Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Lovejoy on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:11 pm

Regarding the Color/Colour me interested...Bizarre....I think I might have read ToD's post, subconsciously stored the phrase and regurgitated it like a cat hacking up furballs, although I wasn't aware of it...

Agreed, Hail Mike is a regretable name. Such appalling, unfettered arrogance! Might I suggest that Battlemallet or Conflictbludgeon more convincingly conjure the spirit of the dead game.
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Mike the Pike on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:15 pm

OK. Let's just call "Hail Michael!" a temporary thing. I'll consider changing it for version 1.2, once all the suggestions etc are posted, discussed and agreed upon.

Maybe :twisted:
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby The Other Dave on Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:58 pm

Mike the Pike wrote:I made HM, because the thing I like seeing the most in WFB is lots of troops on the board, bashing each other's brains out. I loved the characters, magic system and items too but thought that the game relied on what sort of killer combo you could make from them rather than focusing on the men/elves/goes/orcs/gob is in the midst of the melee.

This is actually what I like about the idea too (but then again, I do play Goblins).

Speaking of, about the earlier comment about low-cost armies (like mine) not having the "right" number of models on the board, I don't really think it's that big a deal. In practice, I never really had *that* many more units than my opponents in WFB since they were pretty big, and Fanatics and such brought the points up. I'd be perfectly happy playing some games with the rules as written and see how they work before worrying about that sort of thing.

As for names:

Hail Pikey?

Mikehammer?

Although I do have to admit ConflictBludgeon has a certain ring, heh.
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Konrad on Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:13 am

I don't play FB, but I'll Hail the Pike!
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby jus on Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:29 am

but ...but...I've already sold my empire army,
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Mike the Pike on Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:48 am

I'm getting 'Hail Michael' V1.2 ready at the moment.

It's probably time we settled on a decent name, so I'm taking suggestions. I'll put them to a non-binding referendum over the weekend (no-one will be forced to leave if they lose) if we get enough ideas. And NO I will not be considering 'Warhammer: Brexit' or 'Boaty McBoatface' :lol:
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Primarch on Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:45 am

How about 'War Pike'?
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Spevna on Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:54 pm

Malleus bellum ?
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby Konrad on Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:00 am

Curmudgeon Bludgeon :mrgreen:
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Re: Sigmar is Dead! Long Live Mike the Pike!

Postby me_in_japan on Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:18 pm

Konrad wrote:Curmudgeon Bludgeon :mrgreen:



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