The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey the Board Game

Today Warner Bros. Consumer Products, the people behind The Big Bang Theory board game and the Lord of the Rings deck building game announced their latest franchise tie-in game, The Hobbit: An unexpected journey the board game. Become part of the adventure of Bilbo Baggins and his dwarven friends and recover the lost dwarven treasure.

Cryptozoic chief operating officer Scott Gaeta said:

 This game is the perfect storm of awesome: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, master game designer Reiner Knizia and a board game. It’s been incredibly rewarding to combine our passion for creating games with one of the greatest game designers of all time and one of the most timeless stories in modern literature and film. We are so excited to share this epic journey with fans of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The game is 1 to 4 players and is available in stores for the equivelent of $40. Combining skill, cunning, cleverness and a bit of luck, this game is perfect for anyone who loves adventure and loves Lord of the Rings.

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