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Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 32,279
Posted By G_Morgan
The astronomicum worked as it does now. By...

The astronomicum worked as it does now. By burning out the souls of psykers while being guided by the will of the Emperor. The golden throne was only attached to it so he could perform this task...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,403
Posted By G_Morgan
Primarchs are incredibly powerful creatures to...

Primarchs are incredibly powerful creatures to begin with. A Primarch starts out as powerful as an ordinary daemon prince. An ascended Primarch is something else altogether. The gods want one of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By G_Morgan
Coffee is the game changer. What has happened is...

Coffee is the game changer. What has happened is Russ stumbled into Slaanesh's realm on his search for the tree of life. Now he is drunk on endless amounts of beer. If somebody can just sneak him a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
  Poll: Primarch Pairs
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Posted By G_Morgan
The best partnership would be Magnus and...

The best partnership would be Magnus and Guilliman. Magnus could burn their enemies while Guilliman works out how to keep the economy running. This way when Magnus gets home from shattering his...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,193
Posted By G_Morgan
Chaos is entirely dependent upon intelligent life...

Chaos is entirely dependent upon intelligent life in the galaxy. It is entirely plausible that the current stalemate exists because if Chaos wins it loses as is the nature of Chaos. If it defeated...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-02-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,617
Posted By G_Morgan
My understanding was that Slaanesh was the most...

My understanding was that Slaanesh was the most powerful as she is the most recent god. Also she smashed the Eldar, something the others were not able to do. In fact the chaos gods owe their current...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-12-09, 01:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,398
Posted By G_Morgan
When did this happen?

When did this happen?
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-05-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By G_Morgan
With the SM there is also the possibility of...

With the SM there is also the possibility of renegade chapters like the Soul Drinkers. They fought the Crimson Fists in one of the books.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-05-09, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,208
Posted By G_Morgan
Despite their attire, the Eldar are practically...

Despite their attire, the Eldar are practically the emo aliens. Oh we're doomed, everyone wants to kill us, chaos hurt my feelings.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-31-09, 01:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,179
Posted By G_Morgan
How can Rogue steal the power from a chain fist?

How can Rogue steal the power from a chain fist?
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-31-09, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By G_Morgan
There is no Solar Macharius. Lord Solar is a...

There is no Solar Macharius. Lord Solar is a title preferred to Warmaster (which is considered tainted). The Lord Solar known as Macharius led the last great crusade of the Imperium several centuries...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-31-09, 01:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,179
Posted By G_Morgan
The Primarchs are basically living demigods....

The Primarchs are basically living demigods. Marvel enemies like Apocalypse and Gladiator are on a similar level IMO. Your average member of the X-Men wouldn't stand a chance.

OTOH the Emperor...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-23-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
Posted By G_Morgan
If chaos ever were to win it would consume itself...

If chaos ever were to win it would consume itself anyway. A victory for chaos would just leave the galaxy empty and as a result it would calm the immaterium completely. In fact this is exactly what...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-23-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,870
Posted By G_Morgan
If he was a daemon prince he wouldn't be able to...

If he was a daemon prince he wouldn't be able to walk freely in the materium. It would make conquest of the Imperium rather difficult.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-21-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
Posted By G_Morgan
Humanity survived the entire Age of Strife in...

Humanity survived the entire Age of Strife in similar conditions to what would occur if the Emperor did vanish. The Emperor was created by human means in the past, if needed it could be so again.
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Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-09, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By G_Morgan
Might be. In fluff terms I always see the novels...

Might be. In fluff terms I always see the novels treat the terms differently. Skitarii are near feral monsters who tear each other to pieces*. Tech Guard always sound more like elite IG with a few...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-09, 03:36 AM
Replies: 19
  Why!?
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Posted By G_Morgan
Because none of them can handle their drink well...

Because none of them can handle their drink well enough to be able to stomach Fenrisian ale. Hence Smurf Marines.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-09, 03:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,049
Posted By G_Morgan
Wouldn't conquering the Imperium give a whole...

Wouldn't conquering the Imperium give a whole load of power to the god in question. Should be helpful in the great game.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-09, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By G_Morgan
I thought Tech Guard were your basic troops and...

I thought Tech Guard were your basic troops and the Skitarii were the insane elites of the AdMech infantry.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-09, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By G_Morgan
Isn't that CS Goto. I'd treat it warily as a...

Isn't that CS Goto. I'd treat it warily as a fluff basis.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-09, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,134
Posted By G_Morgan
Nothing a good spread of cyclonic torpedoes,...

Nothing a good spread of cyclonic torpedoes, blessed by His word, couldn't fix.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By G_Morgan
Smurf boy pretty much handed the Imperium to...

Smurf boy pretty much handed the Imperium to chaos on a platter with his ridiculously bureaucratic reforms. Whereas the Imperium needed agility, cohesiveness and action he created a small hard of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By G_Morgan
Khaine is just about as retarded as the chaos...

Khaine is just about as retarded as the chaos gods. He was outcast from the Eldar pantheon for an age. In fact the only good thing to come out of the birth of Slaanesh was that Khaine redeemed...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-09, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,931
Posted By G_Morgan
Horus was a heretic, a traitor and a girly boy...

Horus was a heretic, a traitor and a girly boy who had it handed to him by the God-Emperor.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-09-09, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By G_Morgan
Yes one bionic. 7 made of chaos polluted flesh.

Yes one bionic. 7 made of chaos polluted flesh.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-07-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By G_Morgan
The Eldar gods are warp beings like the chaos...

The Eldar gods are warp beings like the chaos gods. The reason Khaine didn't feed Khorne is that Khaine existed for many thousands of years before Khorne.

The chaos gods became more powerful than...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-07-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By G_Morgan
They could procreate by entirely artificial means...

They could procreate by entirely artificial means so I can't see how Slaanesh is an issue. Can you take pleasure from the extraction and artificial insemination of an egg? Assuming Eldar procreate as...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-06-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By G_Morgan
DOW2 - Invincible Lictor?

On one of the DOW2 missions you are asked to take down a Lictor. Basically the Lictor just regenerated health faster than I could possibly take it down. Am I missing something?
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-05-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 18,426
Posted By G_Morgan
I want to change my pick. I'll have an IG...

I want to change my pick. I'll have an IG bayonet. Some people say I'm insane swapping a Titan for a bayonet but it feels right.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 18,426
Posted By G_Morgan
An Imperator class titan.

An Imperator class titan.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-03-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By G_Morgan
Just to be clear. Gravity has an equal an...

Just to be clear. Gravity has an equal an opposite reaction. It is just that the force is only attractive, whereas EM can both attract and repel. So when you have gravity it pulls two objects towards...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-28-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By G_Morgan
All sorts of psykers can do that. The point is...

All sorts of psykers can do that. The point is that it is physically possible for creatures we know not to be gods to obtain any of the powers described. Hell the Emperor (a person chaos describes as...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-28-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By G_Morgan
Different definition of god to me then. I...

Different definition of god to me then. I wouldn't consider the Greek pantheon to be all that interesting. Of course neither did the Greeks. They didn't think of them as all powerful like the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-28-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By G_Morgan
Give me a flamer and I can rain fire down on your...

Give me a flamer and I can rain fire down on your home. Power does not imply godhood. A god would be one who helped create the universe. None of the supposed gods in 40k actually took part in this.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-27-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By G_Morgan
What part of 40k looks possible? Space dwarves...

What part of 40k looks possible? Space dwarves are far more likely than ascension to daemonhood.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-27-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,150
Posted By G_Morgan
Strictly speaking the Emperor is not a god but...

Strictly speaking the Emperor is not a god but neither are any of the other entities that claim to be gods. According to fluff the Emperor is actually older than any of the chaos gods. Khorne was...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-25-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By G_Morgan
Fulgrim would confuse them with his prettiness....

Fulgrim would confuse them with his prettiness. Then Russ would hit them across the head with a club while they were trying to figure out what Fulgrim is.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-25-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,779
Posted By G_Morgan
Firstly these wild estimates of the number of...

Firstly these wild estimates of the number of planets in the Imperium are way off. At its height just before the heresy it had 2m planets. In 40k there are 1m planets.

As for the inquisition. Most...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-21-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,064
Posted By G_Morgan
Actually throwing a ball has recoil, it is just...

Actually throwing a ball has recoil, it is just so small compared to the mass of the body that you don't notice it. Hell if you jump into the air the planet will move slightly away from you.

Using...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-20-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,934
Posted By G_Morgan
Seems contradictory. GW have said that all 20...

Seems contradictory. GW have said that all 20 primarchs were found and 10 joined each side. 2 being lost later on. However the Heresy books seem to contradict this with the aforementioned scene with...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-20-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By G_Morgan
Loken was famous for his swordsmanship but I...

Loken was famous for his swordsmanship but I think even he used a plain old chainsword.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-12-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,784
Posted By G_Morgan
Varies from planet to planet. There is no issue...

Varies from planet to planet. There is no issue as long as they:
1. Pay the Emperors tithe.
2. Uphold the Emperors law.
3. Provide for the Emperors army.

There are a whole host of treaties and...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-09-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,378
Posted By G_Morgan
Even if the ships were evenly matched....

Even if the ships were evenly matched. Thunderhawks and boarding torpedoes would quickly turn the ship to ship battle into a man to man. Whatever the debate between IGs and stormtroopers, nothing...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-09-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By G_Morgan
A similar argument is made to say that a black...

A similar argument is made to say that a black hole is invisible. In practice it isn't because it has an effect on stuff outside the event horizon.

A black hole on a planet would cause a massive...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,696
Posted By G_Morgan
When the Starcraft Terrans run into the 90 unit...

When the Starcraft Terrans run into the 90 unit limit and the 12 unit control group limit they will be outnumbered by even the SM. When your entire army is outnumbered by the oppositions elites you...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-30-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,941
Posted By G_Morgan
Not all the SM chapters worship the Emperor as a...

Not all the SM chapters worship the Emperor as a god but they do see him as being far greater than the ordinary human. In fact they put him on a similar level to the chaos gods (who they also don't...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-25-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By G_Morgan
Except a bolt round nearly always kills a human...

Except a bolt round nearly always kills a human and does horrific damage to everything short of a Titan. A lasbolt can kill a person but often will require several shots.

Ammunition isn't a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-25-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,383
Posted By G_Morgan
You should add "Resisting the wiles of the change...

You should add "Resisting the wiles of the change god is not an excuse to wear the same robe 3 days running".
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-24-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,084
Posted By G_Morgan
The =I= is above the law. Unless the Emperor...

The =I= is above the law. Unless the Emperor directly tells them they can't do something they can do it. Ordinary laws are for ordinary people.

The Emperor meant to police the inquisition...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-24-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By G_Morgan
I thought Orks would be the most common enemy....

I thought Orks would be the most common enemy. Given just how many there are of them.
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