Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's popular "Lord of the Rings" trilogy can now play a computer game that spans all three books.
By Marc Saltzman Gannett News Service Friday, December 31, 2004 Posted: 11:33 AM EST (1633 GMT) "The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth" is a strategy game that lets players command the armies of good or evil, then traverse a map of Middle-earth and engage in epic battles based on the three "Lord of the Rings" movies. The goal of the good guys, represented by the Rohan and Gondor armies, is to destroy the One Ring. On the other hand, the malevolent Isengard and Mordor militias vow to seek out the One Ring and use its power to take over the world.