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Will you be buying a set of WFB templates/counters to use in 40k?

  • Yes! I'd buy a set even if I don't play WFB.

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  • Maybe, but it's not a priority.

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  • Sort of, as I also play WFB so I will already have them on hand.

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • No, I hate the looks of them.

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • I've never actually BOUGHT a set of templates before, so why should I start now?

    Votes: 3 20.0%
  • Other answer? Post it below...

    Votes: 2 13.3%
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I'm rather impressed with the new templates in the WFB 8th Edition, and was thinking they might make good counters to use with any Imperial-flavored army, such as SoBs and Marines. So... will you be picking up a set to use in 40k, or are you happy with the "Necron Green" plastic ones we now have?
 

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I really like the energy look of the Templates. The Green Ones are fun like a commander targeting his enemies from space way. The WFB Template is on the ground and watching your frend burn alive feel.
 

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No I won't be buying or playing with them.
They are Fantasy Battle specific. And as such, no matter how aesthetically pleasing they are, they are of no use use to me as I only play 40K.

I used to paint my Clear ones as explosions and roiling gouts of flame. They looked great and fitted the 40K game perfectly. Indeed my "Flaming" Flamer and "Blasting" Blast Templates always received praise from opponents and onlookers alike. An unexpected benefit was that I never misplaced them or had them mistakenly picked up by fellow gamers.
But with the release of the Green Plastic Templates, they were retired. I do bring them out to play now and again, but I really do like the Green ones. They were as innovative when they appeared as the Fantasy Battle ones are now and without their popularity (and commercial success) I doubt whether Fantasy Battle would be receiving such a high quality release.
 

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the new templates look orgasmic but i already have 2 sets of the clear plastic and 1 set of the grren plastic so no point in buying a 4th set just coz they look cool.
 

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No I hate them, they are way fancy and people can argue that the outside is part of the template you have to measure from the inside and it's a pain and not clearly defined!
 

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I was looking at the measuring thing and it is pretty good, although I have a tape measure so wont be getting it anytime soon.
 
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