Renegade Transformers Deck-Builder up on BGG

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by ophyjgjhnfn, May 11, 2021.

  1. ophyjgjhnfn

    ophyjgjhnfn Well-Known Member

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    Just got an email about the pre-order as part of the newsletter! It calls it Pack #1! That and the in-ad announcement of a Decepticons release sounds great!
     
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    If you're interested in the cards in the promo pack, it would be good to pre-order now. They're almost certainly not just alternate art. They may sell it separately on their site after the game launches, but it's not gonna be guaranteed.
     
  3. artiepants

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    I preordered!
     
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    Anyone know if they charge up front or when it ships?
     
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    Another card game?
     
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    What exactly is a deck building game? How do you play with only one player? Is this like the TCG? I feel blindsided here.
     
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    It's a card game where the gameplay revolves around growing your deck. DC has a really fun one. Give it a look if you're curious to get the gist.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    if you read back through the thread, several people were kind enough to explain (because I wasn't familiar with this genre either), but the short answer is this is a complete experience in a box*, not a CCG like the WotC one.

    *but there will still be expansions.
     
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    After the amazing WotC Transformers game got unceremoniously shuffled off into oblivion during the pandemic, I still feel a bit too burned to dip my toes back in again
     
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    Preordered. Solo deck builder is the ideal format for me.
     
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    QUOTE="Makarov, post: 19139734, member: 119456"]Preordered. Solo deck builder is the ideal format for me.[/QUOTE]
    Ditto. I saw ephemeral rift play some kind of cthulhu deck builder game and it looked interesting, even for just one player.
     
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    Comic art looks good

    Questions if anyone knows
    1] how does someone play a solo caurd game
    2] what are non playable decepticons
    3) what is the matrix acid trip thing
    4] how can it be 1-5
     
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    1. You play against enemy decks. While you "explore" decks that represent a location, you can most likely encounter cards that oppose you. You then have to fight them. They most likely have automated scripts that work against you.
    2. They would be the enemies. You don't play them in this set (it sounds like you might in future expansions) but they are the enemies that oppose you.
    3. No idea.
    4. In a deck building game, the players usually start with a premade hand that is shuffled. It sounds like they made enough for 5 people. Because the enemies are automated, you can play it solitaire if you want.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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  15. ophyjgjhnfn

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    The creator Dan Blanchett posted on Facebook:
    “Fair question. We use “Matrix” as our thematic word for the layout of cards, which are positioned in a 4x4, 4x5 or 5x5 grid. There is a spatial element where you physically move your character from card to card, exploring and giving “life” to Transformers you buy. The role of the Matrix in TF, as well as its use for a column and row layout, made it a viable term for the card space, though not to be confused with the Matrix of Leadership, or how it’s specifically characterized in TF.”
     
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    I wonder if it's all going to be repurposed IDW 1 artwork
     
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    I bet only people who buy this game are ones who go on this web site any one want be in on this bet last transformer card game didn’t last long only people I see buying them are people in this site not new fans

    like to see more of game it’s board game where board to play on
     
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    I’m sure there’ll be much more info on BGG.
     
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    Lovely, I'm game for the game.
    Now I just need to move to the US so I can preorder it and get Jazz and the bonus cards. It would be so much easier for me if the US just annexed Sweden so I didn't have to move or jump through other hoops for the bonus.
     
  20. ophyjgjhnfn

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