Ares Games has announced the release of “Against the Shadow,” the highly anticipated first expansion for the War of the Ring card game. Set to launch in September 2023, this expansion introduces a thrilling solo and cooperative version, allowing players to take on the mighty forces of the Shadow.
Inspired by the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, War of the Ring – The Card Game immerses players in a quest of their own, offering a unique take on the events from the books. Using specially crafted card decks that represent the strengths and weaknesses of the various factions and characters from the War of the Ring, players can command the Free Peoples or the Shadow Armies in their struggle for victory.
The new expansion, Against the Shadow, expands the gameplay experience by introducing a solo and cooperative mode for up to two players. The Shadow factions are handled automatically, thanks to special decks of cards included in the expansion. These cards have been expertly designed to provide a formidable challenge for players, with a simple flowchart guiding their actions against the forces of darkness.
Ares Games will be showcasing the expansion at the upcoming UK Games Expo 2023, which will take place from June 2nd to June 4th in Birmingham. Visitors to the event can stop by Ares Games’ stand (1-514) to experience a demo of the base game and learn more about the exciting features that Against the Shadow has to offer.
Against the Shadow promises to deliver an immersive and challenging experience for both solo players and cooperative teams, offering a fresh twist on the classic War of the Ring – The Card Game. Mark your calendars for September 2023, and prepare to battle the forces of darkness like never before.