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    N18 Collected Errors/Typos in N23 Rulebook

    I see the more expensive gang listings fluff-wise as the House leaders seeking to shape gang tactics just as they in turn subsidise other weapons to fit their combat doctrines. For example, it would probably be unsustainably dangerous for GSC cultists to all run around with demo charges as an...
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    N18 Can you hire a hanger on at creation?

    Should be noted, new as of the 2023 core rulebook. It was not an option before 2023 for campaign games - prior to that they were recruited in the Update Roster step of the post-battle sequence. Immediate access to an Apprentice Clan Chymist makes some Escher gangs slightly less-constantly...
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    New models incoming

    I'm glad they picked Van Saar to start this new set of revision/release set. Starting with a gang that is already in an upper tier in the meta might mean later releases to other gangs can be designed with an extant decent power level to benchmark against, rather than using the weirdness of...
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    New models incoming

    I’d been calling the previewed Spyrer the Malcadon all day till I read the article text and apparently they’re calling it an Orrus, despite the original Malcadon having paired toxin-clawed-with-web weapons and the original Orrus having dual-power-fist-with-bolt-thrower weapons… Original model...
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    New models incoming

    That was similar to my notion - Spyrer-hired gang could become an almost-lawful equivalent option to house Chaos-corrupted and GSC-corrupted gangs. Alliances being the great notion that doesn't play well in skirmish and short campaigns - more immediatelyaccesible to make them a subcategory...
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    N18 Fair Cost

    Speaking of strengthless weapons... Grav gun. +1 to hit to 9", hits out to 18" and has a 3" blast template. Same ammo roll as a Flamer. Auto-concusses on hit, auto wounds with no armour save and Damage 2 on a 4+ for standard fighters, 5+/6+ against standard goliaths/brutes (just have to beat...
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    Update Underhive Tools Development

    Try Followers?
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    N18 Beginners Question Box

    Agree with you re: the engagement and double noes. The sidearm trait feels like it was meant for this specific instance, as thise weapons can be fired (complete with ammo dice) while engaged and XCom-style snipers with sidearm-blamming-as-an-almost-free-action would be cool. Pity it's a...
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    N18 First Gang, Helot Psyker Starting Skills Question

    I'd be happy if the mutations were closer in build options to the Goliath genesmithing, where on creation you can access two/three via credit buy or skill substitution[1] on Leaders/champs and up to one on gangers, with subsets of lesser mutations (like access to better starting mental trait...
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    N18 First Gang, Helot Psyker Starting Skills Question

    I completely agree with your interpretation* of both rules, but frankly the mutant archetype implementation in the rules as written that overwrites access to an initial skill choice really sucks - it means you end up with extremely weak champions with no skills and only one mutation because RAW...
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    N18 hot Shot Laser packs - what is it?

    It still irks me that despite it being very common in the fluff we still don't have the option to set lasguns to overload and explode as an IED option. Intelligence check basic action, one shot, S4, 1 damage, 3" blast, with knockback...
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    N18 Beginners Question Box

    1. Means purchase equipment for the fighter from the credits available to your starting gang (usually 1000 total) which you also have to pay for the fighters themselves with. That equipment can be as rare as Rare 11 on your leader or whatever it is on your champions, etc. Your fighters can carry...
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    N18 Beginners Question Box

    Sorry, that's a small "p" promotion for the ganger to specialist. Should have used the word advances, evolves, or becomes (the latter being the term used in the text).
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    N18 Mastercrafte weapons in gang maneger

    Just create a custom weapon, call it "Mastercrafted [weapon name]" , set its price to whatever it needs to cost mastercrafted, and set it to the weapon profile of whatever weapon you want to have mastercrafted.
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    N18 How does blaze work?

    As long as you and your group have enjoyed your version, you've been playing it well. Yeah, it only spreads if there's a particular tactics card in play, so it's possible someone might have read that tactics card and misremembered it into an ongoing house rule. Which is awesome.
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    N18 Can Chaos Helots hire a Bullet Merchant?

    But the GSC are pretty competitive (and tons of fun) with the RAW in Book of Ruin! You just have to be careful not to spam too many 50 credit hand flamers and psychic familiars on your champions, and not overcommit resources to Aberrants. The hand flamers will be less problematic for Cawdor...
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    N18 Can Chaos Helots hire a Bullet Merchant?

    Depends on the Affiliation of the Outcast Gang, but requires reading each entry and the source-book for each delegation/noble house/organisation. Clanless (page 19) specifically don't suffer any drawbacks from being law abiding or outlaw, explicitly specifying they can obtain both law abiding...
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    N18 Can Chaos Helots hire a Bullet Merchant?

    The second passage from Book of Ruin isn't contradicting the first, it's just saying to look at Gangs of the Underhive for the full rules on using Hangers-On, eg: they don't fight for you except in rare circumstances, go away if you lose reputation, etc. That's not a "go here to use this list of...
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    N18 Can Chaos Helots hire a Bullet Merchant?

    In the Law and Misrule campaign (which is where most of the alignment tomfoolery comes from) Law abiding gangs have restricted access to the Black Market (-1 modifier under the old rules) - but they still have access. Under the 2023 core rules (specifically page 147) the Black Market doesn't...
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    N18 Can Chaos Helots hire a Bullet Merchant?

    According to Book of Ruin page 6 one of the effects of being an outlaw gang is only being able to hire outlaw hangers on. Bullet Merchant doesn't list an alignment, but the default is assumed to be lawful. It, along with many every other hanger on listings, says it's available to any gang at...