ONE RING CELEBRATION TO BE SPONSORED BY GAMES WORKSHOP
November 7, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GAMES WORKSHOP TO SPONSOR THE ONE RING CELEBRATION: THE LORD OF THE RINGS FAN CONVENTION
The One Ring Celebration, the annual gathering of Lord of The Rings fans being held January 20-22, 2006 at The Pasadena Center in Pasadena, California, today announced that GAMES WORKSHOP will be a presenting sponsor of the convention. Games Workshop is the largest and the most successful tabletop fantasy and futuristic battle-games company in the world. Major brands include Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000. In addition, Games Worshop holds a global license from New Line Cinema for a tabletop battle-game based on director Peter Jacksons BAFTA and Academy award winning film trilogy The Lord of The Rings.
Authorized by New Line Cinema, The One Ring Celebration features a full weekend program of LOTR themed guests, exhibits, events, parties and competitions. The 2005 event drew over 5,000 attendees from around the world. Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Miranda Otto and John Noble have already been announced as special guests for 2006, along with performances by popular musicians The Fenians and a one-man LOTR show from Charles Ross. Additional headliners are currently being invited.
Games Workshop will be on hand running Mines of Moria demo games and painting lessons. Visitors to the Games Workshop area will be encouraged to play the Mines of Moria Strategy Battle Game as well as paint a model to take home as a complimentary souvenir. Three participation games (all models supplied) will be ongoing throughout the weekend:
“The Battle of Pelenor Fields” – Gondor and Rohan vs. Mordor
“Ambush of the Rohirrim” – Rohan vs. Wargs and “At the Gates of Moria” – Dwarves vs. Goblins
The latest Games Workshop Lord of the Rings releases will also be available at the convention.
Complete information, including up to date guest and event listings, is available at creationent.com. The One Ring Celebration is produced by Creation Entertainment in association with TheOneRing.net.