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Forum: 40k Fluff   07-06-10, 10:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,444
Posted By Ravingbantha
The whole idea that a GK cannot fall to Chaos is...

The whole idea that a GK cannot fall to Chaos is simply stupid. Everything that mankind does is imperfect and thus inhernt to being flawed. While I think it may be nearly impossible for a GK to fall,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-06-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,976
Posted By Ravingbantha
I blame the Emperor. It was his arrogence that...

I blame the Emperor. It was his arrogence that led to the war, look at the way he kept secrets from everyone. It was those secrets that caused the rift. Had he explained to his sons why he was...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-05-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 18,404
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would go with lasgun, Elysian Paratrroper model...

I would go with lasgun, Elysian Paratrroper model (can fold up for easier us in tight areas, but still has a good long range use to it): according to the Dark Heresy game, you can throw the power...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-05-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ravingbantha
Uh I would say that they are in the same...

Uh I would say that they are in the same timeline. I am willing to bet that fantasy is simply a world cut off by warp storms. Since you have 4 chaos gods active this suggests that the timeline of...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-05-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
But dark chocolate is high in antioxidents, which...

But dark chocolate is high in antioxidents, which is good for you. technically Necrons should be Milk Chocolate, since Milk chocolate has a higher cholosteral content and thus increase your chances...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-05-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,534
Posted By Ravingbantha
I agree, plus one needs to consider that the...

I agree, plus one needs to consider that the front legs on a horse are different then that of a wolf. You also need to take into consideration the gait of the animal. A wolf moves differently then a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-03-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ravingbantha
Well depending on how your wanting to play them...

Well depending on how your wanting to play them it is possible. I've never read much about the Skaven, but I don't see any reason you could not convert skaven minis and run IG rules (or something...
Forum: General 40k   07-03-10, 04:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By Ravingbantha
does the 8th edition have full codicies in it?...

does the 8th edition have full codicies in it? And I do remeber the 3rd edition rule book, it sucked in ways rancid crap does when it's shoved up your nose.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-03-10, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would imagine he pulls mariens from any and...

I would imagine he pulls mariens from any and every source he can get, traitor and loyal marines alike. So like huron Blackheart, you could simply paint them however you liked, but then give them...
Forum: General 40k   07-03-10, 04:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would hate the idea of a rulebook comming out...

I would hate the idea of a rulebook comming out with all the codicies in it. Could you imagine how much that would cost? GW wouldn't take a finicial hit like that, so then we would have to pay for...
Forum: General 40k   07-02-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,065
Posted By Ravingbantha
My favorite model out there is the Chaos Lord on...

My favorite model out there is the Chaos Lord on the Juggernaught. Don't know why but I just love that model.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-02-10, 09:15 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,139
Posted By Ravingbantha
everyone knows deep down inside that it'll be...

everyone knows deep down inside that it'll be another Space Marine Box
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-02-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
How is a Space Marine not human? Well lets see:...

How is a Space Marine not human? Well lets see: They have 8 organs a human does not, they have had several more organs completly removed and replaced. they have been given a new type of blood that...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-02-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
Then one would say that both human and Eldar were...

Then one would say that both human and Eldar were once something other then they are now. That being the case ot may be possible to reverse engineer what was done to them and go from there.



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Forum: General 40k   07-02-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would stay away from warmachine as a whole, but...

I would stay away from warmachine as a whole, but that is just my opinion. The reason being (in addition to price and not being tourny legal) is they are full metla, I don't know about you, but full...
Forum: Cosplay, L.A.R.P & Re-Enactment   07-02-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,932
Posted By Ravingbantha
I'm interested in seeing just how viable the...

I'm interested in seeing just how viable the suits of armor really are as far as mobility goes. SM armor has always seemed far to bulky to be useable, expecially in CC.
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-02-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
There is no realistic way to involve 'real'...

There is no realistic way to involve 'real' biology in this debate for two reasons 1: trying to bring the realistic in a fantasy setting is always room for an epic fail. 2: You are assuming mankind...
Forum: General 40k   07-02-10, 07:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By Ravingbantha
The UCG is too laid back to really care.

The UCG is too laid back to really care.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-02-10, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,021
Posted By Ravingbantha
I must have missed a release somewhere, when did...

I must have missed a release somewhere, when did the Librarian Dred show up?
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-02-10, 04:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,084
Posted By Ravingbantha
Interesting question, I would have to say the...

Interesting question, I would have to say the best way to answer would be by process of elimination.

Dark Angels: Not knowing their real dirtly little secret.

Emperors Children: These guys...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-02-10, 04:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
Consider that humans currently use animals for...

Consider that humans currently use animals for various medial reasons, in fact the most common heart valve replacement comes from a pigs heart. There are other instances where humans are walking...
Forum: General 40k   07-02-10, 03:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,467
Posted By Ravingbantha
That's how I felt about the game since 3rd...

That's how I felt about the game since 3rd edition came out. 2nd edition really had alot of different things going on and then it was completly dumbed down. Even now the game is still a shadow of...
Forum: General 40k   07-02-10, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ravingbantha
I'd say look into Mordian Iron Guard models....

I'd say look into Mordian Iron Guard models. Remove the hats and sculpt Pith Helmets on them.
Forum: 40k Expansions   07-02-10, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ravingbantha
you could look into Hirst Arts molds, They got...

you could look into Hirst Arts molds, They got plenty of stuff that would work for this. Of course the model would be kinda heavy, but would look awsome.
Forum: 40k Expansions   07-02-10, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,720
Posted By Ravingbantha
I don't see why making a model that GW does not...

I don't see why making a model that GW does not should be an issue. technically every single conversion is just that. You are making a model that GW does not make. So if posting a tutorial or such on...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-01-10, 03:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,163
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would say that at some point both the Eldar and...

I would say that at some point both the Eldar and the Empire have both attempted it. Sure it may be illegal for either race, but since when has that ever been a deterant. For the Eldar I could see...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-01-10, 02:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,290
Posted By Ravingbantha
A space marine is good in combat and good in...

A space marine is good in combat and good in shoting, any particlar Eldar trooper will be goood in one. Figuring out your army will take time, minor tweeks will be made over and over again. The truth...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   06-30-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ravingbantha
now you know what the Dark Angels are really...

now you know what the Dark Angels are really hiding, and all this time you thought it was jelousy over not getting the glory in war.
Forum: General 40k   06-30-10, 08:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,360
Posted By Ravingbantha
If you don't like tanks, the field tank busters....

If you don't like tanks, the field tank busters. After a game or three your opponenets will get the idea and stop doing it.
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   06-30-10, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ravingbantha
At least the Space Wolves are not Named after a...

At least the Space Wolves are not Named after a Poem about Homosexuality, and their Primarch is named after the man who wrote the Poem.

http://www.thedarkfortress.co.uk/librarium/lionel_johnson.htm
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-30-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ravingbantha
I remember reading once that the reason new...

I remember reading once that the reason new technology is not researched is because it is not pure. The Idea is there is one or two minor chaos gods (the ones the obliterator cults worship) that are...
Forum: 40k Tactics   06-30-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By Ravingbantha
Hit him with a vindicare Assassin, then pile on...

Hit him with a vindicare Assassin, then pile on the templates
Forum: Tutorial Requests   06-29-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,939
Posted By Ravingbantha
I would say that the armor the Army issues would...

I would say that the armor the Army issues would be a boarderline between flak and carpice armor, whice does not need to be gender specific as it has enough give to compensate for the female figure....
Forum: Tutorial Requests   06-29-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,939
Posted By Ravingbantha
Being able to tell the difference between a man...

Being able to tell the difference between a man and woman in armor really depends on the armor worn and how it was constructed. Generally speaking a woman in armor is going to wear a sports bra, this...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-29-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Ravingbantha
add some plasicard to it and widen it up abit,...

add some plasicard to it and widen it up abit, sounds like what an ork would do anyways. Never let good scrap go to waist.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-29-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Ravingbantha
He's gotta have something to do, no one will give...

He's gotta have something to do, no one will give him a HW to shoot so he's got time to kill. Besides if someone assaults a Devistator Dred, the dred cuold just kick them, you'r still talking about a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-29-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Ravingbantha
If he's a devistator kinda dred, why would he...

If he's a devistator kinda dred, why would he waist his time with a CC weapon?
Forum: General 40k   06-29-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 237
  Sticky: Picking An Army
Views: 71,127
Posted By Ravingbantha
Something that I have wondered about those who...

Something that I have wondered about those who don't play De just because the models suck: Why not just convert them all from Elder and Dark Elves. It's not much of a stretch to convert the Majority...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Ravingbantha
For elite you are looking at fast hitters, so...

For elite you are looking at fast hitters, so either Scorpions or Banshees. Scorpions get 1 more attack, are stronger, and have a better save. Banshees have power weapons, and the chance to stun the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ravingbantha
I could only Imagine a Berzerker Scorpions... 4...

I could only Imagine a Berzerker Scorpions... 4 attacks (5 on a charge) plus furious charge??? Berzerker Banshees... 3 Attacks with power weapons and their Exarch Shout. What about Nurgle...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ravingbantha
Hadn't planned on combining rules, Either it's...

Hadn't planned on combining rules, Either it's going to be CSM rules or Eldar rules... not Eldar rules with with some CSM abilities. I want this army to be able to be fielded without objection. I'll...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 01:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ravingbantha
true, but then again it's probabe that the things...

true, but then again it's probabe that the things that Tzeentch does is part of a greater scheme. It's obvious that he can be defeated, but then again those defeats may just be part of his overall...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-16-09, 01:20 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 50,926
Posted By Ravingbantha
Does anyone know if there's going to be an option...

Does anyone know if there's going to be an option to mount the Commander on a horse if you wanted to do a rough Rider heavy army?
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 01:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ravingbantha
I think it's possible to see all the possible...

I think it's possible to see all the possible strands of Future and past and still loose an item. After all it would be like looking for a needle in a field of Haystacks... eventually you will find...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-16-09, 01:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ravingbantha
That was kind of what I was thinking too, SS go...

That was kind of what I was thinking too, SS go to khorn, HB to Slaanesh (mostly cause a deamonette convertion would look sweet), Guardians go to nurgle (zombie eldar), and the rest most likely to...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-15-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,170
Posted By Ravingbantha
[QUOTE=nightfish;318616]No, metal is much much...

[QUOTE=nightfish;318616]No, metal is much much better. As an example:- If you think the current chaos spawn is better than the old chaos spawn, you are good sir, blind.
QUOTE]


The Chaos Spawn...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-15-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
  Why!?
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ravingbantha
I could see 3 reasons why ultramarines are...

I could see 3 reasons why ultramarines are played...

1) Their very romalike in appearence and alot of people like that Genre'
2) Not everone is good at converting or wants to, and alot of good...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-15-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,598
Posted By Ravingbantha
In the Deamons of Chaos Codex it talks about how...

In the Deamons of Chaos Codex it talks about how it took the other 3 chaos gods to beat him, they scattered his knowledge of magic across the Universe and Tzeentch has minions out looking for them....
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-15-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ravingbantha
Well right now I am trying to figure out what to...

Well right now I am trying to figure out what to do for a few different Mini's, but what I have so far is

Farseer - Base Model Sauron the NEcromancer w/slight conversion
x9 Warlock Bodyguard =...
Forum: Homebrew 40k Fluff   03-15-09, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By Ravingbantha
There once was a Black and White Space Marine on...

There once was a Black and White Space Marine on a Black and White bike, and being the hero type person he was, wanted to marry the Chapter Master's daughter.

So he went up to the palace and the...
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