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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2012 9:37 p.m. PST

Very good review of the retail box for Games Workshops The Hobbit.





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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2012 10:52 p.m. PST

Very useful review.

FusilierDan08 Dec 2012 5:44 a.m. PST

Saved me some cash. For now :-)

LeadLair7608 Dec 2012 6:26 a.m. PST

That was useful. I thought he was a little generous with his scoring and then in the end it still ended up being only a C. Well done.

laager5008 Dec 2012 6:37 a.m. PST

Thanks for the review, looks like I will buy just the new rule book.

Tgunner08 Dec 2012 7:03 a.m. PST

Well it's on my wish list for Christmas and the models alone make it worth the $$, at least when you look at GW's retail prices for the models by themselves. I already have the old rule book with model stats… I wonder if they'll port to the new game?

I'll shell out for the rules I think so I can have the latest version. I know, it's GW BUT the current rules have been in place since 2003? 2005? So it is high time for an update. But I'm keeping my old blue book because I love it so much.

But I don't see myself partaking of this new range, at least not at retail price. I'm going for discounted retailers, Ebay, and other places if I want any of the other models. GW's prices are just too rich for my blood and heroic 28mm just isn't my scale any more.

However LOTR is one of my all time favorite games and I'll follow at the end of the crowd and nibble a bit.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2012 10:12 a.m. PST

Happy you had enjoy the review boys!!


Landorl08 Dec 2012 12:36 p.m. PST

I hope that isn't what the Goblin King looks like in the movie. Why is he bigger than a troll?

Toshach Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Dec 2012 8:45 p.m. PST

Excellent review Armand.

I have so much unpainted lead, including all of the previous strategy battle games. I also have many of the plastic sets. Since I don't find anything about this set that is especilly exciting or attractive, and the price is so high, I believe I will pass.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2012 10:43 p.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy the review my friend!.


YogiBearMinis Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2012 7:07 a.m. PST

Heck of a good review! Useful information and opinion.

wizbangs Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2012 4:06 p.m. PST

Excellent review! I look forward to a review of "the big book" when it comes out. Like many here, trying to decide if I need to shell out more money or if I can get by with a lot of my LOTR stuff.

essayons713 Dec 2012 8:23 p.m. PST

Thanks for the link!

I posted my comments over there, but I'll say it here as well:

They truly stink for not giving us a painting guide in the boxed set, and for having the gall to charge $25 USD for an ipad version of a complete painting guide.

All of my LOTR miniatures were painted using the excellent, and FREE, online painting guides, and some of the guides in WD. I like my miniatures to look like the GW painted examples, and it burns me that I was not provided with any guides. That's GW for you, I guess…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2012 10:22 p.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy the review too boys!


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