Water Cult Warrior and Adult White Dragon expansions revealed.

Hello folks,

The Nationals for DNDAW were on Sunday and the remainder of Wave 6 (Water Cult Warrior and Adult White Dragon), Bahamut, and The Premium Ancient Silver Dragon units all showed up. The Water Cult Warrior and Adult White Dragon were revealed by Derek, who won a complete Wave 6 set along with Bahamut, and revealed the cards over on Board Game Geek.

As soon as Bahamut’s cards are posted somewhere, we’ll add them to the Legion Builder as well. For now, here’s the Water Cult Warrior and Adult White Dragon.

Wave 6: Water Cult Warrior

Aeryn Crestin and the Water Cult Warrior plus these Upgrades have been added:

Giant Toad
Swallow Whole
Crabshell Shield
Freedom of Movement
Frost Brand

Wave 6: Adult White Dragon

Nidhogrym and the White Dragon plus these Upgrades have been added:

Cold Breath
Evil Sorcerer
Blade Ward
Witch Bolt
Brooch of Shielding

Tournament Update

The network situation is not cooperating with live streaming the tournament… but we will sneak in an occasional tweet @BurningBallista

Legion Builder Update: Shield Dwarf Fighter and bug fixes

We’ve added the Shield Dwarf Fighter cards to the Legion Builder:

We’ve also reworked some of the innards of the Builder to make certain types of special card rules easier to add , and provide better error messages, especially for cards that cannot be unequipped for some reason.

We have automated tests that should help make sure we didn’t break anything, but it was a complex change, so there may be bugs. If you find any problems, let us know!

Other changes:

  • Fixed a bug when saving/loading a Legion containing Corruption.
  • Cannot remove a creature from your Legion while it has upgrades. This was causing inconsistencies in some cases.


In other news… Maka and I will be at the Wizkids National Championship tomorrow afternoon, and we may be live streaming some or all of the “Meet and Beat” games with Andrew Parks and Manny O’Donnell! I say “may” because neither of us has ever attempted this before, so as long as we can keep the gremlins at bay, it could happen :).

Stay tuned to the site for more updates tomorrow!


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:


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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Legion Builder Updated in honor of the Queen of the Evil Dragons

Quick update, if by ‘quick’ I mean ‘crikey this card was a pain in the neck’.

  • ¬†Queen of the Evil Dragons should now correctly deal with Breath Weapons not taking up slots.

It will add new empty Dragon slots when you have Queen and breath weapons equipped. For now, it won’t allow you to unequip Queen if there are any breath weapons equipped, even if there are enough empty Dragon slots. We’ll fix that later if we can, to make it less confusing.

Other fixes to bugs sent in by readers:

  • Haste’s cost should now work again, after disappearing briefly.
  • Aerobat Amulet cost is now correct for Adult Bronze Dragons.
  • Fixed a typo with Tiamat.


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, 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:


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:


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)