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by hiveminion
Thu 06 Jun, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Tyranid Global: Without Number
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: Tyranid Global: Without Number

The only times I ever use this global is as a last-ditch effort to knock stuff off a VP cap.

This global was pretty good when it was T2 and more expensive, you could go for a horde style build with double Hormas and triple Termas after getting a quick Venom Brood out.
by hiveminion
Mon 29 Apr, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: League Support Tournament(for Season 3) @ May 4th Saturday - Prize
Replies: 28
Views: 1927

Re: League Support Tournament(for Season 3) @ May 4th Saturday - Prize

Hiveminion

All the Nids!
Also Plague Champ and Mekboy
by hiveminion
Sat 20 Apr, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 16 @ April 21st
Replies: 23
Views: 1365

Re: Monthly Faction War 16 @ April 21st

Hiveminion, Nids
by hiveminion
Thu 28 Mar, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: (Suggestion) IG Spotter Squad sight increase and sniper kit upgrade
Replies: 17
Views: 726

Re: (Suggestion) IG Spotter Squad sight increase and sniper kit upgrade

No thank you. Spotters gave IG the best setup team counter in the game, one squad can already deal with two units with each of their shells. That's unlike jump infantry who can only jump one squad and have to risk model losses going in as well.
by hiveminion
Mon 18 Mar, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Free Ripper Swarm--> 75 Req
Replies: 14
Views: 1152

Re: Free Ripper Swarm--> 75 Req

60 power for rippers? That is a terrible idea.

In their old version they were a solid pick, I don't know why people didn't use them more. 100 req was a fair price.
by hiveminion
Sun 17 Mar, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Free Ripper Swarm--> 75 Req
Replies: 14
Views: 1152

Re: Free Ripper Swarm--> 75 Req

Rippers should just go back to their previous incarnation.
by hiveminion
Sat 09 Mar, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: First one to leave the party: A tournament reflection
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: First one to leave the party: A tournament reflection

I can sympathize with that rushed feeling when playing 1v1s. Good to hear you had fun and managed to score some wins.
by hiveminion
Tue 05 Mar, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 15 @ March 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 1164

Re: Monthly Faction War 15 @ March 10th

Aw yis.

Hiveminion, Nids.
by hiveminion
Sat 02 Mar, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Team Tournament 31 @ March 2nd Saturday
Replies: 46
Views: 2612

Re: Monthly Team Tournament 31 @ March 2nd Saturday

Hiveminion

HT, TM, PC
by hiveminion
Tue 05 Feb, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Team Tournament 30 @ February 9th Saturday
Replies: 43
Views: 1935

Re: Monthly Team Tournament 30 @ February 9th Saturday

Hiveminion

HT, TM, PC
by hiveminion
Wed 23 Jan, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 13 @ January 27th
Replies: 31
Views: 1893

Re: Monthly Faction War 13 @ January 27th

Hiveminion

Main: Nids, SM, Chaos
Second: IG, Orks, OM
by hiveminion
Fri 11 Jan, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Team Tournament 29 @ January 12th Saturday
Replies: 39
Views: 2535

Re: Monthly Team Tournament 29 @ January 12th Saturday

Hiveminion

HT, TM, CS
by hiveminion
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Strategy discussion
Topic: Tyranid: How to team game?
Replies: 8
Views: 1322

Re: Tyranid: How to team game?

Dealing with BB and LR plus full support is a tall order for all races except maybe Eldar with a nuke.

As Nids you can always support your team by focussing on the support rather than the vehicles themselves. Ripper spam to deal with set up teams is always helpful.
by hiveminion
Sat 01 Sep, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Team Tournament 25 @ September 1st Saturday
Replies: 13
Views: 1783

Re: Monthly Team Tournament 25 @ September 1st Saturday

Hiveminion,
HT, TM, LA
by hiveminion
Sat 18 Aug, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cosmetic suggestion
Replies: 1
Views: 560

Cosmetic suggestion

I don't know if it's possible but I think it would be great if the carapace of the Capillary Towers and Tyrannoformation could match the color scheme of the Tyranid player. Would help distinguish your towers from those of other players as well.
by hiveminion
Tue 14 Aug, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 12 @ August 19th
Replies: 22
Views: 3394

Re: Monthly Faction War 12 @ August 19th

I can play Nids or fill in for other factions if you need to make up the numbers.
by hiveminion
Thu 09 Aug, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Strategy discussion
Topic: Solution to Sniper Spam?
Replies: 17
Views: 3253

Re: Solution to Sniper Spam?

2-3 Ripper swarms.
by hiveminion
Sat 04 Aug, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Team Tournament 24 @ August 4th Saturday
Replies: 21
Views: 2211

Re: Monthly Team Tournament 24 @ August 4th Saturday

Hiveminion, HT, LA, TM
by hiveminion
Sun 22 Jul, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 11 @ July 22nd
Replies: 25
Views: 3354

Re: Monthly Faction War 11 @ July 22nd

I can join a few rounds. Main Nids, but I can play anything.
by hiveminion
Fri 04 Aug, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 7 @ August 5th Saturday - Day 1
Replies: 23
Views: 3603

Re: Monthly Faction War 7 @ August 5th Saturday - Day 1

Hiveminion

main: Tyranids, SM
by hiveminion
Mon 31 Jul, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Strategy discussion
Topic: Tips on dealing with Terminators as Tyranids?
Replies: 21
Views: 3497

Re: Tips on dealing with Terminators as Tyranids?

Don't forget Toxin Sacs to pretty much immobilize Termies, then hit them with Paroxysm. HT/TG/Carni charge knocks back Termies as well. It's all about disrupting and controlling them while you pile on damage. It's usually best to force off the rest of the enemy forces before targetting the Termies, ...
by hiveminion
Wed 12 Jul, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Crog vs Corn GRUDGE MATCH preshow
Replies: 62
Views: 11633

Re: the great Cornholio issue

Frankly I find the people who so openly call out another player on their behaviour more toxic for the community than the 'sour apple' itself. If you have an issue with someone either resolve it privately or, as has been suggested, avoid that person online.
by hiveminion
Wed 12 Jul, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Warlock Destructor
Replies: 22
Views: 3435

Re: Warlock Destructor

Buy an aspiring champion for your tics, keep your hormogaunts/termagaunts in synapse range. Is that no counterplay? If you are up against a warlock you can anticipate the destructor and act accordingly. It only does high damage to your high model squads if they are bobbed up in one place for some r...
by hiveminion
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Warlock Destructor
Replies: 22
Views: 3435

Re: Warlock Destructor

Cyris wrote: Destructor is reliable but has clear counterlay.


Care to share, because I don't see how you can react fast enough to dodge it unless you're already moving.
by hiveminion
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Warlock Destructor
Replies: 22
Views: 3435

Re: Warlock Destructor

Also: whaaat? why would the destructor be too good? I seriously see no point in changing it. The sorcerer can spam his doombolts over and over again thanks to consuming heretics, they do a lot more damage and are also pretty hard to dodge. Warlock does his destructor once and his damage is less tha...
by hiveminion
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Warlock Destructor
Replies: 22
Views: 3435

Warlock Destructor

I'm not an Eldar main so feel free to call me out on this one but what do people think of the Warlock and in particular Destructor. Against infantry squads it seems to do almost as much damage as a fully charged Doombolts, but unlike the Sorcerer the Warlock is also a potent melee threat out the gat...
by hiveminion
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Should Thorax Swarm Warriors be allowed to use a Barbed Strangler?
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Should Thorax Swarm Warriors be allowed to use a Barbed Strangler?

Warrior Brood is supposed to get wrecked by power melee squads. Usually you just use the Warrior leap knockback on the power melee squad, kite away with Warriors while staying in synapse range and then rape them with Genestealers... I feel that generally the damage you take going in and out is too ...
by hiveminion
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Balance discussion
Topic: Should Thorax Swarm Warriors be allowed to use a Barbed Strangler?
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Should Thorax Swarm Warriors be allowed to use a Barbed Strangler?

I think it's fine for BS Warriors to keep the snare and the BS, it's 50 power and the BS doesn't scale well anyway. I do feel that the debuff ability should be part of the AG upgrade, and should reduce enemy damage output instead of increasing damage taken. That would give melee Warriors a bit more ...
by hiveminion
Thu 29 Jun, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Monthly Faction War 6 @ July 2nd Sunday - Day 2
Replies: 29
Views: 4529

Re: Monthly Faction War 6 @ July 2nd Sunday - Day 2

I can join for Nids if you need one.

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