Monday, October 5, 2015

Episode 65: Return to Middle-Earth

Welcome to episode 65:  Return to Middle-Earth!

After a year hiatus, I am back with a new podcast episode.

In this episode I'll cover:

  • What caused me to stop podcasting
  • What I was doing while I was gone
  • Why I came back to LOTRO and to podcasting
We will also take a quick look at the Sons of Castamir, the chief source of trouble in Western Gondor.

I hope you enjoy the episode.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

LOTROCast has moved to the LOTROPlayers portal on the Middle-Earth Network

Hi all-

LOTROCast has moved blog sites to the LOTROPlayers portal on the Middle-EArth Network.

You can visit my new page by following this link:

And this link will take you to the LOTROPlayers home page where you can find many other great LOTRO Bloggers and Podcasts.

I look forward to seeing you on the new site.


Sunday, May 12, 2013

Episode 61 - The One With the Expansions

Hi all-

Welcome to Episode 61 - The One with the Expansions

The News

Bilbo goes to the World's End

The Dwarven Periodic Table

Spock sings the Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

Spock vs Spock (with a little Hobbit homage thrown in)

Trifecta Tattoo

Was Sting a lightsaber?

Peter Jackson goes in the Tardis?

In Game

The Forsaken Inn

North Cotton Farms


Photo Album

The Heart of the Show

Helm's Deep is coming this fall!

Update 11:  Treachery of the White Hand (Main Article) (Mounted Combat) (Hobbit Presents)

I hope you enjoy the show!


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Episode 60 - A Fate Full Update!

Hi all

Welcome to Episode 60 - A Fate Full Update.

In this episode we will catch up on::

The News!

The Fall of Sauron brings....economic crisis?

The Sands of Minas Tirith

The Hobbit Delays Return Trip

Wear a Middle-Earth Map...never get lost


Lara is Back!


The Heart of the Show:  Update 10:  Against the Shadow, Part II,_Against_the_Shadow,Part_II_Official

Mithril Coins

Warden Grace Period


Tolkien Work Eviserated (Slashobi of Unforgiven Kinship on Gladden)

I hope you enjoy the show!


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Episode 59 - To Rohan Via the Shire

Hi all-

Welcome to our double stuff episode 59 - To Rohan via The Shire!  In this episode I'll review the Hobbit, review the Riders of Rohan Expansion, reward our contest winner and discuss other topics.


Man eats entire shire....and survives!

Mordor Weather Report

Gandalf's Motives?

Bilbo's Mom on the Cutting Room Floor

Dwarven Tongue Twisters?

Fitness over Function


All Good Things Must Have Three Endings:  Part 1

Hobbit Art Class

In Game

Play As Frodo
 The Great Eye
 Argonauth Loading Screen
 Argonauth on the River
 The Water is AMAZING!
 The Breaking of the Fellowship
 Looking down on Rohan
 The Nazgul are Here
 Winter Mount:  The Wintery Yule Mount
 At Cliving
 An Ent
 Fighting the Bad Guys
 Merry, Pippin and Treebeard
 Burned Out Stable in Hytbold

Contest Winner:  Shipwreck and Errantry

Alberos Reviews the Hobbit (3.5 out of 5 Stars)

Heart of the Show:  Riders of Rohan Expansion and the Winter Festival

Wrapping Up: Guest Spots
Beneath Your Feet (Hosted by Shipwreck): The Old Forest

Alda Saga (Hosted by Brent Landon)

I hope you enjoy the show.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Episode 58 - The Eve of the Horselords

Hi All!

Welcome to Episode 58 - On the Eve of the Horselords.


New Tolkien Book

LEGOlas rescues Thorin and co?

Rohan Rides on Oct 15th!  (Check out the trailer)

Massively does Rohan

Gandalf Style vs Gangnam Style

In (and out) of Game

Guest Spot:  Shipwreck's Beneath Your Feet

Guest Spot:  Brent Landon's Aldasaga Podcast

Revisiting the Great River
 My Encounter with Landroval
 Finding Meneldor
 Fighting the Spider Queen
 Back with Meneldor and Landroval

CONTEST TIME (Special thanks to Forjo for the idea):  Win a signed copy of the Tokien Professor's Book
Send me a recording of your best reading of one of Tolkien's poems or songs from the Hobbit, LOTR or the Silmarillion by November 14th.  Here is what you can win:

I hope you enjoy the show!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

LORECast The Hobbit's 75th Anniversary

Hi All!

Happy 75th Anniversary of the Hobbit's first publishing.

In honor of this anniversary I am putting out a special LORECast with a few tidbits on "The Hobbit" and some personal thoughts on the book.

Here some pictures within LOTRO that are related to the Hobbit!

Bilbo's House
 The Trolls
 Goblin Town

And here are some pictures of Professor Olsen's "Exploring JRRR Tolkien's The Hobbit" book which I'll be giving away in the next few weeks:

I hope you enjoy the show!