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Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws






 Malathrim wrote:
I was counting and looks like I have 10 armies throughout 40k and AoS now. Not even close to done on my Beasts of Chaos, but crap! Now these guys come out and make the Beasts look boring. I think I would also enjoy the Troggoths as they're lower model count and I like caves. The squig-boingers supposedly do mortal wounds on the charge though, so an army of those guys might be in order too. I think getting the tome is warranted for investigation first. Then the Endless Spells for pure fun on shelf display. Then later, maybe, models. I know I'm not getting into Slaanesh, so that's a relief.


I know the feels. I'm going to grab the tome on Saturday and read through it and pick up maybe Skragrott because he's awesome. But I'm sitting on so many armies as it is to rush into them.

I'm sure by the time all the models are out I'll have a 2000pt list.
   
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Florence, KY

Lady Atia finally has her REVIEW of the battletome posted.

Spoiler:

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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Master Engineer with a Brace of Pistols






I love them already!
   
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Imperial Agent Provocateur






the loonshrine is going to be my only purchase from this release....going to be the centerpiece to my table

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Ambushing Wargor




Baltimore, Maryland

Cool to see Grotbag Scuttlers getting a little cameo in a lore snippet. They helped a Gloomspite army attack and take over a Kharadron Overlord sky-port. Hopefully a sign of things to come!

"Sometimes the only victory possible is to keep your opponent from winning." - The Emperor, from The Outcast Dead.
"Tell your gods we are coming for them, and that their realms will burn as ours did." -Thostos Bladestorm
 
   
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Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws






I love their fluff. Love the eager sniffer Squigs leading them around and how they give out goodies to people for fun. The models are awesome too, quite cute.
Also 2 wounds per model is nice too, 12 wounds for 6 models is great on a unit like that, especially for the points cost

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 nels1031 wrote:
Cool to see Grotbag Scuttlers getting a little cameo in a lore snippet. They helped a Gloomspite army attack and take over a Kharadron Overlord sky-port. Hopefully a sign of things to come!


Where can i see it?

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Battlefortress Driver with Krusha Wheel





Super hard for me to resist the smorgasbord of Gobbo goodness right now, having to stare at my grey pile of Ironjawz shame to keep me from getting my grubby green hands on them.

My milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard and they're like, hurr darry darr.


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Baltimore, Maryland

zamerion wrote:
 nels1031 wrote:
Cool to see Grotbag Scuttlers getting a little cameo in a lore snippet. They helped a Gloomspite army attack and take over a Kharadron Overlord sky-port. Hopefully a sign of things to come!


Where can i see it?


I read about it in Mengel Miniatures review of the Battletome.

Link to blog: http://www.mengelminiatures.com/2019/01/review-battletome-gloomspite-gitz.html#more
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The timeline section of the book has some really cool and fun snippets of story. Everything is covered from the origins of the Moonclan and Spiderfang, through the Age of Chaos, and into the Soul Wars. One of my favorite stories is of a Kharadron Overlord fleet which is overrun by the Gloomspite hordes when they attempt to find plunder amongst their ancestral Karak. The grots then fly this hijacked fleet back to the skyport of Barak-Khazzar, crashing the ships into the port and offloading the Gloomspite hordes into the streets. The Kharadron begin to fight back, but are overrun once a fleet of Grotbag Scuttlers arrive to assist their Gloomspite cousins. The skyport is now named Da Moon City and is now a floating Gloomspite fortress. I also like that the Grotbag Scuttlers are mentioned again, twice actually.

"Sometimes the only victory possible is to keep your opponent from winning." - The Emperor, from The Outcast Dead.
"Tell your gods we are coming for them, and that their realms will burn as ours did." -Thostos Bladestorm
 
   
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As a Kevin Adams aficionado I never really liked the greenskin that came after (especially the orcs :() But I have to say that some of these guys are really really...rad. I hope they do well for GW.
   
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Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws






The New Zealand pre-orders are up. These units look amazing, the pictures they've been showing off haven't been doing them justice, can really get a sense of their dynamics in the 360's.
   
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Furious Fire Dragon




Iceland

Have you guys tried out the Squig Dice? Just got my pack and these are quite literally one of the worst dice I have ever had the chance of throwing. A friend of mine bought two packs and ended up selling me one because they are unusable in normal play.

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They’re better for being wound/turn markers rather than actual game dice.

Also, my first Gloomspite Gitz mini:

   
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 Future War Cultist wrote:
They’re better for being wound/turn markers rather than actual game dice.

Also, my first Gloomspite Gitz mini:



Hey that’s a really cool model, is it a conversion?
   
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The Conquerer






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Bagpipe Squig is legit

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Florence, KY

 Tiberius501 wrote:
 Future War Cultist wrote:
They’re better for being wound/turn markers rather than actual game dice.

Also, my first Gloomspite Gitz mini:

Spoiler:


Hey that’s a really cool model, is it a conversion?

No. It's from the old WHFB Battle for Skull Pass box.

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'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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 Eldarsif wrote:
Have you guys tried out the Squig Dice? Just got my pack and these are quite literally one of the worst dice I have ever had the chance of throwing. A friend of mine bought two packs and ended up selling me one because they are unusable in normal play.


I tried to warn people about that. They're cool as a collector's item, but they looked to be in no way functional as gaming dice.

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What I like about the new lore:

- Loon asylum is dark, horribly dark background. Insane wizards turning into mushrooms with mouths.
- God - spider and her brood that defies Nagash in their own way.
- The rats tried to blow up da bad moon.
   
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Ambushing Wargor




Baltimore, Maryland

There is a reference to Skarsnik in the lore too.

The Bad Moon has a satelite that erractically orbits it, and one of the legends is that its “a warlord that conquered eight mountain peaks” and was blessed to accompany the moon on its rampages through all time.

Glad they kept the model too.

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"Tell your gods we are coming for them, and that their realms will burn as ours did." -Thostos Bladestorm
 
   
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Does anyone have a photo of loonking next to a miniature human-sized standard?
   
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Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws






I don't have a picture because it's too dark now but measuring him earlier, he's about as tall, if not slightly taller, than your average free peoples soldier, taller especially if you take his glorious crown into consideration. So pretty big for a Grot
   
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So got the book and i found one sad fact... the regular (non) hero dankhold troggoth can be killed by the sylvaneth woods ability if he runs or charges into it and proceeds to roll of a one of the wood’s ability... because he lacks the hero or monster keyword.
   
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He should avoid sylvaneth woods like everyone else then lol.

GW points don't bring balance. They exist purely for structure. You can get more balance from no points than you do from GW points. You however can get no structure in your game without points. 
   
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Florence, KY

CommissarClay wrote:
So got the book and i found one sad fact... the regular (non) hero dankhold troggoth can be killed by the sylvaneth woods ability if he runs or charges into it and proceeds to roll of a one of the wood’s ability... because he lacks the hero or monster keyword.

Looking at the online warscrolls, neither the Fellwater or Rockgut Troggoths have the MONSTER keyword either (although they are smaller than the Dankhold).

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

- Nemesor Zahndrekh of the Sautekh Dynasty
Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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Tunneling Trygon






Nottingham (yay!)

Just put together the first of my new GSG sets, the fungus fanatics. There’s a squig skeleton - that’s getting reserved to be a Bonerattle familiar. I got two sets’ worth of the 7ed gobbos and was not expecting a massive release wave for them after the Fungoid shaman dropped last year!

Also finishing rebasing and repainting my Fellwater Troggoths up with my stone trolls to follow, I picked up Throgg when he went made to order and he’ll be my Troggboss. Small for it, but I’ll put him on a tall base. Definitely want to add the Troggoth Hag and cast them as Grendel & Aglæca leading their tribe

I don’t actually play much AoS, but the main thing that put me off was fielding my Night Goblins and (1) characters getting shot up very quickly, and (2) fanatics seeming to serve no purpose other than easy roadkill. The core and unit rules have largely mitigated this and I’m going to give it a try. I’m prepared for things to be very different to my old method... I used to take loads of unreliable units and write off everything that fell over or bickered and focus on getting things done with the ones that reached the enemy, it seems the GSG game is more about stacking buffs? Interesting.

Main use I’ll be getting out of them will be Warhammer Quest, though. I’ve got a scenario written for my friends’ heroes, going to DM it soon and start a blog. It’s a road test for some homebrew rules for watery dungeons; Fellwater Troggoths will be dopey and passive on land, but get in water in them and it’ll be like fighting a Great White Shark crossed with a Crocodile

...in the entrance of the dungeon will be the Fanatic who’s puking his guts up

   
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Rotting Sorcerer of Nurgle






Something that surprised me was that Gitmob Grots were mentioned and prominently enough to say that they are definitely not being squatted. There was a clear reference to three grot factions: gloomspite, grotbag scuttlers, and gitmobs. Gitmobs were referenced as being based out of the realm of light, preferring to ride around on open plains. So implied cavalry/chariot focus there.

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Courageous Questing Knight





drinking tea in the snow

It'd be neat to see a similar treatment to wolf riders, i think

realism is a lie
 
   
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Rotting Sorcerer of Nurgle






I always liked the 'scrappy wood construction' look of various goblin stuffs (the metal gnoblar scraplauncher is among my favorite miniatures ever), I would jump on an army of that immediately. I already know I'll be on the hook for grotbag scuttlers when they come out, might be on for gitmob as well.

"Putting a statement in quotations makes it seem more legitimate."
--Bette R. Withname

Imagine three people with the same set of values but radically different emotional states, each of them believes their position is more valid than the other two, they all post using the same account, and your job is to make it coherent. 
   
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At this point it wouldn't surprise me terribly if gitmobs and greenskins - got recombined into a "Classic Orcs & Goblins" tome.

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Gitmobs I've also heard are based around the mongolion hordes. Will be interesting to see this realized in tome format.

GW points don't bring balance. They exist purely for structure. You can get more balance from no points than you do from GW points. You however can get no structure in your game without points. 
   
 
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