Articles written by: Britta Siemen

Britta first read The Hobbit when she was ten years old and has since devoted the majority of her time to studying and writing about Tolkien's legendarium. When not immersed in maps and books, she can be found battling the agents of Sauron in The Lord of the Rings Online.

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

“When he [Frodo Baggins] came to himself again, for a moment he could recall nothing except a sense of total dread. Then suddenly he knew that he was imprisoned, caught hopelessly; he was in a […]

Warriors of the Westfold: Beornings

Warriors of the Westfold: Beornings

The new Beorning race/class combination made its debut in LOTRO’s Update 15. Players can unlock the class for 1000 TP – or, for 1295 TP, the class and character slot combination.   ALICE Even if […]

Kabam and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Launch ‘The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth’

Kabam and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Launch ‘The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth’

October 16, 2014 – San Francisco – Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players together with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, today released The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth, an […]

Warriors of the Westfold: Fall Fashion

Warriors of the Westfold: Fall Fashion

ALICE I’m a LOTRO fashion victim and I like to have an outfit for every occasion/event that my characters have to attend. I’ve recently purchased the fourth outfit slot, thanks to this week’s sales, and […]

Warriors of the Westfold: Our Favourite Races

Warriors of the Westfold: Our Favourite Races

ALICE While I always felt myself like a Hobbit, I’ve always been fascinated by the Elves. So I started playing LOTRO with a female Elf Hunter, because I wanted to follow Tolkien’s lore and Legolas […]

Warriors of the Westfold: the Shire

Warriors of the Westfold: the Shire

ALICE The Shire is my favourite place in LOTRO. I’m currently exploring the Mines of Moria, where the architecture is amazing, but nothing is like the Shire, home. I started playing LOTRO with an Elf […]

Corey Olsen To Talk Lore and LOTRO

Corey Olsen To Talk Lore and LOTRO

If you’re a fan of The Lord of the Rings Online or a follower of Corey Olsen “the Tolkien Professor”, you won’t want to miss tomorrow’s livestream on Twitch! Corey will join LOTRO’s Chris Pierson […]

Fighting Sauron Will Cost Extra in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Fighting Sauron Will Cost Extra in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, the highly anticipated game from Monolith Productions and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, has finally hit the shelves – but if you’re expecting to face Sauron, you’ll have to pay a little […]

Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

‘Leaving the road they went into the deep resin-scented darkness of the trees, and gathered dead sticks and cones to make a fire. Soon they had a merry cackle of flame at the foot of […]

New Live-Action Trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

New Live-Action Trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

A new extended advert for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor features the ranger Talion, the game’s protagonist, as he takes on a small party of Orcs. Throughout the 7-minute short, made by Corridor Digital, we get […]