g04lotrjs09caLord of the Rings - Making Minas Tirith. Read about the massive undertaking by one of our club members to make the mighty Gondorian capital city of Minas Tirith. Seven levels high and carved out of the mountain range, it was the subject of a siege by the enormous army of Sauron.

 

Making Minas Tirith - Design

mtAutoCAD01.jpgThe Challenge

One of the most spectacular parts of Peter Jackson's film "Return of the King" is the white city of Gondor: Minas Tirith. The Lord of the Rings book describes the city of Minas Tirith is being built as seven levels.

See how the challenge was taken up and all seven levels of this magnificent city were build for NWA's open day in August 2005. Six months was required to construct this huge model.

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Making Minas Tirith 1

Minas Tirith main structureWatch The Progress

On these pages watch the progress to see how Minas Tirith came together . The city was to be constructed for 1/72nd scale for use with the Lord of the Rings Battlegame by Games Workshop. It was not going to be an exact duplicate of the "bigature" for the film as I was constructing this on my own.

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Making Minas Tirith 2

Minas Tirith in action at NWA Games 2005On these pages watch the progress to see how Minas Tirith came together . The city was to be constructed for 1/72nd scale (also known as 25mm figure scale) for use with the Lord of the Rings Battlegame by Games Workshop. It was not going to be an exact duplicate of the "bigature" for the film as I was constructing this on my own.

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Making Minas Tirith 3

Minas Tirith in action at NWA Games 2005On these pages watch the progress to see how Minas Tirith came together . The city was to be constructed for 1/72nd scale (also known as 25mm figure scale) for use with the Lord of the Rings Battlegame by Games Workshop. It was not going to be an exact duplicate of the "bigature" for the film as I was constructing this on my own.

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Making Minas Tirith 4

Minas Tirith in action at NWA Games 2005On these pages watch the progress to see how Minas Tirith came together . The city was to be constructed for 1/72nd scale (also known as 25mm figure scale) for use with the Lord of the Rings Battlegame by Games Workshop. It was not going to be an exact duplicate of the "bigature" for the film as I was constructing this on my own.

Read more...

Making Minas Tirith 5

Minas Tirith in action at NWA Games 2005On these pages watch the progress to see how Minas Tirith came together . The city was to be constructed for 1/72nd scale (also known as 25mm figure scale) for use with the Lord of the Rings Battlegame by Games Workshop. It was not going to be an exact duplicate of the "bigature" for the film as I was constructing this on my own.

Read more...