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Welcome to zzz/tg/

You have entered the basement, hope you have a fun time here. 
Sturgeon was gracious enough to give everyone a /tg/, and I hope I can provide one that lives up to the standards put to bear - with that said, I, the DM of this board, shall now lay out the rules. This thread will be the 'rule page' since I don't think such a function exists in jschan. 

 1. All threads must pertain to traditional games in some way, shape, or form. 
    a. Allowed threads include, but are not limited to, card games, tabletop games, lore threads for any particular /tg/-related game/universe, roleplaying threads, storytime threads, /tg/ news threads, etc
    b. Which threads are disallowed are any topics that have nowt to do with /tg/. Threads about videogames are not allowed, but inter-thread tangents about videogame off-shoots of a /tg/ topic is allowed (to a certain degree). 
    c. Regarding 'low effort' threads, you won't be banned for making a one-word OP if the intent for good discussion seems genuine, or if the embedded video is satisfactory for discussion. You aren't going to be forced into a 'general' containment thread if you dare post something related to an existing thread, but plain duplicate threads will be deleted. 

2. Excessive shitposting, spamming, or constantly being off-topic may result in a ban/deletion.
   a. Board wars/site wars posting will result in lenient warnings, then deletion. 

3. The basement is a place of comfort and freedom - Politics, NSFW content, and imperfect grammar is allowed as long as it is related to the topic at hand! Being obnoxious or repeatedly off-topic about it will earn you a ban. 

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Thread for Warhammer 40k stuff
What's the direction GW is going with the lore? I fear they might be trying to faze out Slaanesh, and they'll start by bringing Fulgrim back (the real Fulgrim). Besides selling more models, does GW have any reason to advance the story or even end the story like they did with Fantasy's End Times? Surprisingly, they buffed non-primaris marines a bit. I am curious if there's any lore explanation or if it's simply a tabletop balancing decision. A precedent will be set either way.
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>>11 (OP) 
>>13
I've never understood the obsession people seem to have with "advancing the story"

40k (and Fantasy. And any other tabletop game) don't have a story. They have a setting filled with many individual stories. With 40k in particular, you've got 10,000 years and countless worlds between the Horus Heresy and the "present day" and countless worlds to tell stories. Not everything has to move forward. Not everything has to be a gigantic clusterfuck involving every faction in the game.
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>>111
40k fans see their factions as super heroes, they always want the story to move forward so GW has another excuse to add a new space marine weapons option to their lists. 40k players are all as obsessive as chris-chan is over sonichu
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>>112
I think they could get away with keeping the 'story' as it was two editions ago. What was needed was making more models for DIFFERENT factions rather than focusing so damn heavily on Ultramarines and Nurgle. There is a desperate models need for Slaanesh, several IG cadres, Squats, and Orks.
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>>114
Space marines are like 80% of GW's entire sales. They cover every niche so the other factions are side factors at best. It's a self fulfilling prophecy because they make what sells, which then sells and locks people into those armies.
>>76
> or you can take care of it on a larger level by making a new game from the ground up which is inherently off-putting for women
Anon, that shit doesn't work. Women will demand to be let in simply because the 21st century woman is not mature or self-aware enough to realize that not everything is all about them. They feel entitled to everything, and mainstream Western culture is doing everything to reinforce that. And when they notice that the game doesn't actually appeal to them, they'll just demand that everything should be changed to cater to them - and then they will harass and blackmail people to make it happen.

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Where's the best place to post models and get decent feedback? I fear it's mostly Reddit and Facebook these days. Neither I'm interested in using but I enjoy painting and wish I had a community to spitball with.

Cuckchan is not an option. Their painting thread has a mod camping it who bans you for not kissing people's ass.
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Are you willing to hear constructive criticism or do you want more of a hugbox?
>>104 (OP) 
test

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Here's your obligatory meta thread. If you want to make some banners, go ahead and post them here. Remember that the dimensions should be 300x100. I will remove this thread in one weeks' time so that nobody gets distracted.
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>>108
are goblins niggers?
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>>108
>1 post is a raid
Face it, this board never had a chance.
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>>110
Relatively, it is a raid, considering this board only has 111 posts. That's almost 1% of all posts. Entering raid territory.
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eden is a fag lole

this post was made by the anti fag gang
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>>118
>all of a sudden 1 PPH on /tg/
wew lad

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How do you solve the women problem? Every company now cucks to them making female warriors minatory in boxsets unless you want to waste a bunch of torsos.

How do we push back against this faggotry?
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>>71 (OP) 
You can take care of it on a local level by not allowing women to participate, or you can take care of it on a larger level by making a new game from the ground up which is inherently off-putting for women.
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>>76
If you tried to ban women you would get done for a hate crime. It's a nice pipe dream though.
>>76
This, make all the male characters ugly.
The thing here is, I don't care about women nor do I allow them in my tabletop games.

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Post one every time you visit. Lets get the board moving!
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>>80 (OP) 
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>>80 (OP) 
Have you guys ever heard of Den of Imagination? I've seen it shilled a lot on tabletop channels a lot. They paint the figures for you. They charge an outrageous price for shit you should really be doing yourself, but they're good for inspiration. Here's a video they uploaded today. Pretty damn good. 

https://invidious.kavin.rocks/watch?v=DcJ9TKxuveQ

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Art of old tabletop art of any kind plus maps.
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>>83 (OP) 

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Hey TG, I got a question for you
What are your thoughts on depressing, overwhelming, or grim-dark endings for not so terrible or outright terrible but redeemable characters? I'm talking an absolutely no winning, no good ending, go straight to jail ending.
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>>66 (OP) 
I used to be fine with it, provided it wasn't overtly spiteful ie the character ends up miserable because it was male and the story was very clearly written by a manhater 
But, lately I've gotten pretty burnt out on good characters getting shat on.
Though, I suppose it would be more apt to say I'm sick of seeing good characters that had their happily ever afters yanked out from under them in reboots made years later.
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>>67
I fucking hate it when some hack writer decides to undo the development and accomplishments of another writer's characters to drum up artificial drama and interest in the newest installment of the series. It never pays off either and the character always feels twice as hollow afterward.
>>66 (OP) 
I like it when the stories seem grim on the surface but carry a measure of hope at a deeper level, one that warms your soul. You don't see many of those, though. I blame britbongs for being so nihilistic.
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>>77
Bongs have stiff upper lips, they don't expect the rain to never stop, they just expect they might drowned before it stops. Which is the hope you're implying you want.

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Now that's a good game. Totally recommend you to give it a shot.
https://archive.org/details/msdos_Kings_Bounty_2_1993

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Hey, /tg/. I recently cleaned the paint off some mid-80s miniatures I have and I'm trying to find out some info about RAFM's Gilla Worm minis. They appear to be some sort of Lizardfolk water-troops, but I can't find any stats or even a hint of what color they should be. I don't know if they were ever a part of D&D or just some RAFM sculptor's fancy, but I've always thought they were neat and want to do them some justice now that my painting skills are better. Does anyone know anything about these little buggers?

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