Category Archives: Austin Community

Discussion: 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: Aggro Outlands

Continuing in my series of alternate art decks, I’d like to present an Aggro Outlands deck which I keep in case of emergency. As listeners of the Grey Company podcast may recall, my view of Outlands was less than favorable … Continue reading

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Play Report: Journey up the Anduin and into Mirkwood

We had a special guest at the Austin LotR group tonight! Dan M., author of the Unfinished Trails blog, joined Terence and I for some epic three player games against The Wilds of Rhovanion. After a false start where my … Continue reading

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News: ¡Viva Las Chingonas!

I finally had a chance tonight to try out my Las Chingonas deck, and the setting could not have been more appropriate. My friend Stephen and I sailed our ships against the Raider Flagship in A Storm on Cobas Haven. … Continue reading

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Play Report: Braving the Crossings of Poros

It’s been a while in coming, but The Crossings of Poros finally arrived and we had a chance to play it this week at our Austin LotR group. The wait was worth it as this quest is both unique and … Continue reading

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Play Report: Withstanding the Onslaught at Helm’s Deep

The upcoming episode of The Grey Company covers Helm’s Deep, the first of the iconic battles of the War of the Ring. It’s only fitting then, that we tackled this epic quest tonight at our Austin LotR group. I was playing … Continue reading

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Play Report: Escape from the Dungeons of Cirith Gurat

After what seemed like an eternity, The Dungeons of Cirith Gurat was released today! We had a chance to play a four player game at our local Austin Lord of the Rings group. After an initial attempt that went quickly … Continue reading

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Play Report: Surviving the Siege of Annúminas

The Austin LotR group held our Fellowship event over the weekend and it was a great success. We had 7 people in attendance, and after a couple of false-starts we were able to survive and hold off the Hosts of … Continue reading

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Play Report: Epic Victory Defending Helm’s Deep from The Treason of Saruman!

To give an idea of just how punishing this scenario is in multiplayer, this is a photo of the staging area on the round that we were victorious in a three player game. Of all the (non-Nightmare) quests that I’ve … Continue reading

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