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Hey /tg/

I'm looking for powerful Warhammer 40k pics. Images that inspire and motivate and make you go "damn right!" and then promptly go out and and play the game.

>pic related

Preferably Space Marines, but I'll take whatever you got!

Thx!

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>>22710740
>Camouflage is the color of fear

Night Lords disagree, as do the Raven Guard

>> No.22710786

>>22710760
for me it wasn't so much about the specifics of the passage. It was the overall feeling of it.

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say what you will about the space smerfs, this pic is fucking bad ass, one of the very first i ever did see of space marines, even though people say he has a severe case of tiny head, i do believe it can be justified since he lost most all his body in the war against the nids and that he is more machine than man now, so he can be damn well any size.

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>>22710871
>Dem double power fists!

>> No.22710946

>>22710905
And his pauldrons have even bigger pauldrons on top of them.

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I do really like this one, even though it seems the are way too big even for primarchs, I kinda like it. the ridiculous size of them, since just about everything else is way bigger then your typical SM

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>>22710946
all SM have double pauldrons
but none but the emperor has motherfucking 4, or at least i think thats what i get from this pic, can't really tell

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>>22710871
>not posting the superior Calgar picture.

>> No.22711057

>>22711021

Nah, the emperor is just so fuckhuge the lover edge of his pauldrons are at the height of his shoulders. And they're really really thick.

Seriously, what the fuck.

>> No.22711330

>>22710979
Are the two on the right Guilliman and Sanguinius?

>> No.22711362

>>22711330
yep.

it's when Guilliman crowned Sanguinius as the emperor of the 2nd Imperium

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The Troll Lord writing a letter. Which will be delivered with a hypercube/maze thing

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>>22711053

Sup

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>>22710740

how bout this for POWER?

a deathwatch squad driving a flaming bus through a wall of TVs with sticks of dynamite strapped to their head

>> No.22711723

>>22711663
Bahahahhahaha

>> No.22711747

>>22711687
>no Pius
Dropped

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Fuck Marines.

Fuck Xenos too

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>>22711781
>fuck xenos
imokaywiththis.jpg

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>>22711663

MAH BOI!

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>> No.22711833

>>22711794
Why do they censor those things, jeez

>> No.22711848

>>22711833
because i got banned the last time i posted the uncensored version.Tthus the heretical contents.

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Now get out there and rescue that Eldar maiden dammit!

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>>22711869

...Do I have to?

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Old-school marines are best marines. Makes me want to get back and finish my beakie Crimson Fists army...

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>>22711900

Beakies make everything better.

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>>22711869
That's fanart. This is official

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so where the fuck are all the angry marines

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>>22712036

FUCK YOU! THAT'S WHERE!

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YOU FUCKING RANG?

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This picture always gives me shivers. I love big group-shots of armies in formation, looks beautiful.

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>> No.22712326

>>22711829
Is that a can of bugman's at the sniper's feet?

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Got no space marines. Have some guard.

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I love this one so much

>> No.22712392

>>22712377
lyk dis if u cri errytym

>> No.22713229

>>22711829
Sniper with Multimelta, he doesn't fuck around.

>> No.22714963

>>22712392
errytym....erry daem tym

>> No.22715285

>>22710905

This is one of mah favorite 40k sayings.

>> No.22715319

>>22712262

It's really awesome because it captures the power of the Imperium.

>> No.22715326

>>22712377

Too many words.

>> No.22715362

>>22715319
>It's really awesome because it captures the power of dev-wankery

>> No.22715455

>>22711794
you can put it in a spoiler image

>> No.22715514

>>22715455
>DO NOT USE SPOILERS TO HIDE PORN OR ANY NWS CONTENT.

>> No.22715525

>>22715319
ok, imagine earth's population currently, that is roughly that of a typical imperial world, 7 billion, the imperium has a few million planets, the scale of power that the imperium has isnt really captured in the picture of the ultramarine legion, when there is 17 others

titans, imperial guard, the fuckin navy, and the massive number of citizen soldiers makes the imperium daunting to actually fight against

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>>22715514

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This was the image that made me start my Necron army about ten years ago.

Now I'm sitting here assembling a Night Scythe to add to my mechanical horde.

While not technically a "FUCK YEAH" picture I feel it perfectly shows the feel of the army and just exudes menace.

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>>22715568

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>>22715602

>> No.22715714

>>22711021
What the fuck. Isn't the emperor physiologically just an oversized human? So shouldn't his head be a normal size in comparison to his body?

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>this thread
>not posting this image
>Any year.

DYE40k?

>> No.22715732

>>22710979
Nah, I'm pretty sure that's about right. They're supposed to be giants even compared to space marines. It would explain their penchant for close combat though - cover can't really be a thing when you're taller than most rooms.

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>>22715714
the emperor is a normal sized human, he just projects to look bigger, because in pictures, the biggest guy is clearly the most important.

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>> No.22715771

>>22711542
Mah nigga! I just love the sense of passion in this one. The look of absolute fury on his face combined with the force of the blow makes me wince a little whenever I see it. Haven't got around to reading the book, but that cover's always struck a chord.

>> No.22715772

>>22715714

40k always portrays those in Power Armour with tiny heads and long legs.

It's a stylistic choice more than anything. They used it in Deus Ex: Human Revolution as well.

>> No.22715791

>>22715771

The best thing is that this actually happens in the book.

I had to close it and just stare at the cover for a few moments when that happened.

>> No.22715802

Giant imperial titans are ugly as fuck. And yes im pro marines.

>> No.22715803

>>22710979
Sanguinus doesn't seem to happy about Girlyman holding his arm like that

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>>22715772
>always

Only recently due to the (Karl) Kopinsky incident.

>> No.22715826

>>22715803

Roboute looks like a shaved Jeff Bridges in that image.

I can just imagining him holding a CLU-like speech.

>> No.22715839

>>22715791
What book?

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>> No.22715843

>>22715714
>>22715772
They are wearing armour which adds width and height. Also pauldrons. Out of armour a space marine is meant to be 7 foot tall, armour makes them 8ish foot. A Primarch is meant to be about 10 foot tall UNARMOURED, and dah Emprah is even bigger. Because he says he is.

>> No.22715845

>>22715820

That's why I didn't use 'portray' in the past tense.

I quite like it though,

>>22715839

Horus Heresy: Know no Fear

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>> No.22715877

>>22715820
Those legs are long, no shit

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>>22715843
To boot a space marine to 8' tall in armour, those shoes are going to have to be platform boots. Even the backpack doesn't add anything more than head-height.

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>>22715877
they're long, but they're no-way near the disproportionate craziness of this picture and what followed

>> No.22715910 [DELETED] 

Remain calm. This is a test.

>> No.22715915

>>22715843
Marines are on average 7' tall, in armor, per Jes Goodwyn's life-size sketch. Their boots and top-of-head helmet do not add 1' of armor when combined together.

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>>22715851

So much heresy in a single picture.

I like it

>> No.22715929

>>22715891
there is a cat drawn on the magazine of that bikes bolter

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>>22715917

>> No.22715947

>>22715891
Who says their feet and hands fit into it all like a second skin? It could be that their feet are further up the leg than you can see. I'm just following what BL and fluff read.

captcha:its metinpa

Yes it is captcha. Yes it is.

>> No.22715949

>>22715929
>cannot unsee now

>> No.22715952

>>22715929
bloody hell, you're right.

>> No.22715953

>>22715917
>So much heresy in a single picture.
Kill yourself.

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>>22715942

>> No.22715969

>>22715947
Personally, I just accept that not all SM have to be the same size, if regular humans can be very different, so can they

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>> No.22715983

>>22715971
If only they were like that in game...

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>>22715942
>>22715958

>thisisworthfightingfor.jpg

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>>22715947
Yeah because that's going to make sense.

No, I'm going to go with multitude of published images and the continual references in the actual army and rule books that are not by Black Library (which is even less consistent than GW's normal writing) that for over 25 years now have been saying space marines are about 7' tall and are not wearing stilts inside their armour.

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>>22715953

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>> No.22716093

>>22715915

Jes Goodwin himself says they're 8' tall.

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>> No.22716098

>>22716029
that guy has the gun from blade runner
yes he does
he really really does

>> No.22716114

>>22716094

Is this like meant to be a poster for a 40k kids movie or something? Or is it a parody of something else?

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>> No.22716149

Space marines are almost always referred to as: "Standing over 7' tall due to genetic modification"

They have also been referred to as 8' tall.

So over 7' tall, probably closer to 8' is the closest we'll get to an official answer..

>> No.22716170

>>22716149
are the custodes 9 feet tall too? how tall are gray knights? how tall is the average guardsmen? how tall is the average eldar? how tall is the average tau? how tall is the average grot? how tall is the average squig? how tall is the average CHAOS marine? how tall is the average titan?

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>> No.22716186

>>22716170

Whoa, calm down there.

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>> No.22716208

>>22716182

Is that a Titan climbing a ladder on the left hand side?

>> No.22716215

>>22716186
no.
also that one guy has the gun from blade runner, no one noticed it, and i pointed it out too, even the cat on the fucking bike

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>> No.22716231

>>22716182
the titan is about to swing over on a giant crane cable

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>>22716208
Yes.

>> No.22716242

>>22716149
7' tall is average. There was an ongoing joke in the studio about how the 'average height' for marines seemed to steadily increase amongst the fanbase. 7' has canonically been the average height since they began the whole 'marines are super-modified super humans', with 7.5' being uncommon, and 8' being rare. But players have continuously added more and more inches to their average height over the years, with 7.5' being considered 'the average', to even now where most players seem to think 8' or even 8.5' is 'average marine height'. As a light-hearted jab against this odd fan-driven phenomenon, Jes Goodwyn drew a life-size sketch of a marine that poked fun at it. The marine's head is at the 8' mark, which players are quick to jump onto and shout about how 8' is their canonical height average. But they never notice the sole of his boots are at the 1' mark...

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>> No.22716270

>>22716239
that one guy has a british sten gun

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We Green?

>> No.22716294

>>22716275
cant unsee

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>> No.22716314

>>22715915
Jes' sketch is slightly inaccurate.

Marines are 7' tall in armour when they're in that retarded splayed-leg pose. When standing up straight they could easily be closer to 8'

>> No.22716319

>>22715929
Not to mention they are assaulting Minogue K. I have no doubt once thy have finished assaulting Minogue K they'll move on to her sister planet Minogue D.

>> No.22716322

>>22716302
it is a miracle kharn still has his arm, he is swinging that axe around so much his arm would be an easy target given how fuck huge it must be

>> No.22716338

>>22716242

Most description say they stand at over 7' tall, including the codex and rulebook. You're right that it might be closer to 7' than 8' though.

Do you remember what White Dwarf that was?
Need to dig it up but it will take hours.

Was so long since I read it and everytime the picture has been posted on /tg/ everyone has claimed it was a mistake.

>> No.22716377

>>22716338
you know
its 7 foot average
some marines are big boys and get taller, some can be under 7 foot, but they are still space marines and can royally kill anyone with their bare hands

>> No.22716395

>>22716377

That has nothing to do with what I wrote.

Also your lack of punctuation makes you look like a six-year-old.

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>>22710740
No Loyalists, but ask and you shall recieve.

>> No.22716417

>>22716314
Nope. They're 7' average. Fans just like to keep adding more and more to their height.

>> No.22716431

>>22716417

Not just fans.

Half of the descriptions in the books say 7', the other half say OVER 7'.

>> No.22716447
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>>22716405
Also this

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>>22716395

>> No.22716485

>>22716461

That's not official, just fan speculation.

>> No.22716486

>>22716431
its not a hard concept to grasp

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>>22716485

>> No.22716506

>>22716405
That Chaos force is totally fucked. That chick has an evisorator AND a grenade.

>> No.22716507

>>22716486

What's not hard to grasp?

Write full sentences damn it.

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>>22716338
The artwork was not posted in WD, but rather in the Jes Goodwin's artbook compilation. It had other bits of interest like the original concept art for the necrons (including the current destroyer concept art), as well as the Hrud (which were originally intended to be space-skaven).

The reason it always gets called out as 'inaccurate' is because it doesn't mesh with the perceived cannon of the fans. Hell that's half the reason the life-size artwork was done that way, was to poke fun at that fact. There have been numerous cases where players have asked developers at GamesDays about what the average height of a marine was, only to sit and argue with them when they were told it was 7' and not their expected 7.5' or 8' answer they were sure they would hear.

Pic related is the scanned image from the artbook.

>> No.22716531

>>22716513
That photo looks pretty old. Do you think GW would ever "modernize" the Space Marine look like they have with the necron and dark eldar and will probably do with the eldar and tau this year?

>> No.22716534

>>22716507
you are arguing over how tall a space marine is, which is the exact same as me arguing over how much a chicken weighs on average

if average is 7 foot, then by using a simple bell curve you will notice that some are OVER it and some are UNDER it

not quite sure how common a 6 foot space marine is though

and full sentences are for morons who need to have some one sit down and explain to them why sentence fragments are used for conversation and sentences are used for FORUMS apparently

>> No.22716550

>>22716502
I always liked how that implies a spartan is 5' tall.

>> No.22716552

>>22716513
then how tall are the custodes? 10 foot? wasnt the primarchs that tall? how tall is the emperor? 25 foot?

>> No.22716555

>>22716513

It's been in a White Dwarf though,in the issue where the Space Marine Tactical Squad won the hall of fame that image is used.

Glad to find out the origin for that image though, works much better as a poke at the fans rather than a simple mistake.

Do you know what the book is called? I've seen some scans from it but never the whole book.

>> No.22716563

>>22716461
People really need to stop posting this as if it was an official source.

>> No.22716583

>>22716550
me too, my friend is always going off on how spartans are awesome in halo, then i post this and he asks how strong, fast, and smart a marine is, then he asks about its shields

if a spartan needs energy shields to absorb the impact of a .50 caliber handgun or assault rifle, then the armor he is wearing is useless as 5 dudes with assault rifles can put down a spartan who's only real tactic is jumping

>> No.22716584

>>22716534
sentence fragments are utterly useless when one is deprived of an establishing context.

>> No.22716588

>>22716531
If by pretty old, you mean within the past decade, then sure. The Goodwin sketchbook was released during 3rd edition, and no official change has been made to height averages, except where BL writers or fanboys-turned-devs have tried to push the boundary an inch or two.

>> No.22716595

>>22716584
the established context is you blowing me

>> No.22716600

>>22716534

When GW describes a Space Marine as being over 7' tall that implies the average is over 7', not that only some of them are.

The lack of full sentences and punctuation makes you look less intelligent, much like writing in all-caps.
If you're fine with that then more power to you, I however tend to mostly ignore posts like that.

>> No.22716603

Average SM height is around 8 feet, in armor, Primarchs are about 11 so Emps would be somewhere around 14-15ish I suppose. (Eldar are roughly 8-9, Necron Immos towering over everyone else are like 11-12)

>> No.22716625

>>22716595
considering your post, the latter part of this >>22716395 would seem more likely.

>> No.22716627

>>22716552
The emperor is never given an actual height, and there's too little information available about the custodes beyond the "even more powerful, and less character than marines". The Emperor could very well be just a super-psychic 6' tall dude in bulked up armor. But it's more likely that he's about the same height as the primarchs.

>> No.22716629

>>22716588
I don't mean height-wise, I mean design-wise. They really haven't changed a whole lot since 40K was released, compared to some of the other factions.

>> No.22716632

>>22716603

>Average SM height is around 8 feet, in armor

Posting without a source to back up your claim is pointless when this thread already has it straight from the creator that their height is 7'.

If you want to dispute that claim then bring some evidence to back it up.

>> No.22716648

>>22716625
consider looking at my earlier post>>22715535
do you think the guy on the right gives a shit?

>> No.22716660

>>22716632
THICK FUCKING ARMOR ON HEAD

>> No.22716666

>>22710760
>Nightlords
>Red, blue, white
>Camo
>Raven Guard
>Completely Black
>Camo
Nope. Check out Raptors for marines with camo.

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>>22716629

It's the same design-template GW has been using to showcase paintschemes for the last 15 years. And it's still in use.

>> No.22716670

>>22716555
I wouldn't be surprised to find myself mistaken about it not being printed in WD. I definitely don't own every WD out there, so it could easily be in one of the issues I don't have or have never seen.
>Do you know what the book is called? I've seen some scans from it but never the whole book.
I believe his sketchbook was called "The Gothic and the Eldritch". It's great coffee-table material. His sketches are pretty cool to look over, and it's pretty neat to see his concept art and then compare it to the eventual models released.

>> No.22716690

I like how this thread devolved from pictures to mehreen fans slapping their dicks together about how tall your average gentically altered soldier is.

>> No.22716693

>>22716668
Yes, I understand that. In fact, that is exactly my point. After 15 years of using the same design, do you or do you not think GW will update it at some point in the future? If so, what changes will they make? If not, what do you think they want to preserve?

>> No.22716700

>>22716629
Honestly, I'd rather see them keep that design style. The newer 'tiny-head syndrome' models look ridiculous to me.

>> No.22716707

>>22716660
They do not have 1' of armor amongst the soles of their boots and the top of their helmet.

>> No.22716716

>>22716693

The reason they've stuck with it is probably because it either is iconic or that they want it to be.

>> No.22716724

>>22716629
The Space Marines are very iconic though. They've changed them to being more grimdark and got rid of the beakies but I doubt we'll see any major design changes to the basic marines. Maybe some with the specialist units in non codex chapters though.

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people keep getting taller with each successive generation! So in 38000 years, these heights will be normal!

Also, I bet the Emperor is actually about 5'4" and that's why he's never seen not wearing his power armor.

>> No.22716727

>>22716693
I doubt it. It's very iconic and there's no real reason to change it. Kids still think the design is cool and that's what matters.

>> No.22716738

>>22716690
space marines 7 foot average, no more input was needed at all, yet it continued due to fuck faces

also if GW listened to fans they would have made minis cheaper

>> No.22716745

>>22716716
I think a lot of it has to do with it being iconic. And it meshes better with the out-of-proportion heroic-scale miniatures the game uses. Kind of like how the official design-template look of the IG is still out of proportion to that of an actual human being.

>> No.22716746

>>22716707
why not? its six inches of armor everywhere else

>> No.22716788

>>22715904
okay, okay. after looking at this pic, i think i got it.

its stylized after how a space marine appears to regular people. with us being smaller, their head looks tiny as shit, and their legs would look like they go on forever!

its from a smaller persons perspective!

>mind=blown

>> No.22716789

>>22716746
Actually, it's not. Like all armor (personal or even vehicular), the amount of armor varies greatly depending upon the location. Marine power armor is thickest in the shoulders (due to pauldron-syndrome) chest/torso, and thigs, upper legs. Namely due to 'center-mass' being the most commonly aimed at part of the body. There is no need to have 6" of armor on the soles of the feet, let alone the top of the head. Hence why there isn't.

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On a related note, this bugged the crap out of me:
Was this Forge World garrisoned by the Cadian All-Imperium Basketball Champions?

>> No.22716825

>>22716789
>thighs
gahh.... fixed.
We now have "THIGS" in our anatomy! They THIG things.

>> No.22716841

>>22716789
>>22716825
Shear weight for all 'dem curbstomping attacks

>> No.22716851

>>22716807
No. Ultramarines are just short for Space Marines. Hence their overcompensation by trying to be the best. Its Astartes little man syndrome

>> No.22716857

>>22715864
>no backpack

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>>22716851

Other marines, are you even trying?

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>> No.22716925

>>22716874
Note how low his head is in the armor. It's too big for him.

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>> No.22716996

>>22711542
This... would be painful for the dude with the powerfist. The fluid covering his eyes would instantly vaporize and because vaporizing lowers the temperature his eyes would instantly freeze, blinding him. It wouldn't happen in his mouth if he keeps it closed, because his body would give it some pressure, but the moment he opens his mouth, it too would freeze completely and probably kill him.
Does he have a thin space membrane over his entire body? Or is it grimderp magic keeping him alive and non-frozen?

>> No.22717026

>>22716996
Extremely thin layer of atmosphere(IIRC)+Primarch power.

>> No.22717052

>>22716996
> Phase 16: This implant allows a Space Marine to sweat a substance that coats the skin and offers resistance to extreme heat and cold and can even provide some protection for the marine in a vacuum. This can only be activated by outside treatment, and is common when Space Marines are expected to be fighting in vacuum.
>http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Creation_of_a_Space_Marine#.UP2Vymdw0WQ

>> No.22717078

>>22716996
Primarch 2 stronk.

>> No.22717079

>>22716996

>Does he have a thin space membrane over his entire body?

One of the implant organs does allow a Space Marine to sweat a substance that coats the skin and offers resistance to extreme heat and cold and can even provide some protection for the marine in a vacuum.

>Or is it grimderp magic keeping him alive and non-frozen?

Yup.

>> No.22717115

>>22716996

A primarch's spiritual pressure is so strong that he can sustain himself on it alone, even in a vacuum.

>> No.22717122

>>22716666
He meant camo isn't the colour of fear, the NL and RG armour is.

>> No.22717130

>>22716996

He actually suffered freeze burns and other damage during that fight.

In the book after they even mention how he looks like shit.

>> No.22717148

>>22716996
Not true. Heat is transferred (or removed from something) primarily due to convection. Since space is a vacuum, there is literally no convection taking place. Space is still REALLY REALLY cold. But the temperature will not drop anywhere near as fast as common sci-fi would have you think. Indeed the biggest issue will be the fact that your eyes, and blood vessels, will try to burst out of your exposed flesh.

>>22717052
As canon as that is, it really just amounts to being a derpy hand-wave to make marines even more special by allowing them to survive the vacuum of space for prolonged periods of time. The fluff explanation is pretty much on par with saying "I have a lead-pendant, therefore I'm immune to radiation poisoning". It works in context of the setting, but makes little to no sense in context of reality.

>> No.22717170

>>22717148
>It works in context of the setting, but makes little to no sense in context of reality.

How horrifying

>> No.22717191

>>22717148

>Indeed the biggest issue will be the fact that your eyes, and blood vessels, will try to burst out of your exposed flesh.

Guilliman is described as having veins snaking up the sides of his face in Betrayer, which takes place just after Know no Fear.

>> No.22717225

>>22717191

Yeah, AD-B is great with details like that.

>> No.22718375

>>22716513
Notice how the scale starts at 2 feet. That marine is actually standing at 7 feet.

>> No.22718447

>>22716807
Actually, if marines are 7 feet tall and Mira is 6 feet, and they're stood a little back, then that looks about right.

>> No.22719142

>>22710871
who is this

>> No.22719238

>>22719142

The artist or the marine in the picture?

>> No.22719308

>>22718375
>Notice how the scale starts at 2 feet. That marine is actually standing at 7 feet.
Yeah, that was commented on already. In fact, that's why that pic was included in his post, was because the marine is actually 7' tall.

>> No.22719367

>>22719238
both i guess

>> No.22720598

>>22719367
Marneus Motherfucking Calgar. Couldn't tell you the artist, probably Pict-Scribe Servitor 11XA-1B. He's done some pretty good work.

>> No.22722408

>>22720598
Pict-Scribe Servitor 11XA-1B is one of my favorite artists but I believe that particular peice was done by Ultramarines Chapter Serf 243Z. His body may have rejected the gene seeding process but the boy has an eye for art.

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