Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Line Unbroken – C5: Journey in the Dark

And so we move onto the main event of The Road Darkens, that being Journey in the Dark and its attendant Balrog fight. Not to undersell the rest of TRD, the whole box is amazing, but on the quest side … Continue reading

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Deck: I Brought Enough Sword-thain for Everyone

So I was tinkering with this deck the other day – originally it used Galdor instead of Aragorn as the third hero, going for the ultimate good start, but then I realised there was almost nothing I’d want to ditch … Continue reading

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Brimming with anticipation again

This post will be talking about spoiled cards. If you don’t recognise the cards I’m talking about, you can follow this link to find all the announcement articles: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/tag/the-lord-of-the-rings-the-card-game/ The cards which have already been released can of course all … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – C4: The Ring Goes South

It’s saga campaign time again! Alright, once again I’m going slightly out of order here, because the obvious narrative break in the Ring-maker cycle is after Three Trials when we’ve just dealt with the little sidetrack into the Dunland stuff … Continue reading

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Deck: Expedient Alliances

Ever since Desperate Alliance was released one of the most obvious and arguably also most powerful things to do with it has been to pass Lore Aragorn across the table so other players can reset their threats as well (since … Continue reading

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Design Debates – Tests

One of the aspects of certain quests which has tended to be more controversial than most has been the inclusion of additional tests on top of the standard questing and combat mechanics. They always have their interesting elements, but largely … Continue reading

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