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News Archives - April 2007

The Thursday Thesis
Posted on 4/26/2007 at 10:26 PM by Aeneas2
The major news of the week is the release of the RotWK 2.01 patch after many months of waiting. You can download it either through the automatic download in the game, or from here. Instructions for installing the patch if you download it via the second option can be found here.

We have also recently put up a new poll: What are your thoughts on the new RotWK patch? Vote here.
Another Poll Roundup
Posted on 4/26/2007 at 9:52 PM by Aeneas2
Our most recent poll asked Besides Borormir, which member of the Fellowship would have succumbed to the Ring first? Frodo was the clear favorite, followed by Pippin in second.

Frodo [194 votes]
Sam [56 votes]
Pippin [140 votes]
Merry [44 votes]
Aragorn [105 votes]
Legolas [30 votes]
Gimli [109 votes]
Gandalf [112 votes]

Our next poll asks what you think about the new Rise of the Witch-King patch. Vote here!
Having Trouble Downloading the Patch?
Posted on 4/25/2007 at 11:09 PM by Aeneas2
If you are having trouble download the new patch, you can now download it from here. Instructions for installing it can be found here.

N.B. The patch can be still be downloaded using the automatic download option, but this alternate method may be quicker.
RotWK Patch Is Out!
Posted on 4/24/2007 at 10:46 PM by Aeneas2
The long awaited patch for Rise of the Witch-King is finally out! You can download it through the game's automatic updater. Go, go, go!
The Thursday Thesis
Posted on 4/19/2007 at 11:39 PM by Aeneas2
Over the past week, the logo contest for the Lore forum was won by Medusason's entry "The Library Of Minas Tirith". See the new logo here.

A new Rise of the Witch-King tournament has been announced by GameSpy Arena.

Last but certainly not the least of our weekly news is BloodPhoenix's decision to commit his time at HG to helping out with programming, meaning that he will no long be moderating the Game Mods and World Builder Forum. You can see more details here.
Goodbye to BP
Posted on 4/19/2007 at 10:18 PM by Aeneas2
Due to a variety of reasons including more programming duties for HG, Angel BloodPhoenix is leaving his post at BFME2H. See this thread for a few more details.
Dell Sponsored RotWK Tournament
Posted on 4/15/2007 at 10:37 PM by Aeneas2
For those of you interested in tournaments, Dell is sponsoring a RotWK tournament at GameSpy Arena. The top prize if a Dell XPS 700 Desktop. The official website is here.
Logo Contest Winner
Posted on 4/14/2007 at 10:44 AM by Aeneas2
Congratulations to MedusaSon for his winning logo. It is now gracing the top of the Lore Forum, which has now been renamed The Library of Minas Tirith to fit with the logo. See both here and congratulate MedusaSon and his entry, along with the others, in this thread. Thanks to everyone who entered with their fantastic logos.
The Thursday Thesis
Posted on 4/12/2007 at 10:33 PM by Aeneas2
Voting is currently underway for the new logo for the Lore forum. View the entries and vote in this thread.

We have also started a new poll for you Lore fans. Vote here.

That's all for this week. Be sure to keep checking in for your BFME2 news!
Poll Roundup
Posted on 4/12/2007 at 10:03 PM by Aeneas2
In our last poll, we asked what your favorite race in Middle Earth is. The Elves can out has the clear winners with Dwarves and Men tied in a distant second.

The Results:
Elves [243 votes]
Dwarves [134 votes]
Men [134 votes]
Hobbits [28 votes]
Orcs [52 votes]
Trolls [34 votes]
Ents [28 votes]
Eagles [22 votes]
Dragons [84 votes]
Balrogs [107 votes]
Wizards [99 votes]
Other [44 votes]

Our next poll asks a more thought-provocting question: besides Borormir, which member of the Fellowship would have succumbed to the Ring first? Vote here!
Logo Contest Voting
Posted on 4/10/2007 at 8:15 AM by Aeneas2
Voting for the new logo for the Lore Forum is underway. Vote in this thread before midnight on Friday.
Forum Logo Contest Is Almost Over
Posted on 4/9/2007 at 8:10 PM by Aeneas2
There is only a few hours left to submit your entry for the LotR Discussions Forum Logo Contest. Either post your logo in this thread or email me.
The Thursday Thesis
Posted on 4/6/2007 at 12:59 AM by Aeneas2
The winner for BFME2H's caption contest, QuantumMechanic, was announced last Friday for his Fireman Fundin toon.

BFME2 Heaven is now holding another contest, this one to come up with a design for the Lord of the Rings Discussion Forum. See the details here.

One of our fellow BFME2 fan sites, Middle Earth Vault, announced that it is holding a map making contest. If you want to enter, head over to MEV to see the specifics.

Last (but most certainly not least) is the recent news on the RotWK 1.01 patch, which should be released by the end of next week. View the full announcement on our forums.
RotWK 1.01 Patch News!
Posted on 4/4/2007 at 10:34 PM by Aeneas2
We have finally heard a little more about the much-delayed 1.01 patch for Rise of the Witch-King. It's now expected out by the end of next week.
I'm happy to say that we will be submitting to our final approval process this week and should see a release of the patch by late next week. The final approval takes about a week of testing, i've mentioned this before.

Read the full message and discuss it in this thread.
MEV Map-Making Contest
Posted on 4/4/2007 at 10:26 PM by Aeneas2
Middle Earth Vault has announced that it is holding a map-making contest for BFME2 and RotWK. View the full details here. If you have any questions about the World Builder, be sure to look at our World Builder Resources or ask in our World Builder & Game Mods Forum.