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I know they are in Alien Encounters, but I don't want to just assume it's therefore also true for Predator.
 
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They are. It specifies on page 5 I believe.
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They are definitely considered to be character cards, and there is special clarification on the definition of "your characters" in the rulebook, so it really depends on the context of your question.

http://www.upperdeck.com/OP/RuleBooks/Legendary_Encounters_R...

They are NOT one of the character avatars used as players in the game and they are NOT one of the four characters whose subdecks make up your barracks. They do NOT have a recruitment cost or group symbols, etc.

From what I can telly, they are merely generic "character cards" with "character abilities" that grant their basic attack/recruit values to your hand, usable by human and predator characters alike when building starting decks.
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Thanks very much for the replies. It was in refernce to being forced to discard a Character card. At time time we did a quick search but couldn't find the spot in the rules you mentioned. This helps a lot, thanks again.
 
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I've already run into an instance where "character" and "character card" came into question - during a versus battle some card asked me to draw from the armory deck and if it was a "character," to follow additional rules. Well in the armory all the cards are character cards, aren't they? Just to be sure I made sure the card I was using had subtext that referenced it as one of the four predator types - I was using "Woodland." It's not a character name like the Humans have, but it's in reference to the four Predator Player Characters.

Still, odd that the card asked me "IF" it was a character, meaning there are some that aren't. Maybe there are indeed some non character cards in the armory, or more likely this is to protect against an instance in which ANOTHER card's rules may have caused a non-character card to be shuffled into the armory.

I dunno.
 
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I've already run into an instance where "character" and "character card" came into question - during a versus battle some card asked me to draw from the armory deck and if it was a "character," to follow additional rules. Well in the armory all the cards are character cards, aren't they? Just to be sure I made sure the card I was using had subtext that referenced it as one of the four predator types - I was using "Woodland." It's not a character name like the Humans have, but it's in reference to the four Predator Player Characters.

Still, odd that the card asked me "IF" it was a character, meaning there are some that aren't. Maybe there are indeed some non character cards in the armory, or more likely this is to protect against an instance in which ANOTHER card's rules may have caused a non-character card to be shuffled into the armory.

I dunno.


Probably to keep it compatible with Legendary Aliens, in which you can have non-character cards in the armory. Oh and Tests go in the Armory as well when play as Predators.
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