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Pete Fenlon

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As an illustrator, Fenlon is especially known for his maps of [[Middle-earth]]. These were a large-scale map of the continent of Middle-earth (first released in 1982 as ''[[MERP: An Artist's Interpretation of Middle Earth|An Artist's Interpretation of Middle Earth]]'') and several smaller-scale maps of different regions of Middle-earth (most of whom were printed in ''[[MERP: Northwestern Middle-earth Map Set|Northwestern Middle-earth Map Set]]''). The smaller-scale maps were often included as separate color fold-outs with the [[MERP]] 1st Ed. modules. With MERP 2nd Ed., no new maps were released.
 
As an illustrator, Fenlon is especially known for his maps of [[Middle-earth]]. These were a large-scale map of the continent of Middle-earth (first released in 1982 as ''[[MERP: An Artist's Interpretation of Middle Earth|An Artist's Interpretation of Middle Earth]]'') and several smaller-scale maps of different regions of Middle-earth (most of whom were printed in ''[[MERP: Northwestern Middle-earth Map Set|Northwestern Middle-earth Map Set]]''). The smaller-scale maps were often included as separate color fold-outs with the [[MERP]] 1st Ed. modules. With MERP 2nd Ed., no new maps were released.
  
His characteristical maps have created an expression known as 'Fenlon Style maps'. In January 2008, the ''Cartographer's Annual'' (Vol. 2) released a Pete Fenlon style pack for use with ProFantasy Software cartography tools.<ref>[http://sub.profantasy.com/2008/january08.html The Cartographer's Annual Vol. 2] (external link)</ref>
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Fenlon's maps have continued to have an influence on later Middle-earth cartographers (e.g., [[Thomas Morwnisky]] and [[Sampsa Rydman]]), and his continental map of Middle-earth has been discussed and revised in the magazines ''[[Other Hands]]'' and ''[[Other Minds]]''.<ref>''[[Other Hands]]'' July 2000. ''[[Other Minds]]'', issue 1 and issue 2.</ref>
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The characteristical maps of Fenlon have even created an expression known as 'Fenlon Style maps'. In January 2008, the ''Cartographer's Annual'' (Vol. 2) released a Pete Fenlon style pack for use with ProFantasy Software cartography tools.<ref>[http://sub.profantasy.com/2008/january08.html The Cartographer's Annual Vol. 2] (external link)</ref>
  
 
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==Bibliography==

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Pete Fenlon
Biographical information
Born1955
EducationHistory, Anthropology, Law
LocationCharlottesville, VA

Peter C. Fenlon, Jr. (1955-) is an American role-playing game designer/author and illustrator. He was the former president and one of the founders of Iron Crown Enterprises, and contributed extensively to the Middle-earth Role Playing game.

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The Fenlon Style

As an illustrator, Fenlon is especially known for his maps of Middle-earth. These were a large-scale map of the continent of Middle-earth (first released in 1982 as An Artist's Interpretation of Middle Earth) and several smaller-scale maps of different regions of Middle-earth (most of whom were printed in Northwestern Middle-earth Map Set). The smaller-scale maps were often included as separate color fold-outs with the MERP 1st Ed. modules. With MERP 2nd Ed., no new maps were released.

Fenlon's maps have continued to have an influence on later Middle-earth cartographers (e.g., Thomas Morwnisky and Sampsa Rydman), and his continental map of Middle-earth has been discussed and revised in the magazines Other Hands and Other Minds.[1]

The characteristical maps of Fenlon have even created an expression known as 'Fenlon Style maps'. In January 2008, the Cartographer's Annual (Vol. 2) released a Pete Fenlon style pack for use with ProFantasy Software cartography tools.[2]

Bibliography

See also

External links

References

  1. Other Hands July 2000. Other Minds, issue 1 and issue 2.
  2. The Cartographer's Annual Vol. 2 (external link)