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Originally Posted by MidnightSun View Post
Before my time, me old fruit.
Look it up and you'll see what I'm on about. Mini army vs. full army with hilarious mission twists for a bit of game balance.

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So why not use the formation?
That means they work as a unit which is lame and completely defeats the purpose I would have in mind for the models should I come across someone looking to use them in games.

...like hell I'm buying something that has an Imperial fucking Fist with a frag cannon.

It's not about having a full sized army, it's more about themed game play among those nostalgic enough to remember the WD rules/missions for the Last Chancers.

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2+ squads of EITHER Sternguard or Vanguard, in any combination.

And the anti-phasic bolts only affect bolters/combis, so no help to pistols in the hands of the Vanguards.

There's also bonus VP if these guys slay a Xenos warlord.
Meh, that's not too appealing to me. If I was gunna do a Formation of Sternguard/Vanguard I'd bust out the modeling skills and concoct that BA Formation where everyone gets free power (VG) or combi-weapons (SG).

Unfortunately Canada got rid of the penny and now my two cents rounds down to zero, so...take it for what you will.

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