Jump to content



Photo

Baratheon - finally!


  • Please log in to reply
38 replies to this topic

#1 Julia

Julia

    I survived Avi's apocalypse

  • Members
  • 6,130 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:08 AM

Hi guys!

Great news from the land of Westeros front. Baratheon are coming! Here!


We have dragged Reason from her Throne and set in her place the Empress of Dreams [liber Endvra]
Custom Arkham Horror material / Arkham Horror Advanced Players League

#2 golem101

golem101

    Member

  • Members
  • 199 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:16 AM

I've just seen the news, it made me salivate like Pavlov's dogs. I love the game and the new alliance mode will find quite a success with my gaming pals.

Hope that some publisher picks up the title here in Italy after Nexus went belly up, we still miss Tribes of the Vale and Brotherhood Without Banners.



#3 Julia

Julia

    I survived Avi's apocalypse

  • Members
  • 6,130 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:16 AM

golem101 said:

I've just seen the news, it made me salivate like Pavlov's dogs. I love the game and the new alliance mode will find quite a success with my gaming pals.

Yep! And finally we have Blackwater Bay. Finally. Julia's happy


We have dragged Reason from her Throne and set in her place the Empress of Dreams [liber Endvra]
Custom Arkham Horror material / Arkham Horror Advanced Players League

#4 vyrago

vyrago

    Member

  • Members
  • 109 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:38 AM

awesome!  I'm so thrilled about this.  this is easily my favorite 'board' game and has been for over a year.  I can't wait for more to follow!  Greyjoy?  I could see it....with a big naval map perhaps? 



#5 Old Dwarf

Old Dwarf

    Member

  • Members
  • 449 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:24 AM

Really Great News I was feeling that we might never see other Great Houses ,now I must up my painting schedule as I only have Core Stark,Wardens of the North done & about 2/3 of core Lannister.

 

OD


A Dwarf in Winter


#6 GrumpyBatman

GrumpyBatman

    Member

  • Members
  • 127 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:38 PM

 At least the confirms FFG did not forget about the game. 



#7 Grandmikus

Grandmikus

    Member

  • Members
  • 43 posts

Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:46 PM

Thank you FFG.

 

I was losing hope but you made my day. Time to buy the clans and maybe even this strange brotherhood expansion.

I hope that after maybe a reinforcment expansion and probably a Tyrell alliance expansion there will be a scenario book It would bo so good if this was about to happen.

 

I wonder how will they resolve the naval battle and how many scenarios will we get? 3 or 10?

 

I only hope that the price won't be as high as for the core set .

 

But oh man EPIC BATTLES, never played battlelore but I heard that epic was the pinacle of fun in that game and at last up to 8 player multiplayer option. No more excuses in my gaming group.



#8 Julia

Julia

    I survived Avi's apocalypse

  • Members
  • 6,130 posts

Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:03 AM

Grandmikus said:

I wonder how will they resolve the naval battle and how many scenarios will we get? 3 or 10?

I only hope that the price won't be as high as for the core set .

I guess three scenarios for Blackwater. As for the price, it's kinda steep: 79.90 bucks. But the box seems to be pretty huge (110 minis!), and my faith is devoted to St. Amazon


We have dragged Reason from her Throne and set in her place the Empress of Dreams [liber Endvra]
Custom Arkham Horror material / Arkham Horror Advanced Players League

#9 vyrago

vyrago

    Member

  • Members
  • 109 posts

Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:50 AM

Thats a very reasonable guess Julia.  I could imagine 3 scenarios for blackwater.  1.  The approach and landing.  2.  The first assault on the city.  3.  the arrival of Tywin.  I'm sure there will also be say about 7 other scenarios as well. 



#10 KenToad

KenToad

    Member

  • Members
  • 124 posts

Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:40 PM

The news item and "About" page for the game mentioned eight new Battle Plans and then also the first Epic Battle, a scenario in 3 parts, the Battle of the Blackwater.  It's not clear if the 3 part scenario is in addition to the 8 Battle Plans, or what.  But, there are 6 Unit types and 8 Leaders, so it looks like the whole army is there, no Wardens type splitting up of product.  I think this is a genius move and sets the stage for further Army boxes, like Targaryen with Dragons or Greyjoy with a sea coast board.  Oh, and the MSRP is 10 dollars lower than the Core Set. That also seems about right, as it will likely go for around 45-50 dollars online.



#11 Rubinon

Rubinon

    Member

  • Members
  • 124 posts

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:54 PM

Great News!

 

I think I can discern Robert, Stannis, Melisandre and Brienne on the Leader cards. Renly is an obvious fifth commander. Who else? Davos? Ser Cortnay Penrose?



#12 Gogolski

Gogolski

    Member

  • Members
  • 1 posts

Posted 20 April 2012 - 02:33 AM

Rubinon said:

...

Who else? Davos? Ser Cortnay Penrose?

Davos for sure. The flavour text mentions 'sneaky smugglers' amongst the troupes...



#13 vyrago

vyrago

    Member

  • Members
  • 109 posts

Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:05 AM

I'm very excited for this expansion and those that follow.  Any idea when this prodcut might be available based on past FFG release announcements?  Q2 2012 is basically summer...but when I wonder?

 

 



#14 Rashley

Rashley

    Member

  • Members
  • 252 posts

Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:07 AM

This has definitely stirred me back to Battles of Westeros.  I hate painting - sorry chaps - and I balked at Tribes plus Banners as they seemed just 'allies' to either Winterfell or Lannister.  Now we have a brand new army which already seems up to strength and variety, and in what looks like a new colour.  All this coupled with a complete new map board means a lot more variety.  The 3 part Blackwater battle looks awesome!  Double sized battlefields with multiplayers - this looks like a must buy.  Just how long will we have to wait?  Roll on Greyjoy + ships, Targaryan + Dragons, Dothraki, Wildings and even the White Walkers!  Cheers!



#15 golem101

golem101

    Member

  • Members
  • 199 posts

Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:40 AM

vyrago said:

I'm very excited for this expansion and those that follow.  Any idea when this prodcut might be available based on past FFG release announcements?  Q2 2012 is basically summer...but when I wonder?

 

GenCon is in August *hint*



#16 GrumpyBatman

GrumpyBatman

    Member

  • Members
  • 127 posts

Posted 21 April 2012 - 11:16 AM

 I saw Q3which is July through September, the middle of that quarter being GenCon. So I too figure that's the plan. 



#17 vyrago

vyrago

    Member

  • Members
  • 109 posts

Posted 23 April 2012 - 09:43 AM

"Look for this massive Battles of Westeros expansion to arrive in the second quarter of 2012."

 

 



#18 Benjamin_Linus

Benjamin_Linus

    Member

  • Members
  • 13 posts

Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

This news tipped the scales on me buying the core game.  Seeing a fully fleshed out expansion as opposed to prior mini-expansions was a major factor for me.  Kinda sad that my Tide of Iron is kind of in limbo…



#19 vyrago

vyrago

    Member

  • Members
  • 109 posts

Posted 26 April 2012 - 04:18 AM

Not sure if "mini-expansion" is really fair.  This Baratheon product looks like more of a "mega-expansion".  I really enjoyed the expansion products, and a good price too.  This game is easily my favorite boardgame right now, my only small complaint is that its essentially a 2-player game. 

I really hope we see more products, wether they are regular expansions or large box expansions.  I really hope they do house Greyjoy, perhaps with a combination war-host and longship fleet?  mmmmmmm!

 

 



#20 Benjamin_Linus

Benjamin_Linus

    Member

  • Members
  • 13 posts

Posted 27 April 2012 - 11:45 AM

I guess we just have different ideas for what an expansion should be.  I'm thinking right along the lines of a Tide of Iron expansion, or maybe Company of Heroes level of content.






© 2013 Fantasy Flight Publishing, Inc. Fantasy Flight Games and the FFG logo are ® of Fantasy Flight Publishing, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Contact | User Support | Rules Questions | Help | RSS