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Old 18 Oct 2008, 18:02   #9 (permalink)
enderwiggin
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Default Re: Fire Warrior BS 4 test vs. Orks

Another idea.

To balance BS4 (in some people's opinion), since the gunline approach actually seems feasible for once (not my play style so I have little experience there), why not restrict squad sizes? Down to ten or eight?

This will still be rather killy, as you put it, but gives greater incentive to lock them in CC. As well as making saves more important for the Tau.


Pros- Easier to hide unit and the devilfish look more attractive (unavailable for the 12. for example).

Cons- Slightly reduced chances of gunline (apparently) super shooter squads, smaller numbers mean more frequent tests, and easier to wipe out in CC.


Heavy 1 basic weapons is ridiculous too. Unless you also dropped points by three or more on every model. Which would be too much of a pendulum effect.
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