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The One Ring (role-playing game)

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The initial release (in a planned trilogy), ''The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild'', is based in the area of northern [[Mirkwood]], after the events of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and before the [[War of the Ring]].<ref name=TOR/><ref name=TORC>[http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/the-one-ring/the-one-ring-characters/ The One Ring: Characters] at [http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/ Cubicle7.co.uk] (accessed 20 June 2011)</ref>
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The initial release (originally planned to be first of a trilogy), ''The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild'', is based in the area of northern [[Mirkwood]], after the events of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and before the [[War of the Ring]].<ref name=TOR/><ref name=TORC>[http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/the-one-ring/the-one-ring-characters/ The One Ring: Characters] at [http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/ Cubicle7.co.uk] (accessed 20 June 2011)</ref>
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The game uses custom dice, specifically a twelve sided die numbered 1-10, the "Eye of Sauron", and the "Gandalf" Rune (a [[Cirth]] G rune, <em style="font-family: 'Cirth Erebor'; font-style: normal;">r</em>), and 6 sided dice numbered normally, but with the 1-3 being in outline, 4-5 solid, and 6 solid having also the [[Tengwar]] [[Lambe]] rune, {{tg|j}}. Standard 12-sided dice can be used, counting 11 as Sauron, and 12 as Gandalf, and standard 6 sided dice as well. <ref>The One Ring RPG, Adventurer Book, pages 24-25</ref>
  
 
==Publications==
 
==Publications==

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The name The One Ring refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see The One Ring (disambiguation).
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The One Ring is a role-playing game published by Cubicle 7 Entertainment (under license from Sophisticated Games), released in August 2011. The game is written by Francesco Nepitello, and features artwork by John Howe and other artists.[1][2]

Setting

The initial release (originally planned to be first of a trilogy), The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild, is based in the area of northern Mirkwood, after the events of The Hobbit and before the War of the Ring.[2][3]

The game uses custom dice, specifically a twelve sided die numbered 1-10, the "Eye of Sauron", and the "Gandalf" Rune (a Cirth G rune, r), and 6 sided dice numbered normally, but with the 1-3 being in outline, 4-5 solid, and 6 solid having also the Tengwar Lambe rune, j . Standard 12-sided dice can be used, counting 11 as Sauron, and 12 as Gandalf, and standard 6 sided dice as well. [4]

Publications

References

  1. 'The One Ring' RPG at ICv2.com (accessed 20 April 2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cubicle7.co.uk (accessed 11 August 2011)
  3. The One Ring: Characters at Cubicle7.co.uk (accessed 20 June 2011)
  4. The One Ring RPG, Adventurer Book, pages 24-25
Licensed Pen-and-paper RPGs set in Middle-earth
 Iron Crown Enterprises:  (1982-1997) Middle-earth Role Playing · (1991-1993) Lord of the Rings Adventure Game
 Decipher:  (2002-2005) The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game · (2001) The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Adventure Game
 Cubicle 7:  (2011-) The One Ring