“Many folk used to dwell away north, a hundred miles or more from here, at the far end of the Greenway: on the North Downs or by Lake Evendim.”
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February 27, 2013
The Ettenmoors is a tricky place to write about. The Moors, as we typically call them, are better known in LOTRO than they are in any other Tolkien adaptation.
February 6, 2013
There was much fanfare when it was announced that we players would be joining the Fellowship (or its remnants) in Rohan. The endless, rolling plains of the realm of the Horse-lords is perhaps second, depending on who you talk to, to the Shire for most idealized and beloved landscapes in Middle-earth.
January 21, 2013
The first missive for the new Beneath Your Feet takes us to southern Mirkwood and the stronghold of Dol Guldur.
July 17, 2012
I never was one to play the “caster” or “magic using” type of class, which I believed that the lore-master was within the frame work of Lord of the Rings Online. I didn’t care too much for the light armor. Yet, the lore-master I was playing with that day was an Elf, which I wanted to be, but that isn’t what sold me on the class.
June 25, 2012
To celebrate the announcement of the Riders of Rohan expansion, I have been reading up on the lore of Rohan and its peoples.
November 23, 2011
The Battles at the Fords of the Isen are regarded as the opening conflict of the War of the Ring proper, though they were by no means the first clash among the major combatants.
May 26, 2011
The passage I have chosen to look at next is the creation myth for Middle-Earth.
April 28, 2011
Which race is the eldest? Elves love nothing more than to glory in the title of the Elder Race, Firstborn, etc. They lord it over the other races like a spoiled Kindergartener, and their self declarations hold as much authority.