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« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2013, 11:46:56 am »


Ta-da!

I could have done a bit better but for the first minis I've painted in 3+ years I'm pretty content :)
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« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2013, 09:08:35 pm »
Looks cool, though the helmet doesn't really go with the rest of the armor. Or is that on purpose?
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« Reply #32 on: August 06, 2013, 09:32:16 pm »
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Looks cool, though the helmet doesn't really go with the rest of the armor. Or is that on purpose?


That's the color scheme :) bronze on red with yellow accents.
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« Reply #33 on: August 24, 2013, 06:36:28 pm »
Anyone here willing to help me figure out a couple lists?
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« Reply #34 on: August 24, 2013, 09:23:42 pm »
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Ta-da!

I could have done a bit better but for the first minis I've painted in 3+ years I'm pretty content :)

Looks very good. Sleek. I actually like the simplicity, without overdone dry-brushing and all that. Well done mate.

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« Reply #35 on: August 24, 2013, 11:31:57 pm »
For the record, the Tyrant of Badab, Huron Blackheart's army from Forge World's Imperial Armor books works like what you're describing.
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« Reply #36 on: August 25, 2013, 09:18:17 am »
Never played any WH besides making armies out of risk pieces and Legos as a kid, but is there any legal way to put together a cultist army? Say a huge shambling horde of weak humans with crappy guns with some demons as back-up?
 

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« Reply #37 on: August 25, 2013, 09:24:04 am »
Chaos cultists are a troop choice in the new Chaos Marine codex, so yeah you can do it, although you'd have to have a marine or a DP as your HQ and pretty much all of your other unit options would involve marines as well.

You can ally with daemons and have them in the same army legally now too. If you want your cultists to have leman russ tanks and stuff like that, you can also ally with IG. But you can't ally with IG and daemons at the same time. If you want to have a mix of heavy ordnance and daemons probably the best way is to have an IG army painted up as traitor guard and ally them with daemons, skipping the CSM book altogether.
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« Reply #38 on: September 22, 2013, 12:01:42 pm »
So a bit more on the fluff.

The Marine Chapter master is literally the patriarch of the planet, the living ancestor of the nobility.

Mortal families are important insomuch as they can trace their lineage to his line. The Marine chapter basically forms the yard stick for power on the planet. Families who have had marines come from their lines are the patrician stand-ins with the status/number of the marines accruing to the family over the generations.

Becoming a marine is basically treated as a kind of apotheosis wherein the family benefits from having a god come from their line.

That gives a decent reason for the romanesque class divide and the amount of ritualization among the population.
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