Heroscape Announces Shocking Return

Avalon Hill is bringing again Heroscape, the fan-favorite wargame system printed within the early 2000s. Yesterday, Avalon Hill introduced they might publish a brand new Heroscape enlargement Heroscape: Age of Annihilation, through a teaser on their social media web page. According to the Heroscapers fan web page, which has saved the Heroscape fanbase alive because the game’s discontinuation again in 2010, Heroscape: Age of Annihilation can be designed by co-creator Craig Van Ness with a design group that features a number of members of the Heroscape neighborhood. No additional info was offered through the teaser, however the teaser indicated that the brand new line would characteristic unpainted miniatures as an alternative of painted miniatures. You can take a look at the teaser beneath:

A brand new age rises… pic.twitter.com/HimkdhOiHn

— Avalon Hill Games (@AvalonHill) August 3, 2022

Heroscape is a miniatures skirmish game wherein gamers construct groups of creatures from quite a lot of completely different settings and time interval. An military may embody a mixture of World War II troopers, fantasy elves, and even Marvel superheroes or D&D characters. A battlefield is constructed utilizing 3D hexagonal tiles (often of various heights) and gamers square off utilizing varied sorts of cube to find out injury over a collection of rounds.

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Hasbro initially printed Heroscape below the Milton Bradley line earlier than shifting the game over to Wizards of the Coast. While Wizards launched a number of D&D-themed units, the subsidiary introduced the game’s cancellation in 2010. Wizards later tailored the Heroscape guidelines for Magic: the Gathering – Arena of the Planeswalkers, however that game was additionally cancelled in 2016.

Although the game has been discontinued for over a decade, Heroscape continues to have a really energetic fanbase, with organized play nonetheless happening and customized content material launched frequently. Given that a number of of these homebrewers had been recruited to assist with the brand new set, it is doubtless that Heroscape: Age of Annihilation can be fashionable with the outdated guard whereas offering new followers with an important entry level.


Expect extra details about Heroscape: Age of Annihilation within the coming months.