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Old 05 Jan 2006, 05:59   #21 (permalink)
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I'm almost positive it is just some piece of equipment. Look at it closely and you can see how the entire Yshaped piec sort of sticks out a bit. I'm thinking some type of breather or an honorary piece of equipment.
You really think so? Looks like face to me:



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Old 05 Jan 2006, 11:08   #22 (permalink)
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Just noticed her skin is purple too...
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 11:46   #23 (permalink)
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i'm stll confused on why hr hair is red?
or why she has no pupils?
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 15:38   #24 (permalink)
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Look closely, it's a slightly lighter colod and you can almost see edges around the edge, looks like it actually goes around to the earpieces in fact. Then again the paintjob on the skin is slightly off. Anyways the lines along the forhead and above the eyes don't look very organic any way you look at em.
And Tau don't have pupils, really. Not like humans anyway, which is why they have bad depth perception and thus such a low Initiative.
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 22:02   #25 (permalink)
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although can see furthur into the infra red- it was simply stated in FW that they had low combat ability which, rules wise, made sense for them to have low initiative. if it was a racial trait Shas'Ui wouldn't have I-3.
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 23:59   #26 (permalink)
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Wargamer: the purple skin is much like how a very tan white person and a very white person are both still white. there will be variation with in the species even if they do only mate with others in their caste but tau from one sept with look different than tau form another
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Old 06 Jan 2006, 00:54   #27 (permalink)
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No its a racial trait, stated in the Index Xenos article if I recall correctly. I don't currently have it on me, but their pupils can't focus like ours, giving them terrible depth perception at close range. Although at long range their vision is superior to a humans. I assum eSha'vre's learn to overcome their lack of close-up depth perception, much in the same way that a one eyed person would.
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Old 06 Jan 2006, 08:53   #28 (permalink)
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First of all, I think you're all reading too much into the picture. It's terrible quality, therefore it could be that her skin is the "normal" shadow grey coloured skin. And, there may be no pupils because it's incredibly hard to paint the pupils in without making the model "starey". AND, maybe the fact that the face around the Y shaped slit is lighter because it's..highlighted?

Geez. In all, i like the model. It's good to see some evolution amongst the Tau, model wise, as we've been told over and over how much they adapt and etc with change.
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Old 06 Jan 2006, 09:55   #29 (permalink)
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i believe your'e right but i still get confused with that nose thing
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Old 08 Jan 2006, 04:47   #30 (permalink)
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i believe your'e right but i still get confused with that nose thing
I think it's just a characteristic of the females of the Tau race

And your sig is mighty insulting btw

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