Lord of the Rings


New Nightvault, Adeptus Titanicus, and Lord of the Rings Kits Available to Order From Games Workshop

There's just a ton of stuff over in Games Workshop's pre-order page right now. Some of it is still from last week, including the various Chaos figures they had. But there's also plenty of new things, like new Nightvault expansions, a whole bunch of figures for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, and some returning items that are getting another release, like a book for said Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and Adeptus Titanicus.


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Journeys in Middle-earth and Allies & Adversaries Now Available From Fantasy Flight

Two ends of the spectrum for this batch of releases from Fantasy Flight. On the one side, you've got the cooperative fantasy board game from the Lord of the Rings franchise, Journeys in Middle-earth. On the other, you've got the sci-fi RPG book full of new NPCs for the Star Wars franchise, Allies & Adversaries. Take your pick, as both are now available.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Hero Progression in Journeys in Middle-earth

Characters at the start of the story will (hopefully) have changed by the end of the story. They go through a whole arc, growing as they learn more about themselves and the world around them. The characters in the Lord of the Rings certainly do. And that's transferred to Journeys in Middle-earth, the upcoming board game from Fantasy Flight. In this preview, we get a look at how that will work within the game.


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Hunt for the Emper Crown DLC Adventure Announced for Journeys in Middle-earth

Many of Fantasy Flight's games are accentuated with an app that enhances your gaming experience. One nice thing about doing that is Fantasy Flight can then release new adventures as downloads for said app. Though they're going a step further with the Hunt for the Ember Crown adventure for Journeys in Middle-earth, as they've also got a Villains of Eriador Figure Pack that you can get to go along with it.


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Raza and Delgamar Available to Order from Forge World

While not really focused on in the movies, there were certainly plenty of other groups that were part of Middle-earth. So, you might not recognize this pair from the big screen, but Raza and Delgamar are a part of the lore, nonetheless. If you're looking to expand your forces, you can order them now over on Forge World's website.


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Fantasy Flight Previews More Heroes From Journeys in Middle-earth

There are many dangers in the world of Middle-earth. But for every danger, there's a hero waiting to cut it down. In this preview for the upcoming Journeys in Middle-earth board game from Fantasy Flight, they're showing off the various heroes that players can find within the game.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Combat in Journeys in Middle-earth

While Middle-earth has places like the Shire or Rivendell that are nice places to kick up your feet and relax, there's also plenty of places where you need to make sure you have your sword, axe, or bow ready to defend yourself. In this preview from Journeys in Middle-earth, Fantasy Flight looks into how combat works in this new, upcoming board game.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Exploring in Journeys in Middle-Earth

If there's one thing that people do in Middle-earth, it's go exploring while out on an adventure. They're just going from one place to another all the time. And in Journeys in Middle-earth, a new board game coming from Fantasy Flight, you'll be doing that as well. But, how will it work? In this preview, we learn just that.


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New Elfhelm Figure Available to Order from Forge World

Quick one for you today from Forge World. Their latest pre-release figure is Elfhelm (who is neither an elf nor a helmet, but what's in a name, anyway?), a captain of Rohan that you can add to your forces. He's available both on foot as well as on horseback, because who wants to walk to battle, anyway?


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New Space Wolves, Middle-earth Orcs Available to Order From Forge World

This week, Forge World has a pair of new sets for the Space Puppies. I know they're the Space Wolves, but dogs come from wolves and dogs are puppies (no matter the size or age). So, therefore, to me, Space Puppies! Also, there's a pair of Orc captains for your Middle-earth Games.


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Fantasy Flight Announces The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth Board Game

The forces of the evil Sauron are massing. The lands of Middle-earth are threatened by a great darkness. Only by banding together can the free peoples of the land stop these terrible plans. And that's just what you'll be doing in The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth, a new board game announced by Fantasy Flight Games.


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New Thorin Oakenshield & Azog Available to Order From Forge World

For those that have seen the various Hobbit movies, you know about the epic battle between Thorin Oakenshield and Azog. For those that haven't seen the various Hobbit movies... here's a cool dwarf and orc set for you to add to your collection. Orders are being taken now over at Forge World for these two to add to your Middle Earth tabletops.


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New Blood Bowl Orcs, Necromunda Weapons, and Lord of the Rings Pre-orders From Forge World

A shotgun of new pre-orders this week from Forge World. There's new Orcs for your Blood Bowl teams. There's new new House Cawdor weapon packs for Necromunda. And there's Denethor and Irolas for the Lord of the Rings. So, Fantasy Sports, Sci-fi skirmish, and fantasy army game. It's a little for everyone.


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New Adeptus Titanicus and Lord of the Rings Releases Available To Order From Games Workshop

Really going for two ends of the spectrum here with this week's set of pre-orders from Games Workshop. On one hand, you have Giant Robot Alert in the form of new kits for Adeptus Titanicus. On the other side, there's a whole lot of stuff for The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, including new Gandalf and Theoden kits, plus a new book, as well as a whole host of units.


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New Wardens of Gondor Set Available To Order From Forge World

The glittering white city, Minas Tirith, has many who protect it from all foes. In this set, Húrin and Ingold can be added to your ranks. The forces of Mordor will have their work cut out for them when such stalwart warriors take the field. The Wardens of Gondor set includes 3 figures, and can be ordered now over on the Forge World site.


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Guritz & Gothmog's Enforcer Minis Available to Order From Forge World

While many might think of the orc armies as just mindless hordes rampaging across the countryside, they have leaders just like any other force. Forge World has released a new set for you Lord of the Rings players. They're Guritz and Gothmog's Enforcer. You can get your name on the list now, with sets being released next week.


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Swan Knights of Dol Amroth Available to Order From Forge World

The white towers of Gondor are home to some of the best fighters in all of Middle-earth. The Swan Knights of Dol Amroth are Gondor's greatest warriors. For those playing the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, you can add these paragons of virtue and fighting prowess to your army by pre-ordering them from Forge World now.


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New Lord of the Rings and Kill Team Releases Available To Order From Games Workshop

This Year of New Editions is coming in all forms. In this case, a beloved book and film series is getting a reboot. Games Workshop is taking pre-orders for the new rulebook for their Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game, as well as Armies book. Plus, there's seemingly a hundred miniatures bundles to go with it. Also dice, because you can't have too many dice. For those that want something more sci-fi, there's a trio of Kill Team sets you can pick up as well.


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New Goblin Mercenaries Available To Order From Forge World

Goblins. They're everywhere. They're mean. They're nasty. They're coming after Frodo and the dwarves in The Hobbit. They're also available to order from Forge World. There's a Goblin Mercenary set you can pick up, or go all-out and get a whole Horde (goblins are certainly known for traveling in packs, after all).

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New Nazgul, Tank Doors Available From Forge World

Two ends of the spectrum over on Forge World's ordering page this week. On one hand, you've got the next set of Nazgul figures for The Hobbit. On the other hand, you've got doors for Rhinos and Land Raiders for a whole bunch of different Space Marine chapters.

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Forge World Taking Orders For The Nazgûl of Dol Guldur Set

The Nazgul are the elite of Sauron's fighting forces. They're his agents out in the land of Middle Earth, seeking out the One Ring, along with whatever nefarious plots Sauron's cooked up. You can now order a new trio of these deadly creatures from Forge World for your games of The Hobbit.

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New Blood Bowl, Blood Angles, and Hobbit Pre-orders Available From Games Workshop

Games Workshop's a little bit of all over with this week's set of pre-releases that you can order now. The biggest one is probably the new Blood Angels codex, as well as a bunch of units for them, including Primaris Marines with Blood Angels insignia. Second would be the Blood Bowl items, which includes a new Elf team, along with an Elf pitch, team cards, and other various and sundry. Finally, there's some new The Hobbit releases, including a Battle Companies book.

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Friday Snippets

Here we are, once more at the threshold to the weekend. I know I'm ready for it. It's been a busy week with a lot of work going on here at the office. I could use a day of just hanging out and playing with my toy soldiers with some good friends. At least, that's the plan for tomorrow. In the meantime, it's time to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

On the platter today we have: Gundabad Orc Upgrade Set Available To Order from Forge World, Early Achaemenid Persian Immortals Available From Xyston Miniatures, More Really Useful Box Storage Items Available From Sally 4th, and New Iron Reich Warchief Available From Kromlech.


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New 40k, Age of Sigmar, Hobbit Releases Available To Order From Games Workshop

Games Workshop is looking to be all-inclusive with this week's set of releases. There's new Nurgle releases for 40k. There's a bunch of new box sets for Age of Sigmar, as well as a campaign system. There's even a pair of Hobbit releases. Let's take a look.

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New Hobbit, Blood Bowl Releases Available To Order From Forge World

It's Friday, so that means it's new-order-day over at Forge World. Today's releases could've partially ended up in a Terrain Corner post, too, but since everything's all in one place, we'll put them here. They've got a new set for The Hobbit in the form of Bard the Bowman's Family. They've also got a new bundle for Blood Bowl, as well as some new tokens and a couple new pitches to play on.

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