Pack Crackin' - The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth: Holiday Edition

Let's crack open some booster packs of The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth: Holiday Edition!

This special version of Magic: The Gathering’s The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth set came out on Nov. 3 of this year and features a couple new card variant types, such as the Scroll variant, which has the top cards (value wise) as:

There are also difficult-to-read, yet beautiful 1960-style poster art versions, such as

As well as the very rare chance to pull a serialized card, such as the serialized poster variant of Gandalf the White, which is being seen valued at around $2,000 or so.

There are also traditional and surge foils that can be found, as well as borderless versions of cards.

This trio of packs was purchased from Heroes & Fantasies in San Antonio, Texas, for $35.00 apiece.  That’s $105 in total before tax.

Watch the video below to see how fortunate (or unfortunate) our pulls were.

And Happy Holidays from all of us at Magic Untapped!

Barry White

Barry White is a longtime Magic: The Gathering player, having started in 1994 shortly before the release of 'Fallen Empires.' After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno, he went on to a 15-year journalism career as a writer, reporter, and videographer for three different ABC affiliate newsrooms.