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Forum: Technical Help   02-14-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By boreas
I jst seem to be at odd's with the forum's crowd...

I jst seem to be at odd's with the forum's crowd most of the time, so I'd be saving myself and the other grief by just deleting my account :)

By the way, this isn't in any way a means to restart...
Forum: Technical Help   02-14-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By boreas
deleting an account

Can't seem to find how?
Forum: General 40k   02-14-13, 03:52 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
Is this sarcasm? Because, really, GW would do a...

Is this sarcasm? Because, really, GW would do a spinoff where, in the Fuzzy Fun of the Far Future there are only Milk Bones???



Well, of course, if he wants this thread to be his, and his...
Forum: General 40k   02-14-13, 02:53 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
This is what I don't, and won't ever agree on....

This is what I don't, and won't ever agree on. Space marines is a broad general term. Space is a place that is common and well known. A marine is a common and well known type of soldier. Space Marine...
Forum: General 40k   02-13-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
Well, I think that freedom from abusive...

Well, I think that freedom from abusive trademarking is a pretty notable cause. Of course, Malaria and child abuse are more important, but every cause needs it's champions. The fact that this was...
Forum: General 40k   02-13-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
Oh, she's milking the whole situation, that's for...

Oh, she's milking the whole situation, that's for sure. And I won't go ahead and buy her book out of GW defiance or anything. Quite honestly, though, if I'd have stumbled upon this instant internet...
Forum: General 40k   02-13-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
I really like how her book got taken off. Then...

I really like how her book got taken off. Then she rightly complains (hey, I'd complain if something a did was just taken off a store). Then the Internet sides with her against GW. Then you all start...
Forum: General 40k   02-06-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 8,105
Posted By boreas
Yep, we eradicated polio only to replace it by a...

Yep, we eradicated polio only to replace it by a worst scourge: lawyers...

"Space Marines" is not copyrighted in Canada. I've been toying with the idea of buying the copyright and sueing GW...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-24-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,906
Posted By boreas
That's exactly on the dot... The long term will...

That's exactly on the dot... The long term will be telling if GW has managed a sort-term profit by compensating loss of sales by higher prices and lower costs (which can lead to a downward spiral)....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-21-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,906
Posted By boreas
I Wonder if this wouldn't actually be good for Oz...

I Wonder if this wouldn't actually be good for Oz customers as they might then be able to buy from UK retailers at a massive discount on their current Oz prices...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,906
Posted By boreas
I'm not saying that GW's prices are outrageous......

I'm not saying that GW's prices are outrageous... Actually, the minies are pretty high quality. It's the different local pricing that bugs me. Why should I pay 20% more in Canada than in the US? Why...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-20-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,906
Posted By boreas
If I were an investor, I'd really consider this ...

If I were an investor, I'd really consider this A-1. The most surprising turnaround being Australia, going from losses to profits. I guess I was wrong: their business plan is going well and people...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-22-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
Well, you think the ball is in the players camp...

Well, you think the ball is in the players camp (vote by buying). I think the ball is in GW's camp (use some honey to lure the flies). At this point, we'll just have to agree to disagree :)

Phil
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-22-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
I still think that it's acompany's responsability...

I still think that it's acompany's responsability to make it's product attractive so that customers buy it. Not the reverse that customers have to buy a product to make producing it attractive for a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-22-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
I did... In french (my first language) "exposer"...

I did... In french (my first language) "exposer" means "to present" my mistake :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-20-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
Because, this thread is already too long, I won't...

Because, this thread is already too long, I won't repeating anything he said, but will simply say: Thank you Arcane, I couldn't have exposed that situation in a better way...

So back on topic:...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-08-12, 04:00 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
Suit yourself, dude. I hope you're right, but...

Suit yourself, dude. I hope you're right, but I'll keep thinking that odd's are not in SoB's favor... I wrote the company time and again from 2003 to 2007. I even got answers from guys like Andy...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-08-12, 02:02 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
Dude, no point in getting your BP up... I'm just...

Dude, no point in getting your BP up... I'm just stating a fact: SoB have got nothing from GW in years. 2 pages in the BRB!? So what. This army WAS ignored in most (all?) extensions. I love the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-08-12, 12:50 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
No, but added to the fact that sisters were never...

No, but added to the fact that sisters were never added to anything goes to show that those lottery odds up there seem better than me seeing an SoB codex in this lifetime...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-23-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,912
Posted By boreas
What is the champion doing? I'll possibly buy the...

What is the champion doing? I'll possibly buy the model to use as a GK brotherhood champion, but is he supposed to be driving his sword in some lying enemy?
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-23-12, 01:00 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,007
Posted By boreas
So does a baloney sandwich. It still a very...

So does a baloney sandwich. It still a very boring lunch... If only GW could have made that codex tasty, I might have kept my SoB army. Still no excuse for the lack of PDF, though. Typical "we don't...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-10-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By boreas
What is it with the edge paint set!? Take away...

What is it with the edge paint set!? Take away 15$ for the brush (assuming it's as good thus similarly priced as a Windsor&Newton one...), take away 5$ for the booklet (because, really, it's a 10-12...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-03-12, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,755
Posted By boreas
At 112$ per square foot, is the cityscape...

At 112$ per square foot, is the cityscape gold-plated? :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-30-12, 12:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,550
Posted By boreas
I don't know if loss of international sales hurt...

I don't know if loss of international sales hurt them... Me and my gaming group used to order a lot from them. Always good service. Now, well, we don't order GW stuff anymore **Insert regular...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-14-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,445
Posted By boreas
Give Jes Goodwin a good sculpting tool and he can...

Give Jes Goodwin a good sculpting tool and he can take on God and Satan... And then sculpt a kickass SoB army out of the klondike bars.

Phil
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-03-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,042
Posted By boreas
Oh, overall, GW is doing very well... But the...

Oh, overall, GW is doing very well... But the augmentation in Aus revenues (about 6.5%) obviously still doesn't compensate the costs (as profits are plumetting by an extra 81%) indicating that...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-03-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
I think what he meant is that in civil cases...

I think what he meant is that in civil cases evidence has to give the judge a symbolic "51%" proof (mainly compared to a criminal trial where the evidence has to be 100% proof).

But GW would lose...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   08-03-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,042
Posted By boreas
That's the problem... If you read the document,...

That's the problem... If you read the document, losses in Aus went from 406 000 pounds to 735 000 pounds. The much applauded (at least on this forum) GW business model (ie "Come buy to our...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-30-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By boreas
I own a few FF games. Most are very complicated,...

I own a few FF games. Most are very complicated, but very rewarding games. They come with a shitload of tokens and whatnot. They have very balanced rules. Arkham Horror (H.P. Lovecraft based),...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-29-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,886
Posted By boreas
It's all to GW's credit that they finally do so....

It's all to GW's credit that they finally do so. I've been asking them about such things for a few years now. Some people at GW were kind enough to answer this(not give me the corporate mishmash GW...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-29-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,886
Posted By boreas
Okay... So you either buy the WD (if available...

Okay... So you either buy the WD (if available near you) or you buy an iPad!?

Man, I really hope for Daemon players that GW provides a third way.

Phil
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-23-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,213
Posted By boreas
Time is not always an assurance... Lots of...

Time is not always an assurance... Lots of companies go under 25-30-35 years after there created. 14 years ago, Nortel was a communication giant. Now, not so much. RIM is tanking right as we write...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-23-12, 12:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,213
Posted By boreas
Not a bad idea actually... That marketing...

Not a bad idea actually...

That marketing company can't be as insane as GW...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-16-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,347
Posted By boreas
While I wouldn't say it's probable that sister...

While I wouldn't say it's probable that sister get squatted, nothing is impossible. If the models production get too problematic (eg those infamous sleeves, etc), if sales projections are iffy, or...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-15-12, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,347
Posted By boreas
As someone who regularly accuses GW of not...

As someone who regularly accuses GW of not communicating enough with the fan-base (explaining the reasons behind rules, fluff or anything else we collectively bitch about), I think this is great....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-11-12, 03:53 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 20,994
Posted By boreas
Quite possible, although lots of BA did complain...

Quite possible, although lots of BA did complain about their WD codex as well... The thing is, though, BA aren't squattable by any measure. And their army, being based on SM models, was easier to...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-11-12, 02:02 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 20,994
Posted By boreas
Well, with allies in 6th ed, SoB have a better...

Well, with allies in 6th ed, SoB have a better chance of coming back. I figure High-risks armies are less of a gamble for GW now. Quite a few IG/SM(and variants)/GKs players might pick up a few units...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-11-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 20,994
Posted By boreas
Last year's WD codex was the closest thing to a...

Last year's WD codex was the closest thing to a sign SoB were getting ditched. The less than stellar army with zero release made me sell my army... Now, with a bit more showcasing in 6th ed. book,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-10-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By boreas
And when it's not available anymore? GW certainly...

And when it's not available anymore? GW certainly doesn't expect every GW player to buy every WDs in order to get rules that they might use in the future!? I've read (from Mad Cow Crazy?) that the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-10-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By boreas
Will that create two class of GW customers?...

Will that create two class of GW customers? Either you have an iPad and you can access the rules, or you don't and can't access the rules? If I've got an Ork Bomma and no iPad, is there any legal way...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-08-12, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By boreas
Well, where else do you expect to find a WH40k...

Well, where else do you expect to find a WH40k tactica!??!? Dude, it's not like there are forums dedicated to that all over the net. Jeez, you're lucky to have GW to fill up your life. Please call...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-02-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
Forum: General 40k   07-01-12, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,258
Posted By boreas
But it IS a thunderhammer. The entry in the codex...

But it IS a thunderhammer. The entry in the codex explicitely says "A Nemesis Deamon Hammer uses the rules for Thunder Hammers". In fact, it's a sidebar rule for all NFW that adds that it is a Force...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
The wolflair site has the module and "how-to" on...

The wolflair site has the module and "how-to" on the dowload page, IIRC.... You can use a current datafile and modify it also. Easier that re-programming the whole thing.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
I read that a lot, but I wonder how true that is....

I read that a lot, but I wonder how true that is. Not sniping at you, but is there some real authority on this? When using GW-related terms to produce models, I can understand. But using GW-related...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
I think I'd rather program my own AB files. Did...

I think I'd rather program my own AB files. Did it a few years ago for an alternative Tau BFG army (the FW list, I think) and it wasn't that hard...

Phil
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
I don't have a problem with GW going after AB....

I don't have a problem with GW going after AB. Just as long as they provide just as good a service. Actually, the one logical way to go about that would be to offer the service first, and then go...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,057
Posted By boreas
QFT. Compared to the giant clusterfuck that was...

QFT. Compared to the giant clusterfuck that was 5th ed. transition, this one is wonderful. Apart from some nitpicking lawyers (Like GK thunderhammers being AP3, come on, use your common sense...),...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,244
Posted By boreas
Not yet sure about the hammers... The GK codex...

Not yet sure about the hammers... The GK codex does specify that it uses all TH rules.

So NF hammer is a Force Weapon: its AP3, then, you tack on the TH rules (codex trumps BRB), so goes down to...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-01-12, 03:00 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 54,892
Posted By boreas
Nope... A thorough reading of 6th ed. have my...

Nope... A thorough reading of 6th ed. have my gaming group exicited. Way better than 5th ed. In fact, lots of 5th ed. hole plugged, plus great new rules (challenges, flyiers, etc.). FAQs seem to...
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