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25th Anniversary version

Postby Baylor_OgreBane » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:02pm

The 25th Anniversary edition of HQ has been cancelled, due to intellectual property dispute, as we knew would happen.
I was looking forward to this and seeing all of the new minis and stuff, but the game itself looked as though It had moved away from the original system and concept.
They had the game nearly complete too, which must be frustrating.
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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Goblin-King » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:14pm

Baylor_OgreBane wrote:What are your thoughts?

in short: lol


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They should just remove the HeroQuest name and all would be well.
It's probably a pretty fun game if you like HQ.
Some of the minis are okay.
Tiles and stuff.
But stop trying to milk the HQ brand.


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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Sjeng » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:19pm

Baylor_OgreBane wrote:The 25th Anniversary edition of HQ has been cancelled, due to intellectual property dispute, as we knew would happen.

wait, what!? where did you get that information? Hasn't GZ funded this through that Spanish crowdfunding site? Is this something new?

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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Baylor_OgreBane » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:21pm

posted on kickstarter and thats when the problems started, It was no real surprise because many companies have tried, but there is confusion as to who actually owns it, GW or MB otherwise it would have probably kept going.


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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Sjeng » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:52pm

like we discussed at length here?
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or is this new news?

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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby knightkrawler » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:54pm

Do you have a source for this? Did GameZone really have to halt the project even after being successfully funded on Lanzanos?
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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby The Road Warrior » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 1:57pm

Old news I think. http://www.heroquestclassic.com/en/ is still up and running and gamezone also still have HQ25 on their website
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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Baylor_OgreBane » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 2:02pm



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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby The Road Warrior » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 2:25pm

Baylor_OgreBane wrote:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2113976860/heroquest-25th-anniversary


long story but...

HQ25 got pulled from kickstarter after a complaint/legal intervention by Moon Design (I think they own the Heroquest name/TM now :?: )

Gamezone then tried to fund it through Verkami but the same thing happened..

Finally, GZ got HQ25 funded through Lanzanos

You can read all about it, and our reaction to it, in the link Sjeng already posted..
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Re: 25th Anniversary version

Postby Baylor_OgreBane » Tuesday June 10th, 2014 2:42pm

well I have been out of the loop, so I will look it up. The real question is, will it be any good?


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