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Forum: Roleplay Games   09-03-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Shandathe
Space Marines may require some special handling...

Space Marines may require some special handling compared to what you're used to as they're obviously all superhuman fighting machines, so it's easy to go into scenarios that have only combat in them....
Forum: Roleplay Games   08-28-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Shandathe
I'm guessing you're looking for more to have a...

I'm guessing you're looking for more to have a real life RP group than an online RP? Short of mind control, I think your options are to either
1 - Find other people.
2 - Summer tends to be lull...
Forum: General 40k   04-06-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Shandathe
Seriously, stop there and let your imagination...

Seriously, stop there and let your imagination take over. Most agree that Total War put him in the right spot for where he'll end up but the timeline will now never be advanced.


Unfortunately,...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-02-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Shandathe
Can't do friday. Business trip took too much time...

Can't do friday. Business trip took too much time :(
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-01-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Shandathe
You know, this thing came with an old Start...

You know, this thing came with an old Start Collecting and it wasn't even near when they replaced it, so it's been built and primed for like... 2 years? Dammit, I need to get a handle on my backlog...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-30-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Shandathe
Only got basics done, but screw it, I built 80...

Only got basics done, but screw it, I built 80 Duardin and a Steam Tank in a little over a week this month so that was a good part of my hobby time.
Forum: General 40k   09-27-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By Shandathe
I'd say it largely depends on what role you want...

I'd say it largely depends on what role you want it to fill. The Deredeo is a ranged attacker with a potential bit of buffing for other units in your gunline. It's flat out a long ranged heavy fire...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-06-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Shandathe
Primaris Marines are indeed larger, however...

Primaris Marines are indeed larger, however that's mostly to fix the proportions. Shoulder pads and heads can usually be freely swapped around and will match in terms of size. The difference is...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-05-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Shandathe
Time to bring in some Wraiths for me :)

Time to bring in some Wraiths for me :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-31-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Shandathe
Yeah, not even having a before picture in yet...

Yeah, not even having a before picture in yet Imma let this month go :D Just please put up the September thread soon.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Shandathe
Works for me :D FWIW, a double seems fine - I...

Works for me :D FWIW, a double seems fine - I think the year-longs usually had two. Given that we've already used up a sixth of the month I'd recommend at least one HQ or other easy choice in there...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-02-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Shandathe
This guy's sort of painted at least?

This guy's sort of painted at least?
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-12-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Shandathe
Hearty welcome to you too then khoaideohaininh :)

Hearty welcome to you too then khoaideohaininh :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-08-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Shandathe
I'm gonna chicken out this month and paint myself...

I'm gonna chicken out this month and paint myself an Overlord. Mostly because I REALLY want to be painting the lady right next to him instead. I might end up throwing some more bases of scarabs in...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-30-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Shandathe
I've got the three, at least :)

I've got the three, at least :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-16-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Shandathe
So yeah, already out half the month. So as I said...

So yeah, already out half the month. So as I said before, something small. These probably qualify, and a unit is only 3 (though I'm aiming for getting them all).
Forum: General 40k   06-13-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Shandathe
Yep! The Space Marine kits mix pretty well, too....

Yep! The Space Marine kits mix pretty well, too. And actually I think Company Veterans CAN grab 5 flame throwers if you really want them :)
Forum: Project Logs   06-10-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,798
Posted By Shandathe
Important fire tip: It's actually brightest where...

Important fire tip: It's actually brightest where the stuff that's on fire is, and gets less bright toward the outer edges.

As for Straken... Just punching the enemies of Mankind would see too...
Forum: General 40k   06-10-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Shandathe
It shouldn't usually be a problem, but while...

It shouldn't usually be a problem, but while you're allowed to customize your models' looks you're going to have to work with the same rules as everyone else. So best to pick a datasheet and build...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   06-07-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Shandathe
That's probably why, if it's not just a timing...

That's probably why, if it's not just a timing issue. Their Primarch may have realized the necessity, but you're still blatantly breaking a law set down by the Emperor himself. They're Imperial...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-02-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Shandathe
At least the white should be easier with Contrast...

At least the white should be easier with Contrast this month? ;-)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-01-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Shandathe
Old Man78 Maybe you can finish if you added the...

Old Man78 Maybe you can finish if you added the weekend? Dunno what state that Drop Pod is in now :)

I'll probably enter something small this month. I need the time to paint some Dark Eldar for a...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Shandathe
You can paint him (and your Chapter) however you...

You can paint him (and your Chapter) however you want, just remember that he has the ULTRAMARINES keyword instead of the <CHAPTER> one, and his XIII Primarch rerolls only apply to other ULTRAMARINES...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-01-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Shandathe
I like my color scheme, but the purple...

I like my color scheme, but the purple highlighting is a pain.
Forum: General 40k   05-31-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Shandathe
Technically they can't. It turns out walking...

Technically they can't. It turns out walking around in medieval armor with a sword is a spectacularly bad idea on a battlefield where the least dangerous thing on it before you stepped in was a laser...
Forum: General 40k   05-26-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Shandathe
Given that the rescale seemed to be the original...

Given that the rescale seemed to be the original motivation I rather expect the next version of the Tactical Squad (if any) to use the Primaris aesthetic myself. Not sure if they'll actually switch...
Forum: General 40k   05-20-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Shandathe
Wouldn't worry about the wrong place too much,...

Wouldn't worry about the wrong place too much, given the slowness I think most people are browsing by Recent Discussions nowadays.

Point of note, I'm not sure your picture is correct. That's the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-17-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Shandathe
I honestly don't know. He's trying but it's all...

I honestly don't know. He's trying but it's all got the feeling of a coach change when the team is one game from a demotion.

Still, he's not LOSING, though I'm thinking he's a little too eager to...
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-10-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Shandathe
That's not entirely true, I believe, though...

That's not entirely true, I believe, though you'll need to convert your own models. Forgeworld hid Chaos' only source of Sniper Rifles (that I'm aware of, at least) in Index - Forces of the Astra...
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-09-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Shandathe
Yeah, couldn't remember any, that's why I figured...

Yeah, couldn't remember any, that's why I figured you'd need to ally it in. Bringing friends with strengths you don't have is a time honored Chaos tactic that started with the words 'Traitor Guard'...
Forum: 40k Tactics   05-07-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Shandathe
I'm guessing you've got someone fielding snipers...

I'm guessing you've got someone fielding snipers in high numbers, because they really shouldn't be doing that if there's just one around (caveat: The Sanctus may do it to Psykers). This suggests...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-05-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Shandathe
Going to see if I have some more luck with this...

Going to see if I have some more luck with this vehicle.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-02-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Shandathe
FWIW, I recommend starting with a light gray and...

FWIW, I recommend starting with a light gray and working up (think Celestra Grey - Ulthuan Grey - White Scar). It's rather easier than trying to use a shade :) Alternatively, starting from white...
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-01-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Shandathe
I'm gonna go with Alaitoc. Biel-Tan might also...

I'm gonna go with Alaitoc. Biel-Tan might also work, but... Anyway, welcome to the board :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-30-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Shandathe
Sufficiently done for tabletop :)

Sufficiently done for tabletop :)
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-30-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Shandathe
Welcome to the board Alino.

Welcome to the board Alino.
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,846
Posted By Shandathe
Think Imperial Knight mounted from the hips on a...

Think Imperial Knight mounted from the hips on a slightly shortened Baneblade. Maybe DaisyDuke can put a picture up with a reference model or two?

As for the Belly gun being funny... I've never...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Shandathe
BIG FAQ April 2019

Okay, it's called the WARHAMMER 40,000 Update April 2019 (https://www.warhammer-community.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/warhammer_40000_update_April_2019_en.pdf) now, same difference. Grab your copy...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-15-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Shandathe
Big Community Survey 2019 is up!

Find it here, including your chance to win a (plastic!) Sisters of Battle army.

oh, and let me know if you can properly hit the 'Done' button at the end or get an email thanking you for...
Forum: General 40k   04-08-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Shandathe
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-07-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Shandathe
Eh, maybe. Given that plasma is very much in a...

Eh, maybe. Given that plasma is very much in a sweet spot right as a weapon right now, I don't actually think it running into an unfortunate interaction is a big thing. Remember it would flat-out...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-07-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Shandathe
5 Immortals, or 5 Deathmarks. Probably both :)

5 Immortals, or 5 Deathmarks. Probably both :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-01-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By Shandathe
Creon, Nordicus, how goes the painting? And Old...

Creon, Nordicus, how goes the painting? And Old Man78 , where's the April thread? :)
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-01-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Shandathe
It actually gets a little worse still, as...

It actually gets a little worse still, as modifiers are applied AFTER rerolls. So if you brought something that gives you a reroll on 1s to hit to PREVENT plasma from blowing up in your face (most...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-31-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By Shandathe
Needs some final touches later (weapon...

Needs some final touches later (weapon especially), but it's painted and it's time for sleep :)
Forum: Project Logs   03-28-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Shandathe
I like what you're doing with the (NM?) metal on...

I like what you're doing with the (NM?) metal on the scythe.

The harlie army seems mostly table ready, if not quite as spectacularly painted :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-28-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Shandathe
Building out as Dave T Hobbit suggests is by far...

Building out as Dave T Hobbit suggests is by far the easiest. If you want a hole, cutting part of the plastic away and building what you want with Green Stuff is easier than trying to reshape the...
Forum: Chaos Daemon Army Lists   03-28-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Shandathe
Well, you can play Khorne or Tzeentch, and you've...

Well, you can play Khorne or Tzeentch, and you've got the start of a Nurgle force. TBH, the first thing you're going to need to decide is if you're going for Matched Play, and if so what point limit...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   03-28-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Shandathe
AoS actually seems pretty popular over here. It's...

AoS actually seems pretty popular over here. It's a decent enough game, just.... distinctly not WFB. Early on especially was a disaster as there was no point system to speak of (it's still iffy af)...
Forum: Roleplay Games   03-20-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Shandathe
... I can't parse this. I recognize most of the...

... I can't parse this. I recognize most of the words but...

Anyone?
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