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CELS
22-10-2006, 16:13
Hey guys, where can I find rules for transports for orks, eldar, tau, etc?

Voronwe[MQ]
22-10-2006, 16:26
I believe that rules and profiles for Eldar troop transports was included in Battlefleet Armada, but I am not sure ar all.

ArtificerArmour
23-10-2006, 18:16
Eldar are on the website.

Every other race I just presume they follow the bog standard transport rules. I personally am going to alter the Eldar rules to make my Dark Eldar transports.

orangesm
23-10-2006, 19:45
Orks probably do not have transports, unless they are captured from other races. Oh and the almighty Hulk!

For the Tau I suspect that their basic transports are similiar to the Imperial from a rules prespective. However their primary transports are the Merchant Class vessels. The Tau have to make each trip more worth it than the Imperium because they have fewer ships and not as capable warp drives.

Shinnentai
23-10-2006, 20:33
Yeah, Orks don't strike me as a culture that would have convoys of transports, presumably they pillage everything they need as they travel, and certainly don't have the dedicated interplanetary trading networks of some other races.

As for Tau, well Forgeworld do the Courier class transport and produced rules for it in IA3 which are now available for download here (it says experimental but FW have made it clear that the rules wont be changed so you can take it as official):

http://www.specialist-games.com/battlefleetgothic/vault.asp

You might also want to check out the fan-based effort here which also contains a Merchant variant retro-fitted back to its original purpose of heavy transport :

http://www.beerbadger.force9.co.uk/Shinnentai/GW/TauCPFarticle.pdf

Zhai Morenn
24-10-2006, 14:04
"For the Tau I suspect that their basic transports are similiar to the Imperial from a rules prespective. However their primary transports are the Merchant Class vessels."

Well yah, the Merchant is a much heavier trade ship than most Imp equivelants but Forgeworld is producing their line of more conventional Tau transports. The Merchants are nice but really they strike me as an anchor for a trade fleet thats not heavily defended. In the fleet of Tau postal trucks it's the toughest and best armed of the lot.