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Forum: General 40k   12-14-18, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,492
Posted By chromedog
Dune, Foundation (Hive cities/worlds. Trantor,...

Dune, Foundation (Hive cities/worlds. Trantor, the capital of the empire is one city that encompasses a planet), Starship Troopers, Judge Dredd, Nemesis the warlock (both 2000AD - GW had a licence...
Forum: General 40k   07-02-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By chromedog
They're all ROBOGEAR parts by Technolog(Ru) and...

They're all ROBOGEAR parts by Technolog(Ru) and sold under licence by Airfix and Imex (USA).
ROBOGEAR.RU - Start page (http://www.robogear.ru/eng/)

Technolog also did plastic clip together...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-02-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,543
Posted By chromedog
Maybe 15 or 16. A handful of the older short...

Maybe 15 or 16.

A handful of the older short story collections, one or two "space wolf" (William King?), the Dan Abnett stuff and a couple of the Heresy ones.
Stopped after going too far down...
Forum: Television and Movies   06-13-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,918
Posted By chromedog
It's ok, the kid is still around and in NCIS: New...

It's ok, the kid is still around and in NCIS: New Orleans these days. Yes, THAT Lucas Black. Still has the same twangy accent, too. Just a deeper voice.
Forum: Off Topic   06-13-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,935
Posted By chromedog
Guy I used to game with had the surname...

Guy I used to game with had the surname "Cherrie".

He joined the army. Yes, you can bet he was mocked royally for it.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-09-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By chromedog
There's also the thousands upon thousands of...

There's also the thousands upon thousands of psykers that get fed into the soulblender that fuels the golden throne per day.

It's going to be one in a million for the minor psyker potential. ...
Forum: Other Systems   04-09-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,441
Posted By chromedog
Given that spartan does a 10mm and 28mm game, in...

Given that spartan does a 10mm and 28mm game, in addition to their space stuff, i'd hazard an estimate for both - 28mm for skirmish (small squad of say ODST or a couple of spartans v larger force). ...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-05-15, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By chromedog
If you are spraying ANYTHING, it's always a good...

If you are spraying ANYTHING, it's always a good idea to mask up.
Same goes for eye protection.

Your lungs aren't meant to take in particulates of any kind. Dust, paint particles, etc.
Forum: Television and Movies   10-29-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,311
Posted By chromedog
I've seen both. It's not your daddy's...

I've seen both.

It's not your daddy's Robocop, that's for sure. There's some humour in it, but it's missing the dark sarcasm. The original also poked a big stick at the American pre-occupation...
Forum: Off Topic   08-15-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 336,744
Posted By chromedog
I got a warning for "Excessive use of sarcasm"...

I got a warning for "Excessive use of sarcasm" again.

Apparently this is a breach of posting rules. Try as I could, I couldn't find it.

Told the mod who issued the warning I'd get back to him...
Forum: Off Topic   07-21-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By chromedog
Family didn't care. I never did the 40kays at...

Family didn't care.
I never did the 40kays at school (the game didn't exist until AFTER I finished High School). Even then, it was my own money that I bought stuff with. I never got gifts of...
Forum: Wargaming Miniature Manufacturers   07-18-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,747
Posted By chromedog
I've got some of their TME series (non rounded)...

I've got some of their TME series (non rounded) and it went together extremely easily.
None of the issues of mdf/hdf terrain (too tight a tolerance on joins, stench of burned wood).

Glues with...
Forum: Off Topic   05-05-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By chromedog
It's not something many people know. I had...

It's not something many people know.

I had it explained to me by my science teacher when I was in yr 7.
That was 33 years ago. :D
Forum: Off Topic   05-05-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By chromedog
It's LASER. It's not an American/English...

It's LASER.
It's not an American/English language thing.
It's an acronym. There is NO z in it.

(and the lazors! crap is a 4chan issue - one of their many. So much derp in that place. It's...
Forum: Television and Movies   05-02-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,054
Posted By chromedog
I found that Into Darkness was not really a...

I found that Into Darkness was not really a remake of wrath of khan.

More a redone "space seed" (the TOS episode that first introduced Khan and his followers).

Still not a good movie - and the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-28-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,826
Posted By chromedog
I expect good things from Victoria minis. ...

I expect good things from Victoria minis.

After all, SHE DID win GD several times here and she even entered several OS GD comps (although I don't know how she went there - I don't tend to follow...
Forum: Television and Movies   04-25-14, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,315
Posted By chromedog
I'd watch it, but based on that snippet - it...

I'd watch it, but based on that snippet - it reminds me all too well WHY I don't associate with most gamers in my area.

Zero would be a positive integer compared to some of them (Can you even...
Forum: Off Topic   04-25-14, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By chromedog
Europeans tend to use COMMAS where we use decimal...

Europeans tend to use COMMAS where we use decimal points.

So that isn't 74,700 zloty, but 74.70 zloty.

Or at current values, around $27AUD.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-25-14, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By chromedog
The path system is not gender locked. Males...

The path system is not gender locked.

Males CAN (and have) become Howling Banshees, just as much as females can be striking scorpions or Dark Reapers.

The same goes for Warlocks.

Warlocks...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-25-14, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By chromedog
They're available locally through Eureka...

They're available locally through Eureka miniatures (in Victoria) although Nic is OS doing the UK con circuit for this month.

http://eurekamin.com.au/index.php?cPath=204_311_316&sort=3a
Forum: Television and Movies   04-16-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,054
Posted By chromedog
If JJ Abrams makes SW bad, I will still have my...

If JJ Abrams makes SW bad, I will still have my other movies and different series of clone wars.

On the bright side, he can't really do worse than Caravan of Courage. :D

On the brighter side,...
Forum: Off Topic   02-04-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By chromedog
That's because the BOXES are made in the UK. ...

That's because the BOXES are made in the UK.


:D
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   12-23-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By chromedog
Those are 80x80mm bases on the corvette. The...

Those are 80x80mm bases on the corvette. The same size bases used by the millennium falcon and slave 1.

A 'small' star destroyer - like the one that captured (and destroyed) the Tantive IV, is...
Forum: Other Systems   12-06-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By chromedog
I've been playing for about 4 1/2 years now. I...

I've been playing for about 4 1/2 years now.
I have 4 armies (PanO, JSA, QK and Aleph).
I collect the models I like and use them. Even lowly grunts can do hero stuff in this game. I've had 4...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-06-13, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,751
Posted By chromedog
She sounds toxic. Good that you are away from...

She sounds toxic. Good that you are away from her, then.

My girlfriends have always known I was a gamer. They never ridiculed me for it.
Could be because I never bothered with a girlfriend in...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-03-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By chromedog
Keep what fits YOUR idea of the canon. Discard...

Keep what fits YOUR idea of the canon.
Discard the rest.

If this means discarding every background piece that Ward has written, then so be it - I'm not seeing a problem here.

I stopped...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-03-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,096
Posted By chromedog
Naturally, Dune makes a good fit. IT WAS one of...

Naturally, Dune makes a good fit.
IT WAS one of the sources used to inspire the original game, alongside Foundation, Deathworld, Judge Dredd, Starship Troopers and others (like the Paradise...
Forum: Off Topic   10-28-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,125
Posted By chromedog
The harp seal. House drink would be "Canadian...

The harp seal.
House drink would be "Canadian club, on the rocks".
Forum: Roleplay Threads   10-16-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By chromedog
I'm not interested in RPing the 40k universe as a...

I'm not interested in RPing the 40k universe as a marine of any stripe.

It's not that I dislike GK - I have a 5000pt army of them started in 3rd ed. I just don't think there's that much...
Forum: Off Topic   10-04-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By chromedog
It's me noticing that several threads have my...

It's me noticing that several threads have my post as the last one.
It's like post, post, post, post then me, then nothing forevermore. :D
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-04-13, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By chromedog
Basic paint job. As long as I can tell what...

Basic paint job.
As long as I can tell what it's got and it isn't just grey plastic (or bare metal) I'm not overly fussed if it doesn't have an award winning paintjob.

I won't use an unpainted...
Forum: Off Topic   10-04-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By chromedog
There's also a "Nobby's head" in Australia -...

There's also a "Nobby's head" in Australia - Newcastle where I live.

It's not rude as such, but it is funny.
There's a place called Wattanobbi down the coast.

For years, the locals have...
Forum: Off Topic   09-25-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 336,744
Posted By chromedog
My sister-in-law has terminal liver cancer and...

My sister-in-law has terminal liver cancer and less than 8 months to live.
Chemo is just going to prolong things. It's already metastasised to her bones.
She's 49.

My mum dodged a bullet,...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-25-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,751
Posted By chromedog
I just get rid of stuff that I have no motivation...

I just get rid of stuff that I have no motivation to finish.
If I can get money, so much the better.
If all else fails, the skip accepts all.

This is why army collecting is NOT an impulse buy...
Forum: Off Topic   09-21-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 336,744
Posted By chromedog
At least it stops them whining about win-razor...

At least it stops them whining about win-razor and BOTWD.

I'm using models that are 3 and 4 editions old (got given a bunch of 5th ed white lions and swordmasters (metals) and the IoB stuff...
Forum: Off Topic   09-21-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By chromedog
By the time our sun "goes apeshit and eating us"...

By the time our sun "goes apeshit and eating us" Humanity should not be anything like it currently is. We're talking timeframes on the order of thousands of times longer than the human race has been...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-13-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By chromedog
Zip kicker doesn't make that heat reaction. ...

Zip kicker doesn't make that heat reaction.

It just accelerates it. Superglue will do it by itself, but ZK just ramps up the cure temp/time line to instant and that heat still has to go...
Forum: Off Topic   09-11-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,366
Posted By chromedog
Interesting facts. 1. I was born with...

Interesting facts.

1. I was born with deafness.
2. It was only picked up after one-too many teachers thought I was just ignoring them (age 7 or so). Surgery fixed me - but I still have gaps in...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-11-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By chromedog
Poweredplay was that kickstarter. It's a...

Poweredplay was that kickstarter.

It's a modular plug and play system for electronics lighting for models.
For those gamers not willing (or unable) to learn how to solder.
Forum: Off Topic   09-11-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 733
Posted By chromedog
Technically, Australia doesn't have a current...

Technically, Australia doesn't have a current prime minister.
Abbott is PM-elect and has to be formally ok'd by the GG and all that crap.
Rudd was defeated and is no longer PM.

Abbott is creepy....
Forum: Scenery & Basing   08-31-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By chromedog
At least here, the difference between the blue,...

At least here, the difference between the blue, pink and yellow is that the yellow is extruded polyurethane foam, while the blue and pink are extruded higher density polystyrene. Blue is the higher...
Forum: Television and Movies   08-06-13, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By chromedog
Link less than helpful to those outside the UK. ...

Link less than helpful to those outside the UK.
The beeb has declared that us former colonials can't watch the clip.
Forum: Television and Movies   08-05-13, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By chromedog
So who is Peter Capaldi and what has he been in...

So who is Peter Capaldi and what has he been in that I might have seen?

I didn't get around to seeing Children of Earth (didn't realise it was on UKTV here and only saw part of the last episode of...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-05-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By chromedog
Well, Revell IS a German company, so you might...

Well, Revell IS a German company, so you might have issues getting it.

Testors, however, IS a US based company that makes very similar stuff and will do the job just as well - it should also be...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-31-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,616
Posted By chromedog
I don't think I was EVER part of the GW/40k...

I don't think I was EVER part of the GW/40k demographic, to be honest.

I know I sure as hell am not part of it now. I'm about 30 years too late for that.

GW was never my "gateway".
GW was...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-30-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,616
Posted By chromedog
Where do I start? The black on black...

Where do I start?

The black on black grim-dark to the n-th power nihilism?
Rabid space viking werewolves?
Space vampires?
fungus monsters?

A badly told retread of "Paradise lost", with only...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-30-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By chromedog
"talented artist" he says. Multiple Golden...

"talented artist" he says.

Multiple Golden Daemon winner is what he means.

Her stuff is designed to fit with the GW IG plastics. It's not to my tastes (which don't extend to kilts at the best...
Forum: Off Topic   07-28-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By chromedog
No brain, no pain? There is no limit to what...

No brain, no pain?
There is no limit to what the devout will tolerate in the name of their belief?
Forum: Music Discussion   07-28-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By chromedog
Bands and songs don't get me into 'genres' - they...

Bands and songs don't get me into 'genres' - they get me into following that band if I like them. Whilst I might like a few bands who all seem to be in the same 'genre', it's because I like their...
Forum: Television and Movies   07-25-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,925
Posted By chromedog
Last movie I watched was "The avengers". It...

Last movie I watched was "The avengers".

It was lame. 3/4 of the movie was the main characters beating the crap out of each other (instead of the bad guy). The rest was divided amongst RDJ being...
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