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Guardians of the Galaxy: Again?!

February 27, 2010


Yes, I ran them again, in another 900 point game (as in Chapter 4 of this post): V Starhawk 144 + Spotter 5 Phyla-Vell 138 + Protected 8 LE One-Who-Knows 123 Star-Lord 90 + Protected 8 V Major Victory 84 + Contingency Plan 12 Rocket Raccoon 65 Yondu 53 + AP 10 R Aleta 51 […]

The Heroic Age.

February 22, 2010


As a HeroClixer, I’m always inspired to make teams based on comics. So when I saw this promo art, I immediately started team-building and ran it only a few days later in an 800-point tournament (from right to left): Gorilla-Man 61 V Black Widow (Ultimates) 59 Benjamin J. Grimm (Secret Invasion) 100 V Beast (Mutations […]

Guardians of the Galaxy: the sequel

February 18, 2010


Seriously, it seems I’m always pulling them out. Maybe it’s because even though I tend to try teams that are more comic-accurate than not, their membership has shifted around so much that practically any configuration feels more than plausible. Maybe it’s because I have yet to use all the available characters to the theme. (I […]

Top Ten of 2009: honorable mentions

February 15, 2010


Every year, there’s always a piece or three (or ten or more) that ALMOST makes the cut, but some slight flaw squeezes it off the list. Let’s see what slid off mine. ============= Air-Walker He won consideration due to his opening Hypersonic Speed, excellent AV and Power Cosmic. His low damage and poor defense for […]

Top Ten of 2009: #1

February 12, 2010


…and the number one figure of Hammer of Thor is the one who wields said hammer: Thor wing symbol 226 points Team: none Keywords: Asgardian, Avengers, Deity, Warrior Range: 10 x 2 DIAL: STRENGTHS: Running Shot + 10 range, 2 targets and 5 damage. Indomitable means he doesn’t have to stop shooting just ’cause […]

Top Ten of 2009: #2

February 11, 2010


“When blood is shed, let the Staff of One emerge.” Nico Minoru boot symbol 84 points Team: none Keywords: Mystical, Runaways, Teen Range: 8 x 1 DIAL: STRENGTHS: It’s all about “Staff of One,” the Special Power that can be ANY power…any power that appears on the Powers and Abilities Chart (PAC) that she […]

Top Ten of 2009: #3

February 10, 2010


The Sentinel of Liberty returns to HeroClix with his best sculpt ever! Captain America boot symbol 72 points Team: Avengers Keywords: Avengers, Martial Artist, SHIELD, Soldier Range: 8 x 2 DIAL: STRENGTHS: Aside from an excellent Running Shot speed, good damage and stellar 18 DV + Energy Shield/Deflection, Cap seems a bit of a […]