The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (Aug 17, 2004 prototype)

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The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (Aug 17, 2004 prototype)
Build date Aug 17, 2004 23:40:59
Build name Alpha
Dump status Released
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date March 20, 2021
Origin DVD-R
Lot Project Deluge
Labels The Lord of the Rings The Third Age Alpha 11 2 08-17-2004
Dump method PLEXTOR DVDR PX-716UF 1.11 03/23/07 15:10 (DICUI (DiscImageCreator 20200620))
Game The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
System PlayStation 2
Genre Action Adventure
Final build JP Oct 21, 2004
EU Sep 22, 2004
US Sep 22, 2004
Release date JP Dec 22, 2004
EU Sep 22, 2004
US Nov 2, 2004
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A prototype of The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age for the PlayStation 2.

Notes

  • The titlescreen is slightly different and clearly states its an alpha version
  • No subtitles
  • Different character portraits in the battle UI
  • Skipping cutscenes can cause audio bugs
  • The minimap is slighty different
  • Textbox position is different
  • No chest at the beginning
  • Miscellaneous Notes:
    • Game is emulatable (in PCSX2): Yes (as of March 17, 2021).
    • Game contains dongle protection: No.

Screenshots

Origin

Files

File Type Date Size SHA-1
PS2 - The Lord of the Rings The Third Age Alpha 11 2 08-17-2004.iso File 2020-05-12 21:32:42 3.98 GB 767aeb8074f50f65b6662c8f1ef674558daedac8
PS2 - The Lord of the Rings The Third Age Alpha 11 2 08-17-2004.dvd File 2020-05-12 17:42:44 65 bytes e9bd2884d9ef6735513207d444009a59e9f9e915
PS2 - The Lord of the Rings The Third Age Alpha 11 2 08-17-2004.jpeg File 2021-03-14 11:13:24 1.21 MB 4d02a8117865c5dd6ded8c0f474ffcecb4afacc5

Acknowledgments

A huge thanks to Nex for doing the initial research on this prototype! And a huge thanks to the anonymous donor that allowed for this release to happen!

See also