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Old 05 May 2007, 14:59   #6 (permalink)
MalVeauX
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Default Re: Iron Warriors.....worst possible chaos choice?

Heya,

I think what he is saying is that he doesn't think IronWarriors fits the global theme of the codex, where assault is readily available via lots of combat weapon and STR buffs, speed, etc, including daemons and other such things; meanwhile, the IronWarriors focus on guns and don't bother with daemons so much nor assault units, etc.

To the notion, I just want to point this out: Codex: Chaos Space Marines. Notice it's not just Forces of Chaos, or Chaos. It's Chaos Space Marines. The make up less than a fraction of a fraction of a percent of what Chaos is. But it would be near impossible for GW to release a Chaos codex based on the real cults (the true and most prevalent form of Chaos on our plane). So instead, they gave us a codex full of non-loyalist marines. And in that sense, IronWarriors definitely belong. They're the old school armored marines who don't listen to the pomp and circumstance of the Imperium. They certainly are a huge presence in Chaos Space Marines. They're not just always hanging out on their planet in the Eye of Terror, mutating. They're busy laying siege and fighting. It's what they do. If anything, they're probably one of the best examples of what was supposed to be in this codex (while we scamper to abuse the melee upgrades ever since 3rd edition).

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