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Forum: Warhammer Tactics   05-07-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,601
Posted By Masked Jackal
Dark Elves have a lot of good stuff, it's mostly...

Dark Elves have a lot of good stuff, it's mostly how you put it all together that makes it pay off. As far as obvious, always take choices, it's basically just a strong magic presence with...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-07-13, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By Masked Jackal
Nippon literally means the same thing in Japanese...

Nippon literally means the same thing in Japanese as Nihhon, their official way of referring to themselves. Sorry, but there's no room to call racism on this.
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   05-02-13, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,601
Posted By Masked Jackal
The question of which special to go for is mostly...

The question of which special to go for is mostly a matter of metagame, and what you need in the rest of the list. Each has it's pros and it's cons, though there are some good arguments as to why...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-13, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,345
Posted By Masked Jackal
Flying rules need some work anyways, so I'd be...

Flying rules need some work anyways, so I'd be welcome for it, though to me it seems like just yesterday 8th came out. XD It always bothered me that these winged creatures would just be hovering...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   04-19-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,956
Posted By Masked Jackal
I've actually seen some pretty good results in...

I've actually seen some pretty good results in not putting too much into them. Small units of 10, as flanking elements for a larger unit, work. And, lets face it, there are several much less...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   04-19-13, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,740
Posted By Masked Jackal
At that low a points level, it can be really fun,...

At that low a points level, it can be really fun, quick games, but you have to watch out for some of the sillier stuff. If someone decides to play, say, a horde of Saurus or Chaos Warriors, or some...
Forum: General 40k   04-19-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,496
Posted By Masked Jackal
Everyone's basically summed it up, but in this...

Everyone's basically summed it up, but in this particular situation, it doesn't matter for you. Chaos Marines are never going to matter for Overwatch, there's just not enough shots. If you were...
Forum: General 40k   03-22-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By Masked Jackal
Model releases. Take a look at those, and you'll...

Model releases. Take a look at those, and you'll see where the Xeno's really get screwed. Marines get new shit every week, Xeno's have to wait years sometimes.
Forum: General 40k   03-21-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Masked Jackal
Remove the poison from Dark Eldar's splinter...

Remove the poison from Dark Eldar's splinter weaponry, and make them only S3. All of a sudden, the only thing they'll be killing is Guard, and Guard has more than enough guys to make up for that.
Forum: General 40k   03-21-13, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By Masked Jackal
I think you'd have to restrict it to one unit,...

I think you'd have to restrict it to one unit, unless it's a special rule. Taking away power armor from all units, or a units weapons, just defeats the point. XD
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-19-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,892
Posted By Masked Jackal
Ah sorry, for some reason I had only thought...

Ah sorry, for some reason I had only thought about for the US, for New Zealand and Australia, it's basically like cutting off the entire market there. It can't possibly be *that* expensive to get...
Forum: Project Logs   03-19-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,626
Posted By Masked Jackal
Really clean job. I could see a few parts that...

Really clean job. I could see a few parts that could do better with some highlighting, but they look pretty good as is. And, it might also be the flash on that camera, screws my models up. XD
Forum: General 40k   03-19-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By Masked Jackal
They follow the sales, but their executives...

They follow the sales, but their executives probably aren't smart enough to see that Xeno sales would go up if they got more frequent releases. Certainly, a lot of the Smurfs that are sold are to...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-19-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By Masked Jackal
If you were looking to get it cheap though, you...

If you were looking to get it cheap though, you could have waited until the new X-Box was released and gotten it super-cheap. They'll probably drop a hundred dollars or more.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-19-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,892
Posted By Masked Jackal
People will still want to buy the products. ...

People will still want to buy the products. Certainly, the line will be hit somewhat, but I imagine people will just suck up and pay GW's price. You weren't getting that much a discount from what I...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-19-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Masked Jackal
Not surprising to me. Video-game platforms like...

Not surprising to me. Video-game platforms like that are very often ways for hackers to get into your computer, it's common sense, really.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-19-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By Masked Jackal
The fact that it's turn-based means that it...

The fact that it's turn-based means that it should also be somewhat closer to what the fluff says is supposed to happen, rather than the somewhat bastardized Dawn of War, however good that was. I...
Forum: General 40k   03-19-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By Masked Jackal
Space Marine players are so spoiled. -.- Take a...

Space Marine players are so spoiled. -.- Take a look at how any of the xeno races get screwed, and then you can start complaining about lack of focus.
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-19-13, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By Masked Jackal
Dark Souls. It's really noob-friendly, you...

Dark Souls. It's really noob-friendly, you should be able to blaze through it in a day.
Forum: General 40k   03-18-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,185
Posted By Masked Jackal
As far as I see it, Matt Ward is just an...

As far as I see it, Matt Ward is just an overeager fanboy. He makes lots of really stupid decisions, because he's a stupid person, but I don't think that's really worth the pure hatred he gets on a...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-02-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,896
Posted By Masked Jackal
Dark Elves absolutely dominate at higher point...

Dark Elves absolutely dominate at higher point levels because of Power of Darkness. Multiple wizards, even with the 2d6 power dice, can end up pumping out pretty obscene numbers of spells if you...
Forum: Dark Elves Army Lists   11-28-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,823
Posted By Masked Jackal
Soulrender is a bit weird on the CoK champ, but I...

Soulrender is a bit weird on the CoK champ, but I actually agree with Armor of Darkness on the Tower-Master. It's worth it just for the reward of seeing your opponents face when your measly T3 W1...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-25-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Masked Jackal
http://i.imgur.com/MINoL.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/MINoL.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/ghkDF.jpg
One horn broke off, and I couldn't find it. XD But, otherwise, I'm finished with this model, I think.
Forum: Dark Elves Army Lists   11-23-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,823
Posted By Masked Jackal
Overall, your list is in need of some light units...

Overall, your list is in need of some light units to serve as harrassment or warmachine hunters (Which it appears you've had some trouble with). If you have some Shades, try those out, they really...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-23-12, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Masked Jackal
For the sword, I have gone back to it at a later...

For the sword, I have gone back to it at a later point. I washed it, then did a thin line over it, and like the effect, I just haven't taken a picture yet. XD And yeah, I use a lot of washes, I'll...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-23-12, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Masked Jackal
Word Bearers.

Hey guys, I've been meaning to get back into 40k for awhile now, and have bought some Chaos Space Marines. I'm trying to get better at painting, and have been working on learning highlighting and...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-18-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,977
Posted By Masked Jackal
Skaven are a good army if you can get enough...

Skaven are a good army if you can get enough models. Most of their stuff is cheap and plentiful enough that you can basically do whatever you want with it, and still do pretty well. Dwarves,...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-17-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,753
Posted By Masked Jackal
I have a friend who has some good-looking High...

I have a friend who has some good-looking High Elf core, but he had to very extensively convert them. His archers have spearmen bits, his spearmen have shaved helmets, and several other conversions...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-16-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,753
Posted By Masked Jackal
Big thing warning away from High Elves is that...

Big thing warning away from High Elves is that you'll be a little constricted in what you can take for competitive reasons apart from their special infantry. Like the above have said, there's some...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-15-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,753
Posted By Masked Jackal
Dark Elves require a little more finesse to use...

Dark Elves require a little more finesse to use correctly, but can be just as, or way nastier. They do require more models, but I think they're way cooler. However, that's something you can decide...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-13-12, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Masked Jackal
Personally, the Volley Gun has torn a lot of my...

Personally, the Volley Gun has torn a lot of my high-priced units to shreds. I don't have that much experience against it, but it's killed its points back every time.
Forum: Off Topic   11-13-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 371,617
Posted By Masked Jackal
Yay for unrestricted marketplaces!

Yay for unrestricted marketplaces!
Forum: General Warhammer   11-12-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Masked Jackal
Since I saw this, damn cannons basically are like...

Since I saw this, damn cannons basically are like railguns. XD

I would like to some good stuff for Kislev. I saw a good fan army book awhile back with Bear Cavalry. That was quite awesome.
Forum: General Warhammer   11-12-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By Masked Jackal
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Skaven Army Lists   11-10-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By Masked Jackal
I concur with Tim/Steve that it looks like you've...

I concur with Tim/Steve that it looks like you've got bunkers under control, it looks like. Not much at 2000 points will be able to deal with all that you have. You seem to have some good sources...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   11-07-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,165
Posted By Masked Jackal
40 is usually considered an optimum size for...

40 is usually considered an optimum size for horde units. You're mostly aiming for the unit to stay there long enough to screw over the opposing unit with a flank charge, or since you're Skaven,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-07-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,438
Posted By Masked Jackal
I have done so, I'll check out some of your...

I have done so, I'll check out some of your guys's stuff after work! :)
Forum: General Warhammer   11-07-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By Masked Jackal
The character models look fine, everything else...

The character models look fine, everything else is distinctly meh. Hellstriders and Skullchargers or whatever they're called, are basically just mediocre kit-bashes. I like that they're adding on...
Forum: General 40k   11-02-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By Masked Jackal
Where I've found most of my economy for bitz...

Where I've found most of my economy for bitz comes from is after awhile of collecting, I tend to just have random bitz for a bunch of armies lying in a bin. Specific special weapons, pimping out my...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-31-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,383
Posted By Masked Jackal
Good that they'll actually have Chaos Cultist...

Good that they'll actually have Chaos Cultist models apart from the Dark Vengeance set. I was planning on converting Flagellants and appropriating guns from Imperial Guard, but this should be...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   09-07-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By Masked Jackal
Definitely possible. If you want to justify...

Definitely possible. If you want to justify things, I'd definitely come up with some fluff to explain it. That level of corruption can be hard to hide, though if it was in a relatively remote area...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-07-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,478
Posted By Masked Jackal
The new Dark Eldar changes are good. Before, I...

The new Dark Eldar changes are good. Before, I was hesitant to keep on buying more of them (I only have a very small force), but if my Incubi are still a solution to 2+ armor saves, I feel a bit...
Forum: Off Topic   05-19-12, 12:13 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 22,151
Posted By Masked Jackal
Frankly, I think such soft entertainment does...

Frankly, I think such soft entertainment does more to help than to harm. There is a very clear line between the fake and the real, and these kinds of entertainment are faaaaar more likely to kill...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-09-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Masked Jackal
He's talking about something different, KF. ...

He's talking about something different, KF.

https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=108797

Here's something more like what you're looking for, OP.
Forum: General Warhammer   04-08-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Masked Jackal
Then these things are a million times the value...

Then these things are a million times the value of the softcovers. 30 dollars every year or so because the softcover falls apart, or 40 dollars for a hardcover for life? I know the answer for that.
Forum: General Warhammer   04-08-12, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Masked Jackal
They have a better net value than the softcover. ...

They have a better net value than the softcover. Anyone know how these things hold up over time? The softcovers seem to just fall apart, so any increase in durability will make it better.
Forum: Off Topic   04-08-12, 03:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,612
Posted By Masked Jackal
Initial assessment is exactly on-target it seems....

Initial assessment is exactly on-target it seems. I sincerely pity your lack of reasoning, but frankly, I don't see a point to an effort to bring you out of it, as you'll simply just lapse back in. ...
Forum: Off Topic   04-08-12, 03:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,612
Posted By Masked Jackal
And you still don't see the difference? A...

And you still don't see the difference? A burning skyscraper is a huge catastrophe, and there's no other real way to save people. A drowning person? Get someone who can swim, which you have a real...
Forum: Off Topic   04-08-12, 03:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,612
Posted By Masked Jackal
If you can't get the difference, I don't think...

If you can't get the difference, I don't think any amount of talking will convince you. Do you really, honestly believe that that is an exact analogy?
Forum: Off Topic   04-08-12, 03:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,612
Posted By Masked Jackal
That would be those peoples jobs. They joined...

That would be those peoples jobs. They joined the NYFD knowing they might give their life to try and save people. These guys don't deserve to be compared to that.

Besides, there are people who...
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