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  1. Wait....I've only seen the Undying and Backdraft. What's the third? Also, does anyone else think Popcorn Turner sounds like a job title for a carnival worker? Edit: Popcorn Turner might be a reference to Popcorn Sutton according to a guess on the Arcanist forum. Brewmaster getting some non-Tri Chi toys?
  2. Backdraft Story Encounter

    YASSSSS!!!! Any guesses on whether Popcorn Turner is a name or job title? I'm assuming it's a name, sounds very carnival-esque.
  3. Monday Preview - The Undying Pt. 2

    Maybe Manos actually stands for Malifaux National Organization for Safety? Maybe he's just out there trying to stop this vicious ninja who runs with scissors and lets a fire wheel potentially torch some innocent origami people?
  4. Brewie2018 - A new perspective

    That's nice to hear! There's a local slow grow league starting in the midst of my solo Brewie period, and I'm planning to run him in 10T so these tricks are good to hear for both sides. I've gotten a lot of mileage out of the Akaname. They're fairly good at putting poison on things at range but what really catches people off guard is there potential to get up to Ml 6 or 7 if they're attacking something with poison.
  5. Brewie2018 - A new perspective

    Brewmaster's (0) One for the Road can get some poison on the Golem early. I've also deployed my models so that if Wesley drops a scheme marker at the start of his first activation there are at least two models in base contact with that marker. The Tanuki have a front of card ability that puts poison on things that activate in base contact with scheme markers. It's real gimmicky but it's one way I've found to get 3-4 poison (between One for the Road and the Tanuki) on the Golem turn 1.
  6. Zipp wins UK Masters gg2018

    And once Sonnia gets engaged she feels much less dangerous. At least that's from the perspective of being on the other side of the table from her.
  7. Friday Preview - Artillery Team

    Thanks! That's an important distinction. Sounds like it could reasonably be mod'd up to be a pigapult. I'm thinking a stuffed piglet or gremlin being launched out of the barrel with smoke/fireball coming out of the blast attenuator at the end of the barrel.
  8. Friday Preview - Artillery Team

    Sweet! What's the base size for this sucker? I just had an idea for a Pigapult conversion.
  9. Monday Preview - The Undying

    Thanks for the tip, I use Ghostery as well, but it didn't work for me. Tried all my other addblockers as well and no-dice. I'll just have to wait for the real thing to see what they look like *le sigh*.
  10. Sorry

    Try here: https://www.wyrd-games.net/contact/ I would fill out the General Feedback form. I think they'll get back to you pretty quickly.
  11. Monday Preview - The Undying

    All I see is a note that says "Posted by Wyrd Games on Tuesday........" Was this supposed to be a katashiro picture? Sounds like origami oni?!
  12. Monday Preview - The Undying

    Love this box. Anybody watch the MST3K roast of "Manos Hands of Fate"? All I can think of when I see Manos is "I'm not touching you.... I'm NOT TOUCHING yoooouuuu.... Is this pissing you off!?" Wasn't the actor who played Torgo permanently crippled because he improperly wore the satyr costume?
  13. Big Brain Brin - A hidden gem?

    I want to echo the sentiment that Swine-Cursed are NOT busted at all. HtK and HtW are dramatically different defensive abilities than a zero, with a TN, that confers a heal. I think they're great models but they require some discretion in use or they'll definitely get wiped off the board. To return to the ACTUAL topic, has anybody tried Brin with Ophelia lately? He's Kin (why?) but I'm not sure I see any special synergy other than maybe the ability to use those Trash markers to move him around and maybe heal a little.
  14. Big Brain Brin - A hidden gem?

    Admittedly my Malifaux world is real real small and you're probably right that my perspective is off. I'll try to beat the drum a little less hard....although I still think the atmosphere on social media and pod-cast world is rather anti-Gremlin. Still, thanks for the post. I'm not a game designer, so the extend to which we disagree is just based around my own selfish attitudes towards my faction. I appreciate all the hard work you guys/gals are putting into the game, even if it doesn't come off like that.
  15. Big Brain Brin - A hidden gem?

    I don't disagree at all. For better or worse the faction has been the target of some really aggressive errata changes. Since I started playing I've noticed a persistent and very loud background noise of people raging against the faction on almost every single podcast, here on the forums, and on other social media sites as well. As @Omenbringer mentioned I don't think the current errata is going to fix some of the problems (both real and perceived) within the faction. I just don't think our voice, as people who enjoy the faction, is being heard at all. I'm not sure that it'll do any good, but I think if we try playing some of these bad models, get their stories out there in the form of battle reports or tactica reviews then maybe we can start being louder than all the gremlin detractors out there. As part of all that I think we could maybe make specific recommendations for changes to some of these models to bring them up to snuff. Again, I'm really jaded that this will work, but if we don't start speaking up, then whenever it comes time to make major sweeping changes (faction rewrite? M3E?), we won't have a vote.
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