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Postby Baltenstein » Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:54 pm

O'er the hills and o'er the main.
Through Flanders, Portugal and Spain.
King George commands and we obey.
Over the hills and far away.


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And there is a little spider boy climbing at the back as well

Well i say "little" but its actually a giant horrifying space spider robot

Cool, the Eldar could use more stuff. I was watching Kirioths range reviews recently and boy some of their models are old as fuck
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Postby Baltenstein » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:21 pm

The Huskar Social Union wrote:
Chan Island wrote:
Ooh, that Monolith looks fun. Like the necron coming through ready for battle.

And there is a little spider boy climbing at the back as well

Well i say "little" but its actually a giant horrifying space spider robot

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The Dark Eldar one is Lelith Hesperax, getting an Ynnari update.
Cool, the Eldar could use more stuff. I was watching Kirioths range reviews recently and boy some of their models are old as fuck


I think GW is going to push the Ynnari angle more. That way, they can sell Dark Eldar stuff to Craftworld players, and Craftworld stuff to Dark Eldar players.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:50 am

My indomitus box arrived, boy that was quick.
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Postby Tethys 13 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:25 am

Wow, my army has jumped in points from around 2,940 with almost bare-bones gear to just over 3,000. The only realistic way for me to get it down to 3,000 without drastically changing the army would be to swap out the Captain's Relic Blade for a Power Sword and making it a Chapter Relic. The Burning Blade does not quite work visually, but the Scimitar of the Great Khan would. However, as a White Scars successor, I would have to spend 1 Command Point to get an extra Relic (I have to use one to give my Apothecary pseudo-Terminator Armour) and another for the privilege of taking that relic from the White Scars list.
I do strongly dislike Command Points, so I am sorely tempted to throw as many of them as I can away on things like giving all of my characters Relics and/or Warlord Traits anyway. Then again, I have heard some silliness about core turn sequence things like Overwatch being tied to them, so perhaps that would be even more unwise than I can allow for.

Just in case anyone is remotely interested, here is the Apothecary mentioned above along with my Company Standard Bearer:
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I think my emotional state may have impressed itself upon the Apothecary. Part of my Chapter's lore is that the tusks on their helmets reflect what part of their homeworld they are from (specifically, what species of not-really-a-Mammoth is native to that area). Odrest is from a remote tribe near where a Daemonic incursion assailed the planet millennia ago, and it... shows.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:35 am

I really like the white terminator, it looks great
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Postby Tethys 13 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:01 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:I really like the white terminator, it looks great


While painting it, I remembered a key rule of painting white - use careful recess shades, not full washes! I really wish I had remembered before painting a colour scheme including white arms on 40 Terminators and 2 Dreadnoughts...
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:05 am

New 40k Starter boxes featuring Necrons and Primaris Space Marines (Newer models from the Indomitus box)

Recruit Edition:
-1 Primaris Lieutenant
-5 Primaris Assault Intercessors
-10 Necron Warriors
-3 Necron Scarabs
-1 Necron Royal Warden

-Recruit Manual with datasheets, terrain mat, transfers, cardboard building, dice, range rulers

Elite Edition:
-1 Primaris Captain
-5 Primaris Assault Intercessors
-3 Primaris Assault Bikes
-10 Necron Warriors
-3 Necron Scarabs
-3 Skorpehk Destroyers
-1 Necron Overlord

-Same as above but an "Elite manual" not a Recruit one (slightly different cardboard structure)

Command Edition:
-Same contents as above but with a lot more scenery and features a narrative set of six missions as well as the new rule book
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Postby The Armed Republic of Dutch Coolness » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:12 am


I'm not sure, actually.

The 'Rumour Engine' picture with the bladed hair is definitely her, but this miniature seems to have some sort of flail weapon in her right hand (as opposed to Lelith's go-to weapons). At least two of the models teased appear to be 'lieutenants' for their factions (the Sister of Battle and the Skitarii), I suspect this one'll be the same but for Wych Cults.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:38 pm

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Postby Baltenstein » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:59 am

Has anyone already tried out the 500/1000 points missions?
I find them vastly more intriguing than the 2000 points format, as they seem to fix most things I don't like about 40k.

- smaller points number leads to skirmish-sized armies, with a leader, a couple of squads and one, maybe two tanks/big monsters as centerpieces, rather than "thematic armies" consisting of min-maxing broken units (like five Greater Daemons, or five Ancient Dreadnoughts and the like)
- reduced amount of CP automatically leads to less stratagem usage
- mono-army detachment means less or no soup
- reduced table size makes games at home possible
- games can be finished in one to two hours

If I start to regularly play 40k again, I reckon I won't go beyond 1000 points games.
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Postby Tethys 13 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:48 am

Baltenstein wrote:Has anyone already tried out the 500/1000 points missions?
I find them vastly more intriguing than the 2000 points format, as they seem to fix most things I don't like about 40k.

- smaller points number leads to skirmish-sized armies, with a leader, a couple of squads and one, maybe two tanks/big monsters as centerpieces, rather than "thematic armies" consisting of min-maxing broken units (like five Greater Daemons, or five Ancient Dreadnoughts and the like)
- reduced amount of CP automatically leads to less stratagem usage
- mono-army detachment means less or no soup
- reduced table size makes games at home possible
- games can be finished in one to two hours

If I start to regularly play 40k again, I reckon I won't go beyond 1000 points games.


They do look promising. I think that even when I finish my Space Mammoths, I will be more inclined to use my Tau. The Mammoths, being a 1st Company army, do not really work in small games.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:31 am

Primaris and Deathguard Easy to Build sets are now flagged as last chance on the GW store


x3 Intercessors
x3 Aggressors
x3 Reivers
x1 Redemptor Dreadnought
Lord Felthius and Cohort
x3 Plague Marines

Saw some speculation they might go down the AOS route and just make some new easy to build starter kits for those factions.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:32 am

Ive also assembled my SM side of the Indomitus box, few fidgety bits on the bikes, but for the most part everything was quite easy to put together. I also converted my Judicar and gave him one of the Captain helmets as the Judicar helmet just remains weird to me.
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Postby Imperial isa » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:06 pm

Do people still play tabletop Battlefleet Gothic ?
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Postby Tethys 13 » Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:39 am

Imperial isa wrote:Do people still play tabletop Battlefleet Gothic ?


I saw some youtube videos of Battlefleet Gothic games recently.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wojRqn9fEVA
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:46 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:Ive also assembled my SM side of the Indomitus box, few fidgety bits on the bikes, but for the most part everything was quite easy to put together. I also converted my Judicar and gave him one of the Captain helmets as the Judicar helmet just remains weird to me.

Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:59 am

So my brother is moving out soon, and most of the 40k sets we got over the last few years we split between us, taking an army each, but he has decided he will leave all of his miniatures here with mine so that i can take them.

Which means i am going to have all of the following:

Indomitus box
Dark Imperium
Shadowspear
The full conquest magazine series

Ill not only have my own Imperial Guard army and all the Space Marines, ill now have a fuck ton of chaos marines, deathguard and some necrons. Most of my brothers stuff is unpainted. This is my life now, i am going to drown in plastic.

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The Huskar Social Union wrote:Ive also assembled my SM side of the Indomitus box, few fidgety bits on the bikes, but for the most part everything was quite easy to put together. I also converted my Judicar and gave him one of the Captain helmets as the Judicar helmet just remains weird to me.

Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.

You are playing the system son, fuck yeah
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:06 am

The Huskar Social Union wrote:So my brother is moving out soon, and most of the 40k sets we got over the last few years we split between us, taking an army each, but he has decided he will leave all of his miniatures here with mine so that i can take them.

Which means i am going to have all of the following:

Indomitus box
Dark Imperium
Shadowspear
The full conquest magazine series

Ill not only have my own Imperial Guard army and all the Space Marines, ill now have a fuck ton of chaos marines, deathguard and some necrons. Most of my brothers stuff is unpainted. This is my life now, i am going to drown in plastic.

Impaled Nazarene wrote:Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.

You are playing the system son, fuck yeah

The cheapest one with a good paint job is $225 so I think it will be my one Angronala present
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Capitalist Paradise

Postby Baltenstein » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:29 am

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:Ive also assembled my SM side of the Indomitus box, few fidgety bits on the bikes, but for the most part everything was quite easy to put together. I also converted my Judicar and gave him one of the Captain helmets as the Judicar helmet just remains weird to me.

Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.


Ebay pro painted:

Image
O'er the hills and o'er the main.
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King George commands and we obey.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:28 am

Baltenstein wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.


Ebay pro painted:

Image

if someone sold you that while advertising a real quality product you reserve the right to go to their house, break their windows, and call down a wicked thunderstorm
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Soviet Haaregrad wrote:Bickering ist krieg.
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Many democracies are oligarchies.
Therefore, many dictatorships are democracies."

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Postby Hurdergaryp » Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:36 am

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
Baltenstein wrote:Ebay pro painted:

Image

if someone sold you that while advertising a real quality product you reserve the right to go to their house, break their windows, and call down a wicked thunderstorm

Given how a picture was provided of the "pro painted" miniature, you would have only yourself to blame, followed by blaming yourself a bit more. So much guilt.


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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:45 am

Baltenstein wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.


Ebay pro painted:

Image

They are doing their best okay
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Postby Vassenor » Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:49 am

Baltenstein wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:Since the Indomitus box is out Its time to wait for a well painted Skorpekh Lord to go on sale for cheap.


Ebay pro painted:

Image


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