Tag Archives: 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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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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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: 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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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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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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