Professor Chris Seeman - Special Guest on Episode 40 of Middle-earth Talk Show
Professor Seeman was running games set in JRR Tolkien's world long before Iron Crown Enterprises (ICE) began producing the Middle-earth Role-playing (MERP) series.
In 1992 he established Other Hands: The International Journal of Middle-earth Gaming, which he published on a quarterly basis until 2001. He has edited and contributed to several of ICE's MERP modules, as well as some of the more recent Lord of the Rings RPG products by Decipher. He has also been co-editor and author for The Guild Companion eZine and many content submissions there. He manages The Tolkien Music List www.tolkien-music.com. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Religions from the University of California at Berkeley.
He was/is also co-editor and co-author of a number of ICE modules in the 1990's and and in the 2000's for Decipher's LOTR RPG, including:
- Kin-strife (1995)
- Southern Gondor: The Land (1996)
- Southern Gondor: The People (1996)
- The Northern Waste (1997)
- Hands of the Healer (1997)
Decipher's LOTR RPG (Lord of the Rings role-playing game)
- Fell Beasts and Wondrous Magic (2003)
- Moria (2003)
In the "real world", he teaches as a professor in religious studies at a liberal arts college.
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