Category Archives: Middle Earth Roleplaying

Beleriand: The Campaign Map version 2

Here’s the same map as before, but with some locations moved (the Havens of Sirion being the most obvious) and some reclassified (Radhrim labeled as a forest rather than as a region). I’ve extended the western Dwarvish road to Menegroth, … Continue reading

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Beleriand: The Initial Campaign Map

After quite a bit of work, this is the beginning map of Beleriand for the campaign we’ll be playing there. If anyone has already played a campaign in Beleriand, please steer me to your records and/or maps and I’ll try … Continue reading

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Beleriand: The Adventure Begins

Our MERP campaign is now using the Journeyman system, and has moved to the 1st age in Beleriand. The party consists of Rawcelon (Elvish mage), Lothwen Whitestar (Warrior), and Flip King Nimble (Circus Freak). Their first adventure together was to … Continue reading

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Using Journeyman to run MERP

We’ve started porting MERP over to the Journeyman system. The MERP background and modules has always impressed us (as it has everyone else), but we’re trying to use Journeyman for the combat and magic. The magic is largely channeling, deriving … Continue reading

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MERP: The Water of Life and other Secrets

The party released Thalian and pointed him towards Carrock-en-bar. They left for the north and were pursued by the friends of Thalian. Guthbrand led the pursuers away and the party rejoined at a preset landmark, then proceeded on. They arrived … Continue reading

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More Minis for Roll20.net

Having moved to Cortland, New York, we’re keeping our old Boston gaming group going on Roll20. MERP figures aren’t too much of a problem, because I have a lot of minis I edited for my Navah fantasy campaign. I did … Continue reading

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MERP: The Tomb and After

The party entered the tomb and there were six or more traps. The walls were lined with tombs, stacked two high in the walls. At the end of the room were three large sarcophagi. The names on them were Jeston, … Continue reading

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