[NetEpic ML] Re: Chaos and Drop Pods

From: Michele Heidal <gizmo_at_...>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 19:56:50 -0000

You will like the idea when you lose a 7 VP titian to a 3 VP squad, and then
not even get a chance to shoot at his death strikes before they leave the
table, NOW, that giving up the VPs when firing the missiles seems somewhat
fair. For if you don't shoot his death strikes you get nothing, and he gets
-----Original Message-----
From: Tzeentch <tzeentch666_at_...>
To: netepic_at_egroups.com <netepic_at_egroups.com>
Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 1:15 AM
Subject: [NetEpic ML] Re: Chaos and Drop Pods

>I like the idea of Wounds for Chaos Daemons.
>Drop pods I've never really used - tend to get eaten by AA fire. Plus how
>you propose we integrate them into the rest of the flyer phase? Surely the
>aircraft can get a crack at them.
>I still don't like the idea that firing Deathstrikes gives your opponent
>VPs. With off-board support you are paying a good discount for the
>POSSIBILITY to use an strike. With Deathstrikes you already (supposedly)
>bought a fair priced unit thats on the board already.
>Plus it does nothing to counter the 3 warp missile cheese. I say either not
>let them have those missiles (And I think they are rarer then even 1 per
>planet) or let them only have 1 specialty missile (sounds fine to me). And
>the crawlers remain in play after firing.
>I agree Drop pods cost too much. They should be worth 200 pts. The barrage
>and the firing weaponry included are worth a little more but they don't
>always open and can be shot down. The pods give a higher break point but
>again easily shot down and don't always open. 200 points is fair.
>One of my friends plays Chaos and he always uses his Chaos cards to save
>demons. I know that they can be used that way but each demon gets so many
>Chaos reward cards that basically you could use all your Chaos reward cards
>to protect one unit. Now we all know they were designed also to enhance the
>Chaos support cards too. But how many people use them that way? I think it
>is fair to let the demon use the number of Chaos reward cards it generates
>for a save but not all the combined cards of the respective Chaos army. Let
>me know what you think. This might make it fairer for other players and
>the Chaos player the real option of actually using the cards for the
>faithful and loyal minions of evil.
>Darius Spano
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