"Most of the exciting details surrounding The Lord of the Rings™ Trading Card Game are still strictly confidential, but Decipher is already recruiting talented trading card game enthusiasts to champion the highly anticipated new game..."
"Gordon Davidson caught up with Richard Taylor, one of the directors of Weta Workshop Ltd on a recent trip to Games Workshop HQ in Nottingham, England. Weta was responsible for all the on-set special effects, armour, weapons, etc., and we were able to get an interview with him about The Lord Of The Rings. Read about his work on the movie, plus Games Workshop's trips to the Cannes Film Festival."
"Monica: There are lots of different characters. You could be playing an elf deck, you could be playing an orc deck. Basically, you take the actual Fellowship to the end of the adventure path through the card games. It's very close to the actual story..."
Find out the details of the sneak preview including release dates!
Brad tells me that November 7th is the release date for the upcoming, though it is still tentative. For pictures and info, view our news about all the upcoming merchandise HERE.
Gimli from Elbenwald emailed me with a link to some pics for upcoming LOTR board games.
Decipher Games showed off their Lord of the Ring products at this years Gencon. They are currently producing a Trading Card Game based off the upcoming movies, a Role-Playing Game which is based off the books and the movies, and if that's not enough an adventure game that is based of the movies!
"The next revelation for the rest of us, however, won't be until September, when a new trailer is released, apparently in two thematic variations."
Electronic Arts has signed a contract with New Line Cinema to develop a series of games based on "The Lord of the Rings" motion picture franchise, an Electronic Arts spokesman said. The games are in development for multiple gaming platforms. Terms of the multiyear deal were not disclosed.
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The 2001 Lord of the Rings Student Planner has many new images never seen before.
See the first card images.
After months of negotiations between Electronic Arts and New Line Cinema, the two have finally struck a deal that will allow EA to develop games based on the LORD OF THE RINGS movies.
A comprehensive article, written by Dan Takahasi for Red Herring, which describes how the deal sets scene for dueling Tolkien games from Electonic Arts and Sierra On-Line.