Bluesecrets wrote:Heroica! I totally forgot about this thread. I had the pleasure of playing this with a couple of awesome CC-er friends of mine. We had a seriously good time and a great giggle-fest while doing it. I don't know a ton about roleplaying games, but apparently this is limited. But it is a kids game, so it is probably the reason. We changed the game and made it even more fun. What I do suggest is building an epic board for it instead of using their game board that comes with it. Get crazy and creative. The more insane, the more fun you will have.
And as with all the games, it is a great parts pack. I do enjoy killing and collecting my epic death pile of dead spiders and orcs.
Hey, Blue. I participated in an advanced heroica game with Chris Edwards and a couple other guys late one night at Brickworld 2012. It had a lot more customization and I highly recommend it. Chris has been bringing it to cons with a very neat board filled with hidden traps, with him as the Dungeon Master (he makes up/tells a story along with it). I had to leave about half way, through, but I'm really hoping it comes back this year.
If you want, check out his Flickr Stream here: link
. And this set that contains some video shot by Guy H. (V&A Steamworks) here: link
Contact Chris if you'd like to learn about the game as I'm sure he'd be happy to share. (probably.
I made a glorified board of the first four original sets and my family has a lot of fun. Heroica, was/is a great parts pack, as well.