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 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: Vior'la Tau - Developmental V1.9

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:22 pm 

Replies: 490
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I'd always assumed that the big suits - Riptides etc - did not fit in Mantas. At least not in a combat ready form. But this discussion prompted me to a quick look online: XV104 Riptide Battlesuits will often be found in combat where the fighting is thickest and will take the brunt of any enemy attac...

 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: XV104 proxies

 Post subject: Re: XV104 proxies
Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:35 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 5550


But I plan on using the EM4 mechs http://www.em4miniatures.com/acatalog/Science_Fiction.html As the basis for conversion. The two bipedal mechs are slightly different in size (not apperent in the photos). And I think they will work well for these two battlesuits. I have been using the EM4 mechs as ...

 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: FAQ question concerning Overwatch

Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:15 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 2727


. . . many things in Epic are abstracted . . . Marker lights are kind of a screwed concept form the beginning. These are hard things to swallow as it makes an exception to a core rule shooting and challenges the ZOC concept. Seems Markerlights are getting rather slandered here. Every special charac...

 Forum: 6mm (and 8mm)   Topic: Tau Battlesuit

 Post subject: Re: Tau Battlesuit
Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:39 pm 

Replies: 61
Views: 12772


Insanely Awesome

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Fanlist: Eldar Corsairs v0.1

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:39 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 12039


I assume no triple retain for this branch of Eldar. That would mean that mean the Witch-sight, and hence the Void Dreamer character, is less valuable than a Farseer. Slightly compounded by losing the Leader from the Felarch. Although I happily admit that retaining on a 2+ instead of a 3+ is pretty u...

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Fanlist: Eldar Corsairs v0.1

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:01 am 

Replies: 43
Views: 12039


Forgot to ask. Which formations can garrison?
Rangers (Ghost Walkers) and War Walkers (Wasp Walkers?)?
Maybe Hornets?

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Fanlist: Eldar Corsairs v0.1

Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:09 am 

Replies: 43
Views: 12039


Liked the look of playing with this list. Just wanted to check some things: The Character upgrades with armour, CC and FF values - do they replace the stats of the unit they join? The Vampire Hunter seems to have four MW2+ shots. 2x Vampire Hunter Twin Pulsar, 30 cm, 2 x MW2+ I assume that the forma...

 Forum: EA Battle Reports   Topic: Squats 1.6.1 vs Vior’la Tau 1.8a

Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:56 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1347


Always great to see a Manta planet-falling onto the battlefield. Sounds like a very touch and go opening engagement - a near run thing. Firstly, I was lucky to get away with a 0-0 draw. A couple failed Tau activations and poor shooting by the AX-1-0 robbed Atension of a sure win. Failed activations ...

 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: Tau Orbital Assault Force - a Titan List for Tau

Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:43 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 2895


Very interesting finally a reason to paint up my 2 last Mantas :) This is exactly my motivation. At this stage my "true scale" [1:3000] Explorer Class vessel and the three Mantas [1:300] are all painted up ready for battle. Thought I'd try some advance warning before springing them on Mar...

 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: Tau Orbital Assault Force - a Titan List for Tau

Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:10 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 2895


Lots of other races have their titan war-engine lists and I was thinking perhaps one was possible for Tau. Suppose that a Tau force arrives in orbit and wants to land against significant ground opposition. What would they use? The core of the force would be a flight of Manta Dropships with extra lif...

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Ulthwé Craftworld v4.2 *revitalized*

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:37 pm 

Replies: 113
Views: 39537


Yes, did mean 3 Jet Bikes - swapped it around a couple of times and forgot to amend that figure. In terms of cost it does not compare to unfavourably with a standard mechanised guardian formation. Has some 15 cm MW firepower and can shift 35 cm on a consolidate and still provide FF support. 2 Farsee...

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Ulthwé Craftworld v4.2 *revitalized*

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:21 am 

Replies: 113
Views: 39537


So a couple of combinations attract my attention:

2 Farseers, Wave Serpent, 3 Jet bikes, for 225 points.

2 Farseers, 2 Wraithguard, 3 Wave Serpents, 2 Jet Bikes, for 425 points.

2 Farseers, 12 Guardians, for 250 points.

Seem OK, but were they your intention?

 Forum: NetEA Eldar   Topic: Ulthwé Craftworld v4.2 *revitalized*

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:46 pm 

Replies: 113
Views: 39537


4. with Ulthwe being heavily reliant upon guardians we need to buff their only core choice the BGWH --> multiple upgrades are added in order to customize your BGWH to your own liking (additional guardians, transport options, war walkers) What about allowing some jet bikes in there. Say swapping a f...

 Forum: Vanguard Miniatures   Topic: Vanguard BM assembly?

 Post subject: Re: Vanguard BM assembly?
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:17 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 2833


Glad to see that they have that stuff back in stock.
Used it for most of my plastic scratch builds.
Couldn't get it the last time I needed to replace.

 Forum: NetEA Tau   Topic: Tau Xar'Ka Armoured Strike List (Experimental)

Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:02 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 9765


Play test with this list 4000 points vs Sautekh Necrons.
Battle report thread on Taccom.
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