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The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame

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*'''Designer:''' Jean Vanaise, Philippe Janssens
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*'''Cover Art:''' [[Angus McBride]]
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*'''Graphic Design & Board Art:''' Jo Hartwig
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*'''Game Development:''' Bernd Dietrich, Pete Fenlon, Jean Vanaise, Coleman Charlton
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*'''Publication:''' 1994 by [[Iron Crown Enterprises]]
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*'''Stock #''': 2222
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'''''The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame''''' is a 1994 board game loosely based on the events in [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s ''[[The Hobbit]]''.
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*Cover Art: [[Angus McBride]]
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*Graphic Design & Board Art: Jo Hartwig
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*Game Development: Bernd Dietrich, [[Pete Fenlon]], Jean Vanaise, [[Coleman Charlton]]
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*[[Iron Crown Enterprises|ICE]] Stock #: 2222
  
 
== Back Cover Text ==
 
== Back Cover Text ==
  
''The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame'' is a fun, fast-moving fantasy boardgame based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic bestseller. Desiged for 2-4 players and playable in 1-2 hours, it is an ideal choice for an evening's entertainment. Simple but clever rules make it both easy to learn and full of replay value. [...]
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''The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame'' is a fun, fast-moving fantasy boardgame based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic bestseller. Desiged for 2-4 players and playable in 1-2 hours, it is an ideal choice for an evening's entertainment. Simple but clever rules make it both easy to learn and full of replay value.
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It only takes about 15 minutes to master ''The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame'' rulesbook. Then you just unfold the full-color, mounted mapboard, select a plastic Hobbit, deal out the coins and life points, and start your journey across Middle-earth. Along the way, you'll explore sites, battle monsters, discover treasure, acquire artifacts, and challenge your opponents with tricky riddles. Once you're strong enough, you'll journey north to Angmar to battle a foul Dragon, hoping to be the first halfling to secure his great hoard.
  
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''The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame'' box includes:
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*'''Gameboard''' — A beautifully-rendered, mounted mapboard, painted by the award-winning artist Jo Hartwig and detailing northwestern Middle-earth.
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*'''Cards''' — 142 full color playing cards divided into eight categories covering riddles, equipment, coins, rest, magic, adventures, risk, and danger.
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*'''Hobbits''' — 4 plastic Hobbits, each a different color and standing over an inch tall.
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*'''Coins and Life Points''' — plastic counters so you can keep track of health and wealth.
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*'''Dice''' — 5 dice, including three custom combat dice, an illustrated movement die, and a standard die.
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*'''Rules'''.
  
[[CATEGORY:Board games]]
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==External links==
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*[http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1586/the-hobbit-adventure-boardgame The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame] at [http://boardgamegeek.com/ BoardGameGeek]
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[[Category:Board games]]

Latest revision as of 17:09, 30 April 2011

The name The Hobbit refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see The Hobbit (disambiguation).
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The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame
Board game
DesignerJean Vanaise, Philippe Janssens
PublisherIron Crown Enterprises
Release date1994
Players2-4
Ages10+

The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame is a 1994 board game loosely based on the events in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.

[edit] Back Cover Text

The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame is a fun, fast-moving fantasy boardgame based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic bestseller. Desiged for 2-4 players and playable in 1-2 hours, it is an ideal choice for an evening's entertainment. Simple but clever rules make it both easy to learn and full of replay value.

It only takes about 15 minutes to master The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame rulesbook. Then you just unfold the full-color, mounted mapboard, select a plastic Hobbit, deal out the coins and life points, and start your journey across Middle-earth. Along the way, you'll explore sites, battle monsters, discover treasure, acquire artifacts, and challenge your opponents with tricky riddles. Once you're strong enough, you'll journey north to Angmar to battle a foul Dragon, hoping to be the first halfling to secure his great hoard.

The Hobbit Adventure Boardgame box includes:

  • Gameboard — A beautifully-rendered, mounted mapboard, painted by the award-winning artist Jo Hartwig and detailing northwestern Middle-earth.
  • Cards — 142 full color playing cards divided into eight categories covering riddles, equipment, coins, rest, magic, adventures, risk, and danger.
  • Hobbits — 4 plastic Hobbits, each a different color and standing over an inch tall.
  • Coins and Life Points — plastic counters so you can keep track of health and wealth.
  • Dice — 5 dice, including three custom combat dice, an illustrated movement die, and a standard die.
  • Rules.

[edit] External links