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KITS AND BITS
25-04-2007, 14:53
Ok the thread is simple , what would you put into an army box if you made the decisions at GW ?
the box can only cost between 100 -145 , it can be for any army , you might want to make it all plastic like the space marines box army for 100 or a mix like the dark angel army set for 135 .
tell us what would be in it and why , will it have a limted edition model ?if so what , might even be a new army (lets see how many squats you can get in a box lol) .

Here is mine
heavy support space marine army

Land raider
dreadnought
terminators
assault terminators
dev squad

cost 100 all plastic
would work well with the current space marine army box as nothing is repeated .

cinera
25-04-2007, 15:21
Tallarn box set:

why, because they are my new army and its hard to get the models.

Codex imperial guard
Imperial preacher x2
tallarn officers
tallarn imperial guard squad x3
chimera
sentinels x3

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144

Curufew
25-04-2007, 15:33
Cadian Armybox 100 pounds ( all plastics)

1 Cadian Command Squad
2 Cadian Shock Troops Boxsets (20 models each)
1 Chimera
2 Sentinels
1 Heavy Weapons Team
1 LeMan Russ Battle Tank

Stella Cadente
25-04-2007, 15:57
My marine box set would consist of

Space marine commander 8.00
Space marine Tactical squad 18.00
Space marine tactical squad 18.00
Space marine Terminators 25.00
Space marine assault squad 15.00
Space marine predator 25.00

ok so that actually comes to 109.00, but at least its a box you can buy and ******* use, something GW never really does

Josef Bugman
25-04-2007, 16:06
Mine would be a Necron bokset which contains:

Monolith
36 Warriors
3 Destoyers
1 Tomb Spider
2 Wraiths
6 Flayed Ones

Feor
25-04-2007, 16:20
Smallest ofthem all:

Armoured Company Boxed Set:
Leman Russ Battletank x2
Leman Russ Exterminator
Limited Edition Techpriest w/ Chimera and servitors
Basilisk

cinera
25-04-2007, 16:20
put your prices down!

hivetyrant333
25-04-2007, 16:36
I would create a 100 boxed set for every army exactly like the current Tau/SM megaforces (i.e. you save around 50), but they would include metal as well as plastic. For example, the Tyranid box would consist of:

Hive Tyrant 25
2 Gaunt boxes 36
Genestealers 15
Warriors 18
Lictor 12
3 Raveners 24
Carnifex 25

Total = 155

55 saving

mistformsquirrel
25-04-2007, 16:39
Sister's of Battle Army Box ... cause there just isn't one!

2x Sister of Battle Squads ($40.00 ea, so 80)
1x Serraphim Squad ($40.00)
1x Cannoness ($12.00)
2x Rhino ($30.00ea, 60)

Total: $192.00 US, I'm not sure *exactly* how that translates to British pounds, but I think I'm within the range.

The idea of course is that you get 2 readymade squads, including transport for them, an HQ, and Serraphim.

Basically units that are very very common to a SOB army. Was tempted to include an Exorcist instead of the second Rhino... but decided against it; going just for the "just about everyone needs these..." things.

Of course from a business PoV that may not be the best idea - but from a players "Ooo I want it" - yeah >.<; Gimmah!

Onisuzume
25-04-2007, 16:46
(lets see how many squats you can get in a box lol) .
Zero, since the squats went the way of the dodo.

As for a "fun" box:

1 Codex: Dark Angels. 12
1 Limited Edition Terminator Captain(Belial). 8
4 Terminator Squad. 100
1 Terminator Close Combat Squad. 25

That's worth 145.
And one complete army that can be played "out of the box".
Get another CC terminator box and you got a 1500 point army! (provided, ofcourse, that you use 4 CMLs instead of 4 ACs)

Sister's of Battle Army Box ... cause there just isn't one!

2x Sister of Battle Squads ($40.00 ea, so 80)
1x Serraphim Squad ($40.00)
1x Cannoness ($12.00)
2x Rhino ($30.00ea, 60)

Total: $192.00 US, I'm not sure *exactly* how that translates to British pounds, but I think I'm within the range.
I come to 103.
So you could throw in the codex as well.

vampires are cool!
25-04-2007, 16:49
1x chaos lord
2x Chaos Khorne Bezarkers
2x chaos dread
chaos marine codex

100 exactly

ducki3x
25-04-2007, 16:50
Total: $192.00 US, I'm not sure *exactly* how that translates to British pounds, but I think I'm within the range.

1 GBP = 2 USD, more or less, so you're at 96 GBP for that set

Onisuzume
25-04-2007, 16:51
1 GBP = 2 USD, more or less, so you're at 96 GBP for that set
Except that based on the prices on the uk online store it'd be 103. (2 sisters with rhino: 38/each, 1 seraphim squad 20, 1 cannoness 7)

Wraithbored
25-04-2007, 17:04
1 Basilica administratum set, 2 manufactorums, etc. :D

Bunnahabhain
25-04-2007, 17:18
Not so much an army box as vehicle squadrons.

3 sentinals in a box 25
3 landspeeders 40
3 rhinos/chimerea 45/50
etc ie sensible discounts over buying them individually, as they're all thing likely to be used en masse, and would come in one box. Less packaging, less space in store.

UltimateNagash
25-04-2007, 17:18
Chaos with all four powers:
Chaos Terminator Lord (1 figure) 9.00
Chaos Space Marines Squad (8 models) 15.00
Chaos Space Marines Squad (8 models) 15.00
Khorne Berzerkers (12 models) 18.00
Deathguard Plague Marines (7 models) 20.00
Emperor's Children Squad (8 models) 18.00
Chaos Space Marines Thousand Sons (9 models) 20.00
Chaos Defiler 35.00
150
Discount makes it 100 :p

Feor
25-04-2007, 17:44
Whoops

Leman Russ Battletanks (x3) - 75
Exterminator Conversion Bits - 3
Basillisk - 25
Chimera - 20
Techpriest - 5
Servitors - ~10
total = 138

And I'm sure they could knock the 3 off for the Exterminator autocannons.

NotElite
25-04-2007, 18:48
Let's see:

IG army box.
5 man command squad with interchangable/extra parts kinda like the marine version.
6 heavy weapons teams
50 infantry with lasguns
5 special weapons sprues with each special weapon (like the old marine ones)
3x Chimera hulls with turrets that can interchange between multilaser, autocannons and Inferno Cannons
3x Leman Russes with hull Hb/las choice

200 would be fair but I also believe in true love. I'm probably just a dreamer... :p

kermit
25-04-2007, 20:09
Alright, here is my try:

Radical Daemonhunters:

Inq Lord & Retinue - $50 CDN
Daemonhost (2) - $28 CDN
Callidus Assassin - $18 CDN
Chimera (2) - $100 CDN
Kaskarkin (2) - $100 CDN
Kaskarkin Sp. Weapons (2) - $32 CDN

Total - $328 CDN or Approx 147, so with correct discounts it would be at about 100.

nooobie 69
25-04-2007, 22:28
a tyranid one:
18 raveners= 144
thats all i need...

cinera
25-04-2007, 22:53
Halo box sets (new armies!)

Marines: basically tau with strength 3 boltguns
Spartans: space marines
Warthogs: armour 11 front 10 rear/side with a choice of missile launcher or assualt cannon with a heavy bolter.
scorpions: basically a leman russ...

Hq:
Master chief special character 10

Elites:
8 spartans 15
8 spartans 15

troops:
12 marines 18
12 marines 18

Fast attack:
Warthog squadron (3) 40

Heavy:
Scoprion 25

Total: 141

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Covenant:
Grunts: basically shooty gaunt
Jackel: Tau infantry stats
Elites: Space marines in all respects
Hunter: terminator stats, with lascannon and powerfist.

Ghost: armour 10 all around (hvy bolter and krak missile)
wraith: armour 12 front and sides, 11 rear

Hq:
Arbiter 10

Elites:
8 Elites 15

troops:
10 jackals 18
20 grunts 18

Fast attack:
ghost squad 40

heavy support:
wraith 25
3 hunters 20

total: 146

MaliGn
26-04-2007, 01:33
I would create a 100 boxed set for every army exactly like the current Tau/SM megaforces (i.e. you save around 50), but they would include metal as well as plastic. For example, the Tyranid box would consist of:

Hive Tyrant 25
2 Gaunt boxes 36
Genestealers 15
Warriors 18
Lictor 12
3 Raveners 24
Carnifex 25

Total = 155

55 saving


didn't GW release this or near enoguh this as a Tyranid mega force box, with the last codex:Tyranids? It had a limited edition lictor iirc and the hive tyrant and carnifex about 2 months early...

Major Maxillary
26-04-2007, 04:16
IG platoon box set

enough bits for a full platoon of IG minus heavy weapons.

price, $20

alakath
26-04-2007, 08:00
I'd like to see a Dark Eldar Webway Army Box, something like the following.

Lord, 7
2x Haemonculi, 8
16x Warriors, 18
4x Dark Lance Warriors, 16
2x Raiders, 36
20x Wyches, 40
Talos, 15

For a total of 140

It seems like a really good start to a competitive list, and it's playable right away with 2 hq, 2 troops, 2 elites, and a heavy support.

If it weren't for the 145 limit, I'd drop the Lord and add a second Talos, taking the total to 148. Now that would be an army box I'd buy in a heartbeat.

Tonberry
26-04-2007, 08:42
1x DkoK squad at ease. 32
1x Dkok squad firing. 32
1x DkoK squad advancing. 32
1x DkoK Command squad 20

Totalt (inc. lovely discounts) 100

Well....we can all dream.

superknijn
26-04-2007, 09:45
A new Black Templar army box, that won't be a limited release?

cinera
26-04-2007, 11:21
Star wars box sets!

Empire:

Veteran commander 6
Royal gaurd (4) 15
storm trooper captains (2) 8

Storm trooper squad (14) 18
Storm trooper squad (14) 18

AT-ST squadren (3) 40

105

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Ewoks!!!

Command squad! 20
Chefitan
Witch doctors (2) (thinking sort of medic...)
Totem bringer (standard bearer)
Ewok hunters (4) (vets)

10 ewoks warriors 12
10 ewoks warriors 12
10 ewok rangers 12

Stolen AT-ST 15
5 Ewok gliders 20 (they drop bombs on you!)
2 Ewok bomb-A-pults 14 (thinking of IG heavy weapon teams)

105

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Wookiee's!!

Wookiee command squad! 20
Commander
Prophet
standard bearer
2 beserkers

10 beserkers 20
8 wookiee warriors 15
8 wookiee warriors 15
12 wookiee marksmen 20

Wookiee heavy team (4 heavy weapon wookiees, one squad leader, two wookiee's) 15

105
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Rebels:

Rebel command squad 20
Disciple of luke (a jedi padawan)
standard bearer
Medic droid
two veterans.

20 rebel soldiers 18
20 rebel soldiers 18
5 rebel snipers 12

5 bothan spies 12
5 free lance assasins 12 (two snipers, one melee, two rapid fire guns)

armoured speeder 12
1 extra bits (just to make it 105)

105
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Feor
26-04-2007, 14:41
An Empire Army Box wouldn't actually have to be an new army, you know.

Inquisitor Lord Palpatine - 8
"Royal Guard" warrior retinue - 12
Grand Master Vader - 8
Storm Trooper squad (x3) - 60
"Atat pattern" Rhino (x3) - 54
total = 142 + discounts
:)

cinera
26-04-2007, 14:58
i know it wouldnt have to but i wanted to :D

Egaeus
26-04-2007, 15:03
Ok the thread is simple , what would you put into an army box if you made the decisions at GW ?
the box can only cost between 100 -145 , it can be for any army , you might want to make it all plastic like the space marines box army for 100 or a mix like the dark angel army set for 135 .
tell us what would be in it and why , will it have a limted edition model ?if so what , might even be a new army (lets see how many squats you can get in a box lol) .

Am I making decisions as a player or as a marketing person at GW? ;)

Personally, I would rather see an expansion of Battleforces with units that were actually useful in bulk.

For example, if they swapped the Command Squad in the basic Marine Battleforce with a unit of Devastators or Termies (just an example), then the set would be much more useful "in bulk". Of course then people wouldn't have to buy expensive individual sets to fill out their armies properly, would they?

The old Battleforce was a great example of this: Tac squad, 5 Termies, Land Speeder, and 3 Bikes. Nothing necessarily exceptional on its own but there weren't any issues with buying multiple Battleforces...everything was potentially useful to bulk up the army.

KITS AND BITS
26-04-2007, 15:19
the concept of from a personal point or gw marketing is up to you , you could do both ?what you want in the box and what you think GW would put in it from their point of veiw .

it got me thinking though these box sets really are the future of the hobby anyway , they are cheap to produce , cheap to pack , cheap to transport .

and they are better for the enviroment as they use less paper

sukigod
26-04-2007, 15:32
Orks - something usefull outta da box.

1 Warboss (it's required for Gorks sake!)
2 Nobs
32 sluggas
16 Shootas
3 Killa Kans
5 Bikes

$100 (American)

TruBrujah
26-04-2007, 18:29
Here would be my plan.
3 boxes that would be armies on their own, or upgrades to an existing army.
I wish all armies were designed like this.

1st box (Core Starter Box)
1 Commander box set
1 Terminator Box set
2 Tactical Squad box set (10 man)
2 Rhino Box Set
1 Devistator Box set

Cost 140 + discounts

Box 2 (Fast Attack)
1 Chaplin on bike
1 Space Marine Veteran Box Set
2 Scout squad Box set (5man)
1 Bike Box Set
2 Space marine Biker Box Set
2 Land Speeder Tornado Box Set
1 Whirlwind

Cost 144 + discounts


Box 3 (Heavy Support)
1 Librarian Blister
1 Dreadnought Box Set
1 Tactical Squad (10 models)
2 Razorback Box Set
2 Space Marine Predator Tank

Cost 140 + discounts

TruBrujah
26-04-2007, 18:37
One more: just for fun!

Starter I like the game but don know what I want box. (all Plastic)

1 Chaos space marine
1 Space marine
1 Ork Boy
1 Necron Warrior
1 Guardian/Dire Avenger
1 Fire warrior
1 Guardsman
1 Guant/Gene Stealer
1 Dark Eldar Warrior


All for 20$ American!

hivetyrant333
26-04-2007, 18:46
didn't GW release this or near enoguh this as a Tyranid mega force box, with the last codex:Tyranids? It had a limited edition lictor iirc and the hive tyrant and carnifex about 2 months early...

That was the limited edition army deal. I'm basically talking about a Tyranid megaforce in the vein of the Tau/SM ones but with metal as well as plastic.

Duhgame
26-04-2007, 21:53
DA Deathwing kit with:

Terminator Squad X2
CC Terminator Squad X2
Special Edition Commander in Terminator Armor X1

All for $100 with the commander being the "freebie" in order to make it worthwhile.

Hope that works for you!

Rodzaju
26-04-2007, 22:25
The aforementioned nid box DIDN'T have the fex.

Cirion
26-04-2007, 23:07
Eldar Codex 12.00
Eldar Farseer (1 figure) 7.00
Eldar Dire Avengers (10 models) 18.00
Eldar Fire Dragons (6 figures) 18.00
Eldar Falcon Grav Tank 25.00
Eldar Striking Scorpions (6 figures) 18.00
Eldar Rangers (5 figures) 15.00
Total 113.00

this is the Eldar starter box I would make and one I would like to buy if I didn't have an army already. It gives you a playable 500-750ish army and a solid ground to build on from.
I am sure they could find 13 to knock off from the price (codex could probably be discounted and small price adjustments on the other boxes) making it exactly 100.

Dr.Clock
26-04-2007, 23:39
I'd really like to see an Guard infantry company.

two fire support units (six heavy weapon squads hb/mortar/autocannon)
one anti-tank unit (three heavy weapon squads las/missile)
three platoons (5-man command and two ten-man squads)
command hq (commissar/officer/medic/advanced comms/three specials)

I have no idea what that would cost. Shouldn't be too much though.

Cheers,

The Good Doctor.

fwacho
27-04-2007, 03:11
Blood Angels army deal

Baal Predator ($45)
Furioso Dread ($45)
1 Tactical Squad ($35)
1 Deathcompany-10 plastic jump pack models ($70)
1 BA honor guard ($40)
1 jump pack assault squad ($35)
2 white dwarves with new rules ($12)
Total value $282
Actual sales price $235
around 120 english pounds I think.