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While clearly Craftworld, I should point out that all their vehicle engines look like that, and it doesn't give us a sense of scale. Could be jetbike, vyper or something entirely new.
   
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Khahandran wrote:
While clearly Craftworld, I should point out that all their vehicle engines look like that, and it doesn't give us a sense of scale. Could be jetbike, vyper or something entirely new.


Given the size of the brush strokes for the edge highlighting, it has to be smaller, possibly one of two engines on a Vyper/Farseer chariot kit (hey, I can hope right?). So that probably rules out a redone Falcon hull... at least with this picture.

   
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 lasgunpacker wrote:
Khahandran wrote:
While clearly Craftworld, I should point out that all their vehicle engines look like that, and it doesn't give us a sense of scale. Could be jetbike, vyper or something entirely new.


Given the size of the brush strokes for the edge highlighting, it has to be smaller, possibly one of two engines on a Vyper/Farseer chariot kit (hey, I can hope right?). So that probably rules out a redone Falcon hull... at least with this picture.

Not sure I get that, seeing as brush strokes can be as big or small depending on zoom/lens of camera and skill of painter
   
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 lasgunpacker wrote:
Khahandran wrote:
While clearly Craftworld, I should point out that all their vehicle engines look like that, and it doesn't give us a sense of scale. Could be jetbike, vyper or something entirely new.


Given the size of the brush strokes for the edge highlighting, it has to be smaller, possibly one of two engines on a Vyper/Farseer chariot kit (hey, I can hope right?). So that probably rules out a redone Falcon hull... at least with this picture.


At first glance I actually wondered if it was an Aeronautica Imperialis model, given how thick the edge highlights are and also how thick the plastic is, it doesn't look like a regular 40k scale jetbike engine.
   
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Well, GW over does edge highlighting by a lot, and then takes pictures too close, so...

The stuff above the engine looks like fabric for a cloak or robe, which is often too thick when looking at the edges.

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Voss wrote:
Well, GW over does edge highlighting by a lot, and then takes pictures too close, so...

The stuff above the engine looks like fabric for a cloak or robe, which is often too thick when looking at the edges.


It's more the thickness of the edge highlight relative to the engine, like if the engine is Xmm tall and you can guess the thickness of a typical GW studio edge highlight, you can guess what X is regardless of how zoomed in the image is... at first glance to me this did not look like a 40k jetbike sized engine.

Also the thickness of the plastic as I mentioned, I was talking about the thickness of the panels that make up the engine.

But it probably is a jetbike, it's just at first glance it looked like a zoomed in AI scale engine (Vampire maybe) rather than a 40k scale one.

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So these could all potentially be from these new scout bikers
   
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Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle

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 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.


I don’t know, it might be a squig.

Yah, that’s a ranger’s rifle, no arguments here.

   
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 Nevelon wrote:
 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.


I don’t know, it might be a squig.

Yah, that’s a ranger’s rifle, no arguments here.
Upon careful consideration, I have to admit: You are right. It is a squig.

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The most recent ranger we can compare it with came from blackstone fortress. If only she didn't suffer from Age of Sigmar splay leg syndrome.

I'm glad they showed off a vehicle part, because I'd be worried we'd only get a new eldar ranger unit for kill team. Hopefully we get some non-ranger teases soon (the jetbike is up in the air whether its ranger or not)
   
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It looks closer to the current rangers' rifles than Amallyn's. Hers is so delicate I'm not surprised they don't want to put it on the regular models.
   
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First day, those rumours got me excited - 24 days of Eldar rumours, 24 new kits? Second day confirmed, that we'll have 24 days of Eldar rumours, but more like 12 kits. Now it's down to 8 kits, as this is the third rumour pointing towards Ranger jetbikes. If this trend continues we are looking at the same disappointment Jain Zar and Howling banshees were - just a token release instead of a complete range overhaul Necron style. Prove me wrong, meanwhile I'm slowing down my personal hype train considerably.
   
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 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle


I think it might be a Fusion rifle.

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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:

I think it might be a Fusion rifle.
I don't think so. Eldar weapons don't have the same body with different muzzles. They are all unique (except for the wraithknight's scatterlaser and starcannon). So I don't see fusion rifles having the same middle section as sniper rifles with just a different front part.
   
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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle


I think it might be a Fusion rifle.


Yeah, it's not the same rifle as the sniper, handle changed position. Could even be a Dark Reaper gun.
   
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nou wrote:
First day, those rumours got me excited - 24 days of Eldar rumours, 24 new kits? Second day confirmed, that we'll have 24 days of Eldar rumours, but more like 12 kits. Now it's down to 8 kits, as this is the third rumour pointing towards Ranger jetbikes. If this trend continues we are looking at the same disappointment Jain Zar and Howling banshees were - just a token release instead of a complete range overhaul Necron style. Prove me wrong, meanwhile I'm slowing down my personal hype train considerably.


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The power cells on Fusion rifles are fatter and sit parallell to the barrel, right?

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MorglumNecksnapper wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle


I think it might be a Fusion rifle.


Yeah, it's not the same rifle as the sniper, handle changed position. Could even be a Dark Reaper gun.

That isn't a handle, seeing as a pretty useless place to put such a handle. You put additional handles in places to provide better control of drift/recoil on automatic weapons or better able to carry heavy guns. Pretty sure it's ammo mag, and it's not like SM always have the same mags in bolters. Shadowguide's could also be a modified job, which also makes sense considering Rangers are outcasts operating out in the middle of nowhere. Also you can blatantly see the scope at the top left of the image.

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It could still be a Mimic.

And, as has been mentioned, I wouldn't rule out this being Ranger infantry - either generally, or for KT initially (and then generally).

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This is, emphatically, why I will continue suggesting nuking Guard and starting over again. It's a legacy army that needs to be rebooted with a new focal point.

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Damn, can't believe it, but we really are getting new Craftworlds.

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Khahandran wrote:
MorglumNecksnapper wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle


I think it might be a Fusion rifle.


Yeah, it's not the same rifle as the sniper, handle changed position. Could even be a Dark Reaper gun.

That isn't a handle, seeing as a pretty useless place to put such a handle. Pretty sure it's ammo mag, and it's not like SM always have the same mags in bolters. Shadowguide's could also be a modified job, which also makes sense considering Rangers are outcasts operating out in the middle of nowhere. Also you can blatantly see the scope at the top left of the image.


You are right, but I didn't know the right English term for it, so used handle . Just remembered the Dark Reaper Exarch having the same layout of the gun. But it's probably part of the new Rangers .


   
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Khahandran wrote:
MorglumNecksnapper wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
 Vovin wrote:
Ranger sniper rifle. No doubt.

https://imgur.com/8X3mhOh
Shadowguides sniper rifle


I think it might be a Fusion rifle.


Yeah, it's not the same rifle as the sniper, handle changed position. Could even be a Dark Reaper gun.

That isn't a handle, seeing as a pretty useless place to put such a handle. You put handles in places to provide better control of drift/recoil on automatic weapons or better able to carry heavy guns. Pretty sure it's ammo mag, and it's not like SM always have the same mags in bolters. Shadowguide's could also be a modified job, which also makes sense considering Rangers are outcasts operating out in the middle of nowhere. Also you can blatantly see the scope at the top left of the image.


I always assumed it was a stabilizer. There's also one on the reaper exarch's tempest launcher. Also Amallyn's rifle has them in both positions, but for some reason it's gone on the GW pic. Maybe snapped off because it's so damn delicate.

Oh, there's one on the current death jester's cannon too.

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It's an antigravity unit to make the gun lighter. Marked as such in a DE codex.

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 GaroRobe wrote:


The most recent ranger we can compare it with came from blackstone fortress. If only she didn't suffer from Age of Sigmar splay leg syndrome.

I'm glad they showed off a vehicle part, because I'd be worried we'd only get a new eldar ranger unit for kill team. Hopefully we get some non-ranger teases soon (the jetbike is up in the air whether its ranger or not)


This character's rifle is notorious for breaking so hopefully new minis with the same gun don't have the same problem.
   
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Not that the finecast ranger’s guns were bastions of stability. Just being in earshot of a heated conversation was enough to make them bend and droop.

The frail elegance of eldar models does not do well with resin. Plastic still has issues, but nowhere near that bad.

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 Nevelon wrote:
Not that the finecast ranger’s guns were bastions of stability. Just being in earshot of a heated conversation was enough to make them bend and droop.

The frail elegance of eldar models does not do well with resin. Plastic still has issues, but nowhere near that bad.


While true, material isn't the only concern. Remember how people noted and were not happy about how easily the thigh bones on the new AoS skeletons break? Guess what, that's what happens when you let your designers halve their thickness compared to the still very slim and elegant Vampire Counts skeletons.

As with a number of centerpiece models, in cases like skeletons or elves the designers would do well to remember that their models are supposed to be used as game pieces and not make their casting technology the only deciding factor for how thick they have to make parts. Sturdiness and practicality shouldn't be dismissed as lightly as GW is prone to do.

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When I saw it I immediately thought dark reapers. Except there seems to be a sight on top, above the ribbed "grip" part. So yeah, probably rangers. Flying or walking.

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