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Simsandwich
24-08-2006, 17:11
And its fantastic! We were surfing through the stores SG catalogue, when we seen the Necromunda models.
We played a game using 40K models and I loved every bit of it.
Im going to be starting Delaque and he is doing Redemptionists.
But the problem is no one at our GW store plays it.(To my knowledge) so how would we get them interested?

Mephistofeles
24-08-2006, 18:10
Tell them that it's a complete game, which they need not spend more then 20£/40$ on models to play and has free rules, and they'll be hooked. At least it worked on my gaming club, there is about 7-8 players there now, after just half a year of playing.

Show 'em the models too, and you are sure to get a handfull of people intereseted.

FearFrost
25-08-2006, 03:30
Necromunda...::sniffle::

Nostalgia. One of my favorite games, ever. We did everything with that system, even made rules to just have squad combat with regular 40k armies.

Joy.

It shouldnt be too hard to get anyone to play that game...it rocks, so hard.

neXus6
25-08-2006, 03:41
I'd suggest trying to get the old combined rulebook+outlanders book off ebay if you've got the spare cash, it's generally not that expensive.

I'm not a fan of some of the changes brought in with Underhive, for starters you need 5 different issues of "Fanatic" to play Ratskins.

Generally I've found a slight mixing of old and new rules has worked best, if you don't have Sustained Fire dice and all the templates you need then use the new rules like D3 instead of sustained fire dice and scatter shells not using a template, also rolling number of shots before rolling to hit with sustained fire weapon was a house rules I used long before Underhive came out. :p

It really is a fun game though, even if you've only got Underhive to play with, shouldn't be too hard to get people in, I mean 2 or more people can get Orlock Gangs out of one box of Catachans and some spare bits so creating a gang can end up really really cheap, though most of the old models are brilliant and worth the extra cost. The new models on the other hand I'm not so keen on. :p

Darkseer
25-08-2006, 09:56
Your delaques will own his Redemptionists. Those poor outlanders generate hardly any income :(

They're a good laugh though. Especially when most of the opposing gang are running around on fire screaming...although that's in the original rules before they changed flame weapons to reroll to wound...or something like that.

Mephistofeles
30-08-2006, 08:29
Aren't all the Ratskin-rules on the website? www.specialist-games.com ?

Or are there more?

Venomizer
31-08-2006, 12:20
Necromunda.................how I miss being able to play thee

seriously though, you shouldn't have many problems convincing people to take it up - for me, the original Necromunda is one of the best games GW has released

Orinoco
31-08-2006, 12:42
Necromunda was the last great game of Games Workshop. It was so because the rules were well written and there wasnt a huge huge pressure to sell 100 models per/army sort of thing happening. You bought 12 at most usually. The game designers had a lot of freedom with it.

jedipenguin
31-08-2006, 12:51
I'd suggest trying to get the old combined rulebook+outlanders book off ebay if you've got the spare cash, it's generally not that expensive.

I'm not a fan of some of the changes brought in with Underhive, for starters you need 5 different issues of "Fanatic" to play Ratskins.

I second this motion wholeheartedly, The combined Original Necro+Outlanders book is the best self contained system GW ever published.

Senbei
03-09-2006, 19:55
I'd suggest trying to get the old combined rulebook+outlanders book off ebay if you've got the spare cash, it's generally not that expensive.


Thirded...

Dunno if it contains all the rules youll need ( I have the hardback ed...)

http://cgi.ebay.com/Necromunda-Rulebook-by-Rick-Priestly-PB-1995_W0QQitemZ280023710011QQihZ018QQcategoryZ10661 3QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Be careful though.... a few traders seem to be selling 'spiral bound' colour photocopies of these rulebooks...

liquiddream78
03-09-2006, 22:05
At my gaming store we plan on doing a Specialist game night. We plan on doing Necromunda and I have never played it but it seems really cool. I have looked at all the models and the delaques look pretty cool (plus I am bald so I might as well use an gang that looks like me).

I am just wondering if they are any good?

FoolsJourney
03-09-2006, 22:09
Although it would be preferable, you don't even need to use the Necromunda terrain. If your club has the Cities of Death scenery you can use that to set up a board. Or Even the Hex and Platformer stuff can make a good hive.

A rulebook, 8 - 12 figures for each player, and off you go.

Cactusman
11-09-2006, 00:01
I have an idea.
Give me the address of anyone who refuses to play "the Munda" as it's known in these parts and I shall sit on their doorstep and pass wind until they change their minds.
The work of genius that is Necromunda should be included in the National Curriculum. I love it.
I have a friend who couldn't quite be presuaded to do the 40k business so I got hold of Underhive and told him how cheap a gang would be compared to a playable 40k army. He was mightily tickled and joined us in our campaign (for we are many). He now tonks my Delaques on a regular basis (does that sound rude? It certainly wasn't meant to)
When Necromunda dies, so will I.
Hurrah

Insane Psychopath
14-09-2006, 21:32
And its fantastic! We were surfing through the stores SG catalogue, when we seen the Necromunda models.
We played a game using 40K models and I loved every bit of it.
Im going to be starting Delaque and he is doing Redemptionists.
But the problem is no one at our GW store plays it.(To my knowledge) so how would we get them interested?


Already PM you on this. But GW Glasgow IS running a Necromunda campign very soon in fact. 26th of Spet, 4 week battles. The campign is being run by one of our fellow Veterans who is more into the specil games like =][=, BFG, Necromunda, Epic.

It all thanks to me wanting to start a gang a few month ago & everone really wanted to get back into Necromunda.

Already sent you a PM with all the detail & who it is, that is running the campign. All gangs are welcome BUT not arbites in any shap or fourm.

IP

Amps
16-09-2006, 20:35
ten days!! I have to get my gang ready and fast,oh btw is anyone welcome or just veterans:confused:

kidsyndrome
22-09-2006, 19:00
I've used bits from Necromunda models to flesh out my IG; I hate having weapon "teams" so i started taking heavy weapon arms from necromunda and adding them onto my own models. A single figure lugging around a lascannon is a lot cooler than a team of guys pushing it around :-p

I've also been working on a project I've dubbed "Necrohammer" for the past couple months (on and off, currently on again). It's based heavily off of Mordheim but incoporates races from 40k and some of the rules from Necromunda.

Cerberus
29-09-2006, 04:54
And its fantastic! We were surfing through the stores SG catalogue, when we seen the Necromunda models.
We played a game using 40K models and I loved every bit of it.
Im going to be starting Delaque and he is doing Redemptionists.
But the problem is no one at our GW store plays it.(To my knowledge) so how would we get them interested?

If you're really desperate to get people involved tell them they only need one model to play. 1 man spyrer gangs are the way forward my friends!

Seriously tho, if you've never tried it get a hold of the spyrer rules and roll up a single spyrer, then play him against a full 'regular' gang. It's one of the most fun games of necromunda I've played in a long time. You have one spyrer trying to skip from cover to cover the whole way across the table without getting shot to bits, but when he gets into combat oh how the tables turn.

(For those who don't know, when you buy a spyrer gang, any spare credits can be spent on experience points, so if you only buy 1 spyrer, you get 8 rolls on the advance table before the campaign even starts. Movement 8" Malcadon with sprint anyone?)

Latro_
02-10-2006, 13:34
the thing with necro is, even if no one is currently playing it at your store. You'd be surprised home many people will get into it or already have gangs.

Last campaign we had at our store there were 30 people at one point.

It really does pull the crowds in.

nightgant98c
05-10-2006, 04:40
Or, you could get a second gang. Let friends use it. Most people will try something if it's not going to cost anything. After a few games, they'll probably want their own gang. That's what happened with me.