Tag Archives: Middle Earth

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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Neglected models: classic metal troll — Scent of a Gamer

I have painted the Mordor troll drummer, completing my collection of plastic Mordor trolls. The liac skin tone was me trying something different, and I don’t hate it though I found the colour strangely difficult to shade and highlight effectively. … Continue reading

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Golden blooms — Cosmetic Lotro

Pretty Spring or early Summer outfit for my lore-master. The Staff of the Vales, that drops from the Remmorchant raid, is also available from the March on Gundabad Quartermaster as a cosmetic weapon. Any lore-master with a love for flowers … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings’ Merry and Pippin Are Launching Their Own Podcast – IGN May 4, 2021

I saw this on IGN – The Lord of the Rings’ Merry and Pippin Are Launching Their Own Podcast: https://www.ign.com/articles/the-lord-of-the-rings-merry-and-pippin-are-launching-their-own-podcast. Longer article, YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM2SO69PhFRKKEYwGSV4sHQ/featured. By Adam Bankhurst May 4, 2021 Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd teaming up for a new … Continue reading

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Mordor troll drummer — Scent of a Gamer

I have painted the Mordor troll drummer, completing my collection of plastic Mordor trolls. Mordor troll drummer

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Scent of a Gamer – Featured Blogger of the Week April 23, 2021

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Scent of a Gamer https://scentofagamer.wordpress.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week.  I have been reading the blog since July 2019. About page: https://scentofagamer.wordpress.com/about/ Social Media Links: Facebook: No listing located https://www.facebook.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/scentofagamer/ … Continue reading

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Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings – BBC April 6, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays April 7, 2021

I saw this recently on BBC – Khraniteli: The Soviet take on Lord of the Rings: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56641258 . Decided it was an unusual addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I didn’t … Continue reading

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News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill March 29, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays March 31, 2021

I saw this recently on News Corp to purchase ‘Lord of the Rings’ titles | TheHill – The Hill https://newsfeeds.media/news-corp-to-purchase-lord-of-the-rings-titles-thehill-the-hill/. Decided it was an interesting addition to this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. … Continue reading

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