Tuesday Night Fight: Death from the Skies!

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We’ll be testing out both Death from the Skies and the Renegade Open Format in tonight’s game! Follow this link to join the fun at 5:30pm PST.

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Frankie will be trying out Dark Eldar with 4 flyers! Let’s see how the new rules impact this army.

Dark Eldar Frankie Giampapa
Air Superiority Detachment
Razorwing Jetfighter Two Dark Lances, Splinter Cannon 1 150
Razorwing Jetfighter Two Dark Lances, Splinter Cannon 1 150
Razorwing Jetfighter Two Dark Lances, Splinter Cannon 1 150
Razorwing Jetfighter Two Dark Lances, Splinter Cannon 1 150
Formation
Corpse Thief Claw Ichor Injector 1 650
CAD
HQ
Autarch Eldar Jetbike, Fusion Gun, Banshee Mask 1 100
Troops
Guardian Jetbikes 3x Scatter laser 3 81
Guardian Defenders 2x Scatter Laser 20 210
Totals 29 1641

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Reecius will be piloting the mighty Space Marines with some Stormtalons and a Stormraven in his list! Can he deal with the new rules taking away his skyfire?

Space Marines Reece Robbins
Air Superiority Detachment Storm Wing: Iron Hands
Stormtalon Skyhammer 1 115
Stormtalon Skyhammer 1 115
Stormraven M.Melta 1 200
First Company Task Force Imperial Fists
Sternguard 10 220
Drop Pod 1 35
Sternguard 10 220
Drop Pod 1 35
Sternguard 10 220
Drop Pod 1 35
CAD Imperial Fists
Librarian Lv2, Auspex 1 90
Scouts 5 55
Scouts 5 55
Thunderfire Cannon 1 100
Devastator Squad L.Cannon x 4 5 150
Totals 53 1645

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14 Responses to “Tuesday Night Fight: Death from the Skies!”

  1. jpwyrm May 24, 2016 1:46 pm #

    This should be interesting. I’m really looking forward to see how Death From the Skies affects the overall gameplay.

    Reece, why not swap out the Librarian for Pedro in that list to get Objsec for all those Sternguards? It doesn’t look like you would miss the thunderfire that much so it should be failry easy to include him.

    Cheers!

    • Reecius
      Reecius May 24, 2016 1:49 pm #

      He has to be in the same Detachment =( Kind of stinks. Otherwise, i would do that 100%

      • Novastar May 24, 2016 2:25 pm #

        If only there was cool super sayan art for Reece vs Frankie that could be used 😉

        • Reecius
          Reecius May 24, 2016 3:17 pm #

          No idea what you’re talking about bruh!

  2. Puck May 24, 2016 2:11 pm #

    Awesome, I can’t wait to find out your thoughts on our format for the Renegade Open. We are almost at our halfway mark for signups, so register soon!

    ~ Puck, Co-TO of the Renegade Open

    http://www.renegadeopen.com

  3. donthemagnificent May 24, 2016 4:07 pm #

    Reece! Why aren’t you using the new super fighter with all the pew pew pew?! I’m a sad gretchin, because of that. Any who, still looking forward to seeing what you guys do for this. I am still a large fan of rolling for each game of “ro-sham-bo” as a way to cut down time. Turns the dogfight phase from 4-5 minutes (with slow players) down to 1-2 minutes (depending).

    • Phat J Sleaze May 24, 2016 4:12 pm #

      We don’t have the model yet in the studio, unfortunately. Its a great new kit though and a beast on the table.

  4. Loopy May 24, 2016 4:13 pm #

    I found a video of T.O.s trying to figure out how to give Death From the Skies stats to flyers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZzFZ5agce0&feature=youtu.be&t=11s

  5. Malekith May 24, 2016 6:08 pm #

    I think you did the agility brake wrong. 180 degree turn is not possible, cause the first 90° has to happen before you move not after.

    • donthemagnificent May 24, 2016 6:48 pm #

      correct

      • Dakkath May 24, 2016 7:14 pm #

        A plane with vector dancer could make a brake turn and still use the rule, though.

  6. Mirthless May 25, 2016 1:12 am #

    So.. i am guessing that taking a AA capable weapon, either vehicle, weapon upgrade or gun emplacement is not a luxury anymore.

  7. Rasmus0 May 25, 2016 11:29 pm #

    doesnt the flyer wing need to stay in unit cohesion first turn

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