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    199 KB Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:20 No.16649661  
    Ok Necrons!

    So...let's talk about why we all hate each other and why your fluff is better than others people's fluff.

    I guess you could also talk constructively about the new units, the new rules, or characters. But that would be gay.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:24 No.16649693
    The Barges are retarded.

    Like, legitimately retarded. The pilots should be wearing safety helmets retarded.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:25 No.16649700
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    It looked like they were wearing them to me...
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:25 No.16649705
    My Necron Lord is one of those down with the False Gods kind of undead dude.

    He's comes to the aid of rebels of any faction (especially humans) who are trying to throw off the shackles of oppression.

    His motivation is that he doesn't want other races to fall to a god like they did the C'tan.

    Also, he fights other Necrons because he believes he should be the ruler of a new unified Necron Empire. The other Necron Lords are unworthy imbeciles.

    (My motivation for this fluff is so I can field my Imperial Guard with my necrons and pretend it's the same "faction". The Imperial Guard being humans who have rejected the Emprah and sought out this Necron Lord for protection)
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:26 No.16649708
    Naw, man.

    The Arks are sexy as fuck.

    The Barges need to be burned.

    Having said that, I'm buying two of each.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:26 No.16649709
    they're also made of ultramarine symbols.

    Good fluff and crunch maybe,
    but only to distract us from the models!
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:26 No.16649714

    Ok, I'll bite. Let's start the tread off positively. I like the new necron fluff. I think it's cool that now I'll actually be able to CONSIDER what loadouts to use on my troops, what troop choices to bring, and what badass commander I should set loose. It all seems very fresh. I love the commanders, the vehicles, the new dakka, and POWER WEAPONS! My only gripe is the lack of that giant necron monsterous creature that was rumored. I wanted my Iron Giant mini!
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:28 No.16649734
    All necron players now have a spiritual liege. How does that make you feel?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:29 No.16649739
    I really think we should just, you know, *talk* about the new stuff.

    Not whether it's better or worse than the old stuff.

    Just discuss it.

    I really hope we got all the arguing out of our systems the first few threads.
    >> LaBambaMan 10/16/11(Sun)23:30 No.16649752
    Both the arks and the barges look retarded to me, even by 40k standards they look retarded. If I were going to play Necrons(which is the rules were better and the models cheaper I totally would just to use Deathmarks because those things are sexy) I would just stick to a Monolith and footslog like a motherfucker.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:31 No.16649764
    Probably not,
    especially that Dr. Baron Von GenericNaming shows up.

    That guy clearly got his doctorate in RAEG
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:32 No.16649781
    I really don't see why people think that all of the sudden that Necrons will stop being bad guys. Just because they can fight each other now and recognize powerful adversaries doesn't mean that they've gone soft. All the Necrons, as far as I know, still have the overarching goal of reclaiming their lost empire by force. I doubt they'll go

    >Hey, we're awake now and you're living on our solar system. Oh, you're using it right now? That's ok, we'll just come back after you're done.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:33 No.16649786
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    These are my new Necron lords.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:33 No.16649790

    So wait, I have the option of making my Necrons heroic bastions of justice, liberating the oppressed and helping kittens stuck in trees?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:34 No.16649800
    I know that feel

    I reallyy want to use them too but, if rumors are correct, they are way too expensive! I was really hoping to go with an entire army of Immortals, Deathmarks, Wraiths, and Doomsday Arks.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:35 No.16649807
    sure why not.
    Fluff seems to allow for it.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:35 No.16649808
    Pretty much.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:35 No.16649809
    Just do it anyways, who cares, I am going to do it and no one can stop me!

    Except Guard players...
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:36 No.16649820
    How does a tomb world obsessed with money and wealth sound? Just a bunch of assholes who fly around taking anything that looks cool or is worth money,
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:36 No.16649821
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    I approve.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:37 No.16649823
    That's my problem! Don't get me wrong, I'm used to defeat and all but, my meta is all IG and Marines. This one Tau guy and myself are the only people playing xenos and it's our time to shine.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:38 No.16649833
    My Necron Lord godhood to simply be a matter of processing power. You will add cycles of die!
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:38 No.16649838
    Trazyn the Infinite: He is a Necron who woke very early and is fascinated with studying and collecting history. His tomb world is filled with secret trinkets including (I quote) 'a giant of a man clad in baroque power armor' (start your wild theories here!). He even will attack other Necron tomb worlds to capture artifacts from them that he doesn't think they deserve. He is the character that has the CC ability to pick one type of model he killed that round and inflict wounds on all models of that type in the combat.

    GW beat ya to it.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:39 No.16649846




    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:40 No.16649860
    Well, who knows, maybe they are better than people are saying.

    Thats just one guy though, I mean an entire tomb filled with gold plated warriors and stuff. It seems like he just likes artifacts and stuff like that. I plan on making my Necrons love money.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:42 No.16649877
    Pit him against a Blood Ravens army. Let the Battle of Looters commence.
    >> Orknonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:42 No.16649885
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    Sounds like you doin' it right by me!
    >> James Joyce 10/16/11(Sun)23:43 No.16649889
    This is going to hurt my wallet hard.

    With previous armies, I just bought what was needed to build a fun list and called it a day.

    But now, I just know I'm going to buy everything. Goodbye proper meals; hello poptarts and water.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:43 No.16649894
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    >finding new fleshy bodies to download themselves into
    This guy. He'd be slaaneshi as fuck if he could only get some skin to have sensations with.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:44 No.16649904

    Well, he's one of the most influential 'cron Overlords, so reason stands that he's gonna have at least ONE tomb world with him. As for the money, just had an idea. Make them an offshoot of this guys tomb worlds that has misinterpreted his instructions of "capture relics of historical significance" to "capture any and everything that looks important". Shit would be funny.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:47 No.16649937
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    Damn Right you approve this.

    When i get my hands in that Command Barge i'll Convert the fuck out of that.
    My Crons will be Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger than the rest of the Necrons Around the World.
    The Best Part of all of it, it's the fact that it's possible by the fluff.
    >Dat Command Barge
    >> The Void 10/16/11(Sun)23:48 No.16649956
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    Same boat for me. Havn't bought anything for my army though, and they have been needing these reinforcements. Thankfully I've been saving for this.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:49 No.16649958
    Daft (dakka?) Orks are better. Too bad the shoop-shot is too big to upload, though.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:50 No.16649971
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    Have you considered that perhaps the Ultramarines copied the Necron Barges? What if the Necrons have been subtly influencing the Ultramarines all this time, right down to their symbol?

    Yes. Oh shit indeed.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:51 No.16649988
    Would make more sense seeing how Necrons are the oldest living "race" in 40k.
    >> James Joyce 10/16/11(Sun)23:52 No.16649997
    The worst part is that I'm literally buying one of everything.

    Sure, the Immortals/Flayed Ones/etc will be fine since I already have a buttload but, I know I'm going to be needing multiple sets of certain ones while others are complete shit. It's still not going to stop me.

    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:54 No.16650013
    I'm sorry to inform you that some Necrons have accepted Maneus Calgar as their spiritual liege.

    That's what my Necrons will be. Ultramarine fanboys. Painted in blue.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:54 No.16650014
    Sell your plasma like a boss.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:55 No.16650021

    Hey, I remember making that picture, nice to see it caught on.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:55 No.16650024
    I like your style guy!
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:57 No.16650042
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    You are a monster. Here is what happens to your Ultramarines.

    In other news, I will be purchasing the fuck out of these and building Egyptcrons to lead my current complement of rusty Steamcrons and Decepticrons.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:57 No.16650043
    Make the pilots have turntables, give the Lord a sound board. Add some lasers and shit.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/11(Sun)23:59 No.16650061
    link to new codex?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:00 No.16650067
    Link is the store, when it comes out. Because it hasn't.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)00:02 No.16650092
    I'm thinking Portal-crons

    Lady SoDalg: In fact we solved science before sleeping, testing is now just an artistic endevore

    Or maybe this
    Overlord Ryta Repulsor: Ahh! After Ten thousand years I'm FREE!! Its time to conqure Terra!!!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:05 No.16650119


    Spelling error, or are your subjects now being EATEN and this was a Freudian slip?
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)00:06 No.16650139
    No, I meant endevor, sorry, any wich do you like better?
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)00:08 No.16650151
    *any way* damn I can never into spelling!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:09 No.16650156
    Hehe, a bunch of Necrons looking for the perfect taste. Sadly all they can taste is metal so they think everything tastes the same and get pissed. Before the great sleep they would have feasts erry day.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:13 No.16650204
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    this is a necron lord
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:14 No.16650219

    1) endeavor OR endeavour if you're British
    2) conquer
    3) "any wich" -- English isn't your first language, is it? First off, it would be "any which", and secondly that's never been a construction used in English.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:15 No.16650231
    I am so doing an army who's theme is that their Overlord acts like a ten year old with a temper tantrum.

    >Wake up
    >Orks looted his favorite Staff of Light
    >Teleport entire Tombworld's forces to fight massive Waaagh three sectors over
    >IG happen to be fighting the Orks
    >Help them
    >At victory party
    >Planetary-Governor doesn't compliment his new cloak
    >Entire sub-sector devoid of all life the next week
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:19 No.16650269
    >Fighting Tyranids
    >Rippers won't let him keep them as pets
    >To this day, nobody knows what has been cutting a bloody path through Hive Fleet Kraken
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)00:19 No.16650271
    "Sigh" No english is my first language, its just late for me.......
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:27 No.16650332
    all flayed ones must wear navigator skins. upkeep to the highest degree. washed in embalming fluid and sun dried to keep them from spoiling quickly.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:32 No.16650385
    >It's his birthday
    >The Feudal World that hasn't had contact from space in thousands of years forgot
    >Entire population butchered
    >Flayed Ones dance around in rotting flesh and party hats
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:32 No.16650387
    I want to make an army for Xeno, Mistress of The Undying Swarm.

    What units would you recommend?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:34 No.16650398
    Scarabs and Spyders. I could see the new vehicles working too but, only their variants with the big guns. I guess some Immortals or Warriors since you have to have them.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)00:34 No.16650402
    Scarabs, lots and lots of scarbs, also Tomb Spyders
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:34 No.16650404
    >> James Joyce 10/17/11(Mon)00:35 No.16650413
    I like how /tg/ will always answer as fast as possible when it comes to Xeno.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:35 No.16650415
    scarabs, many many scarabs
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:37 No.16650432
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    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:37 No.16650437
    Well Xeno has her handmaids, those scarabs that have experienced enough and absorbed enough necrodermis to begin to form a personality and a more hominid body form. Do you think that would be a good analogy for the Immortals?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:39 No.16650452
    It's fucking Xeno.

    Yeah sure whatever.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:41 No.16650466
    Considering Xeno's "canon" was just created by us fa/tg/uys, any thematically appropriate conversions you come up with to represent the necessary two units of troops would be canon.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:43 No.16650483
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    >At victory Banquet
    >Nobody lets him ride in a Crisis Suit
    >MFW we know the real reason for the Harvest of Ka'mais
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:46 No.16650521
    this is my favorite lord.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:49 No.16650543
    My Necron Overlord believes that the Flesh is Weak, and seeks to cure the Flayer and Destroyer diseases instead of finding a new body. He was inspired by the beliefs of a Heretek Cult that worshiped him. He also has a shitton of Crypteks.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:50 No.16650548
    So, what's next in the adventures of Lord Assholetep?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:50 No.16650551

    I'm tempted to do some writefaggotry about a Lord who gets his first visitor to his tomb in 10,000 years but then throws a hissy when the visitor asks for immortality LIKE THEY ALWAYS DO!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:51 No.16650558
    DO EET!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:51 No.16650560
    >Helps IG fight Chaos for rule over a planet
    >Weeks into the campaign
    >Lord Commissar mispronounces his name
    >The Deamon Prince Valshar now rules over Ciruck IV
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:55 No.16650586
    >Gives Arch-Magos new shiny Necrodermis body
    >Becomes most trusted adviser
    >Years later
    >Forgets to polish his Res Orb for him
    >Magos is turned melted down and turned into Scarabs and the forgeworld where he grew up is obliterated
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:55 No.16650588
    An adventure with the Adeptus Mechanicus/
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:56 No.16650597
    >>Magos is turned melted down and turned into Scarabs
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:56 No.16650603
    I think my necron lord will be deeply bitter over the lost war and how it turned so many of his race into mindless automatons. But this will turn to hatred of the upstart races the old ones used to fight back against him and thus a purge will be needed, until an eldar or something reminds him that aside from them and maybe the orks, nobody even knows about the old ones anymore.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:57 No.16650606
    Man Assholehotep would become the next Megakain. Really awesome, gets archived, then nobody does anything with him.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:57 No.16650611
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    Whenever I read this story, I always think of the scene from Mars Attacks where the aliens first land.


    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)00:59 No.16650617
    The Hrud do.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:00 No.16650625
    >Admech find Assholehotep in stasis
    >Praise him and write legends about him
    >Thousands of ears later they forget
    >He finds records when he wakes up
    >They haven't edited his page on Admechpedia in 12000 years
    >All forgeworlds in the next five sectors melted to a molten goo
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:01 No.16650634
    >hive world is under attack by nids
    >he sees the world being demolished and decides to help
    >after a month of hard combat the nids are all eradicated
    >the citizens thank the lord and ask what he would like in return
    >he asks for a solid gold statue of himself errected in the center of the major city
    >they comply
    >he inspects the work and finds a 5% impurity of silver in the statue
    >the hive world is now a dead world.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:03 No.16650642
    Holy fuck... archive this thread.

    Assholehotep is /tg/'s best original character in a long time.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)01:05 No.16650656
    I see his destroyers acting like the necron equivlent of Angry Marines
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:06 No.16650663
    >Assholehotep helping a Forgeworld
    >One of their Titans steps on a single Scarab
    >"What do mean an entire Titan Legion was eaten by bugs"?
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:06 No.16650666
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    Was he really conscious? He had to be, because he was contemplating himself. And he knew that to be conscious was to be able to recognize one's own consciousness.

    He. He was male. Or at least, he had once been male.

    Slowly the abstractions and ideas of the world began to filter back into his mind. Like the slow and steady cycling up of one of his heavy cannons, the Necron Lord seated upon the royal-yet-austere throne began to regain its many overlaid programming sequences and quantum computational matrices that once, in the age when the Old Ones still ruled the galaxy, had accepted the memories of his weak, fleshy mind.

    Visual acuity was slower to return than auditory data. What he heard was a mess of glottal clicks and wet-sounding exhortations. Flesh. He was in the company of some thing made of flesh. His multi-dimensional memory cores instantly pulled the memory of how his own, ancient language sounded to the forefront of his consciousness...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:08 No.16650673
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    Should if be Assholehotep, or Assholetep? Assholetep sounds a bit more like Imhotep.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:09 No.16650684
    I was just joking with the whole "Assholehotep" thing.

    But, since /tg/ likes it, I guess I have to make it
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:10 No.16650693
    They Turbo Boost around blasting obscenities and racial slurs?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:10 No.16650697
    ...so they all have personalities now?

    I mean, I guess that's cool.

    I liked it better when all the Necrons wanted to do was kill everyone because keep it down you hooligans. Back in my day the stars ate people and we were damn glad for it.

    ...at least, that's how I always saw them...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:11 No.16650701
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    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:13 No.16650721

    (Oh dear. Apparently my story is possessed.)

    The stream of data that met the fleshy creature's ears registered as a highly compact, complex series of code rendered into audio. Had the creature the ability to translate the Necron Lord's ancient language into its own language, a rough translation would have sounded something like the following:

    "Who are you?"

    Visual acuity finally returned, and the Necron Lord beheld the intruder, his guest.

    For a moment, the Lord wondered if some sort of damage had occurred during his sleep. He had only been asleep for...one thousand computational cycles, so it was a probabilistically unsound hypothesis.

    The glottal clicks had indeed come from a fleshy mouth, but the creature standing before him, draped in some form of red robe, looked decidedly mechanical; waving mechadendrites hung behind its body like snakes, ready to strike. A single strobing green eye shone from the shadow under its hood.

    It uttered more of its wet, glottal clicks. The Lord inclined its head a fraction of a centimeter to the right, as if a human regarding some kind of small animal that had wandered into its den.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:14 No.16650726
    >His Tomb Ships assist a fleet based Chapter fight of some Eldar Pirates
    >Battle Barge cuts in front of them by accident
    >The Space Hawk Chapter no longer exists
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:14 No.16650730
    it is more DIY flavor crons
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)01:14 No.16650732
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    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:16 No.16650743
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    This is my Lord. Jelly?
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    What happens if the Blood Ravens try to accept some of Assholetep's Cryptech as a gift?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:17 No.16650757
    Imhotep: Im my honest opinion tau eat penis
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:18 No.16650766
    >They return the Cryptech to him
    >One has a smudge
    >Necrons confirmed for DoWIII
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:19 No.16650771
    The Kaurava campaign was a great failure. Kaurava had Necrons. Do the math.
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:19 No.16650777

    Movement programming finally returned, and the Lord stretched out its claw-like fingers which had been curled around the skull-faced ends of his throne's armrests. The red-robed flesh-and-machine creature scrambled down the many steps that led up to his throne, frightened by the sudden motion of the Lord.

    Raising his left arm to his neck, The Lord sunk the first two fingers of his hand into his neck. Across his ancient, softly-glowing form, eldritch runes came afire with sickly golden light, flowing from the plinth-throne upon which he sat and up into his eyes, which flickered with a weak, green flare.

    He tried another language, his fingers twisting slightly to re-adjust his speech modulation. This language was gruff and simple, barely more than bare grunts and loud invectives. A small flare of memory code told the Lord that it had once belonged to a race he had fought...so long ago.

    When that language didn't seem to work, he turned his fingers another quarter-turn. This language was complex and almost musical in its quality, the polar opposite of the language of the Krork. Yes, Krork. That was what they were called. And this language, the language of the Old Ones.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:20 No.16650782

    Why would you name your lord Jelly?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:23 No.16650811
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    that is the best name i have seen
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:24 No.16650823
    I'm going to archive this.

    It probably doesn't warrant it but, when every thread on the front page of sup/tg/ are quest threads, these little gems need a time to shine.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:24 No.16650824
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    So Trazyn the Infinite here's got a Tau and an Eldar symbol on his belt.

    Just sayin'.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:25 No.16650831
    >The Overlord who likes to collect shit has trinkets
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)01:26 No.16650840
    Trazyn, Bludflag, and the Magpies are now all in a scavenger hunt.
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:27 No.16650854

    (Jesus, now my story is holy. WTF.)

    Lastly, the Lord turned his fingers a few degrees to the right. Another code-language was belched forth from his voice matrices, and at long last there seemed to be a flicker of understanding in the flesh-and-machine thing.

    "Who are you?" The Lord asked in that basic, almost childish, code-language.

    The flesh-and-machine thing looked as if it might run, but whatever passed for courage amongst the young race got the better of him and he took a few steps toward the Lord.

    "I am Tech-XXXXX Yriendl...and I must say, it is an XXXXX to meet you, my Lord..." The Necron Lord could only pick up small fragments of the Tech-thing's attempts to respond in that simple code-language. Again the Lord adjusted his vocal matrix, this time fully adjusting to the Tech-thing's language.

    "Lord...yes, that is who I am." The Necron Lord turned his gaze from the Tech-Priest out toward his throne room. Yes, this was his throne room. He remembered coming down here, after some event, and sitting down for that long sleep.

    Turning his gaze back to Yriendl, The Necron Lord began to stand. His legs seemed unwilling to support his weight for a moment, but soon he began to fully straighten to his impressive height, towering above the small Tech-Priest in his dark red robes...

    "So tell me, Tech-Priest...what brings you to my throne room?"
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:27 No.16650856
    Deathskullz, you mean. Bluddflagg won't join unless the prize is a hat.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:28 No.16650862
    turns out they're actually both part of an ork weapon he took, and he's never fought any eldar or tau through a fluke of probability.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:33 No.16650894
    I'm thinking Drizz'thamen.
    Tortured by the evil of his kin, fights for the weak, dual wields warscythes (yes, WARSCYTHES).
    >> themaindude 10/17/11(Mon)01:33 No.16650895
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    Peronsally, I like the face that they are coming out with individuality with the necrons. I like the idea of their new fluff too.

    I DON'T like how they are changing things from back in the day to cancel out everything we've come to know and love about necrons. I feel like they should've recently taken on the C'tan and using them as slaves as opposed to beating them before they all went into stasis. Because now, much fluff is considered obsolete. Such as the Khaine, Khorne, Nightbringer battle.

    Also, I'm not a huge fan of them looking like Egyptians. They are undead space robot zombies. Not Egyptians. They could have gone sooooo many different ways with that. Fail. Harsh Fail.

    Other than that, I'm quite happy that they're adding more, however this was coming eventually. What are they gonna do, update a codex with the same models and not add anything new? That's just stupid. lulz.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:34 No.16650901
    Guard won.
    And kicked the necrodermis out of the Necrons along the way.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:34 No.16650902
    >Harvesting residents of a local Feral World
    >Hears Feral Child has insulted him
    >Entire human population besides the child is killed
    >The last image of a sentient creature the child sees is Assholehotep mooning him
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:34 No.16650909
    You know why the Necrons and Eldar don't like each other.

    They're the only people that live long enough to Get Mad at these kinds of things
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:34 No.16650912
    I am legitimately enjoying the storm of rage and butthurt threads these new necron previews have created. Feels good man.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:35 No.16650915
    They have always been Egyptian themed. That is part of why their war machines are giant pyramids.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:35 No.16650917
    So Assholehotep bombed the baneblade shipments.
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:36 No.16650920

    "M...My Lord..." The Tech-Priest fell to his knees in front of the Necron Lord. Reaching up, he pulled the hood of his robe down, revealing his hairless, augmented face. Fully half of his upper head had been taken over by his primitive machinery, what flesh remained- one eye and that fleshy jaw that made that code-language- pale and sunken. In that fleshy eye was an emotion the Lord was at a loss to recall.

    Joy. Ah, yes. That's what it was.

    "I knew you existed..." The Tech-Priest said breathlessly. He appeared in the midst of some form of ecstasy, and the Necron Lord could not help but be amused by this base show of emotion. "The forbidden texts...the scraps of information about Sanctuary 101...I knew the Necron were real..."

    The Necron Lord, for but a moment, had a small twinge of...dread. Yes. It was almost as if he had had conversations like this before. His memory wasn't the same as it used to be, but he put that thought aside. Now was a rare occasion, and the Lord did not want to waste it.

    Spreading his claw-fingered hands wide, he stood tall and straight. "I am here, Tech-Priest, and I can assure you I am real. The pleasure of your company is appreciated, for I have not had the chance at good conversation in quite a long while. So, with that in mind: I shall answer any one question you have." Magnanimous. That was the word for what he was being. The Necron Lord was finding it slightly amusing to have to search for words in his memory.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:36 No.16650925

    Gee they never looked like Egyptians before
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:37 No.16650930
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:38 No.16650936
    Do it faggot.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:38 No.16650939
    >angry marines and asholehotept's destroyers get into an arguing match over who killed the most tau.
    >it was a tie.
    >they proceeded to go to the next world to try to break the tie.
    >the whole sector was fucked.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:39 No.16650944
    >Assholehotep is one of the few remaining Lords wearing the original attire
    >Always made fun of
    >Goes around blowing up other sleeping Tomb Worlds out of spite
    >Whispers "Faggots" under his breath every time
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:41 No.16650959
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    You can start by licking my nuts, then work your way to the shaft.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)01:41 No.16650960
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    >butchering Dark Eldar
    >Dark Eldar youth throws shoe at his face
    >Flayed One, Flayed Ones everywhere!
    >Pic related, its whats left of the kid
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:41 No.16650964
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    That Eldar rune is the rune of the reaper, which is used by the Dark Reaper aspect warriors. Khaine got if from the Nightbringer when the Bloody Handed god slapped the C'tan's shit so hard it exploded.

    It's not just a random looted Eldar trinket. In all probability it's got something to do with the Necrons controlling the C'tan shards.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:44 No.16650980
    >Assholehotep meets with some Admech
    >They compliment him on his wonderful Particle Whip
    >Entire Admech presence in five sectors destroyed since they confused his Staff of Light for a Particle Whip
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:45 No.16650985
    "Please!" The Tech-Priest raised his small, fleshy hands and those waving mechadendrites towards the Necron Lord. A bit of slime was leaking from that ugly, fleshy eye of his. "Can you make me like you? Can I rid myself of this flesh and become perfect, like you?"

    Silence once again descended upon the Necron Lord's tomb complex. He hunched back down, staring at the near-prostate Tech-Priest before him, those flicker wych-fire green eyes of his blank, as they had been the whole time and would be forever.

    The material that made up one of his throne armrests began to bubble and liquefy. Slowly, gracefully, a tall staff emerged, metal crawling up its length as if it were mercury before forming into a wicked pair of curved blades.

    Reaching back, the Lord took hold of the staff. Bringing it to bear with both hands, he unceremoniously spit the Tech-Priest in the gut with his warscythe, releasing the shaft to allow inertia and gravity to carry the Tech-Priest down the many stairs from his throne, that warscythe embedded in his augmented body.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:47 No.16651004
    whoah those arcs and barges look really fun

    and the warriors in there look like they're dancing lol
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:48 No.16651006
    The dude's point still stands. They were creating new necrons. Doesn't matter if there was lots of Egyptian stuff before, they had the option of not being so Egyptian and doing something else- like the way the Eldar stopped being crazy-haired punks/Bowie-lookalikes.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:48 No.16651008
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:50 No.16651023
    Wait, you have a good point.

    Next Eldar codex will have bowie look alike rockstars who fly around seducing hot human bitches.
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)01:52 No.16651038

    Like a wraith, the Necron Lord flew into the air, the universal constant of gravity seeming to warp around his metallic form. He came down hard onto the ground below, yet no sound carried.

    The Tech-Priest was screeching and crying, trying to pull the Lord's warscythe from his gut. Calmly, the Lord reached out and grabbed the shaft, giving it a small twist. More screeches, followed by some fleshy babble whose meaning thankfully escaped him.

    "I should thank you, Tech-Priest. My memory is not what it used to be, and had you not asked your...question, I would not have been reminded of the last time I had been woken by a flesh-sack. And the time before that. And the time before that. And for as long as I can remember since I came down here to sleep."

    The Necron Lord brought himself down to one knee, bringing his skull-like face to bear on that whimpering, sputtering, bleeding flesh-sack's face.

    "Pleeeease, make me like yoooooouuuu! We are soo afraid of death, please make us immortal! Pleeeeeease!" Another twist of the blades in that Tech-Priest's gut, followed by more screeches and cries of mercy.

    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:53 No.16651041
    It does matter that they had Egyptian stuff before. I could use your argument by saying "they changed them from space Egyptians robots to just robots".
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:57 No.16651072
    You could indeed, if you liked the Egyptian thing. That guy, however, doesn't. I don't see the problem.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:57 No.16651074
    >Wake up assholetep
    >"I could ask you for immortality, but that sounds boring, wanna go pick up some bitches"
    what happens /tg/
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)01:58 No.16651076
    Er, actually, certain Eldar still are Bowie lookalikes. Titan crews, for instance, and some pirates.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:00 No.16651089
    >thus reminding him he doesn't have a penis anymore
    >your death would make Slaaneshi daemons wince
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:01 No.16651093


    "Female members of my race."





    "Let's do this."

    And that how Assholetep learned how to get drunk.
    >> ImperialWritefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)02:02 No.16651101

    "But the worst...is the selfishness. The hubris. The pride..." The Necron Lord's voice became deadly small, a ghostly whisper in the bleeding Tech-Priest's ear.

    "I have not spoken to anyone in a thousand cycles...I give you the opportunity to begin a conversation, a luxury I have not had in quite a while. What is the first thing you do? You think only of yourself and your short, precious existence, never ONCE THINKING OF ME!" The Tech-Priest cringed in the face of that ancient rage.

    The Necron Lord stood, assessing the flesh-sack. Reaching down, he pulled his warscythe from its gut, twirling it upright and setting it down onto the floor with a soft thud.

    "What is this planet called now? It was designated 011001 in my time..."

    The Tech-Priest babbled first in its native tongue, then in that code-language.

    "D...Damnos! Damnos! Please don't kill me! Pleeeeaaaaasee!"
    >> Imperial Writefag !!NGq4+xqHyTY 10/17/11(Mon)02:03 No.16651109
    The end. Computer forgot my trip, and I forgot I put a space in it, hurr. Night all, hope you enjoyed.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:03 No.16651116
    >>16651006like the way the Eldar stopped being crazy-haired punks/Bowie-lookalikes.

    MODEL WISE they looked like Guardians and Harlequins are still around (and popular)

    Background wise, glam rock space pirates were always there. They never had glam rock models.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)02:06 No.16651140
    I like the idea of Assholetep looking like a clissic lord model
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:07 No.16651147
    >>The Silent King, who put himself into exile (for his unforgivable crime against his people) by leaving the galaxy after defeating the C'Tan encountered the Tyranids in the void between galaxies and has returned to spur the Necrons into action against the Tyranids (realizing that if the Tyranids wipe the galaxy clean of biological matter, then the Necrons will never find a form to transfer their minds back into).

    Holy shit, this guy is cool
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:13 No.16651187
    I'm imagining a necron lord who stumbles across an adminstratum hive planet, and sends his forces en mass to the surface... to collect the paper work and organize it in a much more efficient manner.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:14 No.16651193
    There should be a tale about the confusion of Assholehotep vs Assholetep, him getting pissed off at people mispelling it.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:16 No.16651210
    >all hot women in a one light year radius suddenly absent from their homes
    >sweet millions-strong rave party on Assholetep's tomb world
    >Assholetep tries to score with the hottest chick at the party
    >she points out he doesn't have a penis
    >thus did the Great Raveocaust begin
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:16 No.16651217
    Pair of Necron Lords that go about the galaxy in a guitar shaped spaceship bringing the galaxy ancient music.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:18 No.16651230
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    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:18 No.16651236
    And the Administratum bureaucrats would go ape shit in the Name of The Emperor. (Well, some of them would. More than you would expect from a normal society, but the Imperium man, the Imperium. They probably respect the bylaws and bureaucratic procedures they abide by as holy writ.)

    The reason this occurs to me is the Rogue Trader book (IE, first edition 40k) has rules for this or that imperial clerk or etc. They have a robe, possibly a knife, and a laspistol or something. They are surprisingly brave and skilled for being the imperial equivalent of accountants.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:20 No.16651248

    Relax Lord bro, gimme two minutes and a soldering iron
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:22 No.16651265
    Filing is SERIOUS FUCKING BUSINESS to the Administratum.
    Any Adept you could name could easily have been in a knife fight with one of those fuckers from filing block XJ6S4. They shall not forget the Great Misfiling of 241.M41.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:22 No.16651266
    You could have a subsect of flayers obsesed with dicks

    they just collect dicks and strap them on, pretending they have dicks and trying to hump each other.

    Their lord sheds a tear and the crypteks vow to find a cure for this terrible illness.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:23 No.16651267
    crypteks can fix one up in no time, pick a color
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:26 No.16651288
    Problem being, it's still basically a necrodermis dildo.
    He won't feel shit.

    It is said his cry of frustration shorted out electronics for parsecs.
    >> Spawn_more_Synaps 10/17/11(Mon)02:31 No.16651325
    >Assholetep's face when he finds out he has no dick http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfbK_dbsCu0
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:33 No.16651335
    >Awesome writefaggotry

    This is why I love late-night /tg/.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:33 No.16651340
    This is some good writing.

    I am pleased.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:34 No.16651343
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    I enjoyed. I would like to see Assholetep become /tg/'s next character.

    "An aeons old soulless automaton king... with the petulant impatience and obnoxious tantrums of a 7 year old child."

    +++ Imperial Star Charts name this world the Tomb World of the Necron Lord, Assholetep the Insufferable.

    RECOMMENDATION: Avoid at all costs. Assholetep is easier to insult than a catty gay hipster at a costume party on Halloween where like 3 other gay men dressed as the same obscure superhero that you never heard of.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:34 No.16651345
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    5 minutes in paint
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:36 No.16651356

    Imperial Writefag is consistently good. Then again, I'm biased because I loved the Gav series.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:37 No.16651369
    >the party roughly one yoctosecond afterwards
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    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:40 No.16651395
    My Necrons will be purists who have decided that their metal forms are infinitely superior to the flesh they abandoned.

    They seek to destroy all the other weaker necrons who desire to return to their original forms.

    Their vehicles will pilot themselves and none of them will have headdresses or loincloths.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:45 No.16651430
    Assholetep's Hieroglyph:

    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:49 No.16651460
    i used to think the same way, but then i decided that it would be hilarious to have a lord who tries his best to creep out a hivemind by simply following them around and have his units stare at the destruction the nids brings to the worlds and not do a thing. the cold green glowing eyes just watching them judging.
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    So... Lolicron can be REAL now?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:55 No.16651507
    Despite myself, I'm a bit grudgingly happy with the direction 'Crons are going, purely because I painted my guys specifically to catch the eye and be ostentatious.

    My entire army is all gold, red and white. Everyone who sees my Monolith calls it 49'ers statium.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)02:58 No.16651533
    If the Necrontyr even had female it is possible, though I doubt a necron lord would have a tiny body.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:01 No.16651548
    too bad that i don't think your going to be fielding your monolith with the way they are taking it. big nerf cube is what it is going to become with the teribad living metal rule change.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:04 No.16651581
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    One is the Drizz't of Necron, and the other is faggotry.
    They fight crime!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:05 No.16651590
    My Necrons are gonna be mindless slaves of a C'tan.

    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:09 No.16651617
    Hey guys. Quick question for anyone who knows.

    Pariahs. They Fine Cast yet? Also any rumors on if they're getting new models (probably in the second wave)?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:15 No.16651663
    i believe they are the preatorians or w/e they are called
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:16 No.16651678
    Giving Necrons a personality and motives beyond just kill. Not such a bad thing.
    Giving them stupid personalities seen before in other hero's and giving them pretty much the same motives as chaos just somehow more noble and making them want to become fleshy things again. Kinda lame
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:20 No.16651713

    I don't know. I don't see them as being "just like chaos" as much as being "just like people."

    From what it seems, every Necron Lord has pretty much their own motivations, Some want to be people again, Some want to take over shit, some want to be able to eat ice creme.

    I actually really kind of like that. The problem is the C'Tan. what are they doing with them? How do they fit in?

    That's my major problem.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:23 No.16651740

    I don't think so. I get the feeling Pariahs are still going to exist. The Pretorians are just bigger Necrons.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:26 No.16651763
    All signs point to no, actually, there has been no mention at all of pariahs existing.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:26 No.16651765

    Pariahs aren't in the new book; it's assumed they will be the "Cryptek" upgrade characters (i.e., Sergeants), and eventually get new Finecast models to use as such.


    Anyone whining about Living Metal is completely retarded and/or willfully ignorant. The only shocking is how widespread the whining is.

    Monoliths are borderline invincible for 90% of armies. Do you know why nobody cares? Because Necrons are terrible, and a Monolith alone isn't going to accomplish anything even if you let it rampage around unchecked for six turns.

    Therefore, if you make the army not-terrible, you have to fix Living Metal. It was made two editions ago, when it was MUCH easier to kill vehicles, and changes since bestowed it with its near-invincibility.

    Also, in the "I CAN'T JUST ASSUME IT WILL NEVER DIE?????" stupidity surrounding Monoliths, everyone is forgetting that it's a support vehicle. It lost one part of that in that it no longer helps WBB rolls, but the Portal and the simple fact that it's huge and blocks LOS to most of your army is still intact.

    Do you fucking know what "support" means? It means if the rest of the army gets better, the Monolith is improved by association. Instead of pulling shit like Warriors through the portal solely to keep them away from things that can hurt them, now you get to pull Jump Infantry with S5 Power Weapons through the portal 18" away and then watch them perform a 12" move and a 6" Assault.

    Monoliths are better because the army is better. Living Metal has no place in a 5th Edition army, and anyone that isn't short-bus stupid already knew that.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:30 No.16651797
    the C'tan are toast, crispy blackened toast. After the old ones were killed off the necrons turned on the C'tan for turning them into the necrons and every one of them were wiped out save 4 perhaps. then after they killed the C'tan they decided to go to sleep because the babbies of the old ones were pissed that their gods were dead and the enslavers were running amok so they steered clear of that hornets nest and went to bed.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:31 No.16651808
    I hope that in an emergency for Apoc games you can field larger versions though. Although it seems ridiculous that every C'tan is now Khaine.

    Hell, you could made each one modular, and have multiples of the same C'tan that cost more dependent on how many abilities they're able to choose from and better statlines, although with a up-scaled chance of them getting enough cognizance to attack your own troops in the midst of things.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:37 No.16651849
    I feel like there should be larger shards in HQ slots if you want to play a C'tan Loyalist army.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)03:52 No.16651946
    i know monoliths are not supposed to be invincible, i don't care about that at all. it's the living metal part of it that pisses me off. str. 10 and 9 can still destroy a monolith just like every other vehicle in the game. the fact every army is starting to get their vehicles being immune to melta and the monolith doesn't get that treatment even though it's going to cost the same.

    plus it completely fucks over the pylons with their 2 structure point weakness that they have so you might as well not even bother with them.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)04:36 No.16652256
    So this Silent King guy sounds totally badass huh.

    >>I AM ULTIMATE RULER OF THE GREAT NECRON EMPIRE HAR HAR oh wait I'm useless and can't control my own vessels and there's a civil war everywhere

    >>ALRIGHT GUISE LET'S BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF THE OLD ONES INSTEAD OF EACH OTHER OKAY oh shit the old ones are way too powerful we're getting the shit kicked out of us

    >>OH HI MISTER DECEIVER YOU'RE GOING TO HELP US GEE SURE THANKS oh shit I got deceived and my whole fucking species is soulless mindless robot things

    >>BAWWWWW I SO EMO I BANISH MYSELF FOREVER o hay guise i came back

    Did I say badass? I meant dumbass.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)05:28 No.16652583
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    I am completely dissatisfied with the redesign. I was expecting something more like pic related instead of tomb kings in space.

    These new ones are majorly retarded
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)06:27 No.16652944
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)06:35 No.16652976

    Just like the Emperor
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    Wait. Is the Ghost Ark fucking pedal powered? What in the fuck?! Is that necron on top directing galley slaves? But... what... fuck this gay earth.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)06:42 No.16653021
    The Emperor, what a badass

    >I'M GONNA MAKE TWENTY SPACE BABIES ON THE MOON!!! oh no, I sad, 10 go bye bye

    >I GO FIND MAH SPACE BABIES NOW!!! I still can't find two of them... ah well

    >I GIVE MY 18 SPACE BABIES CONTROL OF THEIR OWN ARMIES!!! even the nine of them who've grown up on worlds that have warped their psyche, nothing can go wrong with that...


    Did I say bad ass? I meant dumb ass.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)06:44 No.16653033
    I agree. Emperor was a just-as-planned scheming douchebag, and a massive dumb ass.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:04 No.16653133
    Necrons are just another generic alien empire based on a human culture now.Fuck yeah good fluff that is.

    You hate because it makes you look cool in 40k.Fuck yeah.
    >> I apologised on 4chan !!857o4GkKJgy 10/17/11(Mon)07:11 No.16653163

    That's not ENTIRELY accurate. Sanguinius was loyal to the end, and Magnus was loyal up until the emperor decided to send the Space Wolves to wipe him out for attempting to warn him that Horus had bought a top-hat and grown and mustache with which he could twirl in a sinister manner.
    Also, there was nothing physically wrong with Lorgar or Fulgrim, or Horus himself come to think of it.

    I will concede however that the emperor was asking for fucking trouble with Angron.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:13 No.16653169
    >alien empire based on a human culture
    Are you implying it's possible for human writers to create a concept based on anything except by building upon human concepts...?
    Did you really think the "soulless mindless kill bots"
    concept wasn't based on the human fear of death, and the loss of identity?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:16 No.16653184
    >That's not ENTIRELY accurate.
    Stopped reading there. That was the whole point of the post. By retardedly simplifying any given concept, you can make it seem stupid.
    Even more so, as the Poster who did the same for the Silent King is doing so based on incomplete information from an unreleased codex.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:18 No.16653187
    I'm just glad the silly green lego tubes have gone
    >> I apologised on 4chan !!857o4GkKJgy 10/17/11(Mon)07:33 No.16653255
    >Implying the silly green flourescant tubes weren't the BEST part of the old Necron range.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:35 No.16653270
    Nothing says "ancient alien horror" like air bubbles in shoddy plastic.
    And what about people who don't want Green?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:38 No.16653284
    you could get blue tubes, or red tubes if you knew where to get em. I like the green tubes, but only certain models have been shown. If they still have the same old warriors, it is likely they will still have lego tubes.
    >> I apologised on 4chan !!857o4GkKJgy 10/17/11(Mon)07:38 No.16653287

    I said they were the best part of that range, I didn't say they were particularily great themselves.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:42 No.16653307
    Or GW could not include them at all, cause they look daft anyway, and people could paint the gun tubes however they wished...?
    Fair enough. You can't have liked the old range much...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:45 No.16653321
    Has it actually been CONFIRMED that the fluorescent tubes are not making a comeback?

    For all we know, the standard warrior kits could be packing them, and they could be interchangeable with the immortal kits (meaning you'll have to buy more warriors to outfit your immorta-AAAAAARGGGH)

    Or, possibly, all the kits will simply come with a mundane plastic tube with details in it like we've scene, and GW will go on to release packs of glow tubes seperate, so you can use them wherever you wish
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:45 No.16653323
    Nope. Monolith sucks now. Particle Whip has a 24" range, portal doesn't augment WBB, Living Metal just ignores shaken/stunned, and woe betide if you Deep Strike it, as it suffers mishap rolls, and it's fat ass WILL scatter into something.

    Regarding my 'crons, I'm going to stick with the old theme and play as one of the forces that were retconned as 'malfunctional'. They still travel the galaxy harvesting essence for their patron C'tan, the Dragon, and consider Lords showing signs of personality as severely malfunctional.

    Basically I'm gonna build a list to stomp the fuck out of the players jumping on the Necron bandwagon. Because I'm an ancient, irritable asshole like that.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:48 No.16653337

    Someone should draw a Carnifex embracing a Monolith. "I know that feel bro"

    It's the standard 'take what everyone already owns one or two of and make it obsolete so they have to buy our shiny new whatever"
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:49 No.16653346
    There is confirmation that the Warrior and Destroyer models will not change, but are planned for a sprue recut, which could mean some shiny new bitz.

    Regarding the green tubes, the rumour goes that they'll be replaced with textured plastic tubes like we've seen on the Immortals.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:54 No.16653369
    My necron lord hunts slavers and frees them, adopting the little girls who can't look out for themselves as his own daughters to remind him of the family he once had.

    Only they all grow old eventually and he can't stomach watching his new children die, so he has to send them back to their home races every time.

    Then he gets lonely again and repeats the cycle.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:56 No.16653376

    Is his name Big Daddy?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:56 No.16653377
    >doesn't augment WBB
    How can it Augment a mechanic that's been stated almost everywhere to no longer exist as a mechanic...?
    Armour 14 Living Metal as it was, was stupidly hard and everyone knows it.
    The scatter on Deep Strike thing though, yeah, that's stupid.

    Of course, this is assuming all the above is true.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)07:57 No.16653388
    I thought it was prronounced G - OWW - SS ???
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:05 No.16653427
    I much like the old Necron 'force of nature' feel, than tomb kings in space. But that's just me.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:07 No.16653443
    >Particle Whip has a 24" range

    It's always been 24''.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:10 No.16653461
    The new mechanic is like FNP as everyone said. There was a rumour that power weapons etc no longer ignored it, but nothing came of that. Rolls are made just before removing casualties, which is an improvement over the derpy lying models down for a turn. The Res Orb increases the roll to 3+. The Monolith could have given the 3+ bonus to the unit it just teleported.

    In addition, the flux arcs are four separate weapons now that fire D3 shots each, which isn't so bad. Apparantly a 30pt decrease in cost.

    I'm mostly pissed about the range nerf on the whip, this FORCES the 'lith to close range right into the jaws of melta squads, which it is now woefully vulnerable against. So if it sits behind your line, it can't shoot, it can't repair units, it can only teleport in reinforcements, or get a unit out of trouble. You can't drop it close to enemy lines to bring the Whip to bear in a timely manner, because it'll get clusterfucked by Mishap rolls (you try making something that big make a safe scatter) and melta-d into oblivion if it survives.

    It does stink of Carnifex nerfing all over again, but I also feel it's GW bowing to the pre-teen SPESS MAHREEN players who did nothing but bitch about the Cheese Pyramid.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:11 No.16653469

    Power weapons and S8+ do not ignore the new WBB, ever.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:17 No.16653501
    Sorry, I made a mistake. For some idiotic reason I thought the whip nerf was in range. It's a S8 AP3 large template, no AP1 center.

    Still, the increased vulnerability makes that 24" range really sting now.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:27 No.16653549
    So, the crux of your argument is "I hate the fact that my vehicle can now be killed just like everyone else's"
    All that means is you need to pick your primary targets, rather than getting to do a multi-turn spam of the whip.

    Though, I still agree that if it now suffers mishaps, a vehicle that size is going to suffer from it badly.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:29 No.16653556

    There's a grand total of one vehicle in the entire game immune to meltaguns, and that's the monolith.

    Oh, you mean 'melta' the rule? It's great to have that, except it's only on stormravens, which are available to two armies in the whole game, cost 200+ points each, and still pop to the AP1 and S8, as all other armor 12 things.

    Only the monolith was ever immune to damage of any real kind, or gimped armies entirely like the monolith. No, I'm not gonna count 285 point templar land raiders with lance protection.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:30 No.16653560

    Welcome to where every other AV14 vehicle is.

    Seriously after they removed phase out and with it the monolith's biggest drawback, there was not a chance for the monolith to keep its immunity to lances and melta. Besides, the armies it hurt the most were lance reliant non-imperials like Eldar or worse, Chaos Daemons that have exactly two units capable of penning a monolith (crappy soul grinder melee and BS3 gun and charging UM bloodthirster).
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:34 No.16653579

    It's a 200 point skimmer with armor 12. Normal movement, resistance to stun and shaken, targets 4 separate units with its dakkaguns (derpaherp, problem, imperial guard veteran fag?) and it gets an instant-kill reverse portal against stuff close by, so you can suck up all the paladins, and they'll be gone forever, including Draigo.

    It lets you teleport around combat units, short-ranged dudes with AP2 guns, and can deep strike.

    All for 200 points.

    Stop whining, you faggot.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:34 No.16653580
    'carnifex nerf' should be a new term
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:34 No.16653583

    This is what I was hoping for too.
    I could deal with transhumanist necrons, but they're ust pushing the egyptian feel back too hard.

    Yes, I know they were egyptian before, there was a reason the previous codex had less of that.

    But i'm jsut going to ignore the new canon and use the old necrons in my games, instead of dick-obsessed flayed ones.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:36 No.16653592

    This was meant to link to this

    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:39 No.16653611
    Nothing saying it doesn't still have it's trudge-tastic 6" movement rate. If it has the ability to make a 12" move, all is forgiven.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:40 No.16653615

    Looks retarded, like when people whine the monolith got nerfed. In case you didn't know, monos have been useless since late 4th edition, because people have this habit of outright ignoring them, and instead slaughtering all the warriors huddle close by, so you phase-out.

    I've not seen a monolith used even once in 5th. It's all heavy destroyer, all the time. Taking a piece of shit 235 point unit that's slow, cumbersome, and so short-ranged it won't be able to influence the battle is a total waste of points.

    Now it's an actual support unit, and conveniently gets rid of annoying things like paladins, massed light infantry, and everything else on foot, really.

    "My nobs are totally gonna destroy you, mister necronfucker!"
    >deepstrike monolith.
    >suck them in for great justice.
    >remaining boy powerklaws can't hurt armor 14 slab of plastic.
    >"Problem, orks?"
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:41 No.16653623
    WHEEEEEEEEEE goes the speedy lith!!!

    Imhotekh, pissed off by all the Ork Shenanigans, decided to paint his liths red.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:42 No.16653630
    What's this "suck em in" thing all about...?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:43 No.16653632
    >Hoping like hell the enemy will conveniently fail Strength checks when they try the gimmicky portal vacuum.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:44 No.16653642

    Anything within 6" of the portal has to take a strength test or be removed from the game
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:44 No.16653643
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    The portal can used as a vacuum to force S tests on models close by. Failure equals remove from play.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:45 No.16653651
    The 'lith can try and suck a unit within 6" into it's portal. Any model that fails a Strength check is instantly destroyed.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:46 No.16653661

    >not realizing most armies are S4 or S3, and so equally vulnerable to this thing.
    >pretending this is gonna be shitty like Cruddace.
    >not understanding Ward makes good armybooks and rules.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:50 No.16653680
    I'm liking the looks of the rest of it, just the Monolith... like I said earlier, carnifex nerf...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:51 No.16653685

    But nothing's changed for the worse, except that it's gonna be fielded now, and is a terrible model.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:53 No.16653692

    Ward has thus far produced

    -WHFB daemons (dont even need to go into that)

    -Vanilla marines (widely agreed to be one of the crunchiest marine books ever, regardless of how much he took the usual smurf pandering over the top)

    -Blood angles (basically vanilla marines 2.0, with a couple of wacky stuff thrown in that people are either ok with, or is completely stupid)

    -Grey Knights (one of THE most divisive codexes ever. It completely shifted the focus of the original army, condemning all the fluffy inquisition elements to a single squad that required an SC to use at all, as well as crazy stuff like the Dreadknight and psyrifledreads. Overall, the book is solid, but it's infamous for pretty much raping armies that aren't highly prepared to face it)

    So all in all, the only 'good' codexes under Ward's belt have been marine codexes. Sure, the Grey knights do break the typical marine mold a bit, but at the end of the day they're basically just gimmicky marines with a few extra toys and less melta.

    Next month we'll be finding out if he has any competence at all outside his comfort zone
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)08:57 No.16653712
    This is awesome.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:01 No.16653724

    You're dumb.

    Here, let's compare.

    Ward: blood angels. space marines, grey knights, 5th edition rulebook. All of this is perfectly in synch with each other, and all's relevant still.

    Kelly: orks, eldar, space wolves, dark eldar. Orks suck ass, as do eldar. Neither's aged well, with orks being almost as old as vanilla marines, yet quite dramatically worse. Wolves are still 'broken' in casual games, even this long after release. Dark eldar were likely made by Jes, and just had Kelly's name slapped onto them, but are very nice to play, either way.

    Cruddace: imperial guard, sisters of battle, tyranids. Tyranids are underpowered and terrible. Unfun to play against and with. Imperial guard were broken for a bit, but aren't now that allies are gone. Still hated by everybody, and a very boring army to play, as so much of it's useless.

    I give no fucks about warhams fantasy elves edition, as it's not relevant to anything.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:02 No.16653729
    He has taken 3 armies that are similar in superficial ways and made each of them play different on the table.
    Each is, by the nature of their playstyle, going to be approached, played and fielded differently. That is not a bad thing in the slightest, especially since marine dexes have been a spotty thing.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:03 No.16653737
    The only "Nerf" I see is that it is no longer utterly indestructible.

    Which makes it like every other vehicle in the game.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:07 No.16653753
    Though, TBH, I do think all vehicles in 40K are needlessly fragile.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:07 No.16653754

    Spoiler: He doesn't.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:08 No.16653762
    >Play Tau
    >Monoliths are now not immune to Melta
    >Never fought a monolith
    >Would still only use railguns on it anyway
    It doesn't really seem to effect me but it's nice for every other army though. It seems the reduction of point cost on the monolith is nice for the Necrons too. It seems more balanced.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:08 No.16653763

    This is my point

    Ward Has competently produced marine books, they're solid. They're not particularly underpowered or overpowered. They;re GOOD (I guess I probably emphasised the negative in my post)

    My point is that I am reserving my final judgement on Ward's capabilities until I can sit down and read the crons over myself.

    If he ballzes it up, I'm simply going to assume he should stick to doing the boys in power armour.

    If he produces something good, I will applaud him

    Next month is the decider
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:09 No.16653767
    Most people in this thread are retarded
    embrace your new necron overlords.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:10 No.16653773
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    But where do the people who get sucked into the portal go?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:12 No.16653780
    Hey people, what's the suspected codex schedule? Is there an Imperial army between Necrons and Tau? Because I'm an impatient type, and I want to see me some new Tau...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:12 No.16653782
    From what I've seen, the rest of it is very tasty. Wraiths and Flayed Ones both have 3A apiece, with the Wraiths getting Rending, but their Jetbike status has been revoked, they're now Jump Infantry that ignore terrain. They also get some weapon options, which sound fun.

    Immortals are Troops (it seems this goes for all armies, and not just for a special Lord like the original rumour went), and have an option to swap for Tesla Carbines (S5 Assault 1, roll a 6 to hit and it gets a second automatic hit). I'm not sure if that means ominous things for my favourite Necron weapon, the Gauss Blaster.

    Those funny shields-with-spines the Lychguard carry can reflect fire onto enemy units. The mechanic goes that saved wounds from shooting can be redirected towards an enemy unit within 6". The sword is a plain power weapon. Warscythes are still nasty as fuck.

    The -new- Necron Vehicles get Quantum Shielding, which operates like the old DE Night Shroud. 2+ invul save against damage rolls until one gets through. They're all open-topped.

    Deathmarks are surprisingly un-sniper-y, 24" AP5 rapid-fire weapons. However, they can designate a target unit at the game start for bonuses, or immediately Deep Strike within range of an enemy unit that appears from Reserves.

    Triarch praetorians are jump infantry, kinda like a cross between Lych Guard and Wraiths.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:14 No.16653788

    Into a 9x9 concrete room with only a single window in the roof, around which is arrayed a system of lights

    The only other occupant is lolicron
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:14 No.16653791

    Yakface said Gauss Blaster is S5 AP4 Rapid Fire Gauss.

    Tesla things are 24'' S5 AP- Assault 1 and hit rolls of 6 do additional hit. So GB is superior in short range and tesla in long range.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:15 No.16653793
    I'm an outsider to 40K, but necrons seem neat.
    Even if I do take issue with the perpetual grimderp of 40K and wish just a few bits of noblebright existed for any of their causes. Besides Tau, who piss me off for some reason.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:15 No.16653795

    >immediately Deep Strike within range of an enemy unit that appears from Reserves.

    What's the point of that?

    Sacrificial unit?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:15 No.16653796
    There's 6th Ed next year
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:16 No.16653800
    >Jetbike Status Revoked
    Ummm, I don't recall wraiths ever being jetbikes...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:16 No.16653802

    Unless it gets a free round of shooting when DSing.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:17 No.16653804
    It's the ridiculous EARS on their mechs. And their stupid goddamn chicken legs. OK, it's their mechs, full stop. I want a Tau mech redesign and I want it years ago.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:17 No.16653806
    It's like the opposite of "I've been expecting you" that Coteaz has.
    Instead of immediately shooting a unit that comes in from reserves, you get to appear right before their unit and get shot!

    There is probably some rule we don't know about related to that (i.e. deathmarks get to appear and shoot immediately, regardless of turn)
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:17 No.16653808

    Tau are lame because they are utterly incidental to the setting

    They have no large influence, aren't involved in anything mysterious and potentially galaxy breaking (as far as we know), they have very little character beyond 'for the greater good' and 'we loevs the alien peoples' and 'every class in their place'.

    You could remove the Tau from 40k and the universe would barely notice
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:19 No.16653817
    The "wraithflight" special rule allowed Wraiths to move like jetbikes.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:19 No.16653818

    As everyone knows, Tau were GW's attempt to cash in on the asian market, and as everyone in Nottingham has learned from their japanese animes, them asian people like mecha and ridiculous ears.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:20 No.16653820
    Ok, that's not so bad. I was worried they were going to become Heavy 2 or something.

    First line of the Wraithflight rule; "Wraiths move as if they were Jetbikes..."

    I get the feeling they're going to have some exception that allows them to shoot the same turn they arrive this way.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:20 No.16653825
    I like that fact. Everything's galaxy-breaking in 40k. It's way overcrowded with DEADLY THREATS. Things were much simpler when it was just Imperium-Chaos, with Orks and Eldar running about in the middle.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:21 No.16653826
    >immortals as troops

    So they're gonna be like the Dire Avengers and the Warriors are gonna be the Guardians?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:21 No.16653827
    >Have Tau army of mainly XV8s, XV88s and an XV9
    >Don't put the ears on them
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:22 No.16653834
    Seriously, Tau tanks are cool, Fire Warriors are cool, I can totally live with Kroot... but the mechs are a dealbreaker. I couldn't pay money for that.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:23 No.16653840
    Looks to be that way. I'm gleeful because they are my favourite Necron unit, you can always rely on the motherfuckers.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:23 No.16653843
    PUN... VERTED.
    Ah, but you still have to deal with chicken legs. Mind you, I've seen one or two posed in ways that minimise the silliness.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:24 No.16653844
    The Forge World ones are much, much better.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:25 No.16653853
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    Shit, this update even got Lolcron to come back.

    He's the best Ro-bro. And the Drizzt of Necron.

    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:27 No.16653861
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    Shame they are so expensive (both money and point wise)
    I do field the XV9 with 2 Fusion Cascades.
    It eats Terminators for breakfast and can easily fuck up any unit it pops up next to. T5 is also really damn nice.
    The only downside are the unreliable number of shots.

    But back to Crons. Would it be worthwhile to pick up the Necron Battleforce? I was holding out on it because I was waiting for this codex to drop but from the looks of things it would still be worthwhile to get.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:27 No.16653862
    Warriors are set to be cheaper, horde type blobs. It seems like they will have their uses.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:27 No.16653865

    Yes but at least those factions have lots of flavour and important figures to act as focal points.

    Tau just have a poorly defined doctrine, the fact that they grew up super quick, the ethereals being mysterious (with no real hints as to what to make them interesting) and the fact that they ally with other races.

    Their characters? um... they have the space pope, who is... well he's never really given much backstory. There's aun-shi who... also doesnt have much story besides being purportedly a badass. Farsight, the most characterful individual, who unfortunately remains almost completely unfleshed out besides 'I stopped following orders and hate orks' and 'I have this wierd sword'. And Shadowsun, who is a commander whose entire character revolves around Farsight.

    The Tau need to be fleshed out more is all. They need the inner workings of their empire looked into in much the same way as the Imperium. All we have now is bare surface details about the fact that they have classes and nothing more.

    And we definitely need some more direction, other than 'lets just sit here out on the galactic rim and expand a litle but ultimately never be important;

    Even before their new update the Necrons had more character than them, what with being dastardly villains who had their steely fingers into everything
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:28 No.16653869
    "So I got quite a few messages telling me to check out some new leaked shots of the Necrons that are coming up.




    Well, seems like I can't stay in bed anymore. Time to dust off the tablet and get back to making art.

    Check back in a little while."
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:30 No.16653883

    And the Ghost Ark can teleport in more warriors, restoring d3 in a turn. Only warriors are this expendable, the ability doesn't work on more advanced crons according to rumours.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:37 No.16653921

    Forge World XV89 Battlesuits are about $13 more than a normal GW Battlesuit. So it's getting closer to the point where High Quality FW will cost less than the cost of GW's plastic models.

    Also, yeah, Necron BF pretty much has all stuff you can use still. Destroyers, Warriors and Scarab Swarms. Especially if it's one sale, it's totally worth buying.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:37 No.16653922
    Warriors look to the the only unit who can take a Ghost Ark as a transport, everything else has a Necron equivalent of the Valkyrie, a pseudo-flyer skimmer.

    That D3 boost also can't take a unit above it's starting strength. Why couldn't the monolith have that too?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:39 No.16653935
    This is why I want to see that codex. They could do a lot more with them, and hopefully that wouldn't consist of making them MOAR ASIAN. What'd be fun is some explanation for their rapid growth/high tech, like...
    >they're sitting on an Imperial STC
    >their world was 'seeded' with tech/knowledge by the Eldar as some kind of highly complicated Glorious Revivial plan
    >there's a C'Tan sitting in the middle of their sun
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:41 No.16653952
    That IS much better looking. Shows that making them better isn't too tricky, either... it's mainly that more rounded feel, I think. Also, no ears.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:47 No.16653980
    So, I've been wanting to start 'crons for a while now and I was wondering if this would be a good way to start when the new stuff drops:

    -1 Necron Battleforce
    -1 box of Lychguard
    -Trazyn the Infinite (he seems cool. May replace with normal Overlord if his stats are bad)
    -Maybe a command Barge
    -I may pick up another vehicle as well. The doomsday ark looks fun.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:48 No.16653986
    you know I hope not all the C'tan are nerfed into being slave shards.
    I liked the big 4 c'tan, they where a nice counter point to the chaos gods. Not all gods where from the warp. I really hope their fluff stays much the same as it is now.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:50 No.16654004

    They were deleted because we don't need a material counter to the chaos gods.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:52 No.16654017
    So are there any more pictures of the new necron models?

    I want to seeeee them.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:52 No.16654020
    If Deathmarks can shoot immediately after DS in after an enemy, they'll be one of the most fun unit in the game.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:54 No.16654027
    Wow, you guys hate the antennae on Crisis Suits that much? I kind of like them myself, though different strokes and what not.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:55 No.16654030

    Imhotep, Trazyn, Anrakyr and Nemesis Prime are all overlord-based (can take a personal barge), this indicates a good base statline. Illuminor and Orikan are crypteks, although Diviner can give himself a greatly increased statline for a random number of turns by invoking the ancient spirits of evil.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:55 No.16654031
    No more spooky outsider waiting to reawaken? ;_;

    Although with all this personality it would make more sense if he created the Tyranids now. Hating the necrons and everything is a good excuse to troll them out of their fleshy bits by eating everything biological in the galaxy.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:56 No.16654036
    I can just imagine an army full of Deathmarks up against Blood Angels or Chaos Daemons
    Fun everywhere.

    Yeah, I never knew they were so widely hated. But, as stated before, you don't even have to put them on the models.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:57 No.16654043
    >During the game he is able to achieve a 'powered up' state that gives him a greatly increases statline, but this boost can randomly end on any turn dropping him back down to his regular stats.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)09:59 No.16654057

    I honestly really kind of liked the C'Tan.

    They weren't actual "Gods." They were just so powerful that it made them "Godlike" which is very similar to the Primarchs really. Also their involvement with the Eldar was always cool IMO. I kind of like the Eldar/Necron rivalry and hope that doesn't go away.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:02 No.16654066
    highly doubt it, Current fluff has the nids coming from a long way away. the 40k galaxy is the 13th galaxy they've visited. And given how far apart galaxies are it doesn't seem unreasonable to suggest they left their home galaxy before the old ones and necrons had their little war.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:06 No.16654091
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    Ancient spirits of evil, transform this decayed form to Mumm-Ra, the Ever-Living!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:12 No.16654115
    I lol'd
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:22 No.16654175
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    >Draigo, what does the auspex say about his powerlevel!?
    >IT'S OVER 40,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:30 No.16654238
    >They weren't actual "Gods." They were just so powerful that it made them "Godlike"

    Gods are defined by worship, little else. The C'Tan were at least as godlike as the chaos gods. But the chaos gods fit into the central narrative of the setting being constructs of the collective unconcious. Whereas the C'Tan were just kind of there, with some shoehorning into the ancient past.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:33 No.16654262

    But all we get from Chaos gods' direct power is "too powerful to manifest in the materium" and "Slaanesh alone created the Eye of Terror".

    While the power we see exhibited by C'tan is much less, with all those defeats they suffered at Imperial hands, and Deceiver directly fighting Cypher and failing to take him out, and his refusal to take part in Medusa V except to rant after his forces finished dead last...
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:47 No.16654365
    shoehorning isn't a bad thing if it adds something cool and fitting to the background
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:50 No.16654388
    I dunno. The guns on the Deathmarks seems fucking pathetic. 24" range and mediocre gun-stats for a fucking badass-looking sniper robot? Makes no sense.

    I also ain't liking the fact every damn box has only 5 units. If Necrons were an elite army like GK and worked with low number of troops at high cost it'd be fine. It looks like you're gonna have to take half your army's worth of Warrior and then a few specialized troops though.

    Can't wait for the codex, It'll decide if I'm gonna officially start Necrons as my second army or just get some models for looks.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)10:54 No.16654424
    My necrons will just be machines from the Terminator, in SPAAACE!
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:05 No.16654508

    get to work ebay come on
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:08 No.16654534
    > cool and fitting

    Space god vampires that are completely unrelated to the warp are cool, I'll grant, but not exactly fitting. Outside of the C'Tan, the gods of the setting are results of a races collective unconscious given form by psychic powers (Chaos/Eldar) or false idols (Emperor).

    If the C'Tan were warp monsters or just liars, then they'd be fitting. But DW keeps skirting around the latter portion. The early fluff for this edition seemed to fit with it, with the C'Tan being insane Lords, but they're going back to them actually being real and it's irksome.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:11 No.16654562
    Having them be "real" and fragmented is going to piss off far fewer people than "LOLRETCON that never happened LOL!!"
    I'm actually glad the new release doesn't have Lords with Tits.
    Why would a metal skeleton robot have boobs...?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:17 No.16654612
    "Why would a metal skeleton robot have boo- GAHHH!"
    A diversionary tactic for breaking the enemy's concentration.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:17 No.16654619
    Lordess vanity
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:20 No.16654638
    see thats whats good about them IMO
    they're entities of god like power that aren't from/use the warp, it adds some nice variety.
    They may be gods in name but I wouldn't call them true gods like the chaos gods.
    Besides its not like they're the only beings who can mess with reality without using the warp. Nids do it too.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:41 No.16654850
    im currently repainting my oldass necrons bone white with gold shoulderpads and red eyes/gun rods.
    what shall their new fluff be, tg?
    get off my lawn grumpy old bastards?
    half-mad killer machines with spiralling plans of doom?
    OCD overlord who likes his stuff run to nanosecond presicion?
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:50 No.16654933
    Give your Overlord a hat with a big ol skull and a Scarab as a Parrot.

    New Codex makes this fluff legit.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)11:51 No.16654944
    combine these two
    >half-mad killer machines with spiralling plans of doom?
    >OCD overlord who likes his stuff run to nanosecond presicion?

    Mad OCD overlord has spiraling plans of doom to make the galaxy conform to his desires with nanosecond precision.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)12:13 No.16655157
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    Crotchety old pirates.

    Basically: Monkey Island robot pirates led by a robotic LeChuck
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)12:19 No.16655205
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    My army theme: Crons accidentally brought out 3 shards of the Nightbringer, not knowing they were from the same C'tan. Shards fuse into a single entity. C'tan kills the Lord. Nightbringer shard searches for other shards to consume and bring his power back to full.

    Mindless enslaved spess zombies restored. Fuck you, Matt Ward.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)12:21 No.16655220
    you, I like you
    Night Bringer was my favourite bit of fluff from 3rd ed crons.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)12:23 No.16655242
    >running an army the codex supports
    >fuck you to its writer
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)12:41 No.16655355
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    Nobody had a problem with sapient lords, we had them all through the only fluff and black library stuff.

    Nobody had a problem with independent lords that had no C'tan master, or maybe never had one at all and just worked with the C'tan because "FUCKING OLD ONES, DIE, DIE, DIE!" was their motivation or they just wanted immortality and made a deal for it.

    I don't think this mutually antagonistic thing was needed or really that well thought out. Sure it lets you have necron on necron fights in the fluff, but independent lords could have done that anyway and forces following different C'tan would also explain it.

    Even having shards of C'tan could be explained by Khaine or the Blackstone fortresses breaking them apart.

    To me you could have got everything people have approved of in this codex without the retcons. It just seems self-indulgent on the part of the writers. They wanted a rewritten backstory and damn the problems it might cause with older players.

    I'm not saying you can't add new things(Dragon mech-crons FTW) but it kinda goes against the whole "and the laughter of thirsting gods" theme that has always been a part of the setting.

    And yeah I know the C'tan weren't their at the beginning, but if you want to play that card I could tell you about playing against people who fielded Chaos androids. Pre-cron Crons.
    >> Anonymous 10/17/11(Mon)13:19 No.16655605
    It`s pretty goddamn funny watching people try to reconcile this codex with their mindless Ward hate.

    In fact it`s the best thing about this release.

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