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 Post subject: Holy hell High Elves
PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:10 am 
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Just checking in.. you know.. because I used to play a crap ton of WHFB in 6-8th with High Elves and hung around here.

A lot has changed since then:
> 8th Ed died out, AoS came and went, and now AoS is on the rise again after they brought back points.
> I actually sold off all my High Elves.. which is really freaking sad but I couldn't justify letting them sit there gathering dust any more.
> In fact, I sold off most of my 40K and WHFB armies and pretty much went all-in on FFG X-Wing and Armada.
> I actually found Tethlis hanging out on the Infinity forums lol, what the hell are the chances of that?
> I played a bit of 9th Age and AoS using friends models but it just wasn't the same really. I might still be tempted into AoS sometime..
> 8th Ed. 40K just came out and it's alright. I'm waiting for them to release the Aeldari codex before I go too hard.

So Total War: Warhammer II is coming out next month and our all-time favorite faction is going to be in it. Of course, I'm going to end up playing High Elves a crap ton, but I'm primarily a MP player so that's where I'll be hanging out.

Just wanted to stop by and say Hi, and know that I'll be repping the boys in blue once TWW2 drops. You can find me on twitch.tv/LKHERO. You know who I'll be trying first? Teclis. And he has a horse now, who knew that dude could ride a horse?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:07 am 
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Its been quite a ride, true!

Great to hear from you, have fun with TW - I've no time for video games these days, but its one I'd love to give a go. Heard Battlefleet Gothic is coming out - that might be something for you, given the history with xwing?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:16 pm 
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RE.Lee wrote:
Its been quite a ride, true!

Great to hear from you, have fun with TW - I've no time for video games these days, but its one I'd love to give a go. Heard Battlefleet Gothic is coming out - that might be something for you, given the history with xwing?


As in, BFG for Table-top again? If so, I'd love to play it. Maybe they'll do EPIC 40K too?! That would be grand. I played Eldar in both.. shocking, I know.

I played the hell out of BFG: Armada on the computer and it was an alright game, awful developers but solid game none the less.

Norsca just got released today along with 30 regiments of renown for TWW, man.. Norsca is so good right now!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:04 pm 
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HERO wrote:
I actually sold off all my High Elves.. which is really freaking sad but I couldn't justify letting them sit there gathering dust any more.

:(

End of an era.

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I'm looking forward to TWW2 as well. It looks pretty good. Though actual gameplay of TW games varies a bit. But most reviews of TWW were positive. And I think the game hasn't changed much. Except for the different campaign objectives. Which should be interesting enough.

Let us know of any reports you make on it. I'd love to see more of it.

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Welcome back, it's always nice to see old faces stop by :) . TWW 2 looks like it'll be a fun game, maybe we can set up some forum games? I'll wait for the first sale though, I have Horizon Zero Dawn and painting to keep me occupied for now, but after?

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So what do you guys think of the High Elves roster for TWW2?
https://www.totalwar.com/blog/high-elf-army-roster/

They have main infantry units in there like SM, WL and PG, but we're also missing some cool new editions, with Sisters being the big missing.

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HERO wrote:
So what do you guys think of the High Elves roster for TWW2?
https://www.totalwar.com/blog/high-elf-army-roster/

They have main infantry units in there like SM, WL and PG, but we're also missing some cool new editions, with Sisters being the big missing.

It is severely lacking: No griffon, no Eltharion the Grim as a legendary lord, no White Lion Chariots or cavalry, no Maiden Guard or Sisters of Avelorn. I'll be holding My purchase until Radious mods it

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Since each faction only gets 2 legendary lords, it's not very surprising that we get Tyrion and Teclis (I didn't expect anything else). I like it. Yes, there are a few things missing. But the mainstay of the army is there. All the iconic elven units are there. It should feel like an elven force. So I'm hopeful. :) Should be fun at least.

The one surprising missing unit perhaps is the griffon. But that's mainly because it was included in the IOB set. And as such a lot of people will have one lying around. Though differentiating it from other units perhaps turned out difficult.

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