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'''J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan''' is an out of print video game, which was commercially distributed and licensed by the [[Tolkien Estate]].<ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/riders.html Tolkien computer games pages], as of June 28, 2010</ref> The game was written and designed by [[Hank Howie]], [[Phil Redmond]], et al.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/><ref name="El Anillo">[http://www.meristation.com/v3/des_articulo.php?pic=CON&id=2254&idj=&idp=&tipo=art&c=1&pos=6 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo] p. 7 (retrieved 4 January 2011)</ref> 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.<ref>[http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/jrr-tolkiens-riders-of-rohan Riders of Rohan] at Tolkien Games (retrieved 4 January 2011)</ref> The main characters are [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], [[Gimli]] and [[Gandalf]].<ref>[http://www.giantbomb.com/jrr-tolkiens-riders-of-rohan/61-8203/ Giant Bomb] about Riders of Rohan.</ref>
 
'''J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan''' is an out of print video game, which was commercially distributed and licensed by the [[Tolkien Estate]].<ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/riders.html Tolkien computer games pages], as of June 28, 2010</ref> The game was written and designed by [[Hank Howie]], [[Phil Redmond]], et al.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/><ref name="El Anillo">[http://www.meristation.com/v3/des_articulo.php?pic=CON&id=2254&idj=&idp=&tipo=art&c=1&pos=6 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo] p. 7 (retrieved 4 January 2011)</ref> 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.<ref>[http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/jrr-tolkiens-riders-of-rohan Riders of Rohan] at Tolkien Games (retrieved 4 January 2011)</ref> The main characters are [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], [[Gimli]] and [[Gandalf]].<ref>[http://www.giantbomb.com/jrr-tolkiens-riders-of-rohan/61-8203/ Giant Bomb] about Riders of Rohan.</ref>
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==Units==
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===[[Rohan]]===
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* Rohirrim
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* Rohirrim Archers
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* Rohirrim Light Cavalary
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* Rohirrim Heavy Cavalry
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* Rohirrim Horse Archers
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* [[Ent|Ents]]
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===[[Isengard]]===
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* [[Orcs]]
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* Orcish Archers
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* [[Uruk-hai]]
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* War Riders
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* [[Dunlendings]]
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==Heroes==
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===Rohan===
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* [[Aragorn]]
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* [[Legolas]]
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* [[Gimli]]
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* [[Gandalf]]
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* [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]]
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* [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]]
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* [[Treebeard]]
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* [[Éomer]]
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* [[Erkenbrand]]
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* [[Háma]]
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* [[Théoden]]
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* [[Théodred]]
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* [[Éowyn]]
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* [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]]
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===Isengard===
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* [[Saruman]]
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* [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]]
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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Latest revision as of 20:13, 1 November 2012

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).
Riders of Rohan videogame old cover.jpg
Riders of Rohan
Video game
DeveloperBeam Software and Papyrus Design Group
PublisherKonami and Mirrorsoft
PlatformMS-DOS
Release date1990
GenreStrategy game with action elements

J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan is an out of print video game, which was commercially distributed and licensed by the Tolkien Estate.[1] The game was written and designed by Hank Howie, Phil Redmond, et al.[1][2] 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.[3] The main characters are Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf.[4]

Contents

[edit] Units

[edit] Rohan

  • Rohirrim
  • Rohirrim Archers
  • Rohirrim Light Cavalary
  • Rohirrim Heavy Cavalry
  • Rohirrim Horse Archers
  • Ents

[edit] Isengard

[edit] Heroes

[edit] Rohan

[edit] Isengard

[edit] See Also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tolkien computer games pages, as of June 28, 2010
  2. Meristation, El Anillo interactivo p. 7 (retrieved 4 January 2011)
  3. Riders of Rohan at Tolkien Games (retrieved 4 January 2011)
  4. Giant Bomb about Riders of Rohan.