Category Archives: Strategy

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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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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Community News: LotR Dutch Blogger

One of the interesting outcomes from self-quarantine is that many tabletop gamers have discovered, or re-discovered solo games. The Lords of the Rings: The Card Game remains one of the best solo games, with hours upon on hours of compelling … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: All The Pretty Horses

He thought that in the beauty of the world were hid a secret. He thought that the world’s heart beat at some terrible cost and that the world’s pain and its beauty moved in a relationship of diverging equity and … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Wandering in Search of the Entwives

ENT: When Spring unfolds the beechen leaf, and sap is in the bough; When light is on the wild-wood stream, and wind is on the brow; When stride is long, and breath is deep, and keen the mountain-air, Come back … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Starlight on the Western Seas

O Elbereth! Gilthoniel! We still remember, we who dwell In this far land beneath the trees. Thy starlight on the Western Seas. – The Fellowship of the Ring The Eldar bring a sense of mystery to Tolkien’s legendarium. They represent … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: The Three Hunters Aggro v2

Sands of Harad was not exactly my favorite deluxe expansion, when it was first released. The versions of Gimli and Legolas had obvious synergy, but their effects seemed a bit underwhelming. Spirit Legolas, in particular, was in an uphill battle … Continue reading

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My favorites from The Wilds of Rhovanion and Ered Mithrin Cycle

Shadows in the East is finally available to many, so it’s a good time to look back on the Wilds of Rhovanion deluxe box and the accompanying Ered Mithrin Cycle. My deckbuilding approach over the years has increasingly focused on … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Seven Stars and Seven Stones

Even as Pippin gazed in wonder the walls passed from looming grey to white, blushing faintly in the dawn; and suddenly the sun climbed over the eastern shadow and sent forth a shaft that smote the face of the City. … Continue reading

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