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27th
Feb 2018
James
@skonk
Feb 27 2018 11:05 UTC
Im going to build a min battalion of guard to go with my custodes as a CP generator, anyone recommand some interesting models to use as Company Commanders ? (I have 1 from the command squad kit but dont really want to buy a second command squad just for 1 dude)
maybe something from forgeworld
hmm, or i could make some sexy lady commanders out of some of the Wargames Exclusive models...
CloverFox
@CloverFox
Feb 27 2018 13:33 UTC
the last one, definitly, unless you want to use it officially, then try to find the old pot bellied commander from ages ago on ebay, that guys awsome
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 14:36 UTC
Personally I'm a fan of Victoria's Minis
They've got you covered in terms of regiments and gender -- and they aren't the oversexualized...things...that Raging Hormones and/or Whoregame Exclusive puts out LOL
Will Pattison
@GenWilhelm
Feb 27 2018 14:38 UTC
lmao. hit the nail on the head there
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 14:39 UTC
Hey don't get me wrong. I love me some cheesecake.
But I often judge where I am on a spectrum (lol)
On one end, there's the guy that just shows up with gray plastic (at least put together, those that continually play with non-assembled models don't count). At the other end of that spectrum is the guy, several years ago during 5th edition, that would show up for tournaments every month with his Dark Eldar army.
Beautifully painted.
All metal except the vehicles
But he would -- every time -- point out that his incubi models were, and I quote, "They're men! Men in thongs! Look at them! They're men wearing thongs!"
There were all beautifully -- dare I say lovingly -- painted...but the fact that he pointed that out every time just made it feel...skin-crawly and icky.
James
@skonk
Feb 27 2018 14:44 UTC
Well since I asked that I've nipped to the shop and they had a command squad in so i got it anyway; that gives me the 2 commanders
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 14:44 UTC
Right on
James
@skonk
Feb 27 2018 14:44 UTC
but i think i will still look at getting 2 third party models to use something more interesting
ideally female ones
id like to mix some female guardsmen in too but not sure what to use
CrusherJoe @CrusherJoe points back up to the Victoria's minis link
James
@skonk
Feb 27 2018 14:45 UTC
yeh im just looking at that now :)
something to use a primaris psyker would be good too
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 14:46 UTC
I use the Wyrdvane models
I mean, yeah, it's cheating, but they're all witches that will one day go all 'splodey from the warp or feed the Golden Throne. :)
According to this, anyway
CrusherJoe @CrusherJoe holds up his copy of *The Guardsman's Really Uplifting Primer, vol. 666"
James
@skonk
Feb 27 2018 14:48 UTC
heh
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 14:50 UTC
Gawd dang it
Typing that link in made me go check out Vicki's wares again
CrusherJoe @CrusherJoe has...a full battalion of Scions, 3 dawneagle banana captains, and an Allurus box to paint. He really needs to not buy any more models, beautiful though they may be.
tekton
@tekton
Feb 27 2018 15:16 UTC
I looked at those when I was thinking about if I really wanted Steel Legion or just "close enough for Armageddon" models, still thinking about it
Jon Kissinger
@alphalas
Feb 27 2018 16:41 UTC
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tekton
@tekton
Feb 27 2018 16:42 UTC
decent looking start
Jon Kissinger
@alphalas
Feb 27 2018 16:43 UTC
Gotta get them, 10 more breachers, and 20 Assault Marines to 3 color by Saturday lol
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 16:43 UTC
What's a "breacher"?
I don't see that unit in any Marine codex
Jon Kissinger
@alphalas
Feb 27 2018 16:44 UTC
30k
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 16:44 UTC
Ah
tekton
@tekton
Feb 27 2018 16:44 UTC
For one group right after the primaris came out I did the helmets and guns separately to get to three colors real quick
Jon Kissinger
@alphalas
Feb 27 2018 16:44 UTC
Dudes with shields and bolters
Predecessors of TDA boarding parties
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 16:46 UTC
Leslie-Knope-Nodding.gif
Jon Kissinger
@alphalas
Feb 27 2018 16:48 UTC
IMG_3610.JPG
That’s the 8e fanrules for breachers
IMG_3611.JPG
And the “real” 7e datasheet
Will Pattison
@GenWilhelm
Feb 27 2018 16:51 UTC
theyre... loyalist rubrics?
CrusherJoe @CrusherJoe won't touch fanrules for units with a 10' pole
Will Pattison
@GenWilhelm
Feb 27 2018 17:09 UTC
yeah, most of them are some combination of poorly worded, poorly balanced, and generally uninspired
dont get me wrong, its fun to homebrew stuff. but i dont claim to be a game designer either
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 17:10 UTC
I consider them to be purely masturbatory
Granted, a LOT of that feeling comes from being exposed to a couple of Sisters fandexes that made the ol' vomit rise to the top
WindstormSCR
@WindstormSCR
Feb 27 2018 20:58 UTC
for those that do touch HH (and those that remember 7th )
on dealing with spartans with flare shield/ceramite
Joe Beddoe
@CrusherJoe
Feb 27 2018 22:58 UTC
That's evil. And hilarious. I approve.
tekton
@tekton
Feb 27 2018 23:04 UTC
nice