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The Lord of the Rings Board Game

The Lord of the Rings Board Game - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 3 Star Rating)

Play the adventures of Frodo and the Hobbits as they race to Mount Doom with their friends Legolas, Gimli, Aragorn and more. Can you be the one to destroy Sauron?

The Lord of the Rings movies are the best fantasy action movies of all time and the adventures of Frodo, Legolas, Aragorn and the other heroes are huge. With the Lord of the Rings board game from Eagle Games you can play the adventures of Frodo and the other hobbits as they race from Bag End to Mount Doom to defeat the Dark Lord Sauron.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Basics

The Lord of the Rings board game is all about visiting all the cool places from the movies, meeting the other heroes and fighting the monsters. When you meet a monster, you spin a dial, If you're lucky you'll defeat it, otherwise it can end your turn.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Fun Stuff

The nice thing about the Lord of the Rings board game is that it's easy to learn and play. Plus there are [kwlink]cool game pieces[/kwlink], rules for an advanced mode and, of course, Legolas, the elf.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Lame Stuff

The game's easy and there are some cool game pieces, unfortunately the artwork for the game makes the monsters and heroes look silly, especially the orcs and Gimli, the dwarf. Also, some of the advanced rules make the game more frustrating than fun.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Bottom Line

If you're having a Lord of the Rings party, this is an okay board game to add some fun to the mix. But, for $30 US ($45 Can) you could also rent a Playstation 2 and the Lord of the Rings video games for you & your friends to play.

How Hard Is The Lord of the Rings Board Game?
It's easy to play and your opponents are your friends.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Age Rating: Everyone.

Lord of the Rings Board Game Thumbs Up:

  • Fast and easy to play.
  • Advanced and basic modes.

    Lord of the Rings Board Game Thumbs Down:

  • The advanced rules can be frustrating, not fun.
  • The heroes and monsters look silly.

    Lord of the Rings Board Game Rating: 3

    Systems: Board Game

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