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

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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

Units

Rohan

  • Rohirim Infantary
  • Rohirim Archers
  • Rohirim Light Cavalary
  • Rohirim Heavy Cavalry
  • Rohirim Horse Archers
  • Ents

Isengard

Heroes

Rohan

Isengard

See Also

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.