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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-13-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By Barnster
Yeah I agree with Sethis. The Ankh is way over...

Yeah I agree with Sethis. The Ankh is way over the top, but overall I like them. The Scarab ones look great.
Do they make arms and torsos? Could be a great base for PH Sons, they have quite a MII/...
Forum: Technical Help   01-13-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,945
Posted By Barnster
Anyone else feel that the white is reminiscent of...

Anyone else feel that the white is reminiscent of the 1990s forums? You know before we had css and backgrounds?

Making me all nostalgic and reminds me that things weren't better back in the day!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-23-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Barnster
Forgeworld stated today that The Kharydis "may"...

Forgeworld stated today that The Kharydis "may" get experimental rules in January and will appear in the next book

Rumours suggest the book 3 will be the end of the istavaan massacre and the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-23-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Barnster
Legion Basilisk and Assault claw available to pre order on FW

Don't know if these have been mentioned but both the assault claw and legion basilisk are available to preorder from FW, released 3rd January

Basalisk 59
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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-10-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By Barnster
Looks fairly sob design wise, just needs slightly...

Looks fairly sob design wise, just needs slightly more feminising to really fit

They actually remind me of the empire troopers in one of the final fantasy games, (FF12??, been so many!)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-04-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By Barnster
Forgeworld do bundles as is. The main rules are...

Forgeworld do bundles as is. The main rules are 40k, what would be in these?

I'm taking this with a massive mountain of salt
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-25-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Barnster
IA apoc is the new apoc book. Most 40k...

IA apoc is the new apoc book.

Most 40k players will get a copy if ordering from FW as its actually cheap for a FW book

The sons of Horus command I imagine is being bought by chaos and black...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By Barnster
I had to laugh when I read the astral claws one,...

I had to laugh when I read the astral claws one, its almost that FW saw the Tyrants legion list and said, yeah those bikers are way overpriced lets tag something here so their not as bad.

Huron is...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By Barnster
Any news whether there will be any savings on the...

Any news whether there will be any savings on the bundles?

If they are just another one click collection it seems pointless
Forum: General Warhammer   10-20-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Barnster
I can confirm that the old spears will fit the...

I can confirm that the old spears will fit the new arms if you do some cutting on the top of the spear join so it meets the shoulder at an angle rather than flush

The only problems are 1) the top...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-14-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Barnster
I ordered a job lot of old DE yesterday from ebay...

I ordered a job lot of old DE yesterday from ebay that includes some of the warriors

I'll have a look when they arrive and see about swapping parts. It might be quite possible with a bit of GS
Forum: General Warhammer   10-13-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Tullaris is great. I was thinking of having...

Tullaris is great.

I was thinking of having him and a death hag with witch brew in the same unit, gives the unit +2 attacks. Be about 25 killing blow S6 attacks that rerolls to wound of 1s, yes...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-12-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
The Death Hag on cauldron will only have a...

The Death Hag on cauldron will only have a 5+ward, which isn't that impressive. I keep looking at the cauldron but am still on the fence about it. It will likely be in the middle of your line though...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-12-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Barnster
You would be able to cut the spear tips of and...

You would be able to cut the spear tips of and just replace that bit if thats all you wanted to change. It would be a very fragile joint though

The crossbows would be very tricky to do
Forum: General Warhammer   10-10-13, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
As I've said BG are far from unplayable and they...

As I've said BG are far from unplayable and they will have their place. The thing that puts me off is their price. They cost about the same as a chaos warrior and the warrior is better than them in...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-09-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Fair point. I look forward to more getting the...

Fair point. I look forward to more getting the book so we can chat in more detail. I can't put in point prices of the models in unfortunately as I don't want to incur GW wrath. This DE book has...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-08-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Special units added All troop types are now...

Special units added

All troop types are now covered. Heroes and special characters will be added by the end of the week

Seems strange over 200 views and we haven't gotten a conversation going :(
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   10-08-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Barnster
How many points is this? I would drop the...

How many points is this?

I would drop the raptors for a 2nd drake

Honestly possessed need a land raider or some form of transport or they will be shot to bits. They are not the best unit in the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-08-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Barnster
I really like a lot of AoW stuff. They seem to...

I really like a lot of AoW stuff. They seem to only make small numbers of the regiment kits though so if you want them pick them up fast before their gone.

A lot of the older Chaos and dwarf kits...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
@Chaplain Dark elves can trample HE now! With...

@Chaplain Dark elves can trample HE now! With hatred, murderous prowess and striking the same time, many HE battle lines will crumple in the first turn of a DE assault if you time it well.

DE...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Reserved for Nasty Combos

Reserved for Nasty Combos
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Doomfire Warlocks - Ever wondered what happened...

Doomfire Warlocks - Ever wondered what happened to all the male Dark Elf Wizards?
These are interesting unit. They are cursed warlocks who fluffwise capture innocent souls to sacrifice so that...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
This is going to be long! DE have a huge number...

This is going to be long! DE have a huge number of Special units and its where people will be spending a lot of points. There is something in here for everyone. so lets start..

Cold One knights....
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Core Troops Dark Elf Warriors no longer...

Core Troops

Dark Elf Warriors no longer exist, instead we have Dreadspears, Bleakswords, and Darkshards (Read Spear Elves, Sword Elves, and Reapeater Crossbow Elves)

Dreadspears - A block of...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Lords Dreadlord - Your lord level fighty...

Lords

Dreadlord - Your lord level fighty hero. A very impressive stat line, only let down by elven S and T. Ideal general due to LD 10, can be upgrade with enough magic items to go toe to toe with...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Malekith - Big Pappa Dark Smurf The Lord of the...

Malekith - Big Pappa Dark Smurf
The Lord of the Dark elves once again takes to the battlefield. A very decent if not overwhelming statline, with T4 (For an elf!). Malekith is very similar to a...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-06-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,012
Posted By Barnster
Lets Talk Dark Elves

OK Lets start a tactics/ Review of the new Dark elf Book

Before I start I will say that while I have looked at their list and played against them in the past I never played them previously. Having...
Forum: General 40k   10-04-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,236
Posted By Barnster
The speed is great for the old codexes, but do...

The speed is great for the old codexes, but do you honestly think GW will stop there?

As soon as most are done there will be a new edition invalidating everything


I'd like it if there were...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-04-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,571
Posted By Barnster
The daggers there, 50% chance for an extra Pdie,...

The daggers there, 50% chance for an extra Pdie, but can keep sacrificing until you get it

Not seeing any reason to really take the swordsmen unless their 6/7 points, and their not going to make...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-04-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,571
Posted By Barnster
100 spearmen will be about 950pts! Though...

100 spearmen will be about 950pts!

Though with ASF and mindrazor with the enemy cursed they will be a nasty combat unit
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-04-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,571
Posted By Barnster
I made the jump and ordered a few bits, nothing...

I made the jump and ordered a few bits, nothing much just the army book, a couple of troops and a hydra

I think this is the release dark elves have needed for a while.

I have not played DE...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-30-13, 06:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,571
Posted By Barnster
I think they just cover a hole. I would likely...

I think they just cover a hole. I would likely see if I could remove them

I've never liked the Dark elf range, but I think this release is fantastic. If I never had so many unfinshed other...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-30-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,619
Posted By Barnster
Or Fulgrim could have pulled a Lucius or an...

Or Fulgrim could have pulled a Lucius or an Eidolan. A lot of Emperors Children Characters are killed, yet mysteriously come back to life. Even fulgrim himself does in a way with his "escape" (still...
Forum: General 40k   09-29-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,402
Posted By Barnster
I've never been to games day. But if I did I...

I've never been to games day. But if I did I think I would only be interested in the FW stand. This year there's a tonne of new FW bits I really want to pick up

I would go to games day if it was...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   09-29-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,729
Posted By Barnster
Never managed to paint the units I wanted to but...

Never managed to paint the units I wanted to but did get a psyker painted, counts as a primaris a IG army or a rogue psyker if I play using the renegade list (15point psyker for the win!)

I need...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-25-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,635
Posted By Barnster
I still don't like that vindis were retconned...

I still don't like that vindis were retconned into the heresy but it is a cute little tank

The fire raptor looks great

I kinda really like the word bearers but kinda don't at the same time,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-25-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Barnster
Exterminatus tends to be carried out by a...

Exterminatus tends to be carried out by a battlefleet, not a single cruiser

As far as I know there has been no mention of any single bomb powerful enough to destroy a planet. Even virus bombing,...
Forum: General 40k   09-20-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By Barnster
They were in the old rule book, I know they were...

They were in the old rule book, I know they were definitely in 4th ed, not sure about 5th.

The aim was that one player had small covert team and the other controlled a for of grunts that they had...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-19-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,105
Posted By Barnster
The only SM battle book I liked and would...

The only SM battle book I liked and would recommend was Battle for the Fang. Not read the the iron warriors one and that does intrigue me.

The SM BBs tend to be targeted at a younger audience...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-19-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Barnster
Second the High elf confirmation Either the...

Second the High elf confirmation

Either the HE Nobles, HE Dragon, or Dragon Princes kits

All have Draconian helmet extensions (I'm Guessing your either thinking Blood Dragon style lord or using...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-19-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,105
Posted By Barnster
The word bearers do this ALL the time, especially...

The word bearers do this ALL the time, especially post isstavaan

I have to be honest I really disliked Legion. marines hiding in plain sight is more than a bit silly. The whole planet and the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-18-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By Barnster
Problem with librarians is that people only...

Problem with librarians is that people only really took generic sm libbys in 6th for Divination. Now they don't get access to divination they will not be as popular even though they are cheaper.
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-16-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,210
Posted By Barnster
Blood angels, Dark Angels and Space Wolves are...

Blood angels, Dark Angels and Space Wolves are completely separate stand alone books so the changes in the marine book doesn't effect them.

While no doubt Vanguard have their uses, I think they...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-16-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,105
Posted By Barnster
Read A thousand sons before you read Prospero...

Read A thousand sons before you read Prospero Burns, it makes more sense that way. PB skips huge bits that appear in ATS. That said you won't be disappointed, A thousand sons is one of , if not the,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-13-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,772
Posted By Barnster
It would be nice if the Astral Claws, Tyrants...

It would be nice if the Astral Claws, Tyrants Legion, Minotaurs and Red Scorpions were all given a quick FAQ regarding chapter traits to bring them in line with the new book

Be nice if they were...
Forum: General 40k   09-13-13, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Barnster
Hang on is all this about the templars getting...

Hang on is all this about the templars getting their own tag on the website?

Heck I'd like it if my blood ravens had a unique tag, or my word bearers or my sons. But is is not a big deal.
...
Forum: General 40k   09-12-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By Barnster
It would't surprise me if the Black Templars got...

It would't surprise me if the Black Templars got a supplement book.

Before people call me crazy, Farsight is in the tau book, and he got a supplement and the Chaos dex which is basically a Black...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-12-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,772
Posted By Barnster
You can pick what ever one you want if they are...

You can pick what ever one you want if they are unknown.

The Red scorpions strict adherence to the codex may sway you more towards the smurf one though
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-12-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,551
Posted By Barnster
I Would recommend Fairy Power spray over dettol,...

I Would recommend Fairy Power spray over dettol, I always ended up with a residue with dettol which took ages to remove.

The AP Yellow spray will help a lot if you want to get them done quickly...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-12-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,086
Posted By Barnster
Sorry but honestly I hate it all. Those "Not...

Sorry but honestly I hate it all.

Those "Not Banshees" look dire, their poses are weird and they just look pretty awful

Infantry accessories seem to be done by every company and its dog, and...
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