Design Insight – Captains, Sidekicks and Allies

Hey HeroClix Masterminds! Previously we mentioned that we’d be utilizing more Cross-set Mechanics. Now we’re going to dive into one that will be premiering in Marvel HeroClix: Fantastic Four Future Foundation! Sidekicks Sidekicks have long been a critical element in superhero lore. Reed Richards’s idea for the Future Foundation takes it to a whole [...]

Design Insight – Cross-Set vs In-Set Mechanics

HeroClix fans! Many fans enjoy the way that every HeroClix set has its own unique fingerprint. Fresh mechanics may appear across the set or live on a certain kind of figure (colossals, everyone with a themed team, etc). Starting with Spider-Man and Venom Absolute Carnage, you’ll be seeing fewer designs that are designed with [...]

2020-11-03T15:57:04-05:00October 21st, 2020|Design Insight|

Design Insight: HeroClix Skirmish – Rules Update!

Design Insight: HeroClix Skirmish – Rules Update!In August we announced Skirmish, a HeroClix Random Starting Position Format. We mentioned in the article that we’ve performed internal playtesting but wanted to get community feedback to make the format even better. After seeing it out in the wild and with some additional tweaks are excited to announce [...]

2020-03-03T16:02:54-05:00November 14th, 2019|Announcements, Design Insight|


Greetings HeroClix fans! We are getting close to GenCon and hope to see many of you there! We’re also getting close to posting the new rules and Powers and Abilities Card (PAC), releasing with the Marvel HeroClix: The Mighty Thor Set on August 30th). The new rules are in effect when the Thor Set releases, and [...]

2017-08-14T15:00:14-04:00August 14th, 2017|Design Insight|


Dear HeroClix Players, The Marvel HeroClix: The Mighty Thor set is on its way! One of the major features of this set will be new equipment— including the most fabled legendary weapons of Asgardian origin in addition to general arms and armor to fill out your HeroClix armory. We thought this would be a [...]

2017-08-07T15:01:26-04:00August 7th, 2017|Design Insight|
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