Category Archives: Media

Deck: Bloodless Victory

Ah, that Time could touch a formThat could show what Homer’s ageBred to be a hero’s wage.‘Were not all her life but stormWould not painters paint a formOf such noble lines,’ I said,‘Such a delicate high head,All that sternness amid … Continue reading

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Contest Winner: Gratitude

Greetings, readers. I hope that you all had happy holidays and a joyous new year! At the end of last year, I announced a contest to give away a copy of the ALeP quest The Scouring of the Shire. Thanks … Continue reading

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Discussion: The Downfall of Númenor – Part 2

Nonetheless for long it seemed to the Númenóreans that they prospered, and if they were not increased in happiness yet they grew more strong, and their rich men ever richer. For with the aid and counsel of Sauron they multiplied … Continue reading

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Discussion: The Downfall of Númenor – Part 1

But for all this Death did not depart from the land, rather it came sooner and more often, and in many dreadful guises… now madness and sickness assailed them… And men took weapons and slew one another for little cause; … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Eagle Storm

A sense of adventure and a desire to explore the world is at the heart of Tolkien’s writing. Trying to deconstruct our hobbies is a tricky business, but I have no doubt that my love of travel was in some … Continue reading

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Play Report: Epic Helm’s Deep

On Saturday I had the pleasure of joining many members of the community to test out The Purple Wizard’s Epic version of Helm’s Deep. We had three different teams, working together to defend the Hornburg. I joined Durin’s Father of … Continue reading

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News: Epic Helm’s Deep, Streaming this Saturday

Intrepid members of the community have designed an epic multiplayer version of Helm’s Deep, and I will be joining other esteemed members of the community to test it out this Saturday! The standard version of this quest is a personal … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Wilderland Wildlife Sanctuary

Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down;The voice I hear this passing night was heardIn ancient days by emperor and clown:Perhaps the self-same song that found a pathThrough the sad heart of Ruth, … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Nurn Hobbits

I’ve been wanting to make an alternate art deck for a Hobbit Bond of Friendship list for some time. Whatever artist or style I sought, I just could’t found the right art. Then, in what was either a stroke of … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: The Old Elf and the Sea

Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is. —Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea After extensive research, the intrepid research hounds here at The … Continue reading

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