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Forum: Warhammer Fluff   04-09-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,823
Posted By gridge
Nothing that features Chaos dwarfs come to mind...

Nothing that features Chaos dwarfs come to mind but you can find them in a couple of the Gotrek novels as villains. If I remember correctly Road of Skulls is one (though that book gets pretty mixed...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-05-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,641
Posted By gridge
Let me clarify...I don't like the fluff...

Let me clarify...I don't like the fluff alteration. That is the entirety of the problem. Please don't color me as just being negative person for not enjoying the changes. The only reason I've...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-05-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,641
Posted By gridge
To me a money grab is anything a business does...

To me a money grab is anything a business does that is solely in an effort to increase profits at the expense of quality, service, tradition etc.. I've worked for companies who have used these...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-05-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,641
Posted By gridge
Personally I refuse to rationalize this one. ...

Personally I refuse to rationalize this one. It's easy enough to say that the warp found a flaw in a psyke'rs mind and exploited him, or that in a moment of desperation someone gave in, but this is...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   06-02-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By gridge
This seems to be yet another thing that is being...

This seems to be yet another thing that is being over thought. As stated wounds can be allocated to challengers after all other models are removed as casualties...there are no other models to attack...
Forum: 40k Tactics   06-02-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,992
Posted By gridge
Librarians have pretty much always been a part of...

Librarians have pretty much always been a part of my force along with Chaplains and I still intend to use them regularly...however, I won't spend a lot of points on dropping many of them on the...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-29-14, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By gridge
My girlfriend has the book and I've skimmed...

My girlfriend has the book and I've skimmed it...seems like a decent army with several viable builds available. They may not be impressive in the durability department but as mentioned they have...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-29-14, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By gridge
Is that just because you don't want to invest the...

Is that just because you don't want to invest the cash in Mournfangs and want some stand-ins? If so, then sure go for it. I once used an old dwarf flamecannon as a thunderfire cannon with a...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-29-14, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,606
Posted By gridge
If you cut yourself for the first time trimming...

If you cut yourself for the first time trimming the forces of the Blood God, definitely don't start collecting Nurgle. I hate to think of what sort of plague you would come down with.
Forum: General 40k   05-27-14, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By gridge
You are probably right. Super heavies in an 1850...

You are probably right. Super heavies in an 1850 doesn't leave you much room for other things. At least not for me. I usually like to run lists of 2000 to 2500 though so mine won't change a lot,...
Forum: General 40k   05-27-14, 02:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,912
Posted By gridge
Though I will be doing pretty much battle forged...

Though I will be doing pretty much battle forged lists only, I am going to be running an Imperial Knight at some point in this edition...and probably a detachment of Tempestus. I've never really...
Forum: General Warhammer   05-09-13, 04:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By gridge
From the viewpoint of Ogres, I've begun to shy...

From the viewpoint of Ogres, I've begun to shy away from magic heavy lists and tend to fair better without those huge, unreliable point-sinks. I've had magic be quite helpful, but more often than...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-18-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 119,127
Posted By gridge
I finished Blood of Asaheim and have started Road...

I finished Blood of Asaheim and have started Road of Skulls. BofA was decent, not great in my opinion as some things just seemed a bit off with the author's writing and representation of the 40K...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-09-13, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By gridge
I don't want to speak for anyone else but I will...

I don't want to speak for anyone else but I will tell you that I stopped reading Gotrek and Felix at the point Nathan Long took over for William King...which would be after Giantslayer if memory...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-08-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,899
Posted By gridge
In my opinion it's not really a matter of Corax...

In my opinion it's not really a matter of Corax being unintelligent, it's more a matter of the book being poorly written with simple, flat, under- developed characters.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-06-13, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By gridge
I haven't read the Legend of Sigmar so I can't...

I haven't read the Legend of Sigmar so I can't comment on that but I guess starting at the beginning would be good if you are unfamiliar with the fluff. However, I will say that The Sword of the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-06-13, 04:02 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 81,689
Posted By gridge
This is pretty exciting. I do wish ADB would do...

This is pretty exciting. I do wish ADB would do some more loyalist marine work but I absolutely love his chaos marines.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-06-13, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By gridge
I second this recommendation. Both are excellent...

I second this recommendation. Both are excellent books.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-06-13, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 119,127
Posted By gridge
I just finished Betrayer, which I thought was...

I just finished Betrayer, which I thought was fantastic and have moved on to Blood of Asaheim. It hasn't really grabbed me yet but I'm not that far into it. I usually like Wraight's fantasy work...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-06-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,500
Posted By gridge
Personally, I think it's about time to learn a...

Personally, I think it's about time to learn a bit more about the Emperor and if it's true that it may include a Blood Angel character then I'm even more for ADB doing this one next. Blood Angels...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-13-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,528
Posted By gridge
I haven't read all of the titles on your list but...

I haven't read all of the titles on your list but I will comment on a few of them...

Helsreach- Simply put, one of my all time favorite loyalist SM books. I am a huge fan of ADB's writing style...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   02-13-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,896
Posted By gridge
I would much like to have ADB writing the Blood...

I would much like to have ADB writing the Blood Angels...even the little appearances they have made in his Night Lords series has done them more justice than Swallow's work. I couldn't even finish...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-03-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,422
Posted By gridge
The red thirst is more than just a hunger for...

The red thirst is more than just a hunger for blood, it's described in the codex as an unstoppable rage...though based on what was written the author, I believe, was trying to imply that the marine...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-26-12, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By gridge
I like DC troops and Dreads quite a bit but I'm...

I like DC troops and Dreads quite a bit but I'm reluctant to take any vehicles in general. Even before the addition of hull points my dreads didn't last all that long...they are quite a target once...
Forum: 40k Tactics   07-26-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By gridge
Advice on Dark Eldar Needed...

I am traditionally a Blood Angels player but have decided to take a bit of a break and branch out into Dark Eldar and I could use a little input in what is and isn't very effective before I dump...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-22-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,182
Posted By gridge
My top 3, in order, would be ADB, Wraight and...

My top 3, in order, would be ADB, Wraight and Abnett at the moment. Though, Abnett's position is shaky...he has written a couple stinkers. I was very impressed with Sanders' Legion of the Damned...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-22-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 76,349
Posted By gridge
There are so many great BL books that picking a...

There are so many great BL books that picking a favorite is pretty tough. However, I think I would have to go with Helsreach. Absolutely great book in my opinion. ADB's works top my favorites list...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-19-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By gridge
You are most likely correct Iron Angel, my only...

You are most likely correct Iron Angel, my only question is what about the forced disembarkation from the wrecked vehicle?
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-19-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By gridge
Close Combar with Chariots...

I have a question regarding how to conduct close combat with characters mounted on chariots. As I understand it after digging through the rules and forum discussions, I can chose to strike the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-30-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,539
Posted By gridge
Just because two forces aren't killing each other...

Just because two forces aren't killing each other at the moment does not mean they are friendly. The way I reason it, is they are merely allies of necessity when faced with a superior force that...
Forum: Black Library Book Reviews   04-29-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,346
Posted By gridge
My sentiment exactly. Sanders handled this novel...

My sentiment exactly. Sanders handled this novel perfectly in my opinion and did indeed give us a truly great character in Kersh.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-28-12, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 119,127
Posted By gridge
Just finished Legion of the Damned. A fantastic...

Just finished Legion of the Damned. A fantastic book in my opinion, with some truly great characters (the Scourge being one of my new favorites). I also liked the writing style of Sanders and felt...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-26-12, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By gridge
I am not overly wow'ed by this one. It is a good...

I am not overly wow'ed by this one. It is a good miniature but not very striking. Perhaps, a little bit more detailing to the helm? And, I'm not a huge fan of the look of the hammer.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-26-12, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By gridge
I like this a lot. Being a devotee of Nurgle,...

I like this a lot. Being a devotee of Nurgle, this will find its way into my force at some time.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-18-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By gridge
Vindicators are nice, but I never use them with...

Vindicators are nice, but I never use them with my BA lists for the simple fact that they don't have very good range and use a large template. Unless your planning to hold back with your troops and...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-13-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,271
Posted By gridge
The way I run Mephiston (if I can't jump him from...

The way I run Mephiston (if I can't jump him from cover to cover safely) is behind a squad of assault marines led by a sanguinary priest. He can't join the squad but the intervening models may give...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-10-12, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By gridge
I would especially love a book dedicated to...

I would especially love a book dedicated to Typhon. He's been one of my favorites for a long time.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-10-12, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,748
Posted By gridge
There is more psyker action as the Salamander...

There is more psyker action as the Salamander series progresses, however I still find it difficult to recommend reading it. To me the third book especially was a chore bordering on being painful to...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-10-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By gridge
I am sure there will be a lot of expanding done...

I am sure there will be a lot of expanding done still and that other legions will be covered more in depth. I just hope that other authors will take on my beloved Blood Angels and Death Guard.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-09-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,748
Posted By gridge
You mentioned having read some heresy titles but...

You mentioned having read some heresy titles but you may enjoy A Thousand Sons if you haven't already read it. The main character of Nick Khyme's Salamander series and Ben Counter's Soul Drinkers...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-08-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 593
Posted By gridge
Welcome! Always good to have another one of the...

Welcome! Always good to have another one of the Emperor's faithful joining the fight. But, don't just limit yourself to hating xenos...as vile as they may be, save room in your blackened heart to...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-08-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By gridge
I believe one major strike against Sanguinius, in...

I believe one major strike against Sanguinius, in terms of being appointed Warmaster, was his anger management issues.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-08-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By gridge
The knowledge that they exist may be common but...

The knowledge that they exist may be common but the way citizens of the Imperium or taught, they are living legends of immense power. There is never really an opportunity for actual familiarity...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-07-12, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By gridge
I completely agree. Abnett has done a fantastic...

I completely agree. Abnett has done a fantastic job in my book of developing the primarchs. For the most part they are exactly how I would image them to be. If Guilliman would have been a...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-05-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By gridge
Although I haven't read Phalanx yet I believe it...

Although I haven't read Phalanx yet I believe it is mentioned somewhere on these boards that it is revealed they are not of IF genestock.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-04-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,545
Posted By gridge
I believe it's more the grim setting for most and...

I believe it's more the grim setting for most and xenophobia is just an aspect of that but not the draw in itself. Most sci-fi settings do not incorporate the themes of ignorance, hopelessness,...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-04-12, 03:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,137
Posted By gridge
I personally can't stand calling them Space...

I personally can't stand calling them Space Marines. It's generic, cheesy and childish. I realize this is a universe based on toys but great strides have been made in the quality of writing and in...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-03-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,047
Posted By gridge
I like mmo's and FPS. But saying that mmo's are...

I like mmo's and FPS. But saying that mmo's are crap for forcing you to kill stuff over and over again just do go somewhere else and do the same things doesn't make a lot of sense to me because that...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   03-28-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 308
Posted By gridge
The pf and 2x melta setup is all that I use on my...

The pf and 2x melta setup is all that I use on my squads but I can see an argument for mixing in a template weapon. Really I think this type of list works pretty well so I can't recommend too many...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-28-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,868
Posted By gridge
I was on the fence about expanding my Empire army...

I was on the fence about expanding my Empire army until now...those minis look amazing to me. I like the scale of the griffon and all of the options with the wizard rides. It's also good that they...
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