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Forum: General 40k   05-10-11, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By maomolin
I'm in the 1750/1850 boat. Just seems like older...

I'm in the 1750/1850 boat. Just seems like older codexes can shine a little better at those point values without it being too big or small of a game.
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   05-09-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By maomolin
(I was corrected on the scout move on stormraven...

(I was corrected on the scout move on stormraven in real life. Thanks for catching it here.) AV 14 isn't too big of a deal, but lets address all of the issues at once.

1850 even

185 - Grand...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-09-11, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By maomolin
I know this would make a triple post. Please bear...

I know this would make a triple post. Please bear with that as I would like to inform you as to how this list preformed at the tournament.

First off is the overall results:
First place: Tyranids...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-05-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By maomolin
Alternative List: 1846 so far 100 HQ...

Alternative List:

1846 so far

100 HQ Wolf Priest (With Blood Claws)
110 HQ Rune Priest (With Long Fangs)

301 Elite 7x Wolf Guard
Wolf Guard #1 Frost Blade (With Blood Claws)
Wolf...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-05-11, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By maomolin
excellent points. I don't have much in the way of...

excellent points. I don't have much in the way of mobility though. 3 rhinos and a drop pod to carry the mobility load. I am fearing that I will be out of position after a round or two of shooting...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-04-11, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By maomolin
Thanks for the idea, going to bounce some...

Thanks for the idea, going to bounce some thoughts back.
Wolf Guard Battle Leader would be bringing what for the scouts? Merging the squads I am losing 3 plasma pistols and a plasmagun.

I do not...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-04-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By maomolin
1850 Tourney Wolves

I happen to become available to get into a tourney for saturday, finding out last night that I would be capable. Unfortunately, I am stuck taking one of the two armies my wife has (I am still working...
Forum: General 40k   05-04-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,693
Posted By maomolin
This kinda goes back to modeling for the extra...

This kinda goes back to modeling for the extra cover saves. Kinda sounds like you wouldn't be oppossed to the cover (protection) granted by the vehicle. A sheet of metal only helps so much to...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-04-11, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,203
Posted By maomolin
Dark Angel Land Speeders do not have to rule to,...

Dark Angel Land Speeders do not have to rule to, newer codexes do.

There is enough S6 melta-lance / s8 melta / s10 ord. that one LR just gives them something to do. I'd rather take the...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   05-04-11, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By maomolin
so if I go to a tournament with a hordes army,...

so if I go to a tournament with a hordes army, will I typically be seeing Warmarchine and Hordes as opponents or just other Hordes?
Forum: General 40k   05-04-11, 02:29 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,693
Posted By maomolin
If you pop out the hatch to fire / use psychic...

If you pop out the hatch to fire / use psychic abilities, you should be able to be effected in return (see Shadows in the Warp, Doom, ect).

Wounds for tanks is just an idea, heck give them...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-03-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By maomolin
Storm Raven can take them. I do not know of any...

Storm Raven can take them. I do not know of any codex that will let Termies take a drop pod (they deep strike already without it).

'How might one effectively field generic termies in a 1500pts...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-03-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,203
Posted By maomolin
one LR won't do jack squat. The HQ unit should be...

one LR won't do jack squat. The HQ unit should be the only one deep striking in (on turn 1).

Drop the Multi-melta off the Typhoon. It really conflicts with the pattern and helps you not against...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-03-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By maomolin
I see why you wanted so many troops, trying to...

I see why you wanted so many troops, trying to take 5-6 objectives each game. Dawn/Fog of war would help out alot against DE.

I would experiment with these missions on cutting back a little bit on...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-03-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
haha:laugh: Biker armies require more...

haha:laugh:

Biker armies require more finese. Your 1500pt lists has a lot of umph to it, I'll admit. Be wary of getting your troops picked apart though, as your 'Troop' count is low.
Forum: General 40k   05-03-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,693
Posted By maomolin
'Crew Shaken' needs to affect the crew. None of...

'Crew Shaken' needs to affect the crew. None of this garbage of unloading a unit then it can fire. If it reamins on the damage chart it should reflect a tank getting shaken, "May not move or shoot,...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-02-11, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By maomolin
This ebay store is a good bargain and great...

This ebay store is a good bargain and great service: (http://shop.ebay.com/rabidgamers/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686)

Assault on Black Reach Terminators
Ravenwing battleforces...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-02-11, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By maomolin
"The Razorlaser both died against the SW, one...

"The Razorlaser both died against the SW, one died against the SM (used it as a wall on the last turn) and both survived against the DE "

Not suprising to me in the least. SW is generally seen as...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-02-11, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By maomolin
Grey Knights is a codex, Daemonhunters is...

Grey Knights is a codex, Daemonhunters is out/gone.

Yes its 1 lord / 3 regular. 4x Godhammer LR's is still a bit of anti-tank (I hate having 8 TL lascannons...) Would a pair of redeemers be...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-02-11, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,203
Posted By maomolin
I'd take no bikers with flamers. Truth be told a...

I'd take no bikers with flamers. Truth be told a Typhoon/HB (or HB/AssCannon Tornados) would fill that role with relative safety. Bikers in a deathwing list really need to outflank to have a chance...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   05-02-11, 04:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
actually its: "A Bike squad at full strength...

actually its:
"A Bike squad at full strength (for a total of eight bikes and an attack bike) can split into two combat squads as described on page 51. Note if this is done the attack bike counts as...
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   05-02-11, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By maomolin
1850 Tourney

Just wanted to share a list that a friend took and really caused some headaches. I was given a run-down but had to flush out the last 25pts on my own =).

1850 even

175 - Grand Master (attached...
Forum: General 40k   05-02-11, 04:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,107
Posted By maomolin
+1. Draigo isn't THE issue, imho, as GM's in...

+1. Draigo isn't THE issue, imho, as GM's in general cause real frustration (let's give my Dreadknight scout and consume the personal teleporter along with some pals...)

I am sad to have to shelf...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   05-02-11, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By maomolin
Little Confused...Simple Answer Requested

Is Warmachine and Horde the same game, but different major factions or is it two seperate gaming systems?
Forum: Custom 40k Scenarios   05-01-11, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By maomolin
Wolves at our heels - Custom Mission

Setup: random per the book.
Special Rules: All inclusive.
Game length: normal random duration.

Mission: An objective is place at the center of the table and each player may place one objective...
Forum: General 40k   05-01-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,501
Posted By maomolin
I remember the good old black Deathwing! ...

I remember the good old black Deathwing!

There is too much early/mid emphasis on GW codex releases on MEq. Pointthe finger at me saying that and I'd gladly point to my deathwing army, no 3+ to be...
Forum: General Warhammer   04-30-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,075
Posted By maomolin
VC have been heavily restricted as to what...

VC have been heavily restricted as to what carried over as 'good'. Common theme seems 2x large blocks of ghouls and 2x block of grave guard (poisoned attacks and killing blow...woot!)

I am...
Forum: General 40k   04-30-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 237
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Posted By maomolin
Dark Eldar lost much of their ranged anti-tank....

Dark Eldar lost much of their ranged anti-tank. As such their speed is meant to get them in range, which happens to be assault range. They've lost a bit of combat umph in all reality but this is due...
Forum: General 40k   04-30-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By maomolin
I hear from reliable sources tau is next. SoB...

I hear from reliable sources tau is next. SoB have a pdf codex now, so I imagine they aren't too far off in the future.

I just hope, pray, nay I demand a non-shooty BT codex geared compeltely for...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   04-30-11, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,953
Posted By maomolin
Altansar was my eldar for a while, so its good to...

Altansar was my eldar for a while, so its good to see it still has fluff-life. Going back in White Dwarf to the last time Altansar was mentioned, you were permitted ONE unit of aspect warriors. Dire...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By maomolin
FAQ addresses this on page 2 of 3, right column...

FAQ addresses this on page 2 of 3, right column (for you a reference):

"At what point does a model have to be in range of a Blood Chalice or The Red Grail in order to gain the bonuses of Furious...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By maomolin
non-vehicle troops (an units with the rule that...

non-vehicle troops (an units with the rule that states that it...) cannot claim.
IST are troops from Witchhunters.
I question 'why would you want Termies in a chimera?'

Better witchhunter lists...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By maomolin
Not your typical mech list, for certain. @ 2k,...

Not your typical mech list, for certain. @ 2k, you better have more than one LR or none at all.

LasPlas Razorbacks for Grey Hunters (varies in size of the pack) and Long Fangs (4xML) with LasPlas...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,447
Posted By maomolin
Librarian Jump Pack (Blood Lance, ?)- 125 ...

Librarian Jump Pack (Blood Lance, ?)- 125

Suggesting "Fear of the Darkness" It gives you a leg-up over IG weapon teams / infantry blobs and Space wolf long fangs in particular.

With the 20...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
blind, you are not paranoid, minimal unit to be a...

blind, you are not paranoid, minimal unit to be a troop would be 5 (4+AB = 5).

TEq shouln't be that big of a deal. Terminators are slow compared to an army that moves double thier speed (or with...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By maomolin
Nilla Marines will give you more bang for your...

Nilla Marines will give you more bang for your buck, hands down. I'll tell you things truthfully, but do not think I am trying to butcher your ego, merely forewarning you what to expect.

How many...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-30-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,203
Posted By maomolin
I've been toying with Deathwing squads with 2x...

I've been toying with Deathwing squads with 2x TH/SS, 1xTH/SS/CML, 1xCF/SB, 1xDLC. I feel giving up all of your I4 is a waste, but throwing out every model to a 5++ save is as well. Taking the...
Forum: General 40k   04-30-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By maomolin
I've witnessed a batrep on youtube with someone...

I've witnessed a batrep on youtube with someone taking possed (MoTz) with Kharn and Abbaddon in a LR. It hits hard but is very susceptible to melta as lists like that typically do not take more than...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-29-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
its the better of the pure-ranged lists. I stand...

its the better of the pure-ranged lists. I stand by my view that dedicated CC will tear this list apart, the big counter is a CS on bikes with meltaguns, apothecary and: LC&SS and/or TH&SS. Its an...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-29-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
I do not like Khan in this kind of list. He...

I do not like Khan in this kind of list. He encourgaes a unit to get into combat but you have no squads equipped to handle combat. He also removes Combat Tactics, which is a real asset to biker...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-29-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,110
Posted By maomolin
I certainly do not think the CS is a bad choice,...

I certainly do not think the CS is a bad choice, I would've liked to seen a dedicated combat squad though.

I would have to experiement more with Vonklaude's list, but its by far the best on this...
Forum: General 40k   04-29-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,619
Posted By maomolin
Run infantry-heavy. Kills melta-spam pretty well....

Run infantry-heavy. Kills melta-spam pretty well. Some melta is nice, plasma is still where its at though and here is why:

Gets Hot! is countered by FNP, which is in much more abundance and useful...
Forum: General 40k   04-29-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,345
Posted By maomolin
His opponent isn't running much mech, Doom of...

His opponent isn't running much mech, Doom of Malan'tai screams at me in this list.

Devil(Dakka)gants deal with jetbikers (any kind of infantry) fairly well, in MY experience.

Seer Counsel is...
Forum: General 40k   04-29-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By maomolin
Only bit I have heard was DA was going to be in...

Only bit I have heard was DA was going to be in 6th's starter set.

I'd be happy if they waited until 6th to renew my poor old codex. Simply give me a points reduction now and I wouldn't complain...
Forum: General 40k   04-29-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By maomolin
I've had luck with flash gits before, not a usual...

I've had luck with flash gits before, not a usual unit for certain.

I had been uncertain about paladins, glad to hear they are doing some good.

I have to say I favor the previous codex's...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-28-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By maomolin
If your local meta doesn't have melta-dice...

If your local meta doesn't have melta-dice rolling in all fingers, its worth a shot. I trust not the av 14 to stay alive anymore so than a rhino (from 4th ed!)
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-28-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,730
Posted By maomolin
Looks more refined, though I have an issue with...

Looks more refined, though I have an issue with the vindicators. I do not trust S10 large blast weaponry /right next to my assault units/. Paint me crazy, but my pie-plates scatter. Preds I would...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-28-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By maomolin
I'm still going to suggest dropping a unit of...

I'm still going to suggest dropping a unit of troops for another termie squad (5x DLC, Furious Charge).

While having all of those troops is nice, I think it plays against the codex. Design-wise it...
Forum: General 40k   04-28-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By maomolin
Grokfog, how are you equipping your LotD and what...

Grokfog, how are you equipping your LotD and what are you using them for (anti-?, Mind-Screw? Close Combat? ect.)

I've seen them with a couple special weapons and a big middle finger to heavy...
Forum: General 40k   04-28-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,345
Posted By maomolin
Quoted most of the relevant points. Tyrannofexes...

Quoted most of the relevant points. Tyrannofexes MUST be used like a fleshy Land Raider to make full use of it (then 265 pts is the norm for a LR). Adrenal glands will let your smallest of nids...
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