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Subject: So the differences between the Kickstarter and Standard...? rss

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Paul Becker
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I get that the Kickstarter variant got a ton of figures for the enemies, as well as five extra characters (Protoman, Rush, Roll, Dr. Light, and an extra megaman?), as well as a bunch of differently posed Megaman figures.

But I notice there is a deck of cards as well, and it looks pretty thick. What -do- those cards add to the game, out of curiousity? I get that there's probably a character card for each of the five characters... But what are all those other cards? Or is it just another of the same 'character deck' of like, Fortitude, W-Tank, all that?
 
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Codo Kamiyatchi wrote:
But I notice there is a deck of cards as well, and it looks pretty thick. What -do- those cards add to the game, out of curiousity? I get that there's probably a character card for each of the five characters... But what are all those other cards? Or is it just another of the same 'character deck' of like, Fortitude, W-Tank, all that?

They are additional cards that you can use to customize the player decks. There are 4 copies of several different cards which are themed after the various bosses.
 
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Paul Becker
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Dang it. Of course it is. Sigh... AH well.
 
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Are those cards Kickstarter only, or will they ever be available separately?
 
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sigmazero13 wrote:
Are those cards Kickstarter only, or will they ever be available separately?

The Mega Man: The Board Game Kickstarter didn't use the phrase "Kickstarter Exclusive" for anything, but they have also made no indication that anything other than the Time Man & Oil Man expansion would be available at retail. I'd like to think that at least the Yellow Devil would be available, since he has a space on the board, but I suppose we'll have to see.

I suppose that I can't imagine that the game itself has performed so well for Jasco that they would continue to produce expansions for it. Despite the fact that I love Mega Man and wanted to like this game, it was kind of a flop...
 
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