Tau Empire Codex 2013 | Army Builder Program
Dark Angels Codex 2013
Chaos Daemons Codex 2013
Chaos Space Marines Codex 2012

Warhammer 40k Forum Tau Online

 

Warhammer 40K Forum

Regarding 'beardiness'
Closed Thread
Old 20 Aug 2005, 23:12   #1 (permalink)
Shas'O
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 7,584
Send a message via AIM to Gatler Send a message via MSN to Gatler
Default Regarding 'beardiness'

I'm interested to determine exactly what criteria a model/squad/codex/etc has to meet in order to be considered 'beardy'.

My current definition is anything that is impossible to counter against without wasting more points than its worth on it. I can't think of anything that truly meets this criteria at the moment, save for perhaps a fully tooled-up Harlequin Solitaire or fully tooled-up Daemon Princes. As well, I'm not sure about this one, but perhaps a fully tooled up Hive Tyrant. I know how it feels to unload 40 kroot rifle shots into the bloody thing and it doesn't lose a single wound. Granted, the chances of my Kroot causing a wound was 1 to 72 against, but still, 40 shots!

Anyways, enough of my ranting, discuss! I want to know what everyone else thinks of this.
__________________
"Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity."

"Forgive you? Of course I forgive you. That is your god's function. Your crime is forgiven. However, your stupidity requires a response." - Leto Atreides II, God Emperor of Dune
Gatler is offline  
Old 20 Aug 2005, 23:15   #2 (permalink)
Shas'La
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 370
Default Re: Regarding 'beardiness'

I personally consider it to be anything that lacks any disadvantage. The only thing I can think of is the deamon bomb techniques where they have a character on a bike that cannot be targetted charge to your line and summon up daemons. Never actually faced it, but it sounds like it is designed entirely for CC and there is no possible way to counter it.
Madscientist is offline  
Old 20 Aug 2005, 23:18   #3 (permalink)
Shas'O
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 6,716
Send a message via MSN to Spiritbw
Default Re: Regarding 'beardiness'

OKAY, we just had a thread locked* due to possible flames because of a similar subject matter(see Cheese Compendium).* Consider this being board fire prevention.

*click*

EDIT: Maybe if there was more of a lag time between this and the last thread I'd be willing to let it stay open. However there has been less than a day and tempers rose a bit to high to allow it to continue. This subject is not banned per se, but I think we best give it a cool off period before we attempt another one.
Spiritbw is offline  
Closed Thread

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
And the award for beardiness goes to... Wargamer Forces of Chaos 2 04 Jan 2006 16:31