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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan (DOS)

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Another J.R.R. Tolkien based game, but specifically focused on the Two Towers story, starting right before the siege of Helm's Keep: the battle between the defending forces of Rohan and the attacking legions of the evil wizard Saruman. The game introduces a similiar style of play as War in Middle Earth, that is a macro-world map point of view which operates battles and movement of mass armies, and there's a micro point of view, a more 'action' approach where the original characters of the Fellowship can battle enemies at a smaller scale: Shoot orcs from a ranged distance, fight them melee in an arcade fighting style or challenge them in a duel of magic.

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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan DOS Killed the Uruk-Hai.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan DOS The two armies meet.
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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan DOS Checking out the army information.

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Power Play Feb, 1992 39 out of 100 39

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Indra was here (19088) added J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan (DOS) on Jun 12, 2003