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  • Deleted user 28 May 2009 11:13:01
    I forgot about online stuff. No sweaty nerdshops for this Gremmi!
  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:13:06 24,559 posts
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    I have a large number of Space Marines that are hidden away and only ever come out when I have some 'me' time.

    No-one shall know my dirty little secret.
  • LeoliansBro 28 May 2009 11:13:32 41,863 posts
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    I had Space Wolves painted silver and blue because I misread the colour instructions on the original plastic Mk 6 Space Marines box. And had more royal blue paint than yellow :D

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:15:25 24,559 posts
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    :D

    I can't laugh too much though. I'm fucking rubbish at painting them. I envy Stickman.
  • Nexus_6 28 May 2009 11:16:21 3,832 posts
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    If there is so much reliance on Orks as the enemy, as it seems, then the only real option is Space Wolves, imo.

    Ragnar Blackmane as unlockable character ftw.
  • Wastelander 28 May 2009 11:17:04 1,848 posts
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    I keep the Imperial Infantryman's Uplifting Primer in my car.

    ...Just in case.
  • Whizzo 28 May 2009 11:17:06 42,759 posts
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    I still reckon it'll be the Blood Ravens.

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  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:17:57 24,559 posts
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    Aren't the Ultramarines the current poster boys for GW?

    Wouldn't be surprised if they want to champion them for their first big console release.
  • Phattso Moderator 28 May 2009 11:19:00 12,723 posts
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    I don't care what colour the shooty-men are, as long as the game isn't shit I'll be an happy man. :)
  • Stickman 28 May 2009 11:19:12 29,405 posts
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    StarchildHypocrethes wrote: I envy Stickman.

    You should probably kill yourself now.

    THIS SPACE FOR RENT

  • w00t 28 May 2009 11:19:32 10,976 posts
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    Ultrablandmarines. Pah.

    Of course, Chaos Marines would be more fun :)

    The day charity died - NEVER FORGET

    (the mic was OK in the end)

  • Deleted user 28 May 2009 11:19:40
    Phattso wrote:
    I don't care what colour the shooty-men are

    White. Blacks don't exist in the 40k universe.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:20:38 24,559 posts
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    w00t wrote:
    Of course, Chaos Marines would be more fun :)
    Emo.
  • Stickman 28 May 2009 11:21:25 29,405 posts
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    Salamanders are the tokens.

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  • w00t 28 May 2009 11:21:38 10,976 posts
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    StarchildHypocrethes wrote:
    w00t wrote:
    Of course, Chaos Marines would be more fun :)
    Emo.
    No, YOU are!

    /runs off crying, with mascara leaking down face

    The day charity died - NEVER FORGET

    (the mic was OK in the end)

  • Wastelander 28 May 2009 11:21:40 1,848 posts
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    Anyone play Squad Command on the DS/PSP?
    It's a very nice little turn based strategy game. Ultramarines again though.
  • nickthegun 28 May 2009 11:22:16 55,848 posts
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    Ive got a human bloodbowl team on my desk. Next to a little tank.

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    He totally called it

  • LeoliansBro 28 May 2009 11:22:19 41,863 posts
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    The Space Wolf models that came out right at the end of my obsession with this were brilliant. Can't find them anywhere - only the Standard Bearer and Captain are still on the online store...

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Phattso Moderator 28 May 2009 11:23:52 12,723 posts
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    Gremmi wrote:
    Phattso wrote:
    I don't care what colour the shooty-men are

    White. Blacks don't exist in the 40k universe.

    Has someone told N'gai Croal about this? There'll be an uproar that will make Resident Evil 5's "spear-chucker-gate" look like a PR success!
  • Nexus_6 28 May 2009 11:24:22 3,832 posts
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    And yeah, nerd kids these days dont kow how lucky they are - in my day we had to actually go to the shop to buy the models there and then. Then again, i didnt need a 2nd mortgage to get a squad together like you do now.

    Been hovering around the GW website recently - the internet is a blessing for the game/hobby. I love the Tau units especially now, and there is just so much good stuff around.

    If you are being critical though, you can easily see the influences of other Sci-Fi on the designs of ships and tech in general. The imperial guard ship is the drop ship from Aliens, the walkers are straight out of Star Wars.

    I have an original old style dreadnought, which is one of the finest designs ever in the game, i think.

    /gets paints out

    /paints for 10 minutes

    /gets frustrated, bored and hungry

    /remembers he is a grown up with a life

    /gets sad

    ah the warhammer cycle.
  • the_dudefather 28 May 2009 11:29:20 8,976 posts
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    The game needs ANGRY MARINES, Power feet would be awesome

    http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/211252.page

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/206693

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  • thegamesthething 28 May 2009 11:31:49 1,079 posts
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    Leo, there are Long Fangs, Hunters, Blood Claws, a couple of charaacters and Terminators on the webby, but a Space Wolves codex is on then way this year I think, so they are probably undergoing a re-vamp

    http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/armySubUnitCats.jsp?catId=cat1400014&rootCatGameStyle=

    Space Wolves here.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:33:28 24,559 posts
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    Angry Marine Captain Bass Jackson is awesome! :D
  • L_Franko Moderator 28 May 2009 11:34:29 9,686 posts
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    StarchildHypocrethes wrote:
    I have a large number of Space Marines that are hidden away and only ever come out when I have some 'me' time.

    No-one shall know my dirty little secret.

    Ditto.
    Only my GF knows of my stash of Space Marines and Tyranids as well as my Blood Bowl set.
  • LeoliansBro 28 May 2009 11:38:48 41,863 posts
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    I was looking for a specific model though. Came out as one of four, another one of those was the Standard Bearer they still have on their site. Space Wolf Captain was earlier, and originally had a cloak.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • thegamesthething 28 May 2009 11:39:29 1,079 posts
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    My Space Marines and Orks are proudly on display, and Epic armies too. I think its a great hobby, all the more so recently as now my 10-y-o son and his mates have all got in to it, they are down at GW all day painting again today.

    In the grim darkness of the far future is a brief respite from parenting.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 28 May 2009 11:40:27 24,559 posts
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    I've got some of the older Space Wolves stuff too. There used to be loads.

    Think I've got Leman Russ with his two doggies tucked away somehwere. Not entirely sure what you were supposed to do with him in game though. Not that I ever actually played it...
  • LeoliansBro 28 May 2009 11:41:02 41,863 posts
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    Got that Leman Russ model too, somewhere...

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • Gl3n Moderator 28 May 2009 11:42:45 5,168 posts
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    Excitement!

    Feel a bit worried though, reminds me of starcraft ghost.

    PSN: Glendemic Xbox: Gl3n Steam: Gl3n

  • Nasty 28 May 2009 11:43:44 4,726 posts
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    thegamesthething wrote:
    My Space Marines and Orks are proudly on display, and Epic armies too. I think its a great hobby, all the more so recently as now my 10-y-o son and his mates have all got in to it, they are down at GW all day painting again today.

    Not long till my boy is old enough to get stuck in to 40K In no way will I be forcing him in to it..no no no…

    \o/
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