Google has launched an ambitious Chrome experiment today, in partnership with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It’s an interactive updated version of those great hand-drawn maps Tolkien included in his print edition of the works upon which these movies are based, that provides a guided tour of Middle-earth and the people, elves, trolls, wizards and other beasts that populate it. (Source: TechCrunch). Read more about it here.
You don’t need to be besties with a Wizard to share an adventure in Middle-earth—just point your favorite browser togoo.gl/TheHobbit on your laptop, phone or tablet to check out “Journey through Middle-earth,” the latest Chrome Experiment. (Read more on Google’s official blog.)
Click here to have a go.
Interested in how it was built? Take a look.