Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes (2001)

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Year Published
2001
# of Players
2 − 5
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4, 5 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
12 and up
Playing Time
90 minutes
User Suggested Ages
12 and up
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Language Dependence
Moderate in-game text - needs crib sheet or paste ups
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Primary Name
Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes
Alternate Names
Der Herr der Ringe: Die Feinde
In de Ban van de Ring: Vrienden en Vijanden
Le Seigneur des Anneaux: Les Forces des Ténèbres
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This expansion to the Lord of the Rings board game adds two new scenario boards (Bree and Isengard), 13 new feature cards and 3 new Gandalf cards. It also adds two completely new features to the game: Foe cards which add a major new aspect to the game; and Character Ability cards which give each character a unique one-shot ability.

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  • The Black Gate / Das Schwarze Tor

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Components:

  • 1 Double-sided scenario board
  • 2 self-adhesive labels for the original Master board
  • 5 Character ability cards
  • 3 Gandalf cards
  • 8 Bree cards
  • 5 Isengard cards
  • 30 Foe cards
  • 1 Rule leaflet

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Le Seigneur des Anneaux: Les Forces des Ténèbres
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Tilsit French version
Publisher: Tilsit
Artist: John Howe
Year: 2002
Size: 11.70 x 11.70 x 1.60 inches
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In de Ban van de Ring: Vrienden en Vijanden
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Dutch version by 999 Games
Publisher: 999 Games
Artist: John Howe
Year: 2001
Product Code: 999-1BR11
Size: 11.70 x 11.70 x 1.38 inches
1.48 pounds
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Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes
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English first edition
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Artist: John Howe
Year: 2001
Size: 11.61 x 11.61 x 1.65 inches
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Der Herr der Ringe: Die Feinde
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German edition
Publisher: KOSMOS
Artist: John Howe
Year: 2001
Product Code: 689612
Size: 11.69 x 11.69 x 1.65 inches
1.46 pounds
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Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes
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Hasbro UK English edition
Publisher: Hasbro, Parker Brothers, Sophisticated Games
Artist: John Howe
Year: 2001
Product Code: 55850
Size: 11.60 x 11.60 x 1.60 inches
1.47 pounds
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1 Lord of the Rings: Friends and Foes Silverline Edition - v1
It has been 5 years since FF released the Lord of the Rings Silverline edition. With no evidence of a new release for any of the expansions, I rethemed the cards and maps components from Friends and Foes to match the Silverline edition. (This does not include the Foes cards as a rethemed version of those are already available here on BGG under 'Images')
English
2015-02-13
1 Friends & Foes - Greek rules
It's a translation of the rulebook. Text only.
Greek
2014-06-02
15 Fellowship Player Aid (when using F&F with Sauron exp.) (English)
This player aid is for Fellowship players when using the Friends and Foes expansion in combination with the Sauron expansion. The card lists actions available to Fellowship players, end of Scenario reminders, and requirements for skipping Scenario boards.
English
2010-02-10
27 Friends and Foes Player Aid (English)
This reference card lists the actions available to players, end of Scenario reminders, and details for skipping Scenarios when certain requirements are met.
English
2010-02-10
3 Cards - polisch translation
Plik z tlumaczeniem kart do podstawki i dodatku Friends & Foes
Polish
2008-04-12
2 Boards - polisch translation
Tlumaczenie plansz
Polish
2008-04-12
5 Tuck box for Friends and Foes Cards v1
Tuck box for all cards in the Friends and Foes expansion. Version 1 Artwork belongs to Fantasy Flight Games, box design from http://www.cpforbes.net/tuckbox/
English
2008-03-08
1 Concise reference sheet by hecose
Concise reference sheet for teaching the game and easy reference
English
2007-12-29
7 lotr_reference.pdf
2-sided reference sheet for LOTR + F&F covering turns, free actions, skipping boards, and ending the game.
2006-02-24
4 Lord of the Rings Friends & Foes - Quick Reference - by Andrew T.doc
Friends & Foes Quick Reference by Andrew T
2004-11-08
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