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Old 02 Oct 2008, 21:53   #1 (permalink)
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Default Gun Drones. Why?

This is about the models not the game.

We don't actually buy them, they just come as a side benefit of another figure, so how many of you actually realise how many we have.

I never specifically bought a box for them. I never planned on having a unit of them, yet I have 44!!!!

Okay 8 of them arn't made/painted, so I have 36 painted figures I never planned on buying, and I very rarely use them in a game.

So using the following format;

Owned/made/painted/used, in my case 44/36/36/0

What does everyone else have?

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Old 02 Oct 2008, 22:06   #2 (permalink)
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I have 38, and I've used them all occasionally. I use a lot of them as shield drones, 2 were converted into hammerhead / skyray burst cannons, and I often add a pair to a crisis team. The biggest use of them, and where I occasionally run out, is a massive stealth suit and gun drone team.
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Old 02 Oct 2008, 22:52   #3 (permalink)
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Well i Use 5-8 as a Jumping Drone Wall for Broadsides/other important things =P i also made 10 into Shield Drones. And i have actually put 2 in with the Fire Warrior squads *shock horror* had points spare, was using a gun line, thought what the hell =P. I like the minor change in the Pinning Rules ;D
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Old 02 Oct 2008, 23:21   #4 (permalink)
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I have 4, which I use to screen my FWs, plus one I converted to a marker drone and one that broke.
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Old 02 Oct 2008, 23:23   #5 (permalink)
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I just started and I believe I have about 16 Gun Drones already. Only 2 are primed the rest are in varioous stages from still on the sprue up to the priming.
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Old 03 Oct 2008, 00:59   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: Gun Drones. Why?

I've got a pretty ridiculous amount as well, and have never bought any. Convenient.
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Old 03 Oct 2008, 01:39   #7 (permalink)
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i have 3 shield drones, 7 on sprue, and 4 painted (and some odd drone bits from where i used parts of them :P
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Old 03 Oct 2008, 16:10   #8 (permalink)
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I use 8 gun drones tops, thats only sometimes if i have 100pts spare in my mech list. otherwise they don't really get used. I own more than I dare to count, I'll estimate at about 70-80 gun drones...
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Old 03 Oct 2008, 16:29   #9 (permalink)
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I tend to convert them to Shield and Marker Drones which isnt really that hard, all it takes is a Shield gen or Target lock depending on which ones your going to make, i have 2 shield drones 2 marker drones and i think like 10 gun drones and climbing
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Old 03 Oct 2008, 16:40   #10 (permalink)
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Currently my cadre has 62 assembled drones, 12 shield, 10 marker( kitbashed)
rest are gun drones.
I have made press moulds of the drones and i have an additional 20 replicas made out of femo moulding plastic. the mould is also made out of femo. all replicas will be experimental drones with the goal to test exotic weapons.

Using the tap lever from hinikin mini beer kegs ive made 3 heavy gun drones armed with seeker missle launchers, 4 in each launcher.

last drone im working on is still in design stage.
Heavy drone armed with twinlinked flamers. shield gen.
Jet pack. Hit/run special rule.
This drone is ment to be a intidictor that will prevent firewarriors from bieng overrun and allow the firewarriors time to withdraw to a new fireing position.

Thats all im currently working on for the army, the Korvatra is taking up most of my shop work time latly.

Good to see so many of you useing drones and Id like to hear some of your concepts to applications of drones in your armys.
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