Category Archives: Lord of the Rings

A tree in a tree!

Took a break from Christmas knitting the other day and attempted a couple of Christmas decorations with dubious results. I made a star of which we won’t speak of again and a Christmas tree based on this pattern. I’m not … Continue reading

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Need more soundtracks. Need them now!

Having just started a “normal” 9-5 job again I have discovered I’m in need of more orchestral soundtracks from either films or games. Whilst my iPod has over 70GB of music, a large part of it is unsuitable as it’s … Continue reading

Posted in BioWare, Classical Music, Deus Ex, Dragon Age, Fable, Gun - The game, Halo games, Harry Potter, Hitman, Howard Shore, Indiana Jones, Jesper Kyd, John Williams,, Lord of the Rings, Lost, Mass Effect, Music, Oblivion - Elder Scrolls IV, Pirates of the Caribbean, Robin Hood, Soundtrack, Splinter Cell games, Star Wars | 5 Comments

Saying one thing yet doing another!

I have noticed several times in the past that once I write a post about losing interest with something I suddenly find myself interested again. As it just happened with gaming. Last week I wrote a long post on how … Continue reading

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The Hobbit

I’m currently listening to ‘The Hobbit’ written by J. R. R. Tolkien and read by Rob Inglis. It’s this version. Over the years I’ve always insisted that I don’t like audiobooks much and have only ever listened to a few … Continue reading

Posted in Audiobooks, Books, Films and TV, Harry Potter, Knitting, Lord of the Rings, Patricia Cornwell | 4 Comments

Gamer Banter: A trip down memory lane

Gamer Banter is a monthly gaming discussion of multiple bloggers. More info is here and please contact Terry from Game Couch if you wish to take part. June’s topic is set by Terry from Game Couch: What was the game … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Banter, Community and Games, Halo games, KotOR, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Xbox | 14 Comments

The Tudors – The game [No, really..]

. I have played many games based on a film or TV franchise including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Shrek, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lost, Buffy and more. I would even consider some of them to be amongst my … Continue reading

Posted in Buffy, Community and Games, EA, Facebook, Films and TV, Game Politics, Killerspiele, Lord of the Rings, Lost, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, TV Shows, Ubisoft, Xbox, Xbox360 | 3 Comments

Dragon Age: Origins. Who would have thought a dog could save the world?

I’ve finally completed Dragon Age Origins and overall it’s the first BioWare game I’ve mostly not enjoyed, despite wanting to like it all the way through. The last three hours were painful and, although final bossfights tend to let me … Continue reading

Posted in BioWare, Community and Games, Dragon Age, Game Review, Lord of the Rings, Mass Effect, Xbox360 | 9 Comments