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With the advent of the Tau Riptide and the Eldar 9" Wraithknight, what future uber walkers/models would you like to see or think will be released for the other armies?

Personally I'd like to see a beefed up super contemptor for marines, but what do you think we will see for everyone else? Maybe an AT-AT style super sentinel for Imperial Guard, a new bio monstrosity for nids, a dreadknight style contraption for necron lords, what do you think?
 

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Given that my status of being the ONLY army with a Supersized Walker is rapidly dwindling I am keen to see very few small ones !
 

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The Tyranids already have the Tervigon/ Tyranofex model which is pretty big, and the CSM have the Forgefiend/Maulerfiend. The Necrons have had the Monolith for ages. And the Space Marines recently got access to the Stormraven. Really the only army that lacks an uber thingy seems to be the Dark Eldars. Then again I'm not sure it would suit them.
 

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I just want a new book, dont care how big my CrusaderKnightMechBot is. And Id appreciate it if recently updated players didnt complain about getting new stuff. Aww your little heretic Dark Angel plane sucks? Nine years pal, nine years.
 

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i just want a new book, dont care how big my crusaderknightmechbot is. And id appreciate it if recently updated players didnt complain about getting new stuff. Aww your little heretic dark angel plane sucks? Nine years pal, nine years.
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I'm honestly hoping the Wraithknight is the last of these that we see for a while. Don't take me wrong now. I love the model and the Riptide (the GK baby carrier can go away), but not every army should have the exact same stuff. Armies should offer a unique play experience by having different rules, abilities and models. Making Flyers or Mega-models the next galactic arms race just changes how Codex Creep works. Of the armies not yet updated, Orks are the best candidate for a Mega-model. But they don't exactly need it when so many other things could be added.
 

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screw plus sized walker.

Next codex space marines get ALL the forge world love.

I see your Riptide, and raise you a Achilles! i think other armors will get more plus sized tanks to counter it, bet ya the Vanquisher is looking pretty good right about now.
 

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Um, I would like to play a tabletop army and be able to put my army in some sort of sensibly sized case to be able to move it from place to place... without needing a truck to move it.

I can understand the sense of making models bigger and more impressive but they're just getting ridiculous. The wraithknight is more action figure then model.

I would hope that such super-sized models as these would disappear back into a black hole, only to be seen in Apoc games where super-heavies deserve very large models...
 

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I've said for a while that I'd love to see Knight style models appearing in 40k, but did expect it to be in Apoc rather than regular games. I'm expecting the old Knight Paladins to make an appearance for one Imperium faction or another - they'd be about the right size to compare to those that have been released.

I'd say Nids have got their MC sized options pretty well covered, although I'm sure we can expect a new one of some description when the next codex comes out (probably along with Tervigons and Trygons becoming much less useful...).

I do agree with Tim/Steve though - storing and carrying these things is a bit of a pain. My Riptide takes up a big chunk of one of my KR cases, and Tervigons need a half case chunk of foam pretty much to themselves... storage space could become (more of ) a problem if they keep releasing more things of similar size.
 

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Um, I would like to play a tabletop army and be able to put my army in some sort of sensibly sized case to be able to move it from place to place... without needing a truck to move it.
Yup. I've got three Land Raiders and two Stormravens. Basically, I can transport half of my army at a time right now without any more huge models added in to it. I know I don't have to buy a new super-dreadnought that's 10" tall, but if it's tactically viable I'd have a hard time not.

Nope, I don't think any Space Marine army of any chapter needs a new model to stand up to the heights of those the Tau and Eldar have received. Orks and Nids, sure. I get them having monstrosities of the battlefield.
 

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I know the Soul Grinder is nowhere near as big as the rest of those big guns but they do take up quite alot of space in your avarage GW suitcase. Not to mention that I have heard alot of people wanted 2 or 3 of them. I like the new Wraithknigh a lot simply because I like big things than can whipe the floor with you in a heartbeat:grin: But yeah there is the issue of transport along with the rather absurd pricetag if anyone happened to forget about that^^.

Btw from what I have seen so far and now with the release of the Wraithknight I'm beginning to think they are trying to blend Forgeworld with their standard range of models. They did it before with the Tyranid Trygon and this thing looks rediqulously similar to the Forgeworld Edar Titan. They are certainly getting into the price range of Forgeworld nowadays. I remember when I first found out about Forgeworld I was like; o_O R U KIDDIN ME?!?! Nowadays I'm not so intimidated with their prices anymore and was even considering to buy the Plague Hulk instead of a regular Soul Grinder. What do you guys think?
 

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I think these huge models are bullshit. Enough of it. We have flyers and titans now, so will we have nuclear weapons next?

Lots of this new stuff shouldn't be in a game of 40k played on a 4' by 4' table
 

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I don't think Imperial Guard needs a walker (I'd actually be okay with Sentinels being replaced, just because of their resemblance to Star Wars being too close for comfort with me). In all honesty, Imperial Guard has a rather up to date army roster, with us having dedicated flyers, a dedicated flak tank, a super heavy (Baneblade), what I'd REALLY like to see for our update is plastic Commissars and Storm Troopers. Getting back to the topic though, I'd love to see more Leman Russ variants!
 

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I want to see a command walker for IG that can be used as a dedicated transport for HQs and it boosts their abilities or adds other support roles
 

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Lots of this new stuff shouldn't be in a game of 40k played on a 4' by 4' table
Which is unfortunately the size my my table at home. 2k games can be hard enough to navigate, let alone having stuff this huge going on. Bringing fliers from Apocalypse into 40k is cool enough for this guy.
 

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Given that my status of being the ONLY army with a Supersized Walker is rapidly dwindling I am keen to see very few small ones !
Just wait till the 6th edition GK 'dex. Rumour has it there's a 12" tall Inquisitor on Wooden Stilts. He's equiped with an Inferno Pistol and costs $215 CAD
 

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If Mechanicum ever hits GW, I'd like to see the Knight-class walkers; they should be on par with Riptides, and I love the more clunky 'walker' style mechs of the Imperium. However, I feel the Wraithknight was TOO big.
 

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I would guess GW is gearing up for a new unit type in 7th, with big walkers. You know how fliers began to creep in all sneaky-like before 6th? I'd say it's happening with these guys.
 

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I would guess GW is gearing up for a new unit type in 7th, with big walkers. You know how fliers began to creep in all sneaky-like before 6th? I'd say it's happening with these guys.
A bit early in the cycle for that I recon, more likely to be that GW are angling towards more of an uptake of Apocalypse scale gaming and intergrating it into "normal" games, giving other races plastic kits to match the baneblade and the stompa. I'd expect to see those in their respective codex's when they're released rather than anything particularly new.
 
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