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Community Deck Spotlight: Defenders of Annuminas

I want to thank my Grey Company compatriot Ian, over at Tales from Cards, for developing this segment. When it comes to community, the variety of voices adds to the value of the conversation. 390 more words

Fantasy Flight Games


This week’s interesting word is said to have been coined by J.R.R. Tolkien, one of my favourite authors.

A eucatastrophe is a sudden, favourable resolution of events – or a happy ending. 72 more words


Book Review: The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

Poetry every Tolkienite will love! That’s my immediate thought on this beautiful little book, it is truly amazing. When they say big things come in small packages, they are serious! 429 more words

Book Review


Coined by J. R. R. Tolkien this marvelous example of linguistic coinage refers to a sudden turn of events at the end of a story which ensures that the stories protagonist finds a fate other than that of a catastrophic nature.  88 more words


Hobbit Hole: A Hole of Comfort

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.” 22 more words



I’m my upcoming three posts, over the course of a week to two weeks, I will be talking about books. Three books– actually five books. 208 more words


Uthrael Beoac and the Wind Thrones

Filling in one of the blanks of Middle Earth Role Playing.

Way back in the nineties Iron Crown Enterprises wrote the awesome ‘Northern Mirkwood’ campaign supplement for Middle Earth Role Playing. 321 more words