The Battle Of The Five Armies

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2014 BoardGameGeek Award: Wargame - Runner UP

The fierce struggle, witnessed by Bilbo Baggins at the end ofhis quest, is about to begin!The stalwart warriors of the Free Peoples ‚¬€œ Elves, Dwarvesand Men ‚¬€œ formed an uneasy alliance to defend the LonelyMountain and the treasure of Smaug. Now, they are facing theendless horde of minions of the Necromancer. The ShadowArmies, led by Bolg, son of Azog, are going to sweep the ruinsof Dale and the Front Gate with an unstoppable onslaught.Will the Goblins come through the mountain soon enough tooverwhelm the Free Peoples with a two-pronged attack?Can the arrival of Beorn, the skin-changer, turn thetide in favor of the Free Peoples? Will the comingof the Eagles stop the Goblins from crossing themountain?
The Battle of Five Armies is a two-playersgame that allows you to re-create the epicconclusion of The Hobbit, the world-renownedmasterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The Shadow player commands the armies ofBolg, son of Azog, the King of the Goblins ofMount Gundabad, while the Free Peoplesplayer is in control of Men, Dwarves and Elves,led by Gandalf to fend off the goblin army.
Based on the acclaimed mechanics first used in the War of theRing boardgame, The Battle of Five Armies merges actiondice and event cards, to make each game a unique experience.The system has been further enhanced by the addition of the‚¬Å“Fate Track‚¬? mechanic, handling the arrival of the allies and thetriggering of special events. All the key characters in the battle‚¬€œ Bilbo, Gandalf, Thorin, Dain, the Elven King, Bard, Beorn, Bolg ‚¬€œare featured with powerful special abilities and unique sculptures.
The Battle of Five Armies includes 125 plastic figures and many more top-quality components.
many more top-quality components.