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 …

Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 10

This was a little bit later then I wanted, but here is Episode 10 focusing on many of the updates coming with Echoes of the Dead. News: Solofication of Volume 2 New Store Items Battle for Moria Echoes of the Dead Release Date Evendim Revamp Referral Program My Interview with …

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 …

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 – Battle for Moria

Berephon walks us through the much talked about and long awaited changes to the 2.5.5 Instance group.  This is part of the overall re-vamp of Volume 2 to make it soloable but it slightly different as they’re making these instances fully scalable skirmishes as well.  These fights shape up very …

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 …

Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 4

I admit my distraction up front, but did get in some pretty solid LOTRO time this past week. [youtube Hz60tv9jS6A] News LOTRO Store Tweaks Codemaster’s Hacked Account Policy What we know is coming (Sapience’s Post) 3 Classes re-vamped in Q1 update with Dev Diaries coming soon Volume 2 revamp Anniversary …

Even More Good News for LOTRO Raiding

I’ve been looking forward to the new raid coming out in the first quarter, but had missed mention of a second new raid coming up in April.  So that means 2 new raids with associated clusters coming out before we even get out of Spring!  Even more exciting is the implication …

Sally Forth in LOTRO – Episode 3

This episode is a little late due to just being swamped this week, but I should have next week’s episode out on Thursday back on schedule.  As for the length, it is a little longer but that’s mainly due to trying to cover quite a bit of material. News Follow …

LOTRO Interview with Kate Paiz and Adam Mersky

Thanks to the folks over at CStM for pointing out a recent interview on the Ten Ton Hammer Live podcast with Executive Producer and Director of Communication for LOTRO. There is some normal marketing fluff to the interview on the transition and how they’re doing, but they certainly do point …