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HS Codex #9 Released

Posted June 14th, 2008 at 03:16 PM by truth
For those of you who don't know, the HS Codex is an online publication all about Heroscape and it is fantastically well-executed. The latest issue has just released and is chock-full-o-goodness.





Content:
WOTC Takes Over Heroscape
Whatís in an Order Marker
Swords of Honor: The Samurai in Review
The Codex Picks 2007
Marvel Scenario: Devourer of Worlds
Glyph Grabbing
Desert Terrain Pack?!? Maybe
WotC Chats with Scapers
The Idiotís Guide to making a Competitive Army
Randomized Army Drafting
How We Use Order Markers
The Death of Q9
Draft choices based on map terrain
Leave One Space Rule
Three Army Archetypes in HS?
The Custom Creations of John Clowdus
The Marvelous Photo Art of Dragonslayer...
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Playing the new figures.

Posted June 14th, 2008 at 12:47 PM by Majai of Dreams
Last night I created a mid sized board to accommodate up to 6 people that featured 4 sets worth or jungle terrain.

We did 2 teams of 2 people that were paired up at random, after we drafted. I feel that way of playing adds a level of surprise since you will not know who your partner is, and what you will have to face.

The goal was to create a 1000 point army that had a sizeable number of the new figures picked.

The match went well on all parts. I thought I would examine all the new figures individually as I saw their strengths and weaknesses.

The match began with me winning the initiative. I had an entirely elf army with all elven wizards with some warriors of Ashra plus sonlen and theracus to fill it in.
I was impressed with all of the elves.

Ulginesh and his mind melding was amazing. The ability to use 75% of my army as I chose was extremely effective. I was able to use Moorsbane to relieve Zelrig of the burden...
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Mutant Chronicles CMG - A Review

Posted June 14th, 2008 at 01:27 AM by ninthdoc
My review of the Mutant Chronicles Collectable Miniatures Game could be summed up by saying this: I really want to like this game, but Fantasy Flight seems to be making this really difficult for me. I had an opportunity to play this game and please believe me when I say that I wanted to like this game; I really did. Unfortunately, after pining over it for two years, I was literally heartbroken that it just didnít do it for me.

This might not be entirely fair, since FFG does not know me intimately. They donít know that I prefer true miniature games as opposed to turn-based strategy games. They donít know that Iím an obsessed completist. They donít know that Iím willing to sink an ungodly sum of money into a game so long as I feel that Iím getting my moneyís worth. They donít appear to know that theyíve produced some really awesome figures that I would love to incorporate into my other games (funny, but Heroscape comes to mindÖ). My question go FFG is simple: Shouldnít...
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Threadless.com= GO THERE NOW

Posted June 13th, 2008 at 03:17 PM by Menchy
Updated June 16th, 2008 at 01:47 PM by Menchy
Hey all. Upon a reccomendation from my friend, I headed over to threadless.com. The moment my computer logged on, I was in heaven. It's a T-Shirt site with an ongoing open call for community T-Shirt designs. The T-Shirts there are some of the best I have seen on the web. Plus, if you go there through the link at the bottom of the blog and buy something, I get money toward my next shirt. So head over there. You won't regret it.

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Wave 8/Wave 8.5

Posted June 13th, 2008 at 02:43 PM by Aquaryan


There are some characters in the Heroscape-verse that I do not particularly careful. Sujoah has to be one of them. I think most of us have our favorites and dislikes.

I arrived at the mall at 9am.

I ventured to the Post Office to pick up my order from A&E: The Paranomal State DVD.

I arrive at the gaming store at 9:05am.

Does not open until 9:30am.

I had 25 minutes to wait.

Finally, the store opened.

I picked up what I could afford today:
  • Marro Calvary
  • Soldier and Wolves
  • Heroes of the Molten Sea
  • Defenders of Kinsland
Only if I had today off from work...
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