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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #180 on: 03 February 2022, 03:03:53 »
Oh, the Doom Courser will absolutely be appearing in Tau Galaxy. I'm totally smitten with that thing.


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« Reply #181 on: 03 February 2022, 05:40:14 »
With a name like Doom Courser, how could you not be?
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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #182 on: 03 February 2022, 20:38:20 »
With a name like Doom Courser, how could you not be?

Ha, I know you know I hate that name, but the art and stats fully won me over.


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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #183 on: 29 April 2022, 19:27:06 »
Okay, this is just a first pass, but now that the RecGuides are out, I decided to finally work up this theoretical Cluster idea I've been bandying about for so long. I'm definitely going to keep fiddling with it, but this at least gives me a base to work from.


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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #184 on: 03 May 2022, 03:50:34 »
I'm looking at this Cluster again and thinking maybe I should say screw it, dump the Enyo/Ku combos and go all in on the Sleipnirs and Epona IIs.
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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #185 on: 04 May 2022, 02:23:37 »
Taking another look at Nova Command and trying to decide if A) I should vary it up instead of doing five Doom Coursers, and B) if I should pair them with something other than LRM Gnomes...though I'm not sure what.


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« Reply #186 on: 04 May 2022, 19:36:59 »
Taking another look at Nova Command and trying to decide if A) I should vary it up instead of doing five Doom Coursers, and B) if I should pair them with something other than LRM Gnomes...though I'm not sure what.

Minotaur 3's with B model as support? Could even add Buraq to the mix... You can also throw in some Salamanders riding for funsies.

Ideal? Probably not, confusing? Oh yeah!

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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #187 on: 04 May 2022, 23:16:18 »
Decided to swap two of the Doom Coursers for Hels, for the versatility. Still not sure re: the Gnomes, but in order to justify attaching Protos I'd need to have magclamp Protos riding the Omnis, and the only qualifying one that isn't as fast or faster is the Minotaur P2, a Proto I don't think would fit well here.


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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #188 on: 23 September 2022, 12:48:23 »
When you have a Horde Cluster it refers to its doctrine more so than its make up.

That's absolutely not true. Horde Clusters are specifically about their make-up: they're comprised of a Mangudai Trinary, a Tulughma Trinary, and a support Supernova.
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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #189 on: 26 November 2022, 00:43:37 »
I can't recall if I brought it up here before, but I decided to work up a Scorpion Empire Seeker Cluster that will be making a cameo in the New Exford campaign. Just finished up the latest draft of it, and would love to get some feedback. Please note that unlike in canon, I've decided that the Scorpions still use ProtoMechs, so their inclusion is not an error on my part.


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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #190 on: 29 November 2022, 09:07:06 »
Okay, new draft of those Scorpions, now with possibly entirely too many ProtoMechs (four Stars worth!).


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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #191 on: 07 December 2022, 19:10:22 »
Seems like a well-rounded and capable unit, able to handle about any task asked of it. Which makes sense for the well-traveled Seekers. I especially like the Society equipment, the Sun Spider inclusions, and the fluffy use of some SLDF designs.
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Re: Clan Hell's Horses Tau Galaxy: The Brimstone Cataphracts
« Reply #192 on: 09 December 2022, 03:16:20 »
As of the end of the session this evening, the first scenario of the New Exford arc is seven turns deep and fire is finally beginning to be exchanged.

I can't upload a snapshot with a decent resolution, so here's a link: Scenario 01, Turn 07
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