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Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« on: 03 August 2022, 19:39:26 »
Heroscape is coming back!  Why do Battletech players care and why would I post in the terrain section?  Because that means those sweet tiles are going to be available again too!

https://twitter.com/avalonhill/status/1554874848744296449

Pics are already leaking from Gencon display cases.  They're the same tiles!

EDIT:  Got word this photo is Hasbro approved so attaching it.
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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #1 on: 03 August 2022, 20:13:56 »
It's weird they'd advertise it with fantasy models... hexes are more wargame adjacent...  ???

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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #2 on: 03 August 2022, 20:17:20 »
And what does the 3rd mini from the right carry? It looks like a vacuum cleaner with a long hose... :D
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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #3 on: 03 August 2022, 20:23:56 »
It's weird they'd advertise it with fantasy models... hexes are more wargame adjacent...  ???

They're advertising it with the new heroscape units.  The game is a mix of fantasy, sci-fi, and historical units.
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« Reply #4 on: 04 August 2022, 03:08:41 »
Ah, that makes sense, thanks!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #5 on: 04 August 2022, 08:27:03 »
Nice! Still have some of my old minis and hexes from by Battle for Valhalla box... somewhere. HeroScape terrain was the best, I've been looking for weeks to find it for my BT games. Those look like the OG tile molds; I wonder if the hexes will stay the same, or if they were just using some spares left in storage for the demo.

And yeah, HeroScape is basically a whole bunch of dudes from alternate universes and time periods of different genres getting thrown into one world having to fight to survive (or occasionally at the behest of some feuding deities).
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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #6 on: 04 August 2022, 08:43:40 »
In my group we have enough heroscape tiles to cover a 6x4 table.  We will be buying more
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« Reply #7 on: 04 August 2022, 11:09:38 »
Nice! Still have some of my old minis and hexes from by Battle for Valhalla box... somewhere. HeroScape terrain was the best, I've been looking for weeks to find it for my BT games. Those look like the OG tile molds; I wonder if the hexes will stay the same, or if they were just using some spares left in storage for the demo.

And yeah, HeroScape is basically a whole bunch of dudes from alternate universes and time periods of different genres getting thrown into one world having to fight to survive (or occasionally at the behest of some feuding deities).

Word is full backwards compatibility. Said word came from reliable source. Also, if you look closely, those water tiles are a new color.
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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #8 on: 04 August 2022, 13:50:41 »
In my group we have enough heroscape tiles to cover a 6x4 table.  We will be buying more

Talking about tables, mine is a oval 6x4 table, but as i may be getting up to six players, i think i need to expand to 8x4 or even 8x5..  Any idea where i can get decent tables that size, for the price?
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Re: Heroscape is coming back! (That means the tiles too!)
« Reply #9 on: 04 August 2022, 15:51:34 »
I've used an ex Snooker table with the slate bed replaced with plywood, and a three part wooden plate on top so it can be used as our dinner table in every day use. Since the playing area is lower than the frame and we used die cut counters instead of miniatures, the game could remain set up between meetings.
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« Reply #10 on: 04 August 2022, 17:41:24 »
If we're playing on a big table it's in the LGS or at a con, not one of our houses or the pub.
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« Reply #11 on: 04 August 2022, 18:22:28 »
In my group we have enough heroscape tiles to cover a 6x4 table.  We will be buying more
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