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Forum: 40k Tactics   11-14-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I have also been using Warptime on a DP, but I...

I have also been using Warptime on a DP, but I think GW UK just killed it off by putting the interpretation that you have to re-roll all the dice instead of misses.

So you roll your CC attacks 3...
Forum: 40k Tactics   11-14-09, 06:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,432
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
HD rolling a 6 would penetrate a LR....so not...

HD rolling a 6 would penetrate a LR....so not glancing ...true for the normal Destroyers
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   10-11-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,349
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
As you can now only move 6" and then shoot from...

As you can now only move 6" and then shoot from the Raider is that an advantage ??
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-11-08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Unless I am mistaken 3xWar Walker with SL are 180...

Unless I am mistaken 3xWar Walker with SL are 180 points not 130
Forum: Archived Events   10-27-07, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Necrons !!:worried:

Necrons !!:worried:
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-25-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,287
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Er I would beg to differ on this...I Dread is far...

Er I would beg to differ on this...I Dread is far better off shooting

If a Dread is in combat it is likely to be a dead Dread to either MCs or 'troops' with PFs

A dread also has too poor a WS...
Forum: Archived Events   09-11-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,983
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Sorry but I am going to disagree with you here. ...

Sorry but I am going to disagree with you here. I think the GT is to find the best General. I use the word General instead of Player as the General designs his army and then plays it.

The only...
Forum: General 40k   08-23-07, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,089
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
You mean in terms of table top gaming wise right?...

You mean in terms of table top gaming wise right? Cause fluffers usually have a specific job, in other "industries".....[/quote]

Arf !!! :hyper:
Forum: General 40k   08-22-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,089
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Gaming style usually fall into 2 camps the...

Gaming style usually fall into 2 camps the 'Cheeser'and the 'Fluffer' (for want of better terms) both strongly believe in their style.

Any 'discussion' around this usually degenrates into a...
Forum: General 40k   08-22-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,089
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I am really disappointed to find a thread...

I am really disappointed to find a thread labelled 'Cheeseheads' on Heresy on Line

I think since its inception HoLhas been one of the better forums because there has been good posts and very...
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-08-07, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
From what I have seen of my opponents playing...

From what I have seen of my opponents playing Eldar most seem to use Shining Spears as a donation to my VP total....ie don't waste the points on them

8)
Forum: Archived Events   05-26-07, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,977
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
[quote="anathema"]Another one to remind people of...

[quote="anathema"]Another one to remind people of is that if a model has half of its base in cover, but the half outside cover is charged, you go in Initiative order as the charging unit has not had...
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-26-07, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,630
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Yes it is always good to have the guy with the...

Yes it is always good to have the guy with the weapon that everyone fears (the powerfist) contemplate committing suicide by having a Plasma Pistol

:wink:
Forum: General 40k   05-26-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,469
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
But before Chaos wasn't it Eldar.....and before...

But before Chaos wasn't it Eldar.....and before that ??


:roll:
Forum: General 40k   05-26-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,469
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Re: Loss of Veteran Skills for Chaos Marines in new codex

Not sure you can have one of these

:wink:
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-07-07, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
So impressive that today two whole rounds of...

So impressive that today two whole rounds of shooting managed to knock the Dark Lance of a Raider



:?:
Forum: General 40k   04-08-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,658
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I luv dreadnoughts cuz they have 3 qualities: ...

I luv dreadnoughts cuz they have 3 qualities:


1.) They are big YES
2.)They are great at CC BIG NO
3.)They have good heavy weapons YES
Forum: General 40k   04-06-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,428
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
True, but then with 0 mobility due to the lack of...

True, but then with 0 mobility due to the lack of Preds they'll be that bit easier to dance around avoiding the Oblits. They may even have to take a decent amount of troops! :shock:
would be fairly...
Forum: General 40k   04-05-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,268
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I wish !!! :roll:

I wish !!!

:roll:
Forum: General 40k   04-05-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,268
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
[quote="MarzM"]I think that once the other mega...

[quote="MarzM"]I think that once the other mega codex's get toned down then the tyranid one will come into its own. [/b]

Yep the usual internet postings......so the other MEGA armies get...
Forum: General 40k   04-02-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,428
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
everyone will field 9 of the buggers. ...

everyone will field 9 of the buggers.

[/quote]

:P :twisted: :P :twisted: :P
Forum: General 40k   04-02-07, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,129
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Longbeard

Longbeard
Forum: General 40k   03-18-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Well remembered...I had fogotten about...

Well remembered...I had fogotten about this.....they do this for all the armies

I buy from these catalogues when I am at WW

:P
Forum: General 40k   03-18-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I know where there are some of these.....in my to...

I know where there are some of these.....in my to be done box !!!

I will add them to my current chaos force at some point

Ebay is the place

E

:P
Forum: Archived Events   03-17-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,983
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I think one thing which would make a difference...

I think one thing which would make a difference would be to increase the win margin to 300 points

There where very few draws at the GT and I think this would help spread the scoring a bit

8)
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-16-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
By looking at the points I think it is for 750...

By looking at the points I think it is for 750 points

Guessing it is American Conflict using standard FOC
Forum: General 40k   03-16-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,168
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Sounds like sex....but you get to like it after...

Sounds like sex....but you get to like it after the first couple of times !!!

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-15-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Re: confict with necrons

Drop the Warscythe....don't use a veil ...a 200pt Lord in 750 ? is too much

And then just have 5 Destroyers
Forum: General 40k   03-15-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,168
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Agreed :lol: :lol:

Agreed

:lol: :lol:
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   03-10-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
They can be nasty but suffer badly with...

They can be nasty but suffer badly with esgalation, but are cheap
Forum: Archived Events   03-05-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I was about to say...beacause it is in all caps...

I was about to say...beacause it is in all caps on the codex.....then I spotted all the codexs have the army name in all caps !!

I think it is just because it looks bigger as it is 3 letters

...
Forum: Archived Events   03-05-07, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Sorry bad reply on my part , What I was trying to...

Sorry bad reply on my part , What I was trying to say was players will migrate to the next 'strongest' army.

You just end up with a never ending cry of this must be stopped, where this is:-
...
Forum: Archived Events   03-05-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Its as I'd thought would happen, get rid of...

Its as I'd thought would happen, get rid of Ulthwe and Alaitoc and all the powergamers switch to IW. Hopefully the new chaos codex will come out before the heats and after the game designers have...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-27-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,110
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I like the 2 WL with EML/BL and Eldrad ...it...

I like the 2 WL with EML/BL and Eldrad ...it works well

The other thing to think of HS is 2xWalkers with 2xScatter Lasers..thats 16 shots which you could guide with Eldrad



:wink:
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-27-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Unless I am misisng something...this is just a...

Unless I am misisng something...this is just a Chaos Army not an Iron Warirors army ?

:? :?
Forum: Archived Events   02-26-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,224
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Valid, but a model half the size is pushing your...

Valid, but a model half the size is pushing your luck a bit and theres the line of site issue. If its not tall enough then you can't see it behind terrian when you know damn well you could the proper...
Forum: Archived Events   02-26-07, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Where and what is 'Where Angels Lie' E

Where and what is 'Where Angels Lie'

E
Forum: Archived Events   02-26-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,224
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
It does not matter what the model is as long as...

It does not matter what the model is as long as the base size is correct

As everything is done to the base
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-18-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,905
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
This is the key phrase.....you have to make him...

This is the key phrase.....you have to make him roll saves....lots of them.

Its not just what weapons you have it is how you use them, so stay as far away from him as possible.

Set you troops/...
Forum: General 40k   02-18-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Usually changing the illegal army list I have...

Usually changing the illegal army list I have written and proxying the models I have left at home

:(
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-18-07, 02:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,930
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Cool Idea.....definitely WYSIWYG :lol:

Cool Idea.....definitely WYSIWYG

:lol:
Forum: General 40k   02-16-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I think you should, as you have made the quotes...

I think you should, as you have made the quotes that always get made in these threads......I am right and and I'm morally superior + minor put down to those who do not agree

Thanks for acheiving...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-14-07, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Things to think of......I run a very similar list...

Things to think of......I run a very similar list

You need frags on your prince

No extra armour on your tanks

Drop the lascannons (you have enough) on the troops to Autocannons, aim to use...
Forum: General 40k   02-14-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
One day, presuming you live to be old, you'll...

One day, presuming you live to be old, you'll read this post again and be awestruck by how mindbogglingly stupid it is. I don't like outright insulting things when I can simply say what's wrong with...
Forum: General 40k   02-14-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I can never understand the idea you are a good...

I can never understand the idea you are a good sport if you let your opponent break the rules.

By definition if you allow your opponent to move 6.5" you are a good sport...does that not make yur...
Forum: General 40k   02-12-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I think this is being misunderstood a bit. There...

I think this is being misunderstood a bit. There is a post from CM saying 'I would rather go and lose 6 games' (and being morally superior).

Personally I do not want that person on the other side...
Forum: General 40k   02-11-07, 11:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
Who say's being a repetative loser makes you the...

Who say's being a repetative loser makes you the best sportsman ?? Many player would get no ejoyment having a player with that attitude on the other side of the table

One of the most sporting...
Forum: General 40k   02-11-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,849
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
There is a large community at Warhammer.org that...

There is a large community at Warhammer.org that believes in not playing to win.

I saw one post where a WPS regular suggested to a tournament newbie to go to the 40k doubles GT, lose the first 2...
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-09-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
I do not seem to be able to upload an Avatar ?? ...

I do not seem to be able to upload an Avatar ??

It is only 14Kb

Advice please

:cry:

I think the pixel size is too big (110x150)...could someone resize for me please
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-09-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By Elric of Melnibone
The two walking squads are a major poins sink and...

The two walking squads are a major poins sink and will get you very little back

Drop some and either infiltrate or give them Autocannons and Tank Hunter to take down speeders/Light vehicles at 48"...
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