Games Workshop's Chainsaw Warrior out on PC

If someone goes through all the effort and expense of licensing a classic Games Workshop boardgame, you think they'd give a little notice when releasing their video game adaptation. Evidently believing contrary, Auroch Digital yesterday released the PC edition of Chainsaw Warrior, priced at only $4.99.

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If someone goes through all the effort and expense of licensing a classic Games Workshop board game, you think they'd give a little notice when releasing their video game adaptation. Evidently believing contrary, Auroch Digital yesterday released the PC edition of Chainsaw Warrior, priced at only $4.99.

Chainsaw Warrior's a jolly faithful adaptation of the original board game, which gives a cyborg commando a real-time hour to shut down a portal flooding New York City with mutants, zombies, and other monsters. It's RPG-ish, with dice to roll and stats and equipment to manage, and curiously is a single-player experience.

iOS and Android versions launched earlier. You can grab the PC release from Steam.

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    October 8, 2013 7:30 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Games Workshop's Chainsaw Warrior out on PC.

    If someone goes through all the effort and expense of licensing a classic Games Workshop boardgame, you think they'd give a little notice when releasing their video game adaptation. Evidently believing contrary, Auroch Digital yesterday released the PC edition of Chainsaw Warrior, priced at only $4.99.

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      October 8, 2013 8:11 AM

      Having never played Warhammer, I wanted to build a little Dwarf army. Then I realized it cost STUPID AMOUNTS OF MONEY to buy what is needed, well over $100 for one Battalion plus codex and rules etc. Why are they so darned expensive? I guess I'll stick with the Dark Vengeance set for the value there even though I guess I'd prefer the fantasy Warhammer :(

      Darn you GW, why do I need to be rich to play your games? We're talking about little plastic miniatures and a few booklets >:(

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        October 8, 2013 11:27 AM

        I wish they would sell assembled painted version of their figures for those of us who like to PLAY games, not be master craftsmen. But then if you think what they sell now is ridiculously priced, imagine what they would charge...
        Why doesn't HASBRO or someone who can make cheap, well-painted plastic action figures come out with a good miniatures game that isn't outrageously priced? And before anyone says Heroclix I said a GOOD miniatures game.

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          October 8, 2013 11:40 AM

          There are some places out there like http://bluetablepainting.com/ that will paint armies & figures for you. The price varies depending on the level of detail you'd like, but it's a cool option for those of us who aren't artisans.

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          October 8, 2013 11:45 AM

          You can use anything at all to play a mini's game. It's the rules that matter... yeah it doesn't look as cool but hey it's all about the game isn't it... ISN'T IT???

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            October 8, 2013 1:57 PM

            Would be pretty hard to do without a visual aid I think. I have only played one round of 40K but it's obvious that you need to know who has what weapon. If you had a pebble you'd spend a lot more time sorting out what's really going on.

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      October 8, 2013 10:06 AM

      I'm intrigued by this, anyone play it?

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        October 8, 2013 11:34 AM

        Me too. But I'll wait for a Free on iOS or 99 cent sale or something.