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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-11-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
A formation is a pre-set selection of models,...

A formation is a pre-set selection of models, signified in a datasheet by a symbol of three skulls inside of a circle.

A detachment is a force org chart, created by putting together your choice...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-11-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
The Contemptor page was leaked; you can squadron...

The Contemptor page was leaked; you can squadron them, but no bonus for 3. You also get access to one melta, which gets replaced with a Kheres for 15, I believe. So... eh. but it does get to...
Forum: Tau Army Lists   04-11-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,709
Posted By Xabre
My first and foremost question is... if this is...

My first and foremost question is... if this is competitive, why CAD? Do you think you'll need Objective Secured that much? Otherwise, I'd say flat out that you should go for the Hunter Contingent....
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-11-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By Xabre
Fair enough. I guess the real question...

Fair enough.

I guess the real question becomes... why?

Like I said, I'd probably much rather actually run them from the start. You pay 40 points for 24 points worth of gun drones, and yes, by...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-11-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
I got into a huge argument on FB about this one...

I got into a huge argument on FB about this one yesterday. He ended up blocking me when I proved to him that there are NO new formations in the book, using this very screenshot.

Interesting to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-11-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By Xabre
It doesn't guarantee that they show up again the...

It doesn't guarantee that they show up again the next turn. They simply enter ongoing reserves, which means you have to roll for them to come back onto the board.

And yes, the rules say any...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-10-16, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By Xabre
Honestly, it's not all that powerful. Each...

Honestly, it's not all that powerful. Each Piranha is worth 2 drones. You have to leave the board at the end of the movement phase, so you're not firing with the pirhanas, and then you're opening...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-10-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
It's a suggestion that in the future there may be...

It's a suggestion that in the future there may be more Deathwatch, and that the existing army datasheets can become special characters in that book.

because right now, the Raven librarian only has...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-09-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
Right, I'll shut up now. That does, however,...

Right, I'll shut up now.

That does, however, at least confirm most of the rest of what I thought. Aside from the Strike Forces (the meta-detachments), every one of those formations has been...
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   04-09-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Xabre
I am assuming that you're trying to put together...

I am assuming that you're trying to put together what's called a 'Draigostar' using this army.

The general premise is that you start with one REALLY tough squad as your core. a lot of people use...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-09-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
When GW actually makes ideas that make sense and...

When GW actually makes ideas that make sense and actually logical leaps.

Although while the blurb mentions the captain, the screen shot I saw earlier did not. I just can't remember what I was...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-09-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
Other leaks that I've seen include the Raptor...

Other leaks that I've seen include the Raptor Wing (previous in Kauyon for Ravenguard) and an extremely blurry formation that included one Stormraven, one squad of terminators, and one Dreadnought,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-09-16, 12:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Mostly what IA13 has is access to 'Relic'...

Mostly what IA13 has is access to 'Relic' vehicles.

in other words, since Sicarians were around since the Heresy, the Traitors probably still have some they escaped with.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-07-16, 02:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Skullcannons Forgefiends Maulerfiends ...

Skullcannons

Forgefiends

Maulerfiends

Soul Grinders


They DO have things like that. But they're chock full of demon, because that's how Chaos rolls now.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-07-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By Xabre
can't get the PDF to pull up.

can't get the PDF to pull up.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-06-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
THAT is easy enough. Hell, my Thousand Sons...

THAT is easy enough. Hell, my Thousand Sons don't believe in demons, so I'd rather build a Centurion model and give them Obliterator stats.

However, I don't feel that's what Armiger was saying...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-06-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Chaos Space Marines lost access to Loyalist tech...

Chaos Space Marines lost access to Loyalist tech 10,000 years ago. Sure, they have their own Dark Mech forgeworlds, but those went in their own directions, giving you things like Heldrakes,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
I realize that in 30k, a Praetor was basically...

I realize that in 30k, a Praetor was basically the captain, but maybe we can see it have a different role in 40k... rather than it being Captain > Praetor > Ch Master. Not sure how it would work. I...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Done on purpose, because Khorne is against all...

Done on purpose, because Khorne is against all things sorcery based. However, since Demon armies were so dominant with summoning, and were automatically nerfed if they were played fluffy without...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
No, it's just me trying to process. Adding a...

No, it's just me trying to process. Adding a unit of Cataphractii makes perfect sense if they're going to play it separate from standard terminators. And a Praetor could be a different category of...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
You realize the reason KDK was made was...

You realize the reason KDK was made was specifically so that Khorne could get access to buffs and summoning WITHOUT sorcerers, right?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Forgeworld already did the Chaos Knight, and GW...

Forgeworld already did the Chaos Knight, and GW and FW don't step on each other's toes.

You won't get a new Land Raider because GW has decided that CSM are not going to be spiky loyalists. You'll...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/...

https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/12494842_1185263941485828_4391063352796584255_n.jpg?oh=106d8f5de6ba0b0f09df4f90dcc9d808&oe=57BD02DE...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
Models =/= rules. Nothing that GW produced in...

Models =/= rules. Nothing that GW produced in Calth ever overrode FW rules. People were simply using the new cheaper plastic models instead of FW's resin marks of armor. They were still using FW's...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-04-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
Not sure if they'd release a contemptor, since FW...

Not sure if they'd release a contemptor, since FW still mass produces those rules. If anything, I was thinking maybe the Termi-Captain and possibly a new Chaplain (which I believe someone said was...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-04-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
There *are* some other rumors that suggest late...

There *are* some other rumors that suggest late 2016 for new units.

Frankly, the Terminators and Termi-Lord don't need new kits. They already have a decent amount of upgrades, considering how...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-04-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
I'm almost positive that it's the same Terminator...

I'm almost positive that it's the same Terminator Kit, packaged with the Terminator Lord sprue.

Just like the other box is just repackaging the same cultists and the Dark Vengeance Chosen Champion.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-04-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,258
Posted By Xabre
Holy wow! CHAOS updates!

http://cdn.bols.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CSM-blacklegion.jpg
http://cdn.bols.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CSM-crimsonslaughter.jpg...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-04-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,659
Posted By Xabre
Angels of Death Space Marine Supplement

It's a compilation of all sorts of things. Lots of old Dataslates are being put in here, INCLUDING Skyhammer. It's also going to have all of the stuff from the old Clan Raukaan supplement (they...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   04-03-16, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By Xabre
The list was mostly theory-crafting; I can't...

The list was mostly theory-crafting; I can't afford putting together a new force right now. As for the blades, that was my thought; hitting from behind the axe-wielders. Also wanted to see a little...
Forum: Archived Competitions   04-03-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By Xabre
1. Nordicus 2. Honka 3. Grimzag

1. Nordicus
2. Honka
3. Grimzag
Forum: Archived Competitions   04-03-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Xabre
I thank everyone for being lazy bastards. ...

I thank everyone for being lazy bastards.

I'd like to think my knight was just too intimidating, but... yeah. Lazy bastards.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-02-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,658
Posted By Xabre
I've heard good things about it. however, it...

I've heard good things about it.

however, it looks a lot like 'Fantasy Lite'.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-02-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,658
Posted By Xabre
There's another group that I don't have the...

There's another group that I don't have the website for that does an '8.5' edition that does the opposite. I learned about them because they just finished writing up Stormcast Eternals using that...
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   04-02-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xabre
MUCH better. A lot more maneuverable.

MUCH better. A lot more maneuverable.
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   04-02-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xabre
No, that's the entire purpose he has. However,...

No, that's the entire purpose he has. However, if you're depending on those terminators to come down turn 1, it might be worth the insurance of having the model in play. And the servo skulls can...
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   04-02-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Xabre
So I'm finding a few issues with this list. ...

So I'm finding a few issues with this list.

1. What is 'storm's pearl'?
2. Assuming that it's one of the relics, and it's lost in translation, a knight is only allowed a single relic. In a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-02-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,658
Posted By Xabre
www.the-ninth-age.com Fan based continuation...

www.the-ninth-age.com

Fan based continuation of WHFB. Very similar rules set and points, using the existing models. It's even seeing some love on some of the roster programs like ArmyBuilder.
Forum: Tau Army Lists   03-27-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Xabre
Painfully hard to read, so I'm not going to even...

Painfully hard to read, so I'm not going to even try.

Are you suggesting that the digital supplement allows you to replace the Commander with Farsight? Since it's not in Codex: Tau or Kau'yon to...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-27-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,523
Posted By Xabre
So are these just new battlescrolls? All of...

So are these just new battlescrolls?

All of these sound like the existing models... and all of the old models already had a battlescroll that was released at the end of 8th.

What does that...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-24-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Xabre
Grey Knight Terminators don't use the head...

Grey Knight Terminators don't use the head 'frame' that Loyalists have. Instead, they use a psychic hood. It's the same general principal, however.

The heads and fittings are all the same.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-20-16, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,810
Posted By Xabre
Malekith and Caledor were both very, VERY bad...

Malekith and Caledor were both very, VERY bad sculpts.

However, the new high elf on dragon? That's the model that got me into Fantasy.

The High Elf dragons were the classical European design. ...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-20-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Xabre
Due to the poor wording in the BRB, yes. But it...

Due to the poor wording in the BRB, yes. But it ONLY works with Demons of Chaos, and not anyone else.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Xabre
Additional shoddy rules-writing. The exact...

Additional shoddy rules-writing.

The exact quote from the rules is: The number of powers they can cast is dependent on their level. HOWEVER, it never clearly states HOW it's dependent.
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Xabre
It's in the most recent (and I use that term...

It's in the most recent (and I use that term loosely) GW errata for Demons: Any psyker or Brotherhood of Psyker model in the codex can take Daemonology on top of their usual powers.

As INTENDED,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Xabre
It's in the BRB actually, on the same page as the...

It's in the BRB actually, on the same page as the Psychic Focus rule.

RAI, it'd be one or the other. However, shoddy writing has left it that demons get to doubledip.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-19-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Xabre
So, the reason for Chaos Focus is actually...

So, the reason for Chaos Focus is actually because of Level 2+ Marked Chaos Psykers. Let me explain.

The Aspiring Sorcerer that comes with Rubric Space Marines is a Level 1, and he has the Mark...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-16-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Xabre
Coming from you, I think I just won a Nobel. ...

Coming from you, I think I just won a Nobel. Thankee, sai.



... and it was such a nice model. Must go trash it now.



The paint scheme is a little dark, but it matches my existing...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-16-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Xabre
Is that a compliment? Or should I burn it?

Is that a compliment?

Or should I burn it?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-16-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Xabre
Kataphron Knight Atrapos

otherwise known as:

I have too much free time on my hands.

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b72/infinitysquared/Imperial%20Knight/IMG_1409_zpshtnxupjm.jpg...
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