|The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria|
|Publisher(s)||Turbine, Midway Games, Codemasters|
|Preceded by||The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar|
|Series||The Lord of the Rings|
The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria is the first retail expansion pack for the MMORPG The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar and was released on November 18, 2008. It was announced on March 14, 2008 at Codemasters Online Connect 2008.
A promotional "complete" edition of the game was given out at PAX Prime in 2009. This edition included DVDs containing the game's installation files, as well as a basic manual, serial keys for friends, a sweepstakes entry code to win "$25,000 in prize", a promotional poster, and a poster-sized map of Middle Earth.
The storyline is set in Moria, an enormous underground complex in north-western Middle-earth. Apart from that, the expansion also adds the regions Eregion and Lórien. The game's level cap has been increased to level 60; and the expansion (also called "Volume II") extends the epic storyline by six more books, and adds two new classes, the Rune-keeper and the Warden. Other new features include environment aware AI, dynamic lighting, and a new weapon enhancement system.
- LOTRO Moria Balrog poster.png
Poster featuring the infamous Balrog vs. Gandalf scene.
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