newbie blogger initiative

posted this on October 9th, 2013.
Categorized as eq2, everquest 2, games, lord of the rings online, lord of the rings online, lotro, lotro, minecraft, MMO, NBI, newbie blogger initiative, rpg, skyrim, vanguard.

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Full link: http://starandshadow.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/newbie-blogger-initiative/

It’s back!

For the  month of October, over 70 established bloggers will be supporting new bloggers by providing help, advice, feedback and a whole load of traffic to the new sites :)  See the NBI blog and the forums for more information.

so… why do I blog and why should YOU blog?
I started blogging because I started reading gaming blogs, really enjoyed them and thought I’d enjoy writing about my gaming experiences too.  The interaction with other bloggers is also pretty cool.  I love reading about other people’s experiences with the games I play and their opinions, screenshots, creative efforts, news, speculation…

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Silent Podcaster, 1st Age LI changes, and NBI

posted this on May 17th, 2013.
Categorized as cstm, LI, NBI, obsidian steed, ocho, podcast, ravanel, Rowan, Supergirl, Update 11, Wildemore.

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Full link: http://www.danania.net/2013/05/silent-podcaster-1st-age-li-changes-and.html

It has been a fun week with the release of Update 11 and Wildemore! As usual, there are more changes than those given by the Release Notes (update-11-summarized-notes) and I will point them out as I gather them. I had the pleasure of being a Silent Podcaster on both CasualStrolltoMordor and LotroReporter last week! Ok, ok… I am no podcaster, but this week both podcasts picked up and

Silent Podcaster, 1st Age LI changes, and NBI

posted this on May 17th, 2013.
Categorized as cstm, LI, lotroacademy, lotroreporter, NBI, obsidian steed, ocho, podcast, ravanel, Rowan, Supergirl, Update 11, Wildemore.

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Full link: http://www.danania.net/2013/05/silent-podcaster-1st-age-li-changes-and.html

It has been a fun week with the release of Update 11 and Wildemore! As usual, there are more changes than those given by the Release Notes (update-11-summarized-notes) and I will point them out as I gather them. I had the pleasure of being a Silent Podcaster on both CasualStrolltoMordor and LotroReporter last week! Ok, ok… I am no podcaster, but this week both podcasts picked up and

Beautiful Blogger Award

posted this on September 28th, 2012.
Categorized as beginning, cstm, Darzil, elrond, Ergoth, Galadriél, Gandalf, Lothirieth, NBI, ravanel, Supergirl, syp, Szarwyn.

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Full link: http://www.danania.net/2012/09/beautiful-blogger-award.html

I recently received a Beautiful Blogger Award!  I was so surprised when Ravanel (http://ravalation.blogspot.com), a fellow blogger who I admire, gave it to me and mentioned danania.net on her site. http://ravalation.blogspot.com/2012/09/awarded-beautiful-blogger.html  She is very talented both as a writer and as a gamer, so I was honored to have her view me like that. I met

Recommended Reading: Windy Acres Ranch

posted this on May 29th, 2012.
Categorized as blog, blogger, Community, NBI, newbie blogger initiative, Windy Acres Ranch.

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Full link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cstmfeed/~3/MLEnSOJNdLw/

war-blog

Looking for information on horses or upcoming equestrian events? Look no further than Windy Acres Ranch!

There are several articles with How To guides on hosting races, judging, and designing race courses.  Maps and photos of the commonly used race courses are available.  There is a contest every month on the site, with prizes ranging from 100 Turbine Points to 750 TP.  The site has a schedule of horse races, standings that rate the race riders based on their performance, and best of all, a fancy horse name generator.

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Recommended Reading: MiddleEarthInitiative

posted this on May 16th, 2012.
Categorized as blog, Community, MiddleEarthInitiative, NBI, newbie blogger initiative.

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MiddleEarthInitiativeI love it when I get to introduce our audience to new LOTRO themed blogs and here is one by a man named Ben called “MiddleEarthInitiative”.

The primary topic of the blog is to reach the new player and provide content that will help those new or just getting started with LOTRO.

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