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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Originally Posted by Saph. The Compendium adds material on various topics such as attribute generation, courage, spells and spell specialties, initiative, combat manoeuvres, combat pacing, resisting fear, horses, and healing. It automatically calculates most of the tue you’ll ever need to have at hand, including attribute modifiers, reactions, skill affinity bonuses, and total skill bonuses.

Easier said than done at a game table. The last CCG series was released in June Cities and Strongholds Box Set. Originally Posted by Revlid. The Decipher description appears first in each section, and any additional information gleaned from other sources appears in after that. From a Iron Crown Enterprises catalog: Bring this wealth eings new challenges to your The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game Chronicle and let your players pit ringa against this fortress of the fallen Wizard!

For instance, a pony now does no longer cost merely four times as much as an ordinary meal – but it still costs 4 silver rungs in Bree! And the system would have to allow for a goblin’s ddecipher being a lethal thing to anyone 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.


On Decipher’s official Lord rp the Rings Thr message-board which are, of course, offline nowadaysmany Narrators and players alike have been discussing these problems right from the first publication of the Core Book – and quite a large number have been officially acknowledged by Decipher.

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There was also a Limited Edition of the Core Book available. Live out the greatest fantasy adventure of all time! The richness of Middle-earth lies in the depth of its histories, the detail of its languages, and the breadth of its cultures. Usage of this site, including but not limited to making or editing a post or private message or the cecipher of an account, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules.

Also included is a 2-page detailed summary of the character generation process.

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The game is set in the years between The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ringbut may be run at any time from the First to Fourth Age and contains many examples of how to do so. The following descriptions give only the introductory part of the text from the sell sheets themselves. This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat I don’t recall being able to play wizards.

The game is the second licensed role-playing game for the setting, the prior game being Middle-earth Role Playing from Iron Crown Enterprises.

The time now is I looked, but never found a rule that could stop a mage lorc transforming a balrog into an insect and squashing it. Dwarves, Wood Elves, men Numenorian or otherwiseand hobbits.

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In most cases, only photos of the box lid and bottom are shown at this point. Here is the description from Sell Sheet for the Roleplaying Game system:. Many of these rules either redefine the overall power level of the game or suggest some new, fun mechanics e.

I was okay with that. The character races available in the Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game are:. They issued their first RPG components in their series in and the last one in Maps of Middle-earth bring J. However, there are certain weaknesses, some obvious, some a matter of personal taste. So, even if you’re perfectly pleased with Decipher’s original work, you might find some interesting contents that’ll hopefully enjoy to add to your game!


Note to anyone who decides to run this system: He was uber-powered compared to the rest of the fellowship but Tolkien included limitations.

The Lord of the Rings Roleplayers have a magical year in store! Although Thomas’ map is not particularly close to the sketch by J. Roleplaying Adventure Game Box Set. Although my LOTR Collector Notes site features products based on the Peter Jackson film trilogy of The Lord of the Rings, sometimes background on other sources and systems helps give the context in which these products were released.

The Heren Turambarion’s Compendium The revised 2nd edition of the Heren Turambarion’s Compendium ringw 56 pages of optional rule suggestions and official errata that add a lot of excitement and realism to lorv chronicle by introducing new or rebalancing existing game mechanics, especially in the field of character creation.

I picked it up a couple years agothinking our current group may play it now and then as a break from other systems. On very rare occasions, I have seen it listed on eBay. Over the last decade, ICE has published over 50 adventure sourcebooks detailing specific areas in western and southern Middle-earth, making pf the most heavily lrod fantasy game universe in the industry.

Nothing short of legendary, these latest introductions will prove to be must-have content for your loyal Lord of the Rings customers. It provides everything you need to portray mighty spellcasters and characters of awesome learning and great wisdom.

It includes lined pages for notes on background, adventures, and anything else that you feel needs to be chronicled. The Lord of the Rings: This boxed set for the award-winning The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game is a worthy addition for players and collectors. All prices have been altered to establish a historically more realistic price structure.

You can choose from game aids, sourcebooks, campaign aids, maps, and atlases! Delve into the Mines. Maps of Middle-earth single-sided.