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Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-14-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Uber Ork
Yeah the Nebulon B doesnít look like it can take...

Yeah the Nebulon B doesnít look like it can take much of a pounding. While its long range fire power seems decent for a ship of its size, it doesnít look like itís easy to keep your front arc...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-10-16, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Uber Ork
Yes, this for sure is one of the biggest draws...

Yes, this for sure is one of the biggest draws for me. The ships are very well painted, and the game looks fun to play.


With 40k nearly dead here (at least with my friends) I think either...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-09-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Uber Ork
Makes sense. Whether playing a table top or...

Makes sense. Whether playing a table top or board game, you've also got to take into account the people you're playing with. You've got the one type of player who's ready to go and moves quickly on...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-07-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Uber Ork
@ ntaw: The movement planning for big...

@ ntaw:

The movement planning for big ships does seem like it wold take time to get good at. Are there more special characters or "aces" in x-wing? It seemed like there are "aces" (of sorts)...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-02-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,571
Posted By Uber Ork
Armada or X-wing? Fight!

I've been thinking about getting into either Armada or X-wing. Sadly, I only have the time/money for one of them. So, which game do you think I should invest in? What are the pros & cons of each? ...
Forum: Off Topic   01-20-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,469
Posted By Uber Ork
The problem with Putin is the Russian Bear... ...

The problem with Putin is the Russian Bear...

https://i0.wp.com/grapevine.is/wp-content/uploads/PutinAlaska5x7.jpg?quality=85

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However...
Forum: Off Topic   01-20-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By Uber Ork
Aside from the ridiculous flying into Jabba's...

Aside from the ridiculous flying into Jabba's sail barge/falling into the Sarlacc pit scene, his character has been nothing but awesome.

I'm thinking that Captain Phasma will be the new Boba...
Forum: Off Topic   01-20-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,469
Posted By Uber Ork
I'm afraid Putin has been Trumped. ...

I'm afraid Putin has been Trumped.
http://i.imgur.com/Kwxvzlf.jpg

He's going to have so much winning, you're going to get bored with winning. :wink:
Forum: Television and Movies   01-14-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
They both did take a pretty quick liking to her,...

They both did take a pretty quick liking to her, but Han seemed to be genuinely surprised about her being from Jakku/wanting to go back.
Forum: Television and Movies   01-13-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
I saw the film again last night for the 2nd time....

I saw the film again last night for the 2nd time. I noticed several things I missed the first time through…

1- Lots of small details like a tie fighter pilot helmet laying in the foreground when...
Forum: Television and Movies   01-12-16, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
I wasn't so bummed about the lack of new tech as...

I wasn't so bummed about the lack of new tech as I was about the lack of a basic explanation of the political situation in the SW universe. There's a new republic that's different from the...
Forum: Television and Movies   01-12-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
I would have liked Hanís death to be more of a...

I would have liked Hanís death to be more of a traditional heroic type, but Iím ok with how Kasdan & Abrams did it. It was good to see Han Solo on the big screen again so Iím kind of glad they...
Forum: Television and Movies   01-02-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
I agree. I think Abrams gave Ford what he'd...

I agree. I think Abrams gave Ford what he'd wanted for years, an heroic death for Han Solo. He willingly risks his life in an attempt to turn his son back to the light side. Even though he fails...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-30-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
For some reason I can’t remember the scene you’re...

For some reason I can’t remember the scene you’re talking about. I remember Rey’s vision of herself as a little girl, and the person holding onto her, but (in my recollection) that individual wasn’t...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-20-15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
Thanks for the links! :good: I'm glad that Ford...

Thanks for the links! :good: I'm glad that Ford is back, for flashbacks or for real.

I suppose if Darth Maul can survive being cut in half and falling down a deep shaft on Naboo, Han can...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-19-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
I don’t know, I feel like J.J. killed Han off for...

I don’t know, I feel like J.J. killed Han off for good. For years there was talk about how Harrison Ford thought Han Solo should have been killed off. He discussed it not too long ago on Jimmy...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-19-15, 12:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Uber Ork
[SPOILER ALERT!] Only enter IF YOU'VE SEEN Star Wars Episode 7

Due to the title of this thread, I don't plan on using spoiler tags. If you haven't seen the film DO NOT read on. You have been warned...



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I Saw Episode 7 last night and have mixed...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-03-13, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,130
Posted By Uber Ork
There's also Khalid Hassan, a human recruited by...

There's also Khalid Hassan, a human recruited by Malcador in the audio drama "The Sigillite."
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-31-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,044
Posted By Uber Ork
Nailed it. The exact quote reads... ...

Nailed it. The exact quote reads...




Here's a couple of images I snagged off Dakka Dakka to show the difference from a boy all the way up to a Warboss (sorry about the 1st image being...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-21-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By Uber Ork
I'm thinking no myself. Why? Because even the...

I'm thinking no myself. Why? Because even the more rogue elements within Tau society (commander far-sight, etc.) don't seem to do this. If anyone would, it feels like it would be them. The...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By Uber Ork
Did Dorn loose half his legion at Istvaan V? I'm...

Did Dorn loose half his legion at Istvaan V? I'm near positive they were dispatched but never arrived due to warp storm interference, and were then ambushed by the Iron Warriors at the Phall system....
Forum: Off Topic   11-18-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,757
Posted By Uber Ork
I think you're missing my point. I'm not...

I think you're missing my point. I'm not defending intelligent design as much as I'm saying that Evolution, being a random and undirected process, is insufficient to answer why we see precise,...
Forum: Off Topic   11-17-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,757
Posted By Uber Ork
Myself, I prefer "belief system" to the terms of...

Myself, I prefer "belief system" to the terms of religion or science. I think splitting things up into religion or science ends up creating the incorrect perception that if you believe in some type...
Forum: General 40k   06-04-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Uber Ork
I think WYSIWYG is more focused on having a guy...

I think WYSIWYG is more focused on having a guy carrying a meltagun actually carry a meltagun. As already mentioned, the extra bolt pistol makes no in game difference where as being equipped with a...
Forum: Television and Movies   05-28-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,607
Posted By Uber Ork
I can't imagine it getting PG-13 in the US. It...

I can't imagine it getting PG-13 in the US. It will definitely be R.

The closer this movie gets, the more interested I am in seeing it. I can't wait to have the SJ's become developed and to...
Forum: General 40k   05-28-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,854
Posted By Uber Ork
While the SR has grown on me and ST bit by bit is...

While the SR has grown on me and ST bit by bit is doing the same, I think you've captured the sentiment quite well of why at first they don't apeal to me.




That makes sense. Especially...
Forum: General 40k   05-28-12, 12:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,854
Posted By Uber Ork
Yes they are. After 7 years of having a WD...

Yes they are. After 7 years of having a WD subscription, I decided (primarily due to financial reasons) to terminate my subscription this year. Ironically, my last WD was the one just previous...
Forum: General 40k   05-27-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,854
Posted By Uber Ork
I agree 100%. I would have liked them to make...

I agree 100%. I would have liked them to make this kit as they did the DE venom, and give the modeler an opportunity to go with a sealed cockpit or an open one.

As to the stormtalon (or the ork...
Forum: General 40k   05-27-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Uber Ork
I think the problem is that the authors don't do...

I think the problem is that the authors don't do enough to help us understand the timeline. They jump back and forth and sometimes it gets confusing (some books, The Outcast Dead for example, more...
Forum: General 40k   05-22-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,142
Posted By Uber Ork
First of all, let me say wow... pretty cool...

First of all, let me say wow... pretty cool technology. Second, let me say I agree that it will take some time before the average person can afford to make use of this.

Even when the costs do...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-21-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,339
Posted By Uber Ork
Dorn for being the mastermind behind the defense...

Dorn for being the mastermind behind the defense of Terra which had the emperor not been impetuous, would have held until loyalist relief forces arrived.

Runner up is Lorgar for his choosing...
Forum: General 40k   03-21-12, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By Uber Ork
I see your Bruce Lee codex and raise you one...

I see your Bruce Lee codex and raise you one Codex: Ip Man.

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a390/Matt_A/CodexIpMan.jpg


As Bruce Lee is > Chuck Norris, Ip Man is > Bruce Lee. :biggrin:
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-11-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,669
Posted By Uber Ork
Yes it could be. Unless GW expands on this we'll...

Yes it could be. Unless GW expands on this we'll never truly know. GW's leaving it unclear has left the door open for many possibilities. One of which, would be for him to have a Primarch.


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Forum: 40k Fluff   03-11-12, 05:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,669
Posted By Uber Ork
It says 'giant of man' implying that he's a giant...

It says 'giant of man' implying that he's a giant in comparison to the average man rather giant in comparison to Trazyn himself which again leaves the more likely possibility of it being an Astartes,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-12, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Uber Ork
:biggrin: Far from the vision of the...

:biggrin:


Far from the vision of the Emperor who saw religion as a dividing force, Lorgar saw it as a uniting one. The Emperor felt that only through creating a secular society could the galaxy...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,669
Posted By Uber Ork
I agree. GW purposely builds a certain amount of...

I agree. GW purposely builds a certain amount of ambiguity into their fluff to create interest, spark debate, and allow gamers to create fun scenarios, armies, etc. They do this all the time as...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-07-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Uber Ork
A tall order considering Lorgar and his Legion's...

A tall order considering Lorgar and his Legion's combat record verses other Primarchs and their Legions. I'm primarily thinking about the Word Bearers verses the Ultramarines, but also Lorgar's...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-04-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By Uber Ork
I understand. :) On one hand I wish a...

I understand. :)


On one hand I wish a balance could be struck (but that's just because I love history and the implications it has on sci-fi in general, including 40K). On the other hand...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-04-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,669
Posted By Uber Ork
I guess that depends on how you view the bit...

I guess that depends on how you view the bit about his "healing" while in stasis. Whatever your take on the situation, my statement is correct. I said he was in stasis......and indeed he is in...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-04-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By Uber Ork
Whoa... Serpion5, not sure if you're...

Whoa...

Serpion5, not sure if you're referring to arlins post (as he's deleted any references that used to be there and apologized to you directly), klaswullt, myself, or all of us. Sorry if my...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,186
Posted By Uber Ork
That's possible. I was just stating my...

That's possible. I was just stating my preference... I guess I prefer the myth. :) However, Nashnir's point is well taken as well, you would think the Emperor's personal body guard would be the...
Forum: General 40k   03-03-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Uber Ork
Are you wanting competitive or fun? Since you're...

Are you wanting competitive or fun? Since you're asking what's good and what sucks I imagine you're looking for competitive, but thought I'd ask to be sure. :)
Forum: General 40k   03-03-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By Uber Ork
Grey Knights. The game works on a point system...

Grey Knights. The game works on a point system by which each unit costs "X" amount of points to field. Grey Knights have really tough, durable, and potent units which translates out to them costing...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,186
Posted By Uber Ork
All I did was quote The Outcast Dead word for...

All I did was quote The Outcast Dead word for word...

It's pretty clear he punched through the chest not the belly/lower abdomen. He "shattered" ceremite, "buckled" adamantium, and drove his fist...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-12, 02:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uber Ork
:laugh: Lux my friend, you never cease to amaze...

:laugh: Lux my friend, you never cease to amaze me in your ability to say so much, yet say nothing at all. Here's the problem... you say the Emperor is Michael, and you define what Michael is like,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-12, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By Uber Ork
Cool, thanks for the clarification. :) I...

Cool, thanks for the clarification. :)

I won't respond to everything because that would take too long, but here's my response to several of your points...





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Forum: 40k Fluff   03-02-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uber Ork
I'll ask the question again, because you didn't...

I'll ask the question again, because you didn't answer it.

Do you mean Michael from the Bible? ...as in Michael the Angel? Answering this, will help me greatly understand where you are coming...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-02-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uber Ork
Ahh Lux, the master of outlandish, unfounded, and...

Ahh Lux, the master of outlandish, unfounded, and unsupported assertions. I have yet to figure out if you really believe the things you say, or if you just do it because you have fun watching...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-02-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,186
Posted By Uber Ork
I think you've definitely hit on one of the...

I think you've definitely hit on one of the problems. I still think there's the problem of physics and whether Tagore could have punched his bare fist through the artificer armor of Uttam's chest,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-02-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,186
Posted By Uber Ork
No worries, that kind of stuff happens to us all....

No worries, that kind of stuff happens to us all. :)



Don't you think using a comparison of power armor verses ammunition designed to penetrate armor, is a bit different than artificer armor...
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