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Forum: 40k Fluff   09-12-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,269
Posted By Engindeer
The wording in both works are almost the exact...

The wording in both works are almost the exact same and were published within one year of each other; the similarity made me suspicious. And I've double checked the original sources, so in this case,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-12-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,269
Posted By Engindeer
Heavy Bolters

WHAT THE WARP?!

Exhibit A.

"Sergeant Harker is a giant of a man, even by Catachan standards, his large frame covered with slabs of muscle and sinew. His strength is such that he carries his...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-18-12, 04:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,908
Posted By Engindeer
And that's what makes it so great for me. The...

And that's what makes it so great for me. The endless possibilities, because there are no restraints in the 40k universe.

It's all told as a legend so - you can go to absolute extremes about...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-18-12, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By Engindeer
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Forum: 40k Fluff   08-17-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,908
Posted By Engindeer
Thanks man! Great ideas everyone (snarkers...

Thanks man!

Great ideas everyone (snarkers included) - Almost all of the scenarios you've mentioned have caught my attention as well, when I read them.

There are so many things written about...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-17-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Engindeer
True It's just that I find the speculation...

True

It's just that I find the speculation so great. It's best when it's backed up by (mostly) relevant literary references, but any form of speculation is really what makes the fluff so popular....
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-16-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,908
Posted By Engindeer
Pictures from 40k you miss to see

I bet we've all read some stumbled upon some truly imaginative situations or characters in 40k litterature - But there's only so much room for artwork for it all.

I you had the best 40k...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-16-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Engindeer
LOL untill I read your reference I was like...

LOL untill I read your reference I was like "What's he on about??" :laugh:

A very good example... I'd reckon that there must be individuals in the Ordo Malleus, who is on par if not better than...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-16-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Engindeer
Of course it relies on who's writing the story.....

Of course it relies on who's writing the story.. I don't like that answer as it's the answer to ALL ambiguous fluff questions.

Luther and Kor Phaeron are good examples, but they were upgraded...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-16-12, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Engindeer
How powerful can an inquisitor be?

Something I've speculated a great deal about for a while...

At times it seems like some inquisitors can single handedly take on almost any foe, but then again, they aren't as tough as...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-18-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Engindeer
When the ruinous powers combine..

So I was thinking about this 'Great Game', the gods of chaos seems to be playing...

I was wondering how often the gods unite, and for what cause? When does the game affect the material realm in a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-11-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,832
Posted By Engindeer
alex567 hit the nail on the head. I think of...

alex567 hit the nail on the head.

I think of the ork Waaagh's as waves in the ocean. As long as there is wind to drive the momentum the wave continues onward, but when there is no wind the waves...
Forum: Video Games & Software   04-08-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By Engindeer
Space Marine game preview

So there's a new video up, showing footage of the upcoming console game Space Marine.

Here you go:

http://www.ign.com/videos/2011/04/08/space-marine-dev-diary

It was really funny hearing...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-03-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,180
Posted By Engindeer
I'm sure pretty much every fluff-fan / Adult TT...

I'm sure pretty much every fluff-fan / Adult TT player started out with reading up on The Imperium and then broadened their knowledge to the other races.

From here you either love the religious /...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-21-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By Engindeer
All is well and good but I'm looking for a source...

All is well and good but I'm looking for a source that directly rules out the possibility of an adult Space Marine inductee. Right now everything points in your conclusions direction, but I'm...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-21-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By Engindeer
When am I too old to become a Space Marine?

Exactly at what age am I to be deemed 'too old' to be trained as a Space Marine?

Contradictory sources has led me to this question.

Example 1:

30k

Luther and his bunch of pre-crusade...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-13-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,252
Posted By Engindeer
Thank you gen.ahab for your quick reply, though...

Thank you gen.ahab for your quick reply, though you leave me wondering, whether you read my whole post?

I repeat: The Space Marine is passive and can't fend for himself

I like to think that the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-13-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,252
Posted By Engindeer
Astartes vs Martial Arts

Enjoying the sunday? Then join me in this thread!

I always like to speculate about how tough a space marine is, so here goes...

I was wondering how much injury a modern day martial arts expert...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-05-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Engindeer
Grimskul25 said it perfectly. If the...

Grimskul25 said it perfectly.

If the betrayal of the traitor legions could be avoided, the Imperium would not face much resistance untill the awakening of the necrons or the apperance of the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-02-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,564
Posted By Engindeer
Guys, guys... It's just filler fluff. It...

Guys, guys... It's just filler fluff.

It serves no other purpose than to show that the impossible can be made possible by the impossible. I wonder if that little 'girl' has anything to do with...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-28-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
Wow! I expected quite a response when...

Wow!

I expected quite a response when posting this, but never anything of this magnitude.

I really have nothing to add...

5th edition fluff ought to be completely overhauled in the next...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-27-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By Engindeer
Am currently re-reading The Horus Heresy...

So this other evening I sat down with a big cup of coffee and having nothing else to do I picked up Horus Rising to read it once again, something I haven't done with that book since 4 years ago.
...
Forum: Music Discussion   02-25-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45
  Dubstep
Views: 2,426
Posted By Engindeer
*necromancing thread* I would love to see...

*necromancing thread*

I would love to see dubstep in a 40k-themed feature film. It has that melancholic, gritty beat, that perfectly sfits the otherwordly bleakness of the far future.

I...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-20-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
They are all playable *pukes*

They are all playable *pukes*
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-20-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
Am I the only one worrying about the way fluff is...

Am I the only one worrying about the way fluff is developing?

I was positively surprised by the quality of the Dark Eldar. We also get more and more fluff on other alien species and so far it has...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-20-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
If you don't oppose chaos you are free to walk...

If you don't oppose chaos you are free to walk the Realms, as the daemons probably take little interest in you. I don't believe that's the case with Draigo.

It would be sad If we had to take...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
At least he is a SUPREME GRAND MASTER, which...

At least he is a SUPREME GRAND MASTER, which probably makes him one of, if not the most capable warrior in The Imperium. Ward doesn't consider that in his rabid fanboyistic writing for the special...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
Matt Ward works in mysterious ways. The...

Matt Ward works in mysterious ways.

The awesome-sauce of the main character's are offset by a perputual, universal melancholy, as to make things a bit more grimdark.

In codex Blood Angels,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
Hmm so I take it, that you guys are not...

Hmm so I take it, that you guys are not interesting in hearing about:

The Dread Knight

A massive mecha-esque walker, intended to combat Greater Daemons 1v1. The pilot is an honored hero of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 25,033
Posted By Engindeer
*SPOILERS* New fluff on the Grey Knights

Just got hold of an advance copy of the upcoming Codex: Grey Knights. It's blurry yet readable, with scarce pictures, but the rules and subsequent fluff are all there.

Reading through the whole...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-16-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By Engindeer
Some people seem to get them confused with the...

Some people seem to get them confused with the Grendl Stars (Home of the hyper-violent Barghesi alien species) and the Halo Zone (Any area beyond the light of the Astronomican - mentioned as being a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-15-11, 09:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,548
Posted By Engindeer
...what. I hate pointing fingers at anyone, but...

...what. I hate pointing fingers at anyone, but 'hating' humanity isn't normal, mate. You need to get out more and see what life has to offer!
Forum: Sketches and Warhammer 40k Art   02-12-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By Engindeer
Post-Heresy Angron

A quite old sketch I did of Angron, immediately after I read through The Collected Visions the very first time.

I never liked the red guy with dreadlocks, because of the way he looked.
...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-12-11, 01:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,548
Posted By Engindeer
Easy for you to say. @ Serpion5: It must...

Easy for you to say.

@ Serpion5: It must be a horrible to have so much loathing in your body. Start appreciating the things you DO like and just ignore the things that you are so concerned with...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-11-11, 11:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,548
Posted By Engindeer
In weekdays I'm a glorious Iron Hand, doing my...

In weekdays I'm a glorious Iron Hand, doing my duty (Job), paying my tithes (Taxes) and expunging weakness wherever I find it.

But in the weekends I'm a hedonistic Emperor's Children, getting...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-10-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By Engindeer
Not in the 42nd millenium they aren't! :good:

Not in the 42nd millenium they aren't! :good:
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-09-11, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,735
Posted By Engindeer
Yes, the Starchild theory back from the rogue...

Yes, the Starchild theory back from the rogue trader era.

The essence of the dying Emperor leaves a psychic imprint in the warp which is fuelled further by the feverish worship of the Emperor, by...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-09-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,058
Posted By Engindeer
Space Marine Chaplain in terminator armor vs...

Space Marine Chaplain in terminator armor vs Chaos Obliterator

that was the most osom I could think of!
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-09-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By Engindeer
etymology of "boltgun"

The mind wanders and wonders...

What is the meaning behind the word 'bolt' in boltgun / bolter?

I found these various definitions:

1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-08-11, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By Engindeer
Just publish The Chronicles of Ursh already!!

Just publish The Chronicles of Ursh already!!
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-08-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,735
Posted By Engindeer
He CAN'T wake up... he's a corpse, a psychic...

He CAN'T wake up... he's a corpse, a psychic imprint encased in a dead husk.

That, and he serves as a sewer plug so the rats can't come in (Daemons)
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-07-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By Engindeer
It will definately cater to the veterans, just as...

It will definately cater to the veterans, just as the Horus Heresy does.

GW are not very innovative and their best ideas usually comes from the much earlier days of 40k.

Without William King's...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-04-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Engindeer
I think it's Macaroth, who's presently Lord Solar...

I think it's Macaroth, who's presently Lord Solar / Lord Commander Millitant / Warmaster.

Aren't they all the same rank?
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-02-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,852
Posted By Engindeer
I doubt the Marines would be foolish enough to go...

I doubt the Marines would be foolish enough to go head on with us. First they would try to convert us, then subjugate us, and if we put up too much resistance, eliminate us!

And we would never...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-02-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,573
Posted By Engindeer
Lol so 50 meagre Terran marines against, what? 2...

Lol so 50 meagre Terran marines against, what? 2 million Imperial Guardsmen? :laugh:
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-02-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,101
Posted By Engindeer
What you all need to take into consideration is...

What you all need to take into consideration is that most of the STC designs, found by the Imperium, where never meant to be destined for war. Often, many of the vehicles had other purposes than war;...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By Engindeer
Yeah well, could be anyones guess... I...

Yeah well, could be anyones guess...

I particularly despise the idea, presented in various sources, that the traitors are 'mocking' the loyalists by keeping their iconography or warcries from the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-11, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Engindeer
you're welcome :)

you're welcome :)
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Engindeer
The Sisters of Battle IS the militant arm of the...

The Sisters of Battle IS the militant arm of the Ecclesiarchy.

Read more about them here:

http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Adepta_Sororitas

Also:
...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-01-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By Engindeer
Wait, Horus has the 'Eye of Terra' on his armor,...

Wait, Horus has the 'Eye of Terra' on his armor, right. And the sons of horus, has the 'eye of horus' on their armor. But when abbadon denounced horus and re-named the legion, the black legion, they...
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