Sunday, September 2, 2018

Episode 72: More Mordor

Welcome to Episode 72:  More Mordor!

News:

More on the LOTR TV Show (Thanks for the question Dish!)
Series by 2021
https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-lord-of-the-rings-series-reportedly-planned-for-2021/
Ian McKellen
https://tvline.com/2017/12/19/lord-of-the-rings-ian-mckellen-gandalf-amazon-series/
Young Aragorn
https://www.nme.com/blogs/tv-blogs/lord-of-the-rings-tv-series-release-date-plot-cast-2170413

The Fall of Gondolin
Is this it for Tolkien?
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/jrr-tolkiens-latest-posthumous-book-may-actually-be-the-last/2018/08/26/f3d95e20-a556-11e8-8fac-12e98c13528d_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.1b2c0919a2e7
What is it about?
http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/Fall_of_Gondolin

What I've Been Up To

Recommended Reading:
Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
The First Book of Swords by Fred Saberhagen
The Justicar Books by Paul Kidd

Podcasts I'm Recommending:
Revolutions by Mike Duncan
History of the Crusades by Sharyn Eastaugh
Welcome to Night Vale! by Nightvale Presents

In Game

Lost Lore of Udun
https://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Item%3ACopy_of_Lost_Lore%3A_Ud√Ľn
Lost Lore of Lhingris
https://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Item%3ACopy_of_Lost_Lore%3A_Lhingris
Lost Lore of Dor Amrath
https://lotro-wiki.com/index.php/Item%3ACopy_of_Lost_Lore%3A_Dor_Amarth

Summer Festival
Winter Holiday
Farmer's Faire

I hope you enjoy the show!

Alberos


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Episode 71: Sauron Defeated

Welcome to Episode 71:  Sauron Defeated!


News:
LOTR TV Series
http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/13/entertainment/lord-of-the-rings-tv-series-amazon/index.html

Tolkien Professor's SilmFil Project
https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-tolkien-professor/id320513707?mt=2

Ian McKellan is Gandalf!
http://www.indiewire.com/2017/12/ian-mckellen-gandalf-amazon-lord-of-the-rings-television-series-1201908369/

Christopher Tolkien Resigns as Director of Tolkien Estate
http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2017/11/15/104426-in-historic-move-christopher-tolkien-resigns-as-director-of-tolkien-estate/

What Have I Been Up To:
I completed my Thesis at Signum University and have my Masters in Languages and Literature!
https://signumuniversity.org/

Recommended Reading:  Tolkien's Unfinished Tales, Timothy Furnish's High Towers and Strong Places, Ruth Lacon The Earliest Days of Gondor, The Economy and Economic History of Gondor, and Notes Towards a History of the Easterlings

Signum University YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUxTFUltO4uXhEfqgI6GtIg

D&D on Roll20
https://roll20.net/

Epic Quest Progression (and some glitches):























Reviews and Recommendations

X-Com2 - 5/5
https://xcom.com/
Available on Steam

Call of Duty:  Infinite Warfare - 3/5
https://www.callofduty.com/infinitewarfare

Shadow of War (Mobile) - 3.5/5

Shadow of War - Upcoming
https://www.shadowofwar.com/

South Park:  The Fractured but Whole - Upcoming
https://southpark.ubisoft.com/game/en-us/home/

Warhammer II:  Total War - Upcoming

I hope you enjoy the show.
Alberos

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Episode 70: The Fall of Minas Tirith

Welcome to Episode 70:  The Fall of Minas Tirith

News!

LOTRO and DDO transition to Standing Stone Games!

http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/standing-stone-games-%E2%80%93-message-rob-ciccolini

http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/standing-stone-games-transition-faq

LOTRO License Renewed?

http://massivelyop.com/2016/12/22/standing-stone-says-lotro-license-renewal-is-a-non-issue/

Death of Princess Leia

http://people.com/movies/carrie-fisher-dies/

Update 19:  March of the King

http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/update-19-now-available

Epic Quest Line and Other Screen Shots

































Game Review and Upcoming

Warhammer:  Total War (4.5/5.0)

X-Com2 - Upcoming

Call of Duty:  Infinite Warfare - Upcoming


I hope you enjoy the show!

Thanks
Alberos