Astra Militarum Tempestus

Posted: April 13, 2014 by The Master of the Adeptus Administratum in Expansions, Hobby, News, Rules
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Lots of new content from GW here in the past few weeks.  Codex: Miltarum Tempestus which features units from the Schola Progrenium and Codex: Astra Militarum which details the forces of the Imperial Guard.

These new books present some content that we will be reviewing to see what things may need clarification in terms of how they will work at Astronomi-con.

Codex-Astra-Militarum

Astra Militarum content under review:

Warlord Trait: Old Grudges – allows the player to choose one 40k Codex and the Warlord and his unit have preferred enemy from all units from that codex.  Reviewing if preferred enemy should be set to one codex in advance for the course of the tournament.

Tank Commanders – how points for their tanks will be handled for Composition purposes.

militarum-tempestus

Militarum Tempestus content under review:

Airborne Assault Formation – for the purposes of preparing reserves, how do units from this formation factor in.

Ground Assault Formation – Do Taurox Prime units in this formation count as Dedicated Transports, or as Fast Attack when scoring Composition.

 

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Comments
  1. When Calculating Composition for Tank Commanders and their platoon, the Tank Commander’s points stay in the HQ category and the Tank Platoon points are split evenly between HQ and HS when determining Composition scoring.

  2. Old Grudges – Will work as written.

  3. Ground Assault Formation – Taurox units do not count as Dedicated Transports and their points spent remain in Fast Attack for Composition purposes.

  4. Airborne Assault Formation – As the formation must begin the game in reserve, the owning player will need to inform their opponent of how the units are combined as normal.

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