About Card Talk

Dave Walsh, Grant Thompson, and Ted Banach spend a few minutes each podcast discussing the cards from Lord of the Rings: The Card Game by Fantasy Flight Games. Matt Kell runs the Card Talk blog and writes deep dive reviews of cards featured on the podcast.

Dave Walsh

  • Title: Mastermind and Co-host
  • Day job: High School Teacher
  • Primarily Solo or Multiplayer: True Solo
  • Favorite Deck Types: Hobbits and Silvans
  • Signature Deck(s): Slippery Silvans
  • Catch Phrase: “Highly scientific yet arbitrary”

Grant T

  • Title: Co-host
  • Primarily Solo or Multiplayer:Multiplayer
  • Favorite Deck Type: Forth, the Three Hunters
  • Signature Deck(s): Dunhere duckshoot and Éomer takes the Lead
  • Catch Phrase: “I’m just along for the ride”

I am a long time Lord of the Rings fan and love all the works of Tolkien, I am a Security officer, I have a long time partner and five kids, I got into the LOTR LCG not long after release my father and I started learning and playing together, since then I prefer playing multi player or two handed solo opposed to solo play.

Ted B

  • Title: Co-host
  • Primarily Solo or Multiplayer: Multiplayer
  • Catch Phrase: “I love talking about cards”

Matt Kell

  • Internet alias: kattattack22
  • Title: Head Blogger
  • Day job: Middle Manager
  • Primarily Solo or Multiplayer: True Solo
  • Favorite Deck Type(s): Combo, Dúnedain
  • Signature Deck: Gandalf’s Noble Hunters
  • Catch Phrase: “Let’s be a good player and…”

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