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Forum: Age of Sigmar   03-19-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By EmbraCraig
New to Age of Sigmar - High Elf Help

Heya folks, I'm looking at jumping into Age of Sigmar.

I started picking up minis for a Sea Guard themed High Elf army back before the End Times started being a thing, and gave up before I had...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-10-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,182
Posted By EmbraCraig
From a quick look at the web store to double...

From a quick look at the web store to double check, a joint biovore/pyrovore kit, and a lictor/deathleaper one would give us a fully plastic range, apart from the broodlord and old special...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-09-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,182
Posted By EmbraCraig
I reckon those Venomthrope heads are gonna make...

I reckon those Venomthrope heads are gonna make kitbashed plastic Lictors really easy... and lots of spare lash whips too.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-04-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,182
Posted By EmbraCraig
That was a rumour going all the way back to...

That was a rumour going all the way back to before the codex, so here's hoping :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-03-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,396
Posted By EmbraCraig
Some pics of the alternative options here... ...

Some pics of the alternative options here...

http://ftgtgaming.blogspot.de/2014/11/more-tyranid-multikit-pic-dump.html

The Sporocyst is very definitely the same kit as the new snot pod, but I'm...
Forum: Project Logs   11-02-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 55,783
Posted By EmbraCraig
Yep - look at the metal decks or sides of a...

Yep - look at the metal decks or sides of a battle ship even 20 years old and you'll see them looking very similar to this. An excellent happy accident :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-28-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,182
Posted By EmbraCraig
More pictures (via Natfka). Also states that the...

More pictures (via Natfka). Also states that the price will be $73 - anyone have any idea what price point that puts it at in the UK?

Natfka post:...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-28-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,182
Posted By EmbraCraig
Eh? There's nothing on the site about these new...

Eh? There's nothing on the site about these new models - this is a teaser trailer in the same way they've been done in the past.

As always with the WD picture leaks, I'm waiting until I see better...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By EmbraCraig
To be fair, the idea of army boxes with savings...

To be fair, the idea of army boxes with savings never really went away - everyone just focusses on the 'one-click' deals that get released every week that simply bundle all the releases for the week...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By EmbraCraig
New Tyranid & Marine Bundles (with savings!)

Hidden in amongst all the nurgley excitement, we've got two new bundle deals for Marines and Tyranids.

Wrath of the Hive Mind (http://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Wrath-of-the-Hive-Mind) is a wee...
Forum: Kickstarters   10-06-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,809
Posted By EmbraCraig
A few days to go on this one, they've now...

A few days to go on this one, they've now unlocked everything they were looking to at the outset, including bikes, dreads and a plane. The options are all looking pretty niftly (love the bikes!)....
Forum: Kickstarters   09-11-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,809
Posted By EmbraCraig
The Green Alliance - MaxMini WW2 themed sci-fi Orcs

Anyone looking for an alternative Ork minis range? Maxmini have a kickstarter set up, and these guys look a hell of a lot of fun. Not the cheapest range in the world, to be sure, but the example...
Forum: General 40k   05-24-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,158
Posted By EmbraCraig
7th Ed - what units might you take that you didn't before?

So with 7th now starting to arrive in people's hands, we've got new options on how to organise our armies... either unbound forces, letting you put together any combination of stuff on your shelf, or...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-02-14, 11:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,624
Posted By EmbraCraig
There seems to be a Dryad and Treemen army box...

There seems to be a Dryad and Treemen army box (http://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Guardians-of-the-Deepwood) which comes with a bit of a saving.

I'm impressed by this release overall - liking...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-24-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By EmbraCraig
If I remember rightly from the original...

If I remember rightly from the original kickstarter, they were adapted to living/working in cramped caves and caverns - the armour was meant to be more to protect against the low walls and cramped...
Forum: General 40k   01-08-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By EmbraCraig
That Stockport venue looks great - that's a huge...

That Stockport venue looks great - that's a huge amount of space to get games in.

My regular venue is The Edinburgh Games Hub (http://edinburghgamehub.co.uk/). Not as large as the one above, but...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-08-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,547
Posted By EmbraCraig
There is also the Empire General...

There is also the Empire General (http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/productDetail.jsp?catId=cat440090a&prodId=prod20010) boxed set which is plastic. It definitely gives you far more parts...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-08-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By EmbraCraig
The bad news is that you'll have to start dusting...

The bad news is that you'll have to start dusting them :p

Cabinet looks good though, and it's nice to get to show off the work that you're proud of.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-04-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
It is a very good deal - at an online vendor...

It is a very good deal - at an online vendor discount, it works out about 1 for each of the small mins, with the carnifex thrown in for free. That's pretty good pricing by anyone's standards :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-03-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
Preorders are up - 360s of the new stuff look...

Preorders are up - 360s of the new stuff look good, although I can't really post links from my phone.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-26-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,399
Posted By EmbraCraig
A new edition? Doubt it. A new printing of a...

A new edition? Doubt it.

A new printing of a bigger 6th ed rule book with escalation and stronghold assault. More likely, and maybe even sensible.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-15-13, 12:17 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
Hopefully should be a very good set if you want...

Hopefully should be a very good set if you want to build/expand a horde style nid army. All being well, they'll be solid choices and it'll give people a chance to get a good start on an army with a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-15-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By EmbraCraig
Anvil Industry do a pretty decent selection of...

Anvil Industry do a pretty decent selection of weapons, including a double barreled shotgun and some that could be used as assault rifles/autoguns:
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-11-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
Flyers looks good from what I can see, and I like...

Flyers looks good from what I can see, and I like the giant biovore style MC. The warriors still look like warriors, and the prime looks decent... I'll need to see the full shots of what
I'm...
Forum: General 40k   12-07-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By EmbraCraig
By sales (whether in volume or value) then yes,...

By sales (whether in volume or value) then yes, and by a large margin.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-18-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,872
Posted By EmbraCraig
Probably a non starter since Fantasy Flight has...

Probably a non starter since Fantasy Flight has the Star Wars tabletop game license for at least the new few years (I'm not sure they've ever said in public how long a period it covers). The bidding...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-08-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
I find it really hard to imagine they'd make that...

I find it really hard to imagine they'd make that Hive Guard kit and not have Tyrant Guard options in there since it would only take an additional couple of arm options. If not, then they wont be...
Forum: Kickstarters   11-08-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
  [Ended] Mars Attacks
Views: 2,504
Posted By EmbraCraig
After a spate of people backing out over the last...

After a spate of people backing out over the last few days (I really think some people are starting to get a bit ridiculous about the level of value they expect from kickstarters - Mantic, Reaper et...
Forum: Kickstarters   10-31-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
  [Ended] Mars Attacks
Views: 2,504
Posted By EmbraCraig
Some new stuff for anyone not pledged who might...

Some new stuff for anyone not pledged who might be interested.

As Mantic did with Deadzone, there is now a Scenery Only pledge for anyone who wants brick buildings to go with any game - could be...
Forum: Kickstarters   10-28-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
  [Ended] Mars Attacks
Views: 2,504
Posted By EmbraCraig
I finally caved and signed up to this last...

I finally caved and signed up to this last night... Signed up at the $150 level, and will likely end up finding it difficult to restrain myself from adding more credit to that for more add ons than...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By EmbraCraig
Yeah, you can't really do the calculation that...

Yeah, you can't really do the calculation that way - GW aus prices have no relation to the current exchange rates (the Aus prices are much higher, as any Antipodean player will tell you) ... The fact...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-24-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By EmbraCraig
An Aussie said on the comments thread over at...

An Aussie said on the comments thread over at Faeit that the discount on standard Aus prices for those works out at about 40% for the terrain bundle, and about 25% on the other minis. Pretty decent,...
Forum: General 40k   10-19-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By EmbraCraig
The good news is that, as a Tau player, you can...

The good news is that, as a Tau player, you can ally with nearly everyone - keep Tau as your main force, and add a little 500 point allied detachment of something when you fancy a change. If you like...
Forum: Kickstarters   10-06-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,713
Posted By EmbraCraig
Doing the maths, and after including postage and...

Doing the maths, and after including postage and customs fees both being based on full values this time (rather than a flat $25 postage and customs value going as a flat $100 no matter what add ons...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-15-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,426
Posted By EmbraCraig
After seeing the full Ultramarine chapter at...

After seeing the full Ultramarine chapter at Games Day last year, I'd love to be able to afford to drop 7k on this and then spend the next year doing nothing but painting it all (because if I could...
Forum: Heresy Staff Focus   09-12-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,355
Posted By EmbraCraig
Yep, wound on 6s if the target has no armour save.

Yep, wound on 6s if the target has no armour save.
Forum: Heresy Staff Focus   09-09-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,355
Posted By EmbraCraig
Space Marines with plumed helmets have been a...

Space Marines with plumed helmets have been a thing since at least the early 90s - they've maybe not been available in the plastics kits, but metal commander and sergeant minis with helmet crests...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-09-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By EmbraCraig
The HH books not being standalone could sting a...

The HH books not being standalone could sting a bit - as gorgeous as they are, I've not had the cash to drop the money on the first one yet given how little I'd actually use the gaming content, and...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-06-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,251
Posted By EmbraCraig
Those terminators do look fantastic. So much good...

Those terminators do look fantastic. So much good stuff coming out of FW with the legion specific models, but those are some of the best.

At first I was a bit underwhelmed with the Iron Hands...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-21-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
If these are lists of stuff coming from...

If these are lists of stuff coming from playtesting, rather than wishlisting, then some of the ideas sound interesting. Plenty of options to make getting into combat quicker more doable, and I like...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-14-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
Well most of the older rumours about a Harpy kit...

Well most of the older rumours about a Harpy kit have listed it as a possible dual option box, with extra rules to be published in White Dwarf, so hopefully there'll at least be some different weapon...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-14-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
Don't get me wrong, I don't doubt there'll be...

Don't get me wrong, I don't doubt there'll be some kind of new big kit... I doubt that it'll be 2-2 1/2 times the size of the Tyrannofex (although I guess there were those Dominatrix rumours earlier...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-14-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 39,956
Posted By EmbraCraig
I can't help think this is an exageration - the...

I can't help think this is an exageration - the Tyrannofex/Tervigon kit is already big enough to compare well to the current big models, scaling it up by the same ratio as a Wraithlord to a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-13-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 119,779
Posted By EmbraCraig
That's a great pile of an infodump Zion - good...

That's a great pile of an infodump Zion - good work.

My worry (mainly as an Imperial Fists fan) is that the Ultramarine tactical option sounds pretty much strictly better than the Imperial Fist...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,879
Posted By EmbraCraig
Well Dark Angels can be shooty, but if you're...

Well Dark Angels can be shooty, but if you're talking codex chapters then probably better to wait until next month to see how the chapter traits pan out. From the rumour thread, it seems like...
Forum: Project Logs   08-13-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 55,783
Posted By EmbraCraig
I think it looks great - you're maybe right that...

I think it looks great - you're maybe right that the lack of other models doesn't make the scale pop, and the detail doesn't show in the first couple of shots, But it's gonna look fantastic with a...
Forum: Product Reviews   08-13-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By EmbraCraig
When I get around to the rest of my Tau getting...

When I get around to the rest of my Tau getting done then they'll get painted to go with them, but that'll be a while probably. For now the whole lot are getting blasted with one of the army painter...
Forum: Product Reviews   08-13-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By EmbraCraig
Ok, now that I've got them cleaned up and stuck...

Ok, now that I've got them cleaned up and stuck together then I've got part 2 of some pictures... I decided to put together the walls as straight sections rather than angling the shields. They all...
Forum: General 40k   08-11-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By EmbraCraig
It does have a bit of a Necromunda look to it,...

It does have a bit of a Necromunda look to it, but I can't find it on Stuff Of Legends - if it was one of the later ones, it could be from the 1999 catalogue which they seem to be missing.

It's...
Forum: Product Reviews   08-10-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By EmbraCraig
Cheers - I wanted to try to give a decent look...

Cheers - I wanted to try to give a decent look since there isn't much out there about them yet (other than that they exist). I'll hopefully get time to clean them up and put some together tonight or...
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