources
Course Discussion and Assignment Help (public)

[Pinned] Online Resources

Course Webiste on CourseraCourse ScheduleSupplementary Material on the course websiteCourse LogisticsCouse Wiki
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[Pinned] LOTRO Festivals
General Information on the Server Laurelin (public reading)

[Pinned] LOTRO Festivals

Festivals occur all year round around festival grounds and other special places. The annual seasonal celebrations offer questlines and bound tokens to barter seasonal items, like armour and mounts. Players are also able to obtain dancing moves of ...
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General Information on the Server Laurelin (public reading)

[Pinned] Online Resources (Magazines, Communities, etc.)

LOTRO WikiThis one is not Laurelin limited but still needs to be mentioned. The LOTRO wiki provides detailed information on the game. From regions to quests, items and recipes you can find anything on there.Laurelin ArchivesGreat community where y...
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[Pinned] LOTR Project
General Information on Tolkien's Books (public reading)

[Pinned] LOTR Project

I've found this gem online which provides a genealogical tree, demographic statistics, an interactive map of Middle-Earth and a timeline. - That is what I have discovered so far.Lord of the Rings Project - Enjoy!
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[Pinned] Journey through Middle Earth

This is fun. It is based on "The Hobbit" rather than LOTRO but I like being able to see the whole map. http://middle-earth.thehobbit.com/
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General Information on the Server Laurelin (public reading)

[Pinned] Weekly Roleplaying Events on Laurelin

Aside from special events, there are many ongoing roleplay events occurring weekly on Laurelin. Here fans of Tolkien's works come together to interactively and socially recreate the world of lore. If you are interested in music or poetry on LOTRO,...
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Tolkien Professor to visit Laurelin for a lecture - 21 Feb 2017, 3pm /servertime

Some great news, the Tolkien Professor will be visiting Laurelin and at a reasonable hour (not 3am in the morning like most of his lectures), all thanks to the Blue Mountains Regiment... Lecture with The ProfessorThe Blue Mountains Regiment is hap...
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Course Discussion and Assignment Help (public)

Class of 2017, February 13 - April 2

Hi all,Coursera is running the "Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative" course between February 13 - April 2 2017.I've signed up for the basic course, I'll probably go with Naddaor again, so I can partake in both kin chat and the cours...
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Official LOTRO events 2017

Here is the current events schedule. Please note that events and their start and stop times can change. ALL TIMES EASTERN. Click here for a time zone conversion tool from Timeanddate.comEvent: Start Time: End Time: Hobnanigans 1/5/17@10am 1/9/17...
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Tolkien Society - "2017: The Year of Tolkien"

Good year to be a Tolkien fan...https://www.tolkiensociety.org/blog/2017/01/2017-the-year-of-tolkien/
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VIP log-in gift:"A Thank you to VIPs from SSG"

Coming February 6th to all active VIPs!As a thank you from Standing Stone Games, starting February 6th, active VIPs can receive a special gift! Simply sign in and log into a character on your VIP account before March 13th to get an Account-wide S...
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LOTRO weekly store freebie

TWO STORE FREEBIES RUNNING RIGHT NOW!*February 1st - 7thFreebie: Sturdy Steel Key x1 Code: TURNKEY 1/Account. 2/3/17 - 2/9/17Freebie 2: +5% Attack Damage (90 min) x1 Code: MOREBOOM 1/Account. Mithril Coins are on 25% discount too - this only happe...
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LOTRO Producer's Letter - 2017 edition

Hello! It's been a few weeks since we announced ourselves as Standing Stone Games, and we are now excited to share our plans for the year ahead with you. Firstly, we want to thank everyone for their continued support as we write some of LOTRO's mo...
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Downtime Notice: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern (-5 GMT) Monday, February 6th

Downtime Notice: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern (-5 GMT) Monday, February 6th [size=150]Update 19.3 Release Notes[/size]Welcome to the Update 19.3 Release Notes, released on Monday, February 6th. Of Special Note:Player Housing - Players can now adjus...
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LOTRO - SSG, 2017 and beyond!

I've been gathering information, interviews, previews, etc about anything to do with where LOTRO is heading, thought I'd share it here :)These all focus on the transition from Turbine to SSG and also what to look forward to in 2017 and beyond.----...
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Introduce Yourself

Naddaor (Ranatuor Mark II)

Hi all :)Having done the course last year on Laurelin on a character called "Ranatuor" who was in the Course of the Rings kinship, things have changed a little in 2017.The original Ranatuor, my first character created anywhere in LOTRO was back on...
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Course Discussion and Assignment Help (public)

Just tell me when.

Hello everyoneI have been popping into the game from time to time to see if there are any new people. During the summer course I was on more often but there were very few newcomers.So if you have a problem getting in touch with the kinship then pl...
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Announcements / Kinship Events (public)

Welcome Courserians Kinship Party!

Dear all,I would like to announce our kinship welcome party!We will meet on Sunday, June 19th 2016 at our kinship house on Laurelin, Butterbottle neighbourhood, Shire.We will start at around 1 pm server time (6 pm British summer time, 7 pm CEST).S...
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Task bulleten boards in the homesteads

Does anyone know when these happened? If they have always been there I have missed them.They are so much easier than trying to find exactly the right location to hand in your piles of stuff.
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