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Offline Chaos_Lord_Cypher

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y arent there any...
« on: August 7, 2002, 03:41:40 AM »
 :'(y the hell arent there any CSM snipers ?????? >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( :o :o :'( if there were that be awsome!
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« Reply #1 on: August 7, 2002, 03:59:47 AM »
Because the GW wanted Chaos to be an army highly styled towards close combat. Sure, chaos can shoot pretty well...but will always end up short if for example faced with loyalists. But on the other hand no loyalists are a match for a dedicated CSM HtH army..once it gets into HtH that is..
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« Reply #2 on: August 7, 2002, 07:07:43 AM »
That's exactly the reason. Every army has its own style to play, snipers would make chaos more similar to loyal marines but without adding a weakness to balance their good close combat ability.


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« Reply #3 on: August 7, 2002, 09:19:36 AM »
Why aren't there Chaos Assassins?  The loyal ones already look evil.  Imagine how the chaos ones would look.

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« Reply #4 on: August 7, 2002, 02:53:34 PM »
well there is about the hugest fluff on that one go out an read it but other than that those people are dog who just follow orders there good at it but they would work in chaos but you have something just as good greater daemons more to the chaos style.
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« Reply #5 on: August 7, 2002, 04:13:58 PM »

There are no Snipers because Space Marine Snipers are Scouts...and Chaos has few Scouts, I would imagine. It would be nearly impossible to get the right amount of dexterity and stealthiness that a sniper requires when wearing power armor.

I disagree that GW wants to make Chaos a close combat oriented army. I agree with the statement that they want their games to have both shooting and close combat.

Also...what self respecting Chaos warrior would hide behind rubble and shoot a quiet little gun? Even Tzeentch would rather do something more interesting if it involved one of his plans.

Then there is all the balance issues that others have brought up.


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