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Forum: General Warhammer   07-06-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,220
Posted By Sethis
This reminds me of: Did anyone else ever...

This reminds me of:

Did anyone else ever (back when they were about 8 years old and first getting into warhammer) take the models into school, and play random made up games with them? I distinctly...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-02-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
Because these are actually a previously...

Because these are actually a previously little-known branch of the Adeptus Custodes, and Sigmar is one of the Ninety-Nine Titles due to the Emperor of Mankind. The Shield and Hammer weaponry is used...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-30-15, 10:47 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
Yes, but there's a huge difference between "Valid...

Yes, but there's a huge difference between "Valid and supported" and "Your current army is playable in the current form".

Because as it stands there's no way to translate 60 Spearmen (for example)...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-30-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
If this is the only ruleset we are getting then I...

If this is the only ruleset we are getting then I massively regret just dumping about 300 into a new Dark Elf army.

Seriously though:

Roll to hit: Use the "To hit" characteristic of the...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-30-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
So this is all we get? A complete move to round...

So this is all we get? A complete move to round bases? No square based movement tray stuff at all?
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-30-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
And Dark Elves are...?

And Dark Elves are...?
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-29-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
In fairness that's entirely their own fault by...

In fairness that's entirely their own fault by making units of 40+ models essential to the game, yet charging 30+ for 10. And not only that, but making them almost entirely unconvertable in any...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-26-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,581
Posted By Sethis
So the starter set for both WFB and 40k is Space...

So the starter set for both WFB and 40k is Space Marines vs Chaos?

Yay.

For gods sakes they even directly translate across - Lord, Helbrute, Chosen, Cultists vs Lord, Tacs, Termies and Bikers.
Forum: Age of Sigmar   06-21-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,222
Posted By Sethis
This problem is of course solved by buying every...

This problem is of course solved by buying every single unit, often in multiples of three.

Then you just need to top up on new releases and maybe when your metals get replaced by plastics,...
Forum: General 40k   06-19-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,528
Posted By Sethis
In fairness a chunk of Necron stuff doesn't enjoy...

In fairness a chunk of Necron stuff doesn't enjoy (essentially) twin linked Hellfire rounds being rapid fired then overwatched into their faces either.

I think I might actually just play my Raven...
Forum: General 40k   06-18-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,528
Posted By Sethis
I was thinking that Shrouded and Tactical...

I was thinking that Shrouded and Tactical doctrines for RG if you take the formation could produce some kind of valid Drop Pod build, but if I'm reading you right then you don't get Shrouded if you...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 20,898
Posted By Sethis
My only question before deciding whether to...

My only question before deciding whether to actually try to play a game with my Raven Guard - are the vehicles now Shrouded as well, or is it just infantry only? And have they also cut our Jump Pack...
Forum: General 40k   06-02-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By Sethis
Last two games I played at the local club were...

Last two games I played at the local club were against 4 Knights and Njal, and a Tyranid list with 9 Monstrous Creatures in 1850pts. Not really my idea of fun, and any game system that requires...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By Sethis
I'm a 28 year old with an IQ of 130 and...

I'm a 28 year old with an IQ of 130 and formations confuse the everliving shit out of me. The sheer pile of obtuse and random collections of special rules that are triggered by having non-related...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Sethis
If you keep looking at models and thinking "I...

If you keep looking at models and thinking "I need to improve that" then you're never going to finish painting anything! :laugh:

Sure, you can do better now, but why spend the time on it when you...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-01-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,806
Posted By Sethis
I find it interesting that we have comments that...

I find it interesting that we have comments that the "Grimdark" died when Necrons and Tau were introduced, when for me it would be the complete opposite - 3rd Edition is the edition where the model...
Forum: General Warhammer   06-01-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,038
Posted By Sethis
Are we going to see a fundamental change in game...

Are we going to see a fundamental change in game mechanics, or just plot? Because I'm just trying to start up a new Dark Elf army and will be a little pissed if suddenly the entire army becomes...
Forum: Trading Area   05-14-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By Sethis
Looking for Dark Elves, have Paypal or trades. [UK]

Hey guys,

Am looking for any Dark Elf stuff. If you've got it sitting around in a box somewhere, give me a shout!

Anything that's not from the 90s will be considered, in whatever condition.
...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-14-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
I don't think you can call a small base ship that...

I don't think you can call a small base ship that comes in under 36pts "Fat" :laugh:

Brath, on the other hand...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-14-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
I played in a small event last week, played...

I played in a small event last week, played against two Fat Han lists, and had Fel in mine.

It was painful to watch. With Autothrusters, a post-dial roll or boost, an evade and a focus, Fel is...
Forum: Trading Area   05-12-15, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Sethis
Pictures! If something appears missing (weapons,...

Pictures! If something appears missing (weapons, drones) then they're in the bits box.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-12-15, 06:10 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
The problem with large ships is that they...

The problem with large ships is that they function best in tournament games due to the time limit. In 45 minutes you can be reasonably sure of killing a TIE or two, and surviving yourself. That's...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-11-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
Don't joust with a TIE swarm. Fly in circles...

Don't joust with a TIE swarm. Fly in circles around a tight asteroid field so that he has to break up his formation to chase you. Turrets are tricky because you need to get out of the mindset of "I...
Forum: Trading Area   05-10-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Sethis
Tau Army for sale. 170. UK

For sale: Tau.

9 Crisis Suits, various weaponry, some magnetised.
10 Stealthsuits.
2 Devilfish.
1 Hammerhead/Skyray.
1 Ethereal.
10 Pathfinders.
Roughly 60 Fire Warriors.
Many drones.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-08-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
You already have Barrel Roll, so Expert Handling...

You already have Barrel Roll, so Expert Handling won't give you stress - however you can't Barrel roll twice in one turn, so it effectively just upgrades your standard barrel roll. Your only source...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-07-15, 10:03 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
It's not so much about the shooting (although...

It's not so much about the shooting (although with a Mangler getting crits in before they attack is sweet) and more about knowing where to barrel roll to! But then I haven't played the Rebel big...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-07-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
I've seen it, and I'll certainly give her a try,...

I've seen it, and I'll certainly give her a try, but I'm not convinced she'll replace my beloved Defenders at the 30pt+ mark, or for that matter Fel/Vader.

Dash suits VI, if you have it, to ramp...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-07-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By Sethis
You can find the actual cardboard pieces very...

You can find the actual cardboard pieces very cheaply if you ask on the X-wing Trading group on Facebook - most people have a couple of Core sets and their own acrylics, so have two or more card sets...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-07-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
The Raider will improve the Advanced, no doubt,...

The Raider will improve the Advanced, no doubt, however it doesn't address the big weakness, which is the dial. I'm not convinced that they will become the new "power" Imperial ship. What it does,...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-05-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Sethis
Nice to see someone using an E-Wing that isn't...

Nice to see someone using an E-Wing that isn't Corran!
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-28-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Sethis
I like Jendon, but found that trying to stay...

I like Jendon, but found that trying to stay within range of his ability is crippling to a lot of Imperial ships. Bombers are probably the best bet, combined with the ST321 Title so you can enter the...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-26-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Sethis
Janson is a great pilot, offering an extremely...

Janson is a great pilot, offering an extremely useful ability without being as "You gotta kill me as soon as possible" as Wedge is.

Tarn is just 25pts of stupidly-hard-to-kill when paired with an...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-26-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Sethis
Just the one. Ion and Flechette weapons can only...

Just the one. Ion and Flechette weapons can only ever cause a single, non-critical damage, regardless of how many hits you roll.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-26-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Sethis
Greedo and an Ion Cannon are easily the best 4pts...

Greedo and an Ion Cannon are easily the best 4pts I've spent on Boba Fett. Nothing quite like Ion causing a Stress Crit, followed by 4 dice with rerolls in the rear arc and a prox mine when you blow...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-26-15, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Sethis
As ntaw says. Example 1: You shoot someone...

As ntaw says.

Example 1: You shoot someone with an Ion cannon, and get Hit, Hit, Crit. The Defender rolls 2 Evades, and would normally suffer a critical hit. Instead, they suffer 1 normal damage,...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-25-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Sethis
Best thing about the Transport imo is Tarn Mison...

Best thing about the Transport imo is Tarn Mison and Wes Janson! ;)
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-25-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Sethis
It's impressive, until you think about how...

It's impressive, until you think about how situational that actually is. The enemy has to be within a very narrow space, at exactly range 2, you need to have maxed out on your weapon upgrades, and...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-24-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,304
Posted By Sethis
The A-Wing stats are pretty poor, but they excel...

The A-Wing stats are pretty poor, but they excel at using their actions to make up for it. With that in mind, I normally run them with Chardaan and PTL.

Need to arc dodge? Hard turn and boost, or...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-19-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,308
Posted By Sethis
What's that you say? They've finally given us...

What's that you say? They've finally given us models that aren't 20 years old? And given us actual models for something that's been a codex option for the last 15?

Great stuff. Even if the chars...
Forum: Trading Area   04-12-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Sethis
Posted LOADS of stuff on ebay tonight, will end...

Posted LOADS of stuff on ebay tonight, will end Sunday next week. Chaos, Daemons, and others. Seller name is sethis87 and it's all 99p starts with no reserve.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-12-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sethis
The Aces box sets are excellent resources - two...

The Aces box sets are excellent resources - two TIE Interceptors or a B-Wing and an A-Wing for Rebels, with loads of upgrades and stuff for 10 per ship or less.

If you're looking for strong...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-10-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sethis
Yep, you can easily play a game with 1 X-Wing and...

Yep, you can easily play a game with 1 X-Wing and 2x TIE fighters, it'll range from 24pts to 50pts depending on how many upgrades you strap onto the ships. 2 X-Wings vs 4 TIEs is a better game...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-10-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sethis
SwedeMarine the Starter set is certainly your...

SwedeMarine the Starter set is certainly your best bet. Some people recommend getting two simply because of the dice and ships at a cheaper price than trying to get them individually.

Regarding...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-10-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,273
Posted By Sethis
Question is whether you have a 3PO card to put on...

Question is whether you have a 3PO card to put on her... :P
Forum: Trading Area   03-30-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Sethis
This thread is from August last year mate, the...

This thread is from August last year mate, the Grinders are long gone. However I do have some of the other Daemons left if you wanted em.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-30-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Sethis
Which is exactly as it should be! X-Wings should...

Which is exactly as it should be! X-Wings should be better than TIEs, unless outnumbered, and once a capital ship has been stripped of it's fighters then it becomes vulnerable to Trench Run Disease...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-29-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Sethis
That sounds really nice, I look forward to...

That sounds really nice, I look forward to playing it and maybe investing once they've had it up and selling for a couple of production runs!
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-29-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Sethis
It's trending 65 here in the UK with boosters at...

It's trending 65 here in the UK with boosters at over 20 each. Certainly enough for me to ask for bases that don't look like someone left them in the oven too long!
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-29-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Sethis
Thanks for getting this up so quickly! Looks like...

Thanks for getting this up so quickly! Looks like I made, if not the right one, at least not the wrong one, to wait and see what it was like before buying any myself. Those casting issues would...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-28-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sethis
I've heard mention of Firespray + Aggressor being...

I've heard mention of Firespray + Aggressor being used to some effect, but I just don't like the feel of it, somehow.

I'm looking for a third Firespray myself, so I can repaint another one!
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