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Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   07-25-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,169
Posted By increaso
Imperial Glory by Richard Williams

Imperial Glory by Richard Williams

What to say about this book? At the surface it is nothing more than a tale of a regiment of the Imperial Guard dealing with an infestation of feral Orks on a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-15-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 21,417
Posted By increaso
Not much a win for CHS, but, to the extent that...

Not much a win for CHS, but, to the extent that judgment was favourable, an endorsement that CHS's own competitors (that might have been a bit more shrewd) can go a bit further to compete with them.
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   03-02-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,577
Posted By increaso
Succinctly: I found it too samey to, and...

Succinctly: I found it too samey to, and therefore too soon after, AE. Even without this, it didn't wow me. The Primarch bits were enjoyable, but they made everything else a bit of a chore to get...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-13-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,740
Posted By increaso
I do apologise, Vivia. I did not mean that you...

I do apologise, Vivia. I did not mean that you thoughts on LOTN's books selection process were wrong, but that your opinions were wrong.

And I loved a Ben Counter HH novel for a good while, that...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-13-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,740
Posted By increaso
Are people who don't like Author X consistantly...

Are people who don't like Author X consistantly buying his/her books to bitch about them or did they read a book by Author X about 10 years ago and they are certain that his/her writing can't have...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-23-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By increaso
How did it go? Did you beat the dice?

How did it go?

Did you beat the dice?
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-11-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,201
Posted By increaso
Is that correct? I've not heard that...

Is that correct?

I've not heard that interpretation before (or don't remember it).

As I understood it, they joined the Great Crusade like all other legions and were whittled down to 1000...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-11-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,201
Posted By increaso
I wonder if the Wolves/Russ could have had any...

I wonder if the Wolves/Russ could have had any dealings with tackling mutating Thousand Sons pre-Magnus.
Forum: Technical Help   08-31-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By increaso
AV blocking site

Eset smart security has decided that heresy online is a threat and will no longer allow access to the site.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-30-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,656
Posted By increaso
I have no concerns about the HH series dragging...

I have no concerns about the HH series dragging out, but I am becoming a little disillusioned.

When the novels first came out I was grabbing them on release, such was my eagerness to read them. I...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-24-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By increaso
I believe that it was previously announced that...

I believe that it was previously announced that Chris Wraight was working on a HH White Scars novella. Presumably this is it.

The White Scars are a big grey blob for me at the moment. Hopefully...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-23-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,132
Posted By increaso
I accept that in 40k they have to craft the...

I accept that in 40k they have to craft the characters a bit more than the lore would necessarily allow. The codex presents the Astartes as psycho-indoctrinated war machines. Even then, there is...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-22-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,665
Posted By increaso
Hmm. I think i'm going to read this anyway, but...

Hmm. I think i'm going to read this anyway, but it's good to hear different views.

Vaz, outside of the army books, have you read any Wood Elf stories that have satisfied your view of the Wood...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-22-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,132
Posted By increaso
I would be interested to hear your reasons,...

I would be interested to hear your reasons, because I found the book to be average at best (almost to the extent that I thought, for a short time, that the really positive reviews were disingenuous)...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-07-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By increaso
I agree with Angel for the reasons I said earlier...

I agree with Angel for the reasons I said earlier in this thread (ironically the same reasons that you disagree - but there is the fun!).

I don't think the Lion had himself in mind as the next...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-05-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By increaso
Also consider, in universe, that Astelan was on...

Also consider, in universe, that Astelan was on Caliban.

They have limited knowledge of what goes on with the heresy, hearing whispers and half-truths and they know that the Lion hasn't made...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-05-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By increaso
To me the flaw is the inability to trust anyone. ...

To me the flaw is the inability to trust anyone.

I don't think that the Lion was waiting to see who won. He saw Horus doing his own thing and Guilliman seemingly doing his own thing and didn't...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-24-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By increaso
Thanks. It is indeed in the FAQ (my bad) and...

Thanks.

It is indeed in the FAQ (my bad) and it is indeed academic (since Woven Mist is crap).

Cheers.
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-24-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By increaso
I was thinking of one of the Wardancer dance...

I was thinking of one of the Wardancer dance rules in the Wood Elves army book. One of them (I don't have book in front of me) says something along the lines of 'where both units have ASF, combat is...
Forum: Warhammer Rules Discussion   07-23-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By increaso
Does this BRB rule overwrite a army book specific...

Does this BRB rule overwrite a army book specific rule, if the army book if from 7th?
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-14-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
  No Tau?
Views: 1,142
Posted By increaso
Rogue Star and Star of Damocles both also have...

Rogue Star and Star of Damocles both also have decent Tau coverge.
Forum: General Warhammer   07-09-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By increaso
Having had a look at the 8th edition rulebook and...

Having had a look at the 8th edition rulebook and the HE 7th edition book (but unfortunately no access to 7th edition rulebook to see what the position was as to miscasts) it appears that the faq...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-09-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By increaso
It's just badly worded. It reads: ' on...

It's just badly worded.

It reads:

' on any successful casting roll which is a double, however it will only be considered a miscast if the roll includes a double six.'

The 'includes a' bit...
Forum: General 40k   06-18-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,446
Posted By increaso
I guess the interactive functions, the updates...

I guess the interactive functions, the updates and amendments cost them nothing.

Equally, I suspect i-store takes no cut at all.

Damn! I guess they are robbing everyone.



Not really. It's...
Forum: General 40k   06-17-12, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,446
Posted By increaso
My bad. I mis-read what you were saying. I...

My bad. I mis-read what you were saying. I thought you were suggesting that digital codexes should update through editions (e.g. when Codex: SM 6th edition comes out the digital version should change...
Forum: General 40k   06-17-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,446
Posted By increaso
Reasonable sellers may build overheads into the...

Reasonable sellers may build overheads into the sale price of their products as a whole.

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This argument always naturally descends into the pricing of GW as a whole.

The situation is...
Forum: General 40k   06-15-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,446
Posted By increaso
I wonder how many of the people who have posted...

I wonder how many of the people who have posted low reviews, on the basis of the price only, have actually bought the product. I suspect it's somewhere around zero.

If you have the codex it's...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-30-12, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,513
Posted By increaso
I've always imagined it as something to do with...

I've always imagined it as something to do with the Eldar/Cabal (an Unremembered Empire, perhaps pre-dating the fall) and the UMs finding out that the rise to ownership of the galaxy followed by a...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-02-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By increaso
The limited edition novellas will 'not be...

The limited edition novellas will 'not be released anywhere else in any other format for at least 2 years'.

It implies that they will be seen in a regular format in the future.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-02-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,934
Posted By increaso
It's a while since i've used Airmail, but it's...

It's a while since i've used Airmail, but it's either not tracked or only tracked whilst it's in the UK.

UPS is tracked all the way.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-30-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,256
Posted By increaso
For me, Sigismund is Diomedes in the Iliad. ...

For me, Sigismund is Diomedes in the Iliad.

There are plenty of characters introduced throughout the series so far (and more to come) that he can oppose.

If it were a videogame, I see...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-29-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,256
Posted By increaso
There also needs to be enough named champions of...

There also needs to be enough named champions of chaos left for Sigismund to look godly when he slays them all.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-28-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,256
Posted By increaso
Looks awesome, presumably takes place after...

Looks awesome, presumably takes place after Butcher's Nails where we had a glimpse at Angron and Lorgars' on/off relationship?

Angron literally was not hugged enough as a child or adult.

I...
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-11-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,550
Posted By increaso
Break it down logicially. The codex says...

Break it down logicially.

The codex says that he was dead when he was put in to stasis. This is a fact.

The codex says that nothing in the stasis field can change. This is a factual account of...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-29-12, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By increaso
Razumov's Tomb is a different kettle of...

Razumov's Tomb is a different kettle of (cuttle)fish - you'rll see what I mean when you get round to it.

I haven't read Grail Knight yet, so can't really comment on that, but thanks for setting...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   02-29-12, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By increaso
How so? I thought this was a brilliant...

How so?

I thought this was a brilliant novella (as are all of the Storm of Magic novellas) - though it's a few months since I read it.

I am not sure whether when you say 'rushed' you just mean...
Forum: Original Works   02-25-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By increaso
Force of Nature [Wood Elf, Short]

This is something I started writing a few months ago and returned to last night. It's a bit experimental. I hope you enjoy it.


Force of Nature

An Explanation

When the unnatural winds of...
Forum: Original Works   01-28-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By increaso
@ Mossy - Quite right about the word count and...

@ Mossy - Quite right about the word count and edited accordingly. I'll put it down to late posting. Thanks for the feedback on the bolthole. :)

@ Shogun_Nate - Thank you for taking the time to...
Forum: Original Works   01-27-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By increaso
Trial by Fire (40k, IG,1500> words)

This was my effort for this months Black Library Bolthole Read-In-A-Rush competition. All stories must be within 10% of 1000 words and must work around a theme (not at all dissimilar to HOES). The...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   01-23-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,776
Posted By increaso
I'm so glad that someone else also thinks this. ...

I'm so glad that someone else also thinks this.

I've not read all of the WH fantasy novels (indeed i've yet to read the big series books like Malekith and G&F and the AoL novels), but the 'Sword...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   01-17-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,441
Posted By increaso
Despite their name tag (i.e. Space Wolves) the...

Despite their name tag (i.e. Space Wolves) the noise of a wolf can't easily be made by a Space Marine. Their chests are beefed up and I recall when speaking of the audio dramas Jim Swallow said that...
Forum: General 40k   01-15-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,206
Posted By increaso
Let me get this right: Armorman the 10 year...

Let me get this right:

Armorman the 10 year old boy gets upset because his GM uncle doesn't like his cardboard tank and kicks him out of the store crying. Then Armorman comes back to the store...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   01-09-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,208
Posted By increaso
http://investor.games-workshop.com/2012/01/06/copy...

http://investor.games-workshop.com/2012/01/06/copyright-litigation-settlement/

http://www.paulsongames.com/page/page/5879537.htm
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-30-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,948
Posted By increaso
It seems that it is almost certainly Kharn...

It seems that it is almost certainly Kharn (although in CV there is a nice picture of Horus the Betrayer).

I was kinda 'meh' about the possibility of a WE novel covering Angron pre-discovery, so...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-30-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By increaso
I have mixed views on this. On one hand I do...

I have mixed views on this. On one hand I do think it's silly to not explore things on the basis of thread title (i.e. they're ruining the mystery), but the lost primarchs are something that i'm not...
Forum: General 40k   12-30-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By increaso
The answer is no. It's been said many times....

The answer is no.

It's been said many times.

Medusa, smerbusa! Things like that get retconned or just ignored. The 13th Black Crusade campaign had a result which is ignored for lore purposes. I...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-30-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,554
Posted By increaso
Events and things i'd like to see: Iron...

Events and things i'd like to see:

Iron Warriors at Tallarn (although I can't see this and the destruction of Olympia - one or the other I suspect).

Exploration of Death Guard and Iron Warriors...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-30-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By increaso
Going off the info on the BL website, I don't...

Going off the info on the BL website, I don't believe that silver were numbered. Gold were numbered (by a paginator by the look of it) 2-3 pages in.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-29-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,551
Posted By increaso
Some interesting responses may be found in this...

Some interesting responses may be found in this other thread you made asking the same question only 4 days earlier - https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=103030

Also consider ADB's...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-28-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By increaso
OMG, the ultra rare battered silver False Gods....

OMG, the ultra rare battered silver False Gods. Literally only one exists in the whole world - grab it!

Given that Deliverance Lost has been up for pre-release sale on a number of occasions I am...
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