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Old 28 Oct 2007, 05:51   #1 (permalink)
Kroot Shaper
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Default Starting Tyranids

I am planning on starting Tyranids because I have fallen in love with the models and possible paint schemes. I also love the thought of playing an army with a completely different mind set to that of my Tau. I do however need a few opinions for starting out.

I don't have the Codex and plan to buy it online along with my starting force. Going into this blind would it be a pretty good start to buy 2 Battleforce boxes and a Hive Tyrant? It seems like you get a fair balance of models. I would probably do a very balanced army as I play in many tournaments where you opponent is unknown untill you have already made an army list. Let me know if this would be wise. Thanks!
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Old 28 Oct 2007, 14:40   #2 (permalink)
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Two Battleforces and a Tyrant is a great start to an army, and very balanced as you supposed.

Check out the Tyranid links at the top of the 'Nid forum. There're a lot of helpful tactics to get you started. Once you have your models feel free to give us a list here and we'll see what we can do with it.
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Old 28 Oct 2007, 19:58   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, two battleforces is a great way to start with the nids. You get a well rounded force,including two carnifexes!
Tyranids: 1500
Eldar: 1000

My brother's armies
Space marines: 1500
Daemonhunters: 200- and staying there for a long time.
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Old 29 Oct 2007, 01:49   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah I love the thought of getting two carnifexes. Thanks for the input!
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