Re: [Epic] Correct Infantry Comparsions

From: Dirk Vormann <>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 08:01:03 +0100 (MEZ)

> - Jervis was right in the last Q&A. Imperial guard infantry point for point
> have the same firepower as marines on overwatch. Also when imperial
> guard are supported by hellhounds, demolishers or ogyrns, their assault
> value is better than normal space marines supported by vindicators or
> dreadnoughts.

> Note - Jevis seems to right about the firepower of the imperial
> gaurd. The imperial guard fire power (if moving normally)
> is equal to the fire power of space marines on overwatch. Also
> normal imperial guard troops, with support troops, have an
> equal or better assault value than normal space marines, supported
> by dreadnoughts or vindicators. Orgyns provide the best assault
> value, hellhounds give equal assault and firepower, demolishers
> have slightly less firepower and assault value than hellhounds, but
> have better armour. The assault values for the imperial
> guard are easily beaten by Chaos, Eldar and Tryanids, the imperial
> guard will need to use artillery to reduce their strength before
> they get into close combat.

You are missing the point about proplems with the imperial guard. You did
not consider the increased point values for additional command squads in
your calculation.

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