This is a thread to help further expand the culture of the Hua Yuan 1st Exterminator Regiment, an IG regiment that /tg/ randomly rolled up using the 1d4chan creation tables.What we rolled and some little things we have so far:Hua Yuan 1st Exterminator RegimentSymbol> 园Motto>Nullus est instar Domus Regiment Origin> Imperial Guard: A true regiment, drilled and competent in their service. Regiment Demographic> Firstborn: Chosen by right of being the eldest child. > Standard conscription: Average or above-average citizens recruited from all levels of society. Regiment Homeworld> Hive World: No claustrophobia, excellent sense of direction? Urban combat! > Dead World: Able to make full use of the technology required to survive in such places. Regiment Tactical Information> Infantry Regiment Specialization> Hive Warfare Loyalty Rating> Adherent: Hold fast to the Creed and His will. (standard)Special Equipment> War Trophies Regiment Creed>For The Homeworld: This regiment's mission is to demonstrate the skill and steel of the homeworld to the rest of the Imperium. Regiment Friends> Imperial Guard (of a specific world)Regiment Enemies>TyranidsColor Schemehttps://coolors.co/app/e56399-d3a588-ece2d0-7fd1b9-7a6563We've taken this and fluffed them out as Hong Kong cyberpunk helghast. Descendants the crew of a gigantic mining vessel that crashed on an inhospitable planet and survived despite it all. They are extremophiles, proud, (literally) bright, and consummate bug hunters. They are the Exterminators.So feel free to join in and provide fluff, images or whatever you'd like. This belongs to /tg/
>>45481136last last thread >>45429618last thread >>45464029
>>45481136https://1d4chan.org/wiki/Hua_Yuan_ExterminatorsLink to the 1d4chan page
>>45481133I like how you've worked it, especially the darker implications that he's more 'for the nobles' than for the people.If you need more ideas about making him more 40k, or making him more fun and cyberpunky without ruining things, check out the Missionarus Galaxia page on the lexi. Not much there, but it'll help.
>>45481230Looks more like some Tempestor Prime.Liking it.
Y'know, with all the talk about HK being cyberpunk as fuck, sadly there aren't many SciFi works in HK at all, and even if there were they mostly dabble about things such as ayy lmaos and the paranatural rather than far-future stuff.Either that, or things like time-travelling to Ancient China. Maybe it's because there's enough mystic and mystery in the history of China that writers don't feel the need to write about the future, who knows.Quite a shame, really.
Keep up then good work, Anon. These guys are fucking radical.
>>45481136ON the first thread I talked about using Thick smoke, Flash-bangs, Fireworks and Paint to turn Hives into a little slice of home. I also spoke about how through all of this fanfair and Shock-and-Daze tactics, The soldiers are stoic and Determined. Treating it as SSDD as possible rather than reveling in it. I haven't seen much talk about that facet as of yet and wanted to discuss it; How stoked are our men to be using the Colors and Mayham Approach? I want to avoid glee or joy, as that could be a bit to close to slaneshi,
>>45481369>Maybe it's because there's enough mystic and mystery in the history of China that writers don't feel the need to write about the future, who knows.Any future that doesn't in some way glorify the Chinese Communist Party tends to get very, very heavily criticized, if not outright silenced. China still has a long way to go.
>>45481409They have the colors and such just as a part of the uniform. They don't revel in it or anything.
>>45481409The picture is actually from TaiwanHmm...I did bring up in the previous thread that I'd see them as being very pragmatic, If that counts.I suppose if they feel giddy about it, they'd still attempt to hide it under a layer of professionalism.Us HKers are not exactly a violent lot.
>>45481409They're drilled and hardended soldiers, but they're also very punkish having grown up in their shitty ass hive. They probably enjoy it on some level because they know they're being obnoxious and disrupting, but I don't think they revel in it. Also, the shock and daze stuff is good
an anon in an earlier thread talked about how the entire city was made with the ship as a base, pretty much at a 60º, what kind of ship landed on the world? how big is it? i really like this idea but without the numbers to put it in perspective it's hard to draw it
>>45481409I'd personally just focus on pride - gang colors, traditional stuff, part of your homeworld's culture and you're honored to take part in it. Sort of like how lots of IG regiments can have bright colors in their uniform but don't go crazy about it.As a tactic, they see it as a damn useful tactic. There is a risk of Slaaneshi-ness from Hellhounds or suchlike, but most units reign it in because, despite their crazy colors, they are professionals.
from last thread>Our might brought low by car bombFukken Kek
>>45481493>The picture is actually from TaiwanI'd like to propose two neighboring hives for the planet, one based on Taiwan, the other on Singapore. That way we capture more facets of Chinese urban culture.
>>45481558>reposting write faggotry in bound>this foreign hive was in open rebellion, first company exterminator veterans infiltrated the under hive to root out the source. I have them working like a gang rubbing out an enemy boss, demonstrating how they appear t0 their foesI have lived in the underhive for longer than most, and am one of the few survivors of restoration movement. We mutants and outcasts had gathered arms and numbers for years under Boss Toad. Boss Toad's rituals made us green and near impossible to kill, when we declared open rebellion against the hive lords we were unstoppable, or so we thought. We had heard a company of hive warfare specialist had been brought from off world. We remained arrogant in our might as we tore through PDF and arbites with our number and toughness. Boss Toad made more green ones every day. The day after Boss Toad set up his headquarters in the captured water treatment plant we thought we had won. Boss Toad began to work a spell on the hive water supply that would ensure our victory he said. Then as we roared in victory, the world exploded in a haze of brightness and furious colors. Then figures dripping the same ooze of colors repelled through the windows spewing light blue flames. I saw Boss Toad flee in the cross fire to his captured chimera. These blazing blurs of pink and green didn't even pursue the Boss, and detonating more of their sound and fury disappeared as soon as they arrived. The haze clear just soon enough that I watched Boss Toad start the armored vehicle and I could see it explode in flare of pink. Our might brought low by a car bomb the rebellion faltered without leadership and we lost our source of green ones.
>>45481517Go for the pride route, Chinese culture see pride and "saving face" as very important, basically people want to be seen as dignified instead of a loser.It's the same reason why things like domestic violence is extra hush-hush round these parts, it's not just about not airing your dirty laundry but also not wanting to lose face over it.
>>45481587eeeeeh, I dunno man. I feel like one Hive is enough. They can have, like Singaporetown and Tawainville as like districts
>>45481493>>45481465I jsut chose a random picture we used in the first thread[/spoilers]Indeed, while I like the more classical trope of an Army of Maniacs, reveling and loving what they do as a part of their schtic, Like really really getting into the way the smoke flows, Or the paint hardens, Or the foes stumble through it all...I like the idea that these dudes see it as a tool at least, and a slice of home at most. Just as a Midwestern American feels that fields and tractors are a part of home.I was also thinking of Photoreactive substances, Using Day-glow splatters or iridescents to really disorient foes in the confines of Hive Warfare
faggotry reposts Personal Journal of Commissar Dans>entry 167 pt. 1I have been assigned to the Hua Yuan Exterminators after reports of possible xenos corruption among the Veteran members. I linked up with the Exterminators Vets during one of their many recruiting trips home. This was to guarantee my safety on Hua Yun as firearms of any kind are strictly banned on the hive. (Commissariat excluded of course). I've met the Exterminators Vets briefly before they went throughout the hive recruiting, and their armour is very impressively reinforced with 'Nid carapace. I noticed however an abundance of 'guant skulls on some of the troopers as well small hole drilled in the base of 'guant skull that has been the source of these rumors of xeno corruption and worship. After dismissing the men to their recruiting duties I choose to follow an Exterminator officer covered in many xeno skulls including one that was yet drilled and seemed to be sealed in wax. I tailed him easily by the distinctive neon armour and witnessed their method of recruiting officer's first hand. The officer went to upper hive and collected his highborn volunteers and lead the young men deep into the lower hive.The officer candidates were lead into an empty warehouse facing 10 enlisted Exterminator regulars and told to kill them.Those who did not immediately charge were dismissed. Hive War requires speed and aggression. The 5 brave souls who did charge were beaten nearly to death by waiting exterminatorsThe officer, who I had begun to assume was a medical officer, stitched their major bleeding and then choked them unconscious.he then drilled that small hole in the 'Nid skull and mixed in a grey powder with the juice he extracted from the skull. To my misfortune I was then grabbed by two veterans who had discovered my vantage point. I firmly told them to unhand me or face death, but was ignored as they choked me to unconsciousness in a similar way as their recruits.
>>45481620Hard to say man, even though Taiwan and HK see each other as battle brothers against mainland China, culture-wise they are pretty different.HK and Singapore are economic rivals at best.
part 2I was roused roughly outside of a small hab-block. With my five compatriots I was asked ifI wanted to lead exterminators and handed two neon orange knives. Before I could voice my indignation, A rebreather was strapped to my head and I began to inhale the Tyranid compound as I was pushed into the hab-block as the color faded from the world and I desired only its return. The drabness of the world enraged me as I charged into the block. Then I was saw the source of the drabness, xeno cults in the hab, and charged them with my knives to which color returned as I killed and purged, the deception of human appearance faded as I saw the truth of these genestealer cults, I saw my allies gain color as they killed alongside me, then when we seemed overwhelmed and prepared to fall in this hell. The Exterminators crashed into the hab-block from all angles killing like neon angels. I awoke In their barracks feeling more ill thanI have felt in my entire life, but reassured in purpose to fight alongside the Exterminators, although I felt the world still lacking somewhat in color until I donned my new commissar coat with comfortingly glowing pink and green before my eyes.
>>45481512Pretty fucking big if it had enough people to sustain and grow a poopulation
>>45481622whelp i fucked that up.
>>45481602Toads are 蛤蟆 in Chinese, incidently 田雞 is a common nickname for frogs.Speaking of toads, 蛤蟆功 is one of the martial arts techniques mentioned in wuxia fiction. It is based around endurance, holding in power and waiting until the opponent attacks, at which the user counters with all the strength he's been holding in.
>>45481512Perhaps a Universe Class Mass conveyor. They are some of the largest ships in the Imperium that are 'common place' and not so important that it'd be torn up from that planet and put back into space. http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Universe_Class_Mass_Conveyor
>>45481409>>45481645>>45481696My faggortry embraced the colors as finding them comforting as it mitigates side effect of their 'Nid stimmsthe 'Nid stimms are in the first thread.I like the idea of them needing comfort in the grimdark world just so we don't create yet another group of the most badass badasses in the imperium, I like the vulnerability
>>45481926>If one is to inspect the Tyranid trophies of an Exterminator, a rare thing as they tend to be quite protective of them, they would find that every single one has a uniform hole near the base. This whole is generally used for mounting, but is actually created for an entirely different purpose. The extraction of the Tyranids adrenal glands. The Exterminators are known to produce a wide variety of combat and leisure drugs from the chemicals that can be found therein. Usually taking the form of an iridescent and fine powder, every Exterminator has a unique ritual involving their consumption. Some smoke it, others snort it, a good number inject it, some eat it or mix it with recaf like a sweetner, and some still have figured how to huff it as an aerosol. In any form of administration the combat variet of the Tyranid sourced drugs invariablely increase reaction time, aggression, and even enhanced unit cohesion among those Exterminators who do it as a group. It's withdrawal symptoms are, unfortunately, punishing. Ranging from violent seizures, severe narcolepsy, or even hallucinations of being a Tyranid part of the Hivemind have been reported. This, combined with it's unusual sourcing and the insular nature of the Exterminators has meant the glittering Tyranid Dust has not spread beyond the Exterminators.
Hey im back, its looking cool as fuck.
>>45481926That's pretty fair. I like that they find comfort in it, Rather than energy or pleasure. that's a cool way to think about it
>>45481136I'd go with brown pants like >>45481368Just a tad to my much turquoise imo in those 3 guys.Otherwise looking good anon
>>45481926>>45481987I agree, this make them look much more likeable, imagine how stressful could be fighting inside the corridors of a hive infested with man-eating bugs that could cut a man in half without trouble.
>>45482026There's another version with Tan fatigues instead of turquoise
>>45481987I wanted to avoid making noise marines, and if they found pleasure in it they would quickly fall to Slaanesh
Wats the consensus on the gene mods and augmentation then?
>>45481956Wouldn't insomnia rather than narcolepsy be more in line with the effects and other symptoms of the Dust?
>>45482057It also make one think of how uncomfortable they would be in the imperium at large, What with it's overall olive-drab Grey-sleet and concrete looks. It would be crushing to look at for them I would think. And for the Tau, They would be so clean, So bitterly stark with no 'soul' or spirit. The eldar much the same, Way to white, 'elegance' or sterility.
On the topic of how the hive looks and works and all that, this is from the first thread:>The citizens of Hua Yaun are the descendants of a giant mining vessel that crashed into the planet some centuries ago. The ship's officers quickly established themselves as a nobility of sorts as equipment used to survive the void was refurbished to survive in an environment hostile to humans. When contact was eventually reestablished with the larger Imperium, the involuntary settlers, they quickly established themselves as a major provider of the neon that was abundant in the planet's atmosphere.>Sounds to me like it's just one, supermassive hive that was made bigger and more broken by the ship that crashed into it.Probably airless dead wasteland around the rest of the planet... What if it were a moon? The moon itself has valuable resources but is uninhabitable and orbits a gas giant. There's a tidy explanation for why the whole thing is dead, there's simply too little atmosphere. The original hive could be built on-top of a mining pit that goes down kilometers into the surface of hte planet. Gradually as more and more people came a society formed and the hive grew until people started actually dwelling in the upper sections of the mine, creating a nightmare urban sprawl. Then, for extra grimdark the mine dried up and the authorities abandoned it or something leaving the populace to sort its' own shit out. That way the guard regiment could actually be the de-facto police force on the planet as wellcont. next post
>>45482132What.Frankly speaking, if you look beyond the flashing neon lights HK architecture is pretty bland and boring.There's a reason why so many photographs in HK emphasize the night view, it's the best thing we could offer in terms of aesthetics.Otherwise it's pretty drab, either fancy-looking (but not stylish at all) skyscrapers or old buildings with peeling plaster.
>>45482158part 2>I like the idea of that.A moon of a gas giant out in the far orbits where the sun is just another speck in the cold black sky. It would have an atmosphere if the temperature ever got above bras monkey levels of cold.The hive is located at the bottom of a naturally formed super canyon at the equator. It was then further deepened by human activity.The moon is geologically dead and has been for a long time. The deepest levels of the hive are at the level where the world is still warm in the middle.It's a big maze down there and nobody has a complete or up to date map.It is said by some of the natives that the oldest parts of the hive are pre-Imperial and they're probably right.Everyone agrees with this right? its pretty fleshed out, if so then we need this on the wiki
>>45481926Its just not expressed that way in any other regiments I know of - Kreigers don't necessarily find dull colors comforting, they just use them. Some colors have symbolic meanings - Vostroyan uniforms are red because Mechanicus ties, Catachans have red bandanas - but there are better ways to express them needing some sort of comfort than clashing colors on their uniforms. Maybe just lots of bright lights, since they're so used to their hive being constantly lit up with neon lights.
>>45482158I was imagining Dredd style hab blocks with bland neon signs everywhere
>>45482184We also have a pig-disgusting-looking central library.Look at this. Who designed this shit?
>>45482244I hope the architect and the person who approved it were beaten to death
>>45482189Sounds good senpai
>>45482184>>45482244I thought we were on a garish cyberpunk Not-HK/Kollowoon, with neon lights on most of the surfaces, Multicolored strip mined lands surrounding a chaotically crumpled crash star-ship turned Megalopolis.
>>45482232We could link colours to Feng Shui, but I'm having trouble looking for an English reference that's not "ooooh Eastern mystical stuff ooooh I feel like a guru now oooh">>45482354Figures, just bringing up that HK's cityscape is pretty bland under the neon signs.
>>45482398Well it's always night inside the hive so neon lights are the only illumination.
>>45482431That makes more sense then
>>45482244That's really weird. It's like a modern glass office block and a 80s town hall had a teleporter accident.>>45482107Genetic alteration seems like its getting too much into special snowflake "lets have everything" to me. If you think about it, most IG (and really, all the popular Warhammer factions) have one strong theme. Krieg: doomy WWI trenchers. Catachan: Vietnam / Rambo. Tallarn: Lawrence of Arabia. Praetorians: Zulu (the film, not the tribe). To my mind,post-human modificaiton dilutes the Kowloon cyberpunk theme. Low-to-common grade Cybernetics are probably quite common though, especially among 'nid hunting veterans. Its not an ideological thing, its just that if you're fighting genestealers in a cramped environment odds are anyone that survives is going to be missing a few bits and bobs.
>>45482533Yeah - genetic modifiction would be frowned upon by the wider Imperium because of the purity of the human form, and the fact that mutants and even abhumans aren't always looked favorably upon.I hope the cybernetics are bulky and 90s looking.
>>45482533Yeh but i mean like standardised tattoos or something to show special deeds.Tattoos are a big part of many gang cultures, and again cool neon tatts would look cool as fuck, especially at night with lasers and explosions and shit.
>>45482616yeah we already stablished that, pretty much what you just said, triad-russian kind of gang tattoos to show off what kind of crazy tyranids they've killed and stuff like that
>>45482533Arm and leg cybernetics common, what with the 'nid's habit of scything.Highly personalized, frequently garish Tokyo Drift style.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuJDhFRDx9MOr is that too much?I'm diggin' the idea of a internally neoned arm with a stylized version of your favorite saint/waifu etched onto it.
>>45482132That's just one interpretation of the Imperium, and even leaving aside eyesearingly bright 2nd edition art there's plenty of room for ridiculous affectations and colour schemes.Besides, their closest canon analogue is probably Necromunda, and even the trenchcoat and mirror shades gangs there can be a riot of colours. Necromunda also has its own IG/PDF hybrid force as well.http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Necromunda_8th_Regiment
>>45482686I remember there being an old short story in the Deathwing anthology about an Imperial Guard regiment raised up en masse from a hive gang. They kept their old hive gang symbol - a devil's head or some such - on the back of their uniforms.Then there's the Scintillant Fusiliers.
>>45482685sure, but i'd say that the members of the regiment should have cybernetics made out of tyranid skulls and stuff like that, bone cybernetic arms?
>>45482685I suppose if they are an accomplished veteran then they might have earned the augments.Also augmented eyes are like a given factor, especially for snipers and marksmen.
>>45482755Didn't they just take out one genestealer cult anyway? It's not as if they have Tyranid bones just lying around.The Taiping Rebellion would make a great Genestealer cult with only a little tweaking. Just saying.
repo-ing flag variants
Bear in mind, these are augmentations that underhive crime lords and the like can have fitted to their slaves and gladiators. Admittedly, Necromunda is a very wealthy, ancient and famous hive, but that still means that people at the very bottom can afford to make what are actually pretty advanced prosthetics from our perspective and, maybe more importantly, the doctors and medical technology to attach them successfully. Chunky, wheezing arms that just function as arms rather than buzzsaw on a pole shouldn't be too much of a problem.>>45482755Probably not made of the stuff (you'd need to get a techadept to custom make it, which seems highly unlikely), but I could imagine enamel style inlays from 'nid bone or dangling charms on otherwise mass produced prosthetics . Maybe fangs and spikes inserted in places like studs or built-in knuckle dusters, things like that.
>>45482868>>45482892I think that the black lettering looks nicer.It looks great tho, as for the mandarin i have no clue but it looks cool
So I have an idea that might be on the wrong side of stupid. Pressurized neon jet packs. Neon because it's easily available, stays in line with the established fluff of attempting to induce ALL OF THE SEIZURES, and provides a fantastic mental image. Urban combat, even in a setting as densely packed as a hive, is always going to feature a massive amount of vertical warfare. The ability to traverse large heights quickly sounds indispensable to a force like this. Also, neon green guardsmen riding columns of pure rave.
>>45482915The Chinese's grammatically incorrect我們從虛空墮進這花園 should be better
>>45482992i'm no scientist but i imagine that neon doesn't work this way, but otherwise this sounds good
>>45482992Maybe not for the rank and file, but for vets that had some kind of equivalent to stormtrooper training wouldn't surprise me to see some form neon gravchutes
>>45483025Science is a very loose concept in 40k
>>45483025>scienceThat's not the question you should be asking
Just gonna leave this here
>>45483188I imagine that slaaneshi cultists would love to be attacked by these dudes
>>45483188Doing the Emperor's work. >>45483037Right. Someone mentioned in the last thread an idea of having bikers as a FA unit, originating from gangs that happened to control the (relatively) open spaces of sewage treatment plants and such, based off of the New Territories in HK. Maybe these troopers are vets from whatever the Mid-Levels equivalent is; Mountainous or otherwise more treacherous than usual terrain bridged by a cyclopean collection of skybridges, floating walkways, and elevated escalators.
>>45482755'Nid bone cybernetics are dope as shit
>>45482992If we're looking for more rave inducement but with better science, I would suggest plasma weapons for vet squads.Argon and xenon and such can be used to change the colors of neon lights.Why not have small amounts of these gasses in plasma weapons to give them distinctive colors other than blue?In this way, regiment or rank could be identified by ballin' funguns.
>>45483398Yeh i suggested maybe a modded lasgun that changes colour evey x number of shots?But idk
>>45483288>New TerritoriesMost of the land there are intentionally left relatively undeveloped and used as country parks. Whoever do live there though are mostly related to the old families (or the original settlers, whatever you call them)Unlike the people living in the rest of the city, male offspring are allowed by law to build a house of up to 3 stories high in approved areas. (therefore there's a lot more smaller houses in the area rather than the concrete jungle people associate HK with)Dealing with those old settlers is generally quite a hassle, so there's an organization (Heung Yee Kuk) to help the government deal with that. Nevertheless they've ran into some problems (such as illegal constructions on those houses) which I think involved some literal shit-flinging.My memory could be wrong with the shit-flinging though.
>>45483428>>45483398strobe lights mounted on lasguns? >>45482755>>45483305Nid bone based bullshit Chinese medicine trade?
Ok, anon that created the page here. Is there anything I need to created/include on the page? I'm gonna throw >>45483493 up in the gallery right now
>>45483398Yeah I proposed that in the last thread, with an explication as wellBasically different mines are controlled by different gangs that each outfit their troopers with custom weapons and thus colours vary between gangs, and since they're mixed in the regiments you get a disco party
For the sake of comparision
>>45483493Nah i mean that the lasguns are the strobe lights.Theyre shite anyway, might as well make them dope af
>>45483518Or not. The wiki is claiming that the entry is too large to upload... despite it being 14mb under the size limit... working on it
Hong-Kong core movies for anyone who wants to delve a bit more on the subjecthttp://www.imdb.com/list/ls052814242/
>reading wikipedia page on list of urban legends in HK>back in the 1970s, there were rumours that the painted mural of a dragon on one of the public housing blocks will fight with the mural of a phoenix of another block when it's raining heavily>rumours that the HSBC headquarters has a secret passage leading to the harbour for dem Brits to quickly smuggle away gold during crisis (it's actually used to cool down the centre air-con system)>And this entire thing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ting_Hai_effect
>>45483721And if you want to find the modern equivalent of the Walled Cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chungking_MansionsPart of it is stereotype I guess?
Alright you guys, this is what I came up wth
>>45483839here's black and white if anyone whats to do a better job than my shitty paint job
>>45483398>>45483493I don't know if we should take the whole neon thing as far as to have strobe lights and blatent shit like that
>>45483839Dope af lad
>>45483952WEll, It does fit with the proposed tactics of 'Color and Mayhem" and 'Shock and Daze' we could use stuff like reusable 'Flasher' Grenades that are just pulsing strobes set to a wavelength that their Masks are polerized against. And the three demensional Trap zones that they set down in the dense hives could utilize strobes and sound devices to disorent and mess with targets further. I'd see these kinds of tools being used on humanoid targets and genestealer cults rather than nids themselves.THough, I would think that the tech needed to change las shot color would be pushing it a bit much for this regiment's background.>>45483493Holy fuck this is sweet. THis captures the Exterminators perfectly IMO>>45483861>>45483839Awesome as fuck.
Although the vast majority of Hua Yuan‘s Guard forces use imported Galaxy or Accatran pattern lasguns, a large number of local designs have been catalogued by the Adeptus Mechanicus. Collectively known as HY-Grade Las Weapons, these locally manufactured devices are infamous for their ubiquity in the lower levels of the hive as well as their unreliability. Although inexpensive to manufacture (and thus perfect for use by underhive gangs), substandard materials and improper fabrication techniques routinely lead to problems not suffered by equivalent armaments. Among the most commonly reported is a failure to focus photon beams correctly, as well vastly fluctuating power outputs. These two factors often manifest in the weapon appearing to fire differently coloured beams between shots, often with substantially varying levels of killing power .Hua Yuan soldiers issued with locally sourced weaponry often seek out replacements as soon as it is possible to do so, to the dismay of quartermasters from allied regiments. Nevertheless, enough have been observed in combat by other regiments for the phrase “a Hua Yuan lightshow” (a barrage that looks impressive but fails to do any real damage) has entered Guard cant in several theatres.
>>45483952Go right ahead bud, this is cyberpunk.
>>45484048Yeh i think that the bright lights would definietely fuck people around, especially at night.Imagine a group of these dudes smashing into some cultists penthouse at night, dropping coloured smokes and flashbangs.Maybe, and im just throwing this out there, certain gas grenades carry highly potent hallucinogens that fuck people around, of course the exterminators would have rebreathers.
>>45484052This is freaking beautiful. Best write friend, Right here. GOing to try my hand at it. >>45484184I'm for it, But we don't want to give these boys too many toys. Simple stuff that can be built to order on any imperial world is what I'd go for.>>45484048Another tool in the arsenal of the Hua Yuan Exterminators is the diverse set of 'Blinkers'. THese small devices consist of high intensity light bulbs hooked to self contained Power sources and rudimentary alternating systems. These tools are play an important role in the Exterminator's 'Colors and Mayhem' Doctrine, Serving to add yet another layer of disorientation and misdirection to the already cacophonous displays utilized. These devices are All Flash and no bang, and very rudimentary allowing engine-seers and sharper guardsmen to manufacturer them in the field. Able to be thrown or set into traps, They are primarily used on Cultists, Rebels and Humanoid enemies
>>45483952I didnt mean anything fancier than the modern day equivilent.
>>45481857Of course they could have built upon it so it's now twice it's original size.A giant mishappen mound of urban sprawl. And somewhere in there...somewhere, is the ship that your 30×Great Grandpa rode on in
>>45484052>>45484370Speaking of cobbled-together electronics and whatnot, Sham Shui Po (as previously mentioned it's one of the poorest districts) is also home to the Golden Shopping Centre, the most prominent place for buying electronics in HK.Apliu street is also famous for electronics, both new and second-hand, and it's possible to find electronics of all kinds there, even those dating to the 1940s.
>>45484542In other words, it would fit pretty well if somewhere among the lower levels hides a bunch of mechanics and people who sell electronics/equipment of various age and (dis)repair
So what was the concensus on the Ecclesiarchy and the chaos Genestealer cult in Hua Yuan?
>>45484654Maybe before the regiment was formed
>>45482868>>45482892well if you want flag variants, that shit's easy
>>45484891and this is to go even further beyond
>>45484674No I meant as they are now. Sure the guard may have BTFO the Nids on the first go around but they would have undoubtedly left some Stealers, which would have undoubtedly made a cult. That also gives them an enemy, and makes Hua Yuan a less pretty, Asian, Necromunda. Speaking of Necromunda, and the 80's, if you recall that time period, Warhammer's heyday, Genestealer cults could fall to Chaos and even folded beastmen into their ranks. In the previous thread I proposed that the Genestealer cult in Hua Yuan be Slanneshi in nature, and now I propose that they regularly adopt abhumans into their ranks, if only to keep their own numbers hidden.And I can't remember what the Ecclesiarchy was like but they had Shaolin-esque monks with flamers and powerfists that cleared out sewers and shit. I think.
>>45485102Holy shit thats noice.Looks more ceremonial than the others
>>45484891I think I like this a little better than the original>>45485102This one's fucked but I love it
>>45485102that is one sexy flag
>>45485102I'm not sure dragons are quite the right thing to add for this. I mean, on the one hand, yes, China. On the other hand, its a Hive. I'm not sure a chinese style dragon fits as a legendary creature for a group who spend their entire lives stuffed together underground, Rats and spiders are the traditional Necromundian beasties, and giant mutant ones of them frequently crop up in their stories. Cockroaches or wasps could work thematically here, but I don't know how they go over in China.Thinking about it, a way to keep the sinuous form but for a more sinister creepy crawly aspect would be to use something like a Centipede. Hundred clawed, snake like body, dragon moustaches turned into antenna. You could keep the same kind of tatoos but with fanged insects, and these in turn bleed into Tyranid cult symbols,Something to think about, anyway. Again, don't know about centipedes in China. There's this onehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_red-headed_centipedeApparantly "In ancient Chinese traditions, this centipede is used for its healing properties. It is said that putting a Chinese red head on a rash or other skin-disease will speed up the healing process."So that's nice.
>>45485165>>45485151>>45485144fixed the whisker tentacle thingy and made a variant a bit more like the originaloriginal flag maker, btwwhy do people love these mspaint pieces of shit so much?
>>45485142To expand on this and just to spitball and fuel discussion (I may actually shill out shekels to Goys Workshop to play these guys) >Biker Judge Dreadaru Arbites, yay/nay?>A lot of these guys came from gangs, so what are some of the biggest gangs/triads?>What's the deal with Genestealers? >Their Commissar has a Bonesword looted from a Warrior and sanctified by a priest and sanctioned by the local mechanicus, right?>What's the deal with the local Tech Cult, I hear they do sick tats>Who are these guys allied with, /tg/brewed or canon, doesn't matter
>>45485279consider that soldiers don't really get to pick their flags, leaders do
>>45485279Or you know, some made up shit.We live in a gas and mineral, really resource rich planet, that the Nids had to have accidentally fucked up and landed on.So either there was a badass beast that stalked the wastes, and the Nids squated it into legend, or perhaps the planet Catachan'd a Nid of some kid and theirs some old one eye wannabe running about the xenon tornadoes.
>>45485279I can tell you by personal experience that cockroaches are definitely a problem in HK.Our climate is similar to Florida, that should be enough of a hint.
>>45485342This is also very true. As much as love these flags, and they may be used at a more personal level, the more "sterile" ones would probably get used at anything larger than a squad or company at the very most.
>>45485301Maybe the most prominent gangs just so happen to cover certain parts of warfare that the exterminators operate in?So one gang specialises in melee, one in shock etc. And the tats are essential part of gang culture as they represent what gang someone belongs to, enemys they have killed etc.So on all exterminators there will be basic tats, one for the gang they are from and one for the exterminators regiment
>>45485362>cockroaches are definitely a problem in HKmore like primary food sourceIn a culture that's 90% either underground or permanently indoors, bugs are going to be extremely commonplace, either alien or imported from the ship itselfthat's probably most of what most people eat on HY
this dude has killed many 'nidsalso i couldn't bring myself to paint over the war trophies, they look good already
>>45485551That's about the last thing you'd ever find in HK, but I could see that happening in HY
>>45485559no camo variant, if anyone thinks they can do a better job at painting in the camo go ahead and try
>>45485456I kinda like this, engineers don't like the grunts because of gang reasons all that much, who don't like medics because of gang reasons all that much, ect. Not openly hostile, but a bunch of death stares and silent rudeness. But when it comes to work they get all professional and stuff
>>45485559>That camouflage ANON WHAT ARE YOU DOING
>>45485619i hate painting
>>45485301>Who are these guys allied withthe planet is on paper occupied and run by Praetorians, since its nobles can't decide among themselves who's in chargeeffectively, however, all they do is arbitrate offworld trade and the tithes
Isn't the armor color a bit too dark? For cyberpunk, I mean.
>>45485655By today's standards sure. But this is based off of 80's cyberpunk and gangbusting and Hollywood Hong Kong.
>>45485655Not dark enough imo. It should be dark grey to make the camo pattern show up better, which itself should more be this colour. Rather than the current hodgepodge.
>>45485608>>45485559I like both variants, I'd assume that guys part of the storm trooper corp inside of the Regiment: One mean motherfucker with more ink than skincells.
>>45485719>>45485699>>45485655We can come up with more than one camo variant of we want.
living conditions in the middle hive
>>45485806and life in the lower hivenotice the lack of light and, even more shocking, any air filtration
>>45485834so if there's lack of air filtration and we're in a moon without a lot of actual breathable air, and most people live on the bottom levels of the hive, how many do you think would die daily from just the air quality?
>>45485873AlotBut therea always more
>>45485873Imperial numbers state, and I quote, "Not Enough."
>>45485834heading back to the mid-sections of the ship turned hive (much easier to see and all), we find a rarity: plantsraised under special lamps, usually for aesthetics more than anything, they are quite the valuable commodity on HY
>>45485834the most enterprising and well connected underhivers [Read Slavers/Gangers] Have semi-sealed hab blocks jurry rigged with air pumps to keep their air clean 'enough' by their standards
>>45485873Well, I'd say a large chunk of the pollution HK has is from its sheer traffic volume, while on some days depending on the wind direction the air quality drops even further due to smog being blown from the factories around the Pearl River Delta to HK.The fact that there's not much space for wind to blow and dispel pollutants certainly didn't help.
>>45485914 plants in general would be really fucking useful though (you know, for air), but i'm sure 99% of the actual tree plantations are on the top level
>>45485299Assuming you're referring to the style the first flag designer two threads ago chose... idk man. They want to try but don't know how to do better, And in any event, large elements of their design survived.
>>45485948But in this case where it's due to the planet itself…yep, pretty fucked.I already live in the airier parts of Causeway Bay (since we're nearer the harbour) and it still gets horribly stuffy round summer.
>>45485873I'm still going with the planet (or moon, it doesn't really matter) has far too much atmosphere that needs to be filtered down into breathable oxygen than it having very small amounts of atmospherethis is mostly because "void world" is distinct from "dead world" on the regiment rolling chart>>45485914here we see something less rare, but perhaps more valuable: real meatbirds bought or smuggled in from offworld are kept underground their entire lives, feeding off the insects that would nourish underhiversthis provides a considerably more varied diet for those mid-hive
>>45485642This is actually good fluff.>>45485762Of course. Some Waste variants would be cool.But seriously guys how Bout them Genestealer Cults. I feel this is a VERY important facet that weekend are looking over
>>45485989Can these hab blocks be sealed?Idk why i just keeping thinking about dredd.It could be used for training tho i suppose
What should I draw you guys
>>45485968…We have plants?Even in HK island (which I think is the equivalent of the higher levels) there's barely any greenery aside from Victoria Park and Hong Kong Park (which are probably tiny by park standards)Most of the greenery are shoved off in the New Territories and maybe some parts of the island such as the Peak/Southern HK island areas. In urban areas land is simply too scarce
>>45485993if you can write about genestealers then go ahead, go wild, i'm personally not familiar enough with them
>>45486044vehicles, bikes, sentinels, and i remember one anon in the last tread suggesting mini tanks
>>45486049well, We don't need to be too close to real HK. this is a wild cyberpunk mismash of to and Kollowoon after all.
This is a question that has been plaguing me all day.How would a Krieger react were he to find himself on Hua Yuan?
>>45485993I imagine that in regards to cults and stuff it would be the same with every hive world.There are undoubtebly numerous chaos and genestealer cults, but in and amongst the sprawl and gangwarfare they kinda just slip through the radar.This links back to >>45486018 my idea about sealing off hab blocks if a cult gets to out of hand and just shutting off the ventilation.>>45486044An exterminator holding a dead tryanid while giving a thumbs up.
>>45486018the ship doesn't really have hab blocks the way a regular hive would, there are, however, old airlocks from the hive's time as a ship
>>45486106I like the idea of some gangs of heretics. Presumably the hive is hard to monitor, so there could be gangs operating as normal, just heretical or genestealer.
>>45486071I can write for days about 'em. Reading my dad's old Rouge Traders and Blood Angels/Ultras codices was the best shit ever. They're the reason I got in 40k in the first place, and now the reason I got out.That being said I want to know where everyone wants to go with them. 80's hair metal body horror freaks that could worship chaos and allied with beastmen with bolters, or the early 2000 cults that just existed to seed a planet and prep it for assimilation, or just straight Genestealers running amok.Personally I want Slanneshi Stealers playing octopus/fish/bug beastmen against the non-abhumans. But that's just me.
>>45485834>>45485873I was thinking maybe they could be mining for oxygen. like there are giant bubbles of pure oxygen incased in the rock. the seepage from this industry keeps the lower levels alive although oxygen toxicity kills many.also I was wondering... there isn't really any plumbing on the lower levels right? those corridors must reek.
>>45486178then there's the famed upper hive of Hua Yuana loud, busy onslaught of color and soundganger warfare from the lower levels continues, carried out by different noble houses each vying for the right to claim themselves as a proper planetary governortrade both from within the hive and with the greater Imperium primarily takes place here, and some areas even receive natural light from time to time
>>45486231Go for khorne Japanese biker gangers
>>45483279>masochistic slaaneshi sect impersonates genestealers to attract them
>>45486097I know, just laughing at the idea of us having any green.Well alright we do, just the paper sort.
>>45486231Idk i like the idea of a gang of brutal techno-rave orientals whith flashing lights, neon armour and dead tyranids strapped to them.
Is there such a thing as a cogitator hacker in warhammer?
>>45486337Throw in long hairdos, a gajillion trinkets, leather shirts and bell-bottoms when they're off duty and you're good.In other words, MK style.
I wonder if the conscripts and FNGs should wear really subdued versions of the regimental colors. This would represent the lower parts of the hive, which are dark.As the soldiers go up in ranks they get brighter uniforms. This would represent them leaving the underdark behind. Maybe there's a sort of ritual of ceremony around this?Top ranking officers get the brightest uniforms of all.
>>45486446Make it visa versa, the top is bright so they need duller uniforms, the under dark is dark, so brighter uniforms
>>45486284the local mechanicus, the offices of the reigning supplimental praetor government and local clergy are all found in the upper hive, the only place on the planet with enough space for real vehicles and air trafficthe only hivers you'll find without masks on this level are those who are wealthy enough for cybernetics to filter air for themthat being said, masks are a point of pride within the culture, and there are countless different styles of filtration systems that rapidly go in and out of fashion
>>45486478Yeh that sounds betterMaybe the officers are more sombre and stern, and the rank-and-file are more exuberant.
>>45486501>the rank-and-file are more exuberant.I don't see why. They are most likely from the underdark, and that doesn't sound like a very happy place.Same with the officers, who would be from the upper, brighter parts.
>>45486532Officers are flashy, upper level conscripts are dull, because they're seen easier
>>45486532Yeh but the grunts are likely off their tiny little minds on glorius mind altering drugs
>>45486285Khornate Bikers, Slanneshi Stealers? I hate Nurgle, as prevalent as he may be in a Hive of this size and calibre, and I can't writefag JUST AS PLANNED well.Part of me, however small, is telling me that this may be too much. >>45486337Are you describing the regiment or the baddies? Because I'm talking about the Stealers that give the privates something to do on a "slow" monday. And all this talk of 80's goodness hardens to a better time.
>>45486585I've been holding on to the Stoic Mindset from earlier, These guys drill their bodies and minds, THe colors are nothign but a slice of home, The Nid Dust they take just sharpens them, Makes them faster and more jittery, Rather than emotionally extroverted.
>>45486626This this this
>>45486497it is also in the upper hive where the infamous entertainment industry of Hua Yuan sitscountless vids, bits of music and other electronic oddities pour from the upper hive to both the masses below and to the stars above most of the time they fall upon unamused masses incapable of even watching them in the greater Imperium, though some fetch a high price among odd, bemused collectors
>>45486626Fairy nuff.Does the niddust have any physical affects on the user?
>>45486626Yeah, hard professional soldiers is the way to go, though I do like the idea of John Woo esque officers dual-wielding laspistols
>>45486611well as long as we're just writing about the world, no amount of shit like that is too muchif we're talking about the regiment, then yes it definitely isbut the more detail in the homeworld the betterwith enough detail it could be a viable DH campaign locationremember, it's a planet with a single hive that's swollen and overpopulated FOR A HIVEthere's literally billions of people living there and there's enough room for plenty of strange shit on every level
>>45486684>It's mostly counterfeit dataslates
how many Praetorians are stationed on HY? I know they only occupy it on paper, but there has to be some there
>>45486753I think it should be packed even for a have city.Gangs could have wars in the streets for weeks in a certain part of the city and no one else would even know.And i mean like proper full blown wars, with homemade APCs and whole habs being levelled.
>>45481136I swear to you, if I ever make a guard army I'm making these guys.
>>45486796Couldn't they just hang out in cushy off-planet stations? It's not like Chinese officials ever hung out in Kowloon
>>45486734In the streets of a hive they're as much hard boiled cop as they are elite soldier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bozxgVQ9m0 I could see as an exterminator and a rookie Arbites caught in a bad situation fighting against a genestealer cult.
>>45486837APC's and the like would only really be drivable on the upper level with rare exceptionif you want to play with shit like that, go join a house and get a REAL uniform>>45486796a supplimental force for pencil pushing, enough guns to protect them and offworld trade and a thriving and well-paying drug trade>>45486753here we have an example of a local shrine on Hua Yuanthough countless more exist buried under countless layers of steel and concrete, it's traditional to whenever possible build places of worship in places that receive natural sunlightleft otherwise unlit, countless underhivers dream of someday making a pilgrimage to one of the sites high enough that they can glimpse the tiniest bit of the Emperor's own light in person
>>45486753Kek, why would the Regiment be Chaos genestealers dude. No the way I see it these fuckers are everybody's problem. Genestealer personality Cult/Slannesh worship is a huge problem for the Ecclesiarchy, and the last middle finger the Nids could give the place before fucking off.The black market shenanigans (people, drugs, heretical technology, Nid Dust fresh from the source etc) would dive the Arbites up the wall, and every day would be raid day.>>45486837THIS kind of shit is what the Guard would be for. And my goal is to have this place fleshed out enough to act as a DH setting for a myriad of campaigns. It also adds an element of mystery. Why are there so many Nids still? Where the fuck did this iconography come from? Why are these Abhuman shits fighting WITH the tyranids?Sure the place is big enough for there to be a Khornate Bikers gang small time, but I'm thinking about BBEG (big bad evil group) that allows the Exterminators to do what they are good at. And fighting Miami Vice nids seems like a good bet
>>45482078Think it less of taking drugs for pleasure but more like how in Vietnam, soldiers took drugs because facing the reality of their hell without the drugs would mentally break them. They take drugs to avoid the hell of their lives, the fact it helps in CQB is a minor bonus.Saying that, having some Slaaneshi heretics appear in the ranks should be more common than in most regiments.
>>45487028>THIS kind of shit is what the Guard would be forremember, the Hua Yuan 1st Exterminator Regiment isn't a pdfit's the tithe getting sent offworldthe fluff for the planet is more to flesh out the kind of people who make it up
Underground Nid fighting leagues or something? Like Dog fights? But how would this work w/ synapse? I guess you could use radio waves or some shit. I really have no clue Im not majoring in radiology or what ever.
>>45487028>miami vice nids yes please
I still like the idea of their attacks being preceeded by a volley of hallucinogenic gas grenades.Seeing these fuckers coming bursting through a window while your high as fuck would be terrifying
>>45486893You're a fucking masochistic painter then bruv. I wish you luck!>>45487111THis is a good way to get an inquisitor lodged quite firmly into your planet's asshole. so I say it's tip of the spire int terms of who's interested in it, Depths of the Hive interms of where it's located
>>45486796>>45487000most of the Praetorian "occupation" exists in orbit with a small, necessary presence in the otherwise unclaimed planetary governor's palace>>45487210getting SWATted by a bunch of bright-ass operators wearing alien skulls and wielding you're friend in the next room's stub pistol isn't enough for you?>>45487111Underground Nid fighting is a very very very dangerous practice that does exist in parts of the hive but it may not be what you think. It isn't nids fighting each other but unarmed and unarmored humans fighting nids while others gamble. Though the option to gamble that the human combatant will win is certainly there, the far more common (and profitable) wagers are made on how exactly he will be killed.The practice is exceedingly rare, but can be found if you know where to look.
>>45487111That is an awesome idea. I have an idea on how it can happen...>>45487253>>45487028Combine these ideas>>45487107I thought they acted as the PDF as well. That's what all previous lore indicates. It's not unusual, I'm pretty sure Necromunda pioneered the idea of a combined Regiment+PDF. Perhaps they have reserve units, or place units not on a deployment on this duty, working tightly with the Ecclesiarchy and Arbites to find out where to hit and where to hit hard. The Ecclesiarchy can only do so much on the Praetorian's turf, especially in a turf so crowded and inhospitable. And the Arbites can Exterminate like the Exterminators can.
>>45487377>CAN'T Exterminate like the Exterminators can
>>45487377the local Arbites probably operate in a manner somewhat similar to the Exterminators, but as you said, there's only 1 Exterminator division. They're one of Hua Yuan's many exports out there to make a name for their planet among the greater Imperium.The planet itself is even more chaotic than you think with countless noble-funded armed forces all claiming to be PDF. The Praetorians, don't really care enough to step in.That being said, a part of Exterminator training may be serving alongside or even as Arbites until they can be exported for the next tithethis would both benefit the reputation of the Exterminators as everyone has to serve with at least SOME experience and the many noble houses as it forces those who want to serve to serve them by proxy for a limited time
>>45487345No it is not enough.Imagine all of that but with the added effect of being absolutely, completely fucked on DMT.
>>45487540well I don't think tyranids can get druggedreally, the only faction that would really be useful on is renegade humans, since most other factions wear enclosed armor anywaysI like the combat stims and comforting bright colors better
>>45487515Hm, actually that's pretty good. No real PDF, but a bunch of noble houses vying for power and trainee companies direct by Arbites running around trying to keep shit together.Although you have to concede the point that if there's a major outbreak or a hab block goes renegade the Exterminators will be bringing the Rave grenades and the technicolor flamers. So, that brings me back to my original stipulation. Genestealer triad, whose more human members are total Slanneshi speed freaks?
>>45487665The most powerful of the gangs could be genestealers.But i doubt all of them could becuse there are so fuckin many people and gangs that each one has their own agenda and cause constant turmoil.Could range from a few crackheads fighting in a back alley, gunfights in hab blocks between drug dealers, to assasination attempts from rival houses.
>>45487345Continuing our tour of the hive, we come across a shockingly common example of lower hive architecture. Pictured is a semi-collapsed walkway leading to a spent mine-turned living area for countless families. This area, like many others, is irradiated by the extremely dense atmosphere, industrial runoff from the upper levels and even exposure to what's left of the ship's propulsion systems.
>>45487735I'd think the most powerful gang is directly connected to the PDF, Or the Regiment it'self. Fanatical at keepign the rot fo the 'Steela' Hout of their system, Their Brother Hood.ANother Idea I had for the Gangs: Initiates come in pairs, The first Born Son and the Second Born sibling. As the firstborn make up the regiment, The siblings are trained together, Everything they do, It's together until a certain age. They are then separated; The First Born is sent to the front-line enforcer squads, While the Second Child is sent to the various logistics needs of the Gang. This ties the regiment to their home, A heart beating ground side for them, in their place. that means that most longstanding members are Second Born Brothers, and First born Sisters.Thoughts?
>>45487837I like the way it brings family into this. Makes everything seem much more... personal in a way. But works with the "stoic" mindset as well.
>>45487735Absolutely not. A single malignant entity. The second every ganger and rock slinging piece of scum becomes a stealer the Exterminators loose their recruitment pool and the enormity of Hua Yuan becomes insignificant. One gang, headed by a single Patriarch, subservient to an actual Broodlord of Hive tyrant proportions. They are intent on seeing the fleet return, and with a single Tervigon, an ever dwindling Cadre of Warriors, and a steady stream of human hosts, the Broodlord slowly maintains his hive at the will of the Mind. The Patriarch and the other half breeds are just tools in his talons. That they associate with the mutant outcasts is mutually beneficial, as they are provided with safe haven and the Brood gains access to biomass that allows for some interesting and useful variation in successive generations. That many worship the warp being of excess is inconsequential, once the fleet returns to the planet to reap the ever growing harvest the shadow in the warp shall be so great that the sycophants will be assimilated without the protection of their Daemon allies. For now it is just another means of expanding the brood.
>>45488119Sounds good phamalam
Someone diligent and unbiased update the fucking page. This is one /tg/s best homebrews
>>45484052https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HNaB7l2GQkI also argue for Voss pattern, because the folding stock is something the Chinese would probably love - apparently back in the day they really liked pistols, since they could add a stock to them and turn them into a makeshift carbine.
What arnored units would our guys have? Kowloon City on Steroids doesn't sound like a good place for APCs and IFVs.Sentinels, however...Also, what about the upper level criminal element? I'm not saying the gangers, I say the "Triad" dudes that server as enforcers to the higher echelon of the organized crime scene. Those guys and their tracking and assassination skills would be of value to the Exterminators.
>>45488215Armor is a minimum. Tactics are throughing in some smoke/flashbang, clear the room out as soon as possible, and move on to the next room. Maybe every platoon has one armored squad
>>45488215Idk how much the imperium has looked into this but maybe some form of battlesuit?Agile enough to navigate enclosed areas, armoured enough to take a hit or two.
>>45488215It's an infantry unit anyway. Being in a city like this would emphasise flootsloggging and areal transport. Sentinels, ACPS, and Knights only become possible once you level a hab block and set up a FOB
>>45488267That sounds like a mechanicus Tool to me. We could probly roll up another regiment if we want to go that rout, A forgeworld group that is small and very specilized?
>>45488320ONE THING AT A TIME.But after this, yeah, sounds good.
>>45488215They're an infantry regiment, so they'd probably have only a bit of light armor. Sentinels for scouting, perhaps some Tauros. Chimeras might be good, if only for the commanders who need to get around fast.
>>45488267The closest they've done is the Centurion armor for the Spess Meringues. So nothing our Guardsmen could use.>>45488251>Maybe every platoon has one armored squadArmored Fist groups sound like a good idea, if our guys were more mechanized, that is.Also, IRL groups like SWAT and BOPE use armored vehicles in urban sprawl anyways. Granted, they aren't quite this hellish but those favelas are quite the shitstorm.
>>45488360Oh, and Centaurs. Somehow I just see them using the little guys. Might replace the Chimeras with Salamanders.
>>45488360We need to limit armor. We're infantry, and given the nature of our doctrine, we're light infantry
>>45488400That's why I focused manly on light stuff - Sentinels, Tauros, and Salamanders are best for scouting and perhaps infantry support. The Centaur is a tow vehicle that can be adapted as a light troop transport.I'm not saying they have to have a lot - it just seems odd for them to be nothing but footsloggers. They'd have to make up anything else heavy with portable lascannons and mortars.
>>45486983This just made me recall the shotgun specialization from the original thread
>>45488439Roger.What about vertibirds? I won't be satisfied until I image these neon fuckers rappelling from a heli into a stealer den filled with void salt
>>45488460And flamers. Neon flamerz.
>>45486983Is this actually supposed to be cheesy? Because I like it.>>45488516You mean Valkyries? I guess, but they aren't exactly a drop regiment. Their use of them would depend on how the navy would feel.
>>45488460I love the idea of shotgun specilization. It makes a fuckload of sence. Because as Gangers shotguns are some of the easiest guns to train people to use, are easy to maintain, and can have very versatile rounds! I could see Kiddie's first piece being shit like Pic related.
>>45488516Arvus Lighter?>>45488585>they aren't exactly a drop regimentNo, but the vertical urban nature of the hive practically guarantees that at some point someone's gotta have to do a roof entry.
>>45488630Homemade guns are the shit.>>45488665Those aren't very good for dropping from - they're more of a transport.I wouldn't be surprised if they developed helicopters though. I imagine those would be primitive by Imperial standards, but would work a lot better for navigating a clustered hive.
>>45488705Developing helis would be cool if we wanted the Mechanicus down our dicks. We can get away with Neon(Guys we need to make up an element at this point) propelled jump packs and "neon" (seriously, this isn't how neon works.) Flame throwers as well as homebrewed combats stims. A full on vehicle? I don't think so
>>45481136aight, I think we can consolidate everything we have on the 1d4chan pagestart a segment of the page or maybe even a whole page for the planet itself and we can keep working on that separately from the greater 1st Exterminatorsit feels like we're working more on that than them anyways and we can really get into the nitty gritty of the planet itself, like naming and fleshing out the many warring noble houses and the different hive sections and the layout of the city
>>45488665WEll, I bet they could at least use Civ-style Hover cars/trucks. Uparmoured but otherwise normal. I could see certain squads being equipped with rappelling/scaling gear >>45488705>>45488971it'd also violate the separation of Arms that the Imperium enforces. Navy or specialized regiments take care of Air superiority, Regiments take care of the ground.
>>45488988hell another thing we can do is start work on rolling up another thingeither way, we need the image section of the original article updated at the very leastit should include >>45481136>>45482228>>45483188 and/or >>45483493>>45483839>>45485299>>45485608and pic in this postI'd do it myself but I really don't know how to do this
>>45489132oh and the flag in that gallery needs to be updated to thisit's much better than the one I used a blur effect to hide all the white on that's currently up
>>45489132Roll up another thing? Give it a day or two after the page has been finished completely. If we move on completely then that's just another excellent /tg/ idea left to rot before it was finished. Besides, what if the next idea isn't as great? What if retards come up with some highly heretical shit like the Cardinal Knights and tout it as a great idea? Then letting the Exterminators rot would have been all for naught.
>>45489132What would we need to roll up? The city itself seems to be something we're fleshing out rather well without need for rolling - lots of noble gasses in the atmosphere, probably on a moon, use Hong Kong as a guide with heavy doses of Kowloon and cyberpunk with some Necromunda for 40k's blessing.
The planet has been fleshed out like no one's business, and that's great. We should keep that up. I just think we need to get into the nitty gritty of the actual regiment a little more
>>45489334I mean moving on as in starting over the way this all started>>45489295that's what I'm saying should be worked on nowthe Exterminators page needs to be updated and perhaps even an article for the planet needs to start getting built or else we're going to peter out without having done anythingat the very least the images need to be updated and I can't do that myself
>>45489334>>45489387>>45489295>>45489132>>45488988What else needs to be fleshed out? I think we would be better off if some diligent souls (I'm a permamobilefag, so not fucking it) to go through all the threads and update the wiki. This is probably the best homebrew Regiment we've ever come up with. Even if it's five of us circle jerkin over our own sections of lore it's still collaborative and we will still pump out a brilliant finished project. First for models!
>>45489466Heheh, I would not go so far as to claim it's the best, Mobilefag, But I am really really digging these freaks. I'll attempt to figure out the picture posting process and update the Gallery. DOn't hold your breath though, If it's not done in 45 minutes it will not be done by me.
>>45489466Numbers, famous figures, a concrete regimental history, stuff like that is still up in the air
>>45489466really, I'd like to flesh this out more for the sake of ever running a DH campaign on Hua Yuanmaybe even as a thread on /tg/regardless, I think we have a lot and need to consolidate it so that people don't keep getting confused about what fairly concrete stuff we've got
>>45489466I'd be pressed to say it's the best idea evar, but it's certainly fun. It's nice to have something 40k that's that cheeky sort of silly that's not too over the top yet to be annoying. And I am kind of a Chinaboo or whatever you'd call it, so I'm especially enjoying this.Models seem like they'd be hard to do. Most of the armor reminds me of something like Elysian gear, maybe even Kasrkin. And they'd need a bit of greenstuffing.
>>45489466It's certainly one of the better regiments. That's the whole reason I started the first thread, because I was on 1d4chan and the homebrew regiments seemed kind of lacking
ALllright allright! We all love these Freaky fucks! Let's break this circle jerk and get back to fluffing and postan it to the wiki.>>45489505I have a world Named Contentum Mare I'm working on that's built to be playable in all of the TTRPG's if you're interested. I'd be down to roll a IG regiment for it.
>>45489611Okay! Mining vessel Hua Yuan set out in 40939
>>45489488God speed and God bless Anon. If you get even the images up that would be great.>>45489505Please go ahead. Even if you just make a subsection let's say "ECCLESIARCHY" then just copy and pasted the relevant sections of thread ("canon" stuff) into the page it would be far better than what we have now. >>45489543I don't think /tg/ has come up with anyother interesting Regiments, but this might be my favorite idea overall. >>45489572Damn, you must feel like a proud dad OGOP. But seriously. Someone consolidate, I'd say a planet page, then a Regiment page. When I get a computer I'll make a Chaos Genestealer Cult page when I have time if no one else does. In the mean time I guess I'll try and keep this thread alive and just spitball like I have been doing
>>45489611Consolidation is king right now. But with that being said I think the birth of the regiment should be tied with the blossoming of the Genestealer cult into a planet wide hive fleet invasion. So, with that being said, if we agree then which fleet did the invading? It can be canon or a preexisting homebrew, but preferably something with either aerial or subterranean specialization.
>>45489705Judging by the colors on some tattoos, maybe it was a new hive fleet. Probably one that evolved to survive in Hua Yuan's atmosphere after some time. Maybe they'd thought the whole fleet had been struck dead, relaxed, and then realized that some elements of the fleet had escaped to deep within the dead parts of the city and slowly rebuilt.
>>45489543UPDATE: Made a profile and am Uploading the Pictures. I'll upload them first and then ask you guys to help with descriptions.
>>45489808I say we change the top picture
>>45489769EXCELLENT. So. New Hive fleet, got generally BTFO'd by everyone (I'm assuming the Praetorian's got involved and called for backup then claimed the planet?) Because there wasn't a lot of biomass, and the biomass that was there was ridiculous to harvest, as every gun toting nigga in the place picked up their gat, burna, and shotty and got to work. These former scumbags turned selfless warriors of the imperium eventually became the regiment, after the Praetorian's no doubt took the best of them, put them through the Schola if possible, and made them commisars/commanders. Or something Meanwhile every Trygon, Ravner, Stealer and everything else that could make past the Virobombings (they ARE Exterminators) and Holy Promethium/"Neon" (Seriously what multicolored/colorful gas/gases powers their jump packs and ghetto flamers?) saturation went deep into the crust. In fact this may be why they push the lower layers of the the Hive ever deeper, to flush the bugs out. To see what the Hive became refer to >>45488119Except add more subterranean bioforms and what's a Genestealer brood without a few Lictor cousins?
>>45489769For convience's sake, I say we use a pre-established one. I don't think tg has any homebrews so we should just go with a canon one
>>45489705>>45489769that's an easy onethe colony ship could have been fleeing from a planetary tyranid invasion or passed close enough to a hive fleet that a small amount got on boardeither way, the tyranid boarding led to the crash landing and those left onboard afterwards were (mostly) rooted out and destroyed>>45489705>which fleet did the invadingwe could always roll them up
>>45489941>(Seriously what multicolored/colorful gas/gases powers their jump packs and ghetto flamers?)Only the Mechanicus knows exactly what this gas is actually called and composed of, but the hivers most commonly call it "neon", most likely after the visual effect provoked upon inhalation.
Okay, I just finished adding the pictures I can. Flash and Clear is too big, and I'm not sure what to do to shrink it. Tripfagging for the purpose of answering any questions relating to the 1d4chan page and gallery.https://1d4chan.org/wiki/Hua_Yuan_Exterminators#Gallery tell me what you think of the descriptions?Also, What is the firebreather division?>>45489769So a splinter fleet of one of the larger ones, RIght?
>>45481956>>45481645>>45481696Are the 'Nid stimms cannon? I really like those and want to add them to 1d4chan
>>45490098I liked them too
>>45490092>What is the firebreather division?to be honest, I just saw someone making variants of the flag that I didn't like, and decided to make some variants for funthe name just kind of came out 'cause DWAGONcould be the Regiment's dedicated flamer or plasma-based warfare divisionspeaking of which, any other variations anyone wants to see or anything?
>>45490136A black one maybe.A real fancy one
>>45490098yes and draw as much as you can from >>45471713
>>45489972Rolling them up, as well as any allied and enemy factions would be cool, but I really don't want to draw attention away from the Regiment. HOWEVER>Possible enemies>Subterranean+Genestealer centric fleet>Oni themed CSM Khornate and Tzeentchian warband, Red and Blue Oni respectively. They get along great>Mongol-like traitors/renegades in the wastes that tried to settle the planet before the Hua Yuan, but they didn't fly so good>Weeb Eldar, preferably canon Craftworld/Cabal>Tau fucking shits. >Possible allies>Snobbish smurf successors. Insufferably English and rub elbows with the Praetorians. "Allies" >Sister of Battle order. I can't come up with anything original. Rivals maybe?>Talarans and White Scars. Blood Fued, but grudging respect. >If we go Deldar Cabal for an enemy maybe a Craftworld owes them a favour?>Mechanicus all the way. Sweet sweet borderline tech heresy>Some wacko Inquisitors. Their approach to removing Xenos and Heretics is rad.
>>45490098Personally, I don't really like them - they're just too heretical, and I don't like what they do with colors - but it's not my call if they're canon or not.>>45490136Something something scouts.
>>45483839>General Yeoh Hong.pngUploaded this guy and added a description of my own devising, Let me know if it is acceptable and I'll add it to the fluff section.The leader of the Hua Yaun 1st, Colonel Yeoh Hong. A veteran of the birthing Operation of his Regiment, He is the mind behind the Regimental Doctrine of 'Color and Mayhem' which was used with great effect on the Genestealer cult infesting his Home Hive
>>45490172I dunno if they're too heretical, others do far worse
>>45490179He had somewhat of a write up in the first thread
>>45490172Maybe making them so that they are obviously Soylent Nid but ambiguous enough that the Ordo Xenos doesn't go ballistic?You could also have the troops using the "neon" gas from their canisters as stims of sorts.
>>45490162>>45490098I think that may be one step to far, yet another toy in our very large playbox. THings like that sound a bit heretical as well as very hard to keep a large amount of ammo on hand. The Ordos Xenos would probably not be too keen on it's use as well. FInally, Arn't our boys addicted to that stuff? why would they waste if shooting it from a cannon?
>>45490183Actually ingesting/injecting xenos substances? Who else does anything close to that?>>45490209Neon stim I like a lot better. They can touch it up with vague il-reputed sources, and we never have to expand farther than that so people can have their bug drugs if they want.
>>45490247>Neon stimSeems like we use neon for everything. Maybe there's a type of fungi that breathes neon that grows in the lower level that they use instead
>>45490247>Actually ingesting/injecting xenos substances? Who else does anything close to that?The Kroot.
>>45490272>The Krootcolloquially referred to as XENOS
>>45490247>>45490221>>45490209So Neon as a kind of Propellant/Accelerant AND a drug?It's like huffing fucking gasoline.That being said Nid Dust can definitely be a thing. Maybe even secretly distributed by the Praetorians to keep folks in line.I don't think we can really go overboard with the historical references and comparisons. Subtlety is not the way of 40k, nor that of the Exterminators.>>45490166Any thoughts on these?
>>45490269Could be - it'd be an interesting and attractive sort of plant life in a hive with so little of it. Milder versions might be used as foodstuff.>>45490272Anon, those are XENOS. It doesn't matter if xenos do heretical things.
>>45490301Plus it would give people reasons to go to the lower levels of the hive. Also gangs to distribute the stuff
>>45490269>>45490247the stims are commonly referred to as xenonthis, alongside the Regiment's tendency to loot 'nid carapace or claws has started rumors among those they serve alongside that they inject themselves with their blood or other fluids, which they don't care to dismiss as it honestly sounds like something they'd do as part of a wager
>>45490299I don't really want to fluff out allies and enemies if I can help it - leaving them as their own thing lets them be something fun for other people to use. We already have the Praetorians, and that should be enough.That said, Mechanicus allies. I have been in favor of Daft Punk techpriests. The White Scars might not work well because they're Mongolian and it'd be a pretty damn awkward relationship if they were seen as anything like the real world Manchu, but hey, I'm an Amerifat, what do I know?
>>45490297>>45490301The Blood Angels, then. Or some of their sucessor chapters.As for the neon breathing fungi, maybe it's the remnant of a Tyranid attempt to make the planet more nommable? Naturally, Genestealer lairs are packed with the stuff.
I've finished posting the Pictures that I was told to post! I've also changed the Top picture, As I feel 'Flash and Clear' Is exemplary of the Exterminators.https://1d4chan.org/wiki/Hua_Yuan_Exterminators#GalleryTake a look and tell me if the descriptions are good, I could also plug in some of the Write Fagotry, Just point out the ones from the various threads you want added.
>>45490377That works, or it could just be some fungus that adapted or was more better suited for the conditions in the lower hive that was on the original ship. All it takes is some spores. They could mix the shit with Tyranid adrenaline, though. Like the sythn'd fungus is the normal stuff, and the blood fungus is the guard's signature rendition
>>45490413Looks pretty damn good to me! I would suggest writefaggotry, but I'm too fucking tired to go back through these threads right now
>>45490159>>45490172combining and working on these
>>45490377The Blood Angels don't really drink xenos blood if they can help it, as far as I can tell. I think on some level they find the idea abhorrent, and they've never drank anything other than human blood in the fluff.
>>45490339The Scars or Talarans wouldn't be allies, there would definitely be an open blood fued between the Lords of the Fast Attack and our Patrick Nagel Operators.The Mechanicus allies 100%. Their ingenuity with the stuff they have without openly committing tech heresy and their contributions to forge worlds via precious, useful, and or rare elements would be much appreciated by the gear heads.I think we have firmly established that the Daft Priests, or Tech Punks give them augs (replacing those lost to a scything talon or booby trapped door), chrome their augs, and give them sweet tats and blessings from the Omnisiah. >>45490423>>45490321>>45490301This is good. That being said I wouldn't discount>>45490299
>>45490413Just do this>>45489660
>>45490413There's one more picture I think should be added! The one with the dude in the beret with the power fist smoking
>>45490413Wasn't there like, A LOT more pictures? I there was a really good one of a veteran covered in Nid parts and one guy with a cigar. Shit was rad
Here are the things I want to add first.>>45484052>“a Hua Yuan lightshow”>>45484370>'Blinkers'.>>45481956>glittering Tyranid Dust >>45481602>boss toad's rebellion
>>45490490I'm adding most of that right now
I just realizing these guys using Nid stuff would be tolerated by Ordo Xenos. The Catachan did something similar once and all they needed to do after that was spending a while in decontamination.
>>45490490All the stuff with the Ecclesiarchy too. It was interesting to see how it regained control of the planet.
>>45490501Awesome, THank you man.>>45490489Oh! Powerfist dude too >>45490515 adding him now. I added the Veteran and the Cigar guy has been added.>>45490481Doing that now.I also want to update and add the Gear list:Powered Combat Knife/Cerminonial Blade,2 Frag Grenades,4 neon flashbangs,Comm-bead (Built into Pattern 2 helmets),Gas filter,Rucksack,Portable Axe - For better manuverability around hivesBasic Toolkit,Mess Kit and Water Canteen,2 week’s Rations,Blanket and Sleeping bag,Helmet mounted neon flashlight,An array of chemical subtsances,Dog Tags,Imperial Infantryman’s Uplifting Primer,Flak Armor,Bolter Combi-Flamer/Hotshot Lascarbine/Shotgun,Laspistol/Plasma Pistol/Pistol,Hua Yuan Helmet Patterns 1 and 2 - Filters most harmful substances out of the air, protects eyes, extra head protection
I've edited some of the write fag stuff and made it match current canon. It's on 1d4chan now
>>45490545>>45490544You guy's are doing the emperor's work
>>45490534Well it could be a combination of Neon huffing (Probably done by the guys with the Neon flamers), Snorting Nid Dust (common place amongst door kickers and logistics) and consuming the fungi (Done by sane folks looking for anew edge)All this drug use would probably be heavily concealed and kept under wraps. Makes the prideful unit look bad.
>>45490481What does that symbol mean?
>>45490568Garden. It's the first part of the planet's name. It's also the reg's insignia
New thread tomorrow? Also is someone going to go through all the threads 100%. Because there's neat little pockets of lore and stuff, like the stuff with Olanius Pius, and bits about culture and even really wierd but unique stuff about the gangs and the genestealers. I feel like only the big stuff is making to the page.
>>45490536Please this. Might want to skip out on the Taiping stuff for now, but Ricci seems solid.
>>45490595>>45490581Added it to the page in the First section.
>>45490172>>45490159>>45490459there we gothe other side says "five minute Response Unit" which is the nickname of the irl Hong Kong Special Ops Company
>>45490613You're Right, I think myself and my fellow fagot are only really adding the big things right now, I'd be happy to add more as it's recommended to me. I'm going to be going to bed very soon. I should be available periodically through out the day to add stuff to the page. If you want to help me, Comb through the old threads and maybe make a list of the posts so I can go pull the stuff out later. That or coppy the good writefagotry into a pastebin for us.
>>45490613I was planning on going through all of it, and adding a link to the wiki page from the general Imperial guard page
>>45490657Actually really stylin
Shit, we hit the bump limit. I think this warrants at least one more thread, whoever actually wants to pull the trigger
>>45490613dude anyone can add special stuff, including yourself
>>45490687>>45490680Dope. Anybody that actually comes through with this is an imperial saint. I'm not seeing the changes and additions to the page, where are they going?
>>45490733I'll do my combing tomorrow, I've got class in the morning
>>45490711But why would I subject myself to such mobile torment?If I had a computer I would be doing all this shit myself, sleep be damned. But doing so on a phone fucking sucks. Thanks for pulling our weight dude, bencased some of us legitimately cannot.>>45490710Tomorrow afternoon? Maybe, 6:00 PM EST? >>45490742You're a boss dude. But where are the changes going? The page is the same as it was three hours ago
>>45490657>5 minute response unitThat's impressive. Maybe the Regiment's special forces have this, on red?
>>45490733>>45490763I dunno, I just hit save and hope for the best. It's showing all of the things I've done. Try exiting out and coming back to the page? What can you see?I'll save the Text Version of the page for now, In case my saves are not working. Check again tomorrow.
Oh! I'll also try to draw any designs you guys might want for the gangers, ecclesiarchy, mechainus, ect. Not color, though, since I wasn't happy with how the general came out
>>45490766Scouting Division in a fast attack infantry Regimentnigga, the 5th ARE the SpecOps
>>45490792I can see yours, and it looks like you can see mine
>>45490804Fast attack Hive Warfare infantry mind you.These fuckers make rainbowsix wet their baby ass earthbound panties.
>>45490792That worked. I'm just retared. Thanks man
>>45490813exactlythey're the first into close-quarters hostile territory among a Regiment that specializes in exactly thatoperators among even their fellow operatorsthat's the 5th Scouts
>>45490799Daft punk techpriests.Slanneshi GeneStealer half breeds, I'm thinking a Asian Glam Rock look, maybe Visual Kei style. Rippers/Hormagaunts as muzzled dolled up pets?Khornate Bikers, pompidors are a must a feelSome Chinese Judge Dread Arbites? Gang scum? A real grizzled vet, with chromed augs and covered in Nid parts and purity seals. Just civilians. What the average Hiver looks like
>>45490856Also some Sentinels, Centaurs and Salamanders in larger engagements or when they need to be particularly fast or heavy.
>>45490629Dude the Taiping stuff was interesting and really added on to the flavour of a pre Imperial Hua Yuan, which is very important to know when fluffing the history of the unit.
Any consensus on when the new thread will be?
>>45490933uhh... when this is gonna fall offwe're at bump limit but still on page 5so be ready, but don't be hasty
>>45490933The sooner the better, probably
>>45490933Should wait a few hours until burgerland morning. Otherwise it'll get very slow for a few hours.
>>45490955>>45490941>>45490933It seems people have gone to sleep as I soon will. I think we have two more two or three more threads before mods get tired of our shit and start shutting us down. After that I say we pick things up either ghost posting in the Archives or talking shit out in the Discussion part of the page.I'm out folks. May dreams of cyberpunk operators kicking down doors and shooting at genestealers snorting mountains of void dust fill your dreams
>>45491010OR wait for burgerland afternoon.Niggas got bills to pay and shit to do in the day bruh
>>45491039>>45491010>>45490955well if someone feels like, go ahead and start the thread when we get to page 9 or 10if not there's plenty about the 1d4chan page to updateI don't know about you guys, but I'll be doing a lot of that
>>45491039After the end of discussion, I know I'm never going to bring it up again unless it comes up in a thread. It'll be in a special place in my heart, since I helped make it, and I may even make use of it, but as far as I'm concerned our time together will be brief, but brilliant.>>45491049I know man but some people sound pretty impatient for more.
>>45491059Based anon. I'll help when I can
Let's talk weapon/tactic specifics. Our boys are light assault, cramped confines They probably don't have Anything heavier than Mortars as far as indirect fire artillery goes. I would think that most of our forward units are Packing shotguns with a selection of round types, and light C&M[colors and Mayhem] supplies.Our combat engineers will be loaded down with the C&M gear, One-man Raves each and every one of them. They excel at working in tandem to secure the multidimensional Environment of Hives, making sure every square metere that can be acounted for is, And laying multiple layers of defences. Perhaps they are also the 'artistic' Types from the gangs, Tagging any and every surface they can as they work, providing more passive camouflage for their comrades. Bull-pup Lasguns: I feel our Standard Guardsment will be packing one of these puppies if He has the choice. Equipped with at least two of the following: Smoke bombs, Blinkers, Paint bombs, and FragsShot-pistols:I think the most common sidearm in our Regiment will be various Shot Pistols. Versatile Ammo, Devastating at close range, And quite easy to reload the shells themselves.Grenade launchers: One of the more common support weapons given to the squads; Used to deliver Flashers, Blinkers, Smokes, Fireworks, and of course the usual deadly assortment of munitions. 40mm or bigger, I'm torn between the rotary style or Single tube styles ANy thoughts?
>>45491133gotta add flamersthey get a lot less use back home (starting a fire in an apartment that you live in is a bad way to kill your neighbors), but out in the galaxy on bug hunts? nothing better than fried 'nidit has the added benefit of getting rid of all the bits of 'em that aren't hard enough to keepthey, of course are primarily made up of >>45489132of course they specialize in not only the obvious things like flushing out enemies or toasting some of the bigger bugs, but also in controlling burns in both ship-based and hive environments so they don't impede troop advancement
I've rewritten the entry on the blinkers.<<>>==Blinkers==Another tool in the arsenal of the Hua Yuan Exterminators is the diverse set of 'Blinkers'. These small devices consist of high intensity light bulbs hooked to self contained Power sources and rudimentary alternating systems. These tools are play an important role in the Exterminator's 'Colors and Mayhem' Doctrine, Serving to add yet another layer of disorientation and misdirection to the already cacophonous displays utilized. These devices are All Flash and no bang, simply projecting their blindingly bright light at random intervals to distract and disorient foes. Blinkers can be thrown or set into traps and are primarily used on Cultists, Rebels and Humanoid enemies.To maintain stores Engine-seers and sharper guardsmen manufacturer these devices in the field with locally sourced [Read: looted] materials. As they are Hive Specialists there is rarely a lack of material. The complexity of the devices very from Diversion to Division, With the more elite ones, Such as The Fifth Division, Using specific wavelengths and colors that their Optics are polarized against. This allows them to use the devices more freely and tactically against their foes. The less experienced or less Specialized Divisions are content making rudimentary devices, making up for the danger of blinding themselves with Rigorous drilling in communication and usage. <<>>I have the old version saved if this is not good.
>>45491332that's good i just copy pasted the description with better spelling
>>45491355marginally better spelling
>>45491365Coolio. I want to tackle Commissar Dan's stories next. I don't really like how hyped up that story makes them seem, But That's just me.
night guys see you tommarow I hope. I'm proud to have been able to help.
>>45491397Murdering early gen genestealer cultists isn't that hard, they're just humans with minor mutations. Also Dan's is hopped up on stimms and hallucinating a bit, so I feel it's justified they seem over powered then.Also I wrote it so I'm super biased
>>45491434well, Since you are the writer, I can adress you directly: Your writing is good, I just don't think the regiment as a whole is that.... Hyped about it, you know? It's a tool, It's part of their culture, It's theri comfort, but they are not super stoked to be on the drugs. I like your writing and I like your ideas though, so this is just opinions, man.
>>45491133Underslung shotguns or flamers (if those are even a thing) in case those lasguns could use some more punch.
>>45491507The story is just in regards to officers, but yeahI was thinking the officers use it to sense 'nids because they lack being highborn would lack the hive sense that the enlisted grunts would have from maneuvering in the lower levels all their lives. I saw it as way for the officers to pull their weight/gangland initiation, kinda like making a suspected undercover cop smoke crack/pot with you, connecting to their enlisted guy's gang origins. I might flesh out the Dans story and make it more clear, that it's not the whole regiments thing.
>>45491629sounds good! I like that angle on it.Maybe a different name for the Commissar, But that's cause we already have a commissar dan, Unless you are referencing him>>45491529The highborn/storm trooper squards could have that cool ass combi-weapon action
>>45491658It's was Dans, as a last name. But it didn't know we had a Dan, I will change that to avoid confusion
So what about those not!Shaolin monks?Is the idea scrapped, or can they still be somehow integrated?
now would be a good time to rev up a new thread
>>45491775wait til burgerland wakes up
>>45491729I think it can still be integrated, the fagotry just has not gotten to integrating it into the page. Go scrape together some of it from the old threads and repost it here for them to find tommarow>pic relatedI feel the profesionalism from these guys is simmilar to what the Regiment would exhibit
The whole gang tatoos and tech cult stuff got me thinking. Thinking about electoos. That shit would be perfect for the local coghead cults. Imagine circuit patterns looking like stylized Chinese zodiac animals burned into the skin that glow in neon Tron-like light patterns when activated. It would fit completely with both the world and the canon.
>>45491875I'll do it in a simpler manner, but the name for them...one anon came up with one for them, but now that I look at it...maybe simply go and call them differently.So the summary on them:>They are a sub-division of the Ecclesiarchy of Hua Yuan and come in small groups.>Are known for being highly trained martial artists with high physical and mental capabilities.>Have access to an arsenal of melee weapons with build-in flamers.>They wear simple robes, yet incorporate tattoos and colors the other Hua Yuan Exterminators have as a sign of camaraderie and solidarity. They also incorporate neon.>They are lethal in close combat to the point that even Tyranid Warriors find them a challenge.>Are both feared and respected by their fellow guardsmen, but with a larger emphasis on the latter.In case of the melee weapons, I'd make them have access to lighter versions of Power Fists. Not as powerful as the real deal, but functioning in a similar manner as those used by Eldar Striking Scorpions Aspect Warriors.Also about your pic, I'd see them having their own Tempestus Scions recruited from among their Veterans. Their Hot-Shot Lasguns filling the battlefield with a multitude of colors.>>45491904That'd be sweet.
>>45492064碧炎派 (Jade fire sect) you mean?
New thread needed goys
>>45492091Darn. Forgot about that.The name is fitting for them. Now if one would also write a story about them in action.
>>45492110we're still 20 threads from falling off and can just start a new one when this does
>>45492064>>45492091>>45492112But seriously, it will be better if I further expand on those Jade Fire Sect Monks.The monks are an odd group in the Hua Yuan Exterminators. On one hand they are terrifying combatants on the battlefield, while on the other hand are friendly to their fellow guardsmen and those from allied Imperial Forces.It is impossible for them to not do anything else apart from praying, training and meditating. When they don't do anything from the latter three, then they are busy with doing more mundane work or try to help out those who need a helping hand.The Jade Fire Sect itself came into being in the early days of the Hive World. At first those were simply Ecclesiarchy priests that were tasked with helping out people living in the cramped and tight spaces of the hive, yet with time they went on to create their own type of fighting style in order to defend themselves and those who were unable to from hostile gangers. The more puritan members of the church had mixed feelings towards these individuals, due to the fact that the Decree Passive forbid the Ministorum from having men under arms. On the other hand the monks themselves counted as priests, albeit non-standard and non-traditional to boot.The sect's symbol is a flaming fist surrounded by flaming flower petals. Originally those were normal flames, yet changed it into green as a form of camaraderie due to them recruiting hivers who wanted for once to do something productive with their lives and the fact that green is seen by them as a symbol of generosity, harmony, and health (of body, mind and spirit).TBC.
>>45492396This is why the monks include mixing in green neon into their flamers that are built into their arsenal of melee weapons.The monks exclusively use melee weapons instead of guns. The arsenal includes a unique pattern of Power Fist that are more like small gauntlets. They are weaker than standard ones, yet are light enough for the monk to punch with his full speed. With the addition of built-in flamers into them, the monk creates a illusion of his fists being on fire.The gauntlets are not the only weapons available to the monks. Lightning Claws, specialized hook swords, adamantine darts on chains for throwing, combat staffs, and more. And somehow they manage to build flamers or promethium detonation packs into them.Combining them with their spartan training and solemn meditation, the Jade Fire Sect became known for being a force to be reckoned with. So much that when the first Genestealer Cults appeared on Hua Yuan, they were among the first who helped the guardsmen in combating the threat and keeping the aliens at a distance while the guardsmen gave the monks fire support. Since then they became a part of the regiment.
>>45492396The monks technically don't violate the Decree because they're not "under arms". They fight unarmed mostly.
More random shit that might be usefulWe're one of the few places that still use bamboo scaffolding for construction work (yes, even when working on the tallest skyscrapers we've got)No steel or anything, just lots of bamboo lashed together with nylon cords to form a sturdy structure.Aside from being used for construction, the same scaffolding technique is also used to make large decorations such as paper plaques in some traditional festivals.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheung_Chau_Bun_FestivalOne such festival is famous for the bun-snatching event where contestants rush to grab as many buns on a "mountain of buns" as possible. In the past, they have to climb with nothing but their own skills and wits, but after one too many accidents the authorities included some safety precautions.
>>45492469Every time the regiment goes to battle, they are accompanied by the monks. Each division has a small number of these fighters and are respected and feared by their fellow guardsmen. Not as much feared as the commissars, but the monks will deliver a beating to anyone who starts a fight for petty reasons. Hence why nobody argues when the monk is around. On the other hand the monk will always try to diplomatically calm down the situation with a mixture of philosophy and wise anecdotes and sayings. The monks never start a fight first and will avoid infighting among the guardsmen and their allies by any non-violent means necessary. Yet if someone will for once raise their hand in the presence of one, a soundful beat-down occurs with the one starting it usually having all their limbs broken.Allied Imperials noted how terrifying these Jade Fire Sect Monks are when faced with the Emperor's enemies. When it comes to Tyranids (or any bestial enemy), the monks actually throw away their not-starting a fight policy and are the first to rush them. And it is in these fights the monks cut loose and fight to kill. One holo-vid showed an old monk effortlessly defeating a Tyranid Warrior with a singular punch to the head after delivering a barrage of hits in order to not let the monstrosity to retaliate. Another even showed a monk standing up to a Genestealer in close combat, yet even with his training he couldn't land a singular hit, as did the xeno. That fight ended when a guardsman shot the alien. Even Space Marines are dumbfounded when they see these individuals fighting, not to mention situations when they find them fighting Chaos Marines and being a match for the traitor marines.TBC.>>45492478Darn. Forgot to mention that.
>>45492621There were even times when there were attempts to have the monks teach guardsmen from other regiments their fighting styles, yet it either ended with not finding enough recruits to start a new sect, or that not everyone was keen on this exoticism or was fond of the training regime that was too murderous for anyone to live through. One Inquisitor who observed them draw certain similarities to Eversor Assassins, though the differences are extremely obvious when it comes to fighting styles and behavior, yet the efficiency of the monks is almost close to the dreaded human terror weapons of the Officio Assassinorum.No matter the opinions on the monks, they are a part of the Exterminators and a living embodiment of what happens if you make a humble person resolve to fight.
>>45492554Goddamn I almost forgot this onehttp://www.hong-kong-traveller.com/tai-hang-fire-dragon-dance.htmlBased on superstition, rooted in tradition and it's got a goddamn dragon spewing fire and smoke (or at least something representing a dragon spewing fire and smoke). What's not to like?
>>45492756How'd you like to brainstorm up some Hua Yuan festivals? Because I think they should have lots of various ones, related to the Emperor, local events and old traditions.
>>45492794For one, I'd expect them to have those.Only louder.And with neon.
>>45492794HmmIf we're talking Emperor worship, I'd reckon it'll be tied to wishing for luck, fortune for both individuals and their family.(family bondings are very important in Chinese culture as well)Ancestor worship perhaps, but it's less actual worship and more paying respect to your ancestors and remembering the family tree.(maintaining the family records are particularly important to the old families in the New Territories; their village halls usually house the plaques of their ancestors and important events are hosted in these halls)
>>45492912From what I've read the boys are mostly divided up into gangs and actual family ties don't seem to be quite as prominent, so chances are the gangs act as family to them.(maybe we can reflect that by using familial terms when deciding the hierarchy within gangs? Hmm)I could see gangs praying to and making offerings both to the emperor and say, the founder of the gang/previous gang leader, both for protection and their blessings.Mourning for a fallen gang leader would be a pretty big thing as well.
>>45493074Why do I suddenly hear big bro/sis in my head?
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