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Sadly not. The core book just reads like it wasn't proof read. From what I remember, there was a mistake on roughly half of the pages. It's been a while since I've done anything but double check a rule from it though.
   
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Back in the day White Wolf was infamous for this. They'd constantly forget to update their placeholder references so you'd have 'See page XX' all over the place.

Later at the end of a book they put in a full page with the text "This is Page XX, we know you've been looking for it".

 
   
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Sooooo eight year old Restic sculpts?

Rob confirmed that those are the old sculpts but a new production run, made from the same material as The Walking Dead and Hellboy minis

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BlackJack Legacy is doing an Overdrive preview show tonight at 9PM BST. Mantic normally send him some exclusives to reveal as well.

https://youtu.be/RT9sMkTvg8A
   
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Gameplay Video



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It looks interesting, but it will all be down to price - my guess would be £50, which is a lot for me given my backlog of stuff, but is probably about right for most people. Ill probably wait for a sale, although I don't need any of the old giants.

If it ends up being £75 or more I think I'll flop hard.
   
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I don't expect it to cost more than the Dreadball core game, rather less so ~40-50

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A whole draft of blog posts this week, firstly on 4 of the giants:

https://www.manticgames.com/news/overdrive-locker-room-introducing-dozer/

https://www.manticgames.com/news/overdrive-locker-room-introducing-the-spawn/

https://www.manticgames.com/news/overdrive-locker-room-introducing-karadon/

https://www.manticgames.com/news/overdrive-locker-room-introducing-skarathron/

And then on the game modes:

https://www.manticgames.com/news/we-uncover-the-six-game-modes-in-overdrive/


Great to see loads of promotion for the game - shame the rest of the universe doesn't get this much attention! Dreadball itself could do with some advertising, as well as finally releasing the ultimate expansion. Deadzone is an awesome game that hasn't been tried by nearly enough people, and could be used to promote Firefight and Warpath.
   
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they searched for a new/additional social media guy some weeks agao

so we should see a more/better marketing in that regard soon

for Overdrive, I like what I have seen so far, it more less now depends on how often we get new expansions for the game as I can see people waiting for more options before they want to try it

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I must admit it's growing on me, but I've got 8 giants already, 5 of which are in the core box, so it feels a bit of a waste to buy. We'll see if the rules get released separately (mantic normally do release them, although it often takes time, and normally it's a reduced set first, then the full set when the games older).

Who knows, I might be able to use the dreadball extreme pitch, free rules and my existing giants!
   
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yeah, the Xtreme pitch looks very similar and is for sure an option of you already have it

and I have no doubt that we see digital stand alone rules on release

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Overdrive preorder is up £50 €65 $75

https://www.manticgames.com/games/overdrive/overdrive/?wmc-currency=GBP
   
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I'm a bit sad the hype train on the blog stopped as soon as the pre-order went up...

   
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the hype train is now gone from their own website over to others as Rob is giving interviews on different podcasts and YT channels

as well as some short Videos on Youtube

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjoRc0uxPCHFyy9FiR2XIv2NcZIk5hu3Q


also some News
https://www.podbean.com/ea/pb-i66pa-1095d45

for now they have planned 16 Characters and some of them will get rules for Deadzone as well to continue the story line (like Tigrex were some of the background was already mentioned in Magnetar Circuit)

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Tomorrow is a Live Stream about Containment Protocol 3.0 for Deadzone



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looking forward to it. I have some Enforcers and many zombies itching for it.

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Hopefully I'll remember to watch it. I happened to skip Deadzone 2, but first edition was one of the best rulesets I've ever played.

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Did the Deadzone rules change massively?
   
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They cleaned up some stuff. Been a long time since I played first though. Been trying to get our smaller group to try dz2 since new kill team is a non starter for most of us due to the $100-$135 buy in. Really impressed with the campaign leveling system. You get new options without going overboard on record keeping.
   
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So is this a DZ v3? I stopped following Mantic scifi and it doesn't matter how often I email subscribe to the newsletter, nothing seems to get sent.

My wife and I played DZ v1 every Friday night for months. I couldn't get her to enjoy v2. Changing from playing cards from her hand to the dice roll thing killed it for her. I did buy into v2 with a couple of the hardback rulebooks, the update paperbacks, dice, etc, which are all barely used. Played a few v1 games over the year or so but that's it.

I doubt I'll buy into another version if that's what this is. I must admit, my Mantic interest has dropped off with the realisation they're on a GW churn and burn style sales strategy.

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I also had truoble getting into DZ2. DZ1 had its issues, but the mechanic that allowed you to pin enemies with covering fire and flank with other troops to get clear shots was great. That effectively went away in DZ2.

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If this is DZ3, hopefully some folks will dump their DZ2 stuff cheap
   
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yeah, the change was not well received for those that really were into DZ1, while a lot of other people liked the DZ2 more because there were no cards

For now we don't know if this is DZ3 or just an update to DZ2 with a new Core Box and Rulebook (as while the core is still up to date, faction lists and other rules are not)

Could also be that we see a different mechanic for orders again as not everyone is happy with the Splash mechanic

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I don't have any illusions they're rolling back to the superior 1st edition rules. I guess I'm mostly hoping for a new sprue or two. Albeit the teaser seems to say it's just the rats again. Should have made a Nameless or locust-man sprue for this.


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Looking good. Like the new layout and separating rules/lists.

New models too. Brood Guards are impressive, and plastic Marauders is great news!
   
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 .Mikes. wrote:
I also had truoble getting into DZ2. DZ1 had its issues, but the mechanic that allowed you to pin enemies with covering fire and flank with other troops to get clear shots was great. That effectively went away in DZ2.


They got rid of pinning?!
   
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Dammit, Mantic. The guy with most of the information shouldn't be leaning way back from the microphone in an echo chamber.

We've all been doing Zoom and Teams meetings for almost two years now. Get your sound together.
   
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Gotta say a sprue of neon signs, ATMs and trash bins wasn't my first guess as to what DZ3 would entail. Gotta tap into that Infinity market?

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The_Real_Chris wrote:
 .Mikes. wrote:
I also had truoble getting into DZ2. DZ1 had its issues, but the mechanic that allowed you to pin enemies with covering fire and flank with other troops to get clear shots was great. That effectively went away in DZ2.


They got rid of pinning?!


No. You can still pin. You have to use a rapid fire weapon and purposely try to pin as your result.
If you are successful, the target is pinned, requiring an action to stand first thing on its next activation.
Pinning also gives a bonus to anyone who fights you while you're in that state (but you stand up automatically---just with them gettting a bonus to sock you).


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Looking good. Like the new layout and separating rules/lists.

New models too. Brood Guards are impressive, and plastic Marauders is great news!


Separating the rules from army lists is a negative for me. I like that DZ2 essentially has the core armies covered in the rule book.



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Dammit, Mantic. The guy with most of the information shouldn't be leaning way back from the microphone in an echo chamber.

We've all been doing Zoom and Teams meetings for almost two years now. Get your sound together.


Did they mention pricing at any point?

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