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Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-26-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I agree- when I brought out my Tau again, I had 9...

I agree- when I brought out my Tau again, I had 9 old painted battlesuits, and I couldn't stomach them (how much of that is the models, the frumpy magnets, or the horrible prehistoric paintjob I...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-26-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
My Tau stuff so far

It's not all that great. I've got an extremely steady hand, great hand-eye-coordination, relatively high patience (painting 10 vespid took me five days) , etc, but the camera always winds up making...
Forum: General 40k   06-03-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,746
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Many years back I contemplated doing an Eldar...

Many years back I contemplated doing an Eldar army- even got the 4th ed codex for it. I wound up only being interested in Wraiths, but it wouldn't work. So naturally with this release, I was within a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-31-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,028
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
THIS. EXACTLY THIS. Every time. I will keep that...

THIS. EXACTLY THIS. Every time. I will keep that in mind- thank you!
Forum: Sketches and Warhammer 40k Art   05-31-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I'd love to!

I'd love to!
Forum: General 40k   05-30-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,220
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
20 years old- student (BFA into graphic design,...

20 years old- student (BFA into graphic design, minor in Illustration), freelance graphic designer, on-off part time job at the FLGS where I get paid in-store credit (this is how I pay for my hobby...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-30-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,028
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Thanks guys! As for the Macro option, it's a...

Thanks guys! As for the Macro option, it's a Nikon D3000 so while it has plenty of shooting modes, none of them are a "Macro" setting. :(
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-30-13, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,028
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Cadre Fireblade and Darkstrider

So I recently got back into 40k, and after gaining a ridiculous amount of experience by completely painting everything in my Warmachine Khador army, I decided it was time to give the Tau a new coat...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-30-13, 03:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,805
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Was gonna put down Tau, only to find there were...

Was gonna put down Tau, only to find there were two Tyranid entries. So instead I voted for Necrons, my runner-up. The two are practically tied, but I'm always a sucker for an underdog, and the Tau...
Forum: General 40k   05-30-13, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I was never too worried with the whole...

I was never too worried with the whole "Bandwagon" idea- if I want to start an army, I'll start an army.

But does selling off one's Necrons count because they became the powergamer faction...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-11-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,519
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Gorgeous models- I'm not gonna lie, those things...

Gorgeous models- I'm not gonna lie, those things in my opinion trump the titans. A win-win!
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Fair enough, but it's like wrapping a 20$ bill...

Fair enough, but it's like wrapping a 20$ bill around a baseball and hurling it out a window! The closest I get to abusing my miniatures is gently flicking them over after a particularly embarrassing...
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,708
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
This fellow right here- get him a chair at the GW...

This fellow right here- get him a chair at the GW executive office. Just be sure that like in the IG codex where Rambo becomes Marbo, Bruce Lee becomes Crube Lee.
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
This isn't my own handiwork, but once in a 500...

This isn't my own handiwork, but once in a 500 point game my opponent's Librarian killed himself with perils of the warp and he then hurled him across the room. I have NEVER seen anyone flip that...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-20-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,190
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Hell, if they gave that rule to the now...

Hell, if they gave that rule to the now more-vulnerable Monolith I would declare it the most hilarious thing in the history of GW.


And Gzg1337, it is indeed canon- although in the Necron codex...
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,417
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I always wanted to be a necromancer! But no,...

I always wanted to be a necromancer!

But no, really. Give Matt a break- he does some dumb stuff, he does some good stuff. Just like all the other writers.

Here. Google up "Bioware Jennifer...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   03-20-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,822
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Oh wow, even easier than expected- I wasn't...

Oh wow, even easier than expected- I wasn't planning on making my own table for the home, but if it's that easy I might just need to reconsider!
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,708
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
What did I tell you about stealing fossils from...

What did I tell you about stealing fossils from the Museum of Comedic History?

That's an early bed time for you, young man! :nono:
Forum: Scenery & Basing   03-20-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,822
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Color me impressed! It's like the Realm of...

Color me impressed! It's like the Realm of Battle, but without all the stupid skull pits and utterly depressing pricetag!

Did you need to work out the measurements of the hills so they could...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-20-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,431
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Very well said, but here's where it gets even...

Very well said, but here's where it gets even more difficult. The idea that we like to praise those who triumphed despite the odds (you can find roughly half a dozen articles on Cracked about that)...
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
So What's It Take to Get Your Miniatures Around?

Hello to you all!

It's pretty much all right there in the title; how much plastic are you lugging around, and just what lengths do you have to go to in order to haul it to wherever it is you play...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-20-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,431
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
If the scale of 40k games got any larger, I'd...

If the scale of 40k games got any larger, I'd have to sell off my family just to afford a single army. I think it'll be okay where it's at in terms of scale and anything larger can be left to your...
Forum: General 40k   03-20-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,358
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Alright, I'm clearly walking in late and blind...

Alright, I'm clearly walking in late and blind into the heat of a debate, but I just wanted to say regardless that I couldn't agree more with the original quote. There really doesn't need to be a...
Forum: Warmachine, Hordes & Other Privateer Press Discussion   03-13-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,476
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Okay I know this doesn't even count as it hasn't...

Okay I know this doesn't even count as it hasn't even been released yet, but if the miniature looks half as cool as this image than it's gonna be my favorite hands down.
...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-13-12, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Off to an excellent start, though I have the same...

Off to an excellent start, though I have the same bit of criticism the others have offered you: You need to make it really Orky by covering the whole thing in crazy glue and then drop it in your bitz...
Forum: General 40k   03-13-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
"Oh GOD, it had a miscarriage!"

"Oh GOD, it had a miscarriage!"
Forum: General 40k   03-13-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Two months back I would have had three separate,...

Two months back I would have had three separate, moderately sized armies- now, I only have a modestly sized Necron force that I have no plans on expanding on.

1x Overlord
x3 Lords
x10 Lychguard...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-13-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,190
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I don't think Necrons would be one to ally with...

I don't think Necrons would be one to ally with Orks because if you were to follow up on Imotekh's fluff, Necrons can't even begin to wrap their heads around Ork logic (or lack thereof), so even if...
Forum: General 40k   01-21-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,427
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Yeah, I want to say it's something of an...

Yeah, I want to say it's something of an inevitable. I started with Necrons but had collected Tau and Chaos by the end of 9 years.

But don't do it- you will regret it sooner or later should you...
Forum: General 40k   01-21-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Enough is Enough?

We all enjoy the hobby, or we obviously wouldn't be here- but again I'll ask, how much is enough? When do we go from constructive hobby to destructive addiction?


Within the past year, my...
Forum: General 40k   01-14-12, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Undercoat the last of my Necron miniatures, and...

Undercoat the last of my Necron miniatures, and then shove them all away for Spring Break. That's about it!
Forum: General 40k   01-12-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
My friend told me there was a game where you...

My friend told me there was a game where you could create and command your own custom armies, and there was one race that looked like Megaman (I was a huge megaman fan and Ultramarines had some...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-12-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,571
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I'll give you credit Lux- this isn't quite the...

I'll give you credit Lux- this isn't quite the infamous stuff I was coming in expecting. It's an interesting enough concept given the history of Necron fluff, and is plausible enough compared to some...
Forum: General 40k   01-10-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,221
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Don't forget the fact that it's like, 40$ for 3...

Don't forget the fact that it's like, 40$ for 3 drones and a squatting dude.

As for me? Well, I'm not sure this exactly adherent to the guidelines as I don't even use them but I'd pick Flayed...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-07-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
So I'm pretty certain the Tyranids win, then?...

So I'm pretty certain the Tyranids win, then? Also, in your Necron photo... Is there a Necron mounted on the pedestal of the central Monolith, normally where the crystal goes?
Forum: General 40k   01-06-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,766
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Oh god no please, I don't think my body could...

Oh god no please, I don't think my body could handle another army!

But really, if I had to? With infinite money at my resources? Either some sort of IG army (Tau Gue'vesa or Adeptus Mechanicus...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-06-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
And this is it: the last of the Non-vehicle...

And this is it: the last of the Non-vehicle Necron models! The Lords!

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m192/Kativa_2006/Warhammer%20Junk/DSC_0438.jpg
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Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-04-12, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,859
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Like, non converted? Crap, man... I'll admit...

Like, non converted? Crap, man...

I'll admit I'm holding my breath for the upcoming Necron wave 2 release (those new Wraiths look so cool, I really hope the miniatures are the same) but for now?
...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-04-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
After a whole grueling day of dedicated painting...

After a whole grueling day of dedicated painting (at the end of the 12 hour marathon, my hands were cramped and freezing from the deathgrip I had on various brushes), I bring you Deathmarks! I fell...
Forum: General 40k   01-02-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,630
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
I have been collecting, painting and (sort of not...

I have been collecting, painting and (sort of not frequently) play games with my Necrons for nearly a decade now since the tender age of 10.

Why do I play them? Well, they (were) Lovecraftian...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-02-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
It's that time again! More miniatues! These guys...

It's that time again! More miniatues! These guys took me 3...4... Christ, 4 and a half days of near constant painting to get them done. But here they are- the Lychguard part two: ACTUAL Lychguard!
...
Forum: Project Logs   01-01-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,486
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
So far, these are turning out great with some...

So far, these are turning out great with some very simple techniques- do you have any tanks we might have the good fortune of seeing sometime?
Forum: General 40k   12-30-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
The only mecha anime I've seen is Evangelion, and...

The only mecha anime I've seen is Evangelion, and I really doubt that counts as they were angel...Cyborg...things...Yeah, ring me up for an XV9 or FW Broadside.

However, if we're gonna start...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-29-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,972
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Well, Warriors at least according to the new...

Well, Warriors at least according to the new codex. Though they leave it open as to whether or not they're actually feeling pain or simply demoralizing opponents. 40k will be 40k- and by that I mean...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-29-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Hey, anybody got a spatula? I kinda need...

Hey, anybody got a spatula? I kinda need something to get my jaw off the ground here.Seriously, that is the most kickass conversion I've seen made entirely from pre-existing parts. The paintjob isn't...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-28-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,243
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
As Grandfather Nurgle, I'd make sure Typhoid Mary...

As Grandfather Nurgle, I'd make sure Typhoid Mary got a biiiiiiig hug and became a Greater Demon the size of the hospital she was imprisoned in so she could then turn all of New York into a most...
Forum: General 40k   12-28-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,891
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Hm, odd. I had heard of the miscasts, but have...

Hm, odd. I had heard of the miscasts, but have yet to hear about any complaints in my area. To be fair, I only own one finecast miniature given to me as a gift, and never had any trouble there.
...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-28-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,782
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Oh no, that was fun to read! I thought I was the...

Oh no, that was fun to read! I thought I was the only one who went to ridiculous extents to fluff up his army. I really love the idea of renegade Samurai marines... I guess the only other question...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-28-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,782
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Wow, talk about a break from conventional styles!...

Wow, talk about a break from conventional styles! Like most others, I'll be keeping a close eye out for these. I imagine its a very long conversion process?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-27-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By C'Tan Chimera
Okay, having trouble getting full army photos,...

Okay, having trouble getting full army photos, but here, have my last project! Tomb Spyders!

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m192/Kativa_2006/Warhammer%20Junk/DSC_0360.jpg
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