Tag Archives: Shadows of Mirkwood

Gothmog’s Corridor 1: The Hunt for Gollum

Welcome, readers. I invite you to a read the first of many articles by a new guest author: Gothmog, Lord of the Balrogs. While he isn’t busy making war upon the Eldar, Gothmog enjoys writing strategy articles about The Lord … Continue reading

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Poll Results: Favorite Core Set or Shadows of Mirkwood Scenario

As is painfully obvious, bears do not belong in rafts. When I take a Journey Along the Anduin, I prefer to use my own four paws. Just before GenCon, we had a poll asking everyone’s favorite scenario from the Core … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 13 – Return to Mirkwood

After many wanderings, poisonous spiders, deadly trolls and dead ends, we come at last to the final stretch of our journey on Beorn’s Path. Like many adventures in life, everything ends where it began. We are returning to Mirkwood, with … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 12 – The Dead Marshes

J.R.R. Tolkien’s experiences in World War I, particularly at The Battle of the Somme, would later greatly influence his writings about Middle-Earth. Indeed, it is hard to look at the photograph above and not be reminded of The Dead Marshes. … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 11 – The Hills of Emyn Muil

“Come, see the lovely landscapes of the central Anduin Valley!”, they said; “Experience the wondrous vistas from the Falls of Rauros”, exclaimed the poster advert; “You have never seen anything like the beauty of Amon Lhaw”, promised the travel agent; … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 8 – Playtesting (The Hunt For Gollum)

My apologies for the long wait on this article. Spring is a busy time for Bears. Once I shake off my hibernation sickness (really Han Solo, it’s not all that bad), I have Bee Pastures to tend, and whole new … Continue reading

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Beorn’s Path: Part 7 – Deck Tuning (The Hunt For Gollum)

In our last stop along Beorn’s Path, we made a brave escape from the dungeons of Dol Guldur. We now embark upon a new set of adventures in the first chapter pack cycle, The Shadows of Mirkwood. Each chapter pack … Continue reading

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