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Order Fellowship Themed Middle-earth SBG Magazine Issue #12!

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Damian, Tom and the team behind the fanzine, SBG Magazine, are releasing the newest issue! Following on from Issue #11 which was Fellowship-themed, Issue #12 continues the journey of Frodo and his companions from Rivendell and into Moria before finishing with a clash at Amon-Hen.

Battle Of Osgiliath & More Pre-Orders For Middle-earth SBG!

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Games Workshop has announced that advanced pre-orders for the new Battle Of Osgiliath set for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game are firing up this weekend. You'll be able to dive into a new set focused on the battles to keep the city of Osgiliath out of the hands of Sauron.

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It's OTT Weekender time! Games Workshop's best wargame, The Lord Of The Rings is getting a brand new Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game starter set.

New Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game Starter Set & More!

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Games Workshop took the weekend to offer up a massive amount of news for those interested in the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. At the forefront of this was a brand new Boxed Set/Starter Set, the Battle Of Osgiliath.

Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game Preview This Weekend!

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Games Workshop has announced that there is going to be a new Warhammer Preview event this weekend, Sunday 7th August at 2pm BST! It will be focused on brand new releases for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game.

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Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game: The Best Game Games Workshop Ever Produced?

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Ben puts forth the argument that the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game from Games Workshop is the best game (rules, miniatures and all!) that they have ever produced.

Hold Back Middle-earth’s Shadow With Grimbeorn & The Beornings

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The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game is going to be bolstered by the addition of the mighty Beornings this weekend. Forge World will be building on the Defence Of The North book that was released recently with some new 28mm resin miniatures. 

Beornings Rise To Defend The North With GW’s New Models

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Beornings will be joining the battle as the next set of miniatures to be released for Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game.

The Men Of Dale Prepare Their Mighty Wildlance For Long-Distance Takedowns!

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Forge World has now released a pair of Orcs for you to use when hunting Elves in Games Workshop's Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. The Ravagers Of The North are coming to bring the world of the Free People's to ruin. 

Lost Thorin’s Company & Bilbo Sets Return To Middle-earth!

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More Made To Order releases from Games Workshop popping up this weekend. An alternative Bilbo and Thorin's Company are going to be up for grabs for use in the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. 

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Games Workshop is looking to celebrate twenty years of Peter Jackson's The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring with the release of some classic miniatures in the early portion of 2022. 

Defend The North With GW’s New Middle-earth Supplement

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We were gifted a teaser of the upcoming Defence Of The North supplement for Games Workshop's Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game earlier this year. They are now sharing more information on the book, new miniatures and more for this next book!

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Fall Of The Necromancer Book Coming For Middle-Earth Fans

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Games Workshop has another set of pre-orders coming up this weekend, this time for those who are fans of the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. Fall Of The Necromancer is the brand new supplement that you'll be able to snap up charting the rise of the Necromancer at Dol Guldur. 

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New Witch-King & Middle-earth Terrain Revealed At Ardacon 2021

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Games Workshop has previewed some upcoming releases for those diving into the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game! Ardacon 2021 gave the design team a chance to show off new miniatures and terrain.

SBG Issue 11 Previewed At ArdaCon This Weekend! [Updated]

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The SBG Magazine is a pretty great community endeavour by fans of The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game and Issue 11 is getting an early reveal at ArdaCon this weekend. So, if you're going you'll be able to snap it up for your collection!

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Games Workshop had a pretty awesome Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game surprise this week. The team behind the game previewed some of the mighty Lords Of Dale who are coming to the tabletop for those playing games in The Third Age.

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What do you mean there is a post about Dwarves and Ben is not writing it?! It is not freaky Friday, and I may not be as much as a Dwarf fanatic as Ben is, but I certainly can share my excitement with you when a new Middle Earth character joins the fray for Middle Earth the Strategy Battle Game, and provide you with some backstory and lore on the two characters. Welcoming two brutal and powerful leaders for your forces.

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Games Workshop continues to explore the Fantasy realm of Middle-earth with a couple of new previews this week. Dáin Ironfoot and Thorin III Stonehelm, his son, were shown off in an article new miniatures joining the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game. 

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It has been a long time coming but the two new Ent miniatures from Games Workshop and Forge World are going to be going up for pre-order this weekend. You'll be able to snag new miniatures for Treebeard and Quickbeam in 28mm alongside Merry & Pippin for the Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game.

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The team behind SBG have recently released the tenth issue of their excellent fanzine which dives deep into the world of Middle-earth.

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