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WD Fallen Rules Soon?


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so nothing new and just reprints again?


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so nothing new and just reprints again?


That's the assumption. I think it will prove right. Just cashing in on re-prints.

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If that is the case then it's probably aimed at newer players.


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I saw the words "specialist detachment" and "formation"?!

I feel uncomfortable.


Nothing from 7th ed should ever be brought back to 40k. Nightmare fuel much.
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I saw the words "specialist detachment" and "formation"?!

I feel uncomfortable.


Nothing from 7th ed should ever be brought back to 40k. Nightmare fuel much.

 

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I saw the words "specialist detachment" and "formation"?!

I feel uncomfortable.


Nothing from 7th ed should ever be brought back to 40k. Nightmare fuel much.

 

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God no, they are such an awful mechanic, if anything id like em out of a few more games...

 

so nothing new and just reprints again?

They say there are new rules, but the stuff they mention sounds exactly like the previous bodge job. I think both sides of the optimism/pessimism posting have good points tbh.



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so nothing new and just reprints again?


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I have no problem with a reprint. It gives people a chance to get up to speed who don’t have Vigilus (only available as ePub) and doesn’t invalidate the rules for those who bought Vigilus. Of course it would be good if GW made it a bit clearer, so real Fallen die hards don’t make a special effort to buy White Dwarf to find nothing new.
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so nothing new and just reprints again?

I think there will be some tweaks to adapt to 9th like 2W and such but basically i think it will be just the same two datasheets of Cypher and Fallen squad
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I'm thinking Cypher, Fallen Squad Captainesque character, and Librarian/Sorcerer with access to either both the Librarius and Hereticus disciplines, and/or some sort of bespoke discipline. Maybe one or two each of bespoke WL Trait, Relic and Stratagem, and a limited list of Stratagems from those available to both CSM and SM. Also two wounds to bring them inline with the updated MEQ stats.

Edit: I think they'll be equivalent Harlequins, but for Imperial and Chaos factions instead of CW and Dark Eldar.

Edited by Captain Smashy Pants, 02 May 2021 - 07:56 AM.

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So I've got some badass fallen that I jam in lists from time to time when I don't mind losing and wanna roll lots of overcharged rapid firing combi-plasmas.

Personally I'd like to see a special detachment that says if you take a detachment of fallen (like the old specialist detachment) you may take additional units such as;

+Daemon Prince (Who is visible in the picture fighting along side the fallen in the WHC article and it happened before, his name is Marbas. He and the changeling set Luther free I believe.)

+Sorcerer - Because Luther was... Maybe someone found that old Calibanite lore Luther studied? (Kick ass hook right there)

+Chaos Lord aka "Fallen Lord" - Your regular spikey daddy but with a hood.

+CSM
+Chaos Bikes
+Land Raider
+Predator
+Rhino
+And THAT GUY (White knights primarchs and sometimes is the "voice of the Emperor"... when its fun.)

It could be more of a renegade themed force with strats and relics designed to make up for the small range. (Similar to thousand sons. If memory serves, they only have 5 original kits)


That's my wish list anyways. I expect GW to give me the fallen angels 9th ed with nothing new but 2W and +1 to hit instead of reroll 1s for standing still. Oh and check muh dudez!

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Edited by Xenoscry, 04 May 2021 - 02:47 AM.

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