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Forum: Forum Announcements   04-19-13, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By HOBO
A lurker mate of mine alerted me to this....so...

A lurker mate of mine alerted me to this....so Congrats Shaanti, and very much deserved.
All the best:)
Forum: General 40k   02-13-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
Just to give a more accurate timeframe to this...

Just to give a more accurate timeframe to this from via discussion with some mates of mine...this issue was first raised on a Wargaming Forum around the
17th December last year, and Hogarth had...
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
I used to be a grouch about some things to, but...

I used to be a grouch about some things to, but things vastly more important than GW related stuff....not worth it the the end, life's too short.
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
Yea I agree that could happen. That said, I know...

Yea I agree that could happen. That said, I know others who have told me that they thought it had more to do with starship troopers than 40K.....go figure!
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
I have never being on Facebook or Twitter, hell I...

I have never being on Facebook or Twitter, hell I haven't owned a Mobile Phone since my accident in '01.

The only piece I've read was from the President on the Sci-Fi author's assn, and I think he...
Forum: General 40k   02-08-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
That is 1 facet of the whole issue...but only 1...

That is 1 facet of the whole issue...but only 1 of many, which looking at it from all angles will tell you (both the legal and moral viewpoints).

Apparantly the Kindle version of the book in...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-07-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By HOBO
Lore has little to do with what armies you will...

Lore has little to do with what armies you will face in a game. Hell, SM vs SM is extremely common, simply because SM armies make up 40/50% of GW's total miniature production.

Good review...
Forum: General 40k   02-07-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
I have known this for years mate. I'd go so far...

I have known this for years mate. I'd go so far as to say relatively insignificant rather than 'tiny', in my neighbourhood anyway. I'd guess that for every Internet Forum user I know personally, I...
Forum: General 40k   02-07-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
Oh ok..strange! This is of more...

Oh ok..strange!

This is of more interest/concern to me anyway....the legal side is what it is.



GW have this down pat.
Forum: General 40k   02-07-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
Is the book actually still 'been pulled' as you...

Is the book actually still 'been pulled' as you put it....I just logged on to Amazon and it's there for sale.
Forum: General 40k   02-07-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,171
Posted By HOBO
I can see how GW could copyright 'Adeptus...

I can see how GW could copyright 'Adeptus Astartes' but not a far more generic term like Space marine. I'm 55 yo and I can say with 100% fact that I saw the term Space Marine far far earlier than GW...
Forum: General 40k   02-04-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By HOBO
Cool! I did a rough count of all the Baneblade...

Cool!
I did a rough count of all the Baneblade varients that the IG'ers in my gaming group own, and there's about 55/60 between the 16 of us.

Out of the lot there's only 5 varients represented...
Forum: General 40k   02-03-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By HOBO
I agree. I also went with the extra Sponsons on...

I agree. I also went with the extra Sponsons on mine...more guns ftw:laugh:
Looks cool too!

Once you do start playing Apoc, if you see lots of Titans been fielded then a Shadowsword is a good...
Forum: General 40k   02-03-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By HOBO
Well you say you don't play much Apoc and the...

Well you say you don't play much Apoc and the Fluff is important, so the Baneblade is the obvious generic choice really.

Me, I have a Baneblade, Hellhammer, and Stormblade, and they're all more...
Forum: General 40k   02-03-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By HOBO
Yea that same bug bit me hard as well:grin: ...

Yea that same bug bit me hard as well:grin:

i have stopped building my IG though (and everything else really), but 20K is enough.

Super - heavy wise, I built that Apoc Datasheet "Steel Fury",...
Forum: General 40k   02-03-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By HOBO
Like you I'm a diehard treadie, and as much as I...

Like you I'm a diehard treadie, and as much as I like Titans I always looked at it from the pov that I could buy 3/4 Baneblades (and varients) for the same $cost.
Which is what I did:grin:

I'd go...
Forum: Off Topic   02-03-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,118
Posted By HOBO
Jace, your wife sounds like she's great fun, very...

Jace, your wife sounds like she's great fun, very spontaneous and witty.....reminds me of my mrs and we've being married 36 years this June, so you've got a keeper there I reckon.
Forum: General 40k   02-01-13, 01:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,179
Posted By HOBO
There's a few theories floating around that GW...

There's a few theories floating around that GW are/have used the Aussie prices as a benchmark for what their customer base will actually pay for their models...and will start applying that price...
Forum: Off Topic   01-25-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,382
Posted By HOBO
Those big Spiders are fine...it's the smaller...

Those big Spiders are fine...it's the smaller ones that pack a punch, Redbacks and Funnelwebs mainly.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 12:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,097
Posted By HOBO
Yea, it's like Death and Taxes really....it's...

Yea, it's like Death and Taxes really....it's inevitable.
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-17-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By HOBO
Some things should never change when fielding...

Some things should never change when fielding Vets, regardless of the edition.

Special Weapons choices should always be Melta or Plasma....all the rest are lesser choices by either been poor at...
Forum: General 40k   01-13-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,490
Posted By HOBO
What I used to do to break up the whole model...

What I used to do to break up the whole model assembly process was to clean/file whatever parts were needed to make any sub - assemblies, and then glue those together.
That way I was actually seeing...
Forum: General 40k   01-11-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By HOBO
I can't wait for my 40 Termis to arrive so I can...

I can't wait for my 40 Termis to arrive so I can finish off my 1st Company, although I'm using a mix of FW models and these new GW sets.

I know that many IG players aren't happy with the fact that...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-09-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,056
Posted By HOBO
I agree with shaantitus, so i think the Land...

I agree with shaantitus, so i think the Land Speedeer is a fuckup because of its ridiculous design....to each their own aye:wink:

All I'm hoping for with the new Codex is for 'pure' DW to be a...
Forum: Off Topic   12-24-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 365,276
Posted By HOBO
If memory serves me correctly this is my first...

If memory serves me correctly this is my first post on this thread, and likely my last...but I'm half cut which is rare for me, and also angry and lonely so I'm venting to maybe get this shit off my...
Forum: General 40k   11-15-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,453
Posted By HOBO
Same against same, so my IG against another IG...

Same against same, so my IG against another IG for example....just makes it more tactical from the get-go and you have to know the intricacies of all the units and how to put them into practice...
Forum: General 40k   11-12-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,996
Posted By HOBO
I voted 'no such thing' but it depends on if...

I voted 'no such thing' but it depends on if you're a collector as well as a gamer, plus if you actually use all those models relatively often.
I have nearly 34K of models, mainly IG, and use them...
Forum: Video Games & Software   11-08-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By HOBO
I hope there's a single non-online player mode in...

I hope there's a single non-online player mode in Spartan Ops...I've never played online ever.
Forum: General 40k   11-07-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,473
Posted By HOBO
Broading speaking, I agree with the other posters...

Broading speaking, I agree with the other posters who have said it's players that are boring not the armies per se, but lists can be boring if they're not competitively tuned, and the opponent isn't...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   11-05-12, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By HOBO
Why is this list waac and unfluffy...bloody...

Why is this list waac and unfluffy...bloody stupid for a Guard player to say such nonsense because mech is just as much a part of IG as foot.

Oh and waac is far more than just about been...
Forum: Forum Announcements   10-25-12, 11:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,315
Posted By HOBO
I had issues an hour or so ago, but it's fine now...

I had issues an hour or so ago, but it's fine now thank god...I thought 'aw shit not again' for a minute there.

I'm happy Heresy is back...is the subscription function working properly? Mine...
Forum: General 40k   10-25-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,274
Posted By HOBO
Same for me as far as 40K goes, but my Death...

Same for me as far as 40K goes, but my Death Watch themed army is at
4.5K.:grin:

Being heavily insured for every aspect of my life, I'd probably just buy a metric ton of models and rebuild my...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-14-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By HOBO
The fact is that a SWS is a suicidal squad...6...

The fact is that a SWS is a suicidal squad...6 guys with low Ld makes that a given. With even 1 Demo Charge they're a threat to a ton of enemy units (as you rightly say Antonius), and been cheap(ish)...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-10-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By HOBO
I own 26 Russes (12 of which are either LRBT or...

I own 26 Russes (12 of which are either LRBT or Demolisher) and I ain't ripping nothing off any of them, and all of them have a compete set of weaponry because I dislike 'naked' Russes...i have...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-10-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By HOBO
Yes as far as I know (I mainly have the old...

Yes as far as I know (I mainly have the old Russes)...you get a 'ring' piece included in the FW kit that you glue to the bottom of the Turret so it is a better fit for the hole in the hull.
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-09-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By HOBO
Only the LRBT and Demolisher took a hit from the...

Only the LRBT and Demolisher took a hit from the FAQ as they're Ordnance, but the other Russes are now more effective with Sponsons.

On the SWS...I've used the all demo Charge quite a bit, but...
Forum: Imperial Guard Army Lists   09-09-12, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By HOBO
Real quick I'll just say that even though you...

Real quick I'll just say that even though you changed the Russes, both of those builds are perfect for the new 'heavy' ruling that now exists.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-09-12, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By HOBO
I agree with Arcane on his comment....I know many...

I agree with Arcane on his comment....I know many gamers who have many of the different 40K armies, and some like the FAQ's and some think it makes the 6th ed rules even more of a bloody mess.
...
Forum: General 40k   09-07-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,896
Posted By HOBO
No more Lumbering Behemoth rule for Leman Russes,...

No more Lumbering Behemoth rule for Leman Russes, now replaced with the 'Heavy' rule ...go go Sponsons and non-Ordnance Russes, but Ordnance Russes got smacked with the nerf bat.

Exterminator and...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-05-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By HOBO
Yea pretty much the same here as far as...

Yea pretty much the same here as far as unit/transport designation goes. With my Guard army my whole 20K's worth is numbered as per the way it's set out in IA1 - e.g.

III - 1st digit is Company...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-05-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By HOBO
For casual games against strangers full...

For casual games against strangers full disclosure is the right stance to take.

For me and most gamers I know, we have this thing called Trust (some may have heard of it), so we play it either...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-28-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,085
Posted By HOBO
Just stating the obvious really...all us oldies...

Just stating the obvious really...all us oldies (GW-wise) have had to deal with this type of issue for years haven't we:biggrin:

A similar discussion would arise if we were to talk about Lumbering...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-28-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,085
Posted By HOBO
Here's the rub...reading about this subject and...

Here's the rub...reading about this subject and talking to many many gamers I can tell you all that this rule is getting played both ways in actual games, so the RAI and RAW interpretation is getting...
Forum: General 40k   08-24-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,185
Posted By HOBO
Ha...lovin' that "Little Nicky" reference there...

Ha...lovin' that "Little Nicky" reference there mate:laugh:

keeping OT....I can't think of a single thing I've bought off Ebay, although my sons have bought truckloads.
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-23-12, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,087
Posted By HOBO
Me to........:biggrin: Only using Allies in...

Me to........:biggrin:

Only using Allies in Apoc games though, as I've done for years, well since Apoc first came to be.
Forum: General 40k   08-18-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,104
Posted By HOBO
So long as AC's aren't 'all' you bring, then I...

So long as AC's aren't 'all' you bring, then I agree. For IG if you also field Plasma/Melta/Lascannon and Blasts/Template weaponry (so basically high strength, low AP and/or high RoF) you're...
Forum: General 40k   08-18-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,104
Posted By HOBO
Pretty much this, although I don't quite get your...

Pretty much this, although I don't quite get your comment about 'balanced but still somewhat competitive list'...the 2 aren't mutually exclusive .

I only ever build 'all comers' lists, and in the...
Forum: General 40k   08-17-12, 04:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,104
Posted By HOBO
But GW have said that 6th Ed is cinematic and...

But GW have said that 6th Ed is cinematic and played while eating and drinking Beer and Pretzels...right?

So surely they knew that adding Flyers and Allies to 40K would result in such lists been...
Forum: Off Topic   08-09-12, 12:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,737
Posted By HOBO
There ya go....cool:grin:

There ya go....cool:grin:
Forum: Off Topic   08-09-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,737
Posted By HOBO
I became a 'poppy' at 42 and that was 13 years...

I became a 'poppy' at 42 and that was 13 years ago. My sons are 34 and 35.

Of my regular gaming group I'm far from being the oldest, so age has little bearing on the Wargaming hobby...in my eyes...
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