Howcome Gandalf didn’t know how to operate the front door of Moria, yet knew it was a 4 day trek and then gets to a bit where he says “I have no memory of this place…”
So previously to new renovations he had memory of it? Did it change? Did they add the cool automatic door later?
Ahhh, the things that go through your head when you’re watching Fellowship of the Ring “just cos it’s on”. And cooking up some Chicken Jalfrezi for you and the Da.
And why didn’t he just say “Look, guys, there’s a really big freaking demon of fire and shadow down there and just the thought of going down there gives me the heebie jeebies.” rather than “There are worse things than orcs in the deep, dark places of the world”. We’re led to think it’s what…a troll….
One presumes its because before the Orc/Goblin invasion that the door was always open?
I would really love to play a fantasy game that actually captured the mood of the LotR movies, and not the books as most fantasy games actually seem to do.
I don’t know of any that really do.
The Decipher LOTR game managed this. A lot more “movie-like” than the ICE “M.E.R.P.” books.
I do have most of their books. I think. Somewhere.