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WizKids Games announces The Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game

HILLSIDE, NJ – September  17, 2012 - NECA/WizKids Games, the leader in collectible gaming, under license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is excited to announce the upcoming release of their next game — The Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game, offering a unique twist on the original Quarriors dice building game engine invented by renowned game designers Mike Elliott and Eric Lang.

Players must work together to assemble an army of dice representing brave Men, battle-ready Dwarves, wise Elves and stout-hearted Hobbits and muster their troops against the forces of Sauron.  But beware — some may be tempted by the power of The One Ring and become corrupted by evil!

“Fans of Quarriors will readily recognize the dice building mechanic…but The Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game explores a few key elements that make it an entirely new experience out of the box,” said Mike Elliott.

Eric Lang described the final design as “very exciting… To be able to use the dice building engine and weave in the rich tapestry of characters, locations, weapons and more that make up the world of Middle-earth was a great challenge.  Jeph Stahl and Brett Myers, who worked on the set, did a great job.”

Visit the following page for more information about The Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game.

The Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game will be available for purchase in January of 2013.

About Wizkids/NECA, Inc.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids/NECA is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. The HeroClix brand is the most successful collectible miniatures games on the market today, with over 250 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products is a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment, and is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

© 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.  All rights reserved.  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

©2012 NECA/WizKids LLC. All rights reserved. The marks and logos for Mage Knight, Pirates of the Spanish Main, Quarriors, HeroClix, Shuffling the Deck, Dice Building Game, Combat Dial, TabApp, and WizKids are trademarks of NECA/WizKids LLC. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
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