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Ares Games Announces – Lords of Middle-Earth "Limited Edition"

From the creators of the Lord of the Rings inspired strategy board game, War of the Ring, comes the limited edition “Lords of Middle-Earth” Limited Edition expansion. From designers Roberto DiMeglio, Marco Maggi, and Francesco Nepitello, and the stunning art of John Howe and Jon Hodgson, this expansion gives players the opportunity to discover other adventures and new characters. Possibilities ...

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Dreaming of Thorin – An Interview with Richard Armitage

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with English actor, self proclaimed method actor, Richard Armitage at ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ press junket in New York City where we discussed his role as “King Dwarf” Thorin Oakenshield. Armitage is known for his roles in the BBC series ‘Robin Hood’ as Guy Gisborne, ‘North and South’, ‘ShakespeaRe-Told’ series as ...

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The Hobbit: Animal Wrangler Claims of Abuse Will Fail says Wood

Recently, TMZ caught up with Hobbit star Elijah Wood. Wood returns as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s anticipated trilogy of The Hobbit. Wood told a TMZ reporter that he is convinced that the wranglers who brought forth the animal abuse claims are out for a payday but will ultimately fail in their efforts. Wood stated, “heartbreaking…I never saw any of ...

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The Hobbit Collectible Latex Weapons from Wicked Replicas

For those of you that are getting your Middle-Earth cosplay ready for the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey but are worried you won’t be able to complete your costume by adorning the appropriate weapon, good news! Wicked Replicas has released a safe line of weapon replicas based on the ones used in the upcoming Hobbit movie. Made from ...

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The Ring: From Middle-Earth to Modern History

Recently I had the honor to be a guest blogger for Jens Hansen and write an article on the ring as jewelry. The following is a sample of my submission. [A ring is] “The article of jewelry around which centers tradition, antiquity, utility and symbolic meaning of the greatest reverential character.” In the JRR Tolkien classics, The Hobbit and The ...

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Olsen and Beagle and Tolkien, Oh My!

This just in from Trish Lambert! Olsen and Beagle and Tolkien, Oh My! Mythgard Institute’s First Annual Mythmoot will be all Hobbit, all the time… It was a real problem. After listening to The Tolkien Professor for years, including this year’s Riddles in the Dark ‘cast conjecturing about Peter Jackson’s new film, I knew too much. There was no way ...

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The One Ring RPG Wins Best of Show at Lucca

Cubicle 7and Sophisticated Games continue to impress the table top RPG world with its monumental role playing game based on the J.R.R. Tolkien world of Middle-Earth. From the publishers: About Cubicle 7 Entertainment Cubicle 7 Entertainment is the award-winning publisher of games such as Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space, The Doctor Who Card Game, The Laundry, Victoriana, Primeval, ...

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The Hobbit Tops Ticket Sales

Deadline.com reports that The Hobbit tickets sales have taken top spot. Fandango statistics have revealed that the first Peter Jackson Hobbit installment has taken 33% of total sales so far, and the movie doesn’t release for another month. This is quite an achievement as The Hobbit is competing with such juggernauts as James Bond’s Skyfall, and Breaking Dawn Part 2. ...

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