The eagerly anticipated new game in the War of the Ring line, Hunt for the Ring, will be released simultaneously in English and Italian. The English edition, published and distributed by Ares Games, will debut at Spiel 2017 (from October, 26th to 29th in Essen, Germany), while the Italian edition will launch at Lucca Comics & Games 2017 (from November 1st to 5th, Lucca, Italy), co-published and distributed by Devir Italia.

The artist John Howe,, guest of honor Lucca Comics & Games 2017.

The artist John Howe,, guest of honor Lucca Comics & Games 2017.

Hunt for the Ring features cover and character art by John Howe, renowned for his work based on J. R. R. Tolkien's worlds, and the artist will be guest of honor at the Lucca Comics & Games show. Two fine art printings of his cover illustrations for the Hunt for the Ring and War of the Ring board games will be produced exclusively for the event, and will be offered with purchases at the Devir Italia booth #231, to be signed by the artist.

John Howe will be present at the Devir Italia booth for three signing sessions during the Lucca Games show (Nov. 3rd and 4th, 3:30pm, and Nov.5th, 11:30am). He will also be present at three special events during the show: a live performance (November 3rd, 1:00-2:30 pm), the educational session “Creativity and Imagination: Face to Face with John Howe” (Nov. 4th, 11:00am-1:00 pm), and the meeting “John Howe: Middle-earth Snapshots” (Nov. 4th, 2:15-3:00 pm).

Devir Italia will have a limited number of copies of the Italian edition, “Caccia all’Anello”, available for sale at Lucca Comics & Games 2017.

For more information about the game, visit the game's page and Ares’ main booth at Spiel – Hall 3 Booth E100. For the Italian edition, check the Devir Italia website – and Devir’s booth at Lucca Games - #231.

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