The first expansion for the new edition of the War of the Ring board game will be available next September. “Lords of Middle-earth” will be focused on characters, featuring more cards, miniatures and action dice, and introducing mechanics related to the use of special action dice connected to the new characters.

Galadriel and Smeagol, two of the characters to be featured in the first WotR expansion

Among the characters to be featured in Lords of Middle-earth, players will find Galadriel, Sméagol and The Balrog, which were present in “Battles of the Third Age” - the War of the Ring first edition’s expansion (published in 2006 by Nexus Editrice), but will also include additional new characters which were never fully featured in War of the Ring before, who will be announced soon.

War of the Ring Second Edition was released in December 2011 and the accessories – the War of the Ring Upgrade Kit and the Card Box and Sleeves – in January 2012. All these items are already sold out at the publisher level and will be reprinted in April 2012, at the same time as the international editions of the game (in German, Italian, Polish and Spanish).

More details about the Lords of Middle-earth expansion will be unveiled soon.

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