Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 123
Total: 123
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Stories Archive
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Home
06: Home
07: Home
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Stories Archive
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Home
16: Stories Archive
17: Stories Archive
18: Home
19: Stories Archive
20: News
21: Community Forums
22: Stories Archive
23: Stories Archive
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Home
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Stories Archive
33: Stories Archive
34: Stories Archive
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Home
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Home
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Home
45: Stories Archive
46: Stories Archive
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Home
51: Stories Archive
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Stories Archive
55: Stories Archive
56: Community Forums
57: Home
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Stories Archive
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Home
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Home
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Stories Archive
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Stories Archive
75: Home
76: Home
77: Stories Archive
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Community Forums
82: Stories Archive
83: Home
84: News
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Home
88: Community Forums
89: Community Forums
90: Community Forums
91: My Account
92: Home
93: Community Forums
94: Stories Archive
95: Home
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums
100: Community Forums
101: Home
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Home
106: Home
107: Community Forums
108: Community Forums
109: Community Forums
110: Home
111: News
112: Community Forums
113: Community Forums
114: Community Forums
115: Stories Archive
116: Stories Archive
117: Stories Archive
118: Home
119: Community Forums
120: Community Forums
121: Community Forums
122: Home
123: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Miniature Gaming › GW Warhammer 40k › 40k Narrative Campaign
40k Narrative Campaign

Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3  Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGW Warhammer 40k
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
loialarent
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 44

PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:02 am    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

I'm looking forward to the Campaign and Sunday too. Should we bring snacks?

_________________
"There is no such thing as innocence, only degrees of guilt."
Back to top
View user's profile
SonOfDorn
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Sep 19, 2010
Posts: 78
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:07 am    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Ya. It seems a little odd, but its SIMPLE so that people can stick with it. And, as I said, doing a big game of Planetstrike would be a great story opener. Smile Thought it could be Chaos defending and the Imperial force attacking. Would be a nice change of pace since it's usually the other way around.

_________________
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of him on earth!"
Back to top
View user's profile
loialarent
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 44

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:35 am    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Would be interesting. We would need Chaos players though. Do we have enough?

_________________
"There is no such thing as innocence, only degrees of guilt."
Back to top
View user's profile
SonOfDorn
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Sep 19, 2010
Posts: 78
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:34 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Andy and Wes. You could field your guardsmen as traitor guardsman. Smile

_________________
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of him on earth!"
Back to top
View user's profile
sthar8
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 342

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Hey guys, sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you.

I'm glad to see so much enthusiasm for the campaign, and I gladly endorse any additions you wish to make for your own games, so long as you understand that most of the players you will be scheduling games against will not be doing things like unit experience.

A narrative campaign is essentially "40k with a DM" in that I will be setting the stage and ultimately narrating the story, but to keep things easy I'm using a ladder campaign structure (what the BRB calls a tree campaign) to define a set of preplanned story arcs and missions. Really cool reports and events from you guys will get worked into the story if I can, but the main arc will be determined purely by objectives completed. I have already finished the ladder set (no peeking; spoilers) and some of the missions. Without giving away too much, here's how objectives will work:

Primary: the side that achieves the most primary objectives determines which path we move down the ladder.

Secondary: completing secondary objectives will reveal extra information that may help your side win the war

Tertiary: these objectives will reveal further information, as well as affecting the "degree of victory" for each battle and the war as a whole.

The planetstrike game sounds like great idea!

I didn't want to tell you anything about the plot, but plan on having Chaos defending for your first game.

Chris has me doing event info for SpoCon ads so I'm writing a little fluff teaser. When I'm happy with it I'll post it up for y'all to read.

_________________
He sleeps. Though much to him was denied
He lived. And when he lost his angel, died.
It happened quickly, in the way
that in the evening, night-time follows day.
Back to top
View user's profile
sthar8
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 342

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:59 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Oh and here's the team breakdown for the different codices:

"Good" Guys:
* Codex: Blood Angels
* Codex: Grey Knights
* Codex: Imperial Guard
* Codex: Space Marines
* Codex: Space Wolves
* Codex: Black Templars
* Codex: Dark Angels
* Codex: Eldar
* Codex: Witch Hunters

"Bad" Guys:
* Codex: Dark Eldar
* Codex: Tyranids
* Codex: Chaos Daemons
* Codex: Chaos Space Marines
* Codex: Orks
* Codex: Tau Empire
* Codex: Necrons

If you want to sign up as a particular force but have a fluff reason to be on the other side (Traitor Guard, Knights of Blood, etc) just let me know.

_________________
He sleeps. Though much to him was denied
He lived. And when he lost his angel, died.
It happened quickly, in the way
that in the evening, night-time follows day.
Back to top
View user's profile
loialarent
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 44

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 8:07 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Yay! Much excitement. I cant wait to start it up.

_________________
"There is no such thing as innocence, only degrees of guilt."
Back to top
View user's profile
rabbit
Awkward new guy


Joined: Aug 06, 2011
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:07 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Hiya all. I'm new in town, and today I signed up for both the 'ard Boyz next week and this narrative. I put down Chaos on the signup, (around 2200 worth of daemons), but could realistically field loyal or traitor Marines, Orks, or in a pinch a heap of Necrons. Is there a army or side that feels under represented?

_________________
The correct tactical choice is the frontal assault.
Back to top
View user's profile
Tiny_Sandwich
Rookie


Joined: Sep 27, 2010
Posts: 17

PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:50 am    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

w00t! Daemons that'll be a sweet addition to the forces of Chaos. From our "prelude" game last session, I think the side of disorder really needs more players. There's lots of Space Marines, and guard but not much evil. That'll have to change! For Chaos is Strong, but at the moment out numbered
Back to top
View user's profile
SonOfDorn
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Sep 19, 2010
Posts: 78
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:34 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

You could easily rope in some Ork mercs to start. Smile

_________________
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of him on earth!"
Back to top
View user's profile
rabbit
Awkward new guy


Joined: Aug 06, 2011
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:28 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

Let's see how the Boyz do at the tourny. They may suck. I've never fielded them before and they are a strange list, (90 grots, for instance). I feel bad I don't have any movement trays - 182 models are going to take FOREVER to move each turn. But if they are any good at the stompin' and the blastin' I'd love to get them painted up and on the table more often - Orks are cool. And I can't wait for a nice, pitched battle with the daemons. Organized battle lines don't handle them well at all.

_________________
The correct tactical choice is the frontal assault.
Back to top
View user's profile
SonOfDorn
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Sep 19, 2010
Posts: 78
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:02 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

apocalypse40k.blogspot...unker.html

_________________
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of him on earth!"
Back to top
View user's profile
TwistedFate
Rookie


Joined: Aug 03, 2011
Posts: 23

PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:50 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

I doubt i will have my Tau army in anytype of ready shape for this, but soon in the future you'll have some Tau around Smile
Back to top
View user's profile
SonOfDorn
Seasoned Browser


Joined: Sep 19, 2010
Posts: 78
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:41 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

We don't expect them to be painted for our friendly games (ie: campaign) and we even allow some limited proxying as well. So, don't worry too much about those aspects.

_________________
"Primarch-Progenitor, to your glory and the glory of him on earth!"
Back to top
View user's profile
sthar8
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 342

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:12 pm    Post subject: Re: 40k Narrative Campaign

I don't even expect models to be painted for my tournament games. If you want to paint your stuff please do because painted armies look really cool, but there's no pressure.

If you can't get an army set up by next week, just let me know when you're ready. The campaign will run for five weeks, and I'm cool with adding people late. And if you've got the stuff built for another army, sign up as tau and play with whatever you've got.

_________________
He sleeps. Though much to him was denied
He lived. And when he lost his angel, died.
It happened quickly, in the way
that in the evening, night-time follows day.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGW Warhammer 40k All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3  Next
Page 2 of 3


Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Charles' Top 10 Gifts to get at Merlyn's!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Dec 16, 2017 at 01:27:06

New 8th Edition Dark Angels Stuff!
Last post by CharlesFaust in GW Warhammer 40k on Dec 15, 2017 at 23:49:07

Artillery and World War III
Last post by Hobomonkey in Flames of War on Dec 13, 2017 at 04:21:11

New Graphic Novels
Last post by Hobomonkey in Comments on Dec 13, 2017 at 03:59:23

New Blood Bowl and 40K!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Games Workshop Misc. on Dec 09, 2017 at 22:22:46

Unstable has Arrived!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Dec 08, 2017 at 21:53:29

D&D minis, Pathfinder minis, and more!
Last post by Hobomonkey in D&D Minis on Dec 07, 2017 at 03:07:06

New Graphic Novels
Last post by Hobomonkey in Comments on Dec 06, 2017 at 04:00:51

FLIPSHIPS
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on Dec 04, 2017 at 02:54:50

Tons of new Graphic Novels!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Nov 29, 2017 at 21:18:12


Survey
Best comic book to movie adaptation




Results :: Polls

Votes: 1493
Comments: 4

Links

Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars