Sunday, May 30, 2010

Episode 27 Contest Time

Hey all-

In this episode we:

Cover the LOTRO news including:
The Welcome Back Weekend (
Argab the Featured Player ( )
Tell the Community about Burglars ( )
Irritated by Lore Lawyers (see the post below)
New LOTRO Podcast: The Green Dragon Inn ( )

We'll discuss what I've been doing in game, including my run through Fire & Ice (1.5.8) here for the pics ( )

The Heart of the Show will focus on the Rift Skirmish and our Contest. Special thanks to Leesah of DDOCocktail Hour ( ) for donating the prize: A signed copy of the Shadows of Angmar Collectors Edition!

Rules for the Contest are as follows:
1) Write a back-story for your character
2) Make the back-story lore compliant and reasonable (you can't be the fifth wizard or Thorin's best friend)
3) Send your character's back-story to by June 15, 2010

Keep in mind that length does not equal quality. If it's too long and I can't finish won't win.

Winners will be announced on the June 22 episode!

Then we wrapup with listener feedback.

Hope you enjoy the show!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Episode 27 - Delayed and Lore Lawyers Rant Feedback

Hey all

I apologize but Episode 27 is going to be delayed a few days. I have had a few work related issues that have kept me at the office late so I haven't been able to record. I expect that the Holiday weekend will get me back on track.

Thank you for your patience.

On the flip side...I did have a few minutes earlier in the week to rant and rave about "Lore Lawyers"....check out my blog here:

I only mention the blog because it was later picked up on No Prisoners No Mercy in their first "Quack Like A Duck" issue. NPNM picked it up from Syp's Bio Break Quote of the Day. Check out both their links.


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Episode 26 - Carn Dum

Hey all-

The heart of this episode will focus on the Carn Dum instance. Below are some of the other links I mentioned during the show:

Elrond is the Red Skull

Szarwyn is the Featured Player

MMO Land Size

Radiance/Gloom/Hope/Dread (special thanks to Ivaneus for the link)

Thanks also to Elahndria and Shipwreck for the lessons in Sindarin. I hope to butcher the beautiful elven language much less in the future.

Linnet's Lore where there are more details about the May 15th Bloggers Gathering

Also check out Cobrette's back stories at

Special Thanks to Lessah at the DDO Cocktail Hour for her donation of a autographed LOTRO Collector's Edition. Check out the DDO Cocktail Hour at:

I hope you enjoy the episode. Leave some comments in reply to the show and don't forget to vote in our poll.


Thursday, April 29, 2010

Episode 25 Bugs Bunny Moves Into Bag End

Hey all-

In this episode we cover the following:

Saying Good-Bye to WoWCast
Corrections to last episode's Radiance Gear Discussion
Turbine News about the 3rd Anniversary

The Heart of the Show will take a look at Warner Brother's recent acquisition of Turbine and LOTRO (See the blog entry below for a link to the press release).

Give it a listen and then leave a reply to the show notes regarding what you think the acquisition will mean. Also place a vote in this episode's poll.

Thanks for listening,

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

BIG NEWS: Warner Bros. acquires Middle Earth....

Warner Bros which already had the rights to the majority of the LOTR game rights, has acquired Turbine.

See the link to the press release below:

What do you think of the news?


Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Episode 24 - Your Armor is Radiant

Hey all-

Episode 24 covers the following:

What I've Been Doing in Game
LOTRO Headlines including a look in to the Minstrel of the Gallery Blog found at

The Heart of the Show focuses on the Medallions of Moria, Lothlorien and Dol Guldur and the related radiance armor sets. Follow this link to a pretty useful entry on Radiance, Hope, Gloom and Dread.

Vote on our poll regarding what type a player you are.


Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Episode 23 A Spring in Your Step

In this Episode the focus is on the Spring Festival. We'll discuss:

What I've Been Doing in Game
Headlines from
The Spring Festival
LOTRO Machinama from Lunna the Burg

Check out Lunna's video at:

Check out the poll and tell me how you enjoy LOTRO's Festivals

Also leave a response to this question in the show notes:

Have you ever done a quest that didn't 'fit' your character?