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Summon the Helicarrier!

Greetings HeroClix Fans!

Today we pay a visit to the flying fortress that serves as the headquarters for the Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate.  That’s right! We are proud to present the latest battleground for all of your amazing HeroClix action, the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier! (click on image)

 

The S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier is an exciting addition to your map collection.  Now your HeroClix teams can do battle in one of the most iconic locations in the Marvel Universe!

Since the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier is an aerial battleground, your non-flying figures will have to watch their step! One wrong move and they may find themselves with an additional action token per the map’s special rules:

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The incredible HeroClix action doesn’t stop with just one map though! The S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier is actually the LARGEST map we’ve ever created! By joining together the different sections of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier (represented by seperate maps found in your Captain America Organized Play kit) you can act out your most awesomely epic HeroClix battles in the greatest arena of them all!

Here are sections two and three of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier battleground (click on images below):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As you can see, if you lay the maps end-to-end you can recreate the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier in its entirety! That’s right! You can create a larger battlefield for your games but you don’t have to use all three sections, you can instead use just two if you prefer.  Sections one and two, or sections two and three all work equally well if you would rather not use the entire S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier for your game.  Let’s take a closer look at the special map text for combining the maps:

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Essentially, when you combine maps you ignore the starting areas where the maps meet, and instead use the starting areas at the furthest edges of the combined map.  Nothing could be easier to do!

The action doesn’t stop there! We can make the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier even larger still! By combining maps two and four (four?!?), we can create an indoor and outdoor map for your Helicarrier battles!  Let’s take  closer look at the interior of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier:

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Now you can stage battles on the deck of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier and the interior of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier’s command center! Of course, moving from section to section isn’t as easy as stepping through a door on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, but instead of security checkpoints and clearances, we have these special rules for you:

Map two (click on image)

Map four (click on image)

Give your figure a power action and you can move them between the map sections, but watch out for the orange squares on map four! If you’re knocked into these squares your figure will end up with a click of unavoidable damage!

Prepare yourselves for the biggest, baddest, and most epic HeroClix battles as we get ever-closer to the exciting release of the latest Marvel HeroClix expansion, Captain America! Join us Wednesday as we continue our exploration of the Captain America HeroClix Organized Play kit.  Until then, keep your clix off their K.O.’s!