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Old 07 Jul 2014, 21:54   #9 (permalink)
Carrelio
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Join Date: Apr 2010
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Nope. Nope nope nope. You've got role confusion out your ears and it's going to lead to a huge waste of points that is less a multitarget crushing deathstar than it is confused and struggling jack of all trades.

If you create a Support'O/Buffmander then make him a Support'O. Don't give him weapons he won't use. Every turn you don't use something you have paid for you are wasting points for it; that handicaps your list. Every turn you don't fire a weapon you paid for it's as though you didn't take it at all and you're just playing with a point disadvantage. Every turn you don't use the C&C node so you can shoot it's as though you're playing with a point disadvantage equal to the cost of your weapons. You are actively handicapping yourself.

I've touched on twin-linking the commander's plasma, and it's okay... but kind of a waste considering you're paying for it to only reroll 1/6 of the shots. And his weapon options are confused again, 2 different optimal targets, 2 different optimal ranges.

Mixed purpose weapons on a unit is the same story. I've already told you why this falls short in my previous post. At best you could push for burst cannon+plasma (used against light to medium infantry) or plasma+fusion (used against heavy infantry to vehicles), but understand even these are taking a hit over a unit that uses purely a single weapon choice like burst cannons (light infantry), plasma rifles (medium to heavy infantry), and fusion blasters (tanks).

Missiledrones may only be taken on broadsides.

I urge you not to build this unit. It is a trap.
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