Tag Archives: Middle Earth

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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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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How to Make Hedge Terrain for MESBG/LOTRSBG — Battles in Middle Earth

I know a while back I floated the idea of doing some painting guides on the site as a way to make the content available more unique and valuable to others and while I haven’t gotten around to doing it … Continue reading

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