Monthly Archives: April 2017

Deck: Recalled Glory

In the last deck post I mentioned that the basic idea of “Warrior allies + Raiment of War” branched out into three different decks. This is the second of those. While looking through the selection of allies with the Warrior … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – C12: Shelob’s Lair

Shelob’s Lair rounds out the Land of Shadow box. The second half of Two Towers in general must have been very difficult to adapt into the game, with this quest being perhaps the most problematic bit of all. Passage of … Continue reading

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Deck: Brave Warriors

I’ve been on a little bit of a deckbuilding spree over the last few days, so I’ll be getting a few of those decks published on RingsDB and posted on here as soon as I get round to doing write-ups … Continue reading

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Single Letter Challenge – G

The next of my selection of community-suggested challenges I’m going to tackle is this one from 987654321 on the FFG forums: Use only cards that begin with a certain letter. I will mention now that as a general principle, some … Continue reading

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Design Debates – Doomed Player Cards

In this edition of Design Debates, I’m going to be taking a look at Doomed player cards. Some of the points I’ll be making I’ve already kind of made in some of my cards reviews, but here I can go … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – C11: Journey to the Crossroads

Journey to the Crossroads continues the trend in the Lord of the Rings sagas which I’ve previously mentioned – that the second quest of the box is the most likely to brutalise the players. An additional point which I only … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – C10: Passage of the Marshes

I’m now taking The Line Unbroken slightly out of the actual release sequence, as in previous cases with Saga expansions, as a means of keeping the Sagas to narrative breaks in the cycles. In this case, the narrative break in … Continue reading

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Archetype Analysis: Silvan

The next archetype I want to explore is that based around the Silvan trait. I’ve been meaning to get this done since The Drowned Ruins was released, as that pack contained a couple of nice new Silvan cards, but obviously … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – C9: Road to Isengard

The Treason of Saruman comes to a close with Road to Isengard. I already noted in the Helm’s Deep post of course how the game kind of has to tweak the details of the timeline to make it fit the … Continue reading

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Deckbuilding Challenge: The Middle Earth Hero Auction

Seastan started a thread on the FFG forums a little while back entitled The Middle Earth Hero Auction, bidding threat to pay for a hero selection. Of course I always like to look out for potentially interesting odd things to … Continue reading

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