Tag Archives: Art

Alternate Art: Magali Villeneuve

The physical constraints of a card game mean that amazing artwork is hidden on small cards. With many talented artists contributing to this game, it is shame to have beautiful images limited to 3.5 by 2.5 inches. With the promotional … Continue reading

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Alternate Art Staples

Beautiful art is one of the underrated aspects of this game. With a world as rich and wondrous as Middle-earth, it takes special art to create that sense of immersion. Like any LCG, there are certain staple cards that find their … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Alternate Art Core Set Heroes

Beyond the rich theme and deep strategy, another thing that really makes The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game stand out is the fantastic art. It is a shame that the standard card size reduces many of these masterpieces … Continue reading

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Deck: Magali Tribute

Inspired by the interview with artist Magali Villeneuve in the latest episode of Cardboard of the Rings, I have decided to build a deck consisting solely of cards which feature her art. When I first sat down to create this … Continue reading

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Beorn Attacks!

Artist Tom Preston has done some amazing work creating illustrations in the style of the animated Hobbit movie (circa 1977). I encourage everyone to go and check out his gallery, here: http://tompreston.deviantart.com/gallery/

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Does Asfaloth Fear the Witch-King? Naaaaay!!!

This amazing painting was created by the legendary Tolkien artist, John Howe. You can find more of his wonderful art at his blog.

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What I Did On My Vacation to Erebor

Oh orcs, they are so squishy. It would almost be cute, if they didn’t smell so bad. The artist of this fantastic piece is Justin Gerard, you should check out his blog.

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