The Battle for the Five Armies: The Hobbits is a board game based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" and the "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. The game is set during the Battle of Five Armies, a pivotal event in "The Hobbit" where the armies of dwarves, elves, and men fought against the armies of Goblins and Wargs. This game allows players to take on the role of the Hobbits and experience the Battle of Five Armies from a unique perspective.
The game includes several miniatures that represent the Hobbits, as well as other game components like cards, tokens, and game boards. These miniatures are intricately detailed and capture the look and feel of the characters from the book and movie. Players will use these components to move their miniatures around the board, and interact with other game elements. The game also includes a set of rules that guide players through the game's various mechanics and objectives.
The game is designed to be a two-player game, but it can be expanded to play with up to four players with the other Battle for the Five Armies expansions. The game is designed for players aged 14 and up and has a recommended play time of 60-90 minutes. The game is relatively easy to learn and easy to play. The game is full of action and adventure, and players will have to use all of their wits and skills to survive the battle.
The game is published by Fantasy Flight Games, a company well-known for their high-quality game components, immersive gameplay, and well-designed rulebooks. The game is relatively lightweight and it has a weight of approximately 1.3 kg. The game comes in a compact and sturdy box, perfect for transporting and storing the game. It is a great game for fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and also for players who are looking for a fun and engaging board game experience.
This board game is perfect for fans of fantasy, adventure and strategy games. It is also great for players who enjoy immersing themselves in a rich and detailed game world. This game is a must-have for any fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth universe and it is perfect for game nights with friends and family.