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Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by EdwardH » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:37 pm

Hey guys,

So, an interesting point came up during a game I was playing against Skaven, recently. My opponent had the Skaven Ratling Guns (which I hasten to add, are the BEST fun to face), and when rolling to hit, we weren't sure what to do about the modifiers. Should the Skaven suffer a -1 to hit for multiple shots, or not? It would make sense, considering the fluff/rules for the gun, but there is nothing in the Skaven codex, to say they should.

Any thoughts, would be much appreciated.

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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by ParanoidEngineer » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:50 pm

Ratling Guns don't suffer -1 to hit from multiple shots, as noted in its entry in the Skaven army book, because obviously it's firing several hundred rat-propelled bullets (far superior to man-thing ammunition, yes yes!) very quickly, so their aim is really irrelevant.

The Skaven book is awful for finding specific rules in because they're usually bound within a whole bunch of doubtlessly cool fluffy description and is old as heck so the normal phrasing doesn't apply.

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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by Kovlovsky » Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:06 pm

ParanoidEngineer wrote:Ratling Guns don't suffer -1 to hit from multiple shots, as noted in its entry in the Skaven army book, because obviously it's firing several hundred rat-propelled bullets (far superior to man-thing ammunition, yes yes!) very quickly, so their aim is really irrelevant.
Sorry for coming from nowhere to ask this, but what do you mean by rat-propelled bullets? :?: There is a rat running into a hamster wheel to power it? :mrgreen:
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by EdwardH » Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:35 am

Thanks for the help guys.

And the image of rat-propelled bullets is one that is going to make my day a hell of a lot more worthwhile! :D
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by ParanoidEngineer » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:25 am

Kovlovsky wrote:
ParanoidEngineer wrote:Ratling Guns don't suffer -1 to hit from multiple shots, as noted in its entry in the Skaven army book, because obviously it's firing several hundred rat-propelled bullets (far superior to man-thing ammunition, yes yes!) very quickly, so their aim is really irrelevant.
Sorry for coming from nowhere to ask this, but what do you mean by rat-propelled bullets? :?: There is a rat running into a hamster wheel to power it? :mrgreen:
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by Epic Duck Mike » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:39 pm

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Armorcast Hamster Ammo?
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by Kovlovsky » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:40 pm

Hahaha I love it !
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by Guildenstern » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:04 pm

Epic Duck Mike wrote:Image

Armorcast Hamster Ammo?
Oh my... LOL

Have to say that was the first thing that kinda came to mind as well
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Re: Shooting Skaven Ratling Gun

Post by michaelludvig » Fri Aug 07, 2015 7:56 pm

Guildenstern wrote:
Epic Duck Mike wrote:Image

Armorcast Hamster Ammo?
Oh my... LOL

Have to say that was the first thing that kinda came to mind as well
Well as for it is some kind of amazing ideas on how to produce or created such things, so woww.

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