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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-05-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By Alex
Yeah just read that last night. Glad they cleared...

Yeah just read that last night. Glad they cleared that one up for me. Best news for me was my suits now get to overwatch with two guns. :biggrin:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-07-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By Alex
Yeah, the way I run them as speed bumps it's not...

Yeah, the way I run them as speed bumps it's not too much of a problem losing movement.

Though they often have to make use of their interceptor in the preceding players turn so may stick with...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-07-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By Alex
Jink & Go to Ground at the same time?

I've been trying out the Mont'ka Drone Net formation in my lists recently, lot of special rules added to it but the important one here is jink. As I read it, I would jink the drones before shots are...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 25,895
Posted By Alex
Almost leapt straight into pre-ordering before...

Almost leapt straight into pre-ordering before realising using Farsight as my commander may stop me having some of the cool stuff so while I may want it..may not need it :P.



...Okay so I...
Forum: Kickstarters   08-24-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
Yeah they do. For the vampire pledge you just add...

Yeah they do. For the vampire pledge you just add $25 to your pledge for all international shipping :) So would be around £80 for the vampire pledge plus shipping if I did my maths right.
Forum: Kickstarters   08-24-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
So half sized heroes are now there. Golems...

So half sized heroes are now there. Golems revealed as the next goal. And yeah, they are nearing being 7500% funded round about now.
Forum: Kickstarters   08-23-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
I know its actually just a typo in the bit under...

I know its actually just a typo in the bit under the vampire pledge info..but 2011 minis for $100 dollars. Great deal :D
Forum: Kickstarters   08-23-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
Well they just passed the 1.79 mil stretch goal...

Well they just passed the 1.79 mil stretch goal mark and revealed Grave Danger as the next goal at the 1.92 mil mark.

Love the fact that Griffon is now in there.
Forum: Kickstarters   08-22-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
Yes..yes we can. Didn't think my funds would...

Yes..yes we can. Didn't think my funds would stretch that far so left it out of my pledge but I will definitely be replacing sophie with the Nethyrmaul when we can do it.
Forum: Kickstarters   08-21-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,157
Posted By Alex
So tempted by these, I mean £80 for 200 minis and...

So tempted by these, I mean £80 for 200 minis and shipping is just too good a chance to pass up really.

Course the other half has other ideas...but I'm sure by March it will all be forgotten...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-20-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Alex
I went for a mousillon themed army, so most of my...

I went for a mousillon themed army, so most of my units are the same, dark colours with some vampire counts bits here and there. However I did think just one unit of knights errant should stand out...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-12-12, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By Alex
Only way I could see markerlights being on the...

Only way I could see markerlights being on the enemy in the assault phase is if you have them in your squad and are able to fire them during overwatch to give your unit +BS. However they would be...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-16-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Alex
Lexicanum says that "They are described as...

Lexicanum says that

"They are described as bulkier than the Thunderhawk and less-agile. However, the Stormbird can carry up to the equivalent of a modern space marine company, between 60 and 100...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-10-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,080
Posted By Alex
I remember some sculpts being put around from a...

I remember some sculpts being put around from a UK games day a while ago. If they were related to these rumours and the O'Shovah model they had is anything to go by, the new suits will look awesome. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-09-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Alex
Welcome to Heresy, hope you enjoy the forums.

Welcome to Heresy, hope you enjoy the forums.
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-08-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Alex
Welcome to Heresy. If you post the list you use...

Welcome to Heresy. If you post the list you use up in the army list section on the forums I would be happy to have a look and give some pointers :).
Forum: General 40k   09-08-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Alex
I have the same problem every time I play against...

I have the same problem every time I play against two of my friends. They always complain that battlesuits are underpointed etc etc. I always play for fun though, even in club tournaments we have,...
Forum: General 40k   09-07-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Alex
Yeah, as Stella says, placing counters down to...

Yeah, as Stella says, placing counters down to show their place is simple and saves hassle. Our gaming club has hills with sloped edges so they are never steep enough to cause models to fall over.
Forum: Off Topic   09-04-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Alex
My favourite used to be David Troughton,...

My favourite used to be David Troughton, especially in War Games, but by the end of the new Dr Who series, I had finally changed my favourite doctor to Matt Smith. Only took 9 doctors to get me to...
Forum: Original Works   09-04-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Alex
Thanks Ste. Quite surprised how short it looks on...

Thanks Ste. Quite surprised how short it looks on the forum( and that I actually managed to get it down to around 5000 from the original draft :P)
Forum: Original Works   09-02-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Alex
Looking good so far. I really like the way it...

Looking good so far. I really like the way it started, don't see much of a guards family before they join.
Forum: Original Works   08-31-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,820
Posted By Alex
Official Contest Entry

Horrors in the Night by Alex

4990 words.

https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?p=716036#post716036
Forum: Original Works   08-31-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Alex
Heresy Fiction Competition 2010 - Horrors in the Night

Horrors in the Night.

Excerpts from the writings of Johann von Everett.
Imperial Year : 2522
Mention the province of Brettonia to any citizen of the Empire, and they will conjour up images of...
Forum: Original Works   08-30-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,820
Posted By Alex
The timezone matter was brought up a couple of...

The timezone matter was brought up a couple of pages ago. Here's the reply from Commissar Ploss
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   08-29-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 17,745
Posted By Alex
More importantly. Can we have some. This...

More importantly. Can we have some.

This feels like Lux has read the fanfiction Rise of the Tau. But then he knocked his head and not only completely messed up some of the well woven...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   08-28-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 17,745
Posted By Alex
Oh how fortutitous, I've just finished reading...

Oh how fortutitous, I've just finished reading Nemesis. So it's right here to check up on.
Forum: General 40k   08-24-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By Alex
Myself I've always gone suit spam, but that's...

Myself I've always gone suit spam, but that's because I can't do piranha spam with farsight and I get bored with vehicles too easily.
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   08-17-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Alex
In the 40k section it's just a sub forum in the...

In the 40k section it's just a sub forum in the general section. I don't think many people were writing fantasy battle reports, so a new sub forum never really appeared for Warhammer. Maybe just post...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Alex
Exactly. @ the OP. I have read the books,...

Exactly.

@ the OP. I have read the books, and they are quite good, Courage and Honour was quite bad actually but that's one out of about 6. I've seen far too much love for that army and not...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-13-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By Alex
For the Runelord/smith, if they aren't listed as...

For the Runelord/smith, if they aren't listed as wizards they can't channel. So just the normal additional dispel dice they grant for them. The Dwarf FAQ on the GW website shows that the AoD gives an...
Forum: General 40k   08-05-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,247
Posted By Alex
I've had all the models in a large draw under my...

I've had all the models in a large draw under my bed unpainted for about half a year. Summer holidays given me time to paint them up. I'm sure I'll get another stash of unpainted ones soon enough,...
Forum: General 40k   08-05-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,247
Posted By Alex
I finally finished painting the last few of my...

I finally finished painting the last few of my brettonians the other day. And promptly went and bought some more so I could paint again, which are now also finished.
Forum: Original Works   08-05-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Alex
Not bad. As I said, seems a bit like someone was...

Not bad. As I said, seems a bit like someone was watchng 300 when they wrote this :P.
Forum: The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings   08-04-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,637
Posted By Alex
On a slope somewhere on Mount Mindolluin.

On a slope somewhere on Mount Mindolluin.
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-26-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By Alex
I'm not sure what you mean by maxed out in the...

I'm not sure what you mean by maxed out in the paladin slot, with no limit on the banner and max 50 points for a virtue, you have more points to spend, without even going near the limit for your 25%...
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-26-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By Alex
The hero lay out looks good, though I always like...

The hero lay out looks good, though I always like taking the virtue of duty and war banner for added CR. Lore of Life for your prophetess is a nice one to take, I've been using it in all my games. ...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-23-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By Alex
The new general FAQ has finally cleared it all...

The new general FAQ has finally cleared it all up. Their special rules don't stop working, so yes ASF Dragons are here to stay.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-22-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By Alex
Oh good, I've been waiting to use him as the...

Oh good, I've been waiting to use him as the commander for ages, and to know what the hell his drones were, they looked more like the heads of the pit droids in star wars than anything useful.
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-20-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Alex
I changed the list a little, took out the damsel...

I changed the list a little, took out the damsel and the banner of chalons and added a paladin, and a few more grail pilgrims. I only managed to play two games against my friends Dwarves, and this...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-20-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,465
Posted By Alex
Dwellers below ignores ward saves as well. A...

Dwellers below ignores ward saves as well. A friend decided to put 150 warriors in his dwarf list with his characters inside. He was not best pleased when the characters were slain along with half...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-19-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,005
Posted By Alex
After a quick scan through the new FAQ's I can...

After a quick scan through the new FAQ's I can only find two magic items that give heroic killing blow, a Dwarf one, and a Brettonian one and no other models that I know of. So no, it just seems to...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-13-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By Alex
1) by my reading my slann-dragon can only be...

1) by my reading my slann-dragon can only be affected by magical attacks

Since they are chosen upgrades, I would expect that be ruled as an item or equipment as it's not a standard special rule...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-12-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Alex
It's still on the UK one, so if you weren't...

It's still on the UK one, so if you weren't looking at that, it's probably just a stock problem. Though as Tomb Kings and Brettonians are getting pretty old, I wouldn't have said no to a new book.
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-12-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By Alex
It's perfectly legal, but the flaw you have is...

It's perfectly legal, but the flaw you have is you have no magic defense or attack. For an 1000 points game, I'd swap the Lord for a lv1 damsel with dispel scroll and a paladin, just to be on the...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-12-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,198
Posted By Alex
I see Maddermax's point here, after playing a few...

I see Maddermax's point here, after playing a few games with my Brettonians, against my Dark Elves(controlled by my Dad) the same problem came up.
In the first game I charged 22 knights, (a unit of...
Forum: Roleplay Games   07-12-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,222
Posted By Alex
Yeah, it's pretty well known in the...

Yeah, it's pretty well known in the wargaming/roleplaying community. I prefer the 40k(Dark Heresy + Rogue Trader) and Fantasy roleplays, tried them all for the the first time at my University club,...
Forum: Forum Announcements   07-11-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,635
Posted By Alex
Definitely going to enter this, it'll be like...

Definitely going to enter this, it'll be like practice for essays next year, but fun. Think my ideas going to look at a pretty uncovered area.
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-04-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Alex
I did have the damsel with the the Staff of...

I did have the damsel with the the Staff of Channelling, but was told my someone that it was useless, so decided I'd add it in if I feel I need it after a few play tests. Unfortunately at the moment...
Forum: Bretonnia Army Lists   07-04-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Alex
2001 points, 8th ed tryout.

Green Knight - 275
Prophetess - 225 (Level 4)
Paladin - 129 (War Banner, Battle Standard, Warhorse, Virtue of Duty)
Damsel - 130 ( Level 2, Dispel Scroll)
9 Knights of the Realm - 250 (Banner of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-28-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,692
Posted By Alex
In response to the OP, it is indeed hard to find...

In response to the OP, it is indeed hard to find optimists for races in the grim darkness setting that 40k is in. However, I've always been optimistic about Farsight's Tau being loyal and some...
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