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by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 06:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riptide support systems (new player)
Replies: 27
Views: 655

Re: Riptide support systems (new player)

The riptide is a great model. The OP likely already has one. Maybe don't double down on rotten behavior. And on a more personal note, I got my first Riptide for Christmas. Even in the face of aggresively un-fun posters on here, I'm excited for it. So I'm definitely also interested in what constructi...
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 05:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riptide support systems (new player)
Replies: 27
Views: 655

Re: Riptide support systems (new player)

The intent of the OP isn't whether or not Riptide is 'good' by whatever arbitrary metric you worship, but interesting, common or innovative ways to equip it. So then, if getting to 5 markerlights is the best way to help big suits, and along the markerlight tree is the same ability as Target Lock, ma...
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 05:32
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Riptide support systems (new player)
Replies: 27
Views: 655

Re: Riptide support systems (new player)

CDR_Farsight wrote:The best riptide support system in 8th edition is a shelf. RIPtide AKA Riptard AKA Garbage

That being said....if you like the model and don’t care about winnng, Target lock and ATS...


That is a really negative, discouaging thing to say to a new player.
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 06:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis
Replies: 14
Views: 538

Re: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis

Is that for a specific mission or something? Which book is it in? I only have the basic rules that I got for free from my LGS. I think it's in the terrain/cover section. It applies to all games. Infantry get +1 to their armor saves when in cover, vehicles/monsters only get it if they're in cover an...
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 06:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis
Replies: 14
Views: 538

Re: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis

Is that for a specific mission or something? Which book is it in? I only have the basic rules that I got for free from my LGS.
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 04:51
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis
Replies: 14
Views: 538

Re: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis

What does the keyword Infantry have to do with it?
by Impulse
Jan 12 2018 01:27
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: XV25 Support systems (new player)
Replies: 7
Views: 272

Re: XV25 Support systems (new player)

Willkommen! Wie gehts? This resource for new players talks about Stealth Suits a bit: http://www.advancedtautactica.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=26153 There's a new thread about Stealth Suit durability: http://www.advancedtautactica.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27106 ATS and Drone Controller are the ...
by Impulse
Jan 11 2018 11:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis
Replies: 14
Views: 538

Re: Stealth Suit Durability Analysis

Not surprised! But that's because of great members like Arka helping me out. In my limited experience, Stealth Suits are great because they're good enough that an opponent needs to deal with them (but can't effectively) but not so good as to be a high priority must-kill target. I usually take them w...
by Impulse
Jan 11 2018 01:12
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haechi's Rumor on Faeit 212
Replies: 23
Views: 1125

Re: Haechi's Rumor on Faeit 212

I have a couple thoughts on this rumour and we will see what you guys think. I personally don't believe that the next two codexes will be thousand sons and adeptus custodes. The article where they were announced says this year they will be released and doesn't say they are next anywhere. https://ww...
by Impulse
Jan 11 2018 08:37
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Haechi's Rumor on Faeit 212
Replies: 23
Views: 1125

Re: Haechi's Rumor on Faeit 212

Arka0415 wrote:This is great. We can basically watch this rumor spread in real-time. Whether or not Haechi is right this is an amusing look at how all of these blogs just write about each other's content.


Precisely this; I tried to bring this up when Bell of Lost Souls posted this rumor.
by Impulse
Jan 03 2018 04:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upcoming T'au Codex
Replies: 1411
Views: 91102

Re: Upcoming T'au Codex

BoLS is hot garbage. They likely read our speculation here, posted it, and now people here are taking that as confirmation. Classic blogosphere circular logic.
by Impulse
Dec 29 2017 12:31
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gw webstore
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: gw webstore

This is nothing.

A few months back, Sisters of the Thorn were in a similar state on the GW webstore, so I snatched up the last box from my LGS.

Within a few weeks, they were back in stock online and IRL, with new AoS packaging and a price hike.
by Impulse
Dec 26 2017 07:30
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upcoming T'au Codex
Replies: 1411
Views: 91102

Re: Upcoming T'au Codex

A friend suggested having a list in the codex which adds the "Gue'vesa" keyword to some Imperial units. This would allow for some really thematic choices, as well as taking Psykers! I find it a simple and elegant idea.
by Impulse
Dec 22 2017 05:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Resource] Getting Started with Tau
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: [Resource] Getting Started with Tau

I'm definitely a beginner. I started with a box of Pathfinders with the intent of playing Shadow War Armageddon. I picked up a Commander on the cheap when my LGS went out of business. After that, two sets of Fire Warriors loose from the Kill Team box were very affordable. Lastly, one box of Stealth ...
by Impulse
Dec 19 2017 07:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upcoming T'au Codex
Replies: 1411
Views: 91102

Re: Upcoming T'au Codex

Following up on what Arka said, would it just be broken in half to have T'au ignore penalties to shooting as like a special rule? Would having it be tied to markerlights somehow make it more reasonable?
by Impulse
Dec 16 2017 04:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tau bland in 8th?
Replies: 14
Views: 1008

Re: Tau bland in 8th?

For what it's worth, I think T'au are boring AF. 8th Edition is my first time playing 40k, and I already want a different army. Don't get me wrong, the T'au have great models and a wonderful concept. But, I felt like I wasn't really doing anything during a game. It came down to what the faction does...
by Impulse
Dec 12 2017 08:23
Forum: Cadre Building
Topic: [ATT Recommended] 500pt list help
Replies: 174
Views: 10575

Re: [ATT Recommended] 500pt list help

No no, I meant that you only considered Fusion Commanders in your Homing Beacon scenarios, and I was asking about other types of commanders interactions as well.
by Impulse
Dec 12 2017 07:09
Forum: Cadre Building
Topic: [ATT Recommended] 500pt list help
Replies: 174
Views: 10575

Re: [ATT Recommended] 500pt list help

So the Homing Beacon overrides other restrictions on Manta Strikes? I did not interpret it that way at all.

What about for Coldstar builds?

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