Let’s Go to Amon Sul

By a wonderful coincidence, my Skirmisher of Middle-earth series on YouTube reached Amon Sûl just in time for Weatherstock V. This week’s episode therefore features Pineleaf’s quest to save Weatherstock from a band of wights. Now we just need to get security to clear out the mess afterwards. If you are interested in the Weatherstock V concert...

Skirmish Marathon 2 Results

The guardian skirmish marathon was successfully completed. If anyone is interested in watching the replay, it will be available at my Twitch page for  a few more days. The chat channel was working this time, though I did not find it easy to follow the chat channel and play at the same time. Thanks to those who attended. Skirmish Statistics The total time of the...

Pineleaf Skirmish Marathon 2: The Guardian

Today at 10:00 AM Server Time, I will be running my second skirmish marathon. This time, the goal is to run all 19 skirmishes with my Guardian. You can watch the proceedings on Twitch at http://www.twitch.tv/pineleafneedles May your shield protect you and and speak never break, Pineleaf...

Up Next on the PineleafNeedles Twitch Channel

After last week’s successful run, thePineleafNeedles Twitch channel will get into full swing this week. I have posted a schedule on the site. I will be broadcasting The Fellowship of the Creeps during each episode I am attending. This show airs on Saturdays at 5:00 PM Server Time (so the next episode will be today). The next PVE LOTRO event will be the...

Report of the Pinestaff Skirmish Marathon

Good day fellow adventurers. Yesterday I picked up my staff to undertake the challenge of running as many skirmishes as possible in six hours. I ran this series on Pinestaff, my Lore-master on Windfola. There are currently a total of 19 skirmishes available in the game. I predicted that I would get through 15 of them; I actually completed 13. The first 11 were...

Pineleaf’s Skirmish Marathon

On Saturday, June 22 @ 10:00 AM Server Time, I will begin a six-hour skirmish marathon on the PineleafNeedles Twitch channel. Here I will play as many skirmishes as I can in the six-hour span. While it is unlikely I will be able to get through all 19, I should at least place a good dent in the total. The skirmishes will be selected semi-randomly. By that I mean...

Poll: The Pineleaf Skirmish Marathon

  How many more doors will be added to LOTRO before Mordor? 0-5 5-10 11-24 25+ One does not simply guess the number of doors until Mordor View Results  Loading ... Note: This poll is now closed. This Saturday (June 22) at 10:00 AM Server Time I will begin a marathon skirmish session of at least six hours. In this time, I will attempt to run as many...

Skirmish News: Survival: Barrows Downs Back

The skirmish Survival: Barrow Downs is once again available. This skirmish became available with the 11.1 update. What changes were implemented, if any, do not appear in the patch notes. May your shield protect you and your spear never break. Pineleaf Needles...

Skirmish News: Survival: Barrows Downs Unavailable [Now Available Again]

The skirmish Survival: Barrow Downs is not available at this time. We have not yet received word from Turbine as to the reason for the skirmish’s closure or an estimate as to when it will be available again. May your shield protect you and your spear never break. Note: The skirmish was restored on June 12, 2013. Pineleaf Needles...

Skirmish News: Welcome to Skirmish Academy

Welcome to Skirmish Academy. This is your source for information on skirmishes in The Lord of the Rings Online. The articles in this section will be divided into five groups: Skirmish News This is where we will post the latest news about skirmishes. This will also be the home of previews that in some way affect the skirmishing system. Lessons Are you new to...