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I'm still hoping that Amazons and Norse will get released

   
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Still hoping for a Stormcast team
   
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Sunny Side Up wrote:
Still hoping for a Stormcast team


That would make brains explode more than if they had charged $210 USD for the new edition
   
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 privateer4hire wrote:
Sunny Side Up wrote:
Still hoping for a Stormcast team


That would make brains explode more than if they had charged $210 USD for the new edition

Yeah…the Blood Bowl world never had an End Times because everyone has televised sports now, even Nagash, so blowing it all up and starting again quietly dropped off everyone’s things-to-do list.
Of course, the new Broken Realms books could, conceivably, herald Nuffle’s resurrection in that universe. Just need a Dispossessed prospecting mission to stumble on the right Stormvault¹ while battling some Orc raiders I guess…






¹ Of course Nuffle’s sacred temple is locked up in a Stormvault; Sigmar tolerates no challengers to his power and Nuffle’s has far greater potential…

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The pre orders are up on the NZ site now if anyone wants to look at those 360 spins of the minis. The necromantic stuff is nowhere to be seen though. Did I miss something or was their stuff supposed to go on pre order at the same time?

 
   
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NZ has some delayed shipping, so they may not be up for preorder for a few weeks
   
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Treemen missing 1 sprue in preview
   
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Refs are a single sprue together, separate from the rest. Definitely possible to be sold separately as a set later if GW decided to.

Also, Griff looks like he can be assembled without his eagle which means you can use the bird somewhere else, which is nice.

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Definitely ordering this set. The value is great and they’re even throwing in wintery dugouts and Blood Bowl 3 beta access as a bonus!

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Sunny Side Up wrote:
Still hoping for a Stormcast team


Oh, no, no, no, no.

Leave the Old World alone. One destroyed game is enough.
   
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Completely missed that it was a 2 week pre order window, makes sense if they think this will be a big release.

I see the Necromantic team cards are selling out fast online at FLGS, why do GW continue to under produce card stock items for their game? Are their suppliers not up to it or is it a choice to reduce online skus?

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2 Weeks? Oh well, I guess PS5 release and working on Sat will keep me busy enough, anyway.

I guess it's a testament to crazy pricing for everything, but the (weird) 102€ price tag seems reasonable enough. I was fearing 150€ or something with those star players, refs and bigguns. I might spend the 50€ voucher I got as a bday gift from colleagues and just buy it locally instead of UK discounter importing.

Looking for a Skaven Doomwheel banner to repair my Nurgle knights.  
   
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ListenToMeWarriors wrote:
Completely missed that it was a 2 week pre order window, makes sense if they think this will be a big release.

I see the Necromantic team cards are selling out fast online at FLGS, why do GW continue to under produce card stock items for their game? Are their suppliers not up to it or is it a choice to reduce online skus?


Artificial scarcity
   
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Was there any pics of the Treeman next to something fora size comparison? It looks kinda short for a Treeman.
   
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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
Was there any pics of the Treeman next to something fora size comparison? It looks kinda short for a Treeman.

Damnit, now I’m going to have to paint mine as a silver birch.

"Three months? I'm going to go crazy …and I'm taking you with me!"
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Sticksville, Texas

Sunny Side Up wrote:
Still hoping for a Stormcast team


You can make a Stormcast themed team with the available rosters in the new core rulebook. It sounds like heresy, but use the Chaos Chosen roster as the base.

Stormcast Liberators with weapons snipped off= Chosen Blockers.

Humans with leftover Liberator shields= Beastman Runners, just call them shield bashing when they Blitz and use the Horns skill.

Whatever big model you pick = your Ogre/Minotaur/Troll.

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Miniaturemarket has it up for preorder. $119 with discount.

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I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
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 Theophony wrote:
Miniaturemarket has it up for preorder. $119 with discount.


I ordered it direct from GW. I’m always leery about ordering 3rd party for these items they restrict to 1 per order.

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 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
ListenToMeWarriors wrote:
Completely missed that it was a 2 week pre order window, makes sense if they think this will be a big release.

I see the Necromantic team cards are selling out fast online at FLGS, why do GW continue to under produce card stock items for their game? Are their suppliers not up to it or is it a choice to reduce online skus?


Artificial scarcity


Misread - ignore

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No images of the necromantic sprues? That's kinda unusual.

 
   
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Slightly OT.....but is it just me, or does BB have the most consistently cool range in all of GW’s offerings?

Bags of character in every team.

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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Slightly OT.....but is it just me, or does BB have the most consistently cool range in all of GW’s offerings?

Bags of character in every team.


100% agree. They kind of HAVE to go the extra mile with then though, because if they weren't fantastic... why would people buy them over the absolutely stunning multitude of third party minis available?

Also helps that the Blood Bowl alternate timeline is just fun to begin with. It doesn't take itself seriously, so there is tons of freedom making the minis.
   
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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Slightly OT.....but is it just me, or does BB have the most consistently cool range in all of GW’s offerings?

Bags of character in every team.

Old world is the best world.

There’s a difference between having a hobby and being a narcissist.  
   
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And alternate timeline where they set aside war for Bloodbowl is an even more best world.
   
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 NH Gunsmith wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Slightly OT.....but is it just me, or does BB have the most consistently cool range in all of GW’s offerings?

Bags of character in every team.


100% agree. They kind of HAVE to go the extra mile with then though, because if they weren't fantastic... why would people buy them over the absolutely stunning multitude of third party minis available?

Also helps that the Blood Bowl alternate timeline is just fun to begin with. It doesn't take itself seriously, so there is tons of freedom making the minis.


Yeah, GW has really killed it with the plastic Blood Bowl teams. The Blood Bowl Old World is my favorite GW has ever done (even as much as I love the normal Old World and 40k). The fact that is it is so willing to poke fun at itself and even the way the rules are presented just put me in a good mood. Playing Blood Bowl is almost always a good experience because at worst you get to laugh at the absurd shanigans that happen on the pitch. I think it helps a lot that most of the player base buys in to the tone set and make for some great people to hang out with while rolling some dice.


 
   
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Except the Chaos one which is utterly dreadful.
   
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Umbros wrote:
Except the Chaos one which is utterly dreadful.


I quite like the models, but I’d have preferred the Chaos All Stars (though they might be a Spike or WD team?

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Lizardmen were a bit disappointing. Wood elves are okay but I just don't like the catsuit aesthetic (have considered getting a box and carefully shaving off the fabric folds on the upper bodies of males and arms of females so they're more exposed flesh).

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I agree that the plastic teams are mostly really good, which makes it all the more jarring to see the majority of the Forge World support models being poor.

The difference in quality between the 2016 boxed game and the new one is huge as well. The full rulebook with all current teams, star players , big guys and referee miniatures in the box plus the two starter teams are markedly improved sculpts and designs.


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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
Lizardmen were a bit disappointing. Wood elves are okay but I just don't like the catsuit aesthetic (have considered getting a box and carefully shaving off the fabric folds on the upper bodies of males and arms of females so they're more exposed flesh).


Yeah I hated the catsuit aesthetic, would have much preferred them actually looking like woodland elves rather than Cathy Freeman in the 2000 Olympics, cost GW a sale from me (I'm sure they're devastated). The Dark Elves are a bit of a mixed bag as well, although the witch elves look great. I loved the Lizards though - so long as the mouthguards were snipped off the saurus.

The difference in quality between the 2016 boxed game and the new one is huge as well. The full rulebook with all current teams, star players , big guys and referee miniatures in the box plus the two starter teams are markedly improved sculpts and designs.


BB2016 was very much an experimental project, they boshed together the existing rules with some minor tweaks and 2 out of the 4 plastic teams they'd created and put it out there to see how it sold. It sold far beyond their expectations, which proved that specialist games were a viable part of GW again. Originally they were going to do resin teams for everyone but human/orc/dwarf/skaven but the sales of 16 were so good they completely reworked their plans to put out plastic teams. Given this, it's not surprising that the BB2016 boxset was a bit basic, what I'm most surprised about it how cheap (in GW terms) the new boxset was despite it's massive improvement.

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