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Forum: Original Works   10-17-16, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Majere613
To Close the Circle

This one came to me today whilst building a Knight and ate the rest of the day, so please enjoy! Also to be found over at The Thelenic Curriculum....
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   10-08-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Majere613
That's in there, in the Unit Roster section- you...

That's in there, in the Unit Roster section- you replace Daemon with Daemon of Slaanesh on any models that have it. It's one of the perils of my approach of avoiding reprinting stats from the...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   09-27-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Majere613
Yes, I think it needs a little tidying up. I tend...

Yes, I think it needs a little tidying up. I tend to try to cover every possible situation and that can make the more complicated items a bit wordy. I'm probably going to remove the ability for it to...
Forum: Houserules and Homebrews   09-25-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Majere613
Homebrew: Slaanesh Daemonkin

(Certain amount of copypasta from my blog (http://thetheleniccurriculum.blogspot.co.uk/) here)

Having finally managed to get some play-testing in, my Slaanesh Daemonkin homebrew Codex...
Forum: Original Works   09-04-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By Majere613
Apotheosis: Babylon, an Emperor's Children 63rd Company short story.

This is a quick piece I wrote today to go with my new Warp Talons: Squad Babylon: Warp Talons of Slaanesh by Majere613 on DeviantArt...
Forum: Original Works   04-04-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,911
Posted By Majere613
My votes: 1 Point: Myen'Tal, The Last Tempest....

My votes:
1 Point: Myen'Tal, The Last Tempest. I liked the setup and there were some strong moments. I'm not sure the ending quite sold what was happening as clearly as it could have, I got a tiny...
Forum: Original Works   04-03-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Majere613
Thanks! Will you settle for 'there isn't one.....

Thanks! Will you settle for 'there isn't one.. yet'?
I must admit I wasn't originally planning one, but that was before I started writing for my blog and this forum, so depending on my workload I'll...
Forum: Original Works   03-02-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,964
Posted By Majere613
Leviathan

So, this was what sprang to mind. 963 words.

Leviathan

It drifted slowly through the vast wilderness, knowing little of its destination. Somewhere, far ahead in the blackness was a soft, golden...
Forum: Original Works   02-17-16, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Majere613
Thanks! I should mention, BTW, that the gag with...

Thanks! I should mention, BTW, that the gag with the grot's name is borrowed from the old "'Ere we go" Ork book from way, way back. I thought I'd mentioned that in the preamble but I forgot.
Forum: Original Works   02-16-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Majere613
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-15-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Majere613
In my recent story, the Tau refer to them as...

In my recent story, the Tau refer to them as Gue'la renegades. Gue'la is the catch-all for humans, and they understand enough to realize that Chaos warbands aren't on the same side as the core...
Forum: Original Works   02-12-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,178
Posted By Majere613
I just posted a few stories. I was popping in to...

I just posted a few stories. I was popping in to add a link to the blog I originally posted them on, but this seems a better way:

Suffer Not the Alien: A diplomatic reception doesn't seem like the...
Forum: Original Works   02-12-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Majere613
The Greenwater Bargain: An Ork/ Tau/ Chaos short story

This one is a bit of fun. It helps if you keep the British airmen from "'Allo 'Allo" in mind when reading it.. you'll see what I mean.

The Greenwater Bargain

The crump of distant detonations...
Forum: Original Works   02-12-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By Majere613
The Champion, A Dark Eldar/ Sororitas short story

The Champion

She awoke, and her mind was splinters. Her head was full of shards of broken glass, and when she made the mistake of shaking it they cascaded and crashed together, sparking flares of...
Forum: Original Works   02-12-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Majere613
"Suffer Not the Alien." A Deathwatch short story

I wrote this one a while back for a BL submission but it didn't go anywhere, largely due I think to the extract I sent focusing on the Inquisitor rather than the Deathwatch. Anyway..

Suffer Not...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-17-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,479
Posted By Majere613
Call me cynical, but if we don't see something...

Call me cynical, but if we don't see something very similar for Assassins at some point I will be very surprised.

TBH, neither Assassins or non-Malleus Inquisitors ever really belonged in the GK...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-16-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,479
Posted By Majere613
To be honest, you can go round and round as to...

To be honest, you can go round and round as to whether it's worth the asking price. It's cheaper than a full Codex, but in terms of sheer volume of rules there's not much in there.

On the other...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-16-13, 01:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,479
Posted By Majere613
It only has a compulsory HQ and IIRC four Elites....

It only has a compulsory HQ and IIRC four Elites. Warbands are Elite, but Scoring. You can have your Primary, the Inquisitorial detachment, and an Allied detachment at any points you can fit it into.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-16-13, 12:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,479
Posted By Majere613
My first impression on reading it: No great...

My first impression on reading it: No great surprises.

We get Coteaz and Karamazov, largely unchanged including K's ability to Orbital Strike his own side. Inquisitors can get the GK powers as...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-11-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,479
Posted By Majere613
The GW blog has updated with some more pics,...

The GW blog has updated with some more pics, including the Karamazov miniature (basically de facto confirmation that he gets rules) and lore entries for the LR Crusader and Redeemer, which makes my...
Forum: General 40k   11-02-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Majere613
Ironically, I just found that myself! I'm going...

Ironically, I just found that myself! I'm going to assume that someone updated that page since I last looked at it since I was sure it didn't say.. that or I got mind-wiped again. (Upshot- they're in...
Forum: General 40k   11-02-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Majere613
Which FW book do Red Hunters come from?

Title pretty much says it all. With the advent of Codex: Inquisition I'm very interested in fielding some Red Hunters to go with my Sororitas, using their 'By This Seal' rule from the Forge World...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-23-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,223
Posted By Majere613
I've been wondering about that one as well....

I've been wondering about that one as well. Unless there's an option to add an Inquisitor to a Red Hunters force that I'm not aware of, it seems that the rule simply doesn't work at the moment. The...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-20-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,854
Posted By Majere613
Sisters excel at mid to short-range shooting....

Sisters excel at mid to short-range shooting. Because they're cheaper per model than Marines and can get two Special weapons, you can lay a lot of fire down after hopping out of a transport, or use...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-19-13, 11:53 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,854
Posted By Majere613
A few things. The power weapon cost is to be...

A few things.
The power weapon cost is to be expected. For one thing, if you give a Power Maul to a Priest and get The Emperor's Strength, that little guy is S5 AP2, or can Smash at S8, making him...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-14-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Majere613
Icon Forge World parts- too small?

This isn't the first time I seem to have had this problem, but it's certainly the worst. I'm working on a World Eaters Land Raider, and since because of the way it's designed I was able to use a bitz...
Forum: General 40k   09-12-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By Majere613
Templars got better overall. I really don't see...

Templars got better overall. I really don't see why people keep talking down army-wide Crusader. I've seen many a game won and lost on whether or not a unit makes a long enough Run to score or...
Forum: Heresy Staff Focus   09-11-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,187
Posted By Majere613
Yes, that's how I'd interpret it, too, at least...

Yes, that's how I'd interpret it, too, at least until any other information to the contrary. Certainly opens up some interesting options for my Sisters- oo! Retributors in Crusader suits!
Bwahahaha!
Forum: Heresy Staff Focus   09-10-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,187
Posted By Majere613
Oddest thing in the new Marine book for me so far...

Oddest thing in the new Marine book for me so far is the change in the Black Templars.
In the BRB, their relationship with the Sisters of Battle is listed as 'desperate allies', which I always...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-23-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,697
Posted By Majere613
I think that's pretty unlikely, given that the...

I think that's pretty unlikely, given that the Firestorm is designed as a primarily air defense fortification. Giving it Interceptor for the sole purpose of shooting at ground targets seems more than...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-22-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,697
Posted By Majere613
Firestorm Redoubt: Interceptor vs Automated Fire

I've picked up a Firestorm Redoubt for my SoB to sit in when they get fed up with flyers.

The rules card in the box says that the two emplaced quad lascannons always fire using Automated Fire and...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-19-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Majere613
I'm actually leaning the other way at the moment....

I'm actually leaning the other way at the moment. The idea seems to be that each power (eg Protect/ Jinx) has two 'modes' when used. The best parallel I can come up with is a weapon like a missile...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-19-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Majere613
Eldar Battle powers on ML 2+ psykers

Here's a scenario:

I have a Spiritseer with, amongst other things, the Protect/Jinx power. She's in a squad of Howling Banshees.
Right in front of me is a squad of Terminators with a Heavy...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-16-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By Majere613
The sixth mission (the first one where you get...

The sixth mission (the first one where you get the Librarian) is definitely broken at the moment, unfortunately. The good news is that the devs are actively monitoring and posting on the Steam forum...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-15-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By Majere613
There appears to be a nasty bug in the Cleanse...

There appears to be a nasty bug in the Cleanse and Burn mission (mission 4). At the moment, at least some players, including me, can't get the objective to work- you're supposed to destroy a couple...
Forum: General 40k   06-05-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
Whoops, good catch! Seems it can be killed- it...

Whoops, good catch! Seems it can be killed- it just can't take a Look Out Sir wound, presumably because it can't jump in the way :)
Forum: Kickstarters   06-04-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Majere613
In a month's time, Raging Heroes will hit my bank...

In a month's time, Raging Heroes will hit my bank balance with an AP1 S10 Ordnance Blast.. ow.
Forum: General 40k   06-04-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
The platform doesn't actually have its own...

The platform doesn't actually have its own profile- it can't be killed unless the unit is destroyed (p. 66). It does count towards transport capacity and adds a wound to combat res if the squad is...
Forum: General 40k   06-04-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
That's certainly true, but with both, you've got...

That's certainly true, but with both, you've got the benefit of Mind War's range and debuff, and Screams lower cost and ability to kill multiple models. Or, of course, you could use two Farseers in a...
Forum: General 40k   06-02-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
Dark Reapers actually provide an interesting AA...

Dark Reapers actually provide an interesting AA option. The Exarch can take Flakk, Fast Shot, and ignores Jink saves so that's 2 S7 shots at BS 5, or if you prefer he can man a Quad Gun- or maybe...
Forum: General 40k   06-02-13, 12:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
The comparison with Shriek actually shows why...

The comparison with Shriek actually shows why Mind War is a 2 Charge power quite nicely. Mind War has twice the range of Shriek and doubles as a debuff as well. As a Focused power, it can snipe with...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By Majere613
A few minor thoughts: Mind War is absolutely...

A few minor thoughts:
Mind War is absolutely worth 2 charges, but you have to pick the right target. Especially if comboed with Horrify, it can kill or cripple even the toughest MC. BS 1 Riptides...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-01-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Majere613
Er, p. 142 where? Sorry if I'm being dense, but...

Er, p. 142 where? Sorry if I'm being dense, but my BRB has a colour spread on pg. 142-143. Pg 121 says to generate Warlord Traits before Deploying, Pg 418 says to generate Psychic Powers before...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-01-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Majere613
Soo.. Warlock powers

Here's one to chew on. Hopefully there's an easy solution I've missed.

You assign Warlocks to Guardian Squads in the new 'dex "immediately after determining Warlord traits" (CE, p. 95)
The...
Forum: General 40k   06-01-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,243
Posted By Majere613
I'm liking it so far. There are a couple of...

I'm liking it so far. There are a couple of issues- the Wraithknight having access to more guns than it can actually shoot feels like a blooper, and I'm not sure yet how much I like what's happened...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,153
Posted By Majere613
BoLS is back up, at least :)

BoLS is back up, at least :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,153
Posted By Majere613
Not exactly. A DMCA request compels the host of...

Not exactly. A DMCA request compels the host of the infringing content to take it down- this allows them 'safe harbour' status so they won't get sued for hosting it. In this case, GW have used DMCA...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-29-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,153
Posted By Majere613
I suspect it's the DMCA thing. It's not that GW...

I suspect it's the DMCA thing. It's not that GW are suddenly on some massive anti-blogger witch hunt, but recently Faeit posted what were basically direct photocopies of entire pages of this month's...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-27-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,556
Posted By Majere613
That's true, but I'm not sure how you'd go about...

That's true, but I'm not sure how you'd go about doing it. Would you roll 2d6 for the Drones' move, then add another 2d6 onto that result for the Riptide, or roll the 2d6 and 4d6 separately? It's not...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-26-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By Majere613
The most bizarre example of this I can recall was...

The most bizarre example of this I can recall was a Miniwargaming batrep a while back where a visiting Guard player had modeled all his Heavy Weapon Teams on bases that integrated big metal oil tanks...
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