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Old 25 Apr 2009, 12:34   #1 (permalink)
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Okay so I was thinking, because I was poor, or making an all veteran army, because it would be cheaper to not take as many guardsmen? thoughts?
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Old 25 Apr 2009, 12:47   #2 (permalink)
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Veterens are still guardsmen, just you'll have less so they are easier to kill. But you get better weapons. Best get '[em transports. You wont want to foot slog them unless you never want to see them again . It will be more tricker to win for sure, but it's going to be possible.
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Old 25 Apr 2009, 13:40   #3 (permalink)
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Give them carapace armour and you have the same setup as the Grenadier lists in 4e codex. Completely possible and plausible.
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Old 25 Apr 2009, 14:11   #4 (permalink)
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That's what I was thinking, cause I'd have to get rid of a lot of stuff, and if GW doesn't make a manticore box set, i'll be spending $200 getting two chimera's and the turret upgrade from FW.
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Old 25 Apr 2009, 19:57   #5 (permalink)
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Do the veterans get the option for two assault weapons?

If so I have six full squads of IST's that can become a grenadier type squad all with their own chimeras.
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Veterans with carapace are basically a better version of the old grenadier style list, although it's going to be a bit pricier for the basic squad. You will definately need transports and a good deal of tank support though. Handily, chimeras are now cheaper and terrifyingly useful for veterans. 5 firepoints + 3 veterans with special weapons = juicy. There's also the valkyrie option which gives you both the much needed transport protection and a lot of mobile firepower for a reasonabe cost. Then of course you always have those 3 heavy support slots that can pack in 5-6 tanks on top of your infantry in most games. I think the veteran army is relatively viable, especially for those who prefer more finesse than the typical meat grinder of advancing under heavy weapon fire or just plain sitting back and blowing everyone to bits.
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