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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-18-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,913
Posted By Argitist
I got first in a 14 man local tourny. I used...

I got first in a 14 man local tourny. I used bikers and a GD... They are good, though I'll give you that they are not top teir. They shine in bigger games, small ones you won't have enough...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-17-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,913
Posted By Argitist
I've had success with them. They get more...

I've had success with them. They get more attacks, higher toughness, and a better invuln then the normal DP, and it's cheaper. They're really good against vehicles and MC, big things. You kinda...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-17-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,140
Posted By Argitist
One thing you can do is just place the 2 rhinos...

One thing you can do is just place the 2 rhinos that are dedicated to troops 7-8ish inches from your board edge. Then, the troops that would be inside come on at the beginning of your first turn and...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-15-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Argitist
If he has a lot of drop pods it's often good to...

If he has a lot of drop pods it's often good to put all your stuff in reserves, so then they drop he has nothing to shoot at, and when you arrive his guys are out in the open.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   12-22-10, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Argitist
The FAQ covers this, and moving models of the...

The FAQ covers this, and moving models of the table.. haha
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   12-21-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By Argitist
Yup, cause he's not IC distance doesn't matter

Yup, cause he's not IC distance doesn't matter
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-20-10, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By Argitist
Do you know if he was playing death-company? by...

Do you know if he was playing death-company? by the looks of his points he was, and if he's doing that he can take a dread as troops I'm pretty sure. And if only one of the assault squads had a...
Forum: General 40k   12-19-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,169
Posted By Argitist
I think all the gods should be in one dex, but it...

I think all the gods should be in one dex, but it be more dependent on HQ's. Say, to play nurgle you need a nurgle hq, or khorne a khorne hq, etc. and maybe one special character that lets you play...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-15-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, all drop pod armies are generally best...

Yeah, all drop pod armies are generally best avoided. I think 3's a good number, leaves points for good first turn support, and gives you some opportunity to meta vs the opponent when picking what...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-15-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By Argitist
Lash+templates should decimate those LGS lists,...

Lash+templates should decimate those LGS lists, even with one lasher...

One lash, oblits, maybe a vindi... should make the LGS cry.

Just curious, I don't have a problem with SW or BA, but what...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-13-10, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, main idea is take lots of Lascannons and...

Yeah, main idea is take lots of Lascannons and ranged weapons, that 12 armor is pretty easy to atleast glance, making his whole army null. I'd give your plagues plasma, for the range and number of...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   12-12-10, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,483
Posted By Argitist
I definitely don't like the MoN on the bikes. ...

I definitely don't like the MoN on the bikes. Tough 5 is usually good enough, spending the points for the icon on more bikes gives you more wounds, and more attacks.

Also, I'd drop the plasma...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   12-05-10, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Argitist
yeah, khorne Daemon Weap is terrible. the Un...

yeah, khorne Daemon Weap is terrible. the Un marked str 5 is way better.

As for the steeds. I've come up with no way to use them... though I love the models I just can't convince my self. ...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   12-03-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, unmarked Daemon wep is better then the...

Yeah, unmarked Daemon wep is better then the khorne imho.
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   12-03-10, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Argitist
No need to hide the princes behind the rhinos,...

No need to hide the princes behind the rhinos, they'd only get a 4 plus cover save. But they should be able to hide completely behind the LR's.

I would drop the extra armor and plasma pistols...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-29-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By Argitist
I don't think the plague marines need extra armor...

I don't think the plague marines need extra armor on the rhinos nor icons, and I really think the termi squad needs a power/chainfist, you'd be surprised how often 3 meltas do nothing, and then the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-29-10, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By Argitist
I probably wouldn't base black if you're going...

I probably wouldn't base black if you're going for a yellow-ish color.

I like the idea of dirty yellow nids, but in that case I would base brown or perhaps some sort of gray?

you could actually...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-27-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,975
Posted By Argitist
I like the tank...

I like the tank...
Forum: 40k Tactics   11-25-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, start nothing on the table, everything in...

Yeah, start nothing on the table, everything in reserves/outflanking/deep-striking.
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-22-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Argitist
On #12 I believe the termies are over priced. ...

On #12 I believe the termies are over priced.

I like 11, the extra rhino (assuming the chosen are usually infiltrating) gives your squads and Daemon prince much more needed maneuverability...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-19-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Argitist
1500 Bikes...

So I really want to use bikes, but making a list is really hard, because it feels gimped compared to my other lists... :angry:

My typical enemys are Tyranids and Imp Guard, though some times orks...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-19-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By Argitist
Agree with Luke; less marines for better marines!

Agree with Luke; less marines for better marines!
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-17-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Argitist
Yes, you can have the termies Deep-strike, and...

Yes, you can have the termies Deep-strike, and deploy the Landraider normally, the only exception is no other units could then deploy inside the landraider. But, there is nothing against the units...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-17-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By Argitist
Do you have some sprues? Cause by the looks of...

Do you have some sprues? Cause by the looks of your army you should have some meltaguns and perhaps more plasma to put on your models. One of the best things about our marines is all the special...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   11-13-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, very solid list now! I like the HQ in the...

Yeah, very solid list now! I like the HQ in the Falcon, but I think then it really needs Holo-fields, otherwise it's less durable then a waveserpent.

Lets see how you can save points.
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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   11-12-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,192
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, I don't think you could deploy them,...

Yeah, I don't think you could deploy them, because their a separate unit.
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-12-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Argitist
Oh! I like the warptime on the sorcerer's idea. ...

Oh! I like the warptime on the sorcerer's idea. They only get 2 pw attacks, and maximizing them could even the fight. Plus it would even work with his pistol.

But I don't know how that'd...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   11-12-10, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, with fire prism's you can save points not...

Yeah, with fire prism's you can save points not taking holo-fields and still keep them fairly safe maximizing their range, and then you should be able to afford-ish a 3rd. You really want to just...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-12-10, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, I really like bolt of change, and it's...

Yeah, I really like bolt of change, and it's great for pop-ing enemy transports so you can ap 3 them to death. As well, it would give your sorcerer something to do at 24 inches. Though, I...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   11-09-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Argitist
Vindicators' short range sucks sometimes, dawn of...

Vindicators' short range sucks sometimes, dawn of war for example. Sometimes I like playing one-two, simply because they are so much cheaper then Oblits.

I agree about extra armor on the Noise...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   10-31-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Argitist
I like it, I usually give my termies Melta, maybe...

I like it, I usually give my termies Melta, maybe consider 2 plasma and 2 melta, then I also give them one chain fist (with aspiring champ if you have the points) so they aren't pointless after they...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-31-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, the gold's tough. I haven't tried mixing...

Yeah, the gold's tough. I haven't tried mixing brown directly into it. I first coat snakebite leather, then the gold over that. At first, over the leather, the gold still seems very transparent,...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   10-15-10, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Argitist
First off, I never take extra armor on my Rhinos...

First off, I never take extra armor on my Rhinos (thats 30 points you could be using elsewhere). It rarely comes into effect, but thats just me. I also like the non marked daemon weapon on the Lord...
Forum: General 40k   08-16-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 508
Posted By Argitist
I don't have the codex with me, but if it's not...

I don't have the codex with me, but if it's not one of the two on the GW site, then it's the special edition one, as I know there is a special edition Autarch. Some times it shows up on e-bay, but...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-13-10, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By Argitist
They're on Dred bases! kinda stinks, but'll be...

They're on Dred bases! kinda stinks, but'll be funner to base.
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-03-10, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By Argitist
Generally I just make a squad of 3 all with combi...

Generally I just make a squad of 3 all with combi melta's and then one with the chain fist and aspiring champion.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   03-14-10, 03:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,417
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, I'm pretty sure with wysiwyg you only have...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure with wysiwyg you only have to show optional stuff. Anything thats manditory is already implied.

The general rule of thumb is to show anything out of the ordinary and keep...
Forum: General 40k   03-11-10, 02:54 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,564
Posted By Argitist
The one thing that pisses me off about the game,...

The one thing that pisses me off about the game, is all the complaining people do. It seems the majority of people that play think it's part of the hobby.

Thats sorta a joke, considering the...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-22-10, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,112
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, it sucks. You could buy meltabombs for the...

Yeah, it sucks. You could buy meltabombs for the champion, but it's probably best to just keep out of assault... however you can
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-18-10, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By Argitist
Very cool! how'd you do it? looks like some kind...

Very cool! how'd you do it? looks like some kind of liquid.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-14-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Argitist
I don't mean to be stubborn, but where in the...

I don't mean to be stubborn, but where in the rule book does it show that there is no distinction? It seems clear to me by the 2 different exceptions on page 22 that there is a distinction. ...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-14-10, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Argitist
DeathKlokk, you kinda killed my argument. Area...

DeathKlokk, you kinda killed my argument. Area terrain is not TLOS. The rule book defines area terrain on page 13, then explains the exceptions it gives on page 22. The exceptions don't use tlos,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-13-10, 04:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Argitist
Thats how it says it's supposed to be in the...

Thats how it says it's supposed to be in the rules, area terrain on page 13. Then on page 22 when defining whether models get cover or not it has one section for if they are in cover and one for if...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-13-10, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Argitist
But what about in a tournament setting?

But what about in a tournament setting?
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-13-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Argitist
Cover for vehicles and monstrous creatures

Monstrous creatures and vehicles only get cover if 50% of their model is obscured, regardless if they're in area terrain. On pg. 22 there (I just used alot of their, they're, and there!!!!) are...
Forum: General 40k   02-01-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,920
Posted By Argitist
Well then, keep 40k, and make another table top...

Well then, keep 40k, and make another table top game, warhammer future, or something.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-27-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Argitist
a friend of mine recommended through gack on the...

a friend of mine recommended through gack on the table...
Forum: General 40k   01-27-10, 04:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,540
Posted By Argitist
Yeah, in that case I definitely understand your...

Yeah, in that case I definitely understand your point. I think I understand your friends point too though. Sometimes with Eldar you want to play a game and just kinda take it easy and relax, but...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-27-10, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By Argitist
I wonder if the white wash would be good for the...

I wonder if the white wash would be good for the cracks, to make them glow a little more, I always wondered what you would use it for!
Forum: General 40k   01-27-10, 12:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,540
Posted By Argitist
Is it not funny you find it insulting that he...

Is it not funny you find it insulting that he conceded? The majority of the game is preparation, even while playing your preparing to destroy... however weird that sounds, and if he didn't have much...
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