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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-03-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By TheKingElessar
Tim/Steve, you only have to move 18, and can then...

Tim/Steve, you only have to move 18, and can then go to Hover mode, it'd be fine with Imperial vehicles.
Forum: Archived Events   08-03-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By TheKingElessar
Hahaha, admittedly, that sounds rather...

Hahaha, admittedly, that sounds rather entertaining.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-03-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,209
Posted By TheKingElessar
Read more fluff. Eldar, especially Exodites, are...

Read more fluff. Eldar, especially Exodites, are among the most prized commodities among the spires of Comorragh.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,209
Posted By TheKingElessar
The fact that DE can ally with Chaos Daemons is...

The fact that DE can ally with Chaos Daemons is far more senseless than their ability to ally with Eldar.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-01-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
Autoguns are statistically identical to Lasguns,...

Autoguns are statistically identical to Lasguns, so...how exactly are they better firepower?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-01-12, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
If you're an assault-based army from the CSM...

If you're an assault-based army from the CSM Codex, you'd better have a compelling reason to take no Land Raiders... Also, you'd need a compelling reason not to take cheap Troops to sit at home on...
Forum: Off Topic   08-01-12, 01:43 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,746
Posted By TheKingElessar
Despite the extensive market research they...

Despite the extensive market research they do...What they say is the case doesn't become true because they say it.

I know plenty of players who buy things cos they're new and shiny, I have done it...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-12, 01:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,965
Posted By TheKingElessar
Masks say you strike at I10 in the first round of...

Masks say you strike at I10 in the first round of combat. So they're both fixed values. Hence me doing an article featuring it about a month ago.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-01-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
Wolves were designed at the start of 5th, but...

Wolves were designed at the start of 5th, but perhaps that's semantics...

The previous Eldar Codex had the same mechanic for Warlocks.
Forum: Off Topic   08-01-12, 12:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,746
Posted By TheKingElessar
That's certainly GW's angle. Personally, I think...

That's certainly GW's angle. Personally, I think it isn't true.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-12, 12:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,965
Posted By TheKingElessar
I don't remember seeing that in the BRB, but I...

I don't remember seeing that in the BRB, but I can be wrong on occasion. I shall check.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-12, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By TheKingElessar
The unit inside can be Combat Squadded, and thus...

The unit inside can be Combat Squadded, and thus Disembark in two places on top of the second Embarked unit (the Dread).
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-12, 12:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,965
Posted By TheKingElessar
Untrue, the rules clearly now grant players...

Untrue, the rules clearly now grant players benefits to make modelling for advantage a normalised part of the game. As for 'clearing up' there was no confusion before...


I'd like to see the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-31-12, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By TheKingElessar
It is still a Flyer, nothing overrides this. ...

It is still a Flyer, nothing overrides this.

The only benefit is the ability to Outflank.
Forum: Off Topic   07-31-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,746
Posted By TheKingElessar
To some extent. People coming in and playing is...

To some extent. People coming in and playing is free and sometimes good advertising - but not half as good as people painting, and new players coming in to learn to play is far more important to the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-31-12, 11:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,209
Posted By TheKingElessar
Why would there be? They don't have to justify...

Why would there be? They don't have to justify themselves to us?! Heretical idea.


I would believe that, except the rest of the chart neither fits with good balance, nor fluff. More likely they...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-31-12, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
??? I can think of 3 Codexes that ever did...

???

I can think of 3 Codexes that ever did that...only one is recent, unless 3 years ago is still recent in your eyes? :laugh:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-31-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
If the Cultists have 60 A, hitting on 4+, and...

If the Cultists have 60 A, hitting on 4+, and wounding most things (Marines, Orks, Necrons) on a 5+ [or worse!] then they aren't really scary. You don't force 20+ armour saves on the things that...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-31-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,797
Posted By TheKingElessar
Warscythes are the premier anti-vehicle melee...

Warscythes are the premier anti-vehicle melee weapon now.

There is absolutely no reason to ever take a Gauntlet, especially with the Chariot buffs making CCBs even more invaluable.
Forum: Off Topic   07-31-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,746
Posted By TheKingElessar
It's clear to me that they are not terribly...

It's clear to me that they are not terribly interested in gaming communities - they would much rather we all played in our respective basements against the same handful of people all the time.
Forum: Archived Events   06-18-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By TheKingElessar
Hmm, 1500 points? Sorry, that's not worth...

Hmm, 1500 points? Sorry, that's not worth travelling to Norway for small games that I don't particularly enjoy. :( Thanks!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-18-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 44,763
Posted By TheKingElessar
Videos should just embed themselves,...

Videos should just embed themselves, usually...just post the direct link, as per.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
This is a massive change that primarily impacts...

This is a massive change that primarily impacts on Xenos, as usual, just not Nids in a negative way. Marines are more capable of surviving a turn in the open than anything that isn't T4 with a 3+,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
Between all my flavours of Marines, I own almost...

Between all my flavours of Marines, I own almost 30 varied Rhino chassis...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
Land Speeders DID exist pre-Heresy, there is no...

Land Speeders DID exist pre-Heresy, there is no fluff reason given for Traitor Legions not having them.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-06-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
Hahaha, both excellent. Surely Nids are Samsung,...

Hahaha, both excellent. Surely Nids are Samsung, if they're overtaking everything in their path...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-06-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
No, Blackberries were never good, they just...

No, Blackberries were never good, they just seemed to, with that glossy veneer. At least Eldar ruled the galaxy once...
Forum: Off Topic   06-05-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 337,021
Posted By TheKingElessar
Ok, seriously. DO NOT appear annoyed by this. ...

Ok, seriously. DO NOT appear annoyed by this. It will only look like jealousy. Trust me, it'll bite you in the arse.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
It's been off the site over a week. :P

It's been off the site over a week. :P
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
GW considers the idex (great word!) to be of...

GW considers the idex (great word!) to be of great quality, however, and that is their prime motivating factor. People will pay more for better quality goods, this is always the case, recession or...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   06-05-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,521
Posted By TheKingElessar
That is the Lesser Spotted Njal Stormcaller. :)

That is the Lesser Spotted Njal Stormcaller. :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 58,659
Posted By TheKingElessar
It was slowly Zion, it was off the site before it...

It was slowly Zion, it was off the site before it was off the shelves at my local GW, different rankings of store removed them at different times, some were (presumably) told to sell out their...
Forum: Off Topic   06-05-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 337,021
Posted By TheKingElessar
Perhaps that is a risk best avoided.

Perhaps that is a risk best avoided.
Forum: General 40k   06-04-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,069
Posted By TheKingElessar
Issue 380 is still available in English, but it...

Issue 380 is still available in English, but it has only the *ahem* "fluff" and bestiary sections, not the Army List.
Forum: General 40k   06-04-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,069
Posted By TheKingElessar
Damn, I counted one bought second-hand. Sorry. ...

Damn, I counted one bought second-hand. Sorry. Taking it to 5 years, instead of the 4 discussed in previous thread means I add the Orks, Eldar and CSM Codexes to my previous tally. I erroneously...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
4 years. At present prices here in the UK,...

4 years. At present prices here in the UK, that's 120 for the Codexes, and 45 for the BRB, except I bought AoBR for mine.

If we assume that expenditure though, that's 165 in 4 years, is 40 a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
I find that strange, desolatemm, because most...

I find that strange, desolatemm, because most players I know buy at least every other codex, afaik, and personally I have bought, since 5th came out, 6 of them.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,055
Posted By TheKingElessar
Let's hope it's a sponson-less Land Raider, with...

Let's hope it's a sponson-less Land Raider, with increased capacity, and massively lowered cost!
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By TheKingElessar
Pretty sure that Zerks are Fearless...:wink:

Pretty sure that Zerks are Fearless...:wink:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By TheKingElessar
All units on the losing side of a multiple combat...

All units on the losing side of a multiple combat suffer the ill-effects.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By TheKingElessar
Only Monstrous Creatures may use multiple Psychic...

Only Monstrous Creatures may use multiple Psychic Shooting Attacks, or certain exceptions like in the Daemons Codex.

I remember no such exception for Grey Knights, though I could be wrong?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
Hahaha, love the analogy. As for it costing...

Hahaha, love the analogy.

As for it costing more, I don't know about in Canada, but once the price rise hits over here it will cost exactly the same. Seems a no-brainer at that to me, if I had...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
You're forgetting that GW don't see Codexes as...

You're forgetting that GW don't see Codexes as purely 'gaming tools' and when they tried that approach (4th) were deeply unhappy with the results. So, no, that won't happen again for some time.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheKingElessar
I don't think so. Better you do it to them, and...

I don't think so. Better you do it to them, and be nice about it, than someone gets them later and is a tool.

Help them to learn from it. It's all about HOW you do it.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-04-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,367
Posted By TheKingElessar
I disagree Arcane. They have learned from...

I disagree Arcane.

They have learned from the music and dvd industries that you can't compete with piracy by selling the same quality product for more than free.

Instead, they've opted for...
Forum: General 40k   06-04-12, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,846
Posted By TheKingElessar
casino dice are designed for casino conditions. ...

casino dice are designed for casino conditions. Not felt mats.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheKingElessar
Yup. How many skiffs does it take? 9?

Yup. How many skiffs does it take? 9?
Forum: General 40k   06-04-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,846
Posted By TheKingElessar
When you guys say 'casino dice' you mean those...

When you guys say 'casino dice' you mean those large, weighty, designed to roll on a flat surface and bounce off an object, dice, right?
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-04-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheKingElessar
Anyone who full Reserves an army with no...

Anyone who full Reserves an army with no Mechanised elements, on Pitched or Spearhead, against Kommandos, shouldn't be attending tournaments, and needs some very fundamental rules lessons.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-03-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheKingElessar
And cannot deploy in Dawn of War.

And cannot deploy in Dawn of War.
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