The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey™ Throne of Skulls

Greetings, Master Hobbits, and welcome to the pack for  the Middle-earth™ Strategy Battle Game Throne of Skulls 2017. With a rich history of mixing friendly competition with camaraderie and promising to play host to some incredible armies, Throne of Skulls is a true test of your skills of generalship, tactics, army design and strategy and most importantly your grace under pressure. The title of The Peoples Champion of Middle-earth for 2017 will be bestowed upon the winner of the Throne of Skulls ; have you got what it takes?

WHAT IS THRONE OF SKULLS: This event is about enjoying great games in the presence of other enthusiastic players and their gorgeously-painted armies. Throne of Skulls provides a chilled out, relaxed atmosphere in which to really enjoy the hobby. The focus is on playing in the spirit of the game and is perfect for players of all experience levels. Whether this is your first foray into playing at Warhammer World or you’re a veteran of a hundred wars, we welcome you and invite you to enjoy a truly unique Middle-earth™ Strategy Battle Game experience.


Event Essentials

Date: 1st – 2nd April 2017
Number of Games: 6
Army Size: Each player will need each of the following:

1 x fully painted and based army  of no more than 600 points of Good models
1 x fully painted and based army  of no more than 600 points of Evil models

Army Selection: Use the “Choosing An Army” guide on page 100 of  The Hobbit: An Unexpected  Journey™ rules manual. See “Mustering your Forces” section later.

Army List: You will need to hand in printed versions of both of your army lists when you register at the event. Your armies cannot change throughout the weekend.

Additional: All models in your collection must be comprised entirely of Citadel and Forge World miniatures and be fully assembled, painted and based. Each model must fully represent what you have presented on your army list, including Armour, weapon options, mounts, banners etc.

Scenarios in Use: New Points Match scenarios (made available nearer to the event)

Table Size: 4’x4’

Food: Included in the ticket price is a freshly cooked lunch in our restaurant on both days. All dietary requirements catered for, and there will be a varied menu on offer. Attendees from the Shire may be glad to hear that Bugman’s Bar can provide second breakfast, elevenses, afternoon tea or supper upon request, at very reasonable prices.