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Hi guys, I'm a new 40k player, and I live near Portland, OR (in Hillsboro). Any other players nearby have ideas of good places to play? I'm going to see what the scene is like at my FLGS is maybe this weekend.
I also have another post with a question (new 40k player (and a question)) about whether or not I should pick up the main rule book or not, so if you have an opinion there I'd love to hear it.
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Thanks for the feedback. I probably should have been more specific about my question here. I put a link to the other thread but I guess this board's font colors make it pretty hard to see the link. I've already got the Assault on Black Reach, and from what I gather I'm not missing any rules at all, so I'll probably only pick up the rule book when this little thing wears out.
As as far as my army goes, like I mentioned, I've got AoBR so far, but I just ordered a Tyranid Assault Brood, a Hive Tyrant, and 3 Tyrant Guards. My AoBR painting is maybe 1/2 done, but when the rest of this stuff comes I'm going to have a lot of work ahead of me.
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As a 40K mod, I can tell you that we have a very active community in all our 40K forums. I'm be happy to help you with any army decisions, although, as a chaos player, I have some biases to the traitors
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Depending upon how far you want to drive, I know of two decent places in your area that are worth checking out if you're up for some games.
In Vancouver, 'Z-Games' has an extremely friendly atmosphere and some amazing tables to play on. It's where I shopped back when I was active in the hobby. The shop owner is usually around for a quick pick up game, as well.
Closer to Portland, look up 'Bridgetown Hobbies and Games.' I know of at least two other board members that lurk in that particular establishment. I can't speak for their tables, as I've never played a game there, but I will say that they occasionally have some great deals on models.
Sadly, there's no Games Workshop store anywhere close. You'd have to drive up to Tacoma to find the nearest one. I've lobbied them to open a store in Portland, but nobody ever listens to me.
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I play a lot of Fantasy here in Portland, with a fairly good sized group of friends, But I started Warhammer by playing 40k for many years back in Montana before I moved. Seems like most members of the group are starting to get into the idea of playing 40k now, and I noticed that at most game stores in town 40k is more popular.
Guardian Games is one great location to meet players and find games, Bridgetown Hobbies is another. Guardian seems to get more traffic, but both have great faclities, gaming tables, and nice workers.
I hope to start playing 40k more regularly again. I am building up my Eldar force, as I got weary of the green skins from before.
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Hey all, I lived in Portland for a year, but only got to Bridgetown games once. But I still remember the talk with the owner. Nice guy! Portland didn't seem so scary when I realized there were gamers around, ha ha!
I love the 40K rule book hardback for the fluff and hobbying articles in the back. I found them very inspirational, and they really got me going on painting. But you can do without them, so your plan to wait until your Blackreach book wears out is not a bad idea. As much as I love the hardback, 50 dollars will buy a nice bit of models
May Portland be kind to you, and may you make many friends and comrades there!