Category Archives: GenCon

Bear Draft v3: Signature Squads

One of most interesting aspects of deck-building in the Conquest LCG is the signature squads. When making a deck, the first decision is which Warlord to use. Warlords are somewhat like heroes in Lord of the Rings LCG. They begin in play, and … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Draft, Fun, GenCon, Strategy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Alternate Art: Magali Villeneuve

The physical constraints of a card game mean that amazing artwork is hidden on small cards. With many talented artists contributing to this game, it is shame to have beautiful images limited to 3.5 by 2.5 inches. With the promotional … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Community, GenCon, Tribute | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Gen Con 2015 Bear Draft – Deck Lists

As promised, here are the deck lists from the 8 player Bear Draft that I ran at Gen Con this year. Unfortunately, I was not able to get each player’s name when I was collecting their decks at the end … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Deck Lists, Draft, Fun, GenCon, GenCon 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Bear Draft version 2

It’s been a while since Gen Con, but with so much happening at the Hall these the delay was longer than expected before I had a chance to write a retrospective. As part of the Grey Company‘s listener even, Ian hosted … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Fun, GenCon, The Grey Company | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Bear Draft was a hit with the Austin LotR Group

For the second week in a row, we tried out a modified version of the Bear Draft format at our weekly Austin LotR Group. This time we had 6 players participate in the draft, followed by two 3-player games. One … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Draft, GenCon, The Grey Company | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

GenCon 2015: Bear Draft

With GenCon 2015 fast approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about having something special for The Grey Company Podcast listener event. With so many fans of the game in one place, we have a rare opportunity to try different game … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Fun, GenCon, Metagame | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Deck: Haldir the Hunter

GenCon is one of those experiences that is so massive, so overwhelming, that it takes a bit of time to recover and adjust to the day-to-day routine of life. Now that I’ve finally had a chance to settle in and take stock … Continue reading

Posted in Deck Lists, GenCon, Strategy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments