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As the title says...supplements, CA, etc., but we also have rumours of 9th ed dropping next year.

Personally, I will keep the wallet closed until GW actually give us a hint of what is to come...PA just strikes me as a stop-gap whilst transitioning to 9th

What are your plans?

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I plan to keep doing what I've been doing. There's always rumours of a new edition around the corner, or a new codex, or your army being squatted.

9th won't be the new beginning that 8th was, so even if it is around the corner your codex won't be invalidated. In all likelihood 8th codexes will work just fine in 9th.

   
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I dont think we are getting 9 at all next year, they are going to keep it 8th but might rewrite the core rules book a bit and clean up the faqs from 160 pages to 10 pages.

If you are not into 40k now, well if you like the models and painting them and you are playing one of the armies getting "real love" then yeah its worth it.

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Eh I can't see them releasing a new edition next year; they' hardly just finished releasing the codex last year. There's always someone saying that a new edition is around the corner; or people complaining of out of date prints or of having to print off 1 page of A4 of FAQ/Errata etc...

I'd say if you want to play then yes spend your money; if you don't want to play don't. That's really what it comes down too - since if you don't spend you won't be playing (or you'll only be able to play by borrowing rules from others - which short term is often not a problem; but long term can be).




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Over 40k myself at the moment. At least until they have released all the rules (maybe the end of psychic Awakening?) I'd love a new edition myself. I just want to go back to just needing the rulebook, codex, and FAQs.
   
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The thing about waiting until a new edition comes out (ignoring the fact that there's no real reason to think there will be) is:

what will you do in the meantime? If I buy miniatures - even a codex - now, I can paint them, play some games and whatever from now until the new edition comes out, and then … keep on playing.

Waiting for the next thing means you'll never do anything, as there's always a next ting to look out for.
   
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 AndrewGPaul wrote:
The thing about waiting until a new edition comes out (ignoring the fact that there's no real reason to think there will be) is:

what will you do in the meantime? If I buy miniatures - even a codex - now, I can paint them, play some games and whatever from now until the new edition comes out, and then … keep on playing.

Waiting for the next thing means you'll never do anything, as there's always a next ting to look out for.


This. If you wanna buy some cool models do.

 Stormonu wrote:
For me, the joy is in putting some good-looking models on the board and playing out a fantasy battle - not arguing over the poorly-made rules of some 3rd party who neither has any power over my play nor will be visiting me (and my opponent) to ensure we are "playing by the rules"
 
   
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I'll buy new things if there are new models I really like, but I'm shifting away from 8e and more towards homebrew/30k, so I'm not making any purchases based on their rules.

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My 2020 40k plans:
Play games.
Come Jan. I'll pick up the SoB codex. Some new SoB models? (shrugs) Maybe. I already have 2k pts worth so it'll really come down to "Do I like the models for any NEW units?"
At some point in the future when the Ad-Mech flyer comes out I'll pick that up. (at least 1, maybe several)
I'll keep slowly picking away at the heap-o-Ork stuff on the work table & claim they might hit the table in 2020
Pick up other cool 40k models as they release stuff I like.
   
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I don't think we'll see 9th in 2020 - but I wouldn't be against an 8.1 BRB, though preferably not in the big hardback version.

What do I mean by 8.1? Take the 8.0 rules, apply any changes to them that have arisen from FAQs, throw in the missions from CA17 & 18 (given they'd be OOP at that point) - maybe throw in any game variants that have appeared in those two CA as well, but I suspect the missions are the bit people wouldn't mind having consolidated into one book.

I'd love it to add keywords to weapons, but that would mean a bunch of FAQ content added until the next cycle of Codexes were released.

Having said all that, I'd much rather the Main 40k Studio sort out WTF it is doing with rules support for FW armies and models before doing any of the above, especially if rumours about the (lack of) points changes to FW models in CA19 are accurate. Updated/reworked army lists for R&H, Corsairs, DKoK & Elysians would be a great starting point...

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 Sentineil wrote:
I plan to keep doing what I've been doing. There's always rumours of a new edition around the corner, or a new codex, or your army being squatted.

9th won't be the new beginning that 8th was, so even if it is around the corner your codex won't be invalidated. In all likelihood 8th codexes will work just fine in 9th.


Pretty much this right here. I remember the first winter after 8th dropped people were saying 9th was just around the corner.
   
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 NoiseMarine with Tinnitus wrote:
As the title says...supplements, CA, etc., but we also have rumours of 9th ed dropping next year.

Personally, I will keep the wallet closed until GW actually give us a hint of what is to come...PA just strikes me as a stop-gap whilst transitioning to 9th

What are your plans?


My plan is to bring my Grey Knights to 2k points, and then buy a bunch of plastic Sisters, and then figure out what-do from there.

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Add me to the list of people who've fallen out of 40K in the past few months.

 
   
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 NoiseMarine with Tinnitus wrote:
As the title says...supplements, CA, etc., but we also have rumours of 9th ed dropping next year.

Personally, I will keep the wallet closed until GW actually give us a hint of what is to come...PA just strikes me as a stop-gap whilst transitioning to 9th

What are your plans?
Competitively? No, it's not worth dropping coin on 40k. The game is starting to megabloat and get increasingly ridiculous, with CA pretty much being blind random minor adjustments in 90% of cases. Regardless of any potential 9E on the horizon, the last couple of months are really starting to look like a jumping the shark moment.

For casual games with friends, it's fine.

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If you wanna jump into 40k jump in, 8th edition if/when it comes won't be a major change anyway it'll be a clean up.

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I very much doubt 9th is coming anytime soon. They are just starting the second cycle of codexes now and I feel like PA is a money grab and stop gap to provide flavour until those codexes are released.






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 Vaktathi wrote:
 NoiseMarine with Tinnitus wrote:
As the title says...supplements, CA, etc., but we also have rumours of 9th ed dropping next year.

Personally, I will keep the wallet closed until GW actually give us a hint of what is to come...PA just strikes me as a stop-gap whilst transitioning to 9th

What are your plans?
Competitively? No, it's not worth dropping coin on 40k. The game is starting to megabloat and get increasingly ridiculous, with CA pretty much being blind random minor adjustments in 90% of cases. Regardless of any potential 9E on the horizon, the last couple of months are really starting to look like a jumping the shark moment.

For casual games with friends, it's fine.


IMO Competitive 40k has been a joke long before the supplement bloat started creeping in.




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I am giving Age of Sigmar a try. As I listen to lore videos while I paint, I am liking the setting more and more. As someone that played way too much D&D in the 90's and early 2000s, it is refreshing to get away from the vanilla fantasy world that just about everything was then. I can't say I am a fan of the rules yet though. I am still very new yet and haven't given them a fair shake yet.

Closer to 40k, I plan to keep playing more Kill Team as it gives me a much better gaming experience and most everything I expectantly want (I don't expect much from GW) as games go. I might occasionally play the odd full game of 40k since sometimes I want to play a bigger force, but I really do expect all it will take is a single game to remind myself why I stick with Kill Team most of the time.

Barring the Slaves of Darkness Collecting Box and maybe the new Endless Spells, I am not getting anymore models this year. I hope to get caught up with my painting. I started more armies than expected, and I really let my backlog get out of hand. So even next year, I don't expect to be getting anything save a surprise Genestealer Cult Start Collecting Box until I finish up my AoS army as well as rest of my Chaos Space Marines and Primaris Marine armies.

   
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 NurglesR0T wrote:


IMO Competitive 40k has been a joke long before the supplement bloat started creeping in.

I won't disagree, but at least personally I felt most of 2019 was in an "ok" place as far as could be expected of the current ruleset, probably about as good as the better parts of 4th or 5th (which were never perfect themselves by any means). Now it's getting...truly ridiculous with the more recent releases.

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 NoiseMarine with Tinnitus wrote:
As the title says...supplements, CA, etc., but we also have rumours of 9th ed dropping next year.

Personally, I will keep the wallet closed until GW actually give us a hint of what is to come...PA just strikes me as a stop-gap whilst transitioning to 9th

What are your plans?


Keep in mind it's almost quaranteed codexes won't be invalidated with 9th ed anyway.

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Depending on point drops to other units then termintors and strikes, I am going to have to buy more models, or play with an army much smaller then 2000pts. Not sure how I am going to do it. Store only has 1 5 men strike box, and that is all, and am not a tank kit person. Maybe GW is going to make a hero+ unit kit like it did for eldar, although if they put it in to a 250$ box, am sure I won't get those models.
   
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Karol wrote:
Depending on point drops to other units then termintors and strikes, I am going to have to buy more models, or play with an army much smaller then 2000pts. Not sure how I am going to do it. Store only has 1 5 men strike box, and that is all, and am not a tank kit person. Maybe GW is going to make a hero+ unit kit like it did for eldar, although if they put it in to a 250$ box, am sure I won't get those models.


your store should be able to order things for you Karol.

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I asked, and they would, If I ordered a lot more boxs then 1. The store owner tried to explain it to me, but I got confused by it. all I know is that they can't just order what ever they want from GW, they have to pick stuff from a list, and some stuff they can only get if they buy other stuff, and if they are not going to sell those things, they are going to be losing money. Not sure how this works, though. Plus I don't have the money to buy more then one box in the first place, am not sure if I want to buy the new CA, maybe people will just let me play with old point costs.
   
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Or just read someone elses Chapter Approved and write down on paper the point changes that you need.

As for store ordering that seems very odd that they can't just order stock in. I'd imagine that they have to make single bulk orders, but they should be able to get in a single box of one model range along with others from that model range to supply local demand. If not there is more than one store in the world and heck you could just order direct from GW themselves.

It's not as if the store is losing money if they aren't able to order what you want.

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Well I can read it, but to play at my store I need a copy of the rules. Otherwise I can play. Am not really happy that I have to buy a high cost CA book, for 2-3 pages of rules like last year. That ate 3 months of my money spending. And in my part of the world there is only that one store. Closest other is 6 hours away, and am not going to ask my mom to drop out of work and take me on a 6 hour trip durning the week, to ask if the other store maybe gets to order my stuff there. Specially as there is a high chance, that I get the same anwser, because both the store belong to the same frenchise.
   
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 AndrewGPaul wrote:
The thing about waiting until a new edition comes out (ignoring the fact that there's no real reason to think there will be) is:

what will you do in the meantime? If I buy miniatures - even a codex - now, I can paint them, play some games and whatever from now until the new edition comes out, and then … keep on playing.

Waiting for the next thing means you'll never do anything, as there's always a next ting to look out for.


There is so many cool models and cool games to play

I think i am at the point where if 40k died, I would just get a coffee. The most i feel i would lose was the chat i enjoy on dakka. But that may be picked up with a fan made 40k. WHich would be awesome.

They have a few minis i wanted to buy like the sisters box, but overall i think 40k is not worth dropping money into.
   
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 NurglesR0T wrote:
I very much doubt 9th is coming anytime soon. They are just starting the second cycle of codexes now and I feel like PA is a money grab and stop gap to provide flavour until those codexes are released.



A new starter box with a cleaned-up rules pamphlet incorporating the errata, new terrain rules and tweaks to forming detachments is possible and would be de facto 9th ed.

The 8th rulebook doesn't have much current content left - missions are generally ignored in favour of Chapter Approved, terrain was replaced by Chapter Approved and will be again, battlezones have been replaced by more specific supplements. That just leaves the 5 pages on Detachments and Battleforged armies.

I played in a GT last week and I don't recall seeing a single core rulebook in the building.
   
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I keep buying models I like, and double up on as little things as possible. With enough variance in my collection, the chances of no longer being able to build a decent lists is minimal.
I fell into this trap in 7th when all competitive ork models were invalidated, and won't be falling into it again.

 Daedalus81 wrote:
SemperMortis wrote:
Yes, because everyone lines up on the deployment line when facing off against orkz, especially when said orkz are fielding 3 Bonebreakers...which rely exclusively on getting into CC to inflict any kind of actual harm. All of your arguments rely upon your opponent being a brain dead muppet who just lets you maul him.


Yea...that's called board control.
 
   
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Spend all your money now before the next edition hits, that way you maximize your buyer's remorse and saltiness for supporting GW buy a new yatch.

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I really do not think that you will see 9th edition any time soon. There is no need for it when we have yearly CA books and more expansions like Psychic Awakening and Vigilus to update/expand the game. Codexes will continue to be updated and new models released. That is how GW will make their money each year now.

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