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Ravensburger Announces New ‘Lord of The Rings’ Game In Adventure Book Series

Pack your Lembas bread, prepare for elevenses and get ready to play an epic, page-turning adventure full of hobbits and, of course, the “one ring to rule them all.” Ravensburger, publisher behind award-winning board games and high-quality toys and puzzles, in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products, today announced The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game, a storybook-style board game inspired by the iconic The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game will be available for pre-order exclusively at on January 31, 2023.

The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game contents

In The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game, ​​Sauron’s shadow has fallen across Middle-earth, and the One Ring must be destroyed.In order to complete their daunting quest, players will need to work together to help cherished Lord of the Rings characters journey from The Shire to the fires of Mordor, all while avoiding the Eye of Sauron. As the third entry into Ravensburger’s “adventure book” line (after The Princess Bride and The Wizard of Oz), the game allows for fans to uniquely play and relive iconic The Lord of the Rings storylines and moments in “chapters” that are experienced over eight different, thoughtfully designed board game “pages.” Featuring gorgeous art and detailed miniatures, the game allows for flexible play for solo or cooperative family gaming, so players can choose their style of adventure.

The Lord of the Rings’ immersive story world unfolded perfectly in our adventure book board game format,” said Shanon Lyon, Game Development Manager at Ravensburger. “We designed the game to capture the detail and thoroughness that The Lord of the Rings’ fans have come to know and love from Ravensburger games. The thrill of the series’ iconic moments truly jumps off the board game ‘pages.’”

The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game board
The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game tokens

The Lord of the Rings Adventure Book Game will be available exclusively for pre-order at on January 31, 2023 and will officially go on sale in February 2023. The title is suitable for one to four players, ages 10 and up and has an MSRP of $34.99. Each chapter takes approximately 20 minutes to play.

Images via Ravensburger

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