Re: [Epic] what should i run as a 3000 point army against eldar?

From: Sean Smith <seans_at_...>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 08:19:34 +1300 (BST)

On Wed 11 Mar, Aaron wrote:
> Thane Morgan wrote:
> >
> > I really must re-state my opposition to using thunderhawks for SM
> > deployment. Pods are only slightly less effective at precision, are a
> > lot less vulnerable to interceptors and flak, and a HELL of a lot
> > cheaper. Why spend 240 points to deploy a detat that can be more safely
> > deployed for free. Especially if you have to wait two turns to use the
> > awesome 24 fp afterwards. They're almost as powerful individually as 2
> > heavy artillery units which can stuff 6 units in their template.
> I have to agree. My drop pods always appear in one big clump. I can't
> see how much better THawks would be. Unless the map was totally covered
> with terrain.

I have taken to dropping my drop pods in woods, if the woods are
near a detachment I want to assault with my space marines.
It means that my space marines land without being shot at.

Sean Smith
Received on Thu Jan 01 1970 - 00:00:00 UTC

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