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Other Minds Magazine Issue 12 Published

by Thomas Morwinsky published Jul 26, 2011 12:00 AM, last modified Jul 02, 2015 03:04 AM
Other Minds Magazine, Issue #12 has been published! This time, we have four excellent contributions, dealing with a broad range of Middle-earth topics. The purpose of Other Minds Magazine is to provide Tolkien-related content of interest to Tolkien enthusiasts of all kinds and more specifically, information usable by those who love to use role playing games to enjoy the many facets of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginary universe containing Middle-earth, Númenor, Endor, Arda and all of Eä, using whatever game system desired.

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Some news, mostly about the state of the new game by Cubicle 7. In short, it's almost there!

Inside Information:
Some information about internal topics, primarily about the survey results so far.

"Númenórean Longevity Revisited" by myself
A short discussion about some topics of the Númenórean longevity that had not been
addressed in the OM6 article.

"An Unexpected Party" by David Daines
The description of the painting of a great Middle-earth miniature set and its inclusion in an
even more formidable diorama.

"The Phenomenon of 'Eternal Realms' in Middle-earth RPG settings" by myself
Discussion about a frequent phenomenon seen in past Middle-earth RPG publications.

"Quendi" by Daniel 'Vaco' Vacaflores
An extensive discussion about the various elvish peoples in Middle-earth. Complete with
stats for Vacos own system as well as MERP.

In addition to this, we were able to illustrate all this with the images of several great artists.
These were (in alphabetical order): Catherine Karina Chmiel, John Howe, Ted Nasmith, Jan
Pospisil and Tuuliky.

Have fun with our most recent Issue!

For the OM team
Thomas Morwinsky

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