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by Jefffar
Mar 25 2017 10:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th edition
Replies: 39
Views: 1493

Re: 8th edition

I would expect that Unweildy will have some sort of negative effect on the timing of the strike, though when, they will get to strike is unpredictable with certainty at this stage.
by Jefffar
Mar 25 2017 08:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th edition
Replies: 39
Views: 1493

Re: 8th edition

Being able to attack first is actually pretty huge for Tau. The WS chart isn't kind to us, but our Initiative Stat is the killer in combat, we generally only go after the other guys have decimated our unit.
by Jefffar
Mar 24 2017 09:38
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8th edition
Replies: 39
Views: 1493

Re: 8th edition

Well, if AP 2 equivalent will still negate all armour saves, it would be. -5.

AP 3 then is -4. AP 4 is -3, AP 5 is -2 and AP 6 -1.

But it could just as easily be AP - and 6 are 0, AP 5 is -1, AP 4 is -2, AP 3 is -3 and so on.
by Jefffar
Mar 20 2017 07:52
Forum: Cadre Building
Topic: XV8 Crisis Loadouts for a starting player
Replies: 14
Views: 585

Re: XV8 Crisis Loadouts for a starting player

Once you've decided what you want your suit to be able to kill, next up is the wargear. Shield Generators and Stim Injectors. These are great for increasing the survivability of suits. However, with the exception of a commander, you probably don't need to boost your suits survivability if it comes a...
by Jefffar
Mar 20 2017 07:16
Forum: Cadre Building
Topic: XV8 Crisis Loadouts for a starting player
Replies: 14
Views: 585

Re: XV8 Crisis Loadouts for a starting player

When it comes to crisis suits the best theory is to pick a role for the suits and equip them accordingly. Missile Pod suits have decent firepower, but their defining trait is range. With Thrust moves and a 36 inch shot, you can keep them safely behind cover most of the game, popping out to take your...
by Jefffar
Mar 03 2017 09:05
Forum: Engaging the Alien
Topic: Guilliman returns: Dealing with an Imperial Primarch
Replies: 14
Views: 921

Re: Guilliman returns: Dealing with an Imperial Primarch

My recommendation is to kill every unit within 12" of him.

Let this guy wreck stuff one unit at a time. It's the buffs he gives other units that threaten the army.
by Jefffar
Feb 21 2017 10:07
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Missing a foot
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: Missing a foot

Lay it on it's back, add more damage and turn it to an objective marker.
by Jefffar
Feb 18 2017 03:05
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Custom tau females and "rambo" like guy
Replies: 62
Views: 9603

Re: Custom tau females and "rambo" like guy

Those not gun doness are great!


*Edit to un-auto-correct my post
by Jefffar
Feb 05 2017 09:49
Forum: Engaging the Alien
Topic: Ynnari rules discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 3732

Re: Ynnari rules discussion

My concern, if I read this right, is that it may allow a unit to win combat, destroy the opposing unit, then immediately charge another unit.

Please let me know if I am missing something in the way this rule works.
by Jefffar
Jan 21 2017 10:03
Forum: Rules & FAQ
Topic: FAQs for every codex - finally!
Replies: 20
Views: 2049

Re: FAQs for every codex - finally!

Also, at least one member of The Eight has multiple signature systems.

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