LOTRO Academy: 72 – 5 Tidbits from Turbine’s Tweets

Branick, Mysteri, and Pineleaf talk about some of the changes to The Lord of the Rings Online™ coming in Update 10. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/72.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (26.0MB) Transcript: LOTRO Developer Twitter Chat – Thursday January...

LOTRO Academy: 68 – Skirmishes Part 7

Branick and Pineleaf welcome Andang onto the podcast as a guest host for in-depth an discussion of Rescue at Nurz Ghashu and Storm on Methedras to round out our series on skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online™. In addition, we talk a bit about some of the upcoming changes in Update 9. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/68.mp3Podcast:...

LOTRO Academy: 58 – Skirmishes Part 6

In the 6th episode of our ongoing series on Skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online™, Branick and Mysteri get in-depth lessons on each of the Mirkwood skirmishes, including Strike Against Dannenglor, Protectors of Thangulhad, Breaching the Necromancer’s Gate, Assault on the Ringwraith’s Lair, and The Battle in the Tower. Thanks for listening....

LOTRO Academy: 57 – Quest Pack Review: Evendim

Branick, Mysteri, Rolfkrage, and Pineleaf review the Evendim Quest Pack available in the LOTRO Store. Find out whether it’s worth the Turbine Points, and listen to us ramble on about our favorite (and least favorite) aspects of the zone. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/57.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (37.4MB) LOTRO-Wiki:...

LOTRO Academy: 54 – Quest Pack Review: North Downs

In the first of a 7 part series of quest pack review episodes, Branick, Rolfkrage, Pineleaf, and Mysteri talk at length about what makes the North Downs unique among zones, including discussion of the Fornost instance and our brand new Armchair Designer segment. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/54.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

LOTRO Academy: 50 – Reaching 50

Branick, Mysteri, and Krorain are joined by guest host Pineleaf Needles for an epic fiftieth episode celebration. The topic “Reaching 50” serves the dual purposes of celebrating this podcast milestone, as well as covering levels 40 to 50 in Lord of the Rings Online™ and also features the original compositions of popular in-game band, The Shades, and...

LOTRO Academy: 40 – Skirmishes Part 5

Branick, Mysteri, and Krorain are once again joined by master skirmisher, Pineleaf Needles, to continue our series on Skirmishes in Lord of the Rings Online™. In addition to in-depth coverage of the Mines of Moria™ skirmishes, Battle of the Deep-way, Battle of the Way of Smiths, and Battle of the 21st Hall, Pineleaf also explains how some of the changes to...

LOTRO Academy: 37 – Update 5

Branick, Mysteri, and Krorain return to talk about the changes coming in Update 5. Discussion centers mostly on the Instance Finder, but we talk about the other changes as well. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/lotroacademy_ep37_update5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (29.3MB) Update 5 Article Page Update 5: Volume III, Book 5...

LOTRO Academy: 30 – Rise of Isengard

Branick and Krorain have a lot to say about Rise of Isengard™, the upcoming expansion pack for Lord of the Rings Online™ in this Pre-Isengard episode. We’ve also been quite busy in Moria during the past week, so there’s plenty to talk about. Thanks for listening. http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/lotroacademy_ep30_riseofisengard.mp3Podcast: Play in...

LOTRO Academy: 28 – Plugins

Branick, Mysteri, and Krorain are joined by Merric from A Casual Stroll to Mordor for this Plugin-focused sequel to LOTRO Academy: 12 – Customizing LOTRO. We had great, albeit meandering, conversations on LOTRO Plugins as well as some other topics, including some tips for players entering the Mines of Moria for the first time. Thanks for listening!...

LOTRO Academy: 21 – Skirmishes Part 4

In this episode, we wrap up our series on Skirmishes with a look at Skirmish Soldiers. Pineleaf, Master of Skirmishes, once again returns to teach us which soldiers work best with which classes, and what to do with the soldiers we’ve selected. Thanks Pineleaf! http://lotroacademy.com/cast/ep/lotroacademy_ep21_skirmishes_pt4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window...

LOTRO Academy: 20 – Skirmishes Part 3

Our series on Skirmishes continues. Pineleaf Needles, Skirmish expert, joins us for a short interview followed by a discussion of the new Skirmishes added in Update 3. Are they worth your Turbine Points? Give a listen, and find out. For more Skirmish information, be sure to check out Pineleaf’s detailed Skirmish Primers at A Casual Stroll to Mordor. A...

LOTRO Academy: 14 – Monster Play

PinkFae guest hosts this Monster Play focused episode to teach Branick, Mysteri, and Calddir everything they need to know to get started kicking butt in the Ettenmoors. If you’re at all interested in LOTRO’s version of Player versus Player competition, but aren’t sure where to get started, then pay attention. We’ve got you covered....