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by much too straight a road from my trip.
I think Gandalf might have shown me round a
is not in any way intended to be a
comprehensive list of LOTR links. There are
other places much better able to do that. This
is a general reference location for the
LOTRfanclub / Fellowship of Middle-earth
community, including links that tend to come
up on the boards. The links on this page are
to external sites and while I do not link to
known objectionable sites, no claims are made
as to their accuracy nor to their complete
family-friendliness, so please wander with
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Regional Groups of Fans
- LOTR Official Home Page --
download screensavers and desktop pictures, plus
interviews, by New Line.
Hobbit Blog -- 'official blog site' for
the Hobbit film - but sadly appears to be
unmoderated and overlaps with dating sites.
Fan Club -- Decipher's (defunct)
licensed site with forums, the original home of
- Old Message Boards
Index -- A functioning copy of the
original fanclub mb index, as a part of our
Comprehensive Fan Sites
-- general reference, scripts, interviews,
- Barrow-Downs -- name
generators, fan fiction, articles and more.
- Council of Elrond -- a selection of
everything for the Tolkien enthusiast, including
-- comprehensive site entirely in Bulgarian with
of Tolkien's works in multiple languages.
- The Fellowship
of Middle-earth -- The current, active
site for the LOTRfanclub community, the
Fellowship of Middle-earth.
- Herr-der-Ringe -- yes, it's
in German but most of it is also available in
- Lord of
the Rings Fanatics -- Middle Earth tours,
quiz, art collections, forums, reference and
- TheOneRing.net (TORn) --
LOTR news. Fan reviews, articles, PJ fan site,
newbie guide and more.
- Tolkien-Movies.com -- focus
on the movies: news, rumors, pics and more.
of the Ring - news, galleries, fanfic,
book reviews, forums, and more.
General LOTR Reference
Tolkien Dictionary -- taken from the
indexes of the Lord of the Rings and the
of the Shire-Reckoning -- a useful tool
for figuring out what date is which.
-- complete map of Middle-earth, printable.
- Encyclopedia of Arda --
great quick reference site, with details of
names and places by alphabet or time-line.
- Frequently Asked Questions
at TheOneRing.net's Greenbooks.
Great Family Tree of Arda -- an extensive
family tree for Tolkien's world, requires flash.
Grey Havens -- Tolkien's poems, essays and
answers on his literature and world, plus more.
Comes to Life -- Tolkien resources plus
the storyline augmented with video, sound and
- The LOTR
Project -- family tree of all the
creatures in Middle-earth, including an interactive
of Middle-earth -- at Isildur's Lair. Nine
downloadable maps. (maps may be currently
-- The HoMe texts in chronological order.
-- a multi-linguistic Italian site for all
-- geography, ethnology, meridian grids,
astronomy and more.
Star Map -- hosted at Annals of Arda.
Tolkien Resources -- bibliographical
listings, cover art gallery, guide to Tolkiens'
to LOTR -- a fairly exhaustive listing
comparing the differences between Tolkien and
Post -- Detailed map of the Shire's
postal districts, with a downloadable
Silmarillion Chronology -- excellent
overview with commentary, images, polls, etc.
for the Silmarillion.
Encyclopedia -- a very useful reference
for readers of the Sil. Highly recommended.
Geneology of Elves and Men -- with
printable PDF pages.
in the History of Middle-earth? --
well-organized site for the HoME books and
Fan Art Galleries
Writing Archives & Contests
Taste of Elvish -- a brief vocabulary list
for Quenya and Sindarin, part of Ardalambion.
- Ardalambion -- comprehensive
site for the tongues of Arda. Quenya, Sindarin,
or other languages.
-- An overview of the runic alphabets Tolkien
devised for the Dwarven races and their history
Fonts -- a source listing for a variety of
Tolkien and fantasy fonts.
Smith's Fantasy Fonts -- includes Tengwar,
Cirith and Runic fonts, plus others.
Bilbo Font -- the font used in the films
available for download only if purchased.
- Downloadable Quenya Course
Flame -- a downloadable English/Sindarin
dictionary, can also be downloaded in pdf
Runes -- A simple table of the runes used
in The Hobbit
and their translation.
to English Dictionary -- an Elvish listing
with the English approximations.
- The Elvish
Linguistic Fellowship -- an international
organization for the study of Tolkien's
Poetry -- Tolkien's poems and their
-- a compilation of links for everything Elvish.
- Fellowship of the Word-smiths
-- detailed breakdown of all the languages used
in the movie, with articles and translations.
Inscriptions -- translations of the
various inscriptions seen in the films, with
-- a guide to all written languages.
Glossary -- a basic listing of the
English meanings of many Sindarin words.
Calligraphy -- step by step.
Textbook -- instruction on reading and
Your Name in Elvish -- in ten minutes or
less, with step-by-step examples.
Tengwar Tool -- transcribe English into
Sindarin or Quenya.
LOTR Computer Resources
-- download LOTR cards to play Concentration and
other memory games with.
-- save your hobbit from the wraiths. Hosted by
Slider-Puzzle -- reassemble the Fellowship
Computer Games -- information and reviews
on Tolkien-inspired games as a reference for
-- whack as many as you can, but don't hit
Actor Fan Sites
I'm not about to attempt to list those here. Way too
controversial. Here's what you do. Go to the Internet Movie Database LOTR Page,
then click on the appropriate actor's name. Then
check out the "External Links" section on the left.
"Miscellaneous" will give you a bunch of links of
Sites -- those actually endorsed by the
celebrity they are designed for:
Miscellaneous & Crafts
Neighbors - our affiliates who have
generously linked to us, and us to them.
Bree -- a monthly newsletter for Tolkien
fans published by Mensa.
-- the literary Lord of the Rings, scene by
scene in Legos.
a hobbit hole
- a simple explanation about cousins,
second-cousins twice removed, etc. for
understanding hobbit geneology.
Hobbithole -- family-friendly, a little
bit of everything Shire-like.
your Home LOTR style -- a treasure trove
of decorating and theme ideas hosted by Council
-- step-by-step instructions on braiding your
hair like Legolas', with pictures. Eowyn &
Arwen also on this site.
Baby Booties -- instructions on how to
knit some Proudfeet for your little
hobbitlings, by penwiper.
Home -- an enviro-friendly middle-earth
designed home in Wales.
- LuLu --
publish your own tales and poetry as a paperback
Costume -- at Alley-Cat Scratch, the
ultimate do-it-yourself Middle-earth costuming
in Origami -- amazing paper folding if you
have a lot of time, designs by Eric Joisel
& Lembas -- instructions for making a
foam 'leaf' wrapper to wrap up your tasty
baking, by penwiper
Banners -- by Ron Shirtz, to download and
print for miniature warriors.
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