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Old 02 Aug 2008, 15:57   #1 (permalink)
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well my tau are my long range whores which only lost one game to this date
there extremely fun and I'm going to continue playing them, the thing is that I would like the start a new all out fast attack hand to hand army which is also fun to play.

I was thinking about orcs but ... I just love owning them with my tau and there not the coolest looking models ( waiting for the new army box to come out)

space marines caught my eye but every body plays them and the only fast hand to hand unit you can have is the assault squad

nids are awesome but again , fun to kill with tau

even though I said that I don;t like some armies , it's not that big of a deal since I notice that I'm the type that gets used to the units looks


any ideas ?
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 16:24   #2 (permalink)
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I feel the same way, i'm starting chaos. Was a hard choice between chaos and nids but i won an army box from the local GW and my choice was made.
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 18:39   #3 (permalink)
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I had exactly the same feeling, I wanted a good contrat to Tau. The best difference to tau I found were Khornate Chaos. Much more customisable and absolute monsters in Close Combat. Obviously it's up to you but when I had that same feeling, Khornate Chaos was an obvios choice for me.
(Although I've never lost a game with my Tau ;D )
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 18:49   #4 (permalink)
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I understand your problem, having been there myself I offer a good alternative, Eldar.

if you only have lost one game so far Eldar may be a good choice. With various aspect warriors, and customizeable HQ choices the Eldar can easily be what you want them to be. The Autarch has myriad options allowing him to nicely accent, say, banshee squads or Swooping hawks. Eldar are also graced with Striking Scorpions, which each game are proving their effectiveness in close combat. Their tanks have been rated some of the best in the game with the ability to balance between strong fire power and troop deployment. And of course who could forget Harlequins! Harlequins provide exactly what you're looking for. They're fast, and deadly in close combat, put them in a falcon and you have one of the most potent units in the game.

I highly recommend you check out the Eldar section of the forums and give them some serious consideration, I guarantee you won't be disappointed!
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 19:06   #5 (permalink)
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May I recommend Blood Angels? They can be very fast in hand to hand(Assault Squads as troops).

Pretty much every section of their FOC can move 12" with the right choices.

Baal Predator - overcharged engines.
Fast Attack - Bikes/Attack Bikes
Elites - Veteran Assault Squads
Troops - Assault Squads
HQ - ICs and Honour Guards can take Jump Packs.

Yep, Blood Angels fit the bill perfectly, and their fire support is good too. Even their codex is free! Download it off the GW website.

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Old 02 Aug 2008, 19:12   #6 (permalink)
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Don't forget Death Company! You can never go wrong with Rending CC attacks.
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 20:48   #7 (permalink)
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I completely agree with Commander Cool on the Eldar, but I would also like to suggest the Dark Eldar. The Dark Eldar are easily the fastest race in 40K, and they have some killer assault units. (They have an HQ choice with the rediculously high initiative of 7)
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I completely agree with Commander Cool on the Eldar, but I would also like to suggest the Dark Eldar. The Dark Eldar are easily the fastest race in 40K, and they have some killer assault units. (They have an HQ choice with the rediculously high initiative of 7)
And further more some of their Unit has better armour save in CC then shooting. My Friend uses them sometimes and if the DE gets in CC I'm cook.

Some of their downside is a very outdated Codex and paper thin Skimmer...then again they are the only race in the game that can bring a heavy support in Combat patrol >
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Old 03 Aug 2008, 13:19   #9 (permalink)
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Yes, the major disadvantage of playing Dark Eldar is that GW seems to have forgotten about them. This is partially what dissuaded me from starting them up as my new army. I find their playing style very attractive though.
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Old 05 Aug 2008, 20:46   #10 (permalink)
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Well I'd have to agree with Commander Cool... Eldar might just be what you're looking for.

My only counter to that is a 20 man squad of Chaos Raptors with an icon of Khorne - granting you furious charge and +1 attack.

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