On the Road: Origins Game Fair 2014!

Published on April 30th, 2014

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Greetings WizKids Fans and Supporters!

Another year and another convention season is about to begin again. WizKids and HeroClix return to Origins Game Fair (June 11-15, 2014). Players will have the chance to play in many tourneys at Origins Game Fair this year between HeroClix U.S. Nationals, HeroClix Battle Royales, Star Trek Attack Wing, and many other events.

HeroClix U.S. Nationals returns to Origins Game Fair and players have 2 chances to qualify. Test your mettle against other players in a constructed event on Thursday where the top 8 players will qualify for the U.S. National Finals on Saturday. If you don’t make it on Thursday, you have a second chance on Friday to qualify in a sealed event. Can you battle it out with the other players and emerge victorious? Win the HeroClix National Finals and claim the top prize of designing an Additional Team Ability, a badge to Gen Con Indy, a place in the HeroClix World’s Finals on Saturday at Gen Con Indy as well as additional prizes. Do you have what it takes to be the HeroClix U.S. National Winner?

While hosted events will not begin until Thursday, the WizKids Booth (Origins Game Fair Hall D) will be open for demos and purchases beginning on Wednesday, June 11th! Be the first in the U.S.A. to acquire the DC HeroClix: Black Lantern Corps Anti-Monitor (SRP $50), DC HeroClix: Resurrection Man (SRP $15), Marvel HeroClix: Zombie Galactus (SRP $50), and Marvel HeroClix: Impossible Man (SRP $15) which will be available on a first come first served basis while supplies last each day.

Want to learn how to rule the stars? Then take a voyage and demo the Star Trek: Attack Wing game. Want to see which side will emerge victorious in a battle between the Avengers and the X-Men? Then sit down for a demo of Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men! Both of these great gams and more will be available for demos throughout the weekend at Origins Game Fair

 

The full list of WizKids events for Origins Game Fair 2014 is below and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

Origins 2014 Event Descriptions

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DC HeroClix Battle RoyaleInterested in fast and furious HeroClix play? Want to prove you’re the best no matter what team you draft? Then this event is for you! The DC HeroClix Battle Royales will have groups of 16-64 players that will be randomized into four-player pods and will utilize boosters from a DC HeroClix expansion. The winner of each 4 player pod will receive a 2014 DC Convention Limited Edition figure as a prize.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday-Saturday from 10 AM-6 PM (Last event will start at 5 PM)

Marvel HeroClix Battle Royale: Interested in fast and furious HeroClix play? Want to prove you’re the best no matter what team you draft? Then this event is for you! The Marvel HeroClix Battle Royales will have groups of 16-64 players that will be randomized into four-player pods and will utilize boosters from a Marvel HeroClix expansion. The winner of each 4 player pod will receive a 2014 Marvel Convention Limited Edition figure as a prize.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday-Saturday from 10 AM-6 PM (Last event will start at 5 PM)

AvX_Wizkids_logoHeroClix Avengers vs. X-Men Modern Age Day 1 Event: Who will win in the battle between the Avengers vs. the X-Men? Bring a 300 point constructed force with you and it must contain 1 figure from either the Marvel HeroClix: Avengers vs. X-Men Avengers or X-Men starter on your force. The only Tactics allowed in this event will be the Phoenix Force fragments. This event will be limited to 32 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday at 11 AM

HeroClix Avengers vs. X-Men Golden Age Day 2 Event: Who will win in the battle between the Avengers vs. the X-Men? Bring a 400 point constructed force with you and it must contain 2 figures from either the Marvel HeroClix: Avengers vs. X-Men AvengersAvengers or X-Men starter on your force. The only Tactics allowed in this event will be the Phoenix Force fragments. This event will be limited to 32 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Friday at 11 AM

HeroClix Avengers vs. X-Men Modern Age Day 3 Event: Who will win in the battle between the Avengers vs. the X-Men? Players must build two 300-point forces: one force must have a Marvel HeroClix: Avengers vs. X-Men Avengers starter figure on it and the second team must have a Marvel HeroClix: Avengers vs. X-Men Avengers X-Men starter figure on it. At the beginning of the game, the roll will determine who gets to play which side and the opponent will play the opposite side for that round. The only Tactics allowed in this event will be the Phoenix Force fragments. This event will be limited to 32 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Saturday at 11 AM

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HeroClix Golden Age Team-Up Constructed Event: You and a friend each build the best 200 point HeroClix Golden Age team with no tactics that you can and team up to take on another pair of opponents. Band your heroes together and lead them to glory! This event will be limited to 16 teams (32 players) so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $24.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday & Friday at 3 PM

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HeroClix Hobbit/Lord of the Rings Epic Event: Are you ready to claim the one ring and rule over all of Middle Earth! Bring a 500 point constructed Lord of the Rings team and lead it to victory. This event will be limited to 16 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday at 3 PM

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HeroClix Yu-Gi-Oh! Constructed Event: Are you ready to claim the title of the master of Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix! Bring a 300 point constructed force that may only contain items from Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix expansions. This event will be limited to 16 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Friday at 3 PM

 

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HeroClix Meteorite Scenario Event: Bring a 300 point HeroClix Modern Age team that contains no tactics with you and determine who can survive a deadly meteorite swarm while emerging victorious over your opponent. This event will be limited to 64 players so be sure to secure your place early. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 Convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Saturday at 3 PM

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HeroClix U.S. National Championship Constructed Qualifying Event: Want to play in HeroClix U.S. Nationals and prove you’ve got what it takes to be the BEST? This constructed event will be run for at least 3 rounds and the top 8 players will qualify for the HeroClix U.S. Nationals Finals on Saturday. Build a 300 point HeroClix Modern Age team to compete. The top half of players in this event will get a prize from a pool of 2014 convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $12.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday at 10 AM

HeroClix U.S. National Championship Sealed Qualifying Event: Want to play inHeroClix U.S. Nationals  and prove you’ve got what it takes to be the BEST? Each sealed event will be run for at least 3 rounds and the top 8 players will qualify for theHeroClix U.S. Nationals Finals on Saturday. This sealed event will utilize one booster from a DC HeroClix expansion and one booster from a Marvel HeroClix expansion to build a 300 point team. The top half of players in this event will receive a prize from a pool of 2014 convention exclusive figures.

Cost for this event will be $24.

Availability/Schedule: Friday at 10 AM

HeroClix U.S. National Championship Final Event: THIS IS IT! You’ve battled through the event on Thursday or Friday and victory is in sight! Build the best 300 point Modern Age force! Fight it out with the rest of the top players and see who emerges victorious as the 2014 HeroClix National Champion!

Cost for this event will be covered by Wizkids.

Availability/Schedule: Saturday at 10 AM

For players in the HeroClix U.S. Nationals events, there is a map menu for what maps you can use in these events. These maps will be used in both the qualifiers on Thursday and Friday and the finals on Saturday for Nationals. The maps are:

Marvel:
1-2 Avengers vs. X-Men Latveria/Drowned Wakanda
3-4 Avengers vs. X-Men Kun’Lun/Moon
5-6 Wolverine and the X-Men Danger Room/Canadian Wilderness
7-8 Captain America The Winter Soldier Triskelion Helibay Indoor/Helicarrier Outdoor
9-10 Deadpool Fast Forces Thunderbolts/Submarine

DC:
1-2 Teen Titans N.O.W.H.E.R.E.: The Crucible/ Teen Titans Tower: Great Hall
3-4 Teen Titans Fast Forces N.O.W.H.E.R.E.: Arctic Base/Teen Titans Tower: Tower Ground
5-6 Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Apokolips/ Legion Plaza
7-8 Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Fast Forces Hall of Doom/Slaughter Swamp
9-10 War of Light Ranx/Oa Plaza

The 2014 convention prizes for the above events will be Worlds’ Finest and Jonah Hex for DC HeroClix and Whiplash and Doop for Marvel HeroClix.

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Star Trek Attack Wing Quick Play Event: Want to captain your own starship? Then this event is for you! These will be 16-player single elimination events.  Build a 100 point constructed force and battle it out with other captains to see who will rule the stars! The winners of each round of this event will receive a Star Trek: Attack Wing OP element!

Cost for this event will be $10.

Availability/Schedule: Thursday-Saturday from 10 AM-6 PM (Last event will start at 3 PM)

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One final event note: 

Unfortunately, we regret to announce that the Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men tournament events at Origins Game Fair have been cancelled due to the limited availability of product, but interested players can still catch an exciting demo of the game in our booth area.

 

For questions regarding any of these events, please email us at: HeroClixConventions@gmail.com

Thanks for all of your support, we’ll see you on the HeroClix Road to Worlds at Origins Game Fair 2014!

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