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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-08-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArkInRev
You can't move through your own units. "Models in...

You can't move through your own units. "Models in the Way" section of the rules. (a model can never move or pivot through another model (friend or foe) at any time. They must move around.) The only...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-08-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArkInRev
The door may not provide cover, being thin, but...

The door may not provide cover, being thin, but the pod seems like it's going to get in the way of shooting if you plan for a choke.

They also block both armies when it comes to assault, and...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-07-16, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArkInRev
I can't find one around here either. I...

I can't find one around here either.

I don't really think it's shit, but that it has no real impact in the proper context of the rest of the rules.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-07-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArkInRev
Drop Pod FAQ

So: I'm wondering if I'm either crazy, but I'm not reading the drop pod FAQ as the bombshell that the rest of the world is. Let me elaborate on two points, and let me know what you think:

1:...
Forum: General 40k   05-12-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By ArkInRev
The smear blog is certainly awkward for it to be...

The smear blog is certainly awkward for it to be a reasonably expected threat, but a determined group could still leverage the veil of secrecy as proof of their agenda, and avoid accusation, slander,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-11-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,413
Posted By ArkInRev
In the old days, the answer to that question was...

In the old days, the answer to that question was always "death".
Forum: General 40k   05-11-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,048
Posted By ArkInRev
I too am relieved and impressed at their effort...

I too am relieved and impressed at their effort so far. My biggest hurdle at the moment is getting my gaming group to believe that the FAQ is real. I just need to wait a week or so for the "official"...
Forum: General 40k   05-11-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By ArkInRev
1- Must be 21 or older. Club preference, but...

1- Must be 21 or older. Club preference, but personally, I'm not a fan of exclusionary policies. Feels bad to tell a kid that picks up Battle of Vedros that they can't play. Keeping it adult is fine...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-11-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,305
Posted By ArkInRev
You can still use 2 krak grenades on most turns,...

You can still use 2 krak grenades on most turns, so that's something. And, they work against monstrous creatures, so that's also a thing.

Of the FAQ out so far, the two little tidbits of...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-09-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,305
Posted By ArkInRev
The reason I don't consider this a nerf to...

The reason I don't consider this a nerf to anyone, is that I've been playing 1 grenade in the assault the entire time.

I've also seen on a lot of forums how "all models getting [insert special...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-13-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,537
Posted By ArkInRev
A friend of mine plays Black Legion, and I feel...

A friend of mine plays Black Legion, and I feel guilty getting shiny new space marine toys.
Forum: General 40k   03-14-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ArkInRev
I didn't have this in the previous post, but the...

I didn't have this in the previous post, but the reason that so much is about "winning" is that the topic is "beating" a human. Disparate definition may be an attempt to create a logical niche within...
Forum: General 40k   03-14-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ArkInRev
There are a few points upon which the premise...

There are a few points upon which the premise rests that I believe are fallacies.


"Why is the sky blue?" "Because it doesn't care to be another color." Most of the things that we encounter in...
Forum: General 40k   03-13-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ArkInRev
I am absolutely glossing over that because I...

I am absolutely glossing over that because I don't believe that subset of experience is required for AI to beat a human. Or for that matter, a human to participate in the hobby.

Considering...
Forum: General 40k   03-13-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ArkInRev
I don't think self awareness is a requirement of...

I don't think self awareness is a requirement of winning. Existing in the base sense, that AI is here and tangible code, is the only requirement of being able to participate in the game. No AI, no...
Forum: General 40k   03-12-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ArkInRev
There are several points that I disagree with...

There are several points that I disagree with here, but I'll try to be concise:

Absolutes: "AI will never win"
There is evidence that shows AI beating humans at games. To say they will never with...
Forum: Wargaming Clubs   02-28-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By ArkInRev
Here's the recommendation for a place that a...

Here's the recommendation for a place that a Columbus resident gamer would go for 40k:
http://www.theguardtower.com/index.html
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-26-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,636
Posted By ArkInRev
The Blood Angels will wage vampire war on the...

The Blood Angels will wage vampire war on the werewolf for some reason or another, or they will avoid the cliche like the plague.

As for plot, I agree with the 10,000 years sentiments. The...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-26-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By ArkInRev
The image of an organic-bits-box for marines just...

The image of an organic-bits-box for marines just popped into my mind.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-25-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By ArkInRev
I have confirmed that the last sentence of the...

I have confirmed that the last sentence of the Game Turns and Player Turns first paragraph, it says that a turn means "player turn" unless is specifically calls out a "game turn."

Edit: I guess we...
Forum: Wargaming Clubs   02-25-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By ArkInRev
Look into CABS. http://buckeyeboardgamers.org/ ...

Look into CABS. http://buckeyeboardgamers.org/

They are a massive group of boardgamers, but I know that many of them play D&D and other wargames. Might be a good bet.

I was just there last...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-25-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By ArkInRev
I think I could agree either way on overwatch. On...

I think I could agree either way on overwatch. On one hand, the pinning test is there to sort of answer that question, but I also think that overwatch is a choice and maybe not a mandatory action...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-25-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By ArkInRev
I'm certain that they are able to fight in CC....

I'm certain that they are able to fight in CC. Participation in their half of the assault phase is mandatory.

I believe they are not allowed overwatch because it is something you choose to do when...
Forum: General 40k   02-24-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By ArkInRev
In 7th, you definitely remove the closest model...

In 7th, you definitely remove the closest model and do not pick up the weapon as Battman said.

As for the other 5 marines, they are just standard marines if the default group grabs 4 heavy...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-23-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By ArkInRev
I think there has been a concerted effort to be...

I think there has been a concerted effort to be less comical, but some of the ork absurdity and original hooligan naming and spelling remain.

I know Rick Priestley mentioned how GW didn't get the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-23-16, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By ArkInRev
"First rose to imperial notice during Lucan...

"First rose to imperial notice during Lucan Crusade." The image is titled "Marine Commander" "Instrumental in founding Adeptes Astartes Unit 4 Spacewolves" Born M32.

Back then, Power Armor was...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By ArkInRev
I still see it, and my vote is still out. Still...

I still see it, and my vote is still out. Still unfortunately lowest on the totem pole for me.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By ArkInRev
You're right, I think I quickly went to the wrong...

You're right, I think I quickly went to the wrong thread. There are quite a few posts and images correlating Tau and Gundam.

But I don't think that there are no similarities: (Excuse the low...
Forum: Technical Help   02-19-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,056
Posted By ArkInRev
It was working, went back to white, and is fine...

It was working, went back to white, and is fine now. When the pages load properly, the CSS I referenced earlier is not being called for. (or even a similar version to it.) Cache was clear, multiple...
Forum: Technical Help   02-19-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By ArkInRev
Yes, it has been. I thought that either my mouse...

Yes, it has been. I thought that either my mouse was going nuts or I was stroking out. Glad to know it's neither of those.
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By ArkInRev
No, the others are not. But it's difficult not to...

No, the others are not. But it's difficult not to see it in Tau. It's not surprising that people are looking to Gundam models for Tau Conversions. Thread Reference...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
OK, so ignore the fact that I did this quickly...

OK, so ignore the fact that I did this quickly with a mouse and at low quality, but here is the feared evolution from the symbol of Khorne to the chapter symbol. The Chaplains are seeing some forms...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,559
Posted By ArkInRev
I dislike Tau. I like the "greater good" idea,...

I dislike Tau. I like the "greater good" idea, but they are all sorts of Gundam. The style is not my thing. To me, the aesthetic is a little more Star Trek and a bit less Grimdark.

Some Slann/Old...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Modeling the Chapter A lot of a fairly standard...

Modeling the Chapter
A lot of a fairly standard space marine force is painted. One of the things I think I may go back to do is put various sizes of crowns or circlets on the sergeants and captains....
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-19-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
OK, I've been trying to write this all out and...

OK, I've been trying to write this all out and have it make sense. Here's the first draft. Let me know where things don't work or fit together. There was a lot of note copying and pasting, so I think...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-18-16, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
To add onto the iconography: The chapter...

To add onto the iconography:

The chapter symbol is a three pointed crown with a large blood droplet forming the center. I could easily see the triangle shape at the bottom of the Khorne symbol...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-18-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Would it be too out there if the fear is that...

Would it be too out there if the fear is that their actual origin is not Sanguinius as they believe, but some Khorne-influenced Cursed founding instead? Perhaps they have faith that their Blood Rites...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-18-16, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Random Answers

So I thought I'd run through the random chapter tables to see what happens, and the results are surprisingly similar to what I've written and what I've posted here. I'll toss the summary here, and...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-17-16, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
So: Hypothetically as a second founding chapter,...

So: Hypothetically as a second founding chapter, our main enemy would have been ork, since that's what my cousin played. If the chapter is wiped out to near extinction while I'm out of the game until...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-17-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Working through History

I think I'm going to stick with "Bloodlords." But now, I'm trying to work through writing a mature version of fluff that fits into the 40k universe with minimal cliche.

What I'm somewhat...
Forum: Technical Help   02-17-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,056
Posted By ArkInRev
It started yesterday when I went home from work....

It started yesterday when I went home from work. I thought there was a problem with my home system. Thank you for confirming that I'm not just crazy!

The only errors I saw at a glance was the...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-17-16, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Spikes are how CSM overcompensate for their old...

Spikes are how CSM overcompensate for their old codex. But really, for some reason, I still like the struggle against chaos.
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-16-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
The theme origin was that the chapter was beaten...

The theme origin was that the chapter was beaten back and under siege in their final stronghold, the Praesidium. After expending nearly their entire armory, they made a suicidal assault with little...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-16-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Yeah, Bloodlords isn't a very innovative name,...

Yeah, Bloodlords isn't a very innovative name, but I was young when I came up with it, and now I'm too old and stubborn to easily change it. Although, it does sound a little bit Chaos. The Blood...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-16-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
I like both the Unrelated Chapter idea and the...

I like both the Unrelated Chapter idea and the Chaos Impersonation. If not exactly impersonation, sowing confusion among loyalists when they hear the name and immediately think the chapter is...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   02-16-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By ArkInRev
Chapter Name Fluff Dilemma

My fluff is in need of a rewrite for my homebrew space marines chapter, and I've run into a problem that keeps nagging at me: GW used my chapter name for chaos.

I've been away from the game for a...
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