Tag Archives: Boromir

Bear on Board

For the first time in ages, I was able to play a game on OCTGN with a fellow member of the Grey Company. Tonight, Derek and I narrowly prevented the Flight of the Stormcaller. Derek used For Gondor!, a deck designed … Continue reading

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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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Deck: Reaches of the Realm

Ever since I first opened the Core Set, I have always wanted to be able to make a powerful deck featuring an army of Gondorian characters. Epic battles like Pelennor Fields and the Morannon are memorable events from the books, … Continue reading

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Deck: Champion of Gondor

There has been some talk on the forums lately about the need to include Spirit in every deck. While I agree that quests increasingly are including “must-cancel” treacheries, I do enjoy building decks that defy the trends. This deck does … Continue reading

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Helms Deep Falls to an Onslaught of Uruk-hai

After a hard-fought battle, Matthew and I finally succumbed to a veritable army of Urak-hai at the Battle of Helm’s Deep. It is telling of a major shift in the relative power of enemies that even when I wanted to … Continue reading

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Deck: Wisdom, Bravery and Folly

The doomed player cards were first spoiled in August of last year. Ever since then I have been thinking about how best to build a deck around these powerful effects. As powerful as they can be, these cards bring an … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Giant Bear Dominates In Battle, None Surprised

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of … Continue reading

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