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Games Workshop is a British game production and retailing company, founded in 1975. One of its key products is the [[Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game]], along with Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000. Since 2001 it has produced a vast number of miniatures related to [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], and also collections from Middle-Earth figures not related with the movies.
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'''Games Workshop''' is a British game production and retailing company, founded in [[1975]]. One of its key products is the ''[[Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game]]'', along with its more popular titles, [[wikipedia:Warhammer Fantasy Battle|Warhammer]] and [[wikipedia:Warhammer 40,000|Warhammer 40,000]]
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==History of Tolkienia==
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Games Workshop's magazine ''[[White Dwarf]]'' (founded in 1977) has featured much material related to game adaptations of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s [[Middle-earth]].
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In [[1985]], Games Workshop introduced the ''[[Middle-earth Role Playing|MERP]]''-system in the UK by publishing ''[[Middle-earth: The Role-playing Game set in J.R.R. Tolkien's World|Middle-earth, The Role-playing Game set in J.R.R. Tolkien's World]]''.
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In [[2001]], Games Workshop introduced the ''[[Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game]]'', a miniature game based on [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]].
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In [[2005]] was released the board game ''[[The Battle of Five Armies (2005 board game)|The Battle of Five Armies]]'', based on the events of the [[Battle of Five Armies]] from ''[[The Hobbit]]''.
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==External links==
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* '''[http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/ Official website]'''
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* {{WP|Games Workshop}}
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[[Category:British businesses]]

Revision as of 16:52, 10 December 2012

Games Workshop is a British game production and retailing company, founded in 1975. One of its key products is the Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game, along with its more popular titles, Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000

History of Tolkienia

Games Workshop's magazine White Dwarf (founded in 1977) has featured much material related to game adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.

In 1985, Games Workshop introduced the MERP-system in the UK by publishing Middle-earth, The Role-playing Game set in J.R.R. Tolkien's World.

In 2001, Games Workshop introduced the Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game, a miniature game based on The Lord of the Rings (film series).

In 2005 was released the board game The Battle of Five Armies, based on the events of the Battle of Five Armies from The Hobbit.

External links