There are 5 fortifications in the 40k game at the moment. I wondered into the Computer Nook in Sudbury Ontario today, and that got me thinking about the value of fortifications within the game. So the first question was, what fortifications do we even have to pick from?! And what do they do? So I thought I would add them all here and say a bit about them.
These are in no particular order of importance:
FORTRESS! Of Redemption
About the cost of a Land Raider, but 4 bunkers in one. Lots of guns and such a large footprint that it dominated a 6 by 4. I have never played against one. I think that the biggest reason is that many places ban its use. I can see why tho.
Here are some Pros:
- LOS blocking
- Holds lots of infantry safe from long range fire.
Here are some cons:
- Blocks LOS
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The 40K Universe does not only happen at the scale of 1500pt games! In orbit on the planets we battle on are the ships of the various fleets. They battle constantly and their actions can determine the success of any one campaign! Welcome to Fleet Command, the BattleFleet Gothic Segment on the Blog. In this introduction I will explain the basics of the game, direct you to the resources you will need to play it and show a few pictures of my own fleets! Welcome Admiral.
Here is my Black Templar Crusade Fleet (using the 2010 Compendium)
I have done a bit of painting and my Battle Barge (sitting at the docks for about 4 years) is now got some paint on it Read the rest of this entry »
I thought that waiting a few days before giving my first impressions on the book would be a good idea. The hype has begun to cool off and we can get down to the buisness of really exploring the new edition.
That picture sums it up nicely. Haters are going to hate, no matter what. This post is not a rant, more a critical view of the new game and a few notable changes that I have noticed. Reading the book has been a blast and I am very excited to get this underway.
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Here are a stream of still technically rumours from Faeits Blog. I thought that spreading the good word with a few notes on my part. Read on! 6th edition is upon us and there will only be more where this comes from as time goes by and the date draws closer.
via Birdy /Darnok changes reported as per new WD:
These are just a few things. Stay tuned!
Also, the article I wrote for Frontline Gaming
goes live tomorrow in the am. So head over there to check it out.
Hello fellow hobbyists and gamers, welcome to todays installment. First entry in May! May the 4th be with you all.
So, a few things I would like to write about today. First off:
The new citadel releases from their finecast range... well. What I have purchased. I know this is a topic that is brought up a lot and it debated over and over on the interwebs but because this has now affected me more than not its time to actually get it off my chest.
First off let me say I have a love hate relationship with Citadel Finecast. I -love- working with resin a million times over than with metal, its easier to clean the detail is crisp its light and paint sticks to it better. Its also easier to convert meaning that you are not bound to just a few poses if you dont have greenstuff skills and a saw... Hence, from a practical perspective I love resin and it goes witout saying that when the product is in great shape, its awesome.
So, now on to the more negative part of this article... when finecast is bad... its -terrible-. Now, I like the fact that GW has decent customer service and when I have called in a faulty product they have sent me a replacement. What annoys me is when the replacement is also fail and then the customer service rep then questions my motives... I want a product that is not full of bubbles thank you very much! Now this has not been an issue with me in the past but dang! Lately I have had the absolute worst luck with the finecast that I have purchased so here is a list of what has been horrible:
Grotesque, and the two replacements that they sent me, I got tired of them sending me bad models so I told them to just send me some greenstuff!
5 wracks... then the replacement box was also garbage.. I am waiting for the second round of replacements to arrive. Literally these are THE WORST that I have ever had to deal with... unsalvagable really. holes everywhere, and I do mean everywhere!
Urien (DE special character) waiting for a replacement now.
Dark Eldar Medusae.
Anyhow, just wanted to put this out there as I am a little frustrated and I really hope that I get some better models, for example the Lhamean that I got is gorgeus! Crisp lines and great detail.
The second thing I wanted to talk about was episode 10. It is under way and on schedule, and should be released next week I am currently trying to fix some editing issues that I have had with the sound when I add music to the podcast I hope to have that sorted out to help your wonderful ears.
Thanks a lot for reading.
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I will be taking my feared Dark Eldar to my first local tournament in Barrie ON. At the Gamers Lair on the 21st of April, this is a video that shows off my 1500pt list check it out, leave a comment, subscribe, like all that good stuff.
Skared: Army Review 1500pts Dark Eldar
Hope you like it!
Skari - out
PS- I am working on episode 9 now. It seems as tho this might be on schedule for once! Stay tuned for awesome content.
I have been working on the release of the 2nd Episode and wanted to give you all a tease:
Here at Skared we aim to make your gaming experience... well why don't we have a gander?
Does anyone have any info on a better sound mixer that can work with low quality audio and keep it relatively unscathed? Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks for tuning in! This is the timeline for the show, and the links that I talk about:
00:30 Gaming (00:40 Tallarn, 02:40 Tomb Kings, 4:20 Warmachine)
05:20 FEATURE - Necron Codex Review
36:05 Upcoming Events
20 Games to Perfection - Tomb Kings http://tomb-kings.net/index.php?showtopic=7838
Phoenix Games and Hobbies - http://www.phoenixgames.ca/phoenix/default.aspx
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