Encounter Set Review: Passage Through Mirkwood

Flies and spiders… that's the name of the very stage of Passage Through Mirkwood scenario… and it quite fits one of the first Encounter set, which We would call as "practice". Of course, the Player doesn't play with each encounter set separately - each scenario consists of more encounter sets. But Passage Through Mirkwood set doesn't exert any pressure … Continue reading Encounter Set Review: Passage Through Mirkwood

Shadows of Mirkwood cycle conclusion

We have finally reached the last adventure pack and now we can review Shadows of Mirkwood cycle as a whole. The Core set introduces all spheres, their strengths and weaknesses, champions and weaklings. Many of player cards serve well even nowadays, while others you forget during the first read. I say that without Core set you would … Continue reading Shadows of Mirkwood cycle conclusion

Player card review: Return to Mirkwood

After cornering and capturing Gollum in The Dead Marshes, the heroes must now escort the creature north, through Mirkwood forest, so that he can be held and interrogated at King Thranduil’s palace. The journey will not be easy, however: Mirkwood is always a dangerous place, the Dark Lord’s forces are eager to take Gollum for … Continue reading Player card review: Return to Mirkwood

Return to Mirkwood: There and Back Again

“By the afternoon they had reached the eaves of Mirkwood, and were resting almost beneath the great over-hanging boughs of its outer trees. “ Welcome to my latest article that wraps up the ‘Shadows of Mirkwood’ cycle with a punishing quest for the solo adventurer, and where I discuss my thoughts on the cycle as … Continue reading Return to Mirkwood: There and Back Again

The Dead Marshes: There and Back Again

‘'All dead, all rotten. Elves and Men and Orcs. The Dead Marshes. There was a great battle long ago…” Welcome to my latest article detailing my solo adventures with LOTR:LCG. This time we’re actually FINDING Gollum amongst the creepy marshland of Southern Rhovanion. Of course, we’re still following the adventures of Frodo and Sam in … Continue reading The Dead Marshes: There and Back Again

The Hills of Emyn Muil: There and Back Again

“The hills of Emyn Muil, upon either side of Nen Hithoel, was a vast, seemingly impenetrable maze of rocky crags between the east part of Rohan and the Dead Marshes” Welcome to another article that details my ongoing adventures through the LCG from a ‘thematic, solo and semi-progressive’ viewpoint. This quest returns us to the … Continue reading The Hills of Emyn Muil: There and Back Again