Tag Archives: Leadership

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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Deck: Champion of Gondor

There has been some talk on the forums lately about the need to include Spirit in every deck. While I agree that quests increasingly are including “must-cancel” treacheries, I do enjoy building decks that defy the trends. This deck does … Continue reading

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Bear Market: Leadership for Ents and Dúnedain

With the closing of the Ring-maker cycle and the beginning of 2015, we can see the first hint of a new Ent archetype. There aren’t quit enough cards yet to make a full deck, but what we do have is … Continue reading

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Narrow Escape from the Fords of Isen

I was at 48 threat, Brand was killed, and Beorn and Sam were each one hit point from death, but I was able to survive the Fords of Isen. The MVP of the game was a 7 attack 7 defense … Continue reading

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Deck: Boromir Leads the Charge!

On the most recent episode of The Grey Company podcast, our discussion about deck-building has inspired me to try something a little bit different. For most of the Against the Shadow cycle, the Gondor trait seemed to be sadly under-developed, … Continue reading

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Deck: Rangers and Traps

After much tweaking, I’ve finally settled on deck featuring Rangers and Traps that I’m pretty happy with. The fact that it does not include Faramir, second only to Aragorn in renown as a Ranger, is a real shame. I did … Continue reading

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