Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Line Unbroken – 41: Celebrimbor’s Secret

Celebrimbor’s Secret, as I’ve mentioned elsewhere, was a pack I was very mixed about. The player cards are great, most notably hero Galadriel. Everything is better with Galadriel. But the quest… well, the theme of the quest is right up … Continue reading

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Fellowship: Mount Up [3-player version]

Well, I said when I initially posted my Theoden(T)/Elfhelm/mounts fellowship that I could probably turn it from a 2-deck fellowship into a 3-deck fellowship with the addition of a Lore deck to provide healing, some additional draw, more copies of … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – supplement

OK, I’ve been doing a bunch of somewhat supplemental stuff to The Line Unbroken for a little while and wanted to just quickly highlight it (plus fill in some old gaps). If you follow the Warden of Arnor facebook page … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 40: The Nin-in-Eilph

Ah, the Nin-in-Eilph. Widely considered one of the most frustrating quests in the game (if not the most). Also pretty thematic, since trudging endlessly through a swamp would be very frustrating. Doesn’t necessarily make it any more fun to play. … Continue reading

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Design Debates – Choices

Choices are at the heart of our game – as indeed they are at the heart of any decent game. Your success or failure will be determined in large part by the cumulative effect of lots of choices: what deck … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 39: Trouble in Tharbad

Back to the Ring-maker cycle, we come to Trouble in Tharbad. Trouble in Tharbad falls into something of a similar mould to Encounter at Amon Din, being the third quest in the cycle and one where the mechanics are compelling … Continue reading

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