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The Lord of the Rings: Nazgul is coming in this May !

   The new board game from Wizkids, the intriguing The Lords of The Rings: Nazgul is due to release at May 16. There is few thing we already know about the title, but there are already some info available now, before the official previews start in April.   I have to say that the game is promising with… Read More »

Review: The Lord of the Rings LCG – Khazad-Dúm Expansion

On last week Fantasy Flight Games released the first big-box expansion to the Lord of the Rings LCG, Khazad-Dúm. With this new expansion you may lead your heroes into the depths of Moria in a search after Balin and his dwarwen colony.   The Lords of the Rings LCG: Khazad-Dúm expansion, released last week has lots to offer… Read More »

Lord of the Rings HeroClix is delayed !

While we didn’t see any official announcement about it on WizKids or HeroClix.com, it seems that the awaited The Lord of the Rings HeroClix will be available at the beginning of December. Which is sure, that it wasn’t released on the officially announced announced release day, November 23rd. Based on some online retailers, the new release date is… Read More »

The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game: The Review

Back in 1998 I was just beginning high school (my apologies to any of you who now feel particularly old), and a friend of mine introduced me to this crazy little CCG called Middle Earth: The Wizards by the sadly fading Iron Crown Enterprises . I was well-versed in collectible card games at this point in time; I’d been playing Magic: The Gathering since the Revised Edition, …

Anglo Saxon World Building

I recently read Beowulf for the fourth or fifth time in my senior English majors colloquium, and several aspects of the narrative provoked some thoughts in my tired grey cells.  Specifically, what my professor, Craig Williamson, called the “sense that things are winding down.”  If you’ve read Beowulf, and if you’ve read anything by Tolkien (a rather important…

Lord Of The Rings: The Confrontation Review

Good board games sure are a good way to spend some time, but sometimes it just takes too much effort to make arrangements to actually sit down with your friends. Luckily, there are few good board games designed especially for two people, so if you and you’re wife cannot think ANYTHING ELSE to do; you