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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-06-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Lanfear
Taking the plunge. 5500pts of ultramarines fully...

Taking the plunge. 5500pts of ultramarines fully painted now on eBay. Waffen SS 1000pt army deal and rulebook for bolt action and a French starter army for black powder from warlord ordered. All the...
Forum: Wargaming Clubs   09-03-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By Lanfear
St Aidans warriors club in Clarkston, Glasgow....

St Aidans warriors club in Clarkston, Glasgow. Excellent club, well established and in our tenth year. St Aidans church hall.
Most of the game systems on this forum are played there regularly.
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-29-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Lanfear
I thought I might have a go at black powder...

I thought I might have a go at black powder Napoleonics as well as the bolt action. SS panzer granadiers for bolt action and probably British with an emphasis on highlanders for black powder although...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-28-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Lanfear
Exactly my friend, value for money! Cheers KF.

Exactly my friend, value for money! Cheers KF.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-28-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Lanfear
Yep, getting gradually more disillusioned with it...

Yep, getting gradually more disillusioned with it all. Too expensive and no longer the exclusive remit that was GWs 10-20 years ago. Plenty of good alternatives now on the market. Bolt Action and...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-27-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By Lanfear
Whilst I don't play Bolt Action (yet) it is now...

Whilst I don't play Bolt Action (yet) it is now one of the most popular games at my local club.
Our club has been going for over ten years now and was exclusively GW 40k, fantasy and Blood Bowl when...
Forum: General 40k   08-26-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,564
Posted By Lanfear
On a positive note, I also noticed that Crowe is...

On a positive note, I also noticed that Crowe is now an Independent Character meaning he can now join units. He also looks quite tasty in combat. The Dreadknight also has sanctuary I think it's...
Forum: General 40k   08-25-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,564
Posted By Lanfear
After a quick read it seems a little bland. I'm...

After a quick read it seems a little bland. I'm not one for bashing rules books as I think there are positives and negatives in any rules sets and it is up to us to make it work. Although as I said,...
Forum: General 40k   08-24-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,564
Posted By Lanfear
What has changed to Psycannons to reduce their...

What has changed to Psycannons to reduce their effectiveness? I don't have my new book yet and am eager to find out more. Cheers.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-18-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Lanfear
I've had my tomb kings for years and I'm still...

I've had my tomb kings for years and I'm still happy with red as the main colour after bone of course.
Red shields with gold trim. Looks really good when they are all ranked up. Red fronts on the...
Forum: General 40k   06-20-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Plinth my ass!! That terminator is scraping...

Plinth my ass!!
That terminator is scraping tabletop standard never mind competition standard!
Forum: General 40k   06-17-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Would it even be possible to keep a straight face...

Would it even be possible to keep a straight face and not burst out laughing if your opponent brought a bunch of these snot encrusted chaos marines out to play against you. I think not, you'd need to...
Forum: General 40k   06-13-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Bloody hell, I have thinner paint on my walls. ...

Bloody hell, I have thinner paint on my walls.
In the description he says 'Master painter', master-Bates more like!!!!

Fair enough if he advertised it as a 'shit paint job' but as master...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-05-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,331
Posted By Lanfear
That's really nasty. Thanks for the clarification...

That's really nasty. Thanks for the clarification guys. 2+ jink for gliding fmc = charges without waiting a turn for changing flight mode. I can see some opponents moaning a little about that one....
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-05-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,331
Posted By Lanfear
Nurgle Daemon Prince

If I am missing something please forgive me in advance.
With jink saves now being 4+ does that now mean a nurgle daemon Prince will have a 2+ jink save with his shrouding?? Seems a bit tasty if he...
Forum: General 40k   05-12-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
I'm pretty sure that bolter is round the wrong...

I'm pretty sure that bolter is round the wrong way. The muzzle is facing the model!!!!
Every time you think you've seen it all something more ridiculous pops up and hits you in the eyeball!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-20-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,613
Posted By Lanfear
Limited edition my puckered balloon knot!!! These...

Limited edition my puckered balloon knot!!! These prices are for the mentally ill!! What else can be made 'limited edition' in order to triple the actual value price? Glue, green stuff?
Oh wait,...
Forum: General 40k   02-02-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,322
Posted By Lanfear
I like the idea of adjustment to the WS chart. ...

I like the idea of adjustment to the WS chart.
As with instant death for double strength over toughness, why not a simple plus one to hit on the weapon skills chart if you have double your...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-01-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,938
Posted By Lanfear
I have been reading and buying white dwarf for a...

I have been reading and buying white dwarf for a long time, back in 1990 I started reading it in fact. I have followed it through good and bad times and some pretty awful times but I have stuck with...
Forum: General 40k   01-27-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,024
Posted By Lanfear
I echo what midnight said. Chances are these...

I echo what midnight said. Chances are these whining throbbers are arseholes no matter what context they are in or what sphere they chose to move in. Tell them to go take their face for a shite and...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-25-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lanfear
Good stuff Deus! St Aidans warriors club in...

Good stuff Deus! St Aidans warriors club in Clarkston. Come along and check it out. We have a good mix of several systems and you'd be made welcome. 18 00 hrs, Sunday night's.
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-24-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lanfear
Hey Jim. If you live anywhere near Glasgow I...

Hey Jim. If you live anywhere near Glasgow I could give you an opportunity to slap the dark blue bats down?
My regular opponent and raven guard fanatic, the other Jim, has handed out his fair share...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-24-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By Lanfear
Nurgle Daemon Prince jink save

Having had a good read at the rules it strikes me that a Daemon Prince with the mark of Nurgle giving him shrouded will then total up to a 3+ when included with a jink save. Do I have this right? ...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-23-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lanfear
Ha, apologies for the wayward gauntlet hurling...

Ha, apologies for the wayward gauntlet hurling Jim. I mistakenly thought you were my regular opponent, also called Jim and also a raven guard fanatic seeking fluffy ways to use his raven guard. Turns...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-23-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lanfear
Jimbo old boy. The vanguard vets are sweet models...

Jimbo old boy. The vanguard vets are sweet models but become almost prohibitively expensive when kitted out with extra gear.
I know you want lightning claws for raven guard fluff and they look cool...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-23-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Lanfear
I like them. Be good to see them in better...

I like them. Be good to see them in better lighting. The saltire banner does it for me!
Forum: General 40k   01-22-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By Lanfear
Thanks Jdojo18. My mistake, I don't play orks but...

Thanks Jdojo18. My mistake, I don't play orks but play against them quite a lot, so was trying to recall from memory. Still, bs 3 twin linked is not bad for an Ork with that many str 6 shots. For me...
Forum: General 40k   01-21-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By Lanfear
Don't be too hasty to discount the dakka jet. Yes...

Don't be too hasty to discount the dakka jet. Yes it is only av 10 but it can be brutal at ground assaulting troops if there are no fliers to shoot at. My regular opponent uses one to great effect...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-21-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,570
Posted By Lanfear
They are OK I guess, without being amazing. They...

They are OK I guess, without being amazing. They do look like they are wearing huge yellow granny knickers in the rear view pictures. Not sure I want an army of guys who go into combat wearing their...
Forum: Project Logs   01-20-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,073
Posted By Lanfear
I agree with Swedemarine on the freezing weather...

I agree with Swedemarine on the freezing weather spray varnish frosting up on your nicely finished models. I learned the hard way by spraying a unit of 25 tomb kings tomb guard that I had spent ages...
Forum: General 40k   11-04-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
82 hours!!! 82 minutes more like! :gamer1:

82 hours!!! 82 minutes more like! :gamer1:
Forum: General 40k   10-31-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Poor Ultramarines Honour Guard

Luckily the picture, grainy as it is, is just good enough to be able to make out a shit paint job on those poor Ultramarines! Oh, sorry, it's meant to be pro painted you say. Well, in that case I...
Forum: General 40k   10-02-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Pro painted - if you are blind.

That Slaanesh Daemon is so well pro painted it would fit into any well painted army. All you would need is a spray undercoat, a decent paint job and a good basing technique. Other than that it looks...
Forum: General 40k   09-21-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lanfear
I still used them at the high points cost in the...

I still used them at the high points cost in the last book.
They were expensive but they really did perform well. Super hard to get rid of with the 3++. Opponents just seem to get into a flap when...
Forum: General 40k   07-16-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 39,580
Posted By Lanfear
Neither does the the librarian's front, never...

Neither does the the librarian's front, never mind the back!!!
My favourite so far is the comedy gold that is the old school necron riding the space ship. Had me laughing out loud to myself when I...
Forum: General 40k   07-15-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Lanfear
Thanks guys. Advice taken. I figured it would...

Thanks guys. Advice taken. I figured it would provide some ideas to jump off with as Archon says. We play quite a lot of linked game campaigns in our group between up to four poeple. However I've...
Forum: General 40k   07-14-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Lanfear
Crusade of fire campaign book- any good?

Anyone got an opinion on the 40k campaign book Crusade of fire? I'm considering picking it up but before doing so I thought I'd ask you guys your opinions and if it is worth the money?
It seemed to...
Forum: General 40k   05-08-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Lanfear
Hey Magpie In her previous incarnation in the...

Hey Magpie
In her previous incarnation in the last book she could turn up and enter combat in the same turn she arrived therefore keeping her fragile profile alive for a turn or two in combat...
Forum: General 40k   05-08-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Lanfear
I have four armies to choose from as follows. ...

I have four armies to choose from as follows.

Mutilators are a prank unit in CSM. Nothing more to say on that, utter nonsense. Possessed are also pants for the points cost.

For my Grey Knights...
Forum: General 40k   03-09-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Lanfear
Whos the hardest in a straight up fight???

My game against my good chum Danny the other night pitted two heavyweights of the 40K universe in direct confrontation. Gazza for the Orks and my Night Lords warlord who was using the Abaddon rules...
Forum: General 40k   03-02-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,549
Posted By Lanfear
Chaos Marine lord of Khorne with Daemon weapon...

Chaos Marine lord of Khorne with Daemon weapon Axe of Blind fury runs all the way across the table shrugging off incoming fire from multiple squads and vehicles of Imperial Guard only to be piked in...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-25-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,748
Posted By Lanfear
Warriors of Chaos Author - Cruddace

Damn, I just found out that Cruddace is the author of the new Warriors of Chaos book. The WoC are one of my two beloved Warhammer armies. The other is the Tomb Kings and he made such a mess of them...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-22-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By Lanfear
Thanks guys for your input. I thought that it...

Thanks guys for your input. I thought that it could do both and it would seem so do most of you. :so_happy:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-20-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By Lanfear
Heldrake Vector Strike

Point of contention at my gaming group.

Can a Heldrake shoot its flamer or cannon after it has performed a vector strike earlier in the turn?

The vector strike rules say it counts as having...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-29-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,866
Posted By Lanfear
I also remember the mid nineties 'everything is...

I also remember the mid nineties 'everything is red' phase. Not just red but skelping bright loud red with mega orange highlights.
Its fun to look back through old white dwarfs and see what we...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-29-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,866
Posted By Lanfear
The Hellbrute does indeed have the hallmarks of...

The Hellbrute does indeed have the hallmarks of the old Rogue Trader Dreadnought. Those figures take me back a few years. I had a chaos army with the most horrific 'teenager starting out' paint jobs....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-19-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,866
Posted By Lanfear
The look of cultists will improve with a darker...

The look of cultists will improve with a darker dirtier paint job I think. After all the eavy metal painting style makes nurgle warriors look like they shaved and took a bath before battle and the...
Forum: General 40k   08-08-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Lanfear
Slaanesh chariots ehh....

They look like pastry cutters!!
4d6 Hammer of wrath though and the girl on riding it gets the number of attacks extra from unsaved hammer of wrath wounds. Could be nasty!!
Forum: General 40k   07-15-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By Lanfear
Berzerkers are looking rather dated.

The GW Khorne Berserkers are looking a bit tired (though I love my FW World Eaters) . I guess that as they are still heavily pictured in the book there will be no new models for them. I read...
Forum: General 40k   07-14-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By Lanfear
No Noise Marines in Rulebook??

Has anyone else noticed that there are no noise marines in any of the big battle pictures in the new rulebook? I can only see one metal Emperors Children marine from about 20 years ago on the page...
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