TORN Staffer Ostadan writes: “War of the Ring” is a strategic wargame with unpainted plastic miniature armies, played on a mapboard of Middle-earth (John Howe created the game artwork). It appeared in 2004 (published in the US by Fantasy Flight Games; it originated in Italy), and has been fairly successful for such a complex game, with one expansion set. According to, Roberto Di Meglio, co-designer of War of the Ring, has opened discussion threads on BoardGameGeek as to what exactly should be included in the Collectors Edition of the game. [More]