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Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   11-20-14, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,906
Posted By Wiccus
A couple of goblin questions.

I am running a tournament this weekend and someone brought up a few questions that I couldn't quite find the answer for.

1) Random move units such as squig hoppers. If a random move unit starts in...
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,204
Posted By Wiccus
My God.... Reading that thing on GWs facebook was...

My God.... Reading that thing on GWs facebook was one of the most frustrating things ever. So many self righteous people beating a dead horse. I can't believe this is as big a deal as it is.

Bored...
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 03:22 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,204
Posted By Wiccus
I'm glad we have some reasonable people on this...

I'm glad we have some reasonable people on this forum. I would probably consider myself a GW fanboy. I've loved their games and universe since I was 13. I have also been upset at them about many...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-03-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,784
Posted By Wiccus
Those items are definitely worse. But puppet was...

Those items are definitely worse. But puppet was just stupid. I dimensional cascaded my opponent several times with that. It made it unfun just like gateway made playing WoC unfun.

I agree with...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-03-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,784
Posted By Wiccus
Yeah lets face it, puppet really needed to go....

Yeah lets face it, puppet really needed to go. One of the least fun, most op items in the game. I used it in a few games and felt like a piece of shit each time. Marauders are still good its just...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-29-13, 02:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,784
Posted By Wiccus
He wrote Empire as well which is a very well...

He wrote Empire as well which is a very well balanced, fun and competitive book. I think it will be fine. I honestly hope it goes down in power to level it out with the other 8th edition army books....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-25-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wiccus
I really like everything coming out with the...

I really like everything coming out with the exception of the forsaken. I think the studio scheme does not do the models justice. Dragon Ogres are rad and at least 10,000 times better than the...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-18-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Wiccus
I feel the game is pretty much perfect as is. I...

I feel the game is pretty much perfect as is. I don't necessarily think that it needs modifications though it may be good for people to dip their toes back in with some kind of 7th ed rules.

Its...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-18-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Wiccus
Restoring my clubs faith in WHFB

So a while ago, my club was pretty much exclusively warhammer centric. In fact pretty much the only game that people played was WHFB. I liked and disliked this because I play a few other games but it...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-18-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,238
Posted By Wiccus
CD are not broken. They have some powerful stuff...

CD are not broken. They have some powerful stuff but so does every army. They are allowed in a lot of tournaments and thought of as about 90% official from my understanding.

In tournaments they...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-18-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By Wiccus
https://www.youtube.com/user/OnceBitten360 ...

https://www.youtube.com/user/OnceBitten360

This guy does a lot of Beastman battle reports. He shows that Beastmen are not a horrible army. They can be quite good. Of course you don't have to copy...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-27-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Wiccus
In regards to fliers I am not too terribly...

In regards to fliers I am not too terribly scared. My list is tough enough that I can largely ignore most fliers and just pummel the enemies ground forces which is where the game is won.

The forge...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-27-12, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Wiccus
2k pts Typhus and Fabius

I was thinking of doing Alpha Legion for a while but then I read the brief description of "The Cleaved". I really like the story behind these guys and I think I have decided to go the way of papa...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-08-12, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Wiccus
No the wheel wasnt blocked. I made it to the unit...

No the wheel wasnt blocked. I made it to the unit at about the halfway point in the regiment after my wheel to dodge the eagle.

Thanks for the replies. I had no idea there were multi charges in...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-08-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Wiccus
Closing the door question

So I think I know the answer but I am getting back into the game and am rusty with the rules. I had a situation come up earlier that was a little odd. In the included terribly drawn paint diagram is...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-06-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wiccus
Yeah I feel that the second list is more optimal...

Yeah I feel that the second list is more optimal definitely. I think I will have more fun overall with the first list though because of my love for combat characters.

My second mage is mainly set...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-05-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,818
Posted By Wiccus
I have been tossing around the idea of making...

I have been tossing around the idea of making shoulder pads and thigh guards. I think this will go a long way. Also painting their armor like lacquer instead of scale mail will help the illusion. One...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-05-12, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wiccus
A couple of 2500pt HE noob lists.

Coming back to Warhammer after a long break and Im starting some pansy elves. I've been making several lists and really brainstorming what works and what doesn't. I have only played 2 battles with...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-03-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,545
Posted By Wiccus
Im incredibly excited for this. Infinity is my...

Im incredibly excited for this. Infinity is my favorite game. A book with official scenarios in it is going to be sooooo nice. Also there is no way in hell that I won't start Tohaa day 1.
Forum: General Warhammer   07-27-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Wiccus
I've thought of doing that. It just seems like a...

I've thought of doing that. It just seems like a lot of points. A Prince, Archmage, Noble BSB (BSBs seem pretty much mandatory in 8th) and a lvl 2. That is between 800 to 850ish. That leaves even...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-27-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Wiccus
I think after reading your comments as well as...

I think after reading your comments as well as studying the interwebs I am starting to get a real grasp on how HE play. Im liking that they will be a challenge to really master especially since I...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-25-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Wiccus
Thanks a lot. Just the kind of info I was looking...

Thanks a lot. Just the kind of info I was looking for to get myself in the right mind set. I don't claim to be the best at Fantasy but I am not a noob either. Its just kind of tough starting out with...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-25-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,818
Posted By Wiccus
Looking for some high elf suggestions.

Hey guys. I just randomly came into some HE minis so I intend on making them a full army to be a nice change of pace from my Warriors. I have had an idea in my head for a while of doing cherry...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-25-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Wiccus
Help switching gears. (WoC to HE)

So I have decided to return to fantasy after a more than a year break. Initially I really didn't care too much for 8th because of how different it was from 7th. Now I have decided to give it another...
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   05-21-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,813
Posted By Wiccus
A couple of 2500pt Beastmen lists

So I have decided to give 8th another shot. When it was initially released I wasn't a big fan, but a combination of many people telling me they love it recently and a huge need to get a fantasy game...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-23-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Wiccus
Some Weathering questions.

So I recently got into Heavy Gear Blitz. I just got some of my models a couple days ago and have been brainstorming some paint schemes for them. I think I have settled on a monochrome scheme with the...
Forum: General 40k   03-22-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Wiccus
What that gets you is a lot of troops. Troops are...

What that gets you is a lot of troops. Troops are important as they are the only models that can hold objectives in 40k. That said you will definitely need some of their elites like Bloodcrushers and...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-15-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Wiccus
I'm not totally sure that Bloodclaws are a great...

I'm not totally sure that Bloodclaws are a great alternative to Grey Hunters. I understand the idea and thought of that initially myself. Then I realized that the hunters have quite a bit better gear...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-15-12, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Wiccus
2k Ragnar raider + the usual suspects

This is a list I am brainstorming for my tournament list when I finally get my wolves into a fully functioning army. I think it will be a pretty solid set up.

HQ

Ragnar Blackmane
=240pts
...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   01-22-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Wiccus
I would drop the bloodletters in exchange for...

I would drop the bloodletters in exchange for Daemonettes. I have played both quite a bit and my ladies always outperform the letters. Fleet and grenades are what make them far better than letters. ...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   01-22-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By Wiccus
Local tourney Daemon victory (mini bat reps)

Here is my list that I used to win a local tournament yesterday. It was a great time for everyone.

HQ

Great Unclean One
-BoC
-UM

Herald of Tzeentch
-Chariot
Forum: Other Systems   06-14-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By Wiccus
Infinity is an absolutely brilliant game. I have...

Infinity is an absolutely brilliant game. I have managed to convert a large number of my local gaming club to this game. It can be a lot to take in at first which is why I suggest using the quick...
Forum: Other Systems   05-29-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,092
Posted By Wiccus
If you are wanting to change games and love...

If you are wanting to change games and love painting then I would highly recommend Infinity. Infinity is the best system I have ever played and that coupled with the fact that they have a ton of...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-13-11, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By Wiccus
Yeah my first thought was Dark Eldar and Dark...

Yeah my first thought was Dark Eldar and Dark Elves but I would rather not start another GW army as I already have several to finish and paint. As such I have more or less forbidden myself from...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-13-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By Wiccus
Looking for suitably evil minis

I have had a project in mind for some time now. Ever since the release of the "Gateways" music video by Dimmu Borgir I have been wanting to paint and maybe convert some minis in that scheme. The...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-15-10, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By Wiccus
2000 Wolves, Rhinos and Fangs.

I posted a very similar list several months ago but at 1850pts. I took a big break from 40k shortly after that and the local group has since gone on to 2000pts. I think its a very solid list but I am...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   09-28-10, 12:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,576
Posted By Wiccus
Now I haven't played HE at all but I think that...

Now I haven't played HE at all but I think that you could do with a couple of eagles for that 100pts. You can go after opponents war machines then and if they get shot down then they have fewer units...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   09-25-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Wiccus
that was the idea. the sea guard would be in two...

that was the idea. the sea guard would be in two ranks until they were about to be charged then I would shuffle them into 5 ranks of 5 so they can be steadfast and have a bunch of attacks.
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   09-25-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Wiccus
I don't see what reavers would really add to the...

I don't see what reavers would really add to the list. They seem like they are kind of spendy and are just as squishy as the rest of my troopers who can actually pack a punch. Sword Masters and...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   09-25-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Wiccus
High Elves 2500

Prince (with Sword Masters)
- Armor of Caledor
- Vambraces of Defence
- Potion of Foolhardiness
- Great Weapon
=247pts

Archmage (with Flame Banner Sea Guard)
- Lvl 4
- Book of Hoeth
Forum: General Warhammer   09-13-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By Wiccus
I never play with closed lists. I have never...

I never play with closed lists. I have never played with closed lists and nobody I have ever played in my like 9 years of playing this game has ever played with a closed list. Also the major...
Forum: General Warhammer   09-13-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By Wiccus
Whether or not two hellcannons are cheesy really...

Whether or not two hellcannons are cheesy really depends on your local play group. In mine they probably are but we aren't totally sure as we are still really feeling out 8th but in other more...
Forum: General Warhammer   09-11-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By Wiccus
Robo land sharks with tank treads, laser eyes,...

Robo land sharks with tank treads, laser eyes, missile pods on its fins and chainsaws instead of teeth. Thats the only thing that TK are missing in my opinion. This of course is inspired by ancient...
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   09-05-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Wiccus
I am wanting this list to be an infantry heavy...

I am wanting this list to be an infantry heavy list because I think a horde army could be fun. I eventually want to have a ton of minotaurs but not right off the bat. I just was thinking that my list...
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   09-05-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Wiccus
I initially had wanted to fit a big beast into...

I initially had wanted to fit a big beast into this army but I only had a little over 200pts left when I got to that point. That would mean removing my ambushing Gors and I wasnt too comfortable with...
Forum: Beastmen Army Lists   09-04-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Wiccus
2500 Beast Horde

Army Name: Warherd of the Flaming Hoof

Special Notes
- Pretty straight forward list. Horde of beasts marching at the enemy receiving buffs and a couple of ambushers for flanking and small units...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-31-10, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By Wiccus
Yeah the battalion box is a good buy. Only...

Yeah the battalion box is a good buy. Only problem is that it has hounds in it which in 8th really seem like a waste of points to me. If you aren't interested in that then I would suggest a couple of...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-30-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By Wiccus
Daemons are deployed just like every other army...

Daemons are deployed just like every other army in the game there is no summoning like in 40k.

Warriors of Chaos are indeed very epic. They were my first miniatures project. The owner of the local...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-30-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By Wiccus
I would change the lord up a bit. Drop the book...

I would change the lord up a bit. Drop the book and give him some more survivability like the golden eye or tzeentch as he will be drawing lots of fire flying around on his own.

Also taking a bsb...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-30-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By Wiccus
personally what I do to stay motivated is...

personally what I do to stay motivated is actually to drop it for a moment and play another game to try and alleviate my frustrations. Get into a small skirmish game like Mordheim, Necromunda,...
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