Google Middle-Earth: Explore the lands of 'The Hobbit' in epic detail
Ever need to pull up directions from your place in Bree to your friend’s hut in the Trollshaw Forest? Well, now you can! Well, not exactly, but this partnership between Google and creative minds of The Hobbit franchise brings you pretty close.
Google’s latest “Chrome Experiment” provides viewers an interactive 3-D guide through the world of hobbits, dwarves, trolls, and more. Available searchable locations include Trollshaw Forest, Rivendell, and Dol Guldur with Thranduil’s Hall, Lake-Town, and Erebor to be unlocked in the future. (Hint: the unlocked locations are featured in the upcoming prequel-sequel, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.)
If you are a LotR/Hobbit fan and have a few moments (read: hours) to spare, check out this epic interactive guide through Middle-Earth.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug premieres Friday Dec. 13.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey