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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-03-12, 08:06 AM Thread Starter
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I think this would qualify for the rules section?

Alright, so this just randomly popped into my head, would you care if your opponent was running a normal model as a Special Character? by normal model I don't mean a tactical marine being used as Marneus Calgar, nothing that drastic. I'm more referring to say...

A (Khorne) CSM Aspiring champion being used as Khârn
A Farseer being used as Eldrad Ulthran
(this is assuming they are at least painted in the correct colours)
etc. etc.

I was wondering this because when I start my Dark Eldar Haemonculus coven, I would much rather use the normal Haemonculus model, rather than Urien Rakarth's.

So what do you think about it Heresy?
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You could always use a 'counts as' though you should always check this with your opponent beforehand.

Personally I have no problem with people creating their own versions of characters and will always allow it if the weapon load-out is similar to the original model. (Sicarius with a sword and plasma pistol, Kantor with a stormbolter and a powerfist, etc.)

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Yes it's legit in most games I have ever played as long as the weapons and gear is still WYSIWYG
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No problems at all but do your opponent, and yourself, a favour and put some effort into making it clearly different to the rest of the rabble. WYSIWYG if ya can
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