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Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-03-13, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,176
Posted By Marcoos
That's a funny definition of average. When I...

That's a funny definition of average. When I looked there was one at over £500 (with bids!) and one at £500 (without bids), and then several for under that price. There are copies going on sale on...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-14-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,482
Posted By Marcoos
There's a good reason for that, it's their event...

There's a good reason for that, it's their event exclusive anthology for this year. It was always going to be available at all their events this year.
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-30-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By Marcoos
The audio drama Veritas Ferrum gives some clues...

The audio drama Veritas Ferrum gives some clues to this. Further elements of the Iron Hands fleet arrived late to the Isstvan V party and were ambushed as they arrived. Although only the veteran...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-23-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By Marcoos
For anyone interested, the 2nd and 3rd...

For anyone interested, the 2nd and 3rd installments of the interview are now up.

http://baddice.co.uk/daily314/ - pt 2
http://baddice.co.uk/daily315/ - pt 3
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-21-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By Marcoos
It's not technically a blog post, but there's a...

It's not technically a blog post, but there's a podcast interview I had with Nick Kyme posted on the Bad Dice website http://baddice.co.uk/daily313/ Enjoy!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-08-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By Marcoos
It's been a while since I've updated this, and...

It's been a while since I've updated this, and then what do you know, 3 updates in a couple of weeks! Pop over and give it a read if you feel like it www.baddice.co.uk/heresy

Cheers!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-14-13, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By Marcoos
I like the name. It implies mental scars...

I like the name. It implies mental scars affecting the legion through the divided loyalties.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-12-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,947
Posted By Marcoos
You do understand that this is your opinion? ...

You do understand that this is your opinion?

Personally speaking, I didn't find it hard to read at all. I would let others make their own mind up.
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   06-27-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,211
Posted By Marcoos
I suggest getting a copy of Heldenhammer. This...

I suggest getting a copy of Heldenhammer. This contains details on all the tribes at the founding of the Empire.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-26-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,195
Posted By Marcoos
Yep, it's been that way for a while for the Horus...

Yep, it's been that way for a while for the Horus Heresy stuff. I don't know for sure, but I think it's to tie in with standard publishing practices.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-26-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Marcoos
Just to note, these aren't audio dramas, they are...

Just to note, these aren't audio dramas, they are audio books. There's a big difference between the two, a drama is written for audio, acted out and has sound effects. I don't own any HH audio books,...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-26-13, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,195
Posted By Marcoos
It seems as though the book is available now at...

It seems as though the book is available now at events - I believe it was on sale at BL Live Dublin, and is available through author signings soonish (this weekend). Based on that, I would not be...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-26-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,021
Posted By Marcoos
Not got mine yet. The last announcement email I...

Not got mine yet. The last announcement email I received was to say they had been printed (and maybe shipped from the printers to BL).
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-24-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,021
Posted By Marcoos
Correct! Soulforge is the first of three Corax:...

Correct! Soulforge is the first of three Corax: novellas. I had it straight from the horses mouth at the HH Weekender!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-23-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,790
Posted By Marcoos
Promethean Sun was available at the event for...

Promethean Sun was available at the event for £10-£15 (I forget which), as a reprinted non-limited edition version. Same size and dust jacket, less special contents. So I would say there is a very...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-15-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Marcoos
To offer a counter point to Child of the Emperor,...

To offer a counter point to Child of the Emperor, from a Horus Heresy perspective, 2012 was a great year. Fear to Tread, Angel Exterminatus, Know No Fear, Betrayer and Shadows of Treachery all good...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-10-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Marcoos
I wrote a blog post about this a while back... ...

I wrote a blog post about this a while back...

All from the Horus Heresy.

5. The Lightning Tower by Dan Abnett – from Shadows of Treachery

As mentioned earlier, this was originally released...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-23-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,140
Posted By Marcoos
According to a Laurie Goulding post on another...

According to a Laurie Goulding post on another forum, the sacking of Prospero happened after Horus was struck down on the moon of Davin, and approximately 1 year before Istvaan III.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-27-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By Marcoos
Vulkan Lives is listed as the next novel in the...

Vulkan Lives is listed as the next novel in the series after Mark of Calth (according to the list of titles in MoC) so I'm hoping we'll see it much sooner than next year!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-25-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By Marcoos
Yes, it's the ultimate end-goal of the series....

Yes, it's the ultimate end-goal of the series. Although it's more likely to several books about the siege of Terra, rather than just one.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-11-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Marcoos
They were 3rd and 19th found Primarchs according...

They were 3rd and 19th found Primarchs according to official sources.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-17-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,271
Posted By Marcoos
I think there's a chance they are refering to...

I think there's a chance they are refering to Vulkan.

Let's look at the supporting information;

- Vulkan was thought to be 'lost' after Istvaan V (source: Age of Darkness)
- it has been...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-08-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Marcoos
Hi, Like others on here, I really would...

Hi,

Like others on here, I really would recommend reading the whole series in the order it was written/released. However if you want to catch up with events so you can join in when the new novels...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-08-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By Marcoos
New blog post up. It's all about how new readers...

New blog post up. It's all about how new readers to the Horus Heresy series can quickly catch up by reading specific 'key' novels. Hopefully will be useful to people trying to get into the series....
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,343
Posted By Marcoos
I don't think it's possible to have made a list...

I don't think it's possible to have made a list without some contradiction. I do think the released list could have been better (in fact I posted one myself on my blog *shameless plug*).
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-29-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,343
Posted By Marcoos
There are other contradictions. Flight of...

There are other contradictions.

Flight of the Eisenstein lists the discovery of Magnus before Mortarion. A Thousand Sons contradicts this.

Based on info in A Thousand Sons, Mortarion should be...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   01-25-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By Marcoos
It was released for the German Games Day...

It was released for the German Games Day chapbook.

I believe this will be included in written form in the Mark of Calth anthology, as well as being released in audio. The cover art posted above is...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-24-13, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By Marcoos
I agree the timeline is screwed. I've wracked my...

I agree the timeline is screwed. I've wracked my brains about this one and the only explanation I can come up with is that Magnus' appearance in The Outcast Dead is a psychic echo of the initial...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   01-13-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By Marcoos
Just posted a new blog, a review of Betrayer by...

Just posted a new blog, a review of Betrayer by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

It's my first book review, so I welcome any feedback (please be gentle).
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-13-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,978
Posted By Marcoos
It's certainly a huge mistake of the Emperor's in...

It's certainly a huge mistake of the Emperor's in hindsight.

It's my belief that the fact that Angron had 'failed' to become the ruler of his planet had a massive bearing on this. Relatively late...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-13-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,978
Posted By Marcoos
Er, Mortarion.

Er, Mortarion.
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-02-13, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,302
Posted By Marcoos
I don't think Magnus has ascended to Daemonhood...

I don't think Magnus has ascended to Daemonhood yet. Events in Betrayer make it clear that psykers can effectively disappear and rematerialise elsewhere, and that Magnus hasn't yet committed to the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-18-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By Marcoos
There are updates here...

There are updates here http://baddice.co.uk/black-library-weekender-2012-day-1-update/ and here http://baddice.co.uk/whispers-from-the-warp/

Also make sure you check out the Black Library advent...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-17-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By Marcoos
It's not just a copy and paste. It was...

It's not just a copy and paste.

It was discussed at the BL Weekender. It will contain new text from Alan Merrett expanding the known info on the Heresy. It will also contain a lot of new artwork,...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-14-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
Today's advent calendar audio short story, Strike...

Today's advent calendar audio short story, Strike and Fade, features Salamanders.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-13-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
There should be quite a bit coming up on the...

There should be quite a bit coming up on the Raven Guard, Salamanders and Iron Hands. BL have planned a story arc nominally titled The Shattered Legions. There's more details on my blog...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-12-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
I asked Neil Roberts on twitter, and he...

I asked Neil Roberts on twitter, and he confirmed, " okay, might be wrong, but here goes- Ultramarines, Blood Angels, White Scars & Space Wolves. Oh, & one other I can't remember. ;)"

Not sure...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-11-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,530
Posted By Marcoos
According to Neil Roberts (the artist) from the...

According to Neil Roberts (the artist) from the HH artwork seminar at the Black Library Weekender, they're not Imperial Fists, they are in fact Space Wolves. He was presenting this off the cuff, so...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-11-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
According to the artist, Neil Roberts, they're...

According to the artist, Neil Roberts, they're Space Wolves.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-11-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
Bugger! Missed it due to the title.

Bugger! Missed it due to the title.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-11-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,731
Posted By Marcoos
New HH Cover: Unremembered Empire

This has been released on the Black Library facebook page today. It's the cover to Dan Abnett's next full HH novel, Unremembered Empire, and it features 2 Primarchs, Astartes from 4 different...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-09-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,182
Posted By Marcoos
I'm pretty sure it's 100,000 at Monarchia, and...

I'm pretty sure it's 100,000 at Monarchia, and then the Worb Bearers started to rapidly increase numbers knowing the Heresy they were planning, and therefore the requirement they would have for...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-07-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,662
Posted By Marcoos
According a GW shop staffer (I know; feel free to...

According a GW shop staffer (I know; feel free to take this with a pinch of salt), they won't be in the stores until after Xmas.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-07-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By Marcoos
Horus Heresy Audio The Warmaster

Today's advent calendar treat is a new '10 minute' audio called The Warmaster by John French.

Download it here http://www.blacklibrary.com/advent-calendar-2012
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-06-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,343
Posted By Marcoos
I've done some re-reading of The First Heretic...

I've done some re-reading of The First Heretic and think I can back up your opinion here. Monarchia was 43 years before Istvaan V, and there are several references from conversations around the time...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-06-12, 04:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,025
Posted By Marcoos
Blood Angels look as though they will figure...

Blood Angels look as though they will figure heavily in Unremembered Empire. Dan Abnett is writing this.
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-06-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Marcoos
I'm pretty sure the World Eater's killed their...

I'm pretty sure the World Eater's killed their Librarians, not their Chaplains.
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-06-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Marcoos
Emperor's Children had a chaplain; Lucius killed...

Emperor's Children had a chaplain; Lucius killed him on Istvaan III.

The Raven Guard had a Word Bearer Chaplain, but no mention of any of their own. The WB was rather brutally dealt with by Corax...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-03-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,343
Posted By Marcoos
Superb! That would put his discovery around the...

Superb! That would put his discovery around the same time as the Khan. And it sounds as though they have addressed the contradiction. That would however mean we would have to rethink the Lion's...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-03-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,662
Posted By Marcoos
I will be getting the hardback. According to...

I will be getting the hardback.

According to the BL staff at the Black Library Weekender, they will be trying to tie in related hardback releases for existing novels with the new books. If this...
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