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I try to pick up all of them if I can as I like all the races, anyway it is best to know your enemy



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As a general rule I like to have all the codexes, even if I'm not playing the army. 40k lore as always been interesting and I like to dig into what other armies have and what they can do.

Sure I could just download the things, but I've always been more fond of having the book on my shelf to reference than a pdf. Plus books are generally easier to work with.
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I used to buy codex's at a ridiculous rate. Either because they were relevant to my armies, or I may think of a new army at some point or even at times simply because I wanted to read up on the fluff of an army/race.


However, as Khorne's Fist has stated, the recent rise in the cost of dex's has put a stop to that. I've bought CSM as it's relevant to my current project, and I'll buy the SM 'dex when that drops.

That'll probably be it though.....


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I only "buy" codex's of races that I intend to fight with.

But I still get all codex’s so I can read the fluff.

To me I am fulfilling my moral duty to GW, because I am not going to spend 60$ on a book that I will only read for a hobby.

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I pick up the armies that interest me.

currently that is GK, IG, SM, CSM, Demons, Nids, & Orks.

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I only "buy" codex's of races that I intend to fight with.

But I still get all codex’s so I can read the fluff.

To me I am fulfilling my moral duty to GW, because I am not going to spend 60$ on a book that I will only read for a hobby.

You just keep telling yourself that...

I but all of them. gotta know all the rules because I cannot stand playing someone new and just trusting that they read/understood their entire codex.

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You just keep telling yourself that...

I but all of them. gotta know all the rules because I cannot stand playing someone new and just trusting that they read/understood their entire codex.
That summed up what got me into buying them personally. I don't play competitively anymore, but it's still a good plan overall.
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Three, CSM, Necron, WOC.


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I used to buy them all because I love the background and art, but at £30 a pop I had to call it a day. That money could buy me more Space Wolves. So in future, I'll buy the new Space Marine codex and of course, the Space Wolves one, but that's it.

I think GW are going to miss out in future. Yes they'll make more money on the individual codexes but they'll lose out where people like me used to have a large number of codexes which would make us want to pick up the models of other races or maybe start a new army. Now I only get inspired to buy more minis for my own army, which is preaching to the converted really.
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I just pick up the actual codices for the armies that I use.
Same here.
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