If you've canned that Lord of the Rings Online subscription then Turbine are after you, in a good way. To help win you back they're letting you play for free with all the new updates.
You don't need to reactivate your account, just download the client and log in to the game. All players have been given a +25 percent experience boost too; all this until August 24th.
"Return to LOTRO from August 18th through August 24th and play for free, with a +25% XP bonus for everyone!" says Turbine on the official website.
"Plus - with LOTRO's Endless Summer Savings, you can upgrade your account today and pay only $9.99 per month for hundreds of hours of sizzling adventure. So chill out, slay evil and save money!"
So you get to play your old characters for free, while getting to sample all the latest content and are given an experience boost along the way... not bad. Try it, it's free after all.