Monthly Archives: September 2013

Poll Results: Favorite Core Set or Shadows of Mirkwood Scenario

As is painfully obvious, bears do not belong in rafts. When I take a Journey Along the Anduin, I prefer to use my own four paws. Just before GenCon, we had a poll asking everyone’s favorite scenario from the Core … Continue reading

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Deck: Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe

Just as there are many paths to the same destination, The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game allows for a myriad of successful deck designs. As the card pool grows, it becomes possible to create decks which incorporate some … Continue reading

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Community News – September 2013

Here is a brief summary of some of the latest news in the Lord of the Rings: The Card Game community. Cardboard of the Rings Celebrates 50 Episodes The gentlemen over at the Cardboard of the Rings podcast just celebrated … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 13 – Return to Mirkwood

After many wanderings, poisonous spiders, deadly trolls and dead ends, we come at last to the final stretch of our journey on Beorn’s Path. Like many adventures in life, everything ends where it began. We are returning to Mirkwood, with … Continue reading

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Deck: Rangers and Traps

After much tweaking, I’ve finally settled on deck featuring Rangers and Traps that I’m pretty happy with. The fact that it does not include Faramir, second only to Aragorn in renown as a Ranger, is a real shame. I did … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 12 – The Dead Marshes

J.R.R. Tolkien’s experiences in World War I, particularly at The Battle of the Somme, would later greatly influence his writings about Middle-Earth. Indeed, it is hard to look at the photograph above and not be reminded of The Dead Marshes. … Continue reading

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Troll of the Week: “Ray Lunettes”

This just goes to show, in this day and age, with so many foul creatures prowling Rhovanion, you can never let your guard down. Just when I thought that I had the last of the trolls cleared out from the … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Most Wanted Character in The Black Riders

So now that The Black Riders has been spoiled, and will soon be released to the public at large, we at last have answers to the many questions that accompanied this expansion. By far, the biggest mystery would be whether … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: The Might of Gondor

Here at the Hall of Beorn, we like to keep up with the latest happenings in the community. Between the Cardboard of the Rings podcast, great blogs like Tales From the Cards and Master of Lore, and useful (and mostly … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 11 – The Hills of Emyn Muil

“Come, see the lovely landscapes of the central Anduin Valley!”, they said; “Experience the wondrous vistas from the Falls of Rauros”, exclaimed the poster advert; “You have never seen anything like the beauty of Amon Lhaw”, promised the travel agent; … Continue reading

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