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Two and a half years later, though, EA had The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, the first part of Peter Jacksons trilogy. This only reaffirmed the wisdom of Castles strategy: The immediate commercial potential of The Lord of the Rings was now beyond dispute, and companies betting on a direct adaptation therefore only had to worry about the scale of their own game, not about whether or not they would be upstaged by a larger rival.
This decision turned out to have been no great mistake. With its endearingly chunky gameplay and absorbing story, EA’s game was a huge success. Like The Two Towers, it would go on to sell nine million copies. It was also by far the most successful game yet made based on the entirety of Tolkien’s oeuvre, and it established a model that by now has become almost de rigeur for JRPGs, whether in their 3D, pseudo-historical, hex grid Western incarnations or not. It does indeed put a little money in not only the pockets of JAQuay, Greenwood, and the rest of the team at Interplay, but also the pockets of EA and PJs estate. Where 1st Edition The Lord of the Rings had grossed US$21 million in an era of slim to nonexistent options for video game royalties, the 20 years later had brought to fruition a game that brought in a mind-boggling $300 million, of which $250 million was equally split between the game and its film adaptation.
But the works most-likely to benefit from this almost unimaginable windfall are the book and the film adaptations, and as we’ve seen, they were far from close to benefiting from the legacy of Tolkien for some considerable time yet. The introduction of high-quality trilogies and series like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and Final Fantasy had done a lot to renew interest in Tolkien for younger readers while he was still alive, but they werent going to save him from his publishers. Indeed, they were going to save him from another problem rather than that. Tolkien was still popular, particularly among people of a certain age, but that popularity had long since outstripped the circulation of his books to the point where even Penguin and Simon & Schuster had shipped them out of print. But Tolkien wasnt the only one whose sales had dwindled and were drying up. Arrogant as it is, old media is just as ripe for obsolescence as new media, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy had been on the shelves of the bookstores for nine years now. Publishers had even recently announced plans for a World War Two story that would presumably be published in book form, because there wasnt enough space on the shelves to sell so many books, rather than just deleting Tolkien’s entire series from their lists. It was hardly a lock that the studios would be able to work a deal with Tolkien’s heirs that would finally pay off the publishers for their other sins.
The balance of the game revolves around three factions: the Alliance, the Horde and the Dark Lord. The Alliance is composed of the Elves, Men, Dwarves, and the Rohirrim. The Horde is composed of the Balrogs, the Uruks, and the Trolls. The Dark Lord is composed of Sauron, the Nazguls, and his minions. Whenever one of the three sides is defeated, his quest ends, and the campaign proceeds to the next. The Alliance fight their way through Mirkwood in search of Erebor, the Dwarven kingdom under assault from the Dragon Smaug. Meanwhile, the Nazguls, under the leadership of Sauron, attempt to conquer Mirkwood. The Alliance is foiled by the Witch-king, and it is revealed that he is a former friend of the Dwarves, and ally of Sauron, who betrayed them. Sauron sets upon the new army with his power. With Erebor’s aid, the Elves destroy the Orodruin volcano and trap the dragon Smaug within. The alliance makes it into Erebor and confronts Sauron in Dol Guldur. The Dark Lord escapes to the Misty Mountains, but the alliance takes the One Ring from Dol Guldur into Mordor. The Nazguls attack a weakened Sauron. A fierce battle is fought, and Sauron is defeated for the final time. The Council of Elrond is called to adjudicate the fate of the Ring. One of the rings is dropped, and one of the remaining rings is chosen to be destroyed. This ring is chosen to be destroyed by the faithful Nazgul Bofur. With the last surviving ring in the world destroyed and Sauron vanquished, the Middle-earth is at peace.
If you proceed with the Evil campaign, all of the factions of the game– the Alliance, the Horde, and the Dark Lord– appear in a new campaign. The Dark Lord rises to power from his defeat by the Alliance, the Horde, and the Elves. He seeks the One Ring to power his armies to take over Middle-earth. They besiege Eriador. With the assistance of Sauron’s Nazguls, they ultimately destroy the Elves, rend Eriador from the Blue Mountains, and take the One Ring into Mordor. As a result, the Ring of Power is lost, and the world is at peace.