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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #850 on: August 28, 2019, 07:58:05 AM »
The martian hovercraft is OK, but overall I think GW's vehicle design is getting sloppier with each release.

Like, what the hell is this?



Looks like a botched kitbash where someone frankensteined a land raider and a rhino, slapped some tank tracks underneath and gave it a prolapse engine.
I agree with the inhumane treatment of animals.

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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #851 on: September 18, 2019, 11:47:14 PM »
Let's play a game. Real model, or terrible photoshop?

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Luckily, it's just a photoshop. But part of me wants to buy it...

BUT we do have new primaris special characters! The next two supplement books with be Imperial Fists and Salamanders.




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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #852 on: September 19, 2019, 07:36:06 AM »
BUT we do have new primaris special characters! The next two supplement books with be Imperial Fists and Salamanders.





I really love the Salamanders one and as my daughter started Salamanders this would be a great addition!.. Now hopefully that Conquest magazine will come to the Netherlands and then we can really start with the Primaris Salamanders to form a nice army
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #853 on: October 06, 2019, 09:04:26 PM »
The new Psychic Awakening event kicks off next week. A new Eldar Vs Eldar boxset, the first campaign book, and possibly more!

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The action then follows Drazhar’s quest to cement his place in legend by slaying a Phoenix Lord in combat, and you can refight each stage of his bloodthirsty journey with three Echoes of War missions that are inspired by the narrative. Finally, the book features all of the datasheets for the models in the battlebox – including the awesome new rules for Jain Zar and Drazhar, both of whom are now utterly terrifying!

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You can read all about it and get all of the info you need to refight the key battles in an 80-page hardback book, deluxe Collector’s Edition, or in Enhanced and ePub digital formats. If you’re looking to treat yourself, the Collector’s Edition includes an additional 16 pages of background material, featuring Psychic Awakening fiction in the form of four short stories that won’t be available in print anywhere else!














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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #854 on: October 08, 2019, 01:32:31 AM »
New pictures of the brand new Sister's of Battle boxset coming out in November, along with the codex.






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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #855 on: October 08, 2019, 01:45:05 AM »
Interesting.
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #856 on: October 08, 2019, 03:57:26 PM »
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #857 on: October 08, 2019, 05:41:31 PM »
I hope Sisters of Battle is a great success. People have been asking for them for ages and it would be good if GW saw that giving us what we want is a good way to get money to change from our pocket into theirs.

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« Reply #858 on: October 12, 2019, 01:43:51 PM »
Any new IG rumors?
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #859 on: October 12, 2019, 01:52:20 PM »
Not particularly. There was a rumour/leak a few weeks ago about what the next fivish campaign books were going to focus on. Lots of different space marines, and its possible guard or other imperial will get something with one of them, but otherwise nothing very firm.

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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #860 on: October 12, 2019, 04:27:54 PM »
They've been building up the Sisters all year - small updates about various units in newsletters, and recently have been promoting the old metal figures, saying they won't be available for much longer.

That would seem to be the next big launch - details of the 'army box' released last week.

I hope it pushes up the value of the metal stuff even more - minis sell quite often on ebay for more than GW pricing - I think a lot of buyers don't realise they are still available, or were still available as they have been an online/direct only product for a few years.




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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #861 on: October 18, 2019, 06:52:01 AM »
Imperial Fists preview:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/10/16/space-marines-preview-the-imperial-fistsgw-homepage-post-1/

Salamanders preview:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/10/17/space-marines-preview-sons-of-vulkangw-homepage-post-1/

As my daughter has Salamanders (still building up..) I found this one pretty interesting, though still a pretty close range army it will be a task to get it savely mid board to start doing the damage.
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #862 on: November 08, 2019, 01:41:26 PM »
I like the new Sister stuff. Looks great. Does it belong in 40k? No I don't think so. They seem to be better placed in their Kill Team or even Necromunda games. 40k seems to be confused on what kind of game it is. Back in 2nd Edition which was more skirmish, Sisters and Arbites made a little more sense, but in a game with typically masses of military units, I don't understand how the Sisters are supposed to fit in. It seems ridiculous they would have huge masses of troops, and I think they are better as part of the Grey Knight/Inquisitor like organization. And if you are going to develop armies with smaller organization structures, then what is stopping them from putting in Necromunda gangs in 40k? Might as well.

I haven't followed the rumors much though, so I don't really know what GW has planned. But if I see the Sisters in that Apocalypse game then I think it will be dumb.

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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #863 on: November 08, 2019, 02:23:53 PM »
The sisters are growing in size, and their mission remains the same.  Before you know it, they'll take over the universe! :icon_wink:
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #864 on: November 08, 2019, 02:24:32 PM »
In the fluff SoBs are arrayed in monastic orders. I don't know the in-universe size of an order or how many order there are supposed to be (probably deliberately undisclosed by GW as with the total number of SM chapters), but seeing as they're the sole standing military of the ecclesiarchy, their capabilities would likely not be insubstantial.
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Re: 8th edition on route.
« Reply #865 on: November 08, 2019, 03:38:31 PM »
They've been described as fielding 'army' sized formations before, especially if a shrine world is at stake or a crusade is gathering. I'd say your just as likely to find an army of sisters as you would space marines. There's only 1000 of them in a chapter after all, I bet there's an equal number or far more in the average Sisters Order.

They were very specifically designed as the loop hole around the 'no men under arms' rule the Church has. Considering the power of the Church I highly doubt they'd just make a few.

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