State of the IP?

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Scactha
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State of the IP?

Post by Scactha » Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:27 am

Does anyone know what the state is of the IP and concerning a card game in it´s name? I belive Decipher went almost bust. Is it dormant atm?

(Who doesn´t nurture a secret dream of reviving this excellent game I mean? ;))
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Post by Bandobras Took » Wed Jul 15, 2009 11:21 pm

Decipher has nothing to do with ME:TW, does it?  Iron Crown Enterprises created the game.  As I understand it, Tolkien Enterprises owns the rights for the production of any game based on Middle Earth, but don't quote me on that. ;)

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Post by Morgoth the Black » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:34 pm

Actually Tolkien enterprises owns the rights for any licenses regarding the lords of the rings and the hobbit so if one wanted to make a game based upon any other works of Tolkiens (i.e. the Silmarillion) I think that they would have to talk to Christopher Tolkien. However I am not 100% sure that its Christopher who owns the rights.

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Post by Leon » Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:27 am

This has been discussed a number of times and each time the conclusion was that we cannot print large quantities ourselves. If you want to know more, look here through the older posts.

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Post by Bandobras Took » Fri Jul 17, 2009 3:50 pm

This is a fairly good thread to browse: http://www.meccg.net/dforum/viewtopic.p ... sc&start=0

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Post by Morgoth the Black » Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:31 am

This is just a thought but has anyone ever seriously considered to organize the MECCG community or this board to make an attempt at making a LOTR/Hobbit CCG like has been discussed on these boards?  I know that it would be a very difficult undertaking but isnt it possible if we could get a majority of the members to partake in such a venture?  Considering the Hobbit movies are coming out in 2011 and 2012, if one were to make a LOTR/hobbit CCG like LORE or such, the greatest chance for success of making such a game would be to release it around the release of the movies.

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Post by Scactha » Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:51 am

Thanks for the link. Clears things up. A totally new game is probably the best idéa I guess. Something like LORE.
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