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

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  • LVO is less than a month away!
  • Updated the verbiage on ITC mission 2 to make it easier to determine who is in no man’s land.
  • GW posts a video announcing Harlies on the 30th, nice!

  • Clockwork Goblin show off a fully painted and based walker tank.

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  • Forge World show two new models available at FW Open day. An Iron Warrior and Alpha Legion model.

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  • Hawk announces that a new underground hanger terrain piece is now available for pre-order.

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  • The new FW dread, the Deredeo, is up for sale.


  • Infinity posts a video of new releases!

  • Puppets War show off some very cool artillery pieces that would make great Ork Big Gunz.

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  • Titan-forge shows off a new APC they are planning on releasing through their Kickstarter. Check it out, they have some really cool stuff!


Upcoming ITC Events

  • Last chance to get LVO points coming up on the 8th at Great Escape Games. Looks like it might already be filled up, but you can always reach out and try and snag some last minute points before the big show!

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.

  •  Tons of Necron rumors! Most of them sound pretty cool.
    • Tesla not working on snap fire…as predicted.
    • MSS getting a big nerf…as expected.
    • Characters going up to WS/BS5.
    • Destroyers, Lords and Crypteks getting 2 wounds.
    • Flayed ones to get Shred? Nice!
    • Crazy good C’Tan powers…but random! One of them is a precision strike D Slap.
    • Different C’Tans, Nightbring, Deciever, Transcendant, Tesseract.
    • Resurrection protocol to work a lot like FnP, 5+, don’t work against the D but do work against ID, start at 5+, can’t be better than 4+. Res Orb rumored to let you reroll failed rolls for one phase, one time.
    • Living Metal to ignore shaken, and on a 6, you regain a HP.
    • Praetorians and Lychguard going down to 25pts, rumors indicate, and getting an extra attack as well as a 3++ for the Lychguard Shield.
    • Triarch Stalker to boost BS of nearby units.
    • Flyers to go up in points.
    • Death Ray to be a blast weapon, now.
    • Phase Shifter down to a 4++
    • Doomsday Ark gains +1 strength.
    • The rumored Decurion Detachments allow models to be in two detachments at the same time….yikes.

Rant Session

Tactics Corner

Rules Lawyer

  • So there is a legacy of ruin item death of kasyr lutien your latest chaos forgeworld book.

    “When psychic tests to use malific daemonology powers are made by friendly psykers within 12″ of the vehicle, one d6 may be re-rolled for every hull point the vehicle has remaining (each may only be re-rolled once, regardless of how many HP the vehicle has left). If the test is failed, the vehicle suffers a penetrating hit in additional to any normal consquences to the Psyker” for 15pts on regular vehicles and I think 35pts on superheavies.

  • So how does it work? Per army or psyker?
  • Its really amazing….
  • Hi Chris.
  • The amount of d6’s that can be re-rolled are per army rather than per Psycher in range of the vehicle.
  • If there is anything further we can do to assist you, or if you have any queries about the information we have requested or provided, please telephone us.
  • If you are using the Old Necron codex at the LVO, you cannot use the new Formations from the New Necron Codex.
  • For anyone planning on taking the Ork Character Stompa, please be aware that he does not come at the price listed in the FW book.

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

  1. Arrias January 27, 2015 5:39 am #

    “MSS getting a big nerf…as expected.”

    I think my Swarmlord just burst into tears of joy.

    • Reecius January 27, 2015 10:42 am #

      I was told it is a Fear check in a challenge on 3D6, lol!

      • Arrias January 27, 2015 11:34 am #

        As long as Swarmy isn’t being forced to nut-check himself, I’m happy.

        • Reecius January 27, 2015 12:09 pm #

          True dat, although I honestly do feel bad for Cron players that it was such a harsh nerf. Oh well, tis what it is.

  2. Nova star January 27, 2015 9:09 am #

    The Death Ray didn’t need to be Changed from a beam to a crappy blast, they have rules for Beams now in the rule book!!!! I’m going to shake my first in futility at the air

    • Ciaran January 27, 2015 9:29 am #

      The beam was pretty disgusting

      • AbusePuppy January 27, 2015 12:11 pm #

        It could be dangerous if you positioned your models poorly, but it really wasn’t that amazing. Unless the Doom Scythe gets a MAJOR price drop, it’s gonna be pretty garbage.

  3. ligolski January 27, 2015 9:10 am #

    Doesn’t the change to we’ll be back help with morale checks at least?

    • Reecius January 27, 2015 10:42 am #

      Yes, good point there!

  4. iNcontroL January 27, 2015 1:52 pm #

    If necrons need someone to listen to them or a shoulder to cry on they can call 1800-Nid-Care

    • Reecius January 27, 2015 9:33 pm #


      But now, Nids rock.

  5. Delevarius January 27, 2015 2:40 pm #

    AAAAAAAA THAT COMMERCIAL !!!! 😀 hahahahahahaha
    I zoging love it !
    It needs to go on youtube right now ! (if its not already there)

  6. Zombiedon77 January 27, 2015 6:14 pm #

    Ugh so many nerfs…hopefully we get the nid treatment some day lol

  7. Neek January 27, 2015 6:34 pm #

    I live in SD! Chula Vista to be exact. Reecius, idk if you remember him but my friend Braulio who got me introduced to 40k says he used to play with you down at the Game Empire when it was at the Hazard Center. I would love to get a couple games in with your and Frankie once you’re all situated!

    • Reecius January 27, 2015 9:30 pm #

      Definitely we should get a game! And yeah, totally remember Braulio!

  8. Greg January 28, 2015 8:23 am #

    Great podcast as usual. One quick note (caveat: I am not playing at the LVO so I don’t personally care) – are you intending to allow Necron players to use the new Shield of Baal: Exterminatus formations and Relics with the old codex? You only mentioned that the new codex formations could not be used in conjunction with the old, but if you allow the Exterminatus formations/gear which were 100% written for the new codex, you get some pretty ugly combos that were clearly not intended. Just off the top of my head without looking up the specific names (and these were obvious to me without even being a Necron player when I first read the rules), you can get the cryptek/ctan formation with God Shackles where one cryptek can deepstrike the formation every turn with veil (now a one use relic) and the other can have a 3++ and one re-roll per phase (I believe re-roll is gone and save changed to 5++ vs shooting or something similar). Also there is the Armour relic that allows re-rolls of saves of 1, where you can still get 2+/3++ on your ICs (overlords, etc.) whereas in the new book they only have 3+ with 4++ max. Imagine the I ld barge lords with re-rolls of 1 to saves. And you have probably seen it but the new rules while still technically “rumours” are pretty much 100% verified by a guy who has an advance copy and is typing out rules verbatim and answering all questions.

    Anyways, just something to think about – again it doesn’t affect me but I wanted to make sure you guys made an informed decision!

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