The Battle of Five Armies is back! The epic game that recreates the fierce struggle witnessed by Bilbo Baggins at the end of his quest to the Lonely Mountain is back in a revised edition. This first printing also includes a bonus scenario for the War of the Ring board game entitled The Fate of Erebor.
The Battle of Five Armies is a two-player game that allows you to re-create the epic conclusion of The Hobbit, the world-renowned masterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Shadow player commands the armies of Bolg, the King of the Goblins of Mount Gundabad, while the Free Peoples player is in control of Men, Dwarves, and Elves, led by Gandalf to fend off the goblin army.
Based on the acclaimed mechanics first used in the War of the Ring board game, The Battle of Five Armies merges action dice and event cards, to make each game a unique experience. The system has been further enhanced by the addition of the “Fate Track” mechanic, handling the arrival of the allies and the triggering of special events. The Battle of Five Armies includes 126 plastic figures, with all the main characters of the battle, and many more top-quality components.
What if the Battle of Five Armies was lost by the Free Peoples? The Fate of Erebor is a variant of the War of the Ring which you can play to answer this question. The course of history changes drastically and you will play the game with a different setup. A real challenge and a must-have for all War of the Ring fans!
- 50 × 70 cm Game Board
- 126 Plastic Figures (19 Different Sculptures)
- 13 Action Dice
- 10 Combat Dice
- 92 Cards (Fate, Story and Event)
- 11 Character and Special Units Reference Cards
- 160 Counters and Tokens
- 2 Player Aid
- 1 Game Rules
- Fate of Erebor: Booklet, 4 Board Overlay Tiles, 8 Alternate Cards
Product DetailsProduct Code: 35095200
Publisher: Ares Games
Brand: Ares Games / The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings
Playtime: 90-90 minutes
Recommended Age: 13+
Number of Players: 2-2
Themes: Adventure / Fantasy
Board Game Mechanics: Area Movement | Dice Rolling | Hand Management
Categories: Adventure Games, All Games, Best War Board Games, Board Games, Card Games, Dice Games & Role Playing Games, Easter Collection - Sale Finished, Preorder Games, Sale Board Games
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