Middle-earth Talk Radio Show Episode 0038 November 6 2011
Duration: 1:10:37 (1 hour, 10 minutes, 37 seconds)
Format: 64 kbps MP3 or 128 kbps MP3
Band: Brobdingnagian Bards
Album: Memories of Middle-earth
- 1968 BBC Documentary Video of J.R.R. Tolkien
- Not going to discuss - Peter Jackson 4th Video Log
- Not going to discuss - Patrick Stewart "Use the Force Harry - Signed Gandalf"
- Not going to discuss - Occupy Mordor
- Occupy Valinor, did not go well...
- The new Art of The Hobbit book
- Michael interviewed Wayne Hammond and Christina Scull recently
- Michael and Hawke have both received this book since this show was recorded and before it was edited and uploaded.
- Michael also recently interviewed John D. Rateliff, author of The History of The Hobbit.
- There is a new revised version of The History of The Hobbit including new material.
- Michael's new site http://middle-earth.xenite.org
- Middle-earth Unplugged - First person perspectives in the style of National Geographic
- Francesco Nepitello kudos to Michael for the essay
- Horror in the Woods - How Men Live in Mirkwood
- The One Ring Role Playing Game by Francesco Nepitello and published by Cubicle 7 and Sophisticated Games
- Tolkien used Gothic to represent the language of that reason.
- What were the Phantoms?
- New Q&A Essays - over 200 new articles since mid-July
- Publishing recaps of the Editorial sections of Chris Seeman's Other Minds Magazine
- Later will do the same for Other Hands Magazine
- Michael now systematically interviewing Tolkien scholars
- Also interview Michael of Tolkien Studies, and also Janet of Mythopoeic Society
- Many others on the way
- Other Hands Magazine next issue postponed until December release
- Other Hands Magazine Facebook page
- Hawke's Tolkien Scholars Facebook Page
- Hawke's Demonstrations at Merlyn's of The One Ring RPG
- Difficulty getting any promotional material or even responses from Cubicle 7, so Hawke made his own
- Margaret Weiss Serenity RPG
- Hawke further discusses his review of The One Ring RPG
- Typical cost of RPG's getting so expensive
- The AD&D 1st Edition Unearthed Arcana book bindings keep seeming to fall apart
- However, the cost to reward hours ratio compared between RPGs to Computer games at same price, or Trading Card Games
- Dragon Magazine and Dungeon Magazine
- Abhor Steam game delivery system
- Michael's preference with strategy games such as Civilization
- Dragon Age computer-based RPG
- OKCupid.com test generating engine
- Michael's lifelong ban against being allowed to participate in any Tolkien trivia games
- Re-enable the IRC Tolkien Trivia bot? Let us know!
- The Tolkien Chat Room
- David Bratman
- Icelandic scholar, Helen Buckhurst
- The Coal Biters
- Would listeners like us to offer Video casts in addition to just the audio casts?
- Would you like live streaming shows audio and/or video?
- Or do you just want the audio podcasts to continue only?
- Should we broadcast with Google Plus Hangout?
- Hawke still needs to create and submit soundbites for Middle-earth Network
- Felicia Day and Jace Hall humorous bit
BBC Tolkien Documentary - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR-4vMEiQ_U
Middle-earth Role Playing List - firstname.lastname@example.org
Middle-earth Unplugged - http://middle-earth.xenite.org/category/unplugged/
Horror in the Woods - http://middle-earth.xenite.org/2011/09/21/horror-in-the-woods-how-men-live-in-mirkwood/
The One Ring RPG Cubicle 7 Website - http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/the-one-ring/
Other Hands Magazine: http://www.omzine.org (includes archives of all the Other Minds Magazine issues too)
Tolkien Scholars Page: http://www.tolkienscholars.org
Margaret Weiss Productions - http://www.margaretweis.com/
Felicia Day and Jace Hall ongoing battle (be warned, Jace Hall show has strong language) - Part 1 initial interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1-N1HWxQYQ
Part 2 Blizzard WoW abuse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMKAUFfGZz4
Part 3 Jace Hall offices ransacked by Felicia: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/5304458/the_jace_hall_show_season_2_episode_1/
Part 4 Light saber battle: http://www.ign.com/videos/2010/02/05/jace-hall-show-felicia-day-light-saber-fight
Felicia Day blog about these episodes: http://feliciaday.com/blog/jace-hall-battle
Title: The Fall of Gil-Galad