DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Two Towers – Scenario 1: Ambush in Ithilien

Wednesday 01 May 2019 – Welcome back, dear reader. This is the start of The Two Towers campaign, as described in the DeAgostini magazines. The first scenario is Ambush in Ithilien, which can be found in DeAgostini BGiME magazine #26. It pits 6 Rangers of Gondor against 12 Mordor Orcs. In turn 4, Faramir and … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Two Towers – Scenario 1: Ambush in Ithilien

Fellowship of the Ring statistics & discussion

Statistics Here are some statistics for the Fellowship of the Ring DeAgostini campaign: Total number of scenarios: 8 Number of Good victories: 7 Number of Draws: 1 Number of Evil victories: 0 Total number of kills performed by named Heroes: 126 for Good, 1 for Evil Total number of unique miniatures used (excluding different Hero … Continue reading Fellowship of the Ring statistics & discussion

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 8: Ambush at Amon Hen

Monday 22 April 2019 – The Fellowship has rested and received gifts from the elves at Lothlórien. All members are now equipped with an Elven cloak and Legolas has received the Bow of the Galadhrim (which is Strength 4 and allows for one re-roll of a To Hit roll every turn). Boromir succumbs to the … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 8: Ambush at Amon Hen

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 7: Crossing the Silverlode

Saturday 09 March 2019 – Having lost Gandalf the Grey, the Fellowship hurries towards the safety of Lothlórien in issue #35 of the DeAgostini campaign. A huge swarm of goblins from Moria has followed them down to the Silverlode. Will the Fellowship reach the elves of Lothlórien in time? Aragorn calls a Heroic March with … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 7: Crossing the Silverlode

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 6: The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm

Monday 11 February 2019 – The Fellowship have nearly made it through Moria. All they have to do is cross the Bridge of Khazad-Dûm (issue #22). Wanting to avoid a confrontation, they hurry along the long stairs, even Heroic Marching thanks to Aragorn's free Might point each turn. But will it be enough to avoid … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 6: The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 5: Balin’s Tomb

Monday 04 February 2019 - Strolling through Moria, the Fellowship discovers Balin's Tomb (issue #21). Grieved by the discovery of the demise of the dwarves, Gimli picks up Balin's axe, ready for vengeance on some goblins. This axe is actually Durin's axe and in this campaign, Gimli will get the full benefit from this from … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 5: Balin’s Tomb

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 4: The Watcher in the Water

Monday 04 February 2019 - The Fellowship has travelled far from Rivendell and are now stuck at the gates of Moria in the fourth scenario in the DeAgostini campaign, which can be found in issue #19. The Watcher in the Water latched out with one of his tentacles, ensnaring Frodo. And so it begins ... … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 4: The Watcher in the Water

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 3: Attack at Weathertop

Monday 21 January 2019 – In the third scenario in the DeAgostini campaign, the hobbits get ambushed by the Nazgûl led by the fearsome Witch-King. Strider is scouting the area nearby which means the hobbits are undefended for a while. That while didn't last long, as Strider already makes his appearance on turn 1. The … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 3: Attack at Weathertop

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 2: Escape from Bree

Monday 21 January 2019 - The second scenario in the DeAgostini campaign was Escape from Bree, which can be found in issue #61. The four hobbits (Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin) have met Strider in the Prancing Pony. The Nazgûl have caught wind of the Ring's whereabouts and sneakily invade the city of Bree. Four … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 2: Escape from Bree

DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 1: Flight to the Bucklebury Ferry

Sunday 13 January 2019 - Welcome dear reader to the start of the DeAgostini campaign for The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game. Having been a collector and player of this game since the release of the first DeAgostini magazine featuring this great game back in 2002, I've always wanted to recreate and replay … Continue reading DeAgostini The Lord of the Rings Campaign – The Fellowship of the Ring – Scenario 1: Flight to the Bucklebury Ferry