FTN Episode 425 – Harlequins Will Be Bounding Back To The Tables

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The back half of the show is all about Harlequins.  The front half is all about the hobby and mostly about basing your models.  It’s an important topic.  Continuing our coverage of the MASSIVE Aeldari book we gives yall some heads up on what to expect from Harlequins. they are absolutely deadly and durable.

Hey all,

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Deadly and durable is the hallmark of armies we’ve seen coming from the GW studio this year and I don’t mind saying I love it.  If all armies can be this good then the power is in the player’s hands.

there are tons of amazing ways to play the game in the Aeldari book an the Harlequins are no exception to that.  The specific factions have been replaced by Light, Dark and Twilight and each offer some powerful options.  It’s tough to choose which one I like best but we expect to see a lot of players opting for the ability that forces your opponent to miss on rolls of 1-3.  Can’t blame them there.

Harlequin players aren’t really forced to choose between lethality or durability.  Players of this faction will absolutely make an impact on tournaments next weekend. Can anything be done to stop it?  Probably as I believe Tau have enough shots to tear down the lower model count armies.  Custodes can still be tough to route out of terrain, so and so forth.  What this does is inject another predator into the ecosystem which while that may sound bad – it’s great for the game as the more powerhouse we have forcing players to make list composition choices the more likely we are to have a better games all around.

The hobby segment is back! We continue to talk about custom bases and how to improve your base game.

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Adam Camileri
Red Powell
Tanya Gates

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Christopher Morgan – captain morgan
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