Tag Archives: Secrecy

The Hobbits Overcome Bellach, and Discover Celebrimbor’s Secret

Thanks to some invaluable help from Gandalf and Elrond, the Hobbits had no trouble taking out Bellach and discovering Celebrimbor’s Secret. By exploring locations as quickly as possible, and optionally engaging enemies with the Scour effect, I was able to mitigate … Continue reading

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Deck: Haldir the Hunter

GenCon is one of those experiences that is so massive, so overwhelming, that it takes a bit of time to recover and adjust to the day-to-day routine of life. Now that I’ve finally had a chance to settle in and take stock … Continue reading

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Deck: The Window on the West

‘See here, Captain!’ He planted himself squarely in front of Faramir, his hands on his hips, and a look on his face as if he was addressing a young hobbit who had offered him what he called ‘sauce’ when questioned … Continue reading

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To Catch an Orc (Predator)

The Grey Company was able to catch Mugash and save Middle-Earth from his Orcish predation. An early appearance by Gandalf, along with location-control and Beregond’s superior defense allowed us to win the day. Ian was not able to join us … Continue reading

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Deck: A Desperate Gambit

Sending Frodo to destroy the One Ring was a desperate gambit by Gandalf and Elrond, but they felt it held their best hope of defeating Sauron. Certainly Sauron, isolated for so long in his own evil thoughts, would never imagine … Continue reading

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Deck: Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe

Just as there are many paths to the same destination, The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game allows for a myriad of successful deck designs. As the card pool grows, it becomes possible to create decks which incorporate some … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Favorites: Old Cards with New Relevance

One of the best things about Living Card Games is that they are not static. With most games, the experience that you have the first time that you open the box is very similar to the 100th time that you … Continue reading

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