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Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-31-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Sounds good. I had the impression we were all...

Sounds good. I had the impression we were all supposed to stop at Pt I until everyone had posted. An update will help a lot.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-28-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
I thought your post was great as well, Kaidan....

I thought your post was great as well, Kaidan. Glad to see this RP is still moving.

How many people still need to post before we can finally reach pt II of this update?
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-22-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By maelstrom48
How about a story of the Sisters Hospitaller? A...

How about a story of the Sisters Hospitaller? A deeper look into the various workings of the Ecclesiarchy would be fascinating.

Actually, any fluff regarding the Sisters would be "unconventional"...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-19-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By maelstrom48
This is one of those topics where you read the...

This is one of those topics where you read the first post, grin, lean into the monitor and watch the fireworks. Screw this idiot topic but man the replies are gorgeous.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-18-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,054
Posted By maelstrom48
I'm absolutely thrilled. This is the close combat...

I'm absolutely thrilled. This is the close combat army I've been waiting for. I'm curious to see what mechanism GW has devised to get the BTs into close combat without dying. Is it the fact that you...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-18-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
My first post is up. I figured I'd just grease...

My first post is up. I figured I'd just grease the wheels a bit and give you guys a chance to come in. I didn't concern myself with any of part 2 yet, since part 1 isn't close to done.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-18-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
  [Action] The Angels Wrath
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Posted By maelstrom48
The Mutilator was dead but still moving. Its...

The Mutilator was dead but still moving. Its warped power armor amplified its death spasms. The talon-tipped arms flailed nervelessly, the power claws still sheathed in baleful energy. One swipe came...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-16-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
I'll put up a post tomorrow. At this point I just...

I'll put up a post tomorrow. At this point I just plan on having Vico hold the door.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-15-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By maelstrom48
Damnit...

Damnit...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-15-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By maelstrom48
I have a habit of scuffing my foot along the...

I have a habit of scuffing my foot along the carpet while I paint. On this particular occasion, I was barefoot, and someone (one of my brothers) had apparently dropped a razorblade on the carpet....
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-11-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By maelstrom48
Those all look great. I love the sponged...

Those all look great. I love the sponged weathering effect. Very simple but effective.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-09-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 30,479
Posted By maelstrom48
Speaking of super heavies, any word on ordnance...

Speaking of super heavies, any word on ordnance snap fire? As in when a super heavy vehicle fires an ordnance weapon, are all its other weapons forced to fire snap shots? I know this was addressed in...
Forum: General 40k   07-04-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,187
Posted By maelstrom48
I'd buy updated sisters models.

I'd buy updated sisters models.
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-04-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By maelstrom48
Well at this point I'm thinking IG would actually...

Well at this point I'm thinking IG would actually be the allied detachment. I'm thinking they would consist of the following:

Company Command squad w/ Chimera - 4 meltas
Veteran Squad w/ Chimera...
Forum: General 40k   07-04-13, 10:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,187
Posted By maelstrom48
If I remember my rumors correctly, GW has stated...

If I remember my rumors correctly, GW has stated that they are not going to squat any more armies. I've also heard various mentions of an Inquisition codex. I doubted them before because such a codex...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-04-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By maelstrom48
What's the specific advantage of removing JP from...

What's the specific advantage of removing JP from the assault squad? Is it for the advantage of the 20-pt RB / free DP? I'm trying to work out a list at the moment--BA with allied IG.

I'm...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-03-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,984
Posted By maelstrom48
The last thing Milo remembered was falling. Then...

The last thing Milo remembered was falling. Then there was blackness. What seemed like an instant later, the sounds of death erupted around him—the hiss of a multi-melta firing, the roar of atomizing...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   07-01-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Ok this is good! Sounds like we're just holding...

Ok this is good! Sounds like we're just holding and waiting for the others to arrive, then on to post 2.
Forum: General 40k   07-01-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By maelstrom48
Weird. I'm seeing $75 USD. Which is still...

Weird. I'm seeing $75 USD. Which is still outrageous, considering in 3rd, a Land Raider was $45. I remember back when Predators were $35, too. Now I'm looking at nearly $60.

There's a reason I...
Forum: General 40k   07-01-13, 06:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,848
Posted By maelstrom48
Christballs. He's probably selling because he got...

Christballs. He's probably selling because he got carpal tunnel from trying to paint it all. You can see he tried his hand at painting a good number of those models and actually got them to tabletop...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-29-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,814
Posted By maelstrom48
Abaddon at the Therapist...

Abaddon at the Therapist (http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Abaddon_at_the_Therapist) is my absolute favorite. It had me in tears. It actually inspired me to write The Grind. I swear, a lot of the figures and...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-29-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Big is good!

Big is good!
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-28-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
Great update! Deus, you want to post first or...

Great update! Deus, you want to post first or should I? I figure this is a good chance for us to expand on Hastir's background a bit.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-28-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
  [Action] The Angels Wrath
Views: 5,596
Posted By maelstrom48
Vico had never told anyone, but he had a...

Vico had never told anyone, but he had a long-standing aversion to boarding torpedoes. It wasn’t the machines themselves that troubled him—not even this Mk I Hull Buster, cramped though it was—but...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-28-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Mine will be as well.

Mine will be as well.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-25-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Sorry guys I meant to have a post up yesterday,...

Sorry guys I meant to have a post up yesterday, but I was called to another base for an emergency conference. RIght now i'm living in a transient tent with crappy internet and I'm typing on a tablet...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-21-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By maelstrom48
Alright awesome! Stolen Sun was my original RP...

Alright awesome! Stolen Sun was my original RP concept and I'm glad it's well-received.

Concerning Let Slip the Hounds, I think it could still work. RPs generally follow this pattern: You have...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-20-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By maelstrom48
Good point on the God modding. That's partially...

Good point on the God modding. That's partially the reason I decided I should keep it to Warhounds. After reading the Siege of Vraks books, I can appreciate that even a Reaver is nigh unstoppable. At...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-20-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By maelstrom48
Interest Check: Eldar or Titan RP

I have a couple of solid ideas for roleplays, but before I start planning in depth, I wanted to see if either idea would generate any interest. And if so, which one people would be more interested in...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-19-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
I like this update. A claustrophobic torpedo ride...

I like this update. A claustrophobic torpedo ride followed by some intense close combat. Good potential.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-18-13, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By maelstrom48
Huh. I don't think I'm going to bother spending...

Huh. I don't think I'm going to bother spending $5 on info and pictures that I can readily find on Lexicanum / 40kwiki. But if they release some codexes or appendices, I'm down. I tried the new Eldar...
Forum: General 40k   06-14-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By maelstrom48
Speaking of which, what about the pre-crusade?...

Speaking of which, what about the pre-crusade? How is it possible that the Age of Technology human empire and the Eldar empire existed at the same time without coming into conflict?
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-12-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
Might work. If someone asks, it ought to be a...

Might work. If someone asks, it ought to be a Space Wolf, seeing how they don't care at all for convention.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-12-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
Here's an idea--maybe one of the squad can ask...

Here's an idea--maybe one of the squad can ask him why he's so acerbic. Like a "What the hell happened to you?" sort of question. That way you have a prompt to expand the character a bit.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-11-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
Can we get a couple more days on this Warsmith?...

Can we get a couple more days on this Warsmith? Deus Mortis and I are working on a collab post.
Forum: General 40k   06-11-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,204
Posted By maelstrom48
For AT, Vendettas. It's 3 twin-linked lascannons...

For AT, Vendettas. It's 3 twin-linked lascannons wrapped in 12/12/10 armor. Combined with grav-chute insertion of up to 12 soldiers, you have a 50% shot of dropping your melta stormtroopers right...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-10-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,578
Posted By maelstrom48
In regards to height/proportions, here's the pic...

In regards to height/proportions, here's the pic I'd promised previously...

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b542/krugt2/IMG_20130610_183507_zps0f534b7f.jpg

Left to right:
Infinity - GW...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-10-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,578
Posted By maelstrom48
Let's be real, here. 40k a fanciful universe...

Let's be real, here. 40k a fanciful universe populated by unfeasible creations like Titans and Space Hulks. And this universe is depicted by models like the Leman Russ, which not only is a pretty...
Forum: General 40k   06-09-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,055
Posted By maelstrom48
The plasma weapons one is my favorite. I...

The plasma weapons one is my favorite.

I also like the techpriest meme.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m6othtwIxL1ql6zigo1_400.jpg

And the obligatory warp travel poster:...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-09-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,578
Posted By maelstrom48
I signed up for the kickstarter planning to make...

I signed up for the kickstarter planning to make a mixed regiment, squads separated by gender.

The problem with mixing squads is that the RH minis actually have pretty accurate proportions, far...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-09-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
  [Action] The Angels Wrath
Views: 5,596
Posted By maelstrom48
Vico swiveled to avoid a fresh jab. Like the...

Vico swiveled to avoid a fresh jab. Like the others before it, this thrust was so quick and clean that the recycled air hissed with the knife’s passage. Boaz was quick, his ferocity honed into...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-08-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By maelstrom48
I like the tri-color scheme a lot, and the...

I like the tri-color scheme a lot, and the highlights look good. Great work!
Forum: General 40k   06-07-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 603
Posted By maelstrom48
Combination of both. I love building and painting...

Combination of both. I love building and painting models of all kinds. But 40k is nice because I can take my nicely-painting models and use them--rather than sit them in a glass cabinet as eye candy....
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-07-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
I'm not looking for him to be friendly. But I'd...

I'm not looking for him to be friendly. But I'd like him to pipe down and give the rest of the squad a chance to form a bond, even if he doesn't want to be a part of it.

Blue Falcon is military...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-07-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By maelstrom48
I think they look great. I especially like the...

I think they look great. I especially like the contrast of the cloth.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-07-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By maelstrom48
Orange and green--interesting combination. I...

Orange and green--interesting combination. I think you pulled it off pretty well. I think you could get away with the copper if you highlighted it a little. Particularly on that icon on his back,...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-07-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
I actually think Hastir is a good character. I'm...

I actually think Hastir is a good character. I'm just bothered that seemingly every time we have a chance at some dialogue, he'll come in with some snide comment and kill the conversation. I can...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-07-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,363
Posted By maelstrom48
Is there a particular reason your characters are...

Is there a particular reason your characters are so dickish, Deus?
Forum: Roleplay Threads   06-06-13, 05:12 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,453
Posted By maelstrom48
I'll take that trip with you. How do you want to...

I'll take that trip with you. How do you want to do it: post by post, or collaborate on one via PM?
Forum: General 40k   06-05-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By maelstrom48
I'm with Barnster. Eldar would have kicked our...

I'm with Barnster. Eldar would have kicked our asses.
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