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Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-15-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,072
Posted By neilbatte
I've tried the new game a few times and it's ok...

I've tried the new game a few times and it's ok for a quick battle but it really seems to lack the depth that kept me playing warhammer for years.
It's a bit early to write off the whole system...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,144
Posted By neilbatte
Why are the sisters of the thorn riding pokemon?...

Why are the sisters of the thorn riding pokemon? Yet another example of games workshop paint schemes putting people off perfectly acceptable models.
Apart from this minor gripe I'm quite pleased...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   04-19-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,372
Posted By neilbatte
If your taking a flier then Master of the fleet...

If your taking a flier then Master of the fleet attached to the Ccs might be a good option as he can both help you and mess with your opponents reserves.
Forum: General 40k   04-19-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By neilbatte
The easiest way to deal with fliers in the new...

The easiest way to deal with fliers in the new dex is to double up on the master of the fleet as it stacks and if you can pass 2 ld9 tests the chance of getting fliers in on reserves is remote and...
Forum: General 40k   04-05-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,478
Posted By neilbatte
It's still always going to be guard when I'm...

It's still always going to be guard when I'm talking about them so what it says on the codex is fairly irrelavant
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-03-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,260
Posted By neilbatte
The catachan heavy weapons have just been redone...

The catachan heavy weapons have just been redone as singles so I doubt they're getting binned.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,260
Posted By neilbatte
The individual heavy weapon teams were 5 each...

The individual heavy weapon teams were 5 each but were metal and you still got 1 with the metal squads so were a replacement rather than a neccessity.
While I don't want this to be a rant over...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,260
Posted By neilbatte
I've just noticed GW have reboxed the heavy...

I've just noticed GW have reboxed the heavy weapons teams and there now nearly 10 each I'm glad I've still got loads or I'd have to go down the elite route too.
Forum: General Warhammer   02-26-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,909
Posted By neilbatte
My Orcs are the same when I try to be sneaky or...

My Orcs are the same when I try to be sneaky or tactical they refuse to play along and I lose badly so now I leave the tricksy bits to the Gobbo's and just let the Orcs do the hitting.
My last 40k...
Forum: General 40k   02-26-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By neilbatte
In my experience 6th can be just as frustrating...

In my experience 6th can be just as frustrating as 4th ever was.
I played a game on the weekend against the new nid's My list was as uncompetative as it's possible for Guard to be as I just used the...
Forum: General 40k   02-26-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By neilbatte
I stopped getting White Dwarf ages ago so...

I stopped getting White Dwarf ages ago so probably not the best qualified to comment.
The plus for me is that I can have a quick scan in the shop first and it's not going to take too long to get the...
Forum: General 40k   02-26-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By neilbatte
I use the Scout models in my army as veteran...

I use the Scout models in my army as veteran squads in carapace with Scout bikers as rough riders with a fair amount of success.
Chuck in a few sentinels (Mine are crewed by servitors) and you have...
Forum: General 40k   02-26-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,110
Posted By neilbatte
I'd like the Orks to get some love as the army is...

I'd like the Orks to get some love as the army is a little left behind but then I'd also like the Imperial guard book to not change too drastically as I can't be arsed to order the heads and other...
Forum: General 40k   02-17-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,338
Posted By neilbatte
I actually like the way special characters are...

I actually like the way special characters are now I started in 2nd when they could easily smash through anything thrown at them and often faced them across the battlefield although I didn't use...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-09-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By neilbatte
The new stuff doesn't seem to scale that well...

The new stuff doesn't seem to scale that well with the older stuff, A bit more stretched out, Although the pictures make it hard to confirm plus the shoulder pads change how you percieve the overall...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By neilbatte
The rumour was that GW had sold the rights to...

The rumour was that GW had sold the rights to it's specialist games like necromunda to another company so it might not be the last we see of necromunda.
Forum: General Warhammer   10-21-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By neilbatte
Whatever armies you choose they need to be on the...

Whatever armies you choose they need to be on the same power level as if there is to big an imbalance you'll end up with tantrums and only 1 of the kids wanting to play.
I learnt this the hard way...
Forum: 40k Tactics   10-13-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By neilbatte
This editions rules for combat definately made...

This editions rules for combat definately made the footslogging horde of orks a lot less reliable, with the change to fleet shafting the waaagh being the main culprit although lower cover...
Forum: General 40k   10-05-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By neilbatte
I usually cut down at this time of year anyway as...

I usually cut down at this time of year anyway as time restraints and work kicks in and poor light reduces painting time but even if I didn't the cost of the hobby means I have reduced the amount of...
Forum: General 40k   10-02-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By neilbatte
You could always do a fuedal guard army with...

You could always do a fuedal guard army with carapace vets, rough riders and bret men at arms as basic guard/ heavy weapon teams if you don't want the elite marine option.
Forum: General 40k   09-27-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By neilbatte
Spacemarines are easily identifiable as a GW...

Spacemarines are easily identifiable as a GW poster child though so why wouldn't they push them for all there worth. Gaurd are easily identifiable as human but so are many other companies sci fi...
Forum: General 40k   09-25-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,454
Posted By neilbatte
Most of the better players in my club play alien...

Most of the better players in my club play alien races as the have some of the most powerful builds, Yes the various forces of the Imperium have a good following but thats more because the dearth of...
Forum: General 40k   09-24-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By neilbatte
Was it really that long ago damn i feel old now.

Was it really that long ago damn i feel old now.
Forum: General 40k   09-23-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By neilbatte
Not me it always comes up on my wedding...

Not me it always comes up on my wedding anniversary and my wife only just tolerates my plastic adiction as it is, Last 1 I got to go to had a massive Brettonian display with Brian may from queen...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-19-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,143
Posted By neilbatte
If I did get 1 the least I'd expect is free...

If I did get 1 the least I'd expect is free conversion kits to turn it into the chapter I want
never wanted smurfs, You'd have to drop another few hundred just on shoulder pads or go insane trying...
Forum: General 40k   09-13-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,299
Posted By neilbatte
Insulting people for the type of list they choose...

Insulting people for the type of list they choose is fairly stupid whatever side of the fence your sat on. Being a dick rests on more than the type of list you build same as being a fluff gamer...
Forum: General 40k   09-12-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,299
Posted By neilbatte
In my gaming group we have a fairly wide spectrum...

In my gaming group we have a fairly wide spectrum of gamers, Out of the 20 or so gamers 6~ 8 frequently go into the local GW as well as play at club all of these think nothing to spamming strong...
Forum: General 40k   09-11-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,299
Posted By neilbatte
And there was me thinking all GW employees were...

And there was me thinking all GW employees were the epitome of gaming knowledge and tactical advice.
Thankfully freedom of speech means If I want to say helldrakes are OP I will and fuck the store...
Forum: General 40k   09-10-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By neilbatte
With the Tau there's loads of scope for other...

With the Tau there's loads of scope for other units they assimilate any race they come in contact with so all sorts of aliens could have been introduced. A single big...
Forum: General 40k   09-09-13, 04:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,299
Posted By neilbatte
The problem you'll get though is that players...

The problem you'll get though is that players with 3 Heldrakes or Necron flying circus lists will have spent a lot of time and money on their list so while asking for a game against them is up to you...
Forum: General 40k   09-08-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,299
Posted By neilbatte
I think it's more to do with the percieved...

I think it's more to do with the percieved balance issues between codex's, if a new codex has a powerful toy that has few countermeasures and your opponent spams them, then irritation towards the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-23-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By neilbatte
I'd love Admech to be true but wouldn't that be...

I'd love Admech to be true but wouldn't that be stepping on the toes of forgeworld something GW tend to avoid.
Forum: General 40k   08-23-13, 04:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,561
Posted By neilbatte
Depends on what you want from the games you play ...

Depends on what you want from the games you play if your a beer and pretzel player just happy to throw dice around with your mates then generally yes there shit as your forced to play random people...
Forum: General 40k   08-22-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,561
Posted By neilbatte
Most tourney lists are just copy and paste from...

Most tourney lists are just copy and paste from internet forums and at the moment the majority of strong army lists are more about who can throw the most money at new models and codexes.
How can you...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-20-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By neilbatte
Hopefully it will be easier to navigate than the...

Hopefully it will be easier to navigate than the crap we have now and more hobby content could only be a good thing but I wont hold my breath.
Forum: General Warhammer   08-17-13, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,494
Posted By neilbatte
I think that the missions you roll are a factor...

I think that the missions you roll are a factor as well, Some are so stupid that the whole game can be decided before you start, Watch tower I'm looking at you.
The amount of models in fantasy also...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By neilbatte
One of the best looking ork armies I've ever seen...

One of the best looking ork armies I've ever seen used the Blood angels codex as a base with everything Orkified,
Forum: General 40k   08-11-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,584
Posted By neilbatte
That requires a level of understanding before...

That requires a level of understanding before hand and I know that most of the players in the club I go to have invested heavily into flyers and if I want a game I have to take that into account.
A...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-11-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,273
Posted By neilbatte
I can't see that GW would release this, The two...

I can't see that GW would release this, The two previous releases have been a case of sell and forget with nothing in the way of follow up models or rules.
Look at how Dreadfleet was aimed at...
Forum: General 40k   08-09-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,494
Posted By neilbatte
How many ork trukks can you kill a turn though,...

How many ork trukks can you kill a turn though, for the cost you've payed for a waveserpent and a squad of aspect warriors I've got 3 maybe 4 trukks full of orks none of which take any particular...
Forum: General 40k   08-06-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,584
Posted By neilbatte
I don't hate flyers, I hate flyer spam, At this...

I don't hate flyers, I hate flyer spam, At this stage of the game a fair few armies have little effective antiflyer firepower even the new books have little in the way of a hard counter other than...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-29-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,160
Posted By neilbatte
have you thought about top trumps boxes I think...

have you thought about top trumps boxes I think there about the right size.
Forum: General 40k   07-29-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,494
Posted By neilbatte
The biggest problem with a serpent though is that...

The biggest problem with a serpent though is that anyone inside is exposed on the turn they get out and most of the things you want inside are squishy, Give me an ork trukk or battlewagon all day...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-08-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By neilbatte
Normally they have fairly ornate armour and a...

Normally they have fairly ornate armour and a runestaff of some kind
Forum: General 40k   11-12-12, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By neilbatte
For me it's got to be the punisher, stick on hvy...

For me it's got to be the punisher, stick on hvy bolter sponsons and a stubber for 29 strength 5 shots and with commander pask it can even hurt nids and flyers.
Forum: General 40k   08-06-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By neilbatte
I doubt that I'll get to make an informed opinion...

I doubt that I'll get to make an informed opinion any time soon as most of the people at my club have lost interest in 40k since 6th even the powergamers and necron players,
Dystopian wars seems to...
Forum: General 40k   07-31-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,693
Posted By neilbatte
The humble flamer got a defensive buff so vet...

The humble flamer got a defensive buff so vet guards, command squads and special weapons squads got a boost, as do Ork burner boys especially if they're in a wagon with a few cheap mekboys.
Looters...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-14-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,794
Posted By neilbatte
You can alternatively just tarpit him with a...

You can alternatively just tarpit him with a squad of warriors he can't sweeping advance so is hardly goiing to threaten anything else then if you position another unit close enough then the first...
Forum: General 40k   07-13-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
  Poll: 6th too H:FY?
Views: 3,478
Posted By neilbatte
Who cares where GW put the emphasis in the...

Who cares where GW put the emphasis in the rulebook, xenos still have the most OP armies in both 5th and 6th, with necrons and darkeldar being probably the most represented armies in many areas as...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-13-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,794
Posted By neilbatte
Destroy his vehicle and ignore him, He's slow and...

Destroy his vehicle and ignore him, He's slow and purposeful means he's unlikely to zoom around the battlefield and worst case is he contests an objective, Destroy everything else first then shoot...
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