Tag Archives: Location Control

Journey up the Anduin and into Mirkwood

We had a special guest at the Austin LotR group tonight! Dan M., author of the Unfinished Trails blog, joined Terence and I for some epic three player games against The Wilds of Rhovanion. After a false start where my … Continue reading

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Braving the Crossings of Poros

It’s been a while in coming, but The Crossings of Poros finally arrived and we had a chance to play it this week at our Austin LotR group. The wait was worth it as this quest is both unique and … Continue reading

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Deck: Brave Explorers

As I play more three and four player games, locations are quickly becoming a thorn in my furry side. Nothing is more frustrating that having all of your soldiers lined up and ready for battle, only to lose to location-lock. With … Continue reading

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Deck: Daughters of Númenor (and Valinor)

One of the nice things about the less difficult scenarios is that they give us a chance to try out unique decks. While it is fun to play top-tier decks, sometimes it is good to mix things up, and play a more … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Splashing

While mono-sphere decks can be very powerful, a deck is often even more effective if you include one hero from another sphere. Adding just a bit of another sphere is known as splashing. The reason why splashing can improve a … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 11 – The Hills of Emyn Muil

“Come, see the lovely landscapes of the central Anduin Valley!”, they said; “Experience the wondrous vistas from the Falls of Rauros”, exclaimed the poster advert; “You have never seen anything like the beauty of Amon Lhaw”, promised the travel agent; … Continue reading

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Deck: Flight to the Ford

‘Ride forward! Ride!’ cried Glorfindel to Frodo. He did not obey at once, for a strange reluctance seized him. Checking the horse to a walk, he turned and looked back. The Riders seemed to sit upon their great steeds like … Continue reading

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