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Forum: 40k Tactics   06-18-12, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,294
Posted By Katie Drake
That might have something to do with psybolt ammo...

That might have something to do with psybolt ammo not effecting missile launchers or multi-meltas.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-12, 03:16 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
GW would raise prices just as often even if...

GW would raise prices just as often even if piracy wasn't a concern. They don't need an excuse because they know people will keep buying no matter what. :P
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-13-12, 03:40 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
I don't think anyone likes the idea of having to...

I don't think anyone likes the idea of having to ignore dumb rules, but we all know there's going to be at minimum one bad rule in 6th. It's inevitable.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-12-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
I understand the position of folks urging that...

I understand the position of folks urging that people don't get too upset or worried about incomplete rumors, but please also realize that to many people Games Workshop has been shockingly consistent...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-09-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,524
Posted By Katie Drake
This will only work for people that are lucky...

This will only work for people that are lucky enough to play in groups that are open-minded to things that aren't fully official unfortunately.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-09-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,524
Posted By Katie Drake
+1. I absolutely cannot wait to enjoy playing 40k...

+1. I absolutely cannot wait to enjoy playing 40k again.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-09-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,524
Posted By Katie Drake
Really excited to see how this goes. This is...

Really excited to see how this goes. This is pretty much what's going to make or break the hobby for me. Come on GW, I know you guys can do this right.
Forum: General 40k   06-05-12, 02:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,088
Posted By Katie Drake
All of the ones pertaining to 40K, including...

All of the ones pertaining to 40K, including Necrons. That includes non-Forge World supplements too, so Battle Missions and so on.
Forum: General 40k   06-03-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,121
Posted By Katie Drake
So in other words Dreadnoughts never get 2d6...

So in other words Dreadnoughts never get 2d6 armor penetration.
Forum: General 40k   06-03-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By Katie Drake
Only because of mech edition, though. Otherwise...

Only because of mech edition, though. Otherwise Bloodcrushers would sit comfortably on that spot. I've had a single unit of 'Crushers chew through three units of Deathwing Terminators before, they're...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By Katie Drake
Run at the enemy screaming and swinging swords...

Run at the enemy screaming and swinging swords I'd imagine. It's about the only possible solution for many Daemon units, especially Khornate ones.
Forum: General 40k   06-01-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,809
Posted By Katie Drake
I think Wraiths give a Necron list more options...

I think Wraiths give a Necron list more options than Tomb Blades do. The entire Necron Codex shoots and is pretty good at it and Tomb Blades tend to add more of the same (though the blast templates...
Forum: General 40k   05-29-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,614
Posted By Katie Drake
This was all fixed in an official errata over a...

This was all fixed in an official errata over a year ago.
Forum: General 40k   05-27-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,614
Posted By Katie Drake
Chaos next, Dark Angels after that. Any further...

Chaos next, Dark Angels after that. Any further than that it's hard to say, though I do agree that Tau need some attention, as do Eldar.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-26-12, 02:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,883
Posted By Katie Drake
Yeah, I honestly think that in a few years GW is...

Yeah, I honestly think that in a few years GW is going to have a serious problem on its hands in the form of competition from other companies. Games Workshop is big and they definitely dominate the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-26-12, 02:01 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Yeah, I'm finding this too. Ever since I stopped...

Yeah, I'm finding this too. Ever since I stopped playing competitively the game has become a mix of shooting and assault with neither one really having more importance than the other. I'm finding it...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-25-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
They're still very, very scary for armies that...

They're still very, very scary for armies that don't have solid (meaning fairly competent and tough) troops. Sisters of Battle, Tau, Vanilla Marines and so on can have a difficult time if the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-25-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,883
Posted By Katie Drake
I play with four friends who are all newer to the...

I play with four friends who are all newer to the hobby once a week or so. I just use the stuff I have already (which is a lot. Over 5K points of Marines and 3K of Daemons) and we have a good time....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-25-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,883
Posted By Katie Drake
Yup well, they can continue to not care about me...

Yup well, they can continue to not care about me while I continue not buying their stuff.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-25-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,883
Posted By Katie Drake
This is why I haven't bought even a single pot of...

This is why I haven't bought even a single pot of paint since the price increase last year (not even from ebay, literally nothing). One has to follow through on threats for them to mean anything,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-14-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Yeah, I actually saw what the new rulebook looks...

Yeah, I actually saw what the new rulebook looks like just a few days ago, like the front cover. Fairly nifty. I can only imagine that it's been printed and waiting for a while now.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-10-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Fair enough. They wouldn't, that's the...

Fair enough.



They wouldn't, that's the thing. They take a name (let's call it the Chaos Death Knight for the purposes of this example), attach it to a rough concept (a walking, chaotic vehicle...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-10-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Actually GrizBe, I don't think he's quite as full...

Actually GrizBe, I don't think he's quite as full of crap this time. I'm decent at sniffing out bad rumors and I'm not seeing too many here.




I think this could absolutely be true. Please...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-09-12, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Awkwarrrrrrrrd. :shok:

Awkwarrrrrrrrd. :shok:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-09-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Yeah, no. Bullshit, I wouldn't be even a little...

Yeah, no. Bullshit, I wouldn't be even a little surprised to learn that that everything that guy said was a lie. I don't believe a word of it. GW barely listens to input it gets from its play...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-07-12, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Chaos Kroot?

Chaos Kroot?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Oh, I don't mean to say that you're making this...

Oh, I don't mean to say that you're making this up, but I think TastyTaste is. I generally have a good track record on these things, so I'm pretty confident. =) Time will tell, though.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 59,209
Posted By Katie Drake
Calling bullshit on the entire thing. This makes...

Calling bullshit on the entire thing. This makes no sense, Tasty's just having some fun at our expense.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-12, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Wouldn't be surprised to see any one of those...

Wouldn't be surprised to see any one of those honestly. Maybe he'll unlock a single unit of each Cult as Troops? So one unit of Zerks, one of Noise Marines and so on.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-12, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Tyranids and Sisters work fine until you play...

Tyranids and Sisters work fine until you play competitively in tournament scenarios - they tend to fail in the min/maxed vehicle saturated environment that is so common in competitive events, at...
Forum: Archived Events   04-29-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By Katie Drake
I'm not completely sure, but I seem to recall...

I'm not completely sure, but I seem to recall reading somewhere that NOVA will be using the 5th edition rule set as it isn't really fair to expect people to get the new rulebook and then change their...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
Oh I agree with the general sentiment that the...

Oh I agree with the general sentiment that the idea is a silly one, I'm just remarking on the apparent surprise I've seen among Chaos players here and elsewhere that their book will get the same...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
He makes Sternguard scoring units and gives the...

He makes Sternguard scoring units and gives the entire army the Stubborn rule.

If Pedro isn't a great example, what about Crowe from the Grey Knight Codex? Would he be at literally every battle...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-28-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,309
Posted By Katie Drake
I seriously doubt Pedro Kantor is at every battle...

I seriously doubt Pedro Kantor is at every battle the Crimson Fists fight either, yet he's required to play a Crimson Fist army. It's the same thing, Chaos isn't going to be given special...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-21-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By Katie Drake
I'm honestly sort of disgusted to see so many...

I'm honestly sort of disgusted to see so many people on the net (especially Dakka) dancing on Ard Boyz' grave.

The one GW sponsored event per year where competitive gamers could get together and...
Forum: General 40k   03-19-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,371
Posted By Katie Drake
Because that's how this hobby works - if you...

Because that's how this hobby works - if you bitch loudly enough and shun people that think differently than you do you get your way.
Forum: General 40k   03-12-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,078
Posted By Katie Drake
You mean like 3rd and part of 4th edition? ...

You mean like 3rd and part of 4th edition?

There were tons of variants for basically all of the armies

Sure, the Marines had their half dozen or whatever books, but Chapter Approved added tons...
Forum: General 40k   03-09-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,980
Posted By Katie Drake
One of my friends has a Deathwatch/Ordo Xenos...

One of my friends has a Deathwatch/Ordo Xenos themed army that uses the vanilla Space Marine Codex. It's a couple Tactical Squads in Razorbacks, two Sternguard squads in Drop Pods, a Venerable Dread...
Forum: General 40k   03-08-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,915
Posted By Katie Drake
This is amusing to me. Does anyone else...

This is amusing to me.

Does anyone else remember the QQfest over Njal's rumored rules back before the Space Wolf Codex came out (the accurate ones, not the massively exaggerated rumors I mean)? A...
Forum: General 40k   03-07-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,915
Posted By Katie Drake
The entire reason that Long Fangs have that rule...

The entire reason that Long Fangs have that rule in the first place is to differentiate them from normal Marines.

I don't understand why there has to be a fluff justification for it to be an...
Forum: General 40k   03-07-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,915
Posted By Katie Drake
... I give up.

... I give up.
Forum: General 40k   03-07-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,915
Posted By Katie Drake
Why is anyone making a CC army in today's day and...

Why is anyone making a CC army in today's day and age? There's literally no good reason to do it. This isn't because close combat is "bad" though, but because it's best used depending on the...
Forum: General 40k   03-06-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,915
Posted By Katie Drake
Suggesting that the difference between shooting...

Suggesting that the difference between shooting and close combat is as binary as good and bad is retarded.
Forum: General 40k   03-04-12, 12:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,078
Posted By Katie Drake
I'd settle just with Forge World armies being...

I'd settle just with Forge World armies being made tourney legal, but failing that the Adeptus Mechanicus would be my first pick for an entirely new book.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-01-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,663
Posted By Katie Drake
When this new Chaos book comes out we can all...

When this new Chaos book comes out we can all forget about the abortion that is the current Codex.

... who am I kidding? I think many of us are going to be scarred for years to come, at least...
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-25-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,783
Posted By Katie Drake
Just do the tutorials. The game is simple to...

Just do the tutorials. The game is simple to learn and difficult to master, so once you do the tuts you should be fine to play against bots.
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-21-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,001
Posted By Katie Drake
I'm noticing this too and I still only play...

I'm noticing this too and I still only play against bots.

There's always one (or more) people that's more interested in kill stealing than helping the team. They inevitably are stupid enough to...
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-21-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,001
Posted By Katie Drake
Haha, I know. Doesn't help that I devote at least...

Haha, I know. Doesn't help that I devote at least 2/3rds of my gaming time to Starcraft 2 these days. :P
Forum: Video Games & Software   02-20-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,001
Posted By Katie Drake
North America Whiskie28 I'm awful at...

North America

Whiskie28

I'm awful at this game.
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-16-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,783
Posted By Katie Drake
I just picked up Vayne and the new tank guy. I'm...

I just picked up Vayne and the new tank guy. I'm mostly clueless as to how to play properly (though I understand the basics).

Are utter noobs welcome here? :P
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