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Buzzkill14 Dec 2014 6:06 a.m. PST

As a player of this game, I usually look in the 28mm Fantasy boards, but stuff is posted elsewhere as well so it is not always easy to find. So:

A) Yes, establish a LOTR SBG board
B) No
C) Great! More boards!
D) make a Middle Earth gaming board to encompass all games, not just SBG.

ordinarybass14 Dec 2014 6:08 a.m. PST

I'd say D.
LotR/Hobbit SBG only has a couple years left anyway, but I suspect that folks will continue gaming in Middle Earth for a long time to come.

Dawnbringer14 Dec 2014 6:10 a.m. PST

I'm with D as well.

leobarron200014 Dec 2014 6:49 a.m. PST

D definitely

Maddaz11114 Dec 2014 6:51 a.m. PST

E – make it a subset of fantasy, and it doesn't need a board, only a tag in TMP 5.01?

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2014 8:05 a.m. PST

I would prefer D

Grelber

Tgunner14 Dec 2014 9:05 a.m. PST

I'm an A… It's a favorite of mine. But with that said I think D is the best option. I think that SBG will be around for a long time time to come but Middle Earth will endure long after GW is dust and half forgotten memories.

nevals14 Dec 2014 11:57 a.m. PST

D as well.

dwight shrute14 Dec 2014 12:23 p.m. PST

D please

doug redshirt14 Dec 2014 12:43 p.m. PST

D since I am working on a Battle of Five Armies game. Now if i could just find the perfect orcs.

Xintao14 Dec 2014 2:17 p.m. PST

D and long over due

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2014 3:52 p.m. PST

D.

wminsing14 Dec 2014 5:22 p.m. PST

D for sure; I have a lot of interest in gaming Middle Earth, but not particularly the Peter Jackson/GW vision of it (not that I dislike that interpretation, just don't agree with all of it). But it could be used for SBG (and War of the Ring) discussion and all sorts of other things.

-Will

Landorl14 Dec 2014 7:31 p.m. PST

D as well. It seems like GW are stopping supporting the game and supporting collectors only based on some of their most recent pricing for LOTR figs.

Gone Fishing15 Dec 2014 6:26 a.m. PST

Another vote for D. While it's a great game that I have played many times, I'm not sure SBG has much of a following anymore.

It would be nice to have a board include all interpretations of Middle Earth. I suspect I'm one of those in the real minority that doesn't much care for Jackson's take on the books. I love the music and the landscape, but much of the rest doesn't do it for me personally. So a board that could include Jackson as well as, say, Bakshi or some of the older illustrators, would be a great resource.

Mick in Switzerland16 Dec 2014 4:00 a.m. PST

D for me. I would welcome a board for Middle Earth gaming and modeling.

I enjoy LOTR SBG and have a lot of the original figures and books. I used to play a lot. I also bought some of the plastics for the Hobbit (Goblin Town, Eagles, Mirkwood Elves). The newer plastics have to be something that I actually need as they are quite expensive. I do not buy resin figures for gaming.

I am off to see Battle of the Five Armies tonight so maybe that will reignite my interest in gaming. However, I will probably look to plastic historical figures or Reaper Bones as proxies rather than spend on the new GW stuff.

Shadyt18 Dec 2014 9:43 a.m. PST

A or D

tkdguy30 Dec 2014 12:08 a.m. PST

I would go with D, since I generally use AD&D or MERP when I game in Middle-earth.

What is LOTR SBG?

LostPict Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2015 8:14 p.m. PST

D likewise, Frodo Lives….

Buzzkill04 Feb 2015 10:14 a.m. PST

LOTR SBG = Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game (Games Workshop's licensed middle earth miniature rules)

Weasel04 Feb 2015 2:13 p.m. PST

No more boards but if one was made, make it "lord of the rings" in general, not for a specific game.

Shadyt06 Feb 2015 1:54 p.m. PST

D

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2015 1:02 p.m. PST

More Boards, Lovely !

Go for it – why not ?

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