I picked up a box of Games Workshop 28mm Lord of the Rings figures at the MayDay auction a couple of weeks back. I was surprised to win these and wasn't sure what I would do with them. After some mulling, I think there's enough fellows here for a good "HoTT" army. The small number of "evil" troops will do for a warband in Songs of Arthur and Merlin.
After knocking of some 10mm AWI, I pushed a couple of bases for the HoTT army out. Above is Aragorn (hero, perhaps a hero general) accompanied by Master Samwise (who looks seriously browned off--weird combination of the sculpt, the paint and the wash--maybe someone nicked his cookware?).
I also did two bases of dwarves (well five dwarves and an armoured hobbit as a Gimli figure went AWOL in the garden during priming). These would be blades or, perhaps, warband.
Up next: I have (oh happy day) a game with Bruce Tuesday night (FIW Maurice). THis is my first chance to roll dice since MayDay and I'm excited. I also have 112 10mm AWI guys on paint sticks, primed with the flesh done. Maryland troops, I think. Then maybe a few more LotR HoTT bases.