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Old 21 Feb 2005, 02:19   #1 (permalink)
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Hi!

I haven't drawn the list up yet because I need some help. So if you could help that would be great!

1) Heavy Weapons squad of 2 guardsmen- what if one is a casualty? If one dies are both model's removed (if they are on a large base)?

2) I want to start out right. I want to start with a very fluffy 500pt list (if at all possible) and work my way up from there. My army I am planning will be undoctrinated Cadian 8th. Let me define fluffy...what I mean by fluffy is a balanced list, not something seemingly weird like a lascannon in every squad. I am ignorant when it comes to the fielding of IG armies. So...what units would you suggest?

Thnx!
 
Old 21 Feb 2005, 05:21   #2 (permalink)
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First off get the dex it will help you out alot

1. nope they the wep still works as long as 1 gaundsman is alive they are just modeled that way for convience.

2. Go with stormbolters grenade launchers and missle launchers. Very versile and not overpowered.

3. Get urself a griffon they are pretty much the best ig tank.
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Cadians favour the Grenade Launcher and Autocannon, so include lots of them.
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Old 21 Feb 2005, 13:31   #4 (permalink)
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First off get the dex it will help you out alot

1. nope they the wep still works as long as 1 gaundsman is alive they are just modeled that way for convience.

2. Go with stormbolters grenade launchers and missle launchers. Very versile and not overpowered.

3. Get urself a griffon they are pretty much the best ig tank.
Cool. I have all the codex's, I love reading the stories!

So...hmmm...Well I think I'll just do the Cadian color scheme, I mean, it's the best. But I really have a drive just to use vanilla IG.

So, for Cadians:

Grenade launcher
Autocannon

For versatility:

Stormbolter
Grenade Launcher
Missle Launcher

What if I need to crack av14 armour for Cadians? Should I just get a Leman or Lascannon-toting Sentinels?

Thnx!
 
Old 21 Feb 2005, 15:34   #5 (permalink)
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Okay, I figured the Autocannon's were favorable anyway because of a Guardsmen's low BS vs. multiple shots.

500 points Imperial Guard Cadian 8th pre-M38 ;D


HQ- 58 points
Senior Officer
--LP and CCW
--Frag Grenades
--Krak Grenades
4 Guardsmen
--Lasguns


Troops- 221 points
Command Squad- 55 points
--Junior Officer
----LP and CCW
--2 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapons Crew
----Autocannon

Squad 1- 83 points
--Sergeant and 6 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
----Autocannon
--1 Guardsmen Special Weapons
----Grenade Launcher

Squad 2- 83 points
--Sergeant and 6 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
----Autocannon
--1 Guardsmen Special Weapons
----Grenade Launcher


Troops- 221 points
Command Squad- 55 points
--Junior Officer
----LP and CCW
--2 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapons Crew
----Autocannon

Squad 1- 83 points
--Sergeant and 6 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
----Autocannon
--1 Guardsmen Special Weapons
----Grenade Launcher

Squad 2- 83 points
--Sergeant and 6 Guardsmen
----Lasguns
--2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
----Autocannon
--1 Guardsmen Special Weapons
----Grenade Launcher


Total Cost: 500 points


...Whew, that's a 500 point list? What a difference from SMurfs.

So, how'd I do for my fist IG list?
 
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take out platoon 2 and replace it with Armoured Fist, then spend the rest on a leman
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But numbers count in tiny games, at least I know they did for SMurfs. I crunch some number though and see if it will be worth it to take a leman.

*EDIT*- It's not worth it, IMO. You'd have to have every unit stripped down to minimum requirements.
 
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well your right i guess, loadsa models for 500pts, but anyway, howzabouts, doing whjat I said but instead of a leman more guard for platoon 1!
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Changing list, I'm going to take out Grenade Launchers and Command Autocannons. Emperor's waffles, hold on...

*EDIT*- Emperor's flapjacks...What would be the most efficient choice, ignoring fluff, for heavy and special weapons?
 
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500 points Imperial Guard Cadian 8th pre-M38 ;D


HQ- 92 points
Command Platoon

Command Squad- 92 points
Senior Officer
  • LP and CCW
  • Frag Grenades
2 Guardsmen
  • Lasguns
1 Guardsman
  • Lasgun
  • Master-Vox
1 Veteran Medic
  • Lasgun
  • Medi-Pack

Troops- 234 points
Infantry Platoon


Command Squad- 71 points
Junior Officer
  • LP and CCW
1 Guardsman
  • Lasgun
  • Vox-Caster
1 Veteran Medic
  • Lasgun
  • Medi-Pack
2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapons Crew
  • Missile Launcher

Squad 1- 80 points
Sergeant and 6 Guardsmen
  • Lasguns
1 Guardsman
  • Lasgun
  • Vox-Caster
2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
  • Autocannon

Squad 2- 83 points
Sergeant and 5 Guardsmen
  • Lasguns
1 Guardsman
  • Lasgun
  • Vox-Caster
2 Guardsmen Heavy Weapon Crew
  • Heavy Bolter
1 Guardsman Special Weapons
  • Grenade Launcher

Troops- 174 points
Armoured Fist Squad

Squad- 71 points
Sergeant
  • LP and CCW
7 Guardsmen
  • Lasguns
1 Guardsman
  • Lasgun
  • Vox-Caster
1 Guardsman Special Weapons
  • Flamer

Chimera- 103 points
  • Turret-Mounted Multi-Laser
  • Hull-Mounted Heavy Bolter
  • Extra Armour
  • Track Guards
  • Smoke Launchers



Number of Models: 41

Total Cost: 500 points


...Whew, that's a 500 point list? What a difference from SMurfs.

So, how'd I do for my fist IG list?

*EDIT*- Well, after taking this Purity Test, I scored as a "Regular Gamer", which means I pay attention to the game AND "reality". Meh, I didn't take the right amount of Autocannons or Grenades Launchers...Or are you not restricted to them even though they're preffered weapons?

Thnx!
 
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