Tag Archives: Control

Bear Market: Five Powerful Staples that aren’t in the Starter Decks

The Revised Core Set and Starter Decks are introducing a wave of players to the game and they represent the perfect starting point for anyone new to LCG adventures in Middle-earth. These products offer a wealth of cards to support … Continue reading

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Deck: Bloodless Victory

Ah, that Time could touch a formThat could show what Homer’s ageBred to be a hero’s wage.‘Were not all her life but stormWould not painters paint a formOf such noble lines,’ I said,‘Such a delicate high head,All that sternness amid … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Surviving the Early Game Part 4 – Lore

Our adventure of early game survival has taken twists and turns, and finally we round the bend and arrive at the last of the spheres. Lore is not the easiest sphere to play. Many of the sphere’s strengths could be … Continue reading

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Bear Market: The Aldburg Plot

A Wolf Grey and furtive in the final twilight,he lopes by, leaving his spoor along the bankof this nameless river that has quenched the thirstof his throat, these waters that repeat no stars.Tonight, the wolf is a shade who runs … Continue reading

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Bear Market: Children of Eorl

Each release brings changes to the meta-game. Existing archetypes are strengthened, entirely new strategies emerge, and many of the cards in the pool must be reevaluated. A living card games is “living” in multiple senses. The relative strength of a … Continue reading

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Play Report: A Weary Pilgrim Hunts the Dreadnaught

I just successfully completed a rousing game against The Hunt for the Dreadnaught scenario pack. I used an updated version of my alternate art fellowship deck, A Weary Pilgrim. This time the game was standard mode, but it will be … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Wandering in Search of the Entwives

ENT: When Spring unfolds the beechen leaf, and sap is in the bough; When light is on the wild-wood stream, and wind is on the brow; When stride is long, and breath is deep, and keen the mountain-air, Come back … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: A Weary Pilgrim

When evening in the Shire was grey his footsteps on the Hill were heard; before the dawn he went away on journey long without a word. From Wilderland to Western shore, from northern waste to southern hill, through dragon-lair and … Continue reading

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Deck: Shire Yard Sale

While the new power cards from the Dale archetype were joining the party, amid much fanfare, a group of less-heralded cards were slinking around the back of the house, to smoke pipes and specifically avoid their more gregarious companions. Silvan, … Continue reading

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