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#81 Annaamarth

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 05:34 PM

I FEAR NOTHING. 

 

... Yeah, you make a decent point, fine.

 

BUT I STILL FEAR NOTHING. 


Edited by Annaamarth, 01 May 2014 - 05:34 PM.

RIP AND TEAR THROUGH THE TIDE OF BLOOD WITH BATTLESUIT PILOT. SUPLEX HIVE TYRANTS. DO WHATEVER, YOU'RE PILOTING A HUGE-ASS MECHA.

 -Errant, on how Rogue Trader ought to be played


#82 BrotharTearer

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 10:31 PM

As to your earlier post: what you did wasn't legal as far as I know. As far as I can remember (being away from my book), it takes 6 rounds to utilize the runes path of power (as it appeared as you did with "channeling it through the chosen"). 6 rounds to manifest a power in the midst of combat? Not very time-efficient. And I'm not entirely sure whether or not you need to be able to touch the runes when manifesting the power as part of the 6 rounds — in which case the 'I channel it from range' wouldn't work either.

 

So in the end you've got 1, maybe 2, things making what you did not legal.  ^_^



#83 Keffisch

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Posted 02 May 2014 - 12:57 AM

 

Corruption improves fate points and provides Gifts.  I'm not sure who doesn't want more corruption, at least until they get to 81.

 

Those who are afraid of reaching a gift threshold with failing corruption.

 

Add those who are afraid to be consumed by Chaos to the list. (RP)



#84 Annaamarth

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Posted 02 May 2014 - 02:53 PM

Brothar- there was a time lapse in my recounting- I took the whole six rounds for each one, while I hid behind a rock and tried not to get shot.  As a human psyker, I felt no great need to walk into the Ultramarines tossing out Doombolts with a great big "shoot me" sign hanging over my head ;)  Space Marines as Horde is no joke

 

The Chosen would have probably rather I'd done so to take some of the heat off him, but we had other players and supporting troops, so I had time to start bringing the powers on-line anyway.  It wasn't a quick battle, but once the Sunder went off it was certainly one-sided.

 

I don't recall anything about touching the runes though- I thought marking them yourself was sufficient.  We may have been doing that wrong.  I must investigate this.


RIP AND TEAR THROUGH THE TIDE OF BLOOD WITH BATTLESUIT PILOT. SUPLEX HIVE TYRANTS. DO WHATEVER, YOU'RE PILOTING A HUGE-ASS MECHA.

 -Errant, on how Rogue Trader ought to be played


#85 BrotharTearer

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 10:39 AM

12+ rounds? Your warband must be really inefficient in combat if your psyker had so much time to waste doing nothing. And anyone's best friend is a good rating force field. That's my first priority when playing a human (and pretty high up there when playing CSM too).

 

While the Profane Symbols Path of Power doesn't explicitly say you need to be close to the markings, it seems plausible you should be — otherwise you could technically manifest something from a long range. Not very balanced. But technically the rules could be read as you mark and manifest both during the 6 rounds, which can be practically improbable depending on how large an area you have to mark. If it's just spitting some blood on the floor to act as the center (or ally target) then I suppose it should be fine to count the 'marking' a part of the 6 round manifestation duration — in essence requiring you to be close enough.

 

In any case, I've read up on the issue now and can provide some more information on how the stuff your psyker did wasn't rules legal. You can only cast powers with "Range: Self" on allies using the Profane Symbols Path of Power. Host of Fiends, Hatestorm and Sunder the Veil all lack that particular detail. They're all radius-based powers centered on yourself, not "Range: Self" powers. They can only be used to target an area with Profane Symbols, but not be cast on an ally. And preparing an area can be a bit tricky unless you know there will be a fight at that exact location.

 

Sorry to disappoint.  ^_^


Edited by BrotharTearer, 03 May 2014 - 01:30 PM.


#86 Annaamarth

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 08:13 AM

Whups.  I'll have to go prostrate myself before the GM.

 

Re: using powers at long range- I'd actually convinced the GM to let me get away with that.  The challenging part was finding a place where I could hide what was, in effect, a ritual space, then using that to manifest area powers centered there from a distance.  Think terrorism a la sorcery.  While this may not be RAI, it was permitted- as long as fairly hefty amounts of effort and preparation went into it.


RIP AND TEAR THROUGH THE TIDE OF BLOOD WITH BATTLESUIT PILOT. SUPLEX HIVE TYRANTS. DO WHATEVER, YOU'RE PILOTING A HUGE-ASS MECHA.

 -Errant, on how Rogue Trader ought to be played


#87 bogi_khaosa

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 11:28 PM

I trust in FFG. Their rules would never lead us astray. Force Storm must be balanced somehow!



#88 Tenebrae

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 11:55 PM

I trust in FFG. Their rules would never lead us astray. Force Storm must be balanced somehow!

:lol:






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