Board Game Equivalents
Its long overdue, but we finally have the stats from the unique miniatures one can find in the popular WoTC Adventure System board games. These include new, legal stats for the ever-popular Regis and Catti-Brie, as well as Jarlaxle and other friends. The stats are good for the unpainted miniatures included in those games, or any painted, identical sculpt released in the Dungeon Command series now or in the future.
In truth, we’ve been developing these stats for a while, beginning with the exciting first release, Ravenloft. We delayed at first to permit additional stat cards to be released as a group, and then later when we found out that some of these miniatures would be included in the Dungeon Command Cormyr set.
It has been a complicated issue considering unpainted miniatures for use in DDM. The floor rules prohibit having a side painted one uniform color. At a minimum, it creates delays as an opponent tries to figure out which miniature is which. More egregiously, it can be interpreted as an attempt to mislead or confuse an opponent. In any of those cases, a judge could be confortable penalizing the player using the pieces. However, we’ve decided to allow the miniatures, since hopefully players will not be using a uniform side. The sets also have miniatures of multiple colors, so that the uniform color may not be an issue. Finally, players are always welcome to paint their own miniatures and/or use the beautifully painted equivalents from Dungeon Command (Yes, I am looking at the Dwarf Cleric. Love that mini.).
So without further delay, check out the stats for Game Set 1.
While all Dungeon Command sculpts will continue to be playable as their previous iterations, the sets have also brought us some new opportunities. Firstly, there are actually new miniature sculpts, one Drow Wizard and one War Wizard from Cormyr. We will release stats for these two pieces during GenCon, or shortly after (depending upon where you are).
Secondly, there are new opportunitites for maps. . Well, technically, they are tiles, not actually poster maps, which we usually use. However, we will be allowing these to be used in competitive play in certain pre-generated configurations, and the first of these is shown here. Those of you who have purchased both of the Dungeon Command games now get to enjoy the Dungeon Duel map, which is legal for competitive play.
That’s it for today.
Tomorrow we start talking toolbox!