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Purposeful Hammerhead Pilot





Australia, Victoria

Now that the Imperial guard stuff is out the way pretty much we can all focus on planetstrike, which looks to be shaping up quite nicely. We've all seen pretty solid info about planetstrike but just in case your lazy or have been under a rock for a while i might as well write a quick BASIC summery.

PLANETSTRIKE - A Warhammer 40K suppliment

This is a expasion to warhammer 40,00 that has the rules and infomation to play a battle of plantery invasion. A player(s) is elicted the attacker(s), the other the defender(s). The following is summed up below:

Attackers

- Most likely get first turn
- FOC changed, troops not a min requirement (HQ still is, it just means you can field a valid force comprised entirely of elite forces if you wish). Elite and fast attack slots doubled!!!
- Whole army deep strikes regardless of rules
- The reserve rolling table has been greatly shortened. Reserves will arrived automaticly on turn 3 (meaning that turn 2 reserves have a 2+ to enter, etc)
- May place craters

Defenders

- Gets to decide defending terrain
- FOC changed, Heavy support doubled!!!
- Defence emplacements useable (bunkers, gun turrets, etc)

General

- New Games workshop gaming terrain!! Lots of it. So far comfirmed is a awesome looking dark angel fortress, a landing pad (perfect for a IG valk for example) and several other peices.
- Many new models released on the day as well including the white scars chapter master Khan, the salamandar forgefather Vulkan, the ironclad dreadnaught and a plastic trygon.

Seeing that we have a few months to prepair for incoming invasions i would like to see the bastions who would be defending or attacking. Just something like this:

--------Example--------

106th cadian regiment - Attacker

company command sqaud

platoon A - 50 guardsmen, 20 conscripts, 3 heavy weapon teams, platoon command sqaud
platoon B - 50 guardsmen, 3 heavy weapon teams, platoon command sqaud

3xleman russ battle tanks
3xleman russ battle tanks
3xleman russ battle tanks

3xVendetta's
3xVendetta's
3xVendetta's
3xVendetta's
3xVendetta's
3xVendetta's

-------Example end-------

Don't matter about points here (most likely people with combind planetstrike with apoc to make some really crazy battles). Just list your ideal planetstrike army


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London (work) / Pompey (live, from time to time)

I missed all this
but sweet anyway

orks with 8 dreadz
or 18 kanz lol


allthough, attackers have it nice
90 lootas seems pretty scary lol

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Australia, Victoria

I would be quite worried about the huge amount of tanks the IG could field if they were defending

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melbourne

hmmmm........ So you think 18 kanz are amazing how about 18 LRBT's.
   
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London (work) / Pompey (live, from time to time)

whats the cost of 15 russ's though?


18 kanz with grotzookas 810 points

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Australia, Victoria

A LRBT is 150 points per tank. Times that by 18... Oh my.. 2700 points...and that's without any form of upgrading too.

Surely would be Apoc planetstrike only ;p

However 18 tanks charging the enemy would put a serious dent in anyone day, both army wise and the player mentaly

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Akron, Ohio

If you're going into Apoc, the changed Force Org charts are meaningless. We can already do eigtheen Leman Russ tanks.

I'm not sure how I feel about this expansion. This looks like it'll punish highly mobile forces. How are 'Nids/DE going to be handled? Always attacker?

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aren't there also supposed to be plastic titans?

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Made in au
Purposeful Hammerhead Pilot





Australia, Victoria

Sabre Holo wrote:aren't there also supposed to be plastic titans?


plastic titans? They would sell like hotcakes me thinks

personaly, i would like to see more plastic xeno super heavies! Tau tiger shark at least come on!!

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Cherry Hill, NJ

Why couldn't Nidz be Defender? I cant speak for DE, as i have never played them, but Nidz, they seem like they would actually play well in a defense setting, big bugs holding down the fort, waiting for the inevitable charge, little bugs/gene stealers countercharging.



 
   
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Camouflaged Zero






Australia

Nids would do fine both ways. Extra Elites? Add more Carnifex. Extra Heavy Support? Add more Carnifex. Actually, I do not think either role will make a difference for them!

As a primaryly Sisters player, Planetstrike does not seem to offer anything for me. My regular opponents are all pretty under-whelmed by it too, for their own various reasons, so I could see this one falling pretty flat around my area.

Order of the Ebon Chalice, 2,624pts
Officio Assassinorum, 570pts
Hive Fleet Viracocha, 3,673pts
562pts 
   
Made in gb
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London (work) / Pompey (live, from time to time)

since they have re structured the force charts then this wont be apoc.
it wouldnt simply ruin the whole idea of it


they will be large scale games, but not using apoc rules me thinks


and as for 2,700 points for 18 russ's, i can do the same thing with kill kannon wagonz




Edit: Fex's wouldnt have too much fun here
lots of massed shooting will hurt them alot lol.


allthough a 9 fex army sounds fun.

shame there is still a limit on thropes, thrope x18 = a plan

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Buckinghamshire, England

As a Gaurd player I would opt to defend with my favourite tactic - gunline! This has now been bolstered with the 'First Rank Fire - Second Rank Fire' rule. As many Heavy weapon teams as I can take and a couple of Leman Russ to hold the line (notably a Punisher) and I'm set to defend anywhere. Also, I have lots of scenery so I am made to be a defender.

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