Category Archives: Tolkien

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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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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Further Shaming of the Hobbit

I just couldn’t resist. This one made sense to me — except for all the dragons.

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Hobbited

Well, I went to the latest Hobbit movie (Desolation of Smaug) with the lowest of hopes, I thought. Not low enough as it turns out. About 20-30 minutes of the movie come from the book — the rest is made … Continue reading

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Middle Earth Maps on Google Earth

The Chrome Experience has put together an interactive version of the Middle Earth map. The 3d animations are fun, but the rest of it isn’t as good as I hoped. A real (but ugly) Middle Earth map on Google Earth … Continue reading

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