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* {{Bowdlerize}}: During Frodo's song "The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late" at the Prancing Pony, the line "And there they brew a beer so brown" is changed to "And there they ''make'' a ''stew'' so brown", presumably to avoid references to alcohol.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: During Frodo's song When Frodo sings "The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late" at the Prancing Pony, the line "And there they brew a beer so brown" is changed to "And there they ''make'' a ''stew'' so brown", brown". This was presumably done to avoid references to alcohol.alcohol, which would give the game an "M" rating by the ESRB.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The Hobbits actually manage to do a good job of fighting their enemies (wolves, giant spiders, and barrow-wights) even before they meet Strider in Bree. Instead of Frodo and Sam calling for help when Pippin and Merry are eaten by Old Man Willow, Frodo single-handedly wounds Old Man Willow by destroying his two arm-like branches, all the while armed with nothing but stones and a walking-stick.
** The Winged Nazgul in the Amon Hen stage. In the novel, The Winged Nazgul only flies over the Fellowship before Legolas takes it down with a single arrow. But in the game, it serves as the game's FinalBoss, in which Aragorn must fight it off with sword and bow, before it's finished off by Legolas.


* InkSuitActor: Several characters in the PC/console version greatly resemble their voice actors, especially Daran Aragorn (Daran Norris) and Merry Brandybuck (Quinton Flynn).

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* InkSuitActor: Several characters in the PC/console version greatly resemble their voice actors, especially Daran Aragorn (Daran Norris) and Merry Brandybuck (Quinton Flynn).

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* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: Averted for the Game Boy Advance version, where all Fellowship members in the party will participate in combat. Played straight though for the console/PC versions, once the full Fellowship is assembled. The only time in the latter version where the entire Fellowship participates in combat is to fight off two Cave-trolls while Gandalf solves a puzzle to open a door leading to Balin's Tomb.


* InkSuitActor: Several characters in the PC/console version greatly resemble their voice actors, especially Daran Aragorn (Daran Norris) and Merry Brandybuck (Quinton Flynn).



* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders in the Shire will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it directly at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"

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* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders in the Shire will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it directly at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"Ring!". The same cutscene also plays if Frodo wears the One Ring for too long and succumbs to corruption.


* AgeLift: In the console and PC versions of the game, one of the Hobbit-children in the Shire is Sancho Proudfoot. While Sancho was eleven years old during Bilbo's Birthday Party, he would be at least twenty-eight years old by the time Frodo left the Shire [[TimeSkip seventeen years later]]. Averted in the GBA version, where Sancho Proudfoot appears as an adult Hobbit.

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* AgeLift: In the console and PC versions of the game, one of the two Hobbit-children in the Shire is Hobbiton are Sancho Proudfoot. Proudfoot and Minto Burrows. While Minto and Sancho was were five and eleven years old (respectively) during Bilbo's Birthday Party, he they would be at least twenty-eight years old in their twenties by the time Frodo left the Shire [[TimeSkip seventeen years later]]. Averted for the latter in the GBA version, where Sancho Proudfoot appears as an adult Hobbit.



* {{Bowdlerize}}: During Frodo's song "The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late" at the Prancing Pony, the line "And there they brew a beer so brown" is changed to "And there they ''made'' a ''stew'' so brown", presumably to avoid references to alcohol.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: During Frodo's song "The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late" at the Prancing Pony, the line "And there they brew a beer so brown" is changed to "And there they ''made'' ''make'' a ''stew'' so brown", presumably to avoid references to alcohol.



* MisplacedWildlife: Or should we say, "Misplaced Livestock"? In the console and PC versions of ''Fellowship of the Ring'', it's possible to find what appear to be llamas or alpacas at Hobbiton's farms, even though those animals are only native to South America (or whatever equivalent Arda might have to that continent) while the Shire is based on the countryside of England.

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* MisplacedWildlife: Or should we say, "Misplaced Livestock"? In the console and PC versions of ''Fellowship of the Ring'', it's possible to find what appear to be llamas or alpacas at Hobbiton's farms, roaming the Shire's pastures, even though those animals are only native to South America (or whatever equivalent Arda might have to that continent) while the Shire is based on the countryside of England.


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* NoCutsceneInventoryInertia: During the Amon Hen level, even if Aragorn receives his "present" from Gollum, he will still use Anduril during cutscenes, then switch back to the "present" when gameplay resumes.


* GameOverMan: The cutscene that plays when the Black Riders catch you (see TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou below) will also play if Frodo wears the One Ring for too long and succumbs to its effects.



* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it directly at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"

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* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders in the Shire will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it directly at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"

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* MisplacedWildlife: Or should we say, "Misplaced Livestock"? In the console and PC versions of ''Fellowship of the Ring'', it's possible to find what appear to be llamas or alpacas at Hobbiton's farms, even though those animals are only native to South America (or whatever equivalent Arda might have to that continent) while the Shire is based on the countryside of England.


* BattleDiscretionShot: The fight in Balin's Tomb is strangely omitted. After entering the tomb, Gandalf reads the Book of Mazarbul, before cutting to Orcs swarming into the chamber. The game then abruptly skips to the next stage, in which Frodo and Gimli have been separated from the others in the Second Hall.

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* BattleDiscretionShot: The fight in Balin's Tomb is strangely omitted. After entering the tomb, a cutscene will play where Gandalf reads the Book of Mazarbul, Mazarbul to the other members of the Fellowship, before cutting to Orcs swarming into the chamber. The game then abruptly skips to the next stage, in which Frodo and Gimli have been separated from the others in the Second Hall.


* GameBreakingBug: Several in the GBA version, ranging from rooms being left unfinished and inescapable due to the game being rushed out, occasions where important items that are needed to progress through the story will not spawn when they should, and even a point where the game will freeze after walking through a specific doorway in Moria. The latter was so infamous that Black Label's website has a page dedicated to getting around the freezing.

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* GameBreakingBug: Several in the GBA version, ranging from such as rooms being left unfinished and inescapable due to the game being rushed out, occasions where important items that are needed to progress through the story will might not spawn when they should, and even a point where the game will freeze after walking through a specific doorway in Moria. The latter was so infamous that Black Label's website has a page dedicated to getting around the freezing.


* AgeLift: In the console and PC versions of the game, one of the Hobbit-children in the Shire is Sancho Proudfoot. While Sancho was eleven years old during Bilbo's Birthday Party, he would be at least twenty-eight years old[[hottip:*:which is young by Hobbit standards, but still much older than Sancho appears to be in the game]] by the time Frodo left the Shire ([[TimeSkip 17 years later]]). Averted in the GBA version, where Sancho Proudfoot appears as an adult Hobbit.

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* AgeLift: In the console and PC versions of the game, one of the Hobbit-children in the Shire is Sancho Proudfoot. While Sancho was eleven years old during Bilbo's Birthday Party, he would be at least twenty-eight years old[[hottip:*:which is young by Hobbit standards, but still much older than Sancho appears to be in the game]] old by the time Frodo left the Shire ([[TimeSkip 17 [[TimeSkip seventeen years later]]).later]]. Averted in the GBA version, where Sancho Proudfoot appears as an adult Hobbit.

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* AgeLift: In the console and PC versions of the game, one of the Hobbit-children in the Shire is Sancho Proudfoot. While Sancho was eleven years old during Bilbo's Birthday Party, he would be at least twenty-eight years old[[hottip:*:which is young by Hobbit standards, but still much older than Sancho appears to be in the game]] by the time Frodo left the Shire ([[TimeSkip 17 years later]]). Averted in the GBA version, where Sancho Proudfoot appears as an adult Hobbit.


* DeathOfAThousandCuts: Frodo's stones ''can'' kill enemies, but they'll usually take a very long time to do so.

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* DeathOfAThousandCuts: Frodo's stones rocks ''can'' kill enemies, but they'll usually take a very long time to do so.so, even the weaker ones.


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* GiantSpider: Several of these are fought in the Old Forest.
* GreenHillZone: The Shire. There is even an area of it called "Green Hill Country".


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* LostWoods: The Old Forest level, at least in the first section. The trees constantly move around, making navigating the level very tricky.


* DeathOfAThousandCuts: Frodo's stones ''can'' kill enemies, but they'll usually take a very long time to do so.



* NiceDayDeadlyNight: The Shire in the console and PC versions. At first, the Shire is a bright, sunny and peaceful place. But at night, everything has become dark and sinister. There are Black Riders and wolves on the prowl. The former must be avoided at all costs.

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* NiceDayDeadlyNight: The Shire in the console and PC versions. At first, During the day, the Shire is a bright, sunny and peaceful place. place with no immediate danger other than Farmer Maggot's dogs (which are only a problem during the Old Noakes sidequest). But at night, everything has become dark and sinister. There are sinister, since Black Riders and wolves are now on the prowl. The former must be avoided at all costs.


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* ThrowingTheDistraction: Frodo can throw an unlimited number of rocks to distract enemies. Absolutely vital when avoiding Black Riders.


'''The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring''' is a 2002 video game based on ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''. Unlike ''VideoGame/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers'' and ''VideoGame/TheLordOfTheRingsTheReturnOfTheKing'', the game is not based on [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Peter Jackson's film trilogy]].

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'''The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring''' is a 2002 video game based on ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''. Unlike ''VideoGame/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers'' and ''VideoGame/TheLordOfTheRingsTheReturnOfTheKing'', the game is not based on [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Peter Jackson's film trilogy]].
trilogy]] but instead the novel. It was released for [=PlayStation=] 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance.

The console and PC versions are an action-adventure game where the gameplay alternates between Frodo, Aragorn, and Gandalf. The GBA version is a roleplaying game with turn-based combat, and all nine members of the Fellowship become playable as soon as they join the party.



* DeathByAdaptation: Bill Ferny is one of the ruffians that Strider kills during the Bree level, even though he lived until at least the end of the War of the Ring in the novel.

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* DeathByAdaptation: Bill Ferny is one of the ruffians that Strider Aragorn kills during the Bree level, even though he lived until at least the end of the War of the Ring in the novel.



* FighterMageThief: Aragorn is the Fighter, Gandalf is the Mage, and Frodo is the Thief.



* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"

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* StealthBasedMission: During the nighttime section of the Shire level, you have to sneak past the Black Riders patrolling the streets of Hobbiton, and then one more in the Green Hill Country before just before entering Farmer Maggot's farm. Getting caught by any of them will instantly result in a Game Over. There is also a side-quest in the Shire during the day where you have to sneak into Farmer Maggot's farm to retrieve some Healing Herbs for Old Noakes without being seen by the farmer's dogs.
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: Getting caught by one of the Black Riders will trigger a cutscene in which the Ringwraith will draw its sword, point it directly at the camera, and growl "Surrender the Ring!"

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