Red Post Collection: Tryndamere with Context on Riot

Posted on at 9:29 PM by Moobeat
Happy New Year summoners! Tonight's red post collection features a pentakill worth of posts from Marc "Tryndamere" Merrill - the President and Co-founder of Riot Games - on topics ranging from the complication of shipping new features such as replays and a new client, refuting claims of Riot being "greedy", building up Riot's global infrastructure, and much, much more!

Continue reading for more information

Free Champion Rotation Preseason Week 6

Posted on at 9:18 AM by frostyNinja
This week's, Preseason Week 6, free to play champion rotation includes Janna, Ryze, Teemo, Garen, Akali, Lee Sin, Vayne, Leona, Varus and Diana. These champions will be available for free play starting tomorrow!
Continue reading for the IP/RP prices of these champions just in case you enjoy one of them so much that want to pick it up when the free weeks over!

Champion and Skin Sale 12/31 - 01/03

Posted on at 7:03 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 31st and January 3rd, you'll be able to pick up Harbinger Kassadin for 487 RP, Overlord Malzahar for 487 RP, Infernal Mordekaiser for 260 RP, Hecarim for 487 RP, Nocturne for 440 RP and Nasus for 292 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

[Updated] Red Post Collection: Foro on improving East Coast NA experience, NA LCS Tickets now available, and more!

Posted on at 3:19 AM by Moobeat
[Update] Added in a few additional comments on latency and server issues by Riot Foro.

This morning's red post collection features a few comments on improving the ping and latency for East Coast NA players, IronStylus with a few comments on a fan made VU/Rework list, Meddler commenting on what items work with Shaco's clone, a note on NA LCS tickets being available for purchase, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

[Closed] Snowdown RP Giveaway!

Posted on at 8:16 PM by Moobeat
[ Contest closed! Thanks for entering! ]

The Snowdown is still underway and it's time to celebrate the holiday with an RP giveaway!
Continue reading to see how you can snag your own frosty stash of RP!

Champion and Skin Sale 12/27 - 12/30

Posted on at 7:16 AM by Moobeat
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 27th and December 30th, you'll be able to pick up Gragas Esq for 487 RP, Grungy Nunu for 375 RP, Groovy Zilean for 260 RP, Viktor for 487 RP, Heimerdinger for 395 RP and Jarvan IV for 440 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

Red Post Collection: Yasuo Tidbits and Bug Fixes, Gifting Limit up until end of Dec 25th, and more!

Posted on at 10:12 AM by Moobeat
Happy Holidays everyone! This afternoon's red post collection features several tidbits on Yasuo and various bug fixes coming his way, Udyr announcing that gifting caps are being temporarily raised from 3 to 6 until the end of Dec 25th PST, and notice on the Winter Holidays Live Server status thread for EU!
Continue reading for more information!

Free Champion Rotation Preseason Week 5

Posted on at 9:19 AM by frostyNinja
Update: As it turns out, Yasuo and Jarvan IV are indeed in the active free to play rotation, contrary to what was posted yesterday. Face the wind.

This week's, Preseason Week 5, free to play champion rotation includes Gangplank, Soraka, Ezreal, Shen, Kog'Maw, Jarvan IV, Xerath, Syndra, Nami and Yasuo. These champions will be available for free play starting tomorrow!
Continue reading for the IP/RP prices of these champions just in case you enjoy one of them so much that want to pick it up when the free weeks over!

Champion and Skin Sale 12/24 - 12/27

Posted on at 7:02 AM by Moobeat
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 24th and December 27th, you'll be able to pick up Rumble in the Jungle for 487 RP, Full Metal Jayce for 675 RP, Crimson Elite Riven for 260 RP, Ahri for 487 RP, Veigar for 292 RP and Xerath for 440 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

This Week in eSports 12/16 - 12/22

Posted on at 6:00 PM by Glyceroll
Ready to catch up on the results from this weekend's Battle of the Atlantic and 2014 NA LCS Spring Promotion tourney?
Warning: There will be spoilers after the jump! If you'd like to view VODs for this weekends games, you can find them here spoiler free  - Otherwise, continue reading for more information!

Red Post Collection: EU Service Update Dec 2013, Unintentional Fiddle Fear Change, and more!

Posted on at 6:46 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features a update on the EU server problems for December, a heads up on an unintentional change to Fiddlesticks fear that went out in 3.15, a reminder that Snowdown icons may not distribute instantly as soon as you've  earned them, a small PBE change to Smite, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

[12/20 - 12/22] Battle of the Atlantic Week 2 & NA LCS Spring Promo

Posted on at 5:30 AM by Moobeat
This weekend features not one but TWO exciting eSports events - The second half of the Battle of the Atlantic and the NA LCS Spring Promotion tourney!
Continue reading for a detailed run down on both events, including team information, schedule, and VODs once they become available! [ Note: This post will be SPOILER FREE - avoid the comments ]

Red Post Collection: OGN Summoner icons and PBE Updates on hold until Jan 5th!

Posted on at 5:22 PM by Moobeat
While I'm sure you are all still out there enjoying the Snowdown, here's a short red post collection for you - topics include the ten new OGN Champions Winter summoner icons and news that PBE updates will be suspended until Jan 5th due to the holidays!
Continue reading for more information!

Snowdown is upon us!

Posted on at 4:09 PM by Moobeat
[Note] Click here for more info on NA RP purchase being disabled.

Good news everyone - THE SNOWDOWN IS UPON US! This holiday event features tons of festive new content to obtain and enjoy between now and ( Jan 2nd ) - including three new champion skins, twenty returning champion skins, a new ward skin, two returning ward skins, new summoner icons, the return of Mystery Gifting, AND a new Showdown featured game mode!
What are you waiting for!? Continue reading to learn more about how you can deck the halls with all these holiday themed goodies!

12/19 PBE Update: Lunar Goddess Diana particles, Gong ward skin, and more!

Posted on at 1:24 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated - Lunar Goddess Diana now has a full set of new particles, the new Gong ward skin is now available for testing, and we have batch of more tentative balance changes!
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

Champion and Skin Sale 12/20 - 12/23

Posted on at 7:38 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 20th and December 23rd, you'll be able to pick up Arctic Ops Kennen for 487 RP, Tundra Fizz for 375 RP, Glacial Olaf for 260 RP, Lissandra for 487 RP, Trundle for 440 RP and Anivia for 395 RP.

Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

Red Post Collection: Update on Preseason Rune Changes, Ryze's viability, context on Annie PBE changes, and more!

Posted on at 9:16 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features an update on the Preseason rune changes we've heard about but not seen yet, ricklessabandon sharing this thoughts on Ryze, a heads up on some 2014 Season Start tests currently headed to the PBE, context on the tentative Annie passive and R changes from today's PBE update, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

12/18 PBE Update: Several new icons, New Flash VFX, and more!

Posted on at 11:50 AM by Moobeat
[ Update ] Added in a post about the 2014 Season Start PBE Test - Non Ranked queues down until ~Monday.

The PBE has been updated! New changes include an update to Lunar Goddess Diana, new visual effects for the summoner spell Flash, oodles of new and updated icons, and mention of a new "Gong" ward skin! You'll also find several tentative balance changes for champions, including Rengar's, Annie's, Nasus, and others.
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

Red Post Collection: Update on Xerath rework, Riven PBE Changes discussion, more on LG Diana, and MORE!

Posted on at 10:57 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features a status update on the Xerath rework, more discussion on Lunar Goddess Diana, Scarizard chatting about the recent Riven changes on the PBE, Yakaru revealing some "deep technical changes" that should eventually fix up vision/fog of war related bugs, and MORE!
Continue reading for more information!

12/17 PBE Update: Banner of the Horse Ward skin and Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 10:50 AM by Moobeat
[Note]: Riven's Q ratio has been changed from .7 bonus AD to .4/.45/.5/.55/.6 TOTAL AD.
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The PBE has been updated! Along with some minor changes to Lunar Goddess Diana's model and a new" Banner of the Horse ward skin, several tentative balance changes for Riven, Shyvana, Nasus, and several items are included in this patch. You'll also find that both Wicked Hatchet and Lord Van Damm's Pillager have made a return back to Dominion and TTL!
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

Red Post Collection: Snowdown planned for later this week, Lunar Goddess Diana discussion, and much more!

Posted on at 10:44 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features Hippalus with a small comment on the Snowdown start date, a ton of additional discussion on Lunar Goddess Diana, Morello chatting on the next Lux Skin, Ao Shin, and more, a heads up on some new EU prepaid options, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

12/16 PBE Update: Tentative balance changes for Anivia and Kassadin.

Posted on at 11:39 AM by Moobeat
A small PBE patch has been deployed! Changes include tentative balance changes for Anivia, Olaf and Kassadin, including a new iteration of Kass's Nether Blade ( W ) ability.
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

Snowstorm Sivir steels herself for winter

Posted on at 11:38 AM by Moobeat
The official preview for our third upcoming Snowdown 2013 skin is here! Feast your eyes on Snowstorm Sivir!
"Slinging an especially unique snowflake, this wintry Battle Mistress could pass as a fourth leader in the frozen Freljord. Instead, Snowstorm Sivir boomerangs her blade across the Howling Abyss, cutting her enemies to the core like the biting winter wind. Her bounty claimed, Snowstorm Sivir takes her leave under the shroud of snow flurries, sure to return to the hunt more ferocious than ever."
"Hunt in the frozen north with Snowstorm Sivir, available only during Snowdown."
Itching for previews of the other two new Snowdown skins? Check 'em out:

Free Champion Rotation Preseason Week 4

Posted on at 9:23 AM by frostyNinja
This week's, Preseason Week 4, free to play champion rotation includes Annie, Ashe, Morgana, Nunu, Sona, Trundle, Orianna, Volibear, Sejuani and Draven. These champions will be available for free play starting tomorrow!
Continue reading for the IP/RP prices of these champions just in case you enjoy one of them so much that want to pick it up when the free weeks over!

New Champion and Skin Sale 12/17 - 12/20

Posted on at 7:21 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 17th and December 20th, you'll be able to pick up Frost Queen Janna for 487 RP, Frostfire Annie for 487 RP, Frosted Ezreal for 260 RP, Volibear for 487 RP, Irelia for 440 RP and Janna for 292 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

This week in eSports 12/9 - 12/15

Posted on at 5:43 PM by Glyceroll
Ready to catch up on the results from this weekend's Battle of the Atlantic and 2014 EU LCS Spring Promotion tourney?
Warning: There will be spoilers after the jump! If you'd like to view VODs for this weekends games, you can find them here spoiler free  - Otherwise, continue reading for more information!

Panser's S@20 Weekly Recap: Week of December 9th

Posted on at 1:45 PM by Prof. Fridays
Miss out on some of the League of Legends news from the past week? Worry not, for Panser's got you covered with her weekly news recap for the week of December 9th!
Articles Mentioned:

Red Post Collection: Lunar Goddess Diana Discussion, More on OCE 3.15, Team Builder update on PBE, and more!

Posted on at 6:07 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features an ample amount of discussion on the new Lunar Goddess Diana skin, a follow up from Riot Natural20 on the OCE 3.15 situation, an announcement that a new Team Builder build is up on the PBE for testing, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Red Post Collection: Skarner Disabled on Live, 3.15 to OCE on Dec 18th, Yasuo's lack of scaling MR, and MORE!

Posted on at 3:26 AM by Moobeat
This morning's red post collection features a notice that Skarner has been disabled due to his rework accidentally shipping to live, a heads up that the Oceania servers will be getting patch 3.15 a few days late, CertainlyT talking about Yasuo's lack of scaling MR, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

12/13 PBE Update: Lunar Revel Skins for Tryndamere, Riven, and Diana

Posted on at 7:43 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! In addition to some tentative balance changes, three new skins for next year's Lunar Revel event have popped up - Lunar Goddess Diana, Warring Kingdoms Tryndamere, and Dragonblade Riven!
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

[12/13-12/15] Battle of the Atlantic & EU LCS Spring Promo

Posted on at 12:20 PM by Glyceroll
This weekend features not one but TWO exciting eSports events - The first half of the Battle of the Atlantic and the EU LCS Spring Promotion tourney!
Continue reading for a detailed run down on both events, including team information, schedule, and VODs once they become available!

Season 3 Championship Ward Skin Now Available

Posted on at 11:36 AM by Moobeat
A new, limited edition Season 3 Championship Ward Skin is now available for purchase! Featuring a dark, blue and grey design that would make even Championship Thresh jealous, this ward skin will run you 640 RP, will only be available until the end of preseason, and includes it's own unique spawn and death animations!
"Light your path to victory with the Season 3 Championship ward skin. Cast in the silvery blue of Championship skins past, this gank guardian will make a Summoner's Cup-worthy addition to your collection."
"Permanently commemorate your League of Legends play this year with the limited edition Season 3 Championship ward skin for 640 RP. Available in the store until the end of preseason."
Continue reading for a better look!

Yasuo Now Available!

Posted on at 3:10 AM by Moobeat
Yasuo has blown into Runeterra and is now available for purchase!
During his first week of availability, Yasuo will be priced at 975 RP / 7800 IP, after which he will drop to the standard 6300 IP price point. Alternatively, you can pick up both Yasuo and High Noon Yasuo in his release bundle for a mere 1462 RP.

Continue reading for a better look at Yasuo, the Unforgiven, including a preview of his release skin, details on his abilities, an encore presentation of his champion spotlight, special interactions, and more!

Anivia Texture Update in 3.15!

Posted on at 10:32 PM by Moobeat
Patch 3.15 features a texture update for Anivia - nearly all of her skins have received a fresh coat of paint and some much deserved visual polish!
Continue reading for more info on Anivia's cool new look!

Red Post Collection - Info on Rammus W Changes, Thanks for Yasuo PBE Feedback, Team Builder Update, Snowdown Icon testing on PBE, and MORE!

Posted on at 7:58 PM by Moobeat
Itching for patch 3.15 to hit live servers? Why not pass the time with a red post collection! Tonight's collection features a discussion on the upcoming changes to Rammus' W, CertainlyT with a thank you for Yasuo's PBE testers, an update on the Team builder - including the announcement of weekly PBE testing, info on the Snowdown 2013 icon crediting methods now testing on the PBE, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Patch 3.15 - Server Maintenance and Patch Notes

Posted on at 1:42 PM by Moobeat
Good news everyone - server maintenance times for patch 3.15 has been announced for later tonight and the patch notes are now available!
Continue reading for more information, including maintenance times for each server and the full patch notes!

New Champion and Skin Sale 12/13 - 12/16

Posted on at 10:04 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 13th and December 16th, you'll be able to pick up Divine Soraka for 487 RP, Temple Jax for 375 RP, Loch Ness Cho'Gath for 260 RP, Zyra for 487 RP, Caitlyn for 440 RP and Kassadin for 395 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

12/12 PBE Update - Porosplosion.

Posted on at 4:35 AM by Moobeat
A small, late night ( or early morning! ) update has been pushed to the PBE and I think poro lovers will be very interested in what popped up...

Remember those "significant changes" to what happens when a game of Showdown game end that BuffMePlz mentioned earlier? It's been added in this patch and it's pretty awesome - behold the POROSPLOSION!
Continue reading for a few more small notes about this that also made it into this update!

Red Post Collection: MsPudding's Ranked Tips, Rengar Discussion, Challenge rewards update, Riot API, and more!

Posted on at 10:41 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features more on the Rengar rework ( as well as note that a new, updated discussion thread will be coming soon ), an update on the Challenger ranked rewards issues, MsPudding with some sweet ranked tips, a reminder on Graves' upcoming price reduction, the launch of Riot's API beta, and  more!
Continue reading for more information!

Yasuo Champion Spotlight

Posted on at 3:21 PM by Moobeat
The winds of change are blowing in and Yasuo is almost here!

Check out his champion spotlight for an overview of his abilities and play style!

Snow Day Singed puts snow down on your showdown

Posted on at 11:12 AM by Moobeat
Here's Riot's official preview for Snow Day Singed, one of our upcoming Snowdown 2013 skins!
"Snow Day Singed storms your way using his (patent pending) Portablizzard backpack. Singed's proxy blizzards mean that anyone giving chase is in for a long haul down the lane. Bundled up and ready to fight, Snow Day Singed is ready to put the snow down on your showdown."
"Chase down Snow Day Singed before he sleds away at the end of Snowdown."

eSports Update: LCS Changes in 2014, EG moves to America, an Alliance forms in EU, and Lemondogs roster!

Posted on at 7:34 PM by Glyceroll
While we usually wait until the end of the week to bring you a summary of the eSports news, quite a number of big announcements went out today and we want to make sure you are all caught up before this weekend's Battle of the Atlantic and Spring Promotion series!
Continue reading for more information on upcoming changes to the LCS in the 2014 season, Evil Genuises moving to America, Alliance - a new EU team formed by two former EG members, and the new Lemondogs roster!

[Updated] 12/10 PBE Update - Snowdown 2013 Summoner Icons & Login!

Posted on at 1:41 PM by Moobeat
[ Update] : The Snowdown Login screen has been added in a second patch!

The PBE has been updated! Today's new goodies include several new Snowdown summoner icons, Vintage loading screens for the All-Star skins ( which won't return to live until June 2014 ), Yasuo's unique taunts being enabled, and more!
Continue reading for the latest from the Public Beta Environment!

Red Post Collection: Next Support in Early 2014, Status update on Rengar, Rune Page and Mystery Champion gifting on PBE

Posted on at 10:36 PM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection features a comment on when we can expect the next support champion, a small status update on the Rengar rework, a heads up that rune page gifting and mystery champion gifting are currently testing on the PBE, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Yasuo Promo - "The Road to Ruin"

Posted on at 5:09 PM by Moobeat
Itching for more on Yasuo? Check out the new promo site out for more on how Yasuo became known as the "The Unforgiven"!

Winter Wonder Lulu still tastes purple?

Posted on at 11:27 AM by Moobeat
Here's Pabro with a heads up on Winter Wonder Lulu, one of the three skins celebrating this year's Snowdown!
 "Trailed by a transmogrified, poro-whimsic Pix, Winter Wonder Lulu is ready for Snowdown. Shiver at the icy sound of a newly glacial Glitterlance and beware polymorphification into a harmless, carrot-nostriled snowchamp. After frosting over her foes, the Winter Wonder sails into the cool Snowdown sunset on a darling poro-loon."
"Spread poros to each and every queue with Winter Wonder Lulu, available only during Snowdown"

Be sure to notice that Winter Wonder Lulu now has blue eyes instead of pink eyes like she had on the PBE and be aware the last line of the announcement confirms these skins will be legacy!

Free Champion Rotation Preseason Week 3

Posted on at 10:38 AM by Moobeat
This week's, Preseason Week 3, free to play champion rotation includes Cho'Gath, Graves, Heimerdinger, Irelia, Karma, Lulu, Master Yi, Quinn, Shaco, and Twisted Fate. These champions will be available for free play starting tomorrow!

Continue reading for the IP/RP prices of these champions just in case you enjoy one of them so much that want to pick it up when the free weeks over!

New Champion and Skin Sale 12/10 - 12/13

Posted on at 7:41 AM by Moobeat
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between December 10th and December 13th, you'll be able to pick up Firefang Warwick for 487 RP, Scorched Earth Xerath  for 675 RP, Hot Rod Corki for 260 RP, Elise for 487 RP, Orianna for 440 RP and Lux for 395 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

This Week in eSports 12/2 - 12/8

Posted on at 8:30 PM by Glyceroll
Ready for another update all the recent eSports news? I hope so because he's "This week in eSports" for the week of December 2nd to December 8th!
Warning: There will be spoilers after the jump! Continue reading for the latest on roster changes,  off season events, and MORE!

Red Post Collection: Post-incident message on EUW Lag, Info on recent PBE problems, Phreak explains Magic Pen, and more!

Posted on at 1:00 PM by Moobeat
[ Update ] - According to Scarizard, Garen's E bug is set to be fixed in 3.15!

Today's red post collection features Riot tmx with a post-incident message on the recent EUW server lag, more info on the recent PBE problems, Showdown mode feedback from the PBE community, Phreak explaining how magic pen works, an IronStylus with some quick armored lady sketches!
Continue reading for more information!

Panser's S@20 Weekly Recap: Week of December 2nd

Posted on at 8:41 AM by frostyNinja
Miss out on some of the League of Legends news from the past week? Worry not, for Panser's got you covered with her weekly news recap for the week of December 2nd!

Articles mentioned:

12/7 PBE Update: S3 Champ Ward Skin and Snowstorm Sivir, Winter Wonder Lulu, & Snow Day Singed Splash arts!

Posted on at 6:53 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! In addition to more of the reverted changes creeping back in, we also have splash arts for Snow Day Singed, Winter Wonder Lulu, and Snowstorm Sivir, the new Season 3 Championship Ward Skin, and more!
Continue reading for the latest from the Public Beta Environment!

12/6 PBE Update: Yasuo Login Screen, Snowstorm Sivir & Snow Day Singed Load Screens

Posted on at 4:24 PM by Moobeat
Note: Some mistakes were made and the original version of this post, from late last night, got deleted. Sorry!

[Update]: Showdown is re-enabled!

The PBE has been updated! In addition to numerous rolled back changes creeping back in, we also have theYasuo login screen and load screen images for Snowstorm Sivir and Snow Day Singed!
Continue reading for the latest from the Public Beta Environment!