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Northern Mirkwood

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Northern Mirkwood: The Wood-Elves Realm
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AuthorJohn David Ruemmler
PublisherIron Crown Enterprises
Northern Mirkwood is a 1983 module (in the Campaign-series) for Middle-earth Role Playing, 1st Edition.
  • Stock number: 2600

This product was published with a different cover in 1984 (see Northern Mirkwood (1984)), and was later revised and combined with Southern Mirkwood (1983) and released as Mirkwood: The Wilds of Rhovanion (1988).

Cover/Jacket Text

This package details all of the NORTHERN WILDERLAND and includes

  • 6 major layouts
  • a 16" x 20" full-color double-sided detachable mapsheet, side #1 of which depicts settings from THE HOBBIT, side #2 maps out LAKE TOWN, DALE, and a Wood-elf village

Journey if you dare through the shadowy depths of Mirkwood, encounter Great Eagles, Giant Spiders, Bears, Wolves, and the Dragons of the Withered Heath.

Follow the Old Forest Road through the heart of Mirkwood - take the path of Orome and the Elves of the First Age - and you'll find yourself in deep, dark woods once full of game and fish and berries. How strangely quiet the woods are now, how dreary and threatening since the Shadow of Mordor cast its pall across the land six hundred years ago. Only the Giant Spiders of the forest seem content as they lie in their shadowy lairs, alert for the slightest stir in their sticky, steely webs...