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Jarl Kjaran Coldheart

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hey all,

1) i like the marine's paint job

2) will everyone please stop posting pictures of the IA article of the Alpha Legion? because we are all going to have different color intrepretations and if you remembered the end of the article, it states that all the information collected about the Alpha Legion may infact be provided by a Alpha Legion spy. so to use the IA article as evidence seems kinda silly, as they could have represented their color scheme in any manner they wanted to.

i hope to see more.

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Uh..no
It's the Pre-Heresy Alpha Legion. Everyone theoretically knows what they looked like so that's not even slightly an issue..

"The ltramarines are the greatest of all Space Marine Chapters. From the dawn of the Imperium they have served the Emperor with loyalty and a ferocity that no others can match." "in faith and in valour they are unmatched." "The ltramarines are the exemplars of the Space Marines, the purest and noblest of all Adeptus Astartes." "Many hold the ltramarines to be the rightful heir not only of Guilliman, but of the Emperor himself." ~Games-Workshop

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Jarl Kjaran Coldheart

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you know, thats right.
because over the 10,000 years the Imperium has never lost any bit of stored knowledge.
and no shadowy bunch of men calling themselves the inquisition have ever covered up/recreated information.
and those loyalist legions, they allow anybody to stroll through their librarium just to browse the horus heresy section, specifically the traitor legions.

so of course the sole IA article, which ends saying we actually know nothing, is totally correct with their 1 picture. and the IA articles are totally canon, with no more recent novels presenting different info on the same topic.

i am so sorry. B)

wolf lord kieran

Space Wolves are badasses that operate just barely within the rules. 13th Co. didn't even know there were rules applying to how badass they could be. DepthCharge on the Space Wolves

I'm so pleased that GW have gone to such great lengths to produce these awesome Space Wolves basing kits. Wraithwing on the Thousand Sons Rubic Marine release

"The Fell Hand is a name that has been passed on through out the Legion. When one warrior bearing it died, the name is left to be earned by another. Thus it was passed from Floki to Volund to Erik to Geigor. And then the tradition died, because censored.gif Bjorn got the name and proceeded to live for 10 censored.gifmillenia." - Sagas of the Wolf Priests. Wispy


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It looks perfect to me!!!
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you know, thats right.
because over the 10,000 years the Imperium has never lost any bit of stored knowledge.
and no shadowy bunch of men calling themselves the inquisition have ever covered up/recreated information.
and those loyalist legions, they allow anybody to stroll through their librarium just to browse the horus heresy section, specifically the traitor legions.

so of course the sole IA article, which ends saying we actually know nothing, is totally correct with their 1 picture. and the IA articles are totally canon, with no more recent novels presenting different info on the same topic.

i am so sorry. :P

wolf lord kieran

Yes you are. ;)
BTW, the BL books aren't canon if contradicting GW studio fluff. Index Astartes takes priority. ;)

"The ltramarines are the greatest of all Space Marine Chapters. From the dawn of the Imperium they have served the Emperor with loyalty and a ferocity that no others can match." "in faith and in valour they are unmatched." "The ltramarines are the exemplars of the Space Marines, the purest and noblest of all Adeptus Astartes." "Many hold the ltramarines to be the rightful heir not only of Guilliman, but of the Emperor himself." ~Games-Workshop

Names & Ranks Of The Ultramarines Chapter & Legion

The Codex Astartes: Taking Away The Freedom Of The Astartes To Pigeonhole Themselves,
And Restricting Them To Supreme Flexibility Since M31
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Hmm, this seems to be veering off topic here but according to Dan Abnett the novels are the new canon source with GWs blessing. Either way I'm doing mine this colour so stay tuned for a log in the near future. :huh:

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BTW, the BL books aren't canon if contradicting GW studio fluff. Index Astartes takes priority. :teehee:


I think you are taking that quote a little too literally TEC. Up until the AGM they have always said that the BL Books are canon and all the quote says now is that the BL books are different interpretations of the Universe, which is basically the same as the variations in things from one Codex to the next.

Scribe A describes the event like so, while Scibe B says it went this way.

As for your issue, DogHouse. Have you tried Royal Blue with a purple wash?

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It looks great but i would do them all different shades of mauve, purple, indigo, blue, teal, cobalt, e.t.c. to justify the secrey and that nobody really knows the color.

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I'd not be surprised to see one painted up in bright yellow. He'd be "in disguise".
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Actually this is quiet funny.
I just yesterday got my book of "Legion" and have a purple mini standing right before me....ha!

I am not sure what to do too, though!

I want to field them in his color scheme and play them as C:SM!

But thank to you i now understand the markings on the shoulder pads. thank you!

Keep going, i find them very interesting too.

This is one sneaky legion really worth a try!
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