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Forum: Project Logs   10-31-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,079
Posted By R_Squared
I'm afraid that I'm going to have to withdraw...

I'm afraid that I'm going to have to withdraw from the APC, I've taken on some extra commitments that are eating my spare time and I doubt I'll be able to get much painting done for the forseeable...
Forum: Project Logs   10-07-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,079
Posted By R_Squared
Ere we go! Some more Flash Gitz! 2 more squads...

Ere we go!
Some more Flash Gitz! 2 more squads and I'll have Kaptin Badrukks Gitz for some master crafted naughtiness.
Sorry the pic is on the wonk, Tiny pic seems to be having a moment.
...
Forum: Forum Announcements   09-09-16, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,250
Posted By R_Squared
Yay! As to armies though I'm not sure, I'm away...

Yay!
As to armies though I'm not sure, I'm away at the moment although I'll be back in a couple of weeks. Can I make my mind up then? I'd like to dig through my minis and see what tickles my fancy....
Forum: General 40k   09-08-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,776
Posted By R_Squared
To me needless complexity is a number of issues, ...

To me needless complexity is a number of issues,

1. Random table rolling where points could be spent for abilities. It doesn't add "flavour", its just annoying.

2. Assault and challenges, as...
Forum: General 40k   09-07-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,776
Posted By R_Squared
I hope that 8th edition drastically streamlines...

I hope that 8th edition drastically streamlines the game so that 1850 points can be played in under 2 hours.
The needless complexity adds nothing to the game and TBH it needs a reset akin to AoS to...
Forum: Project Logs   09-07-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By R_Squared
Question Army Painting Challenge 2016 completed?

I'm just wondering if the Army Painting Challenge has been wound up somewhere and I missed it?

I put quite a bit of effort in over the year, and the reward has been an army that's almost...
Forum: Archived Competitions   08-06-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By R_Squared
1. Flatlinerunner 2. Honda 3. LOTN. All...

1. Flatlinerunner
2. Honda
3. LOTN.

All really nice paint jobs, with nice clean lines, and only some detailing to put between them. You should all be very proud, great job.
Forum: Project Logs   06-28-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By R_Squared
Finished! http://i68.tinypic.com/20744gi.jpg

Finished!

http://i68.tinypic.com/20744gi.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   06-05-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By R_Squared
2 Chaos Knights! Awesome sauce. ...

2 Chaos Knights! Awesome sauce.

Unfortunately with my limited facilities, and time, I'm struggling to keep up, but I will at least submit my last entry, Kaptin Badrukk.
Going fancy this time and...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-31-16, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By R_Squared
Heroes of the Arturi Cluster

Heroes of the Aturi Cluster. (http://dockingbay416.com/campaign/)

Is anyone else playing this? I've just started and I have to say it has opened up a whole new dimension for me.
The AI alone is a...
Forum: Technical Help   05-27-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,003
Posted By R_Squared
Myself, I just put it straight back to classic...

Myself, I just put it straight back to classic mode. We fear change. :smile2:

However, as long as the forum software is stable and fast, the interface is personal taste.
I just like being able to...
Forum: Project Logs   05-22-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By R_Squared
Finished up my second batch of flashgitz, only 2...

Finished up my second batch of flashgitz, only 2 more squads and badrukk to go now.

http://i65.tinypic.com/4qo51y.jpg
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-20-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
...apart from changing the goalposts...

...apart from changing the goalposts from"pretending they suck" to "there is a power gap between the factions, absolutely ".
:laugh:

Just sensing a lot of incoherent rage from his posts, lot of...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-19-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
Yep probably, serves me right for taking his...

Yep probably, serves me right for taking his posts seriously I suppose, if they were meant in jest of course.
Or, maybe he's right and we should all go and LTP. ;-)
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-18-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
....or, a guy with an axe to grind for some...

....or, a guy with an axe to grind for some bizarre reason?
Why are you being so confrontational about this. If you are unable to grasp that the codex's are varied in power level, you have either...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-15-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
I would take issue with the assertion that...

I would take issue with the assertion that somehow this was willful ignorance, or an attempt to cheat, as for example, I initially was introduced to this ruling by a member of GW staff, and my...
Forum: Ork Army Lists   05-14-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By R_Squared
I'd say that at a 1000 points, that's pretty...

I'd say that at a 1000 points, that's pretty strong and mobile. It'd certainly be straightforward to play, and those loot as will definitely be a painful distraction unit that can take down most...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-13-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
Because, I felt this aspect of the faq has been...

Because, I felt this aspect of the faq has been an unecessary and disproportionate nerf to the ork codex. Rush presented the opinion that he felt tankbustas were excellent value for points, even now,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-13-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
I have only ever played orks in 7th, so I can...

I have only ever played orks in 7th, so I can only base what I know on the army as it stands now.

However, I a am well aware of the fragility of orks, and the tactics to deploy to embrace and...
Forum: General 40k   05-13-16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,041
Posted By R_Squared
Maybe you should go back to playing orks then,...

Maybe you should go back to playing orks then, apparently you were super awesome with them. :grin:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-13-16, 06:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
To the very last womble. :grin:

To the very last womble. :grin:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-12-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
Except Buzzgob's Stompa is highly contentious,...

Except Buzzgob's Stompa is highly contentious, and taking that for 400 points can be seen as TFG by many. I'm OK with kustom stompas though, and prefer them to the codex version.
Powerklaws are...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-12-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
If you've ever played orks, you wouldn't be so...

If you've ever played orks, you wouldn't be so glib.
But you're right, I could bring a stompa, it's only 700 points, what the hell, I could squeeze 2 into 1850 points, no trouble killing knights...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
Krak abuse was probably a bit strong, in my...

Krak abuse was probably a bit strong, in my defence I am pretty pissed off about the really very solid nerf that we've suffered, yet again.

As to points cost, one truck full of 10x tankbustas and...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
You might not consider it a nerf, but I, and a...

You might not consider it a nerf, but I, and a huge amount of players who relied on meta bombs to take down tough targets like knights certainly do.
Orks had to sacrifice 3 attacks on the charge...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-10-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,091
Posted By R_Squared
...and rightly so, tankbustas were one of the...

...and rightly so, tankbustas were one of the only vaguely solid units for orks, and now they're gone too.
Can't have any filthy xenos possibly harm any of little timmy's special space mawines. :mad:
Forum: Project Logs   05-09-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 42,871
Posted By R_Squared
I love those, they never get old. :ok:

I love those, they never get old. :ok:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-09-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,625
Posted By R_Squared
I do like the look of this, the miniatures are...

I do like the look of this, the miniatures are very appealing.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-06-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,091
Posted By R_Squared
Not necessarily, it's still only the draft. I...

Not necessarily, it's still only the draft. I hope for the sake of my tankbustas that they clarify that meltabombs are demolition charges designed to take down vehicles and building and my Boyz still...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-06-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,263
Posted By R_Squared
....and nerfed the ever living out of tankbustas....

....and nerfed the ever living out of tankbustas.

Finally GW have stepped upto the plate to curb the tyranny of the orks. :wink:
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By R_Squared
Got 5 flash gitz for this month, it'll be a slow...

Got 5 flash gitz for this month, it'll be a slow one, unfortunately.

http://i64.tinypic.com/8yb2fm.jpg
Forum: Ork Army Lists   04-29-16, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By R_Squared
You've got the makings of a pretty standard ork...

You've got the makings of a pretty standard ork horde there, I take it you've never fielded orks before?
There's lot of experience and knowledge on the-waaagh.com, it's a dedicated or forum, with a...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-29-16, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,287
Posted By R_Squared
I can believe the bit about Kharn killing a...

I can believe the bit about Kharn killing a knight, but a tourney at 750pts that allows superheavies? Bonkers.
Forum: Project Logs   04-24-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,798
Posted By R_Squared
It's been a bit of a rush, unfortunately my work...

It's been a bit of a rush, unfortunately my work has sent me away and I had to wait until my paints could be sent out to me before I could crack on with this months challenge.
Fortunately they...
Forum: General 40k   04-19-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,449
Posted By R_Squared
The problem with that situation is, and I have...

The problem with that situation is, and I have witnessed examples myself, is that it teaches the kids that that behaviour is not only acceptable, but expected. He has planted the seed of the next...
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,798
Posted By R_Squared
Dagnammit, a double month when I'll struggle to...

Dagnammit, a double month when I'll struggle to complete one challenge. Typical.
Forum: General 40k   03-30-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,449
Posted By R_Squared
I think youre mistaken. My understanding of the...

I think youre mistaken. My understanding of the story was that the Space Marine player was the one who was shouting waaaagh and jumping about.

But thanks for trying to perpetuate the stereotype....
Forum: Project Logs   03-22-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By R_Squared
Finished off the 15 Stormboyz, a bit rough and...

Finished off the 15 Stormboyz, a bit rough and ready, but I'm going away for a bit, and needed to get the finished off before I go.

http://i67.tinypic.com/10f5ggh.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   03-21-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By R_Squared
Hope your housing situation gets sorted soon...

Hope your housing situation gets sorted soon buddy.
Forum: Project Logs   03-17-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,014
Posted By R_Squared
A whole Ork scrap town would be awesome! TBH, I...

A whole Ork scrap town would be awesome! TBH, I think it would be much better than a gargant, and give you a way to enjoy your army in a whole new way.
It's definitely the way I'm heading.
Forum: Project Logs   03-16-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,014
Posted By R_Squared
That looks pretty bonkers and completely in...

That looks pretty bonkers and completely in keeping with the rest of your army, great job!
Can't wait to see the finished article, all painted up and ready for Waaagh!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-15-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,357
Posted By R_Squared
Stunning work my friend. :good:

Stunning work my friend. :good:
Forum: Archived Competitions   03-12-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By R_Squared
Thanks guys! :good:

Thanks guys! :good:
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-07-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,333
Posted By R_Squared
TBH it does sound like you want to play Armada,...

TBH it does sound like you want to play Armada, but the initial cost and time investment is putting you off.
I think the simplest question, and the most important one, is what is played locally?
...
Forum: Project Logs   03-05-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By R_Squared
I'm going for 3 units of 5 Stormboyz, 15 in...

I'm going for 3 units of 5 Stormboyz, 15 in total.

http://i67.tinypic.com/x1c801.jpg

I've been looking forward to painting these, they are great models, not great on the table, but they look...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-02-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,357
Posted By R_Squared
Looking at what you've done here, I can't wait to...

Looking at what you've done here, I can't wait to get started on mine. In the meantime, have a cookie.
Forum: Archived Competitions   03-02-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By R_Squared
1-Tha Tall one, nice blending. 2-Lord of the...

1-Tha Tall one, nice blending.
2-Lord of the Night, nicely detailed and a crisp colour scheme.
3-Ring master honka, I love the model, and the paint job is beautifully textured.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-01-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,734
Posted By R_Squared
The unfortunate thing is that the lists are only...

The unfortunate thing is that the lists are only reasonable after 2000 points.
The Decurion formations have tried to retain a certain fluffiness, but only for the Goff faction, and even in that,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-28-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,802
Posted By R_Squared
What are we supposed to use, harsh language? ...

What are we supposed to use, harsh language?

I like to keep this handy, for close encounters.
Forum: General 40k   02-25-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By R_Squared
Did the overwatch make a difference? If not,...

Did the overwatch make a difference?
If not, don't sweat it. The problem with 40k is the amount and complexity of the rules, combined with time pressures means it is easy to make a mistake. If it's...
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