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I'm really looking forward to this game because I want a deck building game built strictly around co-op. I also love the Alien universe. However, the description says that we lead a team of humans and have to survive against an alien swarm.

My fear is that there are really only a handful of Alien types. Games like Thunderstone and Marvel Legendary have hundreds of different monster and villain types. I hope this doesn't become boring because of the lack of monster variety.
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There was another thread speculating on what rights this game will have.

The answer to that question will allow this game to grow pretty big, or sadly-- not at all.

I'm going to GenCon this year, if these guys are there, I will ask around.
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virferrorum wrote:
There was another thread speculating on what rights this game will have.

The answer to that question will allow this game to grow pretty big, or sadly-- not at all.


The answer was given - They have access to everything.
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I expect this one won't get as many expansions as the Marvel game, but I am sure there will be some.

Wondering if Predator will be a new (compatible) base set or a big box expansion of this though...
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Wetworks wrote:
I'm really looking forward to this game because I want a deck building game built strictly around co-op. I also love the Alien universe. However, the description says that we lead a team of humans and have to survive against an alien swarm.

My fear is that there are really only a handful of Alien types. Games like Thunderstone and Marvel Legendary have hundreds of different monster and villain types. I hope this doesn't become boring because of the lack of monster variety.


I care a lot less about variety than I do this being a good balanced co-op. Legendary is NOT a good balanced co-op. I'm hoping they can get it right this time.
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I don't think it will really suffer from anything if it's well designed. The only thing it would really effect is the artwork. Plus, the Alien universe is actually pretty deep. You have: Queen, equipment malfunctions, face huggers, eggs, baby aliens, aliens, combination aliens (shown in some films, but more in the comics), the weirdo clone alien from Alien 4, acid, corporations, sabotage (probably from corporations), cyborgs, etc. I think you'll be fine.

As for expansions, call me crazy, but I like my games to be good out of the box. I'll worry about expansions after a game's been out. But... I think I'd rather be able to simply mix it with other Sci-Fi series with similar motivations, such as Predator. Or, do a strange combo game, such as Firefly meets Aliens. I also hope they can pick up other interesting related series and some how make that work (Doctor Who + Alien!!).
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as far as alien types. there are sooo many options, praetorians, drones, spitters, i mean really check it out. and it also doesnt have to be like a each card is an alien. like "endless armies of hydra", you can have a "swarm card" kill it and draw two from the villan (encounter) deck. i just read a nice article they had in a gaming magazine where they said they didn't want to have it like 5 spaces and then they escape, they are coming for YOU! and they mentions 4 missions so far and one from each movie. like in resurrection your on the betty.

they have the rights to the expanded universe. so that predator upgrade is going to be soo sweet.
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Thats because....well...legendary isnt a co-op at all.
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