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Old 02 Jan 2006, 21:20   #1 (permalink)
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Is light Infantry worth it?

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Old 02 Jan 2006, 21:35   #2 (permalink)
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It is if your an infantry based force. great tactical advantage in being able to infiltrate your forsecs... special weapons and heavy weapons make for a great threat in the FISRT turn.
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It can be worth it if you want some strike teams or speed bumps. 10 points for a whole infiltrating unit and one guy with a Sniper Rifle is pretty good. It is also very good if you are full of terrain or are in Cityfight. Give it to some squads if you are sure they will be up close. If you are going to have a squad sit back and fire Krak missiles, don't use it on them.
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Very Infantry Based

SO i think in going to make the whole army Light Infantry
is that a good idea
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If all you are using is Command squads, support squads, infantry squads, and veterans, sure. If you want to use other things too, I'd make part-light infantry part not.
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The great thing about light infantry is that almost half your opponents points are rendered useless!

(I'm talking about his anti-tank)
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i used light infantry with my urban regiment. what i did was have maxed out platoons, that way i had as few command squads as possible, so i dont waste too many points on making them light infantry.(the 10 points is worth it for 10 man squads but not 5 man command squads) then i hid my command squads behind a building with a master vox and they just sat there talking over the phone the entire battle while my light infantry infiltrates into buildings. if your going to fight in alot of cover you definitly want light infantry, unless its jungle, in which case you might consider jungle fighters.
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I would have gone the other way with that one, elessar. 5 man squads might expensive to infiltrate...but they can take 4 special weapons...with a 100% light infantry force, you're going to struggle to kill vehicles...the more meltas, the merrier!
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