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Old 02 May 2008, 16:53   #1 (permalink)
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Ok so I saw the new Shield drones set from GW (about time...4 shield drones on their own. But why not bits to make markers too?)

Anyhow, I was wondering why it is that you can only get gun drones for a vehicle in those side sponson wings? What would the effects in game be for a piranha or a devilfish to put marker or shield drones up front?

Especially with the shield drones, would this give an ablative armor effect, or perhaps a bonus armor rating to the front arc?
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Old 02 May 2008, 16:58   #2 (permalink)
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I always thought that shield drones would be cool, working like extra armour or something Or like the eldar spirit stones things..
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:30   #3 (permalink)
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where did u see this? i just looked and didnt find it...

but it would probably just add to the armour or something
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:32   #4 (permalink)
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I second what Steck said, please link us to it.

I suppose you could use one of the vehicle upgrades to represent the shields.
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:42   #5 (permalink)
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I was actually suprised GW didn't think of this sooner (I reference to both adding shield drone on vehicules, I mean come on they stuck just about every other drone the TAu have and selling packs of drones). I suppose they are slow on some stuff and just plain stupid in others (like stopping selling bitz). Linky please, as I'm a lazy person :P
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:45   #6 (permalink)
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http://ca.games-workshop.com/storefr...033&orignav=10

this is the Canadian link to the online store featuring the new shield drone set. Dunno about other areas...
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:50   #7 (permalink)
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not in US or UK... that means i will need to pay a LOT for shipping...
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:52   #8 (permalink)
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Well that's cheap, Canada gets shield drones and the US doesn't (I checked, not on there)? All we get is crappy gun drone packs, which we have enough coming out of our asses from all the other sets.

Being less negative: ( happy) I suppose this means that the other countries will soon get them? Maybe I could ask at the US HQ tomorrow... yes, I'll do that.
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Old 02 May 2008, 18:56   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah my problem is I just finished converting like a dozen of them :'(
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