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by Neffarious
Jun 05 2017 12:57
Forum: Tau Tactics
Topic: Tau Combos in 8th edition
Replies: 60
Views: 5310

Re: Tau Combos in 8th edition

So, while it is clear that any rule requiring the unit to "not move for any reason" cannot be applied to a team arriving via manta strike, can't you still make an "advance" during the shooting phase to get inside the 9" bubble for Melta since FBs are Assault weapons?
by Neffarious
Jun 02 2017 02:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The run to 8th edition
Replies: 1738
Views: 103664

Re: The run to 8th edition

Do my eyes deceive me, or do Aun'Va's Honor Guard, who lack ranged weapons, really have a better Ballistic Skill than most the things in the Tau army that can actually shoot?

I feel trolled.
by Neffarious
Apr 03 2017 07:58
Forum: Cadre Building
Topic: List building and commander loadout. Need advice.
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Re: List building and commander loadout. Need advice.

I would strongly urge, advise and recommend that you magnetize your suits (at very least the Commander) for numerous reasons, not the least of which is the rumor that weapon profiles will be changing in 8th edition and it breaks my heart to think that a lovingly painted model will have to have its a...
by Neffarious
Apr 03 2017 06:58
Forum: Engaging the Alien
Topic: Feel no pain and how to overcome it
Replies: 18
Views: 1150

Re: Feel no pain and how to overcome it

It is true that the Riptide's Nova Charged Ion Accelerator will get the job done, but the Stormsurge is the "optimal" choice for the points. While the Nova Charged Ion Accelerator can fire a Str9 Ap2 Large Blast at 72" it also gets hot, which can suck rolling 1's against a 20 man squa...
by Neffarious
Mar 26 2017 05:45
Forum: Project Logs
Topic: Ta'unar Supremacy Suit
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: Ta'unar Supremacy Suit

Slimy yet satiafying.
by Neffarious
Mar 25 2017 09:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th edition
Replies: 39
Views: 4503

Re: 8th edition

So why didn't we get a Plasma Rifle/Plasma Cutter weapon option. STR-10 AP-1 anybody? TM Because we got ... FUSION BLADES!!!!! They're Str 8 Ap 1 Armorbane and blind with a 1/6 chance to crap out for the rest of the game!!!!! Awesome!!!!! And now I will require you to reinstate the suspension of di...
by Neffarious
Mar 25 2017 06:22
Forum: Library
Topic: Tash'var Gel'leath Vattra
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: Tash'var Gel'leath Vattra

(If it is ok to post in the midst of your narrative, I just wanted to say I really appreciate your creative spark. Your thorough descriptions, particularly your artful attention to colors and textures - convey a rich sense of setting and tone. Thank you for sharing this.)
by Neffarious
Mar 25 2017 04:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th edition
Replies: 39
Views: 4503

Re: 8th edition

Panzer wrote: What really breaks our neck in close combat though is not having any weapon with AP and low amount of attacks on top of having low Initiative and that only one of those will change in 8th. :P


FUSION BLADES!!!!!
by Neffarious
Mar 21 2017 12:23
Forum: Project Logs
Topic: (BFG) Farsight/Tau fleet - The Vi'oeki (Red Ocean)
Replies: 7
Views: 1021

Re: (BFG) Farsight/Tau fleet - The Vi'oeki (Red Ocean)

Any chance of laying eyes on the elusive Shi'Oni class transports that Commander Farsight used to enter the contested atmosphere of Mu'Gulath Bay during warzone Damocles?
by Neffarious
Mar 21 2017 12:16
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Farsight Enclaves - A Codex: Tau Empire Supplement (Question)
Replies: 5
Views: 683

Re: Farsight Enclaves - A Codex: Tau Empire Supplement (Question)

Also, as a point of note, the digital revision to Mont'ka allows FSE to take Sig Systems from the TE book in addition to Sig Systems in Mont'ka.

Go Go Fusion Blade + Talisman + CCN + PEN Chip + Irridium Armor (XV8-02) Commander

aka Shas'o expensivepants.

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