Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Line Unbroken – 49: Treachery of Rhudaur

As we pass the halfway point of the Angmar Awakened cycle we get into the stuff I really like. I do enjoy the quests in the first half, but theme-wise fending off undead in ancient ruins and fighting a pitched … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 48: Across the Ettenmoors

I once described Across the Ettenmoors as ‘Continue to Escape from Mount Gram: Now with 100% more trolls!’ As far as the story is concerned, that is what’s happening, but in gameplay terms and in terms of what’s actually happening … Continue reading

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Deckbuilding Challenge: Uncaptured Mount Gram

Time for another deckbuilding challenge, I figured following on from two weeks ago doing Shadow of the Past I’d do another scenario specific challenge. It’s also neat timing since I’ve just played Escape from Mount Gram for The Line Unbroken. … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 47: Escape from Mount Gram

Following a lengthy trek through the wilds in Wastes of Eriador, the card game subjects us to one of the great bugbears of video games and has us captured in a cutscene. This doesn’t actually annoy me too much, though … Continue reading

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Deck: ‘Tis but a scratch!

This is the third deck I built which branched out from the basic concept of “Warrior allies + Raiment of War.” While putting together the set of Warrior allies I could choose from I realised that a great candidate for … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – 46: Wastes of Eriador

Alright, back to the Angmar Awakened cycle. My favourite cycle of the game thus far. None of the preceding cycles remotely stand up to it in my opinion, whereas I still haven’t actually played the last two quests in the … Continue reading

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Deckbuilding Challenge: Tactics Shadow of the Past

Alright, next challenge I’m taking from my list of suggestions is one from Authraw on the FFG forums, who challenged me to: “Defeat A Shadow of the Past without using any Lore, Leadership or Spirit cards.” A tricky one to … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – The Two Towers Wrap-Up

So with Treason of Saruman and Land of Shadow done I am through The Two Towers. Of course these two boxes were something of a shift in the nature of the campaign since they were entering the section where the … Continue reading

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