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sprugly
17-01-2012, 15:28
I was wondering what people are expecting or hoping for this year if gw does another stand alone board game based on an old favorite. I've included the fantasy options for completeness in the poll.

Personally is like to see something based on bfg or necromunda.

Sprugly

tsz52
17-01-2012, 16:00
Tried to vote but got:-

'The poll you selected is closed. Please press back to return to the poll.'

For me:-

BFG (overwhelmingly first choice)
Necromunda (distant second)
Mordheim (very, very distant third)

For two and three more for the quirky and characterful minis that you get in these types of games.

I'd add an Inquisitor-derived option, which would be my joint-first choice with BFG; which could easily be designed to tie in with a Necromunda type game too.

Gargantuan
17-01-2012, 16:36
Gorkamorka and Blood Bowl are my favourite GW games but I fear they might ruin them if they release updated versions

Charistoph
17-01-2012, 16:45
Gorkamorka and Blood Bowl are my favourite GW games but I fear they might ruin them if they release updated versions

Or worse, not expand on them. Space Hulk, you'd only be looking at using different chapters and hivefleets, really. At worst, a person would like to be able to use different races in the game as well.

But what about all the gangs/tribes/teams in the games like Gorkamorka, Blood Bowl, and the rest?

Dreadfleet was beautiful, but they plan to do nothing with it. No expansion, nothing. I would hate to see any on that list settled with a one-off status. Especially if it's going to be a limited run (Blood on the Badlands, anyone?)

Johnnya10
17-01-2012, 17:16
Doom of The Eldar. :D

Murrithius
17-01-2012, 17:26
Quest, it's got to be Warhammer quest. There's nothing quite like zooming down a Dark Elf infested mineshaft railway with a levitating Wizard roped to the back of the cart...

Oh yes, we did!

asphodel
17-01-2012, 17:38
In no particular order:
- Mordheim
- WHQ
- BFG
- Deathwatch! (I know it's not official GW, but it should be sanctioned at least)

Garanaul the Black
17-01-2012, 17:48
Is this the right section for this thread? :confused:


On topic: I'd love to see Necromunda make a return, I'm sure the rules and figures GW could churn out now would be mind-blowing.


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Chem-Dog
17-01-2012, 17:50
How about Dark Future?

Would be something different and a hark back to the olden days. Lends itself well to the stand-alone format that these boxes seem to be following.



On topic: I'd love to see Necromunda make a return, I'm sure the rules and figures GW could churn out now would be mind-blowing.


Ye-gads no. Necro needs to be spruced up and given the proper service it deserves, not a single "everything in the box" set....
I'd love new models for Necro but in a "1 box ever" release they'd be rare as hens teeth, i wanna be able to buy dupes and chop 'em up to make new Gang members, even if it means they're all done in Resin....

Eddie Chaos
17-01-2012, 18:09
I would love necromunda or mordheim but the don't fit the pattern of stand alone boxes so I hope we get warhammer quest. I suspect however that blood bowl is more likely.

Erazmus_M_Wattle
17-01-2012, 19:24
I'm using tapatalk so I can't see the poll. I'd like Adeptus Titanicus because it was the first boxed game I ever bought. I'd love to see what they could make for it now.

Easy E
17-01-2012, 20:44
I think Adeptus Titanicus would be a perfect fit for this format.

sprugly
17-01-2012, 22:28
I've no idea what happened to the poll. Lol. And this probably isn't the best place for this thread but the only other place I could think of was the specialist games section and all I saw there was tumbleweeds.

I think any game that had 40k/fantasy style and scale models would sell well as people would want to use them outside the game. I just wonder which of these games would fit the narritive campaign format of the last 2 boxes assuming they wanted to continue that idea

Blood bowl would probably work as a stand alone box but it would lack that aspect. Though with mainly human sized players you could easily fit 4 or more teams in the box for players to use.

Bit as mentioned it is sad that these games have zero further support. Even heroquest had a few expansions! A dreadfleet expansion would be easy, the grand alliance with maybe an extra member goes up against a fleet of chaos allies. Maybe a chaos warrior ship, chaos dwarf one, dark elf, beastman and some sort of daemon craft. The dreadfleet ship could be re used for missions to.

Though its long gone space hulk could easily have tracked another campaign into a chaos or Ork controlled hulk or even a raid into a hive ship or craftworld.

With the mechanics of these games set surely a few models and rules for them would be easy? Though would they sell enough given the original box was a limited edition?

Sprugly

Noobie2k7
17-01-2012, 22:36
I was sad i never got my hands on a Space Hulk box :( Stupid limited edition boxes. I want myself more space hulk.

sprugly
17-01-2012, 22:38
Hey they're only like 100 on eBay! Lol

I didn't get one either :(

Sprugly

Lyonator
17-01-2012, 22:40
Necro and Gorkamorka.
Oh lord yes.

New Cult King
17-01-2012, 23:27
I would love a chance to jump into a fresh BFG ruleset. I always wanted to play, but kinda missed the boat.

Wishing
18-01-2012, 00:07
I think this thread expresses the double-edged nature of limited stand-alone GW game releases well. On one hand, people would like to see new stuff for their favourite old game. On the other hand, they don't want it to be limited and they definitely don't want it to be stand-alone with no releases of any kind other than the core box. I think that if GW has learnt a lesson, any future game releases like this will both function as a standalone game, but also be able to integrate with an existing model line.

Adeptus Titanicus would be a good example. Make a box with a selection of beautiful imperial and chaos titan models, and include a small booklet with rules for using the titan models in epic or incorporating old epic models in the new game. I think that would be a huge hit.

LonelyPath
18-01-2012, 00:40
I can't vote on the poll either :(

I'd like to see Dark Future make a come back though. I know I would buy that one :)

Kirth
18-01-2012, 00:50
I'd love a Mordheim reboot. Loads of conversion opportunities and a revamp would help build a larger player base.

NixonAsADaemonPrince
18-01-2012, 00:53
Heroquest, every time. I like the other games suggested, but nothing comes close to the way that game whiled away afternoons in a blissful haze of monster bashing.

LonelyPath
18-01-2012, 01:10
Heroquest, every time. I like the other games suggested, but nothing comes close to the way that game whiled away afternoons in a blissful haze of monster bashing.

Did you ever play Advanced Heroquest? That's my all time 2nd favourite by GW after the original Space Hulk :)

NixonAsADaemonPrince
18-01-2012, 01:23
Did you ever play Advanced Heroquest? That's my all time 2nd favourite by GW after the original Space Hulk :)

Unfortunately not, I got into Heroquest after it came off the shop shelves, so I was never really aware of the wider range. Does Advanced Heroquest live up to its name in being a more complex version of the original, or is it very much its own entity? :)

Notanoob
18-01-2012, 02:20
I'd love all of these games to come back, but I wouldn't want them to do so if they were limited edition/standalone or any combination of those two. All of these game deserve actual expansion and support. Just take a look at any forum dedicated to these specialist games. You can find literally hundreds of pages of quality rules and scenarios for any of them. If GW wanted to they could just ask and easily have 12 publishable rule updates, army lists or something similar, and campaign books ready to print for every game. Now if they had model support...

Promethius
18-01-2012, 08:51
I'd like to see bfg with plastic battleships. Failing that, necromunda would be awesome. Although the boxed set would be standalone, there is no reason the rules couldn't be an updated version of the current ones with a 'if you want to know more, see specialist games' type thing in there.

Noobie2k7
18-01-2012, 08:58
I'd love to play Mordeheim as i never got around to playing it as i sort of missed the game time period wise with me getting into playing. It always seemed like a really fun game. Same with BFG.

I mean i have a Blood Bowl team and me and some friends have our league going still :P. well next season isn't till march.

Shadowheart
18-01-2012, 11:03
As long as they're going to be strictly stand-alone, "limited" run boxes, I'd rather they come up with new ideas. Most of the specialist games thrived on campaign play and that just doesn't work in this format.

I'm a sucker for dungeoncrawls, largely because of HeroQuest, but they don't need to redo WHQ for that. They could do something less generic and more rooted in their specific brand of Fantasy. Tell a specific story like they did with Dreadfleet, though I'd prefer it if they kept the miniature set more coherent than that.

The Death of Reason
18-01-2012, 14:14
I just cross my fingers that it would be something more open and allowing for more than 2 players to play.

And it would be awesome if GW tried out a new form a game mechanic instead of the I-go-U-go, its getting a bit old :)

Easy E
18-01-2012, 14:18
Yeah, Heroquest was a gateway drug for a lot of people. Wouldn't hurt to bring it back, but it would be great if they could get it out to more places than just GW stores/stockists.

PoorFlory
18-01-2012, 14:30
Gorka Morka. oh please, Gorka Morka.

I mean sure...you can just use ork models and the rules.

But I'd love to see a new box and set of rules.

Remember the fort that came in the box? Like GW would ever do that again.

Bold_or_Stupid
18-01-2012, 17:41
Epic/Titanicus - coz I love giant mecha and huuuuuge battles.

BFG - Mostly as running it as an add on for epic/apoc games would be great with fleets bombarding the battle field when they have a free moment.

Bloodbowl - My first GW game.

Noobie2k7
18-01-2012, 17:57
I enjoy playing 40k now more on squad level with loads of terrain and take turns on a phase level. So "i move, he moves, i shoot, he shoots, i assault, he assaults" I know there are already rules for games like that but i can't remember what it's called. Just fun playing like squad v squad or a mix of various members for different squads.

Charistoph
18-01-2012, 22:19
I enjoy playing 40k now more on squad level with loads of terrain and take turns on a phase level. So "i move, he moves, i shoot, he shoots, i assault, he assaults" I know there are already rules for games like that but i can't remember what it's called. Just fun playing like squad v squad or a mix of various members for different squads.

I know Battletech runs on a similar system. Movement priority is handled on a Turn's Initiavie roll (so you could move first this turn, second the next, or first both turns). Shooting is done all at the "same time" with damage results happening at the end of the phase. Melee is done as part of the shooting, so there isn't too much to worry about there.

Chem-Dog
19-01-2012, 05:00
I think this thread expresses the double-edged nature of limited stand-alone GW game releases well. On one hand, people would like to see new stuff for their favourite old game. On the other hand, they don't want it to be limited and they definitely don't want it to be stand-alone with no releases of any kind other than the core box.

Truer words are seldom spoken (typed).


Does Advanced Heroquest live up to its name in being a more complex version of the original, or is it very much its own entity? :)

It's a junior RPG in many ways, still obviously Citadel Miniatures wandering round printed cardboard dungeons (lots of rooms with multiple layouts) pummeling seven shades of sugar out of other less powerful Citadel Miniatures (using D12's) but the really fun thing (at the time) was GW were releasing new adventures, that's right, whole adventures in WD for it. New equipment, rules for henchmen (My friend and I had a veritable army of retainers who accompaniesd us by the end of our adventuring careers) and all sorts.
Ahhh...Thursday nights, a trip to the offie, a blitz through a dungeon and then X-Files....those were the days.

If you can find a copy, I would advise grabbing it.
If you do manage to get hold of one, drop me a PM and I'll dig out all the old articles for ya.

Foolish Mortal
19-01-2012, 07:59
I tried to vote, but got the 'poll is closed' message.

Anyway I would have voted for Gorka Morka, Epic/Titan Legions, Blood Bowl & Other (Man O' War).

Theser are all games that I really loved, and got me far more interested, indeed 'Hooked' on GW than WHFB or 40K ever did, or will.

bildo
19-01-2012, 08:06
for a stand alone game it will be heroquest they produce

Getifa Ubazza
19-01-2012, 08:27
Heroquest for me or even Space Crusade. I wan't a multi-player game that I can sit down and play with my family.

If that's not possible, then I would love an updated version of Blood Bowl with 4 plastic teams in the box. Give each team a team captain and/or a big guy player and I would be in heaven.

Born Again
19-01-2012, 12:14
There's a whole load of stuff they could do, really. There's no reason they couldn't produce a limited edition, collector's set of any game like Blood Bowl or Battlefleet Gothic. It's not really ideal though, as has been mentioned, it makes a stand alone game when really they deserve the support of having more models available. On that note, it really would be nice to see GW give a bit more support for these systems, update the models a bit and give them some more coverage. Obviously Fantasy and 40k are their money makers, but it seems the others just get pushed in the back corner, to be played only the older players with a fondness for such things. They don't seem too interested in winning over new players, which is a shame. They're great games.

I doubt we'll ever see anything like Necromunda as a game like this though, due to one factor: Terrain. Without going back to the cardboard terrain of yore, they couldn't really supply everything needed for Necromunda, Mordheim or Gorkamorka in one box.

Having said all that, I think Warhammer Quest/ Heroquest would be a great option. I have some good memories of Heroquest when I was younger, and would certainly pick it up.

Carlosophy
19-01-2012, 12:18
Quest, it's got to be Warhammer quest. There's nothing quite like zooming down a Dark Elf infested mineshaft railway with a levitating Wizard roped to the back of the cart...

Oh yes, we did!

+1

A collectors WHQ with new hero models, monsters and board art together with WD supplemental material and a huge bestiary for the whole WFB range would sell out in a second.

Poncho160
19-01-2012, 12:31
Wasn't there rumours going around (from credible people), not that long ago, that Blood Bowl was going to be redone, something about an anniversary edition I think.

For me though, it would either have to be quest or necro. Both brilliant games.

Cheeslord
19-01-2012, 13:26
I'd like to see battlefleet gothic - I used to like that when I was younger;- tried to get into the current version of it and was balked by dubious game design and rules. Possibly a new set would have better balance (the boxed games tend to be more carefully tested)

Mark.

Corvus Corone
19-01-2012, 13:37
BATTLEFLEET GOTHIC!

Dear god I love that stuff.

I still have my chaos fleet; 7 cruisers each named after a sin. Some other stuff too, but that's the core.

Charistoph
19-01-2012, 14:22
If BFG or Blood Bowl was redone in the current design paradigm:

BFG:
- Would have a smattering of ships representing almost every army of 40K.
- Would have their forces divided into "Order" and "Chaos"
- Would be a limited release, so if you didn't get it right away, you're screwed in the future.
- Would not be supported by any future release.

Blood Bowl:
- Teams would be "Destruction" and "Order" just like in the Fantasy BRB.
- Each Fantasy army would be represented with one model or model type on the field.
- Would be a limited release, so if you didn't get it right away, you're screwed in the future.
- Would not be supported by any future release.

So, no, I hope that they do no release Blood Bowl or BFG as the next SAB game. I believe Warhammer Quest is the best option. So that means the corporate eggheads will choose BFG next so it can be Dreadfleet in the Grim Dark SPAAAAAAACCCCEEEE!!!!

Noobie2k7
19-01-2012, 14:33
I'd love to play BFG. But i missed it's time really. I also know no-one with any of the stuff around my area either which sucks.

Friedrich von Offenbach
19-01-2012, 15:16
I would vote Battlefleet gothic. Not really interested in any of the other games

Noobie2k7
19-01-2012, 15:24
Everyone wants BFG and i've never even played it :( I wanna play bfg dammit.

LonelyPath
20-01-2012, 13:20
Unfortunately not, I got into Heroquest after it came off the shop shelves, so I was never really aware of the wider range. Does Advanced Heroquest live up to its name in being a more complex version of the original, or is it very much its own entity? :)

AHQ took on a larger scope and was more like a RLG when played completely. Warhammer Quest was a (heavily) dumbed down reworking of it and took out most of the best bits :(

Gorbad Ironclaw
20-01-2012, 19:37
I'd like to see battlefleet gothic - I used to like that when I was younger;- tried to get into the current version of it and was balked by dubious game design and rules. Possibly a new set would have better balance (the boxed games tend to be more carefully tested)

Mark.

#Puzzled# I thought that there was only the one edition of BFG? I know they released BFG Armada but that was just an expansion with more ships and stuff, wasn't it?

Noobie2k7
20-01-2012, 20:05
I would also love to see a GW made limited edition of Aeronautica Imperialis with maybe some unique varients of ships and stuff. Be easy enough to do imperials vs orcs or something, you don't need that many models to play either. Maybe even have in the limited edition rules for necrons and Nids as playable too. Would love to see some harridans and Harpies taking on some fighter planes.

Panzer MkIV
21-01-2012, 00:11
I would've voted other if the poll wasn't closed. And with other I mean none of the above choices

These are excellent games that neet to be actively supported and not be treaded as a redheaded stepchild by GW or released as a stand-alone, limited edition box

For the people who want Heroquest or Warhammer Quest: just get Descent: Journeys into the Dark ;)

Freman Bloodglaive
21-01-2012, 01:34
Quest, it's got to be Warhammer quest. There's nothing quite like zooming down a Dark Elf infested mineshaft railway with a levitating Wizard roped to the back of the cart...

Oh yes, we did!

This, nothing compares to the fun of a bunch of adventurers exploring abandoned ruins, abandoned that is except for monsters that want to chop you into little pieces and eat you.

Noobie2k7
21-01-2012, 09:03
Why not just play D&D then?