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Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   01-11-14, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By Big_Cheddars
C.L Werner 'Dead Winter' Review and Analysis

CL Werner 'Dead Winter' Review

Now let me start off by saying that I consider myself professional in my reviews. I would never scathe for the sake of scathing, it is rude and disrespectful to an...
Forum: Original Works   05-14-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Woops, I didn't notice that *AMENDS!* Thanks for...

Woops, I didn't notice that *AMENDS!* Thanks for the feedback my friend, good to know people are enjoying it :)
Forum: Original Works   05-13-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Sorry mate, no more coming, this was a one-shot,...

Sorry mate, no more coming, this was a one-shot, never meant to be anything but stress relief, I'm glad you enjoyed it though :)
Forum: Original Works   05-10-12, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Big_Cheddars
The Thing That Never Should...

Just a short piece I wrote yesterday evening in an hour (brag, much) because I needed a break from my BL submission and I'm always obsessed with a certain Warhammer race ;) Enjoy:

The Thing That...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   05-10-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Awesome, thanks for your help mate, my knowledge...

Awesome, thanks for your help mate, my knowledge of lore is pretty good but the little details I'm not so sure on sometimes, so thanks :) +rep
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   05-09-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Hmm, so a name made up of German words, would...

Hmm, so a name made up of German words, would just be translated into its actual word because if you were writing from the POV of a person in the Empire, they would be thinking/speaking in reikspiel,...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   05-09-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Would the people of the Empire actually speak what passes for modern-day German?

Just had a thought, for some fiction I'm writing I'm giving a character a name that is a word in German, but I'm just thinking; Would people in the Empire speak German and understand the word, or...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   04-23-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Big_Cheddars
I like Rems's idea, it's a piece of warpstone...

I like Rems's idea, it's a piece of warpstone from the asteroid that hit Mordheim, (and it's been stolen by the ratmen, btw). Now, the man is pissed off at losing his prized piece of black market...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   04-22-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Okay, thanks Turnip, I just wasn't sure and I...

Okay, thanks Turnip, I just wasn't sure and I haven't been into this whole thing for too long, so that was just something that struck me as potentially I might be writing it wrong. But I can fix...
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   04-22-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Would warpstone/wyrdstone be owned by the rich people of Marienburg as a trinket?

Hey guys, I'm writing my submission for BL, and I've stumbled across a problem. In the story, a man is hunting some thieves who have stolen some warpstone from the rich of Marienburg, and having read...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   04-22-12, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of Fall of Damnos from Big_Cheddars

Well I'm back off holiday, and I've spent my time reading many BL books and crafting a submission for Black Library, and I read Fall of Damnos (hereafter known as FoD in the abbreviations tradition...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-21-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Fair enough, I've started writing my submission,...

Fair enough, I've started writing my submission, but I've written a full short story, and I plan to select 1000 words from that, improve them and submit them, would that work? Because then if they...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-21-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Haha, so I read Storm of Iron, and two weeks...

Haha, so I read Storm of Iron, and two weeks later the fate of Julius Hawke is announced, that's a damn big coincidence ;) Can't wait for this book now, it's going to be awesome :D
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   04-21-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,329
Posted By Big_Cheddars
I agree with kwak76 about the Legion. If you...

I agree with kwak76 about the Legion. If you really think about it, they are ghosts, spectres who are mysterious figures, they aren't meant to be understood. They're another phenomenon of the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-29-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Just read it Sarah, literally, so basically for a...

Just read it Sarah, literally, so basically for a short story submission you should just send in the title and a 500-1000 word extract from the story, or just 500-1000 words of any prose? It's just...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-28-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Wow, it seems Storm of Iron has a high pedigree...

Wow, it seems Storm of Iron has a high pedigree :) I just got past the Titans bit and I know what you mean, the book is amazing, and definitely my favourite BL novel. Hopefully the rest of the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-27-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Big_Cheddars
First thoughts on the Iron Warriors Omnibus

I've only just started reading Storm of Iron.... but oh my god is it awesome!! I love the iron Warriors, and they were my favourite legion before this, but they just get better and better. I can't...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,068
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Haha, silver skulls mate, and yeah I know, oh god...

Haha, silver skulls mate, and yeah I know, oh god I love this thread :)
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,068
Posted By Big_Cheddars
You're right about the covers thing on kindle...

You're right about the covers thing on kindle Doc, and I wasn't being funny, I was being thick and didn't see the shoulder pad :D
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-24-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,068
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Damn, sexy, love the beaky on the front, but...

Damn, sexy, love the beaky on the front, but can't figure out the Chapter... White Scars? Anyone know? :)
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-24-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,913
Posted By Big_Cheddars
I think the new paints are awesome-ish, but to be...

I think the new paints are awesome-ish, but to be honest, probably the best new thing is the conversion chart, not the actual paints...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-24-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,127
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Meh, don't really care if it is a hint, I'm just...

Meh, don't really care if it is a hint, I'm just glad they're not Ultramarines again.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-22-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,068
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Flippin loads, I thought it was gonna be an...

Flippin loads, I thought it was gonna be an ebook, the 'best of' collection, but it's an actual book? I would hazard a guess at a lot, but it's worth it :)

Although the best thing to do is buy the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-22-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Fair enough, they'll all be released together at...

Fair enough, they'll all be released together at some point, so I'll buy that compilation then :D
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Wait for the inevitable ebook?

Wait for the inevitable ebook?
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Hopefully, otherwise you pay 11.75 if you buy...

Hopefully, otherwise you pay 11.75 if you buy all of them. However if that's your thing, then go ahead :P
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Haven't read Beneath the Flesh, but Andy Smillie...

Haven't read Beneath the Flesh, but Andy Smillie looks like a great guy and the Flesh Tearers look awesome :)
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
No problem, I hope he's not stressing you out too...

No problem, I hope he's not stressing you out too much, and today's eShort looks good, and it's endorsed by yourself. :)
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,068
Posted By Big_Cheddars
He probably means the first one, which was...

He probably means the first one, which was honestly awesome :P
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-21-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Well I've just been owned, but if it's by ADB,...

Well I've just been owned, but if it's by ADB, fair enough. I honestly never thought about it like that, thanks for opening my eyes.

You probably get this a lot, but congrats on the kid... I...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-20-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,910
Posted By Big_Cheddars
The fact they are all 1000 words long is just...

The fact they are all 1000 words long is just lame, considering the price :L
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-20-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Iron Warriors! :)

Iron Warriors! :)
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-16-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Sounds awesome, I think I really will do that...

Sounds awesome, I think I really will do that this year, could be awesome :D I really hope my submission to Bl gets accepted though, that would be such a great way to start my professional writing...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-15-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Love it, never bought an audio drama, but I might...

Love it, never bought an audio drama, but I might think about buying the MP3, it looks awesome. :)
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-15-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
You know, that is a very good idea Dicrel, and I...

You know, that is a very good idea Dicrel, and I think I might do that this year, thanks for the info. And a large novella could be around 50000 words, thinking about it, if you get that far, then...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-14-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Woops, I just read your comment wrong then :) ...

Woops, I just read your comment wrong then :)

I've never really written anything much longer than a short story, though I have a couple of ongoing projects I can occasionally update. Idon't know...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-12-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,469
Posted By Big_Cheddars
There are more likely to be female ratlings...

There are more likely to be female ratlings fighting in ratling or mixed human/ratling regiments, but I don't think female ogryns would ever fight, though if they did that would be bloody awesome....
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-12-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Looks alright, but I've read three or four of the...

Looks alright, but I've read three or four of the stories already in other things so it's a bit of a hard thing to justify the price. It does look awesome though, and I would definitely recommend it...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-12-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Sanders is one of my favourite authors, just...

Sanders is one of my favourite authors, just saying, Iron Within was awesome. Also, if the Iron Warriors are in this battle of Phall, then I can't bloody wait for it. Love the Iron Warriors and their...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-12-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
I think the new submissions criteria is a much...

I think the new submissions criteria is a much better idea, as novel submissions were never gonna work anyway. And writing 8000 words isn't as hard as you think, I wrote an 8000 word Halo fanfiction...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-11-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Who's going to submit a story to Bl then?

Just thought I'd ask; Who on Heresy-Online is goign to send a submission in to BL when their submissions window opens? Oh, and is it alright to send in more than one, because I'm not sure about that....
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   03-08-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of Assault on Black Reach from Big_Cheddars

I bought the Island of Blood and Assault on Black Reach together in paperback form (my first actual physical copies of BL books and not ebooks) and I have to say BL love being cheapskates. The paper...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   03-08-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,208
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of The Island of Blood from Big_Cheddars

The Island of Blood was released alongside the boxed set of the same name to promote the new starter set of Warhammer. It is a novella of around 30k words, I didn't really count so can't be sure.
...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-29-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Well I haven't read Razumov's Tomb, but thanks...

Well I haven't read Razumov's Tomb, but thanks for the advice about it, I'm intrigued now.

And you know I hadn't thought of those things about Dragonmage, but I suppose I just read without...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-29-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Didn't expect any replies, but thanks for the...

Didn't expect any replies, but thanks for the welcomes guys, hope you enjoy the reviews I've written so far :)
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-29-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Well, I see what you mean, but I just felt that...

Well, I see what you mean, but I just felt that the elves were quite thick and less interesting to read about than the skaven. And since the viewpoint kept switching I was never sure who the main...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-28-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,772
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of Hammer and Anvil from big_cheddars

I'm just gonna come out and say it, I love the SoB, I think they are awesome, and James Swallow has done a brilliant job of presenting them in his two novels featuring the SoB. Oh, and I also love...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-20-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,047
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of Dragonmage from Big_Cheddars

Well, I recently bought four more BL books, and this is the only one I have finished so far.

Dragonmage is another novella celebrating the release of Storm of Magic, it was released last year as a...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-16-12, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By Big_Cheddars
A review of The Hour of Shadows from Big_Cheddars

I know I've been reviewing a lot lately :P But it's only because I recently joined this site and I'm clearing out a backlist of BL books I've read and I like writing reviews. But anyway, onto the...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-16-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By Big_Cheddars
Hmm, Xisor, I gotta be honest; I haven't read any...

Hmm, Xisor, I gotta be honest; I haven't read any of the novels you just named. I've read five BL novels, and I've reviewed them all now (I've also read the entire hammer and bolter year one, plus a...
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