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Old 01 Feb 2006, 01:46   #1 (permalink)
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Hello I am going to start playing Marines I am currently a tyranid player I have bought the battle for macragge set, but I've also bought more nids and I was wondering what a good thing is to buy when I start my marines like which HQ and which box set.
By the way I am playing ultramarines[glow=red,2,300][/glow][shadow=red,left][/shadow]
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Old 01 Feb 2006, 02:45   #2 (permalink)
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don't double post. use the modify button. you will fix before you next post here
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First buy the codex. You know what your options are and how the army works. Then plan out your army using Armybuilder, or by hand. Perhaps send the army list to others, and refine it until it's perfect (in your standards). That way you know exactly what you want and you don't end up buying things that you don't need.

After that, buy things in order of priority. I reccomend you first buy your HQ choice and another squad, so you have all of the requirements filled out. Then buy the rest in whatever order you feel you need them.
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Totally agree with Gundamfan. By the way, what is ArmyBuilder?
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Old 01 Feb 2006, 14:11   #5 (permalink)
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my advice to people beginning marines is- get Battle for Macragge, get the codex, buy a Battle Force set.

In fact, when I get some time, I'm going to write a beginners' guide to collecting marines.
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Old 01 Feb 2006, 14:26   #6 (permalink)
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Totally agree with Gundamfan. By the way, what is ArmyBuilder?
Army builder is the thing that limits how many of the choices you can take in an army. Like you have to have a HQ and 2 troops choice for you to play it.

Whizz, I though that they have that guide in To?
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Old 01 Feb 2006, 14:33   #7 (permalink)
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no! army builder is a program http://www.wolflair.com/

you can get a trial for, but it will only let you chose 3 units untill you buy it is a good program and let you find and test list before you write it up
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Oh opsss! :P

I accidentally mix it up with the force oraganization chart. And sorry .:P

Thanks lanfeix.
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Whizz, I though that they have that guide in To?
I'm going to do my version
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so you want me to spend like 200 dollars when i'm just starting marines and it's not my main army?
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