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

signals from the Frontline

Show Notes

9-12-14

Intro

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News

  • ETC Coverage: USA got 4th! Poland wins again, Germany in second and England in 3rd.

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  • Brawl in the Fall is already sold out! Way to go, and we look forward to a great event that is also on the ITC.
  • DzC releases an awesome new expansion, Reconquest: Phase 1, which updates all of the main factions, has some gorgeous new art, and updates the 4 main factions with new units, rules AND plastic starter set at a $55 price point! Wowzers. Plus, of course, it introduces the new faction, the Resistance.

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  • One of our writers, Simon, who writes the awesome Nid bat reps on FLG, has a super cool Dimachearon conversion off! JY2 also has a cool conversion going on.

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  • Star Wars Armada looks to be a big release for the coming year!

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  • Spellcrow releases some awesome new Ork Heads!

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  • Privateer press shows off some upcoming releases.

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  • Games of Berkeley is hosting a 1500pts tournament for 40K, Sunday, August 24th, unlimited Detachments, battleforged armies only,  no FW, Eternal War missions.

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.

  • Mat Ward left GW?
  • Rumors of Grey Knights coming out in the near future? Next week?
  • Coteaz rumored to be removed and only available in the Inquisition Codex along with all of the Inquisition models.
  • Assassins to get their own supplement/codex release.
  • Rumors that all softcover books will have been redone by Summer of 2015 and that the first hardcover codex could be getting revamped as soon as autumn of 2015. As long as this is Chaos, that’s cool! Annnnnd, it turns out it is! Adam Troke apparently has been commissioned to rewrite the book and to represent the legions in it.
  • After this, releases are said to be constant and steady.
  • Plastic Void Shield Generator rumored to be coming out.
  • The new Wolf Formations and Detachment look pretty awesome!
  • New edition of Fantasy to hit in 2015, and the second half of 2015 to be focused on Fantasy
  • Nagash is returning to Fantasy at the end of August.
  • Nurgle splash release of a book, clampack and 3 plastic kits.
  • Rumors of Vampires, Skaven, Tomb Kings, Chaos and Dark elves all getting updates and new models.

Rant Session

Tactics Corner

  • Orks vs. Knights
  • Jake B from the Southern State of 40K Podcast asks, do you guys think it is worth giving up ob/sec on your troops to take the SW specific detachment for the CotW special rule?

Rules Lawyer

  • ObSec is not a condition of being a troop, it is a condition of a detachment.

List Review List for review 1850 chapter master burning blade storm shield bolt gun 1 iron clad in pod 3x 10man tactical in pod with melta combi/melta 2x 10man tactical in pod 1x 9man tactical in pod 2x storm talon lascannon 1x thunder fire cannon I’ve been having problems with the HQ any suggestions

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

  1. Novastar August 12, 2014 7:01 am #

    I think any Fleet game looks good because we all miss Battle Fleet Gothic

    • Novastar August 12, 2014 10:52 am #

      Granted I will have emense joy using my star destroyers to crush the rebal scum

  2. Hotsauceman1 August 12, 2014 9:42 am #

    YAY!!!! Guys, Sign me up for PHR. I love those guys.

    • Hotsauceman1 August 12, 2014 9:43 am #

      Also, I think the art guy is actually a girl.

      • Reecius
        Reecius August 12, 2014 10:23 am #

        No, it is a guy, he used to work for an airline, IRRC.

        • Hotsauceman1 August 12, 2014 10:49 am #

          Huh, on the Interview he mentioned a girl doing all the art for him.
          Also, Those new commanders are special Characters. With special command vehicles.

          • Reecius
            Reecius August 12, 2014 10:51 am
            #

            Yeah, I saw that, and special rules, too.

            Maybe it is a girl, I thought it was a guy? Huh, we will have to wait and see.

          • CNitram August 12, 2014 2:03 pm
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            His name is Pierre iirc, a Frenchmen.

          • TinBane August 12, 2014 10:55 pm
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            You thought it was a girl, because his name is Patrice. He’s french. They got a heap of other people to help with art too, but most of it is Patrice.

            Here’s the hawk dudes:
            http://www.pinterest.com/pin/563301865864257890/

    • Reecius
      Reecius August 12, 2014 10:23 am #

      PHR are awesome, come by on a Thursday and get a game in!

  3. Joshhodg August 12, 2014 11:47 pm #

    I really like that infiltrate confers outflank if you put the unit in reserve so if you roll the warlord trait that gives you 4 units of infiltrate, well there you go. There’s your outflank.

  4. MrCk August 13, 2014 4:37 pm #

    Desperate for a gaming mat. Is the UK eta within the next few weeks? Or am I better off importing from you tomorrow?

    • White925 August 15, 2014 12:43 pm #

      it will be sometime towards the end of next month brotha

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