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Chris Seeman

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Professor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions.

Chris Seeman, Ph.D.

Professor Chris Seeman

Occupation: Professor of Near Eastern Religions

Tolkien Game systems, supplements, and magazine author, editor, and publisher.

Events Attended: Special guest speaker and co-Gamemaster for MerpCon I and MerpCon III, joined remotely Tolkien Moot IX.

Author of many Decipher LotR RPG (Lord of the Rings Role Playing Game) and ICE (Iron Crown Enterprises) MERP (Middle-earth Role Playing) books and modules, as well as creator of the quarterly publication (1992-2001) Other HandsProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions. magazine, co-editor of The Guild CompanionProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions., and many other contributions. He was a co-GM (Game Master) at MerpCon I. The convention campaign was "Escape from Numenor!Professor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions.".

Professor Seeman was running games set in JRR Tolkien's world long before Iron Crown Enterprises (ICE)Professor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions. began producing the Middle-earth Role-playing (MERP) series.

In 1992 he established Other Hands: The International Journal of Middle-earth GamingProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions., which he published on a quarterly basis until 2001. He has edited and contributed to several of ICE's MERP modules, and also some of the more recent Lord of the Rings RPG products byDecipherProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions.. He has also been co-editor and author for The Guild Companion eZineProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions. with many content submissions. He manages The Tolkien Music List www.tolkien-music.comProfessor Chris Seeman, PhD, has been a guest speaker and co-GM at multiple MerpCon/TolkienMoot conventions.. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Religions from the University of California at Berkeley.

He was also co-editor and co-author of a number of ICE modules in the 1990's and and in the 2000's for Decipher's LOTR RPG, including: 

MERP


Decipher's LOTR RPG (Lord of the Rings role-playing game)

In the "real world", he teaches as a professor in religious studies. He is a noted Tolkien scholar in gaming circles.