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Old 04 Mar 2008, 15:19   #1 (permalink)
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Default Rules of the Swordfish?

are there actualy rules for the swordfish or is it just a tank in fluff or a house rule?
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Default Re: Rules of the Swordfish?

"Official" rules are published in the White Dwarf with the Tau VDR rules, and in Epic.
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Old 04 Mar 2008, 15:46   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Rules of the Swordfish?

thanks
in my army builder the VDR rules but the details aren't there so i don't get half of it i hope they re release them
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Unlikely as a new 40k vehicle, but all you need to convert one is a hammerhead, an additional railgun, and some gubbins. Ruleswise, shouldn't be too hard to find/recreate, it was basically a hammerhead with single Burst, Twin Linked Missile Pod and Twin Linked Railgun.
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Default Re: Rules of the Swordfish?

actualy i meant the VDR rules
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Old 04 Mar 2008, 18:41   #6 (permalink)
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Twin-linked missile pods? I think you have the Swordfish confused with the AX-1-0.
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Twin-linked missile pods? I think you have the Swordfish confused with the AX-1-0.
I really don't...
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Old 04 Mar 2008, 22:22   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Rules of the Swordfish?

The Swordfish does indeed have TL missile pods. If you've ever seen the model, it looks really weird, but it is equipped with a TL missile pod, as a secondary weapon to the railgun.

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Old 05 Mar 2008, 02:10   #9 (permalink)
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:shifty: where might I find images? Every time I go to look, I end up with fish and conversions.

And my apologies Rafe. ;D
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Old 05 Mar 2008, 09:23   #10 (permalink)
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Now you've suddenly sparked my interest. Does anyone know the issue number of White Dwarf in which the Swordfish rules are?
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