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Forum: 40k Fluff   06-13-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,450
Posted By friar76
All of your points are very interesting, and it...

All of your points are very interesting, and it has been at the front of my thoughts for a few weeks, as I am writing a novelisation for my new chapter, based around the 34th Millennium.

...
Forum: Tyranid Army Lists   03-13-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By friar76
1000pt list for tournament

Hi all,

I want people's thoughts for this list. It is a 1000pt list for a local tournament happening soon.

HQ

Hive Tyrant- Wings, Twin linked devourers with brainleech worms and...
Forum: Tyranid Army Lists   08-25-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By friar76
Ok, After much tinkering (and with a little...

Ok,

After much tinkering (and with a little help from the codex and Battlescribe) my list stands as this:

Hive Tyrant, electroshock grubs, twin linked devourers with brainleech worms, wings,...
Forum: Tyranid Army Lists   08-25-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By friar76
4000pt apoc list vs space marines/ Knight

Hi all,

I have a 4k game coming up facing an opponent with a tank-themed SM force, with a knight allied attachment.

Unfortunately I do not have any GCs at the moment to combat the knight, but...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-06-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By friar76
Unfortunately the game has been indefinitely...

Unfortunately the game has been indefinitely postponed. Probably will use the list in another game. Had a 4000pt a-side game instead at Warhammer world: Loyalist Ultras and imperial guard vs traitor...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-15-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,619
Posted By friar76
so, 400 euros for 4 weapon mounts and the...

so, 400 euros for 4 weapon mounts and the chassis? yes please!
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-13-15, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By friar76
Well the game has been postponed as my opponent...

Well the game has been postponed as my opponent felt like he was dying on the day :(

I will probably drop the ironclad, but will see how it goes. I hope to get them in combat before they get shot...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-08-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By friar76
I know,but don't like other chapters tactics that...

I know,but don't like other chapters tactics that differ to the colour scheme lol.

I'd run raven guard if it didn't grind my gears so much, but will see how it goes.

What is your opinion of the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-08-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By friar76
1650pts vs CSM

Hi all my fellow followers of the Emperor's bright tomorrow!

I am due to have an engagement versus the heretical forces of Chaos this coming week and would like some input on what you think of...
Forum: Technical Help   05-08-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 20,063
Posted By friar76
White this end too. DONT GO TOWARDS THE...

White this end too.

DONT GO TOWARDS THE WHITE!!! STAY IN THE GRIMDARK!!!
Forum: General 40k   04-20-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By friar76
One very clear reason I cannot wait to have...

One very clear reason I cannot wait to have children! Teach them the lore of 40k (when they are old enough). My nephew has taken an interest, but is obsessed with cricket at present, so much he plays...
Forum: General 40k   04-19-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By friar76
WAGS and 40K

Hi all,

Little question form a fellow servant of the God Emperor:

I was planning a list for a game me and a mate will play for his birthday at warhammer world this coming friday, and my...
Forum: General 40k   04-13-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,017
Posted By friar76
I've had plenty of times I have had my ass handed...

I've had plenty of times I have had my ass handed to me on a silver platter. Whether it is down right annihilation to some down right scary tactics, or just the dice gods are taking a dump in my...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-13-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,221
Posted By friar76
Have a look at the depictions of the hive cities...

Have a look at the depictions of the hive cities on armageddon on the RTS WH40K armageddon game on Steam. Some of the artwork depicts what I saw as hive cities on that planet.

Whereas on other,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-13-15, 12:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By friar76
im very much expecting to see an AV14 flyer in...

im very much expecting to see an AV14 flyer in the works at some point :biggrin:

Cue flying land raider jokes!!!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-08-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,759
Posted By friar76
Guilliman- take my money!!!

Guilliman- take my money!!!
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-14-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By friar76
How about 'Adagio for Strings' from the film...

How about 'Adagio for Strings' from the film Platoon. Could be used for Istvaan V massacre as the loyal legions are gunned down by their so-called 'allies'
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   01-13-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By friar76
How about with land raiders. (Possibly terminus...

How about with land raiders. (Possibly terminus ultra) in a pack as anti-tank? Maybe even some drop prodding sternguard combi melta units to take out heavy support elements with massed melta hits?
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   01-13-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By friar76
Im considering running a similar list to this in...

Im considering running a similar list to this in a 3000point apocalypse game. Getting around 2000points of footsloggers up field causing mayhem. I think with every foot unit I own it would be...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   01-13-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By friar76
APocalypse 3k list

Hi all,

Building a 3000pt list for an Imperium (SM & Knights) vs Chaos (CSM & Guard with Orks) 9000pt-a-side apocalypse game.

Heres my prototype list I am considering running:

HQ-...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   12-15-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By friar76
How will you be getting your melta troops into...

How will you be getting your melta troops into range for those insta-kills? Drop pods would be ideal (if facing riptides/knights- id rather take combi-melta sternguard for this), however only having...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-30-14, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By friar76
I think there is already a novel on ullanor- will...

I think there is already a novel on ullanor- will have to do some research but I think I remember hearing about one. will let you know
Forum: General 40k   11-29-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,203
Posted By friar76
I regularly use rosters, but founs them to be...

I regularly use rosters, but founs them to be limiting as stated earlier in this post.

As a result I made my own. Hope this helps at least some of you. Still prefer pen and paper approach, btu...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   11-29-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By friar76
Good list, but if your knights go against a chaos...

Good list, but if your knights go against a chaos force, I can see them suffering. Especially against greater demons in CC. If they get stuck in combat, and the hammernators are not in position to...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   11-29-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By friar76
Well If I ran a CSM army I would do that. I am...

Well If I ran a CSM army I would do that. I am considering a word bearers army as my next long term project, ill take that in mind for the future.

I got the charge both times with my terminators,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-29-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,571
Posted By friar76
In all fairness the game is pretty good, the...

In all fairness the game is pretty good, the movement and shooting could have been limited to the way the actual tabletop game is played (movement then shooting- as in the NDS WH40K game), but the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   11-21-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By friar76
Well heres the kicker- now this actually...

Well heres the kicker- now this actually happened, and I was as shocked as my opponent.

The Hammernators got into combat and removed 3 moves in the first close combat round, then died, the other...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   11-18-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By friar76
I ran a similar list that you specified, however,...

I ran a similar list that you specified, however, due to my friend changing his list without telling anyone ( expected necrons, got greater demons) my list suffered as a result: I got into a...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   11-05-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By friar76
2000pt list vs 2k list with Knight

Hi all,

I have a 2000point game versus a good friend of mine tomorrow. I know for a fact he will be using his knight and a space marine force ( either UM or IF). Knowing that in our last match...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-04-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By friar76
3K apocalypse list ideas

Hi all,

I am having trouble putting together a competitive 3k UM list from the 5k (ish) worth of models I have. A 'brief' summary of what I can field is below

6x Tactical squads- mixes of...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-30-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By friar76
Is your list bound or unbound? I only ask as...

Is your list bound or unbound? I only ask as there are four fast attack units in the list. I assume you mean for your chapter master to go up close and personal with an equal opponent to gain a kill...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-29-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By friar76
A fairly good list, plenty of plasma to take care...

A fairly good list, plenty of plasma to take care of those annoying Av2+ saves. Just be careful of those gets hot! rolls. Last game I had all but one (I had four) of my plasma cannons fail, leading...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   08-08-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By friar76
Battle report 7th ed marines/ necrons 1350pts

40k Battle Report: 1350pts Warriors of Ultramar vs Necrons

Here is a battle report from a 1350pt ‘friendly’ me and the son of an old friend had when practising for a tournament we are...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-01-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By friar76
You could always combat squad your devastators...

You could always combat squad your devastators with 2x lascannons and 2x Missile Launchers. Alternatively, drop the LS storm and quad gun and include a 5 man dev squad with lascannons.

All in...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-01-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By friar76
Ullanor or Armageddon?

Hi all,

Just listening to the Helsreach audiobook and I am curious about one thing. Which ork force was bigger?

I only ask because it states that the ork fleet that approaches Armageddon and...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-22-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By friar76
Try this out for size- works out to just under...

Try this out for size- works out to just under 1000pts

Librarian Lvl 2
8 man tactical squad- meltagun and Sgt with Combi-melta (in drop pod)
5 man tactical squad with plasma cannon
5 man...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-22-14, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By friar76
good shout on the stormtalon. May be only a small...

good shout on the stormtalon. May be only a small army, but if the vindicator is included it easily becomes a priority threat, and as such, a bullet magnet.

Either a ST gunship, or another...
Forum: Project Logs   07-16-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Posted By friar76
DAMN! Question, how did you go about...

DAMN!

Question, how did you go about pinning the doors so they can open up, as from what I can remember there isnt much room for such intricate work.

Id love to have that level of detail in...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-16-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By friar76
Id have to agree with this statement. With a so...

Id have to agree with this statement. With a so limited number of models on the board it would be like shooting fish in a barrel.

Id be looking to run two, possibly three lines of attack in order...
Forum: Off Topic   07-15-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 42,258
Posted By friar76
SImple: my last name is Tucker, hence the...

SImple: my last name is Tucker, hence the nickname friar tuck.
76 is from my mom and dad's house number. Simple, yet effective. Better than my first ever email address after watching Bo' Selecta!...
Forum: Off Topic   07-15-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,140
Posted By friar76
Family are pretty much on the fence., no real...

Family are pretty much on the fence., no real opinion (that they choose to share at least). My wife accepts it and prefers that I paint and play with models than go drinking every day (which is the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-15-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Posted By friar76
style on the marines works well in comparison to...

style on the marines works well in comparison to the Sgt. Ive seen some fast painting jobs look a hell of a lot worse so a big :good:for the attention to detail so far.

Nice terrain detail too....
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-15-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By friar76
Good list for a small army squad. However, with...

Good list for a small army squad. However, with only one troop choice it is kinda illegal (unless unbound)

Some ideas though, don't lock up so many points in so few models. For a game up to 1k...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-08-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By friar76
Looks like a good list. Id add a couple heavy...

Looks like a good list. Id add a couple heavy weapons to my tac squads and combat squad them, one to secure rear line objectives, others move up in a rhino to secure forward positions and harrass...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-08-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By friar76
Well if you did take say 5 VV troops, you should...

Well if you did take say 5 VV troops, you should be able to accomodate the dreadnought. Depends if you want it to be a CC fortress on legs or a gun platform.

The paired LC do work, I wouldnt just...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-07-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By friar76
I have found that the dread can snarl up a squad...

I have found that the dread can snarl up a squad of annoying units in a pinch if deployed correctly and deny an objective at least. If you want point effectiveness Id go for 5 man VV squad with power...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-07-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By friar76
Main difference between VV and an assauly squad...

Main difference between VV and an assauly squad is the choice of CC weapons available. With the AS only the Sgt can change his CCW, whereas all of the VV units can change theirs. You can field a full...
Forum: General 40k   07-06-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By friar76
It is a problem I agree with NathanJD, a net list...

It is a problem I agree with NathanJD, a net list is not gospel. Something that works for me will not necessarily work for you. It is about finding a tactic that works for you most of the time.
...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-06-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By friar76
Ive had IG allies work in the past, with...

Ive had IG allies work in the past, with basilisks laying down splash fire to keep troops at bay.

Vindicator: take two if at all possible. something that powerful is a walking target waiting to...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-06-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By friar76
I love servo skulls. infiltrate yourself whilst...

I love servo skulls. infiltrate yourself whilst denying infiltration to your opponent. Faced a competitive GK list with servo skulls and an assassin, made a mess of my armour and made my scouts...
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