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About Chris Seeman

by merpadmin published Mar 07, 2016 09:58 PM, last modified Mar 07, 2016 09:58 PM
Editor and author of several MERP and LotR RPG products, and editor of Other Hands magazine

Chris Seeman was running games set in JRR Tolkien's world long beforeIron Crown Enterprises (ICE) began producing the Middle-earth Role-playing (MERP) series. 
In 1992 he established Other Hands: The International Journal of Middle-earth Gaming, which he published on a quarterly basis until 2001. He has edited and contributed to several of ICE's MERP modules, as well as some of the more recent Lord of the Rings RPG products byDecipher. He has also been co-editor and author for The Guild Companion eZine and many content submissions there. He manages The Tolkien Music List 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: 


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


In the "real world", Chris teaches religious studies at a liberal arts college in Iowa. He is a noted Tolkien scholar in gaming circles.