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Forum: General 40k   01-03-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,870
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think we have found the problem: (empasis mine)...

I think we have found the problem: (empasis mine)



I have yet to hear people complain about any 'dex that has not been anything more than whining that they do not have an "instant win" button. ...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-01-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,578
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think the jump pack is a tad high, maybe lower...

I think the jump pack is a tad high, maybe lower it a bit. Another thing to do to emphasise the marine/daemon/machine hybrid that an Iron wariors daemon prince is is to take a dremel and cut insets...
Forum: General 40k   12-14-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By Son of mortarion
Except that this will not work with larger metal...

Except that this will not work with larger metal parts, since the weight is enough that you need stronger magnets, thus the issue of making sure you can slide the part off.
Forum: General 40k   12-13-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By Son of mortarion
A note on magnetization is to make sure that the...

A note on magnetization is to make sure that the parts you magnetize are able to be slid off, otherwise you run into a problem where you can rip the magnets out of where you glued them. That, and...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-13-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Son of mortarion
What I would do is go with another tac squad with...

What I would do is go with another tac squad with drop pod instead of rhino. a dread with drop pod, and a chappy or master of the forge with conversion beamer. The idea is that you can later upgrade...
Forum: General 40k   12-13-12, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By Son of mortarion
you haven't read the book, have you? The primary...

you haven't read the book, have you? The primary differences between the forces outlined in the book are affiliation and the characters, which are restricted to loyalist/secesh forces. Patience in...
Forum: General 40k   12-13-12, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Son of mortarion
If your tourney says you can't use the...

If your tourney says you can't use the non-superheavy stuff from forgeworld, don't participate.
Forum: Project Logs   12-13-12, 01:16 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 191,499
Posted By Son of mortarion
This is why I love seeing your work, Svart, you...

This is why I love seeing your work, Svart, you took one of the worst models in the range, and added subtle tweaks that turned it into one I would want.
Forum: General 40k   12-13-12, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,712
Posted By Son of mortarion
Seeing as the paint schemes for betrayal were...

Seeing as the paint schemes for betrayal were consistent with the depictions in the heresy books, and the books describe the word bearers as having red or crimson armour at the massacre, it seems...
Forum: Off Topic   01-24-12, 01:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,267
Posted By Son of mortarion
not only do they stand to reduce overhead a lot,...

not only do they stand to reduce overhead a lot, but much like the petroleum industry's whining in the 70's as environmental regulations loomed, the situaqtion may turn out to create other profit...
Forum: General 40k   01-18-12, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By Son of mortarion
This is why you should live by the six p's:...

This is why you should live by the six p's: Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance. While it certainly sucks to have to miss out, waiting until the last minute seems to be the root...
Forum: General 40k   01-12-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,949
Posted By Son of mortarion
You mean the idea that correlation does not make...

You mean the idea that correlation does not make causation? Crazy talk. Especially here.
Forum: General 40k   01-11-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,108
Posted By Son of mortarion
So this " uncle" has looked at the forum, and not...

So this " uncle" has looked at the forum, and not bothered to respond or verify the truth. I am more convinced this story is false and nothing more than a lame attempt at trolling on your part.
Forum: Off Topic   01-11-12, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By Son of mortarion
So you know, it isn't appropriate to call all of...

So you know, it isn't appropriate to call all of us yanks, as many of us live outside of the eastern seaboard north of the mason-dixon. some of us might get rather violent when called a yank. (...
Forum: Off Topic   01-10-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By Son of mortarion
you realize that the publication is nowhere near...

you realize that the publication is nowhere near the sort of standard that reputable publications hiold, that it is nothing more than the rantings of a very disturbed mind?
Forum: General 40k   01-10-12, 11:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,108
Posted By Son of mortarion
I am starting to think the whole " i took my...

I am starting to think the whole " i took my child of an inappropriately young age to the store..." stories are just attempte to troll/ gain support fort their behaviors that ahave gotten them justly...
Forum: Project Logs   01-09-12, 02:47 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,934
Posted By Son of mortarion
while the paint job will go a long way to...

while the paint job will go a long way to demonstrating the allegiance of the model, many modelers prefer to remove ambiguity before paint hits the model. that way there is no question about what the...
Forum: General 40k   01-09-12, 02:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,108
Posted By Son of mortarion
personally the story sounds like it is at best...

personally the story sounds like it is at best exaggerated to make the gm sound bad. More likely it is trolling to get the " the guy is a jerk, kill him!" reaction.

(very big if here) If this is...
Forum: General 40k   01-05-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,949
Posted By Son of mortarion
other than for the obvious trolling, who cares?...

other than for the obvious trolling, who cares? The horse is dead, stop hitting it.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-03-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,548
Posted By Son of mortarion
You do realize that australia is not only in a...

You do realize that australia is not only in a rather remote point of the planet which makes it more expensive to ship product, and has a rather high import tax, both of which raise prices beyond the...
Forum: General 40k   01-01-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By Son of mortarion
Where is the ambiguity? Both are games, and there...

Where is the ambiguity? Both are games, and there is a similarity in names. Bethesda simply has to prove that the names are not dissimilar enough, and or that the intent was to mislead/misrepresent...
Forum: Project Logs   12-30-11, 01:00 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 191,499
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think a brown wash in the recesses would set...

I think a brown wash in the recesses would set off the green, and help dirty the rhino up a bit,
Forum: General 40k   12-24-11, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,298
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think it was rewritten because they have a...

I think it was rewritten because they have a better writing staff than they had in 3rd ed, and realized the "Kill all life because ours are so short" line was a cop out. It is a lazy way to explain...
Forum: Off Topic   12-22-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,441
Posted By Son of mortarion
I got it spot on. using religion to justify your...

I got it spot on. using religion to justify your bigoted beliefs does not make you any less of a bigot. Your statements show that you do not, in fact, support tolerance. You use the " hate the sin,...
Forum: Off Topic   12-22-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,441
Posted By Son of mortarion
So let's analyze your argument: 1) Bigotry...

So let's analyze your argument:

1) Bigotry is O.K. as long as we use religion as an excuse, but we have to call it something else.

2) Christianity is the only group that is allowed to use the...
Forum: General 40k   12-22-11, 04:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,390
Posted By Son of mortarion
That's another aspect of the problem I have, the...

That's another aspect of the problem I have, the " this unit is awesome, so take as many as you can," mentality. Fine if there is a reason the army would have them in that abundance, not so fine if...
Forum: General 40k   12-22-11, 04:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Son of mortarion
Noone said you suck, they said that they think...

Noone said you suck, they said that they think your modeling skills might not be up to snuff. There is a huge difference between the two.In your original post, you use the entire litany of excuses...
Forum: General 40k   12-22-11, 01:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,390
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think my problem with what they are arguing is...

I think my problem with what they are arguing is that they are relying on their army list to win games instead of solid tactics. that is by saying that their troops need a boost to bs in order to be...
Forum: General 40k   12-22-11, 12:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Son of mortarion
So what would you define as a "useful" response...

So what would you define as a "useful" response to your post? Maybe us joining in your cry of anguish as you cannot manage a basic assembly job?

You made a series of claims, ones that led others...
Forum: Off Topic   12-13-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,661
Posted By Son of mortarion
VK you are misinformed, noone made pizza into a...

VK you are misinformed, noone made pizza into a vegetable, that is an internet hoax. they were considering labeling pizza sauce a serving of vegetables, much like a serving of vegetable juice is...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-11-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Son of mortarion
Try your local train shop. The one I go to not...

Try your local train shop. The one I go to not only has the best deals I have found, but has a ridiculous selection, including textured, clear, and other options you won't find at most game shops.
Forum: General 40k   12-11-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Son of mortarion
I have found that Kommandos work well with...

I have found that Kommandos work well with deffkoptas, they can create a decent force capable of hindering an advance by placing them either on a flank, or infiltrating. I hit what is in the middle...
Forum: General 40k   12-11-11, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Son of mortarion
yes. For two reasons, balance and Kommandos have...

yes. For two reasons, balance and Kommandos have a particular, nasty job to do, and having random wargear brings the risk of you deciding that they might be better off doing something else. Also, the...
Forum: Project Logs   12-11-11, 04:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,934
Posted By Son of mortarion
That's one of the two reasons I do work for my...

That's one of the two reasons I do work for my friends, I can satisfy my 40k add without busting the bank. The other is that it helps pay for the hobby.
Forum: Project Logs   12-11-11, 12:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 16,726
Posted By Son of mortarion
Try some round lenses ( or the top of a the eggs...

Try some round lenses ( or the top of a the eggs that come out of the coin operated toy machines) and add a cowling like the old-style lascannons. It wouldbe simple, but should look in place with...
Forum: Project Logs   12-10-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,934
Posted By Son of mortarion
What I mean by technically challenging is that...

What I mean by technically challenging is that not every piece is going to meld well with others, If you are used to using gs, the meld will go easier. When your techniques rely on good cuts and...
Forum: Project Logs   12-10-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,934
Posted By Son of mortarion
As a hardcore hobbyist, I see what the two of you...

As a hardcore hobbyist, I see what the two of you do as two distinct subsets of the skills needed to be a good hobbyist. The " cut and Paste" type of conversions can be more technically difficult...
Forum: Off Topic   12-10-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
I think you are being paranoid and xenophobic. I...

I think you are being paranoid and xenophobic. I see far more harm being done to the laws of the U.S. by natives pushing their " evangelical" agenda.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-10-11, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,287
Posted By Son of mortarion
And how much will it cost to keep them from going...

And how much will it cost to keep them from going viral?
Forum: Project Logs   12-10-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,934
Posted By Son of mortarion
The haft is the right length, But I think KF was...

The haft is the right length, But I think KF was right, it might be a bit too wide around. I dig the apothecary, I think that is a great use for fabius bile. Keep up the great work, I am enjoying...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-10-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,287
Posted By Son of mortarion
i strongly disagree, and because of how often...

i strongly disagree, and because of how often rumors get people worked up about the new book radically altering the balance of power in the game, only to turn out to be fanwankery, or an extreme...
Forum: Off Topic   12-10-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
While I find your inability to understand a...

While I find your inability to understand a straightforward statement amusing, I will clarify. Both unicorns and people immigrating to another country and try to change the laws of their new country...
Forum: Off Topic   12-10-11, 03:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
so what is your opinion on unicorns? i ask...

so what is your opinion on unicorns? i ask because you have expressed one opinion about a fictional creature,I want to know your opinion on others.
Forum: Off Topic   12-09-11, 01:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
To clarify , the reason their feelings need to be...

To clarify , the reason their feelings need to be considered is that the issue is not whether or not you find the greeting itself hurtful, but whether or not the unwillingness to acknowledge that...
Forum: General 40k   12-09-11, 01:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Son of mortarion
that is something to add,reading the thread will...

that is something to add,reading the thread will give you an idea of what to expect from each army. This particular thread is a once a day thread, as in it gets repeated at least once a damn day....
Forum: General 40k   12-08-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Son of mortarion
you are aware that the majority of your things...

you are aware that the majority of your things you want fixed are things that either exist to balance the game or can be esolved by learning to play the game instead of relying on netlists, right?
...
Forum: Off Topic   12-07-11, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
Simply put, norm, to say " what harm does it...

Simply put, norm, to say " what harm does it cause" assumes that the other person will not have their feelings hurt by someone being an insensitive/ignorant twat. To then try to argue that those who...
Forum: General 40k   12-07-11, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Son of mortarion
sure, while we are at it, how about a rule that...

sure, while we are at it, how about a rule that tau win if they show up? again you are wanting rules changes to cover weakness in playstyle, instead of fixing problems with the ruleset. There is a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-07-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,680
Posted By Son of mortarion
Except you forget that reactive armour is useless...

Except you forget that reactive armour is useless against a sabot round, as the explosion is not going to stop it. nor will it protect against many modern atgm, as they approach from the top and fire...
Forum: Off Topic   12-07-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,115
Posted By Son of mortarion
And thusly you show your ignorance. You are...

And thusly you show your ignorance. You are thinking in terms of your wishes, the point is that you should be thinking in terms of what the other person wants. especially with your flimsy rationale...
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