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It's very different in terms of magic

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Feb 25 2013, 5:00pm


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This kind of thing worked well in HP because the movies had long established the wand magic, so even no fans expected it. No such standard of magic has been established in LOTR, it's much more elemental in nature. Now, that said, There's various ways you could assault a palce like Dol-Guldur with magic, earthquakes, etc. However, we're not talking an assault by ground troops since I don't think there's going to be any orcs there. In fact, if I were a garrison in a tumble-down ruin and I saw those wizards showing up, I'd head for the forest.

So, it remains to be seen what they will do. Saruman and Gandalf are really the only wizards that have used much offensive magic either book or film.

Subject User Time
Driving Out Sauron from Dol-Guldur Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 21 2013, 4:06pm
    Yeah MorgolKing Send a private message to MorgolKing Feb 21 2013, 4:39pm
    Saruman's role Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 21 2013, 4:45pm
        Ground Force Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 21 2013, 7:31pm
            Ground Force... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Feb 21 2013, 8:02pm
    My essentials for Battle for Dol Guldur would be utku Send a private message to utku Feb 21 2013, 5:31pm
        I really like your idea with the Palantr! :D Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Send a private message to Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Feb 21 2013, 7:24pm
    It would be uncanon but cool if Saruman Ffnir Send a private message to Ffnir Feb 21 2013, 6:25pm
        I always liked the idea that ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 21 2013, 7:45pm
    In Fellowship, Saruman is given significant power Istaris'staffs Send a private message to Istaris'staffs Feb 21 2013, 9:14pm
        Palentir at Dol Guldur guestion.. Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Feb 21 2013, 9:58pm
            Seven Stars and Seven Stones... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Feb 21 2013, 10:41pm
    I think part of the problem is that Peter has not had a great penchant for visualizing AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 21 2013, 11:42pm
        What would you envision? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 22 2013, 3:20am
            It depends on the scene. I have said, that regarding the pinecones, I would have liked to have seen more blue AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 22 2013, 3:31am
                Good examples Slim Send a private message to Slim Feb 22 2013, 7:09am
                Thanks Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 22 2013, 5:28pm
                    HP image arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 22 2013, 5:55pm
                        Thank you so much Arithmancer Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 22 2013, 10:30pm
                        It's very different in terms of magic Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 25 2013, 5:00pm

 
 
 

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