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So I’ve seen all this stuff about CCG for 40K, such as Battle for Pandora Prime, and Coronis Campaign. Are these any good and would you recommend them?
It's a decent game, but it's been discontinued. The initial WH40k game was released in 2001 by Sabertooth Games, and the two packs you've listed above are expansions to that game. It's hard to find players anymore, and you're usually stuck trolling eBay for cards, since a lot of the major used-card outlets don't carry them (not popular enough).
The premise of the game is that you have a deck themed on your army - Space Marines, Imperial Guard, Orcs, Chaos, Nids - and you vie for control of a planet. The starter game provides you with all of the cards for one planet, and each expansion gives you the required cards for another. Each turn, cards are played to a particular 'sector' of the planet and fight to control it. You need a certain number of "flags" to capture a sector (units present) and in battle, player's forces seek to destroy the flags in each sector so that they can claim control.
The game is lots of fun if you can find people to play against. A friend and I play all sorts of weird card games (for example, buying up two full sets of Eye of Judgement to play in real-life) so we have a habit of buying up as many of these cards as we can wherever we can find them, and then running draft-style games between each other. Play gets a bit repetitive though, as there are only 3 unchanging planets to choose from. It's similar to L5R if you're familiar, but obviously a bit more 40k themed.
Other games to look up would be The Horus Heresy, which is a bit newer and I think still in print, also by Sabertooth Games. The WHFB card game is still in print, and works along the same mechanic. There is also 'Death Angel : Space Hulk' which is an awesome team or solo play game, if you can learn the rules. We just picked up our pack of that, and we've been having a blast with it. Finally, if you're into the whole deck-building thing, Chaos in the Old World is a good play.
Just remember that GW is primarily a TTG company, so the quality of the TCGs is a bit dubious at times. I'd rather spend my money on plastic models than on bits of card, especially since it's hard enough to find a 40k player, let alone one who's into the cardgame.
I’ve been playing Death Angel: Space Hulk and do like it a lot。
I was going to jump on you for necro-posting, but realized it's your thread. Death Angel is great, I love it, and have picked up all of the expansions so far, now that someone has set me straight on how many there are.
Check out Fantasy Flight Games' website, they have two other 40k games worth checking out: 'Horus Heresy' and 'Relic'. I have yet to play Relic, but from what I've seen of it, it reminds me of a clone of Heroes of Westeros, which was a solid game. 'Horus Heresy' can best be described as 'Axis and Allies: 40k'. It is insanely detailed and can be pretty time consuming and very daunting for a first time player. Once you get a group together though, you can play the games in a couple hours, and it's a lot of fun. What I find most hilarious about it, is that the people who like the 40k ttg, generally aren't the kind of people who like Horus Heresy, because it takes about 100x the thought as a standard game of 40k, and is nowhere near as cut-and-dry or forgiving.
I’ve absolutely adored the Horus Heresy in terms of flavour、etc and would love to try the game out。Now if only I had some money…