Monday, June 6, 2016

Episode 68: Lost in MMORPG History

Welcome to Episode 68:  Lost in MMORPG History

News?

Epic Rap Battle:  JRR Tolkien vs George RR Martin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAAp_luluo0

Princess Rap Battle:  Galadriel vs Leia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL52R7m8b7w

In Game

Recent Update:  More Turbine Points for Slayer Achievements

Minas Tirith











Total War:  Warcraft
https://www.totalwar.com/product/total-war-warhammer


Heart of the Show:  Where are MMOs going?

MMORPG.com MMO List
http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/show/all/sCol/rankHype/sOrder/desc

MMOBomb.com Upcoming MMOs
http://www.mmobomb.com/games/upcoming/

I hope you enjoyed the show!

Alberos

Monday, February 29, 2016

Episode 67: Into Osgiliath

Welcome to Episode 67!

News:

2016 Executive Producers Letter
https://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/letter-executive-producer



My Journey from Pelargir to the western side of Osgiliath



A Layover in Tumladen

Admiring the sculptures

Osgiliath in flames

Against the Mumak

At the cross roads


Which is patrolled by Mumakil

A better view of the city

On the great bridge

Which has been repaired

The Palace of Eldacar (

The Return of an old "friend"

Finally, Minas Tirith

The ruins of Osgiliath

Games Reviews
The Park (2/5 or 4/5 for TSW fans)
http://www.thesecretworld.com/news/pre_order_the_park_at_23_off

Neverwinter Nights Online (3/5)
http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/neverwinter

Eve Online
http://www.eveonline.com/

Heart of the Show:  Osgiliath - The Citadel of the Stars

Thanks
Alberos

Monday, December 7, 2015

Episode 66: Catching up in Pelargir

Welcome to Episode 66:  Catching Up in Pelargir.

News
Looks like the famous director will be directing a famous doctor in the near future.
http://movieweb.com/doctor-who-season-10-peter-jackson-director-video/

In and Out of Game
Finished Rohan and the Epic Battles at Helm's Deep








Then on to Isengard




And Finally Pelargir





Things I am Looking Forward To!

The Park (A Secret Worlds Game)
http://www.thesecretworld.com/news/pre_order_the_park_at_23_off

Neverwinter Online
http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/neverwinter

Heart of the Show

The History of Pelargir

Movie Reviews

The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey (4/5)
The Hobbit:  The Desolation of Smaug (3.5/5)
The Hobbit:  The Battle of the Five Armies  (3/5)

I hope you enjoy the show!






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.

Alberos

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:

http://lotroplayers.mymiddleearth.com/category/podcasts/lotrocast/

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

http://lotroplayers.mymiddleearth.com/

I look forward to seeing you on the new site.

Alberos

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
http://www.blastr.com/2013-5-8/aliens-ruin-pegg-and-frost%E2%80%99s-epic-pub-crawl-1st-hilarious-world%E2%80%99s-end-trailer

The Dwarven Periodic Table
http://www.blastr.com/2013-5-7/youll-never-forget-dwarf-periodic-table-middle-earth

Spock sings the Ballad of Bilbo Baggins
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGF5ROpjRAU

Spock vs Spock (with a little Hobbit homage thrown in)
http://www.blastr.com/2013-5-7/quinto-and-nimoy-battle-spock-supremacy-surprisingly-awesome-car-ad

Trifecta Tattoo
http://www.blastr.com/2013-4-24/ultimate-geek-tattoo-combines-lotr-hitchhikers-guide-and-doctor-who

Was Sting a lightsaber?
http://www.blastr.com/2013-4-18/15-pics-prove-lightsabers-would-make-every-sci-fi-franchise-better

Peter Jackson goes in the Tardis?
http://www.blastr.com/2013-4-15/3-former-doctors-push-peter-jackson-direct-episode-who

In Game

The Forsaken Inn

North Cotton Farms

Fornost:

Photo Album









The Heart of the Show

Helm's Deep is coming this fall!
http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/warner-bros-interactive-entertainment-and-turbine-announce-lord-rings-online%E2%84%A2-helm%E2%80%99s

Update 11:  Treachery of the White Hand
http://www.lotro.com/en/u11 (Main Article)
http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/mounted-combat-20-tale-problems-solutions (Mounted Combat)
http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/faq-hobbit-presents-2 (Hobbit Presents)

I hope you enjoy the show!

Alberos


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?
http://www.businesstoday.org/online-journal/concerning-economics-economic-summary-middle-earth-through-fourth-age?page=1

The Sands of Minas Tirith
http://www.blastr.com/2013-3-8/image-day-epic-minas-tirith-sandcastle

The Hobbit Delays Return Trip
http://www.blastr.com/2013-3-1/were-gonna-have-wait-see-hobbit-3-blame-x-men-sequel

Wear a Middle-Earth Map...never get lost
http://www.blastr.com/2013-2-22/check-out-sexy-lord-rings-dress-made-out-middle-earth-map

Off-Topic

Lara is Back!
http://www.blastr.com/2013-3-5/new-prequel-games-gonna-bring-lara-croft-back-big-screen

In-Game






The Heart of the Show:  Update 10:  Against the Shadow, Part II
http://lorebook.lotro.com/wiki/Update_10,_Against_the_Shadow,Part_II_Official

Mithril Coins
http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/update-10-mithril-coin-qa

Warden Grace Period
http://www.lotro.com/en/game/articles/update-10-warden-stat-change-agility-wardens

Wrap-Up

Tolkien Work Eviserated (Slashobi of Unforgiven Kinship on Gladden)
http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/my-father-039-s-quot-eviscerated-quot-work-son-of-hobbit-scribe-j.r.r.-tolkien-finally-speaks-out/hobbit-silmarillion-lord-of-rings/c3s10299/#.UT1NAxzCZ8H


I hope you enjoy the show!

Alberos