Re: [Epic] Problems with the old system

From: Brett Hollindale <agro_at_...>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 22:05:21 GMT

At 10:09 AM 22/1/97 -0500, you wrote:
>> From: duckrvr_at_...
>> >> My bad. Titans or Titan sized vehicles - like a Colossus.
>> >
>> >As much as I appreciate your support for my position, there is no
>> >official distinction between any of the various super-heavies; TK will
>> >work on them all. Of course, if the Colossus has void shields up it
>> >gets a save, which does give it a bit of an advantage over your average
>> >super-heavy tank, but....
>> >
>> > Aaron Teske
>> When did the powers that be remove the distinction between SHV's and
>> titan-sized vehicles?
> AFAIK there never was a distinction to remove. Not in 2ed
>Epic, anyway. SHVs are SHVs, despite fluff text (sure, the big Squat
>ones are supposed to be as big as some titans, but even the IG SH
>tanks are meant to be the size of city blocks, which sounds pretty
>damn big to me). Some have void shield generators, some don't. Some
>have mini plasma reactors (stormblades), some don't.
>> Personally I would have to say that is a galactically
>> stupid move. there should be a difference between a Shadow sword and a
>> Leviathan. Anything that carries void shield and is undergoing debate as to
>> whether it should have a construction template should DEFINITELY be treated
>> as a titan. I play chaos, and I would have been screaming about that one.
> Well in order to use the TK chaos card on a Leviathan,
>Colussus, or what not you have to get a chaos troop within 15cm
>of the thing, presumably survive FF! (maybe... I really hate how
>all those chaos cards say they're used "in the combat phase" -
>considering the combat phase is made up of FF, CC, & AdvF - could
>we be a little more vague here?) and still get past the void
>shields if any are still up. Never tried it myself, but it seems
>to me that taking out a shadow sword or tempest is a hell of a lot

We figure that if you get a psychic save against it, it would be "psychic"
and would be used in the (you guessed it) PSYCHIC PHASE unless otherwise


>Scott, who once dropped a Dom in a forest with TK (sometimes those
> long shots pay off!)
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