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fattdex
15-03-2007, 05:24
What do you think of allowing chaos to use imperial ground defences? I already have 3 FW hydra eplacements for my imperials, and just relieved 3 metal hydras and was considering to paint them traitor guard for my chaos.

Tyra_Nid
15-03-2007, 08:31
I dont see a problem, in fact I would encourage it as a way to add some much-needed variety to the Chaos list.

Similarly, id have no problems at all with chaos using thunderhawks.

Steam_Giant
15-03-2007, 11:40
Similarly, id have no problems at all with chaos using thunderhawks.


I agree, whatever arsenal the Imperial Navy can muster, it seems logical and fluffy that the Chaos Traitor guard should have also. I really like the idea of a Chaotic heavy Flak Cannon, perhaps a conversion with the barrel? of the cannon finishing with a skulls mouth. Perhaps a marked Chaos or Undivided Sortie might use a Marauder, but a Chaos SM chapter may use a thunderhawk ?

Steam

mageboltrat
15-03-2007, 13:54
the Emperor Children were exclusively using thunderhawks during the horus heresy, Lunar Wolves had mostly moved over to them too. It's not a big stretch of the imagination that a few of them still survive.

fattdex
17-03-2007, 08:58
Well you've probably seen the 40k renegade militia sabre platforms, so i take that as good faith that it would be fluffy to use hydras for chaos :D
http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/8942/h1dp7.th.jpg (http://img87.imageshack.us/my.php?image=h1dp7.jpg) http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/5752/h2vo1.th.jpg (http://img87.imageshack.us/my.php?image=h2vo1.jpg)

mageboltrat
17-03-2007, 09:19
the LATD list has traitor Hydras so I see no problem with it.

Lt. Co Steel
17-03-2007, 10:16
i don't see a problem with it, chaos are just imperials with spikes anyway.