Category Archives: Middle Earth

The Nine Riders by Alan Horvath (2004)

How many riders Are there following our trail Strange looking Strider, Can you see them on the hill How many riders Are there following our trail And woe, Lord, save us from those riders on our tail What was that … Continue reading

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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 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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Old Wômarin Dictionary, detailing the language of the Farthest East in Middle Earth

This dictionary was developed from the words shared at http://merp.wikia.com/wiki/Old_Wômarin, but builds upon those.  Old Wômarin was descended from Dragon Speech (D.S.) and bears a great resemblance to that language, so the Wômaw were essentially speaking Auld Wyrmish. I created this … Continue reading

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Another MERP Campaign

I found another MERP campaign being reported on a blog. Aspire2hopegm has been Rediscovering the Joys of MERP (https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/47799352) in Bree and Rhudaur since 2016. Give it a read if you have time!

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Middle Earth Collectible Card Game (MECCG) Index

At http://www.chrisvos.com/meuk/lackey/meccg/updatelist.txt, there is a list of the cards for MECCG, but they are not linked. Below is that same list (last updated Nov. 2, 2009), but in linkable format, so they are easier to go through. Enjoy!  STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_A_Hero_Stewards-of-Gondor_(Saruman+Orc-Troll-hazards).txt STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_B_Hero_Release-the-Prisoners_(Alatar+Corruption-Undead-hazards).txt STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_C_Hero_Dwarven-Quest_(Pallando+Animal-hazards).txt … Continue reading

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MERP: Isles of Rhunaer (Sea of Rhun)

The most detailed map for the Sea of Rhun in publication is pretty sketchy, at least for Nabal Mayzri, where our adventures are roaming (below). Since we’re playing in the region, I thought we needed a better map. We are … Continue reading

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