Category Archives: Tolkien

Foldable Project – a matter of scale

I now have aboard I am fairly happy with. A little larger than the action, so it can accompdate the starting position of the Regent’s forces. I now need to work out the scale for the unit counter sizes and … Continue reading

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Foldable Project – Sliiiiiight setback

Drew the first attempt at the battlefield. Looking from the Queen’s point of view, I defined the left of the board as the White Cart, and then I put in the roads, to let me see the scale. Too big … Continue reading

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Foldable Project

My place of work is being shifted 42 miles and four hours round trip travel away. This is going to leave even less time for hobby type projects. So, what to do. I had done a bit of playtesting using … Continue reading

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What’s it got in its pocketses

Z-Man Games have three small boxes containing rules and armies for fighting battles between traditional enemies. So far these are “Rome vs Celts”, “Macedonians vs Persians” and “Orcs vs Elves”. I have all three, though I am still waiting for … Continue reading

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The Hobbit – An unexpected runtime?

Warning. There are spoilers in the text below In my last post I commented on why I thought the film had to be longer than just one. because of the extra material needed to tie together both The Hobbit and … Continue reading

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“The Hobbit” conundrum

I wrote the start of this before I had seen the first film “The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey”, on the topic some folk were raising about the multiplicity of the films of the short novel “The Hobbit”. I’ll leave … Continue reading

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