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    I actually think they've done a pretty good job...

    I actually think they've done a pretty good job this far. CMoN is a much smaller company, with many product lines, and a large model count in this game. Of all the typos I found, very few would have...
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    Sticky: I've five questions. Mostly easy, I think, but...

    I've five questions. Mostly easy, I think, but clarification would be appreciated.



    Can a unit forgo the inspire ability? Eg. A celestial activating under an Avatar of the Monkey that attacks...
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    Card and ability typos

    This isn't really a FAQ question, so I thought I'd add it as it's own thread.

    Basically, this just amounts to a number of typos, though the part about abilities could require some decision making....
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    It's about 24 in x 12 in x 8 in (60cm x 30cm x 20...

    It's about 24 in x 12 in x 8 in (60cm x 30cm x 20 cm).

    This based on memory, so don't hold me to it. Additionally, I didn't get "everything" so my box would be smaller than a full order.

    If...
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    Inferno KS - Canada orders

    Mine arrived yesterday (8 Feb), but I'm in Toronto. I figure that anyone else should be seeing them soon. Didn't get a chance to open it yet, but am pretty gosh darned excited; especially to finally...
  6. Not to put a damper on things (as the cards are...

    Not to put a damper on things (as the cards are beautiful), but not all the gold cards have current rules. You're better off checking out the various pdfs at www.wrathofkings.com.
  7. I don't use inserts (just full replacements), but...

    I don't use inserts (just full replacements), but I find Secret Weapon does good work; I'm using these on all my WoK minis currently. Here's their 80mm line.

    edit: Detail/clarification
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    Sticky: I think I see the confusion with my statement,...

    I think I see the confusion with my statement, but what you're saying is still the same as what I said. The activated models must share a keyword.

    The irony of trying to clarify a statement with a...
  9. In the very rare occurrence of this, I would rule...

    In the very rare occurrence of this, I would rule the model stops, but that it has hit something. As a result, if the action's effect causes damage from hitting something, that would be activated.
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    Sticky: The models can only activate if they share a...

    The models can only activate if they share a keyword. Not poking, just clarifying.

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    As per BananaJones pointing out the following, my statement is unclear:


    I meant that all the units...
  11. I agree with EvilDave. Aside from saving lists...

    I agree with EvilDave. Aside from saving lists (which is already accomplished by Dave's insightful use of URL parameters), you don't gain much.
  12. I'm currently working on an app, but it'll have a...

    I'm currently working on an app, but it'll have a few other things then EvilDave's site. No ETA.

    Personally, I'm currently using EvilDave's site day-to-day. On Windows 10 Mobile you can pin...
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    Sounds interesting. Any other feelings based on...

    Sounds interesting. Any other feelings based on the game?

    Also, how did you handle player deployment zone overlap in the corners? Did you just let them merge or did you section them off somehow?
  14. Oddly, everyone's memory is a tad cloudy, eh wot?...

    Oddly, everyone's memory is a tad cloudy, eh wot? ;]
  15. Do I spot a bottle of vino in there? A fitting...

    Do I spot a bottle of vino in there? A fitting reward, if so!

    Love the hair colour on the Greathorn et al. The orange really pops!
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    That's a great find. It even has the Overpower...

    That's a great find. It even has the Overpower result. ;]
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    Pics or it didn't happen. :camera::tremble!:

    Pics or it didn't happen. :camera::tremble!:
  18. Yeah, figuring out fault probably isn't worth it....

    Yeah, figuring out fault probably isn't worth it. At least you're (finally) getting the stuff you ordered. Let us know if they throw anything extra your way. You never know, you may get a 5$ coupon...
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    Yeah, there's a good reason that Patrol is the...

    Yeah, there's a good reason that Patrol is the smallest official game. I use smaller for demo purposes as too many units confuses the rules (but highlights the tactics).

    Keep us posted on how...
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    Any other observations? Goritisi will be all over...

    Any other observations? Goritisi will be all over the place: it's the army theme.

    If you're looking to limit a single army's play style with a different table, I'd advise you change tacks. It's...
  21. Discussion re:Leaders and multiple Inspires

    Spun out of this post. Discussion on this topic on that thread ends here.

    EDIT: Thread is moot, as Mr Black has given an official response.
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    Sticky: I won't engage in a rules lawyering exercise as...

    I won't engage in a rules lawyering exercise as we've done in the past, but I think this one is pretty explicit: A leader activating as part of another leader's combined activation benefits from both...
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    Sticky: That is partially correct, but read the whole...

    That is partially correct, but read the whole paragraph:


    Bold is mine, typos are CMoN's.
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    Sticky: I'm pretty sure that, RaW, Laier Blackleaf is...

    I'm pretty sure that, RaW, Laier Blackleaf is correct.



    Elsis will have her Inspire and the Howl's. The Blood Mask's will only have the Howl's. As a result, Elsis can move 8", while the Blood...
  25. Just out of curiosity, did MM confirm their...

    Just out of curiosity, did MM confirm their distributor actually ordered the cards in the first place? About 10 years back, here in Canada, I had a shop saying the distributor (Lion Rampant, at the...
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    If you try it, be aware that you'll end up with a...

    If you try it, be aware that you'll end up with a tunnel effect. There's no lateral space to maneuver as it's only 2 feet wide. Even a small force can effectively shieldwall and push up the table....
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    Not to knock what works for you, THEONEKING, but...

    Not to knock what works for you, THEONEKING, but I have to go with @EvilDave. The game is balanced for 4x4: Bigger overly hurts slow units, while smaller mitigates the negative (thereby making them...
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    Maybe not what you were looking for, but the book...

    Maybe not what you were looking for, but the book and cards are back in the CMoN store. Hopefully that means they'll be out to retailers and online shops soon.
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    Sticky: Hypothetical situation: If a Warsmith attacks an...

    Hypothetical situation: If a Warsmith attacks an enemy with no Strikes on their defence chart but at least one Armor, does Sundering turn that Armor into a Strike and Critical Blow then turn that...
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    Not to throw more fuel on the fire, but Rising...

    Not to throw more fuel on the fire, but Rising Conflicts and the premium cards aren't listed in the CMoN shop at all any more.
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    The premium cards do feel quite nice. I think...

    The premium cards do feel quite nice. I think they call it a satin finish, or something like that. That said, the colours on the originals are more vibrant, with the premiums looking almost washed...
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    My box didn't, which was a bit of a...

    My box didn't, which was a bit of a disappointment. :love-over:
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    I'm not particularly bothered by the typos. I use...

    I'm not particularly bothered by the typos. I use the PDFs for the rules, and the books are for the fluff and collection purposes. I can put the meaning together, so understanding is maintained.
    ...
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    I'm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. One of my LGS's...

    I'm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. One of my LGS's had stock and I picked up Rising Conflicts and the premium card set (year 1). I asked the clerk how many they got (as I ordered it as soon as I got...
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    While I can't comment on a single box, I would...

    While I can't comment on a single box, I would suggest you consider what style of game you want to play.

    I'm currently working with this list, as I like the way I can bait-and-switch with the...
  36. Without committing to accepting your...

    Without committing to accepting your interpretation, I can see why you would come to this conclusion if the rule were written correctly. I am contending that "but not killed" is not written...
  37. First: Yay for grammar-geek talk! As a...

    First: Yay for grammar-geek talk!

    As a nonrestrictive clause, that would mean that merely being hit or failing is all that matters. I personally feel we can agree that killing a unit matters to...
  38. I think this is a (admittedly rare) occurrence...

    I think this is a (admittedly rare) occurrence where the Oxford Comma is causing a problem. Looking at the original item:

    [/B]

    The first comma is indicating a list of situations (failing a will...
  39. Parsing the commas, the "but not killed" applies...

    Parsing the commas, the "but not killed" applies to both the failed and hit clauses. I've enough experience as an editor, prof, and writer to stand by that position.

    EDIT: "is not killed" to "but...
  40. It's completely contextual to the players. If you...

    It's completely contextual to the players. If you pick Sever the Head, and my army is sort of weak to it, I'll bid to mitigate the morale loss. However, if you take Burn it Down and I'm not afraid at...
  41. The big thing to notice is the "Is not killed"....

    The big thing to notice is the "Is not killed". The wounds are applied, killing the model. As the model has died, it explodes. As a result, you cannot have both situations occur as the check occurs,...
  42. For the motivation balance issues, I agree that...

    For the motivation balance issues, I agree that some work in an almost "Rock, Paper, Scissors" way. That said, when arguments have broken out about it I've encouraged people to write them down before...
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    Can we take this to mean that negative effects...

    Can we take this to mean that negative effects cannot stack? As a result, the + is explicitly referring to positives rather than merely referring to modifiers.
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    Essentially, start with the 1 result on the...

    Essentially, start with the 1 result on the defense chart. If that does not yield a strike, make it a strike. If 1 is a strike, continue up (2, 3, etc) until you yield a non-strike result....
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    While I agree, this has become an accepted form,...

    While I agree, this has become an accepted form, especially in American English.



    <teasing> As an aside, should one find oneself commenting on the grammar and spelling of a text, one should be...
  46. My interpretation is this: a counter attack is...

    My interpretation is this: a counter attack is not an attack action, it is a special ability. You are actually "attacking" them with the counter attack Special Ability, not the melee attack.

    As a...
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    Iron Eyes and Dame Allison

    I was looking through the documents on the WoK page and realized something: Irene and Allison aren't there. As a result this prompted a few questions.



    Are the models still supported for play?...
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    Nice find. I'll reserve my excitement until we...

    Nice find. I'll reserve my excitement until we see the designs/real models. This would be welcome, though.
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    Well, I'd say pick the one that you like the...

    Well, I'd say pick the one that you like the models more. That said, can you describe what would be a fun game for you? By which, I mean in terms of how you'd play tactically.
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    Sticky: I know this is a long time coming, but I do have...

    I know this is a long time coming, but I do have a few questions to clarify:



    I'm assuming rounds are not referring to game rounds, instead tournament brackets. Can the rules use a different...
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    I'll second basically everything that Grujav...

    I'll second basically everything that Grujav said, but I'll add this: Every army, every unit, and pretty much every tactic is valid. In some games, there are obviously weaker choices that will get...
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    Mr Black outlined the troop counters you can use,...

    Mr Black outlined the troop counters you can use, so I'll restrict myself to tactics.



    You can't stop them from getting into your DZ. Full stop. To make it so you could do otherwise would break...
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    Looking back to the OP, I notice something else....

    Looking back to the OP, I notice something else. The Pelegarths aren't getting into your DZone until round 2 at the earliest (max distance up the board in round 1 is 27", short of your DZone by a...
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    Another to consider is that the example Nasier...

    Another to consider is that the example Nasier force is built entirely around this objective. It's devoted to keeping the Hadross off the leaders.

    The counter to this is to slam your own...
  55. As jake richmond pointed out, there is no...

    As jake richmond pointed out, there is no standard size for auras. Auras without values are typos.
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    Sticky: Ah yes. Thank you. :worship!: I got Turns vs...

    Ah yes. Thank you. :worship!:
    I got Turns vs Rounds mixed up again.:embarrassed: Of course, it does mean that on the ABW's turn, the abilities will be active.
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    Sticky: Posted this question in another thread, but I'd...

    Posted this question in another thread, but I'd like an official answer:

    Situation: Teknes army with an Addanii Brood Mastermind Commander. Turn begins with Model-X engaged with Addanii Brood...
  58. Cool. I realize it couldn't happen on one...

    Cool. I realize it couldn't happen on one activation (that would be borderline OP).

    The not disengaging and the bit about "another friendly model" were what had me worried about the combo.

    Now...
  59. Brood Masterminds and Defender Lineman question - Teknes Patrol List

    I find myself building a Teknes list and have a question: Does the Brood Mastermind training work in connection with the Defender Lineman rescue ability? The training, as written, does not require...
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    Many thanks. I figured the CMoN base system was...

    Many thanks. I figured the CMoN base system was "safe", but greatly appreciate the clarification.
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    CMoN Shop bases

    I'm wondering if anyone can answer this question: The various bases in the CMoN shop are described as, for example, small, 30mm, 25mm, and other sizes, but lack descriptions.

    For WoK minis, should...
  62. Well, yeah, if you want to keep it simple. :p ...

    Well, yeah, if you want to keep it simple. :p

    I agree with this.
  63. I have another way of explaining my issue with...

    I have another way of explaining my issue with the Fel Hammers: They aren't a rank 2 unit, but they have rank 2 costs.

    Look at Union Workers. With one wound, they're comparable (though a bit...
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    Absolutely agree on their abilities having no...

    Absolutely agree on their abilities having no purpose without combined activations. Just wanted to be certain as their the first example of this sort (Specialists working with CAs).

    Thanks for the...
  65. This sums up my feelings as well. I'm paying...

    This sums up my feelings as well. I'm paying (with a Rank 2 cost) for an ability that I'm only getting once in a while, and has a good chance to only be used once. Alternatively, I could swarm with...
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    Tactics: Combo Breakers

    So I thought it may be fun to try a little friendly thought experiment. Using a few units, make a reliable combo for beating the enemy. The idea is for someone else, using another combo, to stop the...
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    Paragon of Wrath

    So, looking at the model it has "The Children" as a trait. Does this mean it can be part of a combined activations? If so, it would be the only specialist that can do so.

    I ask as the model...
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    Agreed. I'd assume the language was included to...

    Agreed. I'd assume the language was included to mean that forced movements can break the link, but they neglected to include that proviso.
  69. Thanks. I'll have to reach out to them once I...

    Thanks. I'll have to reach out to them once I have a finished project to show.
  70. That's my key worry: They are going to die. I...

    That's my key worry: They are going to die.

    I would have liked to see an alternate leader that made them a little more survivable, or a change to make them a no-brainer for activating Unleash...
  71. Personally, I see them as kamikaze troops. In...

    Personally, I see them as kamikaze troops. In fact, I want them to die as part of the failed check to finish off the target. Usually that'll be a leader or other single, high value target.

    As a...
  72. This is really slick. Not looking to highjack...

    This is really slick.

    Not looking to highjack the thread, but I'm working on an app equivalent and maybe @EvilDave can answer this: Are the images for WoK (faction symbols, etc) licensed for...
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    Hello all

    Thought I'd take the plunge and move from lurker to poster. I've been kicking around the forums since before the kickstarter and, what with Rising Conflicts on the verge of release, now seemed like a...
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