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Preserve JRR Tolkien’s Former Home as a Public Writing Haven Kickstarter Campaign – January 20, 2021

This is an update to an earlier post last month – ‘Lord of the Rings’ actors form fellowship to try and buy Tolkien’s old house – Mashable.com December 3, 2020. I saw this on Kickstarter today – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2126005107/preserve-jrr-tolkiens-former-home-as-a-public-writing-haven. It ends … Continue reading

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Middle Earth miniatures: Morgul Knight — Scent of a Gamer

This classic metal model has languished with an undercoat only. All fixed now: Somehow I managed not to take images from any other angles, so here you go. The model is overwhelmingly dark, with dark robes, dark metal, and a … Continue reading

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Peter Jackson Reveals He Didn’t Write or Direct His Favorite ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Scene – IndieWire Weirdness Wednesdays December 23, 2020

I saw this recently – Peter Jackson Reveals He Didn’t Write or Direct His Favorite ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Scene:https://www.indiewire.com/2020/12/peter-jackson-didnt-direct-favorite-lord-of-the-rings-scene-1234604508/. It’s a longer article, but here’s enough to give you some information. It’s one of the most iconic “Lord … Continue reading

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Middle Earth miniatures: a nazgul — Scent of a Gamer

I think this is my last unpainted Nazgul. Games Workshop put out a great set of the nine in metal, shortly after the release of the Fellowship of the Ring. I don’t have all the figures, which is why my … Continue reading

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Big comforts of Little People. — Middle-earth Reflections

Hobbits are known as hearty eaters: they love food and are not ashamed of admitting that. Hobbits are very hospitable and fond of parties where food is usually plenty. On a usual day they may take up to six meals, … Continue reading

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‘Lord of the Rings’ actors form fellowship to try and buy Tolkien’s old house – Mashable.com December 3, 2020

I saw this several places recently – ‘Lord of the Rings’ actors form fellowship to try and buy Tolkien’s old house: https://mashable.com/article/lord-of-the-rings-actors-tolkien-house/. A bit longer article, but it covers most details below. BY SAM HAYSOM December 3, 2020 It’s always nice … Continue reading

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Radagast the brown — Scent of a Gamer

This a version of Radagast produced by Games Workshop during the gap between the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies. This is the man before he received the Peter Jackson treatment. I enjoyed Sylvester McCoy’s turn as Radagast … Continue reading

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3 Minute Board Games – Featured Vlogger of the Week – November 11, 2020

I chose 3 Minute Board Games: https://www.youtube.com/c/3MinuteBoardGames/ as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. They have 43.2K subscribers, 227 videos.  Joined Jan 11, 2018, 5,093,804 views views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/3MinuteBoardGames/about Details: Location: New Zealand Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3minuteboardgames/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3minuteboardgames/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=9257332 Twitter: https://twitter.com/3minboardgames … Continue reading

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The Beatles’ Lord of the Rings Movie Explained (& Why It Never Happened) – ScreenRant March 28, 2020

I saw this recently on ScreenRant – The Beatles’ Lord of the Rings Movie Explained (& Why It Never Happened): http://The Beatles’ Lord of the Rings Movie Explained (& Why It Never Happened). Much longer article, but here’s a brief … Continue reading

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The One Ring RPG is a “proper 2E” releasing in 2021, with new Moria adventure planned – Free League

I saw this article a couple of days ago on Facebook – https://www.dicebreaker.com/amp/series/the-one-ring-rpg/news/the-one-ring-2e-free-league-details?fbclid=IwAR1A2MxMTeP7uBSQjTy7eaCCdw-4noAdx4uhgbzOwtqd7WOiF3JUoioFAuo. A long article, but the link has the details. Looks like The One Ring Second Edition should be released sometime in early 2021. News by Matt Jarvis Editor-in-chief Published 3 … Continue reading

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