Mass firefight fun w/ IG! - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-13-11, 01:23 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Brother Gerhart's Avatar
Brother Gerhart's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: NYC/DC
Posts: 2
Reputation: 1
Default Mass firefight fun w/ IG!

So I have been building two seperate Guard killteams in a bit of an unconventional manner. You see, I am a prior military man myself and have always loved everything tactical. I have found that by creating a larger almost un-killteams army you can play with real-world military tactics! Much fun, I recommend that you try this out.
I will give the list that I use in both armies then touch briefly on both of them afterwards.

List:
Platoon Command Squad
Plt Commander*
Medipack*
Sniper (Stealth)
Mortar Team
Squad A (8 Models, 1 hvy team)
Sgt
Flamer (Feel No Pain)
Heavy Bolter
Squad B (8 Models, 1 hvy team)
Sgt
Flamer
Heavy Bolter (Relentless)

* House rules are used to dictate that ALL units within 6" of the Commander can receive orders, and ALL units within 6" of the Medipack receive FNP

So thats the list and a couple of house rules to make it more enjoyable. I recommend playing 3'x3' tables with as much terrain as possible. I love the urban settings personally. Perhaps I will post some pics of what these games look like and such. The sniper and mortar team make for some really cool cinamatic battles, and provide some great conversion/modelling opportunities. I have 2 armies that are build with this list, one is Cadian and the other is Renegade Militia. Both armies are mostly forge world and converted and look great tearing each other apart in bombed out ruins.
Thoughts, ideas, suggestions, insults even...all feedback is welcome, enjoy!

"Your honour is your life. Let none dispute it." -Captain Navarre, Black Templars
Brother Gerhart is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-07-11, 07:47 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 3
Reputation: 1
Default

i think it sounds awesome, might poach this one of you! would like to know everyone else's thoughts
death_from_below is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-22-11, 10:14 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 34
Reputation: 1
Default

Your house rules for orders and FNP from medipack may be a bit too much. Maybe just the 1st wound per phase/turn gets FNP for anyone in 6" per medipack (MEDIC!!).
Tim Schmidt is offline  
 
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-17-12, 02:35 PM
Junior Member
 
Nappyfarp's Avatar
Nappyfarp's Flag is: South Africa
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 26
Reputation: 1
Default

Im going to try to run this one at a kill team tourney today, so I will let you know how it goes!
Nappyfarp is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-17-12, 04:30 PM
Senior Member
 
khrone forever's Avatar
khrone forever's Flag is: United Kingdom
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: lived on tyran, moved to occulus, then to macragge.DAMN THE TYRANIDS!!! (near derby)
Posts: 2,187
Reputation: 8
Default

um nappyfarp, if you are going with the kill team tourney dont take the medipack, as they wont let the 6" rule through, so its a waste of 30pts

40Kprayers and benedictions

see my guard army here

see my Empire army
khrone forever is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-07-12, 01:17 PM
Member
 
Dark Messiah's Avatar
Dark Messiah's Flag is: United Kingdom
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 46
Reputation: 1
Default

That's a nice idea, I've got a bucket load of guard lying around.. somewhere. Might have to take some ideas from this. Sheer weight of numbers would be pretty fun to use, especially with all those orders flying around.

Just wish I had more terrain..

Dark Messiah is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Warhammer 40K > 40k Army Lists > Kill Teams

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome