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Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-13-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Asura Varuna
I was initially considering not taking Sonic...

I was initially considering not taking Sonic Blasters and keeping things cheap, but I then realised that it would leave the list with a serious lack of ranged anti-infantry firepower. Sitting still,...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-12-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Asura Varuna
1750 Slannesh (CSM and CD)

Chaos Lord - Mark of Slannesh, Power Fist, Lightning Claw, Sigil of Corruption, Bike

5 Noise Marines - 3 Sonic Blasters, Blastmaster
5 Noise Marines - 3 Sonic Blasters, Blastmaster
5 Noise...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-01-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Asura Varuna
Looks nice. Personally I'd forgo Blood Claws all...

Looks nice. Personally I'd forgo Blood Claws all together - they're simply not as good as the far more versatile Grey Hunters. When you're using the codex with the best troop choice in the game, why...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-01-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Asura Varuna
The second list, but personally I don't see the...

The second list, but personally I don't see the point in having a Land Raider and a Storm Raven. Most people seem to pick one or the other and free up a lot of points for other stuff.

But that's...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-01-12, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Asura Varuna
Get yourself a couple of Battalion boxes: ...

Get yourself a couple of Battalion boxes:

This can easily give you a solid core of Crossbowmen around which to anchor a battle-line. Alternatively, you can get yourself a rather hefty block of...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   04-18-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Asura Varuna
To be honest, there's not really much point...

To be honest, there's not really much point arguing how something "should be". You can't apply real world physics to this kind of a game: imagine the complications you'd get when considering the...
Forum: Ork Army Lists   09-30-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,883
Posted By Asura Varuna
Supposedly, but any Tau Gunline worth its salt...

Supposedly, but any Tau Gunline worth its salt will have at least 6 broadsides in it. I'd defy a pair of Battlewagons to stand up to a turn of that... Of course, that's hardly a fair example; the Tau...
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   09-10-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By Asura Varuna
Personally, I'd drop the Daemonettes all together...

Personally, I'd drop the Daemonettes all together - they're probably the worst of the core infantry due to their lack of strength or toughness. Bloodletters ought to outfight them most of the time.
...
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   09-10-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By Asura Varuna
I don't see how not having a champion would be...

I don't see how not having a champion would be any advantage here - if he's going to pound a champion into pulp, he'll likely do the same thing to RnF too. If he kills your champion with 6 wounds, he...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   09-05-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By Asura Varuna
Okay, suggestions for both lists: Daemon...

Okay, suggestions for both lists:

Daemon Prince - Take off MoT, get rid of both powers and take Warptime instead.

Terminators - Generally not worth taking, best taken with a Land Raider...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   09-04-11, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
  My Army
Views: 456
Posted By Asura Varuna
I think this might be better off in the Project...

I think this might be better off in the Project Logs section. The Army Lists forum is for posting up army lists for advice and criticism.

But as for the change, I've been wanting to do something...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   09-04-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By Asura Varuna
If you're starting from scratch then I'd suggest:...

If you're starting from scratch then I'd suggest:

Daemon Prince
- Wings
- Warptime
[155]

6 Khorne Berserkers
- Skull Champion w/ Powerfist
- Rhino
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-04-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Asura Varuna
Likewise. I actually meant, I don't really...

Likewise.

I actually meant, I don't really want the unit to be Stubborn in combat. The second Commissar would be a waste of points if he was there to keep them Stubborn. If they break in the first...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-04-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Asura Varuna
Which was exactly my intentions all along. Minus...

Which was exactly my intentions all along. Minus the auxiliary Commissar, for reasons I've mentioned in an earlier post. ;)
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-04-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Asura Varuna
I quite like the range the Battle Cannon offers....

I quite like the range the Battle Cannon offers. My experience with Chaos Vindicators has put me off the Demolisher Cannon entirely. It's not the risk of scattering back that's the issue, but rather...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-04-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Asura Varuna
So the entire squad does benefit, or else there...

So the entire squad does benefit, or else there would be no point what so ever taking the LC with camo cloak. :P

As for adding a Heavy Weapons team - I think they're just too vulnerable for their...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-04-11, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Asura Varuna
1,500pts, first list

Lord Commissar - Boltgun, Camo Cloak

Guardman Marbo

Infantry Platoon:
- Infantry squad - Autocannon
- Infantry squad - Autocannon
- Infantry squad - Autocannon
- Platoon Command Squad - 4...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-03-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,511
Posted By Asura Varuna
Although vehicles in squadrons are destroyed if...

Although vehicles in squadrons are destroyed if they're immobilised, the squadron automatically (effectively) comes with Extra Armour - if remaining mobile is something you're very keen on,...
Forum: Lizardmen Army Lists   07-31-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Asura Varuna
As I can see that you're very receptive of the...

As I can see that you're very receptive of the advice given to you, I'll keep this brief so as not to waste too much of my time:

Always take a Slaan if you are able;
Scar Vet on Cold One one with...
Forum: Dark Elves Army Lists   07-31-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,224
Posted By Asura Varuna
A level 4 Sorceress with Shadow magic is...

A level 4 Sorceress with Shadow magic is essential.
A Dreadlord with the best possible armour save and Pendant of Kelaeth and Crown of Command on a Pegasus is often advised.
Cauldron of Blood...
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   07-31-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,744
Posted By Asura Varuna
I thought the Schools League was 800 points, but...

I thought the Schools League was 800 points, but perhaps you're refering to a specific league at your school...

To be honest, neither of your lists look very good. If you end up against something...
Forum: 40k Army Lists   07-11-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,277
Posted By Asura Varuna
Bring 3 x 3 Broadsides with you. :D If...

Bring 3 x 3 Broadsides with you. :D

If someone's fielding 3 monoliths they're going to have very few warriors and other 'Necrons' around. It shouldn't be too difficult just to hunt down those...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-11-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By Asura Varuna
I can understand the comments about Scouts. I'm...

I can understand the comments about Scouts. I'm still convinced they're WS and BS 4 from the old book. Now though, they do look pretty overpriced, their role can pretty much be performed better by...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-09-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By Asura Varuna
1,500 pts 'Vanilla' Marines

Yes, this really is a list from the Vanilla Marines codex. I'm toying with different lists now that the final pieces of my Chaos army are in the post (Daemon Princes; so excited:grin:). So here's...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   07-04-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Asura Varuna
I appreciate you're going for a fluffy list, and...

I appreciate you're going for a fluffy list, and that you're limited by the models that you have, but those are a few personal thoughts on the list which can give it some simply improvements. Changes...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   07-04-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Asura Varuna
I quite like Defilers for their versitility. I'd...

I quite like Defilers for their versitility. I'd also argue that they're more in keeping with a Khorne army than Vindicators are. However, they do have some major drawbacks, first of all, they're...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   07-04-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By Asura Varuna
While Plague Marines are a better choice, not all...

While Plague Marines are a better choice, not all opponents will be happy with you using regular CSM to represent them. (I've had this issue, though I think it might have been because he wanted an...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-03-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,308
Posted By Asura Varuna
Sorry, made a bit of a meal of that. I meant to...

Sorry, made a bit of a meal of that. I meant to say that ICs have amazing statlines. They come with buckets of Attacks and higher WS etc. It would be a waste of that statline if you geared a guy to...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-03-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,308
Posted By Asura Varuna
Combi - weapons can fire Sternguard special...

Combi - weapons can fire Sternguard special ammunition. The dislike isn't directed at TH as such, other than the fact that they're more expensive, and rarely more effective, than Power Fists are....
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-03-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,308
Posted By Asura Varuna
It's legal, though there are some things I would...

It's legal, though there are some things I would strongly advise changing:

Captain - I don't rate squishy ICs who don't really add that much to the army. It's far to easy to get PF attacks on...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-03-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Asura Varuna
1,500pts Space Wolves

Rune Priest
- Chooser of the Slain
- Living Lightning
- Storm Caller
[110]

Rune Priest
- Jaws of the World Wolf
- Storm Caller
[100]
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-16-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Asura Varuna
I've seen your list, yeah. I wasn't really overly...

I've seen your list, yeah. I wasn't really overly sold on the idea of spamming Blasters in Venoms. As effective as it may be, it does seem a little as though you're just trying to annoy your...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-16-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Asura Varuna
1500pts - A First Attempt

As my current army project is coming a close, I feel the need to pour yet more money in this hobby. And into what better to do it than the army with the most beautiful miniatures range?

Duke...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   06-16-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By Asura Varuna
1500pts "competitive"

Daemon Prince
- Wings
- Mark of Slannesh
- Lash of Submission
[155]

Daemon Prince
- Wings
- Mark of Slannesh
- Lash of Submission
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   06-07-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By Asura Varuna
I don't think there's much that the GG Deathstar...

I don't think there's much that the GG Deathstar can't handle:

Wight King - Great Weapon, Drakenhoff Banner
29 Grave Guard - Full Command, Great Weapons, Banner of Barrows

And then sit a...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   05-27-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Asura Varuna
I've heard that Unholy Might really isn't worth...

I've heard that Unholy Might really isn't worth using on the likes of the Bloodthirster - but seeing as he's likely going to be on Tank Busting duties, I can certainly see value in it.

Keeper's...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-27-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Asura Varuna
Starting with Blood Angels then: Librarian...

Starting with Blood Angels then:

Librarian is fine, provides some nice Psychic defence and the like as well as being able to get to where he's needed.

I don't like BA Tactical Squads. I think...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-27-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By Asura Varuna
It's probably not worth pointing out, but...

It's probably not worth pointing out, but transports weren't counted when working out whether a unit was 'favoured' or not in the old codex. (where it actually had an application)

The main issue I...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-26-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By Asura Varuna
CSMs are underpowered. 5th edition has seen yet...

CSMs are underpowered. 5th edition has seen yet another power creep, most recently culminating in a book where every man is armed with a power weapon. No, CSM are old - they were the first of the...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-25-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,454
Posted By Asura Varuna
As far as GW models go, the best is the Daemon...

As far as GW models go, the best is the Daemon Prince. It looks good, without being ridiculous is too expensive; fluff wise it's got as much going for it as any other model in the game, and certainly...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   05-22-11, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Asura Varuna
If you're sitting 18" away from a squad of 12...

If you're sitting 18" away from a squad of 12 Pulse Rifle armed Fire Warriors, what stops them just from stepping 6" forward in their Movement phase and then toasting you with 24 BS3, S5 AP shots?...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-22-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Asura Varuna
I'm not sure what your opponent will be doing for...

I'm not sure what your opponent will be doing for Anti-Tank, but from my personal experience, those Rhinos don't last much past turn 2 unless your opponent is doing something wrong. (And yes, that...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   05-22-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Asura Varuna
I'd personally echo the lack of love for...

I'd personally echo the lack of love for Sorcerer, although I do love my conversion (my first ever greenstuff work :D), I'll be the first to swap him out for a Daemon Prince. DPs are simply so much...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-26-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By Asura Varuna
I had delusions of playing a Word Bearer's army...

I had delusions of playing a Word Bearer's army too (in fact for some of the same reasons). But I then reached the realisation that without God Troops, alongside Daemon Princes and Obliterator spam,...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-20-11, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Asura Varuna
Awesome, some feedback. :) Just like to...

Awesome, some feedback. :)

Just like to clarify though, some of the less-than-optimal choices are due to the models I have. I'm trying to make a list out of what I have, and then can go from there...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-20-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By Asura Varuna
205 actually but yeah. Personally at such...

205 actually but yeah.

Personally at such low pointage, I'd be tempted to run something along the lines of:

Chaos Sorcerer - Warptime
[125]

10 Chaos Marines - 2 Meltaguns; Rhino
[205]
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   02-20-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Asura Varuna
Non - Competitive 1500pts

So, back in 2007, I bought the Chaos army box, on release actually. I built and painted a little bit, and the put it away. I've recently come back to the hobby. The scene has changed - CSM infantry...
Forum: Daemons of Chaos Army lists   02-20-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By Asura Varuna
2250 pts Daemons of Chaos

Heros

Herald of Khorne (General)- Firestorm Blade; Armour of Khorne[140]
Herald of Khorne - Firestorm Blade; Armour of Khorne; Battlestandard Bearer [165]
Herald of Tzeench - Master of Sorcery...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   02-20-11, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Asura Varuna
3 Heralds of Tzeench - Chariot - We Are...

3 Heralds of Tzeench
- Chariot
- We Are Legion
- Master of Sorcery
- Bolt of Change
[3 * 110]

2 * 5 Fiends
- Unholy Might
[2 * 160]
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   02-19-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Asura Varuna
The Herald of Khorne and DP were mainly there to...

The Herald of Khorne and DP were mainly there to fill points when I cut Daemonettes from the list and to make it up to 1750 (from 1500). I'm building this in such a way that most of the elements slot...
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