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Tales of Middle Earth is an online resource centre and social network just for players of Games Workshop's Middle Earth SBG (Strategy Battle Game. Formally The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings SBG). Run by gamers for gamers, it is our mission to make it easier than ever for the community to share their knowledge, experience and tips with other players.

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New Article
- posted in Building Middle Earth - Moria
Video guide on how to make the dungeon tiles needed to play SBG Quest Moria.




New Article
- posted in Downloads
SBG Quest Moria is an expansion to the Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game in which a warband or Battle Company explores the depths of Moria. The warriors much reach one of four objective rooms, with each objective room having three scenarios, one of which is randomly chosen at the start for the warriors to win to complete their quest.




Announcing Quest to Mount Doom
Source: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2018/04/05/announcing-quest-for-mount-doom/

Welcome master Hobbits to The Lord of the Rings: Quest to Mount Doom board game! This brand new board game pits players against one another in a game of skill, wits and above all, fun, as you race around the board in search of the most precious of items – The One Ring.
Quest to Mount Doom lets players recreate the epic journey that the Fellowship took as they journeyed to Mount Doom – but with a competitive twist! Each player is hunting for the One Ring that is hidden somewhere in Middle-earth. The aim is simple: find the Ring and take it to Mount Doom to see it destroyed. However, you don’t want other players to know you have it, they will only try and take it from you – so keep it secret, keep it safe!

You’ll be able to pick your favourite characters from the Fellowship, each with their own unique ability, and use the wide array of item and event cards to aid your cause, or disrupt your opponents as you search for the Ring. Finding the Ring is the easy part, taking it to Mount Doom will take every ounce of skill and cunning you have – just watch out for the Eye of Sauron!

Whilst we don’t have a confirmed release date for this new game yet, keep your eyes peeled for more information later in the year. In the meantime, the best way to keep up to date with all the announcements is to follow the Forge World Facebook page.




The Lord Of The Rings TV Series May Use Material From The Movies
Source: https://www.empireonline.com/movies/lord-rings-group/lord-rings-tv-series-may-use-material-movies/

When all is said and done, Amazon's JRR Tolkien-based series could end up being one of the most fascinating shows ever created, purely from a business point of view. The Hollywood Reporter has taken a look at the deals and details behind the show, including the fact that the company included members of the New Line team and payments to the Warner Bros.-owned studio to secure the chance to use material from Peter Jackson's films in the show if needed.
Nothing has been revealed yet about what part of Tolkien's work the series will channel, though it'll largely skip what Jackson brought to the big screen, mostly because there's no sense in repeating what he's covered and the movie studios own the rights to the main LOTR and Hobbit stories. Also mentioned? Jackson has apparently had talks with Amazon about possible involvement, though likely just offering the benefit of his experience as a producer than actually running the series – he's served his time in Middle-earth, after all.

With no one in place to make the show itself yet, more interesting are the various deals in place, including that original $250 million to simply buy the rights, the fact that the contract commits Amazon to five seasons at least and that it has to start shooting the show within two years. Oh, and given the creative challenges involved, it may end up costing more than $1 billion dollars. No pressure, then...




New Article
- posted in Building Middle Earth - Gondor
A video guide on how to make basic Osgiliath Ruins. There are four ruins being covered here, a ruined building, a set of stairs, a raised walkway and a square platform.




New Article
- posted in Building Middle Earth - Gondor
The Seat of Seeing was an ancient chair built upon the summit of Amon Hen within a great circular stone-paved court surrounded by a battlement. This article shows how to make the Seeing Seat using Hirst Art blocks.




New Article
- posted in Downloads
A handy gaming aid to keep track of a hero's Might, Will, Fate and Wounds. Easy and quick to make.




New Article
- posted in Building Middle Earth - General
A guide to making forests using 4 Ground bases.




New Product Review Video: Gamemat.eu Wastelands Battlemat



New Article
- posted in Building Middle Earth - Gondor
A video guide on how to make the gates and walls of Minas Tirith in a modular fashion.




    


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