Tag Archives: Gloin

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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Poll Results: Favorite Deck Archetype

The poll for favorite deck archetype is closed and the votes have been tallied. With 110 total votes, this poll gives us a pretty good idea of the overall popularity of the various archetypes among readers. With a large card … Continue reading

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Deck: Beorn Attacks!

Inspired by the discovery of the animated work of Tom Preston, here is a deck featuring yours truly and some of my dwarven friends from The Hobbit. With a nice mix of some of the more powerful dwarven cards, couples … Continue reading

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Decks: Dwarves at the Circus

The basic idea of these decks is to use powerful heroes that either do not exhaust to perform actions, or have abilities and card synergies that allow them to ready. In either case, you have heroes with good stats taking … Continue reading

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Decks: Direct Damage

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” -Bilbo Baggins Sometimes the best way to win a … Continue reading

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Deck: Secrets of Erebor

Ever since they spoiled the new Pippin hero in the upcoming Encounter at Amon Dîn adventure pack, I’ve been thinking about how to make an effective secrecy deck. After they printed all of the secrecy cards in Dwarrowdelf, I dabbled in … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Pace

The Lord of the Rings LCG is an unrelenting game. From the first round, until you complete the scenario (or die trying), the game is doing everything to try and foil your plans. Like most card games, this is a … Continue reading

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