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April 2016

Review: Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Review

In my quest to share gaming with my wife, I am constantly on the lookout for cooperative games we can play together. I happened to stumble across The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games, and it seemed like an intriguing option. Phoenix enjoys the LOTR universe and Thunderstone, a fantastic deck-building board ngame. A cooperative romp through J.R.R. Tolkiens universe seemed like an excellent way to spend a few hours together.

Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is a one to four  player adventure, where players fight enemies and explore locations with decks of up to 50 cards from four spheres of influence.  The spheres are Leadership, Lore, Spirit and Tactics.

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Those Damn Spiders

After meticulously crafting a pair of decks, Phoenix and I were dismayed to be demolished on the Adventure Through Mirkwood mission. Difficulty 1!

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