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View Poll Results: Do you know what the Squats were?
A 40k species resembling the Halflings of Fantasy Battle? 4 12.12%
A early name for the ork's grots that has been forgotten? 1 3.03%
A 40k species resembling the Dwarfs of Fantasy Battle? 25 75.76%
A new but hardly heard of race that joined the Tau? 0 0%
DUH I DUNNO? 3 9.09%
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Old 07 Oct 2007, 23:13   #1 (permalink)
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Default Squats!

Lets see who knows about the Squats!! >
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Old 07 Oct 2007, 23:55   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: SQUATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well, none of the above, really. The Squats resembled the Dwarves of fantasy, but they were a sub-species of humans descended from early colonists. They were not a seperate species. Likewise, the Ratlings of 40k are a sub-species of human that resembles the Halflings of Warhammer Fantasy.

The Demiurg, who have been referred to as their "spiritual successors" in 40k, are an actual Xenos species. At present, very little is known about them.
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i really like the squats personally... i wish GW would bring them back

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Old 08 Oct 2007, 18:29   #4 (permalink)
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I found a decent squad of the old plastics on ebay and I'm going to incorperate them in my IG army (playing as imperial guards). I'm gonna give them a Chimera and fluff them out as survivors of the supposed Tyranid invasion now in the service of the Imperium giving them the specialty of hating xenos= tyranids.
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I found a decent squad of the old plastics on ebay and I'm going to incorperate them in my IG army (playing as imperial guards). I'm gonna give them a Chimera and fluff them out as survivors of the supposed Tyranid invasion now in the service of the Imperium giving them the specialty of hating xenos= tyranids.
Mmm, well if you only play with friends I guess it's ok, but don't bring them to any tournement or GW games you'll get crucify on the spot. Because after GW decided to axe the sqauts even mentionning them is sinful and frow upon...so imagine having them part of your army.
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Old 08 Oct 2007, 20:27   #6 (permalink)
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I found a decent squad of the old plastics on ebay and I'm going to incorperate them in my IG army (playing as imperial guards). I'm gonna give them a Chimera and fluff them out as survivors of the supposed Tyranid invasion now in the service of the Imperium giving them the specialty of hating xenos= tyranids.
Mmm, well if you only play with friends I guess it's ok, but don't bring them to any tournement or GW games you'll get crucify on the spot. Because after GW decided to axe the sqauts even mentionning them is sinful and frow upon...so imagine having them part of your army.
umm, they are GW models, no? and i think there have been squat armies using IG rules in GTs before...
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I found a decent squad of the old plastics on ebay and I'm going to incorperate them in my IG army (playing as imperial guards). I'm gonna give them a Chimera and fluff them out as survivors of the supposed Tyranid invasion now in the service of the Imperium giving them the specialty of hating xenos= tyranids.
Mmm, well if you only play with friends I guess it's ok, but don't bring them to any tournement or GW games you'll get crucify on the spot. Because after GW decided to axe the sqauts even mentionning them is sinful and frow upon...so imagine having them part of your army.
don't be ridiculous. if he fields them as part of his IG army and uses IG rules for them there's no issue.

I played against an all-squat exo-suit army that counted as a Deathwing army. he and I duked it out for first place at a tournament.

I thin Norge71's concept is cool. Go for it, dude!
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They were too funny for WH40K standards... but in that moment, even Primarchs had families. :P
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Old 13 Oct 2007, 01:56   #9 (permalink)
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They were too funny for WH40K standards... but in that moment, even Primarchs had families. :P
GW removed them because they didn't want to look like 40k was just "Fantasy batttles in space." Just like Starcraft was later mocked for being "Warcraft in space."
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GW removed them because they didn't want to look like 40k was just "Fantasy batttles in space." Just like Starcraft was later mocked for being "Warcraft in space."
Poor excuse, they still have Space Elves, Space Dark Elves, Space Magicians/Sorcerers, Space Zombies...
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