Category Archives: New Players

Metagame: Part 4 – Core Set Supplements

One of the biggest challenges to introducing new players to this game is the Core Set. This statement might at first seem controversial, but anyone who has played this game this for long will begin to notice certain flaws in … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 14 – Into the Pit

Welcome back to Beorn’s Path! After some time off to relax, I have emerged from my cave and am ready to resume my journey through Middle-Earth. For those that have not had a chance to follow Beorn’s Path up to … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 13 – Return to Mirkwood

After many wanderings, poisonous spiders, deadly trolls and dead ends, we come at last to the final stretch of our journey on Beorn’s Path. Like many adventures in life, everything ends where it began. We are returning to Mirkwood, with … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 12 – The Dead Marshes

J.R.R. Tolkien’s experiences in World War I, particularly at The Battle of the Somme, would later greatly influence his writings about Middle-Earth. Indeed, it is hard to look at the photograph above and not be reminded of The Dead Marshes. … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 11 – The Hills of Emyn Muil

“Come, see the lovely landscapes of the central Anduin Valley!”, they said; “Experience the wondrous vistas from the Falls of Rauros”, exclaimed the poster advert; “You have never seen anything like the beauty of Amon Lhaw”, promised the travel agent; … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 10 – A Journey to Rhosgobel

At our last stop on Beorn’s Path, we successfully cleared the Carrock of trolls. Continuing on the path, we are now making A Journey to Rhosgobel, the home of Radagast the Brown. While traveling the Anduin valley, we discover Wilyador, … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 9 – Conflict at the Carrock

My apologies for the long wait since we last traveled Beorn’s Path. In this installment we find ourselves in a Conflict at the Carrock. Now the Carrock is not just a rock to me, it is part of my home … Continue reading

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