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#61 Penddraig

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 06:40 AM

Have Armageddomunda in hand and am reasonably pleased. The campaign stuff isn't quite as robust as Necromunda (on initial read-through) but does keep some of it - no territories and income for example. The game mechanics overall are almost straight out of the old books, definitely tripping my nostalgia button. Looking forward to giving it a playthrough.
While the terrain is nice, in my opinion there isn't nearly enough of it compared to the old "bulkheads and cardstock" that Necromunda came with. Think they missed a trick not going back to that style, personally.
Overall I am pretty happy with it but mostly it makes me hope FW does a full Necromunda reboot...


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 06:08 PM

an upgraded rulebook including all the PDF file factions, plus two new ones will be released in a few weeks, new factions are sisters of battle, and inquisition.

 

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 07:01 PM

Very nice! Sort of wish I'd waited, besides the rules in retrospect there really wasn't anything in the box set that I really needed.

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:07 PM

Very nice! Sort of wish I'd waited, besides the rules in retrospect there really wasn't anything in the box set that I really needed.


Does that mean you'll give me the scenery if you don't want it ;).
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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:36 PM

Does anybody want my Orks for Scouts? 



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 12:06 PM

The release was a shit show. . . number of boxes my FLGS ordered 3 . . . number received 0.  So now instead of buying a $150+ box set through my local shop I will probably just be getting the ebook for the rules.  I thought GW was going to start actually supporting the FLGS. . . this is not a step in the right direction and lost my local shop lots of sales.  I will also not be pre ordering through my FLGS for releases that I am excited for and just go to GW direct or through one of the larger online retailers to make sure I actually get the product.  

 

Maybe GW will be making a 2nd run of the box set but everything I have read thus far points to no 2nd run.  GW dropped the ball big time on this one.



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 12:52 PM

I was hoping it wasn't going to be a limited release. Did look at picking up the terrain separately, but it's not the same and you miss some bits that you get in the boxed game.

So I'll wait to see if they do another run, if not I'll just not bother with it as a game.

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:08 PM

My FLGS is getting a bunch in tomorrow and I will have a box waiting for me... without even pre-ordering it... BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
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Posted 16 April 2017 - 05:29 PM

I am still hoping for gangs - although I fear they will be grossly outmatched given the weapons in the game now.  I quite liked that in the old necromunda - shouting for glee when you picked up that awsome las pistol (big improvement over the pointed stick he used to use ;-) !



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Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:28 PM

Specialist Games are going to be doing the game with gangs - models and the rules are in development and we may see some bits at Warhammer Fest at the end of May. Shadow Wars has been produced to push the new scenery and to use the old Necromunda rules for 40k models with a much simplified campaign system.

Don't panic - the Specialist Games guys have it all in hand, just need to be patient. My Ratskins will rule the Underhive again!
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Posted 16 April 2017 - 07:36 PM

My Ratskins will rule the Underhive again!

 

I'm a Warriors fan myself: 

 

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:10 PM

Warriors..... Coming out to play?



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 08:12 PM

Damn thats one of my favorite Movies, have to watch it again.




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