I bought into this game because I didn't have to worry about terrain. I love the 2d terrain aspect of this game. I have no use for 3d terrain in Aristeia. I'm keeping my money for expansions and other things announced. New Hexadomes are cool along as the old one is still usable in tournaments. It would be very incoherent to have a board in the starter box that is not playable anymore in official tournaments. The game is finally pick up in my area. The best way to kill it - and loose my support - would be to make the starter board obsolete. I don't believe CB will make that mistake.