Written by  :  emmamomocat (33)
Written on  :  Dec 18, 2003
Platform  :  Windows
Rating  :  2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

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Not worth the money...

The Good

The atmosphere was pretty good, and the handling of the characters was pretty fun, especially the "finishing moves" executed by Gandalf or Aragorn whereby a fallen enemy is stabbed through vital organs and killed.

The Bad

I completed it in one day, no jokes. In the end I brought it back to from whence it came. Also, the plot was atrocious. *GAME SPOILERS IMMINENT* At the end of this game (which is supposed to be the first book), the Fellowship is attacked by the Witch-king who, for some reason, kidnaps Sam. Am I the only one who missed that bit in Tolkien's Novel?

The Bottom Line

I'm a LOTR fanatic, and *still* couldn't glean much joy from this hack 'n slash. Don't waste your money.