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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 6:26 a.m. PST

I have stacks of doubles, mostly from the JLA and one of the Batman releases and (apart from just selling them which I might do but is a tedious prospect) can't think of anything to do with them.

Any thoughts ?

Is there a SF skirmish game that they might fit in with ? I could do a HoTT superheroes / Super villans army – only I don't really want to do that (thought of and rejected as just didn't appeal).

Suggestions welcome – ones which might require a visit to a hospital accident and emergency ward to be excluded !

Ta !

fairoaks02425 Oct 2012 6:28 a.m. PST

Have you tried supersystem from four color figures?

Great skirmish super hero game

Regards

Jim

CPT Jake Inactive Member25 Oct 2012 6:48 a.m. PST

Make zombie versions.

Bryan Stroup Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 7:02 a.m. PST

Supersystem is highly recommended. I rebased mine and my daughter and I have worked on scenarios to run for the game group. Good fun.

Personal logo BigNickR Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 7:02 a.m. PST

kill counters?

Headswaps and make new heroes for a HEROSYSTEM game?

ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 7:52 a.m. PST

I've not played "Supersystem", but I really like the Goalsystem game "Blasters and Bulkheads" which is based on the same mechanics and plays really well. If you're looking for a superhero game, that would be my suggestion as well.

Lots of the DC heroclix are great when repainted as post apoc survivors. They're easy to convert and add guns too. For rulesets, THere are many that could work for post apoc.

-WarEngine is very flexible and fun
-Wastelands 3 is a very fast playing ruleset.
-Goalsystem. Blasters and Bulkheads is intended for a sci-fi setting, but is very flexible.
-Neutron York 3000 is a post apocalyptic setting with lots of room for comic book style characters and action.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 8:03 a.m. PST

I had had a thought that they might be useful for a retro' feel SF game a sort of Flash Gordon type setup but I don't really have any idea about rules in that direction. I've tried Space Vixens and…ummm….it's not for me grin

Zombie idea is a good one – could set a scenario in a Comicon type venue and have a zombie costume parade !

Legion 425 Oct 2012 8:47 a.m. PST

Sell on eBay … evil grin

Rudi the german25 Oct 2012 9:06 a.m. PST

I put mine in a box…. Waiting for time i need them :)

religon Inactive Member25 Oct 2012 9:37 a.m. PST

Comic books have a long history of evil clones/robots that mirror heroes. Bizzaro, Hulk robot, etc. Paint a dark wash on all the duplicates followed by a gray drybrush. It should give them that proper muted tone for imperfect clones.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 9:42 a.m. PST

I put mine in a box…. Waiting for time i need them :)

Tried That Already !

Sell on eBay

Final way to solve problem – but a pretty dull game !

NOLA Chris25 Oct 2012 12:25 p.m. PST

paint them grey and use them as statues?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 12:30 p.m. PST

Nice – statues ! That's some taken care of !

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian25 Oct 2012 12:45 p.m. PST

I'll give Supersystem a nod as well. 3rd edition pdf is available from Saber's Edge, 2nd edition hardcopy from Old Glory – they're both good, although 3rd has enough refinements that I prefer it.

I had had a thought that they might be useful for a retro' feel SF game a sort of Flash Gordon type setup but I don't really have any idea about rules in that direction. I've tried Space Vixens and…ummm….it's not for me

Oddly enough, Old Glory also sells Chaos in Cronos, the Goalsystem pulp scifi rules set. Blasters & Bulkheads also does pulp well if you change a few names to make things more retro, so there are actually two different Goalsystem space opera rules sets.

GiantMonster26 Oct 2012 4:54 a.m. PST

I use my Heroclix figures for demos of Atomic Super Humans and Giant Monster Rampage.

-Ken
Radioactive Press

Carrion Crow26 Oct 2012 12:20 p.m. PST

As I don't play Heroclix, all my Heroclix figures have been rebased and repainted to represent heroes and villains in my own universe. DC Heroclix are more useful, as their costumes are simpler.

What I would probably do is look at the duplicates you've got, see which ones are going for the big bucks (i.e. uniques and rares), sell those and use the money to buy more figures, and use the rest as suggested above.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2012 5:02 a.m. PST

Thanks for all the ideas !

I will now cogitate.

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