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Forum: 40k Tactics   04-01-10, 03:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By SpacedGhost
I suppose that's not something we can answer just...

I suppose that's not something we can answer just yet. I look forward to trying it out though. I actually agree when it gets down to it. I'm not too happy with the way the DC were implemented in...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-31-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By SpacedGhost
Don't forget the potential for open ended attacks...

Don't forget the potential for open ended attacks too with the blood talons or whatever...

The DC dred is beside the point I was attempting to make. I look at the new DC as rather comparable to...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-31-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By SpacedGhost
Took a bit of a break from the forums, not from...

Took a bit of a break from the forums, not from the hobby though. I have a weird attention span when it comes to lurking forums. I'm only capable of lurking one or two forums at a time and recently...
Forum: General 40k   08-18-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By SpacedGhost
Ask yourself the following questions: 1) Do...

Ask yourself the following questions:

1) Do I really like terminators or space marines riding space harleys?

2) Do you really like assault oriented space vampires?

If you answered yes to the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-18-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
I could reason that I suppose. I'd have more to...

I could reason that I suppose. I'd have more to point out about that particular rules combination - more situations that just get stupid, but I'm not trying to be argumentative (or take the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-18-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
It makes total sense that you can't hit the...

It makes total sense that you can't hit the ground running after having launched halfway across the battlefield with a rocket strapped to your rear. I'm sure, however, many have played TT games long...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-18-09, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
Oh, no I wasn't implying the ramshackle's...

Oh, no I wasn't implying the ramshackle's explosion hits at a lower str because of open-topped. What I was saying, is even if we ignored that Ramshackle exists, it would still only do a str 3 hit at...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By SpacedGhost
Oh right, I forgot about that. Eldar wear paper...

Oh right, I forgot about that. Eldar wear paper mache for armor. The oldest race in the galaxy took thousands upon thousands of years to develop their technology, and catachan jungle fighters have...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-17-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
The orks will take at most a str 3 hit if it does...

The orks will take at most a str 3 hit if it does explode. The "Kaboom!" result on Ramshackle is only a str 3 hit, even ignoring Ramshackle, the strength of hits inflicted on passengers by exploding...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By SpacedGhost
Ugh... Harlequins. If you can paint Harlequins,...

Ugh... Harlequins. If you can paint Harlequins, you can paint anything.



Umm... Eldrad is sweet (and a total dick), what else do you need to know?

Oh, and I pretty much agree with you on...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By SpacedGhost
Pfft, better (at the moment.) Don't worry DE...

Pfft, better (at the moment.) Don't worry DE players, uppance-shall-come for all doubters of your awesome. DE are just hurting more so than any other army for a codex update, and some new freakin'...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-17-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
Did you read what I wrote correctly? Because...

Did you read what I wrote correctly? Because what you said has no relation to what I was talking about apart from it being about orks.

My comment had nothing to do with trying to wipe out the...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By SpacedGhost
You sir, have never seen Death Note... that...

You sir, have never seen Death Note... that character "rocks on" to opera metal while writing in a diary.
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By SpacedGhost
For my BA I go black primer, a quick base coat of...

For my BA I go black primer, a quick base coat of mechrite red, followed by a light coat of red gore (superfluous I admit, but I started doing it because I had an extra thing of red gore I needed to...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By SpacedGhost
Despite years of recommendations to use a red...

Despite years of recommendations to use a red primer, I stick with black. I like the rustic effect you can create by layering, and the time it saves with black lining.

My skeletons for my former...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By SpacedGhost
I do enjoy painting, but I start to feel like a...

I do enjoy painting, but I start to feel like a factory worker after so many models. I need something ambient playing to break up the monotony. A dubbed anime series is actually great for that, and...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By SpacedGhost
I'd almost suggest Eldar. They're the most...

I'd almost suggest Eldar. They're the most consistent tournament winning army in the history 40k. An edition hasn't passed in which the Eldar haven't been a good army. The internal interactions of...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By SpacedGhost
It's true we had a new 4th edition codex released...

It's true we had a new 4th edition codex released in the June/July 2007 issues of WD. It's also been confirmed as of Games Day Spain 09 by Robin Cruddace (writer of the IG codex) that a new 5th...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-17-09, 02:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By SpacedGhost
As Solkan pointed out, it's not so impossible to...

As Solkan pointed out, it's not so impossible to kill the troops within a transport. You just usually have to be careful to surround the thing entirely, to do it. The key point in the argument...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-09, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By SpacedGhost
To help Virus out a little with Slaanesh - it's...

To help Virus out a little with Slaanesh - it's (can't really say he or she) the god of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. I don't think you need to elaborate much more than that. Apart from mentioning...
Forum: General 40k   08-16-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By SpacedGhost
As much of a BA fan boy as I am, I must say your...

As much of a BA fan boy as I am, I must say your description leaves SW as the clear choice. You'll definitely get an opportunity to model some Lightning Claws with SW, additionally all those pelts,...
Forum: General 40k   08-15-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By SpacedGhost
Good point. Luckily they can't use their...

Good point.

Luckily they can't use their particle whip, and the teleportation ability that lets you reroll the WBB in the same turn. Of course, they can always use the teleportation or particle...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By SpacedGhost
Don't forget the Power of the Machine Spirit......

Don't forget the Power of the Machine Spirit... even on crew shaken/stunned it's still shooting a damn weapon.

(Important Note: The "You" used is the general 2nd person use of it.)

I...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,614
Posted By SpacedGhost
Off hand I can't think of an unexpectedly...

Off hand I can't think of an unexpectedly embarrassing loss to any of my models. My luck tends to be poor defensively (I roll terrible armor saves), average to good offensively but miss a lot of MG...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By SpacedGhost
For my smaller army lists I ended up picking up...

For my smaller army lists I ended up picking up this insulated electrical tool set. It was aluminum and looks pretty professional, like a giant briefcase. It even fit two layers of the vehicle foam...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By SpacedGhost
Edit: That's a lot more text than I thought I...

Edit: That's a lot more text than I thought I wrote... Well that pretty much ensures no one will disagree with my changes since by having this much text I've guaranteed no one will read it.
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By SpacedGhost
It would totally work. Orks are so stupid they...

It would totally work. Orks are so stupid they can do anything. If they could tie a lasso to a rock and fly through space and be protected from the vacuum and solar radiation, they can enslave the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-11-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By SpacedGhost
Gauss weapons are not obscure in that they're not...

Gauss weapons are not obscure in that they're not a gigantic secret. "The Necron is using a guass gun? Oh my god... how uncommon and unforeseen... obscure that this would happen one might say."
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-10-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By SpacedGhost
No cover save is given by the rules unless your...

No cover save is given by the rules unless your view is obscured by the the tank, terrain, or intervening model. You're not "technically" shooting through another unit. You're very "literally"...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-10-09, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By SpacedGhost
Not all guns shoot physical core rounds, and even...

Not all guns shoot physical core rounds, and even bolter rounds are basically rocket propelled. A Necron warrior shooting his gauss weapon under a destroyer for instance wouldn't find the minuscule...
Forum: General 40k   08-02-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,152
Posted By SpacedGhost
The Death Company

The Death Company
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By SpacedGhost
Oh, I agree. I've played 40k a long time, but...

Oh, I agree. I've played 40k a long time, but only recently (within a year) became a member here. I actually expanded my knowledge a great deal more being able to talk/lurk with others on this...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-09, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By SpacedGhost
The unit with Iron Will doesn't take the test...

The unit with Iron Will doesn't take the test either. No dice are rolled. You either pass it or fail it by decision. No dice are rolled, you just pass it. One could say that you have...
Forum: General 40k   08-01-09, 04:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,511
Posted By SpacedGhost
12 Years of playing I've never played against an...

12 Years of playing I've never played against an Ultramarine either. Don't get me wrong... I don't care for them either, but it has nothing to do with their presence on the table top. It more has...
Forum: General 40k   08-01-09, 03:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By SpacedGhost
I treat fluff pretty seriously, but sometimes it...

I treat fluff pretty seriously, but sometimes it needs to take a back seat to game balance. I'm pretty hardcore about my fluff and play a less competitive army because I love their fluff so much,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-09, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By SpacedGhost
First off, it is a choice. Which differentiates...

First off, it is a choice. Which differentiates it from Fearless. If you feel your unit can beat the initiative off and avoid a sweeping advance, and you would like to be out of melee for a turn to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-31-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By SpacedGhost
Iron will, you are choosing to automatically pass...

Iron will, you are choosing to automatically pass that morale check for some reason. No retreat kicks in. It seems pretty cut and dry to me.
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-31-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,683
Posted By SpacedGhost
Kill them with fire! Flamers, heavy flamers......

Kill them with fire! Flamers, heavy flamers... firing a lot of bolters.

If you have to be on the ground, stay in cover. They can't have flesh hooks (maintain init when assaulting through cover)...
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,390
Posted By SpacedGhost
Good luck achieving Red Shirtedness.

Good luck achieving Red Shirtedness.
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,768
Posted By SpacedGhost
You were selectively reading, mate. You missed...

You were selectively reading, mate. You missed the part where I mentioned a Drop Pod. The drop pod inertial guidance system is what makes it work. If it's stepping out of a DP then yes it's in...
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By SpacedGhost
How about space Skaven?

How about space Skaven?
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By SpacedGhost
I thought they STARTED with the 'nids ate all the...

I thought they STARTED with the 'nids ate all the squats thing, and then just retconned them to have never existed because of how terrible they were. Even going back and removing them from books...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-31-09, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By SpacedGhost
Being allowed to reroll your reserve rolls for...

Being allowed to reroll your reserve rolls for those pesky genestealers is almost worth it by itself. But as already stated, don't try to solo assault them. They're definitely support units.

On...
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By SpacedGhost
...Squats They're bringin'em back man.

...Squats

They're bringin'em back man.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-31-09, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By SpacedGhost
The WH use the sweet old Psychic Hood too. ...

The WH use the sweet old Psychic Hood too.

It won't last, though, when we (BA) get our update.
Forum: General 40k   07-31-09, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By SpacedGhost
Sometimes fluff needs to take a backseat to game...

Sometimes fluff needs to take a backseat to game balance and mechanics. It's unfortunate but necessary. Then there's the fact that sometimes making something fit all of its fluff might turn it into...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-30-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,477
Posted By SpacedGhost
Man, I hate Leman Russ. He reminds me of a...

Man, I hate Leman Russ. He reminds me of a dimwitted high school bully with a really big attitude problem.
Forum: General 40k   07-30-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By SpacedGhost
There's only one army in my heart, Blood Angels. ...

There's only one army in my heart, Blood Angels. I'm so stupidly entangled in the BA fluff that they're the only army for me.

Consequently, I can convert them into a vanilla SM army for a more...
Forum: General 40k   07-30-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,768
Posted By SpacedGhost
I still feel the Venerable DC Furioso Dreadnought...

I still feel the Venerable DC Furioso Dreadnought is one of the best, if not the best, CC Walkers. It's unfortunate BA are overcosted around the board. Our Drop pods are more expensive than 'nilla...
Forum: General 40k   07-30-09, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,768
Posted By SpacedGhost
hehe, that's the proper response

hehe, that's the proper response
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