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Should Games Workshop introduce new races???
Yes 49% [ 98 ]
No 51% [ 103 ]
Total Votes : 201
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Somewhere on Terra

I think GW should introduce the Squats again, alongside other human empires(other than the Imperium). Also a few more "Tyranid" like xenos races would be sweet!!! . What do you guys think???

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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Aberystwyth, Wales, UK

You see a few other races would be good... but i just REALLY dislike your post so im going to say no.
   
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Somewhere on Terra

whats wrong with the post man>???



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Australia

Firstly, the title is in caps. and secondly a good poll doesn't usually have just yes-no options.

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Squats. That's what they were.

I want them to bring back the Zoats.

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the_emperors_renegade wrote:I'm serious what about space dwarfs like the old...what was their name again???Shates or something


RxGhost wrote:Squats. That's what they were.

I want them to bring back the Zoats.


I believe it was a joke RxGhost, shate means the same thing a gak or gak and i dont really need to point out the link between that and squatting


the_emperors_renegade wrote:whats wrong with the post man>???


it was badly written, the poll should have listed a few races people could vote for an what should be introduced, it read (like i said in another thread) like it was written by a hyperactive child and you started with I'm serious.
we know your serious... you made no indication this was a joke so why would you be anything other than serious?
   
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Hmm... I'm not sure.

On one hand, there are factions within 40K that I think need representation with Codices and full model releases - specifically Lost & the Damned (including Traitor Guard), the Ordos Xenos (and their Chamber Militant, the Deathwatch) and the Adeptus Mechanicus. I also think Exodite Eldar would be another great one, especially with all the monsters they could create. And some of the more shoe-horned and boring races need to be expanded upon - Chaos for a start, plus Tau and Necrons need a bit of oomph! behind them.

Keeping that in mind though, GW's track record with looking after the races they current have is pretty fething terrible. They've got two armies that have Codices that are over a decade old (Woofs and DE), they have two Codices that they seem to be going out of their way to pretend don't exist (WH & DH), they switch Codex styles (formatting, layout, and actual rules design) mid-way between editions at the whim of whatever idiot is currently running the studio, and they've proven vastly incapable of writing interesting Codices with any sembalance of balance.

So should there be new races? Yes.
Should GW be writing new races? Not until they get their current ones right first.

And honestly, at this point, I'd rather they cut some armies completely than keep pussy-footing around because they haven't a clue what to do with them (Daemonhunters and Witch Hunters, I'm looking at you).

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I can't think of any really good concepts for a new race. Most of the big archetypes have been done already.

I'd rather see Lost and the Damned done, and Necrons redone fluff-wise.

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corpsesarefun wrote:
the_emperors_renegade wrote:I'm serious what about space dwarfs like the old...what was their name again???Shates or something


RxGhost wrote:Squats. That's what they were.

I want them to bring back the Zoats.


I believe it was a joke RxGhost, shate means the same thing a gak or gak and i dont really need to point out the link between that and squatting


the_emperors_renegade wrote:whats wrong with the post man>???


it was badly written, the poll should have listed a few races people could vote for an what should be introduced, it read (like i said in another thread) like it was written by a hyperactive child and you started with I'm serious.
we know your serious... you made no indication this was a joke so why would you be anything other than serious?



no corpsy i couldn't remember the name and that "shate" thing wasn't supposed to mean gak. If you think I type like a hyperactive 10 year old...fair enough thats ur op.



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Not MORE armies to drain my wallet, noooooo!

   
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Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Nope - GW have plenty of 'old' armies to bring up to scratch first. After that then there are lots of existing armies that could be expanded - eg craftworld Eldar, non-generic chaos, IG regiments etc

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SQUATS ..BRING THEM BACK!

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Honestly, I don't see it necessary, expecially when we have some armies that have gone unupdated for YEARS. I voted yes though, because I'll forever hold a place in my heart for space skaven~...

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i think GW has enough on its plate before the introduce some noew race, that being saud, i think GW will prolly push other things to the back back back burner to get their hands in fresh wallets.

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They can bring in new races after all codexs are brought to the same edition.

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I really think GW needs to get their current races taken care of first. There are current armies with codex older than five years. 40K has gone through, what?, two editions in the span of time that the DE and SW codex have been out? Between their aversion to updating their FAQ and errata and the lack of timeliness of current armies codex there really doesn't need another army added to compound those problems.

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If there is a new race please let it not be Squats thats a slowed idea. Let it be like Adep Mech or Rebel Guard (thatd be fun like Pirates and stuff) or another Machine race or give my kroot a real codex!!!! Anything cool just not squats.

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UGGH! I hate Squats. I honestly want to just fly to where ever people live that say "bring them back bring them back!" and shoot them in the damn leg. THEY SUCKED AND WERE STUPID!!!! MIDGETS?!??!KILLING THINGS?!?!?! SERIOUSLY?!?!?!?!?

ok now that, thats out of the way. Your ideas for new races just wouldnt make sence. I already stated how I feel on Squats, other human armies? That is the Imperium man, there isnt any outside of those guys that help the tau, or Chaos cultists (didnt they get rid of them now?) so that wouldnt make sence. Nids type? That is NIDS! Any other Nids type of army wouldnt make sence, because they have the nids already.
Im with HBMC on this one. Sure a new race could be cool and all, I remember when they were SLOWLY leaking out Necrons, and when the Tau first hit the scene, it was cool. But GW needs to stop having sever ADHD and get their gak in a row. Seriously I feel like they are being run by a bunch of 12 y/os that havnt taken their meds in a month. They need to get everthing they tokep,updaed before doig anything new.
   
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Update the gak out of the older 'dexes. Does anyone care enough about Dark Eldar? I'd see more utility in Chaos IG, myself.

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It would be good to see a new race
but not until theyve updates some more codexs


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NO! There's plenty already. If anything they need to ditch one or two. I don't care to remember any more stats and special rules or have the game subjected to even more 'rules exceptions'.
   
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There are some races that could use a codex, but they should not be done until all Codices are updated.

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Instead of spreading development effort GW needs to bring all the current races up to 5th Edition.

Get what you've got right, then expand.
   
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The Green Git wrote:Instead of spreading development effort GW needs to bring all the current races up to 5th Edition.

Get what you've got right, then expand.


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I think adding in a new human empire might be cool.
but like a lot of people have said, there is a lot of current codexes that need to be brought up to date (Or new ones that need to be brought back, i hate the way the new ones are organized. I mean like, come on. I have to flip to like 3 different pages to look at a unit's full stats. and they got rid of the armoury!).

and again, like stated above, GW doesn't have a great history with this kind of stuff

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YES GW SHOULD INTRODUCE NEW RACES!!!

(but they should not be playable; it'll be a new mechanic... NPC models that just watch the battle)
   
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Please, no squats.
I would like to see adeptus Mechanicus.
   
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Don't we have enough Space Marines already?

   
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Space marine equivalent armies are cool, except for the fact that everyone has them. if no one had thought of the idea before, I would be fine with more marines, but with the number of armies out there that look exactly like marines, we don't really need any more. It seems that GW is onto a good thing and they just want to maximize their profits by makng really cheap guys rather than the nicely expendable races like orks and nids! why can't we have a toughness 1, strength 1 army that really really sucks but you get a billion of them? Like uber-grots or something?

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They do need more races but the have many things to do first.

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