Decipher, Inc., was later licensed to create role playing game and CCG products based on The Lord of the Rings. They issued their first RPG components in their. Decipher has done a great job on The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game. It’s easy to learn, fun to play, and in general perfectly suited for. Decipher’s take on Lord of the Rings using the CODA system. Note: This game is different than the similarly named games Lord of the Rings Adventure Game.

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He was uber-powered compared to the rest of the fellowship but Tolkien included ghe. They were elite classes or master classes or what ever they were called. Secipher was okay with that. The richness of Middle-earth lies in the depth of its histories, the detail of its languages, and the breadth of its cultures. Is the game itself just crap, or did it get a limited release or couldn’t it just compete with more over the top settings?

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Decipher’s Lord of the Rings RPG – The Heren Turambarion

In the Heren Turambarion’s Compendiumyou’ll find a large collection of optional rule suggestions which provide possible solutions for these problems or offer entirely new possibilities. It automatically calculates most of the statistics you’ll ever need to have at hand, including attribute modifiers, reactions, skill affinity bonuses, and total skill bonuses.

ICE has produced ready-to-run adventures, campaign books, fortress modules, city sourcebooks, tomes of famous peoples, treasures and beasts, maps, and even an art book. The following descriptions give only the introductory part of the text from the sell sheets themselves. In The Two Towers Roleplaying Adventure Game, players assume the roles of the members of The Fellowship as they relive the dangerous and legendary adventures. Like Daremonai said, elves were insanely powerful, and I remember finding some interesting rule exploits, too.


In detail, the Compendium II features: The Lord of the Rings RPG by Decipher This one I’ve only seen the book itself once, several years ago in the hands of an acquaintance I’ve long since dropped out of contact with. That’s why there is a bunch decipheg magic items in middle earth. It’s functional, and not too complicated, but the mechanics are not very imaginative and the balance is haphazard. For instance, a pony now does no longer cost merely four times as much as an ordinary meal – but it still costs 4 silver pennies in Bree!

The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game

This NPC spreadsheet also provides an individual wound monitor for up to nine combatants, and a quick reference chart for ‘one- or more -success-opponents’. Fell Beasts and Wondrous Magic Sourcebook.

Tables and rules for resolving critical strikes: From a Iron Crown Enterprises catalog: Rebalanced advancement pick costs for skills, edges and reactions that offer a flexible, yet effective way to redefine the overall power level of the game revised The ‘Hit and Run’ combat manoeuvre and revised or new play rules on various other combat-related questions, such as attack speed modifiers or size and weapon reach new!

The time now is From what I remember from Middle Earth history Simirilion I think The wizards taught others mostly elves to use magic. I fo recall being able to play wizards. Download the Heren Turambarion’s Narrator’s Tools package here. It includes lined pages for notes on background, adventures, and anything else that you feel needs to be chronicled. Maps of Middle-earth single-sided.

All times are GMT Weapons feature a new characteristic, the initiative modifier, and their damage codes have been totally revised. The vivid descriptions of your attack’s effects are closely related to the Coda System’s rules for extra success in combat and help to speed up combat resolution quite a lot For damage-dealing spell attacks, there is a critical fire damage table that comes along with rules on how to use spells with the ranged combat skill The “Mind” spell specialty and new rules on learning spells Thirty-six additional flaws, carefully tailored to match Decipher’s Coda System Five pages of additional equipment and gear, both ordinary and obscure, weapons, armours, and herbs.


The Lord of the Rings RPG by Decipher

For the online version of the CCG, the servers finally shut down in June Don’t miss to check out the Narrator’s Tools presented below as well – they’ll be a great help if you choose to incorporate some of the Compendium’s options in your game. Ina new role-playing game set in Middle-earth, The One Ringhas been published by Cubicle 7.

Results 1 to 11 of The Hero’s Scroll has been specially created for use with the optional rules introduced in the Heren Turambarion’s Compendium II, but it works equally well if you ignore or delete these references.

The Two Towers single-sided. The GM pre-made some characters and said, You can be this one or this one. There was also a Limited Edition of the Core Book available.

The Lord of the Rings is an epic of good versus evil, extraordinary heroes, wondrous creatures and dark armies of terror — all the things needed for an incredible RPG! Views Read Edit View history. So product descriptions had to be reconstructed from multiple sources to be both as historically accurate as possible for what was on the Decipher website, plus as complete as possible.

Each game is complete with maps and rules for mass combat. Plan your next RPG adventure with maps depicting the lands of western Middle-earth in vibrant and painstaking detail.

Retrieved from ” https: The Two Towers Sourcebook. I’ve recently started thinking about it, and given how massively popular and detailed the Middle Earth setting is it struck me as odd that I never see it mentioned anywhere. I’m currently using the system with very little modification to run a game based on Fourth Age Gondor mixed with some aspects of the Dragon Age world, but dark and gritty as it should have been.