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by AvatarofKhaine
Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: Design your own widow maker
Replies: 10
Views: 7908

Re: Design your own widow maker

While terror seems fluffy, at no point in the book you see people running from Tyrion. If anythibg the presence of the blade whips everyone into unthinking frenzy with no regard for basic instincts like survival. I agree, the widowmaker/khaine turns Tyrion into a frenzied borderline lunatic. At the...
by AvatarofKhaine
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: The Widowmaker
Replies: 24
Views: 7794

Re: The Widowmaker

That was beyond the question. Ithink the consensus is that Widowmaker is not very imaginative. Just a souped up version of Ghal Maraz. OP (AvatarofKhaine): "As the most powerful/hyped weapon in the warhammer world, do you think it was represented as such?" Boltshot255: "Id say it is ...
by AvatarofKhaine
Wed Dec 03, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: The Widowmaker
Replies: 24
Views: 7794

Re: The Widowmaker

Standard problem: - Hero in fluff = incredibly powerful and is very likely to survive near impossible odds - That fluff incorporated verbatim into the game would = herohammer on steroids - Consequently, the fluff of the character must be reduced to make him/her playable while still being fun - But ...
by AvatarofKhaine
Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: The Widowmaker
Replies: 24
Views: 7794

Re: The Widowmaker

I don't think Tyrion's stats changed at all. He got Frenzy though. He got +1 WS, +1 S, +1 T, +1 W, +1 A (2 if you count frenzy). So he definitely has improved statistically from his "Defender of Ulthuan" line, but the entry for the Widowmaker still feels weak both in substance and rules. ...
by AvatarofKhaine
Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: The Widowmaker
Replies: 24
Views: 7794

Re: The Widowmaker

Yea, I mean auto wound to d6 is great, but it basically feels like it resulted in the "ghal maraz" sword... Wish they got more creative with the rule set to make it more unique.
by AvatarofKhaine
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: The Widowmaker
Replies: 24
Views: 7794

The Widowmaker

Curious to see peoples opinions regarding the Widowmaker rules vs. fluff. As the most powerful/hyped weapon in the warhammer world, do you think it was represented as such?
by AvatarofKhaine
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: It is time to state your allegiance.
Replies: 135
Views: 25642

Re: It is time to state your allegiance.

T.D. wrote:
AvatarofKhaine wrote:Minus the always convenient hole somewhere in Tyrion's armor to handicap him and exentually kill him off, he widowmakers the phony king Malekith and wins :lol:


AvatarofKhaine by name Avatarofkhaine by nature :mrgreen:


Hahaha had to come out and represent Khaine and the Aestyrion 8)
by AvatarofKhaine
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: The History of the Dark Elves
Topic: It is time to state your allegiance.
Replies: 135
Views: 25642

Re: It is time to state your allegiance.

Minus the always convenient hole somewhere in Tyrion's armor to handicap him and exentually kill him off, he widowmakers the phony king Malekith and wins :lol: