Tag Archives: Fun

Círdan, A Power Long Hidden

Lately, I’ve been pushing myself to build more thematic decks. With powerful new archetypes like Ents and Noldor, as well as the resurgence of older archetypes like Rohan, the game is in a great place when it comes to thematic … 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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Contest: Bree-land Investigators

I am a fortunate bear; living in a city with a thriving board game and card game scene has definite advantages. The Austin Lord of the Rings LCG group was able to participate in two separate Fellowship events, one yesterday … 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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Gothmog’s Corridor 1: The Hunt for Gollum

Welcome, readers. I invite you to a read the first of many articles by a new guest author: Gothmog, Lord of the Balrogs. While he isn’t busy making war upon the Eldar, Gothmog enjoys writing strategy articles about The Lord … Continue reading

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Deck: A Walk with Fangorn

Lately, we have been seeing quite a few marquee heroes with well-rounded stats. These do-everything characters can form the potent core of a deck’s strategy, but they rely heavily on readying effects. Some heroes have built-in readying effects, but with the … Continue reading

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Bear Draft was a hit with the Austin LotR Group

For the second week in a row, we tried out a modified version of the Bear Draft format at our weekly Austin LotR Group. This time we had 6 players participate in the draft, followed by two 3-player games. One … Continue reading

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