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Regular Dakkanaut



Philadelphia, PA

Bring back the Old World under Specialist or core game, add ranked combat to AOS, relaunch War of the RIng
   
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Hallowed Canoness





Anyone know how they plan on preventing people from "stuffing the ballot" and answering multiple time in order to get more chance to win the SoB?

I wrote this :

My “least favorite things about GW”:

- The lack of transparency, and the lack of sustainability of the various range and armies. No way to know how much support an army is going to get in the support. Some armies may be neglected for decades (Sisters of Battle), some might be completely abandoned (Kroot mercenaries, Dogs of War for WFB), some entire game system may disappear.
- The new 40k lore, which focus way too much on being a story instead of being a setting. I don't want to play subfactions (chapters, regiment, craftworld, …) and characters that were created and designed by GW, I want them to give me rules and inspiration to create my own. All 40k lore should be about fleshing up more different aspect of the setting, not an advancing story with a few characters that influence the whole setting! And I especially dislike the fleshing out and the return of primarchs (old legends are so more interesting as legends than as actual characters), and the return of technological advancement through primaris marine, which remove the quite unique and very interesting theme of technological decay from 40k.
- Please please please stop keeping the name in English in the middle of French texts, at least when the translation already exist in the real world! I don't mind if genestealers stay genestealers, but commissars should be commissaires!!!
- Profile creep, i.e. the profile of new weapons being way stronger than old weapons. For instance, the new Chaos rotor cannon being so much stronger than a heavy bolter, while the weapon is about the same size, even if balanced by point cost, make the heavy bolter seem like a WEAK weapon…


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RSS FEEDS!!!!

One thing to make GW stuff more enjoyable:
Take clear engagement and make those explicit about faction support. Be honest if a faction is likely to get dropped in next edition (say, Kroot mercenaries), have a clear (if approximate) schedule about when each faction is getting new models, …

Feminism is good. Racism is bad.
Sabbat-pattern helmets best helmets.
If you believe that marines aren't powerful enough on the tabletop to match the fluff, remember that Custodes got rules but Planetary Defense Force don't.
Not buying a product does not work against Marxists. They cite "white males are bad, and are just sexist women haters that live in the basement and move on with their day." They do not care about profits only to acquire more vehicles to infect their politics into.”, ThatMG on Karl Marx's influence on the Russian revolution, 2019 
   
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I typed everything up and sent it in, only to realise there was some sort of problem with a script being blocked (or some such) and it never actually did send. Then it updated the page and I had to do the whole thing over again, might try later but I'm a little bitter about it right now.

By the way, where is the FAQ? Stuck somewhere in Gorks Grin?
   
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Hallowed Canoness





 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
my answers were no, no, no, I dont game, for most of the questions. but I suggested an individual parts service for kitbashing and converters. not gonna hold out hope but maybe. if they could offer that service in the days of mail order, I dont see why they couldnt do it now with the aid of the internet.

They used to have this and it was GLORIOUS!!!
I got some cool bitz for my Sisters of Battle this way. No way I could do it now!

Feminism is good. Racism is bad.
Sabbat-pattern helmets best helmets.
If you believe that marines aren't powerful enough on the tabletop to match the fluff, remember that Custodes got rules but Planetary Defense Force don't.
Not buying a product does not work against Marxists. They cite "white males are bad, and are just sexist women haters that live in the basement and move on with their day." They do not care about profits only to acquire more vehicles to infect their politics into.”, ThatMG on Karl Marx's influence on the Russian revolution, 2019 
   
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Devious Space Marine dedicated to Tzeentch




Manchester, England

 Hybrid Son Of Oxayotl wrote:
- The lack of transparency, and the lack of sustainability of the various range and armies. No way to know how much support an army is going to get in the support. Some armies may be neglected for decades (Sisters of Battle), some might be completely abandoned (Kroot mercenaries, Dogs of War for WFB), some entire game system may disappear.


Screaming into the wind with this one. Their level of support is down to level of interest, I'm assuming. If something isn't profitable then it will basically be dropped. I can't really fault them for that, can you?

And, yes, there's a counter-argument to that insofar as lack of support can lead to lack of interest, but a company will ALWAYS cut their losses if they know what's good for them.


 Hybrid Son Of Oxayotl wrote:
- The new 40k lore, which focus way too much on being a story instead of being a setting. I don't want to play subfactions (chapters, regiment, craftworld, …) and characters that were created and designed by GW, I want them to give me rules and inspiration to create my own. All 40k lore should be about fleshing up more different aspect of the setting, not an advancing story with a few characters that influence the whole setting! And I especially dislike the fleshing out and the return of primarchs (old legends are so more interesting as legends than as actual characters), and the return of technological advancement through primaris marine, which remove the quite unique and very interesting theme of technological decay from 40k.


I mean, sure, you're basically saying you don't like a thing that they're doing, which is fine, but they're going to continue doing it regardless, so good luck with that one.

On the subject of creating your own space within the lore, nothing prevents you from doing that. At all.

 Hybrid Son Of Oxayotl wrote:
One thing to make GW stuff more enjoyable:
Take clear engagement and make those explicit about faction support. Be honest if a faction is likely to get dropped in next edition (say, Kroot mercenaries), have a clear (if approximate) schedule about when each faction is getting new models, …


Disagree. While I'd love to know how and when my particular armies and factions will be receiving some kind of update, I don't think telegraphing these things months or years in advance would do any good at all. It's a whole load of unnecessary effort on GW's part for people to have even more specific things to complain and be overwhelmingly negative about. Explain to me how a Dark Eldar player's life is made any better by knowing that his army isn't due for any kind of new models at all for a 2+ year period?

I think things are fine as they are. Regardless, I see the Sisters of Battle updates as a rather significant "test" to see if updates on the design and manufacture process does actually lead to any kind of difference in terms of the overall feeling of the community and/or sales. So maybe you will get your wish if GW see some tangible benefits from the updates.

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I don't think I'm what they had in mind for this survey. In the Warhammer Events section, I answered:

"Describe your perfect Warhammer event - Where is it? What is being played? What style of game is running?"

with:

"1-4 friends and I, at one of our houses, playing the original Warhammer Quest. Everyone has nice snacks and good beer. We all laugh at each other's antics and maybe get somewhere in the game."
   
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Lake County, Illinois

 Psychopomp wrote:
I don't think I'm what they had in mind for this survey. In the Warhammer Events section, I answered:

"Describe your perfect Warhammer event - Where is it? What is being played? What style of game is running?"

with:

"1-4 friends and I, at one of our houses, playing the original Warhammer Quest. Everyone has nice snacks and good beer. We all laugh at each other's antics and maybe get somewhere in the game."


Hopefully you draw Healing Hands.
   
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Was surprised they focused on the supplemental games and didn't specifically ask about 40k. Saw an Age of Sigmar section (but checked no).

I suggested they pursue action figures... I'd buy the hell out of a Revoltech or SH Figuarts line of 40k themed action figures. They could make 1 mold and release it in every color in the rainbow!
   
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Skillful Swordsman




Skeaune

I asked them to put indexes in the end of the print books again.

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Nvs wrote:
Was surprised they focused on the supplemental games and didn't specifically ask about 40k.
There was a 40K section if you said "yes I play 40K".

The weird part was very early on in the survey they give you a list of what games you play. Necromunda was not on that list.

   
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Courageous Beastmaster




Iceland

One of the things I asked for was Designer's Commentary more akin to what Blizzard does for Overwatch. When GW releases a codex/tome that looks, plays, and - for all intents and purposes - feels broken one has to wonder why they made certain choices. If they are trying to shake a certain meta or promote certain playstyles these commentaries could be used to convey that.

I also would like to know what they are planning to do with lines that don't feel supported like the entire Aelf category in the Age of Sigmar tab.

Cypher | Craftworlds | Drukhari | Dark Angels | Necrons | Emperor's Children(30k/40k) | Tyranids | Orks | Death Guard

Daughters of Khaine | Blades of Khorne | Stormcast Eternals | Flesh-Eater Courts
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Fargo, ND USA

 Eldarsif wrote:
One of the things I asked for was Designer's Commentary more akin to what Blizzard does for Overwatch. When GW releases a codex/tome that looks, plays, and - for all intents and purposes - feels broken one has to wonder why they made certain choices. If they are trying to shake a certain meta or promote certain playstyles these commentaries could be used to convey that.


They've done these in the past and prepare for disappointment: they don't address what you're asking for because every single Designer's Commentary they've done shows that they think of the game in an entirely different way than the internet does. They really don't care a jot about "metas" or promoting certain playstyles over others.

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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

 Eldarsif wrote:
One of the things I asked for was Designer's Commentary more akin to what Blizzard does for Overwatch. When GW releases a codex/tome that looks, plays, and - for all intents and purposes - feels broken one has to wonder why they made certain choices. If they are trying to shake a certain meta or promote certain playstyles these commentaries could be used to convey that.
I'd dig that. Back when I played LOL I appreciated reading the patch commentaries and getting a feel for what the intent was.

I guess I mostly asked for increased internal balance (specifically providing actual choices among army traits, relics, units and not just Obviously Good Things that override all others) and relentlessly added in BFG anywhere they asked me what I played or wanted

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I wrote we want less monopose models, more compatibility across ranges, more options for characters than what comes with the model.

And plastic Aspect Warriors of course

 
   
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Courageous Beastmaster




Iceland

 Platuan4th wrote:
 Eldarsif wrote:
One of the things I asked for was Designer's Commentary more akin to what Blizzard does for Overwatch. When GW releases a codex/tome that looks, plays, and - for all intents and purposes - feels broken one has to wonder why they made certain choices. If they are trying to shake a certain meta or promote certain playstyles these commentaries could be used to convey that.


They've done these in the past and prepare for disappointment: they don't address what you're asking for because every single Designer's Commentary they've done shows that they think of the game in an entirely different way than the internet does. They really don't care a jot about "metas" or promoting certain playstyles over others.


Hasn't that applied mostly to 40k though? The AoS crowd is a bit more tourney centered with tomes that play much differently from 40k indicating that the design direction and approach is much different.

Cypher | Craftworlds | Drukhari | Dark Angels | Necrons | Emperor's Children(30k/40k) | Tyranids | Orks | Death Guard

Daughters of Khaine | Blades of Khorne | Stormcast Eternals | Flesh-Eater Courts
 
   
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 zedmeister wrote:
Done. Asked for Imperial Armour to return, more Made to Order, more Squats and a return of Epic.


I asked for that one too!

But yeah, I should have asked for Squats and plastic Aspect Warriors too.

   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

I mentioned plastic aspect warriors, tomb kings, Battlefleet gothic, black library MMPBs and prices. When they asked what function they could add to their website, I said "coupons".

Basically, give me the minis I'd be willing to pay crazy prices for or make the rest cheaper until they're attractive.

   
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Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

Hell, if I win that sisters of battle army (Ha!), I’m putting it up for trade. No interest there.

Reality is a nice place to visit, but I'd hate to live there.

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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot




UK



I'm a sad person. I asked for more variety in plastic Imperial Guard. As someone who started in early 2nd Ed, I was spoilt when it came to make up of my first ever Guard army.

Now I'm spoilt for choice by other companies resin regiments.

   
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Anointed Dark Priest of Chaos





British Columbia

Not feeling great about where Middle Earth fits into their plans by it's almost complete absense from the survey. Such a brilliant ruleset too.

 Crimson Devil wrote:
That's what 7th edition is about. Yelling "Forge the Narrative Pussy!" while kicking your opponent in the dick.
 BlaxicanX wrote:
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Longtime Dakkanaut





Like quite a few others, I used every opportunity I could to gently ask for Epic. ;-)

11527pts Total (7400pts painted)

4980pts Total (4980pts painted)

3730 Total (210pts painted) 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




Basically asked for more cavalry options for the guard, like I did last year.

 
   
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 Eldarain wrote:
Not feeling great about where Middle Earth fits into their plans by it's almost complete absense from the survey. Such a brilliant ruleset too.


Yeah. Underworlds got a section, but LotR did not.

Not cool, GW. Not cool.
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




I mentioned that the seemingly fast fall-off of interest in Blood Bowl, Necromunda, and Kill Team may have something to do with their releases seeming more like some kind of boiler room sales scheme than just being exciting products I want to buy. Doubt they pay much attention to comments, but perhaps they can figure out on their own that making Specialist Games an obstacle course of tiny rulebooks with an anticipated release schedule that will take me into and then out of middle age before the entire game is released might actually cause them to make less money.
   
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 Eldarain wrote:
Not feeling great about where Middle Earth fits into their plans by it's almost complete absense from the survey. Such a brilliant ruleset too.

 His Master's Voice wrote:
 Eldarain wrote:
Not feeling great about where Middle Earth fits into their plans by it's almost complete absense from the survey. Such a brilliant ruleset too.


Yeah. Underworlds got a section, but LotR did not.

Not cool, GW. Not cool.

They seemed to very specifically leave out Forge World content that wasn't, "What do you play?"

Warhammer Underworlds had it's own section for instance but not Middle-Earth, Necromunda, Horus Heresy, etc. To my knowledge Underworlds is done by the same people as Kill-Team, which is separate to Specialist Games/Forge World.

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Scotland

Yeah the price and frequency of these rulebooks is a bit of a cheek.

The compiled Necromunda rulebook really took this piss in that regard. Same with the Kill Team expansion prices.
   
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Vancouver, BC

They didn’t ask questions about Blood Bowl either beyond ‘do you play it’

 warboss wrote:
Is there a permanent stickied thread for Chaos players to complain every time someone/anyone gets models or rules besides them? If not, there should be.
 
   
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I asked them to ease on the 'no model no rule thing' and give the poor Primaris characters some weapon options.

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 Crazyterran wrote:
They didn’t ask questions about Blood Bowl either beyond ‘do you play it’
At least Blood Bowl was on that list. Necro didn't make the cut.

   
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Sesto San Giovanni, Italy

I'll admit that I have had a smile when they asked "why don't you participate in official GW tournament"....
Because all of my centerpieces are from other companies
   
 
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