In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the Wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of 13 Dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins, Orcs, and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain, first they must escape the Goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever...Gollum!
From master game designer Reiner Knizia comes The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Board Game, an exciting game of adventure in which you join Bilbo Baggins and his 13 Dwarven companions on their journey through the Lonelands and Misty Mountains, encountering Goblins, Trolls, and other dangers that seek to put an end to their adventures. Traverse your way through two boards, each more difficult than the last, with the goal of coming out alive and prepared for the dangers that lie ahead. Work with your Dwarven companions, who assist you in your travels as you encounter challenges that will need either a sharpened sword or quick diplomacy to overcome! Your accumulated points at the end of the game will be your personal mark for finding out how good of an adventurer you really are!