The War of the Ring is an epic board game experience that allows its players to immerse themselves in J.R.R. Tolkein's classic story and experience its epic action, dramatic conflict, and the memorable characters of the Lord of the Rings. While the Fellowship of the Ring advances towards Mordor, the Dark Lord Sauron tries to find the location of the Ring-bearer. He unleashes his armies against the last strongholds of the Free Peoples. Faithful to the epic flavor of the books, characters and strongholds play a major role in the flow of the game and represent the main focus of the action. A simple and fun resource management mechanism is used to determine the various types of action possible for each player. Smooth, original mechanics have been devised to handle the hidden movement of the Fellowship and the Hunt for the Ring. This enormous game includes a gameboard depicting a large color map of Middle Earth, 200 plastic figures representing the armies and characters of the War of the Rin, 135 die-cut cardboard counters, 100 cards for Events and Characters and over 20 dice! The game is for 2 to 4 players and takes about 2 hours to play.