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Neilan Naicker
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From the latest Kickstarter campaign update: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jameystegmaier/scythe/p...
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The character mini for the Togawa faction is sexy as hell! Love these. Can't wait to get this.
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I really dig the mech minis... They look awesome.

Although, knowing the source material, I wish the Togawa? Mechs were more bulbous like their art.
My guess is that that shape would be tough to manufacture as a single piece mini. Still, it looks nice (even with the slight lean).

I do like the Green mech. Stout and warthoggy. Even if a bit impractical without arms (or bristling with cannons as in the art).

The character minis are excellent. The details on both really pop.
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Nice! Love the Mechs.

I was kinda hoping since the original characters were older bearded men & young attractive women, that we might see a young attractive male & an older bigger female for these 2 factions. But I knew that was unlikely...baby steps! laugh
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I love all four of the models (although something about the monkey on the Togawa figure feels a bit ... unbalanced), but if I had a criticism I'd say that the colour tones don't seem to jibe with the base games' colours - they're a little bit ... luminescent.

Hell if I'm not crazy excited for this expansion, though.
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Albion! Albion! *waves a flag*
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The girl must be incredibly strong, since she can so leisurely hold the staff on her shoulder with that huge monkey sitting on it as a counterweight.

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I play purple.

I had a purple themed wedding.

I'm wearing purple socks today.

That's not purple enough! There's too much... Cerise... In that blend!

Jamey please make her purplerer!
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Wow, these sculpts look really great!
Thanee wrote:
The girl must be incredibly strong, since she can so leisurely hold the staff on her shoulder with that huge monkey sitting on it as a counterweight.
I don't think that monkey weighs much. If it's a tree-dwelling kind, it has to be very light to be able to run along small branches...
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I'm much more interested in this image



We can see one of the new faction mats. But not enough to read the new powers.
Jamey, can we please have some information on the new mats?
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Ooo I like that green
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Can we talk about how the green mech looks like he's using a squat toilet? Because I can't say I'm a fan. Otherwise everything looks swell.
 
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Greenies are Hulk descendants obviously. And pinkies are... pink
 
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TheRocketSurgeon wrote:
I play purple.

I had a purple themed wedding.

I'm wearing purple socks today.

That's not purple enough! There's too much... Cerise... In that blend!

Jamey please make her purplerer!


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That has to be one of the most out-there critiques of a game/expansion I've seen. My niece would likely agree with you, too.

I'm really digging the sculpts, they look great. I also like that the expansion appears to fit well in the box. I think I'll hold off on building any kind of insert until I get this in my grubby mitts.
 
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TheRocketSurgeon wrote:
I play purple.

I had a purple themed wedding.

I'm wearing purple socks today.

That's not purple enough! There's too much... Cerise... In that blend!

Jamey please make her purplerer!




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It looks like a lot of power related mech abilities.

The River walk also looks tied to Tunnels maybe?
 
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I'm sure the answer is out there somewhere, but

will this expansion include metal coins? and if so, all copies or just the preorders will? :-)
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Danwarr wrote:
It looks like a lot of power related mech abilities.

The River walk also looks tied to Tunnels maybe?


No Speed boost, either. Very interesting, and makes sense in that it'l keep Albion (at least) from just being able to sprint to the Factory at double speed. At first I thought that perhaps that first ability involved getting access to the tunnels but it looks like there is a river on that icon, so...I wait with bated breath for a clearer picture!
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TheRocketSurgeon wrote:
I play purple.

I had a purple themed wedding.

I'm wearing purple socks today.

That's not purple enough! There's too much... Cerise... In that blend!

Jamey please make her purplerer!


Great. Now I have the ACE Hardware commercial stuck in my head.
 
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the pete wrote:
Danwarr wrote:
It looks like a lot of power related mech abilities.

The River walk also looks tied to Tunnels maybe?


No Speed boost, either. Very interesting, and makes sense in that it'l keep Albion (at least) from just being able to sprint to the Factory at double speed. At first I thought that perhaps that first ability involved getting access to the tunnels but it looks like there is a river on that icon, so...I wait with bated breath for a clearer picture!


My friends and I already guessed that the green and purple factions would not have the speed upgrade for obvious reasons.

The obvious reason is that there is no river blocking their paths to the main part of the map. It would be quite over powered if all they needed was the speed mech and no riverwalk to be able to bounce around so early.

I for one support this. I think purple, based off its starting area, is going to be very strong unless Jaimey has found a way to balance them through special powers and mech abilities. If you look at their starting area, they can get around to any one of the 5 main resource hexes relatively quickly; they will not be restricted to what they can do based on their player mat.
 
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Nima: You're right that not being confined by rivers is quite good. But the opposite is also true: You don't have the protection of rivers.

Purple (Togawa) is strong, but really all of the factions are strong. They do have a little more land to work with, which will likely make them a target later in the game. Contrasting to that is Albion, which has to contend with Polania and Nordic, but they have an ability that makes up for that.
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As I said on the Kickstarter update comments, I do like that shade of purple...
 
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jameystegmaier wrote:
Nima: You're right that not being confined by rivers is quite good. But the opposite is also true: You don't have the protection of rivers.

Purple (Togawa) is strong, but really all of the factions are strong. They do have a little more land to work with, which will likely make them a target later in the game. Contrasting to that is Albion, which has to contend with Polania and Nordic, but they have an ability that makes up for that.


Doesn't that mean that if the Nords and Poles aren't in the game, then Albion will be overly strong?
 
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