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Alduin 2020 then.
   
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 JonWebb wrote:
For the future, we are trying to introduce multiple weapon options where possible.


As much as I'd like to have had plastic power armor sprues yesterday, I hope you get that sorted out before doing Fallout plastics. Fallout is a game begging for more weapon customization support. I mean, I'm having to scratch-build my own supersledges!
   
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First Elder Scrolls development blog is up with the lineup for the March release of the game:

https://www.modiphius.net/blogs/news/development-blog-1-the-armies-assemble

Development Blog #1: The Armies Assemble…

Gavin Dady, Senior Line Manager on Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms, discusses everything you can look forward to getting on the launch of Elder Scrolls: Call to Arms
In this development blog I’m going to look at the products that we’ll be providing for the Launch of Elder Scrolls A Call to Arms and the core faction sets for our first chapter, Civil War due out late March 2020.

We wanted to ensure that the starting line-up had all the rules, tokens, cards and dice in one place to get you started with the game. We also wanted to include a good selection of scenarios and some simple campaign rules. The Elder Scrolls Rules box provides all of this, with a 104 page rulebook, 44 page Quests book (with 12 missions) and a 16-page introduction that places you in the opening scenes of Skyrim - Escape from Helgen. The boxed set also includes more than 220 cards, two sheets of die cut tokens and a full set of 13 dice.

The Core Rules Box will retail for £35.00, $45.00 and €40.00

Now that we have the rules covered, we looked at the iconic characters that would allow you to enjoy all modes of play. Originally, we were looking at a larger box with PVC miniatures, like the Fallout starter set. But, feedback from the Fallout indicated that there was a strong faction loyalty and a desire to collect and play individual factions from the start, rather than having a varied selection of figures. Many people had asked for a faction starter set and rules bundle. Couple this with some exciting developments in High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) and we started to see that we could make faction-specific starter sets and a separate rule box a reality.

But, what to put in our faction boxes?

BLEAK FALLS BARROW DELVE SET

For solo and co-op delves the Dragonborn is obviously a no-brainer. What would Skyrim be without the Dhovakin? We also need some opponents for the hero of Skyrim, so we’ve included three Skeleton Archers, three Draugr Warriors and a fearsome Draugr Overlord to lead them into battle. These form our Minions, Elite and Master adversaries which are also used in player vs player games. This set of 8 figures comprise our Bleak Fall Barrow Delve set.

The Plastic Delve box will be £27.00, $36.00 and €32.00.

IMPERIAL LEGION FACTION STARTER SET

For the Imperial forces we have a five-figure faction core set. Hadvar, Hero of Helgen, leads the set. He’s an incredibly tough opponent and has a special ability that bolsters the defensive abilities of any Imperials nearby.

Accompanying Hadvar is the Imperial Spellsword. She has destruction magic mastery, which means she’s more accurate with her destruction spells, and we’ve had enormous fun flinging Fireballs and Flames around the battlefield. As a Legion soldier, she’s also proficient with one handed weapons, so she lives up to her Spellsword name.

The Imperials are then rounded out by three Imperial Legionnaires. These are good, solid, multipurpose troops with decent damage and protection. They work best when they act as a unit and stay close to Hadvar to benefit from his abilities. As a bonus you can use Imperials as one of the AI forces in the game in solo, battle and co-op modes.

The Imperial Faction Core will be £25.00, $33.00 and €30.00 in plastic

STORMCLOAK FACTION STARTER SET

To oppose the Imperials, the Stormcloaks have five true sons and daughters of Skyrim. Yrsarald Thrice Pierced leads the Stormcloak forces. He is a true combat monster and has abilities that can make him terrifying in combat, preventing enemies from engaging him and allowing him to pick apart enemy formations piecemeal. He also has the Wind Walker ability, allowing him to regenerate his Stamina faster than other models, meaning he can use the game-changing Boost actions more often. Supporting Yrsarald is another veteran of the dragon attack at Helgen, Ralof, Warrior of the Resistance. Ralof is a handy, multirole character effective with both ranged and melee weapons who is also able to sneak and pick locks. Ralof can swap between an equipped bow or a single-handed weapon at will and benefits from his Fighting Stance which grants extra accuracy with melee weapons when attacking from a Ready Action.

Three Warriors with Greatswords complete the Stormcloak forces. Stormcloak Warriors are hard hitting troops but are not as resilient as their Imperial counterparts. They are best use aggressively with Yrsarald to strike hard, whilst Ralof skirts the battlefield securing objectives or takes advantage of cover and concealment to pick off enemies through stealth attacks. Additionally Stormcloaks can be used as AI adversaries in solo, battle and co-op modes.

The Stormcloak Faction Core will be £25.00, $33.00 and €30.00 in plastic.

These multi-part hard plastic sets will all be available in your friendly local gaming store from late March, as well as the Modiphius website. We’ll also be offering resin collectors sets in limited quantities for each release. Watch out for news of further releases and scenics.

In the next post we will look at what you can expect to see in the coming months for the rest of the Civil War chapter releases.


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Such wonky poses on all the Stormcloaks. Some of those sword arms are in such wierd contortions.

Other two boxes look fun, though.

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 AegisGrimm wrote:
Such wonky poses on all the Stormcloaks. Some of those sword arms are in such wierd contortions.

Other two boxes look fun, though.


That's how characters block, strike and stand ready when they're equipped with two handed swords in game so they make sense with that background knowledge.

Really like the sets and the boxes are quite nice too!

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 Tyranid Horde wrote:

That's how characters block, strike and stand ready when they're equipped with two handed swords in game so they make sense with that background knowledge.


They need to be careful how close they stick to the video game, though. It would be awkward if the models start clipping through the table!
   
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I like them. Only think that looks odd is the storm cloak with the axe but that's probably just the POV they've chosen.

I'm definitely getting the Barrows set.
   
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Call to arms pre-orders are live at most online stores I've checked.

Gamenerdz and fantization both have bundles where if you pre-order you get the Barrows set for free. Basically the Imperials, stormcloaks, Barrows set, rules and cards for $89.

The core box is going for around $30 and the miniature sets are around $25.
   
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Thanks for the head’s up!

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We've just had some sprue shots in. Should be getting our sticky mitts on our own copies in the next week or two, but in the meanwhile, here you go.

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Does the core set only include cards for the three starter boxes, or will it include cards from a larger first wave? And I assume it will work like Fallout WW, where the cards are released in separate wave packs from the models?
   
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 Sqorgar wrote:
Does the core set only include cards for the three starter boxes, or will it include cards from a larger first wave? And I assume it will work like Fallout WW, where the cards are released in separate wave packs from the models?


The core rules contains the three launch sets with some extra treasure and the like (so some flexibility).

The first block (we are calling them chapters for ES) is the Stormcloak rebellion and gives you the cards for the storm cloaks, imperials, adventurers and draugr.

The second chapter has some very interesting larger pieces plus at least one new faction. I can’t say too much , Gavin gets annoyed when I give the game away

Cards are separate again, it’s logistically and design wise much easier meaning faster releases and a better scenario setup for players (having to own every set from wave 1 to have all the cards meant writing scenarios was tough as we never knew what cards a player might own).

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Is there any plans to release the game in french ?
   
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Samko wrote:
Is there any plans to release the game in french ?

That's probably sourced in France, I think Légion distribution has been doing the translations for Fallout so I suppose they'd be the ones
   
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 JonWebb wrote:
The second chapter has some very interesting larger pieces plus at least one new faction. I can’t say too much , Gavin gets annoyed when I give the game away
I know you can't give away much, but are there plans for Argonian or Khajiit adventurers? My 11 year old daughter loves Skyrim, but she only plays as the animal races.
   
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 Sqorgar wrote:
 JonWebb wrote:
The second chapter has some very interesting larger pieces plus at least one new faction. I can’t say too much , Gavin gets annoyed when I give the game away
I know you can't give away much, but are there plans for Argonian or Khajiit adventurers? My 11 year old daughter loves Skyrim, but she only plays as the animal races.


There are two Khajit in wave 1...

Argonians, I’ll have to check but I swear I’ve seen one.

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Nice to see sprues. The casts look good.

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 JonWebb wrote:
There are two Khajit in wave 1...
JonWebb knows much, tells some.

   
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https://www.modiphius.net/blogs/news/elder-scrolls-development-blog-2-the-great-plan

Blog post is up with some more details on wave 1, including some photos of the first few sets.

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Love all of this, will but every box previewed this far, already preordered every box previously previewed (other than Dovakhiin teaser model).

   
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You had me at "hello", but there is a surprising lack of people who used to be an adventurer like myself, before they took an arrow to the knee.
   
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I'd really love a solo random dungeon crawl where the goal is the escape with as many potions as your weight limit allows that you'll never end up using.
   
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 Monkeysloth wrote:
I'd really love a solo random dungeon crawl where the goal is the escape with as many potions as your weight limit allows that you'll never end up using.

Also two-dozen cabbages and a whole wheel of cheese you don't remember collecting.
   
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 Lord Damocles wrote:
 Monkeysloth wrote:
I'd really love a solo random dungeon crawl where the goal is the escape with as many potions as your weight limit allows that you'll never end up using.

Also two-dozen cabbages and a whole wheel of cheese you don't remember collecting.


This game mode would print gold I tell you.
   
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Are you releasing a dungeon (tiles or 3d) for delve mode?

Will this be available at Salute?

Thanks.

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No dungeon tiles yet.

Salute we are certainly intending to have demos and stock.

We were waiting for final confirmation of some shipping (Corona has had an impact on the whole industry and we needed to know the stock had left) so will be ramping up to launch now we know things are arriving and when.

Thursday should be our next big drop day. Steve’s recorded some play guides,we have some new scenery to reveal and plan on starting our pre-order then now the stores have all had a good month or two to promote their sales.

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So saw the official announcement that the pre-order starts the 28th. Guess all these US shops jumped the gun quite a bit when they started pre-orders almost 2 months ago.
   
 
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