The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

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The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
The Lord of the Rings-The Third Age.jpg
Developer(s) EA Redwood Shores
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series Lord of the Rings
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) JP December 22, 2004
NA November 2, 2004
EU November 5, 2004
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (2)
Input methods GameCube Controller
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
GameIDs G3AP69, G3AF69, G3AE69, G3AJ13, G3AD69, G3AS69
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The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age is a 2004 console role-playing game by EA Games for all three of the late sixth-generation game consoles. The player controls a core group of characters that are used during the adventure, leveling up according to experience gained from battles and quests.


Disc Swap

Please note that the game may seem to hang at the end of the Moria's level. You have to select the second disk of the game at this point (File > Change Disc).

Cutscene Crash

The game may crash during cutscenes. This can be resolved by using the LLE DSP engine.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes
DSP Emulator Engine LLE Prevents cutscene crashes

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-15586 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
3.0-863 Windows 7 Intel Core i7-3820QM AMD Radeon HD 7970M Very good DETOMINE
4.0-224 Win7 Intel Core i5 2520M HD 3000 runs 100% CommanderBond

Gameplay Videos