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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-13-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By MidnightSun
Oh, for fuck's sake. Jetbikes are...

Oh, for fuck's sake.



Jetbikes are Troops. They're probably the most complained about Troops in the entire game, and for good reason.

Welcome to the dawn of little Timmies growing into obese...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-23-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By MidnightSun
When you're claiming that Bolters that need 6s to...

When you're claiming that Bolters that need 6s to glance and 12 BS3 Str3 AP- shots are better than Baleflamers and an AP3 Torrent flamer you are seriously grasping at straws on the whole 'b-but muh...
Forum: General 40k   05-22-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By MidnightSun
Which factions?

Which factions?
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   05-22-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By MidnightSun
I don't care where you drop it, but drop 60pts to...

I don't care where you drop it, but drop 60pts to get Scatter Lasers for the Windriders. It makes them a relevant 81pts rather than a waste of 51pts.

I'd also want to drop the Autarch for a...
Forum: General 40k   05-22-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,788
Posted By MidnightSun
You have to use Codex: Tyranids, it's actually...

You have to use Codex: Tyranids, it's actually written on a stone tablet that Rick Priestley inscribed as God dictated it to him. If you don't, a GW Thought Police squad comes round and boots your...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-22-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By MidnightSun
These guys are fucking insane! They look...

These guys are fucking insane! They look absolutely incredible!

Sure, they're pretty spendy, but just for reference for those who aren't familiar with 30k rules - 4 is the most you will ever bring...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   05-20-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By MidnightSun
I've got a Start Collecting Khorne box and 3 of...

I've got a Start Collecting Khorne box and 3 of the 4 Daemon Princes built, one more Prince unbuilt; project kinda on hold until I can source two pairs of the GW plastic Dragon Wings, I didn't...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-19-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
There is a power gap between factions,...

There is a power gap between factions, absolutely, and Eldar as the tippy-top top tier will shit all over CSM who are the bottomy bot bot tier (purely on a 'the Codexes themselves fight each other...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-19-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,325
Posted By MidnightSun
Yes, guys, to clarify; Chainglaives being...

Yes, guys, to clarify;

Chainglaives being available as a resin upgrade kit sends all 5 litres of blood in my body rushing to my groin to fuel the erection to end all erections.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-19-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By MidnightSun
Oh, yeah, I agree entirely; to clarify, I mean...

Oh, yeah, I agree entirely; to clarify, I mean I've never seen it *go off*. Nobody but nobody has ever risked getting hit by it as it's written, so FAQing it to be hurt even more when you do get hit...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-18-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,325
Posted By MidnightSun
Chainglaives have their hafts forged from...

Chainglaives have their hafts forged from Nostraman adamantium, a major export of the system, giving them enviable durability. Less well known is the fact that these weapons have the extraordinary...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-18-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By MidnightSun
Since we got Adeptus Mechanicus and Agents of the...

Since we got Adeptus Mechanicus and Agents of the Imperium, I hope we get Astra Militarum next :victory:

On-topic, the Culexus being a big ol' 'fuck you' to Markerlights is fun and confirmation...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-18-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
Well, I play Guard, so with the arrival of a Dark...

Well, I play Guard, so with the arrival of a Dark Eldar player to the Ork player we've got the holy trinity of factions that like to pretend that they suck!
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-14-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
Well, less than twice the threat range as...

Well, less than twice the threat range as Tankbustas have 6" more movement than Devastators, and I fairly frequently see Devastators kitted out with 2 Heavy Weapons and sat in Rhinos for a bit of...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   05-13-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By MidnightSun
Infernal Tetrad 2000pts

COMBINED ARMS DETACHMENT
HQ
Bloodthirster of Insensate Rage with 2 Greater Rewards
Herald of Tzeentch with Mastery Level 3 and Paradox
Herald of Nurgle with the Doomsday Bell and Psyker Level 1
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-13-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
They're about a billion times better than they...

They're about a billion times better than they were before, take my word for it.



Then... why do you complain about it? :scratchhead:



Patronising? Moi? On the internet? :grin:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-13-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
:laugh: what the fuck are you smoking, amigo?...

:laugh: what the fuck are you smoking, amigo? Either you're new to Orks or you're very forgetful, because did you ever play with their 4th ed book? Tankbustas were exactly as they are now, but...
Forum: General 40k   05-13-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,059
Posted By MidnightSun
The joke being that I'm pretty good at Space...

The joke being that I'm pretty good at Space Marines and can beat the shit out of FLGS-tier players but my friend who plays CSM, DE and Tyranids can beat the shit out of me with his 'bad' armies...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-12-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
959976794 I kicked ass and took names with...

959976794

I kicked ass and took names with my Orks for years; my Power Klaws were the bane of Imperial Knights the galaxy over.

And Buzzgob's Stompa is almost cheaper than a Knight Crusader but...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
Yeah, I've felt pretty salty when I charge a...

Yeah, I've felt pretty salty when I charge a 400pt melee unit into 10 Fire Warriors and lose it before it swings. Hard counters don't equal fun, it turns out.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
Other than a few occasions whereupon I've had...

Other than a few occasions whereupon I've had truly obscene luck (get charged by an Invisible Chaos Knight and kill it without taking any damage), my Imperial Knight tends to get killed on turn 2 or...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,374
Posted By MidnightSun
It's 2016 and people still think that Imperial...

It's 2016 and people still think that Imperial Knights are hard to kill?

What a time to be alive.
Forum: General 40k   05-11-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,059
Posted By MidnightSun
I don't get how I'm so hilariously bad at Space...

I don't get how I'm so hilariously bad at Space Marines that I have really tough games against Dark Eldar and Tyranids. I usually lose to the Dark Eldar; Tyranids have recently had a list change from...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-09-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,972
Posted By MidnightSun
Makes me kinda wonder why you're not just...

Makes me kinda wonder why you're not just bringing a Battle Company, being most of the way - 5-man footslogging Tacticals seem pretty pointless; a Battle Company, for the price of a few tax...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-08-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By MidnightSun
Oh, man, that sure does sound like it'll make for...

Oh, man, that sure does sound like it'll make for a totally one-sided game, how overpowered...

If they want to play it straight RAW, or as close as possible; not an uncommon attitude among gamers,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-07-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By MidnightSun
It's Apocalypse; spend a shitload of time talking...

It's Apocalypse; spend a shitload of time talking to each other beforehand to determine what's okay to use. If you want to use some totally made up rules, you go ahead if everyone agrees. Apocalypse...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,145
Posted By MidnightSun
God forbid they make melee walkers viable again!...

God forbid they make melee walkers viable again! And man, those vehicles that are ruining the game for everyone.

The only reason I can see that the 'one grenade per unit per phase' thing would be...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-04-16, 09:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,145
Posted By MidnightSun
FAQ first draft, otherwise known as 40k Except...

FAQ first draft, otherwise known as 40k Except For Dark Eldar Is Saved

Dark Eldar get a blunderbuss to the face all over again, but everyone else? This is awesome. Battle Brothers can't use each...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-02-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,015
Posted By MidnightSun
That's... actually a really cool theory. It's not...

That's... actually a really cool theory. It's not that female Astartes can't be done, but anyone who does it has the Inquisition come knocking. With extreme prejudice. And their work announced,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-01-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,015
Posted By MidnightSun
959976378 There are no female astartes and...

959976378

There are no female astartes and there never will be and the fluff is absolutely concrete that the made up science doesn't work on the lady people with the boob things. That's as far as...
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-01-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By MidnightSun
Welcome to Tau - you will forget to use half your...

Welcome to Tau - you will forget to use half your wargear in the first few games because everyone has four and a half thousand pieces of wargear which all have identical technobabble names :victory:
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   04-28-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By MidnightSun
12" bubble of turning off all Blessings and...

12" bubble of turning off all Blessings and Maledictions, and all psykers within that distance also harness Warp Charge on a 6+ instead of a 4+.

Just copy the existing Psychic Abomination rule,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-25-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,410
Posted By MidnightSun
Id's habbeding - AOS announces tournament rules with points!

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/13096337_571131883054427_9200207831472413698_n.jpg?oh=ebe4623f9c32a8749cf4d6a42f4082d6&oe=57B799C5

https://i.imgur.com/ldTGZsx.jpg
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-22-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By MidnightSun
The fact that none of my armies have any of these...

The fact that none of my armies have any of these units that move up and act as stepping stones probably explains a lot about my abysmal W/L ratio.



12 Twin Linked Lascannons from 680pts of...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-21-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By MidnightSun
To be fair, it's quite a job to get a charge off...

To be fair, it's quite a job to get a charge off before turn 3 for a lot of units anyway. Wraiths, Thunderwolves and Maulerfiends can do a T2 but I don't see T2 charges all that often.


...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-21-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,005
Posted By MidnightSun
A. I thought that a Prince was only WS8 (only!),...

A. I thought that a Prince was only WS8 (only!), being WS9 is a big deal defensively.

B. Did not know that the Black Mace was a Daemon Weapon. That makes it... way better than I gave it credit...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-21-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By MidnightSun
10 Wyrdvane Psykers with Commissar and level 2...

10 Wyrdvane Psykers with Commissar and level 2 Primaris Psyker, all from the Psykana Division, Tigurius and 4 level 2 Librarians in a Conclave, all get into a Land Raider and fish for Iron Arm, Warp...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-20-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By MidnightSun
Brotherhood of Psykers and Independent Characters

A. When a unit with Brotherhood of Psykers casts a psychic power that affects 'the psyker', is the whole unit affected? I.e. Iron Arm.

Assuming that the answer is 'the whole unit gains the...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By MidnightSun
I don't think that your post isn't funny because...

I don't think that your post isn't funny because you roleplay as a raging lunatic on internet forums dedicated to little plastic space men, I think that your post isn't funny because your post isn't...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-20-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,167
Posted By MidnightSun
20 CSM with Icon of Excess, 2 Meltaguns, VotLW...

20 CSM with Icon of Excess, 2 Meltaguns, VotLW and Champion with Lightning Claw, because you're a real man. Lord gets a Claw because I6 is great and I couldn't tell you the last time I actually saw...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-20-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,005
Posted By MidnightSun
Yeah, Black Mace helps you take out Wraithknights...

Yeah, Black Mace helps you take out Wraithknights and Riptides, but against basically everything else I've never seen it make a huge difference, and even with the Mace a Daemon Prince just isn't very...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By MidnightSun
I can appreciate the attempt at a tabloid-style...

I can appreciate the attempt at a tabloid-style clickbait thing, but it's not really satirical enough to actually succeed in being funny.
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-20-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,005
Posted By MidnightSun
I've never understood why people don't bring it -...

I've never understood why people don't bring it - CSM Princes are pretty objectively worse than CD Princes, so make the most of what you do have and bring a Relic that, it turns out, is really...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-20-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,167
Posted By MidnightSun
I still think that Slaanesh Lords on Steeds with...

I still think that Slaanesh Lords on Steeds with Burning Brand of Skalathrax to Outflank a unit and burninate some fools is a criminally underused tactic.

Just for what that's worth.
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-19-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,005
Posted By MidnightSun
Why does nobody ever bring a Prince with the...

Why does nobody ever bring a Prince with the Burning Brand of Skalathrax? I don't tend to see that item around at all these days in fact, which is a shame, a mini-Heldrake Daemon Prince would be dope...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-19-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By MidnightSun
It's absolutely spectacularly painted, don't get...

It's absolutely spectacularly painted, don't get me wrong, but I'm not really sure what it's a diorama of. There's a ruined house and some guys standing in it, but there's nothing in there that tells...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-18-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,689
Posted By MidnightSun
The infantry don't do too much for me, but the...

The infantry don't do too much for me, but the cavalry and characters are pretty cool and man, that Warboss on Wyvern is dope as fuck.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-17-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By MidnightSun
Absolutely, a Freeblade who decides that he's got...

Absolutely, a Freeblade who decides that he's got a great big robot suit that can be operated by one person and so decides that he's going to go and protect the innocent, but only if the innocent...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-17-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By MidnightSun
Nice that they made the Chaos Renegade Knight...

Nice that they made the Chaos Renegade Knight actually better than it's Imperial counterpart; sure, it's another thing that you'll see instead of any actual Chaos Space Marines in a Chaos Space...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-17-16, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By MidnightSun
165pts isn't that much, and yeah, he gives you a...

165pts isn't that much, and yeah, he gives you a tonne of benefits. If you were really concerned about points you could drop the Command And Control Node and the Onager Gauntlet to reduce him to...
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