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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-19-09, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,223
Posted By newsun
Once they join a unit of say Grey Hunters, they...

Once they join a unit of say Grey Hunters, they are exactly like a sergeant from any other marine book. It's just they have the option of remaining an elites choice and in fact if you want sergeants...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-19-09, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By newsun
who cares, they pay like double the points cost...

who cares, they pay like double the points cost to take said landspeeder, let them waste points to score.
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-25-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By newsun
Just keep in mind that -X to hit does not matter...

Just keep in mind that -X to hit does not matter to cannons or stone throwers ;) Neither does armour
Forum: General Warhammer   07-11-09, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By newsun
I think the are super nasty, they do not give...

I think the are super nasty, they do not give flank or rear bonuses and the get a crapton of attacks sometimes. They are nigh impossible to kill unless using flaming attacks and even still unless you...
Forum: Adepta Sororitas Army Lists   07-11-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By newsun
Here is what I run for a pretty hard 1850 list:...

Here is what I run for a pretty hard 1850 list: https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?p=417092#post417092

In general:
upgrades should be kept to a minimum, books and see below for...
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   07-03-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By newsun
you only have one unit of dogs and one small unit...

you only have one unit of dogs and one small unit of flamers, hard to be too cheesy without more of one or both of those.
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-03-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,321
Posted By newsun
For my TK, HW/S all the time. I am not relying on...

For my TK, HW/S all the time. I am not relying on my S/T3 guys to do more than provide static res and tie someone up. I have other units to hit harder like scorps and giants. What I do want my...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-03-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By newsun
They are flexible, able to do what another unit...

They are flexible, able to do what another unit cannot.

Need more attacks: done
Need to kill armour: done
Need to turtle up a little: done

This is their biggest advantage, versatility.
...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By newsun
of course this only works when firing at things...

of course this only works when firing at things directly ahead, good for that though. most of the time I park my canons in a corner often opposite each other so that they don't both get gacked by a...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By newsun
Seriously the tank is the same size as the one...

Seriously the tank is the same size as the one before, it's only the really old one that is smaller.
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By newsun
Or you can play like me with one of each ;)

Or you can play like me with one of each ;)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-21-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,510
Posted By newsun
Painting Necron Rods and dipping

I have recently acquired a Necron army and since some of the rods are already installed with no primer or paint on them I was thinking I would just paint the rods up.

I am looking for tips and...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By newsun
Some great posts so far. One thing you should...

Some great posts so far. One thing you should think on is what type of core you want to build your army on. You already stated you like magic for your lords which many armies can field from High Elf...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By newsun
Removing the BG I think is very unlikely and it...

Removing the BG I think is very unlikely and it is totally a way better unit than the ushabti.

Here are reasons why, at 3 ushabti they are only t4 and 5+ armour, so almost any decent amount of...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By newsun
I have both the last ed metal steam tank and...

I have both the last ed metal steam tank and current plastic and they are both cool and about the same size. The current ed stank is narrower in the rear wheels mainly so that it fits on the base...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-21-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By newsun
have you seen the new plastics, I don't think the...

have you seen the new plastics, I don't think the metals are better in detail anymore.

if you want a whole metal army you can do so with daemons using nurgle and/or tzeentch stuff or older...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-21-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By newsun
for 230 pts I would much rather have 2x fire...

for 230 pts I would much rather have 2x fire prisms... any day or even 2x falcons that can also be transports reapers meh.
Forum: Adepta Sororitas Army Lists   06-21-09, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By newsun
for 1850 I ran roughly this canoness with...

for 1850 I ran roughly this

canoness with book
5 celest ret - 2x melta, immolator
3x5 celest 2x melta, vet with book, immolator
4x10 BSS + rhino flamer, H.flamer, vet with book
3x exorcist
...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-19-09, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By newsun
colored metallics

Curious how to achieve a colored metallic. Say bluish silver or purplish silver etc.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   04-30-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By newsun
1500 bikes

So I have always wanted to run a bike army and am looking at eldar right now. I am just not sure if I have enough tank crackin' ability with this list or maybe not enough bodies...

Farseer -...
Forum: General Warhammer   04-14-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By newsun
Well if you are just starting, TK can be a bit...

Well if you are just starting, TK can be a bit hard to grasp and become skilled at and their book is a bit outdated. Scorpions are nasty and you have tough flyers who can be healed and magically move...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   04-08-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,314
Posted By newsun
on foot I would prlly go for the GW for continued...

on foot I would prlly go for the GW for continued +s for mounted prlly lean towards the flails for the added punch.
Forum: General Warhammer   04-07-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By newsun
Dryads are skirmishers so they cannot break...

Dryads are skirmishers so they cannot break ranks, though they can get a flank and rear bonus. Pg67
Forum: The Empire Army Lists   04-07-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By newsun
That IC knight unit does not benefit that much...

That IC knight unit does not benefit that much from the extra rank, you could easily drop 5 and get a warbanner for much less then actually have points left over for some detachments. I would also...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-01-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,784
Posted By newsun
Mech is probably the best way, drop 10 or so...

Mech is probably the best way, drop 10 or so tanks on the table and watch the chaos player fret

Otherwise outrange it. 24" is medium range, just hit it with your longer stuff.

Often you will...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   04-01-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By newsun
You may want to keep a few of the DPs basic so...

You may want to keep a few of the DPs basic so you can get some magic banners and/or some magic items for a couple of your DP groups.
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   04-01-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By newsun
Fleeing through buildings/impassable terrain

Does anyone know where the rules are for this?

I was told a unit is destroyed when they do so and would like to confirm this.
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   04-01-09, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By newsun
get more DPs instead of the champs, it's more...

get more DPs instead of the champs, it's more attacks and no risk to nasty characters in a challenge racking up overkill.

the more eagles or possibly other scouts to war machine hunt as every...
Forum: General Warhammer   04-01-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By newsun
Lizardmen have a fairly strong book right now. ...

Lizardmen have a fairly strong book right now.

You have options of killy lord on carnesaur
Slaan Priest as almost unkillable caster
Skink priests on stegadons with the aoe of death
and more
...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   04-01-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By newsun
Star dragon, Vambraces of Defence, Armour of...

Star dragon, Vambraces of Defence, Armour of Caledor, Sword of Might. Make that Prince as survivable as possible, let the dragon do most of the killing.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-24-09, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By newsun
Twin-Linking

Does it ever bother you that you could have 2x shots, but instead got a crappy re-roll?
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-24-09, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By newsun
I think anything below 1k and it's really hard...

I think anything below 1k and it's really hard for some armies and too easy to stack things for others. 1250 is about the min and really 1500 to start seeing an army come together I thinks
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   03-20-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By newsun
you are correct vaz, unless the armor says the...

you are correct vaz, unless the armor says the wizard can cast, then they cannot.
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-19-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By newsun
Another alternative to SGs is DPs with wings and...

Another alternative to SGs is DPs with wings and Iron Hide to crack tanks, though mech is gonna be hard for any daemons list even one full of bolts of tzeentch due to the ridiculously short range of...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By newsun
I think generally this is not allowed. Though...

I think generally this is not allowed. Though realistically it makes sense that you can fire the weapon and 'miss' the intended target. Now if the flame template could hit the truck you can...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By newsun
Of course it's a match however you and your...

Of course it's a match however you and your opponent agree to play.

Table does not need to be rectangular or even have a regular shape. Books and cups and other odds and ends can substitute for...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-09, 01:40 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,395
Posted By newsun
Nope I didn't miss that part, I just read it...

Nope I didn't miss that part, I just read it completely. The Retinue is with the Hive Tyrant, not the Hive Tyrant and Tyrant Guard form a Retinue. They make it so the HT cannot be targeted, ok this...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,395
Posted By newsun
What part of 'A Hive Tyrant may take a retinue of...

What part of 'A Hive Tyrant may take a retinue of Tyrant Guard...' Pg. 35 Tyranids indicates he is a member of the retinue as opposed to a character with a retinue?

And yes my sisters and others...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-18-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,395
Posted By newsun
Pg. 35 Tyranids - Hive Tyrant(HT) can take a...

Pg. 35 Tyranids - Hive Tyrant(HT) can take a Retinue(R)
Pg. 47 BRB - Character(C) types, Independent Character(IC) and Upgrade Character(UC)
Pg. 91 BRB - Annihilation, C+R = 1KP each
Pg. 1...
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-18-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,985
Posted By newsun
Well thing is when playing mech, rule no.1 is do...

Well thing is when playing mech, rule no.1 is do not exit the vehicle(unless you are sure to destroy something completely or the tank is on fire) It's kinda like a game of chicken, the first one to...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   03-18-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By newsun
tis correct, you can screen your own frenzy units...

tis correct, you can screen your own frenzy units which is probably a good idea so you don't get kited around by some cheap unit only to get smashed by a follow up charge.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-18-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By newsun
Meh, I am about to counts as my SoB as marines to...

Meh, I am about to counts as my SoB as marines to change things up with my play a bit.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-18-09, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,476
Posted By newsun
Oh dear, if my SoB paid the cheap price for...

Oh dear, if my SoB paid the cheap price for rhinos and got repressors for the cost of the current ones!
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-18-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By newsun
unless they have to kill a tank up close with...

unless they have to kill a tank up close with fusion guns, they should generally be out of range to even be seen. with 18" range and JSJ you should be able to keep 24" most of the time from your opp.
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-17-09, 11:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,985
Posted By newsun
tis correct and I have never seen my canoness...

tis correct and I have never seen my canoness dead since running mech, heck half the games I play she does not even get out of her comfy seat in her immolator.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-17-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,395
Posted By newsun
I would go with the way the guard ruling in the...

I would go with the way the guard ruling in the FAQ that it's 2KP one for the HQ, one for the bodyguard/retinue.
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   03-17-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By newsun
Yeah , ditch the Thirster to get some hounds and...

Yeah , ditch the Thirster to get some hounds and another herald, try to get 1-2 units of furies for harassment/frenzy kiting or war machine duty and you have an fairly nasty list. And put all the...
Forum: General Warhammer   03-17-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By newsun
a pure khorne army can be nasty supported by a...

a pure khorne army can be nasty supported by a few furies(only non-khorne), just load up on hounds and heralds fill in with BLs furies and maybe a jug or two and you have a nasty list. plus it will...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-17-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
  Hello.
Views: 369
Posted By newsun
Welcome...watch out for bugs. Oh wait those are...

Welcome...watch out for bugs. Oh wait those are yours, nvm.
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-17-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By newsun
Try this against any mech list and see what...

Try this against any mech list and see what happens. WS is great for them, that way you pick the fight, not your opp.
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