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 …

New LOTRO Legendary Relic Options

With the Echoes of the Dead update, Turbine revamped all the Legendary Item Relics and provided a whole host of new options.  I’ve been going through trying to figure out which are best for my classes as thought I’d share my thoughts on it.  In this, I’m making one key …

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 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 …

LOTRO Echoes of the Dead New Armor Stats

With the new patch to Bullroarer, I’ve updated my spreadsheets for the new sets available.  I’m not confident these will be the final stats, but something to take a look at for those of you who are interested. I’m still working on a way to compare the individual pieces and …

LOTRO Minstrel Class Developer Diary

Tim “Raskolnikov” Lang has posted the first of the highly anticipated Developer Diaries for the upcoming content focusing on the Minstrel Class. Tim starts with his gameplay for tackling this upgrade by looking at the massive feedback thread, coupled with his thoughts playing his minstrel on live, and finally talking …

More Class Revamp News

Earlier yesterday we learned about the Minstrel revamp and later last night Sapience confirmed that the second class would be the Burglar.  We should be seeing the Minstrel diary later today with the Burglar diary tomorrow. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for my Minnie, not that I’m unhappy …

Minstrel Confirmed as One of the LOTRO Class Revamps

We’ve known for a while now that 3 classes are being revamped in this upcoming patch, and today Sapience confirmed that not only is the first one the Minstrel but that the dev diary will be coming out for it tomorrow. We’ll probably see the second diary up on Friday, …

Latest End-game Armor Spreadsheets

So I finally got around to updating these spreadsheets with all the changes in the F2P launch.  The other big addition is love for the Champions such that this spreadsheet covers Wardens, Captains, and Minstrels as well.  Sadly I can’t take screen shots of the other radiance sets for Champions …

Playing Second Fiddle

You may have noticed this post over on LOTRO Reporter, so this is purely a re-post of that information. I’ve primarily focused on how to not only solo effectively as a Warden but tank and hold agro as well.  However, a recent post on the Guardian forums got me thinking …