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    For Godtear they send you all the limited production run models. If Guildball is any indication those models will sell for above retail.
     
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    Steamforged is a pretty good company. Dark souls was just the bad apple of the bunch all of their other stuff has been top notch.
     
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    I would expect Dark Souls to get a major rules update. Guildball initially sucked (to me anyways) but their yearly model balancing really fashioned it in to a great game.

    It might not though. IIRC the designer on Dark Souls was DC and he pretty much sucks as a designer. Not real sure why they hired that guy other then they all used to play Warmachine and have a hard on for former PP employees.
     
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    Yea i'm not a fan of most of DC's work (see convergence in MKII Warmachine). They hired a ton of PP employees and fanboys when they started, Guildball has kind of grown into its own at this point though and even though i dont play anymore, the evolving story and continual balance updates makes it appear to be a good game, at least from the outside.

    I spoke to the steamforged guys at NOVA this year and they weren't pushing Dark Souls very hard and had a huge stack of them, i think they were even giving away some of the free KS stuff if you purchased that day. hopefully they learned from their mistakes.
     
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    Oh shit, I didn't know anyone else from here went to NOVA. Already got my hotel room lined up for this year. It's my favorite convention of the year.

    I liked Convergence I still play them on the regular and enjoy them. I get why people didn't like them. High Command was a fucking travesty. I don't really understand how that made it to market. Haven't played Dark Souls but it sounds like the same issue. The game just isn't fun. Though one of the Warmachine forums I visit all the board gamers over there love Dark Souls.

    Steamforged has done well with Guildball. I feel like a lot of that is the balance and testing Jaime P puts in. I hope he works on Godtear.
     
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    I live right down the road from crystal city where NOVA is held so i usually attend. i didn't play last year just spectated but the year before i was in the masters tourney (didn't do so well) for WM.

    Godtear is looking good, i didn't go in for a backers kit yet but its tempting. Im either going to pick that up or Judgement.
     
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    I keep looking at Judgement then I go to their official youtube and the game is so god awful on there because of their set up that I turn off the videos in like 2 minutes. Like perhaps your official youtube channel shouldn't be using Warpwoles for models since that's a totally different company.

    If you haven't tried it, give Shadespire a fair shake. It's the skirmish game I have been looking for for years. We play the shit out of it now.
     
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    This is live. If you enjoy deck builders and co-op at all this is the best one I’ve played. I have the first two, excited for another.

     
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    Now shipping!:

     
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    Nice. Report back, that one looks fun, I didn’t back it due to already having too many (I don’t get much game time), but I’m still interested in how well it plays.
     
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    Got mine today! Also Rising Sun showed up today! Weekend gamers coming over to play... MTG Vintage Cube ... /sigh
     
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    Nice. Won't get mine until Tuesday it looks like.
     
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    Yea I couldn't afford to back Hexplore the time, curious about how it plays.
     
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    Played 2 Kickstarters tonight (no Hexplore It yet)

    Corporate America - Corporate America Gilded Edition Preorder
    This was fantastic. We played it twice with 5 players. The second time we doubled the number of executive order cards to increase game length. One of those simple but complex games, it's rare to have a game come along where everyone wants to play it again after playing it for the first time.


    Unstable Unicorns - Unstable Unicorns | Card Game
    Finally played this, dropped almost $200 on this buying 2 copies and a bunch stuffed animals of gifts that ended up being my wife's X-Mas present (because Unicorns). Was a simple but fun game with a bunch of absurd cards because I have the NSFW stuff all shuffled in.
     
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    Heavy Hitters is shipping atm, bought this one on a whim cause im a sucker for giant robots and i kind of got a monpoc vibe from it.

    i was looking for something that is just a beat em up i can play with some of my more tactically deficient friends =p (they always want to play zombicide).

     
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    Hex was pretty cool, first run through (5 players) took ~11 hours but that's with learning from scratch till we beat the end guy. Also ~6-8 blunts so ymmv.

    Combat seem either awkward or we don't get it fully yet. Scaling the difficulty during play seems forced, but ultimately necessary because it goes from 'everything can 1 round us' to 'we can 1 round everything' quickly. Group enjoyed it, played 2 man the next day, 3 early wipes then a 3 hour victory. Classes and abilities are surprisingly diverse given how simple/awkward/confusing the combat system is.

    It's going on the 'good games we play often shelf'.
     
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    That's good to hear, I think. Just got mine earlier this week, not sure if it'll make it to the table this weekend. Really like the quality of the boards.
     
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    Received this Kickstarter dice tower today, it’s pretty kick ass. Solid, heavy, quiet.

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