Tag Archives: Middle Earth

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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Armies of the past: Mordor — Scent of a Gamer

Welcome to the final entry in my ‘armies of the past’ series. There were many more, but they are no longer with me, except for maybe a stray model here or there. Here’s my Mordor force This force started as … Continue reading

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LOTRO War of Three Peaks Launches Today — The Ancient Gaming Noob

The Standing Stone Games experiment to see if they can get somebody to pay $99 for a mini-expansion begins today. Okay, you don’t HAVE to pay $99.  There are three price levels.  But you COULD pay $99 if you really … Continue reading

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Armies of the past: Misty Mountains — Scent of a Gamer

The Misty Mountains army was a blend of cave dwelling goblins, the spiders of the forest, and the wargs of the crags. I loved it. The army above shows a little bit of everything the list had to offer. Plastic … Continue reading

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Picked Up Lord of the Rings One Volume 50th Anniversary Edition Yesterday on Amazon – October 15, 2020

I had an e-mail from Amazon announcing 80% off popular ebooks yesterday. I saw this included https://www.amazon.com/Lord-Rings-One-J-R-R-Tolkien-ebook/dp/B007978OY6/. This was a one volume edition of Lord of the Rings and was the 50th Anniversary Edition. It was on sale for $1.99 … Continue reading

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Armies of the past: Rohan — Scent of a Gamer

I painted a number of armies before starting this blog. Most of those armies are long gone and remain only in my memories. And even then… hey! I just remembered I had a chaos space marine army for Epic! We … Continue reading

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Friday Bullet Points on a Tuesday just to Catch Up — The Ancient Gaming Noob

Basically, the month slipped by and ends tomorrow and there were several things I think I should have mentioned, if only to set their place in the timeline of what happened this month.  So on to summaries and links and … Continue reading

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