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#1  Maps
HeroClix Mighty MapsMaps are the world in which the HeroClix battles take place. They take our forces to other planets, distant locales, or the office building down the block.  They are required for play and we wouldn't have it any other way. HC players do so love their maps after all!

So why are they an "accessory"? Because there are many, many options beyond the official WizKids produced maps. Feel like going vertical?  Build a 3D map!  These can be created using several different software programs or from something as simple as cardboard boxes decorated and drawn with grid lines.

Want a different look and feel to your maps? Mighty Maps offers several different maps created by people who created maps for the Star Wars minis game. They offer some great playability.

Want something totally off the wall?  Try something like custom maps made to look like breakfast tables or the Pac-Man maze (easily printed on vinyl at for a very reasonable cost). 

Feeling really ambitious?  Create your own map!  The battles take place in a world of our creation, so go create!

Did you know that Karl "hair10" Markovich was once an official Wizkids HeroClix rules Arbitratpr? Find out more about Hair 10 in our official Heroclix World interview, 10 Minutes With Hair10.

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Thank you so much for the continued support from this community. I am humbled and blown away by your accolades.

We have a new double sided map ciming up in the next few weeks, so keep your eyes open for previews!

Posted by: Matt @ Mighty Maps on 6/27/2011 9:26:50 AM
@Shadius, if you want ID rings go on ebay you can find every color under Buy it nows

Posted by: refrusdraob on 6/24/2011 5:40:16 PM
The Mage Knight cups also work really well to turn the H-style bases from the golden age sets. Like the old rings, but so much better.

Posted by: CallMeMOTO on 6/22/2011 12:32:13 AM
I realize I'm in the minority, but I miss the flight mechanic. It made the action more comic book acurate, and really why else are we playing? I just use the 2d objects and bystanders for action tokens. Simple and available.

Posted by: licensedhero on 6/21/2011 8:39:44 PM
I know a guy who uses LEGO people heads (with hats/hair) for action tokens.

Maps, I argue, aren't an "accessory"... they are a necessity! Kinda hard to play 'clix WITHOUT a map. ID rings, I can see as an accessory. Those Flight stands, certainly. Action tokens are similarly a "must" for the game.

I offer in place of "maps" & "action tokens" for this list: a "marker token", and 3-D map elements, such as trees or walls. By marker token, I am referring to a token of some sort to mark where that figure you just picked up was originally, after clicking it. (I use a small Necronomicon from an Ash ["Evil Dead"] action figure.)

Posted by: MEsch on 6/21/2011 7:34:02 PM
I once used M & M's for action tokens..By the end of the game I was all out of tokens and had a bellyache

Posted by: Winoboggie on 6/21/2011 3:39:19 PM
Anyone Know where to get id rings?

Posted by: Shadius on 6/21/2011 12:21:06 PM
I cannot comment on nor recommend any loaded dice. :p

Posted by: hair10 on 6/21/2011 9:05:15 AM
I cannot comment on nor recommend any loaded dice. :p

Posted by: hair10 on 6/21/2011 8:45:09 AM
What about dice? ;) There is nothing better then a set of loaded dice to sway the outcome of a battle.

Posted by: grimfiend1 on 6/21/2011 8:41:26 AM
Me and my friends always use pop tabs for action token. Most figures have some part of them it can hang off of whether it be the arm or head.

Posted by: Nafets920 on 6/21/2011 8:16:33 AM