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I´ve been going a little crazy lately, collecting Heroclix figures, and rebasing them for Heroscape. Even though there´s a lot of fine custom cards for several superheroes over on Heroscapers.com, I really prefer playing with official rules for my figures, so I´ve been playing with the "counts as" rule, as in: This superhero figure counts as this HS figure, eg. the Invisible Woman counting as Raelin.
I´ve run into a little problem, but think I´ve found a rather clever solution to it...
You all know the kind of superhero battle, where a group of heroes is up against ONE mighty überfoe, eg. X-Men Vs a Sentinel, Fantastic Four Vs Galactus, Teen Titans Vs Dethstroke, and so on.
The problem is that if you have a group of superheroes, say 6 or 7, each costing in the 100-300 pts range, you will have to have a pretty nasty high point character (Anywhere up to around 2000 pts!) to fight them, and no such thing exsists in the HS universe...

Here´s the thing I´ve come up with...
Groups of superheroes can be devided up into more general types, like shooters, close combat specialists, flyers and so on, and these groups can be counted as HS squads, mixed up with a few heroes.

As an example, I´ve been wanting the X-Men to fight a Sentinel. The Sentinel will count as Thanos. Evil 360 pts monster villain.
From the X-Men, Storm, Banshee and Cyclops are my shooters, counting as Krav Maga agents, 100 pts. Wolverine, Beast and Nightcrawler are my close combat guys, counting as a squad of Shaolin Monks, 80 pts. Rounding out the team I have Jean Grey and Colossus, counting as Raelin and Sir Denrick, at 80 and 100 pts, voila! X-Men at exactly 360 points!
I know there´s some pretty broad generalizations made, but I think it works, and you can always mingle around with the mix, taking a good look at the handfull of 50 pts or less characters we have available...

Next up, I just bought a Heroclix GALACTUS pretty cheap, and now I want him and the Silver Surfer to go up against the Fantastic Four!
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It sounds like a pretty good way to solve the problem. Also, it takes a lot less work as well. I'll have to give it a try.
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How do you go about rebasing these and what size do you use for the new base?
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I don't think the 'clix bases would be too big as to make them unusable.
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Helljin wrote:
How do you go about rebasing these and what size do you use for the new base?


I use the bases from spare Master set figures. I carefully cut away the HS figure from it´s base, do the same with the `Clix figure, and then glue it to the HS base. After this some bases need a little bit of touching up with green paint. That´s it!

You could just let the `Clix figures stay on their bases. They fit easily on a HS hex, but aesthetically, I prefer to have them on proper `Scape bases.
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