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Table Top Role Play, Getting Started

Table Top Role Play, Getting Started

Table Top Role Playing does not cost the Earth to play. All you need is a Players Handbook a few figures two ten sided dice and an imaginative GM (Games Master). The players handbook contains […]

Lord of the Rings: War in the North Invades E3 Expo

Lord of the Rings: War in the North Invades E3 Expo

  Add NewGet ready, gamers of Middle-earth, E3 (Electronics Entertainment) Expo is about to open it’s doors. For three glorious days, June 7th – 9th 2011, you can get a sneak peek at the much […]

New Company Creates Middle-earth Inspired Make-up

New Company Creates Middle-earth Inspired Make-up

Lord of the Rings has inspired artists, writers, movie producers and video games. But how often has the works of J.R.R. Tolkien inspired make-up? Independent beauty company Cinnamon Candies is probably one of the first […]

Table Top Role Play

Hi and welcome to our new News segment on Table Top based RPG’S mainly focusing on Middle Earth Role Playing (MERP) ICE series. Quick introduction, I am Rick and have been gaming for nigh on […]

Official Release Dates and Titles for ‘The Hobbit’ Films Announced!

Official Release Dates and Titles for ‘The Hobbit’ Films Announced!

The official release dates and titles for The Hobbit films have been announced! Mark your calendars… “THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY” -December 14, 2012 “THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN” -December 13, 2013

BREAKING: New Photos of Rivendell Set in Route to Hobbit Studios

BREAKING: New Photos of Rivendell Set in Route to Hobbit Studios

Thanks to our new reporter, Jack Machiela, for taking these photos! Jack is a Tour Guide in Wellington, NZ and an avid Tolkien Fan. His job gives him access to ground zero for Hobbit happenings […]

Peter Jackson Officially Announces Orlando Bloom as Part of ‘The Hobbit’ Cast

Peter Jackson Officially Announces Orlando Bloom as Part of ‘The Hobbit’ Cast

After months of speculation and rumors Orlando Bloom has been confirmed by Peter Jackson as a cast member in The Hobbit. The news was posted on Jackson’s Facebook page stating, “Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom […]

Sideshow Collectibles Releases New LOTR Teaser Video

Our friends over at Sideshow Collectibles sent us the link to a teaser video showing clips of their newest creation. The caption reads: “Get a gander at our newest Production Peek video! Think you can […]

Middle-earth News is Reaching Our 1,000th Twitter Follower -Time to Celebrate!

Middle-earth News is Reaching Our 1,000th Twitter Follower -Time to Celebrate!

Since it’s January 12th debut into the world of Twitter, middleearthnews has grown and expanded in ways I never thought possible. In just five months I’ve gone from a “me” to a “we”, teaming up […]

Bid on Autographed Copy of ‘The Hobbit’ and Help Christchurch Recover

Bid on Autographed Copy of ‘The Hobbit’ and Help Christchurch Recover

To help those affected by the February earthquake that struck the south island of New Zealand, the Hobbit cast has signed a beautifully bound copy of ‘The Hobbit’ for Rise Up Christchurch. Alongside their autographs, […]