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Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   11-05-10, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
  X-bows
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Posted By Drax
no worries, its all part and parcel of the...

no worries, its all part and parcel of the learning process for both of you - i've been playing for 18 years and there has always been things i've missed or forgotten or misinterpretted.
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   11-05-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
  X-bows
Views: 615
Posted By Drax
the problem may be that you need to use both the...

the problem may be that you need to use both the army book for the stats then the BRB for the additional rules such as multiple shot so if he only looked at the stats in the army book, that may be...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-05-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Drax
definately - actually, thats given me an idea - i...

definately - actually, thats given me an idea - i use my Dark Emmissary for a chaos sorcerer, now i think i'll use my truthsayer as a lore of life wizard!
Forum: General Warhammer   11-04-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Drax
maybe this articel will give you some...

maybe this articel will give you some inspiration: Link (http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/content/article.jsp?categoryId=cat440090a&aId=15700005)
Forum: General Warhammer   11-04-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,443
Posted By Drax
the best i could find is this: Link...

the best i could find is this:

Link...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   10-21-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Drax
thanks guys, answers as i expected, but not as i...

thanks guys, answers as i expected, but not as i hoped ;)
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   10-21-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Drax
Magic Resistance

If a character with a ward save of 5+ and an item which grants magic resistance (2) joins a unit with a ward save of 6+, will the unit's ward save against spells be 3+ or 4+?
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   10-20-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By Drax
i wouldn't worry too much about getting an...

i wouldn't worry too much about getting an ambushing unit in tbh - it splits your forces.

if you do want one though, make them 20 strong so that they can take a few wounds and still disrupt, plus...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   10-07-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,568
Posted By Drax
ooh, didn't think of that. seemed a little...

ooh, didn't think of that. seemed a little redundant doubling up on frenzy ;)
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   10-07-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,568
Posted By Drax
thanks for your replies guys - i've been mulling...

thanks for your replies guys - i've been mulling them over and playing about with lists and i tried out a 1,200 point list last night which consisted of an 18 strong unit with halberds, shields,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-06-10, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
  Moriar
Views: 888
Posted By Drax
after Bjorn the Fell Handed at least ;)

after Bjorn the Fell Handed at least ;)
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   10-06-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Drax
if you are meaning those concerning percentages...

if you are meaning those concerning percentages in low point games, afaik, the only place it states anything about this is the Ogre Kingdoms faq which states that a bruiser may be purchased in 500...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   10-03-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,568
Posted By Drax
Chaos Warrior unit sizes

i'm re-starting my WoCs again soon for the first time in this edition and i'm trying to figure out what size i ought to make the chaos warrior units.

i've had success with my beasts with much...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   09-05-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By Drax
just to clarify, Vaz means only one of each...

just to clarify, Vaz means only one of each particular Master Rune per army, so for example, only one character may take a Master Rune of Gromril, only one warmachine may have a Master Rune of...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-30-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Drax
to be honest, if you want to do the ogres, do...

to be honest, if you want to do the ogres, do them - sure they may not be as competitive as you can make the lizardmen, but this campaign may help you develop them with consistant use against some...
Forum: Dwarf Army Lists   08-30-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Drax
nah, just more numbers and perhaps an organ gun...

nah, just more numbers and perhaps an organ gun at this stage.

i've written a list, which isn't something i normally do for others, but i'm bored on a bank holiday.

now this isn't a great list,...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-30-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By Drax
just out of interest, are you aware that you...

just out of interest, are you aware that you won't get the parry save with this unit since they are frenzied?

you may as well drop the shields and give them additional hand weapon or halberds to...
Forum: Dwarf Army Lists   08-29-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Drax
ok, here's the problem - with what you have, you...

ok, here's the problem - with what you have, you aren't going to make a fantastic army.

it'll be ok, but not great. is there scope for a) more models coming in, or b) using some of those models as...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-29-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By Drax
i'll be honest with you, Warhammer doesn't come...

i'll be honest with you, Warhammer doesn't come naturally to me. I can't do math hammer, brilliant wargear combos don't leap out of the book at me and i can't play the game two turns ahead of my...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-24-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By Drax
i'd agree with that and it's something i've been...

i'd agree with that and it's something i've been considering to help with the Underdog vp rules against the right character - i'd rather get an extra 50 vps than a random effect
Forum: Warhammer Battle Reports   08-23-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Drax
sounds like a good game and it's interesting to...

sounds like a good game and it's interesting to see someone else use the same points bracket my group does - 2,400 for large, 1,200 for small
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-21-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Drax
because you take the points from the army book...

because you take the points from the army book over the rulebook and the army book its another 10 points
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-20-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,314
Posted By Drax
yeah, but their dragons wouldn't fly and would be...

yeah, but their dragons wouldn't fly and would be made of paper - what you really need is a warhammer army based on japanese teenage girls - they'd combine all the best aspects of witch elves,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-20-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By Drax
no, but then that train of thought kind of misses...

no, but then that train of thought kind of misses the point with goblins lol
Forum: General Warhammer   08-20-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Drax
i bought two sets. i pre ordered mine on the...

i bought two sets.

i pre ordered mine on the basis that i wanted one to use and a spare in case GW weren't actually lying and they really will sell out one day.

sometimes i plan ahead
...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-20-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By Drax
to be fair i rarely use cannons in my dwarf list ...

to be fair i rarely use cannons in my dwarf list

what can i say, i'm a glutton for punishment
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-20-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Drax
well to put axes on one unit i'd swap the...

well to put axes on one unit i'd swap the enchanted shield for a dragonhelm - still grants +1, i know the shield is +2, but thats still a 2+ save plus you get a 2+ save against flaming attacks which...
Forum: Warhammer Armylists   08-20-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,448
Posted By Drax
i'd really love to play against that! thats...

i'd really love to play against that!

thats all i have really, you've done all the work yourself

i always loved the DoW, and i hope they come back properly. when i do my empire i intend to have...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-20-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By Drax
yeah, i tried to say it with a straight face but...

yeah, i tried to say it with a straight face but was laughing before a single syllable was uttered.

Dwarfs have defintely not suffered and my lists only 'weakness' is that my Ironbreakers armour...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-20-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By Drax
aye, but the trick is to look at what elements...

aye, but the trick is to look at what elements have gone, because often some are left behind - its not an exact science, and there are freak occurences, but as long as you take that pinch of salt...
Forum: Dwarf Army Lists   08-20-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By Drax
rune of stone can't be taken twice on the same...

rune of stone can't be taken twice on the same model, though it can be used on multiple characters as their only rune

personally i don't think you need a lord at 1k, i'd take a thane with great...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-20-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Drax
its a shame they aren't redesigning the...

its a shame they aren't redesigning the silverhelms - it would be nice if they could re-do their mounts so that they look like they are riding horses rather than cartoons!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-20-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By Drax
bear in mind that WD has about a 3 or 4 month...

bear in mind that WD has about a 3 or 4 month delay between writing the articles and the magazine hitting the shelf, so if they are out for a battle report, then you'll see it december or january...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-19-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,497
Posted By Drax
good simple yet effective! nice one! i agree with...

good simple yet effective! nice one! i agree with you that the vermin lord model, although a nice classic model, does look somewhat lanky - kind of like a peter crouch of the skaven!

if you are...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   08-19-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,226
Posted By Drax
good run down sethis, many thanks

good run down sethis, many thanks
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-19-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By Drax
hero choice sorcerer = fire or death or must take...

hero choice sorcerer = fire or death or must take the lore belonging to the mark he chooses, lord level sorcerer = death, fire, shadow, heavens or the lore of his mark

though quite way once he...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-19-10, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Drax
that applies to the characters that roll - the...

that applies to the characters that roll - the rules for chosen allow them to re-roll stupidity and eye is closed.

EDIT: of course, because of the wording of the faq - i'm answering as RAI, not...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-19-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,314
Posted By Drax
shame on you for this reference, shame on me for...

shame on you for this reference, shame on me for understanding it!

i think in the main things won't have moved on that much - it is essentially due to so many different warring races that each...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-17-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,057
Posted By Drax
i've added my Sorcerers of Tzeentch which are the...

i've added my Sorcerers of Tzeentch which are the only good photos i have at the moment, but should get some more soon
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-16-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Drax
if you are worried about duplicating rune set...

if you are worried about duplicating rune set ups, go for a Rune of Sanctuary - its not going to be great, but it gives a variation without costing more than had you taken stoicism
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   08-15-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Drax
the minimum 10 strong unit usually worked for me...

the minimum 10 strong unit usually worked for me last edition, and i'm sticking with that for now - as you say, shooting in two ranks is a god send, and now means that you don't need to worry that...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-15-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Drax
yeah, all s3 - ignore the hole. its been faq'd. ...

yeah, all s3 - ignore the hole. its been faq'd.

second page, right hand side approx half way down
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   08-15-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Drax
yeah, it is a massive dissapointment that there...

yeah, it is a massive dissapointment that there isn't even the option to make them core by a character.

i just use my Gorebull to make my Ungor spearment frenzy and also give him plenty of...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-15-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Drax
basically yes, or S8 and armour piercing.

basically yes, or S8 and armour piercing.
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   08-15-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Drax
ive got some bad news for you bud, the warhounds...

ive got some bad news for you bud, the warhounds don't get to count towards your 25% core
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-15-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Drax
are you perhaps thinking that capturing standards...

are you perhaps thinking that capturing standards give you vps?
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-15-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Drax
thats correct - there may be combos that make it...

thats correct - there may be combos that make it better, but game wise it still counts as 1+ (albeit that a roll of 1 still fails)
Forum: General Warhammer   08-05-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By Drax
September is Island, October is more High Elf...

September is Island, October is more High Elf models
Forum: General Warhammer   08-05-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By Drax
High Elves are just getting a new wave of models...

High Elves are just getting a new wave of models in October a bit like Daemons are getting this month - no new book yet, and as Whizzwang says (not a sentence i imagined writing today) Tomb Kings...
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   08-04-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Drax
just a thought with your Herald of Tzeentch, what...

just a thought with your Herald of Tzeentch, what about sticking him on a Disc to keep him mobile and hopefully out of harms way? that way you could use the points from the horrors for something a...
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