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Forum: Television and Movies   12-16-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dīnadan
Yeah, probably a good thing George Lucas didn't...

Yeah, probably a good thing George Lucas didn't get the rights:laugh:
Forum: Television and Movies   12-16-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dīnadan
Yep, except instead of stumbling in by a secret...

Yep, except instead of stumbling in by a secret passage, they entered by purpose. (I suppose you could argue that in the film Gandalf leads them in via that route by design, but that just comes off...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-16-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dīnadan
Except Orcs aren't supposssed to be mega...

Except Orcs aren't supposssed to be mega baddasses - they're not 40k Orks. In the books, orcs are suppossed to be smaller than men and unless I've completely misremembered, are generally described...
Forum: Television and Movies   12-15-12, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dīnadan
To be honest, I found the film fairly...

To be honest, I found the film fairly disapointing, but that could be because I fall on the 'purist' side of the fence. As a Fantasy film, it was very good, but as an adaptation I felt like it fell...
Forum: Television and Movies   08-02-12, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Dīnadan
Dinosaurs on a Spaceship? Wonder if one of the...

Dinosaurs on a Spaceship? Wonder if one of the lines in that ep is goign to be the Doctor shouting "I've had enough of these Dalek Exterminating Dinosaurs on this Dalek Exterminating Pla-I mean...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,137
Posted By Dīnadan
You mean like the ice world whose name is Latin...

You mean like the ice world whose name is Latin for Brass Monkey?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-30-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Dīnadan
For the little piece of home idea, how about...

For the little piece of home idea, how about having them carry some sort of subspieces of the Catachan Barking Toad?
Forum: Project Logs   07-19-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Thanks alasdair. Once the pred is all...

Thanks alasdair.

Once the pred is all armoured up, I plan on sculpting iconography onto it to fancy it up a bit.
Forum: Project Logs   07-18-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Update - finally got arround to charging the...

Update - finally got arround to charging the batteries for the camera, so got some new WiP pics to show off.


First of all, more Rubrics:
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Nothing fancy here, just thought it'd be nice to...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-18-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,694
Posted By Dīnadan
H1-PP0 or Hippo :P

H1-PP0 or Hippo :P
Forum: Project Logs   07-17-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 67,997
Posted By Dīnadan
Sounds like a nice idea for a conversion. ...

Sounds like a nice idea for a conversion.


Must say I do find the idea of using SWs to represent an element of a Sons' Army slightly ammusing (even if it isn't actually the Sons themselves who...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-17-12, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dīnadan
Good point - I think the mental block people have...

Good point - I think the mental block people have arises from the fact that GW call the ranges on weapons 'maximum range' when it should probably be 'maximum effective range'.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-16-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,020
Posted By Dīnadan
What do you mean by 'turreting'? A weapon is...

What do you mean by 'turreting'? A weapon is only turret mounted if its rule specifically say that a weapon is turret mounted, or if no mounting is mentioned, that's how it's mounted on the physical...
Forum: Project Logs   07-15-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Thanks forkmaster

Thanks forkmaster
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-14-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dīnadan
Fortifications can be bought. fortification can...

Fortifications can be bought. fortification can be co-opted by the enemy. It's a similar thing.

I repreat a core concept is something that you are incapable of playing the game without. ...
Forum: Project Logs   07-14-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Lol, have done a couple more (have yet to take...

Lol, have done a couple more (have yet to take pics) with the other two non-skull helms. The 'T' shaped visor definatly gives the best results in my opinion, as the other two need a little...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-14-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
  No Tau?
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dīnadan
You've forgotten the Last Chancers Omnibus - the...

You've forgotten the Last Chancers Omnibus - the second book invcludes Tau in it
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-14-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dīnadan
That's a different matter though - Slaanesh is a...

That's a different matter though - Slaanesh is a purely Warp entity and exists soleey within the Immaterium where time has no meaning. Magnus, while a powerful psyker and possibly partially a warp...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-14-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dīnadan
Because it's easy to misread the p16 rule - as I...

Because it's easy to misread the p16 rule - as I said earlier, at first I read it the same way you did, but it was only after reading a couple of times carefully for this thread that I reaslized I...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-14-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dīnadan
Good point scscofield - I think the spirit of the...

Good point scscofield - I think the spirit of the rule was probably meant to be along the lines of DK's view, but the rule as written is contrary to this.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-14-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dīnadan
Then why not put it in the rulebook first as last...

Then why not put it in the rulebook first as last and avoid the problem altogether? Fair enough the first time round having it as a FAQ as it'd be an oversight and it wouldn't be practicle to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-14-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dīnadan
When I started reading this thread, I was of the...

When I started reading this thread, I was of the same opinion as DK, but reading over the rules, I'm starting to come arround to Aramoro's point of view.

I think the crux of the matter is how...
Forum: Project Logs   07-13-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Thanks Bane_of_Kings :)

Thanks Bane_of_Kings :)
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-13-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Dīnadan
Read that paragraph again: "If the test was...

Read that paragraph again:

"If the test was passed, the psychic power is manifested successfully and can be resolved - although if it was used on an enemy unit, your opponant first has a chance to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-13-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,345
Posted By Dīnadan
Minor nitpick, but isn't it actually a Force...

Minor nitpick, but isn't it actually a Force Weapon? (Okay, I'm being a bit pedantic as Unusual Force Weapons and Unusual Power Weapons both count as AP3 with no other modifiers beyond their special...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-13-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dīnadan
Surely it depends on how it works? Remember,...

Surely it depends on how it works? Remember, teleporting goes via the Warp, so maybe it acts like a mini Astronomicon and is effectively a lighthouse in the local Warpspace. And if it's a...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-13-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Dīnadan
I'd say no as the order is Expend Warp...

I'd say no as the order is

Expend Warp Charge
Declare Target
Psychic Test
Deny the Witch
Resolve Power

So you wouldn't place the blast template or scatter it until after DtW as that is...
Forum: Project Logs   07-13-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Still not quite sure what you mean - if you mean...

Still not quite sure what you mean - if you mean in regards to the Rubrics who use 'zerker heads, then it's because they've been repositioned ;)


@dthwish09: Thanks :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-12-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,332
Posted By Dīnadan
Not sure how relevant this is as this is a thread...

Not sure how relevant this is as this is a thread on Miliput vs Greenstuff, but personally I find Procreate a superior substance to Greenstuff. Overall it's easier to work with and it doesn't have...
Forum: Project Logs   07-12-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
@ Dave: Thanks. I really like how the rotated...

@ Dave: Thanks. I really like how the rotated 'ears' on the Sorcerer came out, and I plan on using the conversion on more. Have three possibilities of where to use it -
A) on the additional...
Forum: Project Logs   07-11-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
Thanks RC :) As for the Tabbard, I think it...

Thanks RC :)

As for the Tabbard, I think it could be the photo as it does have folds in it - plus, I haven't finished sculpting the symbol onto it, which should also give it a sense of shape ;)
Forum: Project Logs   07-11-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By Dīnadan
All is Dust - A Thousand Sons log

With the recent release of 6th ed, I've had the urge to get back into 40k and have decided to go back to my Thousand sons and expand them into an actual army rather than just a couple of small...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-11-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Dīnadan
Looks good to me, although I think you've got the...

Looks good to me, although I think you've got the shoulder pads on the wrong arms - unless I'm mistaken, the crux terminatus is always on the left shoulder (I may be wrong, so don't take my word for...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-10-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Dīnadan
Well, if you are more of a painter/modler, the...

Well, if you are more of a painter/modler, the terrain piece is still a valid idea as you wouldn't just slap some paint on it and lay it down on the table - you'd have to build up a scenic base for...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-10-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Dīnadan
How about converting it into a terrain piece? ...

How about converting it into a terrain piece? Make it into a crashed Valkyrie and you can use it as generic terrain aswell as an objective in objective based games.
Forum: General 40k   07-06-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dīnadan
Corrected - happy now?

Corrected - happy now?
Forum: General 40k   07-06-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dīnadan
Not meaning to be disrespectful to Sakura_ninja,...

Not meaning to be disrespectful to Sakura_ninja, but most, if not all, of her posts on here that I've seen have been negative/bitchy, so I'd take her criticisms with a pinch of salt.



On the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-06-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Dīnadan
Even specific to the Wolves, it's still unlikely....

Even specific to the Wolves, it's still unlikely. All chapters recruit adolescents, so we're looking at and age range of somethign like 10-16 at the widest, and human males don't reach puberty until...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-05-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,967
Posted By Dīnadan
It's both - the high grav made Squats shorter and...

It's both - the high grav made Squats shorter and stokier, and made Ogryns bulkier and more muscled.
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-05-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Dīnadan
Considering Space Marines recruit teenagers, not...

Considering Space Marines recruit teenagers, not fully grown adults, it's exremely unlikely that an initiate would have children, and if they did, then the kid would probably be less than 3 at the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-04-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dīnadan
Haveing Loyalist Legions active post-Heresy kinda...

Haveing Loyalist Legions active post-Heresy kinda defeats the purpose of breaking them down in Chapters. I think those Loyalist Legions who opposed the Codex Chapter structure would be a bit p-ed...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-04-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Dīnadan
I'd recommend staying away from the Inquisition...

I'd recommend staying away from the Inquisition War trilogy if you're aiming for something to give people the feel of the setting as it was writting a couple of decades ago and as such the feel is...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-04-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By Dīnadan
If I recall correctly, didn't older codices list...

If I recall correctly, didn't older codices list the crew compliment on vehicles? Fairly sure the marine vehicles were listed as 'Crew: X Marines'
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-03-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,453
Posted By Dīnadan
Don't think so - p69 says Witchfire powers are...

Don't think so - p69 says Witchfire powers are used in the caster's Shooting Phase, whereas Overwatch is described on p21 as a shooting attack done in the opponant's Assult Phase.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-03-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,086
Posted By Dīnadan
Actually isn't it a triple - if you look behind...

Actually isn't it a triple - if you look behind the one on (viewer's) left, you can see a third one exploding ;)



Agree with Barnster - looks too CGI for my liking :/
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-03-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,619
Posted By Dīnadan
Sorry, but I don't think that's what the rules...

Sorry, but I don't think that's what the rules say. The rules, p16, say that if LOS is successful, then you "...resolve the wound against them instead." 'Resolving' the wound entails allocating the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-03-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By Dīnadan
Look Out Sir comes before armour saves so you...

Look Out Sir comes before armour saves so you can't do what you've suggested.

And I think it really needs to be roled for one at a time (or two/three at a time if the character has two/three...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-03-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By Dīnadan
Check p 110 again. Your second Allied...

Check p 110 again.


Your second Allied detachment must be from the same Codex as the first.
Forum: General 40k   07-03-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Dīnadan
Actually it's more than a 50% chance. A 6 turn...

Actually it's more than a 50% chance.
A 6 turn game has a 7/8 = 87.5% chance of at least one turn being nightfighting.
A 7 turn game has 15/16 = 93.75% chance of at least one turn of night fighting.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-03-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Dīnadan
p19 says that you always use the best one...

p19 says that you always use the best one available.
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