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Ulginesh & Gurei-Oni - Card Preview

Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:06 PM by truth
Updated May 12th, 2008 at 02:29 PM by truth




Here are a couple more of the cards we saw previewed at GenCon '07, now confirmed to be final. Ulginesh is a linchpin in the elf army, as you've started to see how powerful some of the new elf wizards can be, note that you are taking a turn with two powerful heroes in one turn, and that's not all the elves have in store... stay tuned for the revealing of the final two.
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yagyuninja's Avatar
Nice. I'm glad Ulginesh didn't change.

Also, I don't know about anyone else, but I'm pretty excited for Gurei-Oni. Regardless of his competitive usefulness, he's chock full of flavor and he's wielding a freakin Tetsubo.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:11 PM by yagyuninja yagyuninja is offline
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SpiderCoach's Avatar
Thanks, Truth. I love Gurei-Oni's counterstrike mechanic against ranged figures! Both characters should be a lot of fun to play.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:12 PM by SpiderCoach SpiderCoach is offline
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pomme's Avatar
sweet
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:13 PM by pomme pomme is offline
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1Mmirg's Avatar
Finally the "if the cards are the same" comments can cease .

Thanks, truth!

And no need to say "stay tuned"--we're here and we are ready...
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:14 PM by 1Mmirg 1Mmirg is offline
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I am very glad the cards stayed the same. Thanks Truth and keep them coming.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:19 PM by Rifier_Ace Rifier_Ace is offline
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Gulp's Avatar
I've played a few times with both (proxies, of course).

Ulginesh, even before the last couple wizards were unveiled, was interesting. It got Morsbane back into the game, which reminded me of Morsbane's potential to be devastating. He turned Cyprien into a very expensive unimpressive character. (Note: I'm also aware of the drawbacks of Morsbane, like his low defense, but that was boosted by the little 20 pt. elf that adds a bit of defense.)

'Chef' Gurei-Oni, as we dubbed him, received no ranged attacks due to the Evil Eye, and he occasionally took out two people at once, though not very often.

Oh, but the most fun... Sujuoh, the Aquilla insect, is brutal. It took down Sir Dupuis in one attack, effectively neutering my opponent's army.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:24 PM by Gulp Gulp is offline
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Izner's Avatar
My only concern now is how to form an army to effectively take down all these blasted elves. My friend loves the elves...
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:33 PM by Izner Izner is offline
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southwest ninja's Avatar
I Love You Truth!
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:39 PM by southwest ninja southwest ninja is offline
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Um, truth, the preview reads "UgLi-nesh" rather than ULginesh. Is that a Freudian slip? I didn't think the sculpt was that bad, myself.

I really like Ol' One Eye! I shall play him--well, when I'm not playing the elves, that is.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:41 PM by Fourshadow Fourshadow is offline
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ZBeeblebrox's Avatar
Thanks for the update Truth! I an glad no changes were made to either of these.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 01:49 PM by ZBeeblebrox ZBeeblebrox is offline
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ganondorf557's Avatar
Sweet they stayed the same. Looks like 4th masses days of glory are slowly diminshing. That ogre could take down a ton of 4th mass.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 02:04 PM by ganondorf557 ganondorf557 is offline
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Uprising's Avatar
Sweet. Thanks for the preview. Gurei-Oni is gonna be a blast to play. I can't wait to use him as a center piece in my army.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 02:05 PM by Uprising Uprising is offline
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Jaz1597's Avatar
Somehow I didn't notice this before...but 100 points for Gurei-Oni? No argument here...
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 02:18 PM by Jaz1597 Jaz1597 is offline
Updated May 12th, 2008 at 02:25 PM by Jaz1597
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Jaz1597's Avatar
Double post. Sorry.
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 02:24 PM by Jaz1597 Jaz1597 is offline
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Rhuji_kun's Avatar
And nobody is making the "broken" comment about the ogre....
Posted May 12th, 2008 at 02:25 PM by Rhuji_kun Rhuji_kun is offline
 
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