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Forum: Scenery & Basing   05-18-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,764
Posted By Red Orc
Awesome boards Djinn, really great work. Congrats...

Awesome boards Djinn, really great work. Congrats on the 1st place, the Fantasy board is beautiful... without seeing the other boards it's difficult to say how much competition you had, but, if there...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   05-18-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,779
Posted By Red Orc
If you want to take some piccies jpunk that would...

If you want to take some piccies jpunk that would be brilliant mate.

Sorry all that this has taken a bit of a back seat, my exams aren't over yet... and most of the last 2 weeks Ive been busy with...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   05-13-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By Red Orc
Aye, assignments... Glad to hear you're feeling...

Aye, assignments... Glad to hear you're feeling better Thanatos; I haven't been sick, but I have just handed in a 6,000 word assignment. Strangely, my pile of bits is still a pile of bits, and I...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-01-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Red Orc
Very nice mate, very nice indeed. Very subtle...

Very nice mate, very nice indeed. Very subtle work on hte cloak (can tell that even from the first lot of shots), great shading and weathering, and I love the work on the face.

More close up is...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-01-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Red Orc
Nice job. I particularly like the work on the arm...

Nice job. I particularly like the work on the arm muscles, and the teeth. Sounds daft but 'white' ork teeth really piss me off, so it's nice to see some looking a bit dirty. As if orks would bother...
Forum: The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings   04-30-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Red Orc
How many people actually have WotR?

Just trying to get a handle on how many people have it. It would be really useful (to me, especially) if people could either say below or PM me (if you're embarrassed). Playing a game in a GW doesn't...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-30-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By Red Orc
Not yet. Got an idea and some piles of scrap is...

Not yet. Got an idea and some piles of scrap is all.

But what else does an orc need?

:terrainiac cyclops:
Forum: Off Topic   04-26-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Oooh! Nice application of the Northern...

Oooh!

Nice application of the Northern Remission Law there... you've been doing your homework I see.

Unfortunately, that does leave me in a position, with the few tokens I have left, to call...
Forum: Forum Announcements   04-26-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By Red Orc
Well, I'm glad we've hit the ground running so to...

Well, I'm glad we've hit the ground running so to speak. Less than 24 hours after Jez has posted his announcement, and already people are offering to help, which is heartening. It demonstrates that...
Forum: Off Topic   04-24-09, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By Red Orc
There's only one answer... Prestbury! Or you...

There's only one answer... Prestbury!

Or you could take the bus that takes a week to get to Alderly Edge...

I agree that people that live in rural areas (or even small towns) seem to constantly...
Forum: Off Topic   04-24-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By Red Orc
I too think there's a difference between people...

I too think there's a difference between people who are famous for something, like actors, or musicians, or even sports stars (I don't watch any sports, but some people seem to enjoy it as much as I...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-24-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,779
Posted By Red Orc
Thanks chromedog - I saw a 'very similar' post in...

Thanks chromedog - I saw a 'very similar' post in the 'Cheap Terrain thread' the other day and I meant to PM you to ask if I could 'borrow' it... don't suppose you've got any pictures? If you have...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-24-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,998
Posted By Red Orc
I'm trying to keep an eye on all these watchtower...

I'm trying to keep an eye on all these watchtower and outpost threads, I love terrain-making personally (I'm just rubbish at it). ONe of the ways I got into this was through model railways, so I've...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-24-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,283
Posted By Red Orc
He knows too much... and yet, not enough... ...

He knows too much... and yet, not enough...

Who killed Sanguinius... and why? It is obvious Sanguinius was killed by a sword, from behind. Only the Emperor could have done this. But why would the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-23-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By Red Orc
Yeah, what Cam and stella said. Pick the best...

Yeah, what Cam and stella said. Pick the best one.

I also treat fluff as merely someone's biased 'history', as I've oulined in a few threads. It's mostly "Imperial" explanations for things, and...
Forum: 40k Army Lists   04-23-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By Red Orc
Turning Black Reach into viable armies

Right, there's now loads of this stuff around, the parts of the 'how to use Black Reach project (https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=31215)'.

The purpose of this thread is quite...
Forum: Chaos Marines Army Lists   04-23-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Red Orc
Hey, you might get (you will get, I mean) more...

Hey, you might get (you will get, I mean) more advice if you post this in the Chaos Marines sub-forum - frothing nutters who will happily give you the ins and outs of Mark of Slaanesh v Mark of...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-23-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,779
Posted By Red Orc
Scratch building Black Reach terrain - challenge!

Hi guys, along with the other threads on this topic (for a summary, see here (https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=31215)
- you may have to go to page 2), I'm going to ask if anyone...
Forum: 40k Army Lists   04-23-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By Red Orc
Is this real? Or is it just an idea? How come...

Is this real? Or is it just an idea? How come there are no deffkoptaz?

And, what are the 30 gretchen for in this list? Are they specific moving cover for one particular unit?

Posting what you...
Forum: Custom 40k Scenarios   04-23-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By Red Orc
Thanks for those Morfang, certain ideas from...

Thanks for those Morfang, certain ideas from there will definitely be used in the eventual scenarios, and other bits will be in part 2, which I'm also working on...

In other news, I've put up...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-23-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By Red Orc
Thanks Gork and/or Mork it's not millimetres! ...

Thanks Gork and/or Mork it's not millimetres!

I will try to do something for this, but sadly, I, like jpunk, have exams coming up.

And loads of other things I should be doing *cough cough, The...
Forum: Off Topic   04-23-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Because you think I'm applying Wormhold's...

Because you think I'm applying Wormhold's Hesitation, I presume? No, it's a Laski's Second Sinistration, I use it quite a lot as a standard pattern. And you're right, there aren't enough tokens for a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-23-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,013
Posted By Red Orc
...which is the point. Chaos doesn't have Grey...

...which is the point. Chaos doesn't have Grey Knights. Therefore, if you want to field them as a Chaos force, they're not Grey Knights.

We're all suggesting that instead of thinking "how can I...
Forum: Off Topic   04-23-09, 12:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Well, yes newt_e, I was close enough to block,...

Well, yes newt_e, I was close enough to block, but not close enough to reach it! Just one more blue token and I'd have been able to bring this game to a very abrupt (and indeed surprising) end!
...
Forum: Off Topic   04-22-09, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By Red Orc
My initial reaction is "good", because I think...

My initial reaction is "good", because I think anyone who's moaning because of the increase in tax (and who therefore makes £3,000 a week) is an overpaid git.

But that's based entirely on my...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-22-09, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By Red Orc
Common sense? Nooooo!!! Or, yes. If you're...

Common sense? Nooooo!!!

Or, yes. If you're both happy, great, if not, talk to each other. Try to work something out, because, TBH, Games Workshop aren't going to solve this one for us, and every...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-22-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,013
Posted By Red Orc
Yes. Exactly what Son of Mortarian said. That's...

Yes. Exactly what Son of Mortarian said. That's what I should have said, if I was being helpful instead of a doofus.

As pretty much everyone has suggested so far, in fact, the best way to go seems...
Forum: Off Topic   04-22-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Ah, gazzumped. And as I was congratulating...

Ah, gazzumped. And as I was congratulating Warlokked on his fine use of the Allen Curve too.

I request a momentary pause in proceedings gentlemen!

Oh popsicles... Marylebone, where to play...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-22-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Red Orc
Even if Ryza is no-where near the home-base, it's...

Even if Ryza is no-where near the home-base, it's plausible enough that for some (possibly long-forgotten) reason, there is a link between Ryza and the Chapter in question.

Perhaps they did not...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-22-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Red Orc
Even better reason for just making one up I'd...

Even better reason for just making one up I'd say.

Really we (Norm & me, at least!) don't know the answer you're looking for.

Have you got more info on your Chapter? It might help narrow the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-22-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,013
Posted By Red Orc
I wouldn't have a problem with it personally, as...

I wouldn't have a problem with it personally, as long as it was a Grey Knights legal list and the models were clear about what they represented... but I've been demoted from "Team Fluff" and had to...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-22-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,597
Posted By Red Orc
Don't worry about the objective markers mate,...

Don't worry about the objective markers mate, several people are working on that (if you've got time and energy, excellent, otherwise, no biggy) - but you're the only working on that factory! You...
Forum: Off Topic   04-22-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Oh well played all round. Wizzwang, I'm with you,...

Oh well played all round. Wizzwang, I'm with you, I was quite prepared to offer Reykyavik or Prague next, to keep the barbarians at arm's length, but it was not to be...

Tor, some bold attacks and...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-22-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,597
Posted By Red Orc
Best not to look on it as 'competition'...

Best not to look on it as 'competition' Thanatos... think of it as 'inspiration'! You wouldn't stop painting because the 'Eavy Metal team do it better, or stop playing because some dude won the Grand...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-22-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,998
Posted By Red Orc
Yeah, I like. I really think the beaten-up look...

Yeah, I like. I really think the beaten-up look suits the facts it's orks.

I don't think the genny looks too dirty - it just needs to be bigger! Or, it needs to be in a smaller space. At the...
Forum: Off Topic   04-22-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Well, I was trying to work out if that was even...

Well, I was trying to work out if that was even possible, let alone legal; Svartmetal, you're not using the 1962 Compendium are you? I know Tor said he'd prefer the Almanac, but that doesm't mean you...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   04-21-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By Red Orc
EDIT: Hi Stella. Yes to the 'opponent's...

EDIT: Hi Stella.

Yes to the 'opponent's consent' rule. The rule about 'larger not smaller' was in 4th Ed, now superceded.

But I completely agree that GW should say what size bases things should...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Wow! Great move! I don't think anyone saw that...

Wow! Great move! I don't think anyone saw that coming!

And legal under all three rulesets, that's fantastic. I take my hat off! (Of course, I'm not really wearing a hat, in accordance with the...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Oh damn he's gone. Errm, shall I serve then?...

Oh damn he's gone.

Errm, shall I serve then?

Right; this can either be counted as my lead, or, should a Steward's Inquiry rule that Wizzwang was out of bounds, this is still a perfectly legal...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,298
Posted By Red Orc
Some of us shout "ee-yow!...

Some of us shout "ee-yow! dakka-dakka-dakka-KRUMP! 'What's that Captain Arglebargle? You've had your ass blown off? Oh dear dear me...' NYooW! g-SHAAAH! fooo... fo-fooo..." while we're actually...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Tube map. That's the classic thing to play with....

Tube map. That's the classic thing to play with. But you can play on any transport system in the world.

Pick a tube station (not Mornington Crescent, otherwise it'll be a very short game) and...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Doesn't matter Dafistofmork. Unlike 40k,...

Doesn't matter Dafistofmork.

Unlike 40k, with its incomprehensible rules, Mornington Crescent is pretty easy to pick up in play. Give it a go, just serve, and we'll play of whatever you give us.
...
Forum: Off Topic   04-21-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,234
Posted By Red Orc
Seconded! Though it's only a technicality,...

Seconded!

Though it's only a technicality, we wouldn't have known if he hadn't been typing it.

On the other hand, there is a precedent; during the war, when many things were rationed (but not...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,243
Posted By Red Orc
Well, I don't think cabbage is arguing that...

Well, I don't think cabbage is arguing that capitalism is reality per se, just that class society and domination are inevitable - class society and domination come in a lot of forms other than...
Forum: General 40k   04-20-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By Red Orc
Yeah Djinn's right, I have models (not 40k,...

Yeah Djinn's right, I have models (not 40k, obviously, they weren't making them at that point) from the early '80s and they're tiny compared to the newer ones. Tom Maier's Elves... horrible. Orcs the...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,298
Posted By Red Orc
You can't seriously counteract the 'toys'...

You can't seriously counteract the 'toys' argument, because as several people have pointed out, they are in fact toys. But so are Ferraris and hookers, and most teenage boys (and I assume it is...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By Red Orc
There are many bands who distribute their own...

There are many bands who distribute their own music over the net. Radiohead are among the more famous, but in the UK the Arctic Monkeys had a number one single without having a record deal, entirely...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-20-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,318
Posted By Red Orc
The Chaos Warriors come out of warp storms, are...

The Chaos Warriors come out of warp storms, are significantly stronger than normal humans, have better armour than the other humans, and, in old versions of the fluff at least, could carry plasma...
Forum: Off Topic   04-20-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,243
Posted By Red Orc
Well, in some ways cabbage, you're re-inforcing...

Well, in some ways cabbage, you're re-inforcing my contention that a reduction in the environmental stress will lead to a reduction in the competitive urges in society; and I've seen no evidence...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-20-09, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Red Orc
I know, it's just my BA armies are a bit odd....

I know, it's just my BA armies are a bit odd. They're not exactly geared for efficiency. I mean, in theory, I can build a good list, but in practice, I make the best of the models I have. So the...
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