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Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
You talk of freedom, yet you cling to the lies of...

You talk of freedom, yet you cling to the lies of the Corpse God's priests like a rebellious child! The Emperor did not, and could not, have destroyed Horus. There is no indication that he was ever...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-14-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,087
Posted By Pseudo
Dark Angels. Those guys could out-traitor even...

Dark Angels. Those guys could out-traitor even the Word Bearers pre-Heresy! Lion is an inspiration to the other Primarchs - first he waits to see who will win, the Emperor or Horus. Then when the...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
He conquered more than Terra, not that that makes...

He conquered more than Terra, not that that makes him a God. Just a plain old Warlord.



With the help of the Chaos Gods.



Which says more about mankind than it does the Emperor, given...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-14-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Pseudo
Compatible how so? If you mean how can you get...

Compatible how so? If you mean how can you get more screen real-estate - try going into your control panel, opening the options tab then going down to the visible post elements heading. Then turn off...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
There are no landmarks in the warp to navigate by...

There are no landmarks in the warp to navigate by (even in the ocean, you have the sun to tell you which way is east and west). Combined with the fact that the warp doesn't adhere to Euclidean...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
Unless the Astronomicon is a result of the deaths...

Unless the Astronomicon is a result of the deaths of ten-thousand Psykers every day, and not the Emperor.

It's already established in the fluff that Psykers can tell when a lot of people are...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-14-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By Pseudo
Chaos is our guide and savior, our light in the...

Chaos is our guide and savior, our light in the darkness. A welcomed beacon guiding the way to eternal life and paradise!

Silence your sermons, heretic priests of the Corpse God! Lay down your...
Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 06:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
Yeah, if the Emperor were still alive then the...

Yeah, if the Emperor were still alive then the Golden Throne failing would certainly kill him. All I meant was, because the Golden Throne is failing is no proof that the Emperor is still alive....
Forum: General 40k   08-14-08, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By Pseudo
40k is more popular. Which is a shame really,...

40k is more popular. Which is a shame really, because the Fantasy rules really are superior IMO. Shame the fluff for it isn't as iconic.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-14-08, 05:51 AM
Replies: 83
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Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
Except the rulebook uses the term Strength; ...

Except the rulebook uses the term Strength;

pg69, "The Strength of the hits will often be different for different vehicles, and is calculated as follows for each vehicle: [modifiers here]"


...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 83
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Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
Very true. For my part, I'll endeavour to not...

Very true. For my part, I'll endeavour to not pass my interpretation of the rules as fact - honestly, if GW released a FAQ tomorrow stating that ramming strength can go above 10 I wouldn't argue. My...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Pseudo
Shootah armies are considered popular. I think...

Shootah armies are considered popular. I think it's something about pumping out over a hundred shots in a single shooting phase followed by an immediate assault with a similar number of CC attacks. I...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 83
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Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
Um... no? I'm free to post on this topic. I have...

Um... no? I'm free to post on this topic. I have brought valid counter-arguments to the original post, all of which were on topic. Sorry if I argue aggressively, but that doesn't make it trolling.
...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 83
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Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
Strength is a characteristic. Strength cannot go...

Strength is a characteristic. Strength cannot go above 10 unless assigned as a characteristic of a vehicle. Strength is not assigned as a characteristic of ramming vehicles, it is merely used by the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-13-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
Aw gods-dammit, I completely forgot about this...

Aw gods-dammit, I completely forgot about this thread. Time to get demagogue on your sorry heretic asses.



Yes, they receive power through sacrifice. That it's seen as worship is irrelevant....
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
Where does it say that the Emperor will die...

Where does it say that the Emperor will die because the golden throne is failing? All I can see is on pg129 of the BRB, it says that the tech-priests discover failures in the golden throne that can't...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 83
  Str 11+
Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
Holy logical fallacies, batman! Man, seriously,...

Holy logical fallacies, batman! Man, seriously, this isn't complicated...

The rules state that a characteristic GIVEN to a unit cannot be higher than 10 (the exception being vehicles, because they...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By Pseudo
Put it this way - that Obliterator will probably...

Put it this way - that Obliterator will probably kill a tank before he goes down (if you play him right, and there are tanks on the board to shoot at). Hide him behind a wall first turn where he...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,112
Posted By Pseudo
All fine points - fluff changes, deal....

All fine points - fluff changes, deal. Personally, I agree. But how do you counter arguments like 'the Chaos codex is dumbed down to ridiculous new levels even by the standards of the new codexs, and...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
I didn't say it was impossible that he was alive,...

I didn't say it was impossible that he was alive, just that it's far more likely that he's dead. That's how science works - you arrange all the falsifiable solutions to a problem and you pick the...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
The fluff is always written from someone's...

The fluff is always written from someone's perspective (both GW and Black Library have said this in the past) - usually the loyalist imperial's perspective. If they believe the Emperor is alive, the...
Forum: General 40k   08-13-08, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By Pseudo
They're generally considered one of the more...

They're generally considered one of the more powerful Chaos units (to the extent that almost all tournament lists include them).

They're a potent AT threat, capable of moving (slowly) and firing...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-13-08, 06:02 AM
Replies: 83
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Views: 4,285
Posted By Pseudo
What, did you get sick of everyone explaining why...

What, did you get sick of everyone explaining why you're wrong on Warseer, Ragewind?

Strength is a characteristic. It is always described as such.

For example - a Dreadnought is a vehicle with...
Forum: Cosplay, L.A.R.P & Re-Enactment   08-12-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,355
Posted By Pseudo
It needs to be longer. Or thinner. At the minute...

It needs to be longer. Or thinner. At the minute it's too short/wide.

Also - I want one. D:
Forum: General 40k   08-12-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
Kill a thousand people simultaneously - psykers...

Kill a thousand people simultaneously - psykers nearby will notice it (mostly because it'll drive them insane).

Kill ten thousand people simultaneously - psykers for quite some distance will...
Forum: General 40k   08-12-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Pseudo
No, Rhinos are still extremely effective. They'll...

No, Rhinos are still extremely effective. They'll still be faster than running, and more importantly they'll protect your troops.

Why don't you like Rhinos? Is it the model?



Kharn + 9...
Forum: General 40k   08-12-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pseudo
The Imperium has always been failing, and the...

The Imperium has always been failing, and the Emperor is long dead. The only difference about the new rulebook is that it's more direct, the content itself hasn't really changed. It's just gone from...
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-11-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,408
Posted By Pseudo
The current smoke is worse for transports like...

The current smoke is worse for transports like rhinos.

A MBT like a predator has a hefty chance to lose it's ability to shoot if it gets glanced, so it's preferable to take the chance of it...
Forum: General 40k   08-11-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Pseudo
I was neither sarcastic nor cruel (if I were...

I was neither sarcastic nor cruel (if I were being cruel you'd know it, and... do you even know the definition of sarcasm? It's a form of irony. I wasn't being ironic).

Word Bearers are better...
Forum: General 40k   08-11-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Pseudo
Tentacles are subtle. If you can't get any...

Tentacles are subtle.

If you can't get any good tentacles - try sharp and bright paint schemes, a lack of helmets (with optional bishounen hairdos), lots of banners and trumpets, etc. Ornate...
Forum: General 40k   08-11-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,112
Posted By Pseudo
Some people have a weird definition of 'game'. ...

Some people have a weird definition of 'game'.

The definition of game isn't something you 'win' at. A game is a set of rules derived for the purpose of entertainment. Often that entertainment is...
Forum: General 40k   08-09-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,112
Posted By Pseudo
See, it's not just me who thinks the new Chaos...

See, it's not just me who thinks the new Chaos Codex is terrible, right? And yet, every time I suggest we hunt down Gav Thorpe, decapitate him and display his head on a pike in front of the GW...
Forum: General 40k   08-09-08, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Pseudo
If you read the very story you got your...

If you read the very story you got your inspiration from (Red Corsairs capturing the Wolf of Fenris, I believe it was?) you'll see that the Red Corsairs managed to prevail because some Space Wolves...
Forum: General 40k   08-08-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,844
Posted By Pseudo
Worst: An Imperial Preacher. I'd rather face the...

Worst: An Imperial Preacher. I'd rather face the unending suffering of the Dark Eldar flaying knives or get eaten alive by a Hive Fleet/C'tan than have to listen to a sermon from a loyalist priest....
Forum: General 40k   08-05-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By Pseudo
They're still spelled armour and honour....

They're still spelled armour and honour. Americans are just illiterate, big words both scare and confuse them.

It was spelled Daemon, but the King James version of the Bible (mis?)spelled it as...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-03-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
See my second post - the Emperor can't kill Horus...

See my second post - the Emperor can't kill Horus if he's already dead.



Sounds like you not only can't handle the truth, you can't handle the blindingly obvious!

Also - you hang around a...
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-03-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Pseudo
Thanks for the help guys. Just to clarify -...

Thanks for the help guys.

Just to clarify - Dreadclaws are normal drop pods (well, as normal as a drop pod that can also get back up and fly away is) and frenzy is rolled for at the start of the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-03-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
Yes, I can see why you'd think that. What with...

Yes, I can see why you'd think that. What with the way he begged for power from them, then betrayed them.



Which you know for a fact, huh? Or are you baselessly speculating?



Buuuh... the...
Forum: General 40k   08-03-08, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pseudo
I don't like using special characters at all,...

I don't like using special characters at all, because I can't customise them. Their wargear can't be changed. I can take Ahriman and call him 'Blinky the Warpmage of Desovinian IV' and give him a...
Forum: 40k Tactics   08-03-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Pseudo
Can a Chaos Dreadnought assault on the turn it deepstrikes?

Ok, quick question - I'l planning on sticking my Dreadnought in a Dreadclaw (chaos drop pod) and I was wondering what would happen on the turn it arrives.

Does it roll for frenzy after...
Forum: General 40k   08-03-08, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pseudo
They're dumbing down all the Codexs - no legions...

They're dumbing down all the Codexs - no legions for Chaos, no traits system for Space Marines, no Craftworlds for Eldar, etc.

At least IG will still get upgrades to Platoons to specialise them...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-03-08, 04:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
Except Chaos Gods don't receive power when...

Except Chaos Gods don't receive power when they're worshipped. They receive power through sacrifice - a living person who is brought to the brink of that God's ethos (bloodlust/sensation/decay/hope)...
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-01-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
Ok, let me append that to 'he didn't lie about...

Ok, let me append that to 'he didn't lie about anything to do with the Emperor'.

And he didn't tell him what could happen. He told him what DOES happen. Besides which, even if your quantum...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-31-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
For a start, you don't attain godhood through...

For a start, you don't attain godhood through worship. A Chaos God is just an amalgamation of like-minded souls (all the souls of angry people who have died join together to become Khorne, for...
Forum: General 40k   07-31-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Pseudo
The dangers of solvent abuse?

The dangers of solvent abuse?
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-31-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
Except everything else that Erebus showed/said...

Except everything else that Erebus showed/said was true - the future Ecclesiarchy, the rampant worship of the 'God'-Emperor, the Primarches and how they were created and then scattered through the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-31-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,825
Posted By Pseudo
**FALSE GODS SPOILERS** From the Horus...

**FALSE GODS SPOILERS**



From the Horus Heresy book False Gods. It explains how the Emperor made a deal with Chaos in order to get power and to create the Primarches. After he had created them,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-29-08, 05:25 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 18,632
Posted By Pseudo
This is specifically mentioned in the rulebook...

This is specifically mentioned in the rulebook under the Walkers Shooting section. Yes, they can run and pop smoke.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-28-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 18,632
Posted By Pseudo
Technically, you need your opponent's permission...

Technically, you need your opponent's permission for any non-standard base. However, unless you're blatantly trying to get some kind of ingame advantage with your custom bases, if someone complains...
Forum: General 40k   07-28-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By Pseudo
I've had too many players over the years insist I...

I've had too many players over the years insist I reroll dice that land on the floor, when it's perfectly clear what side it landed on. I personally always keep dice rolls that have landed on the...
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