I’ve never been too big a fan of candy, although I would never say no to chocolate. There is something about lollipops, though, when you’re feeling fun. Then again, after I got suckered into playing Candy Crush Saga – I totally put all the blame on King.com – I have been rather averse to real-life candy.
Playing video games is my go-to gaming activity, but there is something to be said about board games and card games. You might not be the most sociable person in the world, but with the right group of people and an engaging board game, you are set for some of the most intense socializing you [...]
It’s Tolkien Week this week, and it’s Hobbit Day on Saturday, September 22. Isn’t it but fitting to hear about previously undiscovered illustrations for the Lord of the Rings? Fans of Tolkien and his work can thank Dr. Paul Tankard, a senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Otago English Department for dusting the [...]
There are days when everything just doesn’t seem to go easily. I suppose we all go through those off days, and there’s not much we can do but ride it out. Today seems to be one of those days for me, but am I grateful that I came across a gallery on deviantART that quickly [...]
I knew it! Traveler’s Tales, Warner Bros., and LEGO are teaming up once again to produce another LEGO video game based on a major Hollywood property. They’ve done Star Wars, they’ve done Harry Potter, they’ve done Indiana Jones, and even Pirates of the Caribbean. There’s just no way they weren’t going to do LEGO Lord [...]
Reddit user ‘Jvlivs’ created this hand-drawn map of the United States of America, in the style of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-Earth cartography maps from The Lord of the Rings.
This June, for the first time ever, you’ll be able to buy official LEGO Lord of the Rings toys. Revealed just yesterday at an exclusive event just before the start of Toy Fair 2012 in New York City, here are full details and images of all of the sets. Despite what you may see elsewhere, [...]
We’re salivating with each new reveal that comes along from LEGO for its upcoming Lord of the Rings toy line. We’ve seen several character posters, but today we’ve got your first look at the killer minifigures for the entire Fellowship and several baddies, including Orcs, Uruk-Hai, Gollum, and Nazgul.
[polldaddy poll=5860062] In the pantheon of fantasy, there are gazillions of worlds encompassing everything from Dorothy’s Oz to the Greek mythology of Clash of the Titans to Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Sunnydale. This week’s poll presents five of the most popular fantasy worlds. Which is your favorite?
Adult fascination with LEGOs never seems to die. We’ve profiled the creation of a massive LEGO “Garrison of Moriah” by a Star Wars fan and the construction of an equally large LEGO replica of the “Love Boat” by a fan of the television show with the same name. Now a fan of The Lord of [...]