Tag Archives: Fun

Bear Draft v7

The Con of the Rings 2022 will be from September 30th though October 2nd and this bear is excited. As with past years, I have updated my Bear Draft to include some new (ALeP) cards. In addition, I’ve taken notes … Continue reading

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News: A Long-extended Party – Mustering of the Rohirrim Spoilers

For the most part, my involvement in A Long-extended Party has been as a player. I’ve admired the excellent quest and player card designs from a distance, with only minor input or feedback here and there. When plans became known … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Most Anticipated Starter Deck

Depending on your location, the Started Decks have been available since March or April. At this point, most players interested in these four decks have probably had a chance to try one or more of them. Each deck focused on … Continue reading

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News: Ring-maker Campaign Spoiler

Is it because of my mugwith its frowning mouth?So often I would itchto be luminous and free of fogbut nothing would approachexcept big dogs.And the dogs got zilch.  –Song of the Dwarf, by Rainer Maria Rilke The Angmar Awakened cycle … Continue reading

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Contest Winner: Gratitude

Greetings, readers. I hope that you all had happy holidays and a joyous new year! At the end of last year, I announced a contest to give away a copy of the ALeP quest The Scouring of the Shire. Thanks … Continue reading

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News: Celebrating 9 years of the Hall

The smallest decisions can have an outsized impact on our lives. When I made my first hesitant post on this blog, over 9 years ago, I had no idea of the adventure I was starting. In the intervening years, I … Continue reading

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News: A Bear in Croatia

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. … Continue reading

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Deck Spotlight: Bear Draft at Con of the Rings 2021

I had a great time at Con of the Rings 2021. Seeing old friends and making new ones is always a highlight. Whenever I can, I like to run the latest version of my Bear Draft. This year it was … Continue reading

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News: Epic Helm’s Deep, Streaming this Saturday

Intrepid members of the community have designed an epic multiplayer version of Helm’s Deep, and I will be joining other esteemed members of the community to test it out this Saturday! The standard version of this quest is a personal … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Nurn Hobbits

I’ve been wanting to make an alternate art deck for a Hobbit Bond of Friendship list for some time. Whatever artist or style I sought, I just could’t found the right art. Then, in what was either a stroke of … Continue reading

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