Ruins of the Lost Realm – First Expansion for The One Ring™ Coming This Fall
Are you an adventurer who longs to explore the lone-lands of Eriador? Then rejoice, for today Free League Publishing has announced The One Ring™: Ruins of the Lost Realm set to be released this fall. It is the very first expansion for the award-winning The One Ring™ RPG, the official tabletop roleplaying game based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
In the westlands of Eriador, between the Misty Mountains and the Mountains of Lune, the Hobbits found both Men and Elves. Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dúnedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste. A region often described as deserted becomes a crucible for adventure.
Wondrous exploration awaits in the world of The Lord of the Rings™.
The One Ring™: Ruins of the Lost Realm
You are entering the Lone-lands of Eriador. It is here that the One Ring lies, a seed of the past that will one day lead the world to open war against the returning Shadow. The Enemy is moving, and smoke issues once more from Mount Doom, in the land of Mordor...
The upcoming expansion includes:
Chapter 1: Fog Over Eriador offers a description of the regions that once were part of the kingdom of Arnor, with a focus on the city of Tharbad.
Chapter 2: A Gathering Storm provides the Loremaster with a set of narrative elements aimed at building a possible future for the land of Eriador as a whole, including the description of many looming threats, Loremaster characters and their agendas.
Chapter 3: Landmarks adds twelve sites of interest in the style of the one presented in the core volume. These locations depict both ‘historical’ sites mentioned in The Lord of the Rings™ or The Hobbit™, and others that have been created specifically for the game.
The One Ring™ roleplaying game is based on The Hobbit™ and The Lord of the Rings™, two extraordinary works of fiction by the beloved author and respected academic, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. With these books, Tolkien introduced readers to his greatest creation, the world of Middle-earth, a mythic land from a remote past.
With The One Ring™, Middle-earth is yours to explore — you will travel the land searching for clues about the return of the Shadow, and have the chance to play a part in the struggle against the Enemy…
First released in 2011, The One Ring™ was hailed as the best attempt at bringing Middle-earth to the gaming table to date. With the praised and award-winning The One Ring™ Second Edition, the game has entered a new era and bring players further into the Twilight of the Third Age.