Shadow and Flame

From Tolkien Gateway
The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game: Shadow and Flame
AuthorAlessio Cavatore and Matthew Ward
PublisherGames Workshop
ReleasedJune 30, 2003

The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game: Shadow and Flame is a supplement for Games Workshop's LOTRSBG. It was the first supplement to feature content that was not in The Lord of the Rings (film series).

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"Moria. You fear to go into those mines. The Dwarves delved too greedily and too deep. You know what they awoke in the darkness of Khazad-dûm. Shadow and Flame."
― Saruman the White

This supplement is an invaluable guide to collecting, painting and gaming with Games Workshop's detailed The Lord of The Rings miniatures. Within its colourfully illustrated pages you will find essential rules, information, and inspiration to bring the battles of Middle-earth to your own tabletop.


The complete gaming rules for Balin and his Dwarves, together with some of their enemies - Durbûrz, the Goblin King of Moria, and the Goblin Drums. The appendices also cover Tom Bombadil, the Barrow-wights, Glorfindel, Glorfindel, Radagast the Brown, and much more.


Four linked scenarios recreate the epic struggle in of the Dwarves against the Goblins and the mighty Balrog. In the appendices, three different scenarios that cover other exciting clashes between the forces of Good and Evil in Rivendell, the Barrow-downs and Fangorn forest.


Detailed advice on how to paint the Dwarves in the The Lord of The Rings strategy battle game, together with inspiring photographs of all the new models and scenery that have been designed for this book.