43 – Hero Showdown

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In this episode, Matthew, Derek, and Ian run through the spheres, debating the best and worst heroes for each. No holds are barred and no punches are pulled as we engage in a true hero showdown.

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42 – Book Club VI – At the Sign of the Prancing Pony

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Derek, Ian, and Dan continue the book club with a look at the chapters At the Sign of the Prancing Pony and Strider. We delve into the nature of Bree, inns, beer, and Aragorn himself, while looking at the cards that have been created thus far in relation to these chapters, as well as some custom cards.

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41 – Benchmarking

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In this episode, the full Grey Company crew takes on the topic of benchmarking. How can you eyeball a deck and tell if it’s strong or not? How can you go about testing a deck? Is there value to deck testing in a cooperative game?

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40 – Stormcaller

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Matthew, Derek, and Ian chase down the player cards of the Flight of the Stormcaller and give them the review they so richly deserve. We also debate the merits of the hottest spoiler from the Flame of the West announcement.

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39 – Alternatives to Staples

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In this episode, Matthew, Ian, and Dan discuss potential alternatives to staple cards and unique characters, for those times when you just don’t have a card (or enough copies of a card), want to avoid conflicts with other players, or want a different option for thematic reasons. We also bring back the overrated/underrated segment to really dig into a few cards.

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38 – Book Club V – In the House of Tom Bombadil

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In this episode, Dan, Derek, and Ian continue the book club with a look at the chapters In the House of Tom Bombadil and Fog on the Barrow-downs. We get all book club-y and discuss the literary themes, but also take some time to dig into how these chapters have been represented in the game or how they should be represented in the gam

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37 – The Grey Havens

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Derek, Dan, and Ian set sail with The Grey Havens expansion, digging into the quests and player cards of this newest deluxe box. We also answer a ton of listener questions about The Grey Havens. Please forgive the audio disruption at the very beginning, it resolves within the first couple of minutes.

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