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post #11 of 28 (permalink) Old 09-21-10, 08:30 PM
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Wade definitely knows the modeling side of the hobby, but not so much the playing side of it. His army looks great and his conversions are quite nice (google wade's world eaters for tuts and wips) but that's about all the good things I can say about his army
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So... Basically we have learned that GW staff members are bad players, or what?

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The following has to be pointed out... these are the people that are supposed to balance, and enhance the game!

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Credit where credit's due, the man's army is a thing of beauty.

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Nicely painted. Too bad thats all GW employes are good at doing. I have not seen a Tatica article worth the paper its printed on from these guys ever. Oh well...
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Again, it is because they are in the business of selling miniatures, not writing articles on proper competitive level play. The article was clearly pimping the new Daemon Prince model, Spawn and Predators. Maybe other things that don't get used in the common Lash list to which I was not paying attention. They like to show off the things that are non-standard in order to try to help them sell stuff.

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Originally Posted by space cowboy View Post
They like to show off the things that are non-standard in order to try to help them sell stuff.
They're non-standard because they suck!
Why not spend your time fixing the bloody thing instead of write a fucking god awful tactica!?

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Originally Posted by Supersonic Banana View Post
Why not spend your time fixing the bloody thing instead of write a fucking god awful tactica!?
The goal is that you buy stuff. The means of achieving this goal are irrelevant, so long as the goal is achieved. Consequently, if a low quality tactica can make mentally challenged customers buy models of questionable worth gaming-wise then it is what they will write, and most likely on a whim. Unfortunately, customer satisfaction doesn't seem to be on the to-do list of GW. From the looks of it, if they release something thats edible to the point of actually being good (read: at least reasonably competitive), it is either a coincidence or a Space Marine Codex.

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The biggest problem with the tactica that I can see is that it's dealing with an army that's far to big for normal games. How many of us regularly play 2'500 point games?

That said his ideas aren't to bad. While I'm not sure how his Daemon Prince has managed to get a cover save (a blessing of Khorne perhaps?), his idea of deep striking the termies and oblits probably takes some of the heat off his Berzerkers.

All in all, he must be doing something right because he seems to have been using that army for ages.

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I am enjoying all of your articles. Thank you for your help. I hope I can use your tactics along with what I learn from experience to strike fear of green in to my enemies hearts.
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im hoping the sudden interest by GW with chaos means that mabe a new codex soon but im guessing its not for 2 years

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