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Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-04-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,754
Posted By Crimson_Chin
It's very well done. The only criticism that I...

It's very well done. The only criticism that I have is actually the opposite of what pherion said up there .. I feel like having it come down to near-white and the most central areas might lend more...
Forum: Roleplay Games   08-23-09, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Robot Lich ... Been Done?

3.5 D&D

So, I am currently looking at my planned character progression, and wanted something to spice it up. He's currently gonna end up as a run of the mill fighter/wizard, with levels in...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-07-09, 04:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,037
Posted By Crimson_Chin
If it doesn't specify that it's hull mounted,...

If it doesn't specify that it's hull mounted, then it doesn't matter. However, I would turn the griffon, to appease your opponent. After all, it's modeled the way it is for a reason.

When you...
Forum: Roleplay Games   08-05-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,172
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Sorcerer in my current group casts colorspray,...

Sorcerer in my current group casts colorspray, and yells out "taste the rainbow!"
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-03-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,490
Posted By Crimson_Chin
That was the point sebi, that's only on...

That was the point sebi, that's only on destroyed-explodes, not destroyed-wrecked.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-01-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Crimson_Chin
-_- GOW thread much? Two sides to the...

-_- GOW thread much?

Two sides to the debate:
1. If something happens every time a given situation occurs, it is automatic
2. If something doesn't require dice, it is automatic

I seem to...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-30-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,269
Posted By Crimson_Chin
BRB pg 62 "If the target is obscured and...

BRB pg 62

"If the target is obscured and suffers a glancing or penetrating hit, it may make a cover save ...."

BRB pg 64

"use the rules for vehicles to determine if each squad member is in...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-28-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
If GW offered me a design job, I'd totally take...

If GW offered me a design job, I'd totally take it. And do a hella better job than they do now.

*cracks knuckles* Breaking things is my specialty.
Forum: Project Logs   07-28-09, 03:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,539
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Agreed with enieffac. The second sword looks...

Agreed with enieffac. The second sword looks (and would be IRL) rather frail. I would go with the first one.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-27-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By Crimson_Chin
I mean ... go ahead ... I doubt you'll ever get...

I mean ... go ahead ... I doubt you'll ever get to use that ability. Especially b/c if you're smart, your leman russ doesn't have sponsons anyway :D

I would only truly care if it were giving the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-27-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
if you can spin turrets and emplacements though,...

if you can spin turrets and emplacements though, why not dreads? Their spinning takes place (according to the BRB) at the same time as the other stuff, relative to target declaration. Unless you're...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-27-09, 03:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
@ Winterous Yes. It is a massive hole...

@ Winterous

Yes. It is a massive hole indeed.

@ TKE

Are you playing that vehicles can swivel weapon mounts, but dreads can't rotate on the spot before picking targets? That would be a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-27-09, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Crimson_Chin
I agree with Wraith about the wash on the facial...

I agree with Wraith about the wash on the facial areas. He could use a little brighter highlights IMO, but hey if you like subtle highlights I think he's good. Nice shade of grey.

The pose is a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-27-09, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Didn't you want to make a gigantic daemon prince...

Didn't you want to make a gigantic daemon prince from scratch too? How did that turn out.

Oh right, GS tips - start with something normal sized first. That's a good tip.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-27-09, 01:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
No. TKE, we already ironed this out 2 pages...

No.

TKE, we already ironed this out 2 pages ago. Vehicles (including walkers) draw LOS down the weapon barrel, ONLY. Not in their fire arcs. If you have a front mounted weapon, it still only...
Forum: Project Logs   07-26-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,154
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Finished. Kinda.

Painted some SM backpacks, and it made me realize something - for a lot of pieces, painting on the sprue is REALLY easy. I think I'm going to do all of the bolters that way, as well as the arms for...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-26-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Sorry Winterous. Wrong. The vehicle rules...

Sorry Winterous. Wrong.

The vehicle rules specify that LOS is drawn from the barrel of the weapons, before any pivoting based on weapon mounts. No joke. The relevant quotes and pages are...
Forum: Project Logs   07-24-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,376
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Wow. These look *really* nice. I like the...

Wow. These look *really* nice. I like the colors a lot, they really seem to pop, which is something a lot of people have trouble with when using darker color schemes.

+ rep for making DE...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-24-09, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Lies. Codex wins, and the wierdboys powers...

Lies.

Codex wins, and the wierdboys powers work even if they're shooting ones. Why? Because they only "count as having fired a weapon".

The rules specifically notate "pick an enemy unit...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-24-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By Crimson_Chin
He said he's looking at more than the average...

He said he's looking at more than the average number of nobs. If nobs in battlewagons are a problem, you want the Str 8 for the instant death.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-23-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Sqwerl, read the whole damn thread. A lot of...

Sqwerl, read the whole damn thread. A lot of your suggestions he can't do cause of WYSIWYG.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-23-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Krylon Matte Finish never fails me. And it's...

Krylon Matte Finish never fails me. And it's always humid here.
Forum: Project Logs   07-23-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,154
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Got a little more done. The bone is actually...

Got a little more done. The bone is actually bone colored now.

Pics

http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu73/crimson_chin/DSC00288.jpg
...
Forum: Project Logs   07-23-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,024
Posted By Crimson_Chin
nice. It looks better now than it does out of...

nice. It looks better now than it does out of the box. Awesome job.
Forum: Project Logs   07-23-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,154
Posted By Crimson_Chin
zzzzzZZZAAAPP

Pretty Autarch coming along as planned. Still debating a few color choices. The wing feathers and gems are mostly finished, with the exception of his spirit stone and the one next to it. All the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-23-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By Crimson_Chin
hrm. 2 things 1. Wings look a touch funny,...

hrm. 2 things

1. Wings look a touch funny, when you combine them with the jetpack. IMO, it should be jet pack, or wings, but not both. Looks clunky, you should talk to the client and see what...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-23-09, 05:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Redneck, everything you send into assault against...

Redneck, everything you send into assault against orks ends up becoming a throwaway unit -_-.

Terminators stay on foot, or in a LRC if you can. Relying on deep strike is VERY risky, especially in...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-23-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,143
Posted By Crimson_Chin
No, for 2 reasons: 1. That's a dick move, as...

No, for 2 reasons:

1. That's a dick move, as it wasn't the way the rule worked when originally written

2. The "run" roll can cause secondary affects, and so it must be declared as Waghh...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-22-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Crimson_Chin
hard to help you if we don't know what you're...

hard to help you if we don't know what you're referencing. If you can find a picture post it; otherwise you're probably out of luck.
Forum: Project Logs   07-22-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,584
Posted By Crimson_Chin
It is indeed a little better. I'm gonna PM you,...

It is indeed a little better. I'm gonna PM you, we can talk about the sculpting.
Forum: Grey Knights Army Lists   07-22-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Crimson_Chin
I think, the way the game seems to be evolving,...

I think, the way the game seems to be evolving, that this list is gonna get dicked. Fast.

4 LR, in a 200 point game, will not be a big deal for a lot of armies. You might do ok in KP, if you can...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-22-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Are you familiar with highlighting or shading...

Are you familiar with highlighting or shading techniques? These are typically not applied to scale models (or at least I was never taught to when I was a kid), but really add some extra OOMPH to to...
Forum: Project Logs   07-22-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,376
Posted By Crimson_Chin
The face still looks inherently inhuman. or...

The face still looks inherently inhuman. or eldar.

Try sculpting a nose if you're any good with greenstuff, it would help a lot. Also, dark elf hands would be better in proportion with the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-22-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Crimson_Chin
The general consensus (i think) is that gaunts...

The general consensus (i think) is that gaunts give cover to warriors, but not to carnifexes. Warriors are tall enough to give cover to fexes.

I haven't played nids in a while, so I might be...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-22-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Things that I see on that list who have a good...

Things that I see on that list who have a good chance of putting out the hurt against mechanized Orks:

LS typhoons
LR crusader
Dreads
Terminators

You currently aren't running any of these...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-22-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Nah. You treat it just like you would treat...

Nah.

You treat it just like you would treat any other skimmer - troops deploy normally if you moved less than 12". Of course, yes you may use the grav chute insertion if you want no matter how...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-22-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By Crimson_Chin
well. It's like plastic, except in card form. ...

well. It's like plastic, except in card form.

Lol. Seriously, it's very easy.
Forum: Project Logs   07-22-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,154
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Finally an Update

Haven't gotten too much done recently. Work. Sucks how you need money for rent and food and all that other bullsh*t eh?

As promised, finished, varnished pics of the vindicare and chaplain. Also...
Forum: Project Logs   07-22-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 31,085
Posted By Crimson_Chin
That leg = sexy.

That leg = sexy.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-22-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Crimson_Chin
I second what Gal said. Those will look the...

I second what Gal said. Those will look the best.

Failing that, you can make an ok auto-shotgun by chopping the end of the barrel of a lasgun, and replacing the power pack with a barrel magazine.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-22-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
We're not talking about infantry models. I still...

We're not talking about infantry models. I still disagree with TKE on that.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-21-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
LOL. Everyone quick! Look at me and...

LOL.

Everyone quick!

Look at me and TKE's posts on the last page!
TKE, you and I man, we're just on a whole different level.

Guys, it's not that they can only fire at targets in their fire...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-21-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By Crimson_Chin
What I honestly think? Against mechanized...

What I honestly think? Against mechanized orkses, I would bring a solid firebase, and then 20 TH/SS terminators. Or 10 TH/SS and 10 normal, with some AssCan thrown in. No assault marines. They...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-21-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Lol. Sorry I was being an ass in that earlier...

Lol. Sorry I was being an ass in that earlier post. I'm rather aggravated by the idea of that being what the rulebook actually says.

But yes, you are correct about the dreads kinda. By RAW...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   07-21-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
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Views: 814
Posted By Crimson_Chin
You underestimate the usefulness of the Avatar. ...

You underestimate the usefulness of the Avatar.

The list you're writing out is going to have a large, durable footslogger army. I would drop a Wraithlord for the avatar. Because the Avatar can...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-21-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Errr, I wouldn't use vanguard, but if you like...

Errr, I wouldn't use vanguard, but if you like them go ahead. You said you like flamers, why not a regular assault squad with a PF and 2 flamers?

Also, I tend to use Libby's to move units that...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-21-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
TKE. GODDAMMIT. Read what I posted. ...

TKE. GODDAMMIT.

Read what I posted.




READ IT AGAIN.

Vehicles DO NOT have LOS until they rotate their weapons. NOT LOS IN A FIRE ARC. It does not say you have LOS in a fire arc.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-21-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,320
Posted By Crimson_Chin
TKE, you're taking it out of context. Looking at...

TKE, you're taking it out of context. Looking at the whole sentence it is clear that text is referring to the number of weapons that the walker is allowed to shoot and you know it. -_- not the manner...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-21-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By Crimson_Chin
I am fond of Cassius. Termie Librarian w/SS has...

I am fond of Cassius. Termie Librarian w/SS has done good things for me too.

The thing about both of these characters is they are inexpensive, and durable. Cassius is there to buff the assault...
Forum: Project Logs   07-21-09, 01:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,584
Posted By Crimson_Chin
Trick for making gs flames - put on more than you...

Trick for making gs flames - put on more than you need, pull it to where you want it and then remove the extra. It causes it to warp a lot less while you're working if you do it right.
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