Category Archives: Custom Cards

Alternate Art: Aggro Caldara v3

As may be plain from my recent posts, I’ve been on an alternate art kick lately. My latest bear-brained scheme was to find and print alternate art for an entire deck. In this, the latest version of my Aggro Caldara deck … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Printer Studio

I finally got around to having a batch of my alternate art cards printed and the results were even better than I had hoped. I used Printer Studio and am quite happy with the price and the quality of the … Continue reading

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Reworking the Early Card Pool

A reader of this blog, and well-known community member from the FFG forums, has been working tirelessly on an ambitious task. John Constantine has revamped many of the player cards from the Core Set and first cycle of the game, … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Party

Travel is a recurring theme in Tolkien’s works. Every one of his stories, from world-renowned The Lord of the Rings to lesser-known works like Children of Húrin, has a protagonist who must venture from the safety and comfort of their home … Continue reading

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Alternate Art Staples

Beautiful art is one of the underrated aspects of this game. With a world as rich and wondrous as Middle-earth, it takes special art to create that sense of immersion. Like any LCG, there are certain staple cards that find their … Continue reading

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Contest Winners: Bree-land Investigators

The most difficult part of holding a contest is choosing the winner. Fortunately, with help from a generous reader (special thanks to David G!) as well as Mrs. Beorn donating her own copy, I am able to offer additional prizes. Still, … Continue reading

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Contest: Bree-land Investigators

I am a fortunate bear; living in a city with a thriving board game and card game scene has definite advantages. The Austin Lord of the Rings LCG group was able to participate in two separate Fellowship events, one yesterday … Continue reading

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