During Pulse Con last week, Hasbro and Avalon Hill announced that Heroscape would make its valiant return to the table community. Title Heroscape: Age of Annihilation, players will be transported to the planet Valhalla, where things have gotten worse.
Heroscape is an expandable turn-based miniature tabletop wargame that was originally manufactured by Hasbro. The creation of the game began in 2004 and was finally discontinued in November 2010. The original miniature game was aimed at a younger population, where all tiles were easily assembled and all parts were pre-painted. This tabletop game eventually became extremely popular among war game enthusiasts of all ages. When the announcement was made that the sets would be discontinued, gamers everywhere still raved and raved about the quality of the production and tried to get their hands on the coveted game before it disappeared into the ether. . Fortunately, Hasbro has decided to revive its highly acclaimed tabletop and take it to a whole new level of depth and complexity.
Heroscape: Age of Annihilation sports 71 finely detailed minifigures that are color-coded according to their various affiliations. More so, players will have to use these figures to fight for the springs, which are fountains that can give warriors the strongest powers but can also give them horrific visions and force them to survive in an endless nightmare. It’s up to the player whether to conquer the battlefield and bring peace to the planet Valhalla, or create total chaos and destroy the world as we know it.
There are also 50 army cards in total, which give rules for the miniatures to follow. The deep modular hex tile system allows for full backward and forward compatibility, which includes 74 base pieces as well as 68 wall terrain pieces and 9 jungle terrain pieces. This allows players to fully customize their battlefield as they see fit. You can also add multiple layers to your battlefield, adding even more depth to gameplay. On top of that, the tabletop game features five original factions that were created specifically for the game itself, each with their own set of skills and strategies to follow.
Armies are also fully customizable, as each miniature figure has its own point value, allowing players to configure their armies based on each of the available figure points. There are even 20 different game scenarios available for Heroscape: Age of Annihilation, which means the game contains countless hours of engaging and fresh new gameplay to explore.
Currently, the game is fully crowdfunded, and the project will run from October 1, 2022 to November 15, 2022. If the funding project is successful, which according to the numbers should already be, the table will start shipping. to players around Fall 2023. To learn more about the project or to contribute, visit the official Hasbro Pulse website.