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08-20-13 06:02 PM
Demon of Humanity The all powerful pink ones or the laughing stocks of the hive whihc one i wonder
08-20-13 09:56 AM
Serpion5
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Originally Posted by Demon of Humanity View Post
Is there a pink tyranid in fluff yet
The genestealers in one of the Ciaphas Cain novels were observed as being pink, much to the surprise of one of the troopers fighting them.
08-19-13 11:26 PM
Demon of Humanity Is there a pink tyranid in fluff yet
08-19-13 03:40 PM
Deneris I always assumed "Tyranid" was a broad, catch-all term for a family of space-faring bugs. In a real-world example, take the term "mosquito"; we hear it, and think "small, biting insect" - They're all the same. Whereas there are over 3500 distinct kinds of mosquito, each with their own coloring and DNA make-up. So "Tyranid" could conceivably cover hundreds, if not thousands, of color schemes and hivefleets...
08-19-13 07:33 AM
Loli
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Originally Posted by manning5875 View Post
the Tyranids take the colors from the biomass they have consumed. Not for camouflage
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Source?

I'm asking because I couldn't find anything, so if you have a source I'd love to give it a read.
08-19-13 02:58 AM
locustgate
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Originally Posted by Serpion5 View Post
Source?
2nded. That doesn't really make sense. Nids eat every single biomass on the planet, if that was true then wouldn't they all be....I don't know. Brown, green, or something.
08-19-13 01:16 AM
Serpion5
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Originally Posted by manning5875 View Post
the Tyranids take the colors from the biomass they have consumed. Not for camouflage
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Source?
08-18-13 08:53 PM
manning5875 the Tyranids take the colors from the biomass they have consumed. Not for camouflage
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08-18-13 04:27 PM
locustgate
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Originally Posted by Khorne's Fist View Post
Stuff.
Pretty much what I assume Fleet colors, default, and then change depending on environment.
08-18-13 04:00 PM
Khorne's Fist I think the schemes laid down for the various hive fleets are kind of like a default setting. When a fleet arrives on a given planet they will be their normal hive fleet specific colours, but the longer the battle goes on the more you would start seeing creatures with colours more reflective of the environment the fighting is taking place in, as killed and injured nids are reabsorbed and recycled. When the planet is completely stripped, almost all of the nids would be absorbed, and fresher ones created in the default setting in preparation for the next victim.
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