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Got these from Warseer:

Originally Posted by Dosadi View Post
Ok, since its Christmas I'll spill what little I know.
(...) It just feels like years of developing the game for strict tournament play is no longer the focus of the game...now it’s more about fun and creativity as we've witnessed with Apocalypse...and will see with...PLANETSTRIKE!

Yes, Planetstrike is the name of the next supplement (unless someone at GW reads this, gets mad and changes it out of spite). It’s about taking the game into the 3rd dimension (Waa?). This is why you’ve been hearing about a deepstrike book; but it’s much more than that! It is about adding flyers and drop pods into the game but also about fighting missions with a clear attacker/defender. I’m sure this has been said before elsewhere so consider this another “confirmation” if you will. There will be a plastic SM drop pod that can also be a chaos deathclaw (I think that’s what it’s called). There will be plastic storm troopers (look like kasrkin) and a plastic valkyrie. The Valkyrie may even be available as a transport in the next guard codex. There are also several new terrain kits in the works. A landing pad, a defence laser and a bunker. All of these can be combined to create a fortification and it goes without saying that they are compatible with the current CoD building sets. There are some other things I’ve heard about Planetstrike, but I’m waiting for a second source to confirm them before I spill.

Planetstrike will be released at GDUK AFIK since 5th will now be out at the beginning of the summer (they switched places for some reason). (...)

...so Merry Christmas!
Dosadi
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Tell me the other stuff you haven't shared yet (Until confirmation) includes a plastic Thunderhawk...
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It does....
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Very cool. I'm looking forward to more defined missions, especially those that use Flyers!

Thanks again Wraithlord!
 

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Honestly, I am not that excited about this. I would rather have an expansion similar to Cities of Death. There is already a giant scale battle system and some other type of game play would be preferable. Not to mention, flyers are massively expensive and the hobby is expensive enough as it is.
 

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It's possible that they'd be cheaper in plastic. I seriously doubt that bit about a plastic thunderhawk though-- while I certainly wouldn't argue if they did it... it's the kind of thing you'd think they'd leave at Forge World.

As for making a new setup for games... it could pave the way for a 40k-scale Aeronautica Imperialis sort of thing, which would be cool. Maybe have Thunderbolts and Helltalons trading fire while an orbital lander sets down to unload assault troops into a command bunker or something... it'd make an interesting game, I think.
 

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What kind of release date? I'm more interested in the models like pods, kins and terrain.
Late summer, since 4th ed. is out in early summer.
 

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If they made flyers way cheaper I might be inclined to have some. I would love to have an army that comes down in Pelican-Like Dropships
 

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Oh great just what we need... another game system which wont get any support. Its like.. Oh crap people are complaining.. lets release something new before they make us fix or clarify what we already have. Just another distraction from a game quickly loosing focus. Its all about selling models and no longer about the game.
 

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I kind of disagree. I may just be buying into GW's marketing, but it seems to me that they're trying to make 40k more of a "scenario" game while Fantasy is more of a "bring and battle" game. Apocalypse certainly encourages players sitting down and figuring out a storyline for the battle, and a suppliment that would allow for specific objectives like landing troops on a planet and having the opposing side try to stop them kind of adds to that feel.

Apocalypse has gotten support, by the way. We've gotten rather frequent updates on GW's website, if you think about it. Apocalypse has been out what, two months? And we have three sets of new datasheets and lots of material otherwise on the site. It's all we've been playing around here lately.
 

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The new plastics sound pretty damn good but as far as a new system go's I'm not Interested, I can see Apocolypse dying out Just like City Fight did so unless they make a decent effort with this one It'll be more money wasted and most probably Increased prices to make up for another half-arsed f*ck up.
Lets Just hope they've put enough time and money Into of 5th Ed.....
 

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Apocalypse has gotten support, by the way. We've gotten rather frequent updates on GW's website, if you think about it. Apocalypse has been out what, two months? And we have three sets of new datasheets and lots of material otherwise on the site. It's all we've been playing around here lately.
Oh yeah.. when did yall get a FAQ to clarify any rules questions? New datasheets are just like new codexes... whatever it takes to sell more models. This sounds strangley like what PP does with their models.. they give away the rules for the models WITH the models and other than core rule books your not required to buy codexes to tell you how to play your army. See the similarities?
 

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The new plastics sound pretty damn good but as far as a new system go's I'm not Interested, I can see Apocolypse dying out Just like City Fight did so unless they make a decent effort with this one It'll be more money wasted and most probably Increased prices to make up for another half-arsed f*ck up.
Lets Just hope they've put enough time and money Into of 5th Ed.....
hey, I still play cityfight

even though I am alone there :cray:

but I also do think that most of the expansions they release die rather quickly. Cityfight was seen as a really good idea at first, then died out, Apocolypse seems good, wait a few months and that will probobly be down too
 

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Our lot plays Cities of Death in place of City Fight, but then we're weird. *All* of us have huge armies and have played since Rogue Trader...and we like using them. Apoc is not going away here; even before it we played 3000 plus lists...we tried tournament sized armies and none of us liked it.

So it may not stay mainstream, but it won't die out completely. We will likely do with Planetstrike what we did with Cities of Death; simply integrate it into the whole for a more intense game.

Of course, we're weird this way, but there it is; the universe loves wondrous diversity.

Sister Sin
 
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