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

signals from the Frontline

 

Show Notes

6-28-14

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News

  • BAO is filling up fast!
  • FAT Mat news.
  • Forge World releases their Thanatar Siege-Automata, and it looks pretty slick!

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  • Raging Heroes releases some very cool new Dwarf models and some new Toughest Girls in the Galaxy bikers.

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  • Kromlech showing off their new Ork goodies and their Highlander infantry kits!

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  • The New Space Hulk video game trailer is boss!
  • Infinity High Tech SciFi terrain from Custom Meeple.

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  • Paizo shows off a new iconic character, Crowe the Bloodrager. Very cool!

PZO1129-Bloodrager

 

  • New Arachnid Droids from Puppets War.

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  • Micro Art Studios releases some new alien terrain.

 

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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.

  •  Orkssss!!! Can’t wait.
  • Supposedly Chaos will be seeing some releases on the way!
  • New starter set?
  • Blood Angels later in the year.
  • Fantasy 9th this year?

Rant Session

  •  Transformers 4 is a crime against humanity.

Tactics Corner

  •  Writing lists in new ways.

Rules Lawyer

List Review

2 haemonculus, 1 with a crucible of malediction. (For the psycher lolz)

3 squads of 3 trueborn with 2 Splinter cannons and haywire grenades in venoms with upgrade splinter cannon.

2 squads of 9 wracks with liquifier gun and raiders with disintegrator cannons, torment grenade launchers and retro fire jets.

1 squad of 5 wracks with liquifier gun in a venom with upgrade splinter cannon.

2 squads of 10 scourges with solarite and 4 haywire blasters.

3 ravagers with flicker fields. 1 has disintegrator cannons.

Total comes to 1851 points.

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

  1. Blightstar June 28, 2014 4:04 am #

    This rules question doesnt actually concern Orks that much and IG much more.

    What prevents me from doing this. I havent found anything myself.

    You got Leman russ. Big honking Battle Cannon and 3 Heavy Bolters.

    You fire your bolters at your target with BS3 since you havent fired ordnance.
    Then you fire your battlecannon.
    If you’d do it other way around then the bolters would fire snap shots.

    This would actually make Ordnance-russes with sponsons so much better. Demolisher with Multimeltas and lascannon would be very good vehicle-sweeper.

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 28, 2014 9:26 am #

      Hey,bhey, good catch! I think you’re right.

      • Eldarain June 28, 2014 9:38 am #

        The subtle changes with big effects keep adding up.

    • Bassface7 June 30, 2014 12:38 am #

      “a vehicle that fires an Ordnance weapon can only make Snap Shots with its other weapons that turn”

      It doesn’t say “Later that turn” or “Subsequently” or anything like that. If you fired other weapons at full BS first i’d say you can’t legally fire the Ordnance weapon after. Otherwise we may as well just get rid of that rule from the rulebook, as every vehicle could just ignore it.

  2. Delevarius June 28, 2014 4:38 am #

    If I have Kromlech models, and I come to a tournament with an army using them, are they legal?

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 28, 2014 9:25 am #

      Yes.

    • Joseph Love June 28, 2014 9:51 am #

      i should think so, as long as they look ‘like’ what they are sposed to be. bring the sheet to tell your opponent what they are. (reece ok’d me using dream forge minis)

  3. Delevarius June 28, 2014 4:49 am #

    Btw Reece, if you use the Ork Codex formation (9 troops 3 HQs) I think you dont get Obj. Secured

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 28, 2014 10:54 am #

      Ah yeah, you are right as they are not in a CAD or allied detachment. Bummer.

  4. Hotsauceman1 June 28, 2014 8:05 pm #

    I need to actually read 7th ed before the BAO. 😛

    • white925 June 29, 2014 1:22 pm #

      Yeah that would probably be a good idea!

  5. Hotsauceman1 June 29, 2014 7:25 pm #

    Also, The Bloodrager is a Magic/Barbarion Hybrid. He has rage and can use spells

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