There is a group of people who are trying to make that fantasy a virtual reality through Minecraft. Built actually at a reduced scale, players will be able to explore Middle Earth to their hearts content. From The Shire to the Mines of Moria to Rivendell, it's all there. If you can't believe such a feat can be accomplished take the 45 minute video tour for yourself. So pump up the Lord of the Rings soundtrack and get ready to explore Middle Earth.