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Forum: Other Systems   11-13-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Warhawk
Update #3 - "The Equipment Stable" Nope....

Update #3 - "The Equipment Stable"

Nope. Silly fan project is not dead. Sorry to disappoint.

I figured at this point folks would rather just see the juicy stuff and so I'll drop the hammer on...
Forum: Off Topic   11-13-14, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Warhawk
You're not thinking economically. That doesn't...

You're not thinking economically. That doesn't mean just dollar signs and government lobbies: It means planting crops using seeds from your last crop yield.

Think of it this way: There is a...
Forum: Off Topic   11-13-14, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Warhawk
Wind farms are rapidly being debunked as horribly...

Wind farms are rapidly being debunked as horribly inefficient and, even worse, extremely unreliable and unable to "bank" energy in the way that fuels can. They couldn't even cover half of our energy...
Forum: Off Topic   11-12-14, 05:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,478
Posted By Warhawk
That hurt. Suicide was not an option I...

That hurt. Suicide was not an option I considered, for you or for anyone.

Look, if I'm the only one who will ask you this, then I might as well take the flak: Please take the process one step at a...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   11-12-14, 03:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,653
Posted By Warhawk
I ate space battles for breakfast. Used to play...

I ate space battles for breakfast. Used to play Rebel Alliance on ultra-hard mode by limiting myself to realistic fleet sizes, which is to say a couple of fighters and maybe a cruiser. Raided border...
Forum: Off Topic   11-12-14, 03:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,478
Posted By Warhawk
There are always other paths. But you will do...

There are always other paths. But you will do what you feel you must. I wish you the best.
Forum: Off Topic   11-11-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,478
Posted By Warhawk
For your sake (and Nacho's as well) I hope you're...

For your sake (and Nacho's as well) I hope you're choosing the right path.
Forum: Off Topic   11-10-14, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Warhawk
http://mrwgifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Al-B...

http://mrwgifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Al-Bundy-Thinks-About-It-Reaction-Gif.gif

Wrong board, Lux.
Forum: Roleplay Threads   11-07-14, 01:13 AM
Replies: 27
  [Recruitment] The Holy Fleet
Views: 3,260
Posted By Warhawk
I can't really argue with you, just grouse at the...

I can't really argue with you, just grouse at the result. I'll definitely read whatever you make though, so I suppose there's a silver lining. :good:
Forum: Roleplay Threads   11-06-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
  [Recruitment] The Holy Fleet
Views: 3,260
Posted By Warhawk
I wish I could tell you. Chances are I won't get...

I wish I could tell you. Chances are I won't get too much interest for my digital tabletop game either, but that's the way it goes I guess. I'd really hate to see this turn into a fanfic; no offense...
Forum: Specialist Games   11-04-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,018
Posted By Warhawk
It would be interesting to see how this turns...

It would be interesting to see how this turns out. I can't help you too much, but at one point while toying with an idea for a novel I used Flash to measure out the sizes of air and space attack...
Forum: Off Topic   11-04-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 43,076
Posted By Warhawk
That was brutal. If someone actually sent that,...

That was brutal. If someone actually sent that, then his balls must be as titanic as he is an asshole.
Forum: Original Works   11-04-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Warhawk
Mossy Toes, re-reading it I do see where Bastis...

Mossy Toes, re-reading it I do see where Bastis takes the one officer to the infirmary and thereby leaves the scene, but I don't notice any perceptible change in Aliandro's attitude while Bastis was...
Forum: Original Works   11-04-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Warhawk
<Whew, thanks, Dave! I was racing...

<Whew, thanks, Dave! I was racing Trick-or-Treaters on this one.>


1st Place: Mossy Toes, "Memory and Vengeance," 3 pts
2nd Place: andygorn, "The Currency of Power," 2 pts


Memory and...
Forum: Other Systems   11-01-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Warhawk
Update #2 - Airbases It's clear by now that...

Update #2 - Airbases

It's clear by now that the scale of Hellstorm requires the judicious use of airbases to make the game playable. Here's a minor update dealing with how the most basic form of...
Forum: Original Works   11-01-14, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By Warhawk
Those Who Count (956 words) “Do… do you...

Those Who Count
(956 words)


“Do… do you know what it means..?”

Macharis could just barely hear it; Just a pained whisper amid a din of crumbling earthworks, bellowing explosions and the...
Forum: Other Systems   10-31-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
The smallest possible map that is worth playing...

The smallest possible map that is worth playing with fighters is 2,300km across, or 30". Lightning fighters are currently the shortest-ranged fighter I have written up, which can travel 35" before...
Forum: Off Topic   10-31-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 17,086
Posted By Warhawk
The only real issue is one of your own personal...

The only real issue is one of your own personal guilt: If you do go and see this person out of a sense that you're "responsible" for their being duped, are you going to see 'every single person' that...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-30-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,732
Posted By Warhawk
So I just got here, and this is crazy, But...

So I just got here, and this is crazy,

But the primarchs seemed pretty useless in the absence of their Emperor.

So just make new ones... maybe?

At this point I would imagine there are far...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-30-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Warhawk
It's too easy to point out the self-evident lie...

It's too easy to point out the self-evident lie here: It's impossible to be "in control" of the Warp. Not even the Emperor was able to control it to such an extent that he was able to foresee the...
Forum: Other Systems   10-28-14, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Warhawk
Update #1 - Game Tools It's been an arduous...

Update #1 - Game Tools

It's been an arduous process, but I'm finally nailing down the "engine" that Hellstorm will be working on: Google Drawing.

Those of you who are most accustomed to online...
Forum: Roleplay Threads   10-27-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
  [Recruitment] The Holy Fleet
Views: 3,260
Posted By Warhawk
There is a marked lack of... integrity here. I...

There is a marked lack of... integrity here. I don't understand all of these professions of interest and a willingness to take part, only to let it languish. Better to not reply at all than to raise...
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 350,219
Posted By Warhawk
That sounds like they're toying with you. And/or...

That sounds like they're toying with you. And/or foreigners in general. Whether the taboo is too strong to allow them room for indulgence, or you're actually seen as slightly inferior yet "exotic,"...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-26-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Warhawk
As usual, the fanbase of 40k totally glosses over...

As usual, the fanbase of 40k totally glosses over the positive religious aspects of the entire story, resulting in a never-ending feud between the worshipers of Chaos, and the adherents of "reason"...
Forum: Off Topic   10-25-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 350,219
Posted By Warhawk
Have you considered suicide yet? Be glad you only...

Have you considered suicide yet? Be glad you only need to vent right now, man...
Forum: Video Games & Software   10-25-14, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By Warhawk
I love being the only one here who actually liked...

I love being the only one here who actually liked the Tartarus 37th.
Forum: Off Topic   10-24-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 43,076
Posted By Warhawk
I drop 'em dead every time....

I drop 'em dead every time. (http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll264/ahrinin/click-bang.png)
Forum: Off Topic   10-24-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 43,076
Posted By Warhawk
Well it's ._. worthy if people are that easily...

Well it's ._. worthy if people are that easily fooled by 'shops in this day and age!
Forum: Off Topic   10-23-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 43,076
Posted By Warhawk
I trust everyone realizes that's a photoshop and...

I trust everyone realizes that's a photoshop and that all three dog heads are identical.... right?
Forum: Other Systems   10-23-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
Currently the primary bookkeeping method is a...

Currently the primary bookkeeping method is a master list that each player uses I'm (cheekily) dubbing an ATO, or Air Tasking Order. The only tokens I had planned for the board itself were whenever...
Forum: Other Systems   10-23-14, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
Excellent advice. Looking back on the rules I've...

Excellent advice. Looking back on the rules I've already written up, I try to explain it in chronological order of events, but it still becomes a bit disjointed due to "technicalities" unique to...
Forum: Other Systems   10-22-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Warhawk
Hellstorm: Air Campaigns in the 41st Millennium

(I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong section, but I couldn't figure where else to put a home-brew)

http://i.imgur.com/2ehzDBJ.png



Hello, everyone. I’d like to introduce a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-21-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Warhawk
Haha, good one... ... you're serious. ...

Haha, good one...

... you're serious.

Wait, you're actually serious?

"This demonic death machine is your ally! It fights for Freedom!"...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-21-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Warhawk
I'm just going to ignore this appeal for...

I'm just going to ignore this appeal for self-extermination cloaked in a guise of "humility," kthx.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-18-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,803
Posted By Warhawk
Only so long as the mods specifically reference...

Only so long as the mods specifically reference Spiderman.

Perhaps this might clear things up, since I'm among those very recently acquainted with this whole mess: Just how much of Chapterhouse's...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-18-14, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,075
Posted By Warhawk
Remind me why an immaterial, non-essential...

Remind me why an immaterial, non-essential storytelling device is apparently just as divisive and politically loaded as real life issues?

I disagree with polypsykana. Humanity has done quite well...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-17-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,803
Posted By Warhawk
Based on all the hubbub and drama surrounding GW...

Based on all the hubbub and drama surrounding GW and IP, I am absolutely amazed these guys have been in operation for as long as they have. I've had people tell me that a non-commercial fan game not...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-17-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,475
Posted By Warhawk
More and more the Imperium is looking like the...

More and more the Imperium is looking like the Star Wars galaxy: There are so many nooks and crannies that it's realistically a blank slate for lore, and only the gross abstract is worth noting in...
Forum: Other Systems   10-16-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
I'd need play testers to figure that out, but so...

I'd need play testers to figure that out, but so far the system is rather rapid-fire when it comes to each squadron or platoon's activities. There's a bit of bookkeeping with squadron strength, fuel,...
Forum: Off Topic   10-16-14, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 350,219
Posted By Warhawk
Finished re-reading Dan Abnett's Double Eagle. It...

Finished re-reading Dan Abnett's Double Eagle. It was as if he squeezed in one last slap to my sensibilities and said a pilot's Thunderbolt had "Lightning's engines."

Honestly if this isn't...
Forum: Off Topic   10-14-14, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Warhawk
https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/86640?...

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/86640?hl=en

Based on this, it's a legitimate site with a legitimate response but it's caused by something illegitimate on your end. But your end can...
Forum: Other Systems   10-13-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
Fair points so far but there's already a 2 to 1...

Fair points so far but there's already a 2 to 1 trend of a faster pace and smoother flowing being more important than intricate detail. I would concur with that, but then I have seen people claim...
Forum: Other Systems   10-13-14, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By Warhawk
What makes a wargame 'exellent'?

This is a very sticky subject of discussion, and while I have a feeling it was brought up somewhere before, I haven't been here long enough to sift through a decade's worth of posts. It also doesn't...
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-11-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Warhawk
Just as planned.

Just as planned.
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-11-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Warhawk
I see. Well that's pretty unfortunate. I don't...

I see. Well that's pretty unfortunate. I don't suppose anybody hosted temporary or substitute things on their own, or perhaps just designated some place to meet up?
Forum: Off Topic   10-11-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,282
  Sticky: Pointless Boasting
Views: 142,207
Posted By Warhawk
Thank you kindly. I stopped counting the time...

Thank you kindly. I stopped counting the time that went into this. The rulebook alone will require a complete re-write now that I have 3 years of hindsight, along with the player information sheets,...
Forum: Off Topic   10-11-14, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,282
  Sticky: Pointless Boasting
Views: 142,207
Posted By Warhawk
http://i.imgur.com/uutOc6hl.png...

http://i.imgur.com/uutOc6hl.png (http://i.imgur.com/uutOc6h.png)

The most progress on this 3 year old idea than I've had in a long while. Not keen on fancy paint jobs just yet which is why it's a...
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-10-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Warhawk
Again, thanks for the welcome. Another...

Again, thanks for the welcome.

Another question, though I hate to ask: What happened to the IRC chatroom? PMs don't seem to be a reliable way of contacting people, and the Steam group is dead, so...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-09-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By Warhawk
Recongregationism. Humanity has had to swallow...

Recongregationism. Humanity has had to swallow its own hubris far too many times to fall back on empty secular ideas, and the seeking of truth via psykers and alien civilizations cannot be...
Forum: Off Topic   10-09-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 350,219
Posted By Warhawk
I've been listless for months, ever since college...

I've been listless for months, ever since college ended. In the middle of making a tabletop game design: This will be the latest in an outrageously long list of ambitious clans/groups/game...
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