The One Ring Roleplaying Game Preorder

C7E-The-One-Ring-R1EOxford, England, 24th June 2014 – Cubicle 7 and Sophisticated Games are pleased to announce that pre-orders are now open for the revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game, out now in PDF and available in print later in the summer. [View our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here.]

The One Ring Roleplaying Game is based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Chock full of incredible artwork by leading artists, including John Howe and Jon Hodgson, and with evocative rules designed by award-winning board games designer Francesco Nepitello (War of the Ring, Battle of Five Armies), The One Ring is widely considered by both fans and reviewers alike as the best Lord of the Rings roleplaying game.

Upon the release of the first edition, The One Ring was a top five best-selling roleplaying game in 2011 Q4 (ICV2), and it garnered a swathe of industry awards including a Gold ENNIE in 2012 for best interior art, a 2012 Golden Geek and was awarded Best in Show at Lucca in 2012. It also received a Silver ENNIE in 2012 for best production values, and was an Origins Award Nominee for best roleplaying game.

Along with rich and detailed background information, rules that focus on Tolkien’s themes, character types unique to the world and a setting that changes as the Tale of Years progresses, when you play The One Ring Roleplaying Game you really feel like you are playing in Middle-earth. This new, revised edition of The One Ring Roleplaying Game is presented as a single 336-page hardback volume that contains all the rules and background that you need to play. This edition of the game is completely compatible with all existing material for The One Ring, which means that there’s already an exciting range of supplements available ready for your adventure to begin right away.

Cubicle 7 have posted a series of previews of The One Ring Roleplaying Game here:, including interviews with the game’s production team and designers.

For anyone who has already purchased the 2011 slipcase edition of the game Cubicle 7 have provided a free update PDF which will bring your version up to speed with the new edition.

Significantly, Cubicle 7 are also making the PDF version of the game immediately available to retailers who are part of the Bits and Mortar programme, so they will be able to offer their pre-order customers the PDF right away.

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