Tag Archives: Custom Cards

Custom Cards: A Little Help from our Friends

Readers enjoyed my last round of custom cards, so I’ve decided to design a few more. I’m continuing where I left off, designing allies cards for characters who are (mostly) featured as heroes. Unique allies fill an important role in … Continue reading

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News: A Long-extended Party – Worthy of Remembrance

With a community as active and passionate as ours, it should come as no surprise that there would be a concerted effort to continue the game after the official releases end. I’m fortunate enough to have played a minor role … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Filling in the Gaps

One of the biggest challenges with making thematic decks is that some characters are only available in hero form. Even with the new Bond of Friendship contract, there are four hero spots in your deck. This makes it almost impossible … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Nightmare Escape from Umbar

Editors Note: This is a Custom Nightmare version of Escape from Umbar, designed and created by KaiserWilly. He is a friend of the Hall who started playing in 2017. He was the runner-up in the competitve tournament at Con of … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Reworking the Early Card Pool

A reader of this blog, and well-known community member from the FFG forums, has been working tirelessly on an ambitious task. John Constantine has revamped many of the player cards from the Core Set and first cycle of the game, … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Defenders of the Carrock

Apologies for the long delay in posting. Life has been a bit of a roller-coaster lately. Some advice from an old bear, don’t ever think “things can’t possibly get worse”, because life can and will prove you wrong. In any … Continue reading

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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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Contest: Master of Lore’s Battle of Five Armies Custom Card

The Master of Lore is running a contest to create a custom card for The Battle of (the) Five Armies movie. I encourage everyone to head on over and submit their entries. I have included my entry here, as my … Continue reading

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Contest: Ring-maker Winner

After eating enough turkey to nearly send me into early hibernation, I am ready to get back to business. It is time to announce my choice for the winner of the Ring-maker contest. As the community grows, these contests become … Continue reading

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Contest: Become a Ring-maker!

I am pleased to announce that The Hall of Beorn and Tales from the Cards are holding a joint contest! Finding myself in possession of an extra copy of Celebrimbor’s Secret, I too wanted to reward one intrepid reader. After … Continue reading

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