Jump to content

Welcome to The Bolter and Chainsword
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account for free today!
Photo

=][= Astra Militarum Army Lists Reminder =][=


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1
duz_

duz_

    ++ REPREHENSOR FECTUM ++

  • ++ MODERATI ++
  • 6,364 posts
It has come to the Commissariat's attention that with the increased excitement of around fielding the glorious Imperial Guard regiments and the proliferation of Army building apps, that some have forgotten the rules of posting army lists. In particularly:

No excessive points values in army lists or discussions

This means that you may not post Army Builder print outs (or those from similar products) or fully detailed points/stats for your army lists. Keep it simple, such as "Chapter Master; Terminator armour, storm bolter, thunder hammer; 285 pts" or similar.

 
Some examples that contravene this rule are:
Spoiler

 
In this example there they individual upgrade points are listed, further more when squads are standard sized and equipped there is no reason to list each individual model and their load out. A more appropriate post would look like:

Tempestor Prime [2 PL, 50pts]

  • Plasma Pistol, Power axe
Militarum Tempestus Scions [6 PL, 117pts]
  • 7x Scion, 7x Hot-shot Lasgun
  • 2x Scion w/ Plasma gun
  • Tempestor, Hot-shot Laspistol, Power axe
 
Similarly Battlescribe likes to include a lot of "filler" symbols and spaces in their print out which are unnessary and cluttered examples are
Spoiler

 
In this example although not as painful on a computer screen, our Frater who use their phones have to scroll through several lines of excessive spacing and symbols. Battlescribe also individually lists each single model entry and load out, which is great for tournament play, not so much for B&C. A better way of having this on B&C would be:

Vanguard Detachment +1CP (Imperium - Astra Militarum) [12 PL, 220pts]
HQ

Company Commander [3 PL, 40pts]: Laspistol, Power fist

Elites
3x Special Weapons Squad [3 PL, 45pts]: 3x Guardsman

  • 3x Guardsman W/ Special Weapon: Flamer

 
We appreciate your co-operation with the Forum Rules.

While we are on the topic of Army Lists, we have seen an significant increase in Army List reviews since 8th dropped.
The Guard community has always been great for providing advice and feedback, and we hope this will continue. biggrin.png
 
As such we ask when you are in the Army List Review section, that you consider "paying it forward".
What do we mean by this exactly?
Simply put, if you expect fellow Frater to provide feedback on your lists, take the time and provide feedback on others' first.

For those who are new to the Guard, or the hobby, we understand that you might not be in the position to provide feedback on others lists just yet. However we hope that you return the favour in the future!smile.png

That is all Guardsmen! Carry on! thumbsup.gif
  • Halfpint100 likes this

#2
Halfpint100

Halfpint100

    ++ EXEMPLUM CONVECTORIS ++

  • ++ MODERATI CEDO ++
  • 1,224 posts
  • Location:UK
  • Faction: 32nd Firedrakes

Sounds good to me!


  • duz_ likes this

#3
Commissar potato

Commissar potato

    +FRATER DOMUS+

  • + FRATER DOMUS +
  • 44 posts
Sorry... I Think that was me lol. First time on the forums. How do you suggest posting lists in the future?
Not one potato here has permission to die until we give these cruel potato owners a cadian welcome! FIRST RANK FIRE! SEACOND RANK FIRE!

#4
duz_

duz_

    ++ REPREHENSOR FECTUM ++

  • ++ MODERATI ++
  • 6,364 posts

No problems Potato

 

Given the rigid structure of the guard a lot of commanders are already very familiar with unit entries, which means you could short hand some eg

Infantry squad 

Plasma, Lascannon

 

Seeing as they're always 10 man with a couple of options

Scions are similar although you might want to specify the size of the units

 

Points you can either summarise by unit entry or leave out all together

 

Main thing is, the easier you make it for others to read, the more likely they will and provide feedback ;) :tu:






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users