Tag Archives: LotR

Starting my first MESBG diorama — Kuribo’s Painting

I’ve got a little bit of everything to discuss in today’s update so I’ll break things up by subject matter to make it easy to see what you’re going to be reading about. Let’s not waste any further time and … Continue reading

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The Games of Sorcerers. — Middle-earth Reflections

J. R. R. Tolkien never seemed to choose words accidentally. He was careful when assigning references to characters or places to convey various shades of meaning that might not be obvious straight away. It is also the case with how … Continue reading

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Remembering J. R. R. Tolkien September 2, 1973

As I was looking for information on the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Ring series for a different post, I found The One Ring post remembering J. R. R. Tolkien: https://www.theonering.net/torwp/2019/09/02/105478-today-in-middle-earth-september-2-in-remembrance-of-j-r-r-tolkien/. Note: I started this post a year ago and got … Continue reading

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Fëanor the linguist. — Middle-earth Reflections

In his tales J. R. R. Tolkien stated that Fëanor was the greatest of the Noldor in all features of his personality: body, mind, hands. Even though tainted by his arrogant, proud, fierce character and evil deeds, Fëanor’s talents were … Continue reading

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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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