Pricing of the advanced orders? - Warhammer 40K Fantasy

Welcome to Librarium Online!

Join our community of 80,000+ members and take part in the number one resource for Warhammer and Warhammer 40K discussion!

Registering gives you full access to take part in discussions, upload pictures, contact other members and search everything!

Register Now!

User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    8 (x1)

    Pricing of the advanced orders?

    Hey everyone, I'm fairly new to the hobby and have never seen a major army release so here's my question: Why are the new IG battleforces 5 dollars more than the Space Marines one? From what I can see (and without reading the new codex) We get a lot less than they do for 5 dollars more in terms of both points and utility. For starters: The space marine battleforce comes with A scout Squad (Troops), a Space Marine squad (Troops), a Tactical Squad (Troops), a Rhino (Dedicated Transport), and an Assault Squad (Fast Attack). We get: Two Squads of standard troopers and a command squad (Troops, all of this is used to make a basic platoon), a Sentinel (Fast Attack), and a heavy weapons squad (Heavy Support). From the looks of it, this seems like we're getting the short end of the stick, am I missing something?

    Also why is the valkyrie 58 dollars? Isn't there a trend in Games Workshop to make things solid round numbers (minus the blisters) such as 22, 25, 35, 50, and 55 dollars? I'm just curious about these two things as it seems very peculiar to see this compared to the old battleforce (where we at least got a LRBT)...

  2. Remove Advertisements

  3. #2
    Mr Commisar to you Commisarlestat's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Reading, UK
    29 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    332 (x8)

    Online it is to do with the VAT in the UK, american prices will also be affected by our shockingly bad exchange rate atm as well.

    As for what you get the price is based on the amount of models, we will get 21 and a sent, which works out to a full legal army if you use vets as troops. yes points will come into it but you have to remember that the infantry will have the new vet and penal legion sprue. As for the price hike its probs cos of the credit crunch and GW trying to compensate.

    other than that its probs just the vagueries of GW pricing

    Hope that helps


+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts