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Forum: 40k Fluff   11-20-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 54,634
Posted By Raptors8th
"Yippee-ki-ay motherf***er."

"Yippee-ki-ay motherf***er."
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-05-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,659
Posted By Raptors8th
Phoenix Lords? Since when are they anywhere near...

Phoenix Lords? Since when are they anywhere near Primarchs?
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-05-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,941
Posted By Raptors8th
Ward writes good rules, but his fluff...sucks. ...

Ward writes good rules, but his fluff...sucks. The BA dex was alright, although it had a few things that would make more sense with other chapters (SW have LC dreads, GK have libby dreads, chaos get...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-26-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Raptors8th
Horus' Birth Planet?

Couldn't find an answer on Lexicanum so I thought I'd ask here:
What planet did Horus end up on when the Primarchs all got thrown around?
I know Cthonia is the obvious answer but in Horus Rising...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-11-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,822
Posted By Raptors8th
Check the FAQ, but I'm pretty sure it means no...

Check the FAQ, but I'm pretty sure it means no one can start in the Raider.
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-09-11, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By Raptors8th
Didn't the Emperor make some decree about no...

Didn't the Emperor make some decree about no worship of gods? And now the Imperium officially worships him as a god...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-08-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,822
Posted By Raptors8th
Why the hell are you putting MMs on typhoons?

Why the hell are you putting MMs on typhoons?
Forum: General 40k   06-27-11, 12:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,262
Posted By Raptors8th
Mechanicus would be cool, but you can already...

Mechanicus would be cool, but you can already kinda do them with the available codices anyway (GKT=Skitarii anyone?). Other than that more xenos would always be nice, Kroot mercenaries coming back...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-27-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Raptors8th
Techmarines are terrible, on par with the Legion...

Techmarines are terrible, on par with the Legion in terms of fail. Also why SM? Personally the closest thing I could think of to mechanicus skitarii after reading Titanicus were GK termies, a foot...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-27-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Raptors8th
It's a 1750 point list that can't combat for...

It's a 1750 point list that can't combat for shit, has a Forgelord with nowhere to hide, and only 20 scoring marines that can't hide in metal boxes so can be torrented down from tun one. That's...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-25-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Raptors8th
Well, you're points are wrong, and the list's...

Well, you're points are wrong, and the list's less-than-stellar. You're new though so it's okay, my first list was around this bad, it takes time to get the hang of it. That said, considering the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-08-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Raptors8th
Mathhammer time: 9 GH w/ WS & MotW + 1 WG w/...

Mathhammer time:

9 GH w/ WS & MotW + 1 WG w/ PF
vs.
10 GK w/ 2 psycannons, NDH on sarge

wolves charge and use wolf standard:

I4
Forum: Trading Area   06-07-11, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Raptors8th
Still here

Still here
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-07-11, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Raptors8th
First off ignore McMuffin telling you to stay out...

First off ignore McMuffin telling you to stay out of combat, yes they have PWs but they'll outshoot you by a long shot, in combat you're relatively equal when counter-attacking and have a bit of...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-06-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Raptors8th
IT's worth it, hitting on twos is really good,...

IT's worth it, hitting on twos is really good, plus it fucks up infiltrators.



Actually, try to combat them, they'll outshoot you but you beat them on the charge.

As for the list it's pretty...
Forum: General 40k   06-05-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
  Sticky: Abbreviations
Views: 23,106
Posted By Raptors8th
WS=Wolf Standard don't know how this got missed...

WS=Wolf Standard
don't know how this got missed for so long
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-05-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Raptors8th
Wolves are decent all-round, it really depends on...

Wolves are decent all-round, it really depends on the list you run. Basically your standard hybrid is meant to dominate the midfield, Razorwolves are meant to sit on the board edge and shoot you...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-02-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Raptors8th
WG still have fists, the only one's dropped were...

WG still have fists, the only one's dropped were the GH because it's more expensive for them and they only get one attack.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-01-11, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Raptors8th
Damn good list for a newb. Alright, so...

Damn good list for a newb.



Alright, so good starting point but room for improvement. First, drop the LR. You don't have any combat specialists, and LRs one and only purpose in 5th ed. is...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   06-01-11, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Raptors8th
None of the lists have more than 1 HQ and one...

None of the lists have more than 1 HQ and one troop each, that's what the tourney required.
Forum: Trading Area   05-30-11, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Raptors8th
Icon H: High Elves, W: SW, $$$, Metal Phoenix Guard

Alright, so I've got an unopened box of the new Plastic Phoenix Guard and a few extra IoB elf characters. I'll take SW/SM, old metal phoenix guard (the ones in the current army book), and Paypal.
...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-30-11, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Raptors8th
Doubles tourneys fall largely to which army combo...

Doubles tourneys fall largely to which army combo can get the best gimmicks, and BA+SW can get some pretty amazing ones. You're not using any of them though. BA have one of the most amazing...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   01-06-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Raptors8th
While, it's alright. Grey Hunters don't do...

While, it's alright. Grey Hunters don't do footslogging, and the fists are just stupid. RPs are nice, but 4 at 15000's too many. So...:

HQ
RP
w/ LL, SC, CotS, SotBS
110

HQ
RP
w/ LL, MH,...
Forum: General 40k   10-19-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Raptors8th
Allises are 0-1 for HQs, Elites, and FA and 0-2...

Allises are 0-1 for HQs, Elites, and FA and 0-2 for troops (that go's for both codices). Also you can take allies from both inquisition books.
Forum: General 40k   10-12-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Raptors8th
The Movie

http://www.youtube.com/user/UltramarinesTheMovie?blend=2&ob=1#p/u/0/QOXz10znAKc

Am I the only one who thinks this looks really bad? I mean, I didn't expect something great, but the animation...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-07-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Raptors8th
Okay, first things first: What you have won't...

Okay, first things first: What you have won't work at 1500. Bump it up to 2000 and throw in another LRC full of hammernators and it's all good, but with a single crusader you're just asking for...
Forum: General 40k   08-28-10, 05:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,079
Posted By Raptors8th
Would've said 5th ed. nids before the FAQ, but...

Would've said 5th ed. nids before the FAQ, but then all the bullshit reserves rulings fucked over one of my favorite builds so oh well.

I'd currently say 5th. ed. marines:

1. It's got tons of...
Forum: Trading Area   08-23-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Raptors8th
Update: A few prices: ...

Update:
A few prices:
Battleforce/Battalion=AU$100
IoB=AU$84
Black Reach=AU$102
Tac Squad=$42

For other prices just look at the US GW site and use this...
Forum: General 40k   08-16-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
  Autarch
Views: 503
Posted By Raptors8th
Autarch

Does anyone no what the Autarch models on pg. 70 and 72 of the Eldar dex are?
Thanks.
Forum: Trading Area   08-16-10, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Raptors8th
Update This offer is good until October.

Update
This offer is good until October.
Forum: Trading Area   08-14-10, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Raptors8th
Discount GW for Australia (Especially IoB)

Hey I've just moved to Australia from the US but I'm splitting a few IoB with a friend back in the states, mostly due to the significant discount coming from the US (eg. IoB is AU$83.80 including...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-11-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By Raptors8th
Basically 3 HQs worth taking in the vanilla dex,...

Basically 3 HQs worth taking in the vanilla dex, plus 4 special characters that aren't total shit:

#1 Libby: Run him plain, and always take Null Zone, it's an amazing psychic power, fucking over...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-10-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Raptors8th
Nice list. A few changes though: Make the RBs...

Nice list. A few changes though:
Make the RBs las/plas, it's just flat out better. Lose the SBs on the Rhinos, they're fairly pointless. Instead get MotW on you're Rhino sqauds. You need to...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-10-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Raptors8th
Lose the EA on the RBs, they don't get helped...

Lose the EA on the RBs, they don't get helped much by it. Turn the flamers on the AS into meltaguns, lose the PWs on the RB squads and the infernus pistol, get HKMs on your RBs and consider the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-26-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,096
Posted By Raptors8th
Drop the Rhino squad and replace them with 2x...

Drop the Rhino squad and replace them with 2x Inquisitorial Storm Troopers with double melta in Rhinos. That costs only 3 points more. Also replace TL las with las/plas.

EDIT: And lose the...
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-19-10, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
What bottom left ruins, all I see are craters?

What bottom left ruins, all I see are craters?
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-19-10, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
I only see four: 2 gun pits, the central building...

I only see four: 2 gun pits, the central building and he ruins in the upper left corner. Where's the fifth?



Well you win some you lose some I just hope auto-wins don't happen in the future. ...
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-18-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
Yeah I'm not complaining about anything you've...

Yeah I'm not complaining about anything you've done just the mission, not a great mission as it's basically entirely down to luck and the tactics don't really matter (there's nothing I can do to stop...
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-18-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
Wait so then it's basically impossible for me to...

Wait so then it's basically impossible for me to win.
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-18-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
Wait aren't you not allowed to take duplicates of...

Wait aren't you not allowed to take duplicates of a strategem?
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-14-10, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By Raptors8th
Can Jump infantry land on the central building? ...

Can Jump infantry land on the central building?

EDIT: Also is it TLoS or the janky rules in CoD?
EDIT #2: Okay that's how it's destroyed.
Forum: 40k Tactica Wars   07-12-10, 04:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,024
Posted By Raptors8th
I'll take a slot as BAs.

I'll take a slot as BAs.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-11-10, 05:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Raptors8th
yeah, calgars not really all that great...

yeah, calgars not really all that great considering he's shitty in assault (for a god-expensive character) and doesn't really buff your army that much (yay he gives you combat tactics! wait wtf you...
Forum: General 40k   07-10-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By Raptors8th
Yeah, kill points are a bitch... ...

Yeah, kill points are a bitch...



:facepalm:

But otherwise 5th ed. works pretty darn well, except for necrons :laugh:

My main problem is them not updating the codices with each edition,...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-08-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Raptors8th
Okay, so 180 points to play with, not bad. That...

Okay, so 180 points to play with, not bad. That said, dropping the tacs down to 5 man and losing the special weapons isn't a bad move here, and saves you a further 170 points. so 350 points. First...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-06-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Raptors8th
RB=Relic Blade, not Razor Back in this case

RB=Relic Blade, not Razor Back in this case
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-06-10, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Raptors8th
switch the PW and suicide pistol for a RB. ...

switch the PW and suicide pistol for a RB. Otherwise looks good although getting more MM/HF speeders would be nice.

EDIT: Just realized something, screw the EA on my earlier post and give the...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-05-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Raptors8th
RBs shoud try to go Las/Plas, command squad...

RBs shoud try to go Las/Plas, command squad should go 4x melta, and RB tacs should take melta+combi-melta and lose the fists. Also lose the SS on your captain.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-05-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Raptors8th
that leaves 55 points to play with. My first...

that leaves 55 points to play with. My first suggestion would be to lose a typhoon and get another libby. That leaves 35, which could buy you a pod to drop on top of an objective if you had...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-05-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Raptors8th
@mercer: Khan allows bikes as troops if he takes...

@mercer: Khan allows bikes as troops if he takes a bike, which normal captains do for less and let you keep combat tactics.

As far as the list goes, single raider is never good but with...
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