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Forum: Video Games & Software   07-22-11, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By MadMaxx
Same engine as 40K: Space Marine, although lower...

Same engine as 40K: Space Marine, although lower res textures and models. The game is designed to be a cheap arcade shooter, however has already exploded on XBL and is *very* popular at the moment....
Forum: Video Games & Software   07-14-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By MadMaxx
DOW3 is going to be simmilar to Trion's End of...

DOW3 is going to be simmilar to Trion's End of Nations from what I understand -- massive scale stuff w/ MMO infrastructure. Should be interesting...

That being said I dig DOW2 and rock out...
Forum: Video Games & Software   07-14-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By MadMaxx
Reminder - 40K: Kill Team released today

THQ:
http://www.thq.com/uk/game/show/7061/Warhammer%C2%AE%2040,000%C2%AE:%20%20Kill%20Team%E2%84%A2

Xbox Live Marketplace...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-11, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By MadMaxx
Yep kinda figured, wanted to be sure there wasnt...

Yep kinda figured, wanted to be sure there wasnt some obscure box set relesed sometime that had them. For being repops they did a fantastic job, looked spot on (aside from the weight). Crazy...
Forum: General 40k   04-16-11, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By MadMaxx
plastic tyranid tyrant guards?

Ok another weird one for today (what is it with me and non-std minis?). Local guy has a bunch of nid stuff and wants to trade out various bits. He had a few hive guard that I was interested in...but...
Forum: General 40k   04-15-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By MadMaxx
Figured our its a troll forge mini in resin. Good...

Figured our its a troll forge mini in resin. Good to know :)
Forum: General 40k   04-15-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By MadMaxx
Can anyone ID this (fake I suppose) Zoanthrope?

http://i.imgur.com/vVT7B.jpg

Found this in the bottom of a big-box-o-bits I purchased. It's a zoanthrope style clone for sure - curvy "floaty" body and a big brain - but not a GW. Plastic is very...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-10-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By MadMaxx
I have reached simmilar conclusions - have the...

I have reached simmilar conclusions - have the gants and the sniper guards continue to plink away as units are tied up in CC. I suppose it comes down to essentially attempting crowd control with...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-09-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By MadMaxx
Damn... figures, because that was really slick :(...

Damn... figures, because that was really slick :( So pretty much shooting nids are handicapped now from reading the codex. CC is evil
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-09-11, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By MadMaxx
Living ammo?

I'm building my first nid army and have the 5th edition codex. I've heard reference to living ammo - allowing a re-roll on wounds. I can't find this anywhere in the 5e... is this still valid or was...
Forum: 40k Tactics   04-01-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,831
Posted By MadMaxx
Tyranid shooting army...help?

I'm trying to get a handle on tyranid synergy. I'm aiming for a bug brigade that is heavy on the ranged weaponry. Might not be the best army for it, but for some reason it appeals to me.


Anyway,...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By MadMaxx
OT: Removing epoxied parts?

I've got a resin model that has (what I assume) is epoxy glue holding it together. I'd like to disassemble it, as I'm going to retrofit some new guns and other bits on it :grin: Is there anything out...
Forum: General 40k   08-06-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By MadMaxx
They're multimeltas + fist (w/ bolter). Easy to...

They're multimeltas + fist (w/ bolter). Easy to modify of course.

I use AoBR minis and convert the crap out of them. They're cheap, they're plentiful on greedbay, and half the fun of the hobby is...
Forum: Off Topic   08-05-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,190
Posted By MadMaxx
Pics or ban.

Pics or ban.
Forum: Video Games & Software   08-05-10, 03:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,767
Posted By MadMaxx
/necro Never say never. D&DOnline was nearly...

/necro

Never say never. D&DOnline was nearly dead before they went to a F2P model. They've made far more money in that model than they ever did with subscriptions. LOTR is heading that route, and...
Forum: Video Games & Software   08-05-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By MadMaxx
STO was a massive letdown for me. They took a...

STO was a massive letdown for me. They took a solid IP and made it nothing but shiny, shallow gameplay. The space combat part is the only slightly redeeming factor, and even that is a spacebar-mash...
Forum: General 40k   08-05-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,913
Posted By MadMaxx
I'd be Larry - the Immortal Emperors redneck...

I'd be Larry - the Immortal Emperors redneck brother that no one talks about. I'd sit around hunting xenos on some small game preserve using sniper gear (and orbital strikes... just because I can)...
Forum: General 40k   08-03-10, 02:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,827
Posted By MadMaxx
Nah, the money wasn't the real kicker it was the...

Nah, the money wasn't the real kicker it was the way she said it. I got out of shooting (sold all my dillon press equipment a few months back) mainly due to it

1) being way expensive to enjoy...
Forum: General 40k   08-02-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,827
Posted By MadMaxx
The Wife vs. Warhammer...

This is how I won wife approval today:

"James, you spent 200$ on... plastic men?" :scratchhead:

"Yep, sure did. Used to do this back when I was younger. Figure it will probably take me a few...
Forum: General 40k   08-02-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By MadMaxx
It will be nice to have an MMO with ranged combat...

It will be nice to have an MMO with ranged combat again - something we really haven't seen since SWG (which old republic is brining back...)
Forum: General 40k   07-31-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By MadMaxx
As far as gameplay goes, WAR had awesome...

As far as gameplay goes, WAR had awesome oportunity and tried to take on too much all at once. Mythic has come a long way since launch and now is essentially in a holding pattern as far as content....
Forum: General 40k   07-31-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By MadMaxx
I had good luck picking up 6" strips from amazon...

I had good luck picking up 6" strips from amazon for like 6$ each.
Forum: General 40k   07-30-10, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By MadMaxx
What is even more important than the MMO fluff?...

What is even more important than the MMO fluff? View proof that a SM costume is possible and looks good. :biggrin:

Be back in a few months...

/offtothegarage
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-29-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By MadMaxx
Well that sucks. I want a baneblade damn it LOL.

Well that sucks. I want a baneblade damn it LOL.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-29-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By MadMaxx
Quick question on requisitioning other imperials...

I have no codex in front of me, and I've been out of the game for a long time...

Can SM's requisition the use of IG squads or equipment? I seem to remember it was possible, but with limitations......
Forum: General 40k   07-29-10, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MadMaxx
AoBR minis are so cheap off of greedbay, drop 30$...

AoBR minis are so cheap off of greedbay, drop 30$ and pick up a full compliment of SM's and a dread :) They're fun to convert too.. screw one up and you're out .30 cents for the model LOL
Forum: General 40k   07-29-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,518
Posted By MadMaxx
Salamanders!! ....

Salamanders!!



....
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-29-10, 01:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,849
Posted By MadMaxx
I want to pull a group of SoB's toghether, outfit...

I want to pull a group of SoB's toghether, outfit them with some anti-GK fluff and call them Red Qeens. Whats worse than getting your ass kicked by Chaos? Getting your ass kicked by Chaos chicks,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-28-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,849
Posted By MadMaxx
In the spirit of the GK's design, I'd say their...

In the spirit of the GK's design, I'd say their neigh uncorruptable. Is it possible? Sure, so is a bolter round turning into a pink bunny mid flight. Anything is possible, few things are probable -...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-28-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,849
Posted By MadMaxx
"Flipping" a GK wouldn't actually gain Chaos...

"Flipping" a GK wouldn't actually gain Chaos much... as the force is designed to counter them. When pitted against any other foe, they're astartes with psi-weapons. A true counter to a GK would be a...
Forum: General 40k   07-21-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By MadMaxx
Looks to be extensible with a toolkit available...

Looks to be extensible with a toolkit available (haven't tried it). The engine appears to be pretty solid... wonder if the exported terminator models from DoW could be imported :biggrin:
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-19-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By MadMaxx
I've always found the AM a very interesting...

I've always found the AM a very interesting section of 40K lore. They hold so much power over the imperium that they are basically their own empire.

Like any good system, if it works you do...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-19-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,573
Posted By MadMaxx
I just finished the BA omnibus and the UM...

I just finished the BA omnibus and the UM omnibus. I've also read the faith & fire book (SoB's) and the middle & last book of the soul drinkers. All of them were great. If you want I'd be happy to...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-16-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
From the new Ultramarines movie concept art: ...

From the new Ultramarines movie concept art:

http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/4397/boltershell.jpg

Guess that answers that quesiton :)
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-16-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,218
Posted By MadMaxx
...I'd love to watch the 'nids go to town. All...

...I'd love to watch the 'nids go to town. All that fauna? If they had the ability to show emotion, I'm sure it would translate to "OMFG...NOM NOM NOM"
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
Enemies of the Emperor fear my MSPAINT skills... ...

Enemies of the Emperor fear my MSPAINT skills...

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/8563/boltsx.png

Seems like added effort to create the parent casing and seporation requirement...but oh well.
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
All bolter rounds have cases - the quesiton was...

All bolter rounds have cases - the quesiton was did they cast off their housing (case) upon ignition. Both scenarios work - in my mind, since the entire object is the "bolt", it made more sense for...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
I think this is what happened a long time ago. I...

I think this is what happened a long time ago. I remember the old codex (the yellow one?) showing marines fireing but no shells. Now we have cases. Either way, the description was still left vauge of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
The fact that it has a rim is indicitive of being...

The fact that it has a rim is indicitive of being a 2-stage design (ie: expells a case), but the picture isn't outlined to show that. As it shows, the primer (in the base of the grey section) would...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
Correct - however IIRC (this was like 15 years...

Correct - however IIRC (this was like 15 years ago...) that the entire projectile was considered a single unit hence calling it a bolt. In normal 2 stage deployments, you would not typically the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-15-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,612
Posted By MadMaxx
Are bolters still caseless?

Remebering way back in the day.... a bolter was described as a weapon that fired self-propelled bolts, akin to a rocket in effect. A primary charge ignited and provided enough propellant to eject the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-08-10, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
Terminator sgt (phase 1) Just messing around...

Terminator sgt (phase 1)

Just messing around a bit today... chages over stock:

Cut off spaulder shield
Ground out left shoulder, inset at a slight angle (vs. the std. shooting view)
Cut...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-07-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,448
Posted By MadMaxx
Tyranids, to me, represent the ultimary "scary"...

Tyranids, to me, represent the ultimary "scary" thing there is (even outside of 40K). It is the most representative of how sentient biological live would propogate, rather than the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-07-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
Few more Marine w/ bolter, Lizard...

Few more

Marine w/ bolter, Lizard skin/leather cloak added

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/2565/smcloak1.jpg
http://img709.imageshack.us/img709/3006/smcloak2.jpg...
Forum: Project Logs   07-04-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
AoBR Termie w/ added flamer Added cloth ...

AoBR Termie w/ added flamer
Added cloth
Still need to paint the base bits :/

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/278/terminatorscaled1.jpg...
Forum: Project Logs   07-04-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/9567/042fru.jpg ...

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/9567/042fru.jpg

The hunt is on!
http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/8342/salamanderbattlelol.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   07-04-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
Heh... pics look worse on white background. I...

Heh... pics look worse on white background. I swear, I need a decent camera LOL. When I get everything done, I'll get a decent cam and *good lighting for a change* for some final pics. You get the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-04-10, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
Embarassingly, some basic acrylics I stole from...

Embarassingly, some basic acrylics I stole from my wife ;) I'm going to see what I can find over the rest of the weekend. They aren't that flat in person, but they do lack the coverage of higher end...
Forum: Project Logs   07-03-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
Captain +Hammer +Salamander/Dragon skin...

Captain

+Hammer
+Salamander/Dragon skin cloak
+Head swap
+Drilled barrel

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/3797/025mq.jpg
http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/4700/027kck.jpg...
Forum: Project Logs   07-03-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By MadMaxx
The barrels are drilled, just kinda hard to see...

The barrels are drilled, just kinda hard to see :) Looks good on the bigger weps like on the dread for sure.

As for the eyes, they're red now but get washed out in the photo. I'm going to try and...
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