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Old hobbits die hard with The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth

Recently announced last week, Fantasy Flight Games has revealed its newest board game, The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth to be released in stores during the second quarter of this year. The physical board game can host 1-5 players and will also feature companion app-support through digital platforms.

Shadows creep through the lands of Middle-earth, as whispers of new evils in Mirkwood and Mordor spread among the Free Peoples of Elves, Dwarves, and Men. As the shadow rises with festering evil and corruption, new heroes are needed to protect Middle-earth.

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth, a fully cooperative, app-supported board game for one to five players, inviting you to become the greatest heroes of Middle-earth!

The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth lets you embark on your own adventures in J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic world, embodying heroes of the Free Peoples and fighting back against the oppressive might of Sauron. You’ll battle villainous foes, make courageous choices, and strike a blow against the evil that threatens the land—all as part of a thrilling campaign that leads you across the storied hills and dales of Middle-earth.

Each individual game of Journeys in Middle-earth is a single adventure in a larger campaign. You’ll explore the vast and dynamic landscapes of Middle-earth, using your skills to survive the challenges you encounter on these perilous quests. As you and your fellow heroes explore the wilderness and battle the dark forces arrayed against you, the game’s free companion app guides you to reveal the looming forests, quiet clearings, and ancient halls of Middle-earth, while also controlling the enemies you encounter. Whether you’re venturing into the wild on your own or with close companions by your side, you can write your own legend in the history of Middle-earth.

If you pre-order Journeys in Middle-earth online through our webstore, there’s a special, exclusive bonus for you—five deluxe Player Mats (one per player) while supplies last! These 13″ x 6″ playmats offer clear designations for your hero card, prepared skills, skill deck, and equipped items, so no matter where your adventures take you, you can keep your space organized with these deluxe Player Mats. Pre-order through our website today to receive these exclusive deluxe Player Mats with your order!

Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth will retail just under $100, and will be released sometime in the second quarter of this year. Check out the announcement trailer above, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.

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