Starting this as a thread for suggested builds/construction orders for the Space Marines.
Currently I'm doing ok as SM but it takes one good Ork or Eldar player in particular to ruin my day.
My current line up Vs. [X] (For 2v2/3v3):
1 Servitor + 2 Tacs
Barracks (OR) Doctrine Chapel. (I've tried stun scouts which have their stun grenade dodged and for Devastators, 3 Boyz squads seem to swarm them even with tac supports)
The tacs even if I pull them back seem to get swarmed easily enough and cannot escape melee at all thus I usually lose a good chunk of my initial army.
I'm just not finding a good build order currently against Ork opponents.
Similar to the Ork build though I prefer Sniper scouts to pick off Banshees from afar and give the Devastators the sight range once I complete a Doctrine Chapel.
Again though, combined with webways banshees can get into melee far too easily with my troops even if I pre-emptively pull them back to an LP or one of my barracks. Dire Avengers mow down what's left and if they have Macha or Dark Reapers they can run rings around my troops.
For Elite's I've been mixing it up between:
Gabe + Killteam + Solaria (For command doctrine for Tacticals)
Gabe + Jonah + Terminators
If I manage to get Gabe or Jonah out I can normally micro them well enough to push my opponent back a bit but by this time they've had the Elite point node or extra resource node (3v3) for quite some time, thus having the advantage overall.
Does anyone have any good strategies for Marines or build orders they'd like to share? I'll take any assistance I can get plus this could be a good thread for other Marine players looking to start out!