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The Mirkwood Falconers

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A Long-extended Party presents the  The Mirkwood Falconers . A short story featuring new player cards in The Aldburg Plot , the upcoming fan-created Adventure Pack in the Oaths of the Rohirrim  cycle. Written by John Leo, ALeP Lead Storyteller. Design notes written by Seastan, ALeP Lead Player Card Designer. Have you been looking for a way to support ALeP? We don't accept any money directly, but you can help commission art through this  Patreon  run by Seastan. Supporters of this Patreon get access to full resolution images of brand new art commissions, most of which will get turned into ALeP cards!

The Aldburg Plot

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The Aldburg Plot Coming in Q2 of 2021, the first Adventure Pack in the Oaths of the Rohirrim cycle, A Long-extended Party ’s fan-made expansion for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. “A feeling of fear had been growing on him all day, and he was unable to rest or go to bed: there was a brooding threat in the breathless night-air. As he stared out into the gloom, a black shadow moved under the trees; the gate seemed to open of its own accord and close again without a sound. Terror seized him. He shrank back, and for a moment he stood trembling in the hall.” -- The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien After recapturing the beacon at Erelas and dispatching Thruk’s band of marauding horse-thieves, your party has arrived in Aldburg with dire news for Éomund, marshal of the Eastmark. Soon, you learn of a devious plot hatching within the city. Will you infiltrate the seamy underbelly of Aldburg’s criminal underworld, or will you attempt to enlist the help of the city watch? Either cho

Children of Eorl Developer Diary

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 Children of Eorl Developer Diary by Seastan After releasing Children of Eorl, it has been wonderful to see all the positive feedback and words of support come flowing in. I speak on behalf of all of ALeP when I say we couldn't be happier to see you all enjoying the content that we've been working on since September of 2019. As the lead designer for ALeP, I wanted to follow up on the release with a designer diary in which I discuss some of the cards in the set. However, I realized that I have already talked a little bit about every player card in episode 178 of Cardboard of the Rings , where we review the set. So, if you are interested in some of the design decisions around the player cards, I recommend listening to that episode. You'll also hear me defend some of the stronger cards in the set and explain why I think they're necessary. So for this article, rather than talk about player cards, I wanted to get into some of my design philosophy that went into some of the q

Children of Eorl is Now Available

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Children of Eorl Deluxe Expansion is now available from A Long-extended Party! 'Then even the defeat of Rohan will be glorious in song,' said Aragorn. The armed men that stood near clashed their weapons, crying: 'The Lord of the Mark will ride! Forth Eorlingas! '  - The Two Towers A Long-extended Party is pleased to present Children of Eorl , the free, fan-made expansion for the beloved card game. As the honour guard entrusted with the protection of the queen of Rohan, you have begun the long journey back to Edoras. However, dire warnings from a traveler signal a looming threat. As you approach the encampment below the beacon hill of Erelas, you are attacked from the shadows by mysterious brigands. So begins the Oaths of the Rohirrim cycle, which will see you adventuring across the green hills of Rohan, amid the streets of its cities, to grim battles and bitter intrigues. Children of Eorl introduces three thrilling scenarios. Repel the brigands in Ambush at Erelas , p

Women of the Mark, Part 2

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A Long-extended Party presents the Women of the Mark . A look at Tolkien's female characters featured in the upcoming Children of Eorl deluxe expansion. Lore notes and additional backstory written by Levanthalas, ALeP Lead Lore Expert. Design notes written by Shellin, ALeP Lead Playtester. Have you been looking for a way to support ALeP? We don't accept any money directly, but you can help commission art through this Patreon  run by Seastan. Supporters of this Patreon get access to full resolution images of brand new art commissions, most of which will get turned into ALeP cards! Théodwyn   Théodwyn was the youngest and most beautiful of the five children of Thengel and Morwen Steelsheen [1] . Born in TA 2963, Théodwyn was 15 years younger than her only brother Théoden, who loved her dearly. When she was only 17, Thengel passed, and her brother became King of the Mark. In TA 2989, at the age of 26, she married Éomund of the Eastfold, trusted by the king as chief Marshal of