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Mateo Bow before your god.
Bow before your god.
Nov 27th 2009 at 2:14:34 PM

Watching anime, can't be bothered to listen.

Apathy is death.
Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Dec 29th 2009 at 8:58:10 AM

/tg/ is making me love War Hammer40k more

edited 29th Dec '09 8:58:24 AM by Lanceleoghauni

"Coffee! Coffeecoffeecoffee! Coffee! Not as strong as Meth-amphetamine, but it lets you keep your teeth!"
Jan 4th 2010 at 1:29:21 AM

I have the 80s version! Sometimes I set up a board, put on my old LP of Duran Duran, and cry myself to sleep...

Kulsprutejojjo Relationship Status: Faithful to 2D
Jan 4th 2010 at 3:25:52 AM

Ahhh... Space Hulk... How I love thee...

I remember I had some kind of version of it on my old Amiga 500 when I was about 4 or 5 or something. That was good times. So yes, I've been introduced to GRIMDARK at an early age.

Medinoc Chaotic Greedy from France
Chaotic Greedy
Jan 12th 2010 at 4:51:14 AM

Something just popped in my head: Can the Orks' beliefs be used against them?

An example: Someone impressive enough for the Orks (like Commissar Yarrick) comes on the battlefield with a big orky-looking contraption, and tells the Orks it's a gargant-killer cannon. If the Orks buy it (because hey, it's Yarrick), can it destroy their gargant?

edited 12th Jan '10 4:51:37 AM by Medinoc

"And as long as a sack of shit is not a good thing to be, chivalry will never die."
KnightofL-sama from The Sea of Chaos
Jan 12th 2010 at 11:31:27 PM

Maybe, maybe not. The problem is that if you do manage to convice them you have a stupendous superweapon or something like that, it's not going to deter them. They're only going to take that as a challenge and fight even harder.

Welcome to the Sea of Chaos
Medinoc Chaotic Greedy from France
Chaotic Greedy
Jan 13th 2010 at 3:03:48 AM

Of course: After all, when you have a gargant-killer weapon, you can only kill the gargant with it. Just like anti-fortress cannons.

"And as long as a sack of shit is not a good thing to be, chivalry will never die."
Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Jan 16th 2010 at 8:43:11 PM

I jsut bought Gaunts Ghosts Omnibi One and twoooooo

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Fenrah For the emprah! from Somewhere to the north.
For the emprah!
Jan 17th 2010 at 4:59:52 PM

Here's a vaguely relevant pondering with the orky discussion happening: If a mekboy started working and ended up creating a replica of the golden throne, could he unite all the the orks in the galaxy into one massive WAAAAAAAAAGH!? I mean, the emperor acts as the guiding beacon for the astronomican, if I recall...

When in deadly danger, when beset by doubt, run in little circles, wave your arms and shout.
715
Jan 17th 2010 at 5:50:17 PM

You know it's sad seen I see the Space Hulk's 100 buck price tag and think I'm getting a get deal because it has a bunch of Terminators in it.

Use to play IG, loved the 5th ed rules. But they got stolen so i have to dust off by old Tau army and then I lot the codex.

Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Jan 17th 2010 at 11:57:22 PM

new codex soon methinks.

"Coffee! Coffeecoffeecoffee! Coffee! Not as strong as Meth-amphetamine, but it lets you keep your teeth!"
Jan 18th 2010 at 1:57:26 AM

I've not heard anything about a new Tau 'dex...

Current rumours suggest Blood Angels are next, and that Dark Eldar are coming, but they probably won't turn up until every possible Space Marine chapter has a codex...

Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Jan 18th 2010 at 9:38:01 AM

Fucking GW and their SPESS MAHREEN hard-ons.

fffffffff

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Jan 18th 2010 at 10:49:48 AM

Too be honest I don't mind that much; this way even though every other update is Space Marines the updates are still fairly frequent, in the good old days you got the core rulebook and a small (mostly psyker related) race specific book, there were no where near as many races. At least this way everyone will get an update at some point.

Also it might pave the way for some Chaos Space Marine chapter specific codexes, that would be awesome.

Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Jan 18th 2010 at 2:29:13 PM

Now a Custodes Codex.

I think I could live with one of those, and waiting for my Tau dex to come out.

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715
Jan 18th 2010 at 7:38:28 PM

The question is why Blood Angles? There mainly a pure Codex Chapter, I can see the Black Templars and Space wolves having there own Codexs they don't follow the Codex

Morven Nemesis from Seattle, WA, USA
Nemesis
Jan 18th 2010 at 11:55:58 PM

To be fair, a good chunk of why the Space Marines get GW's attention is that they sell.

A brighter future for a darker age.
Jan 19th 2010 at 3:50:03 PM

If I still played this, I'd be interested in a viable Dark Eldar army list. The one I toyed with in high school was borderline unplayable.

I will keep my soul in a place out of sight, Far off, where the pulse of it is not heard.
715
Jan 19th 2010 at 9:58:44 PM

Dark Eldar can still win battles but it's really hard and even then its a Curb-Stomp Battle for you or the other guy. 5th ed didn't help at all

Kulsprutejojjo Relationship Status: Faithful to 2D
Jan 20th 2010 at 11:53:10 PM

Seriously, GW needs to concentrate on armies that need new codexes, like Necrons or Dark Eldar, not armies that already sell well and work fine, like every space marine chapter ever. They can't expect the Dark Eldar or Necrons to sell better on their own if they don't improve their playabilities and make them more interesting, so I find it stupid that they focus on armies that already are popular.

Lanceleoghauni Cyborg Helmsman from Z or R Twice Relationship Status: In my bunk
Jan 21st 2010 at 6:57:55 PM

and do we really need MORE astartes? Just looking around the game tables it's like every other player runs a Marines army anyways.

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Kulsprutejojjo Relationship Status: Faithful to 2D
Jan 21st 2010 at 7:19:29 PM

Simply put, GW thinks profit > game balance. As long as updating an army will profit them, they will update it. By this I mean if an army is already profitable, they will try to milk it for money even more. By contrast, Dark Eldar and Necrons don't sell very well due to them not matching up to today's standards, discouraging players from starting one of these armies. I personally think GW would get a huge profit from balancing up either Necrons of Dark Eldar by comparison to what they have now. If they match up better on the board, it's obvious more players will choose them, and if GW is not planning to "squat" either the necrons or dark eldar, I find it pretty damn odd that they're sucking even more on space marine profits instead of trying to increase profits from currently underpowered armies.

BorderPrince Selfproclaimed Genius from his secret lair.
Selfproclaimed Genius
Jan 22nd 2010 at 2:08:33 AM

I agree, focus more on the necrons and dark eldar, since The sons of Russ need more challengeling foes to fightevil grin...

I reject reality and substitute my own.

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