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Title: Alpha Legion
Description: Plain armour?


Ilmarinen - April 5, 2012 07:52 AM (GMT)
Ok, so I've been looking at the Tartaros terminators, and thinking that (to me) they really don't fit with any of the armies I've currently got planned.

But then I thought 'what Legions have plain, unadorned armour?' - and the main one seems to be the Alpha Legion.

I think an AL army in all Mark 4 plate with Tartaros terminators (and all transfers for markings, with no raised sculpted iconography) would look pretty good. (I hasten to add that I'm not planning on doing this army any time soon, as I still have so many other things to do! I'm just bouncing ideas around!).

What do you think?

Apologist - April 5, 2012 08:59 AM (GMT)
Sounds sensible to me using Mark IV, Tartaros and Contemptors would give a nice cohesive look to the army as a whole.

ShroudFilm - April 5, 2012 10:04 AM (GMT)
I think... that if you start another army before you've finished all of your current ones, I'm taking your credit card away.

1500pts minimum.

Ilmarinen - April 5, 2012 11:44 AM (GMT)
*wonders how many of my planned armies Shroud is aware of...*


Taking the credit card won't make any difference - you know I have a standing order ...on my soul! :lol:

Legion XX - April 6, 2012 03:40 PM (GMT)
I went with mostly plain MKIII and MKIV armor for my True Scale Pre-Heresy Alpha Legion:

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And I'll be using Contemptors as my "counts as" Dreadnoughts for those games/gamers that don't allow FW rules.

Plus, with their bigger size, they fit in well with the rest of the force...

Pacific - April 6, 2012 08:08 PM (GMT)
Ahh those look great, I love the shade of blue/purple (so mysterious even their colour can't be successfully labelled! :D )

And I'm sure I recognise them from elsewhere, don't suppose you are 'Alpharius' from DakkaDakka forum are you Legion XX?

Legion XX - April 7, 2012 12:07 PM (GMT)
That's me!

Someone else already had that name here when I joined up, so Legion XX it was for me on The Great Crusade.

It without a trace of irony or deception that I can say...

I am Alpharius! :)

ShroudFilm - April 7, 2012 12:49 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (Pacific @ Apr 6 2012, 08:08 PM)
so mysterious even their colour can't be successfully labelled!

Again, you need to read 'Deliverance Lost'... ;)

Yvraith - April 8, 2012 09:18 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (ShroudFilm @ Apr 7 2012, 10:49 PM)
Again, you need to read 'Deliverance Lost'...  ;)

I don't want to talk about that.... :rolleyes:
After all the trouble I went to, to get paint to match the Cover art of Legion.... <_<

IamOmegon - April 18, 2012 02:38 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (Legion XX @ Apr 7 2012, 12:07 PM)


I am Alpharius! :)

What a coincidence......I am Omegon! :)




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