Category Archives: Thanks

Bear Draft v4 at Con of the Rings 2018

The online world can be alienating. We interact with others through text and emojis – the lingua franca of the 21st century internet. Perhaps the occasional photo gives us some context but we are largely disconnecting from those with whom … Continue reading

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Hall of Beorn now includes the Digital Card Game

As we approach the anniversary of Hall of Beorn Card Search, it is hard to believe that it has been almost five years since I built that site as a side project. With the digital version of The Lord of … Continue reading

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Portugal. The Country, and the Deck.

Mrs. Beorn and I had a wonderful trip to Portugal over the winter holidays, and I’ve finally had the chance to sit down and write a bit about it. Being adventurous sorts, we have a list of all the countries … Continue reading

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Tolkien, Politics, and Hobbies vs. “Real Life”

Other than the odd post with alternate art cards, I’ve been notably silent these days. More than the typical “life is busy” refrain, this stems from a certain unease with events outside of the game. “Real life”, so to speak, … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Party

Travel is a recurring theme in Tolkien’s works. Every one of his stories, from world-renowned The Lord of the Rings to lesser-known works like Children of Húrin, has a protagonist who must venture from the safety and comfort of their home … Continue reading

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Contest Winners: Bree-land Investigators

The most difficult part of holding a contest is choosing the winner. Fortunately, with help from a generous reader (special thanks to David G!) as well as Mrs. Beorn donating her own copy, I am able to offer additional prizes. Still, … Continue reading

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Two Years of the Hall of Beorn

Two years ago today, I started the Hall of Beorn – just a bear and an idea. It has been a grand adventure sharing my thoughts, deck lists, and rants with you fine readers and I thank you for accompanying … Continue reading

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