Cubicle 7 has today published unexpected news.
They will not be published The One Ring RPG beyond 2020, this means they will abandon plans for The Lord of the Rings RPG, which was to be the second edition and they’ll cease working with partners Sophisticated Games.
Cubicle 7 writes,
We have some very unfortunate and unexpected news to share. Contractual differences arose recently which we have been unable to resolve, and so we have decided to end our licensing agreement with Sophisticated Games. It is with regret that we have made this very tough decision to withdraw.
This means we will cease publishing The One Ring and Adventures in Middle-earth™ in the first half of 2020. Unfortunately, this doesn’t give us enough time to release the much-anticipated The One Ring – The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game second edition.
The company had been having a good year, they had been awarded funds from the Irish Government to support their growth after moving from the UK, and Cubicle 7 had picked up all of Games Workshop’s Warhammer roleplaying game projects.
Emails with instructions on pre-orders refunds are already going out to customers, and Cubicle 7 ask you to get in touch at [email protected] if you should have had one, and have not.
If you qualify for a refund you can take it, no questions asked or accept 125% of your order of in-store credit instead.
Sophisticated Games are yet to comment.
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