Wyrd has just released an announcement that Malifaux will be going into a Second Edition.
Here are some details from the publisher:
Malifaux 2nd Edition will be pre-released August 15 (during Gen Con 2013) with a general release by October. In the mean time we plan to tease you with new art, new models, new characters, and the … Public Beta for Malifaux 2E.
Malifaux 2nd edition is coming! If you want to be one of the first to play it and provide input, we’ll be having a public Beta for your shuffling pleasure. (More details on the Beta below.)
What are some of the features of 2nd edition to look forward to?
Streamlined, Updated Ruleset.
Clarified rules interactions and Model Actions.
Upgrade Your Models / Customize Your Crew.
That’s right, keep your favorite model fresh and competitive for years to come.
From the current Henchmen getting promoted, to fresh faces like Tara, the Herald of Obliteration!
Gremlins a Faction?
Easier to Read Card Format.
Every model updated to a new, easier to read format. No more searching through the books. The cards are standard sized as well, making them easy to sleeve for dry erasing.
Story Moves Forward.
Find out what happens to your favorite characters, see the new alliances formed, and discover new Tyrants!
For those of you who never got enough of the rules-love, we’ll be moving to an FAQ system updated on a set schedule! No more searching the forums for rulings.
This is great news for fans of the game! We’ll be following the beta test closely.