Tagged: Lord of the Rings

What really happened to the Two Blue Wizards in Middle-Earth?

  After years of research, I’ve finally found what really¬†happened to the two blue wizards in Middle-earth! If you’re not a Tolkien nerd, simply know that five “semi-gods” were sent by the “gods” to Middle-earth to help the free people to fight Sauron. They were...

Building Lego Orthanc – Part 13 – the End!

  It took me a few months but here we are, the last post devoted to building the Orthanc Tower in Lego, the biggest set I have ever built (and it will keep that record for quite a while I believe, at least until I...

Building Lego Orthanc – Part Ten

        After the lab on the previous floor, here is the study room, probably my favorite floor of the whole tower.         About those two skulls. You’ll see in a few pictures that a lot of things are devoted...

Balin and Ori in the Mines of Moria

    Retaking Moria is all fun and games until…     … some weird time traveling happens!     Then, it gets awkward pretty quickly.         For the non Tolkien-geeks among you, the tomb and the skeleton lying next to it...

Building Orthanc – Part Four

  Today, we’re building the exterior of the first two levels. Not the most exciting build, it’s very repetitive, but it’s necessary for the construction to start looking like Orthanc:                   It’s starting to look like something…...

Building Orthanc – Part Three

  Today, we’re not going much higher, but we’re starting to tackle the outside of the tower:         Fear of heights?     What is this hole going to be for?         Stairs! Finally!          ...

Building Orthanc – Part Two

        One thing I have to take into account when I take pictures of Lego is lighting. I mean, it’s true for every picture, but as you can see, I build this set on my desk, and during day time, it’s too...