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Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   02-08-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By shelman
2400pts Collection Aim

I first posted this a few days ago to another forum, but it's just dead there - no reply at all and only 33 views in a week. I thought I might get a little more support here!

I'd like to stress...
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   01-12-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,193
Posted By shelman
1000pts Lizardmen

Hi all, I've been away from the hobby for quite a while now but decided to come back to show off my current army.

I finally decided to get off my ass and do some work on my Lizardmen. I've got all...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-28-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,680
Posted By shelman
Ah!! 'Or effects'. Must have missed that one!...

Ah!! 'Or effects'. Must have missed that one! Cheers
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-27-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,680
Posted By shelman
That's what I thought. I just couldn't find...

That's what I thought. I just couldn't find anything definitive in the BRB that says you can't attempt a to wound roll. It's probably there somewhere!!
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-26-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,680
Posted By shelman
Killing Blow and Ethereal

Can a model with the Killing Blow special rule (but no magic attacks) still 'slay' a model with the Ethereal special rule?

Not sure where to stand on this.

On the one hand, a model with no...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-21-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,987
Posted By shelman
Hadn't really thought about it. I'm not really a...

Hadn't really thought about it. I'm not really a fan of the older figures, so they'll all be the new ones. But I might try out a rusty effect on the armour to indicate the age. Nice idea, thanks!
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-20-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,987
Posted By shelman
The Lost Spawning of Opochtl

Just a little fluff to go with my imminent Lizardmen army. It's not perfect, but it works. My plan is to have a greyscale skin colour with my Slann and Skink Priests being in the more traditional...
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   08-17-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By shelman
Yeah, I like that. Never really looked at it that...

Yeah, I like that. Never really looked at it that way before. I suppose the best thing to do is just have a play around and see which works best for me.

Thanks for the feedback!!
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   08-16-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By shelman
I did good then!! Don't really want to have...

I did good then!!

Don't really want to have more Saurus as the list is not really for competitive purposes. I like having variety so it's good to look at!

I'm using Wandering Deliberations on...
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   08-14-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By shelman
First Attempt at Lizardmen List 2000pts

Hi guys, my book finally arrived in the post today so decided to make a first attempt at a list. I've had no experience with Lizards ever so bare with me if I make a bindingly obvious mistake!!
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Forum: Eldar Army Lists   08-12-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By shelman
You're seriously lacking in Troops. I think...

You're seriously lacking in Troops. I think that's 5 Avengers in each Serpent?

I'd drop one of the Avengers and add in 2 squads of 3 Bikes and bulk up the other Avenger unit.

You're also going...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   08-11-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By shelman
If the tank moves it'll get a 4+ cover save....

If the tank moves it'll get a 4+ cover save. Otherwise, it gets nothing.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   08-11-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By shelman
I endorse pretty much all of what is posted above...

I endorse pretty much all of what is posted above by loki619.

I'd take out one of the Spiders units to put in a Crimson Hunter Exarch. I'd certainly keep the Wave Serpents as they're pretty good...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,809
Posted By shelman
For those interested I have now finished this...

For those interested I have now finished this guy. Head over to my Project Log in my sig to check it out.
Forum: Project Logs   08-09-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,283
Posted By shelman
So finally finished what has probably been the...

So finally finished what has probably been the biggest and most ambitious project of my gaming career so far!! My Autarch on Jetbike is complete.
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Forum: Project Logs   08-08-13, 07:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,175
Posted By shelman
Wow! Loving the face!! Cheers for the harlequin...

Wow! Loving the face!! Cheers for the harlequin tips. It's giving me a lot to think about for sure. Still not certain how I'll be doing mine, but it definitely gives me some ideas. Cheers mate.
Forum: Project Logs   08-07-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,283
Posted By shelman
Cool, thanks for that iamtheeviltwin. It's late...

Cool, thanks for that iamtheeviltwin. It's late now in the UK, so I'll have a quick skim in the morning.
Forum: Project Logs   08-07-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,283
Posted By shelman
Hello again! Long time no see!! In my last...

Hello again! Long time no see!!

In my last post (ages ago) I promised some harlies would be painted up rather soon. Unfortunately, they are still looking at me mostly unpainted from my paint desk....
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   08-02-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By shelman
I disagree, the Spiritseer is huge for this army...

I disagree, the Spiritseer is huge for this army as he'll make the Wraithguard troops.

Didn't notice the Shard on the Autarch either. I'm with Loki there, I'd definitely lose that.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   08-01-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By shelman
Firstly, definitely add Shuriken Cannons to the...

Firstly, definitely add Shuriken Cannons to the Serpents. They are so worth it.

It's difficult, it's a really awkward number of points left. I'd be tempted to take 2 Crimson Hunters in this list...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-28-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By shelman
First List: You can't have 2 Crimson Hunter...

First List:

You can't have 2 Crimson Hunter Exarch's :(

Maybe you could use the saved points to get in another Bike squad?

Otherwise it looks fine.

Second List:
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-28-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By shelman
Personally I'd take out the second Falcon (not...

Personally I'd take out the second Falcon (not sure which one is better, I'd remove the Bright Lance one in my opinion) and replace it with a Fire Prism. It's definitely better for the job seeing as...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-24-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By shelman
My worst hobby injury came a few months ago, but...

My worst hobby injury came a few months ago, but is rather unorthodox in nature, and brought about no injury (to the despair of hopeful onlookers).

Context: Painting Iyanden Eldar, using Averland...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-18-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By shelman
Yeah, I suppose. But they are roughly the same...

Yeah, I suppose. But they are roughly the same price, and quite frankly I'm quite happy for him to ignore cover my rangers if he wants to. It just means he isn't ignoring cover on something else!
...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-18-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By shelman
Cheers for the advice guys. My only problem is...

Cheers for the advice guys. My only problem is that if I take larger units of bikes he's taking down more stuff in a single unit. I'm trying to spread everything out so it takes longer to kill. Might...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-18-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By shelman
1500 VS Unorthadox Tau

OK then guys, I've recently been playing with a Tau player who doesn't really stick to the rules! I don't really consider his army to be that competitive (not an expert at Tau though!), but it wipes...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-15-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By shelman
They always were a minimum of 53pts though, and...

They always were a minimum of 53pts though, and that was with the cheapest power.

I do agree though, running them in such large squads will eat into your budget and will quickly become a priority...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-14-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By shelman
It appears you are correct in that they aren't...

It appears you are correct in that they aren't two handed.

I'd say yes, Jetlock councils are still a good investment for any Saim-Hann style Eldar army. Even two or three in a squad with spears...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-14-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,041
Posted By shelman
Yeah, some great ideas. Especially Barnster,...

Yeah, some great ideas. Especially Barnster, never thought of using him like that. The thing is, generally speaking the non-psyker HQ in an army tends to be combat orientated (Captain, Chaplain, any...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-12-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,041
Posted By shelman
Autarch Loadouts?

As Eldar we have so much choice for HQ. We have the Avatar, Farseers, Spiritseers, Phoenix Lords...literally so many! But the Autarch doesn't seem to get much of a look in most of the time. Why is...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-11-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,257
Posted By shelman
Hmmm, I'm still sceptical.

Hmmm, I'm still sceptical.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-11-13, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,257
Posted By shelman
Evil but not competitive. You have 14 models in 2...

Evil but not competitive. You have 14 models in 2 scoring units. This is just not going to work.

The Guardian will die if anything sneezes on them, and since the Seer has to go in with them or be...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-11-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,257
Posted By shelman
There is that. But in a competitive environment...

There is that. But in a competitive environment you're going to want to spam the Troops section.

I'm going to blaspheme now, so I apologise in advance. Maybe could you take out the Prism and put...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-11-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,257
Posted By shelman
I agree, but...20 gretchin/gaunts and you're...

I agree, but...20 gretchin/gaunts and you're swamped for the game.
Forum: Project Logs   07-09-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,790
Posted By shelman
c-c-c-combo breaker!! Oh, and I too like the...

c-c-c-combo breaker!!

Oh, and I too like the purple!!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-06-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,809
Posted By shelman
Hi All!! Got around to doing something on...

Hi All!!

Got around to doing something on this so I thought I'd rekindle the post.

I don't think I've done a bad job (if I do say so myself!). Basically the work that went in was taking the...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-06-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By shelman
Yes that seems to make some more sense! If so,...

Yes that seems to make some more sense! If so, then yeah, this looks fine. :)
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-06-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By shelman
Assuming these are Wraithknights? But yeah,...

Assuming these are Wraithknights?

But yeah, there's nothing much you can really do here. It looks solid enough to me. Maybe get Scythes on one squad? Just gives you that little extra anti...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-26-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By shelman
Yeah, it's pretty good. It looks amazingly fun...

Yeah, it's pretty good. It looks amazingly fun and should be very striking if you have that many jetbikes on the field!!

For AA you could go for some Vypers to keep with the theme. 3 Vypers w/...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-18-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By shelman
Immediately I notice a lack of AA. The...

Immediately I notice a lack of AA.

The Wraithlord isnt doing much for this list so id suggest taking him out for three vypers with Scatter Lasers and Shuriken Cannons.

The choice of exarch's...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-17-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By shelman
Yeah, they're pretty good. They'd normally be use...

Yeah, they're pretty good. They'd normally be use to post some Reapers behind or some Rangers just to boost their survivability a little. I made a pretty good one (even if I do say so myself!) You...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-17-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By shelman
You've got everything pretty much down. ...

You've got everything pretty much down.

Maybe the second unit of Dragons is a bit much? You could take some Scorpions instead and have an Autarch with them to boost them a bit. Not sure how well a...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-16-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By shelman
Changed my mind on this one too! Downgrade...

Changed my mind on this one too!

Downgrade the Crimson Hunter Exarch to the standard model, remove the AGL and a single Avengers. Then you can afford another Serpent with Scatter Lasers and Cannon.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-16-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By shelman
Up until the Dire Avengers it's absolutely fine....

Up until the Dire Avengers it's absolutely fine. Avengers possibly a little vulnerable though.

The Vypers should really have Scatter Lasers to twin-link the Cannons. I know it means you lose some...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-16-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,809
Posted By shelman
Wow. That is amazing indeed! Pity I can't ID the...

Wow. That is amazing indeed! Pity I can't ID the parts either!!

Cheers everyone.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-16-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,809
Posted By shelman
Yeah, that looks awesome! The trouble is with the...

Yeah, that looks awesome! The trouble is with the massive space on the back, but having the Autarch there would solve that.

I think as well as it will be a character the sheer size of the model...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-16-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,809
Posted By shelman
Autarch on Jetbike Conversion

Looking to add an Autarch to my Saim-Hann host. I've got an idea, but I thought I'd run it by you guys for suggestions!

I'm thinking have a Vyper Jetbike and saw off the top half (just below the...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-16-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By shelman
Yeah, this looks good. The Walker loadout is...

Yeah, this looks good.

The Walker loadout is very interesting as I'll discus:

Theoretically speaking, plain Scatter Lasers will be hitting two thirds of their shots. Which is 16. Taking...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-14-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By shelman
Oh yeah, I see the holo-fields now. My bad! ...

Oh yeah, I see the holo-fields now. My bad!

Excellent English too!
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   06-14-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By shelman
Yeah, this seems good to me. Personally I've...

Yeah, this seems good to me. Personally I've never taken Guardian without weapon platforms. With their recent BS boost, Bright Lances are now really good on them. Scatter Lasers work excellently too...
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