Synonyms for heroclix or Related words with heroclix
Examples of "heroclix"
Batman has appeared as a
figure, along with other Batman characters, in the following
The HorrorClix game, also produced by WizKids, was designed in a similar way to the
game and figures, however it only had limited compatibility with the
figures and organized play. The figures and rules were compatible with both Clix systems but HorrorClix figures are not tournament-legal for
Super-Skrull is a playable character in the Marvel
Supernova and Galactic Guardians sets.
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The Phil Urich incarnation of Hobgoblin was added to the superhero tabletop game
In 2013, a
figure of Bunker was produced as part of the Teen Titans set.
""Our content is more 25%
and 75% random shit"" - Hunter
Wizkids released a Demogoblin figure as part of their Amazing Spider-Man "
Austin Smith has resided in Indiana his entire life and has been long-time friends with Drew Alderson. He and Hunter have been close since birth and have been playing
together for over 7 years. He has assisted in judging various
events over the last 3 years including the first ever Regional Super Qualifier. Aside from his
accomplishments he is employed in Medical Records at St. Francis Hospitals in Indianapolis.
game utilizes the "combat dial system" originally created for the Mage Knight game. The Combat Dial keeps track of a figure's game statistics via a rotating dial in the base. As the figure suffers damage, the dial is turned required number of "clicks" to reveal new stats and possibly special abilities.
was designed to appeal to comic book fans and players of wargames and subsequently also became collector items due to the quality of detail in the
figures. The first game set, Marvel's "Infinity Challenge", was released in 2002 and included figures and maps. The original "
" figures were all from comic books printed by Marvel Comics, but later expanded to include sets from DC Comics and from various independent comic book publishers such as Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Later expansions also added new card-based mechanics such as "Feats" and "Battlefield Conditions", expanding the game beyond the addition of new characters. The Original
won three awards at the 2002 Origins Awards including "Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Game Board Game" for "Marvel
: Infinity Challenge", "Best Board Game Expansion Or Supplement" and "Best Science Fiction Or Fantasy Miniature" for the Sentinel Figure. WizKids had a prize support system for organized tournaments at comic book and hobby shops, as well as regionally and nationally, consisting of special limited edition variant figures given to winners. National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), the current owners of the
rights, resumed this practice in 2009.
WizKids, the company behind the
game, was acquired by The Topps Company in 2003. Topps later announced that as of November 10, 2008, Wizkids was ceasing production of all its product lines, including
. Scott Silverstein, CEO of Topps, said The
property was expected to be sold off to a 3rd party in May 2009, but the two parties were unable to come to an agreement. While a Marvel license "to manufacture figures and card games" had been acquired by Upper Deck Company, that license specifically excluded the
game and concept. Topps owned all the rights and licenses for all versions of
, giving them the rights to sell the license to a third party. There were three companies known to be interested in acquiring the WizKids properties: Catalyst Game Labs, which works primarily on print role playing games; Piñata Games, formed by
fans and former Wizkids employees with the primary purpose of buying and continuing the
line; and a newly formed third company. However, Catalyst withdrew from the bids, Justin Ziran of Piñata joined Topps instead and the third company failed to get funding. NECA announced that it had purchased the majority of the Wizkids properties, including
, on September 15, 2009. Beginning on July 28, 2009, NECA began selling the "Thor's Mighty Chariot" large figure at conventions in North America. Since this game piece had not been released by Wizkids, it came as no surprise that NECA had purchased of the brand. The relaunch of
occurred with the release of the "Hammer of Thor" series in November 2009, the first series under the management of NECA.
Four chase figures, classified as "Ultra-rare" were available in 1 out of every 100 Marvel
"Supernova" series booster boxes: These included the Marvel Zombies figures Colonel America, Wolverine, Spider-Man, and Hulk. These were the first dual-branded figures as they appeared in a
set yet also came packed with HorrorClix monster cards, making them fully compatible with either Clix system. Although further Zombies appeared in the 2007 set Mutations and Monsters, the original four figures were not reprinted and the subsequent Zombie
were not part of the HorrorClix games.
The entire Nextwave team was represented in
form in the Giant Size X-Men (GSX) set. The team of five figures equals an even 500 points.
In this segment, the three go over
tactics that range from basic techniques for beginners down to character specific advice.
The collectible miniatures game
produced a special starter set of the Legion, including a figure of "Young Superman" during the first season.
In 2012 NECA began producing a separate line of
based on the Star Trek franchise, which instead of having figures based on people the figures were all space ships as seen on the various television series and movies. These figures have their own unique maps, rules, objects and cards and cannot be played with any other set of
figures. The original Star Trek
was released in February 2012 under the name "Star Trek
: Tactics" and include space ships representing the United Federation of Planets as well as the Klingon Empire. The maps were space based and the rulebook modified to play with the new theme. NECA later released a set called "Star Trek
: Away Team", which contained the crew members from the J. J. Abrams rebooted Star Trek movie in theaters at the time. In January 2013 NECA released "Star Trek
: Tactics II" adding more space ships to the game including Vulcan, Romulan, Ferengi, Breen, Cardassian, Jem'Hadar, and other Dominion Forces spaceships. The set also included additional Federation and Klingon spaceship figures.
The various collector's editions of "City of Heroes" and "City of Villains" included exclusive
figures of signature characters from the game.
Dial H For
is an American-produced podcast specifically covering the topic of the collectible miniatures game
. The podcast covers such topics as casual play, meta-level play, RC Cola, and whether or not chili is better with Cheez-its in it. Based out of Indianapolis, Indiana, the podcast has been released weekly and, more recently, bi-weekly since the Dial H's first episode, dated July 15, 2013. The three members of the podcast include: Hunter Smith, Austin Smith ("Dick Wrangler" and "The luckiest Sonofabitch Alive") and Andrew (Drew) Alderson. Due to the number of other podcasts covering the topic of
, Dial H has taken the stance of being a podcast primarily for entertainment and secondarily for substantive information about the game of
On June 8, 2010, Wiz Kids Games, which is owned by NECA, announced that they are developing a "Star Trek" collectible miniatures game using the
is a collectible miniatures game that uses the Clix system that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic book heroes, villains, or characters from various video games series such as Street Fighter, Gears of War, and Halo and engage in a turn-by-turn battle on grid maps based on various storyline locations. The game was originally designed and produced by WizKids, but was discontinued in November 2008 when WizKids owner Topps shut down their
line. In September 2009, collectible toy producer National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) purchased some of the WizKids' intellectual property from Topps, including the
rights and then soon after began to produce and sell new
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