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View Poll Results: Whats the best idea for a custom Tau army?
Tau Marines 2 11.76%
Chaos Tau 3 17.65%
Farsight Good 3 17.65%
Farsight Evil 1 5.88%
Tau Pirates 8 47.06%
Tau Forced to Use Alien Weaponary 0 0%
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 07:42   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need An Idea!

Sorry if this is in the wrong spot, but I'm kind of stuck. See, I want to make a custom Tau army but i don't know what to do. I've heard one guy made a penal colony from IG, whilst another created a Tau army of Chaos. I need an original idea. Unfortunately, I'm drawing a big blank on design and paint scheme. So if anyone wants to take pity on my poor soul, please do. At my disposal i have 1 DF, 1 Crisis VX8 Battlesuit, 3 XV25 Stealth Suits, 1 Marker Light Drone, 6 Gun Drones, 12 Fire Warriors, and 12 Kroot Carnivores. I'd rather not use the Kroot or the Vespid. Thanks for anyone who takes there time out to help.
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 08:45   #2 (permalink)
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you could make a tau force that is from a world where the water caste has persuaded the Humans to the greater good, but are still keeping up their imperial masquerade, i.e. a small tau garrison that is being hidden under the wing of an imperial governor.
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 10:10   #3 (permalink)
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Or Tau version of Catachans (sorry if I misspelled). Force that is highly specialised in jungel fighting. Or Ice World specialists or any other climate type specialists. OR even "Tau marines" for rebeling/executing boarding actions in naval fights.
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 13:10   #4 (permalink)
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the tau marines sounds really cool, maybe they are stationed along the perdus rift to defend against any imperial (or other) forces that should make there presence known in the warp.
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 19:13   #5 (permalink)
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Yeh. Darn I didn&#39;t come up with it earlier...
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Old 14 Feb 2007, 21:24   #6 (permalink)
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Hey i just realized something. The Tau are one of the most advanced race technologically, yet they don&#39;t have lightsaber/beam sword type weapons. What about a hybrid Ethereal/Fire Warrior creature. I&#39;m still kind of shakey on the rules since i don&#39;t have a official book, but they could be Tau who specialize in melee. They would take kind of a Jedi role. low armor but high evade, and being half Ethereal they would have some mind control powers I&#39;ve been reading about in the fluff. They could deflect plasma type rounds back at the shooter, and be very usefull against infantry as well as light vehicles. The down side is, again, the lack of armor, as well as not doing so hot against heavy vehicles like tanks and defilers. Also the deflect wouldn&#39;t work on weapons with bullets for ammo. I think it would be cool to see a Monk like warrior with a beamsaber totally owning a squad of Imperial Guardsmen, deflecting shots along the way, then swinging his sword around a gutting em all in a single turn. Anyone else want to elaborate on this feel free to.
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Old 15 Feb 2007, 00:31   #7 (permalink)
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Yeh. Darn I didn&#39;t come up with it earlier...
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Old 15 Feb 2007, 09:16   #8 (permalink)
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Hey i just realized something. The Tau are one of the most advanced race technologically, yet they don&#39;t have lightsaber/beam sword type weapons. What about a hybrid Ethereal/Fire Warrior creature. I&#39;m still kind of shakey on the rules since i don&#39;t have a official book, but they could be Tau who specialize in melee. They would take kind of a Jedi role. low armor but high evade, and being half Ethereal they would have some mind control powers I&#39;ve been reading about in the fluff. They could deflect plasma type rounds back at the shooter, and be very usefull against infantry as well as light vehicles. The down side is, again, the lack of armor, as well as not doing so hot against heavy vehicles like tanks and defilers. Also the deflect wouldn&#39;t work on weapons with bullets for ammo. I think it would be cool to see a Monk like warrior with a beamsaber totally owning a squad of Imperial Guardsmen, deflecting shots along the way, then swinging his sword around a gutting em all in a single turn. Anyone else want to elaborate on this feel free to.
Tau will not ever, EVER go in meelee if it is not totally necessary. Not a good idea, fluff wise. Also, tau dosn&#39;t have any good close combat units.


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Old 15 Feb 2007, 10:01   #9 (permalink)
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Tau will not ever, EVER go in meelee if it is not totally necessary. Not a good idea, fluff wise. Also, tau dosn&#39;t have any good close combat units.


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Yeah but what about one or two independent characters. An elite group that could attach to a squad of fire warriors.
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Unfluffy and totally against the whole concept of Tau Army.

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