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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-22-13, 04:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,097
Posted By Arcane
... and this is why you're a small time internet...

... and this is why you're a small time internet salesmen and not operating a large scale business. :laugh:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-21-13, 12:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
That's exactly what I'm saying. To tell you...

That's exactly what I'm saying.

To tell you the truth, I don't even think it makes a lot of sense, nor would I try it in a game.

The whole point of the thread was to illustrate that the BRB...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-21-13, 12:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,097
Posted By Arcane
That's odd. I've been playing since 4th edition...

That's odd. I've been playing since 4th edition and the only models I've ever sold are some GK terminators, as I bought 1 box too many.

In that time I've acquired 8 LRBTs, 3 Chimeras, 1 Basilisk,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
Only units which are arriving from reserve. As...

Only units which are arriving from reserve. As per the rules on 124, you then move the rest of your units as normal (begin the movement phase).

So incase you were wondering, I honestly don't think...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
Yes, they arrive this turn, not next turn. ...

Yes, they arrive this turn, not next turn.

Arrive this turn not arrive at the beginning of the movement phase.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,402
Posted By Arcane
The bold print on 125 says "start of the turn"...

The bold print on 125 says "start of the turn" not "beginning of your movement phase". While psychic powers are limited to being used as per page 67, it seems that other abilities can still be used...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
I'm glad you asked because that is the part that...

I'm glad you asked because that is the part that seems hard to understand. "At the start of your Turn Three, roll for any units remainin in reserve. If the roll is a 3 or more, that unit arrives this...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By Arcane
I would agree with Tim/Steve's assessment and wow...

I would agree with Tim/Steve's assessment and wow no I didn't know about the Stealth thing... that makes a big difference with my Grey Knights, wish I had known about that.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
When do the reserves move? When they arrive. ...

When do the reserves move? When they arrive.
When do they arrive? At the beginning of the turn.
When is the beginning of the turn? Before the movement phase.
Is there evidence of things...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-20-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By Arcane
I've heard throwing in a single sniper can be...

I've heard throwing in a single sniper can be good because of the chance of pinning your opponent. Common tactic with Firewarrios and carbines.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
If you read page 124 under "Reserves" it explains...

If you read page 124 under "Reserves" it explains all about how it works. I could quote it here but it's probably easier just to check your BRB should you have one.

Specifically, it's covered...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By Arcane
When playing a game it would probably seem pretty...

When playing a game it would probably seem pretty dubious to pull out a laptop or smartphone and tell someone that some guy from Australia told you that you were right.

In the event that there...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
Perhaps we have been playing a different game....

Perhaps we have been playing a different game. Units move all the time outside the movement phase without the need of a special rule. Such an example is the Assault phase in which a unit can move 2d6...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By Arcane
The best thing to do in such an instance like...

The best thing to do in such an instance like this where there is no good answer is to ask your Tournament Organizer for a ruling, or if you are playing a friendly game to bring it up and resolve a...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By Arcane
It's ok to say, "I don't know". :laugh:

It's ok to say, "I don't know". :laugh:
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
There is no mention of units arriving from...

There is no mention of units arriving from reserve on page 10, but you would have known that had you read the original post. To save time it's better you not make up rules if you want to be in a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-20-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,886
Posted By Arcane
The op illustrates a point which I find to be...

The op illustrates a point which I find to be true of most all Space Marines. They exemplify an immature, macho, boyish need to be the biggest and the strongest. It portrays an insecurity in the...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-20-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Arcane
I'm thinking, when I can, to always include LRBTs...

I'm thinking, when I can, to always include LRBTs and/or Manticores as they make short work of Scarab swarms unless you're really having a bad day with your scatter dice.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
You forgot to cite the page where it says units...

You forgot to cite the page where it says units arriving from reserve do so during the movement phase. I think that might not be in the BRB and just came from the book of Magpie.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Arcane
That's hard to say... it was quite a while ago...

That's hard to say... it was quite a while ago and my memory for dates is pretty bad. It would have either been around the spring of 2010 or the summer of 2011 since that year in between I took a...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-20-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,486
Posted By Arcane
What comes first, the difference between reserves and movement?

So there has been a lot of debate in this thread (https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=118686) about different ideas and tactics. I just wanted to hammer it all out and see what was...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,536
Posted By Arcane
Like the impending Chaos Daemon codex? ...

Like the impending Chaos Daemon codex?



I would totally love for Sisters of Silence to somehow be rolled into the Sisters of Battle codex. It seems like they would have fit better though into...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,097
Posted By Arcane
IDK about the rest of you but I've been getting...

IDK about the rest of you but I've been getting all my stuff for 20%+ off so prices are not too bad... It's really not hard to find unless you're super lazy.

Been considering a retailer too... a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-20-13, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Arcane
Anything positive or constructive I can provide...

Anything positive or constructive I can provide is better off somewhere other than here.
Forum: Adepta Sororitas Army Lists   01-20-13, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By Arcane
Repentia cannot assault the turn they exit a...

Repentia cannot assault the turn they exit a Rhino, so they are far more effective on foot than in a transport. This is also true of the Battle Conclave. By putting them in a transport you are...
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-20-13, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Arcane
Welcome to the boards, if you need any help on...

Welcome to the boards, if you need any help on collecting or playing Sisters of Battle start a thread or shoot me a private message, would be happy to help.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-19-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Arcane
No, if the Librarian chooses to exchange his...

No, if the Librarian chooses to exchange his powers he chooses 2 powers from the BRB, as he is Psyker Mastery level 2. He then also retains Hammerhand. This gives him a total of 3 powers available to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-19-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Arcane
That's very cool that the Libby now gets 3 powers...

That's very cool that the Libby now gets 3 powers for the price of 2. It's my opinion however that his purchasable GK powers are far too good to pass up over random powers. Inquisitors though are a...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
I've had several TOs disagree, the rule is open...

I've had several TOs disagree, the rule is open to interpretation as I have illustrated regardless of it you don't think so, you may be wrong.

It takes 5 seconds to shoot the TO an email to be on...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
What math? As I have explained the combat...

What math? As I have explained the combat calculator was built for 5th edition. Firing on vehicles is now different... so unless you're still playing 5th?

I suggest he check with the TO about the...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
Additionally the math doesn't support it. The...

Additionally the math doesn't support it. The combat calculator doesn't take into account the new damage chart. It's now broken in 6th edition.

Try playing with your Assault Cannons without...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,097
Posted By Arcane
Hey they might even be making enough to...

Hey they might even be making enough to reconsider your resume! Good luck.
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
Quadcannon=/=Assault Cannon. They are not the...

Quadcannon=/=Assault Cannon. They are not the same.


Also, abilities like Acts of Faith do not provide "special rules" to the unit, they only effect the wargear of the model. Is it wargear? No. ...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
You may want to reread your rulebook. The...

You may want to reread your rulebook. The Quadcannon does NOT have the rending special rule. Otherwise I would agree that it is the better option in all circumstances. As it stands there are...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-19-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Arcane
I believe IIRC that Cotaez is the only character...

I believe IIRC that Cotaez is the only character from C:GK that can change all his powers out for BRB powers. An Inquisitor can also change out his one power and probably both should a Daemonblade...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,476
Posted By Arcane
Unfortunately this is the sentiment you will run...

Unfortunately this is the sentiment you will run into a lot, GW apologists that try and explain away many aspects of the company which are not positive. That or people who just say "GW doesn't care...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
I forgot to add, it depends on your gaming group,...

I forgot to add, it depends on your gaming group, so you should check with your Tourney Organizer about faith abilities and gun emplacement. I've seen some different interpretation on how they...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,440
Posted By Arcane
It all depends on what you are facing. ...

It all depends on what you are facing.

Against armor 12 the Lascannon is far more effective. Since you are facing a Heldrake, you will probably only get one chance to fire at it with your gun...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-19-13, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Arcane
Pigiron has some cool heads with hats. I've...

Pigiron has some cool heads with hats. I've purchased from them several times and really like their products.
http://www.pig-iron-productions.com/hd12-kolony-hq-head-sprues-p-20.html...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-19-13, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By Arcane
I used to use a laser level which projected a...

I used to use a laser level which projected a large beam of red light. Really pissed people off though when I got that nitpicky lol!
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-19-13, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Arcane
My friend and I just played a teams tourney where...

My friend and I just played a teams tourney where he ran 3 full squads of Scarabs.

1st game the enemy sent their 2 landraiders and rhino right at us full of assault troops. we went second and...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-13, 02:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Arcane
Was told this by the GW sales representative for...

Was told this by the GW sales representative for our region. Of course that isn't exactly Tom Kirby making a press release, however they hired the guy to represent them to the friendly state of...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-13, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,890
Posted By Arcane
It seems like either we assumed too much from...

It seems like either we assumed too much from rumors or Kirby is shifting his plans a bit.

Seems what has changed is the "small releases" which we thought weren't going to happen are probably...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-18-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By Arcane
The game follows true line of sight. Bend down...

The game follows true line of sight. Bend down and look at eye level with your own men. Are the enemy models obscured by the line? Probably not.

The Defense line isnt like Area terrain and rules...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-18-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,536
Posted By Arcane
hmm not sure where you heard this. Sisters of...

hmm not sure where you heard this. Sisters of Silence were a Heresy Era group of pariah/soulless women who were trained to battle psychers. SoB didn't come around until thousands of years later...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-18-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,650
Posted By Arcane
The perfect game for Reaper45, no silly fluff, no...

The perfect game for Reaper45, no silly fluff, no silly nipples on armor and nothing extra to worry about.

http://www.indiebloggers.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Chess-Board.jpg
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-18-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Arcane
Here's an interview with Tom Kirby from 2000, it...

Here's an interview with Tom Kirby from 2000, it give some insight into what he's like. He seems like an intelligent man with good ideas even if I don't agree with some of his business ideas (mostly...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-18-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,476
Posted By Arcane
Probably a lot of entropy and waste making...

Probably a lot of entropy and waste making production costs inflated. I mean, look at how ridiculously long it takes them to write a 100 page book. Imagine how successful Steven King would be if he...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-18-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,650
Posted By Arcane
Haha the bit about nipple Space Marines was...

Haha the bit about nipple Space Marines was funny, thank you :P

Btw, Tim Burton's Batman was awesome, just watched it the other night (again).
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-18-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,402
Posted By Arcane
Well it's rather difficult to talk to two people...

Well it's rather difficult to talk to two people at the same time, however I shall do my best.

Unfortunately now I just believe you both are disagreeing with me for the sake of disagreeing with...
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