'Tis the season or so they say. Well, that's exactly what Turbine said today with the start of the Yule Festival in The Lord of the Rings Online
. Exactly what is a Yule Festival? It's an in-game celebration that offers new quests and a Festival Square for players to gather in and socialize. There are even special events like a Snowball Fight, Eating Contest, and Theatre Event with a seasonal show.
Turbine has put together a rather lengthy developer diary which can be read here
. We also have some pics of the festivities that are already underway. What are you waiting on? Go get your eggnog flowing
The Lord of the Rings Online: Yule Festival
Beginning today (December 14th), the residents of Winter-home invite you to celebrate the season with them during this year's Yule Festival – and what a celebration it will be!
The town of Winter-home is a beautiful new Winter Festival region and this year's LOTRO Yule Festival is a winter wonderland of activities:
New Quests – Help the residents of Winter-home with the final touches for the celebration
Snowball Fight – Check out the Snowball arena where you can challenge your friends to a frosty duel
Theatre Event – Head over to the local playhouse to catch the seasonal show
Eating Contest – Get your fill of pies, eggs, mushrooms and more in the Winter-home eating contest
Festival Square – Check out the local vendor, meet up with your fellows, or raise a mug to toast the season