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Hannibal

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Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« on: January 04, 2017, 02:35:04 PM »
Your Move Games is supporting Dice Tower's Season 13 crowdfunding campaign with a brand new unit:  the Ancient Blue Dragon!



This Colossal (i.e. double) sized unit is a preview of our new art direction.  As such it is a promotional unit that you can only get through Dice Tower, currently as a part of Pack C on their campaign.  There are currently no plans for us to put the Ancient Blue Dragon into production, so once it's gone, it's gone!

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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2017, 09:36:39 PM »
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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017, 07:28:58 AM »
Aw... This is disappointing. While I do love Battleground and enjoy Tom Vasel 's reviews, $70 for a single unit it's a price I can't afford / do not want to pay (no interest in the other stuff, and ever then, I'd find the price a tad high). An option to pick just the promo(s) for games you actually play would be welcome. Color me unhappy.

EDIT: Only positive aspect is that some people will find a Battleground unit in their packs, and this could spark some interest for the game.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2017, 07:58:15 AM »
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Aw... This is disappointing. While I do love Battleground and enjoy Tom Vasel 's reviews, $70 for a single unit it's a price I can't afford / do not want to pay (no interest in the other stuff, and ever then, I'd find the price a tad high). An option to pick just the promo(s) for games you actually play would be welcome. Color me unhappy.

I too am not buying one, but you can make your own slightly-ugly Ancient Blue Dragon from an Ancient Red and two sharpies.  (Black to tweak the stats; blue to color in the dragon. ;) )
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2017, 08:02:54 AM »
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Aw... This is disappointing. While I do love Battleground and enjoy Tom Vasel 's reviews, $70 for a single unit it's a price I can't afford / do not want to pay (no interest in the other stuff, and ever then, I'd find the price a tad high). An option to pick just the promo(s) for games you actually play would be welcome. Color me unhappy.

I too am not buying one, but you can make your own slightly-ugly Ancient Blue Dragon from an Ancient Red and two sharpies.  (Black to tweak the stats; blue to color in the dragon. ;) )
Lol, easy and wise as usual, Kevin. Cheers :)

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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2017, 08:19:27 AM »
The new art looks crispy and current! Good choice and I am eager to see further new/revised cards!

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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2017, 10:00:17 AM »
Aw... This is disappointing. While I do love Battleground and enjoy Tom Vasel 's reviews, $70 for a single unit it's a price I can't afford / do not want to pay (no interest in the other stuff, and ever then, I'd find the price a tad high). An option to pick just the promo(s) for games you actually play would be welcome. Color me unhappy.

I'm sorry to hear that you're unhappy.  We have no control over the structure of Dice Tower's crowdfunding campaign.  As part of the agreement they have a 'limited exclusivity' period that extends past this month.  So it's possible that they will offer individual cards through their website after the campaign ends.  I simply don't know.

However, once the exclusive period ends we'll look at including this unit as part of an add-on for a kickstarter (assuming we have adequate supply) or a stretch goal (if we don't have supply).


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EDIT: Only positive aspect is that some people will find a Battleground unit in their packs, and this could spark some interest for the game.

Yeah, I think a better way to consider this is for people who were already going to support Dice Tower, here's an option.  This is one of the reasons we stuck with a unit that was so close to the Ancient Red Dragon.  The Blue Dragon doesn't introduce something completely new to the game.  For example, we decided not to include Spartiates for that reason.

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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2017, 05:53:59 PM »
Thanks for further infos, Hannibal. From your first post it seemed to me that the only way to get it was the DT crowfunfing. Having it available in a future Battleground kickstarter sounds good for me :)
Also, since you mentioned them, do you plan to offer again the Spartiates in next Kickstarter? At the time I had to pick just one and got Wuxing, but would love to get the Spatiates, too.

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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2017, 08:16:23 PM »
Cool lightning vomiting scaled colossal XD
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Re: Ancient Blue Dragon now available through Dice Tower!
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2017, 12:12:52 AM »
Ya really don't like they way he does this.  I get that he can't really do pick your own rewards because that would be a complete mess but at the same time I only want 1 item from 3 different packs which results in me not wanting anything at all.  

That said I hope the funding does go well.  Even if you personally don't like his videos (stop dumping the components on the table you [insert string of ranting and profanity]) his videos are good for our hobby.
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