27 November 2017 | The Lord of the Rings LCG

Confront the Dark Lord

Find a The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Fellowship Event Near You


"Some here will remember that many years ago I myself dared to pass the doors of the Necromancer in Dol Guldur, and secretly explored his ways, and found thus that our fears were true: he was none other than Sauron, our Enemy of old, at length taking shape and power again."
     –Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring

Since its release, The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game has provided you and your friends with countless opportunities to draw your blades, stand against the enemy, and make heroes of yourselves. But never has the opportunity been quite like this…

The 2017 The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Fellowship Event is coming soon to retailers across the nation and around the globe, and it offers you the rare chance to join with other heroes in a truly epic assault against a stronghold of evil.

Featuring the Assault on Dol Guldur scenario that made its debut at Gen Con Indy 2017, the 2017 Fellowship Event offers you the chance to enjoy a full-strength, frontal assault against the Dark Lord's fortress in the depths of Mirkwood. As you press through the Enemy's seemingly endless ranks of Orcs and Trolls, you'll gain strength from the support of as many as eleven other players. The Assault on Dol Guldur event is bringing Epic Multiplayer Mode back to the 2017 Fellowship Event!

After last year's Epic Multiplayer struggles proved to be so memorable and popular, you can bet that there will be plenty of energy and enthusiasm for this year's assault. And why not? You get to take the fight straight to Dol Guldur!

Make sure you're a part of the year's greatest The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game celebration. You can review our list of Fellowship Events to find one near you!

If you're in the area, make sure that you do your utmost to join us for the Fellowship event at the Fantasy Flight Games Center for our Fellowship Event on Saturday, December 9th. Attendees there can look forward to an exciting and exclusive The Lord of the Rings announcement!

What Is Epic Multiplayer Mode?

What is the difference between a fellowship of Nine Walkers and a massed army of Elves, Men, Istari, Hobbits, and Dwarves? Epic Multiplayer Mode.

With its fully cooperative model, The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game has always offered you and your friends the chance to enjoy the perilous quests and deadly adventures you undertake to thwart the Dark Lord and his forces. But the standard game is balanced for one to four players and doesn't really support the sorts of armies that can wage massed battles and alter the fate of Middle-earth in a single day.

This is where the game's Epic Multiplayer Mode comes in. With rules that accommodate up to twelve players in a few specially-designed scenarios, Epic Multiplayer Mode transforms your traditionally furtive efforts into moments of shining heroism, epoch-changing courage, and direct action.

You'll finally have the numbers to go on the attack. You'll have the numbers to cut through the Dark Lord's strongest servants. You'll finally lead your armies straight to the gates of Dol Guldur.

And unless you have room for eleven of your friends to join you at your kitchen table, the 2017 Fellowship Event is your best chance to enjoy Assault on Dol Guldur the way it was meant to be played.

Yes, you can still play the scenario solo or with a table of one to three friends, but there is something in the grandiosity of the twelve-player game that speaks straight to the heart of The Lord of the Rings. It is a story, after all, of good versus evil, of magic weapons and magic rings, of Ringwraiths and Wizards, and of climactic battles with apocalyptic consequences. It is a story—and a game—that encourages as large a fellowship as possible.

Join the Assault

The Host of Lórien marches to battle with the full support of the Eldar and Istari. Will you lend your blades and your bows to the cause? Will you join the Assault on Dol Guldur and take the fight straight to the Dark Lord?

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this momentous The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game event. Make your plans to join the battle. Browse our list of Fellowship Events, and find a venue near you.

And after you join the massed battles against the Dark Lord, you can look forward to more exciting news about The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. Hear it live during the Fellowship Event at the Fantasy Flight Games Center, or if you can't make it, stay tuned to our website for more information!

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