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MariusLecter
Sep 5, 2009

NI MUERTE NI MIEDO


A WH40K movie written by Ian Watson, Directed by Kubrik and HR Geiger in there also.

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smug pedant
Feb 15, 2020


where the gently caress is the mortis audiobook

Miguel Prado
Nov 5, 2008

Don't worry, like they say " It's all good! "

Just finished Penitent, wow.

Philthy
Jan 28, 2003



Pillbug

Finished Alpharius. It was above average. I would recommend it because this is where it all started for the search for primarchs. Lots of Imperium building while the Emperor is still walking around. It's also a quick read.

Another book on the good pile!

wiegieman
Apr 22, 2010

Royalty is a continuous cutting motion




Philthy posted:

Finished Alpharius. It was above average. I would recommend it because this is where it all started for the search for primarchs. Lots of Imperium building while the Emperor is still walking around. It's also a quick read.

Another book on the good pile!

Of course, it's Alpharius and Omegon telling the story, so it could all be a lie.

Philthy
Jan 28, 2003



Pillbug

wiegieman posted:

Of course, it's Alpharius and Omegon telling the story, so it could all be a lie.

It's a good way to gently caress with canon and the fact you have a dozen or more authors all writing non-stop about the same era. That's not saying there are a lot of revising and such, it's just a good way to smooth the edges a bit. I enjoyed it.

MariusLecter
Sep 5, 2009

NI MUERTE NI MIEDO


This is a lie.

mdemone
Mar 14, 2001

There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.




Hey if anyone in here plays Combat Cards on iOS, I started a goon clan: Awful Astartes is now accepting players.

Join clan ID "L6PHQ"

Skulk Hogan
Sep 9, 2012


"The first time it crossed my mind
it lit my thoughts on fire
blessed me with this clarity
that everything is pornography."


mdemone posted:

Hey if anyone in here plays Combat Cards on iOS, I started a goon clan: Awful Astartes is now accepting players.

Join clan ID "L6PHQ"

Ill download it and check it out when I get off work tonight.

Almost finished with Blood Reaver. The Night Lords running away strategies are hysterical.

Grammarchist
Jan 28, 2013



I just finished the Night Lords omnibus and I'm really surprised at how much I liked that misfit band of monsters. I never got sick of them pulling a "Later, NERDS!" to all the big characters of the setting.

Lawdog69
Nov 2, 2010


The Night Lords suck and they know it, honestly it rules.

Sextro
Aug 23, 2014



mdemone posted:

Hey if anyone in here plays Combat Cards on iOS, I started a goon clan: Awful Astartes is now accepting players.

Join clan ID "L6PHQ"

Checking it out now, and is it me or are tau OP???

Also it’s set to private so I don’t see how to join.

Sextro fucked around with this message at 00:35 on May 4, 2021

NihilCredo
Jun 6, 2011

iram omni possibili modo preme:
plus una illa te diffamabit, quam multæ virtutes commendabunt



mdemone posted:

Hey if anyone in here plays Combat Cards on iOS, I started a goon clan: Awful Astartes is now accepting players.

Join clan ID "L6PHQ"

Well there's my answer to the question "who the hell plays those blatant least-effort shovelware/p2w money grab mobile ccg's?"

mdemone
Mar 14, 2001

There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.




Sextro posted:

Checking it out now, and is it me or are tau OP???

Also it’s set to private so I don’t see how to join.

The factions are actually pretty balanced, I'm at an arena plateau at about level 30, I can't seem to find a faction that breaks through.

I just set the clan to Requests.

mdemone
Mar 14, 2001

There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive.




NihilCredo posted:

Well there's my answer to the question "who the hell plays those blatant least-effort shovelware/p2w money grab mobile ccg's?"

This one is fun to grind along as an f2p player, at least. Much less imbalanced than most of its type.

Also the art on the cards is awesome.

Miguel Prado
Nov 5, 2008

Don't worry, like they say " It's all good! "

Most of the new characters are female and are childishly depicted as angels of battle who have no flaws. Almost every act of cowardice or cruelty are perpetrated by their male counterparts. This faux equality that echos every day politically correct life makes it difficult to get immersed in a supposed epic space fantasy novel.

DAD LOST MY IPOD
Feb 3, 2012

Fats Dominar is on the case




Miguel Prado posted:

Most of the new characters are female and are childishly depicted as angels of battle who have no flaws. Almost every act of cowardice or cruelty are perpetrated by their male counterparts. This faux equality that echos every day politically correct life makes it difficult to get immersed in a supposed epic space fantasy novel.

It really felt like the author was going out of his way to put modern politics into it with a good amount of postmodern talk about concepts like the truth not being important. There was also some buzzwords like "gender fluid." Forget the promise of progress and understanding, for in the grim dark future there is only social justice. There is no peace amongst the stars, only an eternity of censorship and identity confusion, and the laughter of thirsting marxists.

Drakyn
Dec 26, 2012



Just checking but are you guys doing that thing where you quote reddit posts without context so anyone who responds to you seriously is the target of a lot of friendly and good-natured chuckling?

Preechr
May 19, 2009

Proud member of the Pony-Brony Alliance for Obama as President


Drakyn posted:

Just checking but are you guys doing that thing where you quote reddit posts without context so anyone who responds to you seriously is the target of a lot of friendly and good-natured chuckling?

Why would you ruin it like this?

Arquinsiel
Jun 1, 2006

"There is no such thing as society. There are individual men and women, and there are families. And no government can do anything except through people, and people must look to themselves first."

God Bless Margaret Thatcher
God Bless England
RIP My Iron Lady


Because that poo poo is tedious even when you know it's a joke.

VanSandman
Feb 16, 2011
SWAP.AVI EXCHANGER

Arquinsiel posted:

Because that poo poo is tedious even when you know it's a joke.

If I wanted to know what reddit thought about poo poo, I'd go to reddit.

Deptfordx
Dec 23, 2013



Yeah, let's not do that here.

DAD LOST MY IPOD
Feb 3, 2012

Fats Dominar is on the case




technically they're from goodreads

and i'm sorry if you can't laugh at the phrase "the laughter of thirsting marxists" the problem is on your end

Improbable Lobster
Jan 6, 2012

What is the Matrix? We just don't know.



Buglord

DAD LOST MY IPOD posted:

technically they're from goodreads

and i'm sorry if you can't laugh at the phrase "the laughter of thirsting marxists" the problem is on your end

It gets boring after a while. Always the same poo poo

D-Pad
Jun 28, 2006

We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.


So the reveal today was all about big titty battle mamas. I mean these girls are dummy thicc



Anyway, it turns out the new head of the sisters was made a high lord by rowboat. Interesting to me that he would give the church two high lord positions. Very curious to know if this was made after or before the end of plague war where he picked up the Lectitio Divinatus.

Telsa Cola
Aug 19, 2011

No... this is all wrong... this whole operation has just gone completely sidewaysface


Sisters of battle are ironically fairly straight shooters compared to the Ecclesiarchy which is probably why.

I'd imagine it has to deal with all the messes went on that really made the SoB a thing.

HerpicleOmnicron5
May 31, 2013

How did this smug dummkopf ever make general?




DAD LOST MY IPOD posted:

and i'm sorry if you can't laugh at the phrase "the laughter of thirsting marxists" the problem is on your end

the laughing of thirsting marxists is so good I want it as the thread title

D-Pad
Jun 28, 2006

We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.


HerpicleOmnicron5 posted:

the laughing of thirsting marxists is so good I want it as the thread title

AnEdgelord
Dec 12, 2016



I decided to take a break from my Dune audiobooks after God-Emperor and go for something that was a little bit more pulp fun and significantly less horny. That audiobook ended up being 'The Infinite and the Divine' and holy loving poo poo this thing is incredible. I'm already collecting a Necron army myself so I was already primed to like it but I didn't expect just how much I would love the dialogue in this or all the little 40k easter eggs peppered throughout the book. I love the 'Spy vs Spy' stuff between Trazyn and Orikan as well as their fun banter and have the plot center around a single world over the course of 10,000 years was a genius idea that really drives home how utterly irrelevant time is to the Necrons. I haven't finished it just yet (Trazyn has just gotten to the bigger Eternity Gate on the post-exterminatus planet) but this thing has got me hooked.

I think this is easily the best warhammer book I've ever read.

D-Pad
Jun 28, 2006

We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.


AnEdgelord posted:

I decided to take a break from my Dune audiobooks after God-Emperor and go for something that was a little bit more pulp fun and significantly less horny. That audiobook ended up being 'The Infinite and the Divine' and holy loving poo poo this thing is incredible. I'm already collecting a Necron army myself so I was already primed to like it but I didn't expect just how much I would love the dialogue in this or all the little 40k easter eggs peppered throughout the book. I love the 'Spy vs Spy' stuff between Trazyn and Orikan as well as their fun banter and have the plot center around a single world over the course of 10,000 years was a genius idea that really drives home how utterly irrelevant time is to the Necrons. I haven't finished it just yet (Trazyn has just gotten to the bigger Eternity Gate on the post-exterminatus planet) but this thing has got me hooked.

I think this is easily the best warhammer book I've ever read.

If you like this (especially for the dialogue) do yourself a HUGE favor and get Rites of Passage by Mike Brooks. Imagine if all four golden girls were combined and sent into the future to rule a Navigator house.

Angry Lobster
May 16, 2011

Served with honor
and some clarified butter.


If you enjoyed The Infinite and the Divine, you should pick Brutal Kunnin, good Xenos PoVs books are a breath of fresh air in the setting.

Miguel Prado
Nov 5, 2008

Don't worry, like they say " It's all good! "

The only good thing about Mortis is the extract from “council of truth” by Mike Brooks in the end.

Going from Penitent to Mortis was rough.

Roller Coast Guard
Aug 27, 2006

With this magnificent aircraft,
and my magnificent facial hair,
the British Empire will never fall!




If I haven't bought a BL book in about a decade and am in the process of playing catch-up with everything that's happened in the backstory whilst my back was turned, will The Infinite and The Devine make any sense to me or do I need to read anything else to get a feel for what the hell is going on?

Azubah
Jun 5, 2007




It's two grumpy Nercons trying to kill each other, I don't think it ties into the bigger plot like the dark imperium or the primarchs coming back.

The only thing that might be new is that the necrons are not all just mindless terminators, that was the race collectively waking up.

Angry Lobster
May 16, 2011

Served with honor
and some clarified butter.


If you are not familair with the new necrons, read a bit on them. Aside from that, the book has absolutely no relevance to the metaplot in any way , and it's loving fantastic.

The Iron Rose
May 12, 2012

Cat Army


Miguel Prado posted:

The only good thing about Mortis is the extract from “council of truth” by Mike Brooks in the end.

Going from Penitent to Mortis was rough.

I actually liked everything about Mortis, except for the titan fights.


holy gently caress were the titan fights awful. some cool poo poo elsewhere! but horrifically boring combat scenes.

Skulk Hogan
Sep 9, 2012


"The first time it crossed my mind
it lit my thoughts on fire
blessed me with this clarity
that everything is pornography."


AnEdgelord posted:

I decided to take a break from... ...audiobooks after God-Emperor... ...this is easily the best... ...book I've ever read.



Edit: Dune is what got me back to BL books in a way. I read some before I read Dune and then after God Emperor I had to make sure BL were pilfering as many things from Dune as I thought they were.

Skulk Hogan fucked around with this message at 16:04 on May 5, 2021

Paddyo
Aug 3, 2007


What did you decide? GW pilfers from a lot of different sources, but I could never find many blatant Dune rip-offs.

DAD LOST MY IPOD
Feb 3, 2012

Fats Dominar is on the case




yeah, games workshop came up with the idea of an immortal god-emperor, a ban on thinking machines leading to their roles being filled by specialist humans, mutant Navigators enabling interstellar travel and exercising control over it via cartel, the word "lasgun," etc.

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Paddyo
Aug 3, 2007


Lol - fair enough. Guess I should have thought about it for a while longer.

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