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    Does Ulix need to go whole hog?

    I also had pretty good results with not summoning the War Pig and focusing on summoning Piglets...I just thought that's because I was terrible and wasn't playing it right! I will also echo your vote for The Sow and Old Major. Maybe even Sammy to hold the Hunting Bow? Maybe the problem with that is that it starts to get into a territory where its hard for Ludvig to just dip his toe into Gremlins by way of Pigs.
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    Does Ulix need to go whole hog?

    I started Malifaux with Ulix and my collection was almost entirely pigs for a while. Slop Haulers are a pretty essential edition I'd say. If your just going to pick up Ulix casually you could do just fine with his box, some piglets, maybe a war pig and slop haulers.
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    Monday Preview - The Undying Pt. 2

    Looks like its slated for July in the upcoming page. I had to hit the little '>' symbol to scroll over to see it there.
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    Backdraft box models

    It's listed on the upcoming page right now!!!!
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    Earthside Echo... Amazing!

    They posted a fluff story here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1334239018/the-other-side-9/posts/2179216
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    Earthside Echo... Amazing!

    The description of the Hordes "invasion" makes me think some of Secret Weapons 120mm city street/ruins bases covered with water effect would make great tide pools!
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    Bayou Two Card Red Joker

    +1 Also, since Bayou Two Card counts as cheating, you cannot cheat AGAIN by playing a card from your hand. Also, also, who on Earth manages to get a Red Joker with Bayou Two Card. I think I always got worse results.
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    Squad structure and card text?

    Great! Thanks! I suppose it speaks well of the game design if that information is somewhat easy to figure out for somebody who wasn't involved in beta testing.
  9. At the bottom of the cards it looks like the squads structure is noted. If its says: Fireteam (100mm | 5 x 30mm), Squad (2), Reserves (3) Does that mean that each fireteam (on a 100 mm base) is composed of 5 models (30mm bases) and the squad is composed of 2 fireteams? What does the Reserve (3) indicate? Specifically referenced the Speckled Crawlers in this case.
  10. Been stewing in my own juices and deciding whether or not I'm going to pull the trigger on jumping into The Other Side. I'm hoping somebody can confirm the current Commander level pledge contents. From what I'm seeing on Kickstarter the contents for the Gibbering Hordes are: Allegiance Box Rulebook, UV stat cards, fancy fate deck, token set Alpha Crawler The Frenzy Armored Whelks Morphling I just listened to episode 10 of Coordinated Strike and it sounded like the Commander level pledge also included an Egg Clutch, 3 (not 1) Morphlings, and Binh Nguyen.... And this thread linked below suggests something different. Can somebody help me figure out what the Commander Level pledge actually contains?
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    Monday Preview - Another Mystery

    Wave 6 Neverborn Henchman or Enforcer? Nightmare Brewmaster for the Gremlin's Nightmare box? (which would come with Spider Ninjas?) TTB thing-a-mabob? Lucius' true form?
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    Confirm Commander Level contents?

    Awesome! You are a scholar and a gentleman. After reading some more and looking back at the linked thread you started it looks like the Coordinated Strike list and your list are very similar. I don't think I understood that the Morphling's were Adjuncts....reading is fundamental. What is "Sam"? Assuming that's shorthand for one of the singleton models?
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    Alpha Crawler Sculpt

    Bit of thread necro here.....been reading the TOS section because I think I've got an itch for the Gibbering Hordes. According to a post in the GH forum from almost 18 months ago, the render didn't include the riders but they're still on the sculpt. I suppose things might have changed since then...?
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    Monday Preview - A Mysterious Surprise

    I believe his thinking was that if it's a nightmare model then they may divert from the original model. Also hoping for it to NOT be McTavish or Emissary.
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    Monday Preview - A Mysterious Surprise

    Nightmare War Pig?
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    Monday Preview - A Mysterious Surprise

    Nightmare Rooster Rider
  17. Neverborn: The Dreamer; love the new ill-mannered teenager upgrades that seem to boost the beat stick Chompy options. Titania; the aesthetic is great. Ressers: Seamus; not really sure why...fluff is great. Kirai; the Asian ghost theme to some of the undead in the game has REALLY grown on me. Molly; I like the sounds of her playstyle.
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    Ulix june errata??? (Husbandry + wild boars)

    A method to summon Wild Boars was something I was hoping for with his Wave 5 upgrades (not to say the upgrades he got aren't good). Not sure how to balance it, maybe some wounds? Maybe combining two piglets to make a Boar (a la Rats->Rat Catchers)? Maybe a corpse marker (like they're attracted by the meat)?
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    Gaining Grounds 2018

    I think the "Unplanned" condition was in the GG18 beta test for a while. I don't think its in their anymore, the one strategy that cares about summoned models just says it doesn't count models that were summoned. The main rulebook will tell you that summoned models gain "Slow" and may not interact the turn they are summoned. Don't have a page number in front of me though.
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    Brinn and others

    New releases don't go up in Wyrd's store until a few weeks after their release. I've heard that is to allow local game stores first crack at your money. The March releases should be available through most distributors, so your LGS can get one in, or you can find it through an online retailer (other than Wyrd).
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    Monday Preview - Fire Golem

    April according to the latest newsletter I think.
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    March Newsletter

    NICE! Yeah those look great, thanks for sharing.
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    March Newsletter

    Love the alt models! Personally not bothered by the material. If they come out looking like their renders I'm a huge fan! Thumbs up Wyrd! Also hoping the alt Bayou Gremlin makes it into the special editions available during this sale.
  24. Love that Cooper's hair is smoldering in places! Also really hoping for some Trip Chi keywords with these guys/gals/gamin.
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    Smugglers: even worse?

    You are correct, they did get a change after the open beta closed. I remember using them a few times with the original iteration of swap during the beta test. It was entertaining and kind of its own minigame.