How do I change the camera angle in LOTRO?

You can position the camera anywhere around your character to get a better view of your environment.

Mouse Look mode allows you to control the camera with your mouse.

You can enter Mouse Look mode by holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse around.

To rotate the camera around your character, click and hold the left mouse button and move the mouse.

You can zoom in and out by spinning the mousewheel up and down respectively.

Zooming in completely will put you into first-person view; you can also use * (on the Numpad) to toggle between first and third-person perspectives.

You can use the Numpad to change the camera angle as well. Use the arrows and the plus and minus signs on your Numpad to change the camera angle. Alternatively, you can reset the camera to its default position by pressing 0 on your keyboard.

LOTRO Mouse Look FAQs

What is Mouse Look? How do I use it?

Mouse Look mode allows you to control the camera with your mouse. You can enter Mouse Look mode by holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse around. To rotate the camera around your character, click and hold the left mouse button and move the mouse. You can zoom in and out by spinning the mouse wheel up and down respectively. Zooming in completely will put you into first-person view; you can also use [*] (on the Numpad) to toggle between first-and third-person perspectives.

You can modify the Mouse Look settings by accessing the Options Menu (Hold down Ctrl and press O).

What does the Mouse Look Sensitivity option do?

The Mouse Look Sensitivity option controls the sensitivity of your mouse controls while in Mouse Look mode. To adjust the Mouse Look Sensitivity settings, hold down Ctrl and press O. Click on the Mouse tab to bring up the Mouse options.

What does the Mouse Look Smoothing option do?

Mouse Look Smoothing will filter mouse input so that the camera movements are smoother, but can slightly lower the precision of your controls. Access this option by opening your Options Menu (hold down Ctrl + O) and clicking on the Mouse tab.

How do I invert the Mouse Y Axis?

To invert the Mouse Y Axis, hold down Ctrl and press O. Click on the 'Mouse' tab to bring up the Mouse options.

Enabling this option will flip the vertical rotation direction while in Mouse Look mode.

For other mouse options, hold down Ctrl and press O. Click on the 'Mouse' tab to bring up the Mouse options.

How do I customize my camera settings?

To customize your camera settings while in-game:

1. Press Esc
2. Click Options
3. Click Key Mapping
4. Select keys for your commands

How do I disable the camera automatically focusing on my target?

X is the default key for 'Toggle Target Lock-On Mode'. Open your Options Panel by holding down Ctrl and pressing O. Click on 'Key Mapping' and set the 'Toggle Target Lock-On Mode' to an unused key.

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