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This July, you could have the very unique opportunity to see Ian McKellen reprise his role as Gandalf (undoubtedly for the last time) live and in person. [click to continue…]

They’re going to eat that cave troll this time.

It’s been 15 years since The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring debuted, but the bond is still strong. Five of the nine members of the fellowship recently reunited in a pub and, thankfully, Dominic Monaghan made sure to capture the moment for us all. [click to continue…]

Artist Matt Ferguson is selling a trio of officially licensed, Gandalf-centric Lord of The Rings posters until Sunday, January 15 at 11:59 pm EST. They are stunning. [click to continue…]

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Nerdy yule logs aren’t just for Christmas! This Eye of Sauron yule log will make everyone in your house uncomfortable (but weirdly cozy) throughout the winter. Five hours of this is available for your viewing pleasure below. [click to continue…]

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Cubicle 7 Entertainment and Sophisticated Games are on a journey to let you experience Dungeons & Dragons in Middle-Earth starting in the summer of 2016.

“We’re all very excited to be building on the success of The One Ring Roleplaying Game and bringing Middle-earth to D&D® players.”, said Cubicle 7’s CEO Dominic McDowall. “Uniting two things very close to the hearts of gamers, me included, is very cool – I can’t wait for the summer.”

I can just imagine some of the characters you’re going to see roaming around The Shire once this all happens. DM’s are gonna have a field day.

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Whatever you’re smoking, be it tobacco or… y’know, some other thing, you should endeavor as look as cool as possible while you’re doing it. That’s where SVpipesdesign’s phenomenal custom-made pipes, modeled on characters from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, can come in handy.

These hand-carved wooden pipes don’t come cheap, though – the Gimli pipe will set you back a whopping $2,500, so you’ll want to be pretty bloody confident that sucking smoke through a tube coming out the back of a dwarf’s head is for you.

Check out some more of SVpipedesign’s Tolkien-inspired handywork below.

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The Fire Pit Of Barad-dûr

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Wow. Trevor, the metal artist behind Imagine Metal Art has really outdone himself with this intense LOTR-themed fire pit. It stands five feet high and two feet wide with a base made from heavy gauge steel.

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LEGO builder Brenden McMahon could have built the official LEGO Tower Of Orthanc (which is already pretty big with 2359 pieces), but he went even bigger with an 8-foot tall version. His Tower Of Orthanc has nine floors, plus a surrounding forest.

Take a closer look at this thing of beauty in the video after the break along with an interview with the creator.

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Artist Otis Frampton really embraced the whole “Christmas is about giving” thing. He’s worked on such popular web series as Stan’s Rants and How It Should Have Ended, and now he’s released a number of original Tolkien-themed Facebook cover pictures. But the best part? The denizens of the Internet can use them, free of charge. All he asks is that you give him proper credit in the description portion of the pic.

Thanks a bunch, Otis!

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