Tag Archives: Prince Imrahil

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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Key Concepts: Surviving the Early Game Part 2 – Tactics

Part one focused on Leadership cards to help survive the early game. We continue the series with the Tactics sphere. For most of the life of the game Tactics was fairly one-dimensional. It had characters with excellent attack and defense, … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Seven Stars and Seven Stones

Even as Pippin gazed in wonder the walls passed from looming grey to white, blushing faintly in the dawn; and suddenly the sun climbed over the eastern shadow and sent forth a shaft that smote the face of the City. … Continue reading

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Play Report: My Mûmak’s Name is Homer

I’m presenting my trek through the Haradrim Cycle a bit out of order, but I wanted to give a snapshot of my victory against The Mûmakil with my Aggro Caldara deck. With the help of an army of allies, Caldara was … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Aggro Caldara v3

As may be plain from my recent posts, I’ve been on an alternate art kick lately. My latest bear-brained scheme was to find and print alternate art for an entire deck. In this, the latest version of my Aggro Caldara deck … Continue reading

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Play Report: The Might of Caldara

This photo was from a game that we played last night against The Passing of the Grey Company, at our local Austin LotR LCG group. It must seem unbelievable, but it captures the end of my second planning phase. Prince Imrahil, in … Continue reading

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Deck: Westfold to the Rescue

At the battle of Pelennor Fields, the Rohirrim charged to the rescue of Gondor. Éomer lead the riders of the Westfold against the main host assaulting Minas Tirith. Éowyn (aka Dernhelm) defeated the Witch-king of Angmar, with the help of her friend … Continue reading

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Decks: Dwarves at the Circus

The basic idea of these decks is to use powerful heroes that either do not exhaust to perform actions, or have abilities and card synergies that allow them to ready. In either case, you have heroes with good stats taking … Continue reading

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Decks: Battle of the Pelennor Fields

These are more thematic than powerful, but they should work well together. The primary goal was just to use the new Heirs of Numenor cards, along with some older, more over-looked cards to make two theme-rich Gondor/Rohan decks to represent … Continue reading

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