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 Post subject: New Boardgame "another glorious day in the corps"
PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:38 pm 
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Aliens: Another Glorious Day in the Corps! (2020


The miniatures look awesome, it will definitely be a collectors item.
Seeing a lot of these tabletop games lately.

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256 ... -day-corps

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:13 pm 
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Naaa, no, thanks...!
I will stay with Warhammer 40.K

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:50 pm 
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Won't this be at least the third version of such a game? Leading Edge did one back in the 1990s and then there was one more recently that included Predator stuff as well.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:58 pm 
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Yes, this will indeed be the 3rd. Prodos is the 2nd one. Prodos was more of an 'expanded universe' with generic marines, A:CM style Weyland Mercs, and many classes of Aliens and Predators. Not sure if the game was any fun but the Prodos miniatures featured amazingly detailed minis and vehicles.

The Leading Edge game I believe is universally known as an "unplayable mess". I have the Leading edge game and manual yet simply can not get through it, so I have never even started a real game.

This one appears more "movie character" focused. There are already 2 expansions in the works that sort of feel like cash grabs in that you need the expansions to get all the characters. My brother has the 'firefly' game from the same company and he says it is fun. I will probably grab this one.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:03 pm 
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Yes, this will indeed be the 3rd. Prodos is the 2nd one. Prodos was more of an 'expanded universe' with generic marines, A:CM style Weyland Mercs, and many classes of Aliens and Predators. Not sure if the game was any fun but the Prodos miniatures featured amazingly detailed minis and vehicles.

The Leading Edge game I believe is universally known as an "unplayable mess". I have the Leading edge game and manual yet simply can not get through it, so I have never even started a real game.

This one appears more "movie character" focused. There are already 2 expansions in the works that sort of feel like cash grabs in that you need the expansions to get all the characters. My brother has the 'firefly' game from the same company and he says it is fun. I will probably grab this one.


Ah yes, Prodos, that was the name I was trying to remember.
Which Leading Edge game do you have? The board game with the cardboard counters and maps or the RPG that used a so-called 'simplified' (ha!) version of LE's other titles? I think I have all the Aliens material LE produced and the board game seemed okay to me. Although I bought the expansion much later as a collector's item and never got round to trying it out. I thought the RPG varied from over complicated individual action to a super crude space and vehicle combat system that basically meant one side got to do everything while the other just got shot repeatedly.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:13 pm 
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I agree its a cash grab. the prodos game had an awesome APC and dropship, but the dropship is 300 dollars. id rather play warhammer and just use aliens pieces. Thanks to 3d printers well be able to make our own. Just did a test print of a dropship and it is killer. its just a tiny one but the large one i print will be many pieces and about 18 inches. you can find them on Thingiverse for free. 3D scanners are going to become affordable before long too.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:08 pm 
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Looks like a re-skin of the Ghostbusters board game.


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I take it this isn't available yet, is that right? Looks good though.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:07 pm 
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Not out yet , only says (2020 release) was delayed at one point.
Also has two expansions announced.

I'm wondering if there's some known reason why every USCM thing must be inaccurate.
like the rivets in the neca figures helmets, The hiya figures, comics ect.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:35 pm 
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Looks good. Gonna have to look into this more.


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