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Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-05-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,566
Posted By SilverTabby
Is it just me, out have people completely missed...

Is it just me, out have people completely missed that whilst you can play this as a skirmish game, if you chose to use ranked units *it still works*...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-05-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,219
Posted By SilverTabby
Is it just me, out have people completely missed...

Is it just me, out have people completely missed that whilst you can play this as a skirmish game, if you chose to use ranked units *it still works*...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-05-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,336
Posted By SilverTabby
Thoughts on changing systems

For those who are decrying Age Of Sigmar as 'dumbed down', 'too simplistic' or just plain 'Rubbish', if I may interject an experience of my own for comparison?

I remember a time in my younger...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-05-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,566
Posted By SilverTabby
Also, GW has always been about the miniatures. It...

Also, GW has always been about the miniatures. It is a miniatures company, and the rules have always been secondary to selling toy soldiers. They aren't even subtle about this. Bear this in mind...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-05-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,566
Posted By SilverTabby
Whilst initial impressions may indicate no...

Whilst initial impressions may indicate no thought whatsoever and random choices, this game has been worked on since they decided to do the End Times. I can guarantee the next few months will be...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-04-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,219
Posted By SilverTabby
I have played whfb for 20-odd years. I am having...

I have played whfb for 20-odd years. I am having real trouble wrapping my head around 'no points'.

However...

I am loving the new simple rules. My 6yr old daughter wants to play, and she can...
Forum: Age of Sigmar   07-04-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,566
Posted By SilverTabby
I have played whfb for 20-odd years. I am having...

I have played whfb for 20-odd years. I am having real trouble wrapping my head around 'no points'.

However...

I am loving the new simple rules. My 6yr old daughter wants to play, and she can...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-19-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
Sisters were in Dark Millennium (2nd Ed), they...

Sisters were in Dark Millennium (2nd Ed), they had a codex too. The DM entry was what got me curious about them initially...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-09-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
'Change in format' may even mean incorporation...

'Change in format' may even mean incorporation back in to the Ordos or as a detachment for Guard. Lots of options... And I didn't object to Codex witch hunters...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-09-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
I'd be more inclined to think summer release at...

I'd be more inclined to think summer release at present. WHW grand opening is May 15/16th, so that bracket will likely hold a release that more people would buy such as a SM or CSM one.

Though I...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-09-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 23,588
Posted By SilverTabby
A world eaters codex has been on the books for...

A world eaters codex has been on the books for the last 7 years. There was talk of it back when I was in the studio.
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-04-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,995
Posted By SilverTabby
First off, thank you so much for the nomination!...

First off, thank you so much for the nomination! *blushes*
Secondly, autocorrect is a sod. Toughest opponent is Orks, vs my Nids :wink:
I also missed off books and songs - the Dragonriders of Pern...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-03-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
And if rumours are true, then doing that action...

And if rumours are true, then doing that action will have no effect as everything was written 6 months ago, painted 4 months ago and the WD articles are just now being finished for the release. :wink:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-03-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
The plastic daemon prince was done over a year...

The plastic daemon prince was done over a year before release. The mounted daemonettes were almost a year and a half. Many things can make a release be put back...

And bear in mind the prominent...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-19-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,174
Posted By SilverTabby
*Reads thread* *Goes to put ears to the ground*...

*Reads thread*
*Goes to put ears to the ground*
:grin:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-30-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,663
Posted By SilverTabby
It's already been pointed out there are 5...

It's already been pointed out there are 5 variants :wink:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-29-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,663
Posted By SilverTabby
Oooooooooh..... I don't care that my army...

Oooooooooh.....

I don't care that my army hasn't seen a game since 6th. I had an original 90s Verminlord, and was very sad when it left the army book. My first ever army was Skaven, and I *will*...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-10-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By SilverTabby
Oval bases also fit in carry cases better than...

Oval bases also fit in carry cases better than big round ones...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-13-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By SilverTabby
Are the middle legs jointed at the elbow? Or are...

Are the middle legs jointed at the elbow? Or are there two sets, that you can have crouching or extended?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-07-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,635
Posted By SilverTabby
Neurothrope? Oooh... If that's a dual kit,...

Neurothrope? Oooh...

If that's a dual kit, there's a *lot* of bits there. Probably two kits...
Forum: Off Topic   11-07-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,197
Posted By SilverTabby
The end being in sight is *fantastic* news!...

The end being in sight is *fantastic* news! Hormones can be an absolute bitch, but even my doctor acknowledges that chocolate (the darker the better) is a great mood stabiliser.

Going 'public'...
Forum: General 40k   11-04-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,107
Posted By SilverTabby
I remember what happened when they let Jervis, a...

I remember what happened when they let Jervis, a hardcore tournament winner at the time, write the Skaven army book. Result? A book that everyone took, because you could be sick with it. And so...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-04-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,635
Posted By SilverTabby
Those of you who know me, this post means what...

Those of you who know me, this post means what you think it does.

Those who don't, apologies for the vague hand waviness :wink:
Forum: General 40k   11-04-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,107
Posted By SilverTabby
Having been playing 40k since 2nd Ed, you...

Having been playing 40k since 2nd Ed, you youngsters know *nothing* of game balance issues :wink:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-03-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,290
Posted By SilverTabby
Ah, the spore thing has the rules on it - nearest...

Ah, the spore thing has the rules on it - nearest targets only, and doesn't need to be all at the same target. On the drop pod (which can move) that's more manageable than the immobile spore...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-03-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,290
Posted By SilverTabby
Don't forget, it can't run or charge, and that...

Don't forget, it can't run or charge, and that page doesn't show the 'instinctive fire' rule, so I'd imagine it'll be shooting the nearest enemy only...
Forum: General 40k   11-03-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By SilverTabby
I play Tyranids, and lament how every other army...

I play Tyranids, and lament how every other army has more attacks in CC than me because of 2 CC weapons. If you can't kill something on the charge, you will more than likely lose the combat or be...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-03-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,635
Posted By SilverTabby
*blinks* Wait, what? Has there been some major...

*blinks* Wait, what? Has there been some major lovin' I've missed?

Codex, couple of new kits with it, and now this one standalone...? (Plus rumours of something that should have been available 5...
Forum: General 40k   11-03-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By SilverTabby
7th Ed MC Query

Help me interwebs.

I've had a number of people waxing lyrical to me about how much better MCs and FMCs are in 7th Ed.

However, having finally had the chance to read up on them the rules are...
Forum: General 40k   06-30-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By SilverTabby
I've been testing out a Tyrannofex with Hives,...

I've been testing out a Tyrannofex with Hives, and with a blob of 30 gaunts backing him and a combined charge with something else big, he's been doing quite well.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-01-14, 03:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,537
Posted By SilverTabby
1) The sisters range is full of girls in power...

1) The sisters range is full of girls in power armour. No boobs showing. Even the Repentia are covered with scrolls and purity seals. Not the best army to do a 'boob theme' with.

2) Really?
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-31-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,537
Posted By SilverTabby
Actually, no it doesn't. Just because you have...

Actually, no it doesn't. Just because you have *access* to something, doesn't mean you *have* to use it. Every race you mentioned has the potential to fall to Chaos. That doesn't mean every farseer...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-30-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,537
Posted By SilverTabby
My Slaaneshi army is fallen Eldar. If I can now...

My Slaaneshi army is fallen Eldar. If I can now run an actual Eldar army and use that to summon my daemonettes, then I will be a happy bunny. There was a comic many years back where the main bad guy...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-25-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,863
Posted By SilverTabby
Good grief, it's hard enough to beat them with my...

Good grief, it's hard enough to beat them with my poor nids as it is!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-24-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,537
Posted By SilverTabby
The FB group was set up by the EM team back when...

The FB group was set up by the EM team back when I was on it. It has since grown quite substantially and has become more of a place to show off painting (not necessarily on GW models) and get advice....
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-23-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,742
Posted By SilverTabby
I was converting an Esher juve back when I was...

I was converting an Esher juve back when I was 17, using a brand new Stanley blade. I slipped, went through the model, through the edge of a 2" thick desk, and through my knee. The blade was so sharp...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-14-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 42,808
Posted By SilverTabby
Don't forget - anything released in the last year...

Don't forget - anything released in the last year is 7th compatible. The rulebook was finished 6-8months ago. Preproduction and painting took the next 3 months. Then WD was written 3 months in...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-06-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,685
Posted By SilverTabby
My Tyranids will appreciate not having to fork...

My Tyranids will appreciate not having to fork out 200+ points on an HQ if I want to run a swarm...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 42,808
Posted By SilverTabby
So, a return to a 2nd Ed style Psychic Phase......

So, a return to a 2nd Ed style Psychic Phase... Let's hope it doesn't lead to the problem 2nd Ed had - where if you didn't have a Psyker and your opponent did, you lost...

'Nids don't get...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,685
Posted By SilverTabby
If the leaked pictures here...

If the leaked pictures here http://imgur.com/a/Kbyu1#0 are right, then the starter set no longer requires HQ and 2 Troops....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-11-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,624
Posted By SilverTabby
There is also the bonus that they can just...

There is also the bonus that they can just readjust the Space Hulk terminator - hey presto, termies for the box. Likewise for the previous Orks. Take the files for the figures, apply them to a new...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-05-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,875
Posted By SilverTabby
Absolutely unsurprised. He's a legacy from the...

Absolutely unsurprised. He's a legacy from the days when names like that were not any risk, and they were fine with that kind of thing. What you'll most likely see now is a catachan supplement with a...
Forum: General 40k   03-30-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 38,748
Posted By SilverTabby
Sorry fOr the necro, but I opened a random page...

Sorry fOr the necro, but I opened a random page on the thread (10) and found this, and felt it needed a response.



This is true. Much of what 'eavy metal does these days is for display. They...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,253
Posted By SilverTabby
That's about standard, actually. All the units on...

That's about standard, actually. All the units on 60mm bases work out about a tenner each - some more. Hive Guard, centurions, etc.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-30-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,253
Posted By SilverTabby
Why on earth has this been released before the...

Why on earth has this been released before the main guard codex? Or have I missed something? (and I'm a little miffed that stormtroopers get a hardback when Sisters didn't)

Are these going to just...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-15-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By SilverTabby
I also find that working red, purple and / or...

I also find that working red, purple and / or green inks into strategic recesses can make your gold really stand out too. Be bold with your highlighting, so it doesn"t look flat.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-14-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,754
Posted By SilverTabby
What is the 'Warriors Code'? My local store is...

What is the 'Warriors Code'? My local store is WHW. My army is in no way painted, and half of it is raw plastic. I have no trouble playing there. Neither do the dozens of armies I see there every...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-11-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 33,253
Posted By SilverTabby
Actually, when I was in 'Eavy Metal we had that...

Actually, when I was in 'Eavy Metal we had that conversion. A lot. Especially when it came to doing the Salamanders.

What is boiled down to in the end, is that if you do even a token smattering...
Forum: General 40k   03-10-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,786
Posted By SilverTabby
I play Sisters and Tyranids. I build lists based...

I play Sisters and Tyranids. I build lists based on what models I like, or a theme (I have a pentitent army, full of Penitent Engines, or a very points inefficent poisonous nid army). I have played...
Forum: Tyranid Army Lists   03-08-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By SilverTabby
I had a game this afternoon and faced 2 Leman...

I had a game this afternoon and faced 2 Leman Russes - and had to resort to charging them with a Tervigon to destroy them, as I had nothing that could get through AV13.

Your Flyrants could do it,...
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