Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Newcastle, England
Do you mean beyond the ones that already do or are you questioning the necessity of the current ones?
In my opinion in the past Marines always had their stand out chapters which had a bit more character to them than the standard vanilla marines. SW, BA and DA specifically. So I would argue in the past that due to their more individual heritage/fluff etc they warrant their own dex
However, with the introduction of characters like He'stan, Khan and Kantor in the Vanilla dex who change the base rules of the army to work more like their specific chapter I'm not so convinced.
I'm now of the opinion of why should a chapter like the Salamanders with as much richness and depth of fluff as BA be restricted to the addition of one IC to your army in order to play them, they should be on equal footing with BA, SW and DA, which is difficult as then we start going down the road of a million SM dexes which would be ridiculous. I would advocate bumping all of the chapters down to the IC changes the way the army plays sort of style but it's not like we can just scrap all the current dexes out there.