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Post  CA$H on Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:38 am

I'm really liking the more narrative slant of the game and the rules/scenarios - I don't see myself playing in tournaments like, ever, so that would be my focus of games personally...
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Post  Twinlinked on Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:52 pm

I like the idea, it is just in our last game Lysander was saved 3 times by a command point reroll,

It just felt cheesy that 3 times my warlord could have died.. if Tristan's dread had not blown up and killed Lysander I would have one the game..

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Post  Twinlinked on Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:54 pm

CA$H wrote:I'm really liking the more narrative slant of the game and the rules/scenarios - I don't see myself playing in tournaments like, ever, so that would be my focus of games personally...

I agree, I really like the narrative game play, I really liked the random mission and deployment, I just felt the twist was too much

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Post  lothlann on Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:18 pm

Did you guys hear about the lawsuit vs GW for 63 mil? He is suing over their trade practices, like price fixing, limiting releases to store ect. Its all legal to do in europe but not in the USA.

Things like price fixing, limiting releases to stores, taking product availability away from the independent store and making it direct order only ect. Seems like an interesting lawsuit.
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Post  Twinlinked on Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:31 pm

Didn't this come up a while ago but with online retailers?

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Post  Glitch on Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:50 pm

GW Lawsuit:
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I heard about it. It'll be interesting to see what happens.

Otherwise, for at least for the command re-rolls, it's only once per phase that you can make a re-roll.
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Post  CA$H on Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:21 am

Chris.... you NEED this rocket truck thing!

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Post  RKelly on Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:33 pm

It looks even better when you swap out the tracks for wheels.

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Post  CA$H on Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:37 pm

40K Katuschka!!
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Post  CA$H on Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:15 pm

So, BIG change from index to codex for me: Noise Marines are NOT troops anymore if I take Slaanesh HQs. So I have to run a Vanguard detachment to run lots of Noise Marines. Granted I can just build off that detachment, and "suffer" the -2 CPs for that build...no other effect... except that as Elites, they don't also get the new rule that allows a "Troops" unit to outnumber other non Troop units when capturing/contesting objective regardless of model count Sad

Thinking Ill have to go with a 2 detachment build when we move past 1500 pts... Will be interested to see if Plague Marines count as troops in the new Death Guard codex....and if Slaanesh and Khorne "suffer" from being lumped in with CSM.

Not a big deal, but changes how I make lists...

On one level I get that there should be some "cost" to playing a specialized, all "elite" force...so I'm ok with it on a design level
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Post  Glitch on Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:56 pm

Are there Legion rules that make cult troops, troop choices?
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Post  CA$H on Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:35 pm

Glitch wrote:Are there Legion rules that make cult troops, troop choices?

Index YES
New CSM Codex NO
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Post  lothlann on Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:15 pm

Are they coming out with god specific books or just the CSM. You can't even buy Khone marines atm, at least not from GW. Guess they are redoing the models and pulled the old ones.
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Post  Twinlinked on Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:44 pm

Can't you take heritics as troops and then Boise Marines as elites?

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Post  Matt Varnish on Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:09 pm

Twinlinked wrote:Can't you take heritics as troops and then Boise Marines as elites?

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Boise Marines? They from the Idaho Sector? Smile
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Post  CA$H on Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:08 am

Twinlinked wrote:Can't you take heritics as troops and then Boise Marines as elites?

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Yes - also, Poxwalkers, Cultists, etc......interestingly Deamonettes are troops too, but you have to summon them on via a character so they aren't as reliable.
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Post  Glitch on Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:54 am

First thing I thought was Bose
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I kinda want to see a joke paint scheme of Noise Marines themed around Bose speakers...
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Post  lothlann on Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:23 pm

Need to get your hand on one of these for your dark apostle.

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Post  Glitch on Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Noise Marines are troops as per the FAQ

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Post  lothlann on Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:47 pm

Imperial Armour: Astra Militarum just arrived haven't even cracked it open, here comes chaos guard! Death to the false emperor!
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Post  CA$H on Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:00 pm

lothlann wrote:Death to the false emperor!


QFT!
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Post  Twinlinked on Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:49 am

Lol,

We playing friday?

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Post  Glitch on Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:07 pm

For Tristan:

Mortarion's stat line is spoiled:

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Post  Twinlinked on Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:12 pm

Also in the FAQ the noise Marines are changed to troops

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Post  Diragi on Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:26 pm

Mortarion, pre-order today for only $200
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