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'''Decipher, Inc.''' is a gaming company, founded in [[1983]]. Their first games were puzzles (hence the name) and board games, but they later settled on trading card games. After losing the rights to ''Star Wars'' in 2001, they quickly found a replacement: ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]''. Their popular ''[[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]'' - usually referred to as "Decipher Cards" - lasted until [[2007]], when their license expired[http://decipher.fanhq.com/Articles/Article.aspx?ID=1263].  
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'''Decipher, Inc.''' is a gaming company, founded in [[1983]]. Their first games were puzzles (hence the name) and board games, but they later settled on trading card games. After losing the rights to ''Star Wars'' in 2001, they quickly found a replacement: [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]]. Their popular ''[[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]'' - usually referred to as "Decipher Cards" - lasted until [[2007]], when their license expired[http://decipher.fanhq.com/Articles/Article.aspx?ID=1263].  
  
 
During this time, Decipher also ran the ''[[The Lord of the Rings Fan Club]]'', and in [[2002]] they published ''[[The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game]]''.
 
During this time, Decipher also ran the ''[[The Lord of the Rings Fan Club]]'', and in [[2002]] they published ''[[The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game]]''.
==Roleplaying Game==
 
===Books===
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game - Core Book|Core Rulebook]]
 
* [[The Fellowship of the Ring Sourcebook]]
 
* [[Fell Beasts and Wondrous Magic]]
 
* [The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game: Moria|Moria]]
 
* The Two Towers Sourcebook
 
* [[Helm's Deep (sourcebook)|Helm's Deep Sourcebook]]
 
* Paths of the Wise
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game: Isengard|Isengard]]
 
  
===Adventure Games===
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Adventure Game|Roleplaying Adventure Game]]
 
* The Two Towers Roleplaying Adventure Game
 
===Supplements===
 
* Narrator's Screen
 
* Hero's Journal
 
* Maps of Middle-earth
 
* Maps of Middle-earth: Cities and Strongholds
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* '''[http://decipher.fanhq.com/ Official website]'''
 
* '''[http://decipher.fanhq.com/ Official website]'''
 
* [[wikipedia:Decipher, Inc.|Wikipedia profile]]
 
* [[wikipedia:Decipher, Inc.|Wikipedia profile]]
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Latest revision as of 16:46, 10 December 2012

Decipher, Inc. is a gaming company, founded in 1983. Their first games were puzzles (hence the name) and board games, but they later settled on trading card games. After losing the rights to Star Wars in 2001, they quickly found a replacement: The Lord of the Rings (film series). Their popular The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game - usually referred to as "Decipher Cards" - lasted until 2007, when their license expired[1].

During this time, Decipher also ran the The Lord of the Rings Fan Club, and in 2002 they published The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game.


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