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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by MonkeyFinger » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:54 am

Chaz wrote:Does the cover feature an imposing looking Dracula looming over the hunters, or a goofy as hell Dracula grinning at you? Those would be second and third editions, respectfully. If it was in a store, it's probably third. Third does not have good cover art.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by hentzau » Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:56 am

I still have the first release of FoD, with the metal minis. Fond memories of this game, but not fond enough to try and track down the new version.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by AWS260 » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:37 pm

MonkeyFinger wrote:
Chaz wrote:Does the cover feature an imposing looking Dracula looming over the hunters, or a goofy as hell Dracula grinning at you? Those would be second and third editions, respectfully. If it was in a store, it's probably third. Third does not have good cover art.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Zarathud » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:45 pm

No need to track it down. I have the Second and Third Editions of Fury. The Third plays slightly better but the board is less sharp.

I was planning to sell my Second Edition to make room, so scarcity will hopefully offset part of the cost of finishing my Talisman set.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Lordnine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:46 pm

I really would like to know who approved the cover of Fury. The rest of the art is appropriately dark and generally well done, but the cover looks straight out of a low-budget B movie.

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Anonymous Bosch » Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:32 pm

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Fury of Dracula (third edition) cover art

Definitely a peculiar choice, particularly considering the title of the game; certainly doesn't conjure up my idea of 'fury'.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Archinerd » Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:44 pm

Still seems pretty dark to me, that smile looks more sinister than friendly. I don't mind the 3rd edition art at all.

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Lordnine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:50 pm

I think the 3rd edition cover could have worked if they just omitted Dracula. Or possibly just had some glowing eyes faded in the background above the castle. As it is, he makes me think more creepy rapist than a force of evil throughout all of Europe.

That and I rather like the 2nd edition cover.


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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Smoove_B » Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:07 pm

In an unrelated observation, Fantasy Flight could repurpose the 3rd edition box art for a game titled "Dr. Acula - Evil CEO of Blood Inc."

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by YellowKing » Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:49 pm

That looks more like "Fury of Liberace."

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Chaz » Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:35 pm

MonkeyFinger wrote:
Chaz wrote:Does the cover feature an imposing looking Dracula looming over the hunters, or a goofy as hell Dracula grinning at you? Those would be second and third editions, respectfully. If it was in a store, it's probably third. Third does not have good cover art.
It was the goofy grinner. Good to know, thanks! :)
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by hepcat » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:19 pm

YellowKing wrote:That looks more like "Fury of Liberace."
hepcat wrote:Liberace Dracula is the latest edition, right?
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by YellowKing » Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:15 pm

Haha, sorry hep. Didn't read the first page of the thread. Guess if two people came up with it independently, though, it must be true!

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by $iljanus » Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:40 pm

Yea my Warhammer Card Game expansion characters came in! Now I can leave them in the packaging and make ez $$$ (or just play with them... [WINKING FACE])
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by hepcat » Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:55 pm

I need to run through the campaign with a Witch Hunter.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Chrisoc13 » Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:55 pm

I picked up Fury of Dracula just because of this announcement. I always wanted to try it and I'm guessing it will be out of print for some time after this so, I have it now.

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Post by Archinerd » Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:23 am

Archinerd wrote:I bought both of the expansions for Blood Bowl Team Manager.
I'm kind of having buyers remorse though. I like the game, but I don't know if I like the game $50 more.
Well, turns out only one of the two expansions shipped. The other was out of stock.
I ended up getting only the Foul Play expansion and not the one that adds the additional Undead teams. I may check around one last time to see if I can find it for a decent price but if not I'll just have to find some way to get by without having it in my life.

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Chaz » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:58 pm

If anyone was looking for Blood Bowl Team Manager, you can order through Amazon right now. They're saying the base game and Sudden Death expansion will be restocked on the 27th. Base is $29, expansion is $25, prime shipping on both. No sign of Foul Play.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by hepcat » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:07 pm

Archinerd wrote:
Archinerd wrote:I bought both of the expansions for Blood Bowl Team Manager.
I'm kind of having buyers remorse though. I like the game, but I don't know if I like the game $50 more.
Well, turns out only one of the two expansions shipped. The other was out of stock.
I ended up getting only the Foul Play expansion and not the one that adds the additional Undead teams. I may check around one last time to see if I can find it for a decent price but if not I'll just have to find some way to get by without having it in my life.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Smoove_B » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:10 am

And a little over a year later, Wizkids and Games Workshop announce partnership:
The multi-year deal will span numerous categories and include the most iconic Warhammer 40,000 characters and more. WizKids will create two new board games, along with dice games based in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, with additional plans to republish classic board games Fury of Dracula and Relic.

WizKids will begin rolling out the new product lines in mid 2018.
This really surprises me.

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Post by Chrisoc13 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:22 am

Smoove_B wrote:And a little over a year later, Wizkids and Games Workshop announce partnership:
The multi-year deal will span numerous categories and include the most iconic Warhammer 40,000 characters and more. WizKids will create two new board games, along with dice games based in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, with additional plans to republish classic board games Fury of Dracula and Relic.

WizKids will begin rolling out the new product lines in mid 2018.
This really surprises me.
That's a big downgrade. Wiz kids is the very poor man's Fantasy flight.

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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Smoove_B » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:38 am

Yeah, when I think "Wizkids", I am always expecting a lower quality product. Their components are...cheap.

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Post by hepcat » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:04 am

Never underestimate the sales of all those heroclix and dice masters iterations. Remember, FFG copied the dice masters design and sales strategy with Destiny.
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Re: Fantasy Flight Games and Games Workshop end parternship

Post by Blackhawk » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:20 am

Chrisoc13 wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:22 am

Wiz kids is the very poor man's Fantasy flight.
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