Tag Archives: Against the Shadow

Poll Results: Hardest Standard Scenario

In our previous poll, we asked readers what they thought was the most difficult of the standard scenarios (basically everything but Nightmare and GenCon scenarios). The result, by an overwhelming margin, was Escape from Dol Guldur. Ever since the Core … Continue reading

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Contest: Create a Beorning

Here at The Hall of Beorn we love to give back to the community. It just so happens that, due to some miscommunication in the eagle postal service, we have an extra copy of the latest Adventure Pack in the … Continue reading

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Deck: Masters of the Forest

“Yes, they are elves,” Legolas said. “and they say that you breathe so loud they could shoot you in the dark.” Sam hastily covered his mouth. The latest hero in the Against the Shadow cycle, Mirlonde, has an interesting ability … Continue reading

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Metagame: Part 3 – Traits and Choice

With the Steward’s Fear released and The Drúadan Forest set to add more ally goodness in less than a week, the Outlands trait has hit the scene like a crazed Mûmak. One can certainly make a convincing argument that Dwarf is still … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Force Multiplication

Each game of Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is a battle. On one side, your heroes and the cards in your deck represent an army of the free peoples of Middle-Earth. On the other side, the encounter deck … Continue reading

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Deck: The Power of the Palantir

Just yesterday, Fantasy Flight put up a spoiler for Assault on Osgiliath, the fourth chapter pack in the upcoming Against the Shadow cycle. The one player card they highlighted happens to be one of my favorite pieces of Tolkien lore. The … Continue reading

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