The War of the Ring
Author : Roberto Di Meglio, Marco Maggi & Francesco Nepitello
Drawing : John Howe
Numbers of players : 2 - 4
Duration: 150-180 minutes
Recommended age : 13+
Year of publication: 2012
Welcome to Middle-earth and its strategy board game The War of the Ring. Players take part in the struggle between the armies of the Free Peoples and the heroic Companions of the Fellowship of the Ring against the dark hordes of Shadow and the powerful Servants of the Dark Lord.
In one game of The War of the Ring, the Shadow-controlling player attempts to conquer Middle-earth by using their military superiority. He gathers, under his command, the legions of Orcs and Trolls of Sauron, the forces of the magician Saruman and the hordes of Southerners and Easterners, to cover the West with darkness. Faced with this offensive, the Free Peoples player leads an alliance of Elves, Dwarves, Rohan Riders, Gondor Men and Northmen: a fragile union trying to defend the last free kingdoms of Earth. of the Middle and to gain precious time to allow the success of the Quest of the Bearers of the Ring.