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talon216
20-01-2010, 05:09
ok all i need help deciding. My captain for my newest incarnation of my blood angels army can be seen in my avatar, i'm also hoping to start a plog soon! but in the meantime i figured i would throw a poll out there to see what everyone thinks. From a mechanics point of view i'd prefer a JP but i don't know if it fits the model aesthetically.

MajorWesJanson
20-01-2010, 06:35
Try a Raptor jump pack.

Corax
20-01-2010, 07:06
How about some wings of some description that count as a jump pack (ala Sanguinius)?

MajorWesJanson
20-01-2010, 07:09
Or the backpack off of Celestine.

Narf
20-01-2010, 07:50
http://www.maxmini.eu/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=12&products_id=49

talon216
20-01-2010, 08:52
i may go for the raptor or the maxmini ones but i have to stay away from the wings because in my opinion sanguinius had the wings and he was one of a kind. it would make an awesome conversion but i can't bring myself to do it. I was thinking of borrowing dantes or perhaps shrikes. on that same note unless the models are utterly astounding i wont be fielding the winged "exalted" that are rumoured to be in the coming Blood Angels codex.

MajorWesJanson
20-01-2010, 09:39
The way it sounds they are winged jump packs, like some of the ork packs or Buzz Lightyear. No idea until more pics show up though.

talon216
20-01-2010, 09:43
interesting... maybe i'll have to wait and see what the new packs look like...

Raven Down
20-01-2010, 11:40
Ravenguard Captain Shrike uses a Jump Pack with the Raven Talons (Rending Lightning Claws)

Aesthetically, go with what looks good

nightgant98c
20-01-2010, 14:21
I think even a regular jump pack would look fine.

wilsongrahams
20-01-2010, 19:14
Personally, I'd carefully remove the current one and blue tack both and take pictures, and look at them regularly for a week or so before trying to decide. Decisions like that I tend to think over for a while.

I always go for looks over gaming ability as I'm not a tournament player. If you are the same, try both and go with the looks. A cool model will perform better because you want it to, and are therfore more heroic with it.