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Lord of the Rings LCG


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Gandalf
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Yesterday, 02:06 PM by Nosilloc
Gandalf would have to play the card in order for it to work.
Gandalf
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Yesterday, 01:31 PM by Lecitadin

I'd say yes, because he had the printed icon when you played the card.

Gandalf
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Aug 27 2015 07:33 PM by Jmrburgard

Lord of Mothrond reads "If each hero you control has a printed [Leadership] resource icon, Lord of Morthond gains: "Response: After you play a [Lore], [Spirit], or [Tactics] ally, draw 1 card."

 

If a non-leadership card is played from the top of the deck, Gandalf is consider to have the printed icon. But this timing window sufficient to trigger Lord of Mothrond? You play the card, G. gains the icons and Lord gains the text. Does it still have it in time to trigger the response?

Ride Them Down
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Aug 26 2015 09:20 PM by slothgodfather

I assume the progress is assigned all at once.  So any overkill dmg/progress is effectively being discarded.

Ride Them Down
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Aug 26 2015 06:56 PM by crx3800

I'm pretty sure they are just lost as you can "over" damage an enemy.

Ride Them Down
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Aug 26 2015 05:46 PM by Craken

if you're placing more progress tokens on the enemy than he has health, do the remainder go to the active quest, or are they discarded?

Durin's Song
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Aug 25 2015 09:07 PM by slothgodfather

I feel it would only really work if you had at least 2 players using songs.  Then it would be worth it to run the Love of Tales attachment in one of them.

Durin's Song
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Aug 25 2015 04:38 PM by kwitee

yeah, pretty awesome in my opinion, especially if you are running a deck that can also house love of tales, since it is a song.

Are there any song decks yet? I really liked the pipe deck, but I fear there is not a lot of good song cards to make viable deck. 

Durin's Song
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Aug 25 2015 04:51 AM by chadcomics

Not too many dwarf decks even use this.  So, it's not an automatic 5-star card.

Gandalf
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Aug 23 2015 09:10 PM by Jmrburgard

@jmrburgard - a friend of mine uses pure leadership for his outlands deck, and utilizes Strength of Arms to use Faramir more than once!

I'm pure running leadership. Haven't tried that. Last few games where against the Heirs of Numinor so not a lot of willpower used. Still, questing for 863 million has to be useful on occasion.

Erebor Record Keeper
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Aug 22 2015 04:56 AM by dave19067

Great in any situation because of questing and Action.

Gandalf
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Aug 21 2015 02:27 PM by slothgodfather

@jmrburgard - a friend of mine uses pure leadership for his outlands deck, and utilizes Strength of Arms to use Faramir more than once!

 

and yea, I basically consider 2x expert treasure hunters in any Gandalf deck.  3 if I'm questing with all my heroes regularly.

Gandalf
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Aug 20 2015 06:50 PM by crx3800

Expert Treasure Hunter discards the card then checks to see if it matches your choice. So it always provides you the Hidden Cache resources.

Gandalf
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Aug 20 2015 06:35 PM by Lecitadin

Yeah, Hidden Cache + Outlands = POWER.

Gandalf
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Aug 20 2015 04:36 PM by Jmrburgard

I have a hefty Gandalf Outlands deck but it never even crossed my mind to use Expert Treasure hunter. 

 

When the deck works perfectly I have Faramir, why too many allies, and then quest for (current record) 49. If I took it out against the Black Riders I would probably die. Horribly.

Gandalf
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Aug 20 2015 02:01 PM by slothgodfather

That's an interesting idea.  It makes triggering that one Lore outlands character's ability a sure thing.

 

Something else I thought of to help resource acceleration.  I like to use Expert Treasure Hunters in any Gandalf deck, but it occurs to me I can add Hidden Cache to the deck and then name the wrong card type so that it gets discarded, giving me a resource boost.

Gandalf
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Aug 19 2015 07:27 PM by Lecitadin

I have yet ti try him with Hirluin and the Outland allies.

Gandalf
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Aug 19 2015 02:29 PM by slothgodfather

Interestingly enough, he lets you play the top card of your deck, once per phase.  He doesn't have to be involved in paying for it though.  So you can still pay the costs from your other heroes.

Gandalf
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Aug 18 2015 08:10 PM by Lecitadin

He's like a cards jedi.

Gandalf
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Aug 18 2015 04:51 PM by slothgodfather

correct.  he only produces a "generic" resource that can only be used to pay for neutral cards, unless you are playing it from the top of your deck - allowing him to have the printed icon of each sphere.



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