The poster above is the latest teaser for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. It features the White Council at Rivendell. That’s Gandalf, Elrond, Galadriel and Saruman. Saruman seems like a grim chap; glad he’s on our side.
Cryptozoic have announced a license dealwith Warner Bros Consumer Products that allows them to produce a new board game for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
The board game comes from a partnership with game developer Reinzer Knizia. Knizia has a PhD in maths and designed the 2000 Lord of the Rings board game published via Kosmos, Fantasy Flight Games and 999 Games.
Cryptozoic chief operating officer Scott Gaeta said;
“Every person on our team is a lifelong fan of The Hobbit, and as gamers, we’re huge fans of Reiner Knizia, making this game the perfect storm of awesome,”
“It’s really exciting to combine our passion for creating games with one of the greatest game designers of all time and one of the most timeless stories in modern literature. We can’t wait to share this epic journey with fans of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”