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    Poetry From The Dark

    From Night's Dark Masters "And where have you ridden, my fine noble lord? Where have you ridden tonight?" "I have been out a-hunting, my fine pretty lass For the dogs hunt best in the moonlight Yea the dogs hunt best in the moonlight." "And where were you hunting my fine noble lord? And where...
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    Vampires and aging, some personal woes.

    Awesome, thanks for the replies.
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    Beastmen - can they be competitive?

    The Beastman army in general can beat-face very effectively in Close Combat, which is good considering their almost complete lack of ranged weapons.In general they tend to sacrifice wearing armor for having higher than average toughness, with Gor's being the case in point. While Ambush is...
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    Effective Core Build?

    What a ridiculous, snobbish statement. First of all, the implied insult that someone is not a serious player is ridiculous. We are discussing tactics about a game involving little toy soldiers that pretend-kill each other. We do this to have fun. Whether you have the most fun playing...
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    Vampires and aging, some personal woes.

    Well, whenever I originally conceived of the background for my own Vampire Lord a few years ago, I made the age he had died about my own. Now that I'm older, I'm starting tot think of him more and more as being older, and I'm wanting to change it so he is older. Well, vampires dont age. :P...
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    Reaver Titan Model Design

    These are some measurements off my Armorcast reaver, Carapace: 8 inches long and three inches wide Guns: 8 inches long, about and inch in diameter. the center circle of her foot is two inches in diameter, with five toes about an inch and a half long in a star pattern Her shins are 3 1/2 inches...
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    Deadlist Warrior Vlad

    Yeap. And why not? A lot of Samurai abilities have been stretched waaaay far in the media. They tested a katana against chainmail and it couldn't get through it, but I'm more than willing to bet that a Samurai's armour, made to be light weight would be in serious trouble against a weapon...
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    Bloodborn

    Oh yea, I hadn't read any of the other books either and it all made sense to me. The author goes back over things early in the book so you know the background of Ulrika. not to rekindle the 'Are Vampires Evil?' discussion, but I really liked its presentation of Vampires not being BOUND to...
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    Bloodborn

    Just finished it about an hour ago. I enjoyed it. Thought I would clear this up: What the book describes, is if, say, a Lahmian Vampire drank the blood of a Von Carstein, the Lahmian Vampire's Get could then have some Von Carstein characteristics. A good example of this is the fact one of the...
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    Imperial Warhound Titan, Lucius pattern, wolf class. Scratch built!

    I am very, very interested. A few questions though. Is there a time when the sale is going to be over? I may very well be interested in purchasing several of the Warhounds, however you state that the others are in varrying states of completion. Would you complete them if I where to purchase...
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    Games Workshop Price Increases

    The ships carrying the Nubian gold they mix with the plastic where captured by Somali Pirates.
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    Games Workshop Price Increases

    The same here on both counts. You have to keep in mind that part of the allure of Games Workshop is that its a reliable investment, and I think that's another thing that the company keeps in mind with its price hikes. Imagine the state all those people that put money into AT-43 and...
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    Games Workshop Price Increases

    In my opinion, GW feels secure in making price hikes like this for one big reason: GW has a monopoly on the international war-gaming scene. The company's production and distribution can simply outstrip anything else in its niche. Go to your local game store and compare the total number of Mantic...
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    o_o I did put 'lol' after the end of my sentince: To me at least, that suggests it wasn't meant to be taken seriusly...
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    CN UK Meetup?

    Webcam involvement would be neat.
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    I was being facetious. Though in all seriousness, a price reduction in their model range, while coupled with an increase in the total number of models needed could provide more revenue for them than selling fewer, higher priced models.
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    That will make it harder on new players starting out...unless GW has a noticeable price decrease on their troops...lol
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    They released the Daemons of Chaos book for 40K with 5th edition rules in it before 5th edition had even been released. Why would they do this for daemons, but not Beastmen? Exactly. Skeletons with Hand Weapon, Shield, Light Armour is twice the points of a Goblin with the same equipment, but...
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    Vekarin took the words right out of my head. xD Again, look at the Beastmen. I cant see GW making them with the slot system, only to waste paper and change it drastically. I also cant see them issuing a mass FAQ.
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    Incoming! Warhammer 8th edition is official.

    I highly doubt there will be a character cap of 25%. It makes things like Dragon Riders and Special Characters unusable, and GW wouldn't do that. If there is a cap, I see 50% being far more likely than 25%.
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