About This Show
A musical journey through MMO soundscapes, Battle Bards reviews and discusses the soundtrack of MMORPGs with a trio of engaging hosts. The Battle Bards podcast alternates with Retro Reprise every other week, a half-hour podcast showcasing classic VGM from the ’80s and ’90s.
Most Recent Episode
Battle Bards Episode 100: Centennial Spectacular!
After four years and over 700 MMORPG music tracks, the Battle Bards have arrived at their 100th show! For this centennial spectacular, Syl, Steff, and Syp reminisce about the most notable shows, their best soundtrack discoveries, and their favorite tracks. This super-sized show gets wrapped up with a bout of listener emails and a promise of another amazing hundred episodes! Episode 100 show notes Intro (feat. "A New Hope" from FFXIV, "Bard's Guild" from EverQuest, and "First Light" from Guild Wars) Favorite Soundtrack Discoveries over the past four years Steff: TERA ("Sanctuary" and "Godspeed"), League of Legends ("Braum" and "Demacia Rising"), and World of Warcraft: Legion ("Lion's Rest" and "Anduin") Syl: Runes of Magic ("Veranas Bridge" and "Traveling Tale"), Dragon's Prophet ("Auratia" and "Candlelight"), and Ultima X Odyssey ("Town Life" and "Rule City") Syp: Lineage 2 ("Praise the Victorious Knight" and "Talking Island Village"), WildStar ("Bandits, Thieves, and Epic Loot" and "A Story of Hope and Healing"), and RuneScape ("Horizon" and "Arise Legend") Favorite single MMO tracks Syp: "Freedom Theme" from City of Heroes Steff: "Legacy of Romulus" from Star Trek Online Syl: "Tidecaller" from League of Legends Syp: "Spiritual Elysium" from Anarchy Online Steff: "Sillus Mountains" from Aion Syl: "Wolf at the Gates" from World of Warcraft Syp: "Wailers and Waterwheels" from FFXIV Steff: "Hills of the Shire" from LOTRO Syl: "City of Tarir" from Guild Wars 2 Syp: "Smooth" from WildStar Steff: "Sleepless Lullaby" from The Secret World Syl: "Make Zone" from Lime Odyssey Syp: "Peace, The Jedi Consular" from SWTOR Steff: "Little Shepherd" from Blade and Soul Syl: "Danaria" from Aion Segment C: Listener feedback Outro Email the Battle Bards! Follow Battle Bards on iTunes, Stitcher,