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Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cuinlan
Could Khorne bestow a "psychic" curse on marines?

I have an idea for my homebrew World Eaters Warband where a Chaos Lord tries to destroy a ship's power core and murder his own marines after feeling frustrated with his existence and lack of power. A...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By Cuinlan
I would guess a pneumatic weapon like a speargun...

I would guess a pneumatic weapon like a speargun would work, but with increased capacity like a repeating crossbow.

I'm glad this thread blew up a bit. It helps when writing a realistic story.
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-13, 05:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By Cuinlan
Well I'd imagine they would have armor variant to...

Well I'd imagine they would have armor variant to use like an armored wetsuit or just go in their undies. The other option is they just say, "Screw it!" and swim with the gear on.

I've seen videos...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-13, 04:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By Cuinlan
Because of their lack of armor I'd assume they...

Because of their lack of armor I'd assume they would be quieter underwater and would be more agile compared to a full battle brother in war gear.

I've been slowly working on a homebrew chapter for...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-31-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By Cuinlan
Can Scouts Swim?

Are there any accounts of SM scouts of swimming and/or engaging in underwater combat operations?

I assume it's possible but I've never read of anything happening. Usually it's run here, shoot...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-27-13, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By Cuinlan
Thanks for all of the responses. I do like the...

Thanks for all of the responses. I do like the idea of having a limited number of Jetbikes and my marines and the Admech screwing over the rogue trader. Hopefully I'll get around to write something...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-23-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By Cuinlan
Icon Rogue Traders, STCs, Space Marines!

Whilst fleshing out my homebrew Chapter of Space Marines I came across a bit of a problem. My Chapter has access to a forgeworld run by the Mechanicus and maintains very close ties with them, but not...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   12-23-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,537
Posted By Cuinlan
Goals: Domination Role: Construction = Wraiths,...

Goals: Domination
Role: Construction = Wraiths, Spyders, Scarabs
Military Might: Scythes
C'tan: Nightbringer
Political Maneuvering: Conqueror
Governance: Other Dynasty
Heroes: Spy
What are...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-03-12, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,164
Posted By Cuinlan
Power Fist with built in Melta?!

Power Fists with built in bolters are possible, and I've heard of built in flamers. But what about a built in Melta gun? Like an Inferno Pistol :biggrin: And how about a built in Plasma Pistol while...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-21-12, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By Cuinlan
Interesting answers so far, very helpful in...

Interesting answers so far, very helpful in fleshing out these conflicts. I do think force weapons (and in turn librarians) would be very effective, and the thoughts about flamers sound pretty good....
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-20-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By Cuinlan
Bolter Versus Demon?

Working out some homebrew fluff where my SM Chapter battles an army of Khorne Bloodletters and Juggernauts (plus some World Eaters), and I'm wondering how effective SM weaponry would actually be...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   09-20-11, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Cuinlan
Okay, so I reworked the first list and here's...

Okay, so I reworked the first list and here's what I got:

2445

HQ 480
Captain 160
Relic Blade
Artificer armor
Storm shield
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   09-20-11, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Cuinlan
Two 2500 point Vanilla Lists

Hey everyone. I've been bored at university and decided that making up two 2500 lists would help me not write a paper that's due Wednesday. I have the vanilla and BA codices and no models, so I...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-17-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Cuinlan
Chapter Master vs Defiler

Could a space marine chapter master or captain destroy a defiler single handedly?

He'd have to get damn close with the right gear to destroy it, but is it realistic?

Figure a melta-pistol and a...
Forum: 40k Army Lists   08-05-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Cuinlan
What's your favorite kind of list to run?

Just received the SM codex a few days ago and I'm dying to get started on an army. The problem is that I'm unsure what kind of army to run, whether it be Mechanized, Footslogging, CC or Shooty. Do...
Forum: General 40k   06-16-11, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By Cuinlan
Great advice from everyone, thanks for all of the...

Great advice from everyone, thanks for all of the help. I'll look around the workbench for tools / supplies and scrounge up a few things, then its off the find the SM codex. And btw--going to try...
Forum: General 40k   06-15-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By Cuinlan
Poor Man looking for Poor Man's Guide

Hey folks,

I'm looking to start a space marine army and need some advice on how to go about it without going broke--right away :/

The only things I have in the hobby are novels, an old Tau...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-10-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cuinlan
Rant away! If Lucius the Eternal was torn to...

Rant away! If Lucius the Eternal was torn to shreds by a bunch of ripper swarms, I think that would certainly make my day :)
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-09-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cuinlan
Wipe 'em out!

Which loyalist chapter or chaos legion would you like to have wiped off of the face of 40k? I have an inkling that the vast majority might go for the smurfs, but any others that piss you off? I...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-09-11, 03:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,266
Posted By Cuinlan
I enjoy a bit of Nurgly Goodness my self from...

I enjoy a bit of Nurgly Goodness my self from time to time, but those thousand sons are pretty sweet with their magic stuff. I think Primarch/deity/leader personalities play a big part in why we like...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-07-11, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,266
Posted By Cuinlan
Sorry if this is one of those threads. I'm trying...

Sorry if this is one of those threads. I'm trying to alleviate my own boredom, and was just looking for some mild amusement. And I did state chaos warbands would be included in this discussion, and...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-07-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,266
Posted By Cuinlan
What's your favorite SM Chapter?

A pretty simple question, but I encourage posters to explain why they like their favorite Space Marine Chapter. Whether its the color scheme, combat doctrine, organization, primarch, or the overall...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-01-11, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Cuinlan
Once everything is written and revised a few...

Once everything is written and revised a few times hopefully it'll be good stuff. Also, you hit the nail on the head with the Lammergeier, that is the bird that I will be basing the chapter on. Lots...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-30-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Cuinlan
Sorry Klaivex, I left the tactics part with...

Sorry Klaivex, I left the tactics part with little explantion.

The Marines would look for any enemy weaknesses, and patiently wait in hiding until the moment to strike was favorable. Then they...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-30-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Cuinlan
As far Successor Chapters go...

How much divergence would be present between a Successor chapter and their progenitors? For example the Ultramarines have many successor chapters but each specializes on certain aspects of war (the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-17-11, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Cuinlan
I believe you are right about the ratling sniper,...

I believe you are right about the ratling sniper, Mossy Toes. I remember reading about Telion being an uncanny shot or something of the sort and sometimes I get mixed up in the fluff articles on...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-15-11, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Cuinlan
So that leads me to my next question. What kind...

So that leads me to my next question. What kind of bolter/sniper ammunition could take him out if the standard doesn't work out??
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-15-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Cuinlan
'eadshootin da Big Wunz??

Telion of the Ultramarines took out a Tau Ethereal and a commander in two shots, now I'm wondering if the same could be done to an Ork Warboss. The thick headed brutes have been known for their...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-11-11, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By Cuinlan
Ah, I see you've all fallen for my trap! Only a...

Ah, I see you've all fallen for my trap! Only a fool would think of putting all of his precious man power into one ship! :P

Like I said though, just wondering whether you could stuff a Battle...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-11-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By Cuinlan
Icon How many Marines can you cram in a Battle Barge?

Currently working on an Iron Warriors warband that's approximately 700 marines large, and wondering if they could fit in one battle barge comfortably with all of their gear/slaves/vehicles. I know...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   04-11-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cuinlan
I'd prefer him to be of the TS. While the Iron...

I'd prefer him to be of the TS. While the Iron Warriors could use their own sorcerer of course, I'd rather have this guy be a cause for concern by the war band and work his way up to power. The idea...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   04-10-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cuinlan
@ Helsreach: good thing I started the UM omnibus....

@ Helsreach: good thing I started the UM omnibus.

If it was some random marine he'd get blown to bits by the IW. The fact that he'd be a chaos sorcerer (finally spelled sorcerer right!), he's...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   04-10-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cuinlan
Thank you BlackGuard. Usually an idea pops into...

Thank you BlackGuard. Usually an idea pops into my head and I'm too gung-ho to think of the basic plot stuff.

Good question Karak.

The BA Successors (still thinking of a suitable name) have a...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   04-10-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cuinlan
Iron Warriors and a Sorceror?

Hello Heresy,

I've been working on some fluff for my my BA successor chapter and a thought popped into my head about a chaos warband that could put them on their toes. The idea is that a Chaos...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-25-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By Cuinlan
If a tree loses all of its branches, leaves, and...

If a tree loses all of its branches, leaves, and bark is it still a tree?

I think so. A fairly naked one but a tree nonetheless.

Trees for the Tree God?

Back on point, they're still a legion...
Forum: General 40k   09-23-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Cuinlan
What's the difference between these ranks?

What's the difference between a Master of Sanctity and a Reclusiarch? Keep in mind these are both different ranks within the Adeptus Astartes. I would imagine that the rank progression would be:...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-22-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
  Poll: chaos cults
Views: 1,328
Posted By Cuinlan
Had to flip a coin for this one. Khorne because...

Had to flip a coin for this one. Khorne because the raw power you would have on the battle field, not having a care as to what happens as long as theres chaos. If not Khorne then definitely Nurgle....
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-22-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By Cuinlan
Now I have a new 40k book to read haha. And I...

Now I have a new 40k book to read haha. And I agree with you, most novels are about the Imperium because there's so much information on that culture. It's not about exploring other perspectives any...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-22-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By Cuinlan
It kind of sucks how there aren't any books about...

It kind of sucks how there aren't any books about Tau by BL... And I'm talking about them as the protagonist of a novel.
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-22-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By Cuinlan
Thank you very much, I now have a question about...

Thank you very much, I now have a question about Chaos Beastmen on a SM Homeworld. How powerful do you think the goatmen are in terms of harnessing the four powers? Do you think they have enough...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-21-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By Cuinlan
Have the Tau and Necrons ever duked it out?

Has there been a record of Tau ever coming in contact with Necrons? I ask because I have no clue where to look and there aren't any Tau-C'tan relations articles on Lexicanum...
I would imagine...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-21-10, 02:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,592
Posted By Cuinlan
Golden Throne: "Download the latest version of...

Golden Throne: "Download the latest version of Flash Player to view content."
Tech Priest: "What the frak is Flash Player?!"
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-21-10, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By Cuinlan
I was planning on them to be evil like in WFB,...

I was planning on them to be evil like in WFB, they would be on my SM Chapters homeworld. Like the trolls on Fenris or the scorpions on Baal. The article on lexicanum caught my eye and the question...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-21-10, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By Cuinlan
Eh, I think I'll just go the Orky route and make...

Eh, I think I'll just go the Orky route and make them feral. Give the SM recruits something to scratch at :ok:
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-20-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cuinlan
Any time! I'm just looking for answers, and...

Any time! I'm just looking for answers, and stimulating conversation is always a plus haha
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-20-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,507
Posted By Cuinlan
Beastmen in 40k?

I know there are Beastmen in 40k (based on Lexicanum and other sources), but are these the same Beastmen from the Warhammer universe? I ask because I'd like to feature them in some Homebrew fluff,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-20-10, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cuinlan
Thanks for the answers, they all helped a lot....

Thanks for the answers, they all helped a lot. Trying to make interesting and new fluff is quite the challenge, as well as trying to develop group reactions like AdonisGallus stated above. I find...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-20-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cuinlan
So that leads me to my next question. If an...

So that leads me to my next question. If an inquisitor is fighting alongside a chapter, do they have to be present during a ceremony? In other words, could the Chapter Master bar the inquisitor from...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-19-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cuinlan
Well if cannibalism is an option, wouldn't the...

Well if cannibalism is an option, wouldn't the inquisition be suspicious and consider that barbaric? Or does the Chapter cult have more power than the Ordos?
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-19-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cuinlan
What happens when Space Marines Die?

This isn't a discussion of "Heaven or Hell", I'm working on a background story for my SM Chapter and I was wondering what happens to a fallen marine after his progenoid glands are removed? Cremation?...
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