The Fellowship of the Ring
The Fellowship of the Ring based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
As Sauron you control the forces of darkness including Balrogs¸ Dragons¸ bands of Orcs¸ and other evil servants. You seek and destroy the naive dupes of the Valar in their attempt to keep the Ring from its rightful master.
As the Fellowship player you must elude and misdirect the minions of Sauron as you near the heavy burden of the Ring towards its destructions in the land of swelling darkness.
Struggle for control of the greatest focus of power in Middle-earth¸ the one true Ring.
* Suitable foe ages 13 and up
* Complexity rating of 4 (with 10 being the most complex)
* Playing time 1 to 5 hours
As the Fellowship player maneuver Gandalf¸ Frodo¸ Aragorn and the rest of the Fellowship and their allies as they attempt to carry the Ring towards Mordor and its eventual destruction in the Cracks of Doom.
As the Enemy player hunt down and crush the pitiful forces of the Fellowship using your minions: Nazgul¸ Balrogs¸ Dragons¸ Giant Spiders¸ bands of Orcs and Trolls¸ assassins and other evil servants of Sauron.
The Fellowship of the Ring is a two player game based upon J.R.R. Tolkiens three volume epic¸ The Lord of the Rings. Action focuses on the eraly periods as the Fellowship attempts to move the Ring from the Shire to the vicinity of Mordor. One player controls the forces of Sauron¸ the Dark Lord; while the other player controls the Fellowship characters and their allies.
The game uses special cards and plastic markers to implement deployment and hidden movement. The cards and markers even allow certain combats to be resolved without revealing the identities of the combatants. The Fellowship player attempts to avoid¸ deceive¸ and misdirect the Enemy player while moving towards Mordor. The Enemy player attempts to force the Fellowship player into combat where the Ring can be retrieved for its rightful master¸ Sauron of Mordor.
The rules are organized for a standard scenario and basic game; however optional rules are included for simpler and advanced games.
The game contains: * 21x26 full color mounted mapboard of Tolkiens Middle Earth
* 222 illustrated playing cards
* 65 plastic playing pieces
* 40 diecut counters
* Rulesbook (23 pages)¸ card displays¸ charts and tables