The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2013)
From master game designer Reiner Knizia comes The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Board Game, an exciting game of adventure in which you join Bilbo Baggins and his 13 Dwarven companions on their journey through the Lonelands and Misty Mountains, encountering Goblins, Trolls, and other dangers that seek to put an end to their adventures. Traverse your way through two boards, each more difficult than the last, with the goal of coming out alive and prepared for the dangers that lie ahead. Your accumulated points at the end of the game will be your personal mark for finding out how good of an adventurer you really are!
• Cooperative game for 1-4 players that takes them through an adventure across two game boards!
• Gather magical items and powerful allies as you trek through Middle-earth!
• Use your limited resources to overcome calamities that will stall your efforts to complete your journey and claim victory!
• Work with your Dwarven companions, who assist you in your travels as you encounter challenges that will need either a sharpened sword or quick diplomacy to overcome!
• Designed by critically acclaimed game designer Reiner Knizia, 4-time winner of the Deutscher Spiele Preis award and the Spiel des Jahres award for board games.
You can also further your adventure with the next game in the series: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Designed by: Reiner Knizia
Published by: Cryptozoic Entertainment
Ages: 15 and up
Players: 1 to 4
Playing Time: 45 minutes