Category Archives: Alternate-Art

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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News: Con of the Rings 2021

Covid has put in-person games on hold for more than a year. Thanks to the vaccine, I’m finally ready to brave a convention and play some over the board games. After it was cancelled last year, Con of the Rings … 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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Alternate Art: The Last Temptation of Boromir

‘Why are you so unfriendly?’ said Boromir. ‘I am a true man, neither thief nor tracker. I need your Ring: that you know now; but I give you my word that I do not desire to keep it. Will you … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Gift of the First-Beorn

Continuing in my series of alternate art decks, I’m pleased to present another of Seastan’s creations: Gift of the First-Beorn. You can find the full deck list and strategy guide on RingsDB. The choice should come as little surprise to … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Nouveau Hunters

Art Nouveau was a style of art, architecture, and crafts which came into prominence in the late 19th century. Even today, more than a century later, Alphonse Mucha is associated with the Art Nouveau. Unlike many artists from earlier movements, … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Nightmare in the Fog

Last month, I had the privilege to write a quest review for Nightmare Conflict at the Carrock over on the Vision of Palantir. It had been a few since I played that quest, and as part of researching the article … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Grimbeorn’s Path

For a while now I’ve wanted to create a saga deck with the latest card pool and play through all of the quests in a full campaign. It should come as no surprise that I wanted to build a deck … Continue reading

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