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The Line Unbroken – NC4: Nightmare The Ring Goes South

The Line Unbroken is returning to the Nightmare campaign with Nightmare Road Darkens. Note that while the stop at Rivendell does afford the players the opportunity to exchange heroes without incurring a starting threat penalty, I am planning for this … Continue reading

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Deck: Treebeard, Master of Social Distancing

I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that the world is going through some difficult times right now. Well, one of the ways I tend to react to difficult or otherwise interesting times is to look at through … Continue reading

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Epic Multiplayer Annuminas 27/3/20

This is just a quick post to announce to anyone who is interested and didn’t already know: Tomorrow, the 27th of March (or the 28th for some people depending on time zones), a bunch of LotR community members including me … Continue reading

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Deck: A Regular Bears’ Meeting

A hazard of keeping up with the news in this game (and preferring not to use proxies) is that you come up with deck ideas and then forget about them by the time you have access to the cards you … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – Nightmare Ringmaker Wrap-Up

Well, it is time to wrap up another cycle of Nightmare quests in The Line Unbroken. The Ring-maker cycle didn’t have the best quests to start with in my opinion, and as tends to be the case the Nightmare decks … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – N42: Nightmare The Antlered Crown

Alright, I’ve reached the end of the Ringmaker cycle once again, coming to the Nightmare version of the Antlered Crown. Antlered Crown is a quest I’ve always quite liked, with the proviso that it has a lot of effects to … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – N41: Nightmare Celebrimbor’s Secret

In contrast to the previous quest, Celebrimbor’s Secret I think is generally more accepted by the community at large, but I’ve never really liked it. Between a bit too much Surge and Bellach’s Scour effect, there’s an annoying chance of … Continue reading

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Deck – the Elves Must Take Action

Back when Fire in the Night was originally announced, I had this (among other things) to say about The Elvenking: “It also potentially fits in nicely with decks that just rely on powerful heroes since it provides action advantage and … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – N40: Nightmare The Nin-in-Eilph

The Nin-in-Eilph I think would be most commonly described as frustrating, and the descriptor is difficult to argue. The transition to Nightmare certainly does nothing to change that. But at the same time, I’d say I’ve become better disposed towards … Continue reading

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The Line Unbroken – N39: Nightmare Trouble in Tharbad

Trouble in Tharbad, like Encounter at Amon Din in Against the Shadow, was very much the easy quest of the cycle. However unlike Amon Din, the Nightmare transition did not turn Tharbad into a complete monster. In fact, while the … Continue reading

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