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FW: Dig Deep With The Termite Assault Drill

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Mar 12 2018
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Forge World is previewing a new unit for those subterranean transportation needs – the Terrax Pattern Termite Assault Drill!

It’s a blast from the past with the reimagined Termite Assault Drill. Originally a unit for a little game called Space Marine, the Termite Assault Drill used to come in a much smaller scale:

via Warhammer Community

It was quite the EPIC scale

 

So what does look like now? Check it out:

“The Termite is a transport vehicle – but rather than taking them across the ground, or through the air, it burrows deep beneath the earth, launched from a surface transport far behind enemy lines. It uses a combination of melta cutters, phase-shield generators and huge heavy-bore drills to chew through the ground beneath the foe to emerge behind the lines or in the heart of enemy fortifications. The Termite is armed with deadly weapons – with a choice of bolters, volkite chargers or heavy flamers in the kit – that punish any nearby foes before it disgorges its deadly cargo to bring death and ruin.”

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It’s a pretty cool looking model and those drill bits are kind of terrifying. But what size is it? Great question:

The Terrax Pattern Terminte Assault Drill will be boring a hole in your battle-line soon. We’ll be watching Forge World for more info when it gets released!

I’m totally getting flashbacks to my childhood. This drill shares a lot of similarity to a certain cartoon I loved as a kid:

I think I’ll call it the “Shredder”…wait a minute.

And now I need a conversion for a Foot Clan Ad Mech army. Whelp, I’ve got my work cut out for me. Thanks Forge World…

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What do you think of the new Drill Transport? Are you digging it or does it look too boring?

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