Category Archives: Nightmare Mode

Vision of the Palantir: Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock

Durin’s Father gave me the opportunity to write a narrative-based review of Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock, over on Vision of the Palantir. For anyone who likes brave tales of bears and eagles and wizards, or who just wants a … Continue reading

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Nightmare Escape from Umbar

Editors Note: This is a Custom Nightmare version of Escape from Umbar, designed and created by KaiserWilly. He is a friend of the Hall who started playing in 2017. He was the runner-up in the competitve tournament at Con of … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Where Should the Game Go?

The announcement of a digital variant of the game came as a fascinating surprise. It’s not often that my day job as a programming bear is directly relevant to the game, but I have many years of experience with complex … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Giant Bear Dominates In Battle, None Surprised

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of … Continue reading

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The Grey Company: Troll Exterminators For Hire

After some deck tweaks, and with much help from Archers, Creatures, Errand-Riders, and a very timely Greeting from the Elves, we managed to successfully defeat Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock! Our apologies go out to Eowyn – the shield maiden … Continue reading

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The Grey Company Defends The Carrock From Nightmarish Trolls

It was valiantly fought, but in the end we were overwhelmed by too many locations in the staging area.

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