Tag Archives: Middle Earth

Tree — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

That’s a tree that deserves to be in a Lord of the Rings story. So does this mushroom. Tree

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Climbing the misty mountain — In my world

I don’t mean the misty mountain in ‘The Hobbit’. It’s the misty mountain of life. I feel like I’m walking in a mist, and I don’t know where I’m going. I thought it was getting clearer, but it’s just getting … Continue reading

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The last Easterlings — Scent of a Gamer

I’m confident these are now the last Easterling models in my collection: With these now painted, the range is complete. A lot of the last couple of model trays are going to be like this – me finding the last … Continue reading

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The LOTRO Fate of Gundabad Expansion Targets November 10th Launch — The Ancient Gaming Noob

  SSG has announced the date for the next Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Fate of Gundabad, which is set to go on November 10th, 2021.   The LOTRO Fate of Gundabad Expansion Targets November 10th Launch

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How I met The Lord of the Rings — Middle-earth Reflections

When I look back at how Tolkien’s books entered my life, I like to think that it was a chance meeting, if chance you call it. Even though the first ever Middle-earth volumes had appeared on my bookshelf much earlier … Continue reading

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Shadowy people. — Middle-earth Reflections

In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien readers meet various kinds of ghostly characters. While they are all different, have various origins, backgrounds and specific traits, one aspect unites them: these wights instil great fear and are downright spooky. … Continue reading

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Immersion in Middle-Earth — The Ancient Gaming Noob

I set myself an ambitious goal. I was all up in arms about immersion once again and, having had that blinding flash of the obvious association between immersion and enjoyment of certain titles, figures I could explore some past titles … Continue reading

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A trip to Rivendell in Second Life — Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

Back in June 2021, I received an invitation to visit Rivendell – Lord of the Rings, a Homestead region design by Seraph Nirvana and Nida Nirvana (Nidatine). At the time the invite came in, I did drop in for a … Continue reading

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Blinded by the light. — Middle-earth Reflections

Melkor, mostly known as Morgoth, firmly belongs among the darkest characters in Arda. He is clearly associated with darkness, night and he is responsible for making these two notions frightening. However, Melkor’s downfall was a complex matter, and one of … Continue reading

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LOTRO Launches the Shadowfax and Treebeard Legendary Servers — The Ancient Gaming Noob

Yesterday saw the arrival of two more legendary servers to the LOTRO lineup, joining the late-2018 Anor server (and the memory of the since closed Ithil server). Named Shadowfax and Treebeard, they are supposed to offer players faster or slower … Continue reading

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