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Can't wait for this to pan out! BIG FAN!

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 Eilif wrote:

Meh, as long as the figures are great, it could be worth backing on the basis of the figures alone. Warzone is a line of figures pretty strongly linked to one series of rules. However, there's a long line of Alien and Colonial marines figures (both licensed and "not") as well as many different rulesets that have been heavily influenced by Aliens.

For my $, cupporting an Aliens kickstarter is much more dependent on the figs than rules. There's plenty of options for rules, but there hasn't been a line of plastic figs (not couting clix) that capture this subject matter.

There have been alot of metal and resin options though...
Xenomorphs
http://dawnofthelead.com/2010/10/19/alien-miniatures-a-review/
Colonial Marines
http://dawnofthelead.com/2011/03/25/colonial-marine-miniatures-a-review/
Predators
http://dawnofthelead.com/2010/08/11/predator-miniatures-a-review/

Despite all those, I think that a cohesive range of models, in plastic, and as accurate to the subject matter as only a licensed product can be, has the potential to surpass all of the options presently available. I will be watching with considerable interest.


Since warzone is going to be all resin (they tried plastic for some rank and file troops but were not satisfied with the quality they could get with it) I think it's unlikely that this will end up plastic

but we'll all have had a chance to look at their warzone resin (hopefully) by the time this launches so we can make an informed choice

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From the conversation I had with with someone unnamed at Prodos I can tell they will not do anything without a proper license and would do nothing to threaten said license.

   
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 OrlandotheTechnicoloured wrote:
 Eilif wrote:

Spoiler:
Meh, as long as the figures are great, it could be worth backing on the basis of the figures alone. Warzone is a line of figures pretty strongly linked to one series of rules. However, there's a long line of Alien and Colonial marines figures (both licensed and "not") as well as many different rulesets that have been heavily influenced by Aliens.

For my $, cupporting an Aliens kickstarter is much more dependent on the figs than rules. There's plenty of options for rules, but there hasn't been a line of plastic figs (not couting clix) that capture this subject matter.

There have been alot of metal and resin options though...
Xenomorphs
http://dawnofthelead.com/2010/10/19/alien-miniatures-a-review/
Colonial Marines
http://dawnofthelead.com/2011/03/25/colonial-marine-miniatures-a-review/
Predators
http://dawnofthelead.com/2010/08/11/predator-miniatures-a-review/

Despite all those, I think that a cohesive range of models, in plastic, and as accurate to the subject matter as only a licensed product can be, has the potential to surpass all of the options presently available. I will be watching with considerable interest
.


Since warzone is going to be all resin (they tried plastic for some rank and file troops but were not satisfied with the quality they could get with it) I think it's unlikely that this will end up plastic

but we'll all have had a chance to look at their warzone resin (hopefully) by the time this launches so we can make an informed choice


Thanks for that. I hadn't been following the warzone thread. Does change the equation a bit for me. Could still be tempted into buying in, but it's have to be a great figs and a good deal.

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So lets just get this thing going already. The suspense is killing me!

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 14th broklyn wrote:
From the conversation I had with with someone unnamed at Prodos I can tell they will not do anything without a proper license and would do nothing to threaten said license.


I'm assuming it's still 20th Century Fox that owns the license to both franchises?

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 14th broklyn wrote:
From the conversation I had with with someone unnamed at Prodos I can tell they will not do anything without a proper license and would do nothing to threaten said license.
Sounds good. Now -- when is this going down?

   
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 14th broklyn wrote:
From the conversation I had with with someone unnamed at Prodos I can tell they will not do anything without a proper license and would do nothing to threaten said license







Confirmed.

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Fantastic!

   
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i'm so hoping for a space hulk type of set up. i've not done anything on KS and this looks likely to pop my cherry

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I will be all over this--would make for a great one off/fun afternoon game--and I would love to paint up the minis.

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Yeah, the biggest limiting factor here is how much I'm currently not saving to put toward this because I don't know enough about it yet.

I mean, we don't know if there will be a KS. We don't know anything about time frame. Are we talking about a KS in 2014? That's a different world from now. I feel like the sculpts will be good but that's a guess rather than solid knowledge.

So hopefully we'll get some more info within 30 days so all my dollars don't go to Mars Attacks.

The tacit admission that Prodos has the license is a great piece of info, however. So now it's not really a question of whether I will spend dollars on this but how many.

   
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The old figures go for crazy prices on ebay (don't even ask what a dropship goes for) so this is very welcome.

There's been some scale creep over the eyars, so the old figures are a tad small too.

If we get the team from Aliens; Burke, Ripley and the Colonial Marines it would be very welcome.

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I hope this doesn't happen till 2014! Otherwise I don't expect to be a part of it. Really been looking into converting my own aliens for a while.

What was the Warzone kickstarter like? Were there lots of kickstarter exclusive minis? Or was everything unlocked going to see a full release?
   
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If they make this stuff in styrene they'll be fulfilling a lot of dreams. It deserves to be done right, and if it is, I don't see how they could fail to make money on this franchise.

   
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I'd personally prefer resin so it'll have as much detail as possible, but wouldn't be adverse to cheaper polystyrene

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Another reason I can't wait for more info/official announcement:

I have no doubt a lot of folks who love these franchises are strolling right past this thread for want of a more descriptive title.

Well, doing my best to spread the news to people who might be interested and place where those people hang out.

   
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This is a very interesting project, as Dark Horse comics is rebooting the entire Aliens/Predator comic multiverse next year, and adding in elements and connections in a new Prometheus related monthly book as well.

http://www.darkhorse.com/Blog/1490/nycc-2013-aliens-predator-prometheus

Either way, ever since the Kenner toys introduced me to the movies in the early 90's when I was 9, I loved this series. Can't wait!
   
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Well Prodos, it looks like I'll be giving you guys boatloads of cash soon.

My only question is, can we please get Aliens based on the designs from the first film? That would just be fantastic.

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@Prodos: LOL "A Very Pleasing" project huh?

You guys rock!

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Very cool!

Reading that interview on the Dark Horse website linked has made me want to fish out the older comics again..

If this is coming along at the same time as the new comics, next year, might well have some money and impetus behind it?

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I'd *much* rather straight aliens vs. colonial marines. Mixing predators in there... hasn't been good for the movies and was always the weakest part of the games imo. Still, colour me highly interested.
   
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That the AVP films were dire doesn't mean this will be.

I know a lot of folks - TT gamers or not - that might be interested in this.

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Sounds very interesting. I am a big fan of the comics.

But I still hope that the Warzone project gets properly finished (pledged for more that 400 EUR, still no minis!) and nobody gets distracted by doing the AvP minis!

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I do hope they have some good marine sculpts, but would it be too much to ask for actual likeness from the movies.
There are those cheaper heroclix aliens (good sized Alien queen).
Damn, didn't realize they had predator figs that look awesome like those, even female predettes (eek!). I do like that where else would you buy predators but from the Predastore. lol.



 
   
 
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