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Old 23 Oct 2006, 00:11   #1 (permalink)
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My friend's having a problem. I can't say I'm into his style, but he liked space marines and then necrons. He had an extremely brief interest in witch hunters as well. After everything, he's run out of ideas and gotten bored of mainstream armies. Aside lost and damned, are thereany non eldar "minor" armies that are cool to work with? Tell me any minor army you know. Anything. He just needs ideas.
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 11:39   #2 (permalink)
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Kroot Mercs are the most obvious "minor" army choice. Check out the stickies.
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 19:17   #3 (permalink)
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Red Corsairs - kind of like space marine pirates, you can use regular marine or chaos rules for them. Preferably chaos, though.

Adeptus Arbites

I don't know thats all I can think of besides listing other Space marines sub armies.



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Old 23 Oct 2006, 22:17   #4 (permalink)
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Well on the eldar, I belive someone had an idea awhile for Eldar who had become draconic. I suggest Harlquins or exodites. Adeptus Arbites are a good army and maybe a specialized tau unit, clearly you can decide how many choices there are.
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Old 24 Oct 2006, 03:39   #5 (permalink)
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Im partial to genestealer Cults myself.
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Old 25 Oct 2006, 00:11   #6 (permalink)
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I'm partial to Adeptus Arbites and Genestealer Cults
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Old 25 Oct 2006, 00:29   #7 (permalink)
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Check the stickied thread. There's a whole list of Netdexes waiting to be played with.
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Old 25 Oct 2006, 01:45   #8 (permalink)
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If he liked Marines and Necrons, as well as the Inquisition, the Cursed Founding Space Marine Chapters might be something he'd like... they're official and offer a generally grim, slightly morbid take on Space Marines.
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Old 26 Oct 2006, 16:53   #9 (permalink)
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And if any of that fails, hand himthe IG codex and show him the doctrines and tell him to go mad!
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Old 28 Oct 2006, 04:51   #10 (permalink)
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feral orks are sweet, though i never see them played and they have a free pdf codex from gw on their website :P
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