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!
In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Deck-building Game, you take on the role of Bilbo, Gandalf, Radagast, Elrond, or one of the 13 brave and heroic dwarven allies as they begin their journey to reclaim the lost Dwarven Kingdom of Erebor! While you begin armed only with the strength of your courage, you will add new, more powerful cards to your deck as you go, with the goal of overcoming the swarming Goblins and Orcs, and deadly Wargs and Sorcerers that wait to ambush you on your journey. In the end, the player who has accumulated the most Victory Points from the cards in their deck wins the game.