HEROCLIX ONLINE ANNOUNCES INSTANT ACCESS, DELIVERS NEW STARTER SET TO ALL PLAYERS
August 22, 2013

Invites New Players to Join the Battle

Developers of HeroClix Online, the digital transliteration of the popular turn-based collectible miniatures game, have made collecting, creating a force and joining the battle easier than ever. Beginning today, all new players will enjoy instant access to the online game and account creation, with a free download. In addition, all new and existing accounts will receive a free WizKids Original Starter Set to get started building their force.

Virtual figures included in the WizKids Original Starter Set are Steam, Vayne, Scarlet Shadow, Saiga, Black Wave, Reincarnator, Mayax, Von Grusom, Mistress Von Grusom, and V.I.L.E. Soldier.

Since launch in 2011, HeroClix Online has added numerous digital collections, maps, tournaments and features to the game, for a total of over 700 figures to date, including Gravity Feeds, Starter Packs, Fast Forces and Sets, with additional collections slated to release this year.

For more information on HeroClix Online, visit hco.heroclix.com.

For news updates and announcements, follow HeroClix Online on Facebook and Twitter.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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