Lord of the Rings LCG storage solutions

We’re looking to add to this list over time, so if you have a storage solution, contact us at hallofheroescontact(at)gmail.com! Not all entries will be accepted.

Check out our Arkham Horror LCG storage solutions article here, and our Marvel Champions LCG storage solutions article here.


Hall of Gondor’s solutions

Hall of Gondor’s approach to storage is multi-faceted: a 3-inch binder for player cards, individual deck boxes for heroes and wooden storage boxes for encounter cards/scenarios. This is the approach we use for every single LCG.

A 3-inch binder holds all player cards for Lord of the Rings LCG. All Arkham Horror LCG player cards to date are also comfortably stored in a 3-inch binder.

Encounter cards can be stored in the “Artist’s Case” from Hobby Lobby [try this link for the newer model if the other one isn’t working], which will run you $24.99 on sale (it’s almost always on sale). You can also look for coupons, which work online.

The next step is to pick up a Broken Token insert (or any insert) for the case. As you can see with the above image that has all of Arkham Horror’s encounter sets (all deluxes and mythos packs up to the end of The Circle Undone at the time), as well as standalone scenarios stored, there is plenty of room to grow. Or you can opt for the Go7Gaming insert.

January 2021 update: Broken Token now allows users to file down pieces of the insert to fit the newer model of the Artist’s Case. Check with Broken Token first to ensure that you’re getting the right product.


Deck boxes

Boardinary Gamers came up with an interesting idea: craft cassette case-like deckboxes! You can find more information here on their official Twitter account, but the product can be located here and it holds 30 sleeved cards per case, according to the crafter.

S. Manser also managed to craft a PDF for their own style of cassette tape boxes.

Burger Tokens sells smaller perfect-fit deck boxes.

You can also make your own tuck boxes.


Spice up the original box

Michael Lorenzo took the most economical route and used the original storage box for Marvel LCG, with dividers, to separate all of their cards. It’s almost full, but a viable option: especially for the Lord of the Rings LCG core box.

You can 3D-print your own core set insert, too. Or use this alternate insert file.

Stephanie Richards, directly above, used the Folded Space insert, which will run you 13,50 €. Broken Token inserts can be found here.

Scott Plays uses a combination of foam, dividers and a custom core set box insert.

You can also get really creative like Make Your Piece Games did with this custom box (instructions here).

Harbor Freight sells a reasonably priced aluminum case that you can use to store cards.

Daydream Gaming also sells special boxes.

You can locate their storefront here.


Portable bags/backpacks

These tend to run on the pricey side, but if you’re constantly going from place to place, they can do the trick. We’ve tested out the Enhance Backpack, and have found that cards stay very snug when walking around.

Another option is the Pirate Lab card case. Or the Big Metal Box from CardKingPro.


Gamegenic Dungeon

Philip van Niekerk uses the Gamegenic Dungeon 1110+ convertible box, which will run you $59.99.

As you can see in the image above there is some dead space, but it fits LCG cards nicely.

You can also opt for the Fortress or the Stronghold.


The Cards Against Humanity Big Box

This huge box is also an option for people who are looking for a higher quality way to store their cards.

You can find it for $14.99 on Amazon. You can also opt for this three-row box from BCW.


IKEA storage

Several community members have recommended the “Moppe” box from IKEA. It’s a cheap $20 wooden box that allows for card storage.

Another community member stored their Netrunner cards in this EKET two-drawer cabinet from IKEA, set on top of a desk or end table.


Kallax-Boxes

“Fancy but functional” is a perfect description for these.

If you’re up for the price, this vendor sells Kallaz Boxes for storage for all three LCGs.


Plain old plano or card boxes

The perfect storage solution for anything, even Gloomhaven! Plano Boxes will do the trick for storing tokens and bits.

You can go even cheaper for card storage and buy cardboard boxes for a few bucks.

StoneMaier Games sells cheap plastic resource containers specifically made for tabletop games.


Dividers

ParagonStar sells Lord of the Rings LCG dividers on Etsy.


Mobile phone/tablet holders

Lee Butcher brought these sweet mobile holders to our attention: perfect for dials.

They’re called “Bergenes” at IKEA and are very cheap.


Uberstax

Alex van Vloten uses the colorful Uberstax holders to prop up their cards, and they look great! The multi-tier and modular setup is perfect for people who want to customize their board state.

You can find these universal game piece holders here at the Uberstax website.

CaddyMax makes a universal component/token organizer that works great for LCG tokens


Playmats

Big Viking mats sells gigantic table-wide mats.

Inked Gaming also sells many playmats.

LizardDen has a custom LOTR LCG mat for sale.

Or, you can print your own.


Playmat storage

You can grab tubes like these on Amazon or most gaming stores.

Community member rokkon states that this box holds playmats.

This 28″ tube from Ultra Pro stores the 1-4 player mats.


3D Printers

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The Ender-3 V2 3D Printer is described by one user as a great entry-level, budget option. At the time of publication, this model is below $300, which is on the low-end for 3D printers.

You can find its listing here. For further help, there is a large Ender-3 Facebook community that is willing to answer questions.

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Prusa has been recommended by at least one token maker in the LCG community. The Prusa I3 MK3 is described as a “no fuss” 3D printer that can handle a wide variety of products. Pre-assembled, it costs roughly $999.00. Assembling it yourself as a “kit” costs $749.00.

You can find a list of Prusa models here.

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To give you an idea on time: printing tokens takes roughly 10 minutes each depending on the design, while printing something like this could take several hours.

For more information and further assistance, you can check the 3D printing Reddit.

You can find a quick 3D-printing tutorial here from Make Your Piece Games.


Token options

Dracula’s Tokens

For many years, Dracula’s Tokens (or Drac’s Tokens) have been my go-to choice for every LCG on the market.

You can find their storefront here.

RealityFoundry

This storefront sells fairly cheap tokens.

You can find them here.

MouseDenGames

This store has cute 3D-printed tokens for Lord of the Rings LCG.

Here’s their storefront.

ReconTokens

This Etsy page sells “journey” style tokens.

Find them here!

Make your own

Make Your Piece Games has a great blog on how to craft your own professional looking tokens.

They also have an Etsy shop!

If you’re looking to store tokens, mini ziplock bags are a great option.

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