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The Children of Húrin Release Party

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'''The Children of Húrin Release Party''' was an online event which took place around the release date of [[The Children of Húrin]]. The party was located on [[Tolkien Gateway:Chat|irc.tolkiengateway.net]]. It was organized by Tolkien Gateway and TolkienLibrary.com.
 
'''The Children of Húrin Release Party''' was an online event which took place around the release date of [[The Children of Húrin]]. The party was located on [[Tolkien Gateway:Chat|irc.tolkiengateway.net]]. It was organized by Tolkien Gateway and TolkienLibrary.com.
  
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==Prizes That Were Given Out==
For those who are familiar with IRC, you can use your preferred client to connect to irc.tolkiengateway.net through the default port. We suggest [http://www.silverex.org/download/xchat-2.8.0-1.exe X-Chat]. For everyone else, just click one of the links below:
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For those of you using [http://www.mozilla.com Firefox] there is an easy solution to enter the chat. Please install the add-on [https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/16 Chatzilla]. After installing you just type in this link into your URL bar on top of Firefox: [irc://irc.tolkiengateway.net/ irc://irc.tolkiengateway.net]. Chatzilla will automatically open and lead you directly to the chat.
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==Prizes==
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* 3 Deluxe editions of [[The Children of Húrin]] signed by [[Alan Lee]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] - donated by [[HarperCollins]].
 
* 3 Deluxe editions of [[The Children of Húrin]] signed by [[Alan Lee]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] - donated by [[HarperCollins]].
 
* 2 The Lord of the Rings 3 volume slip cased sets signed by [[Alan Lee]] - donated by [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com TolkienLibrary.com] and [[Houghton Mifflin]]
 
* 2 The Lord of the Rings 3 volume slip cased sets signed by [[Alan Lee]] - donated by [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com TolkienLibrary.com] and [[Houghton Mifflin]]
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* And various smaller prizes.
 
* And various smaller prizes.
 
: ''More prizes coming soon!''
 
: ''More prizes coming soon!''
 
==Contests==
 
* Win the Deluxe edition of The Children of Hurin signed by Alan Lee and Christopher Tolkien. Just [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/form.html fill out this form] and enter "Hurin" as the code and "signed" as the answer. Contest will run until April 17th.
 
  
 
==Guests==
 
==Guests==
:'''[[The Children of Húrin Release Party/Questions|Submit your own questions to ask the Guests]]'''
 
 
* [[Johan Vanhecke]]
 
* [[Johan Vanhecke]]
 
* [[Michaël Devaux]]
 
* [[Michaël Devaux]]
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* [[John Garth]]
 
* [[John Garth]]
 
* [[Diana Glyer]]
 
* [[Diana Glyer]]
* [[Turbine]] - Jeffrey Steefel (Executive Producer) and Chris Pierson (Senior Designer)
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* [[Jeffrey Steefel]] (Executive Producer) and [[Chris Pierson]] (Senior Designer), from [[Turbine]]
 
* [[Michael Martinez]]
 
* [[Michael Martinez]]
 
* [[Marcel Bülles]]
 
* [[Marcel Bülles]]
 
:''More guests coming soon!''
 
  
 
==Activities==
 
==Activities==
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Revision as of 17:07, 16 June 2011

The Children of Hurin Release Party logo.jpg

The Children of Húrin Release Party was an online event which took place around the release date of The Children of Húrin. The party was located on irc.tolkiengateway.net. It was organized by Tolkien Gateway and TolkienLibrary.com.

Prizes That Were Given Out

More prizes coming soon!

Guests

Activities

  • Trivia
  • Hangman
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Audio streams
  • Music streams
  • Live news and images from the NYC launch

Schedule