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Forum: Off Topic   03-19-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Luckily, the Thousand Sons and the Bad Moons...

Luckily, the Thousand Sons and the Bad Moons teamed up to make his armor instead of something tacky.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-19-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,654
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The Age of Apostasy and the (very) early Great...

The Age of Apostasy and the (very) early Great Crusade are some of the great blank spots in 40k lore. I'd love to see either one, though if I had to pick, I think the great rise and fall of Goge...
Forum: Original Works   03-19-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I will be absolutely flat and blunt with this, I...

I will be absolutely flat and blunt with this, I liked this story, for pretty much everything. I liked the names, I liked the fact that Pompus is a Primarch of compromise, I liked the inclusion of...
Forum: Original Works   03-19-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'll second that, excellent to see the Tau get...

I'll second that, excellent to see the Tau get some love, don't see that too often. I'll also agree with the pacing of battle, it's very fluid and the shift in perspectives is lovely- I can almost...
Forum: Original Works   03-19-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I like your language here, whether accidentally...

I like your language here, whether accidentally or not you've used a lot of very gilded terms and the like which fits in quite nicely with the Emperor's Children and Lucius in particular. Good...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-19-11, 05:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,861
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The Mythbusters co-opted with the Sigilite on...

The Mythbusters co-opted with the Sigilite on that, actually. It has only three words.

BLOW. IT. UP.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,851
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Armsmen and Storm Troopers being used to police...

Armsmen and Storm Troopers being used to police ships seems reasonable to me- if nothing else because they'd just be sitting on their hands. And if there's one thing I've learned in my life it's that...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I quite like the idea of the "Tame" Chaos gods in...

I quite like the idea of the "Tame" Chaos gods in a better galaxy than ours. Khorne's all honorable, Slaanesh is artsy, Nurgle can represent growth into the future, Tzeentch can be.... less evil...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-18-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,851
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'd say there isn't a standing legion of MPs in...

I'd say there isn't a standing legion of MPs in the Guard itself, it seems to be somewhat self-regulatory, NCOs and officers report troopers, who are disciplined by the Commissar. The Commissar...
Forum: General 40k   03-18-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I think 'crons and Eldar would be a nasty, nasty...

I think 'crons and Eldar would be a nasty, nasty combination hammer and anvil. Or Chaos Marines and Dark Eldar for the nice League Of Evil feel.
Forum: General 40k   03-18-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,695
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'm going to feel really old saying this, so I'll...

I'm going to feel really old saying this, so I'll just say it.

I liked the GW site back when it had no drop-down menus and wasn't one massive sales pitch, but a modeling and painting resource as...
Forum: Off Topic   03-18-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'd say if it's a big huge bag, sure, if you're...

I'd say if it's a big huge bag, sure, if you're paying 25$ for a blister pack of bitz, maybe not. I'd pay 25$ starting at maybe Ziploc size and work my way up from there.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,145
Posted By Dirge Eterna
My first through was that the name fits it...

My first through was that the name fits it perfectly. It's the love child of a Dreadnought and a Knight- the baby titan Knights, not the Grey Knight Knights.

I like the model, it has a lot of...
Forum: General 40k   03-17-11, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Choppas. The current "close combat weapon"...

Choppas.

The current "close combat weapon" horror that your average Slugga boy brings to the fray is an absolute travesty and demeans his predecessors in a way that modern science simply cannot...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,251
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I think it's the Ravenor novels which actually...

I think it's the Ravenor novels which actually flat-out say that the Imperium flip-flops on a lot of Ecclesiarchal canon. The line is "Yesterday's heresy is today's orthodoxy."
Forum: General 40k   03-17-11, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Speaking as someone who fielded 2000 points of...

Speaking as someone who fielded 2000 points of Plague Marines in the 3rd Edition CSM codex days, I found them an absolutely joint nightmare and joy to paint. The models have a ton of character and...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The Ecclesiarchy's line of BS is that all...

The Ecclesiarchy's line of BS is that all faithful go to the Emperor's side until the final battle against Chaos, when everyone who has ever and will ever die on either side will fight it out to see...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'd assume that the Chaos Gods (devious chaps...

I'd assume that the Chaos Gods (devious chaps that they are) can and do feed off of every sentient being in the galaxy, but because ours is worn through to the Warp and the Eye Of Terror gives them a...
Forum: Television and Movies   03-17-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,255
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The one I can think of that I love that I'm not...

The one I can think of that I love that I'm not allowed to watch is Valiant. Yes, the animated pigeon movie. The discussion usually goes like this-

"It's a great movie! They're talking about the...
Forum: Off Topic   03-17-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By Dirge Eterna
That is brilliant. I love it when companies nod...

That is brilliant. I love it when companies nod to fan stuff like that.

-Dirge
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-17-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,251
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Magnus wasn't really using the gifts the Emperor...

Magnus wasn't really using the gifts the Emperor gave him, he took them and stuck his hand so far into the cookie jar by the time that the Emperor shut him down it was a foregone conclusion that the...
Forum: Television and Movies   03-17-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,913
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Giger's Alien is a model for horror. It's much...

Giger's Alien is a model for horror. It's much deeper as a story piece than the Predator. The Predator is really, really two-dimensional to me.

Plus, we all saw how AvP turned out. Aliens lose...
Forum: Video Games & Software   03-17-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The -one- gripe I have about Dragon Age 2 was the...

The -one- gripe I have about Dragon Age 2 was the fact that they made it impossible to outfit your companions individually. I get that the outfits give them character, but I'd like my "tank"...
Forum: Off Topic   03-17-11, 12:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Glenn Beck never misses an opportunity to make...

Glenn Beck never misses an opportunity to make the entire world want to flay him alive, he's the reason we have to stop the idiocracy.
Forum: Television and Movies   03-16-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By Dirge Eterna
After the unrelenting horror that was Skyline- so...

After the unrelenting horror that was Skyline- so much potential, lost- I had basically dismissed this movie as a Skyline Coattail.

But, perhaps it warrants a second overview.
-Dirge
Forum: Music Discussion   03-16-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 58,224
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Right now, Can't Repeat by The Offspring.

Right now, Can't Repeat by The Offspring.
Forum: Off Topic   03-16-11, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By Dirge Eterna
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/NRC-No-water-in-spen...

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/NRC-No-water-in-spent-fuel-apf-2091500355.html?x=0&.v=1

Well, if you believe this, I think there may be a great deal more hurt than the current.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The Fallen are kind of broad-spectrum. You'll...

The Fallen are kind of broad-spectrum. You'll have the Fallen that are hardcore Ruinous Powers worshippers, full of fangly horror, you'll have the sort of midway point where you get ones like Cypher...
Forum: Off Topic   03-16-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I actually really enjoyed it, simply because I'm...

I actually really enjoyed it, simply because I'm a Starcraft junkie and pretty much memorized the original clip.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-16-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The lasgun barrel idea sounds good to me. Every...

The lasgun barrel idea sounds good to me. Every Guard player should have a few tooling around, and if you need "marksmen" scopes, cut the mounting plate off the big, silly Space Marine scope and...
Forum: Original Works   03-16-11, 03:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,673
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Do I dare?

Do I dare?
Forum: Off Topic   03-16-11, 02:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,301
Posted By Dirge Eterna
First, I winced when that skinny kid hit the...

First, I winced when that skinny kid hit the concrete.

Second, when he socked the bigger kid to what can best be described as "no discernible effect", that's probably when he should've said...
Forum: Off Topic   03-15-11, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I can feel my fellow east coasties crying out in...

I can feel my fellow east coasties crying out in anguish, but Coke tastes like carbonated caulk. Pepsi all the way.

Though as I speak there's a Coke Zero bottle on my desk. Hypocrite, yep.
-Dirge
Forum: Off Topic   03-15-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Dirge Eterna
You know, somehow I suspect having a pristine,...

You know, somehow I suspect having a pristine, shiny copy of the Necronomicon kind of defeats the purpose. It's like if you walked right into Mordor (if one could simply do so, of course) and Sauron...
Forum: Off Topic   09-08-09, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 360,419
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I can't hardly do anything anymore, after a...

I can't hardly do anything anymore, after a series of bullshit events that I basically blame the stars aligning to screw me over. I'm working to get it done, but this is a really, really sucky time...
Forum: Off Topic   08-18-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 360,419
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Somehow my papers aren't in order with Langley,...

Somehow my papers aren't in order with Langley, so the past three weeks have been spent doing a runaround trying to recover my flight status. So I haven't been on here. For three weeks.
Forum: Video Games & Software   08-01-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'm ready to pay epic amounts of currency for...

I'm ready to pay epic amounts of currency for that. I can add the goggles to my Airsoft regalia. I'd use a requisition pair, but having to pay for a plastic pellet lodged in the lenses would really...
Forum: Video Games & Software   08-01-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I read this, went "WOAH I want to be a...

I read this, went "WOAH I want to be a Mandalorian!", then brought myself to tears when I realized this would not be so. Hopefully a good set of beskar'gam will be available in-game, though. Not one...
Forum: Off Topic   07-25-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Well, I suppose there could be worse things, but...

Well, I suppose there could be worse things, but for the life of me I can't figure out what those worse things could be.
Forum: Off Topic   07-25-09, 01:25 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,395
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Granted. As a demon prince of Nurgle, you are...

Granted. As a demon prince of Nurgle, you are abhorred by all, and eventually trapped for eternity in an Inquisitor's Demonhost, damned to suffer eternal torment.

I wish for more flight time.
Forum: Original Works   07-25-09, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Here's my customary cop-out as I leave for...

Here's my customary cop-out as I leave for another week. Have fun at home, guys!
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34th Day, Year 2502, One day sailing from...
Forum: Original Works   07-23-09, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Here's the rest. Sorry about the hold-up! ...

Here's the rest. Sorry about the hold-up!
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The forge was dimly lit, a single candle guttering and flickering in the corner atop a desk covered in scrawled...
Forum: Original Works   07-22-09, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Desperately sorry this is so short, especially...

Desperately sorry this is so short, especially after I was gone for so long, but I've not much time at the moment, so here's what I've managed in fifteen minutes of scribbling....
Forum: Original Works   07-20-09, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
It's meant to be a little exaggerated. I wanted a...

It's meant to be a little exaggerated. I wanted a more fun atmosphere. Sorry about the delay, been a whole week, but I'll update tomorrow. A rather unpleasant discussion at Langley has forestalled...
Forum: Original Works   07-08-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Thanks guys. Sorry about the delay with these,...

Thanks guys. Sorry about the delay with these, it's been a hell of a week.
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Year 2502, Great Chasm, Vadrefell Ruins,...
Forum: Original Works   07-08-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,385
Posted By Dirge Eterna
In a sense, yes. I've yet to work out all the...

In a sense, yes. I've yet to work out all the details. More of an interactive story then a true RP, but you get the idea.
Forum: Video Games & Software   07-06-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Dirge Eterna
MW1 was cool right up until I realized the entire...

MW1 was cool right up until I realized the entire Call of Duty franchise thrived on whoever sprays the most automatic fire winning. I hope there's some kind of fix to that. Maybe soldiers wise up and...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-06-09, 04:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,274
Posted By Dirge Eterna
Radaec ducked, cursing, as a pattering of...

Radaec ducked, cursing, as a pattering of rockrete and plaster clinked merrily from his armor. Bolter shells smashed through the cover and blew small craters in the ground. He wiped his visor, taking...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-06-09, 04:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,086
Posted By Dirge Eterna
I'm in it for the long haul. Cheers!

I'm in it for the long haul. Cheers!
Forum: Original Works   07-06-09, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dirge Eterna
The Watcher

Year -4501- The Great Chasm, Vadrefell under construction.

“This is a majestic city, wouldn’t you agree?”

“Yes, my master, it is.”

Araskan Kar’Azul looked over the sweeping...
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