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Shadowblade
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Shadowblade
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Joined: 28 Oct 2010, 13:42

05 Nov 2010, 15:21 #1

Greetings to everyone,
First I just wanted to say how delighted I was to find an entire forum for the Alpha Legion! : mark : I have been playing warhammer/40k for almost ten years, fantasy mainly, and in those ten years i never quite could figure out which of the twenty legions fit best into my playstyle, paint schemes etc...and due to that fact I never started a marine army (maybe some commitment issues...) until now. I dont have much in the way of models for my army yet, just a humble battleforce worth, but from what I have read in these forums and the pictures I've seen I'll try to post some pictures of the legion as it comes along. My gaming community here doesnt have much in terms of advice, or background knowledge of our legion, or anything useful to me (they're all loyalists...) so I want to say thanks ahead of time for any help I may get here!

Burning down the imperium one brick at a time,
Shadowblade : mark :
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WarpWhisperer
High Command
WarpWhisperer
High Command
Joined: 24 Mar 2008, 16:23

05 Nov 2010, 21:32 #2

Welcome to the Lair, Shadowblade; : Thumb : I hope we can be of use to you, and am looking forward to seeing how your force progresses.

As far as your gaming group is concerned, you should follow the oldest of AL principles; tell them that you're going to be making a loyalist faction of your own! ;) : mark :

Any indication as to what flavour of Alpha Legion you'll be building (Chaos/Loyalist/Insurrectionists)?
"I encourage my men to explore the philosophy of bloodshed; to understand the intellectual structure that informs their killing" 'Alpharius', Legion
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ageis
Daemon Prince
ageis
Daemon Prince
Joined: 31 Mar 2008, 23:06

05 Nov 2010, 22:02 #3

welcome aboard Shadowblade.

as warpwhisper said i hope we can be of use to you.

the good thing about this site is we have people with almost loyalist alpha legion right through to fully fledged chaos worshipers, and everything inbetween. : mark :
"The devil is not mocked" - Alpharius

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Eetion
Daemon Prince
Eetion
Daemon Prince
Joined: 10 May 2006, 16:27

06 Nov 2010, 18:07 #4

Welcome,

Hope we can provide you with all the information you need to build on your army and background. So as WW said, what flavour of AL do you fancy?
"Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponents fate."
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I have recently made a Chaos forum. Help me get a new forum off the ground.
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Joined: 08 Oct 2010, 01:30

06 Nov 2010, 20:47 #5

Welcome.
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Shadowblade
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06 Nov 2010, 23:24 #6

Well as far as the background for my army, I guess it could be considered chaos. Not just for the fact the I will be fighting a lot of loyalists here, but because of the units I will use also (the whole fight fire with fire thing). From my point of view the Alpha Legion realizes there is no way to cure the "cancer" of the Imperium by the themselves, so they use the tools available to them, namely chaos. Abbadon's black crusades would surely fumble from the outset if there weren't thousands of "coincidences" to help push it along, maybe even steer it where it would benefit our legion, of course we cant let him know :ph43r: those crusades are after all our biggest chance at completing our goals. So my army is based on the legionaires that stayed near the Eye of Terror, waiting to use the rest of chaos at our disposal when the time is right. Why send in squads of our own when you can use the abilities of the cult units from the four gods?

Ok so all that may seem a bit longwinded ^_^ But then again its always hard to explain the Alpha Legions true purpose/goals : mark :
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WarpWhisperer
High Command
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Joined: 24 Mar 2008, 16:23

07 Nov 2010, 10:39 #7

Interesting idea, and very AL : Thumb :

It's always good to see the various AL players around having different ideas of how the AL should operate. :D

Just shows how dumb those Ultra-smurfs are with their stupid book! : mark :
"I encourage my men to explore the philosophy of bloodshed; to understand the intellectual structure that informs their killing" 'Alpharius', Legion
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Eetion
Daemon Prince
Eetion
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Joined: 10 May 2006, 16:27

07 Nov 2010, 14:36 #8

Thats what I love about this legion. You can include virtually every aspect from Chaos to Undercover imperial, and have perfectly reasonable justification for it.
"Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponents fate."
Sun Tzu






http://s1.zetaboards.com/New_Badab/index/

I have recently made a Chaos forum. Help me get a new forum off the ground.
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