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#1 thenewguy

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Posted 13 June 2014 - 10:14 PM

Ok guys hears the thing i have been looking over the books and there a lot on ogryns in them so im thinking of making a ogryn drop trooper regiment now im wondering how to justify the ogryns jumping out of a plain and not going splat. they could have special jump packs/grave chute and also be but even then there very heavy so what are your ideas?



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Posted 13 June 2014 - 10:53 PM

My group made Ogryn drop cavalry. The simple answer is that the ogryns are sedated and pushed out of the ship in a cannister similar to the one used to drop over heavy equipment.


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Posted 14 June 2014 - 01:31 AM

A special drop pod of some description (not as advanced as a Space Marines obviously) designed for their size to hurl them onto the planet below in a controlled descent. Perhaps it's a unique item manufactured by the humans living on their world? One problem would be getting even sedated Ogryn's into a space that size.


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Posted 14 June 2014 - 03:40 AM

I love Cail's explanation, but at the end of the day, it's not really any more complicated than regular drop troops. Strap Grav-Chutes onto them.


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#5 FieserMoep

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Posted 14 June 2014 - 06:39 AM

Grav-Chutes with an integrated Vox-Caster, remembering them, that they are doing this for the emperor.^^



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Posted 14 June 2014 - 07:29 AM

An Orgyn Drop Troop regiment's moto has to be "We fall 'ard!"


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#7 Robin Graves

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 04:30 PM

The biggest challenge is getting the in the drop pod. Yeah i don't want to fight a squad of airsick ogryns that have just crashed on my bunker.

 

How about Ogryn Roughriders? obviously they are gonna flatten some poor horse, but a grox/Ursir/Ucernox or some other tough xeno beast should be able to carry them. Man, I'd run if i saw that comming towards me.

 

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