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FFG is proud to announce War of the Ring: Collector's Edition!
War of the Ring: Collector's Edition | Published 22 October 2009

All about the hills the hosts of Mordor raged.
The Captains of the West were foundering in a gathering sea.
The sun gleamed red, and under the wings of the Nazgûl
the shadows of death fell dark upon the earth.

Since its first publication in 2004, War of the Ring has been hailed by Lord of the Rings enthusiasts and hobby gamers alike as standing among the most engaging recreations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s world-renowned fantasy epic. Now, you have a rare opportunity to claim a piece of this beloved saga for yourself; Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the upcoming release of War of the Ring: Collector’s Edition!

Pre-order now! Only four hundred of these gorgeous limited-edition sets will be available from Fantasy Flight Games before Christmas, with another four hundred being released shortly after. That’s it, and once they’re gone, they aren’t coming back! In Europe, Italian distributor Nexus Games is handling distribution. Customers outside of the USA, Canada, and Italy may order from either FFG or Nexus, whichever is more convenient, but be aware that international orders may take longer to ship.

These individually numbered copies (only 2000 will be released worldwide) of War of the Ring: Collector’s Edition come in an expertly crafted wooden box fashioned to look like an ancient elven tome. Inside, velvet-lined compartments house an 80-page faux-leather bound instruction book, an enlarged and updated game board (featuring new art by John Howe as well as stunning elvish calligraphy), and nearly 250 hand-painted miniatures, including a special Gollum figure previously only available through promotions, and a never-before-seen Nazgul figure! War of the Ring: Collector's Edition includes rules and figures from the Battles of the Third Age expansion, making your immersion into Middle-earth complete. To learn even more about this amazing collector’s item, head over to our Description Page.

Retailers: The special nature of this product prevents us from being able to provide it to you as we normally would. Retailers still wishing to carry it should contact our sales department.

For more than half a century, Tolkien’s fiction has delighted and enraptured readers. A testament to the beauty and timelessness of his work, War of the Ring: Collector’s Edition is sure to become the centerpiece of any hobby gamer’s, or Tolkien lover’s, collection. Head to our webstore and pre-order your copy!

War of the Ring is a board game that puts 2-4 players in command of either the armies of the Free Peoples or the dark host of the Shadow. By mustering troops and deploying them in key regions, both sides hope to claim power and control the fate of Middle-earth.

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Published: 10/22/2009 5:40:19 PM

Ditto on the wow (I'm not talking about the mmo).

Published: 10/22/2009 5:38:12 PM

Wow.     Just wow.

Published: 10/22/2009 5:10:43 PM

While the pictures look gorgeous, and I would kill to have a copy, there is NO WAY my wife is going to approve me spending $400 on a game.

I'm not saying that it is not worth what they are asking for. In fact, from the pictures, I imagine it's a steal. It's just a little too rich for me.

I couldn't find out on the webpage for this: does it include the expansion?

Published: 10/22/2009 5:01:10 PM


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