Tag Archives: Gondor

The Grudge

Power is fickle. Men think to themselves, and indeed proclaim to others, that they “possess” it. As though power is some physical thing, with heft and dimension, a good which can be ferried to and fro. At best, this belief … Continue reading

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Deck: Reaches of the Realm

Ever since I first opened the Core Set, I have always wanted to be able to make a powerful deck featuring an army of Gondorian characters. Epic battles like Pelennor Fields and the Morannon are memorable events from the books, … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2015 Bear Draft – Deck Lists

As promised, here are the deck lists from the 8 player Bear Draft that I ran at Gen Con this year. Unfortunately, I was not able to get each player’s name when I was collecting their decks at the end … Continue reading

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Deck: Refuge at Henneth Annûn

The work put before Faramir and his rangers of Ithilien was nigh impossible. Tasked with holding off the onslaught of the Dark Lord’s forces from Mordor into Osgiliath, they were sorely undermanned. The still proud people of Gondor lay directly in … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Most wanted from Ring-maker Cycle

With the release of The Antlered Crown, the Ring-maker cycle has been brought to a close. The Grey Company just released our last episode of the year in which we had an in-depth discussion about this cycle. Now, it seems only fitting … Continue reading

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Deck: Look to the Skies

One of the best things about a new release of The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is discovering the best ways to use the new hero. With so many different well-establishing archetypes, many new heroes fit directly into … Continue reading

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Deck: Sons of Númenor

Variety is the spice of life, as the saying goes, and it is no different for a Living Card Game. After a couple of cycles worth of experimenting with low threat decks that try to avoid direct confrontation at all … Continue reading

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