Jul 24 2012, 11:15am
Which differ from the runes found in the LotR appendices (which were of Elvish origin, rather than Dwarvish**).
Those are the runes used on the Map.
So in order to be true to The Hobbit, they will have to use the system based on the Erebor runes!
**Edited to amend this: Daeron invented the runes, the Dwarves adapted them for their own uses. The Erebor runes are a variation of the runic system found in the Appendices.
"I desired dragons with a profound desire"
"It struck me last night that you might write a fearfully good romantic drama, with as much of the 'supernatural' as you cared to introduce. Have you ever thought of it?"
-Geoffrey B. Smith, letter to JRR Tolkien, 1915
(This post was edited by dernwyn on Jul 24 2012, 12:06pm)