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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

How do you get past the dark riders in the shire?

Games Guru: The trick to getting past the riders is to throw rocks AWAY from the direction you wish to travel. When they go to investigate the noise from the rock, run and hide.

I’m stuck on the level where you play as Frodo, and Merry and Pippin get stuck in Old Man Willow in the Old Forest. Sam is sleeping right in front of you, but you’re not able to wake him up. I have tried throwing rocks at him, but that doesn’t work. If you attack Old Man Willow, he hurts your friends and you lose. I have been stuck on this part for years.

Games Guru: Beating Old Man Willow is a matter of survival, not victory. Do not try to attack Old Man Willow. Simply destroy the roots he shoots at you through the ground. Then dodge and defend yourself against his arms. Keep this up for a few minutes and Tom Bombadil will finish the fight for you.

I’m having a problem beating Old Man Willow in the beginning of the game. I tried your advice (for the PC game) of attacking the roots, but there is no way to damage them and I end up getting killed. I was wondering if I have to do something different for the PS2 version, or if you know what I’m doing wrong. Thanks!

Games Guru: I assume we’re talking about the Vivendi Universal game. Try running around. Old Man Willow will strike at you. When he does, dodge and hit his fists. After you have pulled this trick 10 times, Tom Bombadil will put Old Man Willow to sleep for you. Once he’s asleep, go after Old Man Willow’s lilies.

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12 Comments on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

  1. Terminator // March 19, 2008 at 2:27 pm // Reply

    you can duplicate some Items by dropping them in a place and then picking them up going out then going back in it should still be there. Note. I discoverd this cheat by accident when i dropped a blue feather. I don’t think you can duplicate Items that restore health. good luck though…

  2. Billy aka fred :) // December 14, 2007 at 8:55 pm // Reply

    I beat this game along time ago people need help ask me

  3. You have to hit the roots after you hit the roots they go back into the ground keep going around hitting every one and old man willow will try to smash you when his hands are on the ground hit them.

  4. lord of the ring is so cool

  5. im stuck on the bit where you r gandolf now i have to find the entrance of moria im pretty sure im in front of it but nothing happens any tips

  6. very angry girl! // July 18, 2007 at 11:31 am // Reply

    I would just absolutely LOVE to play my LOTR game … however the origional site for the game is gone. What does that have to do with anything u ask? Well it wont let me play the game. If anyone has had this problem or knows how to fix it, please inform me.

  7. Ash The king of games // July 16, 2007 at 1:04 pm // Reply

    I got the lord of the rings on pc but i got to the part where you have to v old man willow tree or what ever its called but i cant kill him. he just kills merry and pipin. what shall i do?

  8. Master of games // April 25, 2007 at 6:52 pm // Reply

    WELL,who made this game?


  10. cool dude 101 // April 22, 2007 at 5:24 am // Reply

    Y are you deleting the stuff that is say can you stop it

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