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Should Games Workshop introduce new races???
Yes 49% [ 98 ]
No 51% [ 103 ]
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To be honest GW really need to sort out the armies they have just... left... get their arses in gear and sort this big mess out, I mean space wolves and DE haven't had an update since god knows when and nothing seems to have happened with WH and DH, so before they even think of adding new races they ought to bring these older armies up to scratch

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IMO the last thing GW needs to do is introduce ANY new races,they need to FOCUS on the races they have,and by that I mean LaTD as well as all the others.
GW needs to work on putting out balanced/interesting/flavorfull codices for ALL the races they already have in exsistance,not bring out a new race just to feth it up later...or sqaut it.


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they need minis for DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG

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orkylooter wrote:they need minis for DEATH KORPS OF KRIEG

New minis isn't the same thing as a "new race",sure DKOK minis would be cool,so would DE,LaTD & other already EXSISTING races .


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Fix what's broken before introducing more stuff!

   
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Shanghai, China

Definitly not.
I would prefer that they drop the official support for at least one of the current races (DE or DemonHunters) and push more support into the others.

In fact, if they were more involved in creating recuring campaigns (like the FW Imperial Armor books) that would be even better.
Imagine if every quarter they released something similar to the Planet Strike box with terrain and special scenarios?

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No they have enough to do already and they do not get that done in a timely manner why should they add more to what they already can not keep up with

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Ashaman wrote: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


I toattly agree, man. BRING BACK THE ARMOURY!!!


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rubiksnoob wrote:Please, no squats.
I would like to see adeptus Mechanicus.


there is an adepyus mechanicus codex out there...even an official one!!!

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I misread the title as more models for existing races and voted yes =/

Dracos wrote:Codex does not override rulebook. Specific rules (generally those found in codex tend to be more specific) override general rules in case of conflict.
 
   
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Under no circumstances should any new races be released.

At the minute they have 6

Humans (IG, SM/all flavours, CSM, Inq, LatD, etc)
Eldar (craftworld, exodite, dark)
Orks (6 main clans, freebooterz, kult of speed)
Tau (inc Kroot, Vespid, Nicossar, Demiurg)
Necrons
Tyranids

and how much of the stuff in those 6 is either out of date, underdeveloped or just non-existent?

If they can't cope with what they've got what possible hope is there taht they could do anything else?

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I agree with the argument that they need to keep up with updating codexes for armies they already have before trying to start another one.

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yeah, update necrons and DE first....



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When people ask for GW to squat something I cringe. If they squat something, it will be a Xenos codex. The last thing we need is GW squatting Xenos in favor of more marines. The entire galaxy would be marine on marine conflict, but if that happened I guess they could finally advance the story line a little bit to civil war for the emprah!

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No.
Spin-off...mabye...
But new races? No...

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I would like to see new races but it wont happen. First they still have to bring races up to speed (necron, tau, nids) and they really need to redo a couple (CSM and daemons). I mean come on the daemons LoS weaker than CSM that makes no sense. Not to mention there is only a handful of lists that are even remotely competitive from CSM. Second they really just need to expand on existing armies as stated above.

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IF, and I do mean IF a new race was in the works, i'd like to see one based on just monsterous creatures. Like, if you had an army list of 1500pts you'd have 5 models of the board the size of double-decker landraiders.

That would be like the anti-hoard army. Tough to kill with plenty of wounds, but precious few units to sacrifice.

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New races AFTER the older armies have been updated.
   
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Phloop wrote:IF, and I do mean IF a new race was in the works, i'd like to see one based on just monsterous creatures. Like, if you had an army list of 1500pts you'd have 5 models of the board the size of double-decker landraiders.

I thought we already had TMCs after the 3E rulebook WL spam. Did I miss something?

   
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no new races soon. If they're going to include a new one, it should have as much thought and time poured into it as the rest, and that'll take years.

... because that totally makes sense.

 
   
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NO!!they do not need a new race,first they need to finish and fix the codexs and the lack of figures,i say this because...weres the dark eldar codex the necrons codex and the list gose on then lets make all these cool charecters and have no model for them or a fast attack chose that has no model for it,first they need to work on something besides SM,other wise if a new race is released,i would almost hate to see how much new SM stuff would pop us so,no,there is no need for a new race at all just improve were improvement is needed and pay atintion to the other races and when they are all revamped and all the figures made that are in the codexs then they can look into a new race



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I... think that GW should focus on currently existing races for now, but I think it would be cool if they introduced the Enslavers as a playable army.


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Orkeosaurus, I don't want to insult you, but I don't completely agree, I think 'Cronsare fine fluff wise, though their codex could use a revision.

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By the time GW is through "touching up" on the other dexes, another dozen or so dexes will be demanding a remake. I don't think a new race is likely.

I do like Phloops idea of a monstrous creature army only though. Need more fluff/info about the Idea.

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Lord of battles wrote:They can bring in new races after all codexs are brought to the same edition.


QFT.

Not sure what play style a new race could do though. Marines if nothing else, seem able to be tailored to any play style.

GW wants to sell minis and there are plenty of minis to sell now without making a new army/race.
   
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Either the Hrud or some new Tau ally (in model form, they probably have heaps in story form). But they really need to fix up the other armies first. Hopefully they do DE after they release SW in October.

   
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I voted no, like H.B.M.C. I would love to see a few more races and bits (especially Adeptus), however with GWs track record for looking after current races -noooooooooooo it would be a quick moeny earner for them to then forget about.

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I'm game with new races as variety in opponents makes things fun... jsut don't make more marines for god sake.

New races though should only be a thought once GW pulls their head out of their *** and gets on a sane update cycle for codexs. One update every 2-3 years is not too much to ask.

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No. A good update cycle would be 4-5 years. Three or four Codices a year, plus the occasional second wave or expansion (Such as Planetstrike).

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n0t_u wrote:Either the Hrud or some new Tau ally

In the Tau redo thread, I suggested Hrud as a Tau ally...

   
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True,True but I still think another human empire...somethink toattly different to the Imperium would be pretty cool!



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No, humans have WAY more already then any of the others.
Id agree on the monstrous creature army idea. A small amount of REAL bad asses, that can just hulk smash other armies. That would be a pretty sweet change of pace. Im thinking like, a rhinoceros race, mixed with rock people lol
   
 
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