Monthly Archives: May 2016

[Custom Content] [Non-LotR] How Do They Rise Up

Warning: custom content ahead, and I’m going outside of LotR. Feel free to stop reading anywhere along the way if the subject matter hits something you’re not interested in. Advertisements

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Deck: Orcs Tumble into my Traps

Following on from my Archetype Analysis: Superhero, I was planning to post up one or two more decks that fit into the superhero archetype, but neither of the two decks I had in mind is quite ready for public consumption … Continue reading

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“The quiet ones are the ones that change the universe”

The title is a quote from Babylon 5: In the Beginning, and is also a very common sentiment that “it’s always the quiet ones you have to watch out for,” etc. This is true in many contexts, and it is … Continue reading

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What news from the North?

Lately I’ve been doing a few Lord of the Rings things off the blog, so I thought I’d quickly give a run-down of them just so people are aware they’re out there: RingsDB decks: Mostly the decks I post on … Continue reading

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Archetype Analysis – Superhero

As I said in the first instalment of Archetype Analysis, I intend to look at archetypes based around particular mechanics and playstyles as well as ones centred around certain traits. This is my first foray into that area. It’s an … Continue reading

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Deck: Great Cleavage

(Name inspiration – just pretend Roy is Eomer) At the point when I was really getting into the game, early in the Ring-maker cycle, I was struck by the existence of a few cards which were similar in effect to … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 36: Into Fangorn

And so we round out our all-too-brief tour of Rohan and Isengard with a quick jaunt into Fangorn Forest. This quest was unfortunately a disappointment which didn’t really live up to the coolness of its theme, but it’s inevitable that … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 35: To Catch an Orc

On from the Fords we come to Isengard to do the bidding of Saruman the White, and thus begin the principal plot of the Ring-maker cycle, wherein it seems we are unwittingly helping Saruman to assemble all the forces he … Continue reading

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Decks: The House of Stewards

After a long wait, the Dream-chaser cycle has apparently finally begun with the release of Flight of the Stormcaller, and everyone is excitedly jumping on our new Leadership Denethor hero (plus some other cards, but Denethor is I think the … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 34: Fords of Isen

So The Line Unbroken traces its way from Gondor to Rohan for the Voice of Isengard deluxe expansion. This expansion brought a few new things as well as additional development on existing ones – we obviously anticipated some development of … Continue reading

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