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by Da-Rock
Jun 06 2017 03:30
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th Edition Tau pros and cons / consensus
Replies: 70
Views: 7482

Re: 8th Edition Tau pros and cons / consensus

That proves my point even more. Everyone has unoptimized 8th lists. Even our opponents have to deal with changes and we are still getting destroyed with almost no chance of success. Incorrect assumption. Just as many have said, the Tau changed more than most. That means other armies still play the ...
by Da-Rock
Jun 06 2017 02:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The run to 8th edition
Replies: 1738
Views: 106102

Re: The run to 8th edition

Strange, this is the only forum where I am seeing full blown doom and gloom for the Tau. I haven't been this excited about playing Tau since they first came out. I would venture to guess most players are trying to play the way they always have and get tabled. I just watched a battle report where the...
by Da-Rock
Apr 20 2017 04:56
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Non-GW models played as.......
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: None GW models played as.......

Excellent. That is what I thought. I was sure that only Assassins bypassed the detachment part etc. The Eldar bikes actually work really well as long as I don't add any fancy gear or psyker stuff.
by Da-Rock
Apr 20 2017 02:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Non-GW models played as.......
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: None GW models played as.......

Great info!

I always get confused by the allies rules. Can I play just a unit of Eldar Jetbikes and not the HQ and Troops like you can with Assassins or do I need to pay for the HQ and troops?
by Da-Rock
Apr 20 2017 11:36
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Non-GW models played as.......
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Non-GW models played as.......

I found some models displayed on this site, (Tau jetbike conversion) that was so cool that I decided to buy some and use. The jetbikes I purchased are the same dimensions as the Tetra and I assume would be an easy conversion. My question/issue: I am not going to buy IA3 to get the Tetra rules and I ...
by Da-Rock
Apr 19 2017 06:44
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Tau Jet bikes
Replies: 25
Views: 4413

Re: Tau Jet bikes

Wow! Love this conversion on the bikes! I just purchased 8 of them to play as Tetras or Piranhas. I can't find easy access to Tetra rules, (and I'm not buying that ancient IA book). If I go with using them as Piranhas, I will have to convert in some drones. I'm thinking back behind the legs would wo...
by Da-Rock
Apr 10 2011 08:08
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Tau Codex Rumors
Replies: 467
Views: 103578

Re: New Tau Codex Rumors

Read this on Dakka - posted by "guyperson5": HQ 15 point cost reduction to both Shas'El and Shas'O, however Shas 'O can take XV-9 or XV 25 armor at an increased cost. Ethereal Priced the same New rule " Blind to the Warp" Basically Ethereal and any unit within 18" of the Eth...
by Da-Rock
Mar 25 2011 06:12
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "Cheesy" Tau list
Replies: 46
Views: 8381

Re: The "Cheesy" Tau list

I only hear groans about Broadsides - never Hammerheads, Crisis Suits or anything else.......just Broadsides. Now if you wanted to drag "Cheese" comments out then try this: Doubles Match - 1500 Tau with 9 Broadsides *fill in* Any Close Combat army - (Nids and Blood Angels come to mind from...
by Da-Rock
Mar 13 2011 06:39
Forum: Archival Datacore
Topic: Outflank + Krootox
Replies: 32
Views: 10186

Re: Outflank + Krootox

I do agree that in the end it will depend on if the Tau codex is removing the infiltrate ability from the Kroot or just not allowing them to use it when a Krootox is present.
by Da-Rock
Mar 13 2011 03:59
Forum: Archival Datacore
Topic: Outflank + Krootox
Replies: 32
Views: 10186

Re: Outflank + Krootox

In 5th you can outflank if you can infiltrate or scout. So outflanking comes from the ability to infiltrate or scout. If you can't infiltrate or scout, you can't outflank unless you have a rule specifically allowing you to outflank. Harker for IG has infiltrate. If you assign him a Chimera transpor...

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