Good – and long awaited - news for French players: Ares Games and Nuts! Publishing announce a partnership to publish the French edition of the War of the Ring board game line, starting with the hidden movement, deduction and adventure game Hunt for the Ring. Nuts Publishing will also release the French version of War of the Ring Second Edition board game, and future War of the Ring expansions and products.

Hunt for the Ring: “prequel” to War of the Ring.

Hunt for the Ring: “prequel” to War of the Ring.

Nuts! Publishing will take care of the translation of the rulebook, cards and other game materials into French language. The company, founded in 2011, is focused on high-quality thematic games, and its products are distributed by Blackrock Games.

“We are very happy to announce this new partnership with Nuts! Publishing. French players have been waiting for the War of the Ring line to be available in their language for many years. Finally, we have a partner with a commitment not just to a single product, but to the entire line. In 2018, at last, French players will be able to play Hunt for the Ring and War of the Ring, thanks to the commitment of Nuts! and Blackrock”, said Christoph Cianci, CEO of Ares Games.

“Nuts! Publishing is delighted to announce its partnership with the award-winning company Ares Games. As part of the agreement, ‘La Traque de l’Anneau’ and then ‘La Guerre de l’Anneau’ will be released in French. We are very excited to bring to the French players these great games”, said Florent Coupeau, CEO of Nuts Publishing.

The French edition of Hunt for the Ring is due to release in the first half of 2018, and an edition of War of the Ring Second Edition will be published in French before the end of 2018.

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