Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 12

This weeks episode focuses on the Anniversary with a little bit of a trip down memory lane. News: Middle-Earth Radio News Dr. Corey Olsen’s Move and new Book My Middle-Earth Recorded Live Show Discussion LOTRO’s 4th Anniversary Massively Interview Topic: My week of Raiding Ost Dunhoth Looking back on the …

Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 11

This episode is a little different in that I primarily just cover the news and my takes on the Echoes of the Dead update.  I should be back on a normal schedule and will get back to my normal news and topic format.  Feel free to let me know if …

LOTRO Echoes of the Dead Patch Notes

There’s way too much to even try to put the on one post – so here’s the link to the full set of patch notes. Major topics include: 1.1 Radiance Removal 1.2 Four New Instances and a 12 Player Raid 1.3 Monsterplay (PVMP) Changes 1.4 Class Updates 1.5 Character Panel …

Interview with LOTRO Producer Aaron “Rowan” Campbell

Episode 9 of the podcast is a special episode as I get the chance to talk with Rowan about the Echoes of the Dead update coming next week.  It certainly was a good chat as I was able to get a feel for why Turbine did some of the things …

LOTRO Developer Diary – Echoes of the Dead Quest Lines

Just when we thought we had seen all of the diaries for the Echoes of the Dead update, Jeff “MadeofLions” Libby (MoL) comes out with another one walking through the various storylines coming up. Most of the storyline comes from the Mysterious Relic event from January as the starting point …

LOTRO Developer Diary – Solofication of Volume 2

A new voice for today’s diary, Bob “Maurath” Hess walks us through the process of re-working Volume 2 in a similar fashion as Volume 1 such that these first two volumes of the epic line can be solo’d.  Where this gets stickier with Volume 2 is that many of the …

LOTRO End Game Content Developer Diaries

We’ve been asking and waiting for a while now and Turbine has released two different diaries one focused on the instance cluster and the other on the 12-man raid Ost Dunhoth. TsiengLiu starts off with walking through the new cluster which includes 2 3-mans, 2 6-mans, and the 12 man …

Updated LOTRO Legendary Items on Bullroarer

With all the discussion on this topic, I wanted to check things out on Bullroarer and see how these all play out.  There were a few things I really wanted to check out: How the existing high tier relics works with Melding Items you can now create via this system …

LOTRO Monster Play Developer Diary

Jared Pruett joins us for a diary on the new changes coming with the Echoes of the Dead Update to the Monster Play (PvMP) system. Two big new changes coming on the side of the free players with a new armor set comparable to the new instance rewards and insignias …

Sally Forth in LOTRO Episode 6

[youtube NfIrkrSwDoQ] News Hunter Dev Diary World Renowned Bullroarer Patch Notes – subject to change! (another patch confirmed) Radiance gone Monster play intro Freep armor Volume 3 Book 3 of Epic line Volume 2 revamp Legendary items and relics New Raid Armor Sets New Instances Instance loot Thanks again to …