I finally resurrected Keeping Count from the sticky protective sleeves of the binder. The cards came out with a satisfying sheekkkk, sound.
I am not going to post the whole deck. If anyone really want's to see it let me know.
I set up a quick deck with Aragorn Lore, Spirt Glorfindel, and Tactics Boromir. All are great targets for Keeping Count. The deck only has 6 allies, a ton of attachments, and a few events. The allies were of course Master of the Forge and Gandalf OHaUH.
Just a refresher on Keeping Count text for those of you who do not want to go digging through binders and boxes.
limit 1 per Hero
Attached Hero gets +1 attack for each resource token on another copy of Keeping count that is above the current number of resource tokens on this card.
Forced: After attached hero attacks and Destroys an enemy, place 1 resource token on this card.
Long story short, I played 7th level and it took 17 rounds for the win and I ended with 36 threat.
Keeping Count tokens for each hero.
Aragorn 1 (but it was a mighty blow)
When we look at the bonus to attack it is kind of ridiculous.
Glorfindel could attack for 8, and also had 1 Rivendel blade. LoV and 1 UC
Aragorn could attack for 18 he had 2 copies of UC on him.
Edit: i don't believe this to be the case anymore read my thoughts 2 posts down.
Glorfindel would be 8 attack and Aragorn would be 12. Still pretty impressive.
Fore extra shenanigans I also had a copy of Gondorian Fire and Blood of Numenor on Aragorn and Boromir with so Many low cost cards they usually had about 5-6 resources to spare, not like they needed the extra attack or defense though. They were also equipped with Burning Brands (SoW for Boromir). All the heroes got equiped with Gondorian shields to keep count on too. PoL was there for extra willpower or defense.
Of course all this extra attack and defense is really not needed, but it is fun to see it all work.
I sort of felt bad for the Cave troll when he was hit by 34 attack, and Gandalf helped a bit on that one by adding 4.
Pretty sure this deck will not stand a chance on many scenarios, but I'll play around with it on some others, particularly battle and Siege quests.
Edited by Tracker1, 14 January 2014 - 11:00 AM.