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

signals from the Frontline

Show Notes

11-18-14

Intro

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News

  • The Horus Heresy 30k event for the LVO has some exciting news! The first 30 players to sign up get special issue Dog Tags for the event! These are awesome, steel dog tags that show that you’re a vet of the event! If you’re already signed up you are good to go. There aren’t many spots left to get the free Dog Tags, so act quickly and get your tickets!
  • Our Fantasy event is a Masters Qualifier! So check that out.
  • F.A.T. Mats pre-orders are still going, so be sure to snag yours if you want to get anything, especially the limited edition star mats.

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  • We DID get some Shield of Baal, but, we do not know exactly how many just yet.
  • Powered play gaming shows off a Terminator using their lighting kits with his claws lit up. Cool! Their KS has hit 80% funding, too, so check it out if you want to get in on it.

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  • Antenocities Workshop releases a great looking set of scatter terrain.

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  • Bolt Action releases a new German Tank Destroyer, the Nashorn.

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  • Brigade Models releases some cool 155mm South AFrican SciFi models.

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  • New Yu-Jing Infinity models.

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  • Shieldwolf releases some amazing Fantasy busts.

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Upcoming ITC Events

  • Renegade Open and Guardian Cup lite coming up this weekend!

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.

  • The Endtimes for Fantasy continues to heat up! In the latest preview video, it looks like the Dark Elves are making a play for power and civil war is going to erupt between the Elves. GW also drops hints that Khaine is coming out to play and that Gods will die, so that sounds pretty dramatic.
  • There will be a decisive end to the war for the Phoenix Crown, and the army left over will be what is left of the Elves.
  • Big changes to the magic phase after the End Times.
  • Shield of Baal: Exterminatus is going to be the next book.
  • The new GW CEO apparently wants to keep the limited edition releases coming and is looking at ways to scale up FW production to make their ranges a core part of the product line.

Rant Session

  • Limited Edition releases.

Tactics Corner

  • New Tyranid models.

Rules Lawyer

  • Voting on Dark Eldar rules issues.
    • Court of the Archon: Doesn’t need an Archon to unlock.
    • Deep Striking skimmers do mishap if they land on other models.

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

  1. Weidekuh November 18, 2014 3:32 am #

    You can tankshock from reserves. If you deep strike, you’re coming from reserves. How do you tankshock with a deep striking vehicle? You place it on top of an enemy unit?
    That should be totally legal. The enemy infantry unit moves away if they succeed. Or they can make a death or glory attempt and if they succeed you would stop 1″ in front of the unit.. hum.. where is that? ^^

  2. Novastar November 18, 2014 7:59 am #

    In the 3rd edition Necron codex the monolith had an awesome rule, when it came in by deep striking if it landed on other models you moved the models out of the way and made room for the monolith lol

  3. colins November 18, 2014 9:12 am #

    What is the wording for vehicles deep striking over enemy units? Are there different rules for skimmers deep striking or something in the rules that says they may not mishap?

    • Novastar November 18, 2014 9:30 am #

      It’s a rule in the liner section that says when ever they are forced end their movement over an enemy model you would move the skimmer so it’s not over the enemy anymore

      • Eldarain November 18, 2014 9:44 am #

        Would that get you more than 1″ away though?

      • Novastar November 18, 2014 1:32 pm #

        *skimmer section

  4. tank November 18, 2014 9:16 am #

    It’s too bad the Raider can’t DS tank shock, it was a pretty fluffy concept and seems to have rules to support it, maybe next edition ….

  5. Hotsauceman1 November 18, 2014 10:19 am #

    Jeez, Fankie and Reece Should just make love already. I think thats why all the dick jokes happen in the podcast

  6. TinBane November 18, 2014 3:18 pm #

    Novastar: Such an awesome idea, making some dog tags up! 🙂

    The nashorn is pronounced “Nars-Horn”, they smoked Shermans from over 2kms away, if they were in a prepared position (had already run test shots to correct aim).

    I’m guessing that the lightning claws themselves are transparent resin add-ons. The plastic claws have been removed, to get that lighting effect to work. Does your professional team include anyone with experience copying shapes in resin? If so, you guys could do some awesome weapon conversions with these kits!

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