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Forum: General 40k   12-18-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Thanks for the input. Now I'm leaning...

Thanks for the input.

Now I'm leaning towards DE and Tau, and getting ready that small Eldar detachment to ally with both of them. Will that be decent? (Farseer on bike, bikes, 4 wraithguard +...
Forum: General 40k   12-17-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,960
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
While we're at it, let's get the per-vehicle...

While we're at it, let's get the per-vehicle unique damage charts back.

Nothing better than sniping the driver of a Land Speeder out of his seat with a single retreating Grot who had to hit on a...
Forum: General 40k   12-17-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Black Templars - spammy Blood Angels - jumpy...

Black Templars - spammy
Blood Angels - jumpy spammy
Raven Guard - jumpy stabby
Dark Angels - Space Marines who wish they were Eldar
White Scars - Spece Marines who wish they were Orks...
Forum: General 40k   12-17-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,279
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Do you have playstyle preferences? Because I...

Do you have playstyle preferences? Because I noticed on one hand you were drawn to the models of the Imperial Guard but on the other towards Chaos Daemons, those are verrrrry different on the...
Forum: General 40k   12-17-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Question Out of the loop for 2.5 years, anything I should know about my armies?

So I'll have to get new rules to even begin, but these are the armies I have:


Tau (My biggest collection by far, something like 120 Kroot, 80 Fire Warriors, 3 Hammerheads, 30 Stealth Suits, 18...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-19-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,573
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Which means they don't have faith in the codex...

Which means they don't have faith in the codex and want to get rid of mini inventory on pre-orders, oh well, not like they want us Xeno players around anyway.

/retirement
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-30-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,421
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Well, a single change in leadership is not going...

Well, a single change in leadership is not going to be enough to turn around this self-proclaimed IKEA of plastic toys into this century.

-Rid of all physical stores
-Rid of the rubbish Citadel...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-16-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,150
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
The Nid one looks awful, legs too skinny, the...

The Nid one looks awful, legs too skinny, the hood looks out of character and the skull has no unique personality. Just goes to show that if FW ever makes something that isn't Marines they'll...
Forum: General 40k   07-06-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
They're Fast Attack. They're overpriced. ...

They're Fast Attack. They're overpriced.

They are paying out the nose for a schizophrenic statline with useless crap like extra initiative, they really are just a forgettable choice.

An...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-16-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Odd that these companies focus on alternates for...

Odd that these companies focus on alternates for models that are already reaaaaally good from GW, instead of making counts-as for really crappy models, like Dark Eldar Hellions, Khymerae, Razorwing...
Forum: General 40k   06-15-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,233
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
"I have received your messages, acquainting me...

"I have received your messages, acquainting me that these worlds belong to your Emperor, your master. In return I am to inform you that the said worlds belong to his Ethereal Majesty, Aun'O Bork'an...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   06-12-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Updated 12th of June ;D (The PDF is updated, the...

Updated 12th of June ;D (The PDF is updated, the preview pic is still the old one, for comparison's sake)

-Due to playtesting experience, the Rail Rifle options were roughly doubled in cost, and...
Forum: General 40k   06-04-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Never meant to imply they could. It's a non-issue...

Never meant to imply they could. It's a non-issue anyway :victory:
Forum: General 40k   06-04-14, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
I predict when the new DE codex comes along and...

I predict when the new DE codex comes along and Raiders get the same allotment of increased transport capacity for independent characters as all other new codices have, 5-man Wraithblade squads in...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   05-30-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Medusa Events 2.0 (Ability table for campaign games)

Some of you may remember the old Medusa event chart where you rolled a d66 for abilities during the Medusa campaign. Since most of it is not relevant anymore, I've remade it. Feedback appreciated :)...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-21-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 44,439
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Tyranids and Necrons should be allowed to ally....

Tyranids and Necrons should be allowed to ally. "Allies of mutual disinterest" - aka. if they ran onto a battlefield, they'd make any other army a priority kill.

Also annoyed at the lack of...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-13-14, 11:51 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 44,439
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
So apparently the Dark Vengeance garbage set will...

So apparently the Dark Vengeance garbage set will stay, guess my enthusiasm for whatever 7th may bring went from 0.1 to 0 on a scale from 1 to 10.

At least the cultists are nice. Still couldn't...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-11-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 44,439
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
If GW's goal with this rush edition is to pad...

If GW's goal with this rush edition is to pad their financial report, they're in for a rude awakening if they actually nerf the allies chart just 1 year and 8 months after encouraging people to buy...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-09-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,538
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Wheeeeeereeeee iiiiiissss myyyyy...

Wheeeeeereeeee iiiiiissss myyyyy Voiiiidraaaaavennnnnn?
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   05-06-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
I have to balance my ranting with some useful...

I have to balance my ranting with some useful stuff from time to time :laugh:

And you caught something I forgot! I was going to add the following question to the thread:

What is the best option...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   05-06-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Tau XV22 Commander with retinue - PDF (6th/ 7th)

This will be one of our three releases of plug-in unit rules from the Stealth Cadre fan codex. Unfortunately, we won't be supporting 7th edition and beyond for the Stealth Cadre fan codex as a whole,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,893
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
This, more than any other rumour in 10 years this...

This, more than any other rumour in 10 years this is the one to get me the most pumped. An actual starter set without Marines, it's a dream come true in every way, and I will hoard it so hard.

And...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-03-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,893
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
I would hope for a handful of special sculpt...

I would hope for a handful of special sculpt Sentinels for IG, and some cool Wraithguard for Eldar. Then the rest could be simple infantry, a heavy weapons squad, maybe 5 Storm Troopers, and for...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-01-14, 01:32 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 44,439
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
The manager is probably still waiting for the...

The manager is probably still waiting for the government to finish reading and approve his e-mail from HQ :P

(Just kidding)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-01-14, 01:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,893
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
I need this to be true. I will buy 10 boxes just...

I need this to be true. I will buy 10 boxes just to make a point, and make sure all my mates buy at least one (and they will because they too hate SM)
Forum: General 40k   04-30-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
1999 has been the most common since 6th. There's...

1999 has been the most common since 6th. There's a common consensus that we don't have to make the FoC even more irrelevant than it already is by going over 2000. Unless we play 3999, that is....
Forum: General 40k   04-30-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,826
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Drop the blaster. Don't ever mix AT and AI....

Drop the blaster. Don't ever mix AT and AI. Especially not with Dark Eldar.

It's why Scourges are a complete waste of time.

9 Kabalites
1 Kab w/ Splinter cannon
Splinter racks
Forum: General 40k   04-24-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,066
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Yep. I rant a lot, but I follow through. Since...

Yep. I rant a lot, but I follow through. Since then, I have sold all my Tau bar my stealth suits and some Kroot - writing my own fandex for Stealth Cadre, to playtest/ use with permission at my club....
Forum: General 40k   04-23-14, 12:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,066
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Never said it was OK, I acknowledged it hadn't...

Never said it was OK, I acknowledged it hadn't affected me because the local IG player never bought one as he too hates it. Thus, my situation regarding it is okay. I won't have to play against it.
Forum: General 40k   04-21-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,066
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
This Deathstrike thing has been here since last...

This Deathstrike thing has been here since last codex? As a GW plastic kit? Not Forge World?

Because I don't stay up to date on FW as all they ever do is circlejerk the Imperium and Chaos players...
Forum: General 40k   04-21-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,066
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
What is going on at GW???

When Chaos Marines came out last year I was repulsed by much of their new models, Heldrakes, cqc Obliterators, etc. "Surely" I thought - "surely, it can't get worse?" Since then, almost every new...
Forum: General 40k   04-20-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,043
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Nope. Not only would I not buy action figures,...

Nope. Not only would I not buy action figures, it'd probably make me sell off everything GW related and get out completely.
Forum: General 40k   04-20-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Do Dark Eldar (main) allied with something...

Do Dark Eldar (main) allied with something sturdier, like a Wraithguard-based Eldar detachment or Chaos (Nurgle) Marines, or do Necrons allied with something more numerous, like Tau. They fill each...
Forum: General 40k   04-20-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Dark Eldar seems to be the only army I can...

Dark Eldar seems to be the only army I can reliably get into CQC, though I never relied on Deep Strike or reinforcements for that anyway. Small 5 man squads of Wyches and Incubi (I know, the latter...
Forum: General 40k   04-01-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,905
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
The problem with 40K is that so much that is fun...

The problem with 40K is that so much that is fun sucks. For example, the coolest unit Tau has ever had is the XV25 Stealth Suit, but they've always and still are trampled all over by other elite...
Forum: General 40k   03-27-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Tyranid owners have always been shafted by GW,...

Tyranid owners have always been shafted by GW, they are the army to get the most frequent and violent swings per unit, from viable to not viable from edition to edition and from codex to codex and...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-29-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,508
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Another game with a shit selection of factions,...

Another game with a shit selection of factions, can't be bothered.

I will maybe give a single shit if they add Tau or Dark Eldar.
Forum: General 40k   01-18-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,627
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
General rule of thumb for gauging how good a new...

General rule of thumb for gauging how good a new codex is going by internet feedback:

If the majority are saying a codex is completely broken, it's "overpowered".
If the majority are saying a...
Forum: General 40k   01-10-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,672
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
The game is a whole with many parts, everyone...

The game is a whole with many parts, everyone holds each part up to a certain standard and when that standard drops of course they will vent.

GW does not have the luxury of getting careless, even...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-08-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
He's not a crap writer. Some things seem at least...

He's not a crap writer. Some things seem at least a little creative from him. But his blatant disregard for balance. My god. He managed to write both the worst (Nids) and the most overpowered (Guard)...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-08-14, 01:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Well that seals it for me. Since I'm not buying...

Well that seals it for me. Since I'm not buying anything Cruddace has had his finger in, I guess I can't buy anything anymore.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-06-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Not super excited about the models, but I have...

Not super excited about the models, but I have 5000+ points of Nids sitting in a box since almost 10 years ago with some model updates over time, just waiting for decent rules. If the rules this time...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-05-14, 04:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,062
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Couldn't care less, my group has decided to stick...

Couldn't care less, my group has decided to stick with 6th forever, so... Whoop de doo
Forum: General 40k   01-02-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Completely disagree, 3rd edition was much worse...

Completely disagree, 3rd edition was much worse than 2nd edition and 5th edition was a bit worse than 4th.
Forum: General 40k   12-09-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
WH / 40K seems to be on a steep decline from what...

WH / 40K seems to be on a steep decline from what I can tell, but is still the biggest. Warmachine seems to be the one 'eating' away at it. Or Games Workshop's market strategy. Probably both... :P
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-21-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 48,170
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Ugh, a fantasy year, I can barely contain my...

Ugh, a fantasy year, I can barely contain my excitement. And a new website too, bet it'll ride the skirt of social media like a waterslide and rely on Facebook for everything.

Yes, I always...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-20-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,305
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Yay, I keep hoping that a starter set one day...

Yay, I keep hoping that a starter set one day will have two armies I'm interested in at once, this one fails to even have one.

GW marketing FFS
Forum: General 40k   11-14-13, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,219
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
Hmm. This concept of 'embarrassment' eludes me. ...

Hmm. This concept of 'embarrassment' eludes me.

I think one guy used to be sort of embarrassed about 40K around here, but we beat it out of him. We had some public games on the mall floor to make...
Forum: General 40k   11-14-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
None. Just as every codex since 3rd, Tyranids...

None. Just as every codex since 3rd, Tyranids will be a luck based army with the odds stacked against it, with only meager attempts from GW to cover up their blatant weaknesses. Oh and they'll...
Forum: General 40k   11-09-13, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By MetalHandkerchief
I sell an army when a new codex does not go in...

I sell an army when a new codex does not go in any of the directions I feel it should.

For example, I just sold 90% of my Tau minis because GW did not deliver on a viable all-stealth army option....
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