Episode 26: Fair Enough for the Black Arrows

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Still behind schedule, but continuing on all the same, this episode of Through the Palantir is bursting at its digital seams with Update 6 Developer Diaries, news, analysis, and a whopper of a Roundtable populated by Black Arrows and with Merric sitting in for the ride! I advise you to pack a lunch because this episode is anything but short. Enjoy! -Ivan

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April Fools 2012

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I think most of you realized that the articles we’ve posted earlier today were all just April Fools jokes!

They were all just meant in good fun and something to get a chuckle at. Hobbits can be a bit mischievous when they put their minds to it and we quite enjoy April Fools day as it allows us a little humor and creativity with LOTRO! Hopefully you found them amusing also!

This year’s April Fools posts:

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Changes: Vision. Direction. Motivation.

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I have been thinking a lot lately about what I do here with this podcast and how much of a difference it actually makes.
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Fool-of-a-Took Day

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Happy Fool-of-a-Took Day, everyone!

I’m usually pretty serious about my Tolkien lore and about my LOTRO outfits as well (serious business), but since today is kind of a funny day, I thought I’d show you all some of the “bloopers” that happen behind the scenes here at The Starry Derpy Mantle!

When I’m trying to take interesting screenshots with kewl-looking poses, I usually have to make my models jump through quite a few hoops, and sometimes hilarity ensues. Also, hospitalization. I could be wrong, but I think some of the so-called “talent” has been known to indulge in the Longbottom Leaf (if you know what I mean, wink wink) prior to our photoshoots, as you can probably tell from the page banner. Well, whatever gets them relaxed and ready to work (it), I suppose! When they’re in what they call a “relaxed, ready to work state” (I call it a stupor), I sometimes catch them with their guard down, like this Hobbit who told me he intended to simply rock into Mordor.

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