27Feb/14Off

TOR_Bar2_550Blown away by the excitement and positive comments we’ve received about The Darkening of Mirkwood, we thought we’d share with you our plans for The One Ring.

From the hidden valley of Rivendell to the grasslands of the Horse-lords, major setting supplements take your adventures beyond the borders of Wilderland. New Heroic Cultures and character options expand on the choices available to players. An incredible new series of adventure scenarios takes you beyond the Misty Mountains to the ruined kingdoms of the north. All this is topped off by a newly revised one-volume hardcover ruleset.

One of our goals is to increase the pace of releases for The One Ring. To help us do this, we’ve updated our processes and expanded the team considerably throughout 2013. I’m delighted by the progress we’ve made in the last few months, and it’s great to be able to announce the following five products.

Summer

  • The One Ring Revised Core Manual – As stocks of the current box set are running low, we’re taking the opportunity to revise and reprint The One Ring Roleplaying Game in a single volume, clarifying some rules and adding in some new art by John Howe. For those of you who own the existing set, don’t worry, we’ll make any revisions and clarifications available as a separate PDF, but we’re confident that you’ll want to add this volume to your collection all the same.
  • Rivendell – Our next major setting supplement will take your adventures west across the Misty Mountains to the Last Homely House. This supplement expands play into eastern Eriador, covering not only Rivendell itself, but Angmar, Fornost, Mount Gram, Tharbad and everywhere in between. There are also rules for Magical Treasure, Rangers of the North, Elves of Rivendell, the Eye of Sauron and loads more besides.

Autumn

  • Ruins of the North – To accompany Rivendell, Ruins of the North is an adventure anthology that takes your company from Wilderland and into Eriador, hunting Trolls, Barrow-wights and malignant spirits, and exploring the ruins of Fornost, Angmar and into the Barrow-downs. There’s some great stuff in here, including some well-loved characters from Bilbo Baggins and Glorfindel to Tom Bombadil himself…
  • The Adventurer’s Companion – Not long after the release of the new core manual comes the first supplement aimed squarely at players. Including a whole wealth of advice, ideas and background for making your own hero and company, as well as new Heroic Cultures including Bree-folk, Riders of Rohan, Dwarves of the Blue Mountain, the Elves of Lorien and People of Gondor, a new Calling in the form of the Captain, and expanded rules for generational play.

Winter

  • Horse-lords of Rohan – our second setting supplement takes us south along the Anduin and into the land of the Rohirrim, where we explore not only the culture and lands of the Riders of Rohan, but also their rivals the Dunlendings. We’ll also venture into the depths of Fangorn Forest and into Isengard itself.

Exciting stuff! Don’t forget that you can keep up to date with all The One Ring news by visiting www.cubicle7.co.uk and by subscribing to our newsletter at http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/get-the-cubicle-7-newsletter/

-Dom McDowall, Cubicle 7

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13Feb/14Off

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Not so long ago Dom, Jon, Andrew and Nick gathered together at C7 HQ in Oxford to play Hobbit Tales.  We had an absolute blast, and even stopped to record a round of play as an introduction to the game. Enjoy!

Be sure to click the cog and watch in HD!

Hobbit Tales from the Green Dragon Inn is the One Ring storytelling card game from Sophisticated Games and Cubicle 7, designed by Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.  It works wonderfully as a light, enjoyable stand alone card game, and also has rules to assist Lore Masters with journey resolution in The One Ring roleplaying game.

If you'd like to know more about Hobbit Tales you can read more, see some card previews and download the rule booklet here: http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/hobbit-tales/

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17Jan/14Off

Cubicle 7 Art Director Jon Hodgson unboxes a copy of Hobbit Tales:

Rules Booklet

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Click to download the rules booklet pdf

Card Previews

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Available for pre-order now.
Retail release January 2014 

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TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
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Tales from Wilderland
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The Darkening of Mirkwood
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16Jan/14Off

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The Necromancer may have been cast out of Dol Guldur, but a lingering darkness remains over Mirkwood, a shadow that will grow ever longer as the years draw on – unless a fellowship of heroes step forward and hold back the gloom.

The Darkening of Mirkwood is a complete campaign for The One Ring, set in Mirkwood over the course of three decades. It allows you to tell your own epic saga, following your heroes in their quest as the tale of years unfolds before them.

This supplement includes enough adventure material to keep you playing for months or even years, as well as new rules that give your heroes a real stake in what happens to the world around them. Rules for Holdings allow them to carve out their own corner of Middle-earth, whilst new options for the Fellowship Phase and Undertakings to achieve allow them to chart their own path.

Visit the Parliament of Spiders, do battle with the Nazgûl, meddle in the affairs of Wizards and enter the Halls of King Thranduil. Stand firm against the Shadow and maybe the Darkening of Mirkwood can be averted. Falter for even a moment and all that you know and love will be lost.

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The Darkening of Mirkwood is a full colour, 144 page hardcover. Written by Gareth Ryder Hanrahan and Francesco Nepitello, with art by Jon Hodgson, Jason Juta and Jordy Lakiere.

Available for pre-order now at the Cubicle 7 webstore.  Pre-orders include a PDF copy of The Darkening of Mirkwood.  Hard copies are expected in April, PDF in January.

The PDF is also now available.

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Pre-order Darkening of Mirkwood at the C7 webstore
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16Jan/14Off

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The Necromancer may have been cast out of Dol Guldur, but a lingering darkness remains over Mirkwood, a shadow that will grow ever longer as the years draw on – unless a fellowship of heroes step forward and hold back the gloom.

The Darkening of Mirkwood is a complete campaign for The One Ring, set in Mirkwood over the course of three decades. It allows you to tell your own epic saga, following your heroes in their quest as the tale of years unfolds before them.

This supplement includes enough adventure material to keep you playing for months or even years, as well as new rules that give your heroes a real stake in what happens to the world around them. Rules for Holdings allow them to carve out their own corner of Middle-earth, whilst new options for the Fellowship Phase and Undertakings to achieve allow them to chart their own path.

Visit the Parliament of Spiders, do battle with the Nazgûl, meddle in the affairs of Wizards and enter the Halls of King Thranduil. Stand firm against the Shadow and maybe the Darkening of Mirkwood can be averted. Falter for even a moment and all that you know and love will be lost.

144 pages, full colour, hardcover. Coming soon.

Links

The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild
Release Schedule

 

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13Jan/14Off

Hobbit Tales is the new storytelling card game from award-winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.

Here we present our fourth card preview:
HTpreview4In Hobbit Tales players are Hobbits telling tales in front of a mug of beer at their favourite inn in the Shire. Silent woods and remote mountains, Elves, Goblins and Giants populate their stories.

During the game, players take turns as the Narrator and improvise a story using a hand of illustrated cards. The other players try to twist the tale, playing hazards and fearsome monsters. Drinks are served, smoke-rings are blown, and the best narrator is cheered by everyone present.

Hobbit Tales is a game for 2 to 5 Hobbits, authored by the award-winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello, creators of the Tolkien-themed War of the Ring strategy game and The One Ring role-playing game.

This game contains a set of rules, 1 board, 75 Adventure cards, 40 Hazard cards, 5 coasters, a set of cardboard tokens and a twelve-sided The One Ring Feat die.

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Includes rules to use Hobbit Tales in conjunction with the The One Ring, Cubicle 7’s role-playing game set in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.

Available for pre-order now.
Retail release January 2014 

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Pre-order Hobbit Tales
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild
Release Schedule

8Jan/14Off

HobbitTalesPackshot1box400Hobbit Tales from the Green Dragon Inn ™ is the brand new storytelling card game by Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.  Due in stores this month, Hobbit Tales players are Hobbits telling tales in front of a mug of beer at their favourite inn in the Shire. Silent woods and remote mountains, Elves, Goblins and Giants populate their stories.

During the game, players take turns as the Narrator and improvise a story using a hand of illustrated cards. The other players try to twist the tale, playing hazards and fearsome monsters. Drinks are served, smoke-rings are blown, and the best narrator is cheered by everyone present.

Hobbit Tales is a game for 2 to 5 Hobbits, authored by the award-winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello, creators of the Tolkien-themed War of the Ring strategy game and The One Ring role-playing game.

Here we present the rules booklet for the game, including rules for using Hobbit Tales in conjunction with The One Ring roleplaying game:

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Click to download the rules booklet pdf

Preoder Hobbit Tales now!

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Hobbit Tales on the Cubicle 7 site, featuring card previews
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild
Release Schedule

3Jan/14Off

HobbitTalesCover400Happy New Year!

Hobbit Tales is the story telling card game designed by award winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.  Names you might recognise from The War of the Ring board game or The One Ring rpg.

Here we present another three cards from the game.  Hobbit Tales features 115 large format cards with art by Jon Hodgson, Andrew Hepworth, Ralph Horsley, Jeremy McHugh and Jan Pospisil.

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You can learn more about the game here: http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/hobbit-tales/

Available for pre-order now.
Retail release January 2014 

Links

The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild

19Dec/13Off

HobbitTalesCover400Hobbit Tales is the story telling card game designed by award winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.  Names you might recognise from The War of the Ring board game or The One Ring rpg.

Here we present another three cards from the game.  Hobbit Tales features 115 large format cards with art by Jon Hodgson, Andrew Hepworth, Ralph Horsley, Jeremy McHugh and Jan Pospisil.

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You can learn more about the game here: http://www.cubicle7.co.uk/our-games/hobbit-tales/

Available for pre-order now.
Retail release January 2014 

Links

The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild

17Dec/13Off

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Hobbit Tales is the story telling card game by award winning designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello.  Here we present the first of our card previews, showcasing cards with art from Andy Hepworth, Jan Pospíšil
and Jon Hodgson

In Hobbit Tales players are Hobbits telling tales in front of a mug of beer at their favourite inn in the Shire. Silent woods and remote mountains, Elves, Goblins and Giants populate their stories.

During the game, players take turns as the Narrator and improvise a story using a hand of illustrated cards. The other players try to twist the tale, playing hazards and fearsome monsters. Drinks are served, smoke-rings are blown, and the best narrator is cheered by everyone present.

Available for Preorder now. Due in stores January 2014.

Includes rules to use Hobbit Tales in conjunction with the The One Ring, Cubicle 7’s role-playing game set in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.

Links

The One Ring Roleplaying Game
TOR System
TOR Characters
TOR Supplement Overview
TOR Downloads
Tales from Wilderland
LM's Screen & Lake-town
The Heart of the Wild
Release Schedule

 

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