[edit] Background

In time of war, an ancient evil stirs. Heroes will arise to protect sll the free peoples of Middle-Earth.

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar will be the first massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.

[edit] Features

  • The only massively-multiplayer role-playing game set in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth
  • Explore and adventure in Middle-earth with thousands of other players
  • Travel with your Fellowship in the fight against the forces of Sauron
  • Experience story-based questing and build your legacy
  • Play as a member of the races of the Free Peoples of Middle-earth
  • Visit the pastoral Shire, elegant Rivendell, rustic Bree, and many other locations from The Fellowship of the Ring

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Recommended system requirements:

Intel Pentium® 4 2.8 GHz or AMD Athlon® 64 3000
Supported 128 MB Graphics Card*
10 GB available
DirectX® 9.0c
Windows® XP/Vista
Broadband Internet Connection 512kbps or higher

Minimum system requirements:

(Last updated: 05-02-2007 12:13:52)
Intel Pentium® 4 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon® XP 1800+
Supported 64MB Graphics Card*
512 MB RAM
7GB available
DirectX® 9.0c
Windows® XP
Broadband Internet Connection

Official URL

Official Site

User Reviews


Turbine, Lord of the Rings and Dungeons and Dragons MMO developers, hit with layoffs

Mere weeks after the release of the Riders of Rohan expansion

Oct 25, 2012, by Rory Young | 1 comment
Lord of the Rings Online to become free-to-play this fall

Current and lifetime LOTRO subscribers to become VIPs

Jun 04, 2010, by Leo Chan | 2 comments
Turbine continues with yearly expansions

Maintains current strategy to compete with other MMOs

Dec 04, 2008, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America: Apr 24, 2007
  • Europe: Apr 24, 2007
  • Australia: Apr 24, 2007
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