Hi all, looking for a family friendly kin, for both me and my son . I've been playing slowly as and when RL allows both, with my main a Lv58 guardian (metalsmith with highest guild rep ) and a "joint" main lv 56 hunter (wood worker with again highest guild rep ) with my primary school aged son. LOTRO has been a "hidden" educational tool, (Okay sindarin isn't taught in school, it is amazing how much reading and even basic maths is needed to play, just ask my son ) . So really looking for a home, hopefully with light /med RP (Was an avid FTF RPGER when much younger,but in game really only done the odd bit here and there, but really want to learn) . My son doesn't play unsupervised (well I end up with keyboard and mouse, son gets to read and add up : ) ).
LOTRO is my first MMO. I have tried others, but always returned. Falling in love with it again, enjoying the slow stroll to towards Mordor, savoring the journey.
I hear you about LOTRO pulling you back in - it too was my first MMO, and I have tried others but have since returned back home
As far as kinships go, there are plenty on the server that would suit your needs. Have a good read of the kinship section of the forums and do check out the Laurelin Archives, a fantastic resource for all things Laurelin.
It sounds like Sanctuary is what you are looking for. Our kin-mum (leader) has her mum and daughter in the kinship. We also have other families in the kinship and I also hope to add my son (now a teenager) to the roster if he gets back into LOTRO at some point.
We are a casual, light RP kinship that has become a large group of friends and family. Formed since before the game was in beta, we have a consistent core of addicts that have always been here, complemented by many travellers that regularly come and go but never leave. Once a Sanctuarian, always a Sanctuarian.
We have a regular kin gathering on Monday evenings, with ad hoc instances, questing, deeding and raids. Most other times you will find someone from Sanctuary online lurking in the shadows.
At present we are also putting together an alt night. Firstly to assist our lower level players and also to provide something different to the normal level cap grind that our long term players are going through with their alts.
The majority of our players fall into the mature bracket and maintaining a family friendly environment is a priority.
If you look at some of the recent applications, you will see that most tell us a little bit about themselves, and MOST IMPORTANTLY confirm that they have read and agree to the pledge.
Once you have done that an officer will post up some helpful links and also details of our officers who you can contact in game. Normally one of our officers will then find you before you find us to sort out the invite, although we obviously ask that you keep a look out for officers too.
If you wish to discuss the kin in more detail before registering, then if you go to the social panel in game and in the fellowing section you can search for Sanctuary members in the filter option on the right hand side of the panel just below the quest option. I am sure that a member will be able to point you in the right direction. Alternatively I'm more than happy to come on at a time that is convenient to the both of us, if you wish to chat first.
Hope you see you in game soon
Morbi at your service
May stone always shield your head from the sky and ale be at your hand, but not too much ale, you know how you get after the twelfth tankard.
As our Morbi said the social panel is your best bet to find a Sanctuarian online and then send them a tell asking if an officer is about. Alternatively if there's a time that you normally play then let us know and we can make sure one of us is about to get you invited to the kin.
As I've just shipped off my daughter to France for the weekend I'm looking forward to getting some quality LOTRO time this weekend, possibly with my son in tow. So hopefully I'll bump into you soon.