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Forum: Trading Area   12-10-14, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Straken's_Fist
[H] Dystopian Wars [W] or Wood Elves or Night Goblins

For sale: Dystopian Wars, Republique of France naval/aerial army. Plus templates and rulebook.

Full listing:

Vauban Sky Fortress:
Constructed, Unpainted.

Saint Malo
Constructed, Unpainted.
Forum: Forum Announcements   11-07-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By Straken's_Fist
And just for shits and giggles: Cards Against...

And just for shits and giggles: Cards Against Humanity subforum please! lol
Forum: Forum Announcements   11-07-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Infinity, Dystopian Wars, Bolt Action: All games...

Infinity, Dystopian Wars, Bolt Action: All games that are established favourites or are getting their quickly....And ugh, I guess X-Wing...Just can't stand X-Wing because it's all ever ones seems to...
Forum: Other Systems   09-06-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Yeah I get that. It kind of sucks out the...

Yeah I get that. It kind of sucks out the creativity when you have to conform to the LOTR fluff...I think with Mordheim you have much more room for creativity, using any model you want from any...
Forum: Other Systems   09-04-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By Straken's_Fist
That's weird, as just as I was about to read what...

That's weird, as just as I was about to read what you wrote I thought "Oh, what about LOTR's by GW?" And there we have it!

How does it play? I know you only have like 5 models. I know literately...
Forum: Other Systems   09-04-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Cool thanks. A few people are interested at the...

Cool thanks. A few people are interested at the FLGS so will give Mordheim my attention from now on. At the end of the day if no one ends up playing regularly, I can just focus on the...
Forum: Other Systems   09-04-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Quit 40k: Now I want a fantasy game. Recommendations?

Hey,

So basically, my main reason for quitting 40k was the high model count and amount of time it consumes in my life. It boils down to not having enough time anymore.

Also, I am slowly but...
Forum: eBay Listings   09-04-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Chaos auctions on ebay (UK-based)

Quite sadly I admit, I am getting out of playing 40k, and more interested in just modelling and painting fantasy games now.

So here is the stuff I am selling from Chaos Space Marines collection...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By Straken's_Fist
I was NOT the OP actually, idiot. SF

I was NOT the OP actually, idiot.

SF
Forum: General 40k   08-13-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Um, what? I was very clearly explaining how it is...

Um, what? I was very clearly explaining how it is in my personal life, which is why I started with "In my opinion..". Just because you may have all the time in the world to dedicate to 40k doesn't...
Forum: General 40k   08-12-14, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By Straken's_Fist
In my opinion, no it isn't worth it. The...

In my opinion, no it isn't worth it.

The problems I find with it are pretty straight forward, but basically it boils down to the fact it is just far FAR too time consuming: Like you I started...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-07-14, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Are the Blood Bowl games worth it? Very mixed...

Are the Blood Bowl games worth it? Very mixed reviews it seems...
Forum: Other Systems   08-07-14, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Well, have to say I wasn't that impressed with...

Well, have to say I wasn't that impressed with the St. Malo. Just didn't do anything, though didn't manage to finish the game so maybe late game at close range it would've shown it's true colours....
Forum: Other Systems   07-25-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Well this week was called off...But probably a...

Well this week was called off...But probably a good thing because the new box set only just arrived today! I also ordered x3 Toulons direct from Spartan so they should be with me by next week. I will...
Forum: Other Systems   07-22-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Mine still hasn't come :( Gonna just have to use...

Mine still hasn't come :( Gonna just have to use what i've got tomorrow.

They look good so far! The Marseilles never seem to work for me though, they always die before doing much damage. I am...
Forum: Other Systems   07-21-14, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
We are escalating it slowly as we all learn the...

We are escalating it slowly as we all learn the new rules, as this seems the most logical thing to do: 750pts, last week 1000pts, this week 1250pts. Do whatever you are comfortable really. My first...
Forum: Other Systems   07-21-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Cool! Well, hope you enjoy it as much as I...

Cool! Well, hope you enjoy it as much as I do...Take at least 2 models with a heat lance is my advice haha Those things are crazy good. Also, buy a big admiral chair for your battles lol
The new...
Forum: Other Systems   07-20-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By Straken's_Fist
I also collect RoF! I got the rulebook on launch...

I also collect RoF! I got the rulebook on launch day and have had 3 games so far. I love it so far, it's my new favourite tabletop game. All the new models Spartan Games are releasing are amazing in...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-17-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Or you know, they could playtest and actually try...

Or you know, they could playtest and actually try to make a balanced game...How is using a D10 going to make a real, substantial difference? If anything it's the FOC that needs changing.
Forum: Other Systems   07-14-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 808
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Dystopian Wars Lists for 2nd Edition

Hey,

Spartangames forums don't have much in the way of lists at the moment, so thought i'd post my thoughts for my Republique of France faction. I am a noob to the game, but starting to pick it up...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-13-14, 01:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Well the small flier tokens in 1st edition had to...

Well the small flier tokens in 1st edition had to worry about running out of fuel, running out of ammo etc. Apparently you had to spend a turn landing on the carrier, then another turn...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-10-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Well, this now seems true indeed! Britannia...

Well, this now seems true indeed!

Britannia Raj:

http://shop.spartangames.co.uk/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=DWAL43

Chinese 'Dreadnought'....A friggin' Mechanical Dragon!
...
Forum: Off Topic   06-28-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,367
Posted By Straken's_Fist
So true. Funny, when I used to play it I...

So true.

Funny, when I used to play it I invited some Rugby playing friends to training. Some of them took the piss out of padding, but afterwards...Never again after that haha
I played Rugby...
Forum: Off Topic   06-23-14, 02:42 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,367
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Called it. haha

Called it. haha
Forum: Off Topic   06-23-14, 02:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,700
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Which is why we use a vapouriser to smoke weed,...

Which is why we use a vapouriser to smoke weed, kids. :) Or you know, cook with it; Though the high is very different and many do not like it...Including me. I tried a couple of times and the...
Forum: Off Topic   06-13-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,367
Posted By Straken's_Fist
England wont pass group stage... Argentina...

England wont pass group stage...

Argentina or Brazil will win...home field advantage counts for so much. Especially for teams that are already pretty amazing...

Also, best opening ceremony...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-10-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
I think both will happen judging by the weight...

I think both will happen judging by the weight and frequency of the rumours. The first wave Italian naval ships in their own right with the WW2 style dynamic, so i'd like to see some second wave. I...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-06-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Oh my wife caught me having a wank to it.

Oh my wife caught me having a wank to it.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-05-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,295
Posted By Straken's_Fist
You've done an epic job on these mate. The...

You've done an epic job on these mate.

The Italian naval models are one of my favourite of the allied nations. They have a definite WW2 vibe. Very cool!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Well this is the beauty of the game: It's land,...

Well this is the beauty of the game: It's land, sea and air. You can have naval battles, or a mix of aerial and naval, or a mix of the 3 if you have the scenery.

People do tend to go for the Naval...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
And the Chinese Federation...The Forbidden...

And the Chinese Federation...The Forbidden Palace! In the sky!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Italians look very nice. A clear WW2 theme.

Italians look very nice. A clear WW2 theme.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
I liked the look of them playing them last night....

I liked the look of them playing them last night. I think they have a diesel punk feel to them (some of them look a lot like trains lol) as opposed to steam punk like the rest of the factions.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
And a land walking aircraft carrier! My God man,...

And a land walking aircraft carrier! My God man, the humanity...I'd like to retract my previous statement about how the land-based models aren't as good...lol
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
And yeah, there are LOTS of pretty shinny things...

And yeah, there are LOTS of pretty shinny things in the book. Oooh so shinny they are!
All the new released stuff is in there...

All the old stat cards are now available online for free (no...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Can't wait for June 18th. All the delightful new...

Can't wait for June 18th. All the delightful new box sets are released!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-05-14, 12:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Played my first game tonight against Blazing Sun....

Played my first game tonight against Blazing Sun. Yes the Ghost Ship was ridiculously hard to hit, I basically just ignored it rather than waste shots trying to hit it lol

And yes, my Heat Lances...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-31-14, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Mind you, the only models I don't feel yet are...

Mind you, the only models I don't feel yet are the land based ones...aside from the giant robots, they just seem a bit lacklustre next to the naval and air fleets.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-31-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Yeah I was in the same boat, except instead of a...

Yeah I was in the same boat, except instead of a lack of funds it was a lack of interest at FLGS: It seems that a few people found the 1st ed rules clunky and some people just didn't like the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-31-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
I did see that starter set at one of the clubs:...

I did see that starter set at one of the clubs: The new FSA models look great IMO, Blazing Sun not so much, but that's just my personal taste...And don't you get some basic scenery tiles with it too?...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-30-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Yep a new edition. Rules are very clear so far (I...

Yep a new edition. Rules are very clear so far (I am a noob to the game, so have read the basic mechanics and statlines sections so far). The book illustrates the mechanics nicely, statlines are...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-29-14, 01:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,918
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Thought i'd bring this thread back for 7th...

Thought i'd bring this thread back for 7th edition...

I haven't invested much time in working out what - if anything - I will change in my Thousand Sons Tzeentch lists, partly due to editions...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-28-14, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,557
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Dystopian Wars 2nd edition released.

Got my rulebook today :) Have to say I like the illustrations, cannot comment on the rules though...Anyone else get it yet?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-28-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,924
Posted By Straken's_Fist
lol glad to see i am not the only one who posts...

lol glad to see i am not the only one who posts here wasted at 2.00am...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-27-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Straken's_Fist
great stuff as always! Yeah I came up...

great stuff as always!

Yeah I came up against her last week with my Ortega crew, and my god, her flame spells are devastating...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-27-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,924
Posted By Straken's_Fist
So no divination for Ahriman and the...

So no divination for Ahriman and the 1ksons...that's hugely disappointing tbh (even just from a fluff perspective).
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-27-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,924
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Ah thanks for that!

Ah thanks for that!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-27-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,924
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Yeah I don't get this at all. What were those...

Yeah I don't get this at all. What were those leaked photos of the 'new' psychic table? Was that just an elaborate fake? I cannot see anything in the rulebook resembling a table like that...I'm...
Forum: General 40k   05-26-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,855
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Yeah speaking to my local FLGS no one cares if I...

Yeah speaking to my local FLGS no one cares if I take them...Its not as if it's going to be a good list with just conscripts lol No heavy or special weapons for a start, and once the priest snuffs it...
Forum: General 40k   05-26-14, 01:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,016
Posted By Straken's_Fist
Just a pirate/rogue trader army for me...

Just a pirate/rogue trader army for me then...shiver me timbers!
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