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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan

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The name Riders of Rohan refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Riders of Rohan (disambiguation).
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Riders of Rohan
Video game
DeveloperBeam Software and Papyrus Design Group
PublisherKonami and Mirrorsoft
Release date1990
GenreStrategy game with action elements

Riders of Rohan is an out of print video game, which was commercially distributed and licensed by the Tolkien Estate. The game was written and designed by Hank Howie, Phil Redmond, et al. The story centered around the war between the Rohirrim and Saruman. In addition to controlling the movement of the good forces, the player was able to, among other things, shoot orcs with bow and fight enemy leaders with sword.[1] The main characters are Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf.[2]

See Also


  1. Tolkien computer games pages, as of June 28, 2010
  2. Giant Bomb about Riders of Rohan.