Tag Archives: Secrecy

Deck: Bloodless Victory

Ah, that Time could touch a formThat could show what Homer’s ageBred to be a hero’s wage.‘Were not all her life but stormWould not painters paint a formOf such noble lines,’ I said,‘Such a delicate high head,All that sternness amid … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Surviving the Early Game Part 1 – Leadership

In my earlier key concepts article about timing, I described how player cards can be categorized into early game, middle game, and late game. Obviously, most staples are worth playing at any time during the game, but some cards are … Continue reading

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Bear Market: The Aldburg Plot

A Wolf Grey and furtive in the final twilight,he lopes by, leaving his spoor along the bankof this nameless river that has quenched the thirstof his throat, these waters that repeat no stars.Tonight, the wolf is a shade who runs … Continue reading

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Deck: The Second Coming

The Second Coming Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of … Continue reading

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Bear Market: Tier 2 Favorites

As a Living Card Game grows, the best cards become apparent. The cream, as they say, rises to the top. While this game is technically in some kind of torpor, the same principles apply. A quick perusal of the most … Continue reading

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Play Report: A Weary Pilgrim Hunts the Dreadnaught

I just successfully completed a rousing game against The Hunt for the Dreadnaught scenario pack. I used an updated version of my alternate art fellowship deck, A Weary Pilgrim. This time the game was standard mode, but it will be … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: The Old Elf and the Sea

Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is. —Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea After extensive research, the intrepid research hounds here at The … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: Wandering in Search of the Entwives

ENT: When Spring unfolds the beechen leaf, and sap is in the bough; When light is on the wild-wood stream, and wind is on the brow; When stride is long, and breath is deep, and keen the mountain-air, Come back … Continue reading

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Alternate Art: A Weary Pilgrim

When evening in the Shire was grey his footsteps on the Hill were heard; before the dawn he went away on journey long without a word. From Wilderland to Western shore, from northern waste to southern hill, through dragon-lair and … Continue reading

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