Tag Archives: Grimbeorn the Old

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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Deck: Ride to Bruin

If you thought the hosts of Mordor were terrified to see the Rohirrim charging across the Pelennor Fields, just imagine if Rohan had been joined by giant bears. Without a doubt, this is one of the least thematic decks I’ve … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Favorites from Wilds of Rhovanion and Ered Mithrin

Last year was a strange year, to put it mildly. It’s only fitting then, that my last poll from 2020 was stuck in limbo. I’ve finally awakened it from hibernation so we can see what readers chose as their favorite … Continue reading

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Custom Cards: Filling in the Gaps

One of the biggest challenges with making thematic decks is that some characters are only available in hero form. Even with the new Bond of Friendship contract, there are four hero spots in your deck. This makes it almost impossible … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Grimbeorn’s Path

For a while now I’ve wanted to create a saga deck with the latest card pool and play through all of the quests in a full campaign. It should come as no surprise that I wanted to build a deck … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: All The Pretty Horses

He thought that in the beauty of the world were hid a secret. He thought that the world’s heart beat at some terrible cost and that the world’s pain and its beauty moved in a relationship of diverging equity and … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Bear Jamboree

I’ve been tinkering with various means for unlocking the fierce potential of Grimbeorn the Old, and this decks represents my current thinking. There are undoubtedly decks which focus more directly on Grimbeorn, but I also wanted to create something thematic. … Continue reading

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Discussion: We’re Having Cubs!

With much excitement, and a bit of nervousness, I am pleased to announce that Mrs. Beorn is pregnant with cubs! We’re obviously pleased as bees in honey here at the Hall, and I am sure to be a proud poppa … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 9 – Conflict at the Carrock

My apologies for the long wait since we last traveled Beorn’s Path. In this installment we find ourselves in a Conflict at the Carrock. Now the Carrock is not just a rock to me, it is part of my home … Continue reading

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Contest Winner: Favorite Beorning

The day has come to a close, the light has gone out in the West, the embers are grown dim, and it is finally time to tally the counts for the first ever contest at the Hall of Beorn. There … Continue reading

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