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Forum: General 40k   05-27-09, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By TheJackalMan
I vaguely remember my C'Tan turned in to a Deamon...

I vaguely remember my C'Tan turned in to a Deamon Spawn once by a Chaos SC. Who was that? And was I on the business end of that deal/does that really effect C'Tan? I don't recall.
Forum: Forum Announcements   05-04-09, 03:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,660
Posted By TheJackalMan
Almost worth moving to the UK for :P Is he...

Almost worth moving to the UK for :P

Is he entirely fluff based though? Any chance of him teaming up with some necrons? (which makes no fluff sense unless under the employ of the deceiver)
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-01-09, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By TheJackalMan
I went with Devistators. Thanks guys :P

I went with Devistators.

Thanks guys :P
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   04-30-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By TheJackalMan
Next Space Marine Purchase

So, I'm looking to make a box purchase (you know, something that comes in one box) of one squad or tank or whatever and am looking for suggestions as to what would be most beneficial to my current...
Forum: General 40k   04-28-09, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By TheJackalMan
I don't read the novels, so my hard choices are...

I don't read the novels, so my hard choices are developing the fluff of my army because I want to personalize it rather than take a pre-set chapter or sect or whatever that army's fluff entails. To...
Forum: General 40k   04-26-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 342,784
Posted By TheJackalMan
I think this is the only one in my collection...

I think this is the only one in my collection that hasn't been used already :P
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-24-09, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,947
Posted By TheJackalMan
Planetary Empires? Sweet! Just what I've been...

Planetary Empires? Sweet! Just what I've been hoping for. Now I don't have to buy in to Fantasy as soon as I thought.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-22-09, 03:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,898
Posted By TheJackalMan
Okay, I just went to the US GamesWorkshop site...

Okay, I just went to the US GamesWorkshop site and went to the monolith page.

First off, they won't let you go directly to it (or my browser was being crap) and so I had to go to the army...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-22-09, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,898
Posted By TheJackalMan
Agreed. No Sense is made.

Agreed. No Sense is made.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-21-09, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By TheJackalMan
I pretty much agree with gawbo005. The only...

I pretty much agree with gawbo005.

The only part I have to add is that, in general, getting in to an assault/CC battle with the Orks is a bad idea and your list looks to be mostly devoted to CC.
...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-16-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By TheJackalMan
I personally prefer the Librarians over the...

I personally prefer the Librarians over the Chaplains, but that might just be the versatility of the psychic powers.

Otherwise, looks pretty solid.

Yes you can swap out the Dev and the Tac...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-16-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By TheJackalMan
You are lacking a vital element: TRANSPORTS!!! ...

You are lacking a vital element: TRANSPORTS!!!

The most effective transport is going to be a Land Raider for your Termies. But I do know thats expensive, as expensive as the assault squad of...
Forum: Off Topic   04-16-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By TheJackalMan
You right click on the one you want and then...

You right click on the one you want and then click Save As... and save it somewhere you'll remember.

Then go to User CP and go to Edit Avatar

At the bottom of the page you have the option to...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By TheJackalMan
This is more a news and rumors post and should...

This is more a news and rumors post and should probably be moved there.

Sadly no, I have heard of the move toward getting more models in to plastics, but I haven't heard anything of a Plastic DP,...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By TheJackalMan
The Phalanx is a great start. With it you can...

The Phalanx is a great start. With it you can field the majority of the easy to play necron lists. The next step you'll want is either the C'Tan of your choice (The Deceiver is especially popular in...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-09, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By TheJackalMan
I don't know about boring, but It's true that...

I don't know about boring, but It's true that there aren't many tactics for using Necrons. There are many different ways to play them, but due to little variety and many of the units being metal,...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By TheJackalMan
Playing necrons makes it easy to incorporate...

Playing necrons makes it easy to incorporate fluff in every game except vs Tyranids. Necrons vs Tyrnids makes no sense to me, but I digress. fluff is nice but rarely matters for gameplay purposes.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-11-09, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By TheJackalMan
Any new insights on this issue?

Any new insights on this issue?
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-10-09, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By TheJackalMan
My recommendation would be to take at least one...

My recommendation would be to take at least one troops choice not on bikes, something small like a scout squad and have them snipe/ provide cover for your bikes. Also, they can camp on an objective...
Forum: General 40k   04-08-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By TheJackalMan
I stick to heresy because it has necron players...

I stick to heresy because it has necron players who actually know how to play necron and usually surprise me with fluff based or innovative tactics.
Forum: 40k Expansions   04-08-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,741
Posted By TheJackalMan
Thank you sir, you are a gentleman and a scholar.

Thank you sir, you are a gentleman and a scholar.
Forum: 40k Expansions   04-08-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,741
Posted By TheJackalMan
Necron Pylon

I keep forgetting to check my friend's copy of the apocolypse rule book, so can you guys tell me, is the data sheet for The necron pylon in there? Or since its a forge world model, is it in one of...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-08-09, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By TheJackalMan
Interesting choices. I rarely see a Devastator...

Interesting choices. I rarely see a Devastator squad with all MLs. Theres usually a Lascannon in there somewhere.

Are the Landspeeder Tornados with the multi-meltas treated as twin-linked? or as...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-07-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By TheJackalMan
My local gaming group likes to put down craters...

My local gaming group likes to put down craters once a vehicle explodes so this is not always true. Wrecked, yes, Exploded, no.

If you've got the points, put the HQ squad in a land raider, that...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-06-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By TheJackalMan
Lot of good any of it does when I forget half the...

Lot of good any of it does when I forget half the rules until a turn later :P Maybe I should just go back to Necrons for a bit
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-06-09, 03:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,118
Posted By TheJackalMan
The fearless part I'm with you on. I've only had...

The fearless part I'm with you on. I've only had bad experiences with Fearless units in CC.

The Warscythe wounds not counting toward winning combat though? This seems like a misinterpretation....
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-05-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By TheJackalMan
All great suggestions, thanks:victory: but...

All great suggestions, thanks:victory: but unfortunately these are choices were mostly due to model restrictions, as in, this is what I've got and am able to field. but, based on how the game goes, I...
Forum: General 40k   04-05-09, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By TheJackalMan
A combination of ebay and simple green :p Necron...

A combination of ebay and simple green :p Necron players feel your pain.
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   04-05-09, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,859
Posted By TheJackalMan
Well I learned something new today. After...

Well I learned something new today. After checking the codex on the bolt pistol thing, it turns out that most squads carry a primary weapon and a bolt pistol.

Therefore, I'd like to use my 100th...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-05-09, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By TheJackalMan
1000pt Codex Marines in a Friendly fight vs. Tau

HQ

Librarian w/Smite and Quickening - 115
- Plasma Pistol

Troops

10 man Tactical Squad - 200
- Flamer
-Missile Launcher
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   04-03-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By TheJackalMan
Using the store copy of the Necrons Codex? Shame.

Using the store copy of the Necrons Codex? Shame.
Forum: General 40k   04-01-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By TheJackalMan
Or you could go the pricier but more nicely done...

Or you could go the pricier but more nicely done rout and pick up the GW modular gaming board, they come cut and fit together nicely without any hinge gaps :p
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   04-01-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,859
Posted By TheJackalMan
Maybe you can clear this up for me. In the space...

Maybe you can clear this up for me. In the space marine listing you have the tactical squads listed as each of the 9 models having a bolt pistol and then a larger secondary weapon. Is this something...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-31-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By TheJackalMan
Well, if he's using the portal to get the second...

Well, if he's using the portal to get the second WBB roll, then he can't use the particle whip on you eh? and if you're in close combat he can't use it on you then either.

He can only teleport...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-31-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By TheJackalMan
I agree, forget about trying to take on the...

I agree, forget about trying to take on the monolith and tie up the warriors in CC. Look out for that warscythe though, no saves is no fun for whatever is on the receiving end.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-27-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By TheJackalMan
I ended up giving my Tactical Sergeant a Power...

I ended up giving my Tactical Sergeant a Power Weapon and Melta Bombs.

It worked out fairly well. I kept the scout Squad and the combat squad of 4 bolter and missle launcher wielding tactical...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-25-09, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By TheJackalMan
Friendly 500pt vs. Tau Codex marines

Pardon my crap formatting, I'm writing from my mobile.
HQ
Librarian w/ Smite, Quickening, and Plasma Gun ( I'm 25 points short, any recommendations for upgrades?)- 115pts

Troops
10 man...
Forum: General 40k   03-24-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By TheJackalMan
The Citadel paints are all water based, so what...

The Citadel paints are all water based, so what you need to do is find a spair piece of cardboard or a tile or something to make a pallet and take the paint out of the pot with a standard brush and...
Forum: General 40k   03-18-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By TheJackalMan
It makes sense.

It makes sense.
Forum: General 40k   03-17-09, 04:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,908
Posted By TheJackalMan
Agreed, if the 'nid fleets are indeed just the...

Agreed, if the 'nid fleets are indeed just the tip, well then, crap. If the necrons awoke 100%, well then, crap.

Then again, what if some of the 40k conspiracy theorists are right and the hive...
Forum: General 40k   03-12-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By TheJackalMan
Unfortunately, my games are few and far between...

Unfortunately, my games are few and far between and I started in 3rd edition and started back up in 5th, so some times I relapse to 3rd.

Other than that I usually triple check the charts, rules...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-09-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,948
Posted By TheJackalMan
This is somewhat but not entirely related, Have...

This is somewhat but not entirely related, Have you guys seen in the GW store section of the website, They've started posting the stat line for the model on its page. Strength, Toughness, Wounds,...
Forum: General 40k   03-07-09, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By TheJackalMan
Find 5 suckers who bought the codex space marine...

Find 5 suckers who bought the codex space marine battle force and steal them from their scout unit they'll never use. Or do some serious conversion. For house/ non-tourny games most are going to be...
Forum: General 40k   03-07-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By TheJackalMan
Well if you have Black Reach than you have the...

Well if you have Black Reach than you have the first component to two cheap and easy army lists. Orks get expensive if you want special units but you get more of them for your $$$ than other armies....
Forum: General 40k   03-07-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By TheJackalMan
Land Raider, Land Raider, Land Raider!!!

For a 1000 &/or 1500 pt game with codex marines, whats your favorite or recommended set up for a land raider?
Forum: Ork Army Lists   02-28-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By TheJackalMan
Thanks for clearing that up, I knew it had to be...

Thanks for clearing that up, I knew it had to be something I or my friend was missing. I should know to trust the forum to catch mistakes like that.
Forum: Ork Army Lists   02-28-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By TheJackalMan
Now I'm no Ork expert, but unless my buddy who is...

Now I'm no Ork expert, but unless my buddy who is has some reading to do, You're not following the FOC. I see 3 HQ choices here and This looks a little small for an apocolypse list.
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-28-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,929
Posted By TheJackalMan
What if the first place winner doesn't want any...

What if the first place winner doesn't want any particular battleforce? Could they request something of equal value?
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-25-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By TheJackalMan
Or as my friends and I like to call it,...

Or as my friends and I like to call it, MATHHAMMER 40K
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-23-09, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,539
Posted By TheJackalMan
Now that the codex has been updated, what makes...

Now that the codex has been updated, what makes the codex spacemarines( since now it doesn't matter if they're blue or not) a good army? How do you run your 5th ed. Space Marines?
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