Signals from the Frontline #458

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8-12-16

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Upcoming ITC Events

 

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.

  • This is coming from yet another source, talking about how things are about to step even further towards midnight. Primarchs and Demon Primarchs coming to 40k, a huge Black Crusade Campaign.
  • They won’t be the same as they are in 30K. They’re going to be slightly different to account for the 10k year gap. We will be seeing The Lion, Russ, Guilliman, Khan, Mortarion, Angron, Perturabo and Magnus. It will be once all of the ‘end times’ build up has finished (all of the latest campaigns) and we enter the new age (8th edition).

Rant Session

Tactics Corner

Hi Guys,

I listen to your podcast, as a new 40k player I am enjoying what you guys are doing and keeping up with news, rules etc each week.

Feel free to sum up the following for the podcast, but it’s always nice to have some back ground.

I play spacewolf and play for fun in my local group so I only build my lists as pure spacewolf. I am struggling with taking down a DE opponent who has a large volume of boats which I am finding hard to destroy. Any long fangs that start on the board get killed 1st  turn which just feels like wasted points when I go second. Then any assault heavy units get stripped down quick as generally takes two turns to get into assault…

I have tried landspeeders but they seam to die faster than termingants been assaulted by a squad of wulfen…

Typically I use droppods to get in close (take objectives), but as I am trying to shoot up about 8/10 boats mixture of raiders, venoms and ravagers with a combined total of 24+ hp unless I get lucky with an explosion my troops die faster than the boats to the volume of ap2 rounds coming in…. Excluding  blaster borne on board the boats

Any ideas for 750, 1200 or 2000 point games?

Michael

Ps, saying in Russ we trust at the start of the game doesn’t work! 😛

Rules Lawyer

Completed Commissions

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CAD 1

HQ

Zhardsnark (WL) 150pts

Pain Boy -Bike 75pts

Elites

Tank Bustas (10) – Truck, rokkit launcha

160pts

Tank Bustas (10) – Truck, rokkit launcha

160pts

Troops

Bikers (6) Nob, Boss pole 123pts

Bikers (6) Nob, Boss pole 123pts

Heavy

Battle Wagon- Reinforced Ram 115pts

Lootas (5) – 3 Meks (go in Stompa) 70pts

Lootas (12) (go in BW) 168pts

 

Buzzgob Big Mek Stompa- Deff Kannon 500pts

 

CAD 2

Warboss- Bike, Power Claw, Lucky stikk 135pts

Troops

Grots (10) slaver (go in stompa) 35pts

Grots (10) slaver (they hide) 35pts

 

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Raw Dogger, aka, Phat J Sleaze (formerly of the Booty Boyzzz) is a highly opinionated, questionably skilled 40k enthusiast. When not working at Frontline Gaming, he can be found down on Jabroni Avenue.

11 Responses to “Signals from the Frontline #458”

  1. Novastar August 12, 2016 9:44 pm #

    Getting nothing but silence

  2. Alex r August 13, 2016 12:01 am #

    Audio is broken

  3. Michael Corr
    Michael Corr August 13, 2016 2:08 am #

    The monument to Reece line cracked me up!

  4. inquisitormack August 13, 2016 3:00 am #

    Also getting silence.

  5. Duz_ August 13, 2016 5:35 am #

    38min of silence… is signals now doing performance art pieces?

    • Michael Corr
      Michael Corr August 13, 2016 5:42 am #

      The video on youtube is working fine.

      • Nalathani August 13, 2016 9:49 am #

        Audio file is busted though.

        • Grizzyzz August 15, 2016 4:35 am #

          Yep audio is silent. Hopefully they fix it soon! youtube is not an option for me =(

  6. Novastar August 13, 2016 8:46 pm #

    The Lion has been confirmed to be asleep in a secret chamber in the Rock in the Dark Angel codex for a few years now, the chapter has 0 clue though

  7. tag8833 August 14, 2016 7:17 am #

    As a tourney Ork player I think you read the list a bit wrong.

    1) There are no Nob bikers, Just ordinary biker boyz with a nob.
    2) I think most of the time he is deploying the Battlewagon with the lootas and the Stompa.
    3) If the terrain isn’t favorable and he is going 2nd, he probably doesn’t deploy the bikestar. They probably outflank.

    I’m a little surprised by this Ork list. It doesn’t seem like there is enough MSU to compete very well in the ITC. As you said A few Deffkoptas would help out a bit, but also give opponents something easy to kill. I’ve been runninng 6 solo koptas in my Ork army in the ITC.

    I’m also surprised he isn’t running a KFF or a Voidshield. The Stompa is pretty survivable, but without those things it can get killed by lots of armies. He’s also running only 1 Deff Kannon which makes him better in assault but dramatically decreases his shooting. Still he does have lots of high strength coming off the Lootas and Tankbuastas so he might not need it.

    Congrats to him for doing so well.

  8. Christian August 17, 2016 10:12 am #

    Where can we find Pablo’s Chapter Tactics podcast?

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