Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings movies and Frodo Baggins in the BBC radio version, died on June 19 at the age of 88. He was honored by players across multiple servers in The Lord of the Rings Online, some meeting at the Baggins’ home of Bag End while others walked to Rivendell together to gather around the in-game Bilbo and pay their respects.

According to Redditor RoadrageWorker on the Belegaer server, “we gathered in front of Bag End, and to Lobelia’s dislike, had a big firework. There was music and mourning, and we all wished Ian godspeed on this last of journeys.” A similar spontaneous group got together on the Laurelin server and, as sudo_rm_onering added, “My understanding is it basically broke the whole Shire during the gathering lol. And I couldn’t be more approving.”

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