Today Turbine unveiled a new developer diary video and a new batch of screenshots for The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, the first expansion for the award-winning massively multiplayer online game, which will release on November 18th.

In this new video Art Director, Harry Teasley, and Lead World Designer, Matt Elliott, discuss developing the world of Mines of Moria. In addition, the new screenshots depict Silvertine Lodes, one of many new areas that will be added to the game.

Mines of Moria expands the online world of Middle-earth to let players adventure into one of the largest and most dangerous online underground environments ever created while extending the challenge to new heights with two new classes, ten additional levels, and hundreds of new quests.