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#1 Baradiel

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 08:10 AM

Ok, so it would be a pretty good guess that the next book for this game will be Nurgle, so I am going to throw out my predictions. First off, Archetypes. There will likely be four, two human, two CSM. CSMs- Plague Marines, Obviously, and I am guessing Warp Smiths, not specifically Iron Warriors. Humans- That is a bit more of a toughy. I could see some type of corrupted Magos Biologis dealing with the spread of plague. No idea for the other. Any thoughts on what this book will add besides the general theme of plague/decay? Also, title. I am going with Tome of Decay as my first guess. Tome of Plague as the second. Thoughts?

#2 Terraneaux

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 09:15 AM

That's about all our predictions are worth, but here's hoping they got on that ****.  I was really hoping to see it before the slaanesh book, but ah well.



#3 Qaia

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 05:39 PM

I'm guessing that the Nurgle Tome will contain only 2 CSM Archetypes: Plague Marine and Iron Warriors Warpsmith. Specifically Iron Warriors. The idea has been that every Legion should be represented.

I'm hoping that instead of squishing the Black Legion into the Nurgle Tome there will be an additional book after Nurgle that will contain:

1) Black Legion-based CSM (Chaos Lord?) Archetype; and

2) Specific rules on actually leading a Black Crusade.

As to the actual contents of the Nurgle Tome, I'm guessing just like the other Tomes just additional weapons, items, spells, etc. Unique to the Tome could be detailed sections on vehicular and large emplacement warfare, as well as a disease-based combat system.



#4 Amroth

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Posted 05 June 2013 - 10:50 AM

Given the fact that most medicae based skills seem to be Nurgle there is the potential for a mad chirurgeon styled archetype. Someone who is a talented healer though using dubious means perhaps using potent bacteria and viruses to make the body stronger and heal faster. Also they may be able to temporary boost attributes like toughness and strength through the same foul means possibly at a price.

The other option perhaps being someone who has grown to adulthood on a nurgle planet and as thus has become immune to the negative effects of plagues and pestilences and has gained the innate ability to pass on these gifts to others.

Of coursethese are just guesses at stated earlier the human archetypes could go anywhere…….



#5 BrianDavion

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 07:10 AM

Amroth said:

Given the fact that most medicae based skills seem to be Nurgle there is the potential for a mad chirurgeon styled archetype. Someone who is a talented healer though using dubious means perhaps using potent bacteria and viruses to make the body stronger and heal faster. Also they may be able to temporary boost attributes like toughness and strength through the same foul means possibly at a price.

The other option perhaps being someone who has grown to adulthood on a nurgle planet and as thus has become immune to the negative effects of plagues and pestilences and has gained the innate ability to pass on these gifts to others.

Of coursethese are just guesses at stated earlier the human archetypes could go anywhere…….

 

so basicly a human "fabius bile" archtype? that'd be fun



#6 Amroth

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 10:18 AM

Actually I didn't think of that, in many ways they would be similiar to Fabius Bile.

The main difference I think would be the focus, where the Chirurgen would be still primarily a healer just using more unorthodox or Nurgle related methods (after all one of the concepts of Nurgle and his followers is survival no matter the odds) whereas Fabius Bile is more interested in experimentation for the sake of improvement upon the design of the human/astartes body.



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 02:55 PM

I hope to see something thematically like a necromancer - but with plague-infected 'zombie' minions rather than actual undead. Being able to brew up various strains of the plague that can give different shades to the plague zombies (fast spas-zombies vs. unstoppable shamblers vs. biological bombs that spray nastyness when they are killed).


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#8 Routa-maa

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 06:00 PM

HappyDaze said:

 

I hope to see something thematically like a necromancer - but with plague-infected 'zombie' minions rather than actual undead. Being able to brew up various strains of the plague that can give different shades to the plague zombies (fast spas-zombies vs. unstoppable shamblers vs. biological bombs that spray nastyness when they are killed).

 

 

Someone has been playing too much Left 4 Dead and Dead Island =) Both where fun games, but back to the topic

Festus the Leechlord from Warriors of Chaos. This guy gave me the creeps when I first saw him.

Some Imperial backwater towns new practitioner who makes concoctions to help his "poor" villagers who have in some "mysterious" way gotten ill.


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#9 Amroth

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:13 PM

HappyDaze said:

I hope to see something thematically like a necromancer - but with plague-infected 'zombie' minions rather than actual undead. Being able to brew up various strains of the plague that can give different shades to the plague zombies (fast spas-zombies vs. unstoppable shamblers vs. biological bombs that spray nastyness when they are killed).

 

I likee



#10 bloody malth

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Posted 24 June 2013 - 01:58 PM

I'd like to see a Nurgle themed assassin, mainly because I'd like to play one. Although Khorne represents violence and warfare, Nurgle has pure death under his portfolio, so it's not really a stretch. It would be interesting to see what they could come up with, since the skills and abilities traditionally associated with assassins in rpgs are mainly aligned to Slaanesh in black Crusade.

This concept was inspired by Daud's whaler assassin's in the video game Dishonored. Here's hoping that someone at FF was similarly inspired.



#11 BrianDavion

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 01:29 PM

mY Predictions:

 

Plague Marine Archtype

Warpsmith Archtype

 

Stats for the following "critters:

Beast of Nurgle

Plague Drones of Nurgle

Obiliterators (assuming they're not already statted and I missed em)

Forge Fiend

Maulder Fiend

 

I'm also hoping that they'll slide vehicle rules in this one, to give the Warpsmith some new things to do.

 

 

 

 



#12 HappyDaze

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 11:29 PM

I want to see a Warpsmith, and I assume that we will, but I'm not really seeing a Nurgle theme in them. I'm sure that they could be shoved into the book (and I'll be happy to have them), but I'm not sure how fitting they would be in this book.


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#13 peterstepon

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 05:11 PM

My guess for a human character is a sorcerer on planet Mire



#14 Arbitrator

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 05:35 AM

Plague Marine

Warpsmith or Obliterator

Mad Scientist/Doctor Human

Some sort of plague-infested human psyker.


Edited by Arbitrator, 14 July 2013 - 05:35 AM.

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#15 Illithidelderbrain

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:33 AM

I like the idea of the Obliterator virus being playable


Edited by Illithidelderbrain, 14 July 2013 - 09:34 AM.


#16 Wolftemplar

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 10:47 PM

plague marine and warpsmith are obvious. a churgeon and/or a poison based assassin seem likely, most likely something specific to a world in the screaming vortex. i like the idea of a character with the obliterator virus and going through the nine stages from infection to full on oblit hood



#17 Routa-maa

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 12:43 AM

Critters/Creatures/Daemon Engines:

 

Plague Zombies

Plague Toads

Fimirs  ^_^ Ah memories of childhood

Rot Beast

Bile Trolls

Plague Ogryns

Beast of Nurgle

Plague Drones

Obliterators

Blight Drones

Plague Hulk

Forgefiend

Maulerfiend

 

Many, many Rites of Decay & Pestilence for creating contagions and spreading them.


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#18 Gurkhal

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 01:37 AM

I don't think that we'll get something as "iffy" as a Warpsmith. More likely we'll get the Plague Marine and to it an Iron Warrior Space Marine with some cool ability, like we got the NIghtlord and the Alpha Legionnaire.



#19 Amroth

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 02:43 AM

So any word yet on when we might expect to see the Nurgle book?



#20 BrianDavion

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 12:52 PM

I don't think that we'll get something as "iffy" as a Warpsmith. More likely we'll get the Plague Marine and to it an Iron Warrior Space Marine with some cool ability, like we got the NIghtlord and the Alpha Legionnaire.

 

 

Maybe on the other hand, instead of a Word Bearer or World eater we got a Khorne Bezerker and a Dark Apostole. neither of which are traitor legion specific anymore. the WarpSmith and plague marine are kinda the last major archtypes not included in the game so would make sense to include. would I like to see an Ironwarriors WARsmith? absolutly. I just suspect we won't

 

Also the Warpsmith really can be made to work for iron warriors. they're teched out seige specialists basicly


Edited by BrianDavion, 26 July 2013 - 12:53 PM.





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