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FFC #95 - August Update

Glad to see Dilmir 3 interest rekindling. It sounds like it's gonna be way bigger than the first two so I'm hoping it's epic.

~TAF
Posted Yesterday at 06:23 PM by TheAverageFan TheAverageFan is offline
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THIS IS AWESOME! My boys are just getting into Heroscape and this will be their first time getting to open a new master set. I can hear the arguments starting about who gets to use who. Anyway I am wondering if the figures are unpainted what do the figures on the card look like? It'd be nice to kind of have an official color scheme for each figure as a color guide. Oh well, I may just paint them however I want anyway.
Posted Yesterday at 09:08 AM by artemiscorso artemiscorso is offline
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*crawls out from under moss covered rock*
What'd I miss?
Posted August 17th, 2022 at 05:00 PM by KeeperOfPeace KeeperOfPeace is offline
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Assuming No Reprints…

So I should buy now before costs go up further? :P

I remember calculating the rate of return on my Scape when I sold ~2/3 5 years ago - it was equivalent to the return on my college education at that point (3 years out, percentage wise). Maybe it still would match that number - heard Zelrig goes for $100s these days and I sold for $40.

Good to see you back on the site.
Posted August 17th, 2022 at 03:37 PM by S1R_ART0R1US S1R_ART0R1US is offline
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@ricklaporte @ZeusEQ

Alternatively, most people realize the reality of the cost of plastic and painting these days and understand that Avalon Hill is doing their best to maintain a saleable price point for both the old guard and new players alike (which includes adults as well as children).
Posted August 16th, 2022 at 01:58 PM by NecroBlade NecroBlade is offline
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While I absolutely love the idea of HS continuing after such a long hiatus, I'm surprised there is not more of an uproar about the miniatures being unpainted (or "shaded in the color of their general" - I hope this will at least be done better than it was in Arena of the Planeswalkers). They will look sorely out of place with the 1.0 miniatures, and it does feel to me a bit like a kick in the teeth of the old guard . Are people afraid this will be canceled if they utter any criticism, or are all old HS fans also all avid painters that really don't care about this?

I would say that in a time when Warhammer was the most famous skirmish game, the very appeal that made HS so great back then was for a large part in the prepainted mini's. I would say this would be even more the case nowadays, with so many unpainted miniature games available.
Posted August 16th, 2022 at 05:11 AM by ZeusEQ ZeusEQ is offline
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I've tried to compile all the news and announcements so far in this one thread. It is not for posting thoughts and commentary--there are adjacent threads for that.
Posted August 15th, 2022 at 06:24 PM by capsocrates capsocrates is offline
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The news I've been waiting for since November 3, 2010. Somebody pinch me. This can't be real.
Posted August 14th, 2022 at 12:37 AM by Dicehateme Dicehateme is offline
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Welcome Back, Heroscape

My buddy just sent me the news. Incredible Thanks to all involved to make this happen and this community that keeps 'Scape alive. Hm. I shut the suspected open window, but chills persist.
Posted August 13th, 2022 at 06:36 PM by Hex_Enduction_Hour Hex_Enduction_Hour is offline
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Welcome Back, Heroscape

HYPE
Posted August 13th, 2022 at 03:49 PM by anto_capone anto_capone is offline
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Welcome Back, Heroscape

Congrats all, you've mad this happen!
Posted August 13th, 2022 at 10:15 AM by ArchonShiva ArchonShiva is offline
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Happy About Heroscape!!

I am so stoked about the return of my favorite game of all time!! My daughter (supergirl193) is too, she and I played for the duration of the game and beyond. We Have everything they produced originally as well. And are so happy about the backwards compatibility!! The only thing that could make this any sweeter is to find out that Marvel-Scape has returned and the reinforcements have finally arrived!!
Posted August 13th, 2022 at 12:26 AM by lwayman lwayman is offline
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I am so stoked about the return of my favorite game of all time!! My daughter (supergirl193) is too, she and I played for the duration of the game and beyond. We Have everything they produced originally as well. And are so happy about the backwards compatibility!! The only thing that could make this any sweeter is to find out that Marvel-Scape has returned and the reinforcements have finally arrived!!
Posted August 13th, 2022 at 12:25 AM by lwayman lwayman is offline
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Unpainted Heroscape is not Heroscape

I have all but 2 of the original sets and expansions - this is my favorite game. But I have no interest in painting, and even less time to do so if I did. Unpainted figures will look terrible on the board next to the classic awesome pre-painted figs. It breaks my heart because I would love some new Heroscape, but if it's unpainted, I WILL NOT BUY IT. Did you hear that Avalon Hill / Hasbro? If you going to bring it back, keep it the way it has always been.
Posted August 12th, 2022 at 01:15 AM by ricklaporte ricklaporte is offline
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12-year old me's wildest dream. I shed a tear! I'm now 23 and working on a game of my own - never would have happened if my granny hadn't picked up a Master Set and FotA for me for Christmas when I was a kid!
Posted August 11th, 2022 at 10:44 PM by elvenwizard9 elvenwizard9 is offline

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