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March 9, 2017

The Sands of Harad: Allies, Attachments, and Events Review

It’s definitely difficult to name a more iconic duo than the heroes found in The Sands of Harad deluxe expansion. However, with this cycle focusing on a region far from the areas of Middle-earth that we are familiar with, what themes will the rest of the player cards in this expansion draw from? And how […]

February 8, 2017

The Sands of Harad: Heroes Review

The Sands of Harad is the latest deluxe expansion for our beloved game, one that takes us further afield in terms of geography and lore than we have ever been before. Our heroes venture into an area that was never really explored by Tolkien: Harad. This is a place that is far different in terms […]

November 8, 2016

A Storm on Cobas Haven: Allies, Attachments, and Events Review

As mentioned last time, I’m going to be doing a lightning round review of the player cards of A Storm on Cobas Haven in an attempt to play a little catch-up. In an attempt to limit my inevitable tendency to expound at length, I’ve restricted myself to a maximum of four sentences per card. Brace […]

October 17, 2016

The Drowned Ruins: Events Review

  Here’s Glowwyrm’s take on the events of The Drowned Ruins! -Ian Well, this is an interesting pair of events to consider.  One of them is so like another card, but with an added niche benefit, that it seems hard to imagine why it exists.  The other is wholly unique and interesting, and I love it.  […]

September 1, 2016

Card Spotlight: Heavy Stroke

It’s been rather hot and heavy with the new player card reviews here at TftC, but there’s still always room for turning the clock back a bit to look at some older cards. Dwarf decks have long gone out of style, not for reasons of power, but for reasons of fatigue/boredom. Fire up a finely […]

August 16, 2016

Quests Revisited: The Long Dark

  Thomas N. returns with the next installment of his Quests Revisited series. Enjoy! -Ian ‘How long is that going to take us?’ asked Frodo. ‘I cannot say,’ answered Gandalf. ‘It depends on many chances. But going straight, without mishap or losing our way, we shall take three or four marches, I expect.’ -Journey in […]

July 28, 2016

The Thing in the Depths: Attachments Review

There are only two attachments in The Thing in the Depths AP, but there’s plenty to talk about here as one has received a fairly warm reception while the other has been met with a mixture of declarations of coaster-hood and puzzled looks of painful confusion. Is Raiment of War good enough to warrant practicing […]

July 20, 2016

The Thing in the Depths: Allies Review

Glowwyrm returns with his review of the allies of The Thing in the Depths! – Ian Glowwyrm here to take a look at the allies from the Thing in the Depths adventure pack.  Before the cycle started, the developers promised strong, unique allies in this cycle, and man have they delivered. Flight of the Stormcaller […]

May 25, 2016

Tactics Hero Poll #2 Results

I’ve finally got around to closing the poll for favorite Tactics hero. This was actually the second time I’ve run such a poll, with the first edition coming not too long after the birth of this blog back in the late days of 2012. I decided to move through the favorite hero polls for each sphere once […]

May 17, 2016

Contest: Hero Re-skins

Everett has decided to run a contest. So check it out for a chance to win a cool prize! -Ian Now, everyone loves new characters being explored. But from time to time, we feel that it is necessary to go back to the old characters and look at their multiple facets. That is true in […]