Wave 12 Sneak Peek!

Dragonfly and I cornered Andrew Parks and Manny O’Donnell and got them to let us take a few pictures of one of the Wave 12 expansions:

fg-troop

Frost Giant Troop!

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Wave 5 Unboxing – Young Bronze, Drizzt, and Red Dracolich

Brett over at Graphic Policy has provided us a nice set of previews for Wave 5!

Young Bronze Dragon
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WizKids @ The Game Manufacturers Association Trade Show

Images from the GAMA Trade Show, which runs from March 16th through 20th, have been floating around the web for the last few days. These images have given us some additional information.

We’ve tried to collect it here:

First, let’s start with the next Premium figure, Bahamut!

The Bahamut figure can be seen over at figures.com (along with lots of other figures)

Bahamut

Bahamut, image from figures.com

 

If you zoom in on that image and squint a bit, you can make out some of the details for Bahamut:

He has 3 Dragon Upgrade slots, 1 Arcane Upgrade slot, and 1 Divine Upgrade slot, a Primary Weapon Value of 6, an Agility of 0, 10 Health, and 4 Armor. He has Dodge, Feint, Target, and Concentrate on his Action bar and his unique ability is:

All other friendly Good Creatures within

Range 1 of Bahamut roll +1 attack die.

So Bahamut seems like he would work best as a team player in a large Legion. Of course, he is another figure on the huge 6″ by 6″ base, so there’s limited room on the battlefield for allies … there’s also limited room on a 120 point Legion, as Bahamut costs 84 before you give him any upgrades.

There have been quite a few other pictures which reveal information. Over on boardgamegeek.com, user Michael Van Biesbrouck apparently has much better eyes than me and has pulled this information from the pictures:

[Adult] White dragon upgrades sitting on the shelf: Vicious (disables upgrades of your victims — probably from melee, but covered), Frozen, Evil Sorcerer (4-point dragonrider that will add an extra Arcane slot and has a 3DT ability I couldn’t make out) and Brooch of Shielding (3-point campaign artifact; +2 defence dice against spells and protection from Magic Missile).

Young Blue [Dragon]: 3/1/3/1 stats at level 4. Evade, target and concentrate.

Pegasus: 3/3/4/0 at level 12 (36 points, Bellatoris?), level 7 (28 points) for the generic. Evade, charge and feint … wonder how it will deal damage. 4 Monster slots. Name has +? defence dice against ranged attacks.

Adult White [Dragon]: 4/1/5/1 at level 8 with the ability to turn a concentrate into a hit; evade, charge and target. 3 Dragon and 1 Arcane slots.

Water Cult Warrior: 3/2/4/0 at level 9, all actions except charge.

Earth Cult Warrior Level 7, 3/1/?/? evade/charge/target.

WizKids also talked about its upcoming Organize Play events, including DNDAW:

Elemental Evil Organized Play

Image from figures.com

So we know we’re getting an Earth Genasi Fighter and an Air Elemental as prizes for the July and August Elemental Evil Organized Play tournaments.

Here’s a picture (original source unknown, but found on Facebook), just because I think the Pegasus looks cool:

pegasus

Tiamat added to Legion Builder

Premium 1: Tiamat has been added to the Legion Builder!

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Terrifying Tiamat!

She’s here! And scary:

Tiamat-Box

Thanks to Marv Cole for the photos!

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D&D Attack Wing National Championship + Designer Meet & Beat

A few weeks back, WizKids announced their US National Championship would take place on April 11-12, 2015 in Glen Burnie, Maryland at Games and Stuff.

WizKids will be having tournaments for Dice Masters, Heroclix, Star Trek Attack Wing, and Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing, as well as other events (see the event list).

The Prize Structure for the DNDAW US Championship looks like this:

  • The Winner will receive:
    • An invitation to the 2015 Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing World Championship
    • A Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing Bahamut Premium Figure
  • Top 2 will receive:
    • A Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing Tiamat Premium Figure
  • Top 4 will receive:
    • A Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing Silver Dragon Premium Figure

In addition to the tournament, the Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing designers, Andrew Parks and Manny O’Donnell will be attending on Sunday, April 12th for a Meet and Greet Sunday morning, and, as a bonus prize to participants in the tournament, two random players who did not make the Top 4 will be selected to compete with Andrew or Manny in a game of Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing!

If they win, they will get an opportunity to work with Andrew and Manny to create a new Upgrade Card that will be released in a future Dungeons and Dragons Attack Wing product!

The Meet and Greet is scheduled for 10am (EST) and the designers will be signing game items if desired.

The match is scheduled for 2pm, or whenever the tournament Swiss rounds are over. The Format is 120 point constructed Legion.

The DungeonMaster and I will also be there, though in no official capacity, but we’ll be around during both the Meet and Greet and the match, so let us know if you use DNDAW.com, we’d love to hear from you!

We could also, if desired, bring a list of questions for those of you who can’t make it.

So, what do you need to know? What questions do you have for Andrew or Manny (or us)?

(Besides the poop token question, it’s already on the list)

In related news … Wizards/Wiz Kids announce Elemental Evil line of miniatures

As you may or may not know, Wizards of the Coast and Wiz Kids recently announced a new line of minis, this time focusing on Elemental Evil: http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop-games/miniatures/minis_elementalevil

gnollSince some of the same figures used in the first few waves of Attack Wing were also in the previous line of minis (Tyranny of Dragons) were also used for Attack Wing, it seems likely some of this line will be used as well.

The release date was today (March 4th) and several D&D fan sites have been building lists and galleries of images of the figures.

I’ve found a bunch of incomplete lists, but the first complete list (with images) I’ve found was at MiniatureMarket.com.

A glance through the figures, and we can already see some of the figures that will be coming out for Attack Wing. The OP prizes Hieracosphinx and Solar Angel are both from this set, and a couple of the dragons look familiar (though there also seems to be some new poses for some dragons that have already made appearances).

I think my favorite might be the the Gnoll I posted above. What’s yours?

Pop over to MiniatureMarket.com to take a look at the new figures, but if you’re looking for a simple list to copy and paste, here’s one:

The full list:

Elemental Evil #001 Magmin (Common)
Elemental Evil #002 Forest Gnome Ranger (Common)
Elemental Evil #003 Svirfneblin Rogue (Common)
Elemental Evil #004 Fire Snake (Common)
Elemental Evil #005 Fire Bat (Common)
Elemental Evil #006 Psuedodragon (Common)
Elemental Evil #007 Shield Dwarf Fighter (Common)
Elemental Evil #008 Wolf Spider (Common)
Elemental Evil #009 Ghoul (Common)
Elemental Evil #010 Troglodyte (Common)
Elemental Evil #011 Earth Cult Warrior
Elemental Evil #012 Dread Warrior (Common)
Elemental Evil #013 Water Cult Warrior (Common)
Elemental Evil #014 Air Cult Warrior (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #015 Gold Dwarf Guard (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #016 Wight (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #017 Fire Cult Warrior (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #018 Moon Elf Ranger (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #019 Earth Elemental (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #020 Water Elemental (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #021 Duergar Fighter (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #022 Gnoll Fighter (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #023 Peryton (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #024 Earth Genasi Fighter (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #025 Ogre (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #026 Owlbear (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #027 Ettin (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #028 Fire Elemental (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #029 Air Elemental (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #030 Solar Angel (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #031 Hieracosphinx U)
Elemental Evil #032 Griffon (Uncommon)
Elemental Evil #033 Air Genasi Rogue (Rare)
Elemental Evil #034 Fire Myrmidon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #035 Salamander (Rare)
Elemental Evil #036 Basilisk (Rare)
Elemental Evil #037 Darkenbeast (Rare)
Elemental Evil #038 Black Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #039 Blue Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #040 Green Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #041 White Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #042 Brass Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #043 Bronze Dragon (Rare)
Elemental Evil #044 Chimera (Rare)
Elemental Evil #045 Silver Dragon (Premium Figure)

Just to avoid any confusion, remember that while these may be the same minis, they are not the Attack Wing versions and do not come with the Attack Wing cards!

Bronze Dragon (OP 3 Prize) and Solar Angel (OP 6 Prize) revealed

Looks like Teri Litorco cannot be stopped as she reveals two more Organized Play prizes. The long lost OP3, which Teri teased way back in 2008 (ok, maybe not that long ago), Bronze Dragon, and OP6, the Solar Angel.

OP3: Bronze Dragon

OP6: Solar Angel

And, of course, Legion Builder links:

Wave OP3: Bronze Dragon

Quelindritar and the Bronze Dragon plus these Upgrades have been added:

Wave OP6: Solar Angel:

Auroniel and the Angelic Paladin plus these Upgrades have been added:

Chimera (OP5 Prize) Preview Video and some silliness …

That Teri Girl is still going strong, with another preview of another Organized Play prize:

Chimera:

 

While we wait for the cards to go up into the Legion Builder …

Burning Ballista, Swooping Dragon is also proud to present to you a one-act performance by the Chimera:

Goathead played by … Chimera’s goat head.
Dragonhead played by … Chimera’s dragon head.
Lionhead played by … Chimera’s lion head.

The scene opens with the lovely chimera flying home after a successful hunt.

GOATHEAD is humming and begins to sing.

GOATHEAD: Chim Chimera, Chim Chimera, Chim Chim, Cher-ee …

DRAGONHEAD, growling: No.

LIONHEAD, rolling his eyes: Oh, please. Not again.

DRAGONHEAD, carefully enunciating each syllable: It’s Kai-mare-ah.

GOATHEAD, now grinning: Keymera?

DRAGONHEAD, frowning: KAI-mare-ah.

GOATHEAD, slowly, over-enunciating the word: Cam-er-a?

LIONHEAD, pleading with DRAGONHEAD: Don’t let him bait you, Dragonhead …

DRAGONHEAD, screeching in fury: KAI-MARE-AH!”

LIONHEAD, threatening: I swear, I will steer you both into the next mountainside!

GOATHEAD, glances over LIONHEAD’S head at DRAGONHEAD, catching DRAGONHEAD’s eye.

GOATHEAD, smirking: Whoa there, Kitty Perry, are we gonna hear you roar?

LIONHEAD, roaring: DO NOT CALL ME THAT!

GOATHEAD, with a falsely apologetic face: I’m sorry, didn’t mean to get your Goat!

DRAGONHEAD, snickering and grinning at GOATHEAD: Yeah, we’re sorry, we didn’t mean to let this argument … DRAGON!

GOATHEAD, giggling then yelling: Don’t horn in on my joke!

LIONHEAD, rolling his eyes in frustration: Why am I stuck with you two?

DRAGONHEAD, grinning at LIONHEAD now: We’re sorry, Liono, you know we’re manely joking.”

There is silence for a few long seconds as the Chimera flies majestically.

GOATHEAD, whispering with a loud, exaggerated whisper: We’re not really sorry … we were lion …

LIONHEAD whimpers.

END SCENE.

Oh look, cards are ready.

Torquo and the Chimera Predator plus these Upgrades have been added:

Corrosive Breath
Demonic Assault
Aggressive Surge
Multitasker
Iron Will

Hieracopshinx (OP4 Prize) Preview Video

That Teri Girl is back again, with another preview of another Organized Play prize:

Here are the cards (and, oh look, they’re in the Legion Builder already!):

Wave OP4 – Hieracosphinx:

Seti-Ram and the Hieracosphinx Mauler plus these Upgrades have been added:

Teri, where is the OP3 prize video?