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Crypteks. Not Crapteks.

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 Arachnofiend wrote:
By my eye most of that is the stuff around him and the Silent King himself is only a bit bigger than a normal Overlord. Really liked when they did that with the Ossiarch Bonereapers leader and was hoping to see a similar design here.


Mmmm, not sure dude.

The brass coloured ones are attendants I think. This pic shows a far larger, silver coloured dude.



Yeah I have the impression that Ctan model comes with two handlers, a bit like "Conclave of the burning one" and the God Shackle artifact. (Awesome name). Essentially a formation where two crypteks were used to control a fiery CTan.


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Also that walker on the left seems to have a Doomsday Cannon for head. That should come in handy.

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 DeChevalier wrote:
And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.

New GW models are exclusively plastic nowadays, with the rare exception of an exclusive model and the like.

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My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?

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That pic isn’t a C’Tan, it’s The Silent King.

Two peeps with him maybe be a newly appointed Triarch. The C’Tan (looking at the super blurry picture) stands above them, likely as a power source.

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 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


I agree with this. Detail level is high just for details sake. It doesn't make for better models. Aesthetically nor painting-friendly

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Depends on the build design.

I’m part way through my Mortek Guard for AoS, and wishing I hadn’t glued the shields on.

So I’ve left them off the next 40, as they’re a single piece with the forearm moulded on.

Means they’re nice and easy to attach post paint job, so less fuss.

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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
That pic isn’t a C’Tan, it’s The Silent King.

Two peeps with him maybe be a newly appointed Triarch. The C’Tan (looking at the super blurry picture) stands above them, likely as a power source.


I see what you mean, and I agree. A diorama thingy where he rests between battles.

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 DeChevalier wrote:
So, the three-legged ones are the new destroyers... Wonder if we'll still have the option for flying destroyers?

And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.


Yeah, it looks like this is just the melee version. The large pic has what looks to be a refreshed Destroyer in the lower left.

That being said, it's likely they will come with a new same, similar to "Skorpehk" to distinguish the melee and ranged variants.

GW hasn't made anything new in Finecast for a very long time. The only thing remaining are old models.

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 Sasori wrote:
 DeChevalier wrote:
So, the three-legged ones are the new destroyers... Wonder if we'll still have the option for flying destroyers?

And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.


Yeah, it looks like this is just the melee version. The large pic has what looks to be a refreshed Destroyer in the lower left.

That being said, it's likely they will come with a new same, similar to "Skorpehk" to distinguish the melee and ranged variants.

GW hasn't made anything new in Finecast for a very long time. The only thing remaining are old models.


Indeed. it's worth noting a few years back Eisenhorn got a mini and was finecast, but the latest novel tie in minis are plastic

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 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
Here's a bonus pick of the smaller Crabby Stabby units I ran across! Skorpehk Destroyers and a Canoptek Plasmacyte?


Love the look, terrible names. Still, I am 100% for more multi-legged everything in Necron armies and all these leaked units look fantastic. Where did you find this pic by the way, I can't trace the source anywhere?

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Ah, so the choppy walkers are a destroyer variant.
Well, I have been wanting melee destroyers, so I can't complain much.
I just hope they synergize with destroyer lords.

Skorpehk isn't great though. They don't even look like Scorpions.

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Eyjio wrote:
 Tauris_Blazestar wrote:
Here's a bonus pick of the smaller Crabby Stabby units I ran across! Skorpehk Destroyers and a Canoptek Plasmacyte?


Love the look, terrible names. Still, I am 100% for more multi-legged everything in Necron armies and all these leaked units look fantastic. Where did you find this pic by the way, I can't trace the source anywhere?


Found it randomly in a FB comment. I've seen some images that look like 3d renders of the Space Marines half of the boxset. Which look very similar to how the Skorpehk is laid out.
   
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Also, with those being a type of destroyer, it leads me to believe that the larger model is going to be a "Skorpekh" Destroyer Lord.


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 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


Because everyone kept bitching that necrons are boring to assemble and paint

As long as its not as bad as the Arks I don't care. I don't do special characters anyway, so the Silent King being a possible git to build and paint doesn't really concern me.

Do necrons still self-repair? Any news about that? I noticed a disturbing lack of self-repair in the trailer, and I hope that's not hinting at something.

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 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


Because everyone kept bitching that necrons are boring to assemble and paint

As long as its not as bad as the Arks I don't care. I don't do special characters anyway, so the Silent King being a possible get to build and paint doesn't really concern me.

Do necrons still self-repair? Any news about that? I noticed a disturbing lack of self-repair in the trailer, and I hope that's not hinting at something.


As of right now there are no leaks regarding rules or how they run on the tabletop, just images of new sculpts.

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 DeChevalier wrote:
So, the three-legged ones are the new destroyers... Wonder if we'll still have the option for flying destroyers?

And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.


I wouldn't worry. GW hasn't made a finecast kit in years, and will most likely never again. It was too much of a hassle for them, and they've been making everything in hard plastic.

Flyers still have that stupid hole in it, but it was unlikely GW was going to redesign it anyway. Its a relatively new kit. Warriors, destroyers and monoliths are nearly 20 years old. The flyers are half that age.

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 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


Because everyone kept bitching that necrons are boring to assemble and paint

As long as its not as bad as the Arks I don't care. I don't do special characters anyway, so the Silent King being a possible git to build and paint doesn't really concern me.

Do necrons still self-repair? Any news about that? I noticed a disturbing lack of self-repair in the trailer, and I hope that's not hinting at something.


That's pretty much the Iconic Necron mechanic. I would be really shocked if that went away. I'm sure it will change in someway, because the current implementation is not working at all, but I don't think it's going away.


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 Sasori wrote:
 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


Because everyone kept bitching that necrons are boring to assemble and paint

As long as its not as bad as the Arks I don't care. I don't do special characters anyway, so the Silent King being a possible git to build and paint doesn't really concern me.

Do necrons still self-repair? Any news about that? I noticed a disturbing lack of self-repair in the trailer, and I hope that's not hinting at something.


That's pretty much the Iconic Necron mechanic. I would be really shocked if that went away. I'm sure it will change in someway, because the current implementation is not working at all, but I don't think it's going away.


As long as they don't make it Feel No Pain, that is. The 7th ed version was dull. It may have been effective, but it wasn't necron.

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To me, it looks like in the bottom left of the large blurry photo, is a heavy destroyer, and then in the bottom left of the not blurry photo, is a regular destroyer. Which to me makes a lot of sense to give a new kit to the last few models that still used the green rod. Which also adds up with there being a new Monolith kit as well.
   
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 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 Sasori wrote:
 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?


Because everyone kept bitching that necrons are boring to assemble and paint

As long as its not as bad as the Arks I don't care. I don't do special characters anyway, so the Silent King being a possible git to build and paint doesn't really concern me.

Do necrons still self-repair? Any news about that? I noticed a disturbing lack of self-repair in the trailer, and I hope that's not hinting at something.


That's pretty much the Iconic Necron mechanic. I would be really shocked if that went away. I'm sure it will change in someway, because the current implementation is not working at all, but I don't think it's going away.


As long as they don't make it Feel No Pain, that is. The 7th ed version was dull. It may have been effective, but it wasn't necron.


I'd honestly rather have a functioning mechanic, even if it's bland, over something that's more thematic but doesn't really work on the tabletop.

I'm hoping that GW can find the happy middle ground that is both thematic and well balanced. We'll see though.


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I mean, to make it work they just need to leave you roll for reanimation protocols even if the whole unit was wiped, but if you faill everything then that unit can't reroll again and is 100% destroyed. To add some counter play maybe add that if they are all wiped in mele they can't use it because the enemy destroys the corpses, or something like that.


Also I hope they give necron warriors a meele profile for their Gauss Flayers. I mean. They have giant axe-bayonets on them that do nothing. Just a +1S or -1AP would be enough.

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Is it just me or does that attendant look like the guy from our half of the starter box:

Attendant:
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Blury hidden dude from our half:
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Same staff, same banner like things attached to the front of them,

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Is it just me or does that attendant look like the guy from our half of the starter box:

Attendant:
Spoiler:

Blury hidden dude from our half:
Spoiler:


Same staff, same banner like things attached to the front of them,


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They do look very very similar. Maybe there is some kind of connection there.
   
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Just noticed that the big spindly walker on the left of the blurry image is rocking what looks like a doomsday cannon. Oh my if that's true.
   
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 Vaktathi wrote:
My big question with GW and Necrons, in terms of models at least, is why on earth do they keep insisting on making kits that look like utter hell to paint, and that appear to have all sorts of complex gubbins and awkward spots that will be impossible to reach with a brush if you don't paint before assembly (something that just doesn't work for many of us)?
I kinda think this may be an over-corrective defense against recasters.

But yeah, I don't like it either.

Overall I think I like the look of the new Warriors, but wish they weren't damaged. The thing that looks like a new Monolith. . . I think I'm going to prefer the old one with it's cleaner lines and narrower/taller dimensions. The really tall walker looks nice and unique, but some of the smaller tri-legged sculpts really aren't doing it for me.

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I DON'T SEE ANY PARIAHS

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I'm actually really interested in the models, especially updated necron warriors. But i've got zero interest in playing 40k, I just wish they could come out with a good skirmish game with regular 40k models...cause kill team sure ain't it.

 
   
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 CthuluIsSpy wrote:
 DeChevalier wrote:
So, the three-legged ones are the new destroyers... Wonder if we'll still have the option for flying destroyers?

And they better be plastic, not crappy failcast.


I wouldn't worry. GW hasn't made a finecast kit in years, and will most likely never again. It was too much of a hassle for them, and they've been making everything in hard plastic.

Flyers still have that stupid hole in it, but it was unlikely GW was going to redesign it anyway. Its a relatively new kit. Warriors, destroyers and monoliths are nearly 20 years old. The flyers are half that age.


I was referring to the fact that Destroyers currently have the Fly keyword. In the 5th Ed codex, they were jump infantry. Now they are flying infantry. I will be sorely disappointed if my legions of Destroyers must now foot-slog along side the Warriors and Immortals like peasants.

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I'm debating getting more old warriors now before this drops. I imagine that the meta in 9th will shift towards the new warrior weapon just so they sell models, but those faces are derpy and I'm going to guess that the new kit comes with 10 guys and no scarabs but probably a price hike. I guess the starter will be a cheap source of troops for a while, as I'm guessing there will still be greater demand for the marine half.

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I speculate that they are going to include as part of a new squad weapon some new weapon that will be so good every necron squad will want to get them. But you can only get sprues of this new weapon by buying a box of the new necron warriers.

Like how the new chain cannon was good but you only got one new chain cannon for every box of havocs. So, there will be this new chain cannon equivalent that you can take 1 for every ten necron warriors that you have.

So, that would be how they sell to those of us that already have tons of the old warriors. (plus its a new model, yay!).

If its part of the starter box, we will end up getting all the necron warriors anyway because for sure they will be part of a starter box.

I speculate that if they are going to make flyers feel like flyers more, then Necron air wing will be even more of a thing. Because Necrons do have some pretty good flyers like our night scythes and doom scythes.

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