Category Archives: Game Variant

Poll Results: Your preferred play style

The fall is a busy time for a bear, what with preparing for hibernation and all, but I’ve finally had a chance to poke my head up and do some housecleaning around the hall. Our last poll asked players about … Continue reading

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Bear Draft v3: Havens

The sheer volume of media based upon, or at least loosely inspired by, Tolkien’s writing is impressive. It speaks to the depth and detail of Tolkien’s world that there can be so many different, not to mention excellent, interpretations of … Continue reading

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Game Variant: Wandering Kinsfolk

Where now are the Dunedain, Elessar, Elessar? Where do thy kinsfolk wander afar? Near is the hour when the lost should come forth, And the Grey Company ride from the North. But dark is the path appointed to thee: The … Continue reading

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Game Variant: The Song of Tom Bombadil

There have been a lot of discussions, including my recent metagame rant, about the relative difficulty of the game. With the newly created Beorn’s Path series, I have been trying to ensure that ample attention is paid to helping new players … Continue reading

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