This is how you write a rules set! I just picked up the new (Jan. 2010) Warmachine rule book and I am so impressed. First of all, it was only $30, and is ~240 pages of FULL COLOR. Second, it is so well written. Ambiguity is minimal - compared to GW rule books, it's a technical manual. The art is outstanding, and the models....where do I start.
They have really made some great models for this game. Now to be fair, I have always been partial to steam-punk, so there is that automatic attraction, but the sculps are awesome! I have decided to go with the models I like the most first, so Khador it is for me (Cryx is a close 2nd). I have a Battlegroup, Widowmaker box set, and "Butcher" on the way...so expect some pics soon as I start to build and paint them up.
The few test games I have played so far with proxies has me hooked in a big way....so more to come!
02 May, 2010
Warmachine Mk2 has taken me!
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A "small" diversion...
BATTLTECH! This was my first miniature game. As I mentioned in my last post, Battletech holds a dear place in my hobby heart. I remember do...
Dammit Tristan...now im intrigued...the models always looked neat to me.ReplyDelete
Tristan, who are you playing with? Has any of the guys got into it too?ReplyDelete
What armies do they play?
Can I play a mercenary army?
Bah I need to buy the rules...
Some quickstart rules. Dunno, looking through the range there are the odd stellar model but mode lfo them are ass
Matt Varnish is playing pure Merc - so yes, you can just be mercs
Lothlan is going Cryx
if you are jazzed with Mercs, then do them marty: there are pirate mercs, random mercs, troll mercs, and best of all, dwarven mercs, called the Searforge Commission, using nothing byt Rhulic (aka dwarves) you can still make a cool army, plus the models are bad fucking ass.ReplyDelete
That would allow me to do Protectorate
I think I am going to go with Cygnar Dennis. The more people I talk to the less they feel like the Space Marines of the game, but their gameplay and models really appeal to me :)ReplyDelete
well tristan has the cygnar deck, with every unit. talk to him about it.ReplyDelete
huh; warmachine = serious business or a passing diversion from 40k?ReplyDelete