Template Weapons - Dragon Breath, Flamethrower, Etc... ???

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Postby stubby » Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:21 am

sirchristopher2 wrote:seriously? is the only point of the forums to trade nonsensical banter?

The rulebook lays out certain philosophical views about logic and making sense and contributing anything useful. The forums are where we put those philosophies to practice.
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Postby ikensall » Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:39 am

Well why on earth does he join if he will react like this. :mystery:
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Postby All-Bricks United » Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:02 am

I allow the use of a (lego-built) template (flat 1xwhatevers, attached at only one pip, and rotated to form the smallest acute angle they can), though I prefer the following:

Flamethrower (+4 CP): When a unit uses this weapon to attack, he chooses one target within range, but makes an attack against any unit within 1â€
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Postby *CRAZYHORSE* » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:29 am

You should leave the 2" blast radius for Mounted flamethrowers,tank flamethrowers and dragons.

I think that pretty much is a simple way of doing it.
And if he critical fails he is set on fire with the chance of exploding his fuel tanks.
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Postby Abaddon127 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:58 pm

For a flamethrower, I have always just used a 2 inch wide "tunnel" centered on the weapons muzzle out to the maximum range. Anything that touches the flameblast takes full damage.
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Postby Dr StrangeBrik » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:30 pm

Another suggestion might be the use of "finger cones" to determine the area of effect, with a maximum range in inches (the idea was used in the automatic fire thread). Adding a bit of variability could help too (eg, spread = angle between two fingers, range = 1d6 + 1 or something similar) - givesd the chance that the flame spray might not come out as faar as you hoped on a given turn...
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Postby Skyian Leader » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:07 pm

:protip: :necro: :necro: :necro:

Or if your a 40,000 player and happen to own some templates, you could use these!

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Note: yes, those are Apoc templates as well. Blasts FTW!
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