News for June 2011
The Massing at Osgiliath 15
Announcing a Gen Con scenario for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game | Published 09 June 2011

It was night again ere news came. A man rode in haste from the fords, saying that a host had issued from Minas Morgul and was already drawing nigh to Osgiliath; and it had been joined by regiments from the South, Haradrim, cruel and tall. “And we have learned,” said the messenger, “that the Black Captain leads them once again.”
–Return of the King

Heroes scouting the ruins of Osgiliath make a terrifying discovery: Sauron has secretly maneuvered a large army onto Gondor’s doorstep and now threatens to overthrow it. These heroes must cross the Anduin and warn Minas Tirith before it is too late!

Play the role of one of these brave messengers at Gen Con Indy 2011 as Fantasy Flight Games proudly debuts The Massing at Osgiliath!

This new scenario for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game immerses you in the thrills and perils of Middle-earth with a four-part quest, new locations, and new enemies, including the most terrifying foe at the Dark Lord’s disposal.

A Spear of Terror in the Hand of Sauron

King of Angmar long ago, Sorcerer, Ringwraith, Lord of the Nazgûl, a spear of terror in the hand of Sauron, shadow of despair.
–Return of the King

With the forces of Mordor hard on their tails, the heroes will need to work together to survive Sauron’s vanguard and find their way across the Anduin. But it won’t be easy. The four-part quest for The Massing at Osgiliath pits your heroes against a brand-new encounter set, filled with deadly enemies, including the Black Captain of Sauron’s forces, the Witch King. Play in this event, and you’ll see why the men of Gondor trembled in his presence!

Make Your Plans Now

Act quickly to reserve your seat. The Massing at Osgiliath is scheduled for Print on Demand release one month after Gen Con, but participants in our ticketed events will receive a free copy of this special scenario while supplies last!

Register for Gen Con Indy 2011 today, and then reserve your ticket for The Massing at Osgiliath and other Fantasy Flight Games events. Keep checking our website, and plan to visit us in the event hall as our schedule of events continues to grow.

The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is a cooperative card game that puts 1-2 players (or up to four with an additional Core Set) in control of the most powerful characters and artifacts of Middle-earth. Players will select heroes, gather allies, acquire artifacts, and coordinate their efforts to face Middle-earth’s most dangerous fiends. The Living Card Game format allows players to customize their gaming experience with monthly Adventure Pack expansions to the core game.

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Published: 6/16/2011 3:19:31 AM

 Can´t wait

Published: 6/14/2011 3:48:40 PM

#4 - bah, I hate when I skim articles. Thanks for pointing that out.

Published: 6/11/2011 1:39:14 AM

First: That sounds great. Four steps instead of three!


Second: I support kilrah' s question. Could we please get some information on the availability of non english PoD or distribution through international partners?

Published: 6/10/2011 7:15:04 PM

plz be actual cards, and require only one pack for play sets

gunna hope and wait

Published: 6/10/2011 2:59:06 AM

Will this PoD be English only or multiple languages. If the first, are there any plans to release this and other PoD products with international partners at all? 

Published: 6/9/2011 5:36:15 PM

Are the scenario and character cards in this event going to be paper PoD copies, or actual, honest-to-goodness cards? If they're real cards, I'll attend just to get them. Otherwise, probably not.

Published: 6/9/2011 4:47:05 PM

This is cool, but I'm more interested in support for the game. They stopped the previews dead and pushed an expansion back a month. A month ago I was very pumped about this game. I just wish they would keep us excited!

Published: 6/9/2011 12:53:55 PM

 Got two tix for 9am Friday morning for me and my son. Looking forward to it.

Published: 6/9/2011 12:45:17 PM

 @vermillian There are events just about on the hour throughout GenCon...  Each event has 4 slots, so you and your friend can sign up for the same event to make sure you can play together.  I've already got my slot reserved and paid for.

@Emrad This is for GenCon 2011, which is in 2 months, which means this will be available in 3...  Still within 2011.

Published: 6/9/2011 12:43:55 PM

That is this years not next years. Gencon is only 2 months away so they need to announce it now. Normally they give 3 months lead time for any announcements.

Published: 6/9/2011 12:38:00 PM

Release the 4 packs for the Hunt for Gollum before annoucing next year's stuff xd

Published: 6/9/2011 12:29:06 PM

Awesome. So looking forward to the Witch King himself.


@ slipstream, it says right in the article available via Print on Demand one month afterwards.

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