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A podcast is never late, nor is it early, it arrives precisely when it means to. A new podcast for an old game: Lord of the Rings The Card Game (LCG). A lighthearted yet informative exploration of the game we adore. Featuring discussion on cards & quests, our various adventures in and out of Middle-earth, as well as offering advice for new players and veterans alike.

A podcast is never late, nor is it early, it arrives precisely when it means to. A new podcast for an old game: Lord of the Rings The Card Game (LCG). A lighthearted yet informative exploration of the game we adore. Featuring discussion on cards & quests, our various adventures in and out of Middle-earth, as well as offering advice for new players and veterans alike.

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United Kingdom

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A podcast is never late, nor is it early, it arrives precisely when it means to. A new podcast for an old game: Lord of the Rings The Card Game (LCG). A lighthearted yet informative exploration of the game we adore. Featuring discussion on cards & quests, our various adventures in and out of Middle-earth, as well as offering advice for new players and veterans alike.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 17: The Chaos of Expanding Takeaways

4/3/2021
Beards and battle cries to the ready as we discuss the Player Cards from the first deluxe expansion - Khazad-dûm. Em reveals the extent of his sheltered past from pop culture and John slowly but surely becomes full Dwarf. Plus the FAQ of the week and we share the love with the Tolarian Community College. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast Tolarian Community College:...

Duration:01:49:53

Episode 16: It

3/18/2021
As our play-through of the first cycle draws to a close we head back to where it all began. But with Gollum in tow the return journey is all the more dangerous. Plus, against Em's better judgement John reopens Pandora's Box. CONTAINS SPOILERS for Return to Mirkwood. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast Our decks: https://ringsdb.com/decklists/search Author name = Late of...

Duration:01:44:03

Episode 15: Johnny Cache

2/24/2021
We delve into the dealings of the Dúnedain as we conclude our exploration of The Shadows of Mirkwood Player Cards with the Leadership sphere. Em forms a connection with his old school alumni, whilst John considers the history of the Post-it Note. Plus the FAQ of the week and we share the love with our published decks. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast Our decks:...

Duration:01:39:07

Episode 14: The Beginning of the End Phase

12/15/2020
Don't follow the lights! Our quest reaches the treacherous Dead Marshes as the pursuit of the creature Gollum continues. The endless dank wetlands prove strangely homely as Em stares into the void and John attempts to rectify his past mistakes. CONTAINS SPOILERS for The Dead Marshes. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:47:14

Episode 13: The Cheese of Brie

10/29/2020
We find out if knowledge really is power, as our look at the Shadows of Mirkwood Player Cards continues with the Lore sphere. John recounts some "Unfinished Tales" from his first Lord of the Rings webinar and Em has clearly lost his mind. Plus the FAQ of the week and we ask you to share the love. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:38:40

Episode 12: Variable Quantities of Solace

10/5/2020
Hiking boots and waterproofs to the ready, we’re heading to the hills as our adventure through the Shadows of Mirkwood cycle continues. Plus, Em tries to run off an old injury and John takes up drinking for health reasons. CONTAINS SPOILERS for The Hills of Emyn Muil. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:47:20

Episode 11: I am Norah Stranger

9/21/2020
Saddle up and ride with us to Rohan as we turn our attention to the Spirit sphere in our continuing exploration of the Shadows of Mirkwood Player Cards. Plus, Em rediscovers his love of old animation and John fears that a disruption in communication can mean only one thing. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:35:26

Episode 10: Black Forest Bateaux

9/10/2020
After a shortcut to mushrooms, our play-through of the first cycle continues with A Journey to Rhosgobel. We hunt for weeds & heal old wounds and Em's inadvertent cheating gets out of hand. CONTAINS SPOILERS for A Journey to Rhosgobel. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:41:13

Episode 9: The Seagulls are Coming!

8/10/2020
Fly you fools! Eagles are everywhere as our exploration of the Shadows of Mirkwood Player Cards continues with the Tactics sphere. Em reveals he may have inadvertently stolen his dad's first edition of The Hobbit. And John has a rant about why one does not simply fly into Mordor. Plus the FAQ of the week and share the love with the LotR LCG Quest Companion. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG:...

Duration:01:25:17

Episode 8: A Pint of Honey

7/16/2020
Trolls, beekeeping peacekeepers and getting the sack! We discuss our adventures from the Shadows of Mirkwood second AP - Conflict at the Carrock. CONTAINS SPOILERS for Conflict at the Carrock. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:18:59

Episode 7: Radagast on Ice

6/29/2020
We begin our exploration of the Shadows of Mirkwood Player Cards, starting with the Heroes and Neutral cards. And we accidentally wander off the beaten path into a deeper discussion of the Lord of the Rings characters, books and films. Plus the FAQ of the week and share the love with the LotR Project. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:19:11

Episode 6: It's a Disaster

6/11/2020
We pick up the scent of a scoundrel as we discuss the first ever Adventure Pack - The Hunt for Gollum. Plus, John gives a demonstration of democracy in action. CONTAINS SPOILERS for The Hunt for Gollum. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:15:17

Episode 5: Lady Galadriel's Beef

5/23/2020
This episode is dedicated to difficulty, as we discuss the challenge set by the Core quests and tackle its toughest test - Escape from Dol Guldur. Plus the FAQ of the week and share the love with the LOTR LCG Atlas. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast LOTR LCG Atlas: sites.google.com/site/thelotrlcgatlas/home

Duration:01:32:13

Episode 4: Tickled by a King

5/13/2020
In this oliphaunt of an episode we complete our look at the Core Set Player Cards with Tactics & Spirit. And discuss our many experiences of the 2nd quest - Journey Along the Anduin. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast Wolf Rider Shadow Card official rulings: boardgamegeek.com/thread/1758889/wolf-rider-shadow-definitive-ruling

Duration:02:18:49

Episode 3: Beorn’s Inhospitality

5/4/2020
We delve into the Lore sphere from the Core Set. And share our experiences of revisiting the first ever quest: Passage Through Mirkwood. John rediscovers his love of Rohirrim minstrel music and Em explores his dark side. Plus the FAQ of the week and share the love with BoardGameGeek. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com BGG: boardgamegeek.com/thread/2417942/late-rings-podcast

Duration:01:35:30

Episode 2: All That Glitters is Not Bold

4/28/2020
We explore the Leadership sphere from the Core Set. And Em takes a deeper look into his top tips when starting out, whilst John ponders the popularity of volcanic duels. Plus the FAQ of the week and share the love with Beorn's Path. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com

Duration:01:14:05

Episode 1: A Festering Bog

4/26/2020
Now… where to begin… In this, our first ever episode, we share our Core Set memories and talk theme and the Player Cards that first struck a chord. We discuss the FAQ of the week and share the love with RingsDB. twitter: @lateoftherings email: lateoftherings@gmail.com web: lateoftherings.buzzsprout.com

Duration:00:59:00