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    im back to 40k

    hello i stopped playing a little after Th ed. came out. i played DA back then and just got my Th ed rule book and codex's space marines and dark angels. from what i see don't have to have the Sm like B4. let me know if I'm wrong. but it seems Sm are looking better to play then my DA are as SM have most if not all the DA special rules but not sure still reading codex's and rule book can i get some help i like DA but have they become the under dogs and better to just play vanilla SM's

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    no one?

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    Yes, the 5th Edition Space Marine Codex is better than the 4th Edition Dark Angels Codex. You may want to just play Codex until the Dark Angels get a new rulebook (probably in the form of a .pdf like the Blood Angels.).


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    thank you thats what i was looking for. should i hold on to the Da codex

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    See, I disagree with HellbirdIV, as I feel all codicies are made to be balanced and equal to each other.
    There may be more shiney new options in the new marine codex, however the DA codex is still a viable, usable and competetive when used properly with the 5th ed. rules.

    Personally, if you've got both codicies, give them both a shot and see what you prefer, but certainly dont sell off your DA codex simply because its not quite so shiney...

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    ok ill have to see i was just going to go back to the store where i got it a change it out for some models and what not but i gess i can hold on to it ill list what i have army wise give me just a sec

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    HQ
    space marine captain
    storm bolter/power sword
    under dark angels he is a company master ? i guess
    Elites
    Terminator squad 5
    4 storm bolter's/heavy flamer/power sword/ 4 power fist
    troops
    2 tactical squads
    8 Bolt Gun/1 Plasma Cannon/1 chain sword/ 1 plasma pistol
    heavy support
    whirlwind
    a storm bolter
    the 2 tactical squads are the dark angels tactical squad that GW used to sell can find them now
    still needs to grow but if i go just SM I will have to replace the Tactical Squads
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    oh and i have not painted them except for one of the tactical squads

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    Ugh.

    Seriously dude, take the time to read the forum rules. Take the time to proofread and don't double post.

    DA have been reduced to Codex: Deathwing essentially. The best thing it offers is the Ravenwing/Deathwing synergy and scoring Terminators, otherwise the SM Codex has the same stuff for cheaper, with more options and units on top of it. From a competitive standpoint there's no debate, Doublewing or SM Codex.
    Check out ==My== blog: www.bnhblog.blogspot.com

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    OK sorry about the miss spelled words I'm dyslexic or how ever its spelled and did not see the spell check. ill go read the rules. OK spell check wont work
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