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

The Hunt for Gollum: There and Back Again

“The wood was full of the rumour of him, dreadful tales even among beasts and birds. The Woodmen said that there was some new terror abroad, a ghost that drank blood.” Welcome to the latest article of this series for the solo player with theme very much in mind and my new Story Mode rules … Continue reading The Hunt for Gollum: There and Back Again

Escape from Dol Guldur: There and Back Again

“In the midst upon a stony height stands Dol Guldur, where long the hidden Enemy had his dwelling.” Welcome back to the third, and final, quest of the Core Set - the infamous ‘Escape from Dol Guldur’. I’m very happy to see a difficult quest, but as anyone knows, ‘Escape from Dol Guldur’ is just … Continue reading Escape from Dol Guldur: There and Back Again