Tag Archives: Resource Acceleration

Hero Showdown

I was traveling when my compatriots in the Grey Company where recording the Hero Showdown episode, but I wanted to add my voice to the discussion here. Below are my top three heroes for each sphere, along with my seven favorites … 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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Deck: Eagles and Ents

In the latest episode of The Grey Company Podcast, designer Matt Newman mentioned that it would probably be possible to make an Eagle and Ent deck, even though these archetypes are disparate and supplemental in nature. This inspired Matthew D … Continue reading

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Deck: Wisdom, Bravery and Folly

The doomed player cards were first spoiled in August of last year. Ever since then I have been thinking about how best to build a deck around these powerful effects. As powerful as they can be, these cards bring an … 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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Bear Market: Tempo Archetype

As the game evolves, new archetypes are introduced, and existing archetypes change in often unexpected ways. The tempo archetype is an interesting hybrid between low-threat control decks and high-threat aggro decks. Utilizing powerful heroes and taking advantage of allies entering … Continue reading

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Deck: Sons of Númenor

Variety is the spice of life, as the saying goes, and it is no different for a Living Card Game. After a couple of cycles worth of experimenting with low threat decks that try to avoid direct confrontation at all … Continue reading

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