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Forum: Off Topic   03-22-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By wetware
I have to disagree with the lot of you. It's...

I have to disagree with the lot of you. It's awesome that williams continued to fight, but that fight should have been stopped.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-18-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,320
Posted By wetware
2nd ed lictors were awful, but new gargoyles have...

2nd ed lictors were awful, but new gargoyles have got to be the worst.
Yeah... let's make them so that their wings are two separate pieces and go around the flying base. Genius idea!
Forum: 40k Tactics   03-08-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,130
Posted By wetware
Shadow in the Warp really won't matter since the...

Shadow in the Warp really won't matter since the Eldar player will almost always bring his runes. All shadow in the warp will effectively do is remove Perils of the Warp, which hurts more than it...
Forum: Off Topic   03-02-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,187
Posted By wetware
Oh it hurts us, my precious. That's awful....

Oh it hurts us, my precious.

That's awful. Just awful.
Forum: General 40k   03-01-08, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By wetware
Drill yer damn barrels. :biggrin: Naw,...

Drill yer damn barrels. :biggrin:

Naw, seriously, it was pretty spiffy. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Off Topic   03-01-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By wetware
Ah, but Goku is not his given name. He is...

Ah, but Goku is not his given name. He is Kakorrat.

BTW, here's some DBZ trivia for you... all pureblooded Saiyans' real names are derived from a class of items in your refrigerator. What is it?
Forum: Off Topic   03-01-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 911
  A or B
Views: 31,067
Posted By wetware
Murder, definitely. Suicide's for pussies. A...

Murder, definitely. Suicide's for pussies.

A punch to the throat or a kick in the crotch?
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-25-08, 04:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,983
Posted By wetware
Huh. Great. Way to go GW. That line of text is...

Huh. Great. Way to go GW. That line of text is simply not there in the big rule book and it is not addressed in any FAQs. That, quite frankly, is piss poor work.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-25-08, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By wetware
Eh, it's a warbuggy. Anyone who won't let you use...

Eh, it's a warbuggy. Anyone who won't let you use it as such is a tool and needs a kick in the crotch.
Forum: General 40k   02-24-08, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By wetware
Any chapter with the Scions of Mars trait would...

Any chapter with the Scions of Mars trait would be appropriate, I think.
Forum: Off Topic   02-23-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By wetware
No. But if you look back a few pages you'll see I...

No. But if you look back a few pages you'll see I brought this up already (pre-emptively, I thought...) but I'll elaborate a little. Government is effectively part of the human social structure. If...
Forum: General 40k   02-23-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,059
Posted By wetware
Here's a fun follow up to that... Necromunda...

Here's a fun follow up to that...

Necromunda has Hotshot ammo, too, but it's a shotgun round with a small amount of promethium inside
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-23-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,152
Posted By wetware
Broadsides actually do very well in hand to hand...

Broadsides actually do very well in hand to hand due to their high save, high strength and good toughness, unless the opponent rends or has power weapons. There's also not really any excuse for your...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-22-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,843
Posted By wetware
It's not all about earning VPs back. With...

It's not all about earning VPs back. With something like a HF Falcon VP denial is a viable strategy as well. Imagine you've got three of them all tricked out. That's around 700 VP that your opponent...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-22-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By wetware
The tyrant gets The Horror for free.

The tyrant gets The Horror for free.
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-22-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,510
Posted By wetware
If the Ld of the unit is 10, then 50% of your...

If the Ld of the unit is 10, then 50% of your foe's psychic powers will end up not working if they require a psychic test. As long as it's not too terribly expensive I wouldn't leave home without it.
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-21-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By wetware
Don't forget that it's very likely that your...

Don't forget that it's very likely that your flyrant will likely have it's scaly and/or chitinous ass blowing in the wind for the next shooting phase. Pick your victims wisely. Try to keep a couple...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-21-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By wetware
Having used one I can tell you that that the...

Having used one I can tell you that that the chorus or choir works beautifully against anything that is not fearless. A side advantage is that if you can catch your opponent's psykers in the radius...
Forum: Off Topic   02-19-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 911
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Views: 31,067
Posted By wetware
Never ending war republican, because then at...

Never ending war republican, because then at least the military gets most of what it needs, except a break.

Starsky or Hutch?
Forum: General 40k   02-17-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
Right. Because it's AV 11 and can't be taken down...

Right. Because it's AV 11 and can't be taken down by bolter fire on one quarter. But better armored does not equate to better, as it will have a +1 to all damage rolls due to it being open topped, so...
Forum: General 40k   02-17-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
The Space Marine land speeder is the only skimmer...

The Space Marine land speeder is the only skimmer and the Eldar Vyper are the only skimmers I can think of that are really comparable to the Pirahna. Both have a cheaper base cose, similar AVs and...
Forum: General 40k   02-17-08, 03:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
OH! OK, I see what you mean. No, I combined the...

OH! OK, I see what you mean. No, I combined the immobilized and destroyed sections because once it stops moving it's basically dead with another round of shooting since penetrating hits are now...
Forum: General 40k   02-16-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
Holo-fields are factored in. I just forgot to...

Holo-fields are factored in. I just forgot to mention that they were. I guess since I've never seen a Falcon without a Holo-field in this edition I didn't even think about the fact that there is such...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-16-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By wetware
Could shell the bajeebus out of it. The ordnance...

Could shell the bajeebus out of it. The ordnance damage table isn't very nice.
Forum: General 40k   02-16-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
Actually, the Falcons are much much tougher than...

Actually, the Falcons are much much tougher than the Tau tanks, but are also much more expensive. The same guardsman has about a very low chance to take out a Falcon. Ah well... may as well do the...
Forum: General 40k   02-16-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
No problem. When you have a game of 'chance' math...

No problem. When you have a game of 'chance' math is one of the things that separates those who win from those who do not. I just wanted to point out that Tau skimmers are by far not the worst out...
Forum: Off Topic   02-16-08, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By wetware
Oh geez... that was funny... I hurt now. ...

Oh geez... that was funny... I hurt now.

Please tell me I'm not the only one who got this? High above the mucky-muck.
Forum: General 40k   02-16-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,214
Posted By wetware
The Tau are definitely not broken. Yes, their...

The Tau are definitely not broken. Yes, their guns have good range. Yes, their guns are stronger than most. However, they have a glaring weakness. They cannot fight in hand to hand. At all. Oh, kroot...
Forum: Cosplay, L.A.R.P & Re-Enactment   02-14-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,796
Posted By wetware
Only 400? You lucky bastards. Issue for US troops...

Only 400? You lucky bastards. Issue for US troops with machine guns is 600.
That's why my knees are toast, frankly.
Forum: General 40k   02-14-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By wetware
Just a little detail that was bothering me... the...

Just a little detail that was bothering me... the average of 2d10 is 11. The average of 3d10 is 16.5

Since we've been yearning for the days of 40k yore, 2nd ed used different dice for different...
Forum: Off Topic   02-13-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By wetware
Full sensory illusion and manipulation. All other...

Full sensory illusion and manipulation. All other powers are useless if if I shut off your senses. :-D
Forum: Television and Movies   02-13-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,541
Posted By wetware
Actually, one of my favorites that gets used a...

Actually, one of my favorites that gets used a fair amount in video games that I should have thought to mention is summed up by "It's only there if someone is looking." For example, in games that...
Forum: Television and Movies   02-12-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,541
Posted By wetware
*sigh* Ahhh... philosophical debate. There's not...

*sigh* Ahhh... philosophical debate. There's not much that I ... well... the word isn't enjoy, or hate. I am filled with loathing for some of the asinine thoughts I have heard uttered from the mouths...
Forum: Off Topic   02-10-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By wetware
Nah. No pictures until he's been painted, based...

Nah. No pictures until he's been painted, based and flocked.
Forum: Off Topic   02-09-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 911
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Views: 31,067
Posted By wetware
There's a question here? The PK is a belt fed...

There's a question here? The PK is a belt fed machinegun. I'll take two, please.

Compassion for those less fortunate or Enlightened self-interest?
Forum: Off Topic   02-09-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By wetware
As CCCP said earlier, if there were no taxes...

As CCCP said earlier, if there were no taxes there would be no streetlights. I'm sure he implied this, but sometimes it seems that it needs to be spelled out: that is just the tip of the iceberg....
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-07-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By wetware
That and having a ranged attack or the option to...

That and having a ranged attack or the option to not use the Thunder hammer if you so choose is a good thing.
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-05-08, 02:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,336
Posted By wetware
Uber, I think he's got you on this one. If you're...

Uber, I think he's got you on this one. If you're Mr. Octopus, you may have the equipment needed for technology, but when it comes to making new tools you're pretty well assed out if you want to go...
Forum: Off Topic   02-03-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By wetware
If I let mine go for a week someone invariably...

If I let mine go for a week someone invariably calls animal control on me. Right now I have it in a civil trimmed full beard. It's nice because I don't have to shave which was something I couldn't...
Forum: General 40k   01-28-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,711
Posted By wetware
Easy answer: He doesn't.

Easy answer:

He doesn't.
Forum: General 40k   01-28-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,711
Posted By wetware
Wow. Now that is some serious dysfunction.

Wow. Now that is some serious dysfunction.
Forum: General 40k   01-28-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,572
Posted By wetware
Hell, even if he uses the box a long time I'm...

Hell, even if he uses the box a long time I'm fine with it, as long as progress is made each game on making it look more like an actual basilisk. Next game it should have a long dowel rod, drilled...
Forum: Off Topic   01-26-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By wetware
I had this little problem with Kenshin... I...

I had this little problem with Kenshin... I watched the OVA.
After seeing Trust and Betrayal I simply could not watch the series. It was too silly when compared with what I'd already seen. Oh, and...
Forum: Off Topic   01-26-08, 12:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,404
Posted By wetware
*groan* That's just awful.

*groan*

That's just awful.
Forum: Off Topic   01-26-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By wetware
Well, here's some more worth seeing, since no one...

Well, here's some more worth seeing, since no one has mentioned them...

Current(ish):
Basilisk, Trinity Blood, Gantz (weird series),

Old Stuff:
Battle Angel/Gunnm (There should be so much...
Forum: Off Topic   01-23-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,997
Posted By wetware
Don't tell them. Don't know how things work...

Don't tell them. Don't know how things work there, but in the US that can be the difference between "He was provoked" and "He was planning this" in our legal system. Totally different outcomes if...
Forum: Off Topic   01-23-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By wetware
You also need to look at the nature of...

You also need to look at the nature of intelligence as well. If you hear it from one source, you pretty much assume it's BS unless that source has an incredible track record, so you try to verify it....
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,983
Posted By wetware
"Whilst vehicles may be assaulted by infantry,...

"Whilst vehicles may be assaulted by infantry, they cannot be Locked in close combat with them." P 71, Main Rule book.

And yes, I read the section later on about walkers in close combat. I don't...
Forum: Off Topic   01-22-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,997
Posted By wetware
When I was in school back in the day I was...

When I was in school back in the day I was bullied a little because I was a nerd. Then I finally went off and pummeled someone into unconsciousness. That kind of makes the bullying stop. I'm only...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,983
Posted By wetware
The dread does have some advantages. First of...

The dread does have some advantages. First of all, since it is a vehicle it cannot be locked in combat. Since it can 'move freely' and fire a heavy weapon that means that as long as it survives an...
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