Tag Archives: Asfaloth

Deck: Daughters of Númenor (and Valinor)

One of the nice things about the less difficult scenarios is that they give us a chance to try out unique decks. While it is fun to play top-tier decks, sometimes it is good to mix things up, and play a more … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Favorite Deck Archetype

The poll for favorite deck archetype is closed and the votes have been tallied. With 110 total votes, this poll gives us a pretty good idea of the overall popularity of the various archetypes among readers. With a large card … Continue reading

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Deck: Flight to the Ford

‘Ride forward! Ride!’ cried Glorfindel to Frodo. He did not obey at once, for a strange reluctance seized him. Checking the horse to a walk, he turned and looked back. The Riders seemed to sit upon their great steeds like … Continue reading

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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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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: Lore Mastery

Of all of the player cards introduced in the Heirs of Númenor deluxe expansion, Master of Lore is one of the most intriguing. With the exception of Love of Tales, which is too situational in all but the most dedicated decks, … Continue reading

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Deck: Location Control

There are many scenarios which could be described as location-heavy. Indeed, several scenarios have a ratio of more than one out of 3 locations to non-location encounter cards. These scenarios can pose real challenges to many deck-archetypes, particularly Tactics and … Continue reading

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