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The return of Heroscape

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03 Aug 2022 13:56 #334758 by quozl
Announced today at Gencon. A few details here: www.heroscapers.com/community/blog.php?b=3152
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03 Aug 2022 14:10 #334759 by hotseatgames
Very interesting, although I'm extremely skeptical of what this will end up looking like in this day and age.

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03 Aug 2022 14:51 #334760 by Sagrilarus
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Anyone care to predict the price of the starter set?
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03 Aug 2022 15:26 #334761 by Michael Barnes
$500
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03 Aug 2022 15:28 #334762 by Michael Barnes
Honestly, I don’t know if I really care.in weeding stuff out to fund a guitar purchase, I realized that I just have a ton of 2p skirmish stuff…all of which are better and more interesting than Heroscape albeit without the plastic terrain. Like, I can’t imagine playing it over Godtear or Unmatched. So kind of a meh feeling about it, really. Definitely a shocker though.

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03 Aug 2022 16:14 #334763 by hotseatgames
Yeah, I already sold off all of my stuff, and I am anticipating it being more subdued, like that Magic the Gathering game that was out a few years ago.

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03 Aug 2022 16:44 #334767 by Virabhadra
Replied by Virabhadra on topic The return of Heroscape
I think it was MB who suggested that we don't want Heroscape per se, but that we want to recapture that specific time in gaming.

Warcry has dominated my 2-4 player skirmish niche and Games Workshop just released all of the new edition's rules, stats, and point values for free. I'm curious to see New Heroscape's price point, because Warcry has it beat on variety and setup time.
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03 Aug 2022 17:10 #334768 by quozl
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I find the timing interesting. About 20 years from when Heroscape was introduced. Just the right amount of time for people who grew up on Heroscape to introduce it to their kids.
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03 Aug 2022 19:23 #334773 by Msample
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Any word on whether the old stuff will be compatible?

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03 Aug 2022 23:48 #334775 by quozl
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Word is it will be fully compatible.

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04 Aug 2022 07:45 #334777 by Legomancer
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This is definitely the time to release something which is mostly a gigantic pile of plastic. What better than a redo of a game that originally died because cost of plastic manufacturing got prohibitively high? Surely that sort of thing couldn't happen twice.
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04 Aug 2022 09:37 #334782 by jpat
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August 2023. "Hey, guys, remember that guitar I bought last year? Well, I'm selling it to buy a Heroscape master set." -- MB
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04 Aug 2022 10:51 #334791 by stormseeker75
I can't wait to buy my first Music Man on the cheap for Barnes to turn it into more shelf toads.
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04 Aug 2022 11:00 #334792 by RobertB
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Legomancer wrote: This is definitely the time to release something which is mostly a gigantic pile of plastic. What better than a redo of a game that originally died because cost of plastic manufacturing got prohibitively high? Surely that sort of thing couldn't happen twice.

We've kicked the price of A Big Pile O' Plastic around on here IIRC. A $100+ price tag doesn't blow people's minds like it used to during Heroscape's heyday, even ignoring inflation. Maybe it'll stick this time.
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04 Aug 2022 12:52 - 04 Aug 2022 12:53 #334795 by Jexik
Replied by Jexik on topic The return of Heroscape
What does ‘sticking’ even mean? It had a 7 year run or so. All is ephemeral.

I’m not as excited about this as one might guess. I don’t know who I’d play it with. And driving to tons of tournaments doesn’t seem possible with my obligations now.
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