Tag: The Lord of the Rings

Feb 20

Updated: The One Ring Fellowship Phase

  This essay is a second look at the Fellowship rules found in The One Ring RPG. This is the latest RPG based around The Lord of the Rings, arguably the ur-text for fantasy roleplaying.   Part one, also updated, explored the formation of the fellowship     The One Ring This is the latest …

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Feb 13

Updated: The One Ring Fellowship Formation

  The Lord of the Rings is arguably the ur-text for fantasy roleplaying, especially games in the high-fantasy mode. Therefore, it is no surprise that Middle Earth is a popular property for RPGs. I have fond memories of playing MERP, and still have a small collection of the incredibly detailed setting books from Iron Crown …

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Dec 07

Reading Around: The Silmarillion

  My digital issues last month left me with a lot of time for reading. Thus, I completed the 2016 Reading Challenge. Anne launched this project at her Modern Mrs Darcy blog.   Read more about the 2016 Reading Challenge here. Follow my progress on Pinterest, where I list all the books I read.   …

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Dec 05

Forgotten Scrolls 11: Week 174

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three years of blogging. Before the usual look at articles from the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an essay from my archives.   This article has been dusted down, given …

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Nov 28

Forgotten Scrolls 10: Week 173

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three years of blogging. Regular readers of the blog will notice I have skipped two issues. Weeks 171 and 172 were lost due to my laptop problems. To keep the terms of reference consistent, this instalment of the Forgotten Scrolls …

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