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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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Wilton
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Dwarrowdelf Cycle

Difficulty: 6
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Mark Schipper
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WIN!!! Second ever attempt at Redhorn Gate, first attempt was complete failure and DNF. It took me 19 rounds but i got there with a final threat of 26.

Total Cards: (50)

Hero: (3)
1x Beravor (Core Set)
1x Eowyn (Core Set)
1x Thalin (Core Set)

Ally: (22)
2x Erebor Hammersmith (Core Set)
1x Henamarth Riversong (Core Set)
2x Miner of the Iron Hills (Core Set)
2x Northern Tracker (Core Set)
1x Beorn (Core Set)
3x Gandalf (Core Set)
1x Haldir of Lorien (A Journey to Rhosgobel)
1x Eomund (Conflict at the Carrock)
1x Gildor Inglorion (The Hills of Emyn Muil)
2x The Riddermark's Finest (The Hills of Emyn Muil)
1x Elfhelm (The Dead Marshes)
2x Bofur (The Redhorn Gate)
2x Veteran Axehand (Core Set)
2x Gondorian Spearman (Core Set)

Attachment: (9)
2x Forest Snare (Core Set)
1x Protector of Lorien (Core Set)
1x Unexpected Courage (Core Set)
1x A Burning Brand (Conflict at the Carrock)
2x Dwarrowdelf Axe (Khazad-dum)
2x Citadel Plate (Core Set)

Event: (19)
2x Lore of Imladris (Core Set)
3x Stand and Fight (Core Set)
2x A Test of Will (Core Set)
1x Dwarven Tomb (Core Set)
2x Hasty Stroke (Core Set)
2x The Galadhrim's Greeting (Core Set)
2x Quick Strike (Core Set)
2x Feint (Core Set)
2x Khazad! Khazad! (Khazad-dum)



My tactic was to keep my threat low and do lots of questing with Northern Tracker to wipe out the progress in the staging area. Then use combinations of Quick Strike, Khazad! Khazad!, and Gandalf to get rid of ememies from the staging area before they had a chance to attack. On the last two turns i got greedy trying to get rid of the Mountain Troll and Engaged it forgetting about its +1 attack per mountain location in the staging area which ended up killing poor Beravor while defending, luckily i did kill it at the end of the 19th round and Eowyn and Thalin had a small wake for Beravor... Gandalf was there too, hes that kind of guy.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Guy Gifford
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Spokane Valley
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Played twice now in the challenge.

My group of adventures Beravor, Thalin and Eowyn, got lost both times as they tried to make it through.

They are now regrouping and looking at forming a new group.l
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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Dwarrowdelf #1: The Redhorn Gate

Deck 1: Dain Ironfoot, Eowyn, Dwalin
Deck 2: Gimli, Thalin, Bifur

Well this quest was just mean. I can't think of any other single word to describe it better than that. Nasty locations and treacheries as well as hard hitting enemies that you need to defend against and attack when having to have a large amount of characters with willpower else you risk losing them all swiftly in the third stage.

Two failed attempts and feeling a little worn down set up for a third. This one was epic that ended in the 12th round. Getting 2 of the 5 victory points required early on and I thought I had this one in the bag. Then two Freezing Cold conditions came out in one round and I was now left searching for Miner's of the Iron Hills. This dragged on and on. When one finally appeared, and with most heroes badly injured, I realised and had to progress and sacrifice Dwalin.

Moving on to the 3rd stage, and having exhausted most of the encounter deck, I was left questing knowing 3 of the 4 remaining cards were Snowstorm. Typically two Snowstorms appeared but I'd quested safely and lost no characters. A couple of rounds later and the quest had been defeated.

I hope the rest of the cycle is not this brutal! Although I made things slightly harder for myself after reading that the Black Uruks when revealed effect could in fact be used to discard Freezing Cold as they don't specify an attachment you control. Oh well, maybe next time...

Result: Success!
Final Score: 192
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Will H.
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Date: 10/19/2015
Attempts: 2
Deck: Same as previous quest

The first time I played this, I got beat bad. I was considering redesigning my "3-Sphere" Dwarven Hero deck, but decided to give it one more try.

Heroes:

Dain Ironfoot (Leadership); 0 wounds, 4 resources
Gimli (Tactics) <Dwarven Axe, Narvi Belt>; 4 wounds, 5 resources
Dwalin (Spirit) <Unexpected Courage>; 3 wounds, 6 resources

Strategy:

I spent quite a bit of time on quest 1B, slowing adding allies. Most of the cards in the staging area were locations, and the few enemies I encountered were wargs. I was able to keep my threat low with Galadhrim's Greeting and Gandalf. Eventually we explored "The Dimrill Stair". What a cool location card! (I think we missed this when we played the quest 2-player.)

Gimli got a Narvi Belt late in the game, towards the end of 2B or the beginning of 3B, and I was able to heal Dain with Lore of Ihladris.

At the end of the game, there was a Snow Warg and Black Uruk in the staging area. My allies were two Lorien Guides, then two Snow Scouts and a Veteran Axehand appearing in 3B. (There were other characters along the way, but these were the final characters at the end of the game.)

8 VP; I was able to explore Caradhras in 1B with Northern Tracker for 3 VP, as well as Celebdil (2 VP), Fanuidhol (2 VP), The Dimrill Stair (1 VP). Also able to put 14 progress tokens on 3B, and finish with an ending threat of just 27!

This was a really cool quest with a lot of theme. Cannot imagine beating this quest without the help of the Spirit sphere, Gandalf, and the Dimrill Stair showing up as a location.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Darren M
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Jack Bennett
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Rougemont
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Joakim Schön
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Suzy Vitale
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Continuing the Dwarrowdelf quests...Celeborn, Galadriel and Haldir escorted Arwen across the Redhorn Gate so she could visit her father. Man, that was a LOT of effort for a family visit. It took a small horde of Silvans to quest my way through that one. Haldir had a Freezing Cold condition attached to him for most of the game, then the Dimrill Stair came up *just* before I was about to quest through to 3A/B. Henamarth single-handedly saved Haldir from death. Henamarth scried Dimrill Stair and I read the Travel text which made me think that perhaps it would be important in the last stage of the quest to not have this condition attached to Haldir? Good guess. I quested even, traveled to the Dimrill Stair, ditched Freezing Cold, then powered through on the next turn to 3A/B. 3B forces you to discard any character with a willpower of 0....Haldir's willpower is 2 and Freezing Cold reduces a hero's willpower by 2, so Haldir would've been toast. We love you Henamarth, even if you *are* a Fantasy Flight creation.

I definitely need to play this one again with my Dwarf deck. And again, Nightmare mode.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Richard Mandeville
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Lincoln
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Condition: excellent
Language: English

Free shipping in the UK

Also included (to complete the Dwarrowdelf cycle of 6 which goes with the Khazad-dum expansion):

Road to Rivendell
The Watcher in the Water
The Long Dark
Foundations of Stone
Shadow and Flame
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
A.J. Sansom
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The Redhorn Gate


A pick up and deliver mission for our elven lord? Sounds simple! So, with Arwen in tow, the elves take off over the Misty Mountains this time...

sideboard in:
none
sideboard out:
none


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Turn 1 (18 threat - 0 progress)
Beginning their initial ascent into the foothills of the mountains, the peaks of Caradhras and Celebdil loom large in the distance. Employing a Stargazer from Rivendell to assist on the preparation for the trip, and packing Asfaloth to the full, our heroes set off.
(+1 progress)

A Mountain Goblin, equally ugly and vile to its cave-dwelling kin, can be seen tracking the party from afar.


Turn 2 (20t - 1p)
A Zigil Miner joins the group as well as the ever-plucky Gleowine. Come on, it's a rarely-seen harp reference/pun! Anyways, Elrond Risks Some Light and finds out that the party is in store for some perilous pathways and fearsome creatures ahead. A sinister chill hits Glorfindel; he is Freezing Cold!
(-p, +5t)

Catching Elrond deep in thought, the Mountain Goblin sneaks up and lands a crippling, unblockable attack on the elf. His back nearly torn to shreds, Elrond cries out for help. Glorfindel rushes to his aid, and together they manage to bring down the dastardly foe.


Turn 3 (26t - 1p)
Despite not having made it very far up the mountain thus far, Glorfindel and his trusty steed have been systematically exploring Celebdil and have almost covered that entire peak, saving the rest of the group the trip there. The group meets up with a Northern Tracker and a Warden of Healing before heading back out for another length hike. Elrond, his clothes still drenched in blood, is understandably excited to have an expert Healer nearby.
(+1p)



Having only just disposed of the Mountain Goblin, and still with wounds still freshly steaming in the winter air, Elrond comes across a recent set of tracks distinctive to a Mountain Warg; very recent tracks.


Turn 4 (27t - 2p)
Knowing that a Mountain Warg attack is imminent, Elrond puts on Vilya and summons forth Gildor from a nearby forest! The mountain-trekking party is really growing in size; hopefully they'll not attract any additional unwanted attention on their passage.
(-p, +1t)

Coming to a good viewpoint, the heroes see that not one, but two Mountain Wargs now circle the group, looking eager to pounce on their prey. One of the Wargs lays back while the second jumps in at the group, tearing at Gleowine's face. Poor Gleowine. Glorfindel only manages to get in a glancing blow before the Warg momentarily retreats.


Turn 5 (29t - 2p)
Facing down a fanged doom, Elrond digs deep within his satchel, finds his Tony Robbins books, and is immediately overwhelmed by a double-dose of Unexpected Courage! Well, let's be honest, with Tony Robbins, it was hardly unexpected. Not only that, but an admittedly-pretty-grim-looking Gleowine gets up off the turf, puts his face back on, and rejoins the group. With a new outlook on their predicament, Elrond yells encouragement to the troops. The clouds part and the Dimrill Stair can be seen far off into the distance.
(+1p)

Snapping back to reality, the Gleowine-maiming Warg takes another run at our group. The Mountain Warg rips at Elronds shoulder, tearing both clothes and flesh; however, the masterful Warden of Healing wraps lacerations as fast as they are caused. The Northern Tracker puts down his walking stick long enough to assist Glorfindel in skewering and barbecuing the first Warg. The second Warg looks on in silent horror, perhaps reconsidering any future aggression.


Turn 6 (30t - 3p)
With the power of Vilya anything's possible, even getting Beorn out of the forest long enough to help with our heroes' trek up the mountains! Risking a little Light, Elrond manages to plot a course further up to the peaks without running afoul of any Snow Wargs. Snow Wargs make Mountain Wargs look like Teddy-Bear Wargs. Even though the new path brings the group to the edge of some Turbulent Waters, Asfaloth is able to ferry the party across with little ill-effect.
(+4p)

Mountain Wargs are like goldfish in that they have very short memories. With the BBQ sauce still encrusted on Glorfindel's statuesque face, the second Warg lunges itself into the midst of our group. Elrond, once again getting mauled, is now in clothing so tattered that, quite frankly, it's become obscene. Blushing, the Warden continues his now-awkward administrations. With hands half-way obscuring their eyes, Beorn and Glorfindel butcher up the second Warg and begin smoking the meat for their journey ahead. Insert smoking-meat-Elrond-nearly-naked joke here.


Turn 7 (31t - 7p)
Warg jerky in hand, the elven band sets back up the mountain. The smell of fresh meat attracts a group of Black Uruks; they immediately set upon our rather-unimpressed, Beorn-toting group.
(+4p, complete stage 1)

Inexplicably, the Uruks close in on Elrond, further slashing any remaining clothes he has to ribbons. The Warden, now wishing he were dead, quickly wraps Elrond just enough to keep the show's PG13 rating; this is not Game of Thrones after all. Glorfindel and Beorn dispatch the Uruks with their trademark skill and panache.


Turn 8 (32t - 0p)
Wielding the power of Vilya, and literally nothing else, Elrond summons a second, startled Northern Tracker to the scene. The two trackers share a knowing glance, shake their heads, and gear up to attempt an ascension on the summit of Caradhras. Crazy, under-dressed, hippie elves...
(+13p, complete stage 2)

Plodding along, our group is startled by a sudden stirring on either side; an Avalanche! Pushed on by the imminent danger, our group hits the peak of Caradhras! Okay, so the best way to motivate this group of heroes is to be chased by an Avalanche. Noted. Shivering upon the Mountain's Peaks, the Stargazer succumbs to a chilly death.


Turn 9 (33t - 0p)
After burying the hapless Stargazer at the very peak of Caradhras, the group begins their rapid descent down the western side of the mountain range.
(+5p)

Though no enemies appear anywhere on the horizon, our group is beset by a unnaturally powerful Snowstorm. Being so ill-equipped for the cold, Elrond has the entire group huddle awkwardly close to him to provide enough body heat to survive the night. The tension becomes too much for Gleowine and the poor mentally-abused Warden; they scream and run off wildly into the vast and deadly darkness.


Turn 10 (34t - 5p)
Before making the push down the final few thousand feet, Glorfindel finds that the Power of Orthanc brand sleeping bag that Gleowine left behind finally gets rid of the Freezing Cold that has been gripping his bones since the outset of the journey. Feeling good and thoroughly alive for the first time all trip, Glorfindel gets out of the sleeping bag and is immediately Freezing Cold again. Oh well, cold or not, the group makes it through the final leg of their quest up and over the mountains.
(+9p, complete stage 3)


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Knowing the deck and quest cards ahead of time can alleviate a ton of trouble before it even shows up (which is why I never look at them ahead of time when playing for the very first time). However, for this run-through, and already knowing the quest progression here, I was able to find and get through the tough locations earlier and stall my progress enough to get "in control" of the situation before getting to quest stage 3. Also, it should be noted that not side-boarding out Arwen from my deck was pretty silly; I'm glad it didn't come back to bite me in the end.


Final Score

= 34 + 0 + 0 - 6
= 28
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Richard Mandeville
United Kingdom
Lincoln
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Language: English

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Also included (to complete the Dwarrowdelf cycle of 6 which goes with the Khazad-dum expansion):

Road to Rivendell
The Watcher in the Water
The Long Dark
Foundations of Stone
Shadow and Flame
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Wally Jones
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The Redhorn Gate - The first Adventure in the Dwarrowdelf Cycle


Difficulty Level = 6


Adventure Notes -

This is a fairly straight forward Adventure. Except everything is slightly more difficult. The Enemies are fairly nasty though. The Treachery cards are downright vicious. And the Locations are rough.

The Encounter deck has a method of bringing back into the play the worst cards from the discard pile that you have already faced. That means you may face the same card several times.

Added to that to Quest can only be completed by exploring certain Locations which you must find in the Encounter deck. Finding those few Locations can be very time consuming and can make the Adventure drag causing further problems.

Because of this it is helpful to have a way to Recur your deck just in case.

Also helpful is a way to incapacitate Enemies. That way you won't need to face them repeatedly.

A little healing can be helpful too.



Played Solo = Not too bad. Large Questing through the many Locations with the occasional Enemy or Treachery card. Knock each one down as it comes up so they don't stack up in the Staging Area or on you and you will blitz through.


Played with Two Players = A little more difficult with two. It is easy to miss the Victory Point cards needed to win.



Enemy Attacking Strength = High

Number of Enemy Attackers = Low

Character Blocking Strength Needed = High

Number of Blockers Needed = High. When Enemies hot they will kill

Surge = Low

Helpful to incapacitate Enemies = Very High

Questing Strength Needed = Very High

Location Effects? = High

Is Card Draw Helpful = High

Healing Strength Needed = Average

Threat Control Needed = Average

Shadow Control Needed = Very High

Condition Control Needed = High. Only one, but it kills

Random Treachery Effects = Very High. Crushing Treachery cards

Need for Direct Damage = High

Need to recur your deck = Average



Objective -
- Arwen Undomiel - Helpful but if she dies you lose


Notable Quest Cards -
1A - Up the Pass - Bring Arwen Undomiel into play
3B - The Mountains Peaks - Kills Characters with zero Willpower


Notable Enemies -
- Mountain Warg - Hard to hit and keeps jumping back to the Staging Area
- Mountain Troll - Big nasty
- Snow Warg - Allies can't Defend its Attack. Only Heroes.


Notable Locations -
- Turbulent Waters - Players can't optional engage enemies
- Rocky Crags - Direct Damage to Travel here
- The Dimrill Stair - Takes back all Locations including Victory Points. Victory Points
- Celebdil - Very hard to Explore and move past. Victory Points
- Fanuidhol - Cost Resources. Victory Points


Notable Treachery Cards -
- Fell Voices - Brings back 2 Snow cards from the discard pile
- Bitter Wind - Discards Resources
- Fallen Stones - Players must choose between 2 bad outcomes
- Avalanche! - Exhausts all Characters
- Freezing Cold - Condition lowers Willpower and Hero can't Quest
- Snowstorm - Lowers all Questing Characters Willpower


Notable Shadow Cards -
- Snowstorm - Lowers Willpower
- Fallen Stones - Could make the Attacking Enemies huge
- Rocky Crags - Could make the Attacking Enemy huge
- Black Uruks - If Undefended gets 2 additional Shadow cards
- Bitter Wind - Discards Resources


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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Guido Gloor
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I also got the next cycle...
 
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Bill Mort
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Redhorn is Caradhras, right? I honestly had to double-check that, so you can tell my Tolkien knowledge is fading in my old age. But this set should bring in some Sarumanic spells and snowshoes. Again, guessing.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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Games Played

_9_ The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game x2


Expansions Used

_8_ The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game - The Redhorn Gate x2


The Week in Review

Another week with just single night of gaming. Two plays of The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate. One a dismal failure and the other a (fudged) success.

These were my 77th and 78th plays of The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game making it the third most frequently played game in my collection (after Ascension: Storm of Souls and Carcassonne). All those plays have been spread between 13 different scenarios which certainly has helped in getting so many plays out of it. And with a few dozen more scenarios yet to play (should I collect them all), I don't see this game collecting dust any time soon...unless a better cooperative game comes along. So far Sentinels of the Multiverse and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game have failed. I have been thinking about picking up Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island and giving it a try.

Today, my Christmas package from German Board Games arrived, but S took it from me and wrapped the three games up for me to unwrap on the 25th.

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The Week Ahead

Although S and I have the week off, I don't see a lot of gaming happening. My parents are arriving on Tuesday and unless we pick up a Scrabble game, I doubt there'll be any gaming. Meanwhile, my unplayed pile will probably be the largest it's ever been with Madeira, De Vulgari Eloquentia, 1861: The Railways of the Russian Empire, Russian Railroads, Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy, Glass Road, Innovation, Revolution: The Dutch Revolt 1568-1648 and a couple PnP 18xx games. Never mind that my wish list could add a few more to that in the next few weeks.
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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First AP in cycle two.

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Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Redhorn Gate [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Patrick
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We got this for free after arguing that we just bought a buttload of packs. We were offered a packs of sleeves first, but who wants sleeves? Give me MORE GAMES.

This one apparently needs the first actual big box expansion thingy. I do not have this expansion. Thanks anyway.

Pro: The snow wolf thingy looks fabulous.

Contra: "Redhorn" is not nearly as much fun to say as "Rhosgobel" (Gesundheit).
 
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This one appears to be unavailable.

New, Unopened

Soft Reserve: $12
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***CLOSED. Sold to that pigeon***

Virtually as new, with packaging. English language.

I bought a big job lot of LotR stuff to get some cheap extra core sets, intending to sell off the adventure packs that I already had. This is one of them. It was sold to me as used, but if it was used, it was used very lightly.

Weighs under 120g, so £2.50 - £3 ish in the UK, more like £4 to Europe, but you will buy several and ship them all together to save money, won't you?

Starting price £7, ending October 15th.
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I purchased the Lord of the Rings: The Card Game a while back and my limited experience with it is pretty positive. I jumjped in and picked up a lot of the booster packs (which seems almost required if you are actually gonna build interesting decks). I really like the LCG format (even though it's still quite a money sink). What about you? Do you have any LCGs that you like or are interested in? Do you like the LCG format or is it just another CCG in disguise?
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