New to Fantasy - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
Warhammer Armylists Post your Warhammer Fantasy armies here.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-09, 05:51 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2
Default New to Fantasy

A couple of friends and i recently got into 40k, and we're thinking of picking up some fantasy stuff to try it out as well. I'm considering the vampire counts as my army because i like the flavour, and the idea of using lots of magic.

Without spending too much money (less than $200 for now), what would you guys reccomend picking up to start my own VC force? Also what points size would you recommend learning with?
Disco is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-09, 11:19 AM
Banned
 
Blue Liger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,023
Default

I would suggest Army Book and Battalion
Blue Liger is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-09, 12:29 PM
Senior Member
 
Franko1111's Avatar
Franko1111's Flag is: Australia
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 249
Reputation: 1
Default

www.maelstromgames.co.uk can be good for this as they will let you get more for less but the one thing you should do is get the army book

Franko1111 is offline  
 
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-09, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2
Default

I figured i should get the army book and battallion, but i worked out that the battallion will only get me a 500 point army. Is this a good size army to learn to play with, or should i pick up some other units to get it up to 1000?
Disco is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-09, 05:51 PM
Senior Member
 
keytag33's Avatar
keytag33's Flag is: Canada
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alberta
Posts: 415
Reputation: 1
Default

500pts is a good size to start with. Gives you enough to play with to get the hang of the mechanics. It dose take a little time to get used to how units move in WHFB, as it is quite different from 40k.

Virtutis gloria merces

The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair. - Douglas Adams

It's a knife for gods sake, what you been useing to keep your fork company all these years, sharp side, blunt side, what you want a lesson? - Bullet Tooth Tony
keytag33 is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-24-09, 07:53 AM
Senior Member
 
CoNnZ's Avatar
CoNnZ's Flag is: England
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: England!
Posts: 232
Reputation: 1
Default

Like everyones saying get the army book, a battalion, a vampire to lead your army and some more skeletons. Vampire Counts can be rather expensive seeing as you will have to buy more zombies and skeletons to account for all the raising the dead your gunna be doing

CoNnZ is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-25-09, 04:24 PM
Senior Member
 
sickening's Avatar
sickening's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Valdosta GA
Posts: 382
Reputation: 1
Default

https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/...ad.php?t=41043

lol i have been asking the same question.
sickening is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Warhammer Fantasy Battles & Age of Sigmar > Warhammer Armylists

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome