THE ONE RING™ Roleplaying Game, Second Edition

A project in Stockholm, Sweden by Free League

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A new edition of the roleplaying game set in the world of The Lord of the Rings™ by J.R.R. Tolkien, designed by Francesco Nepitello.
Backers: 16596
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr1029 SEK

Funded: kr17,069,440 SEK of kr100,000 SEK
Dates: Feb 11th -> Mar 4th (22 days)
Project By: Free League
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Latest News

Where Was Gondor When The One Ring 2E Became The Most-Funded TTRPG Kickstarter?

March 6th - via:
It is a good day to be a hobbit! The Kickstarter campaign for The One Ring Roleplaying Game, Second Edition has made history as the most-funded tabletop RPG setting on the platform. The campaign closed on March 4 with a whopping SEK 17,070,638 raised, that is roughly $2,001,783. (Read More)

The One Ring 2E becomes highest-funded tabletop RPG on Kickstarter

March 5th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for The One Ring Roleplaying Game: Second Edition closed on March 4th having raised SEK 17,070,638, which converts to roughly £1,449,084 - making it the most-funded tabletop RPG setting on the crowdfunding platform to date. The setting will take place about 20 years after the first edition of The One Ring and focus on the Eriador region. Adventurers can expect to visit classic locations from the fantasy trilogy, such as The Shire, as they experience the last wisps of the world’s Third Age. (Read More)

Kickstarter Countdown Stream in Six Hours

March 4th - via:
Hello! Just a quick update to make sure you are all aware of the Kickstarter Countdown Stream that will start when there is 1 hour left on the Kickstarter. That is about six hours from now, at 19.00 UTC. During the final hour, join us in chatting... (Read More)

15 million SEK! Strider Mode Unlocked!

March 3rd - via:
Hello! You did it! You all helped in unlocking that final Solo Mode stretch goal! We will leave the rest of the update to Shawn Tomkin and Matt Click: “He is one of the wandering folk – Rangers we call them. He seldom talks: not but what he can... (Read More)

A Look at the Art of The One Ring Second Edition

March 3rd - via:
Hello, Francesco here! When looking for art for a highly-thematic game like The One Ring, the matter is not to find just good art (whatever that may mean…), but art that feels right. Middle-earth is a world that has been imagined by millions of... (Read More)

Final 48 hours! And a greeting from Francesco!

March 2nd - via:
Hello! Welcome to all the new backers who have decided to join our company and face the Shadow together! You have helped us unlock the reverse printing stretch goal to make the Starter Set box into a a kind of game aid for the Loremaster at the... (Read More)

The One Ring Nearing the Finale! New Stretchgoals!

March 2nd - via:
Hello! We know you have all been hoping for it (maybe secretly!) and yes, we have created a few final stretch goals for the finale of the campaign. We took our time making sure these won't affect the production schedule as we really want to have you... (Read More)

Lord Of The Rings Tabletop Game Hits $1.5 Million On Kickstarter With Two Days To Go

March 2nd - via:
The One Ring becomes one of the most successful ever in Kickstarter's history for a tabletop RPG. With its new funding level, Free League Publishing has confirmed another last-minute stretch goal. Should funding reach 15 million SEK ($1.78 million USD), the designers will add a solo play mode. (Read More)

How to Create Your Hero

March 1st - via:
Hello! Lead game designer, Francesco Nepitello, comes to us today with a detailed rundown of how to create your hero in The One Ring 2nd Edition! I'll let Francesco take over from here... The Makings of a Hero Anna is creating a character, and so she... (Read More)

James M. Spahn About Creating The One Ring Starter Set

February 28th - via:
Hello! Since we took a stroll through The Shire yesterday, we thought we might as well get the real deal and hear from James M. Spahn who wrote the Shire Compendium and the five adventures for The One Ring Starter Set. Without further ado... Art by... (Read More)

A Closer Look at the Shire Map!

February 27th - via:
Hello! There's less than a week left before the end of the campaign and as we are approaching our final destination we want to give you as much insight as possible into the game, its creators and its art. There will be more updates where designer... (Read More)

Cloth Maps You Said? We got them!

February 26th - via:
Hello! From day one of the campaign we've heard the call for cloth maps. It's something we have done in the past for games like Forbidden Lands and Symbaroum and after testing different types of cloth we have found one that takes print well and feels... (Read More)

A Great Many Thanks!

February 23rd - via:
Without any clear purpose he drew out the Ring and put it on again. Immediately he felt the great burden of its weight, and felt afresh, but now more strong and urgent than ever, the malice of the Eye of Mordor, searching... So, you did it again, and... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Incoming!

February 22nd - via:
Hello! Another Monday, another bunch of stretch goals for The One Ring rpg smashed! We're adding two more stretch goals right now and we do have something else lined up as well... The first stretch goal is a number of custom character sheets, one... (Read More)

A Closer look at Ruins of the Lost Realm!

February 20th - via:
Hello everyone! It’s Saturday, and you just unlocked the 25th stretch goal since the beginning of the campaign — that’s pretty impressive! Now, all dice sets produced for The One Ring will include not one Feat die, (d12), but two, making it... (Read More)

The One Ring RPG designer on the Kickstarter success, capturing the spirit of Tolkien, Amazon's series

February 19th - via:
Tabletop role-playing games have been on the rise, and with people coming together virtually, many have been taking the hobby online. For fans of RPGs and The Lord of the Rings, they have flocked to The One Ring RPG 2nd Edition’s Kickstarter, making the campaign an instant success. It has now reached over $1 million, and that’s not bad for the original goal of just $12,032. (Read More)

The Lord of the Rings: The One Ring Tabletop RPG Officially Gets a Second Edition

February 19th - via:
The One Ring is a popular tabletop RPG that was based on the world of The Lord of the Rings, created by J.R.R. Tolkein. For fans of the popular fantasy series and tabletop games will surely love the new update about an upcoming second edition for the game. (Read More)

Kickstarter - The One Ring™ Roleplaying Game, Second Edition

February 18th - via:
The One Ring™ is a roleplaying game 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, published in partnership with Sophisticated Games. First released in 2011, its award-winning design was hailed as the best attempt at bringing Middle-earth to the gaming table to date, thanks to its thematic rules and painstaking attention to detail. (Read More)

Rolling Dice in The One Ring

February 17th - via:
Hello everyone! Here we are, with more than 20 Stretch Goals unlocked and still 2 two weeks to go. A Balrog-sized thank you to all our backers is in order… we dared to dig deep, but luckily you are not rewarding us with fire and shadow! In this and... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals and Addons Are Up!

February 15th - via:
Hello! It's Monday morning, and we celebrate this by adding four new stretch goals and two new addons to the Kickstarter for The One Ring RPG. Three of the stretch goals are additional unique Patrons for adventurers to receive counsel and assistance... (Read More)

The One Ring Kickstarter campaign adds stretch goals and add-ons

February 15th - via:
After funding their latest project in four minutes, Free League is now adding even more stretch goals and content add-ons to their upcoming The One Ring RPG. Three of the new stretch goals are new unique Patrons for adventurers to receive counsel and assistance from and the fourth is a bonus D12 Feat Die which will be added to the Starter Set and each separate dice set (including Sauronic Dice) - the extra Feat Die is useful in handling favoured and ill-favoured rolls in the updated rules. (Read More)

A Word From the Lead Designer

February 13th - via:
Hello everyone! It’s Saturday, and you recently unlocked the 19th stretch goal since the beginning of the campaign! It’s Francesco Nepitello here, and I’m writing in my studio in Venice, where during the week I work with Marco Maggi, my... (Read More)

Lord of the Rings Tabletop RPG's Kickstarter Is Live

February 13th - via:
The official tabletop RPG for the Lord of the Rings franchise is getting a new edition. Earlier this week, Free League Publishing launched the Kickstarter for a new edition of The One Ring, the officially licensed tabletop RPG for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The new edition comes with a set of updated and streamlined rules, a complete breakdown of the Lone-lands of Eriador, and a visual re-design for the TTRPG itself. (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Are Up!

February 12th - via:
Hello again! After yesterday's frantic flurry of activity where we tried to keep up with your incredible support, we have now had the time to rest for a few hours. We've finalized some new stretch goals for you and just generally tried to take in the... (Read More)

All Stretch Goals Passed - Again! And Don't Miss the Q&A!

February 11th - via:
Hello! We hardly got the new batch of stretch goals up before they were all passed - again! Amazing, thank you so much for your support! We do have more ideas for stretch goals but it will take some time to coordinate, so please bear with us on that.... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Are Up – Four Already Unlocked

February 11th - via:
Hello! We're blown away but the amazing level of support for this project! You are all wonderful!! Our initial list of stretch goals was clearly inadequate, so we have now scrambled to publish a new list. While we worked on that, no less than four of... (Read More)

All Stretch Goals Gone – More Coming Soon!

February 11th - via:
Hello! In just 30 minutes, the entire initial batch of stretch goals is gone. Amazing! Thank you for your support! We will soon publish a new batch of stretch goals, as soon as we have them all finalized. This is large team and a complex project, so... (Read More)

Funded in 4 Minutes! Stretch Goals Unlocked!

February 11th - via:
Wow! What an amazing start. It took just 4 minutes to reach our base funding goal, and now, just 15 minutes in, we have already unlocked the first six stretch goals - a digital art collection and the Starter Set will be expanded with a Shire map,... (Read More)

The One Ring RPG 2nd edition Kickstarter funds in 4 minutes

February 10th - via:
Earlier this week, Free League Publishing announced that a new edition of the acclaimed The One Ring tabletop roleplaying game, set in the world of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien, was coming to Kickstarter. On Feb. 11, the campaign went live — and the highly anticipated fantasy game was funded in just four minutes. (Read More)

Lord of the Rings-Inspired RPG The One Ring Launches Second-Edition Kickstarter

February 9th - via:
A new edition of The Lord of the Rings-inspired roleplaying game The One Ring is being released via Kickstarter. The second edition will launch its Kickstarter campaign on Feb. 11. The game takes place during the Third Age, the same setting as The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels and movies. The Kickstarter campaign will feature a new hardbound volume that contains a set of updated rules for The One Ring. (Read More)

The One Ring 2E journeys closer to release with a Kickstarter campaign later this week

February 9th - via:
The second edition will provide a hardbound physical sourcebook full of revised rules, updated information and changes based on the last decade of player feedback collected from the original release of the game. Free League states in the release that the new artistic style provides “a view of Middle-earth that is fresh and familiar at the same time”. (Read More)

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