Tag Archives: Doomed

Alternate Art: The Three Hunters Aggro v2

Sands of Harad was not exactly my favorite deluxe expansion, when it was first released. The versions of Gimli and Legolas had obvious synergy, but their effects seemed a bit underwhelming. Spirit Legolas, in particular, was in an uphill battle … Continue reading

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Three Hunters Aggro Braves the Desert Crossing

I had the chance to try out my Aggressive version of the The Hunters Deck tonight and was able to survive Desert Crossing before my heroes were burnt alive. Roheryn was invaluable for this quest. Not only did he provide the … Continue reading

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The Model UN Embargoes Captain Sahír

With the holidays approaching, I finally had a moment to play my first solo game in ages. The Model UN absolutely crushed Captain Sahír and his henchmen at the City of Corsairs. His piracy days are over after any army of … 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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Bear Market: Tempo Archetype

As the game evolves, new archetypes are introduced, and existing archetypes change in often unexpected ways. The tempo archetype is an interesting hybrid between low-threat control decks and high-threat aggro decks. Utilizing powerful heroes and taking advantage of allies entering … Continue reading

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The Lure of Power

One of the recurring themes in The Lord of the Rings is the temptation that power presents. Tolkien argues that sources of great power serve to distort and betray the purposes of those who would choose to wield them. The … Continue reading

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