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Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   04-09-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,214
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I'm still working on the Grolar (gun and...

I'm still working on the Grolar (gun and engines), but I did get the Inflictor finished. :good:
...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   03-21-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,214
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I'm back - With a Vengeance

It's been way too long since I posted here. Mainly because I've never gotten excited about the new edition of 40K. But I've missed it. So with the release of VENGEANCE I've got an excuse to come...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   04-06-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,465
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I grabbed Cygnar because the only book my store...

I grabbed Cygnar because the only book my store had in stock was Wrath. And once I saw the Minuteman and the Avenger I was hooked. I've been disappointed by a few of the infantry units (Trencher...
Forum: Other Systems   09-09-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I have to actually admit that I've enjoyed...

I have to actually admit that I've enjoyed playing this game so much that I've yet to even read the 40K 6e rules. If it wasn't so much fun I'd feel sorry for my poor Blood Angels. :wink:

I don't...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,970
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Damnit! Every time I think I've gotten away,...

Damnit! Every time I think I've gotten away, they pull me back in!

I had sworn to myself I wouldn't touch my 40K stuff till 6th edition. But this... Thing, is too cool to pass up on. But at...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   02-09-12, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,315
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
The problem with Trenchers is that they are very...

The problem with Trenchers is that they are very points intensive. You pay 1 point per model. Assuming you didn't add the 3 points for 2 men UA. For range 10 RAT 5 guns? And that's crap.
...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   12-25-11, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,649
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
If you field the Stormblades with a Deadeye +...

If you field the Stormblades with a Deadeye + Snipe Warcaster you will be amazed at how dangerous a unit they are, particularly when you max them out. For 11 points you get 11 POW14 shots at 10"+...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   09-29-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Major Brisbane at 35 points

Here's a variation I'd like your opinion on folks.

Siege
Squire
Defender

Gun Mages w/Officer
Avenger

Strangewayes
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   09-27-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,466
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I was just roped into Warmachine recently. They...

I was just roped into Warmachine recently. They convinced me to try the game and I then ordered the starter set. At which point I decided I liked the look of Cygnar better than either of the two...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-03-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
For the CCS, the Chimera gets them there but...

For the CCS, the Chimera gets them there but after that? I've found the Carapace to be a true life saver. And if the squad is forced to walk and takes some shooting casualties I can remove some of...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-02-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
:scratchhead: Huh? How have I over spent on the...

:scratchhead: Huh? How have I over spent on the CCS? Carapace and 2 Bodyguards are a must have, IMO, for a Straken HQ. The 4+ sv and wound transfer are huge when facing higher I enemies (everyone...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-01-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
After going 3-5-0 at the NOVA Open I've revamped...

After going 3-5-0 at the NOVA Open I've revamped my list again. On the whole most things worked well and I suffered from poor strategic knowledge (blobs vs Grey Knights Purifiers and/or Psychotroke...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   08-12-11, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Big changes to the IVth

I've modified the heck out of the list based on multiple games including last night. I was beating the hell out of the Orks (Ghaz, Snikrot, Mad Doc and the Vulcha guy along with Kommandos, Koptas,...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   07-06-11, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
A small (read HUGE) change of directions

Sorry for the delays. Since I last posted I've done some major work on my IG. At this point I'm finalizing a list for a 1,500 point tournament at the end of July that will be the core of my 2,000...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-06-11, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
My only suggestions would be to: 1) Replace the...

My only suggestions would be to:
1) Replace the generic "power weapon" on the Sanguinary Priests with Lightning Claws. For the same cost you re-rolled wounds and a little something to make them...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   07-03-11, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,823
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Sit back and shoot is a waste of Lumbering...

Sit back and shoot is a waste of Lumbering Behemoth and you be better off fielding squadrons of artillery. Mobile firepower is what the Russ is all about, so don't waste it! :so_happy:

As...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-26-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Assaulting Thunderwolves (who usually have a few...

Assaulting Thunderwolves (who usually have a few Storm Shields in my experience), or the equivalent, with RAS/VAS/HG/DC is about as bad an idea as I've heard.:suicide:

Leave them to the shooters...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-20-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
You are right that Scouts get a better Cover...

You are right that Scouts get a better Cover Save, but... Have you noticed the increasing number of cover ignoring weapons out there? And how long ranged or mobile they tend to be? With Imperial...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-20-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Now you're going in the right direction, but... ...

Now you're going in the right direction, but...

Take a look at the Codex. :read:
1) Compare the PV of a power sword with a single lightning claw in the VAS.
2) What do CC Scouts do that the VAS...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-18-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
A lot of the armies you are going to run into at...

A lot of the armies you are going to run into at a tournament are going to give you nightmares. You only have 27 marines, no flamers, no blasts and so no decent way to deal with any type of horde. ...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   03-17-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
My only suggestions would be to replace one of...

My only suggestions would be to replace one of the Demolishers with a Manticore and replace any Heavy Bolters on your Chimeras with Heavy Flamers.

You need the reach and IDF of some artillery to...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   02-19-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I can't say it's a list I care for, but that's...

I can't say it's a list I care for, but that's purely on aesthetics since I dislike the feel of copy-n-paste/spam lists.

My one suggestion would be to replace the Demolisher with a Manticore. ...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   01-11-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
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The Lascannon on the CCS seems rather wasted when the heaviest armor you'll have to beat is AV12. A Missile...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   12-22-10, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
My only question is about the Hydras. Why Heavy...

My only question is about the Hydras. Why Heavy Flamers? The Heavy Bolter would get the same benefit as the autocannons against movement cover saves and would give you more long range oomph.
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   12-20-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I'm going to re-work things a little bit based on...

I'm going to re-work things a little bit based on some of the posts and conversations with a buddy of mine who's been playing IG since RT days.

What I'm thinking is that I'll give A a Missile...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   12-18-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
4th Baal Grenadiers - 2,000 pts of hybrid IG

HQ
Col. Straken - Company Command Squad w/Carapace Armor, Vox, 2x Melta Gun, Heavy Flamer, Officer of the Fleet & 2 Bodyguards - in Chimera w/Multi-laser & Heavy Flamer
Captain Corman - Company...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-08-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
But what's in your main force? Are you only...

But what's in your main force? Are you only looking for help adding 500 points or are you looking to revamp the entire list?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-16-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 23,399
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I'll buy one. And if I can make it palatable...

I'll buy one. And if I can make it palatable with minimal (1-2 hours) conversion work I'll buy more.

But I'd paint my whole damned army blue before I put one of those things straight out of the...
Forum: 40k Tactics   11-03-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
My first game I used 3 Scout Sentinels (the Steel...

My first game I used 3 Scout Sentinels (the Steel legion versions w/2 AC & 1 HF+HK) and they performed rather well. Killed a Predator on arrival and then knocked out a Rhino before tying up and...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   11-03-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
The need for at least some form of "focus" is a...

The need for at least some form of "focus" is a very good point. I'm reasonably comfortable, in terms of my spam hate, with two of one type and one of the other. I just have to figure out what that...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   11-02-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Would it really be all that different? Against...

Would it really be all that different? Against 98% of the armies out there doesn't Guard need shear weight of dice more than it needs a couple of low AP shots?

Heaven knows if I was completely...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   11-01-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
The Chimera get me where I'm going. I don't want...

The Chimera get me where I'm going. I don't want drive around shooting out from the hatches.

Once I get to range for the Lasguns (or the objective) I get out and use the Vox and Straken's bubble...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   11-01-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
After playing my first true IG game last Thursday...

After playing my first true IG game last Thursday night (Daemon bombs suuuuuuck!) I've made a few changes. I may have lost, but damn Guard is fun.:laugh: The mixed weapons actually paid-off,...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-27-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
First off... What PV are you shooting for here? ...

First off... What PV are you shooting for here?

As it stands you've spent a lot of points on characters and have very few men. You've got Meltas for your RAS but no special CCWs for the...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   10-27-10, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
My only suggestions would be to not mix types...

My only suggestions would be to not mix types within the Hellhound squadron and to add some Melta/Plasma/GL/Flamers to the Infantry Squads.

The Banewolf is useless against AV and the Devil Dog is...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   10-27-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
IG 2,000 points (first try)

Here's my first ever non-Armored Company IG army list. Any and all comments highly appreciated.

Col. Straken
Cmd. Squad w/Vox, Melta Gun, 2x Grenade Launchers & 2 Bodyguards - in Chimera...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-02-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I'd also go with the Terminators in the Raven. ...

I'd also go with the Terminators in the Raven. The extra mobility on turn 1 or when arriving from reserve is worth its weight in gold. Combined with Skies of Blood a 24" move with its 4++ cover...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-01-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Rapid Strike Hybrid Blood Angels: 2,000 pts.

Blood Angels 2000 point army
HQ
Commander Dante
Librarian (Unleash Rage & The Blood Lance) w/TDA & Storm Shield - Drop Pod or Land Raider?

Elites
Furioso Dreadnought w/Frag Cannon, Melta Gun,...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   09-01-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
It's not a "bad" list per se, but it's lacking...

It's not a "bad" list per se, but it's lacking any CC capabilities. You've got no power weapons, no jump packs and no real ability to support your attack.:shok:

As an example, what happens when...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-29-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Can't be done. If you move over 12" the only way...

Can't be done. If you move over 12" the only way to get out of the SR is via "Skies of Blood" and even then you can't assault that game turn.
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-27-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Pretty much anything Blood Angels field that can...

Pretty much anything Blood Angels field that can DS can be tailored to kill tanks thanks to Descent of Angels and our unit options. An Honor Guard with a couple of Melta Guns / Combi-Meltas /...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-27-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Fear the turtles! If you've ever seen Don...

Fear the turtles! If you've ever seen Don Mondo's army you'll get it.:grin:
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-27-10, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Infernus Pistols? On RAS marines? :nono: The...

Infernus Pistols? On RAS marines? :nono: The extra 2 dice in CC aren't worth the loss of range. Or the extra cost. What happens when there is a Killa Kan 7 inches away? Infernus Pistols are...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-25-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
The only part of your list I have an issue with...

The only part of your list I have an issue with is the Stormraven. The weapons mix is... :scratchhead:.
Paying 30 extra points for the Hurricane sponsons just doesn't make a lot of sense based on...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-25-10, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
I agree with about 96% of Dallas_Drakes'...

I agree with about 96% of Dallas_Drakes' comments, but I'd like to expand on a few points.

HQs
You need at least one I5 or better character in any BA army over 1,000 points. A Reclusiarch is a...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-22-10, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
What is the Captain equipped with? That is...

What is the Captain equipped with?

That is one seriously overpriced Death Company. If I figured it correctly it comes in around 425 points. For 6 guys? Pass. Lose all but either the Fist or...
Forum: General 40k   08-19-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,030
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
For me personally it was always because they were...

For me personally it was always because they were GW's poster boys. On the cover of everything, finest, noblest, blah blah blah. So it was like despising the Dallas Cowboys for being called...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-25-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
2,000 points of Blood Angels for NOVA OPEN

Blood Angels 2000 point army
HQ
Commander Dante - with Sanguinary Guard
Librarian w/Jump Pack (Unleash Rage & ????) - with Sanguinary Guard

Elites
Furioso Dreadnought Librarian (Wings of...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-24-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Give the flesh and blood Librarian Unleash Rage...

Give the flesh and blood Librarian Unleash Rage instead of Sanguine Sword. That way he can turn one of the RAS into a real killing machine.

The Sanguinary Guard need a Power Fist. Replace the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-23-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By Sanguinary Dan
Dang it Reevan, ya beat me to my single most...

Dang it Reevan, ya beat me to my single most common comment! :P

To save some points I'd shrink the DC. At 455 points (nearly a quarter of your entire PV) you are taking a heck of a risk with an...
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