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The Mentoring Program Begins!

Friday, 1 Dec 2017
Ladies and gentlemen, it is time to announce the beginning of the Rise of the Witch-king Winter 2.02 Mentor/Mentee Program! The program will run from Friday, December 1st until Wednesday, Januray 31st. Mentoring teams may choose to extend their mentoring sessions beyond this date if they wish,...

Mentoring Program Announcement

Saturday, 18 Nov 2017
We are happy to announce the return of the 2.02 Mentoring program! For those of you who don't know, a mentoring program pairs players who are inexperienced with competitive RotWK or 2.02 (mentees) with more experienced players (mentors). Mentors work closely with their assigned mentees to...

RotWK Lag Minimization Guide

Sunday, 8 Oct 2017
This guide will help you optimize Rise of the Witch-King for minimum lag. If you follow these steps, you can enhance not just your own gaming experience, but also that of others. Note: this guide does not cover lag caused by your internet connection. Also, following it does not fix the offhost...

A 7.0.0 Teaser - Shelob!

Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017
The long awaited version 7.0.0 is finally nearing completion and a lot of great changes are coming with it.In this series of short articles we wanna get you a little hyped and present to you a few of the most interesting ones, so everybody can already start theorycrafting new metas and...

Muadd Interview

Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Today's player spotlight highlights the winner of the last competitive 2.02 tournament, Muadd!Name: Matti. T (No facebook requests plz)Age: 17? Location: Finland Occupation: Carpenter/Construction worker. Future Construction EngineerHobbies: Hitting dem ladies, Gym, Rotwk?, Lots of stuffGR: What...

Gold and Silver Replays

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017
Gold and Silver Replays A Glance into the PastGold and Silver replays are a blast from the past and were a part of the legacy award system from 2005-2009. Given the reintroduction of awards, Gold and Silver Replays are encouraged to be nominated within our replay system. Let's take the time to...

Balance Talk: Would Goblins be the best competitive faction?

Friday, 23 Dec 2016
It is a distant dream scenario that this game could ever have a big competitive E-Sports scene with 300 actions-per-minute (APM) professional players of Korean caliber, but I have always wondered what it would be like and if any faction would clearly dominate when it has been figured out by a...

Balance Talk: Elves vs. Angmar - Fundamentally Imbalanced?

Friday, 16 Dec 2016
From patch 2.01, all versions of 2.02 up until 6.0.0 and funnily enough even in most mods, Angmar vs. Elf has consistently been an extremely hard matchup. In my first edition of Balance Talk I am going to list the five main reasons of why this has always been the case and why it is so hard to...

Promoting Replays

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016
Greetings to all!At some point this year a new site feature was introduced which allows replays to be promoted the status of either Gold or Silver. This feature serves to replace the Hall of Fame, which was not particularly useful, owing to its unmet standards. This of course means our section...

Revisiting the RotWK Stacking System

Friday, 3 Jun 2016
It has come to my attention that there are still many players who have not yet fully grasped the concept of RotWK's Buff / Leadership / Spell / Debuff stacking system. Therefore, I will take you guys on a short journey to jog your memory and / or clarify misconceptions. As most of the higher...