Tag Archives: LotR

R.I.P. Sir Ian Holm June 19, 2020

I chose my last blog post – River-folk — Cosmetic Lotro after reading about the death of Sir Ian Holm – Ian Holm, R.I.P. — Through the Shattered Lens.  A good list of his movies on Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm. He is … Continue reading

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River-folk — Cosmetic Lotro

It is being rumoured that SSG may be releasing a new Hobbit race in a future expansion. After the High Elf and the Stout-axe Dwarf it would be wonderful to have these Stoor Hobbits from the Anduin river added to … Continue reading

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Come, athelas! — Middle-earth Reflections

In J. R. R. Tolkien’s world of Arda names bear a great significance. Characters, objects or places are called what they are for a reason, and that is rarely a coincidence: names accurately describe the nature of whatever or whoever … Continue reading

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Saruman’s Dirty Dozen — Battles in Middle Earth

As promised a while back, I do have some MESBG content to share for the first time in a little while. I realized recently that I only had a couple of ruffians left to paint before I hit the magic … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Andy Serkis reads entire Hobbit live online for charity – BBC

I saw this on Facebook this morning: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-52568497 British actor Andy Serkis has raised more than £283,000 ($351,000) for charity by reading The Hobbit in full on a live stream. More than 650,000 people worldwide tuned in for the online performance … Continue reading

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Farmer Maggot’s Crops Done (For Real This Time) — Battles in Middle Earth

It took a lot longer than I hoped but I finally have what I need to play a new scenario in MESBG. Unfortunately, I ran into more warping issues with the previously completed version of Maggot’s crop so I ended … Continue reading

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New Lord of the Rings Supplement and Minis Announced! — Battles in Middle Earth

With the shutdown in the UK, Games Workshop has kept the hype train going for all of us stuck at home during the Coronavirus quarantine. While I wouldn’t call the first announcement overly surprising as it has been speculated as … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings with Lightsabers – YouTube Video ImmersionVFX

Saw this on YouTube – The Lord of the Rings with Lightsabers  https://youtu.be/ckScH-rNtwo (around 6:56 minutes long). The video is not monetized and has 2 million views.

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A generous game company offer — GamingSF

Given the current context, it gladdens my heart to read that Standing Stone Games has announced they are making all content freely accessible for Dungeons & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online available to all players through 30 … Continue reading

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Battles in Middle Earth – Featured Blogger of the Week February 28, 2020

This week I chose Battles in Middle Earth  as this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week – https://battlesinmiddleearth.wordpress.com/. Looks like I started Following him around January 2019. About: https://battlesinmiddleearth.wordpress.com/about/ What is Battles in Middle Earth? – This site has two goals … Continue reading

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