With the X of Swords set for HeroClix, WizKids is adding a new Tarot Card mechanic to the game. And while this particular article focuses on competitive play, even casual gamers should take a look and see just how this new mechanic will effect the game.
From the article:
Marvel HeroClix: X of Swords Storyline Organized Play is an all-new in-store play experience! This release brings exciting possibilities to casual and competitive settings. In case you missed it, check out the article about how Tarot Cards work here. This will give you the basic knowledge that you need to understand the mechanic properly, as well as giving you interesting ideas about how to use them outside of tournament play!
This article focuses on the tournament play implications for HeroClix’s first ever Tarot Cards. First and most importantly, these cards are legal for constructed HeroClix play (Modern Age, Silver Age, and more). How should a HeroClix player approach adding Tarot Cards to their strategy toolbox? Is it better to add Tarot Cards to a team you already enjoy, or build something entirely fresh based on new opportunities?