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Dark Eldar players: Introduce Yourselves!
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Old 13 May 2010, 13:11   #41 (permalink)
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Name: Zayle The tau hunter
How long have you played 40K/ Dark Eldar: this is my 6th or 7th year playing 40k, my 3rd or 4th year playing dark eldar and I love them
Your geographic location: Play at heroes world in Markam, Ontario
Cabal Name: Zayle, after a foiled Absdurel assassination (originial right?), has been exiled from Commograth and is currently rebuilding his forces
Typically employed units: Raider squads, wych squads, warrior squads
Least employed units: (units that don't typically have compatibility with your lists)
HQ of choice: Reaver jet bike archon (IMO the best independant character in the game)
Tactical/Strategic Strengths: My army does well against everyone with it's strong mix of combat, long range and short range shooting, Kill points is my weakness
Areas you'd like to improve: I need to learn to sit back a bit against combat armies and shoot. My other army is black templar and I've really grown accustomed to pushing forward no matter who I fight. It's cost me a few games agaisnt orks and nids.


And some questions that might help:

1) Fill in the blank: I would love to use hellions in my Dark Eldar army, but would like to learn more on how to use them/it.

2) I am currently painting/modeling warriors, and could use some feedback/advice.

3) Do you have a particular goal with your Dark Eldar army? My biggest goal is to get my dark eldar army to about 3000 points (I've never really had a big army before)
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Old 01 Jul 2010, 06:40   #42 (permalink)
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Name: people call me Frogger alot of the time.
Length of Time: Honestly, just really started. been toying with a lot of ideas and trying to figure out exactly what army and such i wanted to play with, and i always came back to the DE.
Location: at the moment i'm trapped in a rainforest but live either in new jersey or ohio.
Kabal Name: Tentatively, the Bloodied Maw, I've always like the the term Sarcophyle, so i'd like to work that in there if i can.
Typically Employed Units: I'm a really big fan of haemonculi and reavers, and i find hellions intriguing.
Rarely Used Units: i really love the idea of the talos and it is a monster, but i'm not sure i'd be able to use it really effectively. Nevertheless i'm working on a conversion of one, mostly using wraithlord, nid warrior parts and of course greenstuff.
Tactical Strengths: mobile terrain for raiders, alot of rushing in.. i'm not exactly the most tactically minded of persons. But i'm learning.
Improvements: all around i just need to become a better player, tactically. I'm working on getting my modelling & painting skills up but need to spend a bit more time there.

I've put together a 1k list o'er the last couple of days after reading some material both here and other places. Looking for C&C but i feel that some experience with this most particular of armies would really do me very well. Should i post that here, or just make a little thread in the main area?

I would love to be able to use talos really well, and could use some direction with that.
Currently working on the aforementioned Talos conversion. (i'll post a pic/concept drawing when i make some real progress.)
In terms of goals, i really want to put together a real backstory to my army, and have it be light, quick, and terrifying. Except for y'know, grotesques 'n talos.
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