For the discussion of HeroClix, HorrorClix and I guess SportsClix although that was pretty much dead the second it dropped but it has a Clix at the end so whatever.
Anyways, I've been playing HeroClix since pretty much the third Marvel set, and it's one of my favorite games. The newest Marvel expansion, Supernova, is due out this month, and features characters from Marvel's cosmic selection, like Thanos and the Silver Surfer, plus a bunch of Skrulls and Thor. There is also a 1 in 100 chance that a booster will contain one of four limited Marvel Zombies figures that are compatible with the new HorrorClix game.
Which brings me to HorrorClix. HorrorClix shares many of the basic mechanics of HeroClix, but with monsters instead of superheroes. The first set contains everything from Vampires to Priests to Zombie sorority girls to Rasputin. Oh, and a nice helping of Lovecraft monsters, including a massive C'thulu figure that runs about $85 and is convention exclusive. It also has victims, which monsters use to fuel their power, and a some cards called plot twists that help you act out horror movie cliches, one of which is a "Hairspray Flamethrower."
I should be playing HorrorClix for the first time tomorrow sometime, and I'll post a quick review of it then.
Here are some links for both games:Official HorrorClix siteOfficial HeroClix site
Both official sites have galleries and stats for all the figures, as well as "HOW TO PLAY" guidesHCRealms
can be a decent source for news, but the forums are horrible.
And here are some pictures:
Stuff from the newest HeroClix set, Marvel: Supernova
An Evil Leprechaun from HorrorClix