Category Archives: Community

Vision of the Palantir: Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock

Durin’s Father gave me the opportunity to write a narrative-based review of Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock, over on Vision of the Palantir. For anyone who likes brave tales of bears and eagles and wizards, or who just wants a … Continue reading

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Isolation and Tribalism

Isolation is a bitter pill. At the risk of sounding melodramatic, it is becoming clear that I will look back on my life before the outbreak of Covid-19 as one belonging to someone else. Essentially every one of my daily … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Grimbeorn’s Path

For a while now I’ve wanted to create a saga deck with the latest card pool and play through all of the quests in a full campaign. It should come as no surprise that I wanted to build a deck … Continue reading

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Community News: LotR Dutch Blogger

One of the interesting outcomes from self-quarantine is that many tabletop gamers have discovered, or re-discovered solo games. The Lords of the Rings: The Card Game remains one of the best solo games, with hours upon on hours of compelling … Continue reading

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Nightmare Escape from Umbar

Editors Note: This is a Custom Nightmare version of Escape from Umbar, designed and created by KaiserWilly. He is a friend of the Hall who started playing in 2017. He was the runner-up in the competitve tournament at Con of … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Core Set Completion

It is encouraging to see that FFG has changed their release model for the Marvel LCG. Having products centered around player cards with a particular theme, and a Core Set with more playable decks are both excellent decisions. It will … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Wandering in Search of the Entwives

ENT: When Spring unfolds the beechen leaf, and sap is in the bough; When light is on the wild-wood stream, and wind is on the brow; When stride is long, and breath is deep, and keen the mountain-air, Come back … Continue reading

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Long are the Waves on the Last Shore

To the Sea, to the Sea! The white gulls are crying, The wind is blowing, and the white foam is flying. West, west away, the round sun is falling. Grey ship, grey ship, do you hear them calling, The voices … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Bear Jamboree

I’ve been tinkering with various means for unlocking the fierce potential of Grimbeorn the Old, and this decks represents my current thinking. There are undoubtedly decks which focus more directly on Grimbeorn, but I also wanted to create something thematic. … Continue reading

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