Middle Earth Hex Map?

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Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby Havard » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:25 pm

Anyone made one? I'd love to see something like a 24mphex type map and compare to my Mystara maps for distances etc.


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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby The Dark » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:42 pm

The One Ring has a 10 mile per hex map, focused on the areas involved in The Hobbit. I don't know of any freely available online, but I'd love to be proven wrong.
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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby Falconer » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:09 pm

The old SPI War of the Ring game has a great hex map (not quite at the granularity you want, though, I don’t think).
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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby PelinoreRevived » Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:11 pm

Here's something quick that I pulled together with an image taken from the internet fed into CC3 and given a 24 mile hex overlay.

Middle Earth 24 mile hex map
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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby agathokles » Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:46 pm

The maps in TOR are not that different -- these are utilitarian maps for computing travel times, rather than "full" hex-maps in the Mystara style.

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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby Khedrac » Sat May 21, 2016 7:08 pm

The Middle Earth play-by-mail wargame has a Hex map covering most of the LotR map (so not Beleriand or parts further Nother, South or East.
The base map omits cities (as in theory you don't know where the other players have put theirs despite the starting points being fixed in the original game).

I should have my copy somewhere if you are interested, but I did a quick web search and found http://www.middleearthgames.com/materials.html#general. The maps don't appear to be scans of the original, but rather basic compilations with settlements.
If you look around you might find a decent copy of the original.
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Re: Middle Earth Hex Map?

Postby Thorf » Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:50 am

This is something I'd love to do someday... :D
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