Lord of the Rings Online is a fantasy MMORPG created by Turbine and is set in the universe of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.

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No sound recorded in Lord of the Rings Online (Fraps)

I used to record gameplay of Lord of the Rings Online one year ago and everything worked fine. Now I tried to record gameplay again, but only video is captured. The ingame sound is not recorded. Has ...
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Why is my level decreasing during inactivity?

Why does my avatar's level decrease over time of not playing? What can I do to stop this from happening again to my lesser accounts.
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How is the Auction House Fee calculated?

When selling stuff in the Auction House there is always a toll, or a tax. Is there a percentage or a formula as to how much you will have to pay in order for the tellers to sell your stuff for you.
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Where can I purchase Tier 1 Woodworking Recipes?

I'm levelling up another alt with the Woodworking craft skill but I seem to be unable to find any Tier 1 woodworking recipes. There's none in the auction house on my server and the Novice Woodworker ...
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Easiest way to get mounts / maximize a monetary investment in LoTRO without sustaining a subscription?

I have several Lord of the Rings Online accounts wherein my children and I play together. My kids have been beating me up for mounts as a Christmas gift so that we can get around more easily and I'm ...
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Is there a way to know what areas are appropriate for certain levels?

In Lord of the Rings Online, is there a way to know which areas are appropriate for certain levels? My friends and I have been playing the game for a while now and following the Epic Book quest ...
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What do you lose when you're no longer a VIP?

In Lord of the Rings Online, it appears you gain access to some extra features/items when you become a paid subscriber/VIP. (Free access to an extra storage bag, etc.) When you let your VIP status ...
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Where can I find hillmen?

I've just hit level 30 and want to complete the Race of Man deed "Enmity of the Hillmen" and get myself a nice new racial trait. Unfortunately, I've not come across a hillman yet in my travels. ...
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Where is Rathwald?

I want to do the "Fall of Moria" instance. It is given by Rathwald near the gates of the Walls of Moria before I complete 2.1.8, and in the 21st Hall after. I cannot find Rathwald in the 21st hall, ...
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What is Skill Effect Level?

Whenever I get Dread (death, evil things, etc.) one of the debuffs is -X skill level effect. How does this affect my character?
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What good is Mastering a crafting level?

I just Mastered the Apprentice Forester crafting and the popup said I could now get critical successes and use items to boost my crit rate. I've been able to do this since I gained Proficiency, so ...
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LOTRO Legendary Skills (Champion)

I'm a level 40 champion and I've had the books for the legendary skills for about a day of gameplay and I've talked to Gimli, I've read multiple things about people finding every page in a single ...
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LOTRO Ettenmoors Help

Can you get to the Ettenmoors if you're not a VIP? Is their any exception if you're not VIP, can you use Turbine points to get there?
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Key Mapping Problems

I play LOTRO and there is a UI for keymapping, but every time I insert where I want my maps they do not save, what am I doing wrong?
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When Can Different Races Party Up?

In Lord of the Rings Online, how far into the game do you need to get to create a fellowship with different races? I see that dwarves and elves seem to start in a far different area than humans and ...
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Cheeky travel through Frostbluff

I've just started playing LotRO, with my character starting in Bree-land. I've just noticed that, on leaving Frostbluff from the Yule festival, the stable guy letts me return to any of the four ...
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Is there a ranged pull for Guardians?

I just started playing Lord of the Rings Online as a Guardian, and I've noticed I don't have the ability to use any ranged weapons (bows, etc). Is it possible for me to do a ranged pull at all, or am ...
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What does the Lock in the Blue Circle next to my Quest mean?

I was playing Lord of the Rings Online, and I noticed a lock icon in a blue circle next to a quest in my tracker. What does this mean? Is it related to the quest title being blue in the quest menu?
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Where are the Mysterious Relics?

I was running around Evendim and I found an angry hobbit who apparently got his prize pipeweed crops destroyed by a Mysterious Relic that gives +1 Dread to anyone who comes near. When I right-click ...
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Can I play LOTRO on Nvidia ION based netbook running 64bit linux?

I have a ASUS Eee PC 1215N netbook, from the Seashell series. It has a Nvidia ION graphic processor. I'm running 64bit Ubuntu Linux (11.10 Oneiric Ocelot) on it. I've tried to install LOTRO on it ...
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Soloing in Lord of the Rings Online

Which is the best race/class combination and tradeoffs involved for solo play in Lord of the Rings Online without the need to to be in a group most of the time?
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Is a Champion a good tank?

I often run into trouble looking for groups in LOTRO, so often I use whatever I get. Often, a Champion is willing to join, but considering the way Champions burn down health in exchange for damage, ...
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What is the group/party size in Lord of the Rings Online?

How large of a group can you play Lord of the Rings online with? Is it a group/party based game? I play PC games with a group of 4-5 people and we are looking for something we can all play together ...
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What mindset changes are helpful to get the most out of LOTRO?

I'm a 5 year WoW player picking up LOTRO for the first time. What sort of mindset do I need to be in to get the most out of the game? Here are a few common (not necessarily mine) WoW mindsets. What ...
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Rich Iron Ore locations

Where is rich iron ore mined from?
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Are tradeskills worthwhile in LOTRO?

I am fond of tradeskills in MMOs, but games seem to be very hit and miss as far as what is actually worthwhile for players to take on. For instance, in WoW, engineering was pretty worthless while ...
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Differences between PvP in WoW and Lotro

I'm looking to start playing a mmorpg sometime in the near future and graphics, lore, and questing aside, i'm most interested in finding a game with a good and populated PvP system. I know a ...
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Is the LOTRO data available?

I played Eve for a while and the community produced a lot of tools based on the data that CCP released to the public. The data included stats on ships, modules, mobs, skills, etc. And players created ...
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Can I skip the LOTRO tutorial?

Is it possible to skip the Lord of The Rings Online tutorial instance and the newbie-only area? I want to get some afk-life friends into the game, but I don't think they need the intro.
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What are destiny points in LOTRO?

I have a free Lord of the Rings Online account. What are destiny points? How do you earn these points? What can you do with them?
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Advice to not completely suck with a Lore-Master on LOTRO

I played the game for a couple of weeks a while ago and would like to start again. I really like the lore-master class but apparently it's one of the more difficult classes to play. What knowledge ...
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Best level grind for a Hunter from 34-45?

So, last night was the fourth night strike out of getting people to group up for a Garth Agarwen runs. I am told players don't like that zone. So... As a rather new player to LOTRO, where can a ...
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How much do you have to play to make up the difference in the pay VS free editions of Lord of the Rings Online?

I'm intrigued by LOTRO now being free. I only play MMOs casually anyway, so I'm already behind the times. How much longer/what extra work is involved to catch up to someone who has a pay account? ...
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Where are the Articles of Harmony and Implements of Song quest mobs?

I'm working on the Minstrel class quests, Articles of Harmony and Implements of Song. I need a Goblin Badge of Rank, an Ashen Gorthorog Horn, a Rune of Winged Dominance, and an Emblem of Ritual. ...
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What's the best way to get rep with the Iron Garrison Guards?

In Lord of the Rings Online, what's the best/easiest/quickest way to grind reputation with the Iron Garrison Guards in Moria? For those curious: Kindred (the highest reputation status) is required ...
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Why can't I spend my destiny points?

I've got a couple thousand destiny points, but the Use Destiny button is grayed out; why?
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How do I get rested XP?

How do I get rested xp? Do I need to have a subscription?
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How do I get a mount in Moria?

How do I get a mount to use in Moria?
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How do I get the orange crystals?

How do I get to the orange crystal for the quest Crystals and Moonlight?
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Lord of the Rings Online & emulation

How well does Turbine's Lord of the Rings Online work in an emulated Windows XP installation using VMWare Fusion, Parallels or other emulation systems?
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Which is the best combination of gear and traits for a DPS champ?

I am specifically interested how to combine maximum DPS output and achieve maximum morale points. Any suggestions?
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What is the best leveling spec for a Champion in LotRO?

The title says it all. I'm looking for the best leveling spec for Champions in Lord of the Rings Online. 'Best' in a MMO means a nice balance of survivability and efficiency. This should include ...
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What are some tips for leveling up in LOTRO?

Where can I find a good guide that focuses on efficiently leveling-up for LOTRO?