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 Savageconvoy wrote:
Cuttlefish actually sounds familiar. Is there any way that could be the odd flying transport we've heard of? Any specifics about how it's mentioned?


Sorry for the long wait -

It's not described much at all - it's implied that it fills the same job as the Devilfish, but I personally think it was a "Devilfish" typo.

Also, another reviewer reminded me that there was another new unit - something the Imperial Guard called the "Skysnipers".
From how little they are mentioned, they are apparently drone-operated/flown Railguns (not likely Railrifles) designed for anti-air.

Otherwise, there's a fair bit of Vespid, Kroot(!) and numerous other 'standard' Tau unit descriptions -
even Tau-tech upgraded Weapon Servitors using Burst Cannons!!

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Holy Terra

Rumor from 10.3.2013:

Please note that the following is simply my own thoughts to a release schedule. No rumors on this one, and the intent is to discuss it the possibilities of what is on the horizon with the community.

Hastings Release Order
Tau
High Elves
Eldar
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Tau (April Release, or April pre-orders)
Tau are very much next. There are just too many different sources all saying the same thing, not to mention that Hastings word is canon, and he claimed they were next for us now back in August of last year.

So when? It looks like April is the month. I am not going to guess on whether that is only a few weeks away (although it sure feels like it) for an April 6th release date, or if April is going to be for pre-orders.

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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

There were "too many" sources telling us something completely different before Daemons came about.

   
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That's because nobody cared enough to ask or speculate about when Demons might be coming.

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 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:
Rumor from 10.3.2013:

So now we know that it is from today. But what is the source?

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GW canteen lady.....she baits Matt Ward with "special" cookies.

I think the whole rumour thing is starting to become a trickle now considering how tight lipped GW is now. Even our reliable resources are getting it wrong.

Guess its just a matter of wait and see now....until someone puts pics up from the WD isn't any ones guess.


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April makes it 8 years since last codex. With a 2 per year average tthen that is right on time.

That said, Tau are xenos and as such, GW will probably make us wait until the June price hike.

 
   
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 Void_walker wrote:
I think the whole rumour thing is starting to become a trickle now considering how tight lipped GW is now. Even our reliable resources are getting it wrong.


Personally I think Archonate might be on to something, about no one caring enough. Maybe even the rumor mongers are starting to lose interest in GW and don't feel like wasting their energy anymore?

Wow, has it really been that long? 8 years, two editions...nothing new in that entire length of time.

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Why isnt Slut Wars: The Sexpocalypse a real game dammit.


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 Kroothawk wrote:
 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:
Rumor from 10.3.2013:

So now we know that it is from today. But what is the source?

And it looks like a pile-on to boot. Ugh.

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Holy Terra



It seems it's like I said, we will see Tau next month in WD. Here is the comment that comes wit hthe picture:
"I had not heard much about Tau in the next White Dwarf yet, and yet here is mention of it from Games Workshop on Facebook. Once again, its not much, but is at least interesting. Perhaps they know more than they are letting out."
Source

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 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:
It seems it's like I said, we will see Tau next month in WD.

Then why did you start this thread under the title "Tau codex will be released in June"? Just saying

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If you want to understand the concept of the "Greater Good", read this article, and you never again call Tau commies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism 
   
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That's some store on FB. If it is true, the store manager is in trouble. If it isn't true, it just proves the 'store managers don't know jack'. So look for an opening in Grapevine mills.

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Is that actually a real store?

I mean, rumours... grapevine... mills.
   
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http://www.facebook.com/GWGrapevineMills

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Also:
http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/storelocator/search.jsp#page=details&id=24684&radius=50&address=Grapevine%2C%20TX%2C%20USA&latlng=32.934292,-97.078065&showGWS=true&showIndependantRetailers=true

3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Unit 122
Grapevine
TX
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US

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 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:


It seems it's like I said, we will see Tau next month in WD. Here is the comment that comes wit hthe picture:
"I had not heard much about Tau in the next White Dwarf yet, and yet here is mention of it from Games Workshop on Facebook. Once again, its not much, but is at least interesting. Perhaps they know more than they are letting out."
Source


He has just been on dakkadakka.

   
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 thenoobbomb wrote:
 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:


It seems it's like I said, we will see Tau next month in WD. Here is the comment that comes wit hthe picture:
"I had not heard much about Tau in the next White Dwarf yet, and yet here is mention of it from Games Workshop on Facebook. Once again, its not much, but is at least interesting. Perhaps they know more than they are letting out."
Source


He has just been on dakkadakka.


I think you meant that as a joke, but seriously that's where red shirts get their info.
   
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Holy Terra

 Kroothawk wrote:

Then why did you start this thread under the title "Tau codex will be released in June"? Just saying


WD codex and full fledged codex - big difference.
They will probably show us in next WD what can we except from Tau before the codex is released ( same thing happened to DA, first we had first look in WD and then we got codex ).

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Camas, WA

 Brother Captain Alexander wrote:
 Kroothawk wrote:

Then why did you start this thread under the title "Tau codex will be released in June"? Just saying


WD codex and full fledged codex - big difference.
They will probably show us in next WD what can we except from Tau before the codex is released ( same thing happened to DA, first we had first look in WD and then we got codex ).

Except they always do that the month before.

January, February, March, April... Something goes here... June.

So they wouldn't show off the new Tau in April and release them in June.

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Holy Terra

So maybe Tau will be released in May?

All in all it will not be April, that's for sure. ( if the latest rumor is to be believed but I think it is indeed true )

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Brother Captain Alexander wrote:
 Kroothawk wrote:

Then why did you start this thread under the title "Tau codex will be released in June"? Just saying

WD codex and full fledged codex - big difference.
They will probably show us in next WD what can we except from Tau before the codex is released ( same thing happened to DA, first we had first look in WD and then we got codex ).

Brother Captain Alexander wrote:So maybe Tau will be released in May?
All in all it will not be April, that's for sure. ( if the latest rumor is to be believed but I think it is indeed true )

I will quote you on that in about three weeks

BTW Natfka has found some Tau pics on a Hungrarian website and is puzzled what they are. They are test sculpts a.o. by Matt Holland shown on Games Day 2008. They usually don't get released, even if it would be a shame with these:
Kroot Shaper


Ejected Crisis Suit Pilot:


Pathfinder and Farsight by matt Holland:




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If you want to understand the concept of the "Greater Good", read this article, and you never again call Tau commies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism 
   
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Those arent conversions or GD minis, those look real.

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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
Those arent conversions or GD minis, those look real.

Yes, they are real...test sculpts show off at GD 2008, as Kroot stated. They've been out there for a while now...nothing new about those figs.

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- 4500pts.
- 2000

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Well just saw on the miniature wargames FB page that

Tau on the Horizon

via MachineSlave on Warseer

"Tau codex no longer available to retailers, just stopped in my local nerd store to get some what-nots and the lad in charge of orders said that the Tau codex is no longer available as well as the Hammerhead, crisis suit and one other unit (I forget which one). He said when that happens to a codex "it is just a few weeks out, so expect to see it by April."

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I think this would be very interesting, wouldn't that make it 2 relatively stealthy releases (in terms of how early we have had other leaks and really solid rumours) for 40k in a row.

I wish I had time for all the game systems I own, let alone want to own... 
   
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Has anyone seen that the Tau section has decreased in size at their local GW?

I haven't been able to get in to mine yet.

My flgs hasn't been able to order Tau bits for a while. That's all Tau bits. Not just the Codex.

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I have noticed that the Tau kits haven't been restocked in a while at my FLGS, but GW in my region has an issue fulfilling orders, unless it's the pile of hobbit junk which'll be there forever.

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 spectreoneone wrote:
 hotsauceman1 wrote:
Those arent conversions or GD minis, those look real.

Yes, they are real...test sculpts show off at GD 2008, as Kroot stated. They've been out there for a while now...nothing new about those figs.


That said, it is still nice to see them again because they are amazing.
   
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superawesomeraptorman over at Warseer General Discussion wrote:Heard a couple of things through the grapevine. They COULD be complete tosh, they could be awesome insights. I'd say the usual dosage of salt.

HQ

- New firewarrior leader - can give certain squads special abilities
- Ethereal have auras - apparently they are ok, nothing to write home about
- no honor guard
- New tank commander special character - has preferred enemy imperial guard (?), use on a hammerhead apparently (best tank to use)
- no HQ alters FOC apparently

Elites

- Crisis suits no new sprue, getting repackaged into 3. This seems to contradict people hearing about a new recut - apparently commanders sprue (special issue weapons) will sneak in here?
- no stealth on stealth suits, will have something to make them harder to shoot still (maybe?)

Troops
- fire warriors 9 points - no idea about new upgrades etc
- kroot lose one point of strength (really that sounds lame)

Fast
- Pathfinders don't take devilfish anymore
- piranhas are cheaper, but not much different
- flyers go here - apparently one is anti air. Not really much news, but apparently dual kit but neither version amazing (more like a dark angels rather than necron flyer kit)

Heavy Support
- Submuntions purchased for hammerheads
- Broadside have strength 8 rail guns -_- BUT can buy skyfire (expensive) but cannot buy A.S.S
- Giant new walker here - pretty tough to kill, apparently his weapons are interesting. I wanted more details, couldn't get them

New abilities
- Single squad gets charged - every unit within 6" can overwatch into the charging squad
- Squad ability from commander (can't remember which one). If unit does not move AT ALL (no relentless, S&P tricks) every model gets extra shot. I got the impression that you can't use jet pack move with this either
- Two marker light hits = NO cover at all (not a marker light hit per -1 cover). Usual BS upgrade
- Seeker missiles can skyfire
- Multi-trackers come standard on crisis suits (or free? dunno which)

General Stuff
- Haven't heard anything about new kroot or vespid stuff
- Haven't heard anything about ANY new race, but wasn't exactly told no new race as opposed to nothing was mentioned

Honestly all I can remember, it might fly in the face of everything we know, and a plastic kit seems to be missing (fire warrior HQ, Flyer, Big Suit plus something?)

Again might be true might not, ce le vi.

Neko over at Warseer General Discussion wrote:Right, just gotten off of the comlink to my contact in the icy north. Let's see now...
The codex is by Vetock.
The Ubersuit will not be competing for your Heavy slots.
Ion weapons will be overloadable.
Units will be able to overwatch to defend nearby comrades.
A new item of support gear will grant skyfire.
The new models are absolutely fabulous, much to the dismay of my future bank balance.
Could you at least say whether they've changed the look of the Crisis suits?

There is a new XV8 varient, but mostly they're the same.

The Dude over at Warseer general Discussion wrote:I've heard no big Kroot beast, which makes sense if the Ubersuit is a Monstrous Creature.

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Kroothawk's Malifaux Blog http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/455759.page
If you want to understand the concept of the "Greater Good", read this article, and you never again call Tau commies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism 
   
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Well that was heavily contradicting.

   
 
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