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I never played blood bowl or battle fleet gothic. BFG seems like an odd choice since it would be in direct competition to Xwing and Armada by Fantasy Flight. Word on the street is Star Wars is hot right now.

 

I would love to see a return of Necromunda and Mordheim. If this is true, it would be a nice turn for GW to support low cost of entry games again.

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I think Necromunda interests me the most out of all of those because the gangs and terrain could be super useful for a wide range of sci-fi and post-apoc games. But there's also a very good chance that the new minis will be covered in 40K-brand skulls and weirdness, limiting their usefulness.

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The only reason they are rereleasing Blood Bowl is due to the popularity of the pc version they released 3-4 months ago. The thing is that, while it sold well....it is losing steam at the moment due to slow updates. It is a surprisingly fun/frustrating game though, even if you aren't a football fan.

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I have a friend in Oz who still plays BloodBowl and does tournaments. I'm hoping for truth in this for him.

 

Mordheim holds interest for me.

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I still have my original BFG stuff. I would welcome a Mordheim rulebook and cheap terrain however.

 

Don't hold your breath there. They're likely to do some gorgeous terrain for sure, but I wouldn't think for a second that it will be affordable, let alone cheap. Probably cheaper to get a table full of 4Ground's stuff.

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I still have my original BFG stuff. I would welcome a Mordheim rulebook and cheap terrain however.

 

Don't hold your breath there. They're likely to do some gorgeous terrain for sure, but I wouldn't think for a second that it will be affordable, let alone cheap. Probably cheaper to get a table full of 4Ground's stuff.

 

Or, if you don't mind using cardstock, there are some very nice PDF terrain sets available.

 

My favorite for Mordheim is an Evil Cathedral called Cathedrae Mortis -

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My favorite game of Mordheim that I lost was in that cathedral - the Orc player managed to get her goblin archers up into the gallery, and turned my Vampire into a pin cushion.

 

I have... Dwarfs, Reiklanders, Marienbergers, Undead, and Witch Hunter warbands. (I used to run Mordheim for a summer program, all the warbands saw use.)

 

I am really, really hoping that they do a good job of resurrecting Mordheim - of all their games, it is, by far, my favorite - and may be my favorite miniatures game of all time.

 

The Auld Grump - already thinking about a special scenario using Kaladrax.... Can the warbands steal the hoard without waking the sleeping Wyrm? (A hint - fights are noisy.)

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That's some pretty awesome terrain!

 

I never got  to play anything but Mordheim, so I'd be interested in checking out some of their other games providng that the pricing isn't too insane.

 

I don't want to spiral the thread towards a pricing woof-fest, so I'll finish on a more positive note; as long as they can make the new games a good value, I'll be happy.

If they can make it to the level of their starter boxes, it should be decent, IMO. While their starter sets are expensive, they usually have a fairly good amount of content, making it a decent value. Again, IMO.

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That's some pretty awesome terrain!

 

I never got  to play anything but Mordheim, so I'd be interested in checking out some of their other games prong that the pricing isn't too insane.

 

I don't want to spiral the thread towards a pricing woof-fest, so I'll finish on a more positive note; as long as they can make the new games a good value, I'll be happy.

If they can make it to the level of their starter boxes, it should be decent, IMO. While their starter sets are expensive, they usually have a fairly good amount of content, making it a decent value. Again, IMO.

World Works also has some decent PDF terrain for Necromunda - but Mordheim is my first love.

 

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I do not know how much longer World Works is going to be around - they have not made a new set in well over a year. :down:

 

They have a lot of sets that work well for both games - the sewers in both Himmelveil Sewers and in Gothic Realms - there are rules for sewers in Mordheim somewhere online... they were also in one of GW's magazines, but those are long out of print. GW even made the magazines available online for a while - but they have since purged their site of all the old material.

 

The Auld Grump - sewer terrain favors the Skaven... hard to believe, I know....

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The Mordheim starter set had some nice cardstock terrain in it. Hopefully, they will follow suit if it all pans out for both Mordheim and Necromunda.

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I've got the Mordheim rules.  Plus the White Dwarf content and the online GW content as well (from before the GW-US/Black Goblin site went away).  For 'official' figs, two bands from the box set, the Sister of Sigmar box set and box of clan rats for Skaven reinforcements.

 

I never did get a chance to play Necromunda, but friends of mine liked it.  I picked up the trechcoat gangers by Heresy on the off chance that my friends ever started a game up again.

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Auld, 

 

WWG said last year they're focusing on another company making VR games for Steam.  I doubt they'll be back anytime soon.

 

Something about their deal with Wyrd on premade terrain falling flat on its face.

 

That said, I don't think the site is going anywhere, I guess they're original thought, selling, didn't go through. And man, gotta' love that Fantasy building set.  I completely forgot about these guys.

 

...guess I'm buying cardstock again.  

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The Mordheim starter set had some nice cardstock terrain in it. Hopefully, they will follow suit if it all pans out for both Mordheim and Necromunda.

My old FLGS had the Mordheim cardstock terrain; they threw it away because it was getting beaten up! :blink::wow::grr::mellow:::(:

After that kerfluffle, they gave me dibs on anything that was getting tossed.

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