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Forum: Warhammer Tactics   04-22-10, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Does anyone have a link to this mystical errata?...

Does anyone have a link to this mystical errata? I have yet to see it, unless I missed it in the Warriors of Chaos FAQ...

Anyone I play with (friendly games, mind you) accept and condone the -1WS...
Forum: General Warhammer   01-06-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,106
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I'm throwing my vote in for The Son of Horus...

I'm throwing my vote in for The Son of Horus here. I like the concept that he uses to approach the issue the OP brought up: a holistic appreciation of the two armies in question. Tim/Steve, I can...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-16-09, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
  Poll: Unit Size
Views: 1,075
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Who says what unit size is best? Your preferred...

Who says what unit size is best? Your preferred unit may be 20 models, but I may prefer 16 in mine, so that box is perfect.

The flaw in your argument is you're making the assumption that there is...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   11-27-09, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,043
Posted By Ascendant Valor
That doesn't correlate to the OP's question. The...

That doesn't correlate to the OP's question. The idea was to disinclude any and all outside forces. Besides, even if other factions were to be included on any and all levels, the Empire would still...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   11-03-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,229
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Great read, MM! I've got a question: How do...

Great read, MM!

I've got a question: How do Chosen perform with Valkia? Or how about one or more Chaos Warshrines? What's the consensus?

Also, would a unit of 12 Chosen still be optimum? I can...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-02-09, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Mark of Nurgle is great for improving the...

Mark of Nurgle is great for improving the survival rating of any unit. Not only is your unit more difficult to hit with ranged attacks, but it's also often times harder to hit by average and elite...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   10-11-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Conversely, you could add a unit of 4 Dragon...

Conversely, you could add a unit of 4 Dragon Ogres with Great weapons for 308pts. All you'd have to do is drop a few points from your current list, and voila!
Forum: General Warhammer   10-11-09, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Dragon Ogres are fantastic if you ever need...

Dragon Ogres are fantastic if you ever need something fast, strong or durable. They can hit at Strength 7 with Great Weapons, which usually spells doom for anything not encased in heavy armor. Plus...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-29-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,882
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Agreed. This is the same date that's been...

Agreed. This is the same date that's been floating around the Rumor threads at WarSeer, too. It sounds to be an "official" statement, if you take my meaning with a grain of salt since I can't verify...
Forum: General 40k   09-20-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I have a question for you guys: What's the...

I have a question for you guys:

What's the best way to assemble the models without actually gluing arms (and biomorph enhancements) in place? I want to be able to custom tailor the models I have...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   09-15-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By Ascendant Valor
EDIT: Didn't see the link in MM's post. Oops!

EDIT: Didn't see the link in MM's post. Oops!
Forum: General 40k   09-09-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Thanks for all the help so far, guys! +Rep to you...

Thanks for all the help so far, guys! +Rep to you all.

Here's a simple question: when is the new Tyranids codex set to release, or when is it at least assumed to be released?
Forum: General 40k   09-08-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Help starting Tyranids!

Hey folks. I would like to start some 'Nids, but first here's a brief history lesson:

I've been playing fantasy for a couple years now, and I've accrued a few different armies (High Elves, Dark...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   09-08-09, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By Ascendant Valor
The best-rounded setup for Warriors of Chaos is...

The best-rounded setup for Warriors of Chaos is to take a shield and a halberd. You can then choose between some extra power or some solid defense. You can also make use of the shield to preserve...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   09-06-09, 12:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,690
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Aenarion, hands down. He led the final push to...

Aenarion, hands down. He led the final push to quell the hordes of Chaos, allowing all other races and civilizations to thrive.

Otherwise, Gotrek is a good choice. He's untouchable and packing...
Forum: General Warhammer   09-05-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I had a pair (that's right, 2!) of Warriors of...

I had a pair (that's right, 2!) of Warriors of Chaos beat a Giant in combat and chase it away after it failed its Stubborn Ld10. That's a duo to go down in the annals of history!

A little after...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   09-04-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Remember that all Chaos units re-roll their...

Remember that all Chaos units re-roll their failed Panic tests!
Forum: General Warhammer   09-04-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I haven't modeled Green Stuff, but if it's...

I haven't modeled Green Stuff, but if it's anything like clay, you could use subtractive molding. That is, toss on a layer of it and carve away what you don't want (like putting a layer of peanut...
Forum: General Warhammer   09-04-09, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Ascendant Valor
This sounds familiar to an article over on...

This sounds familiar to an article over on another forum...

My big hang-up is using Saurus. I understand it's your base, but it'll be hard to demarcate it significantly from the typical Saurus...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   09-01-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Horde armies depend on the synergy of all their...

Horde armies depend on the synergy of all their units working together holistically. Though the low point cost per model is important (very important, actually!), it is this synergy amongst the army...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-29-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Hm. You didn't mention that before. You're going...

Hm. You didn't mention that before. You're going to have to give us more information here. Using only a basic diagram will invariably lead to a long guessing game, after all.

Also, if I'm still...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-29-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Ascendant Valor
If the Star Dragon declared a charge against the...

If the Star Dragon declared a charge against the unit hiding behind the building, that's perfectly legal. Remember, the Star Dragon is a Large Target, so it can draw Line of Sight over the immediate...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-28-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,751
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Blood Knights are great because they can be...

Blood Knights are great because they can be "healed," but their Frenzy can be a serious Achilles Heel to them. They are incredibly strong, though, with plenty of attacks. I'll probably have to agree...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   08-22-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Ascendant Valor
As for any hard-core monsters: RBTs for the...

As for any hard-core monsters:
RBTs for the win!

If you're toting a strong magic phase, Curse of Arrow Attraction should offer significant help for taking down those pesky monsters. A S6 bolt...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-18-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Ascendant Valor
For going for a Magical build, you do have a lot...

For going for a Magical build, you do have a lot invested in fast movers, D'Haran. I'm actually afraid that your Dragon Princes, Chriots, and Eagle will get too far ahead of the mages and will thus...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-15-09, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Correct-o-mundo, Jester. That in mind, D'Haran, I...

Correct-o-mundo, Jester. That in mind, D'Haran, I think you may want to drop one of your Combat Characters. Your three combat units are pretty damn killy as is! Plus, tossing in another Kitty Kart...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-14-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Ha ha, I guess I should have italicized...

Ha ha, I guess I should have italicized "Friendly" in the title, eh, D'Haran? I wholly agree with you both, though, that this army is pathetic compared to just about any other High Elf build, but I...
Forum: Dark Elves Army Lists   08-12-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Ascendant Valor
You may want to opt for Deathpiercer over the...

You may want to opt for Deathpiercer over the Crimson Death, so you can utilize your Enchanted Shield in combat. After all, you will get a much better save that way, since the Pegasus won't help you...
Forum: Dwarf Army Lists   08-11-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,868
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Adding a Dwarf cannon or organ gun would cost $20...

Adding a Dwarf cannon or organ gun would cost $20 USD, so that would be quite plausible. Plus, it would be a nice lead-in to developing a larger army.
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-10-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Ascendant Valor
2000pts High Elves, Friendly

Hey guys. I've been mulling over this idea I've had for a long time.

It started with an observation I had made when I was making an army list... I've become accustomed to minimizing my Core unit...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-08-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Ascendant Valor
The problem I have with Volkmar is his Frenzy....

The problem I have with Volkmar is his Frenzy. That makes him a bit of a liability in my book. Still, he's very survivable and hence is good at Victory Points denial and the buffs are fantastic.

I...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-07-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Ascendant Valor
That's listed in each Army Book, with respect to...

That's listed in each Army Book, with respect to the army in question.

Ideally, each army's composition is different, but most are somewhat similar in nature. Just check near the beginning of the...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-06-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Remember you can always modify the fluff somehow...

Remember you can always modify the fluff somehow so you could incorporate some Phoenix Guard. They could be the personal bodyguards of the Phoenix King (and not just his cronies), so are blessed by...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-06-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Hello Sphere, and welcome to Heresey! :ok: ...

Hello Sphere, and welcome to Heresey! :ok:

Your army looks fantastic. Kudos on the paint job! Nice to see some fluff, too. It's short, simple, and works well. Kudos once more!

I guess you won't...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-06-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Ellyrian Reavers are good flank supporters if...

Ellyrian Reavers are good flank supporters if they're armed with spears and are given a solid flank charge. A chariot is nicer most of the time, but Ellyrian Reavers can also fulfill a slew of other...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   08-06-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Hey m3rr3k. Your question is completely answered...

Hey m3rr3k. Your question is completely answered in Maiden Maniac's post! Check it out, he hit the nail right on the head.

In any case, so you don't have to wait for a PDF to load up, I've written...
Forum: WFB Houserules and Homebrews   08-06-09, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By Ascendant Valor
You sure the Fantasy House Rules is the right...

You sure the Fantasy House Rules is the right place for this?
I smell a Copy-Paste happening soon...

Still, it's impressive that you've invested as much thought as you have already into this,...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-05-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Ascendant Valor
The Fantasy section here at Heresey has been...

The Fantasy section here at Heresey has been rather quiet lately, so don't take offense to a lack of response. Even the heavy hitters have been hush-hush lately.

Anyway, onto business!



Any...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-05-09, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,803
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I'm going to say Skaven in my neck of the woods....

I'm going to say Skaven in my neck of the woods. At least once have I seen the other armies fielded. The runners up would be Tomb Kings, Bretonnia, Demons of Chaos, and Beasts of Chaos. Seriously,...
Forum: High Elves Army Lists   08-03-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Seeing that this army is comprised of models...

Seeing that this army is comprised of models taken from the Battalion box, I think this setup isn't so bad.
Spear Elves are solid core choices. They can go against some Special choices in other...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   08-03-09, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Thanks for the re-feedback, BTG! And...

Thanks for the re-feedback, BTG!



And thusly you have been told.
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   08-01-09, 06:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,807
Posted By Ascendant Valor
That happened before, remember? It didn't go too...

That happened before, remember? It didn't go too well for the Elves, but in the end they stomped the proverbial sh!t out of the Chaos hordes. :P

Really though, if it weren't for a heroic last...
Forum: General Warhammer   08-01-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By Ascendant Valor
Since I'm an avid High Elf player, it only serves...

Since I'm an avid High Elf player, it only serves to make sense that my favorite spells would have to be:
-Shield of Saphery
-Courage of Aenarion

The combination of the two can make even a unit...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   07-30-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I think you'll be hard pressed to make a Warriors...

I think you'll be hard pressed to make a Warriors of Chaos army "beardy" or "cheesey," so that really shouldn't bother you too much.

Right now, though, I myself would opt for the first list. The...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-30-09, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Ascendant Valor
The thing about armor saves is that they are...

The thing about armor saves is that they are modifiable, but they can have no lower limit if only on paper. Remember, though, that a roll of a 1 always fails.
Forum: General Warhammer   07-26-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By Ascendant Valor
That one was epic, Vaul. Kudos to you, good sir! ...

That one was epic, Vaul. Kudos to you, good sir!

By the way, how has the battle banner been treating you in your games? I haven't used it much, but whenever I have I usually field it in my heavy...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-25-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I'm honestly with you, m3rr3k. I think that ASF...

I'm honestly with you, m3rr3k. I think that ASF vs ASF should cancel out, then it should go in standard order (who charged who, etc).

As is, though, Tim/Steve has it dead on. It goes solely by...
Forum: Off Topic   07-20-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,164
Posted By Ascendant Valor
I wouldn't be surprised if the issue of Good...

I wouldn't be surprised if the issue of Good Cop/Bad Cop were more of a culturally geographic situation. I understand that everyone has had some kind of run-in with the police, either for good or...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-20-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,002
Posted By Ascendant Valor
If it's an issue at a club, you guys can easily...

If it's an issue at a club, you guys can easily come to a reasonable, customized decision. I'd say that switching between another hand weapon and a shield with the Ironfist seems legitimate, so I'd...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-19-09, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Ascendant Valor
In the Warriors of Chaos book, you can mix and...

In the Warriors of Chaos book, you can mix and match Marks to all high heavens if you please. There's no rule or stipulation stating otherwise (other than the one mark per unit clause).

It really...
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