The One Ring™ RPG: Ruins of the Lost Realm Is Out Now

Enter Middle-earth and explore the lone-lands of Eriador. Free League Publishing today released Ruins of the Lost Realm, the first expansion for the award-winning second edition of The One Ring™ RPG based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Find out more about The One Ring™: Ruins of the Lost Realm.

In the westlands of Eriador, between the Misty Mountains and the Mountains of Lune, the Hobbits found both Men and Elves. Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dúnedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste. A region often described as deserted becomes a crucible for adventure. 

“After Arvedui the North-kingdom ended, for the Dúnedain were now few and all the peoples of Eriador diminished.”

Ruins of the Lost Realm is a beautifully illustrated 120-page hardcover volume. Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Fog Over Eriador offers a description of the regions that once were part of the kingdom of Arnor, with a focus on the city of Tharbad.
     
  • Chapter 2: A Gathering Storm provides the Loremaster with a set of narrative elements aimed at building a possible future for the land of Eriador as a whole, including the description of many looming threats, Loremaster characters, and their agendas.
     
  • Chapter 3: Landmarks adds 12 sites of interest in the style of the one presented in the core volume. These locations depict both ‘historical’ sites mentioned in The Lord of the Rings™ or The Hobbit™, and others that have been created specifically for the game.

The histories tell that the King returned in 3019 and brought better days — but there may be lost tales that tell what happened in the lone-lands in the many decades before the War of the Ring.

The War of the Ring, Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, The One Ring, and the characters, items, events, and places therein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Middle-earth Enterprises, LLC and are used under license by Sophisticated Games Ltd and their respective licensees. © 2022 Sophisticated Games Ltd.

About The One Ring™ Roleplaying game

The One Ring™ roleplaying game is based on The Hobbit™ and The Lord of the Rings™, two extraordinary works of fiction by the beloved author and respected academic, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. With these books, Tolkien introduced readers to his greatest creation, the world of Middle-earth, a mythic land from a remote past.

With The One Ring™, Middle-earth is yours to explore — you will travel the land searching for clues about the return of the Shadow, and have the chance to play a part in the struggle against the Enemy…

First released in 2011, The One Ring™ was hailed as the best attempt at bringing Middle-earth to the gaming table to date. With the praised and award-winning The One Ring™ Second Edition, the game has entered a new era and bring players further into the Twilight of the Third Age.

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