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W40K FAQs
« on: November 17, 2017, 04:35:54 PM »
Where may I find them?
The FAQs and questions are currently located here: FAQs - Warhammer Community

How often are they updated?
Usually not long after a Codex has been released, say two-three weeks then whenever a significant whoops is discovered.

Great, may I post within this thread when a new FAQ is released to alert others while gaining great glory for myself, my family, and my nation?
Of course, feel free. However, better to discuss how a particular FAQ works within the appropriate army board to get the better more focused brain trust.

Why isn't this thread on the sticky list?
No-one reads those.

Why am I typing in bold?
Because you're a terrible person who will never know the company of others.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 04:37:52 PM »
Why isn't this thread on the sticky list?
No-one reads those.
But if it is stickied, then we can just link and be done with it.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2017, 04:41:21 PM »
See, the only way I realised you'd replied was because this wasn't a sticky thread. As new FAQs are released the thread will bop up and down like a happy puppy presented with an arse flavoured tennis ball.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2017, 05:05:24 AM »
Until they stop releasing FAQs, or there is a long gap between releases, at which point it will need to be stickied, otherwise I will bet all the beverages in your fridge that someone will still start a new topic because they didn't scroll down the page to see this one ;).
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2017, 02:08:11 PM »
Your lack of faith in our fine, fine, members is disturbing. However, if such an infraction does occur, we all know who to turn to.

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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #5 on: December 4, 2017, 10:57:16 PM »
Tyranids and Grey Knights, you've been selected for correction. You know where to go.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2017, 01:49:11 PM »
They're going for a new strategy.
1 - Errata a few weeks after a codex drop like now.
2 - Six monthly big lad FAQs
3 - Annual Chapter Approved release.

More importantly to you lot:
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To make this is super-easy, we’ve created an email inbox just for Warhammer 40,000 rules related feedback.

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They're also proposing to change how Smite works.

Longer form here:
The Future of FAQs and Chapter Approved - Warhammer Community
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2017, 02:26:13 PM »
The two beta changes are great. They shouldn't be beta changes, as they fix a lot of abusive army builds.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2017, 02:40:47 PM »
Putting a structure in place is a very good idea and is going to help to alleviate the problems of not being able to appraised of all the updates, so I like what I'm seeing in this regard.  In addition, the new e-mail address is a very interesting development, although I have a feeling that they may come to regret it, depending on the quality of some of the suggestions that they are sent ;).
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2017, 02:45:38 PM »
Such as 20+ page manifestos going into before unforeseen detail and analysis why something should be 2+ rather than 3+ and how the game as a whole suffers greatly because of it? No one would do such a thing.

If they are going to reply to emails I hope they publicly publish them on the community page or Facebook else we get into the age old "GW told me that I'm right!" arguments with no proof or consistency.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2017, 05:58:58 PM »
That or at least publish the generic question that was asked, so that the answer has some kind of valid context.  Proof and consistency will be essential for this to work, I agree.

The other point which still remains unclear in my mind is whether they are going to update the core online rules to reflect changes made in Chapter Approved, or whether these rules will only be available in Chapter Approved.  I'm guessing that it's going to be the latter, but I would like to be mistaken.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2017, 07:03:06 PM »
The two beta changes are great. They shouldn't be beta changes, as they fix a lot of abusive army builds.
I'm already hearing complaints about the proposed changes to smite from the "non-competitive players in the area.

It's kinda funny actually.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2017, 07:13:31 PM »
The two beta changes are great. They shouldn't be beta changes, as they fix a lot of abusive army builds.
I'm already hearing complaints about the proposed changes to smite from the "non-competitive players in the area.

It's kinda funny actually.

I like the smite change that is proposed because it doesn't affect most players who use smite once or maybe twice per round but does affect smite spam. My group has decided we'll start using these rules immediately as house rules until they are in effect. I do wonder about how some smites which are supposed to be weak and common and are therefore nerfed (like Warlock Destructor) fit into this.
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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2017, 09:22:12 PM »
They're still casting smite sadly so they're affected. My warlocks are busy casting other powers anyway.

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Re: W40K FAQs
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2017, 09:39:47 PM »
They're still casting smite sadly so they're affected. My warlocks are busy casting other powers anyway.

Yeah, as it so happens Warlock Smite is already really bad so I have only cast it 2 or 3 times across over a dozen games. So probably not an issue for me.
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