I just don't understand why such nice EA maps are not included in the skirmish menu! The skirmish Shire is horrible because it's symmetrical. I believe the shire is not symmetrical because... hobbits are not like that!
AlI did was add farm templates, delete campaign items, and add a flag to the green dragon. Player 1 starts in the goblin base. Player 2 starts in the Isengard base. Player 3 in where Tom appears and Player 4 is where the goblins appear.