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Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-17-17, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,074
Posted By mahavira
Thank you for the quick reply - these tips look...

Thank you for the quick reply - these tips look quite helpful. I wouldn't fuss over sub assemblies but the Triumvirate models, particularly the archmagos and Saint Celestine, look difficult to do a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-17-17, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,074
Posted By mahavira
stupid questions about using subassemblies

To date I have rarely painted models (I'm a fairly enthusiastic assembler and even kitbasher, painting not so much), so the issue of doing complex models in subassemblies has been a moot one for me...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-19-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,830
Posted By mahavira
The product description on the GW webstore...

The product description on the GW webstore (Canadian version) says "A full army list for the Battle Sisters of the Adepta Sororitas". If it was just intended to "add thematic elements" to other...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-18-16, 04:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,830
Posted By mahavira
Having been through the book, it appears that...

Having been through the book, it appears that other than removing St. Celestine (and almost all fluff text) basically the only new content are the detachments (I'd probably just do combined arms...
Forum: General 40k   12-30-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By mahavira
I kept seeing reference to the Retaliation Cadre...

I kept seeing reference to the Retaliation Cadre granting relentless but for whatever reason my eyes kept skipping over the bolded text saying "Special rules: relentless" and going down to the part...
Forum: General 40k   12-29-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By mahavira
Does my copy of Kauyon have a misprint or am I just blind?

Nevermind, as soon as I posted I looked again and saw the answer to my question - I'm blind.
Forum: Tau Army Lists   12-17-15, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By mahavira
First Tau list - advice sought

So I inherited a bunch of Tau (a friend moved), and I have a few bits and pieces lying around that I bought because I thought they looked cool - since there's a new ruleset and my usual opponent is...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   12-01-15, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By mahavira
Sounds like nobody thinks they can't go in, so...

Sounds like nobody thinks they can't go in, so I'll just assume they can. Thanks all.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-30-15, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By mahavira
I appear to have used the wrong term - Priests...

I appear to have used the wrong term - Priests and Tech Priests are listed as "Regimental Specialists" not advisors. The regimental advisors in the command squad are obviously a non-issue and I...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-30-15, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By mahavira
Cadian Formations in Mont'ka and Comissars/Priests

So, Mont'ka provided Astra Militarum (Cadians, anyway) with the kinds of formations/detachments other new codices have. So far so good. Question though - are you allowed to take the various...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-08-15, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By mahavira
Well, the consensus appears to be that, in line...

Well, the consensus appears to be that, in line with my initial reading, the tank commander needs his squadron (without which his tank orders aren't valuable anyway) - thanks. Until Army builder...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-06-15, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By mahavira
I agree that's the most natural reading, but...

I agree that's the most natural reading, but having been presented with the other interpretation, and the other formation having technically illegal selections (a platoon command squad without a...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-06-15, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,046
Posted By mahavira
I had some memory of there being rule that if...

I had some memory of there being rule that if your weapon had a shorter range than the enemy's location when they charged, you still got to shoot, but upon reading the 7E rulebook again I'm not...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-05-15, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,046
Posted By mahavira
Overwatch and weapons with range variable stats

There are now a number of weapons whose stats are not constant in the 0-12 range, whether it's Tau pulse blasters or hot shot lasguns, or whatever (for that matter a melta gun being charged by a...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-05-15, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By mahavira
Composition of Steel Host

A question on the Steel Host formation in the Red Waagh book: when it says it requires a tank commander, does that mean a tank commander plus a squadronmate, or just a lone tank commander (who has...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-08-15, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By mahavira
Having found a better picture of the Space Wolf...

Having found a better picture of the Space Wolf sprue, those guns are way wolfier than expected - while I have to be impressed by the fine detail work, it renders them a little less useful for...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-07-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By mahavira
Thanks for the feedback. I hadn't been aware...

Thanks for the feedback. I hadn't been aware that Space Wolves had that many chainswords/bolt pistols in the kit. Shipping costs have been the major factor discouraging me from looking at bits...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-06-15, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By mahavira
Is there a cost effective way to make black templar crusaders? Modeling bolt pistol w/ chainsword

I've been considering making a few Black Templars as allies for my IG, but find myself agog at the cost. If you want them with chainsword and bolt pistol, it seems like you're stuck with one of a...
Forum: General 40k   01-22-15, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By mahavira
Thanks for the responses. Had a look at the...

Thanks for the responses. Had a look at the customer open copy of the current apocalypse book, and no skullhammer, alas. For a probable one use item, trying to mangle together a datasheet looks...
Forum: General 40k   01-21-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By mahavira
Anyone know of a datasheet for "Looted Baneblade"?

I've been playing a minicampaign with a friend, Orks (him) vs IG (me), set during an ork invasion of an imperial world. I was thinking of suggesting doing a kill team mission set in a museum with a...
Forum: General 40k   12-09-14, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By mahavira
Operating as I do in a marine-free zone, the +2 S...

Operating as I do in a marine-free zone, the +2 S of a force stave appears more useful to me than an unwieldy +1S and AP2, but I can see where in an all-comers environment the axe might be the better...
Forum: General 40k   12-07-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By mahavira
Where do you put your primaris psyker?

To all the IG guys out there - if you use a psyker, where do you put him? I only recently started using one, andI had been putting mine in a veteran squad hidden in cover near the artillery I had...
Forum: Imperial Tactics   10-18-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By mahavira
Food for thought, all. The biker squad with...

Food for thought, all. The biker squad with biker captain was something I'd considered at one point (can't remember whether it was as allies for SoB or IG) but I dropped the idea because, there was...
Forum: Imperial Tactics   10-18-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By mahavira
In terms of why I'm considering unbound rather...

In terms of why I'm considering unbound rather than just an allied detachment, there are a few reasons, largely relating to the required units in an allied detachment. Whether the HQ and Troop...
Forum: Imperial Tactics   10-17-14, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By mahavira
Options for Unbound Armies

I'm probably the last person who should be writing this, as I stopped playing Sisters about 3 years ago (the reward for my treachery is I haven't won a game since, not that I was doing much better...
Forum: General 40k   10-10-14, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mahavira
Orks are not fearless in large numbers, but...

Orks are not fearless in large numbers, but having a character (or enough bodies) functions kind of like a comissar. If there are 10+ orks including a nob, they will pass 5/6 of failed morale tests...
Forum: General 40k   10-10-14, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mahavira
The "Mob rules" for orks - unlike the old rule...

The "Mob rules" for orks - unlike the old rule where they gained leadership, now a failed roll (on a Ld 7) results in a roll on a separate table, several results of which result in the unit not...
Forum: General 40k   10-10-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mahavira
A brief note on orders - I'd actually been...

A brief note on orders - I'd actually been looking at using the pinning order with them. With the new "mob rules" it's no longer a gimme roll and if the unit is still large and containing a nob...
Forum: General 40k   10-09-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mahavira
The mortars are an experiment that I want to be...

The mortars are an experiment that I want to be sure I'm giving a fair shot before consigning them to the shelf (I wouldn't even be doing that if I fought anyone other than orks). Realistically the...
Forum: General 40k   10-09-14, 02:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mahavira
Best heavy weapon team for an AM infantry squad

So I had a combined squad of 3 infantry squads, each with a mortar team, and a heavy weapon squad of 3 autocannons. The battle was a disaster (as usual) for a variety of reasons, and in...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-30-14, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By mahavira
Simple green had no effect after a week (it...

Simple green had no effect after a week (it usually gets the paint off easily), so I tried non acetone nail polish remover, and I either needed to dilute it or left it too long, as the models lost...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-11-14, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By mahavira
Thanks for the suggestions. I'd never heard of...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'd never heard of biostrip (and will have to check if it's available this side of the pond without direct order (and shipping charges similar or greater than the cost of...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-10-14, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By mahavira
Stripping paint from models that have been treated with 'Ardcoat

The title says it all, really - I had a run of bad luck with purity seal causing some serious frosting (in retrospect the humidity was too high). Looking online I saw 2 possible solutions (short of...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-02-14, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By mahavira
HQ Company Command Squad Veteran heavy...

HQ

Company Command Squad
Veteran heavy weapon team with lascannon
Vox Caster
master of ordinance
Chimera

Commissar x2
Priest
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-02-14, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By mahavira
First battle: Catastrophic failure Not sure...

First battle: Catastrophic failure

Not sure how much the army's fault this is, however. I had problems with deployment (it was the diagonal deployment method and between that and the extra bodies...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   08-13-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By mahavira
Thanks for the feedback - just a couple of points...

Thanks for the feedback - just a couple of points to explain where I was going with certain things.

Firstly, under the new rules barrage weapons only use the minimum range if firing indirect, if...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   08-12-14, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By mahavira
Trying something slightly different at 1500

First note - this army will almost certainly go against orks (very small possibility of allied chaos marines, but with a new ork codex out I suspect he'll be kicking the tires of the new 'dex...
Forum: General 40k   04-28-14, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By mahavira
They're not done yet, but Raging Heroes is...

They're not done yet, but Raging Heroes is working on lines of female guard types:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loudnraging/raging-heroes-the-toughest-girls-of-the-galaxy
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-23-14, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By mahavira
Power of the Machine Spirit and Ordinance Weapons

Techpriest engineseers can grant a friendly vehicle "power of the machine spirit". Power of the machine spirit allows a vehicle to fire one more weapon at full BS than would normally be allowed...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   04-22-14, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By mahavira
Attempt number 2 (probably overcorrecting but...

Attempt number 2 (probably overcorrecting but whatever). Oddly this will be my first time using a manticore (I have one and built it, just never really got around to using it - probably the minimum...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   04-22-14, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By mahavira
Thanks everyone. Working on an adjusted list,...

Thanks everyone. Working on an adjusted list, but thought I'd put in a few explanations as to why things were the way they were (not arguing any of your points, just explaining):

1) My infantry...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   04-21-14, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By mahavira
1500 points armoured company

Well, here goes, first list with the new book. Comments and criticism welcomed as I suck terribly (the only time I've ever beaten my regular opponent was when we first got Battle Missions and we...
Forum: General 40k   04-20-14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By mahavira
On page 62 of the Codex, the armory description...

On page 62 of the Codex, the armory description of Stormshard Mortar says it is barrage, as does the reference chart at the back of my book, as does page 22 of the White Dwarf which discusses the...
Forum: General 40k   04-20-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By mahavira
Crazy question - why are you guys saying it can't...

Crazy question - why are you guys saying it can't shoot out of LoS? P34 of my basic rule book says all barrage weapons can fire indirectly. Is there an exception somewhere I'm missing?
Forum: General 40k   04-18-14, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By mahavira
Has anyone actually used one yet (a bit early...

Has anyone actually used one yet (a bit early still, I know)? In terms of the troops slot/heavy slot issue, with Tank Commanders you can free up a heavy slot if you really want to.

An interesting...
Forum: General 40k   04-18-14, 04:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By mahavira
Wyverns - OP?

I've been looking at the new IG codex, and trying to wrap my mind around the points cost of a wyvern. The cost is very similar to a heavy weapons squad with mortars (which may itself be overpriced,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-06-14, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By mahavira
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-06-14, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By mahavira
Gunnery Sargeant Harker and Forward Sentries

Does the stealth Sargeant Harker grants his squad stack with the effect of the camo cloak provided by forward sentries doctrine? Harker's entry says he grants his squad stealth, and the camo cloak...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-05-14, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By mahavira
Hexes Augments and Cavalry

This is probably a stupid question but here goes - when an augment such as Wissan's Wildform or Power of Darkness is cast on cavalry, do the mounts get the bonuses or just the riders? In some cases...
Forum: General Warhammer   10-12-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,068
Posted By mahavira
Is it still a good idea to have a death hag with...

Is it still a good idea to have a death hag with cauldron as bsb? The old cauldron never saw melee and had T10 4+ ward vs missle fire, so it played a rather different role than the current one,...
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