I’m not sure about you, but Marvel Champions has definitely been my game of choice during this pandemic. I love the difference in styles between each character and am always looking for new decks that change the way a hero plays or feels on the board. For me, the aspect that invites the most creativity is Leadership. The Ant-Man hero pack gave us the biggest change up in terms of an aspect’s card list by handing us some incredible upgrades that take the aspect away from simply flooding your board with allies to use and defend with. A theme that I have seen on social media forums and chats has been around how its now possible to build ‘Thick’ allies that are maxed out with multiple upgrades, and this got me thinking – is it possible to build a deck centered around a single ally? Probably… so here we go then!
I have never felt as close to walking away from Star Wars: Destiny as I did last Saturday (January 2nd 2021). Not even when the game was officially cancelled. The stealth way that whomever currently has the controls of the FFG Organized play social media account released the news that there would no rearranged World Championships and nor would Wild Horizons be released in the Echoes of Destiny event kits. This deserved a proper website announcement, because the players, their customers, often across multiple games, deserve that. I completely understand the business reasons for it and I am sure most people do and we all should have had the courtesy extended to us that our patronage has merited. The pandemic is not something anyone could, in all honestly, have predicted and especially not how paralyzing it has been, especially to things such as organized play.
Welcome to my character article for Star Wars Imperial Assault. This article will talk about the hero character used in campaign mode for IA and will revolve mostly around playing the campaigns with the digital companion app. I spoke about the app and the campaigns in my previous article. There are definitely a number of heroes to talk about and cover many races from the galaxy far, far away. While not much is known about a lot of these characters, FFG didn't give us much of anything in the way of back story, what we know is gleamed from card texts and information in campaigns in the Campaign Guide.
The first "Deadpool" had a small budget (by superhero movie standards) and wasn't expected to succeed by some, who questioned whether there was a place for an R-rated comic book movie. Then, in true Hollywood studio fashion, once it became clear that the first film would surpass anyone's expectations, a second installment was greenlit with nearly double the budget. And when you're a comic book movie with that kind of money, you can bet Thanos is going to be there.
Not gonna lie... playing Murder at the Excelsior Hotel, MATEH for short, for the first time gave me Stanley's Kubrick's 'The Shining' vibes. We know it's not just an ordinary murder case. The supernatural and psychological elements are present in this scenario as well, very much like 'The Shining.'