Tag Archives: The Hobbit

Alternate Art: The Greatest Adventure

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead Today and tomorrow are yet to be said The chances, the changes are all yours to make The mold of your life is in your hands to break. The greatest adventure is there … Continue reading

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Deck: The Sixth Bear Army

It’s been even busier than usual, lately at the Hall. Some of my family was staying with us while Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc against Houston and the Gulf coast. They were fortunate that their house (narrowly) avoided destruction in the … Continue reading

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Deck: The Might of Rohan

An interesting dilemma for any game series that is based on a book is what to do when you run out of source material. Fortunately, the world of Middle-earth is vast and the nature of this game is open-ended, so it … Continue reading

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Contest: Recipes from a Halfling’s Pantry

Greetings, readers! I am delighted to announce a very special contest. Friends of the blog over at Second Breakfast have announced the release of cookbook that is near and dear to this bear’s heart. The book is called Recipes from a … Continue reading

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Contest: Master of Lore’s Battle of Five Armies Custom Card

The Master of Lore is running a contest to create a custom card for The Battle of (the) Five Armies movie. I encourage everyone to head on over and submit their entries. I have included my entry here, as my … Continue reading

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The Grey Company at The Battle of Five Armies

After four rounds of epic struggle, The Grey Company succumbed to an onslaught of Goblins and Wargs in our Twitch streaming of The Battle of Five Armies. Thanks to everyone who took part in this event. The video of this session … Continue reading

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Peter Jackson: Please Don’t Mess This Up!

Mrs. Beorn and I are headed to the theater to join our friends in watching The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. To say that I am excited to see myself portrayed on the big screen is an understatement. Still, there … Continue reading

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Food In the Hobbit

http://recipewise.co.uk/tea-in-the-hobbit As someone who loves food, and The Hobbit, I could not resist sharing this great site with my readers! Using letters from Tolkien, and his books as source material, they provide recipes for all of the food mentioned in … Continue reading

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Trouble at the Lonely Mountain

Derek (frequent guest writer at The Master of Lore’s blog) and I just finished an exciting journey to the Lonely Mountain, where Smaug was none too pleased at our burgling. But victory was ours at last, as we successfully liberated … Continue reading

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Deck: Beorn Attacks!

Inspired by the discovery of the animated work of Tom Preston, here is a deck featuring yours truly and some of my dwarven friends from The Hobbit. With a nice mix of some of the more powerful dwarven cards, couples … Continue reading

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