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'''J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers''' is a PC game by [[Interplay Productions]].
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'''J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers''' is a PC game by [[Interplay Productions]].<ref name="Tolkien Games">[http://www.lysator.liu.se/tolkien-games/entry/lotr2.html The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers] at Tolkien Games (retrieved 5 February 2011)</ref><ref>[The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers http://www.giantbomb.com/jrr-tolkiens-the-lord-of-the-rings-vol-ii-the-two-towers/61-15954/] at GiantBoomb (retrieved 5 February 2011)</ref><ref name="El Anillo">[http://www.meristation.com/v3/des_articulo.php?pic=GEN&id=2254&idj=&idp=&tipo=art&c=1&pos=7 Meristation, El Anillo interactivo] p. 8 (retrieved 5 February 2011)</ref><ref name="IMDB">[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0406042/ The Lrod of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers] at IMDB (retrieved 5 February 2011)</ref><ref name="Moby">[http://www.mobygames.com/game/jrr-tolkiens-the-lord-of-the-rings-vol-ii-the-two-towers The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers] at Moby Games (retrieved 5 February 2011)</ref>
  
 
==Production==
 
==Production==
''The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers'' followed the first part, ''[[The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (1990 computer game)]]'', and chronicles the events of [[The Two Towers|the second tome]]. A third game was originally also planned, covering ''[[The Return of the King]]'', but it never came to be.
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''The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers'' followed the first part, ''[[The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (1990 computer game)]]'',<ref name="Tolkien Games"/> and chronicles the events of [[The Two Towers|the second tome]].<ref name="El Anillo"/> A third game was originally also planned, covering ''[[The Return of the King]]'', but it never came to be.<ref name="Tolkien Games"/>
  
The game was designed by [[Scott Bennie]], who chose to retain most of the story and also mixed in elements from [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s other works.
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The game was designed by [[Mark Whittlesey]] and [[Scott Bennie]],<ref name="Tolkein Games"/><ref name="IMDB"/> who chose to retain most of the story and also mixed in elements from [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s other works.<ref name="El Anillo">
  
 
==Gameplay==
 
==Gameplay==
The gameplay was copied from the first game, but made considerably easier. Unlike its predecessor, there is no fixed character: several characters are playable, each with a selection of weapons.
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The gameplay was copied from the first game,<ref name="El Anillo"/> but made considerably easier. Unlike its predecessor, there is no fixed character: several characters are playable,<ref name="Moby"/> each with a selection of weapons.
  
 
The game also featured an [[wikipedia:Automap|automapping]] system, and the scale was reduced to improve player orientation.
 
The game also featured an [[wikipedia:Automap|automapping]] system, and the scale was reduced to improve player orientation.

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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II:
The Two Towers
Video game
DeveloperInterplay Productions
PublisherInterplay Productions
PlatformPC, MS-DOS, Amiga (never released)
Release dateSpring 1993

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers is a PC game by Interplay Productions.[1][2][3][4][5]

Production

The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers followed the first part, The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (1990 computer game),[1] and chronicles the events of the second tome.[3] A third game was originally also planned, covering The Return of the King, but it never came to be.[1]

The game was designed by Mark Whittlesey and Scott Bennie,[6][4] who chose to retain most of the story and also mixed in elements from Tolkien's other works.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag


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