Games Workshop recently revealed The Hobbit table top game, The Hobbit: An Expected Journey, which follows both the events in the book and other events around that era. The main box set of the game is called Escape from Goblin Tower, which includes everything you need to recreate Thorin Oakenshield’s quest to reclaim the Dwarven Kingdom of Erebor. Besides Thorin Oakenshield the other heroes included are Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, along with both dwarf warriors and goblin warriors, along with a small outpost which you can fight over.
Boxed Set Breakdown
The limited edition box set contains 56 Citadel Miniatures including: Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield, the limited edition Radagast the Brown, Oin the Dwarf, Gloin the Dwarf, Nori the Dwarf, Ori the Dwarf, Kili the Dwarf, Fili, the Dwarf, Dwalin the Dwarf, Bombur the Dwarf, Bofur the Dwarf, Bifur the Dwarf, The Goblin King, Grinnah the Goblin, The Goblin Scribe, Goblin Captain, 36 Goblin Warriors, and The Goblin King’s platform. Also included is a 48 Page full colour ‘Your Journey Begins Here’ booklet, 1 Play Sheet, a 112 page full colour rules manual, 8 Dice, and 1 Ruler, It is set at $125.00 and can be pre purchased on their website.
Only for the Dedicated
If you have the money to spend are a dedicated table top gamer like myself, then the ultimate set is for you. Priced at an amazing $745.00 the Ultimate Set contains absolutely everything you need to fully immerse yourself into the new hobbit game. The Ultimate Bundle contains every single one of the new releases: The Hobbit: Escape from Goblin Town – Limited Edition box set; The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Rules Manual; The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Paint Set; The Hobbit Custom Figure Case; The White Council; The Stone Trolls; Goblin Warriors; Goblin Town; Hunter Orcs; Hunter Orcs on Fell Wargs; Bolg; Narzug; Goblin Captain; and Fimbul the Hunter (Foot & Mounted).
I can’t wait to bring further coverage of this amazing new table top game for the giant of the industry Games Workshop. As always all of the models come needing assembly and painting, so get out there and have fun on the battlefield.