Signals from the Frontline: Warhammer 40K and General Gaming News, Rumors, Tactics and Comedy!

signals from the Frontline

Show Notes

5-7-14

Intro

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News

  • More Toughest Girls in the Galaxy released!

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  • Storm of Silence is almost upon us! May 10th and 11th and Gamer’s Haven in Spokane!
  • Tastey Taste is running a tournament at End Game in Oakland, May 10th.
  • Infinity is coming out with some amazing new stuff!

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  • New Scarab Knight Model from Kabuki. Hmm, Magnus the Magenta, I guess.

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  • Aliens vs. Predator shows off some cool new Alien sculpts.

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  • We’ve been pumping out custom terrain in our new format, check out a sample pic!

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  • Also, check out this precision movement ruler by Burn in Designs, very cool!

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  • Dream Pod 9 shows off their latest creation, a Naga in secondary movement mode.

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Rumors: The Rumor Section is gathered from the web and is not in any way information we receive from  any manufacturer nor is it necessarily accurate. This section of the podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only.

  • Tempestus Scion codex will apparently be coming back out for release.
  • – A new Ork Boys box triple-combo kit covering: Tank-Bustas, Kommandos, Flashgitz

    – Buggie Combo kit (making the existing buggy and a new unknown kit)

    – Mega-nobz Combo kit (making the existing Mega-nobz and a new unknown kit)

    – Kopta Combo kit (making the existing Kopta and a new unknown kit)-Stompa is said to included in the codex as a Lord of War

  • Orks – 5 Kits
  • 1) Plastic Warboss: Multi-part plastic kit which make a warboss in mega armor with new weapon options.

    2) Deffkoptas: Plastic box. Dual build kit with a new Grot skimmer.

    3) Tankbustas/Flashgitz/Ardboys: Multi-part plastic kit which makes any of the three units.

    4) Buggy/Halftrakk Plastic kit with a new Supa-rokkit Launcha option.

    5) Mek/Mad-doc/Mega-armor unit (NEW): Plastic dual unit kit – First unit is similar to oversized Cyb-orks. Shoots new saw-cannon. Second unit option makes mega armor Orks

Rant Session

Tactics Corner

Rules Lawyer

List Review

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Yarrick

2x priests

lvl 2 psyker

Platoon (ccs with autocannon, 3×10 guardsmen with 3 lascannons, 3 power axes)-blobbing together

veteran squad (lascannon)

2x wyverns

2x Knight Paladin, aegis with quad gun

ALLIES: scion command squad (4 meltaguns) and 5 man scion squad (2 plasma)

=1850 points

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19 Responses to “Signals from the Frontline: Warhammer 40K and General Gaming News, Rumors, Tactics and Comedy!”

  1. ligolski May 13, 2014 5:51 am #

    Hey guys! (I’m not a girl and those pictures aren’t mine either)

    While not seeming to be mobile the idea is to actually march that blob forward to midfield, and use orders to help the process and simply have the lascannons shoot when needed (I could always not move for a turn) or just use prescience for snapshotting twin linked. Both priests join the blob for more hitting power. The knights will die, never hold them back move them forward to the enemy and if they blow up, I will take down models with me.

    The PCS (sorry about the typo!) or the vets can use the aeigs. The vets are actually just a troop tax to me and will hold backfield objectives.

    Scions can deepstrike and the plasma squad will add some fire power where needed. Meltagun squad does the obvious…and since its a command squad is not scoring. So its certainly squishy in terms of troop count. The idea though is shock and awe.

    I could actually drop the vet squad and run this in reverse by taking another scion squad and take scions primary…but based on how I want to use the command squad would lead to a very dead warlord!

    • Reecius
      Reecius May 13, 2014 5:10 pm #

      Sorry about that! It had been a long time since we spoke and I was forgetting some facts. My apologies.

  2. Oadius May 13, 2014 6:44 am #

    that list is way troop light.

  3. Oadius May 13, 2014 6:47 am #

    I’d drop a knight and get another platoon.

  4. ligolski May 13, 2014 6:55 am #

    It doesn’t have to be troop light, I could split the blob up and just camp it out. However, the whole idea of the army was to use my two knights and create a thematic adeptus mechanicus army with cool conversions and such.

  5. Hotsauceman1 May 13, 2014 8:14 am #

    It is called “The Brotherhood of mutants” They sought Mutant Superiority. While “The Hellfire Club” seeks t rule the world from the shadows

    • IndigoJack May 13, 2014 10:37 am #

      haha I’m glad I’m not the only one who realized Reece’s mistake!

    • Reecius
      Reecius May 13, 2014 3:06 pm #

      Reecius=PWND!!

      • White925 May 15, 2014 7:04 am #

        You slacker Reece

      • White925 May 15, 2014 7:04 am #

        You slacker Reece you’re supposed to be the brains behind this thing

  6. iNcontroL May 13, 2014 10:29 am #

    nice as always. Liked the Cromwell interview.. smoothest yet! Getting better 🙂 He needs to drop the Sky blight act though.. can’t be moving in on my territory. If more people play Tyranids what excuse will I have to complain about my under powered army??? WHAT EXCUSE?

    • Dr.insanotron May 13, 2014 10:37 am #

      That’s because I’m a smooth criminal. And don’t worry my main army is Chaos Space Marines. But I do like me some bugs

      • winterman May 13, 2014 4:42 pm #

        Was awesome having you out to Spokane once again Ben. Thanks for the props in the interview and nice work with the bugs.

  7. winterman May 13, 2014 4:43 pm #

    Some game in progress pics from the storm

    https://plus.google.com/photos/116513256773197336653/albums/6013068605011703297?authkey=CO-pmeHP9I2WMA

  8. z3n1st May 14, 2014 10:57 am #

    Isn’t the list AM, with Knight Allies and Scion allies?

    • Reecius
      Reecius May 14, 2014 9:58 pm #

      Yeah, I accidentally posted up the wrong pic.

  9. Gregorius42 May 14, 2014 4:34 pm #

    Thanks for posting my pics. I sent them using Lori’s ex-iPad so default email was hers.

    Sorry the armies got mixed up as my White Scars clearly are not AM. However, I am building a new AM army and will need list advice.

    Also, agree this was good episode and interview was good.

    • Reecius
      Reecius May 14, 2014 9:56 pm #

      Ah, that’s where I got my wires crossed! It was Lauri’s army but the wrong list for review, sorry. I was out of my rhythm, and got mixed up.

      Thanks for the kind words though, I am glad you liked the episode!

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