Tag Archives: Noldor

Poll Results: Favorite Archetype as of 2015

At times, the meta-game can seem as fickle as a springtime thundershower. Just as one archetype disappears, two new ones appear in a bolt of lightning. Other archetypes change drastically, thanks to new cards which bring new-found strategies. It’s finally time … Continue reading

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Deck: Counsels of the Wise

As a fan of unique deck designs, the Noldor archetype is particularly appealing. The Erestor hero is probably the most iconic as a foundational piece for Noldor decks as three extra cards at the start of every turn is so … Continue reading

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Círdan, A Power Long Hidden

Lately, I’ve been pushing myself to build more thematic decks. With powerful new archetypes like Ents and Noldor, as well as the resurgence of older archetypes like Rohan, the game is in a great place when it comes to thematic … 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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Decks: The House of Elrond

Of all the characters in Tolkien’s legendarium, Elrond is one of the most fascinating. The half-elven descendant of Beren and Lúthien, Elrond and his brother Elros were given a very unique choice. After the War of Wrath and the destruction of Beleriand, the … 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: The Grey Company Defends Gondor

The idea for this deck comes from a recent OCTGN game with Derek (aka Shipprekk) of The Last Ship. The central idea that he came up with is to attach Steward of Gondor and Gondorian Shield to Elrohir. When paired … Continue reading

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