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| releasedate=Fall [[2012]]<ref name="Turbine">{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.lotro.com/news/pressreleases/1736-warner-bros-interactive-entertainment-and-turbine-unveil-the-lord-of-the-rings-online-riders-of-rohan|articlename=WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND TURBINE UNVEIL THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™: RIDERS OF ROHAN™|dated=|website=www.lotro.com|accessed=30 January 2012}}</ref>
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| releasedate=Oct. 15, [[2012]]<ref name="Turbine">{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.lotro.com/news/pressreleases/1736-warner-bros-interactive-entertainment-and-turbine-unveil-the-lord-of-the-rings-online-riders-of-rohan|articlename=WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND TURBINE UNVEIL THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™: RIDERS OF ROHAN™|dated=|website=www.lotro.com|accessed=30 January 2012}}</ref>
 
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|}}'''''The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan''''' is the fourth expansion of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]''. It includes three new region and features mounted combat. Aswell as smaller aditions, like an increase of the level cap from 75 to 85 and the possibility to use skirimish soldiers outside skirimishes. The game is scheduled to release in the fall of [[2012]].<ref name="Turbine"/>
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|}}'''''The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan''''' is the fourth expansion of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]''. It includes three new regions and features mounted combat, as well as smaller additions like an increase of the level cap from 75 to 85. The game was released on October 15, [[2012]].<ref name="Turbine"/>
  
 
==Storyline==
 
==Storyline==
  
The game story will focus on the [[Rohirrim|Riders of Rohan]], the [[Breaking of the Fellowship]] and [[Éomer]]'s fight against the [[Orcs]] and [[Uruks]] who invade eastern [[Rohan]].<ref name="Turbine"/> It is currently unknown if ''The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan'' will start a new volume of the epic story or will continue with [[Allies of the King]].
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The game story focuses on the [[Rohirrim|Riders of Rohan]], the [[Breaking of the Fellowship]] and [[Éomer]]'s fight against the [[Orcs]] and [[Uruks]] who invade eastern [[Rohan]].<ref name="Turbine"/> The ''Riders of Rohan'' expansion continues the Epic Quest storyline with books 7, 8 and 9 of ''[[Allies of the King]]''. These books team the player with a motley crew consisting of an exiled Rohir, a [[Dunlendings|Dunlending]] woman and an [[Elf]] of [[Lothlorien]].
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
  
Riders of Rohan adds one big zone and two smaller zones to the game world:<ref name="Update6&Riders"> {{webcite|author=Justin Olivetti|articleurl=http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/01/25/riding-into-rohan-lotro-maps-out-2012/|articlename=Riding into Rohan: LotRO maps out in 2012|dated=25 January 2012|website=Massively|accessed=29 January 2012}}</ref>
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''Riders of Rohan'' adds one big zone and two smaller zones to the game world:<ref name="Update6&Riders"> {{webcite|author=Justin Olivetti|articleurl=http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/01/25/riding-into-rohan-lotro-maps-out-2012/|articlename=Riding into Rohan: LotRO maps out in 2012|dated=25 January 2012|website=Massively|accessed=29 January 2012}}</ref>
  
 
* East Plains of [[Rohan]]
 
* East Plains of [[Rohan]]
 
* [[Amon Hen]]
 
* [[Amon Hen]]
* [[Eaves of Fangorn]]
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* [[Fangorn Forest|Eaves of Fangorn]]
  
 
==Mounted Combat==
 
==Mounted Combat==
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''Riders of Rohan'' allows players to fight from horseback for the first time. Early quests in [[The Wold]] of East Rohan give players access to a War-steed, a special breed of horse trained for combat. Players can learn special attacks and maneuvers for their War-steeds and their mounts level up with experience just as the players do. War-steeds can be ridden in most game regions but mounted combat options are only available in Rohan.
  
 
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The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan
Video game
DeveloperTurbine, Inc
PublisherTurbine, Inc
Midway Games
PlatformMicrosoft Windows
Release dateOct. 15, 2012[1]
GenreMMORPG
The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan is the fourth expansion of The Lord of the Rings Online. It includes three new regions and features mounted combat, as well as smaller additions like an increase of the level cap from 75 to 85. The game was released on October 15, 2012.[1]

Contents

Storyline

The game story focuses on the Riders of Rohan, the Breaking of the Fellowship and Éomer's fight against the Orcs and Uruks who invade eastern Rohan.[1] The Riders of Rohan expansion continues the Epic Quest storyline with books 7, 8 and 9 of Allies of the King. These books team the player with a motley crew consisting of an exiled Rohir, a Dunlending woman and an Elf of Lothlorien.

Regions

Riders of Rohan adds one big zone and two smaller zones to the game world:[2]

Mounted Combat

Riders of Rohan allows players to fight from horseback for the first time. Early quests in The Wold of East Rohan give players access to a War-steed, a special breed of horse trained for combat. Players can learn special attacks and maneuvers for their War-steeds and their mounts level up with experience just as the players do. War-steeds can be ridden in most game regions but mounted combat options are only available in Rohan.

See Also


The Lord of the Rings Online
Games titles Shadows of Angmar · Mines of Moria · Siege of Mirkwood · Rise of Isengard · Riders of Rohan · Helm's Deep
Storyline Volume I: Shadows of Angmar · Volume II: Mines of Moria · Volume III: Allies of the King · Volume IV: The Strength of Sauron · In Their Absence
Soundtrack Shadows of Angmar · Mines of Moria
Pack titles Adventure Pack · Loot Bag
Mines of Moria Minigames King Under the Mountain · Swig and Toss · Eleventy-Seven Morsels
Elements Books · Characters · Locations · Ships · Structures
Kinships · Middle-earth Online

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND TURBINE UNVEIL THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™: RIDERS OF ROHAN™" , www.lotro.com (accessed 30 January 2012)
  2. Justin Olivetti, "Riding into Rohan: LotRO maps out in 2012" dated 25 January 2012, Massively (accessed 29 January 2012)