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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:46 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

I'll do that. Thanks for the invite. ^^

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:48 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Ya, no problem. Smile We're always happy, and eager to teach new players, cause after you play against the same four people for a while, its' hard to come up with new surprises for your opponenet. lol. Glad to know there might be some fresh faces around.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:50 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

I will play, thats for sure. Currently building a Guard Army. And I have the AoBR Space Marines...and Orks. But I dont liek Orks. Haha.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:53 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

One of the best things to do is to sell the ork sprues from the set to another new player. Might start a new post and see if someone will trade you their marines so you bothe get further. But, first thing I'd start doing is plowing thru that mini-rulebook you get. and before you glue special weapons to your guard, you may want to test them in games first because some of their things are a bit... counter-intuitive.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:55 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Yeah, Ive read the books a lot. Maybe too much, haha. I have lots of theories but no practice. Id like to run with the space marines first, since theyre a complete force technically. Then learn and such. I should get rid of them orks. I already assembled them, and I think 2 or so are primed. We'll see.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:01 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

I have a friend who plays orks and might be interested in them, and another buddy of mine runs guard and would be happy to walk you through a couple games Smile there's also a great podcast i listen to at www.40kwarcasting.wordpress.com that has some great stuff explaining armies and some good lists/tactics.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:03 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Ill have to look at that. Podcasts are fun, haha. And I love learning. Do you guys do flavored campaigns at all? Or are they normall just one-shot "skirmish" matches? And yeah, im willing to let my orks go, haha.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:05 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

We normally just get together and throw down a random match. We have almost all the expansion books and supplements too, but haven't done a whole lot with them. Tried a campaign once, but we needed a better method of runnin it.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:05 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Okay cool, sounds like fun. What are some of the common armies that you guys play? I know, Im full of questions.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:11 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

My friend Andy runs Tyranids and Chaos Space Marines, ... and is considering Eldar as well. 4 yrs.
Tom runs Imp Guard and Space Wolves and has almost all the supplements 4 yrs.
Casey runs Orks and has recently started Blood Angels 2 yrs.
and I run Space Marines and have just in the last month started a Tau army. 3 yrs.

A couple of their brothers play on occation runnin anything from Oks to Necrons, and we've done a tournement here or there, but mostly stick to pickup games amoungst our own group.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:12 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Nice, sounds like a lot of fun. Lots of good variance. I'm looking forward to leaning and playing with you guys. Now I really wish I didnt have to work sunday, haha. None of my friends will even talk 40k with me XP.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:14 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

That stinks! Well, we'be been tryin to get there every Sunday so you can plan around that Smile Maybe I'll see if I can make it down on Saturday.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:15 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Oh, this is a good site for tactics and other articles as well. www.belloflostsouls.net/

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:16 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

I work every other weekend...plus this sunday :(. It'll be a while. I might be there Saturday for the Magic Prerelease though. Gotta clear it with the Fiancee, haha.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:17 am    Post subject: Re: New to Warhammer40k

Ya, I know how that is. lol. Well, are there any weekdays that work for you?

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