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Why I am so fucking cankles?

>> No.14539996

should just paint 'em blue and tell ppl they're from belgium.

>> No.14542406
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What is this thing, a place to stuff Grouches?

>> No.14542438
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>steam tank
>sculpting fail

>> No.14542572
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Fuck you Matt Ward

>> No.14542604
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>problem grey knights?

>> No.14542762


What exactly is wrong with it?

>> No.14542794
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this mini is what marked the downfall of gw for me.
i remember how dispaointed i was about the mini, i mean its fucking nagash who sat on his throne for 3000 years and then got up and resurrected gigantic undead armys.
and they gave him a fucking blank skull for a head and fucking ridiculous wizard clothes.
then they tried to make up for the suck by making him extra big so you can see every shitty detail of the mini.

>> No.14542859

It's an ugly little shit-box. It also looks like half the creatures in WHFB should be able to just push it over and be done with it.

>> No.14542882


>War Machine

This is surprising?

>Has design flaws

Again - this is surprising?

The Steam Tanks aren't meant to be T-90s. They're experimental and primitive. The model reflects that accurately.

>> No.14542891
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This is what Warhammer models used to be.

I'll take the babby carrier, thanks.

>> No.14542905


He looks like Skeletor, and I am OK with this.

>> No.14542930

Hey baby, what are you doin later? Can I buy you a drank?

>> No.14543664
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You can't talk about sculpting fails without including Chaplain LeMartes of the 'Blud Anglez'.

"Those aren't purity seals, they're Lemartes droppings."

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>> No.14543701

by far the worst chaplain model of that time

Xavier, Ulrik, and Asmodai are all pretty nice models, though they suffer from the scale change

>> No.14543740

Better than the new ones IMO

>> No.14543749

I...what? Seriously? You think those awkward, ugly, poorly sculpted wastes of pewter are better than the lovely, detailed plastic kit?

>> No.14543771
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>>Better than the new ones IMO
your mom is a whore and she should have aborted you, IMO

>> No.14543785

IMO your O is wrong.

>> No.14543794

Well, that's a bit harsh. Taste is a very subjective thing, there's no real right or wrong. It's just surprising to see someone prefer the old Possessed models - even ignoring matters of taste, the technical sculpt quality is terrible.

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>>Taste is a very subjective thing,

sure bro, but a piece of shit doesnt stop being a piece of shit just because some people like it IMO

>> No.14543818
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While the new Daemonettes aren't BAD, I really like the old models better.

>> No.14543825

Actually, that's a common misconception. There are opinions that are just objectively wrong. In this case, the poster was so wrong that I will personally take the time to erect a monument as a testament to how wrong he was. Then I will carve his likeness into the monument so that for ages to come, people will be able to see the face of the man who was so wrong his mistake had to be preserved for all time. Centuries from now, his descendants will look at his image and cry bitter tears of shame at the thought of just how wrong he was.

>> No.14543827

Wait are we talking about Chaplains or the Possessed models?

Because I didn't think there WAS a plastic Chaplain Kit.

>> No.14543833

When GW replaced these imo it was the final nail in their coffin thats when GW died to me.

>> No.14543835

Just admit it. It's because of the boobs.

>> No.14543846
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You seem so angry about such a trivial matter.

Tell me about your mother.

>> No.14543853

Yea. The problem with the new Daemonette models isn't the return to the old, androgynous lobster-monster look. It's the fact that they lack any trace of elegance - they look like mutated humans, not swift, unnaturally agile daemonic monsters. The old metals captured that wonderfully.

>> No.14543858

Just FYI. That was probably not even half as funny as you thought it was.

>> No.14543860


Dude you realise that model is from the 90's. There has been advancements in sculpting tech since then.

>> No.14543862


Look, we all know why they did that, and it's because they're core market isn't us any more, it's 12 year olds with parents who'd rather he was doing something like 40k than playing on the X-Box all the time.

>> No.14543872


Actually if you wanted to be mathematically accurate it was infinitely less funny than he thought it was on account of it not being funny at all. Thus the amount it was less funny than his intention becomes effectively infinite.

And if were talking about the Possesed models, then both are equally awful, both in terms of models and rules. There's nothing they do that Berzerkers can't, and in anycase why take either when Plaguemarines are available?

>> No.14543876

Hopeless cynicism is every bit as self-deluding as blind optimism. Both the Bloodletter and, later on, Pink Horror plastic kits took their main design cues from the older styles of Daemons rather than the metals that they were replacing. Hence, it's far more likely that the 'new' look for the Daemonettes was taken from the old retro designs, rather than some attempt at stopping children from looking at tiny metal boobs.

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Hearty lol!

>> No.14543892
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This fucking thing

I hate it

>> No.14543898

Good choice it looks like a toy. Some of gw miniatures are leaning (or rather were to toy status) some nice ones like the hellpit abomb turned that around.

>> No.14543904

The core market is getting younger stupid parents get their under 10s hooked on warhammer.

>> No.14543907

I like my old daemon prince so much. The new mini is ugly as fuck, at least some combinations. I hate the heads and arms.

>> No.14543908


If that were true then they wouldn't have been wearing corsets or had hair aside from the occaisional mohawk.

>> No.14543913

Well, it depends on the scale you're using. Say you're using a 0-10 scale, it would be possible to quantify just how unfunny it was. Also, you know, opinions.

>> No.14543920


To be honest, I've only ever once seen someone use that model in real life. Most people I've seen construct their DP's out of something else. I know one guy who uses some pegasus wings and the C'Tan guy with the scythe for his DP. It looks pretty good to be honest.

Honestly in WHFB the most retarded thing I've ever read was that all Daemon Princes have wings and a tail and a sword. Right there in the fluff.

Daemon Princes.
The highest form of chaos incarnate.
Have a uniform appearance.

Fucks sake.

>> No.14543931

>Also, you know, opinions.

What were we JUST saying?

>> No.14543942

Why? I said that major design cues were taken from older designs. That they provide the base template and core concept of the new models. Not that they're simple carbon-copies done in plastic.

>> No.14543943

yea, cause back then skull heads and huge pauldrons were the only thing that was technically possible to cast in such huge dimensions.

>> No.14543948

I can deal with crap models.. but I die a little inside when the fucking store clerks lavish heaps of praise on shitty new models and act like the best thing ever

Same for official articles which always treat everything as perfect and wonderful

I know it's petty and stupid to get upset over it... but I just cant help it. It's my pet peeve

>> No.14543983

Well, yes, when someone tries to tell me the new minotaurs are amazing, I want to punch them in the face. But then again "don't buy our new models, they look like shit" isn't the best sales tactic.

>> No.14543989

I actually quite like the new models, but what I do miss from the old models are the dynamic poses.

>> No.14543991

The mounted daemonettes of Juan Diaz were vastly superior to the new ones. Also I heard that when GW ordered him to do a new Avatar of Khaine and see the mini, they tell him that the mini was "too cool for the avatar stats" and used the design for forgeworld. Also, Belakor had something that GW didnt want in one of his minis, even in a Daemon, (for kids and that) . Then he added the huge loincloth. True story.

>> No.14543997

Epic if true.

>> No.14544000

>they tell him that the mini was "too cool for the avatar stats"

The rumour was that the model was too large to be done in metal, IIRC. So it was passed on to Forge World to get the resin treatment.

>> No.14544020

For my own reasons, wich you are totally free to not believe, I stay with my statements. Also, I know the word of a random anon in 4chan doesnt mean anything, but... You have my word.

>> No.14544204
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Battlesuits easily. The FW models are really nice though.

>> No.14544258

The Jokaero model

It's literally just an orangutan with a surprised expression, really long fingers, and some crap crudely stuck to his back that looks like something out of a warcraft game

>> No.14544281
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>surprised expression

Those are goggles.

>> No.14544292
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It actually looks more like Protoss than Draenei technology to me.

>> No.14544318


Sorry... meant to say Starcraft

I got my crafts confused

>> No.14544404

I rather like that plastic kit. Yeah sure the Demonprince itself looks pretty silly but I'm currently making a badass looking WHFB Varghulf out of it.

>> No.14544414

Well yeah, they where always monkeys not Wookies or apemen.

>> No.14544444

I kind of love the, "Come at me, bro!" expression on his face.

>> No.14544462


And Space Marines used to count half eldar among their ranks

They should have at least done something interesting with the model... made him actually LOOK like a mechanic for example

How awesome would it be to have a grumpy mechanic ape touting a cigar in your squad?

Nope... sorry... you get generic, boring monkey instead

>> No.14544479

I actually like the generic monkey.

>> No.14544487
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how has this not been posted yet?

>> No.14544493


Hakunah Matata!

Hey does someone have that edited pic of Pumba made to look like a razorgor?

>> No.14544531

The paint job doesn't help it, maybe it looks a bit better with a better one, anyone have any pictures of one of these but painted well?

>> No.14544571

Shut the fuck up. Those make awesome Rat Ogres.
Just slap one (or ten) of the thousand HPA heads on it and you're set.

>> No.14544577

it's got a charm of it's own in my opinion, but I bought into tau when they first dropped so my opinion is a bit biased

I do use the Forgeworld suits for all my unit leaders/commanders though. Too nice to ignore

>> No.14544597

WTF did they do to his wings????

>> No.14544674
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Nothing that model doesn't have the wings attached?

>> No.14544708

As far as newer models go I gotta' toss in:
- Lord Draigo. Seriously boring as all fuck pose, it's like they aren't even trying.
- Stormraven.
- Catachan Jungle Fighters(see attached picture).
- Tomb Kings War Sphinx.
- Any High Elf helmet with those stupid fucking giant wings sticking off them.

As for older molds:
- Assassins.
- Vespid.
- Oblits.

That's all just off the top of my head.

>> No.14544710
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I find that it's just parts of the suit that look off. Namely the legs and the arms. The head is pretty good and the body just needs to be refined slightly and you'd have a very nice model. But I do agree they have a certain charm about them that I would probably miss if I collected Tau.

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Hurr, helps if I attach the picture.

>> No.14544729

I swear those Catachan models were made back in 3rd edition?

>> No.14544744
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The arms look like they're from Action Man toys.

>> No.14544759

They were.

>> No.14544768

Ok alright lol

>> No.14544775
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legs and arms are fine, you just need some imagination with the pose and the guts to cut those legs up and remount them the right way around.

XV9 and other 'later' tau releases, while nice, suffer from "random blobs all over the place" syndrome. I much prefer the hard lines of the XV89/standard suits.

>> No.14544777

ok, just LaBambaMan called them a new model , thought he was referring to the command squad.

>> No.14544793

that's because they were

>> No.14544796


>> No.14544801

Were they? Oh, well I stand corrected then.

>> No.14544809

>Tomb Kings War Sphinx.

Dems fightin' words boy.

>> No.14544816

According to a rumor he had a liche like face, at first, and a toned down hat. But the meatheads that said what was going on in WHFB at the time wanted a skull head. So the sculptor did the most ridiculous and ugly thing he could produce, hoping that they would go for the Liche head then.
They did not.

>> No.14544822

Well I guess I should explain that one. I don't like the pose(although completely boring and non-dynamic poses seem to be what GW excels at), and I just feel like it's a bit too busy looking. All the detail is there and crisp, but I just can't shake the feeling that maybe there's too much going on with it.

But hey, that's just my opinion of it. If you like it; more power to ya.

>> No.14544826

I just noticed the scabbard on him.
The sword is like five times bigger.

>> No.14544876
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>- Tomb Kings War Sphinx.
The others I can understand, but what's your problem with this?

>> No.14544896

>too busy looking.
Stop it. People like you are are the reason GW models are boring as hell.

>> No.14544897

Warsphinx is the character mount.

>> No.14544949

that one looks ace. War sphinx looks like a cheap dinosaur toy with skellingtons on its back

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>> No.14544962

I do like the new DP model. Why not? The old one is ugly, is tiny and has next to zero customizability. The one is HUGE, plastic and very customizable. This is a classic case of nostalgia-goggles making the shittier older item better than the far superior new one.

I have one of these kits. My friend assembled it as is for his nurgle army and it looks fantastic, far better than the older model even if it's the same "look". I'm going to convert mine but regardless, I couldn't do it if it wasn't this size and plastic.

>> No.14544969

Detail is fine, but moderation is key. Infinity models have plenty of great detail, but they aren't packed with little tiny details on every single part of the model.

And GW has been making boring ass models long before I came around.

But again; this all just my opinion and you're more than welcome to disagree with it.

>> No.14545007

Has anyone got an unpainted pic of the Sphinx? I question the amount of detail on the marble areas.

>> No.14545031
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Anyone else miss the old Stormtrooper models?

The new ones just seem to lack character...

>> No.14545037

I loved them, I always thought they looked like the soldiers from that final fantasy film Spirits Within.

>> No.14545038
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For starters, the entire new GK range is shit compared to the old metal sculpts. Tubbynators got fatter and rounder, less detail overall on the PAGK's, idiotic latinized words everywhere.

Oh, and this fucker right here.

>> No.14545046

Well I'm not actually talking about the marble areas. I'm referring more to the giant spikes on the arms, and then the wings, and then all the stuff on it's head.

>> No.14545051
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Naw man. They were modeled after the SAS.

>> No.14545055

I like them but they really do show their age.

>> No.14545067

You were modeled after the SAS.

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>> No.14545080


>> No.14545094

When they re-did the cadians they should have made them look like stormtroopers(but plastic) then instead of karskins they should have released some re-designed stormtroopers,

>> No.14545105

I think the addition of the Dreadknight was a bit of a backstep.

To me the GKs was always about a space marine, a highly skilled space marine, standing toe to toe with some eldritch abomination from the warp and standing tall, and bringing it low.

Even if it means dying in the process.

The Dreadknight is a step in the other direction. If I ever went back to playing my GK army, I think I'd refuse to use it on principle.

But thats just this old bearnecks opinion.

>> No.14545124
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>older molds

>> No.14545139
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This one? This is the same model with a different head.

>> No.14545140

I hate all the vampire models. Every single one of them, they're awful.

>> No.14545144

Well not old like classic 90's old, but those things are dated by at least a few years now aren't they?

>> No.14545165

To me it seemed like Ward didn't like the idea of grey marines being the best marines,because he couldn't re-write that piece of fluff he worked around it, the whole toe on toe with daemons because they are most loyal and skilled marines in the whole universe was replaced with, there use in sorcery and better equipment makes them capable of fighting daemons, making them seem less of the most powerful marines around and just better equipped.

>> No.14545166

>and tail, and without arms

>> No.14545191


Oh Matt Ward...

Why must you crush dreams?

They have the touch of the Emperor for fraks sakes.

Its not about the equipment Ward. Its about the soldier inside the tin can.

Ward, I am dissappoint.

>> No.14545198

I uh... I kinda thing the warsphinx is pretty cool.

>> No.14545216


Yeah, those soldiers inside the tin can are now psykers as they're supposed to be.

Instead of being fearless wielders of Tau Honour Blades...

Matt Ward sure goofed that one...

>> No.14545238

The torso and arms are just a big headpiece, but you're right about the tip of the tail.

>> No.14545268

S6, 2 attack, storm bolter wielding knights were pretty rock solid

the only problem was the nigh-useless shrouding driving up their cost, and a lack of reliable anti-tank

New knights have loads of options and a better book overall, but less character, if that makes sense.

>> No.14545290

I like the old Warhammer fantasy Giant, the metal one more than the newer one

The new one represents everything i hate about fat people

>> No.14545294

Plus why do you need traditional force weapons if fighting daemons? Though I bet GW told Ward not to make Grey knights supper powerful because they want t sell as much models as possible.

>> No.14545306


I agree man. They have more options, but lost their heart as it were.

I do miss fielding my GK army of PWGK with Terminators and the only thing I had for heavy support was orbital bombardments.

The look on peoples faces when you bring out those pie plate templates was simply priceless every single damn time.

>> No.14545330

That one is awesome in every way except the posing.

>> No.14545346

the one with the crocodile-skin cap and jawbone mouth-guard thing?

yeah, it was fucking awesome. Even had the proper amount of fingers and toes

>> No.14545354

New GK's are better, force weapons > +2S. Loss of Fearless (and Fearless wounds) does not matter, although Purifiers still have it. Psykers and psyk-out grenades everywhere is more characterful than WS5. The 3e book was in the end very bland, and used just a small number of USR's to try differentiate GK's from Space Marines. The new book is by far more diverged.

Not a traditional force weapon. Any unsaved wounds force a ld test on a daemon/psyker target, failure is removal from the game.

>> No.14545408

That is a special rule which they could have slapped onto any weapon.

>> No.14545473

Oh my god it's my long lost twin (Now neither of us will be virgins!).

Seriously though, I agree. The Von Carstein character models are fine but jesus christ give us a metal vampire count pack that let's you convert it the way you want ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

>> No.14545502
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Hey guyz, just being a vampire over here

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I keep meaning to get the guy in the upper left off of ebay. That one just cracks me up. He looks so happy.

>> No.14545555


Yes, but why would they, since it fits best to put it in an actual force weapon wielded by Grey Knights.

Not in the Tau Honour Blades the old "Grey Knights" had.

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>Those are goggles.

They are? I just assumed it was the painters applying the same LOL BLUE GLOWING EYES effect they were to all of the new GK models.

>> No.14545945

I use dark elf and vampire counts plastics mixed together to make vampires. I used the Dark Emissary as one too, and this model for a mounted one.


>> No.14546178

He looks awfully glum for a Noise Marine, poor guy.

>> No.14546359

>frog-fish-bone-people - The Musical!

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why the hell are there no chaos ogres in here?

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>This is a classic case of nostalgia-goggles making the shittier older item better than the far superior new one.

No. Fuck you. The older one is an infinitely better scuplt. The only thing the plastic one has over the older one is customizability. Otherwise, fuck you.

>> No.14547058

They look exactly the same

>> No.14547085
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You must be blind. Or stupid. I don't know, but since I'm a nice guy, I'll say blind.

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They don't.

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the fiends are not so bad it just took me a while to get used to their sculpts, that being said though when the new undead cobras come out I'm buying 2 boxes+a box of bloodletters+ some of the big claws from the daemonettes and converting some cooler fiends of slaanesh.

>> No.14547135

They're close enough. One has goofy oversized powered armor, the other had wings. The older one is still shit.

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stupid chaos mutant face
fur chaos warrior cloak
bear hands
giant stupid spike
stupid sword held in retarded position

>> No.14547160
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Yeah...totally a shitty model...


>> No.14547176
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I love the old Demon Prince to death. The way GW made the new one, it reminds me overtly of a toy and not a sculpt.

I would buy the old and new one and swap pieces back and froth between them to make an awesome pair of models, or one super awesome one.

Let's throw the Belakor model into the mix for good effort too

>> No.14547193

Holy fuck. That model is so fucking shit that even the pros can't repose it any. Shit model is shit.

>> No.14547216

2/10, I can feel a little anger at this poor atempt.

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>> No.14547249
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denial isn't just a river in Egypt. You simply have poor taste in everything.

>revito implies
>implying captcha thinks you're and idiot too

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>you're and idiot

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>> No.14547291

...you realize it's a giant metal model right? The time it would take to saw through it, repose it- pin it and sculpt over it is ridiculous correct? However the fine detail on that model is incredible.

Truly, the only winning thing to do is buy a new kit- an old kit- a belakor- resin cast the metal parts and make a super prince.

>> No.14547305

My problem with the plastic daemon prince is with the hands. Really GW? You're still doing that immature super long middle finger thing that you did with some of the possessed arms? Why?

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Sure is hating on better models. You actually liked old hunchy? Putting wings on that thing was a bitch, and the Possessed wings looked small and disproportionate. In addition, it is dinky and unintimidating. When I put the new one on the table, shit gets real.

Besides, a lot of these models look fine, they just suffer from "supah-bright" layered up paint jobs which just highlight the sculpt flaws. Also, I can't sculpt for shit, so I'm not gonna bitch too much.

>> No.14547356

rolled 2 = 2

Toss up a side-by side for those unenlightened among us please.

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>when i put a goofy cartoony model on the table, shit gets real

I'm sure you are really feared down at the shop, Lord Bloodfangslayer

>> No.14547374


Are you somehow implying that 40K isn't juvenile and ridiculous? OH WOW. I've been playing for a long time, and even I can't take it seriously anymore.

>> No.14547411


Just about everything in 40K is "goofy and cartoony."
You can't honestly tell me that Space Marines, while cool looking, aren't exaggerated and cartoony, with massive pauldrons, huge guns, and big hammers and swords.

>> No.14547418

If 40k was more serious when you started playing, then you have a very unusual definition of 'a long time'.

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man, why they have to go and make the Daemon Prince and Dreadknight look like two Spawn figures about to fight?

>> No.14547482


You know how when you're 12, and everything about 40K seems awesome and epic, and then you realize when you get older, that it's all very derivative warporn sci-fantasy that is equal parts over-the-top ridiculous and fantasy fulfillment? That's what I meant.

I still enjoy it, I just don't get too worked up about the fluff anymore.

>> No.14547495


Why are Dreadknights bigger than Greater Daemons. Really kills it for me.

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If you're going to tell me models like this, another Juan Diaz sculpt incidently, are as cartoony as the new Prince, I'm gonna call you on your bullshit.

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pretty much the entire high elf range for me. their fucking helmets get bigger and stupider with every new kit. just look at this stupid fucker's stupid hat. when his dragon flies forwards the wind resistance will cause that thing to rip his head off

>> No.14547582

Totally right. Juan Diaz made Belakor and the mounted slaneesh daemonettes. No one can say a word against him.

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So much rage-fuel in this thread...

>> No.14547616

> Bitchyouareruiningthisforme.jpg

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Couldn't agree more. I made it a priority when I played High Elves to always shave any stupid shit off the helmets. The regular helmets like the Spearmen had was fine, but fucking giant dragon wings sticking off the side of your head is not cool.

Seriously, how could someone in a unit of Phoenix Guard even turn his head to address the guy next to him without smacking his helmet against everyone around him?

>> No.14547680

Be'lakor is so far the best Daemon Prince ever designed. I hate how both 40k models have hideously oversized hands.

>> No.14547689

>how could someone in a unit of Phoenix Guard even turn his head to address the guy next to him

Pretty sure they don't talk, so...

>> No.14547709


IDK but for £25 for 10 models they can fuck off and die

>> No.14547711

Old Phoenix Guard were much better helmets, now with the wings sticking out they look silly.

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No one's mentioned RIDE CHECK FAIL yet?

>> No.14547751

>my helmet is the biggest
>that means I'm the leader

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Yeah, always hated HUGE helmets.

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Cortez is so bad, he only ever got one picture.

>> No.14547885

Only good thing about that cotez model is the powerfist that lacks detail- perfect base for a "hold the line!" pose with a powerfist.

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Come, my lady. You're my butterfly, sugar baby.

>> No.14548098

holy shit how hasn't the leader still standing? his neck should have shattered already

>> No.14548134

GW though claim to be a model company first price their models via there selection now, all specials units must be £25 for ten, not even 40k is that bad.....yet.

>> No.14548287
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GW aren't stupid. They know they'll sink if they price´the good game too high for the kids.

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>> No.14548334

rolled 78 = 78

>not even 40k is that bad.....yet.
>£23 for ten tactical marines
>£27.70 for five terminators

>> No.14548358
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Such masterpieces.

>> No.14548408

7th edition
19 Orc Boyz - £18.50

8th edition
10 Orc Boyz - £18.00

>> No.14548432

New GW kits look like hasbro toys not wargaming miniatures.

They have all these great plastics technologies and they use them to sculpt... HERP and DERP into the leg of every one of their "Optimus Prime with a baby" minis.

I fully expected the Storm Raven to shoot a spring loaded missile and have lights blink and a little voice recording go "For the Emperor" if you pressed down on the gunner's turret like a button.

If you're going to make shitty toys GW, make shitty toys. At least then we could play with the ugly little things. You have so much potential, you have a great IP and amazing tech.. How the fuck does your design team fuck up so badly and so often?

>> No.14548467
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Yes, and wouldn't you know, the neckbeards suck them up anyway.
Fantasy is custom made for elitist neckbeards with no economical sense.

>> No.14548476

with how the old boar boyz look compared to the new I would pay the difference every day of the week....besides what the hell am I going to do with 19 boar boyz?
I really like the new O&G sculpts, nt really a fan of the new space marine stuff though...I shudder to think what CSM is going to get when the next book rolls around.

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Amazing IP, you say?

>> No.14548509

rolled 2 = 2

The large gun in the ceter and maybe two of the pistols are acceptable.

The res are terrible.

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Dude, Possessed wings? Use the ones from the Lord of Change.

>> No.14548556

No, not boar boyz. Normal boyz repacked to smaller boxes.

>> No.14548557

>you have a great IP
Well that's debateable.

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Retro is always the best ever.

>> No.14548987

ah well, you win this round, I'm gonna go have another glass of absinthe.

>> No.14549041
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starcraft is better, amirite?

>> No.14550896

I'd be okay with the plastic Daemon Prince kit if the heads weren't all shit. But every single one has that stupid-looking needle-toothed grin and those squinty, beady little eyes.

Oh, and every "surfing" model belongs in this thread. Fuck that shit.

>> No.14550920

Well now you're just trying to put words in my mouth.

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